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Livermore police report increase in gang violence (Livermore, CA): Three times this fall, residents in Livermore neighborhoods were witnesses to altercations between rival gangs.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 29, 2006
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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Two Juarez students shot going to school (Chicago, IL): Dressed in school uniforms and just steps from their homes, two teenagers heading to Benito Juarez Community Academy were shot Tuesday morning, drawing scores of residents who rushed to their aid and decried a seemingly endless cycle of gang violence.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 29, 2006
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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MS-13 gang member nailed by Feds (Houston, TX): Federal agents on Monday arrested an alleged Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) street gang member at his residence in Alvin, Texas.
Source: The Conservative Voice    Date: November 29, 2006
http://www.theconservativevoice.com/...

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Gang leader's slaying endangers truce (Boston, MA): A 20-year-old gang leader from Roxbury was shot to death last night near his home on Holworthy Street, the first breach of a landmark four-month truce between two of the city's most violent gangs that have been linked to a rash of shootings in recent years, police and local ministers said.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: November 29, 2006
http://www.boston.com/...

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New gang emerges as a threat (Houston, TX): Southwest Cholos is still the largest gang in the Houston area, but a new prison gang called Houstone Tango Blast is causing concern among law enforcement agencies, Houston Police Department officer David DeTorres told those attending the Braeburn Civic Positive Interaction Program Nov. 21 at HPD's Braeburn storefront, 10101 Fondren, Suite 100.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: November 29, 2006
http://www.chron.com/...

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Bethlehem initiative teaches about the 'real world' of gangs (Bethlehem, PA): Margie Reyes knows raising two teenage boys in a city of any size is hard. There's too much temptation, too much glorified violence and too many negative feelings toward police officers.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: November 28, 2006
http://www.mcall.com/...

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Gang problem called typical (Louisville, KY): Gangs exist in Louisville, but the problem is no bigger than that of cities of similar size, an assistant police chief told members of a Louisville Metro Council committee yesterday.
Source: The Courier-Journal    Date: November 28, 2006
http://www.courier-journal.com/...

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Two held in slaying in the Mission (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco police have arrested two alleged members of a street gang in connection with the killing of a Mission District man over the weekend, a slaying that police believe was a case of mistaken identity, authorities said Monday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: November 28, 2006
http://sfgate.com/...

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Police arrest shooting suspect (Waynesboro, VA): Acting on a tip, several police officers surrounded a home on 10th Street on Monday afternoon, arresting a suspect in connection with a gang-related shooting Saturday night that left two teenagers wounded, one of them critically.
Source: The News Leader    Date: November 28, 2006
http://www.newsleader.com/...

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Man shot dead, three others hurt while sitting in car (Chicago, IL): A 21-year-old man was fatally shot early Sunday in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood as he sat in a car with three other people, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 27, 2006
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Police: Gang activity on par with other cities (Louisville, KY): Gangs do exist in Louisville, Lt. Col. Philip Turner told members of a Metro Council subcommittee on Monday. Turner said he doesn’t believe, however, that Louisville is seeing any more gang activity than cities of similar size.
Source: The Courier-Journal    Date: November 27, 2006
http://www.courier-journal.com/...

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Police say shootings gang related (Waynesboro, VA): Waynesboro police are still searching for two suspects in what was described as a gang-related shooting that occurred at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday evening.
Source: The News Leader    Date: November 27, 2006
http://www.newsleader.com/...

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Why do gangs kill the innocent?: The shooting death of 3-year-old Ethan Esparza of Pomona could have been avoided if gang members had followed their code, some gang experts said.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: November 27, 2006
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Gang graffiti strikes neighborhood (Charlotte, NC): One southwest Charlotte neighborhood was victim to gang graffiti Friday, but they say they will fight the problem together.
Source: News 14 Charlotte    Date: November 26, 2006
http://www.news14charlotte.com/...

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Kelso man attributes wound to gang-related attack (Kelso, WA): A 20-year-old Kelso man told police he was cut with a knife Friday morning during what appeared to be a gang-related fight. His wounds were superficial, police said, and did not require treatment.
Source: The Daily News    Date: November 24, 2006
http://www.tdn.com/...

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Gang member allegedly carved initials into victim's back (Simi Valley, CA): A documented Simi Valley gang member was arrested last Saturday for his suspected involvement in two separate violent crimes, both involving the use of a razor blade.
Source: Simi Valley Acorn    Date: November 24, 2006
http://www.simivalleyacorn.com/...

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Gang house stands empty (Gwinnett County, GA): Neighbors say a former "clubhouse" for the North Side Locos in Norcross has been abandoned. The house at 1390 Reddington Lane stands empty. Gang graffiti has been scrubbed from the stone front of the house.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: November 24, 2006
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Nájera lauds gang push (Sacramento, CA): There were no gang-related homicides during the Sacramento Police Department's 90-day gang crackdown that ended last Saturday, investigators said.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: November 24, 2006
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Flurry of gang activity has police, schools on alert (Forest Groves, OR): On Halloween night, someone tipped over a couple of porta-potties at Neil Armstrong Middle School and spray-painted gang graffiti on a wall outside the building’s covered area.
Source: The Forest Groves News-Times    Date: November 23, 2006
http://www.forestgrovenewstimes.com/...

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Gang ties seen as teen is wounded by gunshot (Chicago, IL): Chicago police on Wednesday were searching for a suspect they said shot a 16-year-old in the back late Tuesday on the Northwest Side.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 23, 2006
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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