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Sheriff acts on escalating gang activity (Ouachita Parish, LA): Increasing news reports of gang violence have been making news for more than a year. Now the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's office is increasing its vigilance against gang activity in ways similar to which it addressed the growing drug problem more than a decade ago.
Source: The News-Star    Date: October 13, 2008
http://www.thenewsstar.com/...

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Man killed in Wenatchee shooting; another wounded (Wenatchee, WA): One man was killed and another critically wounded in what Wenatchee police believe was a gang-related shooting.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: October 12, 2008
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/...

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Gang-related shooting injures one person (Fresno, CA): A drive-by shooting in Southeast Fresno injuries one victim and leaves police searching for the shooter.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News    Date: October 12, 2008
http://www.kmph.com/...

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A year after school killing, gang violence still plagues Arlington (Arlington, TX): A year after high-profile gang activity – including the slaying of a Sam Houston High School football player – forced Arlington police and school officials to increase their efforts to subdue gangs, those officials now say one thing is clear: not much has changed.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: October 12, 2008
http://www.dallasnews.com/...

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Tax would fund anti-gang efforts (Los Angeles, CA): City funding for anti-gang programs in the Harbor Area will dry up at the end of the year unless Los Angeles voters approve a $30 million ballot measure in November, advocates say.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: October 11, 2008
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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Roundup targeted gangs (High Point, NC): When High Point police decided to round up nearly 50 people with outstanding warrants earlier this month, the idea was to do more than take suspected criminals off the street.
Source: The High Point Enterprise    Date: October 11, 2008
http://hpe.southernheadlines.com/...

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Three-year investigation of gang results in arrests (San Diego, CA): Six people were arrested and six others already in custody were named yesterday in federal complaints resulting from a three-year investigation targeting an Oceanside street gang, authorities said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 11, 2008
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Cops turn up heat on gang (Jersey City, NJ): The probe that locked up 13 alleged Crips street gang members operating out of Jersey City's Booker T. Washington housing complex is still active, and cops are scouring the streets and haunts of four more wanted men.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: October 11, 2008
http://www.nj.com/...

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Build fences around Fremont schools, limit access, police say (Fremont, CA): The police department is asking the school district to consider imposing tighter controls on who enters and exits its campuses as part of an effort to keep gang activity down.
Source: The Argus    Date: October 11, 2008
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Probe targeting Oceanside gang names 12 defendants (San Diego, CA): Six people were arrested and six others already in custody were named Friday in federal complaints resulting from a three-year multi-agency investigation that targeted the Oceanside-based Varrio Posole Locos street gang, authorities said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 10, 2008
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Alleged Rollin' 30s Harlem Crips members arrested on firearms and drugs (Los Angeles, CA): Yesterday, 22 federal defendants allegedly linked to the Rollin' 30s Harlem Crips street gang were arrested on firearms and narcotics charges, as federal agents and Los Angeles authorities executed arrest and search warrants this morning.
Source: The Post Chronicle    Date: October 10, 2008
http://www.postchronicle.com/...

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State offers $5M to expand anti-gang job training efforts (Sacramento, CA): The state is offering $5 million in grant money to expand anti-gang job training efforts. The California Labor and Workforce Development Agency announced Friday that it wants local government and community-based organizations to submit proposals for these funds to combat gang involvement through job training and education programs.
Source: Sacramento Business Journal    Date: October 10, 2008
http://www.bizjournals.com/...

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Citrus Heights targets blighted Sayonara Drive (Citrus Heights, CA): Citrus Heights officials are trying to tighten their grip on one of this city's most crime-plagued and blighted streets – Sayonara Drive – as trouble spills out into a nearby neighborhood.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: October 10, 2008
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Gang task force has hands full (Monterey County, CA): There are an estimated 3,000 affiliated gang members and associates in Salinas, about 5,000 in Monterey County, some of whom are second- or third-generation. Some parents don't care their children are banging and a lot of others don't know.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: October 10, 2008
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Of 20 nabbed, nine charged in four murders (Jersey City, NJ): As part of a statewide crackdown on gangs, guns, and violence, authorities in Jersey City announced yesterday the arrests of 20 persons - several of whom are allegedly members of a notorious street gang in Jersey City and responsible for four murders.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: October 10, 2008
http://www.nj.com/...

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Gang suspected in shootings (Salem, OR): Suspected gang members are thought to have shot a pair of houses more than seven miles apart late Wednesday, Marion County Sheriff Russ Isham said.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: October 10, 2008
http://www.statesmanjournal.com/...

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Vandals strike buildings (Milledgeville, GA): A black spray-painted graffiti message that adorns the outside wall of a house near Lee Street appears to be racially motivated and gang-related.
Source: The Union-Recorder    Date: October 9, 2008
http://www.unionrecorder.com/...

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Single glove tips hand to gang affiliation, guns (Omaha, NE): Golfers wear one glove so their grip won't slip. Michael Jackson wore one glove as a fashion statement. For Omaha gang members, wearing one glove has a different meaning.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: October 9, 2008
http://www.omaha.com:80/...

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Bridgeton gang members arrested in Salem County (Salem County, NJ): Police in Salem County arrested a number of alleged gangsters from this city as part of a statewide crackdown on gang violence.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City    Date: October 9, 2008
http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/...

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City's Gang Impact Squad has impact (Cleveland, OH): Six months after a Gang Impact Squad was formed to combat violence in Cleveland, the unit has arrested scores of violent criminals. The seven-officer squad has confiscated 25 guns and arrested more than 300 people for drugs, guns and violent crimes.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: October 9, 2008
http://www.cleveland.com/...

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