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80 arrested in sweep targeting gang activity (Yakima, WA): Federal prosecutors say more than 80 people have been arrested in a sweep targeting gangs in central Washington.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: November 22, 2009

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Six arrested after beating on high school campus (Redwood City, CA): Redwood City police have arrested six students after a 16-year-old student was beaten on the campus of Sequoia High School last week.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: November 22, 2009

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Modesto rolls out gang hot line (Modesto, CA): Maria Cruz, like others in her west Modesto neighborhood, is wary about giving police information about gangs. She said she and others worry about retaliation if they're seen cooperating with law enforcement.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: November 22, 2009

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Citizens group shapes renewed community effort to fight gangs (Salisbury, MD): Nancy Rendine remembers feeling safe when she moved to Salisbury in the 1970s. Residents could leave their keys in the ignition of their cars overnight with the doors unlocked.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: November 22, 2009

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As gangs get bolder, Arlington police fight back (Arlington, TX): Working an undercover surveillance detail at an east-side apartment complex, Detective Gus Klinkenberg didn’t have to wait long before the shooting started.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: November 21, 2009

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Reported Bloods gang member sentenced for drug sales in Manchester (Manchester, NH): A reported member of the Bloods street gang who relocated to Manchester to take advantage of the lucrative drug trade has been sentenced to federal prison for 11 years, federal prosecutors said yesterday.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: November 21, 2009

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Officials focus on Las Vegas gang violence (Las Vegas, NV): The murder of Officer Trevor Nettleton is shedding light on the dangers of gangs. Experts say the gang culture is found in every Las Vegas high school -- even elementary schools.
Source: KLAS 8 News    Date: November 21, 2009

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Cleveland Police make gang arrests (Cleveland, OH): The police SWAT Team rushed to a house on Hamlet late Saturday morning in response to a call about a home invasion.
Source: WTAM Newsradio 1100    Date: November 21, 2009

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Reservation gang activity on the rise (Pendleton, OR): This summer's fatal stabbing of a Native American man on Pendleton's Bedford Bridge is no reason to panic about surging native gang activity.
Source: The East Oregonian    Date: November 21, 2009

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Trial shines light on gang activity (San Angelo, TX): Court testimony in the murder of Robert Guevara, as a defense attorney promised, shone some light on the darker side of San Angelo.
Source: Standard-Times    Date: November 20, 2009

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Philosophies clash in plans for gang intervention academy (Los Angeles, CA): A city-sponsored training academy for gang intervention workers will open at least a year later than Los Angeles officials had hoped after a collision of philosophies and egos -- a hitch in the city's effort to modernize its campaign against street violence.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 19, 2009

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Alleged gang members busted (Bergen, NJ): Eight alleged members and associates of the Bloods and Crips street gangs have been arrested on drug and weapons charges by a task force from Bergen and Hudson counties and the Secret Service, authorities announced Wednesday.
Source: The Record    Date: November 19, 2009

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Teen arrested in SB triple shooting (San Bernardino, CA): A 16-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday night for a triple shooting in San Bernardino earlier this week that killed one man and wounded two others, police said.
Source: The Sun    Date: November 19, 2009

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19 alleged gang members charged with assaults, murder plots (Greenbelt, MD): Maryland authorities announced federal racketeering charges Thursday against 19 alleged members of the violent Latin Kings gang who are accused in robberies, beatings and murder plots.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: November 19, 2009

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Somerville gang threatens man on Broadway (Somerville, MA): A victim was threatened by three men on bikes at Broadway and Cutter Street on Nov. 10, according to a police report.
Source: Somerville Journal    Date: November 19, 2009

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Gangs use cell phones and social media networks to coordinate crime (Ontario, CA): These days social networking sites and cell phones are not just a place to catch up with friends. Gangs in Southern California are using them to orchestra crime, commit fraud and traffic drugs.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 19, 2009

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Franklin proposes new law to fight graffiti (Franklin, TN): Franklin's first law focused on clearing the city of graffiti would make parents pay when their kids deface others' property.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: November 18, 2009

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Mexican drug cartels recruiting TX teens (Texas): Authorities are warning northern Texas parents that Mexican drug cartels are recruiting new soldiers and killers through gangs at border-area schools and possibly throughout the state.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: November 18, 2009

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Kids told gangs gateway to death, poverty (Coachella, CA): Some kids may idolize gang members because of their glamorized portrayals in popular movies or video games, but there is nothing fun about real street gangs, which law enforcement officials call paths to nowhere.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: November 18, 2009

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Six boys arrested in King City stabbings; Two more sought (King City, CA): King City police say they have arrested six boys in a double stabbing over the weekend but are seeking two more assailants.
Source: The Californian    Date: November 18, 2009

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