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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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Rio Grande rumble now called gang affair (Albuquerque, NM): The lunchtime brawl at Rio Grande High School Thursday that ended in 14 arrests was gang-related after all.
Source: KRQE News 13    Date: August 25, 2006
http://www.krqe.com/...

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Haitian gang rivalry leads to bloodshed (Palm Beach County, FL): Their feud stems from a San Castle Soldiers rap video on the Internet - lyrics that send a pounding, ominous threat: 'You cross that line boy then I'm takin' your life.''
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: August 25, 2006
http://www.miami.com/...

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Cops offer rewards in fight on graffiti (Chicago, IL): West Chicago police are hoping for help fighting gangs through a new program that will reward residents for reporting graffiti vandals, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 25, 2006
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Multicounty gang task force planned (Redding, CA): Police agencies from throughout Northern California met in Redding on Wednesday to discuss the formation of a North State Anti-Gang Enforcement cooperative.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register    Date: August 25, 2006
http://www.orovillemr.com/...

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Temecula urged to adopt youth master plan (Temecula, CA): A comprehensive plan aimed at increasing youth activities and programs is needed to help curb gang and drug activity, Temecula school and city officials agreed Thursday.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: August 24, 2006
http://www.pe.com/...

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Security to be tightened for Fair (Pueblo, CO): Local law enforcement agencies are joining forces to deter gang activity both inside and around the Colorado State Fairgrounds during the 11-day State Fair that opens at 10 a.m. Friday.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: August 24, 2006
http://www.chieftain.com/...

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Chicago man charged with homicide for selling fentanyl-laced heroin (Chicago, IL): A reputed Chicago street gang member is charged with drug-induced homicide for allegedly selling a fatal batch of fentanyl-laced heroin to a suburban teenager.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: August 24, 2006
http://www.pennlive.com/...

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Vineland Boys defense begins opening arguments (Los Angeles, CA): Attorneys representing alleged members of the Vineland Boys were expected to make opening arguments Thursday, a day after prosecutors portrayed the gang as a sophisticated drug syndicate that terrorized and killed those who got in the way of business.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: August 24, 2006
http://sfgate.com/...

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Eight gang members indicted, weapons and drugs seized (Minneapolis, MN): Eight members of the Vice Lord gang have been indicted in a bust that resulted from a 14-month investigation in Minneapolis.
Source: Duluth News Tribune    Date: August 24, 2006
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Gang task force continues work (Santa Cruz, CA): A joint effort between four law enforcement agencies to crack down on gang violence in the county made nine arrests and contacted 56 suspected gang members Friday and Monday, Santa Cruz police reported.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: August 24, 2006
http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/...

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Latino street gang in Cleveland, TN (Cleveland, TN): The discovery of a body in a burnt-out car in Polk County has had serious implications throughout the area.
Source: WDEF News 12    Date: August 24, 2006
http://www.wdef.com/...

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