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18th Street gang members arrested on racketeering charges (Los Angeles, CA): About a dozen 18th Street gang members and an attorney who allegedly served as an intermediary between the gang and the Mexican Mafia were arrested early this morning by federal agents and local police, according to a law enforcement official familiar with the case.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 16, 2009

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Firearm seizures and gang activity on the rise (Madison, WI): When Deandre Bernard, 16, allegedly gunned down 17-year-old Karamee Collins on June 9, he reportedly used a .22-caliber handgun that had been stolen from a residence that same day.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: June 16, 2009

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LA city attorney seeks gang injunction at school (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles' top prosecutor has asked for a gang injunction to restrict the activities of four gangs around a high school.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: June 16, 2009

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Feds unseal indictment against LA street gang (Los Angeles, CA): A clique of the 18th Street gang for years terrorized a neighborhood west of downtown and ran a campaign of violence and extortion that included the murder of a 3-week-old baby, federal prosecutors charged in an indictment unsealed Tuesday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: June 16, 2009

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Gang Infighting: When members attack each other, bystanders often pay (Modesto, CA): It's not just turf wars between rival gangs that lead to violence anymore: Stanislaus County law enforcement officials say they are seeing more fights between members of the same gang.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: June 15, 2009

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Fresno gang sweep follows fatal shooting (Fresno, CA): Police officers completed an anti-gang operation in southwest Fresno Sunday that was launched after a shooting Thursday that left two men dead.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: June 15, 2009

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Baptism in Bronx marred by gang shooting that critically wounds teen (Bronx, NY): A Bronx baptism turned into holy hell Sunday when gang thugs opened fire, critically wounding a teen and sending scores of revelers diving for cover, cops said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: June 15, 2009

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Salinas man stabbed leaving for work (Salinas, CA): A 21-year-old Salinas man leaving for work was stabbed this morning after four males drove up and challenged him about a gang affiliation, police said.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: June 15, 2009

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Gangs battle at birthday party (Bridgeport, CT): Gunfire erupted at an East Side church hall during a birthday party Friday night as gangs from opposite sides of the city squared off, police said.
Source: Connecticut Post    Date: June 15, 2009

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Arundel residents pleased with crackdown on crime (Anne Arundel County, MD): North County residents say they are pleased with the recent monthlong crackdown on crime in the area where Brooklyn Park abuts Baltimore.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: June 14, 2009

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Proposed Springfield bylaw targets street gang recruitment (Springfield, MA): Neighborhood meetings will be held across the city to discuss a proposed ordinance aimed at combating gang recruitment.
Source: The Republican    Date: June 14, 2009

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Shots fired at hotel as gang members brawl (Carlsbad, CA): Shots were fired into the Marriott Resident Inn in Carlsbad when a fight broke out at a party there early Saturday morning, police said. No one was hit by the gunfire.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 13, 2009

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Suspected gang members arrested in SW Idaho (Nampa, ID): Canyon and Ada county law enforcement officials arrested five suspected gang members late last week in what they said was a cocaine and weapons-trafficking bust.
Source: The Olympian    Date: June 13, 2009

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Multi-agency unit to replace gang task force temporarily (St. Paul, MN): At the recommendation of the Metro Gang Strike Force Review Panel and in light of new findings from the Office of the Legislative Auditor, state Public Safety Commissioner Michael Campion, along with several metro-area police departments and sheriffs offices, announced today the creation of a temporary, multi-jurisdictional law enforcement unit designed specifically to combat gang violence in the Twin Cities this summer.
Source: Shakopee Valley News    Date: June 12, 2009

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Ripon police arrest two gang members after fight (Ripon, CA): Police reported today that they arrested two gang members after a fight several days ago.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: June 12, 2009

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Police chase ends with gang arrests (Chula Vista, CA): Three teenage gang members were in custody Friday after leading officers on a high-speed chase in a stolen vehicle in Chula Vista, a police spokesman said.
Source: XETV San Diego 6 News    Date: June 12, 2009

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15-year-old was first to enroll in local gang program (Rock Hill, SC): Nearly three months before her fatal stand-off with Rock Hill Police, 15-year-old Yvette Williams had enrolled in a program to help young people get out of gangs.
Source: The Herald    Date: June 11, 2009

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Gang members on 'holiday' arrested at Studio City club (Studio City, CA): Several gang members celebrating a “gang holiday” were taken into custody today for warrants and parole violations during a police raid at a nightclub in Studio City, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 11, 2009

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Gilroy woman shot in drive-by gang attack (Gilroy, CA): A 19-year-old Gilroy woman was seriously injured Tuesday when several suspects in a vehicle opened fire outside a home in what was likely a gang-related shooting, according to police.
Source: KPIX CBS 5    Date: June 11, 2009

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Authorities say targeting gangs has been successful (Asheville, NC): A coordinated and focused attack on gang activity has resulted in a sharp drop in gun incidents in the Asheville area, authorities said today.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times    Date: June 11, 2009

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