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Salinas gets help in gang fight (Salinas, CA): In the wake of one of the most violent weekends in recent Salinas history, officials will reach out to other law enforcement agencies to step up police presence on the streets beginning this weekend.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: September 6, 2007

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Riviera to spend $340,000 on house for youth center (Riviera Beach, FL): The city council took a key step Wednesday night to curbing youth violence by voting to spend $340,000 to turn a vacant house into a youth empowerment center.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: September 6, 2007

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Albuquerque City Council approves online gang registry (Albuquerque, NM): Gang members are on their way to joining sex offenders and drunken drivers with their own gallery of public shame.
Source: The Albuquerque Tribune    Date: September 6, 2007

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Oklahoma prosecutors battle gang violence (Oklahoma City, OK): Oklahoma prosecutors are watching with interest how other states are faring with a new weapon in their battle against gang violence: lawsuits - more specifically, civil injunctions aimed at keeping gang members out of neighborhoods and prohibiting them from engaging one another in warfare.
Source: KFOR 4 News    Date: September 6, 2007

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Mom drives boys to school for gang fight (Victorville, CA): As a dozen teenagers were being searched and detained by authorities at a local home Thursday afternoon, one of them pleaded, “Can’t I just call my mom?”
Source: The Daily Press    Date: September 6, 2007

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Schwarzenegger taps former U.S. attorney for anti-gang program (Sacramento, CA): Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday appointed a former U.S. attorney to lead the state's anti-gang programs, a new position he created in response to rising gang violence in California.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 4, 2007

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Immigration officials lead raid netting 65 arrests (Oklahoma City, OK): Federal immigration agents rounded up 65 people, mostly illegal aliens, during a weeklong anti-gang operation.
Source: News On 6    Date: September 4, 2007

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Idaho AG Wasden, others call for renewed gang prosecutor funding (Idaho): Law enforcement agents, including Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, on Tuesday called on state lawmakers next session to continue money for a special assistant U.S. attorney post created this year to help lock up gang members in federal prisons outside Idaho.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: September 4, 2007

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Gang-related shooting kills two in southwest Houston (Houston, TX): Two men were killed and another was critically injured after being shot by gang members at a southwest Houston apartment Sunday afternoon, police said. Another man, who police believe also was shot, fled on foot.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 3, 2007

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Teen among three killed in drive-by shootings (Chicago, IL): A 14-year-old boy was among three people killed Sunday in two separate drive-by shootings on Chicago's South Side, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 3, 2007

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East Oakland man slain in gang related attack (Oakland, CA): A man was shot to death early Saturday not far from his East Oakland home, when he and two others with him in his car were attacked by a group of gang members, police said.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register    Date: September 2, 2007

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Program aims to help kids resist gangs (Asbury Park, NJ): The latest front in the fight against gangs isn't on street corners or in courthouses, but in classrooms with children as young as 9.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: September 2, 2007

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W. Sac to air concerns about gang crackdown (Sacramento, CA): West Sacramento residents who believe they have been unfairly targeted by an injunction to curb gang activity in a mostly Latino community in the city's northeast corner are invited to speak at a town hall meeting about their concerns.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 1, 2007

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Six arrested during sweep in Atlantic Co. (Atlantic County, NJ): Immigration officers and federal, county and local police arrested six men on outstanding traffic and criminal warrants during a sweep this week.
Source: Courier-Post     Date: September 1, 2007

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Gang shooting injures two, including 12-year-old boy, in Pacoima (Pacoima, CA): Police today were searching for suspected gang members who drove by an apartment complex, yelled "F--- Pacoima!" and fired shots from a pistol, wounding a documented 17-year-old Pacoima gang member and a 12-year-old boy who happened to be standing nearby.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: September 1, 2007

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Wider effort on gun violence urged (Omaha, NE): It's time for a "community intervention" to reduce gun violence, according to one member of the Omaha City Council.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: September 1, 2007

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Authorities close in on Manatee gang (Manatee County, FL): Two reputed gang members pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy charges Thursday, agreeing to flip on fellow gang members and cooperate with prosecutors.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: August 31, 2007

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Immigration sweep nets arrest of 36 'gang members' and associates (Boston, MA): Immigration officials released details this afternoon about a three-day sweep that led to the arrest of what officials described as 36 violent gang members and their associates, many of whom have criminal records, including one who is accused of murder.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: August 31, 2007

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Gang members suspected of selling meth, arrested (Merced, CA): Two validated criminal street gang members were arrested Thursday afternoon on suspicion of drug charges by members of the Merced Police Department's Gang Violence Suppression Unit.
Source: Merced Sun-Star     Date: August 31, 2007

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Cops: Raid nets street gang member (Buena, NJ): Immigration officers and federal, county and local police arrested six men, including a purported gang member, on outstanding traffic and criminal warrants during a sweep Wednesday night.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: August 31, 2007

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