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Arlington shooting renews concerns about gangs (Arlington, TX): The fatal shooting of an 18-year-old Mansfield Summit High School student during a street fight is the latest high-profile incident to turn a spotlight on Arlington's gang problem.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: April 22, 2010

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Eight charged in drug probe said to have gang links (Freehold, NJ): A nine-month undercover investigation culminated in the arrest of several street-level drug dealers, most with affiliations to local street gangs.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: April 21, 2010

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Yakima passes nuisance property ordinance (Yakima, WA): The Yakima City Council passed a nuisance property ordinance that officials hope will help police fight gang violence.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: April 21, 2010

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Gang fight defused after weapons reportedly drawn on Allied Drive (Madison, WI): Four people were arrested Tuesday afternoon after a gang-related fight on Allied Drive in which the suspects were pointing handguns at each other, witnesses told police.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: April 21, 2010

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Reputed gang leader from Rowland Heights among dozens indicted in crackdown (Ontario, CA): A Rowland Heights man was among dozens of people arrested Wednesday during a sweep targeting a street gang accused of distributing heroin and methamphetamine.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune     Date: April 21, 2010

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Gang activity has residents concerned for public safety (Muscatine, IA): No one is sure what the answer is, but local residents are concerned about community safety. After Saturday's gang-related shooting, residents in the neighborhoods surrounding Fourth Street Park are taking notice of the activities by the large groups of young people and alleged gangs in and around their neighborhoods
Source: The Muscatine Journal    Date: April 20, 2010

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Sheboygan man stabbed in foot in gang-related attack (Sheboygan, WI): A 26-year-old Sheboygan man was charged Monday with felony first-degree reckless endangerment for allegedly stabbing a man in the foot during a gang-related attack on the city’s south side.
Source: Sheboygan Press    Date: April 20, 2010

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Anti-gang activists rally to retore Shannon funds (Boston, MA): Anti-gang activists rallied at the Statehouse earlier this week, asking legislators to restore funding for a community-grant program that saw its budget slashed by more than 60 percent this year.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: April 20, 2010

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23 arrested in Hemet crime probe (Hemet, CA): A Riverside County task force arrested 23 people Tuesday after serving search warrants at dozens of locations as part of an investigation into attacks by a suspected white supremacist group against Hemet police, according to law enforcement authorities.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 20, 2010

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Gang sweep nets 21 arrests (Fallbrook, CA): Officers arrested 21 people in Fallbrook during an enforcement operation Tuesday morning targeting criminal street gangs, sheriff's Lt. Phil Brust said.
Source: North County Times    Date: April 20, 2010

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Greenfield fire may be gang-related (Greenfield, CA): Greenfield police said they are looking at the possibility that an attack on a new civic center was a threatening message from a street gang.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: April 20, 2010

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Rangers stop gang members with gun at Santa Cruz beach parking lot (Santa Cruz, CA): State Parks rangers arrested three suspected gang members who allegedly had a loaded .357 handgun in a car parked at Natural Bridges State Beach on Monday evening, authorities reported.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 20, 2010

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Two hurt after gang shooting in Canby (Canby, OR): Two people were injured Sunday when gunshots rang out in a Canby neighborhood. Canby police said the shooting near the intersection of Second and Knott streets was gang-related.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: April 19, 2010

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Morris detention center starting anti-gang project (Morris Township, NJ): Morris County will implement a new anti-gang initiative at its juvenile detention this week. The program, called Project Phoenix, is a joint program of the state Department of Education and Juvenile Justice Commission, which is funding the program.
Source: Daily Record    Date: April 19, 2010

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Authorities arrest 282 in anti-gang detail (San Diego County, CA): Nearly 300 people were arrested in San Diego County over the weekend during a large-scale operation authorities say targeted local criminal street gangs involved in international crimes, officials announced on Monday.
Source: North County Times    Date: April 19, 2010

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Faced with restrictions from gang injunction, some Monrovia gang members choose to skip town (Monrovia, CA): When city leaders obtained a gang injunction against two local gangs late last year, the intent was to make life as difficult as possible for members to live in the city.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: April 19, 2010

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Authorities call anti-gang efforts in Norfolk ineffective (Norfolk, VA): City Manager Regina V.K. Williams believes the best way to combat youth gang violence is to link teenagers with mentors. Her philosophy has played out in two city programs coined Save our Children and Project Focus.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: April 18, 2010

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Attacks leave Hemet reeling (Hemet, CA): A rural city hidden among pastures, farmland and foothills about 40 miles west of Palm Springs, Hemet is grappling with some troubling urban-style growing pains.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: April 18, 2010

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South Pittsburg moving against gang violence (South Pittsburg, TN): After two shootings in the Moore Park area last week, South Pittsburg officials are preparing to take action. Police Chief Dale Winters said two men from Anniston, Ala., were in a hostile crowd at the park Sunday night and that one fired three shots in the air.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: April 18, 2010

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LA's ex-gangsters train to go against gang life (Los Angeles, CA): The phone rang around 2 a.m., waking Teeida Townsend. "My homie got killed," the caller said. Townsend knew how the cycle plays out here in the gang heartland of south Los Angeles: a killing, a revenge shooting, and then another. He rushed to the crime scene.
Source: The New York Times    Date: April 17, 2010

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