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Gang trio arrested in SE Fresno robbery (Fresno, CA): Fresno police arrested three gang members after a strong-arm robbery in southeast Fresno on Wednesday night.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: May 7, 2009

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Newly revamped task force now targets gangs (Gloucester, VA): Having choked a methamphetamine problem threatening the Middle Peninsula earlier this decade, public safety officials have a new target: street gangs.
Source: Daily Press    Date: May 7, 2009

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Police look to students to help fight gangs (Salinas, CA): Salinas' new police chief said he is looking to students to help curb the city's gang-violence problem.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: May 7, 2009

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Judge rules D.A. went too far with gang injunction (Orange County, CA): An Orange County judge rejected issuing a preliminary gang injunction against four people on Thursday, ruling that the district attorney failed to prove they were gang members.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 7, 2009

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Cops, feds crack down on Westside gang, charge 18 in sweep (Orlando, FL): Eighteen members and associates of the Westside gang — responsible for bringing millions of dollars of cocaine and marijuana into Central Florida — have been charged following a multi-agency sweep, state officials announced Tuesday.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: May 6, 2009

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Old gang tattoo may have prompted attack (Madison, WI): A former gang member was attacked at a south-side restaurant apparently because of a gang affiliation tattoo he had on his arm, Madison police reported.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: May 6, 2009

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Feds arrest reputed Compton drug dealers (Compton, CA): The FBI says 15 people linked to a Compton street gang have been arrested as the result of a narcotics trafficking probe.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: May 6, 2009

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City attorney has Barrio Van Nuys gang in his cross hairs (Van Nuys, CA): Cracking down on what he called the San Fernando Valley's largest and most powerful street gang, City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo sought a court injunction Wednesday against Barrio Van Nuys, whose members have terrorized residents for years.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: May 6, 2009

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Think there are no gangs in the suburbs? Think again (Chaska, MN): When Jim Swearingen left an inner-city school for a job in Chaska -- the self-proclaimed "best small town in Minnesota" -- the last thing he expected was to be breaking up fights fueled by gang rivalries.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: May 5, 2009

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Sheriff shuts down Westside gang (Jacksonville, FL): Sheriff John Rutherford announced Tuesday the arrest of the top seven members of a gang and said that prosecutors will use the state's racketeering act to try to shut down the entire 103rd Street CHB (Certified Head Bustas) organization.
Source: WJXT News4Jax    Date: May 5, 2009

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Suspected gang member caught with drugs following hit-and-run accident (Vineland, NJ): A hit-and-run accident in a parking lot near North West Boulevard's Oak Tavern early Sunday led to the arrest of a suspected Bloods street gang member on numerous drug charges.
Source: The News of Cumberland County    Date: May 5, 2009

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One dead, one wounded in gang attack, police say (Chicago, IL): A man was slain and another man was injured Sunday during what appears to be a gang-related attack in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 4, 2009

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Bloody weekend in Long Beach (Long Beach, CA): Police are investigating a series of gang-related shootings that left three dead and one injured over the weekend, authorities said Monday.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: May 4, 2009

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NYPD on high alert for funeral of slain gang member (New York, NY): The NYPD will be on high alert Tuesday during the funeral of a woman gunned down in a Rockaways gang shooting, police sources said Monday.
Source: Newsday    Date: May 4, 2009

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Police say recent shootings are gang warfare (Chattanooga, TN): A recent series of shooting incidents have been found to have gang ties, according to the Crime Suppression Unit of the Chattanooga Police Department.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: May 4, 2009

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S.T.A.N.D. course gives students new resources to stay out of gangs (San Jose, CA): San Jose is creating new programs to reach at-risk students before they choose the gang lifestyle. The newest prevention program is Striving for Achievement with a New Direction, better known to students as S.T.A.N.D.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: May 4, 2009

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DHS denied gang prevention funding (Sacramento, CA): With gang crimes becoming an all too grim staple of life in communities such as Desert Hot Springs, the state's gang czar spent his first year trying to identify funds to counter the violence and programs to get the job done.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: May 4, 2009

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Generations of gang rivalries play out in St. Petersburg and leave bloody trails (St. Petersburg, FL): They crept slowly along the street, fingers on the trigger, revenge on their minds. Shell casings rained down — but their bullets found the wrong target.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: May 3, 2009

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Police zero in on trouble area, but neighbors say problems persist (Rock Hill, SC): An old ice cream truck ambled through the streets of south Rock Hill one afternoon last week, stopping every few blocks to meet children waiting on the corners.
Source: The Herald    Date: May 3, 2009

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Gaston's gangs: Area authorities join forces to stop gang activity (Gaston, NC): They start by etching crowns, pitchforks and stars into looseleaf notebooks at school. Then, they learn to twist their fingers into shapes resembling letters and initials.
Source: Gaston Gazette    Date: May 3, 2009

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