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Canyon County nets 219 arrests in crackdown (Canyon County, ID): A 10-day law enforcement campaign in Canyon County targeting violent, drug- and gang-related activities netted 219 arrests and may have prevented two drive-by shootings, a federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent said Monday.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: June 13, 2006

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Three teens arrested in man's slaying (Modesto, CA): Police arrested three Modesto boys in connection with the fatal shooting of a San Francisco man at a birthday party in a southwest Modesto neighborhood.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: June 12, 2006

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Cheers greet Latin Kings (New York, NY): Under the watchful eye of a dozen plainclothes cops, about 75 members of the notorious Latin Kings street gang marched in yesterday's Puerto Rican Day Parade to whistles and cheers from onlookers.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: June 12, 2006

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Gang activity stirs in Eastern Oregon (Ontario, OR): Gang activity is considered a big-city problem, but it is also cropping up in smaller towns on both sides of the Oregon-Idaho border.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 12, 2006

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Gang activity cited for jump in U.S. homicides (Washington, DC): The nation's violent-crime rate increased in 2005 for the first time in five years, the FBI said Monday in a report that reflected in part what crime analysts say is a resurgence in gang activity, particularly in the Midwest.
Source: USA Today    Date: June 12, 2006

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Baca targets gangs, releases (Los Angeles County, CA): Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has set a couple of lofty goals for his next term, first among them: eliminating street gangs in a county where they have been entrenched for decades.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 12, 2006

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Residents near park wary of gangs (Haltom City, TX): With its swingsets, softball diamond and open green space, Little Fossil Park is enticing. But after two bursts of gunfire in the park this spring, some residents are staying away.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 11, 2006

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Possible gang shooting in Oceanside (Oceanside, CA): Two men were shot on Saturday near the Camp Pendleton back gate area in Oceanside in an attack authorities said may have been gang-related.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: June 11, 2006

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Two gang members arrested; drugs seized (Belvidere, IL): Police arrested two known gang members on multiple drug charges Friday, ending a monthlong criminal investigation.
Source: Rockford Register Star    Date: June 11, 2006

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Father disputes gang label in Elk Grove shooting (Elk Grove, CA): A 17-year-old boy is recovering at U.C. Davis Medical Center after being wounded in what police are calling a gang-related shooting.
Source: KXTV News 10    Date: June 11, 2006

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Gang shooting attack leaves one dead, one critical (Santa Ana, CA): An 18-year-old man was fatally shot and another critically wounded in a shooting attack in Santa Ana that police suspect may be gang-related.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: June 11, 2006

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Police aiming to cool violent trend (Rochester, NY): Shootings in Rochester have been on the rise for more than a year and peaked last month at 47, the highest monthly tally in recent years and three times higher than the six-year average for May.
Source: Democrat and Chronicle    Date: June 11, 2006

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Progress on gangs, yet more to do (Lawrence, MA): Despite recent crackdowns, a number of gang members still roam the streets of Lawrence. There is still an occasional shooting, and drug-related violence is a problem in some areas where gangs have maintained a presence.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: June 11, 2006

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Toledoan sought in shooting of man (Toledo, OH): A Toledo man was charged yesterday with shooting another man in the head Monday during what police said was a gang-related incident in the 1400 block of Lincoln Avenue.
Source: The Blade    Date: June 10, 2006

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Countering gang recruitment (Desert Hot Springs, CA): Two Desert Hot Springs officials are seeking $20,000 from Riverside County to help create a full-time delinquency-outreach coordinator.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: June 10, 2006

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Law enforcement sweep targets gang members (Pasadena, CA): After seizing several rounds of ammunition from one parolee's home as part of a pre-dawn gang sweep Friday, Pasadena police are more concerned with what they didn't find.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: June 10, 2006

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Street gang culture spreads in suburbs (Valhalla, NY): The culture of street gangs, and the associated violence that tears at the civility of communities, has infiltrated Westchester to such an extent that experts say members can be found in every neighborhood in the county.
Source: The Journal News    Date: June 10, 2006

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Police: Drive-by, club shooting likely related (Wichita, KS): A drive-by shooting shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday was likely the result of gang members retaliating for a shooting incident at a nightclub last weekend, Wichita police said.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 9, 2006

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Another Houston teen's death possibly gang-related (Houston, TX): A 16-year-old boy was killed in a "possibly gang-related" shooting Thursday afternoon after he and two friends argued with four other teens near the boy's southeast Houston home.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 9, 2006

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Clothes a possible drive-by motive (Raleigh, NC): The parents of a 19-year-old killed in a drive-by shooting in a Southeast Raleigh neighborhood Saturday night said he might have been gunned down for wearing the wrong colored shirt.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: June 9, 2006

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