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A high school party turns deadly (Seattle, WA): The group of teenage girls, who organized a Thursday night party meant to unite friends, sent an invitation telling guests to "Leave your beef in your hood."
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: January 4, 2008

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White Plains to get program that uses art to combat youth violence (White Plains, NY): The mythical gang war between the Jets and the Sharks will soon be used in White Plains as a jumping off point for discussions among young people about real life issues including violence, immigration and the relationship between teens and police.
Source: The Journal News    Date: January 3, 2008

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Shooting leads to arrest by Monroe PD (Monroe, GA): Police have one suspect in custody and are searching for a second in a suspected gang-related shooting on Dec. 30.
Source: The Walton Tribune    Date: January 3, 2008

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Increased violence puts gang presence on radar (Medford, OR): A street fight in Medford and a clash at a party in White City on New Year's Day has police concerned about escalating gang violence in the Rogue Valley.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: January 3, 2008

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Lawmakers advance gun and gang bills (Trenton, NJ): Several measures to crack down on gun crimes and gang activity advanced in the Legislature on Thursday. One bill regulates the sale of handgun ammunition.
Source: Newsday    Date: January 3, 2008

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New law can order parents of young gang members to attend parenting classes (Santa Barbara, CA): Lawmakers hope a new bill being enacted this year will reduce California's gang violence.
Source: KSBY News    Date: January 1, 2008

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Authorities hope recent gang convictions send message (Chesapeake, VA): Dressed in an apron, Cynthia Clarke took orders at the Silver Diner off Battlefield Boulevard in Chesapeake.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: December 31, 2007

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Gang order targets nine (Yolo County, CA): Yolo County authorities have obtained a new anti-gang injunction against nine alleged members of the West Sacramento gang the Broderick Boys, even as a legal battle continues over a proposed injunction against the entire street gang.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: December 31, 2007

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'MS-13' vandals deface Vietnam memorial (New Haven, CT): Vandals claiming a relationship to the violent Hispanic street gang MS-13 defaced a Vietnam War memorial in Connecticut with graffiti, angering local veterans.
Source: World Net Daily    Date: December 31, 2007

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Los Angeles gang F13 accused of targeting blacks (Los Angeles, CA): In a murderous quest aimed at "cleansing" their turf of snitches and rival gangsters, members of one of Los Angeles County's most vicious Latino gangs sometimes killed people just because of their race, an investigation found.
Source: CBS 2 Chicago    Date: December 30, 2007

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Fear lingers in L.A. community (Los Angeles, CA): Two blocks from where 14-year-old Cheryl Green was shot to death a year ago stands a symbol of the Harbor Gateway neighborhood where she died.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 30, 2007

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Tracking gangs keeps unit busy (Alamance County, NC): Lt. Chris Crain recalls clearly being lassoed into his current specialized role of supervising the daily operations of the Alamance County Sheriff’s Department’s Gang Unit.
Source: Times-News    Date: December 30, 2007

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Iowa man beaten, told to join gang (Omaha, NE): Two suspects have been arrested in North Liberty, Iowa in connection with the assault of man who was allegedly duct-taped to a chair and beaten by three men who wanted him to join their gang.
Source: WOWT 6 News    Date: December 30, 2007

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Gang rivalry fuels surge in killings in San Jose (San Jose, CA): To the two men who confronted Rigoberto Gonzalez on a dark San Jose street, the question - Norteño or Sureño? - meant life or death. The 22-year-old's silence was the wrong answer.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: December 30, 2007

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Gang rivalry spurs surge in killings in San Jose (San Jose, CA): To the two men who confronted Rigoberto Gonzalez on a dark San Jose street, the question - Norteño or Sureño? - meant life or death.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: December 29, 2007

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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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