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SD County gang sweep reveals cross-border connection (San Diego, CA) : Law enforcement officials arrested more than 50 documented gang members over the weekend in San Diego County. The sweep reveals a cross-border connection between street gangs and drug cartels.
Source: KPBS News    Date: September 27, 2010

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Gang crackdown aimed at Mexico crime networks (San Diego, CA): More than 800 law enforcement officers cracked down on gangs throughout San Diego County over the weekend as part of an operation to disrupt the flow of drugs, weapons and money between local gangs and Mexico’s drug cartels.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 27, 2010

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New Chicago DEA head targets drug activity across area (Chicago, IL): The suburbs face more Mexican drug-trafficking activity as smugglers use "tactics to fit in" with the general immigrant population and avoid conventional areas of high scrutiny like the inner city, according to the new head of the Drug Enforcement Administration in Chicago.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: September 26, 2010

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Gang presence makes survival difficult for Chester youths (Chester, PA): The eighth-grade boy had an excellent attendance record. But, suddenly, he began to come to school several hours late. He didn’t want to discuss the reasons for his tardiness, so John Linder, then the superintendent at the Village Charter School, gave the student the benefit of the doubt.
Source: Daily Times    Date: September 26, 2010

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Gangs no longer the ‘g-word’ in Brockton (Brockton, MA): City officials used to call bands of criminals other names – but no longer. In March 2000, responding to a rash of drug-related gunfights, former Police Chief Paul Studenski said the violence in the city "appears to be a problem between two groups of associates."
Source: The Enterprise     Date: September 26, 2010

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Springfield teen says he was attacked by 37 men on "gang turf" (Springfield, OH): A Springfield teenager told police that he was assaulted Friday by roughly 37 unknown people while he was walking home from a football game.
Source: WHIO News    Date: September 26, 2010

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Gilroy teen stabbed in gang-related attack (Gilroy, CA): The teenage victim of a stabbing and beating in Gilroy Friday night is expected to survive. Police say the 14-year-old boy was walking with friends on Stoney Court around 6pm when a car pulled up alongside him and asked his gang affiliation.
Source: KLIV News    Date: September 26, 2010

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Mount Prospect police forms first gang unit (Mount Prospect, IL): When Mount Prospect residents fill out their yearly survey for the police department, their top concern almost always is traffic. Not this year. This year traffic took a back seat to gang activity, said Chief John Dahlberg, adding that he wasn't surprised.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: September 25, 2010

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Cops: Shooting is gang-related (Plains Township, PA): The shooting of a man outside a nightclub in June was an act of retaliation involving two rival gang members, according to charges filed.
Source: The Times Leader    Date: September 25, 2010

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Gilroy: Police investigate gang-related stabbing (Gilroy, CA): Police are investigating a gang-related stabbing in Gilroy Friday night involving a teenage boy. The stabbing occurred around 6 p.m. in the 500 block of Stoney Court, according to police.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 25, 2010

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Gang numbers rising (Regina, SK): The number of Saskatchewan-based gang members increased during the past five years -- and more are likely to be recruited unless society starts doing more to help those most at risk, attendees at the 2010 Western Canada Gang Conference were told Friday.
Source: The Leader-Post    Date: September 25, 2010

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Vancouver drug gangs move north to Prince George — bringing crack, casualties and chaos (Prince George, BC): Members of the Uniformed Gang Task Force approach a drug addict as they cruise the crack-shack infested neighbourhood known as the Hood.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: September 25, 2010

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More Utahns blame gangs for community ills (Salt Lake City, UT): A growing number of people believe that gangs are a key element of Utah’s crime problem, according a state survey released Thursday.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 24, 2010

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Cyberspace enlisted in war on area gangs (Houston, TX): The fight against Houston-area gang members moved into cyberspace Thursday, as 15 law enforcement agencies fired up a website to allow citizens to provide anonymous information on gang members.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 24, 2010

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Two Tacoma gang members charged in East Side slaying of young woman (Tacoma, WA): They wanted revenge, and they weren’t picky. Members of an East Side gang intended to strike back against another gang for a shooting that had wounded one of the East Siders, Tacoma police and Pierce County prosecutors believe.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: September 24, 2010

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Officer involved shooting in Fresno (Fresno, CA): There was an officer involved shooting early Friday morning in Central Fresno. The incident started around Cedar and Olive Avenues, when a 25-year-old Bulldog gang member on a bicycle was sported by a Fresno Police Officer, who said the man was behaving suspiciously.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: September 24, 2010

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Chicago mom killed in gang crossfire (Chicago, IL): A shooting has claimed the life of a Chicago mother. Police say Alexia Teague was caught in gang crossfire.
Source: WLS 7 News    Date: September 24, 2010

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East Valley crimefighting center gets grant (Mesa, AZ): With resources tight and extra dollars a luxury, Southeast Valley law-enforcement agencies are breathing a little easier after being awarded $248,000 toward a joint intelligence-gathering center.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: September 24, 2010

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41 charged with drug and corruption charges in Albany (Albany, NY): Forty-one people face corruption and drug-dealing charges after a seven-month investigation by New York's Organized Crime Task Force.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: September 23, 2010

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Arrests target gang on West Side (Buffalo, NY): When gunfire crackles in the night on Buffalo's West Side, police say, they often find members or associates of the notorious Tenth Street gang are behind it.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: September 23, 2010

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