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California high school football star gunned down in random gang attack (Los Angeles, CA): A high school football star described as "a Houdini on the football field" was shot dead on Sunday in random gang violence and his mother was returning from her second tour of duty in Iraq.
Source: FOX News    Date: March 4, 2008

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Suspected LA gang shooting wounds boy (Los Angeles, CA): A 6-year-old boy riding in a car with his family was shot and wounded in the head by a suspected gang member Tuesday in a crime that is drawing condemnations from city officials dealing with back-to-back outbreaks of brazen gang violence.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: March 4, 2008

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Suspected gang member, 16, arrested in Union City slaying (Union City, CA): A 16-year-old boy who is a suspected gang member has been arrested in the shooting death of a man in Union City, police said today.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: March 4, 2008

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CIRV enforcement takes gang members off street (Cincinatti, OH): A gang investigation leads Cincinnati Police to a cell phone store in Over-the-Rhine. You saw the raid at 14th and Vine Street first on Local 12. Police say the store was the base for the Cotti gang.
Source: WKRC 12 News    Date: March 4, 2008

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Gang unit investigating drive-by shooting (Providence, RI): The police gang unit is investigating a drive-by shooting in the West End in which a man wearing a red hat was targeted.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: March 4, 2008

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Man police identify as gang member killed (Chicago, IL): A Southwest Side man was shot to death Sunday in what Chicago police said appears to have been gang-related violence.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 3, 2008

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Gang problem is a global concern (Universal City, CA): With street gangs using global networks to carry out extortion, drug trafficking and murder, top federal and local law enforcement officials said Monday they are strengthening ties across borders, sharing information and even officers.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: March 3, 2008

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Sonoma coast killing gang-related, police say (Sonoma County, CA): The slaying of a man whose bullet-riddled body was found in a parking lot on the Sonoma County coast was gang-related, authorities said Monday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: March 3, 2008

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Governor Schwarzenegger announces millions in grants to combat gang violence (Sacramento, CA) : As part of an overall strategy to combat gang violence, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the award of $9.2 million in competitive grants to cities and community-based organizations (CBOs) for gang prevention, intervention and enforcement; and $7.3 million in grants to provide job training and education programs targeting youth at risk of joining gangs or seeking to leave them.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: March 3, 2008

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Gang members can't be punished double, court rules in Santa Ana case (Santa Ana, CA): Prosecutors cannot use a single crime as a basis to charge gang members and associates with misdemeanor gang violations and then add gang enhancements based on that same crime, a practice which punishes someone twice for the same offense and can result in dramatically stiffer penalties, a California appeals court ruled Monday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 3, 2008

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Tackling gang activity (Solano County, CA): It's no secret that gang activity has exploded across the state in recent years, holding impressionable youths in thrall and fearful communities hostage.
Source: The Reporter    Date: March 2, 2008

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N.Y. gang tipped off about Blair (New York, NY): Members of the Bloods street gang from New York City involved in a cocaine and heroin operation in Blair County began to appear in the Altoona area when a couple "local girls" told them it was a good place to sell drugs, Altoona Sgt. John McTigue said Friday.
Source: The Altoona Mirror    Date: March 2, 2008

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Gang Prevention Study Committee releases report (Columbia, SC): Attorney General Henry McMaster announced today that the Gang Prevention Study Committee, created by the General Assembly in the 2007 Criminal Gang Prevention Act, has completed its Initial Report and Findings.
Source: Lakefront Hartwell    Date: March 1, 2008

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Additional gang arrests made in mall shooting (Yuma, AZ): Two more people are in custody in connection with an ongoing police investigation into a shooting at the Yuma Palms Regional Center. They also face other gang-related charges.
Source: The Sun    Date: March 1, 2008

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Police say shooting is gang related (Chico, CA): A shooting outside an east Chico apartment complex Wednesday afternoon is gang related, police announced. Police got 9-1-1 calls around 3:30 p.m. reporting that shots had been fired in the 1600 block of Forest Avenue.
Source: Enterprise-Record    Date: February 29, 2008

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Five gang members arrested (Georgetown, SC): Five members of a recognized street gang, which has its base within city limits, were arrested Thursday after an attack on a boy on Missroon Street, located west of Georgetown.
Source: The Sun News    Date: February 29, 2008

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Investigators: Indicted gang members controlled much of Gadsden crack trade (Gadsden County, FL): The seven men indicted this week on drug and racketeering charges are part of a violent gang that called itself "773" after the address on Thigpen Road in Gadsden County where they grew up, investigators said.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: February 29, 2008

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Alleged gang member arrested in L.A. street shooting that wounded eight (Los Angeles, CA): A suspected gang member was in custody Friday, accused of shooting into a crowd at a South Los Angeles bus stop and wounding five children and three adults.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: February 29, 2008

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Detention center violence slightly up; gang members eyed as possible cause (Larimer County, CO): Violence between inmates at the Larimer County Detention Center ticked up slightly last year, a rise that jail managers attribute in part to gang confrontations.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: February 29, 2008

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Gang experts tout rural education in state, prevention (Oklahoma City, OK): About 85 percent of the gang members in the state are in three cities, but they're difficult to root out because they move quickly to other neighborhoods, members of two legislative groups looking at the problems of juvenile crime were told Thursday.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: February 29, 2008

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