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Deported gang member arrested in Greeley (Greeley, CO): A member of the violent Sureno 13 street gang was arrested in Greeley by a gang task force as he smoked marijuana while babysitting his 3-year-old child, law-enforcement officials say.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: February 7, 2008

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Alleged gang member arrested entering U.S. (El Paso, TX): A woman accused of being a member of the violent Barrio Azteca gang was denied bail Thursday at her first court appearance on a federal racketeering indictment.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: February 7, 2008

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Schools adopt anti-gang policy (Georgetown County, SC): In response to police reports of increased gang activity, the Georgetown County School Board passed a new anti-gang policy Tuesday that prohibits the use of gang-related paraphernalia or activity on school grounds.
Source: The Sun News    Date: February 6, 2008

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Anti-gang bill passes Senate (Salt Lake City, UT): A bill that would allow police officers to remove gang members from specific areas and arrest a gang member who returned within eight hours narrowly passed the Senate today.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: February 6, 2008

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Two teens stabbed at Granite Hills High School (Apple Valley, CA): Two teenagers were stabbed at Granite Hills High School around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday following an apparent gang-related fight, officials said.
Source: Daily Press    Date: February 6, 2008

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Lawmaker is taking aim at Arizona taggers (Phoenix, AZ): State Rep. Chad Campbell saw the writing on the wall and thought he'd try to stop it. The Phoenix Democrat on Tuesday introduced the first of a package of bills aimed at getting tougher on graffiti in Arizona.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: February 6, 2008

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Insane Deuces face trial (Chicago, IL): Jury selection is scheduled to begin this morning for a major federal murder and drug conspiracy trial involving Aurora gang members.
Source: The Beacon-News    Date: February 6, 2008

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Alleged gang member arrested in Moundsville (Moundsville, WV): A suspected member of a national street gang connected to narcotics trafficking was arrested without incident in Moundsville Saturday and is now facing federal charges.
Source: The Intelligencer    Date: February 5, 2008

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'Documented gang member' is charged in drive-by shooting that killed woman, 80 (St. Louis, MO): A man charged Monday with slaying an 80-year-old woman in a spray of bullets last week is a "documented gang member" who apparently was trying to shoot young men on rival turf, police said.
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch    Date: February 5, 2008

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Boynton center aims to steer kids away from gangs (Boynton Beach, FL): More than a year after a gang slaying at the Boynton Beach Mall galvanized elected officials to action, the city's Youth Violence Prevention Project expects to hit high gear this month.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: February 5, 2008

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LA gang barred from gathering on some downtown streets (Los Angeles, CA): A judge Tuesday barred Fifth & Hill Gang members from congregating on some downtown streets, an order authorities said will aid the fight against street drug sales.
Source: KNBC 4 News    Date: February 5, 2008

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Bills aimed at curbing gang activity (Salt Lake City, UT): Gangs may have a tougher time hanging out in public places, recruiting members or stopping members from leaving the gang under two bills passed tentatively by the Senate on Tuesday.
Source: Deseret News    Date: February 5, 2008

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GPD and ASO taking on local gang activity (Gainesville, FL): Two officers jumped out of the police cruiser in a dead sprint. A moment before, they were pulling up slowly behind two young men walking down NE 26th Terrace around 9 p.m on Feb. 20.
Source: The Independent Florida Alligator    Date: February 5, 2008

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Three teens injured in shooting at party (Arlington, TX): Three teens were shot at a party in far south Arlington late Saturday during what police say may have been a dispute between rival gangs.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: February 4, 2008

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Gangs get 'smarter' (Yuba-Sutter County, CA): One in every 100 Yuba-Sutter residents. That's local law enforcement officials' estimate of the area's gang population - 800 to 1,000 in Sutter County and 500 to 700 in Yuba County.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: February 3, 2008

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Get along without going along (Franklin, NJ): The Franklin Township School District will begin educating its seventh-graders on the pitfalls of gang involvement -- marking one result from the town's effort to stem youth violence following the murders of two young men there last summer.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: February 3, 2008

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Adults in Poinciana get lesson on danger and prevalence of gangs (Poinciana, FL): The sheriff's detectives began the presentation with a video clip showing young adults throwing up gang signs.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: February 3, 2008

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Quelling gang violence in Pittsburgh seen as daunting, not futile, task (Pittsburgh, PA): The gang violence that claimed the lives of a 12-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy last week has sparked public outcry and intensified police patrols on the streets.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: February 3, 2008

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Shooting raises concerns about gang violence (Janesville, WI): The Jan. 19 shooting of teen downtown escalated gang violence here beyond anything Janesville has seen before, but police said one shooting is not a trend.
Source: GazetteXtra    Date: February 3, 2008

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10 arrested on drug charges following raids (New Castle County, DE): Two interdepartmental drug stings in separate areas of New Castle County on Friday ended with the arrest of 10 people, several of whom may have ties to the Bloods street gang, police officials said.
Source: The News Journal    Date: February 3, 2008

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