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Cops: Bar hosted teen gang party (Newburgh, NY): An infamous city bar was busted for hosting a teen birthday party – complete with alcohol, pot and crack cocaine – attended by gang members and their friends, one as young as 12 years old. City police, State Liquor Authority agents and state parole and probation officers scoped out the Casbah at 93 William St. Friday night as guests arrived.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: May 12, 2007

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Task force to combat Latino gangs (Palmetto, FL): The first steps toward eradicating gang violence in Manatee County's Latino community are in motion.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: May 12, 2007

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Bill targets summer youth violence (Boston, MA): The governor and legislative leaders agreed yesterday to launch a pre-emptive strike on summer gang and gun violence across the state, fast-tracking $15 million in new funding for more police and for youth intervention, job and recreation funding for cities and towns.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: May 11, 2007

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Shots fired near Orosi elementary (Orosi, CA): Three people were arrested Thursday in connection with a gunfight between suspected rival gang members a block from an Orosi school where more than 800 children were on the playground.
Source: Tulare Advance-Register    Date: May 11, 2007

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Assembly OKs gang recruiter bill (Sacramento, CA): Recruiters who lure children into gangs could end up in jail under the terms of a bill that passed the Assembly on Thursday.
Source: The Californian    Date: May 11, 2007

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Officers learn lessons in gang awareness (Falls, PA): More than 175 federal, state and local cops had a lesson in gangs Wednesday. Authorities organized a daylong gang awareness seminar at the Sheraton Bucks County in Falls to create a first line of defense against gangs using patrolmen from every shift in every department in Bucks to assess and identify gang-related problems.
Source: Bucks County Courier Times    Date: May 10, 2007

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Decreasing gang activity a goal in new housing plan (Oceanside, CA): The City Council has approved a $22 million plan for housing and community development that includes increased efforts to curtail gang activity in the neighborhood where police Officer Dan Bessant was killed in December.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: May 10, 2007

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Video of school beating gets four Jefferson boys in trouble (Jefferson, OR) : Four Jefferson High School students are facing assault charges after being videotaped while beating another student in one of the school's bathrooms.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 10, 2007

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Gang graffiti reappears in Marshfield (Marshfield, WI): People driving under Veterans Parkway overpass along Peach Avenue last weekend were assaulted by purplish-blue graffiti.
Source: Marshfield News-Herald    Date: May 10, 2007

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Bulldog gang members arrested on gun charges (Fresno, CA): Two validated Bulldog gang members were arrested Wednesday after a 22-count federal grand jury indictment listing multiple weapons charges was unsealed against them.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: May 10, 2007

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Residents, authorities work to stop gang violence (Wilmington, NC): Residents of Creekwood met with Wilmington police and the Wilmington Housing Authority on Wednesday night, in hopes of stopping the gang violence they believe contributed to the death of a teenager this weekend.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: May 10, 2007

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Two students shot in suspected gang clash outside high school (Detroit, MI): Two 17-year-olds were shot in what school officials suspect was a gang clash outside of Henry Ford High on Detroit's northwest side today.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: May 10, 2007

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Summer sees increased gang activity (Rochester, MN): Police say a gang-related fight two days ago is just the beginning of a busy season. Busy because school will soon let out and there's a summer full of potential problems.
Source: KTTC TV News    Date: May 10, 2007

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Community steps up for prevention (Duncan, OK): Last week, said Duncan Police Detective John Byers, a joint effort of the Duncan Police and Oklahoma Narcotics Task Force intercepted a shipment of ecstasy that was targeted to be distributed at Duncan High School.
Source: The Duncan Banner    Date: May 10, 2007

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Last in Santa Ana gang case is convicted (Santa Ana, CA): Federal prosecutors closed their case against a Santa Ana street gang with the conviction Wednesday of a man who could get a life sentence for racketeering, murder and other violent offenses.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 10, 2007

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Two slain in separate shootings (Chicago, IL): Two men were fatally shot several hours apart on the Southeast and Near West Sides, Chicago police said. At about midnight Tuesday, 26-year-old Tommy Lane was gunned down while standing on a sidewalk in the 1900 block of West Washington Boulevard.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 9, 2007

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Anti-gang efforts to continue (Pasadena, CA): Escalated gang-suppression efforts by the Pasadena Police Department will continue indefinitely following the shooting deaths of two men this week in the most recent spate of violence in the city, officials said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: May 9, 2007

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Anti-gang TV program aims to raise awareness (Manatee County, FL): It's one of the most critical issues facing Manatee County today: gangs. With first-hand experience on gangs and the activity that surrounds them, a group of people met Tuesday to record one of several local television series aimed at sharing their knowledge with the community.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: May 9, 2007

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Fate of Durham schools gang survey near (Durham, NC): School officials and two consultants will try one last time today to craft a mutually acceptable survey to quiz middle-school students about the presence and impact of gangs.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: May 9, 2007

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Gang activity on the rise in Yakima Valley (Grandview, WA): An escalation in gang activity in central Washington's lower Yakima Valley has police dealing with more than graffiti in recent months, and a new task force could soon be examining the issue and researching ways to fight gang-related crime.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: May 8, 2007

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