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Early successes, more to do for Tacoma police gang unit (Tacoma, WA): Nearly two months old, the Tacoma Police Department’s full-time gang unit has made some headway in tempering the gang violence that flared across the city earlier this summer.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: September 18, 2006

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Police urge parents to help stop gangs (Boynton Beach, FL): One of the Haitian gangs' most vital tools is their stealth - especially with their parents. Unlike other gangs that are proud to be a part of their outlaw family, the San Castle Soldiers and B-Town Boys don't admit to the dirty deeds they do, Sheriff's Office Lt. Michael Wallace said.
Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel    Date: September 17, 2006

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Effort to end gang violence (Santa Monica, CA): Elected officials Sunday joined with the faith-based community in launching a regional effort to address gang violence.
Source: Santa Monica Daily Press    Date: September 17, 2006

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Anti-gang dress code considered (Placer County, CA): Lincoln school officials are considering new measures to keep potential gang influences off campus, including prohibiting students from wearing gang-type clothing.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 17, 2006

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Gang-related crime creeps into Sullivan County (Monticello, NY): If you live far enough in the country to have occasional bear problems, you don't expect to deal with gang problems, too.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: September 16, 2006

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Warrants served, seven arrested in two robberies (East Palo Alto, CA): Young adults looking to make a quick buck on the street found that it doesn't pay to attack innocent people after police searched three houses Thursday.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: September 16, 2006

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Law enforcement agencies unite to fight crime (Ives Grove, WI): An increasing number of homicides, gang activity and drug trafficking and a rise in violence faced by already over-extended law enforcement resources has led area departments to work together, along with the FBI and the U.S. attorney's office.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: September 16, 2006

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Los Angeles gang crime down (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles gang membership is down and so are gang-related crimes, but this may just be temporary as gangs adapt to new police strategy, officials say.
Source: United Press International    Date: September 16, 2006

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Graffiti troubles Knightdale (Knightdale, NC): Someone used spray paint to scrawl what police describe as gang-related graffiti on street signs and a dozen buildings in Knightdale overnight Thursday.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: September 16, 2006

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Conway given anti-gang grant (Conway, SC): Conway's police department is one of 11 in the state named to receive grant money to combat gang activity in the state, officials announced Friday.
Source: The Sun News    Date: September 16, 2006

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L.A. gang members are fewer but resilient (Los Angeles, CA): In 2000, federal authorities indicted two dozen leaders of Los Angeles' notorious 18th Street gang in a move prosecutors said would "cut off the head" of the group.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 16, 2006

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Saginaw-area basketball rivalry ends because of gang concerns (Saginaw, MI): A 27-year basketball rivalry between Saginaw and Buena Vista high schools has ended because of concerns about gang violence.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: September 16, 2006

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Detective takes on graffiti cancer (Tempe, AZ): Detective Mike Carleton has been with Tempe police for 7 1/2 years and is a detective in Tempe's gang unit, where he deals with the city's graffiti daily.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: September 16, 2006

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Promptly alerting police seen as best approach (El Cajon, CA): Officers and deputies who battle gangs in East County told business managers yesterday that while it can be tough to spot gang members, it's easier to spot suspicious activity.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 15, 2006

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Program aims to knockout gangs in schools (Banning, CA): While the K.O. program has yet to completely knockout gangs in school, after only a week of operation, the program has been well received by school administration.
Source: The Sun    Date: September 15, 2006

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Meeting spotlights how gangs ruin lives (Columbia, SC): Hubert Williams of Irmo was a 10-year-old in Durham, N.C., when he turned to gang members after being picked on at school.
Source: The State    Date: September 15, 2006

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Police: NYC crew hid drugs in toys (New York, NY): A crew controlled by the Crips street gang made $1 million a year dealing drugs that were sometimes delivered in toy cars and trucks, authorities said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 15, 2006

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Hampton teen is arrested after gun found at Spratley (Hampton, VA): A seventh-grader suspected of being part of a street gang was arrested at Spratley Middle School on Wednesday, after he brought marijuana and a handgun to school, authorities said.
Source: Daily Press    Date: September 15, 2006

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Oregon, Idaho agencies team up to fight rural gangs (Payette, ID): A two-state, three-county gang task force is working to quell violence from groups that may be committing crimes in eastern Oregon and southwestern Idaho.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: September 14, 2006

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East Orange police arrest 76 in 2-month gang sweep (East Orange, NJ): East Orange police said Thursday they have arrested 76 people during a two-month anti-gang effort called "Operation Autumn Harvest."
Source: Newsday    Date: September 14, 2006

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