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Gang's memorial event ends in fatal shooting (Chicago, IL): At a weekend memorial party for a gang member killed two years ago, a fight erupted among members of the same Chicago street gang, ending in a fatal shooting in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, prosecutors said Monday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 17, 2007

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Deputies: Gangs involved in killing (San Bernardino County, CA): Sheriff's deputies suspect gangs are behind the shooting that killed a Rancho Cucamonga man in the 8700 block of London Avenue on Sunday.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: July 17, 2007

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Is it a gang war? Local cops say no (Visalia, CA): Visalia police launched a crackdown on gang activity that on back-to-back weekends saw 14 people wounded by gunfire — some critically. The enforcement effort has netted at least 32 arrests.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: July 17, 2007

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Jackson gets funds for crime prevention (Jackson, TN): The city of Jackson recently was awarded two grants to continue activity in the East Jackson Weed and Seed area.
Source: The Jackson Sun    Date: July 17, 2007

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RICO covers violent, noneconomic activity (Massachusetts): The federal government could prosecute gang members under RICO for conspiring to kill members of a rival gang, even where the alleged crime lacked an economic component, the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
Source: Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly    Date: July 16, 2007

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Man, 23, knocked unconscious by gang members (Petaluma, CA): A 23-year-old Petaluma man allegedly was beaten unconscious on Saturday by two criminal street gang members on the bicycle path along Lynch Creek near Holly Lane, said Sgt. Ken Savano of the Petaluma Police Department.
Source: Petaluma Argus-Courier    Date: July 16, 2007

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Woman, 18, sixth held in robberies (Fresno, CA): An 18-year-old woman arrested Sunday is the latest Fresnan tied to a pair of gang-related robberies and carjackings at an apartment complex in southeast Fresno, police said
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: July 16, 2007

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Additional prosecutors will put focus on violent crimes in Palm Beach County (Palm Beach County, FL): Gang members who get arrested in Palm Beach County can expect extra special treatment from the State Attorney's Office, which recently added a prosecutor who will focus solely on bringing gang members to justice.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: July 16, 2007

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Ogden gang shooting puts man in hospital (Ogden, UT): A 37-year-old Ogden man underwent surgery for a shotgun blast to the right arm after a gang-related dispute early Sunday morning, police said.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 16, 2007

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In Nashville, a street gang emerges in a Kurdish enclave (Nashville, TN): Miles from downtown, Nashville’s southern neighborhoods are home to a thriving enclave of Kurdish immigrants.
Source: The Herald-Tribune    Date: July 15, 2007

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Two shot in Hawthorne gang-related drive-by attack (Hawthorne, CA): Two men were shot in a gang-related drive-by attack in Hawthorne Sunday, police said.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: July 15, 2007

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Symposium to address growing gang problem (Columbus, NE): An emerging gang culture in Columbus has created the need for community intervention to eliminate the potential threat.
Source: Columbus Telegram    Date: July 15, 2007

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New law enables local prosecutors to sue gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Beginning next year, gang-infested neighborhoods could be enriched by the criminals who plague them.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: July 15, 2007

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Legal system trying to keep up with prolific Asian gangs (St. Petersburg, FL): Men Sorn didn't have to tell deputies at the Pinellas County Jail that he was a gang member. The marks of his lifestyle covered his slender arms.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: July 15, 2007

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Modified gang law expected to pass in Yakima (Yakima, WA): Following the lead of Sunnyside and Union Gap, the Yakima City Council is expected to approve an anti-gang ordinance Tuesday -- backed by up to a year in jail.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: July 14, 2007

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Researchers offer tips on Durham gang woes: Hiring someone to coordinate county anti-gang initiatives and paying close attention to those most vulnerable to gangs were among 12 suggestions two researchers, tasked with examining Durham's gang situation, made to a group of city and county criminal justice officials Friday.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: July 14, 2007

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Asian gangs among the bloodiest (Visalia, CA): It was supposed to be a happy occasion, a birthday party in a north Visalia neighborhood. But Sunday just after midnight, tragedy rolled down the 100 block of West Ferguson Avenue
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: July 14, 2007

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City attorney seeks stay-away orders for 76 gang suspects (San Francisco, CA): City Attorney Dennis Herrera asked two judges for injunctions Thursday that would limit the movements of 76 alleged gang members in San Francisco's Mission District and Western Addition, while community groups protested what they called attacks on civil liberties and minorities.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 13, 2007

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Brookline police warn of bicycle gang (Brookline, MA): Brookline Police are asking resident to keep an eye out for a roaming band of youths that has robbed at least four people near the Allston border.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: July 13, 2007

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Four indicted in gang sweep (Contrs Costa, CA): Prosecutors disclosed Contra Costa grand jury indictments Thursday against four gang suspects arrested during a large raid in Richmond.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: July 13, 2007

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