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Heroin rings busted (Wilkes-Barre, PA): Members of two city gangs called the Long Island Boys and Jersey City Boys were arrested Tuesday on allegations they distributed millions of dollars worth of heroin in the Sherman Hills Housing Complex and South Wilkes-Barre, state Attorney General Tom Corbett said.
Source: Times Leader    Date: October 22, 2008

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Drug, gang investigation nets 65 arrests in county (Mays Landing, NJ): A countywide investigation led to the arrest of 65 people on drug and gun charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced Tuesday afternoon.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City    Date: October 22, 2008

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Court rules on gang policy (Raleigh, NC): Durham Public Schools' gang policy might change because of a decision by the state Court of Appeals on Tuesday that has sent what has been described as an "unconstitutionally vague" policy back to a local court.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: October 22, 2008

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Seminar educates residents on gang lingo, operations (Bushkill, PA): If you heard the phrase, "My homeboy is strapped and is ready to bust a cap," would you know what it meant? East Stroudsburg Area School District presented a community safety program on Saturday to help area residents learn more about gang activity.
Source: Pocono Record    Date: October 21, 2008

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5-year-old Queens girl recovering after gang shooting (New York, NY): A 5-year-old girl walking with her parents along a residential street in a neighborhood rife with gang-related violence was shot in the back after she was caught in a rumble, police said Tuesday.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 21, 2008

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Group talks strategy for getting rid of graffiti (Garden City, KS): Randy Ralston, a sergeant who has been with the Garden City Police Department for about 15 years, said the quick removal of graffiti has become a growing trend in the area, and he attributed the successes to the recent efforts of local officials on C-TAG -- Citizens Totally Against Graffiti.
Source: The Garden City Telegram    Date: October 21, 2008

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Two teens charged as adults in attack on 86-year-old woman (Fountain Valley, CA): Two juvenile gang members were charged today with felony adult counts of robbery and elder abuse – a day after an 86-year-old woman was attacked and robbed, officials said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: October 21, 2008

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Asian Gang Crime Happening in Richland (Richland, WA): Five Asian gang members arrested for second degree assault at a bar in Richland. A type of crime Richland police say has been going on for quite some time.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News     Date: October 21, 2008

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Anti-gang efforts growing in Valley (Grandview, WA): This community is still waging its fight against gangs. Activists plan simultaneous peace marches starting in Sunnyside and Grandview, and other community leaders have started long-term efforts to provide kids alternatives to gangs.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: October 21, 2008

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County deputies arrest a dozen in gang sweep (Tulare County, CA): Tulare County Sheriff's Department deputies made a dozen arrests at various locations in a pair of "gang-suppression sweeps" Friday and Saturday.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: October 20, 2008

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Police stifle gang activity (Santa Barbara, CA): In a sweep dubbed "Operation Gator Roll," the Santa Barbara Police Dept. made 59 gang-related arrests last week.
Source: Daily Nexus    Date: October 20, 2008

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Shooting victims targeted, kin allege (Boston, MA): A 19-year-old man is being questioned in the nonfatal shooting of three children who were playing outside at a housing complex Saturday night when a gunman sprayed them with bullets, police said.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: October 20, 2008

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Assault weapons, drugs, cash and eight people in custody after gang-gun-drug raid (Denville Township, NJ): Authorities arrested eight people and seized drugs and more than $145,000 in guns and cash in early morning raids in Dover, Denville and Victory Gardens on Friday, Oct. 17, and a road stop in Wharton on the same date, according to Morris County Prosecutor Robert Bianchi, in a take-down of a major gang-based drugs and weapons ring.
Source: The Citizen    Date: October 20, 2008

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Porterville shooting leads to home search, arrests (Porterville, CA): Six people, five with suspected gang ties, were arrested this weekend after gunshots were fired in a Porterville neighborhood.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: October 20, 2008

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Police asking for public's assistance in stabbing, homicide (Santa Paula, CA): Santa Paula police are asking local residents to help solve two recent crimes authorities believe were gang-related.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: October 20, 2008

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Stamping out gang symbols on sports gear (New York, NY): Who bears the responsibility for gang symbols being sold on sports gear? Is it sports leagues like Major League Baseball, which claimed last year that it was unaware that some Yankees caps were being sold with red and blue bandanna patterns and other gang insignia?
Source: The New York Times    Date: October 20, 2008

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Three arrested in Spanish Fork fight (Spanish Fork, UT): Bloody clothing and scraped knuckles are usually telltale signs of a ruckus, and that's what Utah County sheriff deputies thought, too.
Source: Deseret News    Date: October 20, 2008

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Three killed in four days of violence (Fresno, CA): A rash of violence in the past four days has resulted in three separate drive-by killings, a questionable death, two officer-involved shootings and several people wounded.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: October 20, 2008

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Metro uses federal law to crush gangs (Nashville, TN): A dangerous street gang with a nationwide reputation for violence has committed 20 shootings and seven murders in Nashville during the past eight years.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: October 20, 2008

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Teens attack, rob 87-year-old woman in Fountain Valley (Fountain Valley, CA): Police have arrested two teenage boys on suspicion of robbing an 87-year-old Fountain Valley woman Monday morning as she was walking to catch a bus.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: October 20, 2008

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