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Salinas victim dies of gunshot wounds (Salinas, CA): Just hours before Saturday's peace rally in Salinas came a poignant reminder of the sporadic gang violence that plagues the city: Adrian Carranza, 24, who had been shot Tuesday night on the 2100 block of Perez Street, died from his wounds.
Source: The Californian    Date: September 8, 2008

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Alleged gang member held in slaying (Niagara Falls, NY): Police arrested a suspected member of the local Bloods street gang Sunday in connection with a Friday morning murder that they say was the result of a soured drug transaction.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: September 8, 2008

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New shooting in Mission District - man injured (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco's Mission District was rocked by yet another shooting early Saturday morning, when a 19-year-old man was wounded in what may have been part of a wave of gang-related shootings.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 7, 2008

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San Jose police arrest four alleged gang taggers (San Jose, CA): JBF, a street gang known for spray-painting its initials on sound walls, freeway signs and private property throughout San Jose, has long been a thorn in the side of the San Jose Police Department's anti-graffiti unit, causing about $200,000 in damage every year.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 7, 2008

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Police track down, chase street gangs across Web (Columbus, OH): Four Mifflin High School students flash gang signs and hold up red bandannas while one points a gun in a MySpace photo.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: September 7, 2008

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Man beaten, stabbed at party (Arcadia, CA): A man was hospitalized Saturday after he was beaten and stabbed at a house party in an apparently gang-related attack, authorities said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: September 7, 2008

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Gangster reveals Mexican Mafia secrets (Los Angeles, CA): The life of a high-level mobster is a staple of books and Hollywood films. But most real-life gang leaders don't tell their stories. The code of silence runs deep; breaking that code can be fatal.
Source: NPR News    Date: September 6, 2008

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Spate of shootings stirs up Soledad (Soledad, CA): A woman was injured and an apartment complex and nearby parked cars were riddled with bullets in two shootings within 72 hours in Soledad.
Source: The Herald    Date: September 6, 2008

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Boy suffers non-life threatening injury in Vacaville shooting (Vacaville, CA): Vacaville police are investigating what they believe was a gang-related drive-by shooting that injured a juvenile boy early Saturday morning.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 6, 2008

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Activities down for local gangs (Gainesville, GA): To local law enforcement, Charles Douglas Graham represents the most violent and troubling era of Hall County’s street gang activity.
Source: The Times    Date: September 6, 2008

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Gang activities increase in community (Bowman, SC): An increase in gang activities in Bowman during August was noted during the regular Bowman Town Council meeting on Sept. 2.
Source: The Times and Democrat    Date: September 5, 2008

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Seven arrests in crackdown on parolees, gang activity (Manteca, CA): Seven arrests took place as part of a series of promised probation searches ordered by Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker to step up pressure on gang activity.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: September 5, 2008

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Two stings target Lincoln Park gang (San Diego, CA): Two undercover drug stings have dealt a substantial blow to a large Lincoln Park gang believed to be responsible for much of the violence and drug trafficking in southeastern San Diego neighborhoods, authorities announced yesterday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 5, 2008

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Los Angeles takes aim at area gangs (Los Angeles, CA): The City Attorney's Office sought an injunction Friday that would prevent members of six South Los Angeles gangs from associating in public or possessing weapons and graffiti tools.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: September 5, 2008

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Porterville teen gang suspect made death threats against officers (Porterville, CA): Porterville police said a teenage gang suspect made threats against officers involved in his arrest Thursday night.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: September 5, 2008

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Schools, police respond to gang fears at Glenn H.S. (Kernersville, NC) : "There are gang members in this school district." Despite the admission from Dr. Don Martin, superintendent from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County schools, he says being in a gang is not grounds for punishment.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: September 5, 2008

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The Police Bureau's Hotspot Enforcement Action Team works to keep a lid on gang and youth violence (Portland, OR): Portland Sgt. Craig Mendenhall and his team of officers are rolling through Northeast Portland on a July weeknight when they spot at least 50 teenagers gathered on North Haight Avenue, just south of Killingsworth. Some stand by parked cars, others huddle on the sidewalk.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 4, 2008

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CSUSM professor's documentary focuses on local gangs (San Diego, CA): Kristine Diekman is not one to shy away from difficult subjects. Her previous videos have addressed mental illness and mothers on trial for killing their children.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 4, 2008

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Purported gang member turns himself in to police (Pemberton, NJ): A 22-year-old township man who police say is a known Bloods gang member surrendered to authorities Tuesday afternoon on a warrant stemming from a drug raid, police said.
Source: The Times    Date: September 4, 2008

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Feds probe witness tampering (Denver, CO): Brian Kenneth Hicks, an alleged drug kingpin indicted in one of the largest gang cases in Colorado history, may be trying to influence witnesses from his jail cell, prosecutors say in recent court filings.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: September 4, 2008

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