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Entrepreneur is accused of laundering gang money (Atlantic City, NJ): A partner in an Atlantic City recording studio launched by well-known rapper The Game was charged yesterday with laundering more than $100,000 for the 9 Tre Gangsters, the state's bloodiest street gang, authorities said.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: November 18, 2006

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Somerville gets to show off results of anti-gang efforts (Somerville, MA): Communities that want more money to expand regional anti-gang violence programs need to show their current initiatives are successful to convince the Legislature, Senate President Robert Travaglini said at a summit on youth violence this morning.
Source: Somerville Journal    Date: November 17, 2006

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17 arrested in immigration, gang initiative (Collier County, FL): Thirteen gang members with aggravated felony convictions were arrested in Collier County Wednesday night, federal authorities said.
Source: Naples Daily News    Date: November 17, 2006

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DA seeking injunction against 77 Anaheim gang members (Santa Ana, CA): Orange County prosecutors are before a Superior Court judge this morning to ask for an injunction against 77 Anaheim gang members.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: November 17, 2006

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Anti-gang initiative expands into York County (York County, PA): Local law enforcement officials are getting some federal and state muscle in their fight against gang operations in York County.
Source: The York Dispatch    Date: November 17, 2006

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Six in gang arrested in beating of teen (Carlsbad, CA): Six Latino gang members were arrested yesterday on suspicion of hurling racial slurs at a black teenager while they beat him in a Carlsbad neighborhood earlier this month, police said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 17, 2006

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15-year-old slain, maybe by rival gang (North Hollywood, CA): In the latest sign of the San Fernando Valley's rising gang violence, a 15-year-old gang member was shot to death in a drive-by attack, possibly by rival gang members, authorities said Friday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: November 17, 2006

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Killing likely gang-related, Minneapolis police say (Minneapolis, MN): The fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man in northeast Minneapolis on Friday is believed to be gang-related, police said.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: November 17, 2006

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Suburbs to share anti-gang efforts (Berwyn, IL): Berwyn is joining forces with other near western suburbs to fight gangs beyond their borders.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 16, 2006

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Juvenile crime on rise again (Washington, DC): For the last 10 years, juvenile crime in the United States has steadily decreased. The last time crime committed by those 18 and under began to climb was in the late 1980s.
Source: Tri-Valley Herald    Date: November 16, 2006

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Federal agents, S.F. police net 24 arrests in drug sting (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco and regional authorities announced this morning the arrests in San Francisco of 24 suspected members of the Chopper City and Knockout Posse criminal street gangs on a variety of drug, firearm and probation violations.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 16, 2006

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Columbia City Council pushes for gang legislation (Columbia, SC): Columbia City Council members told state lawmakers there needs to be statewide gang legislation. "I think we will never be able to law enforce our way out of this," says Columbia Mayor Bob Coble.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: November 16, 2006

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Juvenile crime on an upswing in county (Harris County, TX): Violent crime by juveniles has slowly crept up in Harris County, with rates here in recent years surpassing statewide rates for the first time since 1995, according to data being released today by an Austin-based research group.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: November 16, 2006

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More immigrants seeking asylum cite gang violence (Washington, DC): Increasing numbers of Salvadorans, Hondurans and Guatemalans are entering the United States illegally and applying for asylum on the grounds that their lives are imperiled by gang violence in their home countries, according to immigration lawyers and advocacy groups.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: November 15, 2006

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Two MS-13 members are convicted of racketeering (Greenbelt, MD): In the first major victory for federal prosecutors in a sweeping legal assault on MS-13 in Maryland, a federal jury in Greenbelt yesterday convicted two members of the violent Latino street gang of criminal racketeering.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: November 15, 2006

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Teens' fight may have been gang-related (Warrenton, VA): Two teens were reportedly charged with disorderly conduct and more than 30 were banned from all county parks after an altercation at Rady Park in Warrenton on Monday afternoon.
Source: Fauquier Times-Democrat    Date: November 15, 2006

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Gang Week: Gangs recruiting younger kids (Memphis, TN): Eyewitness News uncovers kids not even old enough to cross the street alone being recruited by Memphis gangs. Gang investigators say it's not uncommon to see 10, 11, and 12 year-olds caught up in gang life.
Source: ABC 24 Eyewitness News    Date: November 15, 2006

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Man sought in shooting at Little Village library (Chicago, IL): A shooting Tuesday at the check-out desk of a Little Village library left one man injured and an already unnerved community reeling, as neighborhood leaders described an uptick in gang activity.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: November 15, 2006

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Local church looks to curb gang violence (Grand Rapids, MI): After a teenager was killed in a gang related incident at a Kentwood roller rink, community members are now looking for a way to stop the violence and get kids off the street.
Source: WOOD 8 News    Date: November 15, 2006

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New gang warning signs (Memphis, TN): Video showing gang members intimadating, threatening and attacking is sending shockwaves through households all over the Midsouth.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3    Date: November 15, 2006

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