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Upsurge in gang activity in Teaneck is focus of seminar (Teaneck, NJ): More than 200 students, parents and town officials packed into the high school auditorium Tuesday night to learn about gang activities in the aftermath of the shooting death last month of a 15-year-old boy.
Source: The Record    Date: August 30, 2006
http://www.northjersey.com/...

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Deputies catch four suspected in Chino Hills burglaries (Chino Hills, CA): Four Long Beach gang members suspected in several local burglaries were arrested after breaking into a woman's home Monday morning, sheriff's officials said.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: August 30, 2006
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Agents arrest suspected MS-13 gang member (Brownsville, TX): Border Patrol agents aided by National Guard members arrested a 22-year-old suspected member of the violent Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, gang on Wednesday as he tried to re-enter the United States, Customs and Border Protection said.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: August 30, 2006
http://www.dfw.com/...

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Man killed, one injured in shooting (Dallas, TX) : One man was killed and another was in serious condition Tuesday after both were shot several times in what Dallas police detectives believe was a gang-related drive-by shooting in West Dallas.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: August 30, 2006
http://www.dallasnews.com/...

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Teen staff attracts youths to centers (Fairfax County, VA): At a Fairfax County youth center in Culmore, lots of boys passed the time one recent evening playing billiards. But the girls there seemed adrift, until staff member Ana Espinoza arrived with bags of tiny pompoms, hundreds of sparkly beads and boxes of pizza.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 29, 2006
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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No gang problem at Fort Lewis, says post’s top cop (Fort Lewis, WA): There is little gang activity among soldiers at Fort Lewis, and no recent evidence of extremist hate groups working among the ranks, the Army post’s top law enforcement officer said Monday.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: August 29, 2006
http://www.thenewstribune.com/...

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Graffiti making mark on county (Calaveras County, CA): Gang signs and phrases plastered in bright red all over a San Andreas store are just another sign that criminal street gang activity has arrived in Calaveras County, authorities say.
Source: The Union Democrat    Date: August 29, 2006
http://www.uniondemocrat.com/...

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Agencies report gang arrests (Orange County, FL): Twenty-five people - including members of a gang with a nationwide reach - were arrested in a two-day multiple-agency sweep in the Apopka area, law-enforcement officials announced Monday.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: August 29, 2006
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/...

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Witnesses to shooting reluctant to talk (Pacoima, CA): A day after gang members gunned down a 17-year-old rival in front of shocked apartment complex residents, detectives said those who saw what happened are reluctant to talk.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: August 28, 2006
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Teen stabbed, beaten outside theater (Vallejo, CA): A teenager was stabbed outside a Vallejo movie theater late Saturday night in what police suspect was a gang-related attack.
Source: Times-Herald    Date: August 28, 2006
http://www.timesheraldonline.com/...

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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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