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McMaster: New law will help officials learn about SC's gangs (Columbia, SC): Police officers and nonprofit groups have combatted gang violence in this state for years, but officials still know very little about gangs in South Carolina or why youth here turn to that lifestyle, Attorney General Henry McMaster said Monday.
Source: The State    Date: December 17, 2007

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Flint authorities bust 'Hood' gang (Flint, MI): A year-long investigation into members of a Flint criminal organization who call themselves the Pierson Hood gang has resulted in the arrests of 21 individuals and outstanding arrest warrants for 12 others, state, local, and federal authorities said today.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: December 17, 2007

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Nashville MS-13 case has national impact (Nashville, TN): Gang violence is something law enforcement officials say starts at the local level, in neighborhoods of cities across the country, and Nashville is no exception.
Source: The City Paper    Date: December 17, 2007

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10 charged in state gang crackdown (West Palm Beach, FL): Ten members of the Sur 13 gang based in the Westgate neighborhood in suburban West Palm Beach are each being held in lieu of $1 million bail on racketeering charges as the first targets of a statewide grand jury against gangs.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: December 15, 2007

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Manatee gang members sentenced in model racketeering case (Bradenton, FL): Four reputed members of the street gang Brown Pride Locos were sentenced Friday to prison terms in a Manatee County racketeering case that has become the model for similar prosecutions across Florida.
Source: Herald-Tribune    Date: December 15, 2007

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National gangs invading Va. Shore, police say (Cape Charles, VA): Law enforcement officials in Cape Charles are certain well-organized, national gangs have come not only to the Shore, but also to the bayside resort town.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: December 15, 2007

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Measure would punish gang recruitment efforts (Trenton, NJ): The state Assembly yesterday gave final approval to a bill that, if signed into law by Gov. Corzine, would make recruiting new members into street gangs a crime.
Source: The Times    Date: December 14, 2007

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Clothes can lead to gang clashes (New York, NY): Gang-related clothing that can trigger clashes and even bloodshed isn't limited to hats or T-shirts, police and other witnesses testified Thursday.
Source: The Daily News    Date: December 14, 2007

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State's anti-gang czar visits Salinas (Salinas, CA): California's newly appointed anti-gang czar Paul Seave has been on the job for three months, and Wednesday he was in east Salinas, an area marred by a reputation for street violence.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: December 14, 2007

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Gang bust could aid troubled area of Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY): The large-scale takedown yesterday of a violent gang that dealt crack-cocaine in northern Brooklyn could be another positive step in the police department's battle to reduce the area's murder rate.
Source: The New York Sun    Date: December 14, 2007

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Feds bust gang drug traffickers (Lawton, OK): One of the biggest drug dealers in Southwestern Oklahoma is behind bars Friday following a drug sweep that spanned from Oklahoma City to Altus.
Source: KSWO 7 News    Date: December 14, 2007

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Judge rejects challenge to injunction on street gang (Vista, CA): A Superior Court judge on Friday rejected challenges to an injunction imposed on a San Marcos street gang.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 14, 2007

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Deputies arrest gang members in Newhall (Newhall, CA) : Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested eight suspected gang members Wednesday afternoon at the Alliance Gas Station at San Fernando Road and 2nd Street in Newhall.
Source: KHTS AM 1220 News    Date: December 14, 2007

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UCR study: Less liquor outlets in gang-infested areas could result in less violence (Riverside, CA): Fewer liquor outlets in gang-infested neighborhoods could result in less violence, according to a new study authored by a UC Riverside sociology professor and two graduate students.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 13, 2007

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Gang expert talks about new law (Albany, GA): A metro Atlanta gang expert praised a new law that is allowing prosecutors throughout Georgia to bring justice to gang members.
Source: The Albany Herald    Date: December 13, 2007

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Police link 99 shooting to gangs (Fresno, CA): A shooting Wednesday night on Highway 99 in Fresno was gang-related, with the victims identified as associates of a Merced County Asian gang, police said Thursday.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: December 13, 2007

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"Gang" activity worries police (Milford, NH): Kids playing gangster are raising eyebrows and concerns for the Milford Police Department and Chief Fred Douglas said the community has to come together quickly to address the growing problem.
Source: The Milford Register    Date: December 13, 2007

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21 to be deported in suburban sweep (Chicago, IL): Federal agents working with police in Carpentersville and other northwest suburbs arrested 21 Mexican immigrants for deportation in an ongoing national sweep targeting members of transnational gangs, officials said Tuesday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 12, 2007

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GPS gang tracking bracelet leads to LAPD drive-by arrest (Los Angeles, CA): Moments after a young woman was killed in a drive-by shooting, police were able to track down several suspects by homing in on a gang member who was wearing a Global Position Satellite tracking bracelet, officials said Wednesday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 12, 2007

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Two stabbed in N. Raleigh (Raleigh, NC): Police are investigating the possibility that a fatal stabbing in North Raleigh on Monday was gang-related. Two men were stabbed about 3 p.m. near East Millbrook Road and Walenda Drive, police said.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: December 12, 2007

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