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Crips gang member arrested on drug charges (Kingston, NY): A Kingston man has been charged in connection with a cocaine trafficking operation.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: November 28, 2008

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Boys & Girls Club's Street SMART program teaches kids how to recognize and resists gangs (Gastonia, NC): Naida Adams just liked the design, but she soon learned that her notebook was sending an unintended message. "I brought a red bandana notebook, and people were telling me to put it up," the Grier Middle School eighth-grader remembered. "I said, ‘Why?' and they said because it's a gang symbol."
Source: Gaston Gazette    Date: November 28, 2008

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Cases before high court take aim at anti-gang law (Fayette County, GA): When gang violence rose to an alarming high in the 1990s, legislators gave prosecutors a weapon of their own in a law that puts anyone convicted of gang-related crimes behind bars for longer.
Source: Fayette Daily News    Date: November 28, 2008

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Authorities: Gang crackdown in Camden yields results (Camden, NJ): In the past six months a special operation targeting gang and other violent offenders in the Camden area resulted in more than 300 arrests, 40 gun seizures and thousands in cash and narcotics, officials announced on Wednesday.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: November 27, 2008

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School suspends teen over drawings (Cobb County, GA): North Cobb High School sophomore Brandon Field was suspended from school for three days last week after turning in an assignment with doodling on it.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: November 26, 2008

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Word on the street: Seattle violence is rising (Seattle, WA): An ongoing war that has pitted gang members in Seattle's Central Area against rivals in Rainier Valley has grown increasingly violent over the past two years, say police and prosecutors.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: November 26, 2008

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East Orange gang crackdown spurs arrests of 32 suspects (Orange, NJ): Targeting mainly members of a violent Bloods street gang, East Orange police have spent the past five days raiding city locations and arresting people on a variety of gun-running, drug trafficking and other criminal charges, Police Chief Ronald Borgo said yesterday.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: November 26, 2008

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Operation: “All The Kings Men” (Lee County, FL): In October 2007, members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Division began an in-depth investigation into members of the Latin King criminal street gang.
Source: WINK News    Date: November 26, 2008

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Police looking for gang members find a toddler with a crack-pipe (Shafter, CA): A search warrant executed at a Shafter home turned up much more than expected. Officers say they were looking for gang members suspected of trafficking methamphetamines and found a baby holding a crack-pipe.
Source: KBAK Eyewitness News    Date: November 26, 2008

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P.G. police close club blamed for gang violence (Adelphi, MD): Prince George's County's acting police chief shut down an Adelphi night club on Wednesday, calling it a victory against gang violence.
Source: WJLA 7 News    Date: November 26, 2008

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Summer events credited for decline in Holland gang activity (Holland, MI): Police say gang activity in city parks was down significantly last summer after 12 church groups and other organizations held numerous community events on weekend nights at the parks.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: November 26, 2008

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Hillsboro, Forest Grove school districts partner with community in gang prevention (Hillsboro, OR): Youth are joining gangs across the country at a higher rate than ever before. This is a problem that most of us think is just an issue in inner-city communities. Not so.
Source: The Hillsboro Argus    Date: November 26, 2008

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14-year-old arrested in Hillsboro gang stabbing (Hillsboro, OR): A Hillsboro gang member was stabbed in the abdomen Tuesday night, allegedly by a 14-year-old member of a rival gang.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: November 26, 2008

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Gang link seen in shootings (Seattle, WA): Police suspect that at least five victims in the weekend's shootings -- two at Southcenter, one at a First Hill nightclub and two on Rainier Avenue South -- had ties to the same street gang in South Seattle.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: November 25, 2008

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Reno parents ask for more police in gang-prone area (Reno, NV): Community members at Pine Middle School Monday night told Reno police and city officials they want more police patrols, stricter enforcement of open container laws, lighting on sidewalks and in parks and more athletic opportunities for youngsters to keep them away from gang activity.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: November 25, 2008

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Gang activity blamed for attack (Las Vegas, NV): Gang activity is being blamed for an attack that happened at a local park. As families and friends gathered to play soccer at Rafael Rivera Park, a runaway ball was the spark that left one teenage victim fighting for his life at University Medical Center, and three others recovering from bumps and bruises.
Source: KXNT News    Date: November 25, 2008

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Girl caught in gang-crossfire, shot outside West Side home (Chicago, IL): A teenage girl was shot by reported gang-bangers who were firing guns a half a block away from her Lawndale neighborhood home on the West Side Monday night.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: November 25, 2008

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Police chief dismisses idea of increase in gang shooting, gangsters just hitting their targets (Greeley, CO): With a sudden increase in the number of people being shot in Greeley this month, Police Chief Jerry Garner said Monday there hasn’t been an increase in gang shootings, but in recent cases, the shooters hit their targets.
Source: Greeley Tribune    Date: November 25, 2008

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Officers on watch for gangs (Cleveland, TN): Like an infection, criminal gang activity can grow under the surface of a community, officials say, and if not watched carefully, symptoms such as graffiti, hand signs and group colors can turn into real trouble.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: November 25, 2008

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Pair charged after man says he is assaulted, robbed by gang members (Chattanooga, TN): Two people have been charged after Quintez Stoudermire said he was assaulted and robbed by three members of the "Bounty Hunters" street gang on Sunday.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: November 25, 2008

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