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Gang Ordinance Passes in Yakima

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YAKIMA, Wash - Yakima becomes the latest city to approve a gang ordinance.  Tuesday night the city council passed it, 4-2.

The new ordinance will enhance the penalty of a criminal if they are found to be a gang member.

The city council says they will be making a few changes to the ordinance so that it tailors to the needs of Yakima