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Gang authorities (Wichita, KS): Wichita police Sgt. Jose Salcido shines a flashlight near a sidewalk. He and a few fellow officers are looking closely for shell casings in the grass along the 1700 block of North Waco.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: October 1, 2006

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Commish downplays city gang concerns (New York, NY): New Yorkers shouldn't be alarmed that street gangs are growing in the city, because other places have it worse, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said yesterday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: October 1, 2006

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Bronx beep in push vs. gangs (Bronx, NY): With crimes by street gangs on the rise, Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión called yesterday for making their recruiting efforts a crime.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 30, 2006

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Keeping an eye on gang signs (Manchester, CT): Manchester police officer Bernie Hallums sees middle school students imitating what they see and hear in pop culture, and he worries about the consequences.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: September 30, 2006

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Gang problems get $200,000 grant in Maryland (Aberdeen, MD): The fight against gang violence in Maryland got a new boost Saturday, with the announcement of a $200,000 grant designated for gang prevention.
Source: WJZ Channel 13 News    Date: September 30, 2006

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Old fear of gangs returns to cities (Hartford, CT): In the dangerous world of street gangs, a simple New York Yankees cap can be a symbol of a gang affiliation.
Source: Connecticut Post    Date: September 30, 2006

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Eport says gang activity rampant (Columbia, SC): South Carolina, in the Midlands and Pee Dee especially, has not escaped a national trend of gang members setting up shop in rural areas, a just-released report by the University of South Carolina shows.
Source: The Sun News    Date: September 30, 2006

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Gang activity spreading in S.C., researchers say (Columbia, SC): South Carolina has a growing gang problem that is spreading from the cities into rural counties — yet only nine police agencies have two or more officers assigned to monitor and control gangs, according to a new survey by the University of South Carolina Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Source: The State    Date: September 30, 2006

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City gets an ally in graffiti fight (St. Paul, MN): By night, taggers leave their marks around St. Paul. By day, Robert Molin sweeps in to eradicate their handiwork.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: September 29, 2006

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Arrests in gang effort top 200 (Greene County, MO): Police have made 80 felony arrests related to gang activity since the Aug. 3 creation of a special gang task force, and more than two dozen suspected gang members have been indicted by a Greene County grand jury.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: September 29, 2006

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Connecticut seeing more gang activity, prosecutor says (Hartford, CT): Connecticut is experiencing a rise in gang activity, prompting authorities to step up prosecutions to head off a return to the violence that plagued the state in the 1990s, the state's top federal prosecutor said Friday.
Source: Newsday    Date: September 29, 2006

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Five arrested in Old Town while gang injunctions are served (Victorville, CA): It's been roughly three weeks since the city of Victorville and the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department took a stand against one of the oldest gangs in the area.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: September 29, 2006

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Concerns grow about gang-related graffiti (Washington County, OR): Multiple agencies from throughout Washington County will meet Monday in Beaverton to discuss the re-emerging problem of graffiti.
Source: Hillsboro Argus    Date: September 29, 2006

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Gang activity probed: Seven young men arrested after incident on west side (Coweta County, GA): Tuesday night in Aspen Woods subdivision off Franklin Highway, callers to Coweta 911 reported "shots fired." Coweta Sheriff's deputies arrested seven young men in an ensuing investigation into possible gang activity.
Source: The Times-Herald    Date: September 29, 2006

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160 police take crash course on gang presence in Monmouth (Freehold Township, NJ): Police have identified more than 200 gang members in Neptune, Red Bank, Freehold, Long Branch and Asbury Park, and another 200 in the county jail, many of whom are from Monmouth County, according to county Prosecutor Luis Valentin.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: September 29, 2006

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City scourge thrives in suburbs: Street gangs (Dover Township, NJ): One point was hammered home over and over at Thursday's "Gangwise" criminal street gang seminar: Gangs are a statewide phenomenon, not just an urban problem.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: September 29, 2006

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City stresses youths' needs (Pasadena, CA): Amid recent escalation of gang activity in the Pasadena area, some 60 community stakeholders Thursday offered solutions ranging from education and after-school programs to vocational training and innovative funding methods.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: September 29, 2006

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Shotgun attack on students, concrete eruption raise tension (Charlestown, MA): A brazen shotgun attack on a group of Charlestown High School students headed to class yesterday morning may be linked to the notorious Bloods street gang, officials said, as they pledged aggressive new security measures.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: September 29, 2006

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Springfield gang crackdown yields 15 more indictments (Springfield, MO): A Greene County grand jury has indicted 15 more alleged gang members as police and prosecutors continue a joint crackdown on rising gang crime in Missouri's third-largest city, authorities said Thursday.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: September 28, 2006

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Myers says organized crime growing in Oregon (Portland, OR): Organized crime is growing in Oregon, from Mexican drug traffickers in Douglas County to white supremacy prison gangs in Pendleton, according to a report from the state's attorney general.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 28, 2006

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