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Palm Beach County homicide data troubling, but gang violence dips (Palm Beach County, FL): A Wellington man allegedly shoots and kills his wife and two sons. A Delray Beach teen allegedly stabs her mother's boyfriend to death in a parking lot, then goes to school.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: June 5, 2010

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Man shot in the head in Phoenix gang-related shooting in critical condition (Phoenix, AZ): Police say a man is in critical condition after he was shot in a gang-related shooting Saturday.
Source: ABC15 News    Date: June 5, 2010

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'W streets' tagged with gang graffiti (Colony, TX): The Colony Police Department received approximately 30 reports of graffiti the morning of May 22, primarily from residents in the area just north of City Hall.
Source: The Colony Courier-Leader    Date: June 4, 2010

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Shooting takes life of local teen (Othello, WA): Tragedy struck Memorial Day afternoon, May 31, when 17-year-old Julio V. Cervantes was gunned down as he stood in an alleyway in the 400 block of South Fourth Avenue.
Source: Othello Outlook    Date: June 4, 2010

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Two teens arrested in stabbing of 15-year-old (Long Beach, CA): Two Long Beach youths were arrested in connection with the stabbing of a 15-year-old boy, police said Thursday.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 4, 2010

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Baltimore police arrest one in shooting (Baltimore, MD): An 18-year-old arrested earlier this week was charged Friday with fatally shooting a man during a spate of violence in Baltimore over the Memorial Day weekend, according to a police spokesman.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: June 4, 2010

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Nearly 40 gang members indicted in connection with Bronx shooting (Bronx, NY): Dozens of alleged gang members were indicted Friday in connection with shootings and assaults over the past year in the Bronx, including a near-fatal shooting of a Bronx teenager last November.
Source: NY1 News    Date: June 4, 2010

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Gang graffiti found on side of MB buildings (Myrtle Beach, SC): Police in Myrtle Beach are investigating a series of gang symbols that were painted onto the side of a Grand Strand business over the Memorial Day holiday.
Source: WMBF News    Date: June 3, 2010

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59 arrested in Northern Calif gang takedown (Yuba City, CA): Dozens of suspected gang members were arrested Thursday in five Northern California counties during a raid that authorities hope will dismantle one of the region's largest gangs.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: June 3, 2010

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Investigation leads to arrest of 10 gang members (Lexington, NC): Officers with the Lexington Police Department and the Davidson County District Attorney’s Office recently completed a nine-month investigation that led to the arrests of 10 members of the Tiny Rascals Gang.
Source: The-Dispatch    Date: June 3, 2010

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Trial dates reset for accused Tacoma Hilltop Crips gang members (Tacoma, WA): A Pierce County judge on Tuesday set new trial dates for the remaining 19 defendants charged in a law enforcement crackdown on the Hilltop Crips street gang.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: June 2, 2010

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Gang members outnumber police in Royal City (Royal City, WA): The drive-by shooting that critically wounded a 10-year-old boy highlights the gang problem in the Grant County town of Royal City.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News     Date: June 2, 2010

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Bloods gang members went to Brooklyn school to recruit underage girls as hookers (Brooklyn, NY): Brooklyn prosecutors have busted Bloods gang members on charges of running several sex trafficking rings that recruited girls from junior high schools, the Daily News has learned.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: June 2, 2010

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Fresno police ramping up gang crackdown (Fresno, CA): The Fresno Police Department is adjusting their tactics after a violent weekend. Four people have been killed since last Wednesday with three of those murders occurring over the holiday weekend.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: June 2, 2010

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Salinas' Operation Ceasefire sets its sights on young gang members (Salinas, CA): Citing recent violent crimes committed by young gang members, the Salinas police said its first all-juvenile Operation Ceasefire call-in is in the works.
Source: The Californian    Date: June 2, 2010

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Police rely on injunctions to curb gang activity (Los Angeles, CA): College student Christian Rodriguez was heading home from his girlfriend's house when two police officers threw him face-down on the ground, clapped him in handcuffs and arrested him.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: June 2, 2010

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MS13 gang leader to be deported (Santa Cruz, CA): A Salvadoran national suspected of being a high-ranking member of a violent street gang was arrested Friday by Santa Cruz police and federal authorities, and likely will be deported, officials announced Wednesday.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: June 2, 2010

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Man wounded in gang-related shooting near Monrovia (Monrovia, CA): Detectives believe a shooting that left a man with bullet wounds in both legs may have been gang related, officials said Wednesday.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: June 2, 2010

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Police call Yakima shooting a gang execution (Yakima, WA): Yakima Police Chief Sam Granato says an 18-year-old who was shot to death Sunday in front of his home was executed by rival gang members as he begged for his life.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: June 1, 2010

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10-year-old boy critically wounded in Royal City (Spokane, WA): A 10-year-old boy who was shot in the head in a gang shooting in Royal City is reported in critical condition at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: June 1, 2010

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