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Growing gang violence? (Colorado Springs, CO): A gang related stabbing happened on Saturday night. The victim was stabbed in the 2600 block of East Yampa. According to police, the man was stabbed for wearing the wrong colors.
Source: KRDO NewsChannel 13    Date: April 4, 2010

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Janesville police use home visits to fight gang problem (Janesville, WI): When Janesville police officer Mike Blaser fights gang crime, he often visits gang members and their families at home. He simply walks up to the door, knocks and asks if he can come in.
Source: The Janesville Gazette    Date: April 4, 2010

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Loveland police talk to citizens about local gangs (Loveland, CO): More than 200 residents packed a room inside the Loveland Police Department this week to learn about gang activity in the community and ways to prevent the proliferation of gangs.
Source: Fort Collins Coloradoan    Date: April 3, 2010

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Friday shooting in southeast Reno appears to be gang-related, police say (Reno, NV): The shooting of a 17-year-old in the Neil Road area Friday appears to be gang-related, the Reno Police Department said.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: April 3, 2010

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Manchin signs anti-gang, school bus bills (Beckley, WV): Moving to head off the lawlessness of street gangs in West Virginia, viewed by one lawmaker as a burgeoning problem, Gov. Joe Manchin gave police more power Thursday to deal with them.
Source: The Register-Herald    Date: April 2, 2010

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Dorchester double shootings gang-related (Dorchester, MA): A Dorchester double shooting Wednesday night that left one man dead and another critically injured was gang-related, Boston police Commissioner Edward Davis said yesterday.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: April 2, 2010

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Gang members indicted in connection with "hit" (Kingston, NY): Seven members of the Sex, Money, Murder Gang and their associates were indicted by an Ulster County grand jury on eight counts in connection with the retaliation murder of a fellow grand member, who they thought was a snitch.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: April 2, 2010

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Two injured in gang-related shooting in Providence (Providence, RI): Just hours after the city's third homicide of the year, two men were shot Thursday night in a separate incident in what the police describe as a gang-related drive-by shooting in the West End.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: April 2, 2010

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Unsolved murder linked to gang members months before leader broke out of Osceola Jail (Kissimmee, FL): Months before Bloods gang leader Michael Rigby escaped from the Osceola County Jail, sheriff's investigators blamed members of the gang for a fatal brawl at a Buenaventura Lakes house party.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: April 2, 2010

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Gang signs: a growing battle for the soul of Snohomish County's streets (Everett, WA): Snohomish County sheriff's deputy Bud McCurry was on gang patrol in Everett last summer when he stopped to talk with a boy known as Speedy. Speedy, 17, was polite and friendly to the cops. They knew what he was.
Source: The Daily Herald    Date: April 1, 2010

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Salinas police arrest three in gang sweeps (Salinas, CA): Salinas police Wednesday continued their effort to show gang members the harsh consequences of failing to heed warnings to stop the violence.
Source: The Californian    Date: April 1, 2010

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Feds, local officials eye gangs in Memphis meeting (Memphis, TN): Without fanfare or notice to the media, two top-level members of the Obama administration met Wednesday with local officials and community activists to work out a plan to reduce youth violence.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: April 1, 2010

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Salinas-gang prevention initiative loses funding, but not heart (Salinas, CA): A pilot program aimed at ending gang violence in Salinas has run out of money, but it hasn't run out of fight.
Source: The Californian    Date: April 1, 2010

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Gang-related activity linked to cop shooting (Oak Hill, OH): Lt. Jim Sizemore with the Fayette County Sheriff's Department said the shooting of Corporal Chris Young has opened up a new investigation, gang related activity.
Source: WVNS 59 News    Date: April 1, 2010

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Suspected gang member arrested for last week's shooting (Tracy, CA): Police on Tuesday arrested a 20-year-old suspected gang member for accidentally shooting a teenaged girl last week and then covering the incident up.
Source: Tracy Press    Date: April 1, 2010

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Funds deployed in war on gangs (New Jersey): More than $10 million in federal and state funds will be funneled into new programs aimed at stemming the tide of gang violence and crime in New Jersey.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: April 1, 2010

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Vineland combats gangs at school level (Vineland, NJ): Busting street gang members for crimes may draw the bulk of public attention, but the effort of law enforcement agencies to disrupt the phenomenal growth of gangs is a war with more than one front.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: March 31, 2010

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Alleged attempt to smuggle drugs into Merced County Jail leads to arrests (Merced County, CA): A 21-year-old documented gang member was arrested this month after allegedly trying to smuggle about $1,500 worth of methamphetamine and marijuana into Merced County Jail.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: March 31, 2010

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New information in Oak Hill police officer shooting (Oak Hill, WV): Fayette County Sheriff Steve Kessler said they have information that the Bloods and Crypts street gangs have been establishing a presence in the Beckley-Oak Hill area.
Source: The State Journal    Date: March 31, 2010

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Three arrests in Salinas drug, gun bust (Salinas, CA): An anonymous tip led authorities to three suspected gang members and a cache of guns and drugs in the Boronda area early Tuesday, said Salinas police.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: March 31, 2010

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