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Fatal shooting tied to gangs, Tacoma police say (Tacoma, WA): A 19-year-old Tacoma man died and a 16-year-old girl was hospitalized early Saturday in what police are calling a rare burst of apparent gang violence downtown.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: July 9, 2006

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Fresno gangs expand vices to prostitution (Fresno, CA): For years, gangs in southwest Fresno have dealt in guns and drugs and street violence, police say. Now at least some of these gangs are branching into prostitution.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: July 8, 2006

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Three dead, three hurt in SW Side shootings (Chicago, IL): Six people were shot, three fatally, in the Washington Heights and Roseland neighborhoods from Thursday night to Friday morning.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: July 8, 2006

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Triple homicide may have gang ties (Hyattsville, MD): Less than 15 feet from the corner where three men were fatally shot and a fourth was wounded Friday night in Hyattsville, a female vendor stands selling snow cones to neighborhood children.
Source: The Diamondback    Date: July 8, 2006

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Gang response team releases recommendations (Anchorage, AK): Members of the city's gang response team have released their ideas to make the city safer for our youth. Friday the members of Anchorage's Community Youth Violence Gang Response Team have submitted their recommendations to help families touched by gang and youth violence.
Source: KTVA 11 News    Date: July 7, 2006

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Sheriff makes pitch for gang unit (Larimer County, CO): Larimer County officials need to act soon if they want to stem gang activity before it gets out of control, law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: July 7, 2006

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Woman feels helpless to her children's gang membership (Omaha, NE): A Project Safe Neighborhoods investigation has broken up a large drug ring in south Omaha, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office, and one parent said she knows the struggles of keeping a child away from the lure of gangs.
Source: KETV 7 News    Date: July 7, 2006

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Grant to help Hickory combat gang activity (Hickory, NC): Police have formed a special unit to focus on gangs and to prevent gang problems as the city grows.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: July 7, 2006

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One dead, one injured in gang-related stabbing (Larimer County, CO): One Fort Collins man was killed and another man is in serious but stable condition after a gang-related stabbing early Thursday morning.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: July 7, 2006

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Officers combating gang violence in Sumter County (Sumter County, SC): Recent violence in Sumter County is raising safety concerns in the community. Authorities say growing gang activity is to blame. They're stepping up efforts to find a solution to the problem.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: July 7, 2006

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Gang task force getting more federal money (Leesburg, VA): Two weeks before the Northern Virginia Gang Task Force holds its first press conference in more than a year to reveal its progress, U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA-10) announced that more federal money has been appropriated to the effort.
Source: Leesburg Today    Date: July 6, 2006

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N. Bruns. police note rise in gang activity (North Brunswick, NJ): With more and more gang-related activities occurring around North Brunswick, police say there is a pressing need to make parents aware of the signs of gang participation and their role in deterring children from joining these organizations.
Source: North Brunswick Sentinel    Date: July 6, 2006

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Sheriff says early morning stabbings could be gang related (Fort Collins, CO): One male was killed and another seriously injured this morning in a suspected gang stabbing at Poudre Valley Mobile Home Park.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: July 6, 2006

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Six charged with distributing ecstasy (Milwaukee, WI): Six people investigators say are associated with the Laotian Crips street gang have been charged in federal court with selling thousands of pills of ecstasy in and around Milwaukee.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: July 6, 2006

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Lubbock police working to stop possible gang violence (Lubbock, TX): Are they random shootings, or are they possibly gang related? That's the question NewsChannel 11 asked Lubbock Police after two shootings in as many days in a south-central Lubbock neighborhood.
Source: KCBD NewsChannel 11    Date: July 5, 2006

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Police: Shooting was gang-related (Charlotte, NC): Police say they are investigating a southwest Charlotte shooting late Tuesday night as gang-related violence.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: July 5, 2006

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Rose Hills probe stalls (Whittier, CA): An investigation into a shooting that left three people wounded last week near Rose Hills cemetery has snagged, and frustrated investigators have little hope of making any headway unless witnesses and the victims start talking.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: July 4, 2006

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Gang accused of conspiring to kill blacks (Los Angeles, CA): Jose Cruz is a walking testament to what happens when a member turns against the Avenues street gang.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 4, 2006

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Gangs show colors on the Web (Los Angeles, CA): Some of the country's most notorious street gangs have gotten Web-savvy, showcasing illegal exploits, making threats, and honoring killed and jailed members on digital turf.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 4, 2006

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Police: Girl a factor in shooting (Richmond, VA): A teenager shot Saturday night outside the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Richmond's facility in the Fan District had come to the defense of a female friend, police said.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: July 4, 2006

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