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ACLU files lawsuit over gang injunction (Santa Ana, CA): The American Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday it has filed a federal lawsuit against the Orange County district attorney's office and Orange police over an injunction that forbids members of an area gang from associating in public, among other things.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 23, 2009

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New approach to fighting Boone County gangs (Boone County, IL): The Boone County State's Attorney says after a five year surge in gang activity, from graffiti to gun violence, this summer was quieter than usual.
Source: WIFR 23 News    Date: September 23, 2009

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Man charged with murder in SF gang-related death (San Francsico, CA): Prosecutors say a 19-year-old man is being charged with murder in the slaying of one of two men gunned down at a San Francisco pizza parlor in what police call a gang revenge killing.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 23, 2009

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Richmond gangs involved in Hayward mall gunfire (Hayward, CA): Nine men arrested after a shopping center shootout last Friday are connected to rival gangs based in Richmond, police said, and most are now out on bail while investigators sort out what happened.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: September 23, 2009

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S.F. police try to head off Mission gang war (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco police redoubled enforcement efforts in the Mission District on Monday after a pair of shootings on the same street over the weekend left three men dead, including a Norteño gang member who had been repeatedly cited for violating the city's gang injunction.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 22, 2009

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Friday shooting was gang related, police say (Moline, IL): Two reputed gang members are facing felony charges in connection with the shooting of a 17-year-old rival gang member Friday on the Moline-Rock Island border, authorities said.
Source: The Quad-City Times    Date: September 22, 2009

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Providence gang feud leaves five wounded (Providence, RI): A simmering feud among several street gangs erupted in violence this weekend and left five people, including a pregnant teenage girl, with gunshot wounds although none of them are considered life-threatening.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: September 22, 2009

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Cops smash drug ring and seize 33 reputed Bloods (Orange, NJ): Every morning, drug addicts lined up for their fix in the Dr. Walter G. Alexander complex in Orange, cutting deals with Bloods members in graffiti-scrawled hallways.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: September 22, 2009

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Judge teaching children how to stay away from gangs (Salt Lake City, UT): A juvenile court judge spoke to an auditorium filled with concerned parents Tuesday night about keeping kids out of gangs.
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: September 22, 2009

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Sacramento schools receive grant for gang prevention (Sacramento, CA): A $500,000 grant in federal funds for the Sacramento City Unified School District to keep teens away from gang involvement was announced today by Rep. Doris Matsui, D-Sacramento.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 22, 2009

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Gang-related stabbing at Puyallup Fair; shooting near fairgrounds (Puyallup, WA): Puyallup police handled a stabbing inside the Puyallup Fair and shooting outside the fairgrounds over the weekend, both of which appear to be gang related.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: September 21, 2009

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Eight people shot in rash of weekend gang violence (Houston, TX): Houston’s ongoing gang wars claimed more lives Sunday as two innocent bystanders were caught in the crossfire.
Source: KHOU 11 News    Date: September 21, 2009

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Three males shot, two fatally during suspected gang shooting in Pacoima (Pacoima, CA): Three males were shot, two fatally during a suspected gang shooting in Pacoima Sunday afternoon, LAPD Det. Pat Barron said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: September 21, 2009

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Salinas, Monterey County seek gang-stopping cash (Salinas, CA): The Monterey County Board of Supervisors and the Salinas City Council hope a new, joint plan outlining the community's funding needs will help snag more federal and state money for anti-gang programs.
Source: The Californian    Date: September 21, 2009

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Shooting victim was alleged gang member (Newark, NJ): An 18-year-old Newark man shot to death Friday night in the city's West Ward was an alleged gang member in the midst of an apparent drug turf war, authorities said yesterday.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: September 20, 2009

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Two die in gunfire after gang-related fistfight (San Francisco, CA): A gang-related fistfight at a Mission District pizzeria erupted into gunfire Sunday afternoon, leaving two men dead of multiple gunshot wounds and a third man injured, authorities said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 20, 2009

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Separate weekend shootings kill two, injure four (Los Angeles, CA): One man was killed and three people were wounded in separate gang-related shootings in Westlake over the weekend, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 20, 2009

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Gang database: Just how accurate, how fair? (St. Paul, MN): It's called GangNet, but it snares people who are not gang members. It was created about the same time as a state gang database, but it's six times larger and its standards are less exacting than the state list.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: September 20, 2009

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Gang tension spills over into violence (Newman, CA): Two suspects are in custody following a string of gang-related incidents which started with a Sept. 5 shooting and led to a spree that included an assault with a tire iron, an attempted home invasion in which shots were fired and two convenience store robberies, police say.
Source: The West Index    Date: September 19, 2009

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City weighs recruiting ex-gang members to combat crime (Jackson, TN): A Jackson councilman wants to import a program from Chicago that helps curb violence by employing former gang members and other people who can connect with those involved in street crime.
Source: The Jackson Sun    Date: September 19, 2009

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