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Gang-involved teens to go green with new California grant (Sacramento, CA): Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced nearly $1.5 million in job training grants to stimulate the economy, lead the way to a green economy and combat gang violence.
Source: The Californian    Date: January 21, 2009

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Sheriff hosts FDLE advanced gang investigation class (Bay County, FL) : While Florida government focuses on the economy, it’s not forgetting law enforcement, more specifically gangs. Investigators say gang violence is a growing problem across the state, and Bay County is no exception.
Source: WMBB News 13    Date: January 21, 2009

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Authorities charge 14 members of Houston drug gang (Houston, TX): Law enforcement officials say they have arrested 10 members of a Houston drug gang and are seeking another four for distributing marijuana and cocaine with a street value of up to $40 million.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: January 21, 2009

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Reports detail gang-related graffiti in Seattle (Seattle, WA): Police reports released late Tuesday reveal details of two graffiti incidents that officers consider gang-related.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: January 21, 2009

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Rural area struggles with gang activity (Reno, NV): Only a decade ago, if you asked the average resident of central Lyon County about youth gang activity in the small communities that dot the U.S. 50 corridor, they would have thought you were crazy.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: January 21, 2009

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Do jobless join gangs? (Denver, CO): A multi-faceted strategy to curb street gangs in Denver is crucial because a rising unemployment rate — which Denver has seen — has historically led to more gang violence, said a former Denver gang member turned community activist.
Source: Denver Daily    Date: January 20, 2009

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Caballero: Focus all forces on gangs in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Gang violence in Salinas has reached the point where it’s time to tap every possible law enforcement resource, Assemblywoman Anna Caballero, D-Salinas, said Monday.
Source: The Californian    Date: January 20, 2009

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Gang violence tied to increase in homicides (Ventura County, CA): The number of homicides in Ventura County increased sharply in 2008 from a record low in 2007 as gang violence increased, authorities said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: January 20, 2009

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Anti-gang effort to move to Pueblo (Pueblo, CO): A Pueblo resident is elected its interim executive director. Pueblo will be the new home for the National Major Gang Task Force, beginning Feb. 1.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: January 19, 2009

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Vallejo student slowly recovering from beating (Vallejo, CA): After being beaten nearly to death in a video-recorded incident at his Vallejo high school, a 17-year-old student and basketball player was recovering slowly Sunday from serious head injuries at a Walnut Creek hospital, one day after doctors were able to remove him from a ventilator.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: January 19, 2009

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Local shootings appear gang-related (Manatee, FL): Two homes were shot at over the weekend by individuals suspected of gang involvement.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: January 19, 2009

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Springs neighborhood hit with gang graffiti (Sonoma, CA): Some young toughs decided to decorate their neighborhood in the Springs. Unfortunately, they decided to decorate it with criminal street-gang graffiti.
Source: The Sonoma Index-Tribune    Date: January 19, 2009

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Three gang members charged in Canoga Park killing (Los Angeles, CA): Three members of a Latino street gang have been charged in what police describe as the racially motivated killing of a black bowling alley worker last month in Canoga Park.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 18, 2009

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Sutter County tagged for anti-gang funds (Sutter County, CA): Sutter County has been named as one of four counties in the state to receive a gang intervention grant from a division of the California State Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: January 17, 2009

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Drug bust finds gang ties (Pittsfield, MA): Narcotics officers claim they found weapons, ammunition and enough cocaine to charge an admitted gang member with drug trafficking when they raided his Pittsfield apartment on Thursday night.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: January 17, 2009

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Gang member numbers triple (San Jacinto, CA): With the growth of the San Jacinto Valley has come a growth in gangs, both in the number of gangs and the number of gang members.
Source: The Valley Chronicle    Date: January 17, 2009

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Hempstead cop injured while arresting gang member (Hempstead, NY): An reputed gang member was arrested on gun charges and for injuring a police officer in Hempstead on Saturday, Jan. 17 at 3:41 a.m., Nassau Police say
Source: Long Island Press    Date: January 17, 2009

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Another shooting tied to gang activity (Portland, OR): Investigators believe a shooting in southeast Portland on Wednesday is the latest incident in a wave of gang violence that has swept the east side of the city.
Source: KXL Newsradio 750    Date: January 16, 2009

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In San Jose, anti-gang team tries to shut down Sureño-vs.-Norteño violence (San Jose, CA): "This is a traditional Sureño street," says police Sgt. Matt Archer as we cruise into a San Jose neighborhood stacked deep with shoddy two-story apartment buildings.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: January 16, 2009

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Teen wounded in drive-by shooting (Pueblo, CO): A 16-year-old boy was shot Thursday morning on the East Side for allegedly wearing rival gang clothing, according to Pueblo police.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: January 16, 2009

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