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Detroit teen charged in shooting of girl, 13 (Detroit, MI): A 16-year-old teen has been charged with assault with intent to murder after police say he critically wounded a 13-year-old girl who was an innocent bystander during a gang-related shooting.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: August 31, 2009

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Modesto police arrest four after double homicide (Modesto, CA): Four suspects are in custody after two men were shot and killed in what Modesto police say was a gang-related shooting.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: August 31, 2009

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Police arrest four in double-fatal shooting (Richmond, CA): Police have arrested four men believed to have been involved in a gang-related shooting that left two people dead at a Richmond restaurant Sunday evening.
Source: KPIX CBS 5     Date: August 31, 2009

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City police arrest four juveniles (Cordele, GA): Juvenile offenders continue to be a headache for Cordele Police Department officers who late this past week wound up arresting four teen-agers on various charges.
Source: Cordele Dispatch    Date: August 31, 2009

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Officials call for community response to gangs (Carlsbad, NM): Drive-by shootings have struck the community on a weekly basis, sometimes multiple times a night, according to the police department.
Source: Current-Argus    Date: August 31, 2009

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Windsor police arrest man in gang-related activities (Windsor, VA): Town police say they have made an arrest that uncovers an effort to form a Bloods gang in this normally quiet town in rural Isle of Wight County.
Source: Daily Press    Date: August 30, 2009

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Prosecutions cripple gang (Butler County, OH): Members of the Riverside 500 Blood gang are still out there, but the gang has been crippled now that 14 members have been prosecuted, Butler County officials say.
Source: The Enquirer    Date: August 30, 2009

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Residents raise crime concerns with Harris County sheriff (Harris County, TX): West Harris County residents told Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and his staff at an Aug. 29 town-hall meeting in Katy that they needed help with graffiti and gangs.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: August 30, 2009

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Governor says law enforcement needs help from the community on gangs (Salisbury, NC): Gov. Bev Perdue on Friday told mayors of the largest North Carolina cities that eliminating gang activity from a community requires a combination of law enforcement and early prevention
Source: Salisbury Post    Date: August 29, 2009

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Shannon speaks about anti-gang initiative (Harrisonburg, VA): Attorney General candidate Steve Shannon visited downtown Harrisonburg today to share his new anti-gang initiative.
Source: WHSV 3 News    Date: August 29, 2009

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Minn. dad hit son over shirt color (St. Paul, MN): A Minnesota man is accused of ripping off his 4-year-old son's shirt and hitting him for wearing a rival gang's color.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: August 29, 2009

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Police plan presentation on gangs in the area (Oshkosh, WI): The Oshkosh Police Department will hold a community meeting about gangs and that will give residents information they need in order to identify them and explain what strategies can be employed to help reduce the chances of gangs becoming more of a problem in Oshkosh.
Source: Oshkosh Northwestern    Date: August 29, 2009

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Top 6 gang member is suspect in numerous shootings (Palm Beach County, FL): Jimmy "J-Black" Gilles, the Top 6 gang member accused of a double shooting outside a Lake Worth restaurant in 2006 is also a suspect in numerous shootings, a sheriff's detective told a judge today.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: August 29, 2009

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Greenville County summer gang sweep yields guns, drugs (Greenville County, SC): A task force that targets Greenville County gangs every summer made 184 arrests this year, while seizing 16 handguns, more than $19,000 in cash and an array of drugs, Sheriff Steve Loftis said Thursday.
Source: The Greenville News    Date: August 28, 2009

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Instead of handcuffs, Houston tries fighting street gangs with lawsuits (Houston, TX): Criminal street gang members are facing a different kind of initiation in Houston, this time from prosecutors who are trying a new tactic.
Source: Examiner    Date: August 28, 2009

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Major drug bust in Sioux Falls (Sioux Falls, SD): 51 grams of crack cocaine and $6,400 in cash, all taken off the streets by the Sioux Falls Narcotics Task Force.
Source: KSFY News    Date: August 28, 2009

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Fugitive gang member arrested in Louisiana (Wichita, KS): The last of 28 suspected Crips gang members indicted two years ago on racketeering charges has been arrested in northwest Louisiana and will be returned to Kansas to stand trail, authorities said today.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: August 28, 2009

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Indictments sweep up gang members in South Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ) : The FBI Violent Street Gang Task Force and the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office announced the execution of 14 search warrants and the indictment of over 100 gang members.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: August 28, 2009

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Victim's sister asks why MS-13 gang members beat up, shot her brother (Houston, TX): Police say Joel Martinez was attacked outside a nightclub because of the clothes he was wearing, but his sister doesn’t think that’s a good enough reason for at least nine MS-13 gang members to beat up and kill her brother.
Source: KHOU 11 News    Date: August 28, 2009

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Yonkers gangs flaunt guns on Web (Yonkers, NY): Street gangs in the city's southwest have posted audio slide shows of their members on the Internet flashing handguns and other weapons.
Source: The Journal News    Date: August 28, 2009

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