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Legal system trying to keep up with prolific Asian gangs (St. Petersburg, FL): Men Sorn didn't have to tell deputies at the Pinellas County Jail that he was a gang member. The marks of his lifestyle covered his slender arms.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: July 15, 2007

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Modified gang law expected to pass in Yakima (Yakima, WA): Following the lead of Sunnyside and Union Gap, the Yakima City Council is expected to approve an anti-gang ordinance Tuesday -- backed by up to a year in jail.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: July 14, 2007

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Researchers offer tips on Durham gang woes: Hiring someone to coordinate county anti-gang initiatives and paying close attention to those most vulnerable to gangs were among 12 suggestions two researchers, tasked with examining Durham's gang situation, made to a group of city and county criminal justice officials Friday.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: July 14, 2007

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Asian gangs among the bloodiest (Visalia, CA): It was supposed to be a happy occasion, a birthday party in a north Visalia neighborhood. But Sunday just after midnight, tragedy rolled down the 100 block of West Ferguson Avenue
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: July 14, 2007

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City attorney seeks stay-away orders for 76 gang suspects (San Francisco, CA): City Attorney Dennis Herrera asked two judges for injunctions Thursday that would limit the movements of 76 alleged gang members in San Francisco's Mission District and Western Addition, while community groups protested what they called attacks on civil liberties and minorities.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 13, 2007

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Brookline police warn of bicycle gang (Brookline, MA): Brookline Police are asking resident to keep an eye out for a roaming band of youths that has robbed at least four people near the Allston border.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: July 13, 2007

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Four indicted in gang sweep (Contrs Costa, CA): Prosecutors disclosed Contra Costa grand jury indictments Thursday against four gang suspects arrested during a large raid in Richmond.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: July 13, 2007

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Police make arrests in gang warfare (Bucks County, PA): Two Bucks County teenagers were arrested Wednesday for involvement in gang warfare between New Jersey’s Bloods and Crips street gangs, police said.
Source: Bucks County Courier Times    Date: July 13, 2007

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Shooting victim critically wounded (Portland, OR): A 19-year-old man shot in the midsection and neck Wednesday night was in critical condition Thursday evening, and his assailant remained at large.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: July 13, 2007

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Not all Yakima Valley communities see anti-gang laws as effective (Yakima, WA): Two Yakima Valley communities have approved ordinances that criminalize gang membership, and more than a half-dozen others are considering similar measures.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: July 12, 2007

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Activist puts gangs at crux of shootings (Denver, CO): A trail of dried blood leads up to the doorstep of a church where one of three fatal shootings happened within eight hours this week.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: July 12, 2007

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Six arrested in beating of man with baseball bat (Provo, UT): A 21-year-old Provo man, four other adults and a juvenile were arrested after a man was beaten with an aluminum baseball bat.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 12, 2007

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Raid begins action to curb gangs (Richmond, CA): One afternoon in February, a group of police officers stood in Nevin Park attempting to disrupt sales in one of Richmond's longest-established drug markets.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 12, 2007

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Anti-gang program sets kickoff (Manatee County, FL): Football legend Jim Brown's anti-gang program will get its official kickoff Thursday. Amer-I-Can officials will be in Manatee County to meet with state Sen. Mike Bennett, local law enforcement and school officials to get the program going.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: July 11, 2007

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Prosser decides against gang law (Prosser, WA): City leaders here decided Tuesday they don't need to adopt an ordinance that outlaws belonging to a gang. Mostly because any crime a gang member would commit is already against the law.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: July 11, 2007

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Better record on local killings (Sacramento, CA): Sacramento detectives say they are solving a greater percentage of homicides this year than in 2006, a result they attribute to fewer killings, more resources and ongoing crackdowns on street gangs.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: July 11, 2007

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Police to launch gang unit (Fort Wayne, IN): Wednesday morning, law enforcement officials from several different agencies announced details of a Gang Unit being formed in Fort Wayne.
Source: WANE News Channel 15    Date: July 11, 2007

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Teen fatally shot in fight (Arlington, TX): Two or more groups of teens met late Monday to fight at an Arlington strip mall. It's unknown how long the fight lasted, or who pulled out a gun. When police arrived, two people had been shot, one fatally.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: July 11, 2007

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Richmond gang raids net four arrests (Richmond, CA): Police and federal agents arrested four men today during a series of raids targeting a notorious Richmond street gang.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 11, 2007

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Officials say e-mail warning of gang threat is a hoax (Frederick, MD): An e-mail claiming to have come from law enforcement officials about increased gang activity in the western part of the state is a hoax, according to the Allegany County Department of Public Safety and Homeland Security.
Source: The Frederick News-Post    Date: July 11, 2007

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