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S.J. program offers free gang tattoo removals (San Jose, CA): A San Jose program offers youths a chance to get rid of gang-related tattoos in exchange for committing to community service and continuing with education or employment, the San Jose Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services announced today.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 26, 2006

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Gang violence on the upswing (Seattle, WA): Francisco Green, 23, was killed in a gang-related shooting in Seattle's Pioneer Square in late April. In early September, Wayne Molio'o, 18, was fatally shot at a Tukwila bus stop after a run-in with rival gang members at Southcenter mall.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: September 26, 2006

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Police say gang at fault in two shootings (Augusta, GA): Sheriff's investigators are blaming gang violence for two shootings Sunday in south Augusta.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: September 26, 2006

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Gangs in Orange Cove face injunction (Orange Cove, CA): A judge on Monday granted a preliminary injunction against two Orange Cove criminal street gangs that prevents their members from being together anywhere in public in the southeastern Fresno County city.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: September 26, 2006

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40 towns evading gang questionnaire (Trenton, NJ): Forty municipalities - big and small, from a cross-section of counties - apparently did not respond to the latest New Jersey State Police questionnaire aimed at helping mayors and police chiefs determine the presence of criminal gangs on their streets and at their schools and malls.
Source: Daily Record    Date: September 26, 2006

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First MS-13 trial to reveal hierarchy (Prince George's and Montgomery County, MD): Law enforcement officials say the MS-13 street gang has wreaked violent havoc in parts of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, committing murders, assaults, rapes and robberies as part of a coldly calculated criminal conspiracy.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: September 25, 2006

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Was drive-by shooting part of Ogden turf war? (Ogden, UT): Police say Ogden is in the midst of a gang turf war that's led to a series of drive-by shootings, a stabbing and landed a 13-year-old boy in jail on investigation of attempted murder.
Source: Deseret News    Date: September 25, 2006

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Man shot to death and another wounded at Lantana hotel (Lantana, FL): A possible gang-related shooting in the parking lot of the Super 8 Motel Sunday afternoon claimed the life of one man, left another in critical condition, and left a third with injuries to his foot, police said.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: September 25, 2006

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Man injured during possible gang attack (Redwood City, CA): A man walking on Oak Avenue at about 11 p.m. Friday was attacked and injured, according to police. The attack appears to have been gang-related.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: September 24, 2006

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String of heists raises fears bank jobs are on rise (Washington, DC): The Paparazzi Bandit photographs bank tellers as he robs them. The Goofy Hat Bandit wears a black fedora.
Source: USA Today    Date: September 24, 2006

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Safety zone bounds draw ire (Port Hueneme, CA): A judge's approval last week of a gang injunction against the Southside Chiques criminal street gang has created a new safety zone whose boundaries, for the first time, include neighborhoods in the city of Port Hueneme.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: September 24, 2006

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Cicero shooting kills woman, hurts two others (Cicero, IL): A 24-year-old woman was killed and two other people, including a pregnant woman, were wounded during a shooting early Sunday in front of a Cicero home.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 24, 2006

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South Dallas street gang members arrested on drug and gun charges in federal indictment (Dallas, TX): Nine out of twenty-five street gang members from South Dallas have been arrested on conspiracy, drug and firearms charges outlined in a 48-count federal indictment returned by a grand jury earlier this week and unsealed today, announced United States Attorney Richard B. Roper, Dallas Police Chief David Kunkel, and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Special Agent in Charge Ronnie Carter.
Source: North Texas e-News    Date: September 24, 2006

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Epidemic of gang gunfire stumps BPD (Boston, MA): Hub gangsters are driving the staggering number of shootings on city streets this year - with 70 percent of the victims identified by Boston police as members or associates of street gangs.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: September 24, 2006

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Agencies launch offensive vs. gang-connected graffiti (Aurora, IL): Randy Risvold remembers the good old days when graffiti was a now-and-then occurrence. Now it's an every day curse that Risvold, who is the neighborhood program coordinator with Aurora's division of neighborhood standards, is fighting to conquer.
Source: Aurora Beacon News    Date: September 24, 2006

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Federal grant awarded for EPA gang resistance (Palo Alto, CA): A $145,000 federal grant to combat gang violence through early education has been awarded to East Palo Alto's Gang Resistance, Education and Training Program, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo's office announced Friday.
Source: Palo Alto Online    Date: September 23, 2006

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Students booked in bus gunfire (Las Vegas, NV): Two 17-year-old students from Canyon Springs High School were arrested Friday in connection with the gang-related shooting into a school bus a day earlier.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal    Date: September 23, 2006

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Two shot as gangs clash in Tacoma (Tacoma, WA): Gang violence erupted again on Tacoma’s East Side on Friday, leaving two teenagers bleeding from gunshot wounds and a 47-year-old father shaking with rage as police searched for the gunman.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: September 23, 2006

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Taking the lead (San Jacinto, CA): Police Officer Daniel Torning this week cruised the neighborhoods where residents complained about gang activity as part of a new program that's aimed at keeping tabs on more than 100 gang members.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: September 23, 2006

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Three more alleged gang members charged in slaying (Fredericksburg, VA): Three more alleged MS-13 street gang members have been arrested in the execution-style shooting death of a 21-year-old woman visiting Northern Virginia.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: September 23, 2006

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