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Girl street fights on rise in Yonkers (Yonkers, NY): An increase in street fights involving girls egged on by their mothers is raising concern among the city's social workers.
Source: The Journal News    Date: June 25, 2007

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Feds report arrest of violent street gang member (McAllen, TX): A 29-year-old Mexican man who is an alleged member of a violent street gang was arrested at his home in Mission, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Monday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 25, 2007

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Porterville gang sweep nets 60 arrests (Porterville, CA): The Porterville Police Department Special Investigations Unit spent four days, ending Saturday, on a "city-wide anti-gang suppression detail," making 60 arrests.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: June 25, 2007

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Gunman on bike hurts two in suspected gang shooting (Chicago, IL): Two men were shot early Saturday when a suspected gang member riding a bicycle fired at them in the Wicker Park neighborhood on the Near Northwest Side, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 24, 2007

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Local leaders take on gang problem (Yakima, WA): Gangs have been a problem in the Yakima Valley for nearly 20 years, but in recent weeks, anti-gang ordinances have become the hot topic in city halls from Grandview to Yakima.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: June 24, 2007

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New ideas on gang problem (Salinas, CA): Salinas Mayor Dennis Donohue took steps to put gang-prevention programs higher on state and national agendas during a two-day gathering of the California Gang Prevention Network in San Jose.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: June 23, 2007

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Gang-related graffiti mars new homes (Rock Hill, SC): Vandals marred a new townhouse off Rock Hill's Constitution Boulevard with green and black gang-related taggings, officials said.
Source: The Herald    Date: June 23, 2007

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Rise in gang clashes feared (Denver, CO): The Rev. Leon Kelly, Denver's veteran gang opponent, anticipates an increase in violence that could affect this weekend's jazz concert in City Park.
Source: Rocky Mountain News    Date: June 23, 2007

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Deputies grapple with 2006's spike in gang-related killings (Los Angeles County, CA): For the sheriff's Industry Station, 2006 was a year of murder. The station reported 31 homicides for the year, 24 of them gang-related.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: June 23, 2007

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Gang solutions lauded (Salinas, CA): A dozen of the state's cities hardest hit by gang violence have validated the prevention and intervention approach Salinas is taking to the problem, Mayor Dennis Donohue said.
Source: The Californian    Date: June 23, 2007

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Police sweep ends with 53 arrests (Yakima, WA): Law enforcement officials made 53 arrests and questioned more than 290 people Wednesday night during a countywide sweep focusing on gang activity.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: June 22, 2007

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Gang escalation on reservations: nip it in the bud (Cloquet, MN): Some gang-style graffiti has appeared at the Fond du Lac Reservation lately, which means this. A few kids are showing a least a mild interest in gang behavior, and it needs to stop.
Source: Twin Cities Daily Planet    Date: June 22, 2007

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Five arrested in gang break-ins (Augusta, GA): More than twenty crimes since March in one Augusta neighborhood and now investigators say it's a new gang at work.
Source: WRDW News 12    Date: June 22, 2007

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Police: Leaders of violent street gang indicted (Framingham, MA): Leaders of a vicious downtown Framingham gang that sold a kilogram of cocaine a week have been indicted on federal drug charges, state and federal authorities said yesterday.
Source: The MetroWest Daily News    Date: June 22, 2007

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City directs $50,000 to fighting youth crime (Poughkeepsie, NY): The City of Poughkeepsie Common Council is supporting a $50,000 youth initiative, with four local programs set to receive city funding.
Source: Poughkeepsie Journal    Date: June 22, 2007

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State grand jury to investigate gang violence in Broward, Palm Beach counties (Tallahassee, FL): At the request of Gov. Charlie Crist, the Florida Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to form a statewide grand jury to investigate a surge of gang violence in South Florida.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: June 21, 2007

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City attorney is going after alleged gangs (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera will file suit today against alleged gangs in the Mission District and the Western Addition, seeking to impose curfews and limit members' right to gather in public areas, law enforcement sources said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: June 21, 2007

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Four arrested for fight over street gang colors (Anchorage, AK): Police arrested four teenagers thought to have ties to Anchorage street gangs and are looking for a fifth person, all accused of attacking and beating a man wearing a rival gang color at a Mountain View gas station earlier this month.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: June 21, 2007

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Gang activity alarms Deltona, which plans school crackdown (Deltona, FL): Signs of gang activity are cropping up all over Deltona, stirring fears that this Volusia bedroom community could become Central Florida's next hotbed for street gangs.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: June 21, 2007

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Gang population gets younger, sweep finds (Sacramento, CA): Nearly 10 percent of the gang members targeted in a two-day law enforcement sweep this week were juveniles, a sign that the region's gang population is not only growing, it is also getting younger, authorities said.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: June 21, 2007

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