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Fatal stabbing may be linked to gang feuds, police say (Manassas, VA): Targeted stabbings in Manassas on Friday and Saturday - one fatal - appear to be linked to disputes between two rival Hispanic gangs, violence that has spurred investigations by local police and the Northern Virginia Gang Task Force.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: November 22, 2010

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Seven arrested in South Monterey County gang sweep (Monterey County, CA): The latest gang sweep in south Monterey County — the fifth suppression operation in three months — netted seven arrests over the weekend.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: November 22, 2010

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Fatal shooting in NE Harris Co. likely gang-related (Houston, TX): A shooting that left one man dead tonight in northeast Harris County appears to be gang-related, authorities said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: November 22, 2010

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Victim stabs attacker during possible gang-related brawl in Grayslake (Grayslake, IL): An Antioch man was stabbed in the chest after allegedly attacking another man with wooden table legs in what appears to be a gang-related fight, Grayslake police said Monday.
Source: TribLocal    Date: November 22, 2010

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17-year-old injured in gang-related Atwater shooting (Atwater, CA): A 17-year-old juvenile is recovering after a shooting reported Friday in the 1300 block of High Street, Atwater police reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: November 22, 2010

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Police say Saturday's killing is gang-related (Macon, GA): Macon Police say the shooting that killed a 20-year-old Macon man and wounded a teenager late Saturday night is gang-related.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: November 22, 2010

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Police say Sunday night shooting in Alice is gang-related (Corpus Christi, TX) : Two Alice men were shot shortly before midnight Sunday, in what Alice police say was a gang-related incident.
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times    Date: November 22, 2010

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Nine-Trey Headbustas member admits helping to kill street gang leader (New Brunswick, NJ): When members of the Nine Trey Headbustas Bloods street gang didn’t like how their set was operating in New Brunswick, they decided to get rid of the leader.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: November 22, 2010

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W. Sac wants gang injunction, but jury out on whether they work (Sacramento, CA): Do gang injunctions work? For the past five months, lawyers have been arguing in Yolo Superior Court whether West Sacramento needs a permanent injunction to fight the alleged street gang known as the Broderick Boys.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: November 21, 2010

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Arrests weaken West Dallas' infamous Gator Boyz gang, police say (Dallas, TX): For 10 years, police say, the West Side Gator Boyz were one of Dallas' most notorious street gangs. Born from the surprising merger of Crips and Bloods – the Hatfields and McCoys of modern-day street gangs – the Gator Boyz dominated the drug trade in West Dallas, authorities say.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: November 21, 2010

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Police battle loose gang structures as some members fight to get out (East Chicago, IN): Scars from 13 bullet wounds pepper Brandon's body -- brutal reminders of his life as a Gangster Disciple. The East Chicago native thought he'd be dead by now.
Source: The Times    Date: November 21, 2010

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Group's gang-prevention efforts in St. Paul end (St. Paul, MN): Large groups of kids were hanging out in a St. Paul park last summer. They were unattended, and some would fight. Police had to be called in, and neighbors were upset.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: November 21, 2010

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City models Safe Streets plan (Annapolis, MD): When their city was nearly labeled the most violent in Maryland, Annapolis officials implemented a pilot program that has since drastically reduced crime and projected the potency of multiagency partnerships in a big way.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: November 21, 2010

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Tri-City Drug Task Force gets new designation (Hastings, NE): Gangs beware. The US department of Justice approved the Tri–City drug task force with a "Safe Streets Designation." That means the group will have ramped up resources to pursue not only drug cases in the region, but organized crime and violence cases.
Source: KHAS-TV 5 News     Date: November 21, 2010

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Utah lacks law defining what constitutes a gang member (Ogden, UT): Members of an Ogden street gang who are the subjects of an injunction designed to stop them from gathering in certain public spaces may find a solid defense if they land in court: Utah has no law defining what constitutes a gang member.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: November 20, 2010

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Gang-Free Initiative seeks answers (Yakima, WA): On a recent Saturday morning, a group of prominent Yakima leaders gathered to meet the man they hope will lead the city in what many would call the fight of its life: To end gang violence and its grip on many of the city's youth.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: November 20, 2010

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Man killed, two others injured in Salinas shooting (Salinas, CA): A man was killed and two other people were injured in an apparent gang-related shooting in Salinas on Friday evening, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 20, 2010

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Neb. gang raids yield 12 arrests, promises of more (Grand Island, NE): A massive central Nebraska raid may have decapitated a violent gang, but officials say they have no plans to let up and allow the group to thrive again in the Plains manufacturing and retail hub of Grand Island.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: November 19, 2010

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Stopping gang violence thrust into spotlight (Norwalk, CT): A cross section of Norwalk residents and officials sat down at City Hall on Thursday night to tackle the problem of gang violence.
Source: The Hour    Date: November 19, 2010

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Neighbors of Pier Park surprised by allegations of gang activity (Grand Island, NE): Stephanie Schulte sees Pier Park nearly every day. As the principal of Dodge Elementary School across the street, she watches families play on the playground, people walking around the hike-and-bike trail and a lot of teams playing sports.
Source: The Grand Island Independent    Date: November 19, 2010

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