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Des Moines authorities believe shooting may be gang related (Des Moines, IA): Authorities believe a drive-by shooting in Des Moines that resulted in no injuries may have been gang related.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 29, 2008

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Gangs in the military (Washington, DC): A group of nine gathered, ready for an initiation. Juwan Johnson of Baltimore, Md., willingly took a savage beating to join the Chicago-based gang Gangster Disciples.
Source: Daily Press    Date: June 28, 2008

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Possible gang links to fatal stabbing investigated (Chattanooga, TN): The victim in Thursday morning’s fatal stabbing and the man sought in connection with the incident belonged to different gangs in Chattanooga, officials said.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: June 28, 2008

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11 alleged members of Top 6 gang arrested (Palm Beach County, FL): A two-year investigation has resulted in the arrests of 11 alleged members of the Top 6 gang that is tied to 14 homicides and more than 150 shootings in Palm Beach County, local, state and federal agencies said Friday.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: June 28, 2008

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Approach to gang prosecution draws criticism (Cleveland, OH): Nearly two dozen residents of an inner-city neighborhood on the city's southeast side are scheduled to go on trial this week on charges that they were part of a gang.
Source: WKYC 3 News    Date: June 28, 2008

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Protecting kids from gangs (San Jose, CA): With summer as the prime recruiting season for fledgling gang members, the city of San Jose announced a plan Friday to rain on the gangbangers' parade.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: June 28, 2008

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Anti-gang bill to be signed Monday (West Palm Beach, FL): Gov. Charlie Crist is scheduled to sign anti-gang legislation at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the historical County Courthouse in West Palm Beach.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: June 28, 2008

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City leaders tackle gang problem (Los Angeles, CA): Top officials of the Los Angeles Police Department, religious leaders and concerned community members gathered for a meeting on gang violence Saturday morning.
Source: KABC 7 news    Date: June 28, 2008

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WFPD files new gang injunction (Wichita Falls, TX): A new gang injunction has been filed in Wichita Falls --- this time against the Puro Lil Mafia or PLM gang. Starting Friday afternoon into this weekend --- the Wichita Falls Gang Task force teamed with the Wichita County Sheriff's Department to serve civil papers to 21 alleged gang members and associates.
Source: KAUZ NewsChannel 6    Date: June 28, 2008

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Anti-gang effort to put feet on the street (Durham, NC): Residents and public officials are eager to see whether a new program will help teenagers and young adults involved with gangs get the services they need to stay out of trouble.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: June 27, 2008

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Gang-related activity spurs task force (Eureka, CA): Increased gang-related assaults and graffiti prompted the gang sweep that resulted in the arrest of eight alleged gang members and the confiscation of gang-related paraphernalia and weapons Wednesday night, according to the Eureka Police Department.
Source: The Times-Standard    Date: June 27, 2008

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Anti-gang proposal draws mixed reaction (Durham, NC): Members of the Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham had mixed responses to a gang intervention presentation at their monthly meeting Thursday afternoon.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: June 27, 2008

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Police probe gang link in beating (Hampton, VA): Police are investigating a gang link to the brutal beating of a 16-year-old in Hampton last month.
Source: Daily Press    Date: June 27, 2008

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Two men hurt in gang-related shootings (San Jose, CA): Two separate gang-related shootings Wednesday night in San Jose left a pair of men hospitalized. While the incidents are not related, investigators believe that both involved gangs.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: June 27, 2008

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Paint among arsenal in fighting gang activity (Tampa, FL): It was the middle of the afternoon. Kids played basketball on Timberlane Park's concrete court. And in the parking lot barely a free throw away, a couple of gang members conducted business.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: June 27, 2008

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Williamson County to extradite suspected Fort Lauderdale gang leader (Georgetown, TX): Williamson County Court Judge Don Higginbotham ruled Thursday that a man accused of being a gang leader in Florida would be extradited there to face a list of crimes in which he is charged.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: June 27, 2008

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Pair with gang ties arrested (Pittsfield, MA): Two local men with putative ties to a notorious street gang are free on bail after being charged in connection with the knifepoint carjacking of two men in one of Pittsfield's rougher neighborhoods early Saturday morning.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: June 27, 2008

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Gang leader arrested in Round Rock for crimes in Florida (Round Rock, TX) : The U.S. Marshall's office arrested the leader of Sur 13, a violent gang, at a home in Round Rock on Chisholm Valley.
Source: FOX 7 News    Date: June 26, 2008

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Gang feud sparked killing in Central Islip, officials say (Central Islip, NY): A feud between gang members was at the heart of a Memorial Day shooting that left one man dead and, a month later, another in jail charged with his killing, authorities said.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 26, 2008

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Law will facilitate seizure of gang members' assets (Sacramento, CA): Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Wednesday signed a law making it easier for prosecutors to seize assets of gang members.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 26, 2008

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