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Officers combating gang violence in Sumter County (Sumter County, SC): Recent violence in Sumter County is raising safety concerns in the community. Authorities say growing gang activity is to blame. They're stepping up efforts to find a solution to the problem.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: July 7, 2006

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Gang task force getting more federal money (Leesburg, VA): Two weeks before the Northern Virginia Gang Task Force holds its first press conference in more than a year to reveal its progress, U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA-10) announced that more federal money has been appropriated to the effort.
Source: Leesburg Today    Date: July 6, 2006

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N. Bruns. police note rise in gang activity (North Brunswick, NJ): With more and more gang-related activities occurring around North Brunswick, police say there is a pressing need to make parents aware of the signs of gang participation and their role in deterring children from joining these organizations.
Source: North Brunswick Sentinel    Date: July 6, 2006

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Sheriff says early morning stabbings could be gang related (Fort Collins, CO): One male was killed and another seriously injured this morning in a suspected gang stabbing at Poudre Valley Mobile Home Park.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: July 6, 2006

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Six charged with distributing ecstasy (Milwaukee, WI): Six people investigators say are associated with the Laotian Crips street gang have been charged in federal court with selling thousands of pills of ecstasy in and around Milwaukee.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: July 6, 2006

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Lubbock police working to stop possible gang violence (Lubbock, TX): Are they random shootings, or are they possibly gang related? That's the question NewsChannel 11 asked Lubbock Police after two shootings in as many days in a south-central Lubbock neighborhood.
Source: KCBD NewsChannel 11    Date: July 5, 2006

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Police: Shooting was gang-related (Charlotte, NC): Police say they are investigating a southwest Charlotte shooting late Tuesday night as gang-related violence.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: July 5, 2006

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Rose Hills probe stalls (Whittier, CA): An investigation into a shooting that left three people wounded last week near Rose Hills cemetery has snagged, and frustrated investigators have little hope of making any headway unless witnesses and the victims start talking.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: July 4, 2006

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Gang accused of conspiring to kill blacks (Los Angeles, CA): Jose Cruz is a walking testament to what happens when a member turns against the Avenues street gang.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 4, 2006

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Gangs show colors on the Web (Los Angeles, CA): Some of the country's most notorious street gangs have gotten Web-savvy, showcasing illegal exploits, making threats, and honoring killed and jailed members on digital turf.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 4, 2006

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Police: Girl a factor in shooting (Richmond, VA): A teenager shot Saturday night outside the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Richmond's facility in the Fan District had come to the defense of a female friend, police said.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: July 4, 2006

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City's Pacific Island population faces rash of crime (Anchorage, AK): The city's small Polynesian community is taking steps toward curbing the gang violence that has bubbled to the surface in recent years.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: July 4, 2006

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Fights break out at city carnival (Harford County, MD): A gang-related melee erupted toward the end of a family-themed carnival in Havre de Grace on Sunday night, with at least six police agencies responding to break up fights between unruly teens
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: July 4, 2006

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Drive-by leaves two juveniles injured (Bradenton, FL): A gang-related drive-by shooting sent two juveniles to the hospital just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday. One was wounded in the leg, the other was wounded in his ankle - both non-life threatening injuries, according to Bradenton Police Department officials.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: July 3, 2006

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AG police arrest 2 after knife fight (San Luis Obispo, CA): Two men were arrested early Sunday in what Arroyo Grande Police are calling a gang-related fight at a fast food restaurant.
Source: The Tribune    Date: July 3, 2006

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Survey shows gang violence increasing in the south (Chattanooga, TN): A national survey shows gang activity is increasing in the south and Tennessee law enforcement officials as well as their colleagues in other states are taking steps to curtail it.
Source: WVLT 8 News    Date: July 3, 2006

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Provo police arrest man with large knife at fight (Provo, UT): A suspected gang member is in custody after officers found him with a large, curved knife at a gang fight in Provo, police said.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 3, 2006

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Community groups can play a role in gang awareness, fighting crime (Pennsylvania): Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, local prosecutors and the police came together to announce new, joint initiatives against gang violence.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: July 3, 2006

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Kids' anti-gang help a call away (San Bernardino, CA): Growing up around gangs and drugs in the 1980s, Lonnie Castruita often wished he had someone he could really talk to.
Source: The Sun    Date: July 2, 2006

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Young gang attacks latest incidents in violent summer (Louisville, KY): Police in Louisville are blaming a roving gang of teenagers for several attacks on western Louisville residents.
Source: WKTY 27 News    Date: July 2, 2006

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