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Feds round-up, arrest violent prison gang members (Fort Worth, TX): At least 23 men allegedly linked to the powerful Texas Syndicate prison gang have been arrested on drug trafficking charges and search warrants have been issued for four others, prosecutors said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: October 23, 2008

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Gangs turning to the Internet to recruit, threaten, experts say (Hampton, VA): The Internet is a rapidly growing area of gang activity, experts say, and Hampton police have now charged a 15-year-old with making gang threats online.
Source: Daily Press    Date: October 23, 2008

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Feds announce 'major takedown' of Latino gang in San Francisco (San Francisco, CA): Federal authorities in San Francisco today indicted 29 people for crimes blamed on a violent gang linked to Los Angeles and El Salvador.
Source: USA Today    Date: October 23, 2008

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Shooting of boys linked to gang (Boston, MA): Boston police say the recent public shooting of three boys was linked to an ongoing dispute with an area gang.
Source: United Press International    Date: October 23, 2008

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Forum looks at gang signs in high school (Columbia, MO): Columbia police are noticing a trend among younger people identifying themselves as gang members, making it more important for adults to notice the warning signs for prevention, Columbia police Officer Mike Hayes said last night during a gang awareness forum.
Source: Columbia Daily Tribune    Date: October 23, 2008

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Two alleged gang members arrested, six still wanted for assault (Muscatine, IA): State and local law enforcement arrested two members of the Latin Kings street gang allegedly involved in an assault last month, but six gang members remain at large.
Source: The Muscatine Journal    Date: October 23, 2008

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Documents indicate gang connection to teen's death in Hampton (Hampton, VA): A Newport News teen was shot to death Wednesday night on Greenbriar Avenue in the Wythe neighborhood in Hampton.
Source: WVEC 13 News    Date: October 23, 2008

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Gang verdict a rarity here (Williamsburg, VA): Circuit Judge Samuel Powell III on Tuesday convicted two men of gang-related charges in connection with a failed attack on a 58-year-old man in June.
Source: The Virginia Gazette    Date: October 22, 2008

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Heroin rings busted (Wilkes-Barre, PA): Members of two city gangs called the Long Island Boys and Jersey City Boys were arrested Tuesday on allegations they distributed millions of dollars worth of heroin in the Sherman Hills Housing Complex and South Wilkes-Barre, state Attorney General Tom Corbett said.
Source: Times Leader    Date: October 22, 2008

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Drug, gang investigation nets 65 arrests in county (Mays Landing, NJ): A countywide investigation led to the arrest of 65 people on drug and gun charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced Tuesday afternoon.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City    Date: October 22, 2008

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Court rules on gang policy (Raleigh, NC): Durham Public Schools' gang policy might change because of a decision by the state Court of Appeals on Tuesday that has sent what has been described as an "unconstitutionally vague" policy back to a local court.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: October 22, 2008

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Seminar educates residents on gang lingo, operations (Bushkill, PA): If you heard the phrase, "My homeboy is strapped and is ready to bust a cap," would you know what it meant? East Stroudsburg Area School District presented a community safety program on Saturday to help area residents learn more about gang activity.
Source: Pocono Record    Date: October 21, 2008

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5-year-old Queens girl recovering after gang shooting (New York, NY): A 5-year-old girl walking with her parents along a residential street in a neighborhood rife with gang-related violence was shot in the back after she was caught in a rumble, police said Tuesday.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 21, 2008

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Group talks strategy for getting rid of graffiti (Garden City, KS): Randy Ralston, a sergeant who has been with the Garden City Police Department for about 15 years, said the quick removal of graffiti has become a growing trend in the area, and he attributed the successes to the recent efforts of local officials on C-TAG -- Citizens Totally Against Graffiti.
Source: The Garden City Telegram    Date: October 21, 2008

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Two teens charged as adults in attack on 86-year-old woman (Fountain Valley, CA): Two juvenile gang members were charged today with felony adult counts of robbery and elder abuse – a day after an 86-year-old woman was attacked and robbed, officials said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: October 21, 2008

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Asian Gang Crime Happening in Richland (Richland, WA): Five Asian gang members arrested for second degree assault at a bar in Richland. A type of crime Richland police say has been going on for quite some time.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News     Date: October 21, 2008

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Anti-gang efforts growing in Valley (Grandview, WA): This community is still waging its fight against gangs. Activists plan simultaneous peace marches starting in Sunnyside and Grandview, and other community leaders have started long-term efforts to provide kids alternatives to gangs.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: October 21, 2008

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County deputies arrest a dozen in gang sweep (Tulare County, CA): Tulare County Sheriff's Department deputies made a dozen arrests at various locations in a pair of "gang-suppression sweeps" Friday and Saturday.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: October 20, 2008

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Police stifle gang activity (Santa Barbara, CA): In a sweep dubbed "Operation Gator Roll," the Santa Barbara Police Dept. made 59 gang-related arrests last week.
Source: Daily Nexus    Date: October 20, 2008

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Shooting victims targeted, kin allege (Boston, MA): A 19-year-old man is being questioned in the nonfatal shooting of three children who were playing outside at a housing complex Saturday night when a gunman sprayed them with bullets, police said.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: October 20, 2008

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