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New gang law takes effect (Annapolis, MD): School and law enforcement officials are confident they will be able to handle a new state law taking effect today meant to fight gangs by broadening the number of crimes communicated between officials.
Source: The Capital    Date: July 1, 2010

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Community leaders attend ‘Gangs 101’ (Manatee County, FL): School officials and business leaders learned some cold hard facts Tuesday in "Gangs 101": Street gang members are in almost all neighborhoods in Manatee County. And they are in every middle and high school throughout the county.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: June 30, 2010

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Police arrest alleged leader of street gang (El Paso, TX): El Paso police have arrested the alleged leader of a Central El Paso street gang.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: June 30, 2010

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Jerry Brown, in Monterey, vows to focus on prison gangs (Salinas, CA): California Attorney General Jerry Brown promised to expand the state's anti-gang efforts by cracking down on prison gangs — such as the Nuestra Familia, Mexican Mafia and Aryan Brotherhood — if he is elected governor.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: June 30, 2010

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32 gang members, guns taken off street (Daytona Beach, FL): Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive (ATF) agents arrested 32 suspected gang members from Daytona Beach.
Source: WFTV 9 News    Date: June 30, 2010

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Nearly a dozen MS-13 gang members sentenced to prison (Charlotte, NC): Seven members of the gang known as La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, were sentenced to prison Tuesday for their participation in a racketeering enterprise, according to Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer.
Source: WBTV 3 News    Date: June 30, 2010

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Two wounded in gang-related robbery, stabbing (San Diego, CA): Officers are investigating a gang-related stabbing that left two robbery victims wounded in Oak Park Tuesday night.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 30, 2010

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Four men arrested in Gloversville gang assaults (Gloversville, NY): Police have arrested four men in connection to drug sales and two recent gang assault incidents in Gloversville.
Source: WRGB 6 News    Date: June 30, 2010

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13-year-old gang member arrested after pointing gun (Merced, CA): A 13-year-old gang member was arrested Tuesday night after he threatened another person with a gun, Merced police say.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: June 30, 2010

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Nine Snohomish County gang members part of federal sweep (Seattle, WA): Federal authorities say nine people associated with a gang operating in Seattle and Snohomish County have been arrested as part of a nationwide sweep.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: June 30, 2010

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Feds indict region men on gang related charges (Indiana): The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Indiana has indicted in connection with a racketeering conspiracy six persons whom it says are members of the Latin Kings street gang.
Source: Chesterton Tribune    Date: June 30, 2010

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Two injured in gang-related stabbings in Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): Two people were stabbed blocks just apart from one another in a two-hour span in Watsonville on Tuesday night. Both acts of violence were gang-motivated, but did not appear to be connected, according to police.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 30, 2010

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Schwarzenegger announces $7.5M anti-gang funding (Los Angeles, CA): Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced $7.5 million in grants to help fund crime prevention and gang intervention programs in California.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 30, 2010

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Law enforcement initiative targets gang members (Washington, DC): The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says it has made more than 270 arrests in a law enforcement initiative targeting gang members.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: June 30, 2010

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Fresno police adopt new gang policy (Fresno, CA): Fighting gang activity and violent crimes in Fresno is now a stepped-up, year-round effort for the Fresno Police Department, Chief Jerry Dyer said Wednesday.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: June 30, 2010

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Salinas police arrest gang members in two separate robberies, assaults (Salinas, CA): Salinas police said two gang members were arrested Sunday and Monday in separate robberies involving assaults.
Source: The Californian    Date: June 29, 2010

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Despite curfew, Chester records fifth killing this month (Chester, PA): In a Chester neighborhood once known as the "Circle of Death" and on a street with the same name as a notorious drug gang, a 36-year-old man was found dead just hours after the last cars left Sunday's celebratory home opener for the Philadelphia Union.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: June 29, 2010

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Three men arrested in shooting incident (Bradenton, FL): Three gang members were arrested and charged with shooting at a group of rival gang members.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: June 29, 2010

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Another $200000 approved for stalled Pittsburgh gang program (Pittsburgh, PA): Pittsburgh City Council this morning voted to spend another $200,000 to get a stalled anti-gang program moving.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: June 29, 2010

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Police win grant to stop gang activity (Charlotte, NC): Suspected gang members will soon have additional mentors to help them avoid a life of crime. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police will hire three case managers to work with juveniles who are currently behind bars at the Cabarrus Youth Detention Center.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: June 29, 2010

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