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Gang-related fight leads to shots fired (Merced, CA): No one was injured during a shooting reported on 16th Street after a gang-related fight early Sunday, Merced police reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: August 8, 2011

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Man hit in downtown Portland gang gunfire (Portland, OR): A man was shot in Northwest Portland early Sunday morning and investigators believe it was gang-related, police said.
Source: NWCN News    Date: August 7, 2011

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212 Treces gang members have been served (Ogden, UT): Are Treces becoming scarce? Officials have hit something of a peak in serving members of Ogden's oldest street gang with the injunction ordering them off the street.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: August 7, 2011

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Out-of-town gang members arrested for deadly Stockton stabbing (Stockton, CA): A deadly stabbing is the second violent act at the Waterfront Warehouse building in three days. The victim was a 26-year-old man from a nearby neighborhood.
Source: News 10    Date: August 7, 2011

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Report links drugs with gangs (Pittston, PA): Gang identifier specialist James Marinello did not have to read a federal report that implies a growing drug trafficking network involving gangs.
Source: The Times Leader    Date: August 7, 2011

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Schools must be alert for gangs (Portsmouth, VA): School-age gang members are wary of causing incidents on campus, but they use cellphones and Twitter at school to arrange mass fights elsewhere after classes dismiss, police officers told the School Board on Saturday.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: August 7, 2011

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Street gangs spread into suburbs, and police ramp up (Boston, MA): Fighting over turf, spraying graffiti on buildings, and violent assaults are the types of activities often associated with street gangs in large cities. But urban gangs no longer hold a monopoly on such behavior.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: August 7, 2011

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Control of mean streets at heart of Mexican Mafia (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 7, 2011

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One arrested following gang fight in West Valley City (West Valley City, UT): A 20-year-old man is in jail and as many as 30 others face possible charges following what police say was a "gang-involved fight" early Sunday morning.
Source: Deseret News    Date: August 7, 2011

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Gangs at heart of violence problem in Wilmington's nightlife (Wilmington, NC): It was 2:12 a.m. on a frigid Monday in January when Taaron Jones collapsed onto a sidewalk in downtown Wilmington. Last call had passed, and the late-night crowds streamed out of the clubs and bars straight into a chaotic scene in the middle of Market Street, where dozens of people who had just left the Rhino Club were brawling.
Source: StarNews    Date: August 7, 2011

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Victorville gang case filings up 65 percent from 2010 (Victorville, CA): Local prosecutors filed 65 percent more gang cases during the first two quarters of 2011 than over the same time period last year.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: August 6, 2011

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Longtime Yuba City gang member busted on meth charges (Yuba, CA): A Yuba City man claimed he has been a Norteño gang member since birth when he was arrested early Friday for selling methamphetamine on the street, a drug enforcement official said.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: August 6, 2011

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Tragedy again hits family in North Side (Pittsburgh, PA): Gunfire claimed another member of a troubled North Side family this week. Chris Michaux, whose young sister, Jolesa Barber, died in a gang-related shooting that shocked the city three years ago, had just learned that someone had shot their mother late Thursday when shots rang out again in the North Side.
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review    Date: August 6, 2011

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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