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Judge OKs curbs on 2 O.C. gangs (Orange County, CA): A Superior Court judge approved sweeping preliminary injunctions Friday making it illegal for 226 alleged members of two rival gangs to associate in designated areas of San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 17, 2007

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32 alleged gang members arrested in L.A. sweep (Los Angeles, CA): Hundreds of FBI agents and Los Angeles police fanned out across the city early Thursday in what authorities described as one of the largest crackdowns to date on the notorious El Salvadoran street gang MS-13.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 16, 2007

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Judge restricts rival gangs in southern Orange County (Orange County, CA): An Orange County Superior Court judge approved a preliminary injunction Friday against more than 220 alleged members of two rival gangs, including one in the historic mission town of San Juan Capistrano.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 16, 2007

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SeaTac gang leader gets 20-year sentence (Seattle, WA): A violent gang leader who recruited young teens to live at his armed SeaTac compound was sent to prison for 20 years Friday for drug trafficking and weapons violations.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: November 16, 2007

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Tattoo parlor run by cops busts gangs (Augusta, GA): Walking into the Colur Tyme Tattoo Parlor is a lot like walking into a head shop. One wall is lined with gang monikers and symbols, the other with bongs for smoking marijuana and other drugs -- one even shaped like a skull.
Source: CNN    Date: November 16, 2007

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Injunction sought against South L.A. gang (Los Angeles, CA): City Atty. Rocky Delgadillo took steps Wednesday to secure a court injunction restricting the activities of the Rolling 40s street gang in a section of South Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 15, 2007

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26 arrested in sweep against violent LA gang (Los Angeles, CA): More than two dozen members of the international street gang MS-13 were arrested Thursday in a multistate sweep, authorities said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 15, 2007

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Reputed gang member one of two killed in SoCal shooting (Pomona, CA): A member of the Mexican Mafia prison gang was one of two men who were shot and killed in a sports bar here, authorities said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 15, 2007

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Street gangs move to the country (Tipton County, TN): Eyewitness News Everywhere uncovers gang bangers moving to the country. Big city street gangs are setting up shop in rural areas of the Mid-South, including Tipton County, Tennessee.
Source: Eyewitness News Everywhere 24    Date: November 14, 2007

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Arrests made in anti-gang sweep in Augusta (Augusta, GA): Authorities have arrested members of six gangs and are looking for others as they wrap up a major anti-gang operation.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: November 14, 2007

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So-called 'gang gear' a troubling trend (Houston, TX): Gang members are decked out in clothing that communicates a message and a troubling trend. It’s a brutal reality on the streets of the city of violent gangs living a lifestyle with a sense of style all their own.
Source: KHOU 11 News    Date: November 12, 2007

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Suspected Bloods gang members sought in murder (Middlesex County, NJ): A manhunt is under way for a man and a woman who authorities called members of the Bloods street gang who are wanted in connection with the murder of a 24-year-old New Brunswick man on Hampton Road Nov. 5.
Source: Home News Tribune    Date: November 12, 2007

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Gang activity resurges in Salem area (Salem, OR): A gang-related shootout in a quiet Keizer neighborhood two weeks ago is one of several warning signs that gang activity is experiencing a resurgence in the Salem-Keizer area, police think.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: November 11, 2007

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Gangs step up taunts (Athens, GA): A simmering gang feud that erupted in gunfire last summer could be ready to flare again, Athens-Clarke police and a local gang expert warn.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: November 11, 2007

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Three homes raided, 20 arrested on gang-related drug charges, FBI says (Casa Grande Valley, AZ): Three more homes in the area were searched Wednesday as part of the battle against gangs and illegal drugs, according to the FBI.
Source: Casa Grande Valley Newspapers    Date: November 10, 2007

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Barrow nabs four in gang beating (Auburn, GA): Deputies with the Barrow County Sheriff's Office arrested four alleged gang members this week in connection with a Sunday night gang-related beating in Auburn that left several people injured.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: November 10, 2007

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Police chiefs worry about Brazilian gangs (Milford, MA): The two men are in their early 20s, share a passion for cars, and, according to the Framingham police, both were members of a gang with links to Brazil, the first one that has surfaced in the local Brazilian community.
Source: Milford Daily News    Date: November 10, 2007

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Gang summit wraps up in Riverside (Riverside, CA): Touting programs that he initiated against street gangs, Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo told hundreds of police officers Friday it will take a multi-level approach that goes beyond making arrests to successfully fight gangs.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: November 9, 2007

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11 alleged Boston gang members taken into custody (Boston, MA): Eleven alleged gang members described as "impact players" in Boston's most violent street wars have been taken into custody on drug and firearm charges in the last 10 days, law enforcement officials said today at a press conference.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: November 9, 2007

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Students suspended for MySpace gang poses Belleville (Belleville, MI): Internet posturing and bravado by gang-banger wannabes has run smack into zero tolerance of school officials.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: November 8, 2007

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