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Gangs make up parade arrests (New York, NY): The arrest of 208 people at the Puerto Rican Day Parade was not unusual compared with past totals and primarily involved members of street gangs, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said yesterday.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 13, 2007

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New law to help S.C. combat gangs (South Carolina): Supporters of a newly signed law say police now have important weapons to combat South Carolina’s growing gang problem.
Source: The State    Date: June 13, 2007

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Hick vows double-barrel remedy for halting gangs (Denver, CO): Mayor John Hickenlooper said today that Denver will tame gang tensions with a combination of police power and alternative recreational and job programs for youngsters.
Source: Rocky Mountain News    Date: June 13, 2007

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Sioux City Police Dept. adds gang unit (Sioux City, IA): Sioux City Police Chief Joe Frisbie says it will be a long, hard summer for gang members. They’re adding a gang unit to the detective bureau.
Source: KMEG News 14    Date: June 13, 2007

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No arrests made in first gang shooting death of the year (Hollister, CA): No arrests have been made as the Hollister Police Department continues investigating the gang-related homicide of a 16-year-old Salinas boy Friday night.
Source: Hollister Free Lance    Date: June 13, 2007

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Gang crackdown nets more arrests (Cleveland, OH): Federal and city officials are halfway through their top-10 list of the most dangerous street gangs in Cleveland after police rounded up members two more gangs.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: June 13, 2007

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Police: Attack on guard gang-related (Palm Springs, CA): A violent attack that left a 66-year-old security guard in critical condition is considered gang-related activity, the Palm Springs Police Department said Monday.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: June 12, 2007

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Gang suspect sweep racks up 40 arrests (Brandon, FL): Coming up with the name - Operation Pura Tranza - for the Monday morning sweep of suspected street gang members, authorities looked into the eyebrows of Gilberto Villanueva.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: June 12, 2007

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Teen killed in drive-by attack (Salinas, CA): A Salinas teenager died in a Bay Area hospital Saturday after he was caught in a hail of drive-by gunfire in Hollister. The boy died of shots apparently fired from a high-powered automatic rifle in a gang confrontation the day before.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: June 12, 2007

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Local police push for gang bill (Charlotte, NC): A lot of officers believe that state law doesn’t put any fear into gang members. They would like to change that, and they think a new, tougher law would help.
Source: WCNC 6 News    Date: June 12, 2007

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Gang problems (Charleston, SC): A bill designed to provide harsher punishments for gang members who commit crimes is now law. Governor Mark Sanford signed the bill Tuesday afternoon.
Source: WCBD 2 News    Date: June 12, 2007

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Injunction would ban gang activities (Riverside County, CA): The Riverside County district attorney's office is drafting its first-ever civil injunction against more than 100 members of a street gang.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: June 12, 2007

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Task force brings in 31 in gang, meth bust (Mesa, AZ): Federal, state and local law enforcement officers arrested 31 people associated with a prison gang and methamphetamine distribution on Monday during a Valleywide roundup code-named "Operation Tiny Dancer."
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: June 11, 2007

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Football great Jim Brown unveils anti-gang program (Palmetto, FL): Former Cleveland Browns great Jim Brown visited Palmetto this morning and met with local officials to talk about how he plans to curb gang violence in Manatee County.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: June 11, 2007

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Seattle's gang activity increases (Seattle, WA): Gang-related violence here appears to be on the rise with a recent surge in drive-by shootings and assaults, authorities say.
Source: The Bellingham Herald    Date: June 11, 2007

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Officials respond to increase in gang activity (Santa Barbara, CA): A Santa Barbara man is in custody and another is recovering from injuries after another stabbing today on the city's west side.
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: June 11, 2007

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Gang-related ball caps pulled from shelves (Cleveland, OH): A New York company that makes baseball caps emblazoned with logos associated with local gangs has agreed to pull the caps off the shelves and will destroy logo patterns.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: June 11, 2007

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First community grants to fight gang violence (Portland, OR): Portland Mayor Tom Potter's Office of Youth Violence Prevention has funded its first two grants to provide alternatives to gangs for at-risk youth and their families.
Source: KTVZ NewsChannel 21    Date: June 10, 2007

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North Miami unit aims at gang crime (Miami, FL): Gina Croicout donned a black T-shirt with a photo of her 12-year-old brother smiling ear-to-ear, holding a basketball. Her brother, Gregory Delphin, was the life of the party, she recalled.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: June 10, 2007

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Cops say fatal shooting of teen was gang-related (Chicago, IL): A shooting that claimed the life of a Southwest Side teenager Friday appears to be gang-related, police said Saturday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 10, 2007

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