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Tacoma's Park Avenue neighborhood battles gang graffiti (Tacoma, WA): Residents in the Park Avenue neighborhood in Tacoma's South End are in a battle. The enemy: gang graffiti.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: August 12, 2009

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Three men arrested in Hinton Street drive-by shooting (Clayton, NC): A Clayton man is among three people who are facing charges stemming from another incident involving shots fired on Hinton Street last week.
Source: The Clayton News-Star    Date: August 12, 2009

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Teen gang members arrested on first day of school (Gainesville, GA): Two admitted gang members were arrested at Gainesville High School the first day of classes after the two became involved in a verbal altercation.
Source:    Date: August 12, 2009

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Symposium highlights gang problem in Anderson (Anderson, SC): Anderson County Council member Gracie Floyd says Anderson’s gang activity is shocking. Floyd attended a meeting Tuesday night at the Fusion Warehouse in Anderson and listened to a policeman describe THE problem.
Source: Anderson Independent Mail    Date: August 12, 2009

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Orem delays gang-loitering ordinance (Orem, UT): City officials want to meet with the Alpine School Board before declaring public schools as off-limits to gang loitering.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 12, 2009

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Five suspected gang members arrested in San Rafael (San Rafael, CA): Five suspected gang members, including three juveniles, were arrested Tuesday in connection with a stick beating at an apartment complex in the Canal neighborhood of San Rafael.
Source: Marin Independent Journal    Date: August 12, 2009

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Lawmaker urges U.S. standards for gang intervention workers (Los Angeles, CA): Officials on Monday unveiled a federal bill that would create national standards and accountability for gang intervention workers as part of a Los Angeles-based effort to professionalize the growing and controversial field.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 11, 2009

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Ottumwa Police: Zero tolerance for gangs (Ottumwa, IA): An Ottumwa police officer is back at work after four Ottumwa residents associated with a Hispanic street gang brutally attacked him causing facial and head injuries.
Source: KTVO 3 News    Date: August 11, 2009

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Feds charge more than 100 in SC drug roundup (Columbia, SC): Federal and local agents have charged more than 100 people on federal drug, weapon and immigration violations in what they called a vast conspiracy in South Carolina, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: The Sun News    Date: August 11, 2009

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Northern NJ jail locked down after inmates brawl (Elizabeth, NJ): Officials say inmates at a northern New Jersey jail were placed on lockdown after two large fights broke out over the weekend.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: August 11, 2009

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Two suspected gang members arrested with semiautomatic weapons in New Brunswick (New Brunswick, NJ): Two North Brunswick men suspected of selling guns in the city were arrested Saturday, police said Monday.
Source: Home News Tribune    Date: August 11, 2009

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Gang members arrested for pimping young girl (Las Vegas, NV): Police have arrested four men who claim to be members of a local gang. They're charged with some very serious crimes, including kidnapping and forcing a child to work as a prostitute.
Source: KVBC News 3    Date: August 11, 2009

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Hennepin County cities join together to fight gangs (Hennepin County, MN): A new effort to fight gang activity in Hennepin County is taking shape. The Hennepin County Sheriff's department and the county's city police chiefs said their departments will meet bi-weekly to talk about strategies and to coordinate anti-gang activity, according to Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek.
Source: Minnesota Public Radio    Date: August 10, 2009

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Officer attacked by gang members in Ottumwa (Ottumwa, IA): Four people are in custody after an Ottumwa police officer was assaulted Sunday morning in what officials are calling a gang attack.
Source: The Ottumwa Courier    Date: August 10, 2009

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Police seek suspects in Santa Ana stabbing (Santa Ana, CA): Authorities are looking for four to six possible gang members who they think stabbed a man several times early Sunday after learning he was not affiliated with a gang, they said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 10, 2009

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Fresno killings gang related (Fresno, TX): Two brothers are found shot to death in Fresno. Fort Bend County Sheriff's investigators say one of the men was in a well-known street gang.
Source: KRIV FOX 26 News    Date: August 10, 2009

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Arrests made in gang investigation (Marlboro County, SC): Monday, the Marlboro County Sheriff's Office and the Bennettsville Police Department announced the arrests of seven more suspected gang members.
Source: WPDE NewsChannel 15    Date: August 10, 2009

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South Park shooting over gang graffiti (Seattle, WA): The 16-year-old boy believed to have been behind the wheel during a Sunday shooting in South Park allegedly told police he and fellow attackers are gang members who targeted other gang members that had cross out their tags.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: August 10, 2009

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No Gangs: Boxing club will provide youths an alternative (Hickory, NC): When Eddie Mitchell, Hickory Dickory Dock's general manager, saw that Hickory's young people were being drawn into gang activity, he decided to get involved by introducing them to a sport he has always loved -- boxing.
Source: Winston-Salem Journal    Date: August 10, 2009

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Gang influence questioned after inmates' deaths (McAlester, OK): Relatives of 3 inmates who died last month at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary are questioning whether gangs control the state's maximum security prison.
Source: News On 6    Date: August 9, 2009

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