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Federal grant to 'weed' out city gang activity (Oklahoma City, OK): The Oklahoma City Council on Tuesday awarded nearly $3.5 million in federal grant money to fight gangs, drugs and crime. But more than anything, the effort is about rebuilding ailing communities, Police Chief Bill Citty said.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: April 16, 2008

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LA mayor talks about anti-gang strategy in annual speech (Los Angeles, CA): Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's annual speech to the City Council focused on gang violence and budget woes for the second consecutive year.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: April 15, 2008

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Anti-gang initiative gets a big boost (Greensboro, NC): A city gang intervention initiative will get a big boost from two organizations, officials will announce tonight at the City Council meeting.
Source: News & Record    Date: April 15, 2008

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Police arrest two juveniles on gang charges (Harrisonburg, VA): Harrisonburg Police arrested two juveniles Friday and charged them with felony gang participation and misdemeanor property damage in connection with a string of gang-related graffiti "tagging" on businesses, homes and cars on or near East Market Street.
Source: The Daily News Record    Date: April 15, 2008

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Albany gang unit likely (Albany, GA): With a nearly full complement of officers and a proposed $14.9 million budget, the Albany Police Department needs only the addition of personnel dedicated to stopping gang activity, city officials said Monday.
Source: The Albany Herald    Date: April 15, 2008

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Arrest of gang members to be announced (Bridgeton, NJ): A press conference announcing the arrest of high-ranking Bloods gang members is scheduled for 2 p.m. at the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office's Fayette Street office.
Source: Bridgeton News    Date: April 15, 2008

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More arrests anticipated in drug case tied to Bloods (Somersworth, NH): Only days after two more arrests were made in the investigation of local crack cocaine distribution by alleged members or associates of the Bloods street gang, authorities say there are no new arrests but more are expected.
Source: Foster's Daily Democrat    Date: April 15, 2008

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Fresno mayor candidates agree gangs are top priority (Fresno, CA): Candidates for mayor largely agree: One of Fresno's most pressing public safety problems is gangs. If they differ, it's on how to solve the problem.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: April 15, 2008

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Shootings raise fear of gang warfare (Salinas, CA): The violence in Salinas is unlikely to stop any time soon, according to some city residents. This weekend, three shootings left as many people injured - one of them critically - and a firebomb was thrown into an east Salinas apartment complex shown in a threatening video posted online that week.
Source: The Californian    Date: April 15, 2008

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Anti-gang program offers reel alternative (Bethlehem, PA): Big-city gangs converge in a working-class south Bethlehem neighborhood, where young recruits are easily seduced by the prospect of easy money and a sense of belonging.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: April 14, 2008

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King City gang member shot in leg (King City, CA): Police said today that a suspected gang member was wounded and an innocent bystander was nearly struck by a passing bullet when gunshots were fired Sunday outside a King City fast food restaurant.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: April 14, 2008

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Lakewood gang member sought as fugitive (New Brunswick, NJ): A suspected gang member from Lakewood who authorities said was caught with weapons en route to a confrontation with a rival gang in New Brunswick is being sought by authorities.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: April 14, 2008

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Anti-gang grants possible (Tulare County, CA): High schools throughout Tulare County may have the chance to vie for $25,000 in grants to fund community service programs intended to keep teenagers from falling into gang life.
Source: Tulare Advance-Register    Date: April 14, 2008

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As summer nears, police ramp up gang watch (Anchorage, AK): It's been nearly a year since a dozen teens stormed a Mountain View gas station and attacked a man -- apparently because he was wearing a red shirt and cap in the wrong part of town.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: April 13, 2008

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Drug raid linked to noted gang (Somersworth, NH): Two more people were arrested this week and a third person is wanted in connection with a raid on a High Street crack cocaine house in February that was allegedly run by a vicious street gang with a national reputation.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: April 12, 2008

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Cops: Gang ties at issue in mall fight (Bloomington, IL): A 15-year-old arrested in a large fight at Eastland Mall had called friends after a 20-year-old man mocked the boy’s alleged gang membership, police said.
Source: The Pantagraph    Date: April 12, 2008

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High-ranking gang member arrested in Reading raid, police say (Reading, PA): Reading police said they arrested a high-ranking member of a faction of the Bloods street gang after raiding his residence and finding marijuana and Ecstasy pills with a street value of several thousand dollars.
Source: Reading Eagle    Date: April 12, 2008

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"Bloods" gang is state's largest (Somerville, NJ): Gang members aren't limited to the state's urban centers and are increasingly able to get their messages out using the Internet, a state police detective told Somerset County professionals and other community members Friday.
Source: Courier News    Date: April 12, 2008

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Gang graffiti on playground (Greenville, SC): Children at an elementary school made a startling discovery while on the playground. Sister Mary Jane of Saint Anthony's Catholic School on Gower Street says a child saw gang graffiti while crawling through the tunnels on the playground.
Source: WSPA 7 News    Date: April 12, 2008

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Downtown shooting could be gang-related, police say (Pittsburgh, PA): Gang retaliation may have been the motive behind the fatal Downtown shooting of a 34-year-old man who was killed early yesterday morning while riding in the back seat of a car on Grant Street.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: April 12, 2008

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