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Rangers stop gang members with gun at Santa Cruz beach parking lot (Santa Cruz, CA): State Parks rangers arrested three suspected gang members who allegedly had a loaded .357 handgun in a car parked at Natural Bridges State Beach on Monday evening, authorities reported.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 20, 2010

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Two hurt after gang shooting in Canby (Canby, OR): Two people were injured Sunday when gunshots rang out in a Canby neighborhood. Canby police said the shooting near the intersection of Second and Knott streets was gang-related.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: April 19, 2010

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Morris detention center starting anti-gang project (Morris Township, NJ): Morris County will implement a new anti-gang initiative at its juvenile detention this week. The program, called Project Phoenix, is a joint program of the state Department of Education and Juvenile Justice Commission, which is funding the program.
Source: Daily Record    Date: April 19, 2010

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Authorities arrest 282 in anti-gang detail (San Diego County, CA): Nearly 300 people were arrested in San Diego County over the weekend during a large-scale operation authorities say targeted local criminal street gangs involved in international crimes, officials announced on Monday.
Source: North County Times    Date: April 19, 2010

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Faced with restrictions from gang injunction, some Monrovia gang members choose to skip town (Monrovia, CA): When city leaders obtained a gang injunction against two local gangs late last year, the intent was to make life as difficult as possible for members to live in the city.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: April 19, 2010

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Authorities call anti-gang efforts in Norfolk ineffective (Norfolk, VA): City Manager Regina V.K. Williams believes the best way to combat youth gang violence is to link teenagers with mentors. Her philosophy has played out in two city programs coined Save our Children and Project Focus.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: April 18, 2010

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Attacks leave Hemet reeling (Hemet, CA): A rural city hidden among pastures, farmland and foothills about 40 miles west of Palm Springs, Hemet is grappling with some troubling urban-style growing pains.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: April 18, 2010

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South Pittsburg moving against gang violence (South Pittsburg, TN): After two shootings in the Moore Park area last week, South Pittsburg officials are preparing to take action. Police Chief Dale Winters said two men from Anniston, Ala., were in a hostile crowd at the park Sunday night and that one fired three shots in the air.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: April 18, 2010

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LA's ex-gangsters train to go against gang life (Los Angeles, CA): The phone rang around 2 a.m., waking Teeida Townsend. "My homie got killed," the caller said. Townsend knew how the cycle plays out here in the gang heartland of south Los Angeles: a killing, a revenge shooting, and then another. He rushed to the crime scene.
Source: The New York Times    Date: April 17, 2010

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Police and gangs anger south Phoenix residents (Phoenix, AZ): Pam Jackson ignored the search-warrant details. She flipped through the pages of police paperwork stacked in a pile in her living room. Police seized a handgun ammunition clip and photographs showing members of her family flashing gang signs as part of an investigation last year into south Phoenix street gangs, the records show.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: April 16, 2010

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17 L.I. gang members facing federal charges (Long Island, NY): Seventeen alleged MS-13 gang members and their associates are facing federal racketeering charges in connection with the murder of a Hempstead bouncer, assaults on members of rival gangs, witness tampering, attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder, prosecutors announced Friday.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: April 16, 2010

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104 are arrested in connection with Crips-Bloods alliance (Queens, NY): The Flocc street gang had an unusual mix of members. It formed out of an alliance, law enforcement officials said, between two groups that have traditionally been rivals: the Crips and the Bloods.
Source: The New York Times    Date: April 16, 2010

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Fellow gang members likely involved in Greenfield slaying (Greenfield, CA) : Greenfield police said Wednesday that a 25-year-old known gang member was gunned down Tuesday night by fellow Norteños.
Source: The Californian    Date: April 15, 2010

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N.J. authorities charge 11 Grape Street Crips gang members with gun, cocaine trafficking (Newark, NJ): Seven men are in custody and four people are being sought after federal and state authorities infiltrated what they said was a gun-and-crack-cocaine trafficking operation run by the Grape Street Crips, a national street gang working out of Newark.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: April 15, 2010

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Gang prevention takes to the streets (Wichita, KS): "A shooting of some kind, that's the first thing that crossed my mind, a shooting of some kind," says Robert Robinson. Thursday evening, a shooting is not what brought police to 18th Street and Estelle.
Source: KWCH 12 News    Date: April 15, 2010

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Officers prepare for gangs to emerge (Tuscaloosa, AL): A room full of police investigators on Thursday viewed a photo of three young men standing in front of a graffiti-covered wall. Most people wouldn’t recognize it, but the graffiti bore the signs of the Mara Salvatrucha gang, also known as MS-13.
Source: The Tuscaloosa News    Date: April 15, 2010

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Holland police have success preventing gang activity (Holland, MI): Local law enforcement say they're making strides against gang activity in the Holland area, but some worry about those still at risk for ending up in gangs.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: April 14, 2010

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Gang member killed in Greenfield shooting (Greenfield, CA): A 25-year-old known Norteño gang member was fatally shot in Greenfield late Tuesday in what police say may have been the second attempt on his life.
Source: The Californian    Date: April 14, 2010

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St. Patrick's Catholic church tackles gang violence in Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): A community workshop Wednesday that aimed to find ways of preventing young people from joining gangs in Watsonville started with a prayer.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 14, 2010

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Cops arrest gang members (Manteca, CA): Two illegal aliens and Serrano gang members were captured by a police detective Monday afternoon after they scaled three backyard fences. He took them down at gun point following a shooting in the 400 block of Greenbrier Avenue.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: April 13, 2010

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