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MS-13 blamed in three Pr. George's slayings (Prince George's County, MD): Prince George's County police today identified the three young men fatally shot yesterday by assailants thought to belong to a Latino street gang.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: July 2, 2006

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Newark cops form anti-gang team (Newark, CA): On a sunny afternoon, children shoot hoops, make friendship bracelets and just sit watching the day go by at the Jerry Raber Ash Street Park. They are part of a city summer recreation program designed to keep young people busy and out of trouble.
Source: The Argus    Date: July 1, 2006

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Call goes out for anti-gang proposals (Cleveland, OH): U.S. Attorney Greg White has $1.5 million to spend in select Cleveland neighborhoods to keep people from joining gangs and he is looking for ideas on how to use it.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: July 1, 2006

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14 face charges of gang crimes (West Valley City, UT): An indictment unsealed Friday accuses 14 alleged members and associates of a Salt Lake County street gang of conducting a decadelong reign of terror - including a murder, carjackings, home invasion robberies and the attempted killings of rival gang members.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 1, 2006

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Burlco adds to anti-gang task force (Brulington County, NJ): Burlington County officials are taking steps to bolster a new task force to combat juvenile gangs in light of recent gang violence in three municipalities.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: July 1, 2006

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Groups say education crucial to curbing gangs (Northampton County, PA): Community groups that signed onto Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli's anti-gang initiative agreed Wednesday that early intervention and education are key in their fight.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: June 29, 2006

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Task force to take on Tulsa's street gangs (Tulsa, OK): Law enforcement officials announced Wednesday that they are striking back against street gangs in the Tulsa area.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: June 29, 2006

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Grant to fund study of gangs (Baltimore, MD): The Baltimore City Criminal Justice Coordinating Council will receive a $15,000 grant to assess local gang activity.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: June 29, 2006

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Gang issues (Toledo, OH): A former gang member turned Toledo youth leader says he's very concerned about the issue and wrote this manual to help the effort.
Source: WTVG ABC 13 News    Date: June 29, 2006

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Norfolk police eye gang in drug sales (Norfolk, VA): Police are investigating suspected Bloods gang members in connection with drug sales in Olde Huntersville , according to court papers filed Tuesday.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: June 28, 2006

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Perry might hire full-time gang investigator (Perry, GA): Public Safety Director George Potter wants to hire a full-time gang investigator. The price tag would be about $52,400, according to a budget request for the position.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: June 28, 2006

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Slain man had been suspect in shooting (Manatee County, FL): A 20-year-old man who was shot to death early Sunday was at one time a suspect in a fatal gang-related shooting, according to Bradenton Police Department officials.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: June 28, 2006

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Suspected gang member may have killed gardener (Anaheim, CA): Police Wednesday asked for the public's help in finding a suspected gang member who gunned down a gardener who was trying to protect a 14-year-old boy, Anaheim police said.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: June 28, 2006

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Governor talks tough in addressing gang violence plaguing Anchorage (Anchorage, AK): Gov. Frank Murkowski said Tuesday that the state will propose steps to increase enforcement and prosecution of gang-related violence.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: June 28, 2006

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Local effort to fight gang violence (Lansing, MI): The effort to keep gangs out of Lansing schools is gaining new momentum. Prison time and violent deaths are tragic endings to a gang-related lifestyle.
Source: WLNS 6 News    Date: June 27, 2006

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Drive-by shooting in Fresno kills man (Fresno, CA): A young man was shot to death Monday night in a drive-by shooting near Quigley Playground in west-central Fresno, police said.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: June 27, 2006

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Gang policy takes effect for Altoona (Altoona, PA): It’s now a written policy that Altoona Area School District students can’t wear clothes depicting gang colors or symbols.
Source: The Altoona Mirror    Date: June 25, 2006

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New war on graffiti vandals declared by cities, police (Ventura County, CA): Although people generally can drive through eastern Ventura County without seeing graffiti, police here say it is a growing problem with young teens and is costing taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: June 25, 2006

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Gunfight wounds two (Anchorage, AK): Two young men were hospitalized Friday night after the occupants of a pair of vehicles exchanged gunfire on a Fairview street, Anchorage police said.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: June 24, 2006

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Anti-gang task force strikes (St. Lucie County, FL): After gathering intelligence for more than a year, St. Lucie County's anti-gang task force came together for its first mission in the pre-dawn hours Friday.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: June 24, 2006

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