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Two reported gang members arrested (Redding, CA): A 19-year-old Redding man was arrested today after reportedly threatening a rival gang member and his girlfriend outside the Shasta County Probation Office.
Source: Redding Record Searchlight    Date: September 22, 2010

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18 held in Asian gang probe (Los Angeles County, CA): Authorities targeting a San Gabriel Valley-based Asian crime syndicate arrested 18 people Wednesday indicted on drug trafficking and international marriage-fraud charges.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: September 22, 2010

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Five alleged gang members arrested at WHHS (Oakwood, GA): Five alleged gang members were arrested at West Hall High School Monday after a birthday celebration for one of them got out of hand.
Source:    Date: September 21, 2010

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Visalia City Council awards $160,000 in grants to nonprofit groups (Visalia, CA): The Visalia City Council on Monday awarded $160,000 in grants to 25 nonprofit organizations, with 90 percent of the funds earmarked for anti-gang youth programs.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: September 21, 2010

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Suspected Crips gang members rounded up in "Operation Cripland" (Denver, CO): Eleven Crips gang members or associates were arrested early Monday in the third phase of a joint federal and local crackdown on Crips street gang members in the Denver area, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Denver.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: September 21, 2010

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Gang members exchange gunfire in Fremont (Fremont, CA): Two groups of rival gang members opened fire on each other Tuesday, just a block from the Fremont Hall of Justice, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 21, 2010

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Leaving gang tough but doable (Stockton, CA): Friends of Rin Ros have said that for months before his death he talked about moving to Florida to live with cousins. The 14-year-old wanted to get away, to start fresh someplace new, they said.
Source: The Record    Date: September 20, 2010

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Gangs and drugs task force set goals for the next year (Rancho Cucamonga, CA): Local advocates urged the West End Gangs and Drug Task Force on Monday to take a broader, comprehensive approach to combat increased youth substance abuse and gang violence in San Bernardino County.
Source: The Sun    Date: September 20, 2010

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Gang in S.B. Mynisha shooting accused of wounding another girl (San Bernardino, CA): A San Bernardino gang that killed an 11-year-old girl in 2005 is now suspected in a Las Vegas robbery where a woman was killed and her 12-year-old daughter gravely wounded.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: September 20, 2010

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Pittsburg man killed, two hurt in shooting in (Pittsburg, CA): A man was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting in Pittsburg, police said Sunday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 19, 2010

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San Jose police union pushes for restoration of elite anti-gang unit (San Jose, CA): Trying to generate public pressure to force City Hall to reverse its decision, San Jose's police union Sunday lambasted Mayor Chuck Reed and the City Council for disbanding an elite anti-gang unit.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 19, 2010

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Gang violence on the rise in Lawrence, Haverhill (Lawrence, MA): A spike in gang violence in Lawrence last summer led to a yearlong FBI probe of gang activity in Lawrence and Haverhill, police Chief John Romero said.
Source: Eagle-Tribune    Date: September 19, 2010

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Urban gangs quiet but active in Vermont (Bennington, VT): They’re not flying their colors or fighting for turf, but urban gangs with familiar names like the Bloods, Crips and Latin Kings are active in Vermont and have been for years.
Source: Times Argus    Date: September 19, 2010

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Western Carolina University professors study gang violence prevention (Cullowhee, NC): Two Western Carolina University faculty members are assessing gang activity in Haywood and Buncombe counties as part of grant-funded projects in which they will provide local leaders with gang violence prevention, intervention and suppression strategies.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times    Date: September 19, 2010

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New law holds parents responsible for their children's gang crimes (Monterey Park, CA): Parents whose children are convicted of gang-related crimes will have to attend special parenting classes, a state assemblyman who authored the law said Friday.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: September 17, 2010

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Gang sweep nets 26 arrests throughout Merced County (Merced, CA): Twenty-six gang members were arrested Wednesday and Thursday in a sweep in Planada, Merced and Winton, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: September 17, 2010

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Mexicans with gang ties arrested in Calif. (Santa Maria, CA): Twelve Mexican nationals with ties to a violent street gang in California have been arrested by a federal, state and local law enforcement task force as part of an anti-gang initiative known as "Operation Community Shield," led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: September 17, 2010

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Two arrested in Sheboygan during U.S. Marshals sweep (Sheboygan, WI): Officials say two people were arrested in Sheboygan as part of a sweep by the U.S. Marshals Service, but neither appears to match the Marshals’ claim that they are "violent gang members."
Source: Sheboygan Press    Date: September 17, 2010

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Tampa gang member accused of gunning down friend (Tampa, FL): A Tampa gang member was arrested Thursday in connection to a fatal shooting in April near a soccer field, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: September 17, 2010

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100 officers target gang activity during sweep (Bakersfield, CA): A task force of 100 officers swooped down Friday morning on a primarily Hispanic street gang based in east Bakersfield, making 11 arrests and seizing guns and drugs, the Kern County Sheriff's Department announced.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: September 17, 2010

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