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FBI arrests gang leader, four others (Houston, TX): The FBI gang task force about noon today arrested a gang leader who fled after a confrontation in southeast Houston that left an agent with a gunshot wound, an FBI spokeswoman said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: September 22, 2006
Community leaders learn the latest on gang activity in the city (Simi Valley, CA): Officials from the city of Simi Valley, the Simi Valley Unified School District and the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District held a tri-agency meeting this week to discuss the issue of gangs.
Source: Simi Valley Acorn Date: September 21, 2006
Two boys stabbed at high school (Fremont, CA): One boy was stabbed in the abdomen and another slashed on the arm Wednesday morning in a gang-related knife attack that forced the Kennedy High School campus to be locked down for several hours.
Source: San Mateo County Times Date: September 21, 2006
School district targeting gangs (Camden, SC): Camden police officials told school officials Tuesday they are doing a good job of curbing gang activity.
Source: The State Date: September 21, 2006
Police arrest four in a gang sweep (Verona, VA): Local authorities have finished a sweep of four suspected gang members accused of wading through a field party in August and assaulting three men, including one who had a pistol pointed at his chest and the trigger pulled.
Source: The Daily News Leader Date: September 21, 2006
Center joins fights against terror, gangs (Raleigh, NC): State officials opened a new center Tuesday that they hope will help law enforcement agencies combat terrorism and gangs.
Source: The News & Observer Date: September 20, 2006
Judge OKs Oxnard's 2nd gang injunction (Oxnard, CA): Police will begin notifying members of a south Oxnard gang that they can no longer hang out in public, wear certain clothing or drink alcohol under the terms of a second gang injunction approved this week.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 20, 2006
City sees rise in drive-by shootings (Oklahoma City, OK): Margie Diaz's old neighborhood is the playing field for a deadly sport. "It's just a game to them (gang members) ... shooting things," said Diaz, 43. "They don't care what they do, or what happens to people and families."
Source: The Oklahoman Date: September 20, 2006
Speaker: Central American gangs a threat (Washington, DC): Gang violence in Central America poses threats to the United States, a State Department official said last night.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch Date: September 20, 2006
Suspected MS-13 gang member arrested near Pharr (Progresso, TX): A 23-year-old Salvadoran with suspected Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang ties and a conviction for assaulting a New York police officer was arrested today trying to re-enter the country, Customs and Border Protection officials said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: September 20, 2006
Seven illegal immigrant gang members arrested (Aurora, IL): Seven illegal immigrant gang members were arrested Tuesday night in Aurora as part of a joint operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and Aurora police, according to a release. All face criminal charges and/or deportation.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: September 20, 2006
Gang graffiti hits W. Manchester (West Manchester, NY): The neighborhood sits between West Market Street and a stone quarry, a community of 1950s-era ranch houses with several rowhome complexes plunked next to the former suburban escape.
Source: York Daily Record Date: September 20, 2006
Teen arrested in Belvidere stabbing (Belvidere, IL): Police arrested a 17-year-old Belvidere teen in connection with a confrontation with a 16-year-old, who was taken to the hospital after being stabbed.
Source: Rockford Register Star Date: September 19, 2006
Joint city, county meeting unanimously vote to stop the violence (Bakersfield, CA): The Board of Supervisors and the Bakersfield City Council approved a proposal they hope will put a stop to gang violence.
Source: KGET 17 News Date: September 19, 2006
Man in hospital after gang stabbing (Fall River, NJ): A city man is fighting for his life at an area hospital after he was allegedly attacked and stabbed several times by a trio of Asian Boyz street gang members.
Source: The Herald News Date: September 19, 2006
Man 'began firing' before being killed by police (Salinas, CA): Ivan Leon fired as many as five shots at officers during an exchange of gunfire Saturday night in Salinas that killed the 21-year-old Leon, police said Monday.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: September 19, 2006
NLC initiates new California city gang prevention network (Washington, DC): The National League of Cities (NLC) announced today that it has established a network of major California cities to help them combat gang violence and victimization.
Source: U.S. Newswire Date: September 19, 2006
80 arrested in gang-related drug busts in Rockaway (Rockway, NY): Police in Rockaway swept through three housing complexes last week, arresting more than 80 people connected to a gang-related drug ring after an eight-month investigation, the Queens District Attorney said.
Source: TimesLedger Date: September 18, 2006
24 gang members charged after melee at diner (Fair Lawn, NJ): Two dozen gang members from Paterson were charged with rioting and other offenses Sunday after fighting broke out at a River Road diner, police said.
Source: The Record Date: September 18, 2006
Gang link likely in shooting death (Tucson, AZ): Police believe gang activity is behind the shooting death of a 37-year-old Tucson man whose body was found early Sunday morning outside a strip club on East Speedway.
Source: Arizona Daily Star Date: September 18, 2006
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