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The rise of Macon youth violence (Macon, GA) : The city of Macon is seeing a dramatic rise in gang violence. Tuesday morning alone, eight people were shot. Meanwhile, four teenage boys are recovering following shootings three weeks ago. A fifth shooting victim, 16-year-old Arquentris Fountain died. The city, parents, and young people say they’ve had enough.
Source: GPB News    Date: September 13, 2011

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Police raid streets for immigrants tied to gangs (Beloit, WI): Officers from the Beloit Police Department and investigators with the Milwaukee office of the nation's Homeland Security Investigations were on the streets of Beloit today rounding up immigrants they believe have alleged ties to street gangs and crime in the Beloit community.
Source: Beloit Daily News    Date: September 13, 2011

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Gang ties claimed in Kent jail attack (Seattle, WA): An Auburn man accused of beating another man into a coma at a King County jail because of a gang dispute has been charged with assault. King County prosecutors contend Anthony Archuleta attacked another inmate at the Norm Maleng Regional Justice Center in part because the other man was affiliated with a different gang.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: September 13, 2011

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Leader of Paterson branch of Bloods pleads guilty on racketeering charges involving teen's murder (Newark, NJ): A leader of a Paterson branch of the Bloods street gang pleaded guilty to federal racketeering conspiracy charges Tuesday, admitting he gunned down an innocent teenager in a case of mistaken identity and took part in the kidnapping of a rival gang member.
Source: The Record    Date: September 13, 2011

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Gang-related shooting injures two in Yakima (Yakima, WA): Yakima Police Officers responded to the 1400 block of S. 8th St. and the 800 block of LaFollette St. for multiple calls of shots fired. Two victims were located within a block of each other.
Source: KIMA News    Date: September 13, 2011

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Gang task force brings in new strategies (Benton County, WA): The Gang Task Force is trying to cut gangs out of our troublemaker at a time. Josue Valencia has lived in Benton County his entire life and has seen his share of gang activity.
Source: KEPR-TV News    Date: September 13, 2011

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20 reputed gang members indicted in Newburgh (Newburgh, NY): Twenty reputed members of the Bloods street gang in Newburgh face charges ranging from robbery to murder in a series of federal indictments handed up Tuesday, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announced.
Source: Poughkeepsie Journal    Date: September 13, 2011

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Gang-related and violent crime down in Sunnyside (Sunnyside, WA): Gang related crime and violence are things residents in Sunnyside are unfortunately used to. Last year alone there were six murders in the small town. But this year, things are looking very different.
Source: KIMA News    Date: September 12, 2011

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School board approves gang activities policy, coordinator promotion (Harford County, MD): A new gang policy was approved for Harford County Public Schools Friday night, but not before the school board vice president said the policy could have "unintended consequences."
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: September 12, 2011

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Expert visits Billings, talks to schools and community about gang awareness (Billings, MT): Close to 50 community members gathered Monday night to learn about gang activity in the Billings area and in local schools. Missoula Police Det. Guy Baker, who lectures on gang awareness and is senior vice president of the Northwest Gang Investigators Association, gave a presentation on the rise and activity of gangs nationwide and in Montana, and how schools and the community can help curb the growth.
Source: Billings Gazette    Date: September 12, 2011

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Local police to begin gang crackdown (Anniston, AL): Calhoun County District Attorney Brian McVeigh said Monday that local law-enforcement agencies are beginning a crackdown on two gangs operating in Anniston and Hobson City.
Source: The Anniston Star    Date: September 12, 2011

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Gangs are an epidemic in Indian Country—but they can be stopped (Wisconsin): Call him D. When D was 7 years old, he says he was taught the correct way to "cook crack and bag up weed." By the time he was 9, he was initiated into the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation (ALKQN), an American Indian gang on the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation (LCOR) in Wisconsin.
Source: Indian Country Today    Date: September 12, 2011

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Man admits to gang, gun charges (Waterloo, IA): A young man has pleaded guilty to providing a gun connected to a shooting in April. According to prosecutors, Anntwan Phillips, 19, gave a sawed-off shotgun to a 15-year-old member of the Midwest Mafia street gang.
Source: Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier    Date: September 11, 2011

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Four gang members arrested for shooting at Denny's (Fresno, CA): Four Fresno gang members have been arrested in connection with an early morning shooting. Fresno Police responded to a call at the Denny's restaurant on East Shaw Avenue just before 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: September 11, 2011

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Chico Police call drive-by shooting gang-related (Chico, CA): According to Chico Police, shots fired between two cars late Saturday night on Broadway near West 18th street were gang-related.
Source: KRCR 7 News    Date: September 11, 2011

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East Oakland residents outraged, exhausted by summer killings (Oakland, CA): The summer months have taken a brutal toll on East Oakland, a community of rich diversity and devastating troubles. Carlos Nava, 3, was killed in the crossfire of a gang-related gunbattle as he and his family strolled down International Boulevard on a Monday afternoon.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: September 11, 2011

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Gang tensions linked to attack at PoCo jail (Port Coquitlam, BC): A man linked to the Red Scorpion gang was severely beaten in North Fraser pretrial jail last week, suffering a broken neck in the attack, The Vancouver Sun has learned.
Source: Abbotsford Times    Date: September 11, 2011

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Regional Gang Unit reaches out to residents in high-crime neighborhood (Reno, NV): The area of Neil Road and Virbel Lane in South Reno is like many neighborhoods throughout the city. It's filled with apartment complexes, parks, schools, restaurants and churches.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: September 10, 2011

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Law enforcement agencies in Oklahoma County team up to arrest gang members (Oklahoma City, OK): Operation "Street Sweep" is in full swing, and officials already have arrested 14 people they think have gang affiliations. Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel said officers have 400 state warrants and 2,500 municipal warrants for hundreds of gang members.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: September 9, 2011

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Mt. Pleasant gang-related shooting (Mount Pleasant, CA): Police in Mount Pleasant are investigating a rare case of gang violence in Maury County. An officer on patrol drove up on the scene of a shooting at an apartment complex on Main Street early Friday morning.
Source: MSNBC WSMV    Date: September 9, 2011

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