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Teens charged with vandalizing sheriff's department vehicle (Alamance County, NC): Two teenagers believed to be gang members were charged with painting gang graffiti on a marked car used by the Alamance County Sheriff’s Department.
Source: Times-News    Date: December 28, 2007

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Anti-gang effort grows (Nampa, ID): A local program with a memorable name — the Original Gangsters Basic Academy of Delinquency — plans to expand its services for troubled youth in 2008.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: December 28, 2007

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Feds and local cops join forces to prosecute gang members (Los Angeles, CA): More than 20 Southern California gang members awaiting release from area jails and state prisons are facing new criminal charges today as a part of "Operation Winter Warning," an expanded effort to target incarcerated foreign national gang members for federal prosecution.
Source: Hawaii Reporter    Date: December 28, 2007

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Gang link eyed B'klyn pals' murders (Brooklyn, NY): The execution-style slayings of two Brooklyn buddies on Christmas Eve may have been a result of gang violence, cops said yesterday.
Source: New York Post    Date: December 27, 2007

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Culpeper Co. deputies (Culpeper County, VA): Police are looking for individuals who know anything about graffiti found on residential roadways early Thursday morning.
Source: Culpeper Star-Exponent    Date: December 27, 2007

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Alamance County teens arrested over gang graffiti (Graham, NC): Two teenagers were arrested in connection with gang graffiti painted on an Alamance County Sheriff's Office vehicle, according to the county's Gang Intervention Unit.
Source: News & Record    Date: December 27, 2007

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Man to go to jail for part in gang initiation (Augusta County, VA): An Augusta County man will spend 6 months in jail for his role in initiating a teenager into a local street gang.
Source: WVIR 29 News    Date: December 27, 2007

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Los Angeles combating gangs gone international (Los Angeles, CA) : Two gangs that originated on the streets here have grown so large in El Salvador that there are two prisons in that country devoted exclusively to their members, one for each gang, according to officials who traveled there recently to meet with the local authorities.
Source: The New York Times    Date: December 26, 2007

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Anti-gang funds' fate unclear (Monterey County, CA): Supporters of Monterey County anti-gang programs will just have to wait to see if more than $1.4 million in federal grant money is approved by the White House, a spokesman for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's office said.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: December 26, 2007

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Newsmaker: Gang murder convictions bring new tool to fight crime (Santa Cruz, CA): While gang violence was rampant in the county in 2006, this year several gangsters went to prison for committing those crimes.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: December 26, 2007

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Gang violence stirs fears in northwest Pasadena (Pasadena, CA): Dion Holloway, 17, told friends he was glad he was not affiliated with gangs because he did not have to look over his shoulder when he walked down the street in northwest Pasadena.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 25, 2007

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Grant County sheriff's deputies report gang problems (Moses Lake, WA): Gang activity is occurring in schools and communities around the Columbia Basin, Grant County sheriff's deputies say.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: December 25, 2007

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Three arrested in Christmas Eve homicide in Westgate (Palm Beach County, FL): Palm Beach County sheriff's deputies arrested three teenagers late Monday and charged them with the murder of another Westgate teen on Christmas Eve.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: December 25, 2007

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Gang activity in El Mirage includes gun incident, graffiti (El Mirage, AZ): A suspected gang member pointed a sawed-off shotgun at several people this week after a reported fight in an area of El Mirage that has a long history of gang violence, authorities said.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: December 24, 2007

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Killings decline sharply in L.A. (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles is on track to end the year with fewer than 400 homicides for the first time in nearly four decades -- a hopeful milestone for a city so long associated with gangs, drive-by shootings and sometimes random violence.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 24, 2007

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Gang graffiti rises in Chatham County (Chatham County, NC): Authorities says there is an increased amount of gang graffiti in several areas of Chatham County. They believe the spray painted symbols represent nationally known gangs from Los Angeles, Chicago and Texas.
Source: NBC 17 News    Date: December 23, 2007

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LaPorte slaying raises concerns about gang activity in Larimer County (Larimer County, CO): A violent clash in LaPorte that left one man dead and another severely injured raised alarms last summer about the influence of gangs in Larimer County.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: December 23, 2007

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Grant funding targets gang violence (Massachusetts): Several Western Massachusetts organizations will receive funding through the distribution of $5.1 million in state and federal grant money, Gov. Deval L. Patrick has announced.
Source: The Republican    Date: December 23, 2007

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Prosecutor's office targeting gang (Bridgeton, NJ): Cumberland County prosecutors have their sights set on dismantling two subsets of the Bloods street gang responsible for a recent rash of violence in Cumberland County.
Source: Bridgeton News     Date: December 22, 2007

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Parents say defendants in 'Murrieta Fight Club' railroaded by prosecutors' war on gangs (Riverside, CA): More than half of the so-called Murrieta Fight Club members arrested earlier this year are now in prison, after pleading guilty to gang-related crimes including burglary and assault.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: December 21, 2007

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