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20 arrested in anti-gang crackdown at Arlington Heights (Fort Worth, TX): Police arrested 20 young people outside Arlington Heights High School on Wednesday, part of an escalation in the department's zero tolerance toward gangs in schools.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: September 28, 2006

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Gang problems increasing in Hawaii (Hawaii): After years of quiet, experts say the gang problem in Hawaii is rising again. The latest violence happened Wednesday, with two fights on Farrington High School's campus.
Source: KGMB 9 News    Date: September 28, 2006

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Police avert fight at school (Fort Worth, TX): Police arrested 20 people outside Arlington Heights High School on Wednesday, part of an intensification of the department's response to gangs in schools.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: September 28, 2006

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2nd grader says students wanted him to join a gang (Memphis, TN): Eyewitness News uncovers a Memphis mom who says her 2nd grader was recruited to join a gang, and she says school officials aren't doing enough to punish the recruiters.
Source: WPTY ABC24 News    Date: September 28, 2006

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CMS adds security at football games (Charlotte, NC): Charlotte-Mecklenburg school leaders vowed Wednesday to make football games safer after two former East Mecklenburg High students were charged in connection with a beating following the school's game Friday.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: September 28, 2006

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Police work with Topeka schools to fight gang activity (Topeka, KS): Topeka Police say gang members are active in Topeka and that numerous shootings and a number of homicides in the city can be linked to gang violence.
Source: WIBW 13 News    Date: September 27, 2006

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Oceanside police conduct gang sweep (Oceanside, CA): Several alleged gang members were roused from their beds and arrested early Wednesday during a police raid that shut down three suspected drug houses in the Crown Heights neighborhood.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 27, 2006

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Cops blame fight on gangs (Newton, MA): Two high school students brought their rival gang hostility to Newton North earlier this month, according to police reports obtained by the TAB.
Source: Newton Tab    Date: September 27, 2006

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20 arrested in anti-gang crackdown at Arlington Heights (Fort Worth, TX): Police arrested 20 young people outside Arlington Heights High School on Wednesday, part of an escalation in the department's zero tolerance toward gangs in schools.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: September 27, 2006

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Three arrested in recreation center brawl (Manchester, NH): Three people were arrested in connection with what witnesses described as a gang-related fight Monday night at the Mahoney Recreation Center.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: September 27, 2006

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Nine arrested in Miami raid targeting drugs, gangs (Miami, FL): The Miami SWAT team stormed into a house Wednesday evening looking for some of the city's most dangerous men.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: September 27, 2006

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ATF seeks to create gang field office in Seattle area (Seattle, WA): The local head of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says he hopes to establish a permanent gang investigation field office here, part of a growing law enforcement response to gang activity statewide.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: September 27, 2006

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Police get $121,771 to fight gangs (Madison, WI): The Madison Police Department has received a $121,771 federal grant to spend on anti-gang efforts under the Project Safe Neighborhoods program.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: September 27, 2006

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S.J. program offers free gang tattoo removals (San Jose, CA): A San Jose program offers youths a chance to get rid of gang-related tattoos in exchange for committing to community service and continuing with education or employment, the San Jose Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services announced today.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 26, 2006

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Gang violence on the upswing (Seattle, WA): Francisco Green, 23, was killed in a gang-related shooting in Seattle's Pioneer Square in late April. In early September, Wayne Molio'o, 18, was fatally shot at a Tukwila bus stop after a run-in with rival gang members at Southcenter mall.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: September 26, 2006

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Police say gang at fault in two shootings (Augusta, GA): Sheriff's investigators are blaming gang violence for two shootings Sunday in south Augusta.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: September 26, 2006

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Gangs in Orange Cove face injunction (Orange Cove, CA): A judge on Monday granted a preliminary injunction against two Orange Cove criminal street gangs that prevents their members from being together anywhere in public in the southeastern Fresno County city.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: September 26, 2006

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40 towns evading gang questionnaire (Trenton, NJ): Forty municipalities - big and small, from a cross-section of counties - apparently did not respond to the latest New Jersey State Police questionnaire aimed at helping mayors and police chiefs determine the presence of criminal gangs on their streets and at their schools and malls.
Source: Daily Record    Date: September 26, 2006

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First MS-13 trial to reveal hierarchy (Prince George's and Montgomery County, MD): Law enforcement officials say the MS-13 street gang has wreaked violent havoc in parts of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, committing murders, assaults, rapes and robberies as part of a coldly calculated criminal conspiracy.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: September 25, 2006

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Was drive-by shooting part of Ogden turf war? (Ogden, UT): Police say Ogden is in the midst of a gang turf war that's led to a series of drive-by shootings, a stabbing and landed a 13-year-old boy in jail on investigation of attempted murder.
Source: Deseret News    Date: September 25, 2006

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