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205 gang cases over three months (San Bernardino County, CA): The District Attorney's Office filed 205 criminal cases against gang members during the first three months of the year, officials said Friday.
Source: The Sun    Date: May 20, 2006

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Senator on gang inquiry (Salinas, CA): Salinas-area agencies need more money and resources to fight Monterey County's gang problem, a group of local officials told a visiting state lawmaker Friday.
Source: The Californian    Date: May 20, 2006

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Gangs connected to killing (Tucson, AZ): A fatal gangland shooting that sounded like a war to some East Side residents still is under investigation by Tucson police.
Source: Tucson Citizen    Date: May 19, 2006

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'Fish Bowl' sweep nets 26 (Fort Worth, TX): Police say there was no easy way into "the Fish Bowl." The street gang that operated in the neighborhood around Belzise Terrace in east Fort Worth put lookouts at the entrances and exits.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 19, 2006

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Drug, violence probe leads to six arrests (Chicago, IL): A six-month police investigation focusing on violence and drug trafficking on Chicago's Far South Side has led to six arrests, one of them involving murder charges, Chicago police and agents with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said Thursday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 19, 2006

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Police win grant to target gangs (Fitchburg, MA): A coalition of three local police departments has won a $175,000 grant to target gangs, and the kids who get sucked into them.
Source: Sentinel & Enterprise    Date: May 19, 2006

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Lowell gets $818,000 grant to fight gangs (Lowell, MA): Police Superintendent Edward Davis had a reason to smile yesterday even as he dealt with flood problems. Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey announced the city is getting $818,119 to fight gang activity.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: May 19, 2006

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Cyberspace offers new turf for gangs (Chicago, IL): With a few clicks on his laptop, Naperville Detective Rich Wistocki is staring at a St. Charles man who appears to be smoking marijuana.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 19, 2006

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Anti-gang efforts to get funds (Dallas, TX): The Metroplex will receive more than $2.5 million in anti-gang grant money, U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said Thursday.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 19, 2006

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Residents weary of gang graffiti (Manatee, FL): Rounding the corner onto Ninth Street East while on her way to work at 4 a.m. Wednesday, Myriam Parrilla eyed the wall that borders one side of Ten Oaks Estates.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: May 18, 2006

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Getting a grasp on gang issues (Maryland): Gangs are a growing problem in Maryland, from international networks such as Mara Salvatrucha to loosely affiliated groups selling drugs on street corners, said Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: May 18, 2006

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Anti-gang grants given to three cities (Boston, MA): Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey yesterday announced state grants for programs to reduce violence caused by street gangs, including $1.39 million for Springfield and $888,749 to be shared by Chicopee and Holyoke.
Source: The Republican    Date: May 18, 2006

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Gang vandals mar slain student burial (Wyandanch, NY): Students at a Long Island high school are burying a classmate who was shot and killed in Wyandanch over the weekend.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News    Date: May 18, 2006

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El Reno chief concerned about gangs (El Reno, OK): Concerned about a possible resurgence of gangs, Police Chief Fred Savage has planned two town hall meetings to show the U.S. Department of Justice's program "Preventing Gangs in our Communities."
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: May 18, 2006

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Drug raid leads to nine arrests (Spencer, MA): A drug raid at two Main Street apartments after a three-month investigation has led to the arrest of nine people, one of the largest apprehensions that Chief David B. Darrin can recall during his eight-year tenure.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: May 18, 2006

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Lumberton teen charged in gang-rite knifing at school (Lumberton, NJ): A 15-year-old Lumberton Middle School student was charged with aggravated assault after cutting a younger student's neck with a buck knife during an apparent gang initiation at recess Friday, township police said yesterday.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: May 17, 2006

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Drug bust nets gang members (Williamsport, PA): Police are still searching for more suspects involved in a drug ring. Authorities say they rounded up 38 of 42 suspected drug dealers in the bust that started Tuesday, including some believed to be gang members from New York City.
Source: WNEP 16 News    Date: May 17, 2006

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Gang hotline up and running (Tulare County, CA): A new, confidential hotline to report gang activity in Tulare County is up and running as incidents of gang violence continue to mount.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: May 16, 2006

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Two gang members arrested for beating juvenile (Gainesville, GA): Two Gainesville men have been arrested for allegedly being involved in the beating of a juvenile with a baseball bat.
Source:    Date: May 16, 2006

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City gangs claiming national affiliation (Baltimore, MD): Law enforcement authorities in Baltimore said yesterday that the face of gang activity has been evolving this year in the city, with more cases involving criminals who identify themselves as belonging to gangs with a national reputation.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: May 16, 2006

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