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El Paso gang troubles rise (El Paso, TX): Four-foot-tall spray-painted graffiti mark gang turf a block from the Dyer Street center where Daniel Lugo strives to keep teens out of trouble.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: January 22, 2006
http://www.borderlandnews.com/...

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Latino homicides on sharp increase (Oakland and San Francisco, CA): Changing demographics and rising gang violence have brought a dramatic increase in the number of homicides among Latinos in Oakland and San Francisco, even as the number of African American victims has fallen, police and community leaders say.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: January 22, 2006
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Long Branch looks to fend off gangs (Long Branch, NJ): Youth gangs are gaining a foothold in the city, and officials need to join together with concerned parents to stop their spread before the problem gets worse, an expert on the issue said.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: January 22, 2006
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New breed of street gang spreads through Texas, U.S. (Abilene, TX): It was almost half his life ago, when he was just 12 or 13, but Daniel Teran Flores remembers the beating well. A group of youths in his neighborhood, in a working-class slum of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, surrounded him one day and kicked and slapped and punched him until he consented to join a neighborhood clique.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: January 22, 2006
http://www.statesman.com/...

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Students attacked near school (Jamaica, NY): Three students were attacked outside a Jamaica high school Friday morning in what appears to be an initiation ritual by the Latin Kings gang, police said.
Source: Newsday    Date: January 21, 2006
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Wild gang stabbings (Queens, NY): A wild melee between rival street gangs armed with bats and knives erupted near a Queens high school yesterday - sending four students to the hospital and elementary school pupils scurrying for cover.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: January 21, 2006
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

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Four teens face charges in graffiti case (Rock Hill, SC): Police have charged four Rock Hill teenagers in connection with gang-related graffiti found spray-painted on a Cherry Road building earlier this month.
Source: The Herald    Date: January 21, 2006
http://www.heraldonline.com/...

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Teen shot in northeast Visalia (Visalia, CA): Police arrested a suspected gang member Friday morning for allegedly shooting a 13-year-old boy walking in a northeast Visalia neighborhood.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: January 21, 2006
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Abduction fits pattern of gang, Beach police say (Virginia Beach, VA): A woman who police believe was sexually assaulted and kidnapped from her Virginia Beach home, then forced to drive with her captors to Florida, was the live-in girlfriend of one of the men accused of the crime.
Source: Virginian Pilot    Date: January 21, 2006
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Two are arrested in theft, forgery case (San Diego, CA): A police SWAT team, gang detectives and other officers surrounded a 44th Street residence Thursday and arrested two men in connection with an identity theft and forgery ring.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: January 21, 2006
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Police are reporting a gang-related incident (Anchorage, AK): Anchorage police are reporting a gang-related incident tonight. They say it began early this morning when a man was shot in the back.
Source: KTVA 11 News    Date: January 20, 2006
http://www.ktva.com/...

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Cops keep probing assault on teen (Clifton, NJ): Police continued to search Thursday for additional suspects in the brutal gang attack on a 16-year-old boy near a fast-food restaurant on Main Avenue on early Saturday morning.
Source: Herald News    Date: January 20, 2006
http://www.bergen.com/...

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Asian gangs pose new problems for police (Fort Worth, TX): It wasn't hard for police to sort out a recent drive-by shooting in northwest Fort Worth's "Laotian Village." It happened within view of a federal agent and police officers.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: January 20, 2006
http://www.dfw.com/...

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Third suspect arrested in nightclub shooting (Manatee County, FL): Detectives arrested a third suspect in a shooting at a nightclub last fall. Grant Y. Gass, 21, who was arrested Tuesday, is charged with attempted second-degree murder in connection to a Sept. 25
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: January 19, 2006
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Police arrest teen in fatal car shooting (Richmond, CA): A 16-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday in a drive-by shooting that killed a 30-year-old man and wounded a teenage girl in North Richmond, authorities said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: January 19, 2006
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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22 charged after cops infiltrate drug markets (Chicago, IL): Chicago police announced Wednesday the infiltration of two South Side drug markets, resulting in 22 people being charged for various crimes.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: January 19, 2006
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Two held in alleged gang attack on boy (Clifton, NJ): Police have arrested two suspected gang members who allegedly beat a 16-year-old boy with a lead pipe and a wooden bat studded with nails early Saturday morning.
Source: The Record    Date: January 19, 2006
http://www.northjersey.com/...

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Teen killed in gang-related shooting (San Diego, CA) : Police are investigating a gang-related shooting in Logan Heights that claimed the life of a 17-year-old boy and left his 18-year- old friend wounded.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: January 19, 2006
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Two hurt in gang shooting (San Diego, CA): National City police detectives were gathering blood-stained clothing, bullet casings and other evidence after an apparent gang-related shooting near Kimball Park yesterday left two males wounded with life-threatening injuries.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: January 19, 2006
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Rise in gang violence takes toll on Oakland (Oakland, CA): Miguel proudly wears his tattoos signifying his undying allegiance to the Norteños street gang. He boasts of the countless bullets he has dodged, the string of killings he has witnessed and the many funerals he has attended.
Source: The Argus    Date: January 18, 2006
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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