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Bentonville schools eye gang policy language (Bentonville, AR): Handshakes are not the issue. Bentonville schools intend to ban any act that reflects participation in a gang or gang-related activity as defined in a proposed anti-gang policy the Bentonville Policy Committee approved Tuesday.
Source: The Morning News    Date: May 22, 2007
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Success against gangs hailed (Fresno County, CA): Four months after its issuance, a Superior Court injunction banning two Orange Cove gangs has yielded 25 arrests and 14 jail terms in the southeast Fresno County town.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: May 22, 2007
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Nine-year-old boy killed by stray bullet in Bradenton (Bradenton, FL): Three teens were arrested Tuesday in the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a stray bullet in a drive-by shooting, authorities said.
Source: The Gainesville Sun    Date: May 22, 2007
http://www.gainesville.com/...

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Officials: Gang fight tumbles into jail (Crown Point, IN): A street gang feud that police said led to the death of a 7-year-old East Chicago boy continued in the halls of the Lake County Jail, with the boy's father attacking the alleged killer, jail officials said.
Source: The Times    Date: May 22, 2007
http://www.thetimesonline.com/...

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County seeks guardians for Latino youth (Manatee County, FL): Spanish-speakers and Latinos are being sought by the county's Guardian Ad Litem program to help improve one life of the roughly 78 Latino foster children they watch over.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: May 21, 2007
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Gang members say shooting motive was jealousy (Pueblo, CO): A 22 year old man is gunned down in what Pueblo Police call a gang style shooting. It happened around 9:00pm Friday night. The victim survived gunshot wounds to the shoulder and chest, according to some other gang members.
Source: KOAA News First 5/30    Date: May 21, 2007
http://www.koaa.com/...

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L.A. gang members go union (Los Angeles, CA): Shortly after his release from prison four years ago, Julio Silva entered the apprenticeship program in the Ironworkers Union Local 433 in La Palma.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 21, 2007
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Cops: Gang crimes may be on rise in Lilburn (Lilburn, GA): A map in Sgt. Tyler Thomas' office at Lilburn's police headquarters has a dozen purple circles on it, each representing an armed robbery this year.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 21, 2007
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Police arrest 27 suspected gang members (Savannah, GA): Police say they have dismantled local Savannah gangs connected to a string of violent crime and drug activity.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: May 21, 2007
http://www.savannahnow.com/...

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Police pare list of 10 worst gang fugitives (Los Angeles, CA): Three months after the Los Angeles Police Department announced a list of the 10 most-wanted gang members, officials said Saturday that half are in jail or dead.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 20, 2007
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Activity rises with growth (Tampa, FL): As the population of the Tampa Bay area continues to swell, so does urbanization and the crime that goes with it.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: May 20, 2007
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Tactics to combat gang activity aired at FAU talk (Boca Raton, FL): Fighting gangs isn't only about throwing people in jail, it requires a layered approach, Palm Beach County police chiefs told mayors, legislators and prosecutors during a summit Friday.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: May 19, 2007
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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Teen killed had moved to escape gang activity (Anthony, NM): A 17-year-old man trying to straighten out his life was killed early Friday morning in a possible gang-related shooting outside his home.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: May 19, 2007
http://www.elpasotimes.com/...

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Students are out of survey on gangs (Durham, NC): Middle school students won't be answering a survey about gang influences in their lives, but Durham Public Schools officials are offering other ways to assist a local gang study.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: May 18, 2007
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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Gang graffiti plagues Northwest Side (Grand Rapids, MI): As she drove past the Sixth Street Hall, Lydia Murphy -- who has lived on the Northwest Side for six years -- couldn't ignore gang graffiti that covered a wall.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: May 18, 2007
http://www.mlive.com/...

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$1 million donated for tips in gang killings (Santa Ana, CA): The Santa Ana Police Department has created a monetary reward program to help crack down on gang-related killings after a recent spate of shootings.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: May 18, 2007
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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Is there gang activity in Accomack County? (Hallwood, VA): It wasn’t a typical Wednesday-night meeting at the Hallwood Baptist Church — scenes of graphic violence, bloody murder victims and tattooed gang members throwing hand signs flashed on a screen one after another as law enforcement officers gave the congregation some straight talk about criminal gang activity and how to recognize it.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: May 18, 2007
http://www.delmarvanow.com/...

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Youth, gang crimes increasing (Washington, DC): Increasing violence among teenagers and other youths appears to have contributed to a nationwide crime spike, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: May 15, 2007
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Latin Kings roundup (New Bedford, MA): Federal, state and local law enforcement officials swept through the city Monday morning and arrested 30 members and associates of the Latin Kings, a street gang the FBI says is responsible for a "disproportionate share" of the drug trafficking and firearm violence in the city.
Source: The Standard-Times    Date: May 15, 2007
http://www.southcoasttoday.com/...

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A sounding alarm (Augusta, GA): In the belief system of a hardened gang member, people dwell in one of three parallel worlds.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: May 15, 2007
http://chronicle.augusta.com/...

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