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Teenage gang members arrested for beating man to death with baseball bat (Tampa, FL): Two teenage gang members were arrested today and charged with beating a man to death with a baseball bat.
Source: Examiner    Date: May 10, 2010

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Fresno gang sweep nets 29 (Fresno, CA): Fresno police made 29 arrests related to felony and misdemeanor offenses Saturday night as part of a continuing two-week crackdown on gang activity in the city.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: May 9, 2010

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Gang sweep in Yucaipa nets 57 arrests (Yucaipa, CA): During a weekend gang sweep in Yucaipa, authorities arrested 57 people and recovered drugs and guns.
Source: The Sun    Date: May 9, 2010

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Fresno police report 648 arrests in gang crackdown (Fresno, CA): Fresno police say they've arrested more than 600 suspects since officers started getting tough on gangs in the city.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: May 9, 2010

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Fight between rival gang members lands one in jail (Liberty, NY): A fight between members of the Crips and Latin Kings street gangs ended with the arrest of a Liberty man on a weapons charge.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: May 8, 2010

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Three United Front gang members sentenced (New Bedford, MA): Federal judges sentenced three United Front gang members to prison terms this week for drug and firearms charges stemming from a trifecta of drug busts starting in March 2008, reports the New Bedford Standard-Times.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: May 8, 2010

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Injunction against Oakland gang (Oakland, CA): The city of Oakland will be in court later this month seeking authority to impose an injunction against alleged violent members of a street gang.
Source: KCBS News    Date: May 8, 2010

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New Santa Cruz police officers will beef up downtown, gang units (Santa Cruz, CA): To quell mounting concerns about public safety, police are planning to assign eight new officers to downtown and anti-gang units.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: May 8, 2010

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18-year-old gang member jailed for tagging (Temecula, CA): An 18-year-old gang member is jailed and faces felony charges for suspicion of tagging.
Source: The Valley News    Date: May 8, 2010

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Monterey County charges Northern Riders as a gang for the first time in state (Salinas, CA): In a first for California, five Monterey County men are facing criminal charges that they committed a crime to benefit the Northern Riders — a rapidly growing Norteño dropout group, a gang officer revealed this week.
Source: The Californian    Date: May 7, 2010

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Alleged Tacoma Crips gang members argue 'umbrella' tactic unfair (Tacoma, WA): The sweeping criminal conspiracy case against alleged members of the Hilltop Crips street gang withstood assaults from the defendants’ attorneys Thursday.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: May 7, 2010

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Police say two hurt in gang battle involving limo (Los Angeles, CA): Police say one person was shot and another was dragged by a gun-riddled Hummer limousine during a gang fight near Dockweiler State Beach.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: May 7, 2010

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Dozens arrested, drugs and weapons confiscated (Santa Maria, CA): Police in Santa Maria, with the help of the DEA ,arrested 35 people in connection to a large street gang and drug operation.
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: May 7, 2010

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Officer describes gang affiliations of defendants in gang-murder case (Gilroy, CA): A police officer spent two hours Wednesday afternoon detailing the criminal histories and gang affiliations of three of the four defendants charged with the 2008 murder of 18-year-old Larry Martinez.
Source: The Gilroy Dispatch    Date: May 7, 2010

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Prince Memorial Greenway not gang turf (Santa Rosa, CA): Santa Rosa police say they are continuing efforts to identify suspects in the stabbing Tuesday of an 18-year-old Santa Rosa man along the city's Prince Memorial Greenway.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: May 7, 2010

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Senate backs police on criminal gang database bill (St. Paul, MN): Legislation aimed at tightening police oversight of criminal gangs after last year's Metro Gang Strike Force scandal got roughed up a bit Friday in the Minnesota Senate.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: May 7, 2010

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Man blames Lodi shooting on gang link (Lodi, CA): A 21-year-old man was shot in the right elbow around 9 p.m. Tuesday in front of an apartment in the 500 block of East Elm Street, Lodi police reported.
Source: The Record    Date: May 6, 2010

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Salinas Ceasefire call-in draws 30 gang members, a few juveniles (Salinas, CA): About 30 gang members — including a handful of juveniles — attended the Salinas Police Department's two Operation Ceasefire call-ins on Wednesday.
Source: The Californian    Date: May 6, 2010

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Plainfield gang investigation follow-up nets five suspects (Plainfield, NJ): New Jersey State Police and Plainfield Police Department arrested five people in a follow up of a 2008 investigation. Two of the five were wanted on indictments for illegally selling firearms including assault weapons.
Source: NJ TODAY    Date: May 6, 2010

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Latest Long Beach murder believed to be gang-related (Long Beach, CA): Police are investigating the city's third homicide in as many days, and the second believed to be tied to gang violence.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: May 6, 2010

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