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Chief: Gang activity steady (Longmont, CO): Gang activity has been a steady drumbeat in the city in the past two years, more so than in any time since the early 1990s, police said Monday.
Source: Daily Times-Call    Date: April 19, 2006

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School policy targets gangs (Lebanon, PA): To prevent gangs from getting a foothold in its schools and the community, the Lebanon School District is enacting a policy to identify and prohibit gang activity, dress and behavior.
Source: Lebanon Daily News    Date: April 19, 2006

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Manteca police ask for two gang investigators (Manteca, CA): Shootings and stabbings may grab headlines, but gangs are responsible for more of the crime in this city than its residents might realize.
Source: The Record    Date: April 19, 2006

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Suburban community gears up to fight gang crime (Stafford, TX): The city of Stafford stands between southwest Houston and the rest of Fort Bend County and certain leaders there say they're seeing signs of trouble they don't want.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: April 18, 2006

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Gang-related graffiti continues to increase (Longmont, CO): An explosion in gang-related graffiti in Longmont is forcing the city to reconsider how it responds to both taggers and their victims.
Source: Daily Times-Call    Date: April 18, 2006

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Two slain, three wounded in West Side gunfire (Buffalo, NY): Buffalo police believe turf warfare between two rival youth gangs on the city's Lower West Side sparked a deadly ambush shooting early Monday on Pennsylvania Street that left two dead - a 16-year-old youth and a 45-year-old man - and three teenagers with gunshot wounds.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: April 18, 2006

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Allied front against violence (Albany, NY): Back in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, in 1975, Bob DeSena's students kept guns in their lockers, dealt drugs and attacked rivals. As a race war loomed, the John Dewey High English teacher took action.
Source: Times Union    Date: April 17, 2006

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Fatal shooting appears to be gang-related (Wichita, KS): A drive-by shooting early Sunday on North Minnesota that killed a 22-year-old man and wounded a 16-year-old boy appears to be gang-related, police said.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: April 17, 2006

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Gang violence in city turns deadly (Longmont, CO): A Longmont man was beaten and stabbed to death by a group of 10 men in a gang-related attack near the corner of 21st Avenue and Collyer Street on Saturday evening, police say.
Source: Daily Times-Call    Date: April 16, 2006

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Two men are shot in La Mesa melee (La Mesa, CA): Police arrested one man yesterday after an apparent gang-related melee and shooting that left two men wounded outside a Spring Street restaurant.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 16, 2006

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NN schools called blind to gang threat (Newport News, VA): As residents in Newport News learn more about who joins gangs and how they operate, some think an important piece is missing from the community's response to the problem - the schools.
Source: Daily Press    Date: April 16, 2006

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One man injured in Gilroy shooting (Gilroy, CA): Gilroy Police investigators are looking for two suspects who shot into an occupied car in the early morning hours of Sunday, leaving the driver with major injuries to his leg.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 16, 2006

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Five anti-gang groups to share city grant (Los Angeles, CA): Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced a $1.1-million city grant Friday for five anti-gang groups that identify high-risk youths and offer them counseling and other activities.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 15, 2006

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Police blame gang feud in shooting (Hartford, CT): An ongoing feud between rival youth gangs in Hartford's North End is being blamed for a drive-by shooting that critically wounded a 14-year-old boy and a woman who rushed to his aid Thursday night.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: April 15, 2006

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Gangs in Md. throw rivals a cyberpunch (Washington, DC): The threat from the Washington area gang Street Thug Criminals was very clear: "We swore we were going to get the *bleep* that did this and we are. RIP Antonio."
Source: The Washington Post    Date: April 14, 2006

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Robbins shooting tied to gang feud (Robbins, IL): Keyonte McDowell told friends this week that if Robbins police did not release his brother from custody, he would start shooting, prosecutors said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 14, 2006

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Newport News targets growing gang problem (Newport News, VA): An increase in gang-related crime has taken a significant role in the upcoming fiscal year's budget negotiations, with city leaders, community members and even a state delegate offering ways to fight Newport News' growing gang problem.
Source: Daily Press    Date: April 14, 2006

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Gang concerns put schools on edge (Trenton, NJ): Rumor-fueled concerns over escalating gang violence have put several Mercer County school systems on edge this week, adding to unease sown among residents and workers in Trenton by recent gang-related shootings and other crimes in the capital city.
Source: The Times    Date: April 13, 2006

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Waukegan gets $100,000 to fight influx of city gangs (Waukegan, IL): Citing a growing presence of Chicago gangs in the northern suburbs, law enforcement officials gathered Tuesday at a Waukegan school to announce a federal grant to combat them.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 12, 2006

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Sheriff aims to rein in gang activity (Bradenton, FL): The recent shooting at the DeSoto Square Mall, where a bullet blew through a window and into the shopping center, is part of an increasing trend of "blatant" violent acts, Manatee sheriff's officials said Tuesday.
Source: The Herald-Tribune    Date: April 12, 2006

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