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Mack: 'We have a gang problem' (Laurel, MS): As Laurel Mayor Melvin Mack stood talking with residents on North First Avenue Saturday night, a half dozen shots rang out through the neighborhood. It was Mack’s first occasion to see and hear for himself incidents related to the gang problem in Laurel.
Source: Laurel Leader-Call    Date: June 21, 2006

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Police searching for suspects in fatal drive-by (Trenton, NJ): An intense man hunt is underway for the gangsters who police believe killed a rival and shot an 11-year-old boy.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: June 21, 2006

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Lethal duel claims driver (Anchorage, AK): The driver of an SUV was shot dead in a fierce gunfight between two vehicles on an East Anchorage street Tuesday evening, and Anchorage police said there was a "high probability" it was another gang-related shootout.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: June 21, 2006

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Investigators grapple with gang violence (Walterboro, SC): All of the suspects in a series of brazen, gang-related shootings last week were still on the street Monday night as investigators tried to piece together enough evidence to make arrests.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: June 20, 2006

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Suburbs pool data as gangs expand (Chicago, IL): As evidence mounts that rival gangs are working together to expand drug sales outside of Chicago, suburban police departments are teaming up to address the problem.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 20, 2006

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Graffiti unnerves gang-wary neighbors (Carrollwood, FL): The appearance of gang-related and racially charged graffiti in a northwestern Hillsborough neighborhood late last week has residents worried that gangs are in their midst.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: June 20, 2006

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Aldermen bash gang study, media (Waukegan, IL): Using words like "unfounded" and terms like "lazy journalism," city officials jumped to the defense of their police department and community Monday in the wake of media reports on The Gang Book, a Chicago Crime Commission study that, among other findings, said 3,000 gang members live in Waukegan.
Source: Waukegan News Sun    Date: June 20, 2006

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Fresno County sees increase in gang cases (Fresno County, CA): The Fresno County's District Attorney's Office says they need three more prosecutors to fight the county's out of control gang problem.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: June 20, 2006

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Four charged in Wheeler Homes killing (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga police said today a total of four people have been charged with first-degree murder in the gang-related killing of Adrian Patton last Tuesday at Emma
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: June 19, 2006

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City to boost funding for gang prevention programs (Los Angeles, CA): The City Council's Public Safety Committee signed off Monday on a plan that would boost funding for gang prevention and intervention programs in Los Angeles.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: June 19, 2006

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Neighbors like police presence to curb gang activity (Manchester, NH): What a difference six weeks make. For a month-and-a-half, police have targeted a section of the city surrounding Manchester West High School where there had been a couple of shootings, a beating and a purse-snatching.
Source: The Union Leader    Date: June 19, 2006

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Lodi Police gang supression units help abate Eastside gang activity (Lodi, CA): With up to 10 extra police officers patrolling Lodi's Eastside Friday and Saturday nights, areas noted for extensive gang violence were free of gang activity, according to Lodi police Lt. Chris Piombo.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: June 19, 2006

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Woman hurt in shooting upgraded to fair (Madison, KS): A 19-year-old woman is in fair condition at Wesley Medical Center today, more than a day after she was wounded in a gang-related shooting on North Madison.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 19, 2006

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New report says Chicago street gangsters moving to 'burbs (Chicago, IL): Another crowd has apparently begun escaping the pressures of big city life by beating a well-worn path to the suburbs: Gangs.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat    Date: June 19, 2006

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Gang-related shootings in Las Vegas on rise in first half of year (Las Vegas, NV): Gang-related shootings in Las Vegas have risen by nearly 50 percent in the first half of the year compared to a year ago, a trend police say is fueled by an influx of gang members from Los Angeles and more members wearing gang colors.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: June 18, 2006

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Teen shot, wounded at gang member's funeral (Inglewood, CA): A 14-year-old boy was shot and wounded Saturday outside a church where a funeral was being held for a slain gang member, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 18, 2006

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Aryan gang thrives in prisons, but its motto extends to streets via ex-convicts (Texas): In light of the recent arrest of 10 Aryan Brotherhood members and associates in connection with a burglary and murder, police throughout South and Southeast Texas say they are keeping close tabs on members of the gang.
Source: Beaumont Enterprise    Date: June 18, 2006

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Task force seeks grant to curb gang activity (Carroll County, MD): Carroll County officials acknowledge that the county has a gang problem that has involved the Crips, the Bloods, MS-13 and Vatos Locos.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: June 18, 2006

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15-year-old boy hospitalized after alleged gang-related shooting in Canyon Country (Canyon Country, CA): A 15-year-old boy was shot early Saturday at a Canyon Country apartment complex in what appears to be gang-related violence, sheriff's officials said.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: June 18, 2006

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Gangs in Anchorage (Anchorage, AK): The bang sounded like a firecracker. Then 12-year-old Tupou Pea felt the burning on his back and leg. He had been shot.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: June 18, 2006

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