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As St. George grows, so does gang problem (St. George, UT): Under the hot sun, houses stretch out as far as the eye can see. Beyond them are new houses under construction. Here in the Dixie area, growth is exploding and the population is skyrocketing.
Source: Deseret News    Date: June 7, 2006

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Arrest made in Houston teen's gang death (Houston, TX): Houston police arrested a 15-year-old girl tonight in the stabbing death Tuesday of a boy who police said was the victim of a rival gang.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 7, 2006

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Police probe gang links (North Miami-Dade County, FL): One day after masked gunmen shot and killed three men in a brutal daylight ambush, local and federal investigators met Tuesday to exchange information about escalating violence among Haitian street gangs in North Miami-Dade County.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: June 7, 2006

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Carroll County seek grant for gangs study (Westminster, MD) : Carroll County is seeking a state grant of up to 15,000 to study the prevalence of gangs in the region, officials said Tuesday.
Source: WJLA 7 News    Date: June 6, 2006

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La Puente shootings called gang-related (La Puente, CA): Deputies are investigating three drive-by shootings that left one man shot and another man injured by a beer bottle during the weekend.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: June 6, 2006

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Rap video triggers gang fears (Passaic, NJ): A rap video of suspected Dominican gang members brandishing a machete outside a city elementary school has surfaced on a popular Web site, sparking concern among police, school officials and Mayor Samuel Rivera about gang presence around Monroe Street.
Source: The Record    Date: June 6, 2006

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One killed in Texas prison gang fight (Austin, TX): A fight between two rival gangs left one inmate dead and at least three others injured with stab wounds at a northeast Texas prison, officials said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 6, 2006

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Student fatally shot at Venice High (Venice, CA): A 17-year-old Venice High School student was fatally shot Monday after a fistfight between black and Latino students spilled onto the campus parking lot, police and witnesses said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 6, 2006

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Police search for suspects in club shootings (Wichita, KS): Wichita police are searching for suspects in a pair of unrelated shooting incidents outside local nightclubs over the weekend.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 6, 2006

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Driver, 22, shot in head; police call it gang-related (Toledo, OH): A 22-year-old central Toledo man was seriously hurt yesterday when he was shot in the head during a gang-related incident in the 1400 block of Lincoln Avenue, police said.
Source: The Blade    Date: June 6, 2006

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Southeast Texas receives anti-gang grant money from The Department of Justice (Port Arthur, TX): Authorities say gang members are now numbered in the hundreds in Port Arthur alone. And southeast Texas is now considered to have a serious gang problem.
Source: KBTV Channel 4 News    Date: June 6, 2006

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City to provide mayor-elect security after gang threat (Newark, NJ): City police were providing around-the clock security for Mayor-elect Cory Booker after authorities said a gang made threats against him.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 5, 2006

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Fear of gang violence has class president banned from ceremony (Levittown, PA): The senior class president of Truman High School is banned from attending Friday's graduation ceremony because of fears that he will be shot by a gang, school officials said Monday.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 5, 2006

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Panel begins work on gang policy (Salinas, CA): Salinas Union High School District's trustees, administrators and community members met Friday for the first time to begin a revision of the district's gang policy and its anti-gang behavior contract.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: June 5, 2006

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Aloha High takes first strike at gangs for a safer campus (Aloha, OR): A Polaroid photo makes its way around the circle. Faces hold solemn as the students digest the image: a 17-year-old's bloody body crumpled on a sidewalk.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 5, 2006

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Specialist eliminating unwanted art (Scottsdale, AZ): Studies show that when graffiti is removed within the first 48 hours of it going up, chances of it recurring are greatly reduced. That's where Sita Barge comes in.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: June 5, 2006

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Police, schools, neighborhoods tackle youth violence (Paterson, NJ): Noelia Ramos, 10, can tell the difference between a burst of firecrackers and a gunshot's boom.
Source: Herald News    Date: June 4, 2006

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"M.O.B. Boys" gang smashed by FBI in New Jersey (Newark, NJ): A major drug-trafficking gang known as the "M.O.B. Boys" - which protected its operations by threats and violence, including murder - has been dismantled in a series of early morning raids Thursday, according to the U.S. Attorney's Offce in Newark, New Jersey.
Source: The Post Chronicle    Date: June 4, 2006

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Arrests may stem gang violence (Adelanto, CA): In the past two months, rival gangs have committed about a dozen drive-by shootings in a battle for control of east Adelanto. But in the past three days, deputies arrested six gang members in a move that authorities hope will stem the violence.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: June 3, 2006

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Study: Gang problem hits smaller cities (Albany, NY): Street gangs once confined to large cities could be making their way to smaller towns in New York, a new report says. Increasing jail time and adding social programs could help deal with the problem, according to the study.
Source: Poughkeepsie Journal    Date: June 3, 2006

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