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Safety zone bounds draw ire (Port Hueneme, CA): A judge's approval last week of a gang injunction against the Southside Chiques criminal street gang has created a new safety zone whose boundaries, for the first time, include neighborhoods in the city of Port Hueneme.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: September 24, 2006
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Cicero shooting kills woman, hurts two others (Cicero, IL): A 24-year-old woman was killed and two other people, including a pregnant woman, were wounded during a shooting early Sunday in front of a Cicero home.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 24, 2006
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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South Dallas street gang members arrested on drug and gun charges in federal indictment (Dallas, TX): Nine out of twenty-five street gang members from South Dallas have been arrested on conspiracy, drug and firearms charges outlined in a 48-count federal indictment returned by a grand jury earlier this week and unsealed today, announced United States Attorney Richard B. Roper, Dallas Police Chief David Kunkel, and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Special Agent in Charge Ronnie Carter.
Source: North Texas e-News    Date: September 24, 2006
http://www.ntxe-news.com/...

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Epidemic of gang gunfire stumps BPD (Boston, MA): Hub gangsters are driving the staggering number of shootings on city streets this year - with 70 percent of the victims identified by Boston police as members or associates of street gangs.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: September 24, 2006
http://news.bostonherald.com/...

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Agencies launch offensive vs. gang-connected graffiti (Aurora, IL): Randy Risvold remembers the good old days when graffiti was a now-and-then occurrence. Now it's an every day curse that Risvold, who is the neighborhood program coordinator with Aurora's division of neighborhood standards, is fighting to conquer.
Source: Aurora Beacon News    Date: September 24, 2006
http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/...

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Federal grant awarded for EPA gang resistance (Palo Alto, CA): A $145,000 federal grant to combat gang violence through early education has been awarded to East Palo Alto's Gang Resistance, Education and Training Program, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo's office announced Friday.
Source: Palo Alto Online    Date: September 23, 2006
http://www.paloaltoonline.com/...

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Students booked in bus gunfire (Las Vegas, NV): Two 17-year-old students from Canyon Springs High School were arrested Friday in connection with the gang-related shooting into a school bus a day earlier.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal    Date: September 23, 2006
http://www.reviewjournal.com/...

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Two shot as gangs clash in Tacoma (Tacoma, WA): Gang violence erupted again on Tacoma’s East Side on Friday, leaving two teenagers bleeding from gunshot wounds and a 47-year-old father shaking with rage as police searched for the gunman.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: September 23, 2006
http://www.thenewstribune.com/...

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Taking the lead (San Jacinto, CA): Police Officer Daniel Torning this week cruised the neighborhoods where residents complained about gang activity as part of a new program that's aimed at keeping tabs on more than 100 gang members.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: September 23, 2006
http://www.pe.com/...

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Three more alleged gang members charged in slaying (Fredericksburg, VA): Three more alleged MS-13 street gang members have been arrested in the execution-style shooting death of a 21-year-old woman visiting Northern Virginia.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: September 23, 2006
http://www.timesdispatch.com/...

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Sheriff uses federal funds to prevent gangs (Fort Bend County, TX): A task force created by the Fort Bend sheriff's office is teaming up with a police unit jointly formed by several cities and a school district in an attempt to prevent potential gang activities.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 23, 2006
http://www.chron.com/...

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Gang investigators seize weapons, computers, card (Tampa, FL): Detectives investigating the Latin Kings gang sold members drugs and guns and may have turned up plans of insurance scams and a weapons training camp, newly released documents show.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: September 22, 2006
http://www.tbo.com/...

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Man stabbed in Decoto gang incident (Union City, CA): An man was stabbed three times Wednesday night by a pair of young men after he denied being a gang member, police said.
Source: The Argus    Date: September 22, 2006
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Prison officials discuss violence (Maryland): A growing prison population of tough, young gang members and the lack of enough educational and rehabilitation programs for other inmates is fueling much of the violence in Maryland's prisons, corrections officials told a legislative panel yesterday.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: September 22, 2006
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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Producer of DVD showing gang members ordered to trial (Fresno, CA): A producer of a video portraying gang life was ordered to stand trial on two felony weapons charges.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 22, 2006
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Rulings limit police as witnesses in gang cases (Minnesota): Minnesota Supreme Court rulings have limited expert witness testimony in certain gang cases, making them more difficult to prosecute, say local prosecutors.
Source: Thisweek Newspapers    Date: September 22, 2006
http://www.thisweek-online.com/...

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FBI arrests gang leader, four others (Houston, TX): The FBI gang task force about noon today arrested a gang leader who fled after a confrontation in southeast Houston that left an agent with a gunshot wound, an FBI spokeswoman said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 22, 2006
http://www.chron.com/...

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Community leaders learn the latest on gang activity in the city (Simi Valley, CA): Officials from the city of Simi Valley, the Simi Valley Unified School District and the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District held a tri-agency meeting this week to discuss the issue of gangs.
Source: Simi Valley Acorn    Date: September 21, 2006
http://www.simivalleyacorn.com/...

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Two boys stabbed at high school (Fremont, CA): One boy was stabbed in the abdomen and another slashed on the arm Wednesday morning in a gang-related knife attack that forced the Kennedy High School campus to be locked down for several hours.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: September 21, 2006
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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School district targeting gangs (Camden, SC): Camden police officials told school officials Tuesday they are doing a good job of curbing gang activity.
Source: The State    Date: September 21, 2006
http://www.thestate.com/...

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