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18 arrested in Porterville gang sweep (Porterville, CA): More than 100 law enforcement officers took to the streets of Porterville and surrounding communities today going after the leaders of the city's largest street gang.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: June 18, 2008

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Alleged gang member arrested after graffiti painted (Gainesville, GA): Authorities charged a Gainesville teen with violation of Georgia gang laws after he was allegedly seen spray-painting gang-related graffiti in a mobile home park Wednesday.
Source: The Times    Date: June 18, 2008

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Anti-gang grant aims at parenting (Salinas, CA): Better parenting skills can help keep children out of gangs, Salinas peace advocates say, and a $100,000 grant could help them prove it.
Source: The Californian    Date: June 18, 2008

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Saginaw police boost technology to respond to violence (Saginaw, MI): Saginaw law enforcers are looking to ramp up efforts against violence after a series of shootings this month left two dead.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: June 17, 2008

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Nyack mayor seeks support for gang-prevention program (Nyack, NY): In the next few weeks, a new gang-prevention program will start up at the Nyack Center, offering activities, programs and services meant to keep at-risk young people on the right path.
Source: The Journal News    Date: June 17, 2008

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Federal gang legislation on hold in U.S. House (Indiana): More than eight months ago, the U.S. Senate approved legislation that would enhance penalties and provide federal money to local law enforcement agencies and prosecutors in their efforts to investigate gang crime.
Source: The Times    Date: June 16, 2008

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Budget pressures loom over gang-prevention program (Asheville, NC): City leaders should boost gang prevention this summer, even if it means hunting for funds, some residents said.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times    Date: June 16, 2008

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Man shot in both legs in gang-related shooting (Macon, GA): A Williams Street man was shot twice in the thighs at about 10:20 p.m. Friday, according to the Macon police.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: June 16, 2008

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Long Beach gang linked to burglaries (Long Beach, CA): Eight suspects arrested over two days last week have ties to a Long Beach Asian street gang that specializes in burglary, officials said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: June 16, 2008

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Van Nuys sees big crime dip (Van Nuys, CA): By this time last year, crime numbers painted a grim picture of the Van Nuys area - nine killed, 28 shot and 69 reports of gunfire.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: June 16, 2008

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Gang shootouts plague Albany (Albany, NY): A thundering series of gunshots rattled the air as bullets tore into the car. It was midnight. West Hill. Less than three blocks from a police station.
Source: Times Union    Date: June 15, 2008

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Gang ties reported for 3 nabbed in Dalton ICE raid (Dalton, GA): The three Mexican nationals arrested in Whitfield County as part of a statewide sweep led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, belonged to the Fifth Avenue gang and Tiny Winos gang, federal agents said.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: June 14, 2008

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Everett sees growing signs of a gang problem (Everett, WA): The plan was hatched at a north Everett house. The bullets flew in the city's south end.
Source: The Daily Herald    Date: June 14, 2008

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Out of the shadows (Albany, NY): It's always been called "the Yard" by those who live in the Ida Yarbrough Homes. Lately the nickname for the 8-acre public housing complex at the bottom of Arbor Hill has been tarnished by a connection to youth gangs and gun violence.
Source: Times Union    Date: June 14, 2008

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Bratton and Baca, top cops in Los Angeles, disagree on role of race in gang violence (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles' two top lawmen are increasingly at odds over the extent to which gang violence is being fueled by racial hatred.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 13, 2008

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Three teens indicted in fatal beating of immigrant (Prince George's County, MD): There was nothing secret about the Skull Crushers, a small gang of Prince George's County teens that authorities have linked to the fatal beating last month of a 56-year-old immigrant.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 13, 2008

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Riverside County DA files injunction against Cathedral City gang (Riverside County, CA): Riverside County's second street gang injunction has been filed against a Cathedral City-based gang, an organization that prosecutors contend has terrorized the desert city for years and is responsible for a multitude of crimes, including murder.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: June 13, 2008

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'Lee County Boys' gang charged with racketeering (Cape Coral, FL): Two months after bringing racketeering charges against a group of Cape Coral teenagers, who call themselves the "Lee County Boys," the State Attorney's Office is calling them a "criminal street gang" responsible for nearly 150 felony and misdemeanor offenses.
Source: The News-Press    Date: June 13, 2008

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State, local officials hear of success against gangs (San Gabriel, CA): After enduring 29 gang-related shootings last year and a spate of gang-involved killings in January, Monrovia has had no gang shootings since then, thanks to the work of a multiagency police task force, Police Chief Roger Johnson told officials at a gang summit Friday.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: June 13, 2008

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Cities welcome law making gang-related graffiti a crime (Seattle, WA): The owners of a small Rainier Valley auto-glass shop keep four shelves stocked with the paint they use to cover the graffiti that frequently appears outside the store.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: June 12, 2008

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