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A block in Newark known for drugs and gangs is safe, for now (Newark, NJ): At 440 Elizabeth Ave. in Newark last week, tenants breathed a little easier. No gang members loitered in front of the pockmarked high-rise. Police were everywhere and families came out into the sun.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: August 3, 2009

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W Seattle shots fired incident was gang-related (Seattle, WA): A 15-year-old West Seattle teen was arrested early Saturday after police responded to the report of shots fired and found him with a shotgun, according to a police report released Monday.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: August 3, 2009

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Documented gang member arrested in Modesto (Modesto, CA): Police said a documented gang member was arrested after guns were found at this home. The man was also arrested in March for assaulting a police officer.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: August 3, 2009

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Gang members caught with guns (Orland, CA): A routine traffic stop ended early Sunday with two convicted gang members behind bars on suspicion of multiple weapons charges.
Source: Corning Observer    Date: August 3, 2009

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Gang shooting in Yakima sends two to hospital (Yakima, WA): Two 19-year-old gunshot victims were being treated Monday night after a gang-related shooting near the intersection of Queen and Maclaren avenues, police said.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: August 3, 2009

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Warring gangs have Houston's 'Gulfton Ghetto' in a stranglehold (Houston, TX): It’s an area of Houston like no other – a 3.2-square-mile neighborhood densely packed with apartment complexes and tens of thousands of people.
Source: Texas Cable News    Date: August 3, 2009

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Trouble with a South L.A. gang-intervention agency (Los Angeles, CA): Even for a gang member, Ivan Valencia led a particularly precarious lifestyle. He was a commuter. Valencia, 30, was a member of the Temple Street gang, which operates mostly on the southern edge of Silver Lake and Echo Park
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 2, 2009

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Yakima police investigating another gang shooting (Yakima, WA): Yakima police officers responded to a report of gunshots early Sunday morning in the the fourth reported gang shooting in the past 72 hours in the city.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: August 2, 2009

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LA tries test to find kids likely to join gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Gang prevention cop Jeff Norat drives a bunch of sullen teens through the gang-riddled streets of a Los Angeles neighborhood, not because they're in trouble with the law — but so they'll stay out of it.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: August 2, 2009

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Program keeps kids off streets (Mesa, AZ): A dog tag with a photo of his dead cousin, murdered in a drug-related home invasion in Mesa a month ago, dangles from Daniel Flores' neck.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: August 2, 2009

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San Jose group arrested in multi-agency operation targeting area gang members (San Jose, CA) : Eight gang members and gang associates, including several with serious criminal histories, are in custody following the second multi-agency anti-gang enforcement operation spearheaded by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in this area in as many months.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: August 2, 2009

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Cyberspace used to recruit gang members (Winter Garden, FL): Gangs, often using the Internet, have spread beyond southern Florida into central Florida and farther, the U.S. National Gang Intelligence Center said.
Source: United Press International    Date: August 2, 2009

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After-school program cuts in Salinas area lead to gang fears (Salinas, CA): Jesus Untiveros has spent most of his summer playing cards and soccer or just hanging out with friends a few blocks from his east Salinas home.
Source: The Californian    Date: August 1, 2009

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Gang shootings leave three injured (Yakima, WA): Police officers were busy Friday and Saturday investigating a trio of gang-related shootings that injured three teenagers, sent officers on a high-speed chase and landed four people in jail.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: August 1, 2009

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Gang injunction splits Hawaiian Gardens (Hawaiian Gardens, CA): Mention the gang injunction that targets one of the area's most notorious gangs and you're likely to get one of two very distinct responses.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: August 1, 2009

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Six shot outside gang member's funeral (Chicago, IL): Six people were seriously wounded this afternoon in a shooting outside a gang member's funeral service at a West Side church, Chicago police said.
Source: WGN TV News    Date: August 1, 2009

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Crime sweep ends in 159 arrests (Atlanta, GA): By the time the sun was up Saturday, Atlanta police and officers from five other agencies had arrested 159 people in a series of sweeps a little more than 24 hours after the mayor and chief promised to address seemingly out-of-control crime.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: August 1, 2009

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City to tackle growing graffiti problem (Lebanon, PA): Like an invasive weed, graffiti have taken root in Lebanon in recent years, branching through the back alleys and leaving out onto the main streets.
Source: Lebanon Daily News    Date: August 1, 2009

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Families at a loss over kids in gangs (Yakima, WA): Dozens of somber young men surrounded Lala Perez, their wet eyes fixed on the pile of fresh dirt at her feet.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: August 1, 2009

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Eight primarily Haitian gangs dismantled in FL (North Miami Beach, FL): Eight primarily Haitian gangs have been dismantled in South Florida after a 17-month investigation, authorities said Friday.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: July 31, 2009

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