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Three people injured in two gang-related shootings, Portland police say (Portland, OR): Three people were injured over the weekend in two gang-related shootings that appear to be unconnected, according to the Portland Police Bureau.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 22, 2011
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Anti-gang cash granted (Barrie, ON): Barrie police are getting an influx of cash to assist with anti-gang violence. City police will receive $159,857 of the Provincial Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy (PAVIS) government funding that will help strengthen police intelligence information and monitor criminal youth gangs and activity in the area.
Source: The Barrie Examiner    Date: May 21, 2011
http://www.thebarrieexaminer.com/...

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Guelph Police identify local criminal street gang (Guelph, ON): Police Chief Rob Davis expects to hire an officer devoted to monitoring gun and gang crime with provincial funding announced Friday. "We have, over the past couple of years, seen an increase in people coming into town wearing gang colours," Davis said in an interview, adding they are seen by officers in the downtown at night wearing coloured bandanas and handkerchiefs in their pockets.
Source: Guelph Mercury    Date: May 21, 2011
http://www.guelphmercury.com/...

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11 arrested in Fresno-area gang sweep (Fresno, CA): Eleven felony arrests were made late Friday and early Saturday when a half-dozen law enforcement agencies joined forces in a gang sweep.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: May 21, 2011
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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"Operation Sunset" dismantles Scranton area drug distribution network (Harrisburg, PA): Agents from the Attorney General’s Bureau of Narcotics Investigation, along with officers from the Scranton Police Department and Lackawanna County District Attorney’s Office, are in the process of arresting 42 suspected drug dealers and associates allegedly linked to violent drug gangs operating in the Scranton area.
Source: GantDaily    Date: May 21, 2011
http://gantdaily.com/...

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Police arrest graffiti suspect in Marlborough (Marlborough, MA): The rise in graffiti around Marlborough lately may be the work of one man. Police arrested Zachary S. Lodi, 28, of Marlborough, on Thursday and charged him with seven counts of tagging property.
Source: The MetroWest Daily News    Date: May 21, 2011
http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/...

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Gang member killed Vineland man (Vineland, NJ): Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps them arrest and convict an alleged gang member charged with fatally shooting another man outside a North Vineland liquor store.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: May 21, 2011
http://www.thedailyjournal.com/...

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Wave of arrests reveals suspected gang activity in Stamford (Stamford, CT) : Narcotics and organized crime investigators began looking into suspected Latin Kings activity about a year ago after several assaults in the city led them to an organization with a structured hierarchy, police Lt. Tim Shaw said.
Source: Stamford Advocate    Date: May 21, 2011
http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/...

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San Juan Police using tattoos, graffiti to track gang activity (San Juan, TX): Every tattoo found on a suspected gang member means something to San Juan police. They're using the information to keep track of gang activity inside their city.
Source: KRGV 5 News    Date: May 21, 2011
http://www.krgv.com/...

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Cape house becomes front in battle against gangs (Cape Coral, FL): A gray, one-story home with a circle driveway in Cape Coral - where Yousel Lopez Rivera, the man accused of shooting a Cape officer, stayed before his arrest - is now a front in the city's fight against gangs.
Source: The News-Press    Date: May 20, 2011
http://www.news-press.com/...

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Cook sheriff targets new gang activity in suburbs (Chicago, IL): Cook County Sheriff’s gang investigators couldn’t believe their eyes. The Bloods — a California gang portrayed in movies like “Colors” — have never had a presence in the Chicago area. But earlier this year, the sheriff’s graffiti unit snapped photos of Bloods graffiti in west suburban Maywood and south suburban Harvey.
Source: The Courier-News    Date: May 20, 2011
http://couriernews.suntimes.com/...

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Gang sweep in Sanger nabs one shooting suspect (Sanger, CA): Sanger Police have more than doubled the amount of officers battling gangs. That came after a rash of shootings in March. Things seemed to be going well until Thursday night's gang related shooting that resulted in two innocent victims who were injured.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: May 20, 2011
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Rival Plainfield gangs call truce in summit at IHOP ending a violent 18-month feud (Plainfield, NJ): Gang leaders in Plainfield have announced a truce to an 18-month feud that has claimed 15 lives. Five men with ties to two of Plainfield’s most powerful gangs held a summit at the International House of Pancakes. Tayir Pugh said they were doing it for the kids and the community because they’re sick of the violence.
Source: CBS New York    Date: May 20, 2011
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/...

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Two gang members arrested in robbery attack (Porterville, CA): Two Porterville teenagers were arrested for robbing, beating and cutting a 46-year-old man, police officials said Thursday.
Source: Crime Voice    Date: May 20, 2011
http://crimevoice.com/...

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Sioux City looks to get a better handle on gang activity (Sioux City, IA): Police chief Doug Young says Sioux City doesn't have a gang problem, but he says it does have a gang presence. Young says it mostly amounts to mischief, but every once in a while it becomes more serious.
Source: KTIV NewsChannel 4     Date: May 20, 2011
http://www.ktiv.com/...

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Former gang members work for reduce gang activity (Pasco, WA): Trying to minimize the impact of gangs, one Pasco organization is using former gang members to get a message out to young people, this lifestyle is the wrong way to go.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News    Date: May 20, 2011
http://www.kndo.com/...

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Police: Few gang problems in Northlake, but stay alert (DeKalb County, GA) : Although there are national and Georgia-wide gang problems, few are specific to the Northlake area, DeKalb County law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Source: NorthDruidHills-BriarcliffPatch    Date: May 20, 2011
http://northdruidhills.patch.com/...

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Gang injunction defendant arrested in gun case (Oakland, CA): A man named in Oakland's proposed civil gang injunction in the Fruitvale neighborhood was arrested for allegedly trying to sell two assault weapons, authorities said Friday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: May 20, 2011
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Riverside police release photos of graffiti vandals (Riverside, NJ): There are still no arrests in a case of vandalism, that defaced the entrance of Riverside High School in Riverside, New Jersey. So now, police are resorting to some visual ammunition in their search for suspects
Source: WPVI 6 News    Date: May 20, 2011
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Budget woes could shut 'gang office' (Monterey, CA): The state's "gang office" — the department that brought the Ceasefire intervention strategy to Salinas and gang suppression funds to four south Monterey County cities — may cease to exist just one year after Gov. Jerry Brown made a campaign promise to keep it alive.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: May 19, 2011
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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