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City to boost funding for gang prevention programs (Los Angeles, CA): The City Council's Public Safety Committee signed off Monday on a plan that would boost funding for gang prevention and intervention programs in Los Angeles.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: June 19, 2006

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Neighbors like police presence to curb gang activity (Manchester, NH): What a difference six weeks make. For a month-and-a-half, police have targeted a section of the city surrounding Manchester West High School where there had been a couple of shootings, a beating and a purse-snatching.
Source: The Union Leader    Date: June 19, 2006

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Lodi Police gang supression units help abate Eastside gang activity (Lodi, CA): With up to 10 extra police officers patrolling Lodi's Eastside Friday and Saturday nights, areas noted for extensive gang violence were free of gang activity, according to Lodi police Lt. Chris Piombo.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: June 19, 2006

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Woman hurt in shooting upgraded to fair (Madison, KS): A 19-year-old woman is in fair condition at Wesley Medical Center today, more than a day after she was wounded in a gang-related shooting on North Madison.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 19, 2006

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New report says Chicago street gangsters moving to 'burbs (Chicago, IL): Another crowd has apparently begun escaping the pressures of big city life by beating a well-worn path to the suburbs: Gangs.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat    Date: June 19, 2006

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Gang-related shootings in Las Vegas on rise in first half of year (Las Vegas, NV): Gang-related shootings in Las Vegas have risen by nearly 50 percent in the first half of the year compared to a year ago, a trend police say is fueled by an influx of gang members from Los Angeles and more members wearing gang colors.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: June 18, 2006

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Teen shot, wounded at gang member's funeral (Inglewood, CA): A 14-year-old boy was shot and wounded Saturday outside a church where a funeral was being held for a slain gang member, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 18, 2006

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Aryan gang thrives in prisons, but its motto extends to streets via ex-convicts (Texas): In light of the recent arrest of 10 Aryan Brotherhood members and associates in connection with a burglary and murder, police throughout South and Southeast Texas say they are keeping close tabs on members of the gang.
Source: Beaumont Enterprise    Date: June 18, 2006

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Task force seeks grant to curb gang activity (Carroll County, MD): Carroll County officials acknowledge that the county has a gang problem that has involved the Crips, the Bloods, MS-13 and Vatos Locos.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: June 18, 2006

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15-year-old boy hospitalized after alleged gang-related shooting in Canyon Country (Canyon Country, CA): A 15-year-old boy was shot early Saturday at a Canyon Country apartment complex in what appears to be gang-related violence, sheriff's officials said.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: June 18, 2006

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Gangs in Anchorage (Anchorage, AK): The bang sounded like a firecracker. Then 12-year-old Tupou Pea felt the burning on his back and leg. He had been shot.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: June 18, 2006

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Gang sweep (Apple Valley and Hesperia, CA): You may call them the gang unit or "those guys in green," but their official name is the San Bernardino Movement Against Street Hoodlums, or the SMASH team.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: June 17, 2006

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Gang of vandals plague Crofton school, residents (Crofton, MD): Early Tuesday morning, just after midnight, Mark Kalber was on his computer when he heard what he thought was an explosion in his kitchen.
Source: The Capital    Date: June 17, 2006

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AJ will hire officer to deal with growing gang activity (Apache Junction, AZ): As many as seven gangs are active in Apache Junction, prompting police to create a gang enforcement officer position.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: June 17, 2006

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Gang activity emerges in state (Oklahoma City, OK): Police departments in the northwestern corner of the state are seeking help from the F-B-I after drug cartels and violent street gangs have recently populated the area.
Source: KTEN Channel 10 News    Date: June 17, 2006

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Patrols stepped up in wake of alleged gang shooting (Lowell, MA): After a gang member was gunned down Tuesday night, Police Superintendent Edward Davis is stepping up police patrols to keep a lid on gang violence.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: June 16, 2006

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Man executed in apparent gang retaliation slaying (Chattanooga, TN): A man was shot in the head early Friday morning at East Lake Courts in what appeared to be gang-related retaliation for a murder a few days ago.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: June 16, 2006

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Mexican Mafia prison gang members indicted for racketeering (San Diego, CA): A probe targeting Hispanic street gangs with ties to the Mexican Mafia prison gang resulted in 36 people being charged in federal indictments that were unsealed Friday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 16, 2006

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Two Fort Pierce teens arrested in gang shooting at park (Fort Pierce, FL): St. Lucie County sheriff's deputies have arrested a man and a teenage boy on attempted murder charges and have a warrant for a third in connection with the Memorial Day shooting of two teenagers.
Source: Treasure Coast Palm    Date: June 15, 2006

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Criminals target of latest immigrant sweep (Houston, TX): In a sweeping roundup of illegal immigrant gang members and sexual predators living in the United States, federal officials vowed that Operation Return to Sender is just the beginning.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 15, 2006

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