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Bridgeton gang members arrested in Salem County (Salem County, NJ): Police in Salem County arrested a number of alleged gangsters from this city as part of a statewide crackdown on gang violence.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City    Date: October 9, 2008

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City's Gang Impact Squad has impact (Cleveland, OH): Six months after a Gang Impact Squad was formed to combat violence in Cleveland, the unit has arrested scores of violent criminals. The seven-officer squad has confiscated 25 guns and arrested more than 300 people for drugs, guns and violent crimes.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: October 9, 2008

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Gang sweep nets 84 arrests across Middlesex (Middlesex, NJ): A six-month investigation involving more than a dozen law enforcement agencies resulted in the arrest of 84 alleged gang members, 18 of whom were rounded up in the last week, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce Kaplan announced yesterday.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: October 9, 2008

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LA removes first ex-gangster from injunction list (Los Angeles, CA): For more than 20 years, the city attorney's office has placed thousands of gangsters under injunctions that prohibit where they meet, who they talk to and what they carry.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: October 9, 2008

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Gang sweep nets at least 12 (Hudson County, NJ): Detectives with the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office spent yesterday rounding up more than a dozen alleged gang members as part of an investigation into four homicides, officials said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: October 9, 2008

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Antioch stabbing part of gang-driven crime spree (Antioch, CA): The arrest of two men and a teenage girl following the Wednesday stabbing of a 16-year-old boy capped a whirlwind of crime committed by a group of known gang members, police said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: October 9, 2008

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Vandals strike buildings (Milledgeville, GA): A black spray-painted graffiti message that adorns the outside wall of a house near Lee Street appears to be racially motivated and gang-related.
Source: The Union-Recorder    Date: October 9, 2008

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30 arrested in sweep targeting South L.A. gang members (Los Angeles, CA): A sweep by the Los Angeles Police Department and federal agents Tuesday netted at least 30 arrests in an operation targeting illegal weapons possession and drug dealing by South Los Angeles gang members.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 8, 2008

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MS-13 members sentenced for role RICO conspiracy (Nashville, TN): Three members of La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, have been sentenced here for their participation in a racketeering enterprise, it was announced Tuesday.
Source: The City Paper    Date: October 8, 2008

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Pittsburgh to spend $200K on gang, crime study (Pittsburgh, PA): Pittsburgh will spend $200,000 on a gang violence study in hopes of curbing the city's murder rate within six months.
Source: York Daily Record    Date: October 8, 2008

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Commission proposes gang task funding (Albany, GA): The Albany City Commission paved the way for the Albany Police Department to begin putting together its 12-person gang task force with a nonbinding unanimous vote Tuesday on a proposal to finance the force.
Source: The Albany Herald    Date: October 8, 2008

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Gang unit borne of violence (Sumter County, CA): Sutter County and Yuba City law enforcement agencies unveiled a new gang task force that will start today after a summer surge in drive-by shootings.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: October 8, 2008

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Immigration has arrested 11,000 'transnational' gang members in three years (Washington, DC): Over the past three years, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has arrested more than 11,000 members and associates of "transnational" gangs operating inside the United States.
Source: Cybercast News Service    Date: October 7, 2008

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Framingham Police educate public about gang issues (Framingham, MA): The images were intended to portray cocksure street swagger. A group of youths, flat-brimmed baseball caps tilted jauntily, peacocked for the camera, contorting their fingers and bending their wrists in the shape of gang signs.
Source: The Metrowest Daily News    Date: October 7, 2008

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Police have no suspects in Watsonville slaying, suspect gang ties (Watsonville, CA): Police and community volunteers this evening will walk the neighborhood where a 20-year-old Prunedale man was stabbed to death Friday.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: October 7, 2008

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Police say shooting of man was gang-related (Hampton, VA): Police say the shooting of a man in the leg last week in Hampton was likely gang- related.
Source: Daily Press    Date: October 7, 2008

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11 facing assault, robbery charges in alleged gang assault (Yuma, AZ): Seven alleged juvenile gang members arrested in connection to a weekend assault and robbery involving two female victims, one of whom was pregnant, were each charged with four felonies Tuesday.
Source: The Sun    Date: October 7, 2008

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Third-grader with knife charged (Athens, GA): A 10-year-old boy armed with a knife lunged at a fellow Fowler Drive Elementary student Monday and told another he would cut her "into little pieces" and kill her family for turning him in, Athens-Clarke police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: October 7, 2008

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Gang unit sees success (Prince William County, VA): Between January and August of 2008, the number of gang members arrested in Prince William County was 197, according to statistics presented to supervisors at Tuesday’s meeting.
Source: Manassas Journal Messenger    Date: October 7, 2008

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Concord teen shot after being asked about gang ties (Concord, CA): A teenager was shot and wounded early this morning after a group of men drove up and asked him and his friends whether they had gang ties, police said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: October 6, 2008

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