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AG announces game plan to slow down gang activity (Tallahassee, FL): Florida is broadening its law enforcement efforts to slow down the increasing number of gangs roaming Florida streets and neighborhoods, Attorney General Bill McCollum said Tuesday.
Source: WFOR CBS 4    Date: June 24, 2008

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Gang injunction issued in northeast LA County (Los Angeles, CA): A judge today issued a preliminary injunction to restrict the criminal activity of a gang that operates in northeast Los Angeles County and uses the Sylmar Recreation Center as a de facto headquarters.
Source: FOX 11 News    Date: June 24, 2008

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Shooting victim publicly defied gang (Omaha, NE): Prosecutors say a fatal shooting last week near 128th and Q Streets was the result of an ongoing dispute between the victim and gang members.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: June 24, 2008

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100 held as gang members statewide (New Jersey): Federal agents and local police arrested nearly 100 alleged gang members and associates around New Jersey last week, immigration officials announced Monday.
Source: The Record    Date: June 24, 2008

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String of violence in Desert Hot Springs called gang-related (Desert Hot Springs, CA): A shootout, stabbing and drive-by shooting in Desert Hot Springs over the weekend injured at least five people.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: June 24, 2008

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City police detective explains what’s happening with gang activity in city (Pittsburgh, PA): A presentation on gang awareness highlighted the June 18 meeting of the Upper Knoxville Block Watch which drew 51 attendees.
Source: South Pittsburgh Reporter    Date: June 24, 2008

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Waukegan teen's bail set at $3.5 million in fatal shooting (Waukegan, IL): A judge Monday set a Waukegan teen's bail at $3.5 million in the shooting of two other teens, one fatally.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 23, 2008

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Motorist shot in shoulder in apparent gang incident (San Diego, CA): A man was shot in southeastern San Diego early yesterday in what appears to be a gang-related incident, police said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 23, 2008

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More than 40 indicted after probe of gangs, drugs in Somerset County (Somerset County, NJ): A grand jury has handed up more than 40 indictments in connection with "Operation Blood Money," a six-month investigation of gang-related drug activity in Somerville that ended in May.
Source: Home News Tribune    Date: June 23, 2008

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Waukegan shootings gang-related, officials say (Waukegan, IL): Officials said a dispute between rival gangs led to a Friday night shooting in Waukegan that left one teen dead and a second wounded.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: June 23, 2008

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Riverside yet to make first arrest on 5-month-old gang injunction (Riverside, CA): Riverside Police Chief Russ Leach stood side by side with Riverside County District Attorney Rod Pacheco in the heart of gang turf in Riverside last year as the DA promised that his injunction against the East Side Riva gang would curb violence in the city's Eastside neighborhood.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: June 23, 2008

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B.C. tackles youth violence in new ways (Battle Creek, MI): Battle Creek Police Officer Joel Case sat behind the steering wheel of the black Durango talking on a cell phone as windshield wipers cleared drops of water from an afternoon shower.
Source: Battle Creek Enquirer    Date: June 22, 2008

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Gangs in suburbs set on making their mark (Millard, NE): Beneath a railroad bridge in the heart of Millard, just two blocks from a Mercedes-Benz dealership, you can see spray-painted evidence of a suburban gang rivalry.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: June 22, 2008

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Gang fight leads to four arrests (Marin County, CA): Four suspected San Rafael gang members were arrested and booked Sunday at Marin County Jail on suspicion of making criminal threats and participating in a criminal street gang, San Rafael police said.
Source: Marin Independent Journal    Date: June 22, 2008

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Two shot as cycle of gang retaliation grips city (Boston, MA): Tensions between rival gangs erupting over the past few days took a deadly toll: A 16-year-old male was killed and a 19-year-old woman was injured in separate shootings, police said.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: June 20, 2008

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Police arrest suspects in gang-related beatings, robbery (Bristol, VA): Police launched an investigation of several male and female, adult and junevile suspects believed to have formed a local street gang after receiving information from the Criminal Intelligence Unit/Gang Task Force, according to a press release.
Source: Kingsport Times-News    Date: June 20, 2008

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Gang unit to patrol Marion Oaks after shooting death (Ocala, FL): Marion County sheriff's detectives on Friday were still trying to sort out the details of what happened in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man at a Marion Oaks home on Thursday.
Source: Star-Banner    Date: June 20, 2008

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St. Paul gang member's father admits shooting man (St. Paul, MN): The father of a gang member caught up in a dispute between the Asian Crips and Bloods has admitted to an October shooting that left a Brooklyn Park man dead in a St. Paul alley
Source: Star Tribune    Date: June 20, 2008

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Lodi police conduct gang sweep in crime-prone neighborhood (Lodi, CA): After a number of gang-related crimes in a north Lodi neighborhood, police figured it wasn't just a coincidence. So on Thursday night they patrolled by car, foot and undercover, targeting problem homes.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: June 20, 2008

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Durham gears up for anti-gang grants (Durham, NC): Nonprofit agencies, church groups and other organizations that help youth will soon be able to apply for a piece of the $1.25 million in federal anti-gang grants aimed for Durham.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: June 20, 2008

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