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Law enforcement sweep targets gang members (Pasadena, CA): After seizing several rounds of ammunition from one parolee's home as part of a pre-dawn gang sweep Friday, Pasadena police are more concerned with what they didn't find.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: June 10, 2006
http://www.sgvtribune.com/...

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Street gang culture spreads in suburbs (Valhalla, NY): The culture of street gangs, and the associated violence that tears at the civility of communities, has infiltrated Westchester to such an extent that experts say members can be found in every neighborhood in the county.
Source: The Journal News    Date: June 10, 2006
http://www.thejournalnews.com/...

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Police: Drive-by, club shooting likely related (Wichita, KS): A drive-by shooting shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday was likely the result of gang members retaliating for a shooting incident at a nightclub last weekend, Wichita police said.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 9, 2006
http://www.kansas.com/...

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Another Houston teen's death possibly gang-related (Houston, TX): A 16-year-old boy was killed in a "possibly gang-related" shooting Thursday afternoon after he and two friends argued with four other teens near the boy's southeast Houston home.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 9, 2006
http://www.chron.com/...

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Clothes a possible drive-by motive (Raleigh, NC): The parents of a 19-year-old killed in a drive-by shooting in a Southeast Raleigh neighborhood Saturday night said he might have been gunned down for wearing the wrong colored shirt.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: June 9, 2006
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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Kaine launches anti-gang initiative (Richmond, VA): Gov. Timothy M. Kaine on Friday launched a prevention-based anti-gang initiative that will provide communities with grants to help fund positive opportunities for at-risk youth.
Source: Daily Press    Date: June 9, 2006
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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Police arrest two men suspected of dealing crack (St. Louis County, MN): Two Chicago men are being held in the St. Louis County Jail accused of being involved in the distribution of crack and powder cocaine in the Twin Ports area.
Source: Duluth News Tribune    Date: June 9, 2006
http://www.duluthsuperior.com/...

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Southside gang-related incidents (El Paso, NM): Police say it was gang related, it's the fourth gang related incident in the past several weeks.
Source: KTSM NewsChannel 9    Date: June 9, 2006
http://www.ktsm.com/...

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Police arrest alleged gang member (Farmington, NM): San Juan County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a man believed to be a member of one of the "most violent and fastest growing gangs in America," Wednesday night, said Sgt. Tyler Truby of the San Juan County Sheriff's Office.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: June 9, 2006
http://www.daily-times.com/...

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Urban gangs seen moving into suburbs (Essex County, MA): Criminal gangs, which have long had a presence in Lynn, Lawrence, and other Essex County cities, are now spreading into smaller communities, according to local law enforcement officials.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: June 8, 2006
http://www.boston.com/...

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Two men shot in latest violence (King City, CA): Two men were shot and seriously wounded in a King City trailer park Tuesday night, the latest attack in what investigators say may reflect escalating gang violence in the Salinas Valley.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: June 8, 2006
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Milwaukee police search for three gang suspects (Milwaukee, WI): Milwaukee police are looking for the last three members of what authorities call a violent gang that spent years "terrorizing the neighborhood" between W. North Ave. and W. Center St. and N. 16th and N. 20th streets.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: June 8, 2006
http://www.jsonline.com/...

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Experts say publicity will keep gang away (Bucks County, PA): Violent street gang members aren’t afraid of much. But one thing does intimidate them: attention. Media attention. Police attention. Public attention.
Source: Bucks County Courier Times     Date: June 8, 2006
http://www.phillyburbs.com/...

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Somalis, police on alert for increasing gang activity (Minneapolis, MN): Mike Martin remembers the birth of gang culture among Southeast Asians in the late 1980s and 1990s. Now the gang expert with the Minneapolis police department sees the cycle repeating itself in the Somali refugee community.
Source: Grand Forks Herald    Date: June 8, 2006
http://www.grandforks.com/...

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Police arrest 14 gang members, search for three more (Milwaukee, WI) : Milwaukee police have dealt a major blow to a gang they said is responsible for more than a dozen shootings and has been dealing drugs for years.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: June 8, 2006
http://www.themilwaukeechannel.com/...

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Oroville areas target of major anti-gang sweep (Oroville, CA): Law enforcement agents conducted a major anti-gang enforcement sweep and ten people were arrested Thursday.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: June 8, 2006
http://chicoer.com/...

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NH has its share of gangs (New Hampshire): New Hampshire is seeing "disturbing signs" of gang activities, U.S. Attorney Thomas Colantuono said yesterday.
Source: The Union Leader    Date: June 7, 2006
http://www.unionleader.com/...

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$2.75 million is poured into war on gangs (Cleveland, OH): Greater Cleveland will get $2.75 million from the Justice Department to help fight street gangs, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said Tuesday during a visit to the area.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: June 7, 2006
http://www.cleveland.com/...

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Gang colors spotted at Albany High (Albany, NY): NewsChannel 13 has learned students were asked to leave Albany High School during school hours Tuesday because of suspected gang activity.
Source: WNTY NewsChannel 13    Date: June 7, 2006
http://www.wnyt.com/...

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Anti-bullying measures proposed (Dover, DE): All Delaware public schools would be required to crack down on bullies under a package of bills due today aimed at making schools safer for students and teachers.
Source: The News Journal    Date: June 7, 2006
http://www.delawareonline.com/...

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