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15-year-old boy hospitalized after alleged gang-related shooting in Canyon Country (Canyon Country, CA): A 15-year-old boy was shot early Saturday at a Canyon Country apartment complex in what appears to be gang-related violence, sheriff's officials said.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: June 18, 2006
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Gangs in Anchorage (Anchorage, AK): The bang sounded like a firecracker. Then 12-year-old Tupou Pea felt the burning on his back and leg. He had been shot.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: June 18, 2006
http://www.adn.com/...

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Gang sweep (Apple Valley and Hesperia, CA): You may call them the gang unit or "those guys in green," but their official name is the San Bernardino Movement Against Street Hoodlums, or the SMASH team.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: June 17, 2006
http://www.vvdailypress.com/...

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Gang of vandals plague Crofton school, residents (Crofton, MD): Early Tuesday morning, just after midnight, Mark Kalber was on his computer when he heard what he thought was an explosion in his kitchen.
Source: The Capital    Date: June 17, 2006
http://www.hometownannapolis.com/...

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AJ will hire officer to deal with growing gang activity (Apache Junction, AZ): As many as seven gangs are active in Apache Junction, prompting police to create a gang enforcement officer position.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: June 17, 2006
http://www.azcentral.com/...

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Gang activity emerges in state (Oklahoma City, OK): Police departments in the northwestern corner of the state are seeking help from the F-B-I after drug cartels and violent street gangs have recently populated the area.
Source: KTEN Channel 10 News    Date: June 17, 2006
http://www.kten.com/...

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Patrols stepped up in wake of alleged gang shooting (Lowell, MA): After a gang member was gunned down Tuesday night, Police Superintendent Edward Davis is stepping up police patrols to keep a lid on gang violence.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: June 16, 2006
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

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Man executed in apparent gang retaliation slaying (Chattanooga, TN): A man was shot in the head early Friday morning at East Lake Courts in what appeared to be gang-related retaliation for a murder a few days ago.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: June 16, 2006
http://www.chattanoogan.com/...

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Mexican Mafia prison gang members indicted for racketeering (San Diego, CA): A probe targeting Hispanic street gangs with ties to the Mexican Mafia prison gang resulted in 36 people being charged in federal indictments that were unsealed Friday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 16, 2006
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Two Fort Pierce teens arrested in gang shooting at park (Fort Pierce, FL): St. Lucie County sheriff's deputies have arrested a man and a teenage boy on attempted murder charges and have a warrant for a third in connection with the Memorial Day shooting of two teenagers.
Source: Treasure Coast Palm    Date: June 15, 2006
http://www1.tcpalm.com/...

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Criminals target of latest immigrant sweep (Houston, TX): In a sweeping roundup of illegal immigrant gang members and sexual predators living in the United States, federal officials vowed that Operation Return to Sender is just the beginning.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 15, 2006
http://www.dfw.com/...

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ICE agents arrest 2,179 illegals (Washington, DC): U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents have arrested 2,179 illegal aliens, including gang members and sexual predators, as part of a three-week nationwide interior immigration enforcement operation.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: June 15, 2006
http://washingtontimes.com/...

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Gang injunction (San Diego, CA): A judge has granted a preliminary injunction regulating the activities of about 50 members of a southeast San Diego street gang.
Source: XETV Fox 6 News    Date: June 15, 2006
http://www.fox6.com/...

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Bullets fly in multiple gang incidents (West Valley, UT): West Valley police and gang detectives responded to seven shootings in the city between Friday night and Sunday afternoon.
Source: Deseret News    Date: June 15, 2006
http://deseretnews.com/...

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Sterling assault investigated as gang case (Loudoun County, VA): Other than graffiti cases, gang-related crimes in Loudoun County have dropped over the past two years, but law enforcement agencies typically provide little information about such crimes.
Source: Leesburg Today    Date: June 15, 2006
http://www.leesburg2day.com/...

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Anti-gang pilot program to expand next month (Trenton, NJ): A year-old pilot program aimed at cracking down on gun crimes will be expanded to nine other New Jersey cities next month, the state attorney general's criminal justice director said Thursday.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 15, 2006
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Police: Shooting was gang-related (Fort Worth, TX): Police believe the shooting that wounded three people in north Fort Worth late Wednesday night was gang related, a spokesman said Thursday morning.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 15, 2006
http://www.dfw.com/...

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Bucks gang activity worries authorities (Bucks County, PA): What started as tattoos, graffiti and teens sporting gang colors has escalated to violence in Bucks County, where members of well-established gangs need only cross a bridge from Trenton or the county line from Philadelphia, authorities say.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: June 15, 2006
http://www.philly.com/...

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Suspected gang members held in Visalia shooting (Visalia, CA): Two men with alleged ties to a Visalia street gang were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of attempted murder in the Monday night shooting of a teenager.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: June 14, 2006
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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City devises plan to reduce gang activity at beaches, parks (San Diego, CA): The city of San Diego is declaring war on gangs, unveiling a new battle plan to keep beaches and parks safe this summer.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: June 14, 2006
http://www.10news.com/...

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