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Dunbar teens invoke name of violent gang (West Palm Beach, FL): Two of the three teenagers arrested in the Dunbar Village gang rape are related to imprisoned members of the Knotty Head Clique gang.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: July 28, 2007

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Are gang members using military training? (Washington, DC): Like most American cities, Columbia, South Carolina, has its share of problems, but nothing prepared the Sheriff Leon Lott for what his department discovered last August.
Source: CBS News    Date: July 28, 2007

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After drop, gang violence flares up in Pasadena (Pasadena, CA): A double killing early Friday in Pasadena is the latest in a string of gang-related shootings over the last year that has officials and residents in the city's northwestern district on edge.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 28, 2007

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Gang-related crime down in Anaheim neighborhood (Anaheim, CA): The gang injunction imposed on a Ponderosa Park neighborhood has resulted in fewer calls for service and a reduction in stolen-vehicle crime in the area over the last six months, according to the latest Anaheim Police Department data.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: July 28, 2007

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Bayh legislation cracks down on gang recruiting (Indianapolis, IN): Senator Evan Bayh is putting street gangs on notice. Bayh is co-sponsor of a bill that makes recruiting and criminal activities of gangs a federal crime.
Source: WTHR 13 News    Date: July 27, 2007

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Teen is stabbed in gang attack (Orem, UT): Police say a 17-year-old boy was chased, beaten and stabbed Wednesday night by suspected members of a Provo gang.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 27, 2007

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Shootings at club called gang-related (Greensboro, NC): Police are investigating whether eight men working as security guards at Studio 508 — where three men were shot, one critically injured, early Thursday — were licensed to carry weapons and work as security guards.
Source: News-Record    Date: July 27, 2007

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Gang tie probed in Elgin double slaying (Elgin, IL): Elgin police today were looking into the possibility that a shooting late Thursday night that killed two people and wounded three others was gang-related.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 27, 2007

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Arnold takes a hit on gangs (Sacramento, CA): Even as gang crime surges in the San Fernando Valley and other communities across the state, California lawmakers have proposed slashing millions in funding from anti-gang programs.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: July 26, 2007

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Gangs bill called heavy on penalties (Raleigh, NC): A push to move an anti-gang bill forward before the legislature ends its work for the year prompted retorts from Rep. Alma Adams and others, who said the bill should focus more attention on prevention.
Source: News & Record    Date: July 26, 2007

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Graffiti points to gang activity (Torrance County, NM): Graffiti is indicative of a bigger problem than just youthful misbehavior— it demonstrates an influx of gangs into the area, according to the Torrance County Sheriff's Department.
Source: Mountain View Telegraph    Date: July 26, 2007

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Alleged gang members arrested in Stockton drug sweep (Stockton, CA): Authorities arrested 51 alleged gang members and seized $400,000 worth of drugs in a six-month investigation aimed at dismantling drug trafficking and gang activity in Stockton, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 26, 2007

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Police say two Yakima shootings connected (Yakima, WA): Yakima police are investigating two gang-related shootings that took place within 21/2 hours of each other in the same neighborhood early Wednesday morning.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: July 26, 2007

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Alarcón, LAPD vow to make gang-plagued residents safer (Mission Hills, CA): City officials admitted Thursday what many residents of Panorama City and North Hills know and feel every day - there is fear and loathing of increased crime in their community.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: July 26, 2007

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Spanish Fork gang fight leaves three hurt (Spanish Fork, UT): Spanish Fork police broke up a large gang fight Monday night that left three men wounded.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 25, 2007

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Gunfire leaves two dead, six hurt (San Gabriel Valley, CA): A wave of shootings in the San Gabriel Valley over the weekend left two dead and six wounded, officials said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: July 25, 2007

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Police suspect gangs in Sunnyside shooting (Sunnyside, WA): Two months after passing a controversial gang ordinance, Sunnyside saw its first gang-related injuries this week when a 12-year-old girl was shot in the face Monday night.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: July 25, 2007

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MS-13 gang seeks to unite nationwide (Washington, DC): The international street gang MS-13 is unifying its violent members across the U.S., including the D.C. area, attempting to strengthen its criminal operation by creating a single organization.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: July 25, 2007

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Stronger gang unit proposed in Pomona (Pomona, CA): The city could have two additional investigators working on gang issues by the middle of next month. City Council members received an update Monday from Pomona police on how they would use $500,000 set aside by city leaders in June for combating gang activity.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: July 24, 2007

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Police chief says Santa Barbara doesn't need gang injunctions yet (Santa Barbara, CA): Despite recent street violence blamed on thuggish youth, police Chief Cam Sanchez said the city doesn't need to use court orders limiting the activities of alleged gang members to curb crime.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: July 24, 2007

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