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Gang unit will scour Tacoma (Tacoma, WA): Tacoma police have launched a seven-officer unit to combat gang problems and drive-by shootings that have riddled the East Side in recent months.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: May 30, 2006
http://www.thenewstribune.com/...

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South Side man shot dead in yard (Tucson, AZ): A 51-year-old man was found shot to death in front of his home in the 1400 block of East 27th Street, police said.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: May 29, 2006
http://www.azstarnet.com/...

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Gang violence hard to prosecute (Manatee County, FL): Cesar Maldonado, according to local investigators, is no stranger to the violence that sometimes erupts between members of Manatee's rival street gangs.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: May 29, 2006
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Three dead, four wounded in gang shooting at Las Vegas block party (Las Vegas, NV): At least five shooting suspects were sought Monday after a bloody shooting left three dead and four wounded at a holiday weekend block party, police said.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: May 29, 2006
http://www.lasvegassun.com/...

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Man is shot to death by a bicycle rider (San Bernardino, CA): A 21-year-old San Bernardino man was shot to death Monday afternoon and police are seeking two suspects, one thought to have been riding a bicycle.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: May 29, 2006
http://www.pe.com/...

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Four men charged in robbery at Waffle House (Raleigh, NC): Four Raleigh men, three of them family members, were in the Wake County jail on armed robbery and firearms charges Saturday in connection with the armed heist of cash and jewelry from three men in a Waffle House parking lot, police said.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: May 28, 2006
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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Teen boy, man dead of gunshot wounds (Chicago, IL): A man and a teenage boy died Saturday of gunshot wounds to the head in separate incidents, Chicago police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 28, 2006
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Island sites tagged with gang graffiti (Hilton Head, SC): Two Hilton Head Island park bathrooms and an island car wash were vandalized with gang-related graffiti between May 16 and 18, according to reports filed with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Hilton Head Island Packet    Date: May 28, 2006
http://www.islandpacket.com/...

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Oakland's gang violence leads to death for two 14-year-old boys (Oakland, CA): Two 14-year-old boys died within hours of each other in separate gang-related shootings, authorities said.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: May 28, 2006
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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One killed, three wounded in pair of shootings (San Diego, CA): One man was killed and three people were wounded last night in possibly gang-related shootings in Webster and City Heights, San Diego police said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: May 27, 2006
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Tough on gangs: Detention Center works to hinder gang growth behind bars (Sandoval County, NM): Although gang populations generally explode behind bars, the Sandoval County Detention Center has been able to curb gang expansion.
Source: The Rio Rancho Obeserver    Date: May 27, 2006
http://www.observer-online.com/...

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Men wounded in gang-related shooting (San Diego, CA): Two men were wounded in a gang-related shooting in Normal Heights, 10News reported.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: May 27, 2006
http://www.10news.com/...

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Hundreds clash in street brawl (Olympia, WA): Two Fort Lewis men were arrested early Friday in what police described as the largest and most volatile street brawl they’ve seen downtown.
Source: The Olympian    Date: May 27, 2006
http://www.theolympian.com/...

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Roanoke Co. finds evidence of gangs (Roanoke County, VA): While Roanoke police have sent mixed signals on whether the city has gangs, the Roanoke County Sheriff's Office has identified suspected members of 16 gangs throughout the Roanoke Valley, including the Bloods and Crips.
Source: The Roanoke Times    Date: May 27, 2006
http://www.roanoke.com/...

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High school paper pulled; principal cites gang photo (Little Rock, AR): The principal of Mills High School confiscated copies of the student newspaper’s senior issue Friday, saying that front-page stories and photographs on gangs and drugs could pose a threat to featured students.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette    Date: May 27, 2006
http://www.nwanews.com/...

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Four charged in beating of fellow gang member (Madison, WI): Four men were charged Thursday with pummeling a fellow gang member with a bat after a "general" in the gang allegedly ordered the beating as a penalty.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: May 26, 2006
http://www.madison.com/...

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Former TCU athletes arrested after brawl with gang members (Fort Worth, TX): Fort Worth police say they broke up a huge brawl late Thursday night between former Texas Christian University football players and gang members.
Source: NBC5 News    Date: May 26, 2006
http://www.nbc5i.com/...

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Verdict in shooting resonates on streets (Albany, NY): The Albany County Judicial Center was locked down and some nearby streets were closed Thursday afternoon when a jury convicted 15-year-old Ishmyel Payne in the shotgun murder of a rival gang member.
Source: Times Union    Date: May 26, 2006
http://timesunion.com/...

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Shooters still on the loose (Lowell, MA): Police last night were still looking for the shooters who wounded two people on opposite sides of the city in unrelated attacks Wednesday.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: May 26, 2006
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

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Mother of reputed gang shooting suspect found shot to death (New Bedford, MA): Sheriff deputies will work alongside city police this weekend to try to prevent further violence after the mother of a reputed gang member was found shot to death in her bedroom days after investigators say her son killed a rival.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: May 26, 2006
http://www.boston.com/...

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