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Gang problem spreading in West Palm Beach (West Palm Beach, FL): Gang activity in West Palm Beach and across Palm Beach County is on the rise and law enforcement officials are finding some disturbing trends with the latest string of gang-related crimes.
Source: WPEC 12 News    Date: December 10, 2008

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Cary turning up heat on gangs (Cary, IL): Cary police have moved swiftly to put the kibosh on gang crime in the village, sending a message that gang activity will not be tolerated.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: December 10, 2008

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Five hurt in Corning gang fight (Corning, CA): Law enforcement arrived only to find the aftermath of a large brawl between two rival gangs Saturday night, in which five people were taken to St. Elizabeth Community Hospital.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: December 9, 2008

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NJ anti-gang crackdown arrests more than 1,800 (Trenton, NJ): More than 1,800 suspects have been arrested as part of New Jersey's statewide anti-gang initiative.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City    Date: December 9, 2008

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Law, SD2 officials work with parents to curb gang recruitment (Billings, MT): So your kid really likes one color and wears it all the time. The monochromatic dress, from hoodie to cell phone to belt and shoe laces, may represent more than personal preference, say law enforcement and school officials. It could represent a gang association.
Source: Billings Gazette    Date: December 8, 2008

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LA official sues gang leaders (Los Angeles, CA): The Los Angeles City Attorney's Office filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against gang leaders, seeking money for neighborhoods affected by their activities.
Source: United Press International    Date: December 8, 2008

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Teen shot after argument about gang affiliations (Bakersfield, CA): A 19-year-old man was shot Sunday evening in east Bakersfield after arguing with the shooters about gang affiliation, according to the Sheriff’s Department.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: December 8, 2008

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Houses tagged with gang graffiti in Sioux City's northside (Sioux City, IA): More than a dozen Sioux City homeowners woke up Sunday morning to find gang graffiti sprayed in their front yard. Reporter Samantha Suttle has more information on how police are investigating this activity.
Source: KPTH FOX 44 News    Date: December 8, 2008

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Four gang members convicted in racketeering, murder case (Baltimore, MD): Four members of a Baltimore-area drug gang were convicted today in a racketeering conspiracy involving five murders, federal prosecutors said.
Source: The Sun    Date: December 8, 2008

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Seven new gun laws approved as part of gang crackdown (Los Angeles, CA): Seven proposed city laws intended to stifle gang and gun violence in Los Angeles were preliminarily approved Monday by a Los Angeles City Council committee.
Source: CBS2 News    Date: December 8, 2008

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DA: Gang laws need teeth (Winston-Salem, NC): Winston-Salem police consider new anti-gang laws to be useful tools, but the county district attorney says that the laws are unlikely to help much in court.
Source: Winston-Salem Journal    Date: December 7, 2008

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Two men badly hurt in gang-related fight (Thousand Oaks, CA): Two young men were hospitalized Friday night after a gang-related fight in front of a Thousand Oaks home, authorities said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: December 7, 2008

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Police say nine national and local gangs active in town (Framingham, MA): There are at least nine national and local gangs with nearly 200 active members in Framingham, but the public shouldn't be scared, police told a crowd of about 150 people last night.
Source: The Daily News Tribune    Date: December 7, 2008

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Community reeling after two teenagers fatally shot (San Diego, CA): The violent deaths of two teenagers who were shot in a possible gang attack early yesterday has left two San Diego high schools struggling to cope with the tragic losses.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 7, 2008

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Gang might have shot aunt and niece in East Palo Alto (Palo Alto, CA): An East Palo Alto street gang might have been involved in the Thursday shooting of a 23-year-old woman and her 6-year-old niece, police said.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: December 6, 2008

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Two men stabbed in gang fight outside Capitola Mall (Capitola, CA): Police are still trying to sort out a gang-motivated fight outside of the Capitola Mall in which two 20-year-old men were stabbed Friday afternoon.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: December 6, 2008

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Five more arrested in ongoing gang drug probe (Essex County, NJ): An investigation into the drug activity of the Crips and the Bloods gangs in Essex County and elsewhere resulted in five arrests yesterday, bringing to nine the number of suspects rounded up so far in the year-long operation, authorities said.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: December 5, 2008

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Three teens arrested for school soccer game shootings (King City, CA): Three teen gang members have been arrested for the mistaken identity shootings of an 11-year-old girl and her 15-year-old brother at a King City High School soccer game.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: December 5, 2008

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10 gang members arrested in Abilene drug bust (Abilene, TX): Law enforcement officers have arrested 10 members of a prison gang on federal trafficking charges related to a drug ring in the Abilene area.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: December 5, 2008

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Possible gang link probed in arrest of Nuñez's son (Sacramento, CA): Esteban Nuñez, the son of former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez, and three other men who were arrested in the fatal stabbing of a college student in San Diego fit the definition of a criminal street gang, police said in search warrants released Wednesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 4, 2008

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