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Saginaw-area basketball rivalry ends because of gang concerns (Saginaw, MI): A 27-year basketball rivalry between Saginaw and Buena Vista high schools has ended because of concerns about gang violence.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: September 16, 2006

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Detective takes on graffiti cancer (Tempe, AZ): Detective Mike Carleton has been with Tempe police for 7 1/2 years and is a detective in Tempe's gang unit, where he deals with the city's graffiti daily.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: September 16, 2006

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Promptly alerting police seen as best approach (El Cajon, CA): Officers and deputies who battle gangs in East County told business managers yesterday that while it can be tough to spot gang members, it's easier to spot suspicious activity.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 15, 2006

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Program aims to knockout gangs in schools (Banning, CA): While the K.O. program has yet to completely knockout gangs in school, after only a week of operation, the program has been well received by school administration.
Source: The Sun    Date: September 15, 2006

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Meeting spotlights how gangs ruin lives (Columbia, SC): Hubert Williams of Irmo was a 10-year-old in Durham, N.C., when he turned to gang members after being picked on at school.
Source: The State    Date: September 15, 2006

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Police: NYC crew hid drugs in toys (New York, NY): A crew controlled by the Crips street gang made $1 million a year dealing drugs that were sometimes delivered in toy cars and trucks, authorities said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 15, 2006

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Hampton teen is arrested after gun found at Spratley (Hampton, VA): A seventh-grader suspected of being part of a street gang was arrested at Spratley Middle School on Wednesday, after he brought marijuana and a handgun to school, authorities said.
Source: Daily Press    Date: September 15, 2006

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Oregon, Idaho agencies team up to fight rural gangs (Payette, ID): A two-state, three-county gang task force is working to quell violence from groups that may be committing crimes in eastern Oregon and southwestern Idaho.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: September 14, 2006

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East Orange police arrest 76 in 2-month gang sweep (East Orange, NJ): East Orange police said Thursday they have arrested 76 people during a two-month anti-gang effort called "Operation Autumn Harvest."
Source: Newsday    Date: September 14, 2006

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Queens crew tied to Crips hid drugs in toys, police say (New York, NY): A crew controlled by an offshoot of the notorious Crips street gang made $1 million a year dealing narcotics in and around a cluster of housing projects, sometimes delivering drugs hidden in toy cars and trucks, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Newsday    Date: September 14, 2006

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Police hold gang seminar to educate local residents (San Mateo, CA): The number 13 is no longer just about bad luck — it is also claimed by the Mexican-American gang, the Sureos, as an identifying symbol, while their enemies, the Norteos, hang on to the number 14.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: September 14, 2006

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13th St. drug ring leader agrees to plea (Miami, FL): A Stuart man accused of running a cocaine trafficking ring that used gang members to distribute drugs in Fort Pierce agreed to a plea deal with federal prosecutors Wednesday.
Source: Treasure Coast Palm    Date: September 14, 2006

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Group sees hope in its anti-gang proposal (Wichita, KS): Beverly Gutierrez remembers 1993, the year she helped create Mothers Against Gang and Gun Violence. Kids were setting aside money for their own funerals, said Gutierrez, a former teacher and community activist.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: September 14, 2006

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Teen shot dead near valley campus (San Fernando Valley, CA): A 16-year-boy was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire near Birmingham High School in the San Fernando Valley on Wednesday afternoon in what Los Angeles police believe was a gang-related homicide.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 14, 2006

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San Mateo County meetings aim to slash gang numbers (San Mateo County, CA): Last year, San Mateo County tallied 748 gang-related crimes and 11 homicides. Tonight, the county is kicking off a series of seminars aimed at bringing those numbers down.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 13, 2006

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Feds arrest 22 high-level Crips members (Newark , NJ): Capping a year-long investigation into drug and weapons dealing in Essex County, federal authorities arrested 22 members of the Crips street gang Wednesday morning, and said many of them were high-level members.
Source: Newsday    Date: September 13, 2006

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Sheriff: Beaufort Marines behind repeated gang recruiting effort (Columbia, SC): Beaufort-based Marines traveled to Columbia at least four times to recruit teenagers as potential gang members at the behest of a gang leader in Florida, Richland County officials said Wednesday.
Source: The State    Date: September 13, 2006

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'Sin city' festers near Hwy. 98 neighborhoods (Gulf Breeze, FL): The recent arrests of five Gulf Breeze teenagers for an alleged gang related robbery in an area referred to as "sin city," may have residents wondering exactly when their quaint waterfront town took a turn for the worst.
Source: Gulf Breeze News    Date: September 13, 2006

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Police: Gang violence rising in Indiana (Indianapolis, IN): Indiana's gang problem, fueled by home-grown imitators and an influx of Hispanic gangs, is growing worse, according to a State Police expert.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: September 13, 2006

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Gang injunction first in County (Victorville, CA): Officials Tuesday took a monumental step in tackling the oldest and most established gang in town. They've created a probable cause to stop its members in what they've designated to be a "safety zone."
Source: The Daily Press    Date: September 13, 2006

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