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10 people indicted in beating of Thousand Oaks man (Ventura County, CA): Five adults and five juveniles were indicted today for the severe, gang-related beating of a 22-year-old man in Thousand Oaks in May, a crime that was captured on a camera.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: July 21, 2010

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Murray gets $500,000 for anti-gang efforts in King County (Seattle, WA): Youth violence prevention efforts in Seattle and King County will get $500,000 after U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., included the amount in a Senate bill approved Wednesday.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: July 21, 2010

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Gang-style graffiti puts Pacific on alert (Pacific, WA): A graffiti attack over the weekend in Pacific left at least 50 gang-style signs on mail boxes, vehicles, telephone pedestals, roadway signs and fences along a mile of Skinner Avenue.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: July 20, 2010

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Salinas anti-gang measures gain national attention (Salinas, CA): Violence-reduction efforts in Salinas by Operation Ceasefire and the Community Alliance for Safety and Peace are gaining some national attention.
Source: The Californian    Date: July 20, 2010

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31 arrested in San Diego-area ICE-led anti-gang crackdown (San Diego, CA): U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) announced on July 19 the arrest of 31 men following a multi-agency enforcement operation targeting transnational gang members in the San Diego area.
Source: Borderfire Report    Date: July 20, 2010

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Two gang fights break out in Santa Cruz County Jail (Santa Cruz, CA): One man was stabbed and another beaten when two separate gang-related fights broke out inside County Jail during the morning meal Sunday, jail officials reported.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 20, 2010

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Email warns gang members are targeting Chicago police officers (Chicago, IL): An email warning Chicago police that gang members would be trying to kill them has officers on alert. The email was written on Monday, apparently by a member of the Chicago Police Department's SWAT team.
Source: FOX Chicago News    Date: July 20, 2010

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Teens injured in Salinas attacks (Salinas, CA): One teenage boy was shot and another stabbed in separate incidents Sunday night as they were riding their bicycles on Salinas streets. Police said both attacks are being investigated as gang-related and both youths were hospitalized.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: July 20, 2010

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Emphasis patrols cut into city gang activity (Yakima, WA): Extra police patrols targeting gang activity in Yakima made an impact on the city's crime rate in May and June, despite one high-profile gang murder.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: July 20, 2010

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Three teens arrested in fatal Sunnyside shooting (Sunnyside, WA): Police have arrested three people and are looking for a fourth in connection with Saturday afternoon's fatal drive-by shooting, while the victim's family disputes that he was a gang member.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: July 20, 2010

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Western Carolina University professors study gang activity in Asheville, Haywood areas (Asheville, NC): Two professors from Western Carolina University hope findings from an ongoing study will help communities prevent gang violence.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times    Date: July 20, 2010

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Teens charged with first 'gang member felonies' seek plea deals (Wyoming): It made a big splash earlier this month when Wyoming authorities held a press conference to trumpet the news: Kent County's first-ever charges of "gang member felonies" were being brought against two teens accused of firing a gun into a crowd outside Lee High School, injuring a 15-year-old girl.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: July 19, 2010

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Gang shootings fuel homicide rate (Omaha, NE): The short life of Andrew "Lucky" Galligo came to a sudden end June 18 in a parking lot near 24th and Vinton Streets. Around 8:30 p.m., the 19-year-old man exchanged gang hand signs with a woman, according to court testimony.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: July 19, 2010

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Tulare County gang suppression raid ends in 10 arrests (Tulare County, CA): Tulare County sheriff's deputies arrested 10 people, three of them juveniles, during a Friday/Saturday operation aimed at suppressing gang violence in Cutler, Orosi and Dinuba.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: July 19, 2010

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105 people in Dallas-Fort Worth arrested in ICE sting (Dallas, TX): A five-day operation that targeted foreign-born gang members and their associates has resulted in the arrests of nearly 40 people from the Arlington and Fort Worth area, authorities with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Monday.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: July 19, 2010

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N.J. authorities indict 14 accused Gangster Killer Bloods gang members (Trenton, NJ): Fourteen Trenton residents, all alleged members of the Gangster Killer Bloods gang, have been indicted for racketeering, officials announced today.
Source: The Times    Date: July 19, 2010

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4 Long Beach men charged with witness intimidation in gang murder trial (Long Beach, CA): Four Long Beach men were charged Monday with trying to intimidate witnesses in a gang murder trial, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 19, 2010

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'Scary' growth of gangs in war zones (Chicago, IL): Being in a street gang is now forbidden for members of the U.S. armed forces. But you might not guess that if you were to visit U.S. military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to soldiers who have recently served there.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: July 18, 2010

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Ceasefire-type programs receive AG's backing (Salinas, CA): Salinas officials joined U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in New Orleans last week as he announced his support of Ceasefire-style anti-violence strategies.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: July 18, 2010

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Cops step up anti-gang effort in city (Trenton, NJ): City police and their law enforcement partners have been conducting sweeps on known gang areas and aggressively pursuing known gang members on warrant charges and probation violations in the wake of an alleged gangster's death last weekend.
Source: The Times    Date: July 18, 2010

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