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Restriction on alleged gang members assailed at City Hall hearing (San Francisco, CA): Court-approved restrictions on the ability of suspected gang members to gather in three parts of San Francisco were assailed by civil rights activists and some residents from those neighborhoods at a City Hall hearing Monday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: December 11, 2007

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Gang kingpins disappearing in Chicago (Chicago, IL): In a city where legendary street gang leaders Jeff Fort and Larry Hoover took their place beside Al Capone in the local criminal hall of fame, the powerful Chicago gang kingpin is looking more and more like an endangered species.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 10, 2007

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Police drawing heat for Bayview gang-injunction arrest (San Francisco, CA): A Thanksgiving Day arrest in the heart of The City’s first gang-injunction zone has sparked debate among Bayview community members and city officials as to how officers are carrying out the anti-gang court order.
Source: Examiner    Date: December 10, 2007

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New defense bill prohibits gang membership (Washington, DC): Membership in a criminal street gang must be included on the list of prohibited activities for service members, according to a provision in the 2008 defense authorization bill.
Source: Army Times    Date: December 10, 2007

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Three robbed in 'gang' hit (Jersey City, NJ): Claiming to be a member of a notorious street gang apparently won't get you out of a mugging, two brothers and a friend learned in Jersey City this weekend.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: December 10, 2007

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Gang sweep comes nearly a year after girl's death (Los Angeles, CA): Police served injunctions to several members of gang they believe to be responsible for Cheryl Green's slaying near her Harbor Gateway home. If the injunction is approved by a judge, restrictions will be placed on gang members' activities.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: December 9, 2007

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Police continue to investigate gang shooting at restaurant (Greensboro, NC): Greensboro Police are still investigating a gang related shooting that killed two people at the Las Jarochitas Restaurant in Greensboro.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: December 9, 2007

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American Juggalos: Graffiti artists tag themselves as family, not gang-bangers (Pocono, PA): We're not a gang. Technically, we're a family." A 20-year-old Tannersville man is one of a handful of people who took exception with a recent Pocono Record article listing Juggalos as one of the gangs identified in Monroe County.
Source: Pocono Record    Date: December 9, 2007

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EVSC targets gang activity (Evansville, IN): Evansville public school officials say they have a "no tolerance" policy for gang-related activities on school property.
Source: Evansville Courier & Press    Date: December 9, 2007

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Gangs often kill their own (New Jersey): When members of the same gang turn on each other, it's usually about power, according to New Jersey State Police Detective Sgt. Ronnie Hampton.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: December 9, 2007

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Show of police force to focus on gang activity (Washington, DC): Metropolitan Police officers on patrol for this weekend"s All Hands on Deck initiative will pay special attention to several Northwest neighborhoods that have been plagued recently by gang violence, the department said.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: December 8, 2007

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Cops to gang members: 'We will remove you from the community' (Haverhill, MA): When aggressive federal prosecution led to the dismantling of the Latin Gangsta Deciples in Lawrence several years ago, the gang activities and violence didn't end.
Source: Eagle-Tribune    Date: December 8, 2007

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Eastside Riva gang members arrested (Riverside, CA): Two members of the Eastside Riva gang were arrested for possession of a sawed-off shotgun, authorities said today.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: December 8, 2007

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Four arrested in Camden "gang-related" shooting (Camden, SC): A Camden teen is dead and four people are in jail after a gang-related shooting Friday night in Camden.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: December 8, 2007

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Probe of one death leads to alleged plot for gang 'hit' (San Gabriel Valley, CA): An investigation into the killing of a man who had confronted graffiti taggers has revealed an unrelated murder plot by Mexican Mafia leaders battling over control of the illegal drug trade in the San Gabriel Valley, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 7, 2007

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FBI opens L.A. front in gang war (Los Angeles, CA): Stepping up its effort to combat Hispanic gang violence in the U.S., the FBI has opened an office in El Salvador, where it is targeting two notorious groups wreaking havoc on American soil.
Source: WorldNetDaily    Date: December 7, 2007

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Study reviews juvenile system (Durham, NC): Striking a responsive chord with many Durham lawyers and court officials, a statewide nonprofit committee called Action For Children recommended Thursday that the minimum age for adult crime in North Carolina be raised from 16 to 18.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: December 7, 2007

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City police meet with New Jersey officials (Easton, NJ): Investigators from New Jersey met with Easton police Thursday to help determine whether recent shootings in both areas, which left five dead and another injured, are part of a gang war between two Bloods factions, law enforcement officials said.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: December 7, 2007

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12 arrested in Carson gang sweep (Carson, CA): A man suspected of killing a teenage girl is among 12 people in custody following a sweep authorities say targeted the Stevenson Ranch gang.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: December 7, 2007

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Drug operation shuttered, 11 arrested (Chicago, IL): Chicago police say they have arrested 11 alleged gang members and shut down an open-air drug market in the city's West Pullman neighborhood that also was a pipeline to suburban Calumet Park.
Source: WAND 17 News    Date: December 6, 2007

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