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Students say 16-year-old arrested in Creston High School shooting fired warning shot as rival gang members approached (Grand Rapids, MI): Expecting to get jumped by rival gang members as school let out Monday, a 16-year-old Creston High School student left campus earlier in the day to get a gun to protect himself, classmates said.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: September 14, 2009

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Two teens arrested in Sunday attack (Santa Maria, CA): Two teenage boys were arrested this morning on suspicion of attempted homicide in the early Sunday morning beating of a Santa Maria man in what police said was a gang fight in the 200 block of West Newlove Street, according to police.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: September 14, 2009

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Investigators say Monday's Pajaro shooting was gang-related (Pijaro, CA): A 19-year-old suffered an injury to his hand when shots were fired into a gold Chevrolet Venture minivan in what investigators are calling a gang-related crime about 1:30 p.m. Monday on Ingram Court.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 14, 2009

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Md. prosecutors want tougher anti-gang law (Annapolis, MD): As soon as Maryland's Gang Prosecution Act went into effect in 2007, prosecutors in Harford County tested it, filing charges against a group that had stabbed and beaten a man.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: September 13, 2009

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Coordinating anti-gang efforts (Salinas, CA): With a flurry of anti-gang violence programs launched in Salinas during the past two years, where Ceasefire fits into the mix is still unclear.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: September 13, 2009

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A Salinas Miracle? (Salinas, CA): The room is filled with guys who have seen it all and done worse. The men — as young as 18 and as old as 34 — have been convicted of violent crimes during the past three years, and most are hard-core gang members.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: September 13, 2009

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Toppenish man hospitalized after gang-related shooting (Toppenish, WA): A young man was shot in the chest early Sunday in what police are calling a gang-related shooting.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: September 13, 2009

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Taggers keep San Bernardino school police busy (San Bernardino, CA): Taggers leave few spots unmarked on and around San Bernardino school campuses. Scrawled pen and crew names decorate curbs, sidewalks and tree trunks.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: September 12, 2009

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Gang raid nets 23 arrests in Alabama (Birmingham, AL): A four-day operation targeting street gangs in north and central Alabama ended with 23 people arrested and facing possible deportation.
Source: The Birmingham News    Date: September 12, 2009

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Gang members arrested (Escondido, CA): Five gang members were in custody and one remained at large Saturday night after they were caught painting gang graffiti on the west side of town, an Escondido police lieutenant said.
Source: North County Times    Date: September 12, 2009

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Gonzales district holds workshop on gang apparel (Gonzales, CA): Parents and students gathered Thursday night to find out why Mickey Mouse is banned from local schools.
Source: The Californian    Date: September 11, 2009

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Marshals Service tries to arrest gang involvement (Rochester, NY): When a group of elementary-age Rochester children visited an archery and sportsmen club near Buffalo this summer, they were miles — figuratively and literally — from any possible influence of city gangs.
Source: Democrat & Chronicle    Date: September 11, 2009

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Salinas police say 14-year-old shot to death (Salinas, CA): Salinas police say a 14-year-old boy has become the city's 22nd homicide of the year.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 11, 2009

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Gang activity still quiet a month after shooting (Gainesville, GA): A month has passed since a gang-related shooting killed one Hall County teen and wounded three others, and all remains quiet on the gang front.
Source: The Times    Date: September 10, 2009

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Gang initiation spurred assault of Perry man, police say (Perry, GA): A Perry man assaulted Labor Day while out for an evening walk near his home was the victim of a gang initiation, police said.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: September 10, 2009

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Teen arrested after shots fired near funeral home (Oakland, CA): Oakland police are holding a suspected gang member after shots were fired outside a funeral home.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 10, 2009

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House, machinery tagged with gang-related graffiti (Grand Ronde, OR): A Grand Ronde house and several pieces of construction equipment were tagged overnight with spray paint and black marker, officials said today.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: September 10, 2009

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Dozen 'Killers' (Hudson County, NJ): A dozen members or associates of Jersey City's 52 Hoover Street Gangsta Crips, who were based at the Booker T. Washington housing development, have been indicted on various charges including four murders and are being prosecuted under a state anti-gang statute, officials said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: September 9, 2009

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Reston gang crackdown a success, police say (Reston, VA): For the past four weeks, a 12-member Fairfax County police team roved the Reston area, netting 42 arrests as it cracked down on gang activity, police said.
Source: The Examiner    Date: September 9, 2009

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Group shows how to spot gang activity (Kansas City, MO): A Kansas City police detective taught residents of Kansas City, Mo., how to spot gangs by their tags on walls or their tattoos and clothing Tuesday night.
Source: KCTV 5 News    Date: September 9, 2009

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