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Gang rivalry fuels weekend attacks (San Mateo, CA): Members of the Norteo street gang were arrested in connection with two violent attacks on Saturday night in different areas of the county, authorities said.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: February 14, 2006

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Banning police warn residents of gang revenge (Banning, CA): Fearing gang-related retaliation in the wake of last week's double homicide, Banning Police Chief John Horton left the congregation at the First Missionary Baptist Church with a message: "Get the colors off the street."
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: February 13, 2006

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US help sought to fight gangs (Banning, CA): City officials may seek federal funds for a program to curb gang violence in the wake of a gang-related double homicide last week that police fear could lead to retaliation.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: February 13, 2006

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Possible gang related shooting seriously injures teen (Reno, NV): Reno police are looking for the suspects involved in the shooting of a teen at a Reno park Sunday afternoon.
Source: KRNV News 4    Date: February 13, 2006

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Palm Springs Police investigating gang fight at local Motel 6 (Palm Springs, CA): Palm Springs Police are investigating after a gang fight overnight. It broke out at the Motel 6 on South Palm Canyon at just after midnight.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: February 13, 2006

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Gang unit's job grows (San Bernardino County, CA): Gang members who commit crimes in San Bernardino County may find themselves spending more time behind bars.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: February 13, 2006

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'MS-13' is one of nation's most dangerous gangs (Washington, DC): Some of the most notorious and dangerous criminals in the United States are part of one gang. It's not the Bloods, it's not the Crips, but a gang called MS-13.
Source: MSNBC    Date: February 13, 2006

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Police take aim at gang activity (Jackson, MI): Bloods. Crips. Latin Kings. Gangster Disciples. They are a few of the street gangs that police believe control a majority of the crack cocaine, powder cocaine, Ecstasy and heroin trafficking circles in Jackson and are responsible for shootings, robberies and murders.
Source: Jackson Citizen Patriot    Date: February 12, 2006

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Officers: Handcuff gangs in Kansas (Topeka, KS): A crackdown on gang activity wouldn't just help the state's urban areas, several law enforcement officials said last week.
Source: The Hutchinson News    Date: February 12, 2006

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Loudoun fighting to keep gangs out (Loudon County, VA): U.S. Rep. Frank R. Wolf (R-Va.) and Loudoun County law enforcement officials told parents Wednesday night that they are preparing for a gang problem they say is moving beyond Fairfax County and Alexandria into other parts of the state, including Loudoun County.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: February 12, 2006

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Claim: Two coasts, one gang (Long Island, NY): From the witness stand of a federal murder trial in Central Islip this week, the sophistication of the Bloods gang on Long Island has been unveiled in the baritone testimony of two gang leaders.
Source: Newsday    Date: February 11, 2006

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In rural Thornton, the spectre of gang violence raises its ugly head (Lodi, CA): Feelings of anger, sorrow and disbelief fuse together whenever Judy Garcia passes people she thinks are gang members on the streets of this small rural town.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: February 11, 2006

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Five held in drug-trafficking probe (Fresno, CA): Five people were arrested Friday in connection with a lengthy investigation by Fresno police and federal authorities into alleged drug trafficking and illegal firearms activities by members of two notorious local street gangs.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: February 11, 2006

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Panel: Let nonprofit devise anti-gang plan (Los Angeles, CA): A nonprofit agency run by prominent civil-rights lawyer Connie Rice should receive a $465,000 city contract to develop a comprehensive anti-gang strategy, a council panel said Friday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: February 11, 2006

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A void filled by danger (Albuquerque, NM): At first, when he was 13, Daniel was scared to fight and "a little bit nervous" over the ritual beating that initiated him into his cousin's gang.
Source: The Albuquerque Tribune    Date: February 11, 2006

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Fight leads to shooting, arrests made (Oroville, CA): After about 10 shots were fired with a high-powered rifle near the corner of Oro Dam Boulevard and Olive Highway Wednesday night, Oroville police officers made an arrest, and the investigation continues.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: February 10, 2006

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Gwinnett lawmakers renew push for anti-gang legislation (Gwinnett County, GA): Gwinnett County’s House delegation Thursday launched a new drive to push legislation cracking down on street gangs through the General Assembly, this time under Republican sponsorship.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: February 10, 2006

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House OKs unanimously anti-gang, murder bills (Utah): The Utah House passed two anti-crime bills Thursday, both "Lori's Law" and an anti-gang measure getting unanimous votes.
Source: Deseret News    Date: February 10, 2006

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Police support tougher gang law (Topeka, KS): Wichita Police Chief Norman Williams sat down Thursday in a room decorated with paintings of Kansas farmers from a bygone era and told the Senate judiciary panel what's happening on the streets of Wichita.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: February 10, 2006

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Gang order stirs debate (Sacramento, CA): One year after West Sacramento began its well-publicized gang crackdown, a sharp division remains between the police and many within the community.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: February 10, 2006

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