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Reputed gang member arrested in South Beach death (Miami, FL): Miami Beach police have arrested a reputed Liberty City gang member for the fatal shooting of a man inside a South Beach nightclub in June.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: July 14, 2010

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Last Walterboro gang suspect turns himself in (Columbia, SC): The last of 20 Colleton County gang suspects turned himself in Wednesday morning. A spokeswoman confirmed that Laron Bennett, 23, turned himself into the State Law Enforcement Division in Columbia.
Source: WCSC 5 News    Date: July 14, 2010

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Gang 101 meeting held in Holland (Holland, MI): For the second time this year, a community meeting dealing with gang activity in Holland was held. About 60 people showed up at the Moran Park campus of Ridge Point Community Church last night for a "Gang 101" forum hosted by Holland Police and community leaders in the wake of an increase in violence and vandalism in and around the Tulip City.
Source: WHTC News    Date: July 14, 2010

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Board hears reports of gang activity (Silver Creek, NY): Early signs of gang activity in Sunset Bay were brought to the Hanover Town Board’s attention Monday.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: July 14, 2010

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Visalia police chief urges action against gangs (Visalia, CA): The community must do more to help police crack down on gang violence in the wake of Saturday's shooting of a 3-year-old in north Visalia, Visalia Police Chief Colleen Mestas said Tuesday.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: July 14, 2010

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Tri-City police seek to quell gang violence (Pasco, WA): Gunshots rang out four separate times in Pasco in a six-hour period last weekend, but police say it's not necessarily a sign gang violence is increasing.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: July 13, 2010

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Gang tension high in Visalia area where 3-year-old boy was shot (Visalia, CA): A 3-year-old boy who was shot in the stomach over the weekend underwent a second surgery Monday and remains in critical condition at Children's Hospital Central California.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: July 13, 2010

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Gang police unit makes three seizures (Minneapolis, MN): The Minneapolis Police Department's reorganized gang unit has seized more than 500 pounds of marijuana, 3 pounds of cocaine, $106,000 in cash, several guns and a machete in three separate cases on the city's South Side in the past few months.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: July 13, 2010

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Man killed in possible gang-related shooting in Spokane (Spokane, WA): Spokane Police are looking for suspects in a shooting death that happened just after midnight, in West Central Spokane. Spokane Police tell us a man was shot in an altercation at the intersection of Boone and Chestnut at about 12:20 a.m. Tuesday.
Source: NWCN News    Date: July 13, 2010

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Slain man, suspect have gang ties (Milan, TN): Both the man who was killed in a Milan homicide this weekend and the man charged with shooting him had been arrested by Milan police numerous times and had gang ties, according to police.
Source: The Jackson Sun    Date: July 13, 2010

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Fatal gang shooting in Sunnyside kills 18-year-old (Sunnyside, WA): Police say a fatal shooting in Sunnyside is gang-related. An 18-year-old on the front porch of a home was hit in the head Saturday night as shots fired from a passing car hit the front of the house.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: July 12, 2010

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Reno police arrest one suspect in alleged gang shooting at Pat Baker Park (Reno, NV): Reno police officers arrested a juvenile suspect Sunday in the gang-related shooting of two people at Pat Baker Park Saturday.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: July 12, 2010

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Nine people arrested in gang plot at Riverfest (East Hartford, CT): Police on Sunday arrested nine people at the annual Riverfest fireworks celebration who they say were part of a gang retaliation plot that involved a loaded gun.
Source: Journal Inquirer    Date: July 12, 2010

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Yolo County's gang injunction trial starts Tuesday (Sacramento, CA): Residents from West Sacramento are hosting a press conference at the Yolo Superior Courthouse a day before Yolo County's gang injunction is once again put on trial.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: July 12, 2010

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Pasco police investigate four gunfire incidents, one man hurt (Pasco, WA): Gunshots rang out four separate times within a six-hour period in Pasco over the weekend and officials say all the incidents appear to be gang-related.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: July 12, 2010

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San Jose teen arrested after threatening to use gang ties to kill police (San Jose, CA): A 16-year-old boy with a violent history and felony warrant threatened to use his Norteno gang associations to kill four San Jose police officers who arrested him Friday night at a North San Jose Costco store, according to police.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 12, 2010

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Gangs, organized crime will be focus of new Justice Department unit, crackdown (Washington, DC): Justice Department officials on Monday announced an intensified crackdown on organized crime and violent street gangs, saying they plan to combine the prosecution of both in a new unit.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: July 12, 2010

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Reputed gang leader gunned down (Trenton, NJ): A city man and reputed senior member of the Sex Money Murder faction of the Bloods street gang was found shot to death in his car early yesterday after patrol officers responded to an apparent car accident.
Source: The Times    Date: July 11, 2010

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Gang sweep by Tulare County Sheriff's Department unit results in 19 arrests (Tulare County, CA): Tulare County Sheriff’s Department gang-patrol members last week arrested 19 people on suspicion of various drug crimes, other crimes or vehicle code violations or on arrest warrants, officials said.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: July 11, 2010

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City organizes assault on violence (Pittsburgh, PA): Behind a courtroom's doors this week, dozens of Pittsburgh's toughest troublemakers will face people they've hurt, people who could send them to prison, people who have been there before and people who can help.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: July 11, 2010

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