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Female El Monte gang member held woman at gunpoint for car, officials say (Covina, CA): Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies said they have arrested a female El Monte gang member who is accused of holding a 22-year-old woman at gunpoint and trying to force her to sign over a car.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 3, 2010
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/...

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Defunct Twin Cities gang unit long in disarray (Minneapolis, MN): As far back as 2002, Minneapolis police officials worried that Metro Gang Strike Force officers were mishandling evidence yet did nothing to address the problems.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: December 3, 2010
http://www.twincities.com/...

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South Modesto shootout due to gang feud (Modesto, CA): Stanislaus County sheriff's deputies returned in force Wednesday to a south Modesto neighborhood about 18 hours after a gunbattle that frightened residents and locked down two schools.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: December 2, 2010
http://www.modbee.com/...

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Gangster ordered to stay behind bars (Calgary, AB): One of the principals involved in a gang-related shootout in Calgary is staying behind bars after authorities denied his parole application.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: December 2, 2010
http://www2.canada.com/...

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Oregon's largest city aims laws at gun violence (Portland, OR) : The Portland City Council has approved laws aimed at curbing gun violence, although critics question whether the ordinances are constitutional and say they may unfairly target young blacks.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: December 2, 2010
http://www.statesmanjournal.com/...

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Gang responsible for Red Rock graffiti (Las Vegas, NV): It could be a while before the graffiti mess out at Red Rock is cleaned up. BLM officials say they're working with local tribes to clean and restore the pre-historic art panels after vandals tagged them with spray-paint.
Source: KTNV 13 News    Date: December 2, 2010
http://www.ktnv.com/...

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Recent north Des Moines gunfire brings fresh dose of unease (Des Moines, IA): A recent spate of gunfire in north-central Des Moines neighborhoods has rattled residents and raised concerns that the incidents could escalate and detract from hard-fought revitalization efforts.
Source: The Des Moines Register    Date: December 2, 2010
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/...

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Proposed Fruitvale gang injunction draws protest as court hearing is postponed (Oakland, CA): Forty people accused by the city attorney of being dangerous gang members will have to pay almost $1,000 in court fees simply to show up and defend themselves and are not legally entitled to a public defender, an attorney fighting a proposed gang injunction said Thursday.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: December 2, 2010
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Five suspected gang leaders arrested in El Mirage (El Mirage, AZ): Escalating violence in El Mirage neighborhoods led state and local authorities to arrest five people suspected of being street gang leaders and two others early Thursday.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: December 2, 2010
http://www.azcentral.com/...

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Girls charged with street gang terrorism (Albany, GA): Four teenage girls are charged with street gang terrorism after one was beaten in a gang initiation at Dougherty High School.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: December 2, 2010
http://www.walb.com/...

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List of "rules" found in street gang leader's home (Montreal, QC): Sentencing arguments have begun in a drug trafficking case involving the reputed leader of one of the more notorious street gangs in Montreal.
Source: The Gazette    Date: December 2, 2010
http://www.montrealgazette.com/...

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Two arrested in Fresno double shooting (Fresno, CA): Fresno police have arrested two Bulldog gang members they believe are responsible for shooting two people the day after Thanksgiving, including a 10-year-old boy who was shot in the face and lost an eye.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: December 2, 2010
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Public would be informed of gang activity under bill waiting for governor's OK (Gloucester County, NJ): Legislation sponsored by Assembly Law and Public Safety Chairman Gordon Johnson to ensure the public is informed of gang activity in their community has received final legislative approval.
Source: Gloucester County Times    Date: December 2, 2010
http://www.nj.com/...

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Gang task force gaining momentum in Salinas (Salinas, CA): City leaders, law enforcement, parents, students and community members gathered for a third time this year to brainstorm ideas on how to reduce gang violence in Salinas. If interest serves as a gauge, the group is making progress.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: December 1, 2010
http://www.thecalifornian.com/...

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Visalia homicides down this year (Visalia, CA): The year started off bloody for Visalia, with three homicides in the first nine days of January. It seems, however, that 2010 will end on a better note when it comes to violence.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: December 1, 2010
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Syracuse toddler's death blamed on gang revenge (Syracuse, NY): A 20-month-old boy lost his life over the weekend in a shooting war between two South Side gangs, Syracuse police Chief Frank Fowler said Tuesday.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: December 1, 2010
http://www.syracuse.com/...

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Western Pa. man charged in gang-related killing (New Castle, PA): A man has died in a shooting police say may be related to tensions between gangs in one western Pennsylvania town and Detroit.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 1, 2010
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Gang presence obvious (Lincoln, CA): The presence of Lincoln gangs lately can be seen by graffiti on fences and walls throughout Lincoln. "There is not much gang violence in Lincoln but there are gang members here," Lincoln interim Police Chief Joel Neves said.
Source: Lincoln News Messenger    Date: December 1, 2010
http://lincolnnewsmessenger.com/...

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Sun helps launch anti-gang video contest for B.C. high school students (Vancouver, BC): Anti-gang educational programs must target younger kids to combat the continuing gang problem in B.C., Sgt. Shinder Kirk of the Gang Task Force said Monday.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: November 30, 2010
http://www.vancouversun.com/...

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Yuma police arrest four teens for armed robbery (Yuma, AZ): Authorities have arrested four teenagers in connection with an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday afternoon in Yuma, police said.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: November 30, 2010
http://www.azcentral.com/...

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