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Gang charges filed against three students (Hampton, VA): Gang charges have been brought against three students at a Hampton middle school who were charged with assault and battery in an attack on a 14-year-old at the school earlier this month.
Source: Daily Press    Date: September 16, 2008

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Two suspects held without bail in shooting of 13-year-old boy (Santa Ana, CA): Two purported gang members accused of killing a 13-year-old boy are being held without bail.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: September 16, 2008

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Four held in big Porterville gang fight (Porterville, CA): Porterville police said they interrupted a large fight between rival street gangs last night in the 1200 block of West Westfield.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: September 16, 2008

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Suspected gang shooting leaves one man injured on Tucson's South Side (Tucson, AZ): Tucson police are investigating the shooting of a man in what appears to have stemmed from an altercation between rival gang members on the South Side.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: September 16, 2008

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Gang members charged in drive-by shooting (Gainesville, GA): Gainesville police say two members of a violent street gang are in jail for a drive-by shooting.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: September 16, 2008

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Sheriff, chief support L.A. anti-gang initiative (Los Angeles, CA): Calling gang slayings an epidemic, the top Los Angeles law enforcement officers came out Tuesday in support of a parcel tax on the Nov. 4 ballot to raise $30 million a year to pay for programs to keep kids out of gangs.
Source: Daily News    Date: September 16, 2008

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Student told to remove rosary, considered a gang symbol (Seagoville, TX): A Dallas-area high school student says she's been forbidden from wearing her rosary to school because it's considered a gang symbol.
Source: FOX 4 News    Date: September 16, 2008

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Salinas teen killed in suspected gang-related shooting (Salinas, CA): A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in the head Tuesday morning and police suspect gang motivation, a Salinas police sergeant said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: September 16, 2008

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Funding dries up on effort to quiet gang violence (Boston, MA): It started out as a typical community meeting. In a stuffy, hot trailer on a recent Saturday, about two dozen Dorchester residents sat in a circle, shifted a little in their seats and set ground rules.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: September 15, 2008

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School gang fight may have led to two weekend shootings (Fremont, CA): A near fight between rival gangs at Robertson High School last week may be to blame for a pair of weekend shootings in which two homes were struck by gunfire, police said.
Source: The Argus    Date: September 15, 2008

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Riverside County gang law attracts a following (Riverside County, CA): Law enforcement agents nationwide are taking a cue from something Riverside County and local police are saying helps alleviate crime in neighborhoods — gang injunctions.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: September 15, 2008

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Hanging with gangs (Chattanooga, TN): Young people join gangs for protection or so they won’t get beat up on their way to school. They join for a sense of belonging or as an avenue to quick cash and drugs.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: September 14, 2008

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Six arrested in gang-related fight in Raleigh (Raleigh, NC): According to the Raleigh Police Department, several students were involved in a "gang-related" fight at Enloe High School in Raleigh on Thursday.
Source: The Raleigh Durham    Date: September 14, 2008

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Gangster Disciples don’t follow pattern of Bloods, Crips (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga police officers may see some gang members standing on street corners selling drugs, but rarely do they see Gangster Disciples operating that way.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: September 14, 2008

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Macon shooting likely gang related, police say (Macon, GA): Macon police are investigating a shooting that happened Friday afternoon in the 2700 block of Village Green Lane.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: September 13, 2008

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Police see gang ties in six arrested for break-ins (Gloucester, MA): An investigation into a series of house break-ins in Riverdale on Wednesday has led to the arrest of one Gloucester woman and five men who police say may be connected to the national Latin Kings gang.
Source: Gloucester Daily Times    Date: September 13, 2008

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Victims mistaken for gang members (Tulsa, OK): A case of mistaken identity led to the drive-by shootings that claimed the life of one teenager and left three others hospitalized with serious injuries, police said Friday.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: September 13, 2008

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Gang figure sought in Irvington killings (Irvington, NJ): A reputed Bloods gang member is being sought on charges he killed four family members who were found Monday in an Irvington home that was set ablaze.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: September 13, 2008

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Teenager injured in Sonoma gang fight (Sonoma, CA): A teen-age boy was in critical condition after what may have been a gang-related fight in the Sonoma Valley early Saturday, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: September 13, 2008

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17-year-old arrested in gang shooting near Modesto High School (Modesto, CA): Authorities on Friday arrested a 17-year-old boy suspected of being involved in a shooting Thursday in west Modesto near Modesto High School.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: September 13, 2008

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