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Gangsters recruiting in smaller towns (Caldwell, ID): Police departments in southwestern Idaho have started programs to stop the spread of gangs in smaller communities, which officials say is an increasing problem as the region grows.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: May 31, 2006

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Spike in crime leads Dowagiac to gang task force (Dowagiac, MI): An increase in juvenile crime Dowagiac police began seeing about a year and a half ago convinced Chief Tom Atkinson to organize a task force like the one behind a two-hour public forum on gang awareness Tuesday night at Dowagiac Middle School.
Source: Niles Daily Star    Date: May 31, 2006

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Illegal alien gang violence in America increasing (New York, NY): Gang-related violence continues to garner headlines in the news media - and rightly so - especially the emerging, more organized gangs of criminal illegal aliens who prey on US citizens and illegal immigrants alike.
Source: AXcess News    Date: May 30, 2006

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'These Kids Don't Get It' (Hartford, CT): A recent flare-up of retaliatory gunfire between "loosely knit" neighborhood gangs claimed the life of a 15-year-old bystander and wounded a 14-year-old boy on Clark Street Sunday night, Mayor Eddie A. Perez said Monday.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: May 30, 2006

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Rival gangs might be behind rise in shootings (Seattle, WA): Drive-by shootings that leave homes riddled with gunfire, nightclub brawls and unexplained shootings from one car to another - police in Seattle say some of these crimes may be related to a feud between rival gangs from South Seattle and the Central District.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: May 30, 2006

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Gang threatens a Shreveport neighborhood (Shreveport, LA): Gangs are a common problem in communities all over the country. Residents in one Ark-La-Tex neighborhood say a new gang is gaining strength and gradually taking over their neighborhood.
Source: KTAL Channel 6 News    Date: May 30, 2006

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Three teenage gang members arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide (Salinas, CA): Salinas police arrested three teenagers, who are believed to be affiliated with the Sureno gang, on suspicion of attempted murder after two allegedly fired multiple times at a man during a drive-by shooting in Salinas Monday evening.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: May 30, 2006

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Riverside police arrest four in gang sweep (Riverside, CA): Four people were arrested and rifles and other weapons seized during a gang sweep Tuesday in southwestern Riverside and several neighboring communities, a Riverside police official said.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: May 30, 2006

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Fort Worth police expanding gang programs (Fort Worth, TX): The Fort Worth Police Department wants to expand a gang intervention program. The city has identified 260 separate gangs since 1983.
Source: CBS 11 News    Date: May 30, 2006

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Memphis police investigate gang-related crimes (Memphis, TN): In Lowrance Park, where children should play safely, it's empty...except for Shelby County Gang Officers reading gang graffiti.
Source: WMC-TV 5 News    Date: May 30, 2006

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South San Francisco assault may be gang-related (San Francisco, CA): South San Francisco police are investigating a possibly gang-related assault with a deadly weapon that occurred Sunday at 4:35 p.m. at the intersection of South Linden and Victory avenues.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: May 30, 2006

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To beat gangs, NN shifts GRIP (Richmond, VA): The police van pulled into the parking lot with Lt. Mike Zohab at the wheel. He did a slow turn and pointed toward the curb.
Source: Daily Press    Date: May 30, 2006

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Two teens arrested after woman shot (Durham, NC): Police have arrested two teenagers in the Sunday night shooting of a 65-year-old woman investigators described as an innocent bystander caught in an exchange of gunfire.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: May 30, 2006

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Gang unit will scour Tacoma (Tacoma, WA): Tacoma police have launched a seven-officer unit to combat gang problems and drive-by shootings that have riddled the East Side in recent months.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: May 30, 2006

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South Side man shot dead in yard (Tucson, AZ): A 51-year-old man was found shot to death in front of his home in the 1400 block of East 27th Street, police said.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: May 29, 2006

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Gang violence hard to prosecute (Manatee County, FL): Cesar Maldonado, according to local investigators, is no stranger to the violence that sometimes erupts between members of Manatee's rival street gangs.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: May 29, 2006

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Three dead, four wounded in gang shooting at Las Vegas block party (Las Vegas, NV): At least five shooting suspects were sought Monday after a bloody shooting left three dead and four wounded at a holiday weekend block party, police said.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: May 29, 2006

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Man is shot to death by a bicycle rider (San Bernardino, CA): A 21-year-old San Bernardino man was shot to death Monday afternoon and police are seeking two suspects, one thought to have been riding a bicycle.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: May 29, 2006

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Four men charged in robbery at Waffle House (Raleigh, NC): Four Raleigh men, three of them family members, were in the Wake County jail on armed robbery and firearms charges Saturday in connection with the armed heist of cash and jewelry from three men in a Waffle House parking lot, police said.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: May 28, 2006

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Teen boy, man dead of gunshot wounds (Chicago, IL): A man and a teenage boy died Saturday of gunshot wounds to the head in separate incidents, Chicago police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 28, 2006

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