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Lakewood gang member sought as fugitive (New Brunswick, NJ): A suspected gang member from Lakewood who authorities said was caught with weapons en route to a confrontation with a rival gang in New Brunswick is being sought by authorities.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: April 14, 2008

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Anti-gang grants possible (Tulare County, CA): High schools throughout Tulare County may have the chance to vie for $25,000 in grants to fund community service programs intended to keep teenagers from falling into gang life.
Source: Tulare Advance-Register    Date: April 14, 2008

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As summer nears, police ramp up gang watch (Anchorage, AK): It's been nearly a year since a dozen teens stormed a Mountain View gas station and attacked a man -- apparently because he was wearing a red shirt and cap in the wrong part of town.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: April 13, 2008

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Drug raid linked to noted gang (Somersworth, NH): Two more people were arrested this week and a third person is wanted in connection with a raid on a High Street crack cocaine house in February that was allegedly run by a vicious street gang with a national reputation.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: April 12, 2008

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Cops: Gang ties at issue in mall fight (Bloomington, IL): A 15-year-old arrested in a large fight at Eastland Mall had called friends after a 20-year-old man mocked the boy’s alleged gang membership, police said.
Source: The Pantagraph    Date: April 12, 2008

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High-ranking gang member arrested in Reading raid, police say (Reading, PA): Reading police said they arrested a high-ranking member of a faction of the Bloods street gang after raiding his residence and finding marijuana and Ecstasy pills with a street value of several thousand dollars.
Source: Reading Eagle    Date: April 12, 2008

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"Bloods" gang is state's largest (Somerville, NJ): Gang members aren't limited to the state's urban centers and are increasingly able to get their messages out using the Internet, a state police detective told Somerset County professionals and other community members Friday.
Source: Courier News    Date: April 12, 2008

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Gang graffiti on playground (Greenville, SC): Children at an elementary school made a startling discovery while on the playground. Sister Mary Jane of Saint Anthony's Catholic School on Gower Street says a child saw gang graffiti while crawling through the tunnels on the playground.
Source: WSPA 7 News    Date: April 12, 2008

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Downtown shooting could be gang-related, police say (Pittsburgh, PA): Gang retaliation may have been the motive behind the fatal Downtown shooting of a 34-year-old man who was killed early yesterday morning while riding in the back seat of a car on Grant Street.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: April 12, 2008

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New options for fighting N.C. gangs? (Charlotte, NC): Leaders from across the state gathered in Charlotte Thursday night, seeking input for legislation to combat the state's growing gang problem.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: April 11, 2008

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Police meet with parents to heighten awareness of rising gang activity (Macon, GA): Gangs aren't new to Macon. Most of the people who attended the Macon police gang awareness seminar at City Hall on Thursday night seemed to know that.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: April 11, 2008

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Gang forum follows shooting (Lowell, MA): Even as Lowell Police Superintendent Ken Lavallee spoke at a community forum last night about the strides the department has made in curbing gang violence, officers were investigating a drive-by, possibly gang-related shooting earlier in the day that left one man wounded.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: April 11, 2008

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Parents fight over which gang toddler should join (Commerce City, CO): A couple fighting about which gang their 4-year-old toddler should join caused a public disturbance that resulted in the father's arrest, Commerce City police said Thursday.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS    Date: April 10, 2008

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Lawmakers target top thugs (Concord, NH): Gang leaders would face longer sentences for their crimes under a bill that won the endorsement of a House committee yesterday.
Source: Concord Monitor    Date: April 10, 2008

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Three arrested after alleged gang fight (Gainesville, GA): Three members of the SUR-13 gang were arrested Wednesday after a fight between rival gangs, according to police.
Source: The Times    Date: April 10, 2008

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Unity sought on gang violence (Springfield, MA): Community activists and city officials yesterday called for a united effort to stop gang violence in the aftermath of gang-related fights erupting this week near a local elementary school.
Source: The Republican    Date: April 10, 2008

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Macon police keep gang database (Macon, GA): Items confiscated from gang members, some coded in their own language, line offices of the Macon Police Department. "B.F.G.C.," Lt. Carl Fletcher says pointing to a baseball cap.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: April 9, 2008

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Police say Abington man with gang ties will be deported (Abington, MA): Police and immigration officials say they have thwarted an apparent attempt by a member of the violent street gang MS-13 to gain a foothold in Abington.
Source: Enterprise News    Date: April 9, 2008

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Two middle school students beaten with lacrosse sticks (Baltimore, MD): Two West Baltimore Middle School students were beaten with lacrosse sticks yesterday by a group of fellow students who asked the pair whether they were in a gang, the chief of the city schools police said.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: April 9, 2008

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Fugitive gang leader linked to former Chicago adlerman surrenders (Chicago, IL): The FBI says an alleged leader of the Black Disciples street gang has turned himself in after nearly four years as a fugitive.
Source: Fort Mill Times    Date: April 9, 2008

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