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Four arrested after suspected gang-related fight in Olivehurst (Olivehurst, CA): Three juveniles and an adult were arrested Tuesday after what Yuba County sheriff's officials described as a gang-related fight in Olivehurst.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: July 11, 2012

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Residents call on community leaders to end gang violence in Liberty City (Miami, FL): There’s a call for action to curb the escalating gang violence that has claimed lives, put people in the hospital and terrorized Liberty City and surrounding communities.
Source: CBS Miami     Date: July 11, 2012

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Black Oak residents fed up with gang violence (Gary, IN): Renee Hartman is tired of watching and waiting. After watching men fire guns at each other from her driveway, hearing gunfire close to home almost daily, then waiting too long for police response, the Black Oak resident has had enough.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: July 11, 2012

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Two girls injured in drive-by shooting (Chicago, IL): Two girls were wounded in a drive-by shooting on the city's far South Side. The shooting happened near Cooper Park on the 1300 block of West 117th Street, Tuesday night.
Source: WGN TV News    Date: July 11, 2012

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MCSO: Inmate plots uncovered to kill Arpaio, rival jailmate (Phoenix, AZ): Three Arizona maximum security inmates were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of devising separate assassination plots that targeted Sheriff Joe Arpaio and a rival jailmate.
Source: KPHO 5 News    Date: July 11, 2012

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Moms of two girls shot decry violence (Chicago, IL): The four girls, all friends from grade school, were walking from a park in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side on a warm evening when they started worrying about a car speeding back and forth on the street.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 11, 2012

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Feds announce 134-count indictment against Bloods (Columbia, SC): A multi-year federal investigation into a gang in South Carolina resulted in an indictment on 134 counts of racketeering. U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles and FBI Special Agent in Charge David Thomas announced the indictment in Columbia on Wednesday.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: July 11, 2012

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Suspects' affluent ways helped spur drug inquiry (Boston, MA): They had gone from renting apartments to buying houses. They were buying expensive champagne at clubs around Boston and Rhode Island. Some were driving Mercedes Benz cars and taking more frequent trips to their native country, the Dominican Republic.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: July 11, 2012

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Targeting gang violence in Lodi (Lodi, CA): Suppressing gang violence was the topic of conversation Tuesday night as community members got an in-depth account from the Lodi Police Department of what is being done to try and reduce gang-related crimes.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: July 11, 2012

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Isolating prisoners less common in Washington than most places (Tacoma, WA) : Darrell Massey was in and out of solitary confinement during the first 10 years of his sentence for a gang-related killing on Tacoma's Hilltop in 1989.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: July 11, 2012

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More gunfire erupts in Seattle (Seattle, WA): A drive-by shooting occurred in South Seattle overnight a day after police announced their new summer plan to fight crime.
Source: KIRO 7 News    Date: July 11, 2012

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Gang assessment report sheds light on how to stop violence (Omaha, NE): This year's Omaha Gang Assessment reports on the status of gang activity in the city and lays out steps the researchers believe will help alleviate the problem.
Source: KETV 7 News    Date: July 11, 2012

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Shots fired into vacant home in Southeast Seattle (Seattle, WA): Shots were fired into an unoccupied house in Southeast Seattle early this morning in an apparent gang-related incident.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: July 11, 2012

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Feds arrest more alleged Bloods (Columbia, SC): Federal authorities announced Thursday morning that four of the nine alleged Bloods street gang members wanted in connection with a 134 count racketeering indictment have been arrested. Five alleged Columbia-area gang members are still on the run.
Source: WCSC 5 News    Date: July 11, 2012

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Chicago police sergeant: "Tribal warfare" on the streets (Chicago, IL): Chicago is in the grips of a deadly gang war. At least 275 people have been killed in the city so far this year and many more have been shot, many of them innocent bystanders to the gang violence. Among the latest victims were 12- and 13-year-old girls shot Tuesday night. They survived.
Source: CBS News    Date: July 11, 2012

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Gang prevention education at YMCA (Medford, OR): Gang prevention efforts are starting early with local police officers teaching elementary school children.
Source: KDRV 12 News    Date: July 11, 2012

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Fatal shootings in Belle Glade gang-related (West Palm Beach, FL): Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw said two separate shootings that have left two people dead in Belle Glade are gang-related.
Source: WPBF 25 News    Date: July 10, 2012

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Gang activity prevalent in Tri-Cities (Sullivan County, TN): According to a recent review of Tennessee Bureau of Investigation crime statistics, gang-related crimes increased by almost 25% in 2011.
Source: WJHL News    Date: July 10, 2012

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Tacoma man receives one year jail sentence for role in Kent car-show shooting (Kent, WA): A Tacoma man received a one-year jail sentence for his role in the Kent car show, gang-related shooting last July that injured 12 people.
Source: Renton Reporter    Date: July 10, 2012

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Alleged gang war has liberty city under deadly siege (Miami, FL): This afternoon, Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones and Miami New Times columnist Luther Campbell are meeting with Miami Police Chief Manuel Orosa to ask him what he is doing to address a violent gang war that has enveloped Liberty City over the past three months.
Source: Miami New Times    Date: July 10, 2012

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