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Man, 39, found beaten in Hollister (Hollister, CA): A 39-year-old Hollister man is in critical condition at a Bay Area hospital after he was injured in a gang-related attack, police said.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: January 5, 2011
http://www.ksbw.com/...

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Police slash Middle Tenn. gang crimes (Nashville, TN): Police say efforts in 2010 paid off in battling the estimated 2,500 to 3,000 gang members in at least 14 gangs in and around Nashville.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: January 4, 2011
http://www.tennessean.com/...

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Saginaw crime numbers drop (Saginaw, MI): Saginaw's latest investigation into gang activity has lead to eight arrests while the search continues for one more suspect.
Source: WJRT ABC 12 News    Date: January 4, 2011
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Long Beach Police Department announces lowest murder rates since 1971 (Long Beach, CA): Murder rates dropped to near 40-year lows and for the first time the Long Beach Police Department can boast a 90 percent rate for cleared murder cases.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: January 4, 2011
http://www.presstelegram.com/...

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Murder rate in LA hits four-decade low (Los Angeles, CA): For the first time in more than four decades, Los Angeles finished the year with fewer than 300 murders as crime continued to fall for a ninth year, officials announced Tuesday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 4, 2011
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Attorney General Rob McKenna seeks tough anti-gang law (Tacoma, WA) : Washington’s attorney general wants to have legal power to crack down on gangs that prosecutors in California already possess.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: January 3, 2011
http://www.thenewstribune.com/...

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County looks to clean up graffiti issue (San Luis Obispo, CA): With one eye aimed at monitoring gangs and the other eye on aesthetics, the county is about to introduce an anti-graffiti ordinance.
Source: The Tribune    Date: January 3, 2011
http://www.sanluisobispo.com/...

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October sees 20th straight month of drop in crime rate despite jump in gang violence (Manteca, CA): A surge in year-end felony-level property crimes - a regular holiday occurrence - won’t likely break Manteca’s string of 20 months of double-digit drops in the crime rate.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: January 3, 2011
http://www.mantecabulletin.com/...

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Gangs aren't always easy to see (Panama City, FL): Gangs might not look or act the same everywhere, but they are everywhere. The number of gangs and their membership is continuing to rise in Florida, according to the annual Florida Gang Reduction Strategy report released by Florida’s Office of the Attorney General on Dec. 22.
Source: The News Herald    Date: January 3, 2011
http://www.newsherald.com/...

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Calgary homicide rate drops (Calgary, AB): Calgary's homicide rate took a sharp nosedive in 2010 and police are pointing to a decrease in gang violence as a factor. There were 15 homicides in 2010, compared to 26 in 2009, and 34 in 2008. It's the lowest number posted since 2003.
Source: CBC News    Date: January 3, 2011
http://www.cbc.ca/...

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Watsonville police say stabbing victim had dropped out of a gang (Watsonville, CA): As police searched for leads Monday in the stabbing death of Jose Alfredo Coronel, friends and family gathered on the sidewalk where he was killed to mourn their loss.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: January 3, 2011
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Police: Maple Valley teen who shot two a Juggalo gang member (Maple Valley, WA): A Maple Valley man teen accused of shooting two other youths on a popular walking trail has been charged with first-degree assault.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: January 3, 2011
http://www.seattlepi.com/...

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Gang assault linked to four stopped in pickup (Buffalo, NY): Four men were arrested early Saturday following a gang assault on a 17-year-old male outside a Main Street tavern, police said.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: January 2, 2011
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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New program hopes to keep kids safe from bullying, gangs (Muskogee, OK): Police and school officials hope the implementation of a new program will provide kids with tools they need to become responsible adults. The Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT) program is to begin on a trial basis at Muskogee schools. The program will be facilitated by police.
Source: Muskogee Phoenix    Date: January 2, 2011
http://muskogeephoenix.com/...

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Police arrest woman in gun, drug sweep (Daytona Beach, FL): Police arrested a fugitive Friday morning on a slew of warrants issued during a crackdown on stolen guns and drugs dealt throughout the city.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal     Date: January 1, 2011
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Suspect sought in 'drug-rip' home invasion in Prince George (Prince George, BC): Police in Prince George are investigating an apparent "drug-rip" home invasion. Officers were called to a home in the 1600-block Juniper Street Friday morning, after occupants reported a man had burst into the home with a "large-edged weapon," demanding drugs, Cpl. Craig Douglass said.
Source: The Province    Date: January 1, 2011
http://www.theprovince.com/...

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NJ sees sharp spike in homicides (Newark, NJ): Homicides rose by 15 percent in New Jersey last year, marking the first time in four years that the state saw an annual increase in slayings, according to anewspaper's survey of county prosecutor's offices.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: January 1, 2011
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Tracy police probe gang-related violence (Tracy, CA): Tracy police are seeking information regarding three gang-related incidents of violence.
Source: The Record    Date: December 31, 2010
http://www.recordnet.com/...

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One shot, one arrested in Tri-City gang shooting (Kennewick, WA): A Pasco man accused of shooting a rival gang member in the stomach Thursday afternoon has been involved in at least three other gang clashes in the Tri-Cities in two years.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: December 31, 2010
http://www.thenewstribune.com/...

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Three men injured in fight police believe to be gang related (Oxnard, CA): Three unidentified males were injured during a fight believed to be gang related about midnight Friday in Oxnard, according to the Oxnard Police Department.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: December 31, 2010
http://www.vcstar.com/...

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