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Fourth suspect sought in gang-related shooting (Wichita, KS): The father of a 17-year-old gang member suspected by police to be involved in a gang-related shooting in south Wichita has turned him in, and police have added a fourth person to their list of suspects in the case.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: February 2, 2006
http://www.kansas.com/...

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Oceanside council chooses between anti-gang programs (Oceanside, CA): The City Council approved a new 10-point program for gang prevention last night, but the previously established TenPoint Coalition isn't joining.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: February 2, 2006
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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LA police arrest two suspected of shooting at officer (Los Angeles, CA): Police were investigating whether the drivers of two vehicles planned to shoot an officer who was conducting a traffic stop on the Harbor Freeway early Wednesday when he was fired on.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: February 2, 2006
http://www.pe.com/...

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Suffolk takes action in an effort to curb youth violence (Suffolk, VA): Four teenagers were shot and three of those died in Suffolk in the last six months. Suffolk teacher Jamie Curran taught all four of them. And their suspected teenage assailants.
Source: Daily Press    Date: February 2, 2006
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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Cellphone use probed in shooting (Los Angeles, CA): LAPD detectives are investigating whether a driver used his cellphone to call gang members to the scene of a police stop early Wednesday where gunmen shot up a cruiser with an officer inside.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 2, 2006
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Graffiti vandalizing Temecula's budget (Temecula, CA): A surge in graffiti damage - much of it gang-related - has almost quadrupled Temecula's annual removal costs and triggered additional police patrols and questions over whether further steps are needed.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: February 2, 2006
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Three men injured in gang attacks (Petaluma, CA): Petaluma police believe that gang members may have been targeting other people while committing two brazen attacks last week in which three motorists were dragged from their cars and beaten, leaving one hospitalized with serious head injuries.
Source: Petaluma Argus-Courier     Date: February 1, 2006
http://www.arguscourier.com/...

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Police looking for gang members suspected in shooting (Wichita, KS): Wichita police have released the name and photograph of one of the three gang members they believe instigated a lunch-hour shooting Tuesday.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: February 1, 2006
http://www.kansas.com/...

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Gang member held, another sought (Miami Township, OH): Police are searching for a member of a California street gang after arresting a fellow member Monday.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: February 1, 2006
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Gang hide-outs increase scrutiny (Miami, FL): Police will increase patrols around abandoned warehouses believed to have been used as meeting places for street gang members just yards from the runway at the Homestead Air Reserve Base, though officials said the gang activity never threatened base security.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: February 1, 2006
http://www.miami.com/...

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Judiciary committee endorses two gang-violence bills (Santa Fe, NM): The House Judiciary Committee endorsed two bills Monday designed to crack down on gang violence, despite a warning from defense attorneys that they may not be constitutional.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News    Date: January 31, 2006
http://www.lcsun-news.com/...

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Citywide effort needed to curb gang violence (San Francisco, CA): In order to curb youth violence, the city of San Francisco has teamed up with UCSF to develop a violence prevention strategy.
Source: Beyond Chron    Date: January 31, 2006
http://www.beyondchron.org/...

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Police say graffiti gang-related (Bullhead City, AZ): Six separate - and possibly related - graffiti incidents were reported to Bullhead City police Sunday. They are gang related, according to Carrie Conner, police spokeswoman.
Source: Mohave Valley News    Date: January 31, 2006
http://www.mohavedailynews.com/...

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Gang knew he was blue (Bronx, NY): The gang caught on video viciously beating a Bronx off-duty officer before he was wounded by friendly fire suspected he was a cop, police sources said yesterday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: January 31, 2006
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

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Weekend drive-by shooting injures two (Anchorage, AK): A 24-year-old Anchorage man who is the brother of a gang member killed in a May shootout was injured this weekend in a drive-by shooting, police said Monday.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: January 31, 2006
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Police call gunshots in Old Town an anomaly (Wichita, KS): Wichita police on Monday stressed that Old Town remains a safe place to visit even after an incident this weekend in which officers fired nearly two dozen shots at a suspect in an alley.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: January 31, 2006
http://www.kansas.com/...

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Police link three shootings to gangs (Omaha, NE): Omaha police think three holiday season shootings, including a New Year's Eve homicide at a strip mall, are linked through the victims' affiliations with the 29th Street gang.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: January 30, 2006
http://www.omaha.com/...

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Concern grows on street gangs (New Jersey): County and state authorities have lately been sending out two clear messages about gangs. One: they are growing at dangerous levels. Two: your neighborhood - and your child - could be next.
Source: Herald News    Date: January 30, 2006
http://www.northjersey.com/...

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Boys & Girls Clubs of America expands National Gang Prevention Program with launch of new 'Valuing Differences' curriculum (Atlanta, GA): Boys & Girls Clubs of America is expanding its arsenal of resources available to its Clubs nationwide in the fight against gangs with the launch of Valuing Differences, a new program module that integrates acceptance of cultural diversity into gang prevention efforts.
Source: PR Newswire     Date: January 30, 2006
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Three people shot in Trenton (Trenton, NJ): Three people were wounded in separate shootings here Monday, in what police believe was a dispute between street gangs.
Source: Newsday    Date: January 30, 2006
http://www.newsday.com/...

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