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Texas gives police agencies $4M to fight gangs (San Antonio, TX): Police departments around Texas will get an extra $4 million to combat gang activity, a growing concern as drug cartels get increasingly visible along the Texas-Mexico border.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: October 29, 2008

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Gang expert: Organized crime unusual among Crips (Wichita, KS): A street gang researcher testified in federal court Tuesday that gangs such as the Crips are loosely organized and typically do not engage in organized criminal activity.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: October 29, 2008

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Police say Buck Wild gang behind man's death in Riviera Beach (Riviera Beach, FL): Four men arrested in the beating of a man who later was fatally struck by a car in Riviera Beach over the weekend are all members of a well-known and violent street gang, police say.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: October 29, 2008

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Three men attack, stab man (Livingston, CA): A 19-year-old man is recovering after he was stabbed up to 12 times early Monday morning, according to Livingston police.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: October 28, 2008

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St. Paul man charged, gang gunfire suspected in wounding of girl (St. Paul, MN): A 21-year-old St. Paul man was charged Monday in connection with the shooting late Friday of a 14-year-old girl who was hit in the leg by a bullet on Grotto Street between Fuller and University Avenues.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: October 28, 2008

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Organized gang busted in Flagler (Flagler County, FL): A combined law-enforcement effort culminated today with the arrest of a dozen people on racketeering charges in connection with gang-related criminal activity in Flagler County.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: October 28, 2008

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Local leaders consider resources to deal with gangs (Rochester, MN): Shooting, stabbings, fights and assaults. They make headlines, but also stir people to action. On Tuesday, a dozen community leaders gathered to talk about gang activity in Rochester and whether the city has the resources in place to adequately respond.
Source: Post-Bulletin    Date: October 28, 2008

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Teens charged with violating Street Gangs Act (Dalton, GA): Two Dalton teenagers are charged with weapons possession and violation of Georgia’s Street Gangs Act after they left in their car when a deputy drove into the parking lot of Phoenix High School on Monday, officials said.
Source: The Daily Citizen    Date: October 28, 2008

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Two killings, two shootings in Phila. over weekend (Philadelphia, PA): Police were investigating two homicides and at least two shootings in the city over the weekend, capping a bloody week marred by a drug turf war and two double killings.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: October 27, 2008

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Weekend shootings could signal gang war (Santa Monica, CA): Three separate shootings this weekend that left one man dead and two others injured could be part of an escalating gang war involving a Santa Monica and a Venice street gang, according to sources familiar with the incidents.
Source: The Lookout News    Date: October 27, 2008

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Cincinnati program inspires Miami Valley to tackle guns, gangs (Dayton, OH): After watching gang members' eyes moisten while listening to the mother of gun violence victims discuss their pain and heartbreak in a Hamilton County courtroom, Michael Blass penned an essay about the experience.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: October 27, 2008

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S.F. gang injunction zone controversial (San Francisco, CA): Joshua DeLeon admits he was "gang-banging" when he was identified by San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera as one of 32 Norteños in the Mission District who needed to be reined in.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: October 27, 2008

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Gangs a growing school problem (Fayetteville, NC): Shearl Davis said gang violence drove her to withdraw her daughter from Westover High School earlier this month and transfer her to another county school.
Source: The Fayetteville Observer    Date: October 27, 2008

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Two stabbed in Chula Vista gang fight (Chula Vista, CA): Two teenagers were stabbed Monday night in what Chula Vista police described as a fight between rival street gangs.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 27, 2008

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Family points to gang crossfire in death of St. Paul teen (St. Paul, MN): Jaques Dortch was an innocent victim caught in the middle of gang warfare when she was shot and killed Saturday night on the East Side of St. Paul, her mother said.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: October 27, 2008

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Lawton police remain on alert after officer cleared in shooting (Lawton, OK): Death threats have put Lawton police on alert since a patrol officer shot and killed a man during a traffic stop last month, Lawton Police Chief Ronnie Smith said.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: October 26, 2008

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Gang role suspected in attack at Marriott (Mount Holly, NJ): The Burlington County prosecutor announced Friday that all three suspects in the double shooting of two brothers in August outside the Mount Laurel Marriott are members or affiliates of gangs.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: October 25, 2008

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Chicago police head outlines anti-gang plan (Chicago, IL): The head of the nation's second-largest police department says he is establishing a new unit to deal with gang slayings, which he blames for a murder rate that eclipses that of New York and Los Angeles.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: October 25, 2008

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N.J. sweep nets 50 gang members (Burlington County, NJ): Bloods, Crips, Latin Kings and even some homegrown gangs like the Muslims Over Everything are being targeted in a series of county-by-county takedowns, New Jersey officials said yesterday. Attorney General Anne Milgram visited
Source: Philadelphia Daily News    Date: October 25, 2008

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Gang violence spreads to smaller cities (Wilmington, DE): A 34-year-old Wilmington man was killed last month, a victim of gang warfare, police said in court documents.
Source: The News Journal    Date: October 25, 2008

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