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Legislators get tough on gang penalties (Salt Lake City, UT): Escalating gang activity has prompted Utah legislators to introduce a spate of bills designed to toughen the penalties for gang crimes.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: October 19, 2008

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Two shot in gang-related fight (Chicago, IL): Two men were shot in gang-related violence early this morning in McKinley Park, police said.
Source: Chicago Breaking News    Date: October 19, 2008

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NYC Council revisiting gang-related hats issue (New York, NY): Officials say baseball caps bearing gang symbols are still for sale in New York City more than a year after similar headgear ignited protests outside stores.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 19, 2008

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Two shootings claim three lives (Whittier, CA): Two separate shootings within two hours of each other claimed the lives of three men this weekend, authorities and family members said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: October 19, 2008

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Santa Ana apartment complex targeted in gang raid (Santa Ana, CA): A task force of local police and federal agents has dealt a serious blow to a Santa Ana street gang that ran a drug business from a poor, densely populated neighborhood, officials said Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 18, 2008

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Suspect who allegedly tried to rob taxi driver, teen may have gang ties (Cheyenne, WY): A man with possible ties to a Sure?o street gang was arrested Friday morning after an attempted robbery of a 14-year-old Johnson Junior High student with a high-powered rifle.
Source: Wyoming Tribune-Eagle    Date: October 18, 2008

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Police arrest seven suspects after gang-related stabbing (Santa Rosa, CA): Santa Rosa police arrested six people Friday night and another early this morning for allegedly taking part in a gang-related stabbing earlier Friday evening.
Source: KPIX CBS 5 News    Date: October 18, 2008

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Lodi police arrest 8 gang members during parole sweep (Lodi, CA): Eight documented street and prison gang members were arrested Friday on parole violations during a Lodi sweep, police said.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: October 18, 2008

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Gang fight, stabbing rocks quiet Live Oak neighborhood (San Jose, CA): A teen was stabbed in the neck during a suspected gang fight at a Gross Road mobile home park Friday afternoon, the Sheriff's Office reported.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: October 18, 2008

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Agencies keep eye on gang networks (Aiken, SC): An anti-gang task force established in Aiken County more than a year ago has produced results and plans to continue pursuing gang-related crime.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: October 18, 2008

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WPD arrests two for gang-related crimes (Watsonville, CA): A Watsonville man and a juvenile were arrested Wednesday at 159 E. Front St. for suspected gang-related crimes after their vehicle was struck by a bullet, the Watsonville Police Department reported in a press release Thursday.
Source: Register-Pajaronian    Date: October 17, 2008

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Several with suspected gang ties taken into custody (Phoenix, AZ): The Phoenix Police Department served three search warrants on homes suspected of gang activity in a south Phoenix neighborhood Thursday morning.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: October 17, 2008

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Growing gang problem to be addressed (Fallon, NV): In the aftermath of the incident that occurred Oct. 3 at Churchill County High School, School Superintendent Dr. Carolyn Ross said the district needs to address the growing gang problem in Churchill County.
Source: Fallon Star Press    Date: October 17, 2008

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Another nabbed in 'Crips' gang probe (Jersey City, NJ): A Jersey City man wanted in connection with a large gang investigation was arrested yesterday when police stormed a multifamily home on Bramhall and Pacific avenues, police said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: October 17, 2008

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Tattoos link suspect to gangs (Gulfport, MS): Eddie James "Stretch" Pugh IV and Barron Lecour "Bam" Borden had a reputation as gangsters long before they were charged in last week's double kidnapping and slaying.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: October 17, 2008

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Gang member arrested, pit bull shot and killed in Franklin (Franklin, NJ): A reputed Bloods gang member nicknamed "Fat-Boy' is facing criminal charges and one of his pit bulls is dead after authorities shot and killed the dog as it lunged toward detectives who were attempting to use a warrant to search his home, authorities said.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: October 17, 2008

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Federal law enforcement helps to tackle expanding gang problem (Santa Barbara, CA): Federal and local officers swooped into the popular vacation spot of Santa Barbara, Calif., Wednesday to arrest nine alleged members of a Hispanic street gang, as law enforcement tries to tackle a gang problem that has been expanding from urban settings to less-populated areas.
Source: The Wall Street Journal    Date: October 16, 2008

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Gang-related incidents are increasing, officials say (Winchester, VA): The area’s growing gang problem will probably get worse before it gets better, law enforcement officials say.
Source: The Winchester Star    Date: October 16, 2008

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Two CeaseFire workers caught in gang sweep, officials say (Chicago, IL): Two men involved in the anti-violence group CeaseFire were among those charged Wednesday in a federal gang takedown on Chicago's Northwest Side.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 16, 2008

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Boy, 16, says he brought knife to school to defend himself (Rochester, MN): Festering tensions between members of two gangs at Mayo High School has led to the arrest of a 16-year-old boy who said he brought a knife to school because he didn't want to be killed.
Source: Post-Bulletin    Date: October 16, 2008

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