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Gang statistics decrease, but gang members don’t (Victor Valley, CA): Despite an influx of gang members coming to the Victor Valley, statistics released Tuesday by the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s office show a decrease in the number of cases filed.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: August 7, 2007

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Nampa neighborhood shaken after two gang shootings (Nampa, ID): Shots rang out again in Nampa. Now police are searching for a person of interest in a gang-related shooting. It happened when an argument went bad, ending with one man being shot in the leg.
Source: KTRV Fox 12 News    Date: August 6, 2007

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Gang injunctions not likely in Salinas (Salinas, CA): California has a new law making it easier for cities to issue injunctions against gang gatherings, but Salinas officials said the law may have little use here, where gangs have learned to conduct their business out of public view.
Source: The Californian    Date: August 6, 2007

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Hasner joins with Atwater and McCollum in new gang legislation (Boca Raton, FL: "Well-organized and well-equipped street gangs represent a violent form of domestic terrorism that we must confront," said House Majority Leader and State Rep. Adam Hasner (R-Delray Beach).
Source: Boca Raton News    Date: August 6, 2007

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Beaufort County tries to keep gang activity at bay (Hilton Head, SC): Authorities say a rash of graffiti scrawled recently on signs, buildings and other infrastructure in Bluffton could be efforts by local gangs to establish turf and recruit new members.
Source: The State    Date: August 5, 2007

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Lake City Police: Murder was gang related (Lake City, SC): Police told NewsChannel 15 two brothers were gunned down at the Westfield Mobile Park Friday night. Police said Ryan and Bobby Burgess, both believed to be members of the Crips gang,
Source: WPDE NewsChannel 15    Date: August 5, 2007

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Gang activity down in Springfield (Springfield, MO): Faced with an 8 percent increase in reported major crimes and evidence that gang members were infiltrating schools, law enforcement officials last summer announced a crackdown.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: August 5, 2007

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Drive-by shooting leaves boy in hospital (Adelanto, CA): A 14-year-old boy is in stable but serious condition after being shot in the back during a drive-by shooting in Adelanto.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: August 5, 2007

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Citizens patrol group to fight Omaha's gang violence (Omaha, NE): A New York-based national citizens patrol group intends to help Omaha combat its increase in gang and gun violence.
Source: Sioux City Journal    Date: August 4, 2007

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Grant to help law enforcement fight gun violence (Jackson County, MI): The Jackson police and the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office are receiving federal grants to reduce local gun and gang violence.
Source: Jackson Citizen Patriot    Date: August 4, 2007

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Two students arrested in another gang fight at Ramapo High School (Ramapo, NY): Two more summer school students have been accused of taking part in what police described as a brawl between two gangs at Ramapo High School.
Source: The Journal News    Date: August 4, 2007

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State sweep dismantles Atwater gang (Atwater, CA): State and local officials dismantled a violent gang linked to drug trafficking that had terrorized the city of Atwater, according to state Attorney General Jerry Brown.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 3, 2007

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DA serves injunction; hearing set (Yolo County, CA): Several alleged members of the Broderick Boys street gang showed up at the Yolo County Court Thursday for a hearing regarding the District Attorney's second attempt at securing an injunction against the West Sacramento gang.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: August 3, 2007

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Police raids target L.B. drug dealers (Long Beach, CA):
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: August 3, 2007

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Teen shot, killed on Carpentersville street (Chicago, IL): A teenage boy was shot to death Thursday night outside a center for Dundee-area teens in a neighborhood on Carpentersville's east side, police said.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: August 3, 2007

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Crime down in Ventura County (Ventura County, CA): The creation of a gang unit was credited with a 21% decline in violent crime during the first six months of the year in the unincorporated areas and five cities patrolled by the Ventura County Sheriff's Department.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 2, 2007

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Two arrested in drive-by shooting in Westgate (West Palm Beach, FL): Two documented Sur 13 gang members were arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting that left three bullets in a 46-year-old man who was working on his car, according to the Palm Beach County Violent Crimes Task Force.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: August 2, 2007

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Signs could portend gang woes (Enid, OK): Nearly a dozen residents, business owners and a school have seen their properties hit with gang-like graffiti in the past two weeks, leaving police wondering whether it's the work of gangsters or imitators.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: August 2, 2007

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Grand jury set to look into South Florida gangs (West Palm Beach, FL): West Palm Beach A special grand jury created to investigate gang activity will begin its work here next week with the power to bring indictments for crimes such as narcotics, gambling, robbery and violations of the state Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly known as RICO.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: August 2, 2007

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Fresno woman killed in street robbery (Fresno, CA): Hours after a woman was shot to death in front of her children, Fresno police arrested a young man Wednesday who was playing a video game several blocks away as officers hunted for her killer.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 2, 2007

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