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Gang-related fight leads to stabbing in Rock Hill (Rock Hill, NY): A 21-year-old Brooklyn man was stabbed four times Saturday morning in a gang-related melee outside a pizzeria in Rock Hill, police said.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: May 31, 2008

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Gang gun users face losses in L.A. (Los Angeles, CA): Gang members who use guns to commit crimes could be evicted from apartments and have their vehicles seized under a series of motions introduced Friday in the Los Angeles City Council.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: May 31, 2008

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Villaraigosa wants to use gun restrictions, databases to take on gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Thursday unveiled plans to target gangs and guns -- including confiscating cars used in gang-related crimes -- with a series of new city ordinances.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 30, 2008

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Huge narcotics probe nets gang 'prince,' police say (Chicago, IL): For the past two years feared West Side gang leader "Shakey" Shawn Betts would hole up for a week at a time in his St. Charles home even as he kept close watch over his unusually organized drug empire in Chicago.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: May 30, 2008

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Authorities round up Monte Park gang members in citywide sweep (New Bedford, MA): City, state and federal law enforcement authorities arrested several reputed Monte Park gang members Thursday morning, seizing firearms and crack cocaine in what officials said was a months-long investigation.
Source: The Standard-Times    Date: May 30, 2008

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Gang leader nabbed, cops say (Chicago, IL): After getting out of prison in April 2006, "Shakey" Shawn Betts moved to St. Charles, but kept his trigger finger on the West Side of Chicago, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 30, 2008

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Police confirm Riverside shooting gang-related (Riverside, CA): The shooting of three people near the intersection of Walter Street and Phoenix Avenue on Thursday evening was gang related and appears to be a flare up of a longtime gang rivalry, a Riverside police sergeant said in a telephone interview Friday.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: May 30, 2008

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'Mistaken identity' gunfire kills 2 in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Two men were killed and two others injured in Salinas late Sunday in what police are calling a case of mistaken identity.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: May 29, 2008

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Two teens shot in Staten Island, gang war is blamed (Staten Island, NY): A 17-year-old girl was critically injured and a boy was also wounded in what neighbors said was gang violence that hit innocent victims on Staten Island Wednesday.
Source: Daily News    Date: May 29, 2008

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Arlington goes to West Coast for advice on gangs (Arlington, TX): Arlington's school superintendent and mayor, and a police official are scheduled to meet with San Jose, Calif., officials today to discuss how the West Coast city has addressed its gang problem.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 29, 2008

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Boys, 15, charged in gang slaying (Columbia, SC): Two 15-year-olds were charged Wednesday in what police say was the gang-related shooting death Friday of an 18-year-old.
Source: The State    Date: May 29, 2008

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N.C. gang legislation adds stiff penalties (North Carolina): Tougher penalties for street gang-related crimes and prevention measures to stop young people from joining gangs is making its way toward becoming law in North Carolina.
Source: The Charlotte Post    Date: May 29, 2008

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State indicted street gang members appear in court (Gregg County, TX): Combined force arrest teams have located and arrested 38 of the 56 State and or Federal indicted defendants targeted for arrest on Wednesday as a result of a multi-year organized drug and violent crime investigation in Longview and Kilgore.
Source: KLTV 7 News    Date: May 29, 2008

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Have street gangs come to Vermont? (St. Albans, VT): St. Albans police said violent crime is up and they blamed gang-like activity throughout the state. But what's the difference between gang-like activity and gang activity? Not much, according to investigators.
Source: WPTZ 5 News    Date: May 29, 2008

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DA: Fatal shooting gang-related (Allentown, PA): A 17-year-old boy and a man armed themselves with revolvers and took positions across the street from an Allentown home where a graduation party was under way, authorities say.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: May 28, 2008

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Law enforcement arrests at least 40 in Longview drug busts (Longview, TX): Local, state and federal officials arrested more than 40 people in the Longview area on drug and gun charges, part of a two-year investigation targeting gang activity in the East Texas town.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: May 28, 2008

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Cops fume at parade for gang leader (Chicago, IL): The Fraternal Order of Police is fuming about the city's decision to grant a permit that paved the way for a Memorial Day weekend march honoring the birthday of David "King David" Barksdale, founder of the Gangster Disciples street gang.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: May 28, 2008

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Four gang members charged (Carson, CA): A reputed street gang member has been charged with shooting at a helicopter as it hovered over the unincorporated area near Carson last week, authorities said today.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: May 28, 2008

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Norteno gang members targeted in large countywide operation (Lodi, CA): A seven-month operation aimed at violent street gang members reached its peak Wednesday with 15 arrests and the seizure of guns, drugs and cash.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: May 28, 2008

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Man slain in gang-related shooting on South Side (Chicago, IL): An internal gang dispute left an alleged gang member who was a parolee fatally shot Monday night in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: May 27, 2008

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