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Gang violence being fought in Toledo (Toledo, OH): The Toledo Police aim to curb the gang violence here in the Glass City. One way is the law that if a gang member commits a crime, the entire gang is responsible.
Source: WNWO News    Date: October 12, 2012

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Los Angeles exports anti-gang solutions to Central America (Los Angeles, CA): The City of Los Angeles signed a partnership Thursday with a federal international development agency to help curtail gang crime in Central America through gang prevention strategies successfully created in the nation's gang capital.
Source: ABC News    Date: October 12, 2012

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Two men shot Thursday evening could be gang retaliation (Yakima, WA): Shots were ringing out in Yakima Thursday. Police say the second shooting in one day is also gang-related.
Source: KIMA News    Date: October 11, 2012

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Program to help students avoid crime, violence (San Diego, CA) : San Diego Unified School District passed a plan aiming at breaking the cycle of gang violence by helping students and improving safety at schools, the District Attorney's Office announced Thursday.
Source: KSWB FOX 5 News     Date: October 11, 2012

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Arrest made in March gang-related shooting (Las Vegas, NV): A 24-year-old Las Vegas man has been arrested seven months after a shootout at a casino parking lot.
Source: CBS Las Vegas    Date: October 11, 2012

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Gang suspects arrested in Oceanside (Oceanside, CA): Authorities announced Thursday the arrest of 11 members and associates of the Oceanside-based Posole street gang who officials said were part of a drug-dealing organization.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 11, 2012

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Two suspected Santa Maria gang members arrested for attempted murder (Santa Maria, CA): Santa Maria police say, two gang members are in jail for attempting to murder and torture another man.
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: October 11, 2012

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Gang graffiti found in multiple areas throughout eastern parts of Caledonia (Caledonia, WI): Police found multiple areas vandalized with gang-related graffiti over the weekend in eastern Caledonia, according to police reports.
Source: The Journal Times    Date: October 11, 2012

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Los Angeles gets $1.5 million to fight gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles received a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday to expands its anti-gang efforts citywide.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 11, 2012

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Gang member indicted on attempted-murder charge (Rockville Centre, NY): The leader of a Lakeview 'Crip' gang was indicted on a charge of attempted murder in aid of racketeering by a U.S. Eastern District grand jury on Oct. 4, according to Lt. Jim Vafeades of the Rockville Centre Police Department.
Source: Long Island Herald    Date: October 11, 2012

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US targets violent, central American street gang (Washington, DC): The Obama administration has labeled a violent Central American street gang as an international criminal organization subject to U.S. government sanctions, the first time this designation has been given to such a group.
Source: The Huffington Post    Date: October 11, 2012

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Jersey City man, 21, shot in chest, reported in stable condition after surgery (Jersey City, NJ): A 19-year-old Jersey City man police say is a Bloods gang member has been charged with shooting a Jersey City man in the chest Tuesday night on Randolph Avenue, police said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: October 11, 2012

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Pinellas law enforcement leaders say gang database guidelines need to be changed (Pinellas Park, FL): Justin Wiley probably wasn't the first person with a clean criminal record targeted by a Pinellas County law enforcement officer because he was labeled a gang member. But he might be one of the last.
Source: Tampa Bay Times    Date: October 11, 2012

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LA's gang intervention strategy headed to El Salvador in new collaboration (Los Angeles, CA): The Los Angeles Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) has a new $1.5 million grant that'll take the program international.
Source: SCPR News    Date: October 11, 2012

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Two arrested in shooting with possible gang ties (Waterbury, CT): City police have made two additional arrests in a recent shooting involving suspected members of the Bloods street gang.
Source: Republican-American    Date: October 10, 2012

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Task force targets gun violence in central Conn. (New Britain, CT): Law enforcement officials in central Connecticut are combining forces to crack down on gun violence following several gang-related murders involving firearms.
Source: WPRI 12 News    Date: October 10, 2012

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Seven arrested in Santa Barbara gang sweep (Santa Barbara, CA): Santa Barbara police conducted a gang sweep Wednesday morning at residences throughout the city, leading to seven arrests.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: October 10, 2012

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Gang member receives lengthy prison sentence (Wilkes County, NC): A Caldwell County man identified as a street gang member was sentenced to between 101 and 131 months in prison after he pleaded no contest to felony first-degree kidnapping and other felony offenses in Wilkes Superior Court on Sept. 25.
Source: Wilkes Journal-Patriot    Date: October 10, 2012

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Police arrest suspect in gang-related shootings at UMC, Rio (Las Vegas, NV): Metro Police Gang Crimes detectives arrested a man on Tuesday who was suspected of taking part in two gang-related shootings at the Rio and University Medical Center on March 11.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: October 10, 2012

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Law enforcement logs on: How authorities use online activity to fight gang-related crime (New York, NY): Last month, New York City announced the indictments of 49 members of two neighborhood gangs called "Very Crispy Gangsters" and "Rockstarz" on charges including murder, attempted murder and conspiracy. How did the department build the cases? They got online.
Source: CBS News    Date: October 10, 2012

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