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Seeking answers on gang activity (Richland County, SC): A joint study by USC and Benedict College will try to pin-point where gang activity is occurring in Richland County, who’s involved, what resources are available to help and which approach is best suited to stem the rising tide of violence.
Source: The State    Date: May 2, 2007

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LA and El Salvador act over gang crime (Los Angeles, CA): The mayor of Los Angeles is forming a cross-border alliance with the president of El Salvador as part of a broader initiative to combat the gang violence that is costing the US city an estimated $2bn a year.
Source: The Financial Times Ltd.    Date: May 2, 2007

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County making dent on gangs (San Bernardino County, CA): Since San Bernardino County starting cracking down on gangs in 2005, the latest numbers show the county has begun making a dent in the gang population, District Attorney Michael A. Ramos said Tuesday.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: May 1, 2007

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Gangs become priority for mayor (Albuquerque, NM): In mid-April, Mayor Martin Chavez dismissed reports that gang activity in Albuquerque had escalated into a war, having become increasingly violent since 2003.
Source: The Albuquerque Tribune    Date: May 1, 2007

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Two teens in custody for robbery, gang charges (Merced, CA): Two 16-year-old Merced boys were arrested in the 1000 block of K Street on robbery and gang charges after they reportedly robbed another youth of a gold chain and a cell telephone Sunday afternoon.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: May 1, 2007

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Gang activities behind many city killings (Baltimore, MD): It was late afternoon when Deputy Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III drove down a Southwest Baltimore street. He saw no hint of trouble. No open-air drug dealing. No crimes in progress.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: May 1, 2007

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Woman accused of recruiting gang members back in jail (Caldwell, ID): For the second time in the past two months, Caldwell Police have arrested a local woman and charged her with gang recruitment and supplying firearms to gang members.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: April 30, 2007

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Chavez unveils gang hotline (Albuquerque, NM): Mayor Martin Chavez said he will push for a slew of anti-gang laws and police action to curb gang violence in the city.
Source: The Albuquerque Tribune    Date: April 30, 2007

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Lawmakers look to address gang problems (Oklahoma City, OK): State lawmakers say most of the money to fight gangs in Oklahoma goes to Oklahoma and Tulsa counties and they're looking to spread the funds to more areas of the state.
Source: KSWO 7 News    Date: April 30, 2007

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Overnight violence kills two, injures four (Aurora, CO): In just seven hours, two men were killed and four were wounded in separate shootings and stabbings that began Saturday night and ended Sunday morning.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: April 30, 2007

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City officer kills suspected gang member (Baltimore, MD): A Baltimore police officer shot and killed a suspected gang member early this morning in West Baltimore after he ran away from police and drew a small-caliber revolver, according to police.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: April 28, 2007

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Three MS-13 Leaders convicted on racketeering charges (Greenbelt, MD) : A federal jury has convicted three members of the street gang MS-13 on racketeering charges stemming from Washington area gang murders, assaults, robberies and other offenses.
Source: WTOP News    Date: April 28, 2007

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Police say man charged in shooting death of 18-year-old is member of international gang (Austin, TX): A man charged in the fatal shooting Saturday of an 18-year-old Mexican immigrant is a member of a violent international gang called MS-13, Austin police said Friday.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: April 28, 2007

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Fearing shooting, Western High School students leave early (Detroit, MI): Dozens of students at Western High School left classes early Friday after rumors surfaced that a gang was planning to shoot up the school.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: April 28, 2007

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Four members of Laotian gang charged following drug sting (Providence, RI): Four members of a Laotian gang, including one who was recently released from prison after serving time for participating in a home invasion in Warwick, were arrested at gunpoint Thursday night in an undercover sting operation.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: April 28, 2007

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Gang threat brings police to Centralia High School (Centralia, WA): Law enforcement officers kept the peace Thursday at Centralia High School after a janitor found a gang threat against the "Little Valley Locos" scrawled on a boys' bathroom wall.
Source: The Olympian    Date: April 27, 2007

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Man slashed during suspected gang altercation (Fremont, CA): A 22-year-old man suffered slash wounds to his head and back Tuesday afternoon when he was attacked by three gang members wielding knives and tire irons, police said.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: April 27, 2007

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Mexican Mafia drug kingpin, 12 others arrested in East Valley (Coachella Valley, CA): A collection of law enforcement agencies at the local, state, and federal levels believe it has uncovered a drug-trafficking operation in the Coachella Valley. Coachella Valley, CA)And authorities say it was all under the guise of the Mexican Mafia.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: April 27, 2007

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FBI head pledges help in Mass. gang crackdown (Massachusetts): FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III said he pledged the bureau's help in cracking down on gang violence throughout the state during a meeting Friday with Massachusetts State Police Colonel Mark F. Delaney.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: April 27, 2007

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Gang activity discussed (Mayville, NY): It's very hard to determine who could be in a gang in your community, according to one Boys and Girls Clubs of America official and local law enforcement.
Source: The Observer    Date: April 27, 2007

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