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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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Police arrest 28 in bid to break gang's grip on L.A. neighborhood (Los Angeles, CA): Heavily armed police and federal agents stormed into a Glassell Park neighborhood Wednesday morning to wrest control away from a street gang -- and loyalists with deep family ties to its members -- that has in effect turned the sequestered swath of run-down apartments into rogue territory.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 26, 2008

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Richmond gang is eliminated, city police say (Richmond, VA): A Richmond gang that police said they have eradicated primarily dealt drugs in the city's Church Hill area, authorities said yesterday.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: June 26, 2008

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LAPD, federal agents raid Avenues gang clique (Los Angeles, CA): A law enforcement task force made up of hundreds of local police and federal agents raided dozens of addresses here Wednesday and arrested 28 members of the Avenues gang in connection with a federal racketeering indictment.
Source: Los Angeles Wave    Date: June 26, 2008

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Gang violence in Seattle on the rise, report says (Seattle, WA): A report on gangs in Seattle bolsters what some in law enforcement and community groups already were saying -- gang violence is up, and more prevention programs are needed.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: June 26, 2008

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Gangs expand online presence (South Dakota): Gang members in South Dakota are using social networking Web sites to recruit members and expand their drug trafficking here, according to a recent report by the U.S. Justice Department.
Source: Argus Leader    Date: June 26, 2008

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26 indicted as U.S. targets drug gang (Charlotte, NC): A federal grand jury has indicted 26 reputed members of the MS-13 gang on federal racketeering charges related to a cross-border drug-trafficking ring, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 25, 2008

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State pitches in for gang prevention (Fayetteville, NC) : Cumberland County is getting a much needed boost from the state for a gang prevention program.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: June 25, 2008

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Florida creates a gang strategy (Tallahassee, FL): There's no magic bullet to ridding Florida's streets of gangs, but state authorities now have a detailed strategy to do more than they are already doing.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: June 25, 2008

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Drug sweep net drops on two gang members (Bakersfield, CA): Two suspected gang members are arrested Wednesday afternoon, after Kern County Sheriff Gang units made a sweep of their home.
Source: Bakersfield Now    Date: June 25, 2008

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L.A. street gang targeted in indictment (Los Angeles, CA): A law enforcement task force is cracking down on a northeastern Los Angeles gang accused of killings, home invasion robberies and drug dealing.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 25, 2008

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L.A. gang targeted in major operation (Los Angeles, CA): Hundreds of local, state and federal officers staged a major operation Wednesday morning targeting a notorious Los Angeles gang.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: June 25, 2008

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Group formed to investigate AZ gangs (Arizona): The Arizona Gang Investigators Association (AZGIA) was formed to work together and make life better for all Arizona residents.
Source: Nogales International    Date: June 25, 2008

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Injunction issued to stem San Fernando Valley gang activities (Los Angeles, CA): A judge issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday aimed at restricting the activities of one of the San Fernando Valley's most notorious gangs.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 25, 2008

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Fayette Gangs? ‘It’s a bunch of junk...’ (Fayette County, GA): Fayette County Sheriff Randall Johnson is hopping mad and wants to set the record straight. "Yes we have crime in this county, but we are not covered up in crime and we don’t have organized gangs operating in this county," said Johnson, who is retiring at the end of this term.
Source: Fayette Daily News    Date: June 25, 2008

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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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