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Teen killed had moved to escape gang activity (Anthony, NM): A 17-year-old man trying to straighten out his life was killed early Friday morning in a possible gang-related shooting outside his home.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: May 19, 2007

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Students are out of survey on gangs (Durham, NC): Middle school students won't be answering a survey about gang influences in their lives, but Durham Public Schools officials are offering other ways to assist a local gang study.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: May 18, 2007

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Gang graffiti plagues Northwest Side (Grand Rapids, MI): As she drove past the Sixth Street Hall, Lydia Murphy -- who has lived on the Northwest Side for six years -- couldn't ignore gang graffiti that covered a wall.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: May 18, 2007

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$1 million donated for tips in gang killings (Santa Ana, CA): The Santa Ana Police Department has created a monetary reward program to help crack down on gang-related killings after a recent spate of shootings.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: May 18, 2007

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Is there gang activity in Accomack County? (Hallwood, VA): It wasn’t a typical Wednesday-night meeting at the Hallwood Baptist Church — scenes of graphic violence, bloody murder victims and tattooed gang members throwing hand signs flashed on a screen one after another as law enforcement officers gave the congregation some straight talk about criminal gang activity and how to recognize it.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: May 18, 2007

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Youth, gang crimes increasing (Washington, DC): Increasing violence among teenagers and other youths appears to have contributed to a nationwide crime spike, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: May 15, 2007

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Latin Kings roundup (New Bedford, MA): Federal, state and local law enforcement officials swept through the city Monday morning and arrested 30 members and associates of the Latin Kings, a street gang the FBI says is responsible for a "disproportionate share" of the drug trafficking and firearm violence in the city.
Source: The Standard-Times    Date: May 15, 2007

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A sounding alarm (Augusta, GA): In the belief system of a hardened gang member, people dwell in one of three parallel worlds.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: May 15, 2007

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Suspect in bus shooting was on gang rivals' hit list (Chicago, IL): Julian High student Blair Holt was killed in a war zone -- 103rd and Halsted. That's where Blair, riding home from school on a CTA bus, got caught in a long-running battle between two factions of the Gangster Disciples -- gang-bangers who call themselves the "10-4s" and the "Goonies."
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: May 15, 2007

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Officers learn new techniques to fight gang (North Carolina): Law enforcement officials are working to learn new techniques to battle a growing gang threat in North Carolina.
Source: WCNC 6 News    Date: May 15, 2007

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School board contemplates banning gang activity (Williamsburg, VA): Williamsburg-James City County school administrators want to make it clear that gang colors and school colors don't mix.
Source: Daily Press    Date: May 15, 2007

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Sunnyside council taking aim at gangs (Sunnyside, WA): The Sunnyside City Council wants to make it against the law to be a member of a gang.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: May 15, 2007

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Asian gang believed responsible for slaying at theater (Covina, CA): A fatal shooting at a Covina movie theater highlighted a recent spate in violent group attacks involving suspected Asian gang members over the past few weeks, authorities said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: May 14, 2007

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A dangerous crossing (Augusta, GA): Looking back, Shantez Herrington says he was only a poser - a wannabe gang member who wasn't, it turned out, a gonnabe.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: May 14, 2007

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LA's gang violence claims life of LAPD detective's son (Los Angeles, CA): There is a new sense of urgency in the city's amped-up war on gangs as police investigate the fatal shooting of one of their own sons.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: May 14, 2007

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Gang-related crime in Augusta since 2000 (Augusta, GA): The Augusta Chronicle compiled a list of articles and briefs since 2000 on crimes that authorities initially reported as being gang-related or were being investigated for gang ties.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: May 13, 2007

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Slayings point to gang alliances (Pasadena, CA): Recent clues suggest to Pasadena police detectives that area street gangs may have formed new alliances resulting in the deaths of two men during a wave of five attacks within 24 hours last weekend.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: May 13, 2007

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Slayings prompt anti-gang response (Chicago, IL): Suspected street gang violence sent several bodies to the morgue last week, prompting city leaders to wonder if the deadly stint would set a trend for the entire summer.
Source: Munster Times    Date: May 13, 2007

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Residents seek gang solutions (Mountain View, CA): A rise in gang-related crimes in Mountain View over the past five years has some residents calling for action beyond law enforcement: They want city officials to take preemptive measures such as providing a youth center and an array of educational and recreational services for at-risk children.
Source: Palo Alto Daily News    Date: May 13, 2007

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Over 50 gang members nabbed in biggest roundup in Colorado history (Denver, CO): The Department of Justice and the Metro Gang Task Force announced today that a federal grand jury in Denver has returned numerous indictments charging over 50 people with crack cocaine, cocaine distribution, money laundering and firearm related charges.
Source: The Conservative Voice    Date: May 13, 2007

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