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Lawrenceville: Gang law in Snellville inspires city (Lawrenceville, GA): Lawrenceville politicians and cops want to start hitting street gangs where it hurts — in their pocketbooks. Inspired by a similar move in Snellville, city officials want to go after gangbangers' property.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: April 19, 2007

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Villaraigosa offers new plan to fight gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Wednesday unveiled a wide-ranging strategy to curb the spread of gang violence in some of Los Angeles' most violent neighborhoods, saying he would steer young people away from gang life by combining police suppression with stepped-up prevention and intervention
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 19, 2007

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Gang member charged for killing one woman, injuring another in Hamilton bar (Hamilton, OH): Two Hamilton city police officers are being credited for their quick actions early Thursday morning in catching a Crips gang member who allegedly fired gunshots in a bar.
Source: WCPO 9 News    Date: April 19, 2007

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Eight arrested in Costa Mesa gang shooting (Costa Mesa, CA): A shooting during a confrontation between members of rival gangs led to the arrest of six juveniles and two men by Costa Mesa police officers at around 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, officials said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: April 19, 2007

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Gang member arrested for shooting outside funeral (St. Paul, MN): A known gang member who was released from prison in March was arrested for the robbery and shooting of a man near a St. Paul funeral home.
Source: WCCO 4 News    Date: April 19, 2007

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Suspect in violent robbery claimed gang membership (Burlington County, PA): A man charged in the violent armed robbery at a bank branch in Eastampton last week professed to be a member of the Bloods street gang and was living in Willingboro prior to the bank heist.
Source: Burlington County Times    Date: April 19, 2007

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Drugs, guns found in Victorville (Victorville, CA): Two gang members were arrested in Victorville Wednesday where sheriff’s deputies found marijuana, methamphetamine and guns.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: April 19, 2007

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Gang members charged with robberies (Blakely, GA): The Sheriff's Office announced Thursday that three members of a Blakely, Ga., gang have been charged in connection with a string of seven armed robberies committed in the area during the last three weeks.
Source: The Post-Searchlight    Date: April 19, 2007

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One arrested in gang fight at 15th Street park (Douglas, AZ): A gang fight Tuesday led to numerous injuries and one arrest when it erupted on Tuesday at the 15th Street softball field.
Source: The Daily Dispatch    Date: April 19, 2007

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State ammo bill aimed at gangs advances (Sacramento, CA): California would become the first state to require instant background checks on handgun bullet buyers under an anti-gang bill that cleared its first, key hurdle Tuesday.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: April 18, 2007

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House OKs bill targeting gangs (Phoenix, AZ): The House on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill to target criminal street gangs by spending millions more on specialized law enforcement and making gang-related crimes subject to stiffer sentences.
Source: Tucson Citizen    Date: April 18, 2007

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Barletta unveils anti-gang unit (Hazleton, PA): Gang members aren’t the same as other criminals, and neither are the police who will be tracking them in Hazleton. The eight officers of the city police department’s Street Crime Unit will wear jackets and vests that distinguish them from other officers.
Source: Standard Speaker    Date: April 18, 2007

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Boynton targets gangs with anti-loitering stance (Boynton Beach, FL): In an effort to combat the growing problem of gang violence, Boynton Beach commissioners unanimously approved an anti-loitering ordinance on Tuesday.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: April 18, 2007

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Fresh Express offers anti-gang training (Salinas, CA): Salinas-based Fresh Express Inc. could help reduce gang violence in the city, law enforcement officials said, through its efforts to teach employees how to spot gang influences among workers and their children.
Source: The Californian    Date: April 18, 2007

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Anti-gang initiative pushes alternatives, not arrests (Easton, PA): The U.S. attorney has given Easton area groups $74,000 to combat gangs. But that money isn't going to police or other law enforcement agencies. Instead, it will be used to run after-school cybercafes for teenagers, to paint murals around the city and to send teens to camp.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: April 18, 2007

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Growing Crips, Vice Lords action seen in S.E. Shelby (Shelby County, TN): Escalating gang activity in Southeast Shelby County has led to eight arrests including some connected to a recent drive-by shooting.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: April 18, 2007

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Costa Mesa gang plan given partial backing (Costa Mesa, CA): Anti-gang measures will be bolstered in Costa Mesa, but efforts to steer youths away from street crime won't be expanded, city officials decided Tuesday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: April 18, 2007

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Board looks at GPS for gangs (San Bernardino County, CA): The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors meets today to decide whether to ask Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger if it can be considered for a state-funded pilot program tracking parolees through a Global Positioning System.
Source: The Sun    Date: April 17, 2007

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L.A. gang injunction program overhauled (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles prosecutors on Monday announced an overhaul of a controversial gang injunction program, responding to years of criticism that the system makes it nearly impossible for people who turn their lives around or are mistakenly placed on the list to get out from under a court order.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 17, 2007

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Teen gunfire signals return of gang rivalry (Anchorage, AK): A gun battle early Saturday morning in residential Muldoon that left two teenagers seriously injured was between rival gangs, according to court documents filed by prosecutors.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: April 17, 2007

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