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Teen's killing possibly gang-related (Tucson, AZ): An argument at a Circle K turns deadly, when a teenager is shot and killed in broad daylight. The shooting occured Monday afternoon at the Circle K near 12th and Drexel
Source: KVOA 4 News    Date: October 14, 2008

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Report: Increase in violence last year in Norfolk schools (Norfolk, VA): The number of student assaults against Norfolk school staff rose significantly last year, and fighting, gang activity and weapons violations inched upward, according to a recent report by the school division.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: October 14, 2008

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Crackdown on Wilmington gang sought (Los Angeles, CA): The Los Angeles City Attorney's Office is seeking an injunction against members of the East Side Pain gang that could put a stranglehold on their influence in Wilmington's notorious Ghost Town neighborhood.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: October 14, 2008

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Team effort to curb gang activity (Summit County, UT): Detective Andrew Burton was hired by the Summit County Sheriff's Department to curb gang activity, but that doesn't mean that he drives around in his patrol car all day looking to arrest suspicious individuals.
Source: Park Record    Date: October 14, 2008

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Gang fight confirmed at El Dorado County jail (El Dorado County, CA): Ten inmates were involved in a fight that stemmed from gang rivalry at the El Dorado County jail in Placerville last week, a sheriff's spokesman confirmed Tuesday.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: October 14, 2008

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Former gang members fighting violence in Omaha (Omaha, NE): A group of former gang members called Universal Soldiers is preaching against violence on Omaha streets.
Source: KPTM 42 News    Date: October 13, 2008

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Gang sweep leads to five arrests (Visalia, CA): A weekend gang sweep resulted in five arrests by Tulare County Sheriff's Department gang-violence suppression units, which had the cooperation of several other agencies.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: October 13, 2008

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Man hurt in apparent gang attack in Fremont (Fremont, CA): A 19-year-old man suffered two puncture wounds to his back Monday afternoon in what appears to have been a gang-related stabbing, police said.
Source: The Argus    Date: October 13, 2008

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Norfolk officials investigate gang threats at schools (Norfolk, VA): School officials have recently postponed several high school football games because of threats from street gangs.
Source: WAVY-TV 10 News     Date: October 13, 2008

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Salinas agencies team up in aggressive plan to fight gang crime (Salinas, CA): Three Monterey County law enforcement agencies have announced a joint plan to end violence in Salinas.
Source: The Californian    Date: October 13, 2008

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Gangs at the Shore: A two-day series on their growing presence and why they're tough to battle (New Jersey): This is a two-day special series on street gangs in the Shore area.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: October 13, 2008

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Sheriff acts on escalating gang activity (Ouachita Parish, LA): Increasing news reports of gang violence have been making news for more than a year. Now the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's office is increasing its vigilance against gang activity in ways similar to which it addressed the growing drug problem more than a decade ago.
Source: The News-Star    Date: October 13, 2008

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Gang-related shooting injures one person (Fresno, CA): A drive-by shooting in Southeast Fresno injuries one victim and leaves police searching for the shooter.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News    Date: October 12, 2008

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A year after school killing, gang violence still plagues Arlington (Arlington, TX): A year after high-profile gang activity – including the slaying of a Sam Houston High School football player – forced Arlington police and school officials to increase their efforts to subdue gangs, those officials now say one thing is clear: not much has changed.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: October 12, 2008

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Man killed in Wenatchee shooting; another wounded (Wenatchee, WA): One man was killed and another critically wounded in what Wenatchee police believe was a gang-related shooting.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: October 12, 2008

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Three-year investigation of gang results in arrests (San Diego, CA): Six people were arrested and six others already in custody were named yesterday in federal complaints resulting from a three-year investigation targeting an Oceanside street gang, authorities said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 11, 2008

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Cops turn up heat on gang (Jersey City, NJ): The probe that locked up 13 alleged Crips street gang members operating out of Jersey City's Booker T. Washington housing complex is still active, and cops are scouring the streets and haunts of four more wanted men.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: October 11, 2008

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Build fences around Fremont schools, limit access, police say (Fremont, CA): The police department is asking the school district to consider imposing tighter controls on who enters and exits its campuses as part of an effort to keep gang activity down.
Source: The Argus    Date: October 11, 2008

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Tax would fund anti-gang efforts (Los Angeles, CA): City funding for anti-gang programs in the Harbor Area will dry up at the end of the year unless Los Angeles voters approve a $30 million ballot measure in November, advocates say.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: October 11, 2008

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Roundup targeted gangs (High Point, NC): When High Point police decided to round up nearly 50 people with outstanding warrants earlier this month, the idea was to do more than take suspected criminals off the street.
Source: The High Point Enterprise    Date: October 11, 2008

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