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Teen getting off bus is shot dead (St. Louis, MO): Several gunmen opened fire at passengers exiting a Metro bus in St. Louis on Friday, killing one teenager and wounding three other people, police reported.
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch    Date: May 5, 2006

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Two arrested in a fight that badly injured boy (Provo, UT): Provo police have arrested two men in connection with a gang fight Wednesday night that severely injured a teenager.
Source: Deseret News    Date: May 5, 2006

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'Huge' drug ring is busted (Salt Lake City, UT): What began as a scheme to sell fraudulent prescriptions for OxyContin eventually blossomed into a giant, organized drug ring with gang ties, investigators claim.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: May 5, 2006

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Gang members indicted in deadly Trenton rampage (Trenton, NJ): Eleven suspected gang members accused of a string of arsons and shootings that killed four people have been indicted, a county prosecutor announced Friday.
Source: Newsday    Date: May 5, 2006

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Two alleged gang members caught with loaded weapons in car (Brentwood, NY): Two young men known to be members of The Blood gang were arrested in Brentwood after five handguns, three of them loaded, were found in their car, Suffolk County police said Friday.
Source: Newsday    Date: May 5, 2006

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Police interrupt gang assault in Spring Valley (Spring Valley, NY): Extra police were patrolling village streets yesterday on the lookout for suspicious activity the day after eight men with metal bats and knives were arrested in what investigators said was an attempted gang assault.
Source: The Journal News    Date: May 5, 2006

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Workshop spawns anti-gang solutions (East County, CA): More than 40 educators, peace officers, social workers and business leaders rolled up their sleeves yesterday and came up with novel ideas for reducing gang activity in East County.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: May 5, 2006

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Fighting erupts at downtown Los Angeles jail (Los Angeles, CA): Violence involving reputed gang members at the downtown Men's Central Jail injured a dozen inmates and a deputy, authorities said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: May 4, 2006

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Feds taking new aim at gangs (Connecticut): Local police departments will spend more time this year combating a resurgence of gang activity in city neighborhoods and in schools, and the feds will be picking up part of the tab.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: May 4, 2006

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Alleged gang members shoot 16-year-old Salinas girl (Salinas, CA): Police are searching for two men who shot a 16-year-old girl twice in the back Wednesday while she was playing football with a friend, according to the Salinas Police Department.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 4, 2006

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Gang death threat alerts sheriff (Bernalillo County, NM): The state Corrections Department received information from inmates that a gang associated with an Albuquerque man accused of killing a Bernalillo County sheriff's deputy has put out a "hit" on Sheriff Darren White and other law enforcement officers.
Source: The Albuquerque Tribune    Date: May 4, 2006

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Police arrest suspected gang member (Charlotte, NC): A suspected gang member was arrested Wednesday on the campus of Independence High School after police found an unloaded gun.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: May 4, 2006

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More arrests made in city gang attacks (Charlottesville, VA): Charlottesville police on Tuesday arrested a pair of 17-year-olds in connection with the brutal, gang-related beatings of two teenagers, with a promise that more arrests would be made by week’s end.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: May 3, 2006

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Federal prosecutors in Md. to hold anti-gang summit (Maryland): Federal prosecutors in Maryland will host an anti-gang summit June 1, using part of a $2 million grant received this year to develop and implement programs to combat gangs in conjunction with community leaders.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: May 3, 2006

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Half Moon Bay youth stabbed in alleged gang attack (El Granada, CA): A Half Moon Bay youth is expected to survive multiple stab wounds he suffered during an ambush by three alleged gang members in El Granada on Monday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 3, 2006

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Plant City teen dies in gang-related gunfight, deputies say (Plant City, FL): A 15-year-old Plant City boy died as the result of a gang-related shooting this weekend, Hillsborough sheriff's deputies announced Tuesday.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: May 3, 2006

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U.S. attorney general touts radio ad targeted at members of gangs (Denver, CO): U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales unveiled a new radio ad Tuesday aimed at reminding gang members that their families will suffer if they go to prison.
Source: Rocky Mountain News    Date: May 3, 2006

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Police say gang violence is being seen in the region (Altoona, PA): After a series of violent crimes in our region, police say they say gang members are coming into our region causing tragic problems.
Source: WJAC 6 News    Date: May 2, 2006

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Mother of three among dead in Suffolk shootings (Suffolk, VA): A teenager at a slumber party and a young mother doing a favor for a friend were among the victims of violence in separate incidents in north Suffolk on Friday night.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: May 2, 2006

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Four boys wounded in gang-related drive-by shooting (Pueblo, CO): Four boys were wounded Monday afternoon in a possibly gang-related drive-by shooting on the East Side.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: May 2, 2006

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