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Concern after rising gang violence leaves 15-year old dead (Maldives, AZ): Male’ residents have expressed increasing concern over rising gang violence after a 15 year-old died from injuries sustained on Thursday evening.
Source: Minivan News    Date: February 5, 2006

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Three of four suspects in shooting in custody (Wichita, KS): Carl Meridy-Burns, 20, one of the suspects Wichita police have been searching for in connection with a gang-related shooting, was arrested Friday afternoon in Hutchinson.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: February 4, 2006

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Rockaway drug thugs busted (Far Rockaway, NY): Cops rounded up 43 members of a violent Far Rockaway drug gang who held residents of a city housing project and a nearby private apartment building in a vise-like grip of fear, authorities said yesterday.
Source: New York Post    Date: February 4, 2006

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Police initiative targets gun violence in Raleigh (Raleigh, NC): Police want residents to help them decrease shootings and remove illegal guns from the city's streets. The department's firearm violence plan, released Friday, describes a strategy aimed at guns tied to crimes such as robberies, assaults and drug deals.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: February 4, 2006

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Gang-program workers forced out (Riverside, CA): The city has forced out the top two administrators of its only gang-intervention program, saying Project BRIDGE needs to do more prevention work and reach more youths.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: February 4, 2006

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Fresno police examine leads in fatal shootings (Fresno, CA): Fresno police Friday reported no new developments in the city's two separate shootings this week that claimed the lives of an expectant mother and her unborn child in southeast Fresno and the life of a businessman at his home in northeast Fresno.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: February 4, 2006

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Jefferson calm after four flare-ups (Rockford, IL): All was well at Jefferson High School, officials reported Thursday, a day after four fistfights ignited rumors and concern about violence at the school.
Source: Rockford Register Star    Date: February 3, 2006

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Drug use among gang youth on the rise in Gilbert (GIlbert, AZ): Gilbert's gang reputation might be diminishing, but drug use among its youth remains a growing problem, a gang specialist told a town diversity board.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: February 3, 2006

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El Cajon's team is East County's third (El Cajon, CA): After deciding not to join neighboring agencies forming the East County Regional Gang Task Force, El Cajon police started an anti-gang unit of its own.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: February 3, 2006

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Second suspect arrested in gang-related shooting (Wichita, KS): Wichita police have arrested a second of four suspects wanted in connection with Tuesday's gang-related shooting near Zimmerly and Apache.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: February 3, 2006

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Police say gang shootings don't signal increase in danger (Wichita, KS): The recent burst of gang warfare in Wichita does not represent a new degree of danger for the city, the head of the Police Department's gang unit said Thursday.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: February 3, 2006

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Gang fight puts local school on lockdown (Chicago, IL): Police arrested 19 people at the scene of a large fight that disrupted class at after rival gang members clashed at a Southeast Side school Friday afternoon.
Source: CBS Chicago    Date: February 3, 2006

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School concerned about possible gang violence at parties (Indianapolis, IN): There's alarming news for parents Friday: Police are concerned about large multi-school parties that may be crashed by gangs this weekend. Students from Cathedral and possibly other schools have recently been beaten up at big parties.
Source: WISH-TV Channel 8    Date: February 3, 2006

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House votes to crack down on gang crimes (Santa Fe, NM): The House of Representatives passed two bills Thursday designed to crack down on gang crimes. One bill will tack on additional prison time for crimes committed in the furtherance of gang activity.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News    Date: February 3, 2006

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Gang ties haunt shooting death (Fresno, CA): At least one gunman fired shots at a southwest Fresno apartment complex two nights before a pregnant woman was gunned down there Wednesday.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: February 3, 2006

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Fourth suspect sought in gang-related shooting (Wichita, KS): The father of a 17-year-old gang member suspected by police to be involved in a gang-related shooting in south Wichita has turned him in, and police have added a fourth person to their list of suspects in the case.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: February 2, 2006

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Oceanside council chooses between anti-gang programs (Oceanside, CA): The City Council approved a new 10-point program for gang prevention last night, but the previously established TenPoint Coalition isn't joining.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: February 2, 2006

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LA police arrest two suspected of shooting at officer (Los Angeles, CA): Police were investigating whether the drivers of two vehicles planned to shoot an officer who was conducting a traffic stop on the Harbor Freeway early Wednesday when he was fired on.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: February 2, 2006

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Suffolk takes action in an effort to curb youth violence (Suffolk, VA): Four teenagers were shot and three of those died in Suffolk in the last six months. Suffolk teacher Jamie Curran taught all four of them. And their suspected teenage assailants.
Source: Daily Press    Date: February 2, 2006

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Cellphone use probed in shooting (Los Angeles, CA): LAPD detectives are investigating whether a driver used his cellphone to call gang members to the scene of a police stop early Wednesday where gunmen shot up a cruiser with an officer inside.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 2, 2006

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