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Schools weigh how to keep out gangs (Chapel Hill, NC): So far, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro school system has only the shadow of a gang problem. Proposed rules for handling gang-related students aim to keep it from growing.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: August 11, 2006

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31 arrested in Oxnard gang sweep (Oxnard, CA): Targeting gang crime, Oxnard police led a multi-agency task force early Thursday on a citywide sweep, serving numerous search warrants, arresting more than two dozen people and confiscating several weapons and small amounts of drugs.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 11, 2006

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Sweeping crackdown said to gut gang in Md. (Maryland): Maryland police have arrested 53 suspected gang members and seized drugs, guns and money in a wide-ranging effort to dismantle two factions of the Crips that have taken root in Frederick, Washington and Carroll counties, law enforcement officials announced yesterday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 11, 2006

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One killed, three injured during fierce gun battle in Carson (Carson, CA): A suspected gang-related shooting in Carson on Thursday afternoon left one person dead and three others — including a pregnant woman — seriously wounded, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 11, 2006

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Two arrested for trafficking drugs (Chicago, IL): Authorities arrested two men from Chicago, Ill., in Duluth Thursday afternoon on narcotics trafficking charges.
Source: Duluth News Tribune    Date: August 11, 2006

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Gang violence leads to two shooting deaths (Monrovia, CA): Two people killed in three shooting incidents that began Wednesday night and continued into the morning were casualties of two warring gangs, police said Thursday.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: August 11, 2006

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New dad killed by gang crossfire (Chicago, IL): Raul Zuniga stepped outside the side door of his Calumet City home late Tuesday night to have a cigarette, trying to keep the smoke away from his newborn son, police said Wednesday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 10, 2006

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Police arrest five in gang-related fight at a park in Tualatin (Tualatin, OR): Five males were arrested Tuesday night after a gang-fight broke out amidst soccer games at Atfalati Park in Tualatin.
Source: The Times    Date: August 10, 2006

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Police will target three gangs on north side (Minneapolis, MN): Three young and loosely organized gangs that Minneapolis police officials say are responsible for a significant chunk of violent crime on the North Side are the target of an intensive monthlong crackdown to dismantle their operations.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: August 10, 2006

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Passaic crime drops; murders up (Passaic, NJ): A push by city narcotics officers drove drug possession arrests higher in Paterson in 2005, while an increase in gang violence led to a jump in murders and aggravated assaults, according to crime statistics released Tuesday.
Source: The Record    Date: August 9, 2006

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Grand jury begins look at gang activity (Greene County, MO): Work begins today for 12 people selected and sworn in Tuesday to serve on a grand jury investigating gang activity in Greene County.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: August 9, 2006

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Teenager charged in stabbing on square (Springfield, MO): A Springfield teenager is accused of stabbing a man multiple times after a Monday night argument at Park Central Square.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: August 9, 2006

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Gang members attack house, assault teen (Des Moines, IA): Pipe-carrying gang members attacked a house in the 1200 block of East 26th Court in Des Moines early this morning and then assaulted a teenager who went to investigate.
Source: The Des Moines Register    Date: August 9, 2006

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Bronx: Twelve face gang-related charges (Bronx, NY): City and federal officials yesterday said 12 people had been charged as members of a Bloods street gang set that operated in the Bronx between 1998 and 2005.
Source: The New York Times    Date: August 9, 2006

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Gang awareness event set (Winter Haven, FL): Gang issues are a growing problem everywhere, and Winter Haven is no exception, say organizers of the upcoming Gang Awareness workshop.
Source: The Ledger    Date: August 9, 2006

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Girl hit twice in shooting in Turnagain (Turnagain, AK): A teenage girl was shot and injured early Sunday in a spray of bullets that peppered a Turnagain home. Police say they suspect the episode is gang-related.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: August 8, 2006

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Police capture teen suspected of slaying officer (Orange, NJ): A reputed street gang member awaiting trial on burglary and weapons charges was arrested Tuesday and charged with the shotgun murder of a police officer the night before.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: August 8, 2006

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Gang members suspected in Canoga Park shootings (Los Angeles, CA): Police are investigating an allegedly gang-related shooting that killed one man in Canoga Park on Monday night.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: August 8, 2006

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Palm Springs officer shoots gang member wielding gun near food stand (Palm Springs, FL): A Palm Springs police officer was patrolling near a Mexican food stand Monday morning when he saw a man holding a gun in the middle of a crowd.
Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel    Date: August 8, 2006

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Council OKs study on gang problem (Durham, NC): The City Council has green-lighted a $60,000 study that should help it get a better read on Durham's gang problem and on whether existing programs are working properly.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: August 8, 2006

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