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Fremont police believe attack is gang-related (Fremont, CA): A Kennedy High School student was recovering from emergency surgery Wednesday evening following a gang-related stabbing on campus earlier in the day, police said.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: September 13, 2007

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Gangs grow, but hard line stirs doubts (Salisbury, NC): The party ended when a group of teenage boys shouted the name of their gang over the sound system: “Westside!” Across the dance floor another clutch of youths responded in kind: “Eastside!”
Source: The New York Times    Date: September 13, 2007

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School bus shooting may be gang-related (Battle Creek, MI): Police are narrowing a list of suspects in Wednesday afternoon's shooting of a school bus. Four bullets slammed into the side of the bus moments after a few kids got off at a stop.
Source: WOOD 8 News    Date: September 13, 2007

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Rival gangs at war near campus put teens at risk (Lake Balboa, CA): Gang-related shootings near Birmingham High School have left parents on edge, police scrambling and administrators frustrated as the new school year begins.
Source: The Daily News    Date: September 12, 2007

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N. Idaho police say gang presence growing (Coeur D'alene, ID): Authorities in northern Idaho say they are concerned gang activity might spread to include innocent victims.
Source: Montana's News Station    Date: September 12, 2007

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Records reveal 13-43 age range in gang case (Port St. Lucie, FL): The ages of the 16 people police arrested and accused of terrorizing a southwest Port St. Lucie neighborhood ranged from 13 to 43. At least three were either past or present students at the neighborhood's new school, Treasure Coast High School.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: September 12, 2007

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Gangs a focus in shooting (LaPorte, CO): Police today continue to investigate what they believe to be a gang related shooting that left one man dead and a stabbing that left another person hospitalized.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: September 12, 2007

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Roxboro candidates field question of gangs (Roxboro, NC): Roxboro doesn't have a gang problem. "We have a hoodlum problem. We have a punk problem," Mayor Steve Joyner said during a candidates' forum Wednesday.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: September 12, 2007

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New police unit helps crack down on gang activity (Sioux Falls, SD): A low-key Sioux Falls police unit, operating from unmarked cars, focused its attention in June on local members of the Gangster Disciples street gang.
Source: The Argus Leader    Date: September 12, 2007

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Sheriff: Gangs pushed from other areas into Fort Collins (Fort Collins, CO): A crackdown on gang violence in Greeley, Longmont and the Denver area has pushed gang members into Fort Collins and Larimer County, Sheriff Jim Alderden said Monday.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: September 11, 2007

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West Sac harassment claimed (Sacramento, CA): One by one, 20 residents of West Sacramento shared stories about what they described as hostile encounters with police since an anti-gang injunction was put in place to make the city's northeast section safer.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 11, 2007

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Burlco gets $30K grant to combat gang surge (Mount Holly, NJ): Federal money will be used to fight a growing gang problem in Pemberton Township and Willingboro. The Burlington County Sheriff's Office received a $30,823 Department of Justice grant that will pay for officers to do intervention and outreach in the two townships, which have had a surge in gang activity.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: September 11, 2007

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Three injured in gangs' cross fire, police say (Boston, MA): A 68-year-old widow getting air on her front porch and two of her neighbors were wounded by gunfire late Saturday in Roxbury when they were caught in an ongoing dispute between two rival gangs, police said yesterday.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: September 10, 2007

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Deputies say teen cyclist killed in drive-by (Lake Worth, FL): An 18-year-old riding his bicycle early this morning was killed in what sheriff's investigators said was a gang-related drive-by shooting.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: September 9, 2007

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Fighting back: Police, schools work to combat gang influence (Sheboygan, WI): The battle to keep gangs from taking territory and gaining a larger foothold in Sheboygan must be two-pronged to be successful, requiring aggressive law enforcement and an active community, police say
Source: Sheboygan Press    Date: September 9, 2007

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Small town shocked by gang violence (LaPorte, CO): The small community of LaPorte, Colo., is reacting with shock to what police said may be gang-related violence after one person was killed and another stabbed outside a liquor store.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS    Date: September 9, 2007

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Sheriff's gangs focus nets 200 arrests in Palm Beach County (Palm Beach County, FL): The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office has spent more than $1 million this year to arrest almost 2,000 people — including about 200 suspected gang members — linked to crime in problem neighborhoods.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: September 9, 2007

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Police: Gang war resulted in shootings (Gainesville, GA): Two separate confrontations between rival gang members led to a spate of shootings at occupied homes last month, a Gainesville police officer testified Friday.
Source: The Times    Date: September 8, 2007

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Two arrested in gang retaliation shooting (Springfield, MA): Two people were arrested tonight after a shooting that police said was a gang attack in retaliation for a stabbing on Friday night following a football game at Central High School.
Source: The Republican    Date: September 8, 2007

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Nine suspects charged in apartment ambush (Houston, TX): The trouble began nearly a week ago when the Latin street gang "Somos Pocos Pero Locos" bought a bad batch of cocaine, police said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 7, 2007

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