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Hampton teen is arrested after gun found at Spratley (Hampton, VA): A seventh-grader suspected of being part of a street gang was arrested at Spratley Middle School on Wednesday, after he brought marijuana and a handgun to school, authorities said.
Source: Daily Press    Date: September 15, 2006

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Oregon, Idaho agencies team up to fight rural gangs (Payette, ID): A two-state, three-county gang task force is working to quell violence from groups that may be committing crimes in eastern Oregon and southwestern Idaho.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: September 14, 2006

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East Orange police arrest 76 in 2-month gang sweep (East Orange, NJ): East Orange police said Thursday they have arrested 76 people during a two-month anti-gang effort called "Operation Autumn Harvest."
Source: Newsday    Date: September 14, 2006

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Queens crew tied to Crips hid drugs in toys, police say (New York, NY): A crew controlled by an offshoot of the notorious Crips street gang made $1 million a year dealing narcotics in and around a cluster of housing projects, sometimes delivering drugs hidden in toy cars and trucks, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Newsday    Date: September 14, 2006

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Police hold gang seminar to educate local residents (San Mateo, CA): The number 13 is no longer just about bad luck — it is also claimed by the Mexican-American gang, the Sureos, as an identifying symbol, while their enemies, the Norteos, hang on to the number 14.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: September 14, 2006

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13th St. drug ring leader agrees to plea (Miami, FL): A Stuart man accused of running a cocaine trafficking ring that used gang members to distribute drugs in Fort Pierce agreed to a plea deal with federal prosecutors Wednesday.
Source: Treasure Coast Palm    Date: September 14, 2006

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Group sees hope in its anti-gang proposal (Wichita, KS): Beverly Gutierrez remembers 1993, the year she helped create Mothers Against Gang and Gun Violence. Kids were setting aside money for their own funerals, said Gutierrez, a former teacher and community activist.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: September 14, 2006

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Teen shot dead near valley campus (San Fernando Valley, CA): A 16-year-boy was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire near Birmingham High School in the San Fernando Valley on Wednesday afternoon in what Los Angeles police believe was a gang-related homicide.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 14, 2006

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San Mateo County meetings aim to slash gang numbers (San Mateo County, CA): Last year, San Mateo County tallied 748 gang-related crimes and 11 homicides. Tonight, the county is kicking off a series of seminars aimed at bringing those numbers down.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 13, 2006

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Feds arrest 22 high-level Crips members (Newark , NJ): Capping a year-long investigation into drug and weapons dealing in Essex County, federal authorities arrested 22 members of the Crips street gang Wednesday morning, and said many of them were high-level members.
Source: Newsday    Date: September 13, 2006

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Sheriff: Beaufort Marines behind repeated gang recruiting effort (Columbia, SC): Beaufort-based Marines traveled to Columbia at least four times to recruit teenagers as potential gang members at the behest of a gang leader in Florida, Richland County officials said Wednesday.
Source: The State    Date: September 13, 2006

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'Sin city' festers near Hwy. 98 neighborhoods (Gulf Breeze, FL): The recent arrests of five Gulf Breeze teenagers for an alleged gang related robbery in an area referred to as "sin city," may have residents wondering exactly when their quaint waterfront town took a turn for the worst.
Source: Gulf Breeze News    Date: September 13, 2006

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Police: Gang violence rising in Indiana (Indianapolis, IN): Indiana's gang problem, fueled by home-grown imitators and an influx of Hispanic gangs, is growing worse, according to a State Police expert.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: September 13, 2006

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Gang injunction first in County (Victorville, CA): Officials Tuesday took a monumental step in tackling the oldest and most established gang in town. They've created a probable cause to stop its members in what they've designated to be a "safety zone."
Source: The Daily Press    Date: September 13, 2006

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Three injured in after-school gunfire (Irvington, NJ) : Two students walking home from high school Tuesday afternoon were injured when they were caught in crossfire between two groups of men, the police said.
Source: The New York Times    Date: September 13, 2006

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Federal inmate accused of directing L.A. drug sales (Los Angeles, CA): Sending hidden messages in letters from his cell at Colorado's "Supermax" prison, a kingpin of the 18th Street gang controlled an elaborate drug operation on the streets west of downtown Los Angeles, federal prosecutors charged Tuesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 13, 2006

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Westchester unveils anti-gang program (Westchester County, NY): Westchester County agencies involved with youth issues are hoping to prevent gang violence through The Power of Peace, a program modeled after a state prison initiative with similar goals.
Source: The Journal News    Date: September 13, 2006

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Boise Open to help ex-gang members (Boise, ID): It seems like an average school setting: teenagers wearing jeans and T-shirts, sitting at tables, writing vigorously on college-ruled paper and looking up every now and then to chat with each other.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: September 12, 2006

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Hundreds attend conference on reducing gang activity (Indianapolis, IN): Efforts and strategies to combat gang activity brought hundreds of law enforcement, prison officials, judges and others from 27 states and Puerto Rico to a three-day conference that began here Monday.
Source: The News-Sentinel    Date: September 11, 2006

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Bill would impose stiffer penalties for gang crimes (Easton, PA): A Lehigh Valley lawmaker is proposing legislation that would see gang members facing stiffer penalties if convicted of crimes in Pennsylvania.
Source: WPVI 6 News    Date: September 11, 2006

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