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New wave of gang violence worries cities (Washington, DC): In cities as small as Moline, Ill., and as large as Kansas City, the memories of gang violence in the early 1990s linger. Police can’t forget the neighborhood gang wars, drive-by shootings and fears of letting children play outside.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: April 10, 2007
http://www.kansascity.com/...

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Three shot at local beach: Dozens of police officers on hand as gunfire erupts on Coquina (Bradenton Beach, FL): A brazen gang shooting less than 100 yards from dozens of law enforcement officers set off a violent Easter Sunday that cleared out a popular Manatee Beach.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: April 9, 2007
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Lawmakers confront gang violence (Sacramento, CA): Mayra Nunez's mission is to keep troubled youngsters out of jail. Steve Ipsen's job is to put them there.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 9, 2007
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Anti-gang efforts endorsed (Boston, MA): The police commissioner in Springfield and mayors in Chicopee and Holyoke are joining an effort to persuade legislators to renew anti-gang grants.
Source: The Republican    Date: April 9, 2007
http://www.masslive.com/...

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Gang shooting on Coquina Beach (Coquina Beach, FL) : A beautiful holiday day on Coquina Beach turned ugly on Sunday, around 4:30 p.m. Sgt. Charles Sloan of the Bradenton Beach Police Department says two rival gangs got into a fight, "We had intelligence that there was going to be a gang related fight or shooting or stabbing or something to that nature, a confrontation."
Source: Tampa Bay's 10 News    Date: April 9, 2007
http://www.tampabays10.com/...

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Rural gangs seen growing in Florida (Mount Pleasant, FL): Drive down a country lane here, with horses grazing and tomato plants blossoming just off the blacktop, and a rural mailbox appears on the side of the road. It is spray-painted, in blue, with the number "13."
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: April 9, 2007
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/...

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Group seeks ideas on how to help youth (Wichita, KS): A group of 10 organizations working together to empower young people and improve central-northeast Wichita is looking for insights from community experts.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: April 9, 2007
http://www.kansas.com/...

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Video links Salinas man to gang shootings (Salinas, CA): A Salinas man was arrested Saturday after video evidence and witnesses linked him to a shooting earlier in the day, according to police.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: April 8, 2007
http://cbs5.com/...

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Gang graffiti returns to Takoma Park (Takoma Park, MD): Residents in Takoma Park took matters into their own hands last weekend, cleaning up gang graffiti in their neighborhood. One week later, the graffiti's back and police are afraid that violence may soon follow!
Source: Fox 5 News    Date: April 8, 2007
http://www.myfoxdc.com/...

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‘Talking smack’ on MySpace leads to alleged gang-related shots (La Porte, IN): Several alleged gang-related shots were fired in a La Porte neighborhood Friday night, according to witnesses.
Source: Herald-Argus    Date: April 7, 2007
http://heraldargus.com/...

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Gang turf war erupts in violence (Hollister, CA): Authorities believe recent gang violence is the result of a turf battle between rival factions of the Norte'o street gang over control of illegal drug sales in Hollister.
Source: Hollister Free Lance    Date: April 6, 2007
http://hollisterfreelance.com/...

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Gang violence on the rise? Some veteran officers say Yes. (Minneapolis, MN): Minneapolis was warned 22 years ago. That is when homicide Captain Mike Martin remembers the gang problem beginning.
Source: KARE 11 News    Date: April 6, 2007
http://www.kare11.com/...

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Defense attorney gives up fight over Wichita Falls "VC" gang injunction (Wichita Falls, KS): He still believes it's illegal and unconstitutional, but for now, an attorney and six of his clients are giving up their fight against an anti-gang ordinance in Wichita Falls.
Source: KSWO 7 News    Date: April 6, 2007
http://www.kswo.com/...

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Lake Worth residents want to work with cops in fighting gangs (Lake Worth, FL): Community leaders and elected officials continued their fight against violent crime Thursday evening with the second public rally in as many days.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: April 6, 2007
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/...

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Ten groups get fund from anti-gang initiative (Easton, PA): Ten organizations with programs in Easton have received a total of $74,000 through the Route 222 Corridor Anti-Gang Initiative.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: April 6, 2007
http://www.mcall.com/...

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Program warns of gangs coming to area (Little Egg Harbor, NJ): Chased from the cities, criminal street gangs are moving into your town and finding new prey in your children, a lieutenant with the Juvenile Justice Commission told parents.
Source: Ocean County Observer    Date: April 5, 2007
http://www.timesbeacon.com/...

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LA gang members in country illegally may face quicker deportation (Los Angeles, CA): City and county prosecutors said Thursday they are working more closely with federal officials to determine legal residency of suspected gang members, noting illegal immigrants appear to make up a significant portion of the gang population.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: April 5, 2007
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Program teaches suburban kids how to short-circuit anger, avoid gang life (Pequannock, NJ): The New Jersey state Parole Board has brought its fight against gangs to a Morris County middle school, where sixth-graders are enrolled in a six-week course that teaches them how to steer clear of violence.
Source: The Record    Date: April 5, 2007
http://www.northjersey.com/...

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Police arrest four teens in gang crackdown (Loudoun County, VA): The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office arrested four teenagers thought to have ties to large street gangs and are questioning eight Park View High School students in an attempt to crack down on youth gang activity.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: April 5, 2007
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Feds to bolster war on gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Suspected gang members who are in the country illegally and are arrested for even minor crimes could face quicker deportation under new policies unveiled Wednesday by the top two prosecutors in Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 5, 2007
http://www.latimes.com/...

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