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School bans Sesame Street Gang t-shirts (Brockton, MA): Brockton High School has banned T-shirts with Sesame Street characters. But these are no regular pictures of Bert and Ernies.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: May 23, 2006
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Boy killed, three wounded in San Bernardino shooting (San Bernardino, CA): A boy of 13 or 14 was killed and a toddler barely escaped a gangbanger's bullets in a drive-by shooting here Monday night.
Source: The Sun    Date: May 23, 2006
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Police say knife fight could be gang-related (Wyoming, MI): Police say at least three people were treated for stab wounds after a knife fight Wednesday in the 1300 block of Burton SW and that the violence appears to be gang-related.
Source: WOOD 8 News    Date: May 22, 2006
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Atty Gen promotes anti-gang initiative (Allentown, PA) : Growing gang violence in our area is getting federal attention. It's a problem serious enough to bring the U-S Attorney General from his post in Washington to the Lehigh Valley.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: May 22, 2006
http://www.wfmz.com/...

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Assembly passes measures to curb gang violence (Trenton, NJ): A package of bills aimed at curtailing gang and gun violence in cities and towns throughout the state advanced through the Assembly on Monday.
Source: Newsday    Date: May 22, 2006
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Gang program a success, officials say (Victorville, CA): Nearly a year after the inception of the gang program within the San Bernardino County court and sheriff’s systems, officials say the program is a success that is taking gang members off the streets.
Source: Daily Press    Date: May 20, 2006
http://www.vvdailypress.com/...

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205 gang cases over three months (San Bernardino County, CA): The District Attorney's Office filed 205 criminal cases against gang members during the first three months of the year, officials said Friday.
Source: The Sun    Date: May 20, 2006
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Senator on gang inquiry (Salinas, CA): Salinas-area agencies need more money and resources to fight Monterey County's gang problem, a group of local officials told a visiting state lawmaker Friday.
Source: The Californian    Date: May 20, 2006
http://www.thecalifornian.com/...

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Gangs connected to killing (Tucson, AZ): A fatal gangland shooting that sounded like a war to some East Side residents still is under investigation by Tucson police.
Source: Tucson Citizen    Date: May 19, 2006
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/...

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'Fish Bowl' sweep nets 26 (Fort Worth, TX): Police say there was no easy way into "the Fish Bowl." The street gang that operated in the neighborhood around Belzise Terrace in east Fort Worth put lookouts at the entrances and exits.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 19, 2006
http://www.dfw.com/...

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Drug, violence probe leads to six arrests (Chicago, IL): A six-month police investigation focusing on violence and drug trafficking on Chicago's Far South Side has led to six arrests, one of them involving murder charges, Chicago police and agents with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said Thursday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 19, 2006
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Police win grant to target gangs (Fitchburg, MA): A coalition of three local police departments has won a $175,000 grant to target gangs, and the kids who get sucked into them.
Source: Sentinel & Enterprise    Date: May 19, 2006
http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/...

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Lowell gets $818,000 grant to fight gangs (Lowell, MA): Police Superintendent Edward Davis had a reason to smile yesterday even as he dealt with flood problems. Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey announced the city is getting $818,119 to fight gang activity.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: May 19, 2006
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

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Cyberspace offers new turf for gangs (Chicago, IL): With a few clicks on his laptop, Naperville Detective Rich Wistocki is staring at a St. Charles man who appears to be smoking marijuana.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 19, 2006
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Anti-gang efforts to get funds (Dallas, TX): The Metroplex will receive more than $2.5 million in anti-gang grant money, U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said Thursday.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 19, 2006
http://www.dfw.com/...

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Residents weary of gang graffiti (Manatee, FL): Rounding the corner onto Ninth Street East while on her way to work at 4 a.m. Wednesday, Myriam Parrilla eyed the wall that borders one side of Ten Oaks Estates.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: May 18, 2006
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Getting a grasp on gang issues (Maryland): Gangs are a growing problem in Maryland, from international networks such as Mara Salvatrucha to loosely affiliated groups selling drugs on street corners, said Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: May 18, 2006
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Anti-gang grants given to three cities (Boston, MA): Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey yesterday announced state grants for programs to reduce violence caused by street gangs, including $1.39 million for Springfield and $888,749 to be shared by Chicopee and Holyoke.
Source: The Republican    Date: May 18, 2006
http://www.masslive.com/...

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Gang vandals mar slain student burial (Wyandanch, NY): Students at a Long Island high school are burying a classmate who was shot and killed in Wyandanch over the weekend.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News    Date: May 18, 2006
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El Reno chief concerned about gangs (El Reno, OK): Concerned about a possible resurgence of gangs, Police Chief Fred Savage has planned two town hall meetings to show the U.S. Department of Justice's program "Preventing Gangs in our Communities."
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: May 18, 2006
http://newsok.com/...

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