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Gang culture brews locally (Fitchburg, MA): Some of the city's teenagers are getting more violent and more heavily involved in gangs, according to Pam DeSouza, Department of Youth Services' district manager for Northern Worcester County.
Source: Sentinel & Enterprise    Date: October 16, 2006
http://sentinelandenterprise.com/...

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Fatal shootings spark Turlock violence (Turlock, CA): Two people died early Sunday in what police suspect was a gang-related shooting in south Turlock. The victims were male, ages 16 and 25. Police did not release their names.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: October 16, 2006
http://www.modestobee.com/...

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25 alleged gang members arrested over weekend (Hattiesburg, MS): Twenty-five alleged gang members were taken to jail over the weekend on a variety of charges, Hattiesburg Police Department spokeswoman LaShana Sorrell reported.
Source: The Hattiesburg American    Date: October 16, 2006
http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/...

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Gang unit nabs 402 (San Mateo County, CA): During its full first summer operation, the San Mateo County Gang Task Force arrested 402 people and identified 206 gang members while significantly curbing an increase in violent crimes that peaked last year.
Source: San Mateo Daily Journal    Date: October 16, 2006
http://www.smdailyjournal.com/...

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Suppression: On the front lines (San Bernardino County, CA): The best-known and most widely used force to combat gangs is called suppression — the work done by law enforcement officials and the District Attorney’s office to identify, arrest and sentence gang members for the crimes they commit.
Source: Desert Dispatch    Date: October 15, 2006
http://www.desertdispatch.com/...

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Possible gang-related shoot out (Savannah, GA): Police say a shoot out in Hinesville could be gang related. It all happened late Saturday evening. Hinesville police started receiving complaints about a large number of shots being fired.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: October 15, 2006
http://www.wtoctv.com/...

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Hispanic gangs bring feud, violence to Nashville streets (Nashville, TN): Not until she watched the mourners who filed by her stepson's casket did Kathy Magallanes let herself consider that the sweet teenager everyone called "Smiley" might have been a gang member.
Source: Gallatin News Examiner    Date: October 15, 2006
http://www.gallatinnewsexaminer.com/...

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Teens charged with gang participation (Woodbridge, VA): Fourteen alleged members of the Bloods street gang were charged with gang participation around 5:30 p.m. Friday after they beat up a Hispanic boy, said 1st Sgt. Greg Pass, supervisor of the Prince William police gang unit.
Source: The Potomac News    Date: October 15, 2006
http://www.potomacnews.com/...

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Gang motive eyed in teen's stabbing (Long Island, NY): A teenager was stabbed in Brentwood Friday in what a school district official believes may have been a random act of violence by youths seeking admission into an outlaw gang.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 14, 2006
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Aiken County sees escalation in gang activity (Aiken County, SC): More police in South Carolina's rural counties are finding themselves fighting what used to be a metropolitan problem - gangs.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: October 14, 2006
http://chronicle.augusta.com/...

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Rising young gang recruit figures spurs police to action (Riviera Beach, FL): It's not yet dark when a teenager no older than 16 passes a baggie to a woman in a pickup truck. Slipping a bill into his pocket, he rejoins other boys standing on a corner a block from Washington Elementary.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: October 14, 2006
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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USM awarded grant to help combat gangs (Hattiesburg, MS): Hattiesburg's efforts to battle its growing gang problem got a boost Friday when the University of Southern Mississippi received a $750,000 grant.
Source: The Hattiesburg American    Date: October 14, 2006
http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/...

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Official: Parents key in shielding kids from gangs (Long Branch, NJ): Parents need to take more responsibility for keeping children safe from the influence of gangs, which remain a real threat throughout Monmouth County and the state, Prosecutor Luis A. Valentin said.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: October 13, 2006
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Rockland drug gang busted (Hillcrest, NY): Police say they arrested 53 suspected drug dealers in Rockland County and confiscated more than $100,000 worth of crack and cocaine, and seized five guns.
Source: 1010 Wins    Date: October 13, 2006
http://1010wins.com/...

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Gang spill-over worrying officials (Creedmoor, NC): Mayor Darryl Moss is concerned that gang activity is spilling over from Durham into his southern Granville County town.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: October 13, 2006
http://www.heraldsun.com/...

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Gang graffiti give officials plenty to worry about (Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN): Art taggers are only part of the graffiti problem, in the eyes of Twin Cities officials. For some, gang graffiti are a greater concern.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: October 13, 2006
http://www.startribune.com/...

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Gang leader could get life for running drug conspiracy (Chicago, IL): A gang leader who authorities say controlled the flow of narcotics on dozens of city street corners is facing the possibility of life in prison following his conviction on drug conspiracy charges.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat    Date: October 13, 2006
http://www.belleville.com/...

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30 accused of drug dealing in Albany gang case (Albany, NY): Federal prosecutors charged 30 people with distributing crack cocaine and marijuana, most as members of an Albany street gang called Jungle Junkies.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 13, 2006
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Police note gang-related street robberies (Carlsbad, CA): Police are investigating a cluster of street robberies at Carlsbad's beaches and downtown areas that they believe to be gang-related, police Lt. Bill Rowland said.
Source: North County Times    Date: October 13, 2006
http://www.nctimes.com/...

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Church party turns into riot (North Bergen, NJ): North Bergen police are searching for two Hispanic males, possibly from a West New York street gang, who allegedly stabbed as many as six young men during a party Saturday at a North Bergen church where underage drinking was apparently taking place.
Source: The Hudson Reporter    Date: October 13, 2006
http://www.hudsonreporter.com/...

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