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Salina police chief says new unit is response to 'emerging gang problem' (Salina, KS): Salina Police Chief Jim Hill says he has created a new unit in the department to confront an emerging gang problem in the central Kansas city.
Source: FOX 4 News    Date: September 14, 2010
http://www.fox4kc.com/...

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Accused Baltimore gang leader to plead guilty (Blatimore, MD): Todd Duncan, who is accused of running the Baltimore operation of the Black Guerrilla Family prison gang, plans to plead guilty Tuesday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Baltimore to a drug conspiracy charge, his lawyer said.
Source: The Baltimore Sun     Date: September 14, 2010
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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Gang summit to focus on what is working to curb violence (San Diego, CA): Community leaders across San Diego County are coming together on Tuesday to discuss how to break the cycle of gang violence in local neighborhoods. They’re also hoping to bust some stereotypes along the way.
Source: KPBS News    Date: September 14, 2010
http://www.kpbs.org/...

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Police monitor increased gang activity in Montgomery County (Christianburg, VA): Police have launched an investigation after seeing an increase in New River Valley gang activity in recent months. Special Agent Rolfe Grubb with the Virginia State Police gang unit said he has been looking into gang activity primarily in Montgomery County and Christiansburg for more than four months.
Source: The Roanoke Times    Date: September 14, 2010
http://www.roanoke.com/...

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Pregnant teenager shot in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Salinas police say a 16-year-old is in critical condition after being shot in a suspected gang-related attack.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 14, 2010
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Gilroy Police arrest eight at Church Street residence (Gilroy, CA): Police believe they put a dent in Gilroy's gang violence with the weekend arrests of four adult men and four juveniles at a Church Street residence.
Source: The Gilroy Dispatch    Date: September 14, 2010
http://www.gilroydispatch.com/...

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Founder of Md. MS-13 gang sent to prison for life (Maryland): A founder of an MS-13 street gang has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to racketeering charges and murdering a fellow gang member, according to the U.S. attorney for Maryland.
Source: The Examiner    Date: September 14, 2010
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/...

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South Lake Union shooting was gang-related (South Lake Union, WA): The shooting death last month in South Lake Union was gang related, and one of two men who feuded with the victim before his death is also being investigated for two other homicides, according to Seattle police.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: September 14, 2010
http://www.seattlepi.com/...

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Ogden gang’s history recounted in injunction hearing (Ogden, UT): A police detective testified Tuesday on the history and culture of a gang based here to show a judge why members of the gang should not be allowed to associate with one another.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 14, 2010
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Giuliani calls for federal anti-gang task force (Chicago, IL): The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Illinois raised the specter of Chicago gangster Al Capone on Monday in calling on the federal government to become more involved in fighting modern-day street gangs nationwide.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: September 13, 2010
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$985,000 in federal grants awarded (Little Rock, AR): Three federal grants worth $985,000 have been awarded to organizations in Arkansas to assist services for children, Democrats in the state’s congressional delegation announced today.
Source: Arkansas News Bureau    Date: September 13, 2010
http://arkansasnews.com/...

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Two arrested in La Puente shooting (La Puente, CA): Deputies arrested two out of five men who were involved in a shooting in La Puente Sunday night, authorities said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: September 13, 2010
http://www.sgvtribune.com/...

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Suspected Pasadena Denver Lanes street gang members arraigned Monday for role in Pasadena shooting (Pasadena, CA): Four suspected members of the Pasadena Denver Lanes street gang appeared in court Monday in connection with a shooting spree in Northwest Pasadena that left a 75-year-old woman and her 52-year-old daughter injured.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: September 13, 2010
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/...

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Tewksbury man arrested on gang-related charges (Tewksbury, MA): A Tewksbury man was arrested last week as part of a yearlong FBI investigation into area street gangs. The investigation, dubbed “Operation Pitchfork,” culminated Friday with charges against 16 members and associates of several North Shore street gangs.
Source: Tewksbury Advocate    Date: September 13, 2010
http://www.wickedlocal.com/...

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Hays homicide linked to Mexican Mafia (San Marcos, TX): Four people have now been arrested in a homicide Hays County Sheriff’s Office detectives said is linked to the Mexican Mafia prison gang.
Source: KXAN News    Date: September 13, 2010
http://www.kxan.com/...

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Alleged gang members held in Daly City slaying (Daly City, CA): Two alleged members of a notoriously violent street gang have been arrested in the slaying of a Daly City man who was shot after getting off a Muni bus on Mission Street near his home, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 12, 2010
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Three injured in gang-related shootings (Salinas, CA): Two separate gang-related shootings Saturday night left three people injured, Salinas police said.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: September 12, 2010
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Suspected Santa Rosa gang member arrested for assaulting teen (Santa Rosa, CA): Santa Rosa police arrested a suspected gang member Saturday night on charges he pulled a gun during a brawl and struck a teenager over the head with it.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: September 12, 2010
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/...

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ACLU files motion against attempt to ban gang members from gathering (Ogden, UT): The American Civil Liberties Union came out against Ogden’s new anti-gang measure last week, saying it would be “heavy-handed” and ineffective to make it a crime for members of the Ogden Trece to gather in public.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 11, 2010
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Man may have been beaten for not belonging to a gang (Lansing, MI): Four men stopped a young man Thursday in Lansing and asked whether he had a gang affiliation. When he replied no, the men tried to pistol whip him and possibly shot him, police said.
Source: Lansing State Journal    Date: September 11, 2010
http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/...

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