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Transnational gangs form alliance with Mexican cartel, becoming more sophisticated in trafficking drugs, guns, people (Los Banos, CA): Evidence is increasing that California prison gangs are forging close relationships with powerful drug-trafficking cartels in Mexico, according to U.S. law enforcement officials and gang experts who say the relationships have moved into a dangerous new area as Mexican cartels and American gangs swap tactical information, share intelligence and exchange techniques to avoid detection.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: June 19, 2011

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Four gang-related shootings, stabbing (Manteca, CA): Gang shootings, knifings, and burglaries occurring between 1:52 and 4:59 a.m. Saturday morning kept five Manteca Police officers busy responding to the 911 calls in addition to one Sheriff’s unit being called in for mutual aid.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: June 19, 2011

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Tulare County gang-free zone challenged (Tulare County, CA): The gang-free zone, a way for law enforcement officials to fight crime, is being challenged as unconstitutional in Tulare County.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: June 19, 2011

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17-year-old beaten by 10 men in gang feud dies from his injuries (Brooklyn, NY): A Brooklyn teen died from his injuries last night nearly two weeks after he was chased down by a mob of 10 young men who punched, stomped and bashed him with a bicycle, police said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: June 18, 2011

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Federal grant comes to youth center's rescue (Charlotte, NC): When county budget cuts shut down the Greenville Neighborhood Center last summer, the transitioning neighborhood just north of uptown felt abandoned.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: June 18, 2011

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Rogue informants imperil massive U.S. gang bust (San Francisco, CA): As a paid undercover informant, Jaime Martinez helped federal agents take down the San Francisco chapter of Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, a violent gang spanning the U.S. and Central America.
Source: The Wall Street Journal    Date: June 18, 2011

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Drive-by shooting sends six shots into parked car with six occupants (Manteca, CA): The latest in more than a dozen drive-by shootings this year in Manteca missed its mark, but left a series of six bullet holes in the side of an occupied car parked in the 400 block of Acacia Avenue.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: June 18, 2011

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Brooklyn shootout at 'Freaky Friday' party leaves one dead, eight wounded (Brooklyn, NY) : A gang-related gunfight at a "Freaky Friday" house party killed the father of a 2-year-old boy and wounded six others on a Brooklyn street left covered in bodies and blood.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: June 18, 2011

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Two arrested in Clovis drive-by shooting (Clovis, CA): Two gang members were arrested Saturday morning after a drive-by shooting Friday night in Clovis, the Clovis Police Department said.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: June 18, 2011

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Grant helps fight gang crime (Monroe, LA): Local law enforcement agencies could soon see federal assistance in the fight against gang violence. This week, the U.S. attorney for the Western District of Louisiana announced the availability of nearly $85,000 in Project Safe Neighborhoods grants.
Source: The News Star    Date: June 17, 2011

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Gang violence 'red hot' with kids out of school (Portland, OR): Portland police are getting help from a group of volunteer outreach workers to help deal with the city’s spike in gang violence, as gunfire erupted three times Saturday.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: June 17, 2011

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East Palo Alto police chief declares war on street gangs in wake of shooting that left infant dead (East Palo Alto, CA): East Palo Alto police Chief Ron Davis put the Norteno and Sureno street gangs on notice Friday: he's holding both of them responsible for the slaying of 3-month-old Izack Jesus Jimenez Garcia and making it his top priority to shut them down.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 17, 2011

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Gang member gets multiple life sentences for role in San Pablo killing spree (Martinez, CA): A West Contra Costa County gang member received multiple life sentences Friday for his role in a San Pablo killing spree that targeted anyone wearing rival gang colors, even if they weren't in a gang, prosecutors said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 17, 2011

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Live Oak man sentenced to prison for weapons, drug charges (Santa Cruz, CA): A 23-year-old Capitola gang member who admitted to having illegal guns, cocaine, meth, Oxycontin and more than 4 ounces of marijuana was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 17, 2011

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Okla teen killed in drive-by shooting (Midwest City, OK): A man has surrendered to authorities in connection with the fatal shooting of a teenager in Midwest City.
Source: KOKH FOX 25 News    Date: June 16, 2011

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Newark Police to launch Ceasefire strategy to combat gang violence (Newark, NJ) : This fall, the Newark Police Department will offer gang members two choices: quit the life or go to federal prison. The strategy — known as Ceasefire — was outlined to Patch this week by Acting Newark Police Director Samuel DeMaio.
Source: SouthWardPatch    Date: June 16, 2011

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Salisbury man's home, car vandalized (Salisbury, NC): Detectives with the Salisbury Police Department are investigating what they say is a gang-based vandalism of a Salisbury home, where red paint was sprayed onto the front and side of the home, and also onto a car behind the home.
Source: Salisbury Post    Date: June 16, 2011

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LCO, surrounding communities tackle growing gang violence (Sawyer County, WI): Gang activity is on the rise in tribal communities across the country and right here in the Northland. One place of growing concern is the Lac Courte Oreilles reservation and areas around it.
Source: FOX 21 News    Date: June 16, 2011

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12 arrested in what deputies call gang-related fight (St. Martin, MS): Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 12 people as the result of a fight at Lemoyne Boulevard Baptist Church on Wednesday night and officials believe was gang-related.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: June 16, 2011

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Ex-mayoral candidate's father charged with gang activity (Crown Point, IN): Antonio Andrade, whose teenage son unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nod for Hammond mayor in May's primary election, is facing felony charges in the wake of his arrest by gang-unit officers.
Source: The Times    Date: June 16, 2011

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