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Two Detroit gang fugitives arrested along border in Texas (Detroit, MI): Two men considered fugitives following a federal drug-trafficking indictment that targeted them and other alleged members of an armed gang were arrested by border agents in Texas, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: May 30, 2007

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Staples employees shirts spark gang attack (Petaluma, CA): Petaluma police say two Staples office supply store employees and a shopping center customer were beaten recently by gang members, apparently for wearing red clothing.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: May 30, 2007

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Gang incident (La Crosse, WI): Two men and a teenage girl face serious charges after what police are calling a gang-related incident.
Source: WKBT News8000     Date: May 30, 2007

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Break-in suspect believed to be in gang (Athens, GA): Police suspect a man arrested this week for a string of car break-ins is a member of a local street gang but could have trouble prosecuting the crimes as gang activity.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: May 30, 2007

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Police bust gang suspects, recover guns (Tacoma and Pierce County, WA): Tacoma police arrested suspected eight gang members and recovered guns, drugs and stolen property Wednesday after they served gang-related search warrants at four houses in Tacoma and Pierce County.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: May 30, 2007

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Gang assaults reported in Port Chester (Port Chester, NY): Two assaults over Memorial Day weekend reveal an upturn in gang activity in the city, police said. Four SUR 13 members were arrested Sunday, accused of assaulting three Oak Fam gang members in Oak Fam territory, police said.
Source: The Journal News    Date: May 30, 2007

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Female gang members busted (Santa Clarita, CA) : Five girls were arrested Monday night after a deputy spotted them in the parking lot of Canyon High School and reportedly watched as one of them spray painted a wall at the school.
Source: KHTS AM 1220 News    Date: May 29, 2007

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Boynton Beach fails to curb gang problem (Boynton Beach, FL): The city has made several attempts to curb the gang violence that has gripped Palm Beach County.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: May 28, 2007

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Community activists want governor's anti-gang plan to include prevention measures (Los Angeles, CA): Community activists are calling on Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to make prevention measures part of his proposed strategy to fight gang crime.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 27, 2007

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Proposed ordinances target gangs (Fall River, MA): In an effort to curb gang-related crime, the City Council is preparing a series of ordinances.
Source: The Herald News    Date: May 27, 2007

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SLO County task force reports progress against area gang activity (San Luis Obispo County, CA): Members of the San Luis Obispo County Gang Task Force reported to the South County Advisory Council recently on their efforts against gang activities in the Nipomo area and discussed ways the public can combat criminal activities associated with street gangs.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: May 27, 2007

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Gov. unveils gang-suppression plan (Sacramento, CA): Seeking to quell growing gang crime, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger unveiled a statewide plan Friday that would boost punishment for violent gang members, create an anti-gang czar and identify key counties for priority funding.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: May 26, 2007

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Fort Worth sues gang in effort to decrease crime (Fort Worth, TX): Life is about to become more unpleasant for street gang members in Fort Worth. In a new approach to attacking violent crime, the city has filed a lawsuit against one gang, the Northcide Four Trey Gangsta Crips, to keep members from being in the same place at the same time.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: May 26, 2007

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Fight against gangs in Central Area intensifies (Seattle, WA): Seattle police and federal law enforcement spent the past eight months busting known gang members in neighborhoods near Capitol Hill, making 47 arrests and confiscating 31 firearms.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: May 26, 2007

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Albany leaders fight gang graffiti (Albany, GA): Albany city leaders are working extra hard to rid the city of area gangs. Not only do these gangs breed crime, but they also deface the community with their graffiti.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: May 26, 2007

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Gang activity increasing in Akron (Akron, OH): Akron, you've got a gang problem. And so do your neighbors. Murders, rapes, drugs, guns, Bloods, Crips -- according to law enforcement, you've got it all.
Source: Akron Beacon Journal    Date: May 26, 2007

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Officials say vow kept with arrests (Boston, MA): Authorities said yesterday they are keeping a promise to prosecute 25 members of a violent street gang they hold responsible for 57 shootings and six slayings in Dorchester and Mattapan in two years.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: May 25, 2007

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Bennett helps secure gang-fighting funds (Manatee County, FL): A national organization founded by a football legend could soon be putting time and money into fighting Manatee's gang problem.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: May 25, 2007

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Gang problems continue in East Albany (Albany, GA): An East Albany family believes a gang is targeting them and they want police to do something about it. Earlier this week, a 24 year old college student says he was jumped by gang members and days later, the threats to him and his family continue.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: May 25, 2007

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Athens man tells police street gang assaulted, robbed him (Athens, GA): Men who claimed to belong to a local street gang beat a 20-year-old Athens man with a baseball bat and threatened him with a gun Thursday afternoon, before stealing $200 from the man's wallet, the victim told Athens-Clarke County police.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: May 25, 2007

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