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Escondido police crack down on Juggalos (Escondido, CA): Zealous fans of a decades-old rap duo have been the target of a crackdown by Escondido gang detectives after a string of street robberies and assaults.
Source: North County Times    Date: August 6, 2011
http://www.nctimes.com/...

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Gang member arrested in east-central Fresno (Fresno, CA): A Villa Posse gang member was taken into custody Friday night in east-central Fresno, Fresno Police said.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 6, 2011
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Gang Free Initiative lays out city's gang issues (Yakima, WA): Thursday the Yakima City Council presented a community profile, a study of the things they feel influence and support youth gangs and related problems. This Yakima gang free initiative put this together.
Source: MSNBC KNDO    Date: August 6, 2011
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/...

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Ogden police, FBI raid suspected gang house (Ogden, UT): Ogden police and SWAT, with the assistance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, raided what they believe to be a focal point for gang activity Friday night.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: August 5, 2011
http://www.standard.net/...

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Feds target members of Compton gang in drug probe (Los Angeles, CA): Federal prosecutors say eight people have been arrested and over a ton of marijuana and other drugs seized as the result of an investigation into two Compton-based drug trafficking organizations.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: August 5, 2011
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Corpus Christi police: Gang member with 99 cents worth of stolen peanuts caught (Corpus Christi, TX): A man accused of stealing 99 cents worth of peanuts ran into a Corpus Christi police officer during his getaway.
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times    Date: August 5, 2011
http://www.caller.com/...

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Gang-related brawl at Hampden County Correctional Center at Stonybrook in Ludlow sends inmate to hospital (Ludlow, MA): A gang-related brawl amongst inmates at the Hampden County Correctional Center at Stonybrook in Ludlow on Sunday night sent an inmate to the hospital for treatment and resulted in the lockdown of the pod in which it occurred.
Source: The Republican    Date: August 5, 2011
http://www.masslive.com/...

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13-year-old shot during apparent gang violence in South Seattle (Seattle, WA) : Detectives from the Seattle Police Department's gang unit are investigating a drive-by shooting that saw a 13-year-old boy wounded and a related incident in which another person was hit in the head with a police-style baton.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: August 5, 2011
http://www.seattlepi.com/...

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Police turn up heat against San Bernardino County street gangs (San Bernardino, CA) : While the number of gang crimes prosecuted in San Bernardino County may be ebbing, the war against street gangs and the terror they bring to neighborhoods is not over, according to District Attorney Michael A. Ramos.
Source: The Sun    Date: August 5, 2011
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Gang fight leaves two beaten, bloody (Corning, CA): Two reported members of a street gang sat on the sidewalk handcuffed, one with blood oozing out of gashes on the back of his head, the other's face cut up and with a possible broken nose.
Source: Corning Observer    Date: August 5, 2011
http://www.corning-observer.com/...

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Forum on gang violence focuses on youth needs (Worcester, MA): City officials are typically quick to point out that despite the presence of gangs and violent crime, the city remains relatively safe, particularly when compared to cities of similar size, such as Springfield and Hartford.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: August 5, 2011
http://www.telegram.com/...

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Two wounded in drive-by shooting, police say (East Chicago, IL): Two men were wounded in an apparent gang-related shooting Thursday on the city's south side, police said.
Source: The Times    Date: August 5, 2011
http://www.nwitimes.com/...

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Gang member killed in clash with rivals on West Side (Chicago, IL): A clash between rival West Side gangs Thursday evening led to the slaying of one of their members, police said this morning. A suspect was in custody.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 5, 2011
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Witness reacts to Bonelli gang shooting;sheriffs investigate incident (San Dimas, CA): A witness to last weekend's shooting at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas said gangs will on occasion hold meetings at the park. There are usually two to three major summer gatherings with gang members and their families that coincide with major holidays, the resident said.
Source: The Sun    Date: August 4, 2011
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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LULAC report criticizes Oxnard anti-gang efforts (Oxnard, CA): The League of United Latin American Citizens of Ventura County this week released a report criticizing anti-gang efforts in Oxnard, questioning the way contracts were awarded and the effectiveness of one program, among other things.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: August 4, 2011
http://www.vcstar.com/...

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O.C.'s Mexican Mafia: Control of mean streets (Orange County, CA): Hundreds of gangsters crowded around Peter "Sana" Ojeda as he stood like a preacher on a pulpit atop green bleachers in Santa Ana's El Salvador Park. It was a Saturday afternoon in January 1992 and many in attendance were deadly rivals. They were ordered to put aside bad blood.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 4, 2011
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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Anti-gang initiative takes services and information to residents (Miami, FL): Volunteers and workers from social service agencies and anti-gang and juvenile violence programs hit the streets on July 25 in the wake of a drive-by shooting two weeks earlier that critically injured a 15-year-old youth.
Source: South Florida Times    Date: August 4, 2011
http://www.sfltimes.com/...

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Two Pasco men stabbed by three others (Pasco, WA) : Two Pasco men sitting outside an apartment late Tuesday were stabbed by three men with reported gang ties in what prosecutors are calling "a random act of violence."
Source: The News Tribune    Date: August 4, 2011
http://www.thenewstribune.com/...

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Funding for anti-gang programs restored (Winnipeg, MB): Ottawa formally restored $928,000 in funding Wednesday to five Winnipeg programs aimed at keeping young people out of gangs. The funding means the programs will continue to operate for another year.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: August 4, 2011
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/...

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USD 501's anti-gang dress code met by mixed reaction (Topeka, KS): Starting this fall, students in Topeka USD 501 schools could be punished for wearing clothing that promotes gang activity. Kansas First News reporter Monica Castro talked to parents on how they feel about the new policy.
Source: KTKA 49 News    Date: August 3, 2011
http://www.ktka.com/...

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