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Police have no suspects in Watsonville slaying, suspect gang ties (Watsonville, CA): Police and community volunteers this evening will walk the neighborhood where a 20-year-old Prunedale man was stabbed to death Friday.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: October 7, 2008

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Police say shooting of man was gang-related (Hampton, VA): Police say the shooting of a man in the leg last week in Hampton was likely gang- related.
Source: Daily Press    Date: October 7, 2008

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11 facing assault, robbery charges in alleged gang assault (Yuma, AZ): Seven alleged juvenile gang members arrested in connection to a weekend assault and robbery involving two female victims, one of whom was pregnant, were each charged with four felonies Tuesday.
Source: The Sun    Date: October 7, 2008

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Third-grader with knife charged (Athens, GA): A 10-year-old boy armed with a knife lunged at a fellow Fowler Drive Elementary student Monday and told another he would cut her "into little pieces" and kill her family for turning him in, Athens-Clarke police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: October 7, 2008

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Gang unit sees success (Prince William County, VA): Between January and August of 2008, the number of gang members arrested in Prince William County was 197, according to statistics presented to supervisors at Tuesday’s meeting.
Source: Manassas Journal Messenger    Date: October 7, 2008

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Concord teen shot after being asked about gang ties (Concord, CA): A teenager was shot and wounded early this morning after a group of men drove up and asked him and his friends whether they had gang ties, police said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: October 6, 2008

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Appeals Court overturns convictions in murder case (New York, NY): A federal appeals court overturned two purported gang members' convictions Monday, saying the kind of expert routinely used to educate juries about criminal organizations unfairly said a gang had been involved in murders.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 6, 2008

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King City police say officers foiled robbery (King City, CA): King City police say they foiled an armed robbery Saturday night, arresting two Sureño street gang members on the 300 block of Ellis Street.
Source: The Californian    Date: October 6, 2008

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89 arrested, drugs, weapons, cash seized in gang sweep (Pasadena, CA): Authorities arrested 89 people, seized about a half-million dollars in narcotics and confiscated dozens of guns in a multiagency crackdown on gangs and drugs that stretched from Pasadena to the eastern United States, police announced Monday.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: October 6, 2008

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'Hawgz' gang suspects charged in Marin City festival attack (Marin City, CA): Three Marin City gang suspects accused of attacking a visiting family at a community festival were arraigned on assault charges Monday.
Source: Marin Independent Journal    Date: October 6, 2008

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Gangs blamed in almost half the homicides in '07 (San Diego, CA): Nearly half the homicides with known motives in San Diego County last year were at the hands of gangs, according to a study looking at victims and suspects of violent crime.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 6, 2008

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Suburban gang's rise unnerves authorities (Phoenix, AZ): The Fluffy Bunny Crew, a street gang, was formed years ago on upscale high-school campuses in the northeast Valley, a far cry from the low-income neighborhoods believed by many to spawn second- and third-generation gang members.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: October 5, 2008

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Taggers turning violent and becoming more like gangs, police say (Bakersfield, CA): They scribble on street signs, walls and mailboxes in an attempt to gain neighborhood fame. But some taggers, who are usually considered nothing more than a nuisance, are now turning into gangsters.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: October 4, 2008

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Injunctions effective tool in fighting gangs (San Bernardino County, CA): Gangs have commandeered entire neighborhoods throughout San Bernardino County, forcing residents to cower in their homes.
Source: The Sun    Date: October 4, 2008

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D.C. crime-fighting plan expands anti-gang tools (Washington, DC): Mayor Adrian M. Fenty introduced an anti-crime proposal yesterday that would make it easier for prosecutors to detain people before trials and allow officials to seek civil injunctions that would bar gang members from specific neighborhoods or activities.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: October 4, 2008

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Jury gets troubling look into gang world (Trenton, NJ): A jury was given a disturbing glimpse into the inner workings of gangs as the murder trial for Jose "Boom Bat" Negrete, the leader of the Trenton set of the Latin Kings, continued yesterday.
Source: The Times    Date: October 4, 2008

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Possible gang stabbing reported in Carlsbad (Carlsbad, CA): A 34-year old Escondido man was taken to the hospital with stab wounds Friday night and another man was arrested after police found him with a bloody knife, a Carlsbad police sergeant said.
Source: North County Times    Date: October 4, 2008

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Boy, 13, killed at corner store (Chicago, IL): Eighth-grader Sameere Conn lived in a neighborhood where classmates can't be friends after school because they walk home to different gang territories.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: October 3, 2008

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50 arrested in Asbury-based probe (Asbury, NJ): Some 48 adults and two juveniles, including four reputed gang members and about a dozen of their alleged associates, have been arrested as part of a roundup targeting violent criminals and open-air drug markets, authorities said.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: October 3, 2008

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Spread of gangs tied to border-control (Washington, DC): A "dangerous side effect" of America's failure to control the Southwest border and the nation's tolerance for high levels of illegal immigration has resulted in the spread of violent transnational gangs across the United States, including Maryland, Virginia and Washington, a report says.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: October 3, 2008

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