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First slaying of 2008 may be gang-related (Albany, GA): As police converged on the houses of people they think were involved in Friday night’s shooting, the victim, 16-year-old Antwon Luke, died at the hospital.
Source: The Albany Herald    Date: January 12, 2008

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Seven arrested in a move on Bloods street gang (Newark, NJ): They sold crack cocaine and heroin with street-corner brand names like "hot," "mortal kombat" and "child support" on the South Side of Newark. They had nicknames like Reckless, Murder, Genocide and Bleed.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: January 11, 2008

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Two men arrested in Mountain View beating, stabbing (Mountain View, CA): Mountain View police said they have arrested two men whom they believe to be Norteño gang members in connection with a brutal beating and stabbing that happened last week.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: January 11, 2008

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Two more arrested in gang probe, including one facing murder charge (El Paso, TX): Two more men were arrested Friday in a four-year investigation of a violent Texas gang, giving federal prosecutors now seven indicted suspects in their case that allegedly links the Barrio Azteca to a powerful Mexican drug cartel.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: January 11, 2008

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Police say they break up gang meeting in Fairfield, arrest six (Fairfield Township, NJ): Police arrested six men early Thursday evening in a wooded area here after interrupting what county authorities called a Bloods gang meeting.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City    Date: January 11, 2008

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Violent start to new year prompts formation of gang task force (Brockton, MA): Police in Brockton are teaming up with the FBI to combat gang violence in the region. The formation of a task force follows a violent beginning to 2008 in the city.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: January 11, 2008

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Gang feud blamed in drive-by shooting (Prince George's County, MD): A simmering rivalry between neighborhood gangs at one of the top high schools in Prince George's County led to the drive-by shooting this week that wounded two female students, one critically, and an adult bystander, law enforcement sources said yesterday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: January 10, 2008

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Police: Slaying gang-related (Lexington, KY): Lexington police acknowledged Wednesday that a homicide in a suburban north Lexington neighborhood last month was the result of a conflict among members of the Latin Kings street gang.
Source: Herald-Leader    Date: January 10, 2008

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Fight erupts in courthouse (Ogden, UT): Police are bracing for the possibility of more gang violence in the Ogden area following a courthouse brawl.
Source: Deseret News    Date: January 10, 2008

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Gang-related attack injures two L.B. teens (Long Beach, CA): Two 14-year-old boys were shot in a gang-related attack on Thursday night, but both victims were expected to survive, police said.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: January 10, 2008

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Five members of violent prison gang arrested on RICO charges (El Paso, TX): Five members of the violent Barrio Azteca gang have been arrested on a federal indictment alleging 11 RICO counts, the U.S. Attorney's Office in El Paso announced Thursday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: January 10, 2008

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Mountain View police arrest pair in assault believed to be gang-related (Mountain View, CA): Mountain View police said they have arrested two men whom they believe to be Norteño gang members in connection with a brutal beating and stabbing that happened last week.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: January 10, 2008

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$94,000 to combat gangs in Huntington (Huntington, NY): Jenine Vizzi said the gang prevention program her daughter is enrolled in has been a saving grace as she struggles to raise four children, three of whom are from foster care.
Source: Newsday    Date: January 10, 2008

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Suspected gang arraigned (East Hartford, CT): A suspected gang member accused of trying to strangle a town woman who spurned his advances was held on $250,000 after his arraignment today on several charges.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: January 10, 2008

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Attack stirs fears of gang revival (Norcross, GA): Federal authorities thought they had crippled the powerful and violent Brownside Locos gang when they indicted dozens of its ringleaders in 2002.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: January 9, 2008

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Schools look to quell gang concerns (Kershaw County, SC): A December gang-related, student death has prompted Kershaw County schools officials to bring a renewed focus to youth violence in the community.
Source: The State    Date: January 9, 2008

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Newburgh gang responsible for Monticello beating, cops say (Monticello, NY): A brutal beating Monday at a nightclub on East Broadway in Monticello might signify that a Newburgh street gang is expanding its territory and venturing into Sullivan County, police said.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: January 9, 2008

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MPD getting tough on gangs, enforcing curfew (Monroe, GA): Law enforcement officers will be cracking down on juvenile criminal activity and the perceived gang element in the city with a more stringent enforcement of curfew laws aimed at getting juveniles off the street — and this effort may also result in jail time or fines for parents of offenders.
Source: The Walton Tribune    Date: January 9, 2008

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City of Asheville Police Department ties shooting to gangs, drugs (Asheville, NC): A shooting that sent bullets flying into a bedroom occupied by three teenagers likely has ties to gangs or drugs, Asheville police said Tuesday.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times    Date: January 9, 2008

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Nine indicted by federal panel linked to California gang (Lafayette, LA): A federal grand jury has indicted nine men allegedly connected to the Los Angeles-based Cuatro Flats gang, which prosecutors say has been smuggling methamphetamine, guns and stolen cars into southern Louisiana.
Source: KATC 3 News    Date: January 8, 2008

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