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Forum warns of growing gangs (Frederick, MD): More than 400 people in Frederick city are confirmed gang members. And many of them are juveniles, according to Detective Robert Marker of the Frederick Police Department.
Source: The Frederick News-Post    Date: January 14, 2008

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Cleveland revives anti-gang unit (Cleveland, OH): The mayor, responding to a surge in homicides, has reinstated the police anti-gang unit and directed officers to aggressively pursue crimes involving gangs, drugs and guns.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: January 14, 2008

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City set for fund to fight gangs (East Palo Alto, CA): The city is on track to receive $625,000 in federal funding for an anti-gang initiative. The money, which is part of the $555 billion domestic spending bill President Bush signed on Dec. 26, will go toward a combination of enforcement and prevention programs.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: January 13, 2008

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GANG WARS: Threat of new gang in Brockton surfaces during deadly spree of violence in city (Brockton, MA): As patrons poured out of the Morabeza Restaurant and Pub early last Sunday, three police officers were breaking up a heated argument between five men outside the Main Street club.
Source: The Enterprise    Date: January 13, 2008

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Gang unit investigating slaying of two Seattle teens (Seattle, WA): Police are investigating whether the recent murders of two Seattle teens are gang-related revenge killings.
Source: KING 5 News    Date: January 13, 2008

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Manatee urged to curb gangs (Manatee County, FL): Manatee community groups got a challenge on Friday: Start working more closely together to rid the county of criminal gang activity. And don't be afraid to ask for help from the federal government.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: January 12, 2008

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Gang unit in S.L. arrests two, recovers six stolen cars in bust (Salt Lake City, UT): A well-orchestrated car theft ring has been disrupted by the Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit. Late last week, members of the gang unit arrested two people and recovered six vehicles over two nights.
Source: Deseret News    Date: January 12, 2008

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Six arrested in Millville gang raid (Millville, NJ): Six people have been arrested in connection with a spate of gunfire incidents that have plagued this Cumberland County community since Jan. 1.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: January 12, 2008

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Court ban on gangs effective, divisive (Los Angeles, CA): Since 1993, when gang injunctions were first used against the Blythe Street gang in Panorama City, the crime-fighting tool has been expanded to cover about 50 gangs in Los Angeles.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 12, 2008

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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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