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Expert says Markham wore gang attire (San Bernardino, CA): An expert in criminal street gangs testified Monday that a tattoo and clothing worn by a San Bernardino teenager, who is accused of brandishing a handgun on a police officer, was consistent with the Inland Empire Projects street gang.
Source: The Sun    Date: October 4, 2010

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ACLU seeks to block Ogden ban on Trece (Salt Lake City, UT): Attorneys representing members of Ogden Trece and the American Civil Liberties Union filed petitions Monday with the Utah Supreme Court seeking an immediate appellate review of a street gang injunction imposed by a judge last week.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: October 4, 2010

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Mayor: No new money needed to fund anti-gang task force (Portland, OR): After a 19-year-old man was shot and killed in Old Town last week, Portland’s mayor is working with police to get a special youth gang team up and running again, and to pay for it he said no new money will be used.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: October 4, 2010

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Getting feds into fight put gangs on the run in Portsmouth (Portsmouth, VA): A photographer captured the look on James Alexander Mack's face the moment police took him down. He seemed stunned - like he never thought the day would come. That was how he and other members of the Bounty Hunter Bloods and Nine Tech Gangsters had lived.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: October 3, 2010

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Two teens shot in Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, WA): Mount Vernon police say that two teenagers suffered gunshot wounds in a gang-related shooting Saturday.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: October 3, 2010

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Police units slow spread of gang 'idiots' in Suffolk (Suffolk, VA): The 15-year-old rode up on a bicycle, pulled out a .32-caliber revolver and fired three shots. The victim, two years older, crumpled at his front porch steps. He'd been shot in the head and hip.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: October 3, 2010

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NH enforcer: Gang woes surge at bars (Manchester, NH): Citizen complaints about aggressive and violent gang activity in bars and restaurants are soaring as authorities keep an eye on what they see as a troubling -- and growing -- trend across the state.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: October 3, 2010

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Gang member charged in fatal shooting of taxi driver in Plainfield (Plainfield, NJ): Union County and Plainfield authorities on Sunday announced that a 19-year-old gang member had been arrested and charged with fatally shooting a taxi driver, but also said the investigation is continuing and warned taxi drivers not to accept calls from blocked phone numbers.
Source: Courier News    Date: October 3, 2010

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Trece members laying low in Ogden (Ogden, UT): There were no arrests as of Saturday afternoon as police continue serving members of the Trece street gang the injunction placing limits on their behavior, but law enforcement feels the injunction has taken gang members out of their normal routines.
Source: Standard-Examiner    Date: October 3, 2010

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10 charged in group attack on pedestrian in Costa Mesa (Costa Mesa, CA): A group of 10 men and teenagers has been charged with attacking and robbing a pedestrian in a Costa Mesa neighborhood.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 3, 2010

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South Monterey County cities take action on new, aggressive approach to stymie gang activity (Soledad, CA): It's an hour before midnight, and the homes along Metz Road are quiet and dark. The residents of the southeast Soledad neighborhood appear to have turned in for the night — except for a half-dozen men standing outside a well-lit garage.
Source: The Californian    Date: October 2, 2010

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Two dead in Salinas gang shootings (Salinas, CA): Two people were shot to death in Salinas on Friday in what police described as gang-related killings. The first shooting took place early in the day on the Alisal High School campus where Jose Daniel Cisneros, 15, was hit by gunfire.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: October 2, 2010

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Dealing with gang violence a slow process, police say (Pittsburgh, PA): When a known member of the Brighton Heights Crips was killed just days after the city unrolled a plan to quash violence by scrutinizing gangs, fellow Crips assumed police would look for suspects among the gangs of Garfield, where he was gunned down.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: October 2, 2010

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San Diego police investigate fatal gang shooting (San Diego, CA): San Diego police are investigating the shooting death early Saturday morning of a man in an apartment complex in the El Cerrito neighborhood.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 2, 2010

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WA gang member tackled, arrested in Missoula (Missoula, WA): A gang member from Spokane was arrested at 1346 River Street in Missoula on Friday afternoon. Chief Deputy Rod Ostermiller with the U.S. Marshall's Service says 31-year old Adrian Alexis Washington is a member of the Deuce Avenue Crip Gang and was wanted on Federal Felon in Possession of Firearms charges.
Source: KRTV 3 News    Date: October 2, 2010

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Gang sweep in South Monterey County (South Monterey County, CA): Four South Monterey County police departments joined forces this weekend in effort to rid South County streets of gang violence.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: October 2, 2010

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Gang member guilty of attempted kidnapping (Saskatoon, SK): A Saskatoon street gang member whose defence against violent criminal charges included a friend implicating him in other criminal activity was convicted of four offences Friday.
Source: The StarPhoenix    Date: October 2, 2010

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Arlington, Mansfield teaming up to keep kids out of gangs (Arlington, TX): Oscar "Ossco" Bolton wasn't born into a gang. The former gang leader in Kansas City, Mo., told a breakfast crowd of southeast Tarrant County leaders Thursday that his youth was filled with school, church and play.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: October 1, 2010

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Police tactics, CHP aid rein in gang violence (Santa Ana, CA): Despite a rash of assaults and shootings heading into the summer, Santa Ana police have avoided what they feared would be an explosion of gang violence.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: October 1, 2010

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Man stabbed, teen arrested following Tremonton fight (Tremonton, UT): A 15-year-old is under arrest, accused of stabbing and critically injuring an 18-year-old Tremonton man in a fight.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: October 1, 2010

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