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Police: Gang members only live in Westfield (Westfield, NJ): While police have identified 11 gang members who live in Westfield, police officials said that there have been no signs of gang activity in town.
Source: WestfieldPatch    Date: February 9, 2011
http://westfield.patch.com/...

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State Report: One gang-affiliated resident in Scotch Plains, none in Fanwood (Scotch Plains, NJ): A report released Friday by the New Jersey State Police indicated that were no individuals with known gang affiliations in Fanwood, and one person with a gang affiliation in Scotch Plains.
Source: ScotchPlains-FanwoodPatch    Date: February 9, 2011
http://scotchplains.patch.com/...

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13 held in anti-gang action (Long Beach, CA): Police tightened their grip Wednesday on one of the city's oldest gangs believed responsible for a rash of recent shootings, including the attempted murder of two Long Beach Police Department gang detectives last week.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: February 9, 2011
http://www.presstelegram.com/...

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22 arrested in Oxnard street gang sweep (Oxnard, CA): Authorities say they have arrested 22 suspected members and associates of an Oxnard street gang on a range of drug charges.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: February 9, 2011
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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19 members of South LA graffiti gang arrested (Los Angeles, CA): Authorities have announced the arrests of 19 members of a South Los Angeles tagging gang during a one-day search warrant operation.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: February 9, 2011
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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41 street gang members arrested in five cities (Washington, DC) : The Justice Department says 41 street gang members have been arrested in five cities in a coordinated law enforcement effort aimed at crushing a wide range of violent criminal activity.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: February 9, 2011
http://www.miamiherald.com/...

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Violent adult street gang arrested after 10-year investigation, say Uvalde police (San Antonio, TX) : It was a year of intensive work, but a task force of specialized law enforcement agents claim they have caught their man...or, in this case, their family.
Source: KENS 5 News    Date: February 9, 2011
http://www.kens5.com/...

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Two alleged Las Vegas gang members indicted in national sweep (Las Vegas, NV): Two alleged gang members in Las Vegas were indicted on drug charges as part of a national campaign against street gangs by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: February 9, 2011
http://www.lasvegassun.com/...

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Long Beach Police confiscate weapons, arrest thirteen in gang takedown (Long Beach, CA): Long Beach Police today confiscated several weapons and arrested 13 people in an early-morning gang takedown aimed at one of the city's most notorious street gangs, the East Side Longos.
Source: Long Beach Post    Date: February 9, 2011
http://www.lbpost.com/...

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Chandler police searching for teenager in gang-related shooting (Chandler, AZ): Chandler police are looking for a 17-year-old boy wanted in connection to a gang-related shooting behind a Little Caesar's pizzeria that left a 19-year-old man hospitalized on Saturday night.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: February 9, 2011
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/...

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Unsolved Lorain murders gang related, reports say (Elyria, OH): A Lorain man, arrested Feb. 4 after his home was raided, is suspected of being a major Westside gang member and could be connected to unsolved homicides in the city, according to court documents unsealed today.
Source: The Morning Journal    Date: February 9, 2011
http://morningjournal.com/...

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Mission shooting gang related, though victim wasn't in a gang (San Francisco, CA): A shooting Monday morning in San Francisco's Mission District appears to have been gang-related, police said Tuesday.
Source: The San Francisco Appeal    Date: February 9, 2011
http://sfappeal.com/...

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Long Beach police confiscate weapons, arrest thirteen in gang takedown (Long Beach, CA) : Long Beach Police today confiscated several weapons and arrested 13 people in an early-morning gang takedown aimed at one of the city's most notorious street gangs, the East Side Longos.
Source: Long Beach Post    Date: February 9, 2011
http://www.lbpost.com/...

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Judge grants historic injunction for DA's war on gangs (Houston, TX): A judge Monday granted the District Attorney's Office request for Harris County's first civil injunction to permanently ban criminal gang activity around a crime-infested apartment complex in the Northeast Harris County area.
Source: The Cypress Times    Date: February 8, 2011
http://www.thecypresstimes.com/...

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Columbia sees spike in gang-related crimes (Columbia, MO): When Douglass High School student Alonzo Stevens was arrested Jan. 25 in connection with two earlier shootings, the Columbia Police Department suspected gang activity.
Source: The Maneater    Date: February 8, 2011
http://www.themaneater.com/...

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Court examines restrictions on Ogden Trece gang (Ogden, UT): Utah’s first gang injunction moved closer to trial Tuesday, with defense attorneys arguing their clients’ rights are being violated and prosecutors claiming the defendants retain plenty of freedom.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: February 8, 2011
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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'Valadez law' not as tough on armed gang-bangers as advertised (Chicago, IL): In the wake of a Chicago Police officer’s murder in 2009, Gov. Quinn signed a law to get tough on armed street gang members.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: February 8, 2011
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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34 linked to gangs prosecuted in Winnebago County (Rockford, IL): The Winnebago County state’s attorney’s office last year prosecuted 34 people with gang affiliations who were sentenced to a combined 383 years in prison.
Source: Rockford Register Star     Date: February 8, 2011
http://www.rrstar.com/...

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11 Austin-area gang members nabbed in drug bust, officials say (Austin, TX): Law enforcement officials said Tuesday that 11 Austin-area Texas Syndicate gang members have been arrested after a yearlong investigation into the state prison gang.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: February 8, 2011
http://www.statesman.com/...

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Gangland in SW Florida (Fort Myers, FL): On the surface, it's just spray paint scribbles on the back of a manufactured home in Immokalee. But look closer and you'll see turf wars played out in red and blue paint. Gangs slash out one another's symbols, guns blast and obscenities blare from the weathered aluminum.
Source: The News-Press    Date: February 7, 2011
http://www.news-press.com/...

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