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Judge teaching children how to stay away from gangs (Salt Lake City, UT): A juvenile court judge spoke to an auditorium filled with concerned parents Tuesday night about keeping kids out of gangs.
Source: KSL News    Date: September 22, 2009

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Sacramento schools receive grant for gang prevention (Sacramento, CA): A $500,000 grant in federal funds for the Sacramento City Unified School District to keep teens away from gang involvement was announced today by Rep. Doris Matsui, D-Sacramento.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 22, 2009

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Gang-related stabbing at Puyallup Fair; shooting near fairgrounds (Puyallup, WA): Puyallup police handled a stabbing inside the Puyallup Fair and shooting outside the fairgrounds over the weekend, both of which appear to be gang related.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: September 21, 2009

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Eight people shot in rash of weekend gang violence (Houston, TX): Houston’s ongoing gang wars claimed more lives Sunday as two innocent bystanders were caught in the crossfire.
Source: KHOU 11 News    Date: September 21, 2009

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Three males shot, two fatally during suspected gang shooting in Pacoima (Pacoima, CA): Three males were shot, two fatally during a suspected gang shooting in Pacoima Sunday afternoon, LAPD Det. Pat Barron said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: September 21, 2009

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Salinas, Monterey County seek gang-stopping cash (Salinas, CA): The Monterey County Board of Supervisors and the Salinas City Council hope a new, joint plan outlining the community's funding needs will help snag more federal and state money for anti-gang programs.
Source: The Californian    Date: September 21, 2009

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Shooting victim was alleged gang member (Newark, NJ): An 18-year-old Newark man shot to death Friday night in the city's West Ward was an alleged gang member in the midst of an apparent drug turf war, authorities said yesterday.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: September 20, 2009

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Two die in gunfire after gang-related fistfight (San Francisco, CA): A gang-related fistfight at a Mission District pizzeria erupted into gunfire Sunday afternoon, leaving two men dead of multiple gunshot wounds and a third man injured, authorities said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 20, 2009

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Separate weekend shootings kill two, injure four (Los Angeles, CA): One man was killed and three people were wounded in separate gang-related shootings in Westlake over the weekend, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 20, 2009

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Gang database: Just how accurate, how fair? (St. Paul, MN): It's called GangNet, but it snares people who are not gang members. It was created about the same time as a state gang database, but it's six times larger and its standards are less exacting than the state list.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: September 20, 2009

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Gang tension spills over into violence (Newman, CA): Two suspects are in custody following a string of gang-related incidents which started with a Sept. 5 shooting and led to a spree that included an assault with a tire iron, an attempted home invasion in which shots were fired and two convenience store robberies, police say.
Source: The West Index    Date: September 19, 2009

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City weighs recruiting ex-gang members to combat crime (Jackson, TN): A Jackson councilman wants to import a program from Chicago that helps curb violence by employing former gang members and other people who can connect with those involved in street crime.
Source: The Jackson Sun    Date: September 19, 2009

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Gang members break into house, shoot tenant (Taylorsville, UT): A man is in serious condition Saturday after a gang member broke into his house and shot him in the leg.
Source: KSL News    Date: September 19, 2009

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Gang violence in Suffolk raises crime stats (Suffolk County, NY): Gangs have fueled a spike in violent robberies and assaults in Suffolk County this year, defying decreases in violent crime statewide and in Nassau County, according to state crime statistics and police.
Source: Newsday    Date: September 19, 2009

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Oxnard man shot in gang-related incident, authorities say (Oxnard, CA): A 22-year-old man was shot and seriously wounded Friday in Oxnard in what police believe was a gang-related incident, authorities said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: September 19, 2009

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Mexican Mafia is here (Jackson County, MS): Thousands of Hispanics migrated to South Mississippi to help in the recovery effort after Hurricane Katrina, but others came as associates of the Mexican Mafia to set up criminal networks that would benefit organized crime, authorities said.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: September 19, 2009

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A gang feud's fallout (Los Angeles, CA): It began, as mortal disputes sometimes do in South Los Angeles, over a girl. On one side were the Main Street Crips, one of the more muscular gangs in the neighborhood.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 18, 2009

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Anti-gang plan targets roots of violence (Salinas, CA): A plan to battle gangs mostly through a wide range of social programs is being considered by local officials even as a group of top statewide gang experts gathered at a conference in Monterey to focus on similar efforts.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: September 18, 2009

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Two teens arrested after argument (Canyon Country, CA): Two known gang members are being held in Sylmar Juvenile Hall without bail after sheriff's deputies chased and arrested them in a Canyon Country neighborhood Thursday afternoon, preventing a possible shooting, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies said.
Source: The Signal    Date: September 18, 2009

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Man accused in fatal Fords shooting a Latin Kings gang member (Middlesex County, NJ): A man accused of murder in the fatal shooting of a Keyport man in his sister's Fords apartment in August is a member of the Latin Kings street gang, a prosecutor said Friday.
Source: Home News Tribune    Date: September 18, 2009

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