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Gang-related attack injures two L.B. teens (Long Beach, CA): Two 14-year-old boys were shot in a gang-related attack on Thursday night, but both victims were expected to survive, police said.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: January 10, 2008

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Five members of violent prison gang arrested on RICO charges (El Paso, TX): Five members of the violent Barrio Azteca gang have been arrested on a federal indictment alleging 11 RICO counts, the U.S. Attorney's Office in El Paso announced Thursday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: January 10, 2008

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Mountain View police arrest pair in assault believed to be gang-related (Mountain View, CA): Mountain View police said they have arrested two men whom they believe to be Norteño gang members in connection with a brutal beating and stabbing that happened last week.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: January 10, 2008

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$94,000 to combat gangs in Huntington (Huntington, NY): Jenine Vizzi said the gang prevention program her daughter is enrolled in has been a saving grace as she struggles to raise four children, three of whom are from foster care.
Source: Newsday    Date: January 10, 2008

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Suspected gang arraigned (East Hartford, CT): A suspected gang member accused of trying to strangle a town woman who spurned his advances was held on $250,000 after his arraignment today on several charges.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: January 10, 2008

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Attack stirs fears of gang revival (Norcross, GA): Federal authorities thought they had crippled the powerful and violent Brownside Locos gang when they indicted dozens of its ringleaders in 2002.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: January 9, 2008

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Schools look to quell gang concerns (Kershaw County, SC): A December gang-related, student death has prompted Kershaw County schools officials to bring a renewed focus to youth violence in the community.
Source: The State    Date: January 9, 2008

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Newburgh gang responsible for Monticello beating, cops say (Monticello, NY): A brutal beating Monday at a nightclub on East Broadway in Monticello might signify that a Newburgh street gang is expanding its territory and venturing into Sullivan County, police said.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: January 9, 2008

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MPD getting tough on gangs, enforcing curfew (Monroe, GA): Law enforcement officers will be cracking down on juvenile criminal activity and the perceived gang element in the city with a more stringent enforcement of curfew laws aimed at getting juveniles off the street — and this effort may also result in jail time or fines for parents of offenders.
Source: The Walton Tribune    Date: January 9, 2008

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City of Asheville Police Department ties shooting to gangs, drugs (Asheville, NC): A shooting that sent bullets flying into a bedroom occupied by three teenagers likely has ties to gangs or drugs, Asheville police said Tuesday.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times    Date: January 9, 2008

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Nine indicted by federal panel linked to California gang (Lafayette, LA): A federal grand jury has indicted nine men allegedly connected to the Los Angeles-based Cuatro Flats gang, which prosecutors say has been smuggling methamphetamine, guns and stolen cars into southern Louisiana.
Source: KATC 3 News    Date: January 8, 2008

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Bills to take aim at state gangs (Washington): State lawmakers who have spent the better part of a year studying gangs in Washington are preparing a package of bills for this legislative session, hoping their colleagues will adopt several recommendations they have developed to fight the growth of criminal gangs.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: January 8, 2008

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Gang feuds bring more police (Providence, RI): The Providence police have beefed up patrols in the city’s West End to combat escalating gun violence between feuding members of two well-known street gangs: the Hanover Boyz and Oriental Rascals.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: January 8, 2008

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Cops say St. George stabbing of 12-year-old was gang related (St. George, UT): A 12-year-old boy was kicked, beaten with a bat and stabbed at a St. George park Saturday night by about half a dozen teenagers.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: January 7, 2008

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Gang graffiti appearing at Yonkers library (Yonkers, NY): The appearance of gang graffiti at the public library has officials contemplating their surveillance options.
Source: The Journal News    Date: January 6, 2008

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Capistrano gang injunction nets one arrest (San Juan Capistrano, CA): The Orange County Sheriff¹s Department gang-enforcement unit has made one arrest of a known gang member in San Juan Capistrano in the past six weeks for violating a preliminary injunction barring gang-related activities.
Source: The Capistrano Dispatch    Date: January 4, 2008

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A high school party turns deadly (Seattle, WA): The group of teenage girls, who organized a Thursday night party meant to unite friends, sent an invitation telling guests to "Leave your beef in your hood."
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: January 4, 2008

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White Plains to get program that uses art to combat youth violence (White Plains, NY): The mythical gang war between the Jets and the Sharks will soon be used in White Plains as a jumping off point for discussions among young people about real life issues including violence, immigration and the relationship between teens and police.
Source: The Journal News    Date: January 3, 2008

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Shooting leads to arrest by Monroe PD (Monroe, GA): Police have one suspect in custody and are searching for a second in a suspected gang-related shooting on Dec. 30.
Source: The Walton Tribune    Date: January 3, 2008

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Increased violence puts gang presence on radar (Medford, OR): A street fight in Medford and a clash at a party in White City on New Year's Day has police concerned about escalating gang violence in the Rogue Valley.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: January 3, 2008

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