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Gangs: Authorities turn to new weapon (Tulare County, CA): Tulare County law enforcement agencies are getting ready to bring a new legal weapon to the war on street gangs.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: September 15, 2007

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County suit targets third street gang (DuPage County, IL): DuPage County has filed a civil suit against a street gang active in West Chicago and Addison, the third such suit filed against gangs by the county.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 15, 2007

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Riverside gang injunction gets preliminary OK (Riverside, CA): Members of a notorious east Riverside gang are prohibited from loitering in many public areas under the terms of a preliminary injunction granted Friday by a Riverside County judge.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 15, 2007

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Study details view of Durham's 'substantial gang problem' (Durham, NC): Juveniles in Durham are mostly ignored until they become troublemakers, and adults enter a criminal justice system that's too backed up to really help anyone.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: September 15, 2007

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Police crackdown on gangs nets more suspects (Porterville, CA): An aggressive crackdown on local street gangs continued Thursday, netting 14 suspects and leading to multiple field contacts with gang members.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: September 15, 2007

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Teen arrested in bus shooting (Battle Creek, MI): A 16-year-old Battle Creek teenager is in custody today, arrested in connection with the Wednesday shooting of a school bus.
Source: Battle Creek Enquirer    Date: September 15, 2007

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Grant awarded to fight gangs (Chicopee, MA): Chicopee and Holyoke have been awarded $890,000 - out of an $11 million pool - to combat gang violence and offer youngsters alternatives through programs.
Source: The Republican    Date: September 15, 2007

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Injunction against Riverside gang needs judge's approval (Riverside County, CA): Riverside County's first attempt to reduce gang activity by declaring it a public nuisance goes before a judge today amid concerns about how the effort will be enforced and whether such methods actually work.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: September 14, 2007

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Gang threat on the rise in East County (East County, CA): A chilly wind gusted through Pittsburg’s Woodland Hills Park, blowing plastic bags and forcing "frightened" spectators to huddle together while paramedics and firefighters tried to save two bloodied teens, Isaiah Nichols and Alex Foster, who lay "dying" while Officer Donna Gianfala videotaped their "deaths."
Source: Brentwood Press    Date: September 14, 2007

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Lawyers say West Sac bid to ban gangs violates civil rights (Woodland, CA): A group of public defenders and private attorneys says an anti-gang injunction intended to curb crime in West Sacramento is an infringement on civil rights.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 14, 2007

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LAPD to track crime around 20 schools, Birmingham High not on the list (Birmingham, CA): The LAPD will start evaluating crime statistics from areas around 20 Los Angeles middle and high schools to see whether more officers are needed, city officials said today.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: September 13, 2007

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North Charleston again gets gang-prevention grant (Charleston, SC): Federal officials have renewed a grant to help North Charleston's gang-prevention efforts for the second year in a row.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: September 13, 2007

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Student stabbed in dispute (Dublin, CA): A fight between two students at Valley High School in Dublin on Wednesday turned violent after one student stabbed another, police Lt. Glenn Moon said.
Source: Tri-Valley Herald    Date: September 13, 2007

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Police: Gang dispute led to shootings (York, SC): An ongoing dispute between two York gangs led to a double shooting on California Street that left one man dead and another hospitalized, police said Wednesday.
Source: The Herald    Date: September 13, 2007

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Fremont police believe attack is gang-related (Fremont, CA): A Kennedy High School student was recovering from emergency surgery Wednesday evening following a gang-related stabbing on campus earlier in the day, police said.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: September 13, 2007

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Gangs grow, but hard line stirs doubts (Salisbury, NC): The party ended when a group of teenage boys shouted the name of their gang over the sound system: “Westside!” Across the dance floor another clutch of youths responded in kind: “Eastside!”
Source: The New York Times    Date: September 13, 2007

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School bus shooting may be gang-related (Battle Creek, MI): Police are narrowing a list of suspects in Wednesday afternoon's shooting of a school bus. Four bullets slammed into the side of the bus moments after a few kids got off at a stop.
Source: WOOD 8 News    Date: September 13, 2007

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School anti-gang program funded (Cape Coral, FL): Teens can be tempted into gangs or ganglike behavior for many reasons. But Cape Coral police Chief Rob Petrovich wants to encourage them to aim their energies elsewhere.
Source: The News-Press    Date: September 13, 2007

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N. Idaho police say gang presence growing (Coeur D'alene, ID): Authorities in northern Idaho say they are concerned gang activity might spread to include innocent victims.
Source: Montana's News Station    Date: September 12, 2007

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Records reveal 13-43 age range in gang case (Port St. Lucie, FL): The ages of the 16 people police arrested and accused of terrorizing a southwest Port St. Lucie neighborhood ranged from 13 to 43. At least three were either past or present students at the neighborhood's new school, Treasure Coast High School.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: September 12, 2007

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