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Cities try wrangling gangs with civil suits (Washington, DC): Law enforcement agents fed up with increasing gang violence are turning to lawsuits to help keep gangs from terrorizing neighborhoods.
Source: USA Today    Date: September 8, 2008

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U.S. court rejects Salvadoran's asylum appeal (San Francisco, CA): A federal appeals court denied asylum Monday to a Bay Area man who said he had fled El Salvador after gang members beat him, killed his brother and threatened his family.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 8, 2008

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Minneapolis gang member convicted in drug distribution, firearm possession (Minneapolis, MN): A federal judge convicted 37-year-old Joe Darrell Edwards Jr., a long-term member of the Rolling 30's Bloods, a south Minneapolis street gang, with conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and possess firearms in a 15-year scheme.
Source: KMSP FOX9 News    Date: September 8, 2008

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LCSO taking gang members off the street (Leon County, FL): Last Week the Leon County Sheriff’s Office made several robbery arrests. An investigation by the Criminal Intelligence Unit has identified four documented gang members among those arrested by the Leon County Sheriff’s Office.
Source: WCTV News    Date: September 8, 2008

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Man killed in drive-by shooting in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): A drive-by shooting left one man dead this morning in Santa Ana, and police said the killing may be gang-related.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 8, 2008

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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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