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New method helps convict gang members (Bradenton, FL): For five years, Eric Santiago lived the life of a gang member, flashing gang signs, sporting gang colors and dealing drugs from his Bradenton home, prosecutors said Monday during opening statements of the 21-year-old's trial.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: January 15, 2008

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Gangs growing in Florida, report warns (Tallahassee, FL): The number of criminal gangs in Florida is growing, along with gang-related crime, according to a statewide report released Tuesday.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: January 15, 2008

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New way to fight gang crime (Salinas, CA): The Salinas Police Department is preparing to unveil a pilot program in which "all city departments" will focus on a defined area that engenders most of the city's gang violence, Police Chief Dan Ortega said Monday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: January 15, 2008

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Cops: Teen gang made girls prostitutes (Fort Worth, TX): Several teenage gang members have been arrested on suspicion of forcing girls as young as 12 into a prostitution ring, police said Tuesday.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: January 15, 2008

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Teenage fight may have led to shots (Bradenton, FL): A fight between teenage boys over a 13-year-old girl may have been the catalyst that led to the firing of the stray bullet that killed Stacy Williams III, according to court documents.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: January 15, 2008

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Officials: Gang activity no surprise (Fayetteville, GA): The arrest of a Fayette County High School student on four felony gang-related charges two weeks ago may have caught the community by surprise.
Source: The Citizen    Date: January 15, 2008

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Tulare County anti-gang movement mobilizes (Tulare County, CA): Connie Conway, the new chairwoman of the Tulare County Board of Supervisors, vowed in the State of the County speech Tuesday to confront criminal street gangs in rural Tulare County.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: January 15, 2008

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Rival gangs blamed in spree (Monrovia, CA): A spate of violence that left one man dead and a teenager wounded are acts of retaliation on the part of rival African-American and Latino gangs, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: January 15, 2008

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Police seek help to combat increasing graffiti problem (Burley, ID): It’s as clear as the writing on the wall gang graffiti is on the rise in Burley and many community leaders along with business and home owners think its time to take back their turf.
Source: South Idaho Press    Date: January 15, 2008

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Schools gang scourge (New York, NY): A murderous gang turf war has erupted in Manhattan's city high schools - even spilling out in the tony streets of Gramercy Park and Chelsea, The Post has learned.
Source: New York Post    Date: January 14, 2008

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Forum warns of growing gangs (Frederick, MD): More than 400 people in Frederick city are confirmed gang members. And many of them are juveniles, according to Detective Robert Marker of the Frederick Police Department.
Source: The Frederick News-Post    Date: January 14, 2008

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Cleveland revives anti-gang unit (Cleveland, OH): The mayor, responding to a surge in homicides, has reinstated the police anti-gang unit and directed officers to aggressively pursue crimes involving gangs, drugs and guns.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: January 14, 2008

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City set for fund to fight gangs (East Palo Alto, CA): The city is on track to receive $625,000 in federal funding for an anti-gang initiative. The money, which is part of the $555 billion domestic spending bill President Bush signed on Dec. 26, will go toward a combination of enforcement and prevention programs.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: January 13, 2008

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GANG WARS: Threat of new gang in Brockton surfaces during deadly spree of violence in city (Brockton, MA): As patrons poured out of the Morabeza Restaurant and Pub early last Sunday, three police officers were breaking up a heated argument between five men outside the Main Street club.
Source: The Enterprise    Date: January 13, 2008

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Gang unit investigating slaying of two Seattle teens (Seattle, WA): Police are investigating whether the recent murders of two Seattle teens are gang-related revenge killings.
Source: KING 5 News    Date: January 13, 2008

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Manatee urged to curb gangs (Manatee County, FL): Manatee community groups got a challenge on Friday: Start working more closely together to rid the county of criminal gang activity. And don't be afraid to ask for help from the federal government.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: January 12, 2008

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Gang unit in S.L. arrests two, recovers six stolen cars in bust (Salt Lake City, UT): A well-orchestrated car theft ring has been disrupted by the Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit. Late last week, members of the gang unit arrested two people and recovered six vehicles over two nights.
Source: Deseret News    Date: January 12, 2008

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Six arrested in Millville gang raid (Millville, NJ): Six people have been arrested in connection with a spate of gunfire incidents that have plagued this Cumberland County community since Jan. 1.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: January 12, 2008

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Court ban on gangs effective, divisive (Los Angeles, CA): Since 1993, when gang injunctions were first used against the Blythe Street gang in Panorama City, the crime-fighting tool has been expanded to cover about 50 gangs in Los Angeles.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 12, 2008

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First slaying of 2008 may be gang-related (Albany, GA): As police converged on the houses of people they think were involved in Friday night’s shooting, the victim, 16-year-old Antwon Luke, died at the hospital.
Source: The Albany Herald    Date: January 12, 2008

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