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Men involved in fatal SF shooting called top level gang members (San Francisco, CA): Two men involved in a shoot out with San Francisco police officers last night are being described as gang members with long criminal histories. One of them was killed by police after he allegedly had just shot two other people execution style.
Source: KCBS News    Date: August 28, 2006
http://kcbs.com/...

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Police blame drugs, street gang for uptick in slayings (Buffalo, NY): The number of homicides in Buffalo this year has risen due to the combination of drug warfare and the resurgence of a notorious street gang.
Source: WCAX 3 News    Date: August 28, 2006
http://www.wcax.com/...

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Total of 16 convicted in California-to-Oklahoma gang-related narcotics trafficking enterprise (Oklahoma City, OK): John C. Richter, United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma, announced that ERICK OROZCO (a/k/a/ "Trips"), 31, of Bell Garden, California, was sentenced by United States District Judge David Russell to serve 240 months in prison for conspiracy to launder money based on his receipt of drug proceeds wire transferred to California from Oklahoma.
Source: North Texas e-News    Date: August 28, 2006
http://www.ntxe-news.com/...

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Cornyn ties gangs to potential terrorism (Houston, TX): Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, said local and state law enforcement agencies need to tap federal resources to readily identify potential terrorist threats.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: August 28, 2006
http://www.chron.com/...

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Does Springfield have a gang problem? (Springfield, MO): Please click on the below link for Spring News-Leader's special report on gangs.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: August 28, 2006
http://www.news-leader.com/...

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Local community prepares for gang war (Charlotte, NC): Graffiti in one Charlotte community may be more than an eyesore. Police say it could be a sign of more trouble to come.
Source: News 14 Charlotte    Date: August 27, 2006
http://www.news14charlotte.com/...

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Police: Gang may be holding woman (Newport News, VA): Newport News Police say a Hispanic woman might have been abducted late Friday by gang members in the 500 block of Randolph Road.
Source: Daily Press    Date: August 27, 2006
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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Gunman feared a gang chase (Queens,NY): The psycho gunman who allegedly sprayed bullets at nine spots in Queens during a six-hour terror spree - killing one man and wounding six others - targeted red cars because he thought he was being chased by the Bloods gang, police sources said yesterday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: August 27, 2006
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

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Two injured in gang- related shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): Two people were injured this morning, when ten shots were fired in a gang related shooting.
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: August 27, 2006
http://www.ksl.com/...

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Gang worries grow in area (Olympia, WA): Gang activity is escalating statewide, a new study this year by the Washington Attorney General's Office shows.
Source: The Olympian    Date: August 27, 2006
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Drive-by bullets flying freely as rival gangs feud across county (Boynton Beach, FL): The recent wave of gang shootings and drive-bys around Boynton Beach isn't over drugs, money or turf. It's over a girl, investigators said.
Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel    Date: August 27, 2006
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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Boy, 15, is wounded in West Toledo shooting (Toledo, OH): A 15-year-old boy was shot in the chest early yesterday in a West Toledo area that was the scene of another serious shooting outside a private bar about six months ago.
Source: The Blade    Date: August 27, 2006
http://toledoblade.com/...

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Four arrested for alleged carjacking (Manteca, CA): Though the crime is rare for Manteca, four gang members were arrested on suspicion of attempted carjacking and other charges early Friday in front of Walgreens, police said.
Source: The Record    Date: August 26, 2006
http://www.recordnet.com/...

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HPD adding FBI's muscle to fight gangs (Houston, TX): FBI agents will work alongside Houston police in the office and on the streets as part of the latest counterattack on the city's ongoing gang violence, Chief Harold Hurtt announced Friday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: August 26, 2006
http://www.chron.com/...

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Four wounded in Portland shootout (Portland, OR): Four people were wounded in a shootout in Portland's Old Town district in what police are calling a gang-related incident.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: August 26, 2006
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Getting tough on taggers (San Bernardino, CA): Ray Orozco stood on the shimmering rooftop of the former Bekins Moving and Storage building on E Street. He looked to the west and pointed to Interstate 215.
Source: The Sun    Date: August 26, 2006
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Two wounded, one fatally in car-to-car, gang shooting (Los Angeles, CA): One person was fatally shot and another was wounded in a car-to-car gang-related shooting that resulted in a car crash in South Los Angeles.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: August 26, 2006
http://cbs2.com/...

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Alleged gang member caught in Loudoun (Loudoun County, VA): An alleged MS-13 gang member convicted of murder who escaped from a prison in El Salvador was captured in Loudoun County in July.
Source: Leesburg Today    Date: August 25, 2006
http://www.leesburg2day.com/...

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Authorities make another arrest, file charges in gang case (Tampa, FL): Authorities filed additional charges against a man they allege once served as the leader of the Latin Kings gang in Florida, days after other alleged leaders of the gang were arrested.
Source: WFTV 9 News    Date: August 25, 2006
http://www.wftv.com/...

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Violence shatters area on upswing (Logan, IL): A burst of violence in the Logan Square area early Friday morning shook residents of the Northwest Side community, resulting in a call for a communitywide anti-violence vigil on Saturday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 25, 2006
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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