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Two gang members held in killing (Redlands, CA): A 48-year-old man is dead and two gang members are in custody following a shooting in a park Saturday afternoon.
Source: The Sun    Date: May 4, 2008

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Two dead, five wounded in gang-related shooting (Phoenix, AZ): A shootout left two teenagers dead, several wounded and bullets strewn over a 2-mile stretch of south Phoenix early Saturday morning.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: May 4, 2008

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Gang cops sweeping the streets for info (Modesto, CA): About 20 police cars with flashing red and blue lights clogged Bystrum Road, a narrow street just east of South Ninth Street and Highway 99 in a tough, unincorporated area between Ceres and Modesto.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: May 4, 2008

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Case challenges typical notion of gangs (San Diego, CA): Ask authorities to name local neighborhoods plagued by gang violence, and chances are La Jolla won't make the list.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: May 4, 2008

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Law enforcement praises anti-gang bill (Manatee County, FL): That's the message lawmakers sent gang members after the Legislature this week unanimously passed a bill aimed at getting tougher on gangs.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: May 3, 2008

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Turlock plots anti-gang fight (Turlock, CA): Last weekend a suspected Sureño gang member walking down South Soderquist Road was shot in the belly with a .45-caliber handgun.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: May 3, 2008

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Florida lawmakers aim to eliminate gangs (Orlando, FL): State lawmakers are taking a bite out of gangs by imposing harsher sentences, including life in prison for gang members; felony charges for communicating over the Internet and preventing gang members from bailing out and threatening witnesses.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: May 3, 2008

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Kaine signs bill to punish restaurants that harbor gangs (Richmond, VA): Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine (D) signed into law Friday a bill designed to crack down on bars and restaurants that promote gang activity in a state that has some of the toughest anti-gang laws in the nation.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: May 3, 2008

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Macon police building database of suspected gang members (Macon, GA): Macon police are building a database of suspected gang members in hopes of getting a better picture of gangs across the city and taking violence off the streets.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: May 3, 2008

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Waukegan teen charged as adult in fatal shooting outside home (Arlington Heights, IL): A Waukegan teenager was charged as an adult Friday with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a rival gang member last week, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 3, 2008

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Measure targets Net gang threats (Salinas, CA): As more Salinas-area teens find themselves targeted in threatening online videos, a resolution pending in the California Legislature would join a growing campaign urging social networking Web sites to crack down on violent postings.
Source: The Californian    Date: May 3, 2008

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Teen stabbed near Thornton Avenue in Fremont (Fremont, CA): Three gang members were arrested Saturday after a teen was stabbed in the Centerville neighborhood, police said.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: May 3, 2008

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Anti-gang program gets $2M boost (Boston, MA): An anti-gang and youth-violence prevention program popular with local police got a boost from House lawmakers yesterday who voted to increase funding for the Charles Shannon grants by $2 million, still short of what Gov. Deval Patrick had hoped to add to the program.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: May 2, 2008

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Police: Girl stabbed for not joining gang (Corpus Christi, TX): A 17-year-old girl was stabbed Thursday night after an altercation with a gang member, according to Corpus Christi police.
Source: The Caller-Times    Date: May 2, 2008

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Arlington hopes grant money will curb gangs (Arlington, TX): The city is hoping a $1 million federal grant will help solve gang crime in a 7-square-mile swath in east Arlington.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 1, 2008

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Police: Gang seeking rivals settles for passer-by (San Pablo, CA): Frustrated that they could find no rival Nortenos to kill, a group of Sureno gang members instead settled on shooting a 37-year-old man walking home from a party, San Pablo police said Thursday.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: May 1, 2008

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Greensboro police moving on Asian gang violence (Greensboro, NC): Police and city officials met with leaders from the Montagnard community Tuesday to lay the framework for a plan they hope will eliminate gang violence among the city's Asian population.
Source: News & Record    Date: April 30, 2008

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Aurora zeros in on gang crime count (Aurora, CO): Gangs committed just 2.64 percent of major crime here last year, but it was violent: Four of the city's 14 murders and more than half of the nonfatal shootings were gang-related.
Source: Rocky Mountain News    Date: April 30, 2008

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Three bodies found in Chicago home in gang-plagued neighborhood (Chicago, IL): Police found three people shot to death Wednesday inside a home in a gang-plagued neighborhood, the latest gun killings in a spate of violence that has torn through the city.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: April 30, 2008

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Man slain Friday was found near gang graffiti (Prince George's County, MD): A 28-year-old man who was killed Friday in the Langley Park area was shot execution-style against a wall bearing graffiti markings of Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, said his family and two Prince George's County police sources.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: April 30, 2008

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