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Computer system lets Fresno police see crime trends (Fresno, CA): Fresno's well-publicized crackdown on the Bulldog street gang has been credited for a sharp drop in violent crime so far this year -- but another factor may be technology.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: May 7, 2007

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School detectives patrol neighborhoods, search Internet to prevent gang crime (Lake Worth, FL): When three Lake Worth High students were shot blocks from the school after dismissal in March, school police suspected it was gang related.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: May 6, 2007

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Two men arrested following gang-related shooting (Duncan, OK): One day after a gang-related shooting in Duncan’s Douglass Park, law enforcement officials arrested and placed into custody two suspects involved in the incident.
Source: The Duncan Banner    Date: May 6, 2007

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Kurdish gang activity perturbs community (Nashville, TN): The kids will tell you that the Kurdish Pride Gang got its start sometime after Sept. 11. First, it was just groups of students banding together for protection from bullies who taunted them and called them terrorists.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: May 6, 2007

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Sheriff seeks funds to boost gang unit (Fillmore, CA): A year ago, Fillmore was in the midst of a wave of gang shootings. Three people were shot in the spring of 2006, after an equally bloody season in the fall of 2005, when four people were shot.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: May 5, 2007

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DA shares gang plan with S.B. County officials (San Bernardino County, CA): San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael A. Ramos on Friday opened the door for a peek at what's inside his arsenal to help quell street-gang violence.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: May 5, 2007

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FBI indicts 10 in Cleveland gang investigation on federal narcotics charges (Cleveland, OH): A Federal Grand Jury Friday returned a 13-count indictment against 10 members of an alleged Cleveland gang with violations of the federal narcotics laws.
Source: All Headline News    Date: May 5, 2007

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Shootings spur police crackdown (Anchorage, AK): More than 75 individuals accused of violent crimes and suspected gang members were arrested in a novel three-day sweep by federal agents and local police seeking to stem an upsurge in street violence, authorities announced Friday.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: May 5, 2007

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Boys hit in gang rite (New Braunfels, TX): A gang initiation in a school bathroom — filmed by two students with cell phone cameras — has led to suspensions for a group of middle school boys this week, with criminal charges pending, officials said.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: May 4, 2007

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Nine charged in probe of Detroit Thug Lordz drug gang (Detroit, MI): Federal and local police said today they busted key figures in a northwest Detroit gang that sells crack cocaine and other drugs. A 16-count indictment unsealed in U.S. District Court in Detroit charged nine adult members of the Detroit Thug Lordz gang on drug and firearm offenses.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: May 4, 2007

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Four arrested in gang brawl, more arrests expected (Manchester, CT): Police have arrested several teenagers on charges related to a gang brawl on Knighton Street two weeks ago that involved around 20 people and sent one to the hospital with stab wounds.
Source: Journal Inquirer    Date: May 4, 2007

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Monitoring Fresno gang members with Global Positioning Systems (Fresno, CA): Since last November, the Fresno police department has been on a mission to shut down the Fresno bulldog street gang.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: May 4, 2007

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Just how big is gang problem in Duval? (Jacksonville, FL): When six people were shot in a drive-by shooting in the Talleyrand neighborhood, the first thing Mary McAllister brought up was gangs.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: May 4, 2007

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Police say vandalism suspect involved in local gang (Rogers, AR): Police arrested a 16-year-old boy Thursday suspected of engaging in gang-related activity, including the vandalism of three Rogers schools and two businesses.
Source: The Morning News    Date: May 4, 2007

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L.A. mayor's anti-gang plan flawed, consultant says (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's anti-gang plan contains flaws that may jeopardize its ability to keep young people out of trouble, a consultant hired by the city warned Wednesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 3, 2007

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17 indicted in US, state crackdown on Lynn gang (Lynn, MA): Seventeen members and associates of a gang that allegedly terrorized the city of Lynn with drive-by shootings, home invasions, and witness intimidation were indicted yesterday on federal and state drug trafficking and gun charges that could put some of them behind bars for life, according to law enforcement officials.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: May 3, 2007

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Police: Arrests don't signal gang organizing in Austin (Austin, TX): Austin police have arrested four men suspected of being members of the violent MS-13 gang during the past two years, including one charged last week with robbing and killing an 18-year-old man as he walked through a parking lot with his father.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: May 3, 2007

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Graffiti drops off after police, citizens unite (Cornelius, OR): Since neighborhood activists and police have teamed up to stop gang-related vandalism in Cornelius, arrests have increased and graffiti incidents have dropped almost 30 percent.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 3, 2007

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Police to 'wage war' on gangs after melees (Santa Fe, NM): It started over a 14-year-old girl. Now, the gang-related tit-for-tat between children of established local residents and children of immigrants has left two teens with gunshot wounds and at least three others with stab wounds, police said Wednesday.
Source: The Santa Fe New Mexican    Date: May 3, 2007

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Albany lawmen raid suspected gang homes (Albany, GA): A war on gangs is going on in Albany. Cops raided the homes of nine gang members Thursday morning. Dozens of officers rushed into houses from one end of the city to the other.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: May 3, 2007

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