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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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Fairfield makes first gang injunction bust (Fairfield, CA): Fairfield police made their first arrest during the weekend in connection with the city's preliminary gang injunction, officials said.
Source: The Reporter    Date: September 9, 2009

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Looking to get tougher on West Side gang activity (San Antonio, TX): The Bexar County district attorney's office will today seek what could become the lengthiest gang injunction in San Antonio, hoping a judge will grant it a temporary injunction against 25 suspected gang members that can lead to a five-year ban from the Lincoln Heights Courts area.
Source: Express-News    Date: September 9, 2009

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Police hunting graffiti vandals (Athens, GA): Athens-Clarke police are tracking down a group of men who apparently have spent the past month vandalizing buildings and property throughout the county.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: September 9, 2009

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Gang task force rounds up fight suspects (Leesburg, VA): When the residents of quiet Shenandoah Street in Leesburg's Brandon townhouse community witnessed a swarm of heavily armed local and federal law enforcement officers pour into their neighborhood Sept. 3 they were unaware the operation was just one part of a coordinated effort to round up suspects from a gang fight a month earlier.
Source: Leesburg Today    Date: September 9, 2009

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Mayoral candidates tackle gang issue (Albuquerque, NM): The issues of gangs and crime are taking the spotlight in the race for mayor of Albuquerque. Albuquerque police say there are about 100 gangs operating in the city.
Source: KOB Eyewitness News 4    Date: September 9, 2009

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Gang crime not increasing (Salt Lake City, UT): A new report released by Salt Lake City police on Wednesday claims gang activity in the city is not on the rise. The 40-page document titled "2008 Report to the Community" highlights work done in Police Department divisions such as homicide, robbery, domestic violence and vice.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 9, 2009

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