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Gang dispute causes murders (Trenton, NJ): Two men were murdered, gunned down within a half-hour of each other late Thursday night and early yesterday, as the result of what police say is an escalating dispute between rival gangs in the capital city.
Source: The Times    Date: December 2, 2006

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Gang-related slayings on rise in Tucson (Tucson, AZ): Gang-related slayings in Tucson have nearly doubled this year from last. To date, 19 people have died in gang-related killings in 2006, up from ten in 2005
Source: KOLD 13 News    Date: December 2, 2006

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Targeting of gangs paying off (San Bernardino County, CA): After more than a year with a beefed-up gang unit, the District Attorney's Office has boosted the number of gang-related case filings and prison sentences, according to new statistics released Friday.
Source: The Sun    Date: December 2, 2006

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Protecting children's turf (Newport News, VA): More than 200 fourth- and fifth-graders from B.C. Charles Elementary School gathered in the school's auditorium recently as part of a session on bullies and gangs.
Source: Daily Press    Date: December 2, 2006

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Gang unit hits the streets to fight crime in Shawnee (Shawnee, OK): A new police unit has been formed to combat gang activity in Shawnee. Police Chief Bill Mathis said the nine-member unit is spread among all three shifts so that gang activity is monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: December 2, 2006

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Tulare police arrest several in gang sweep (Tulare, CA): Tulare police held a gang sweep detail Thursday afternoon, responding to a recent increase in gang-related violence.
Source: Tulare Advance-Register    Date: December 1, 2006

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Cops: Hamilton murder gang-related (Hamilton, NJ): Word on the street is that the gang-land style execution of a Trenton woman earlier this week was in retaliation for the federal bust of herion dealers in her nieghborhood back in August.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: December 1, 2006

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ATF, Columbus police, and U.S. Attorney snare suspects in anti-gang sweep (Columbus, OH): Culminating a two-year investigation of gang members, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Columbus Police today arrested several key suspects who face federal gun and drug charges with sentences of 10 years to life imprisonment.
Source: Press Release    Date: December 1, 2006

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Gang violence in a Virginia Beach community (Virginia Beach, VA): New developments in a drive-by shooting in Virginia Beach. Police arrest two teens in connection with the violence - and one of the teens claims they're associated with a national gang.
Source: WTKR NewsChannel 3    Date: November 30, 2006

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Safety major concern at gang-related trial (Riverside, CA): Safety is a top priority as Riverside County prosecutors undertake the monumental task of showing a judge why 15 defendants should be held to answer charges in what they say is a gang-related, double homicide in Banning.
Source: The Sun    Date: November 30, 2006

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Police say Snoop Dogg is part of LA street gang (Los Angeles, CA): According to police, Snoop Dogg is still a member of a notorious Los Angeles street gang. The gangster rapper - real name Calvin Broadus - was arrested for possession of drugs and a firearm on Tuesday outside Los Angeles' NBC studios where he had been filming a performance for "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."
Source: All Headline News    Date: November 30, 2006

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Officials brainstorm gang solutions at summit (Fresno, CA): There are several success stories in law enforcement's ongoing battle with criminal street gangs, McGregor W. Scott told those attending a gang summit that convened Wednesday in Fresno.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 30, 2006

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Pomona pair arrested, accused of trying to kill two police officers (Pomona, CA): Two suspected gang members were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of trying to murder two police officers. Police said Marco Antonio Mendoza and Juan Jose Rosales, both of Pomona, are believed to have been inside a stolen Toyota Tacoma from which one round of ammunition was fired into an unmarked police car.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: November 30, 2006

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Two men dead in possible gang shootout (Tucson, AZ): Two men were shot to death before dawn today in what police believe may have been a gang-involved shootout.
Source: Tucson Citizen    Date: November 30, 2006

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Police arrest two in focus on gang (Tacoma, WA): Tacoma police arrested two teens, confiscated two guns and searched four homes Wednesday as part of an investigation into a new gang in the southern part of the city.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: November 30, 2006

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L.A. gang member arrested on federal charges (Los Angeles, CA): A Los Angeles gang member wanted on federal racketeering and drug charges was arrested Thursday, authorities said.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: November 30, 2006

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Three battered in separate attacks (Porterville, CA): Local communities continue to be bogged down by gang violence as three assaults reported in and near Porterville Monday and Tuesday evenings are suspected to be gang related.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: November 30, 2006

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SF judge finalizes injunction against street gangs (San Francisco, CA): A San Francisco Superior Court judge finalized the details of an injunction granted last week that keeps members of the notorious street gang Oakdale Mob from congregating in a four-block area of the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: November 29, 2006

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County cracks down on gang-related crimes (Orlando, FL): Central Florida, including Orlando, is in the midst of a record-setting crime wave. Officers are cracking down, and police said to stop crime, they have to get to the criminals when they're young.
Source: WESH 2 News    Date: November 29, 2006

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North Jersey law enforcement warned of gang retaliation threat (Newark, NJ): The Essex County Prosecutor's Office on Tuesday warned law enforcement in the region to be especially cautious after its gang unit reported hearing that street gangs might target law enforcement officers in retaliation for the police shooting of an unarmed man in Queens, N.Y., over the weekend.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 29, 2006

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