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Banning Police looking for suspects in possible gang-related homicide (Banning, CA): Banning Police are on the hunt for whoever murdered two people there last night, we now know at least one of those shot and killed was an 18-years-old from the Coachella Valley.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: February 8, 2006
http://www.kesq.com/...

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Officials continue investigation after Socorro High stabbing (El Paso, TX): Two students were hospitalized after being stabbed at lunchtime Tuesday at Socorro High School, El Paso County Sheriff's Office officials said.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: February 8, 2006
http://www.borderlandnews.com/...

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Two suspects arrested in Concord attack (Concord, CA): Two men were arrested early Wednesday after a possible gang-related fight that sent a man and a woman to the hospital, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 8, 2006
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Oceanside mayor makes decision (Oceanside, CA): Mayor Jim Wood has rescinded the City Council's support of the Oceanside Ten-Point Collaborative, a plan to coordinate the efforts of many churches and agencies to prevent gang violence.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: February 8, 2006
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Authorities to create new gang task force (Madison, WI): Concerns about the growth of street gangs in the Madison area are prompting authorities to create a new task force that will target Dane County's top gang leaders and drug dealers, WISC-TV reported.
Source: WISC-TV News    Date: February 8, 2006
http://www.channel3000.com/...

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Second man arrested for brazen gang attacks (Petaluma, CA): A 19-year-old Santa Rosa man was arrested Friday for his suspected involvement in two gang attacks in Petaluma in which one person suffered serious head injuries and two others received minor injuries, said Sgt. Matthew Stapleton of the Petaluma Police Department.
Source: Petaluma Argus-Courier    Date: February 8, 2006
http://www.arguscourier.com/...

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'Gang graffiti' seen in Bealeton (Bealeton, VA): This time, the vandals left a different message. Fauquier County deputies received a report of more graffiti last week.
Source: Fauquier Times-Democrat    Date: February 7, 2006
http://www.timescommunity.com/...

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Stith seeks pause in gang-to-city-work plan (Durham, NC): A Durham city councilman now says officials should suspend admissions to a program that offers gang members a city job if they go straight, but his proposal isn't getting much support from his colleagues.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: February 7, 2006
http://www.herald-sun.com/...

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Chief draws plan to destroy gang (Palo Alto, CA): The Sacramento Street gang has run roughshod over several small streets in East Palo Alto for more than a decade - terrorizing residents, dealing drugs and running from police.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: February 7, 2006
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Pinal reinstates gang task force (Pinal County, AZ): The state backed Pinal County’s efforts to fight gang-related crime by funding the county’s participation in a statewide gang task force.
Source: Newszap    Date: February 7, 2006
http://www.newszap.com/...

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Cops target schools with gang trouble (Chicago, IL): Chicago Police plan to show a higher profile at schools experiencing increased gang activity as part of a new safety program to be unveiled today.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: February 6, 2006
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Wake's new gang task force (Raleigh, NC): Wake County has been recognized nationally as being one of the best places to live in all of America, and gangs apparently have taken note.
Source: WTVD 11 News    Date: February 6, 2006
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Monticello gang rivalry leads to stabbing, shots fired (Monticello, NY): Police in the Village of Monticello are keeping the heat on one neighborhood as suspected gang violence has escalated in recent days. It has all revolved around one particular apartment – number 57 – at Shaker Heights apartments, they said.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: February 6, 2006
http://www.midhudsonnews.com/...

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Gangs eyed in school fights (Camden, NJ): Persistent fights at Woodrow Wilson High School have spurred more questions than answers, as district officials and community leaders aim to halt the turmoil before it gets worse.
Source: Courier-Post     Date: February 5, 2006
http://www.courierpostonline.com/...

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Salinas' night of gunfire (Salinas, CA): Five people were wounded by gunfire, three of them seriously, in a series of shootings that raged across East Salinas over a five-hour period Friday night and early Saturday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: February 5, 2006
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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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
http://www.minivannews.com/...

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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
http://www.kansas.com/...

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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
http://www.nypost.com/...

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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
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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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
http://www.pe.com/...

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