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One held in gang shooting (Waukegan, IL): One felony arrest has been made and police anticipate other arrests in coming days following an alleged gang-related shooting Thursday afternoon outside a residence on the 1500 block of Brookside Drive.
Source: Waukegan News Sun    Date: April 1, 2006

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Counties share gang prevention grants (Durham and Wake County, NC): Durham and Wake are among 15 counties that will share $2 million in state grants to help prevent gang violence.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: April 1, 2006

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MGM Grand Case: Beating suspects tied to gang (Las Vegas, NV): Police have tied some of the young men accused of beating an MGM Grand worker to one of the largest criminal gangs in the Las Vegas Valley, according to a police report.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal    Date: April 1, 2006

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City cops going 'fishing' (Paterson, NJ): As residents clamor for the city to address gang activity, violence among youth and quality-of-life issues, the Paterson Police Department this week implemented new policing strategies that they say target high-crime "hot spots."
Source: The Record    Date: March 31, 2006

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New gangs are really bad news, police say (Utah): In the mid-1990s, gang activity in Utah reached an apex. Now, after a decade of decline, gang-related graffiti, robberies, shootings and stabbings are on the rise.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: March 31, 2006

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Bill for gang unit advances in Senate (St. Cloud, MN): St. Cloud area cities' hopes of establishing a metro gang strike force eligible for state funding advanced in the Senate on Thursday against stiff opposition from state officials.
Source: St. Cloud Times    Date: March 31, 2006

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Public help sought to fight gang problems (Sandy, UT): Parents and the community need to be proactive in fighting the gang problem. That was one of the main messages Thursday during the opening day of the 16th annual Utah Gang Conference, hosted by the Salt Lake Area Gang Project.
Source: Deseret News    Date: March 31, 2006

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Bloods’ gang war grips city (Trenton, NJ): Six people were wounded in five separate shootings in a 24-hour period, including two known gang members and two innocent bystanders, Trenton police said last night.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: March 31, 2006

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Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales announces six sites for comprehensive anti-gang initiative (Los Angeles, CA): Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales today announced six locations for a new $15 million Comprehensive Anti-Gang Initiative that will devote extensive resources to defeating some of the most violent and pervasive gangs in the country.
Source: U.S. Newswire    Date: March 31, 2006

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Undercover cops nab 38 linked to two gangs (Chicago, IL): An 11-month undercover investigation has wiped out a group of Latin Kings who dealt drugs and are believed to have caused most of the violence, along with rival members of the Two-Six gang, in the Little Village neighborhood, police said Thursday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 31, 2006

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Police arrest two in killing of bystanders (San Bernardino, CA): Police have arrested two men on suspicion of killing two bystanders Monday in a gang-related shooting.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: March 30, 2006

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City eyes antigang offensive (Chelsea, MA): When members of the street gang, Latin Kings, attempted to infiltrate and recruit in Chelsea more than a decade ago, city officials fought back by giving parents a youth activity guide, urging them to enroll their children in community programs to keep them away from the streets.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: March 30, 2006

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New Jersey gang threat rampant (Vineland, NJ): Nationally affiliated gangs are present in Cumberland County and U.S. Attorney Christopher J. Christie said the problem is reaching epidemic proportions across the state.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: March 30, 2006

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Utah gang violence, graffiti spike (Salt Lake County, UT): Salt Lake County sheriff's detective Lex Bell, a member of the gang unit for more than two years, knows that violence and graffiti have spiked in recent months.
Source: Deseret News    Date: March 30, 2006

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Police: Gilroy stabbing appears to be gang-related (Gilroy, CA): A stabbing in Gilroy that left two men in jail and a third in the hospital Wednesday appears to be gang-related, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 30, 2006

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No more sugar and spice: Girl gangs on rise in DC (Washington, DC): Princess Galloway's days as a D.C. gang member began innocently enough: She and her childhood friends had birthday parties, talked about clothes and held sleepovers at one another's houses.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: March 30, 2006

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Pomona police sweep targets street gang (Pomona, CA): The restraining orders police handed out shortly after Wednesday's drizzly dawn had nothing to do with domestic violence or stalking.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: March 30, 2006

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Gang ties in homicide spur striking realizations (DeKalb, IL): Everyone at some point in their lives experiences an "aha" moment. It could be positive or negative, but it teaches us a life lesson that will undoubtedly have a profound effect on our lives for years to come.
Source: Northern Star    Date: March 30, 2006

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Romney signs anti-gang bill (Boston, MA): Phyllis Lopes, whose grandson's 2004 death prompted a push for new anti-gang and witness intimidation bills, recalled his memory Thursday as Gov. Mitt Romney signed the legislation into law.
Source: WCVB 5 News    Date: March 30, 2006

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Two men killed in gang shooting (San Bernardino, CA): Two bystanders were killed in a gang-related shooting Monday night in downtown San Bernardino, a city so overwhelmed by violent crime that the murder rate was the top campaign issue in the recent mayoral election.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 29, 2006

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