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Holdup suspects in gang, deputies say (Hillsborough County, FL): The three men who committed an armed robbery of a Subway sandwich shop where gunshots were fired Sunday appear to be involved with the Bloods, a gang popular in this area, Hillsborough County deputies say.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: January 1, 2007

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Good guys score on gang turf (Tacoma, WA): Local law enforcement officers have arrested hundreds of suspected gang members. Neighbors are working to reclaim their streets from violent gang turf wars.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: December 31, 2006

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SPC considers gang studies (St. Petersburg, FL): Central American gangs that have spread to Miami and other American cities have not reached the Tampa Bay area in big numbers. But St. Petersburg College does not plan to wait passively for their arrival.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: December 31, 2006

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Officers shackle gang violence (Town 'N Country, FL): This year may go down as the one where street gang violence erupted in northwest Hillsborough County and the year it was put down. At least from where law enforcement sits.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: December 30, 2006

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Fight brewing over uniforms for students (Orange County, FL): Orange County school officials are gearing up to fight a state legislator's push to make student uniforms mandatory throughout the district.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: December 30, 2006

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Three suspected of vandalism, gang activity (Kern County, CA): A 19-year-old Tehachapi man and two juveniles were arrested Friday evening in Tehachapi on suspicion of vandalism and participation in a criminal street gang, the Kern County Sheriff's Department reported.
Source: The Bekersfield Californian    Date: December 30, 2006

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Prosecutor: Gangs on rise in suburban Burlington County (Mount Holly, NJ): Street gangs are on the rise in suburban Burlington County, according to the prosecutor, who cites three gang-related homicides in 2006.
Source: Newsday    Date: December 30, 2006

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Murders leap from 15 to 26 in 2006 (Wichita, KS): Wichita saw a sharp increase in homicides and traffic fatalities in 2006. Murders jumped from 15 to 26 in one year, and the number of people killed in crashes rose by 50 percent, from 24 to 36.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: December 30, 2006

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Two students stabbed, one cut in knife fight near middle school (Houston, TX): A confrontation outside a Fort Bend Independent School District campus turned violent Tuesday afternoon when two students were stabbed and another was cut.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: December 30, 2006

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Teens are wounded in two Visalia shootings (Visalia, CA): Visalia police are investigating whether two separate shootings that wounded two minors in a northeastern neighborhood this week are related.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: December 29, 2006

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Police investigate shooting of gang member (Nashville, TN): Metro police are investigating the shooting of a known gang member in east Nashville Friday afternoon. David Avinger, 19, was shot four times outside the Lucky 7 Discount Grocery on 1303 Jones Ave.
Source: DIckson Herald    Date: December 29, 2006

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Boy, 15, died in shooting (Albuquerque, NM): The teen fatally shot in the head during a drive-by shooting Wednesday in the Valley Gardens area near Coors and Gun Club SW has been identified as 15-year-old Israel Garcia.
Source: Albuquerque Journal    Date: December 29, 2006

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Jail serves as gauge for gang activity on the street (Virginia Beach, VA): Since a Latin Kings gang member was stabbed and slashed more than 80 times in Chesapeake Beach in 1999, the city jail has seen an influx of self-proclaimed gang members so steady that jail officials are struggling to find enough space to separate them.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: December 28, 2006

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Agencies adapt to gang growth (Melbourne, FL): A West Melbourne beat cop has the name, and only the name, of a suspect in multiple car thefts plaguing a neighborhood.
Source: Florida Today    Date: December 26, 2006

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Suspects sought in deadly gang-related shooting (Tucson, AZ): Police are searching for suspects in what they say is a gang-related shooting Saturday that left two teens dead.
Source: Tucson Citizen    Date: December 25, 2006

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Police: Gang-related shooting leaves boy shot in leg (San Diego, CA): A 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg Sunday in the Terlata East neighborhood in what police described as a gang-related shooting.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: December 24, 2006

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Sebastian police battle alleged gang activity (Sebastian, FL): It's not known when a group of friends evolved into a gang they call the "Tulip Street Crew" or the "Tulip Street Clique," among other monikers.
Source: Stuart News    Date: December 24, 2006

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Intra-gang violence cited as two teens die (Tucson, AZ): Two teenagers were killed and a man was critically injured at a South Side apartment complex early Saturday in a shooting involving gang members who shared a loose affiliation and were not from rival gangs, police said.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: December 24, 2006

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Gang tracking to grow (Charlotte, NC): With the click of a mouse, Detective Joel McNelly can use a simple clue - a car, a tattoo, even a nickname - to match a crime with a Charlotte gang member who committed it.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: December 24, 2006

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Anti-gang programs urged for Oceanside (Oceanside, CA): Frustrated community leaders yesterday called on the City Council to stop its political infighting over gang-prevention programs and take action to prevent another shooting.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 23, 2006

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