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Man accused of chasing in-law with a hammer (Provo, UT): Provo police say they arrested a man for chasing his brother-in-law with a hammer in what investigators say was a fight over gang differences.
Source: Deseret News    Date: September 1, 2006
http://deseretnews.com/...

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NLV police units to patrol during high school games (Las Vegas, NV): North Las Vegas police said they are responding to an increase in illegal activity by juveniles on Friday nights during high school football games by assigning a special operations unit to patrol neighborhoods surrounding the schools.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal    Date: September 1, 2006
http://www.reviewjournal.com/...

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Chinese gang member arrested in Carthage (Carthage, IL): A tip from the FBI in New York City has led to the arrest of a Chinese street gang member in Hancock County, Illinois.
Source: KHQA 7 News     Date: September 1, 2006
http://www.khqa.com/...

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Former army investigator: Gangs are a problem in the military (Pierce County, WA): A former Army investigator says he just had to break his silence about gang problems within the military. Earlier this week, Fort Lewis officials said there are no real gang problems.
Source: KOMO 4 News    Date: August 31, 2006
http://www.komotv.com/...

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Sheriff's gang unit challenged (Alameda County, CA): Alameda County Sheriff's Sgt. Colby Staysa has seen gang violence worsen in the unincorporated flatlands during each of the six years he's worked in gang prevention, especially now that Southern California gangs are taking over Bay Area territory.
Source: The Daily Review    Date: August 31, 2006
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Bucks gets aid to help fight gangs (Buck County, PA): Bucks County is likely to get between $200,000 and $250,000 in federal funds sometime in the next year to prevent gang violence from seeping into the county, a Virginia congressman said yesterday.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: August 31, 2006
http://www.philly.com/...

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Rise in gang activity (Omaha, NE): The Omaha Police Department says the city is facing a gang problem. Crime statistics show the number of suspected gang members is up 16 percent in the last year.
Source: WOWT 6 News    Date: August 31, 2006
http://www.wowt.com/...

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Orange Cove officials seek order to separate gangs (Orange Cove, CA): Law enforcement officials are seeking an injunction against two Orange Cove criminal street gangs that would prevent them from being together anyplace in the southeastern Fresno County city.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 31, 2006
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Alleged gang `king' on trial in drug-conspiracy case (Chicago, IL): The alleged "king" of the Mafia Insane Vice Lords street gang went on trial Wednesday, with prosecutors charging that he and his associates ran a sophisticated organization that sold drugs for years across the West Side.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 31, 2006
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Gang Expert: "Crips Are In Lynnhaven" (Lynnhaven, VA): Right now, people in the Lynnhaven section of Virginia Beach are on high alert after gang symbols were discovered there earlier this week.
Source: WTKR NewsChannel 3    Date: August 30, 2006
http://www.wtkr.com/...

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Schools, law enforcement agencies join to prevent local gang activity (Hampton Roads, VA): Schools and law enforcement agencies are teaming up across Hampton Roads to prevent gangs from gaining a foothold here and to curb the rise of youth violence.
Source: Daily Press    Date: August 30, 2006
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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New initiative targets lower East Side gangs (Buffalo, NY): Buffalo is working on a strategy to weed out the gangs and drugs on the lower East Side. U.S. Attorney Terrance P. Flynn joined Mayor Byron W. Brown on Monday at the Col. Matt Urban Center on Broadway to announce an initiative for a new "Weed and Seed" program, targeting the Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood, one of the city's most violent.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: August 30, 2006
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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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
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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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