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Senator proposes strong medicine for gang violence (New York): Gang violence is "spreading like a virus", said U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, during a news conference Wednesday.
Source: Empire State News    Date: January 31, 2007

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Delano gang activity runs rampant (Bakersfield, CA): The latest victim of gang violence in Kern County could be an 18-year-old Delano boy. As police investigate the case, the question arises—Why Delano?
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: January 31, 2007

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Cops: He's the Blood who pulled trigger in woman's death (Jersey City, NJ): A third man has been arrested in connection with the weekend slaying of a 39-year-old Jersey City woman who authorities believe was hit with a bullet intended for her son.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: January 31, 2007

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Suspected MS-13 gang leader arrested (Houston, TX): A suspected MS-13 gang leader wanted in connection with multiple violent crimes was arrested in Houston, KPRC Local 2 reported Tuesday.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: January 30, 2007

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Man, boy charged in gang slaying (Providence, RI): Some local gang members have been fuming for months, angered by incidents of vandalism to cars, gunshots being fired into houses and physical assaults, the police said yesterday.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: January 30, 2007

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Gang fighters get help (Washington, DC): Responding to a crescendo of gang violence in Los Angeles and other major U.S. cities, the Department of Justice plans to inject $200 million into local anti-crime programs.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 30, 2007

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Commish moves unit to target gang violence (Boston, MA): Boston police Commissioner Ed Davis plans to restructure the department’s vaunted Youth Violence Strike Force, relocating the 48 cops to the shuttered Municipal Police building in Dorchester as part of a strategy to attack Cape Verdean gang violence, the Herald has learned.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: January 30, 2007

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Gang-injunction violators may serve full jail terms (Los Angeles, CA): Three members of the Blythe Street gang, convicted of violating a gang injunction, may become the first required to serve their full jail sentences under a new proposal aimed at cracking down on street gangs in Los Angeles, prosecutors said today.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 30, 2007

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A violent weekend in Salinas (Salinas, CA): An 18-year-old shot in the head during a drive-by shooting. A 39-year-old man stabbed in the stomach. A 24-year-old man at an alcohol recovery facility wounded in the leg and the abdomen by gunfire.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: January 30, 2007

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Gang members jailed for violating injunction (San Fernando Valley, CA): Three members of a Van Nuys street gang could spend up to two years in jail for violating a court injunction that prohibits them from congregating in public or trespassing in a designated "safe" area.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 30, 2007

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Shooting believed to be gang-related (West Covina, CA): A 29-year-old La Puente man was shot in the back in what officials believe was a gang-related drive-by shooting Friday.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: January 29, 2007

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Police tie 75 car burglaries to a new street gang (Memphis, TN): Memphis Police say they've arrested several members of a new street gang called the "University Crips." Police say the gang members are responsible for about 75 car burglaries in East Memphis and Cordova.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3    Date: January 29, 2007

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In Los Angeles, antigang efforts start on the street (Los Angeles, CA) : At twilight on Friday, in the heart of the territory of the latest notorious Los Angeles gang, a woman in a passing car calls out a tip to Officer Dan Robbins, sending him racing toward a corner and a man he believes is a member of the 204th Street gang.
Source: The New York Times    Date: January 29, 2007

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Las Vegas neighborhood threatened by gang violence (Las Vegas, NV): A serious escalation in gang violence is threatening to take over a Las Vegas neighborhood and has police concerned about the future.
Source: KLAS 8 News    Date: January 29, 2007

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Drive-by shooting leads task force to suspected gang members (Augusta, GA): The Safe Streets Task Force arrested Kevin Evans and Jonathan Harrell in the 2500 block of Milledgeville Road just after midnight last night. Investigators tell News 12 there's more to come. They think there's a third gunman on the loose.
Source: WRDW News 12    Date: January 29, 2007

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Gang member arrested in shooting, police say (Augusta, GA): A reputed Augusta gang member was in custody Sunday night, charged in what the area's top FBI official called a gang-related drive-by shooting.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: January 29, 2007

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Gang violence disrupts Meinh New Year (Oroville, CA): The Oroville Police Department said gang rivalry sparked a fight that broke out at a Meinh New Year's Festival Saturday night, with at least three people injured and 11 people arrested.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register    Date: January 29, 2007

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Officials: Possible gang a serious threat (Athens, GA): An Athens "Bloods" gang might not have ties to the notorious West Coast gang with the same name, gangs experts say, but authorities still should be concerned about the group of thugs who brutally beat a teen this month.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: January 28, 2007

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Cops arrest eight, shut West Side heroin market (Chicago, IL): A West Side drug sting this month netted eight gang members alleged to have been dealing heroin near schools and churches, Chicago police said this weekend.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: January 28, 2007

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Residents' help asked as gang numbers grow (Gaston County, NC): Police Officer Eddie Burgess said it takes a community effort to solve the gang problem and called on Gaston County residents Thursday night to help.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: January 28, 2007

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