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State senator: More cops needed to fight suburban gangs (Chicago, IL): Additional police are needed to combat the rise in drug and gang activity in the Northwest suburbs, said state Sen. Cheryl Axley.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: September 2, 2006

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Subway stabbing (Brooklyn, NY): A 15-year-old boy was stabbed three times in the back yesterday by a wolf pack of teens in a possibly gang-related attack aboard a Brooklyn subway train, police and witnesses said.
Source: New York Post    Date: September 2, 2006

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Panel: Early start prevents gangs (Springdale, AR): Arkansas State Police Capt. Les Braunns hadn’t given much thought to a gang problem in Northwest Arkansas until police identified a gang member as a suspect in the fatal shooting of his brotherin-law.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette    Date: September 2, 2006

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City boosts anti-gang effort (Banning, CA): Gangs are rooted in this community, and children are dropping out of schools and committing acts of violence. More than 400 gang members and affiliates belonging to 31 street gangs have been identified in this growing city of 26,000.
Source: The Sun    Date: September 2, 2006

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Raids target escalating gang feud (Fort Worth, TX): About 100 local and federal agents raided seven houses in north Fort Worth on Wednesday night, an operation one police official said was designed to "send a message" to two feuding gangs.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: September 1, 2006

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Man accused of chasing in-law with a hammer (Provo, UT): Provo police say they arrested a man for chasing his brother-in-law with a hammer in what investigators say was a fight over gang differences.
Source: Deseret News    Date: September 1, 2006

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NLV police units to patrol during high school games (Las Vegas, NV): North Las Vegas police said they are responding to an increase in illegal activity by juveniles on Friday nights during high school football games by assigning a special operations unit to patrol neighborhoods surrounding the schools.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal    Date: September 1, 2006

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Chinese gang member arrested in Carthage (Carthage, IL): A tip from the FBI in New York City has led to the arrest of a Chinese street gang member in Hancock County, Illinois.
Source: KHQA 7 News     Date: September 1, 2006

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Former army investigator: Gangs are a problem in the military (Pierce County, WA): A former Army investigator says he just had to break his silence about gang problems within the military. Earlier this week, Fort Lewis officials said there are no real gang problems.
Source: KOMO 4 News    Date: August 31, 2006

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Sheriff's gang unit challenged (Alameda County, CA): Alameda County Sheriff's Sgt. Colby Staysa has seen gang violence worsen in the unincorporated flatlands during each of the six years he's worked in gang prevention, especially now that Southern California gangs are taking over Bay Area territory.
Source: The Daily Review    Date: August 31, 2006

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Bucks gets aid to help fight gangs (Buck County, PA): Bucks County is likely to get between $200,000 and $250,000 in federal funds sometime in the next year to prevent gang violence from seeping into the county, a Virginia congressman said yesterday.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: August 31, 2006

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Rise in gang activity (Omaha, NE): The Omaha Police Department says the city is facing a gang problem. Crime statistics show the number of suspected gang members is up 16 percent in the last year.
Source: WOWT 6 News    Date: August 31, 2006

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Orange Cove officials seek order to separate gangs (Orange Cove, CA): Law enforcement officials are seeking an injunction against two Orange Cove criminal street gangs that would prevent them from being together anyplace in the southeastern Fresno County city.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 31, 2006

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Alleged gang `king' on trial in drug-conspiracy case (Chicago, IL): The alleged "king" of the Mafia Insane Vice Lords street gang went on trial Wednesday, with prosecutors charging that he and his associates ran a sophisticated organization that sold drugs for years across the West Side.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 31, 2006

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Gang Expert: "Crips Are In Lynnhaven" (Lynnhaven, VA): Right now, people in the Lynnhaven section of Virginia Beach are on high alert after gang symbols were discovered there earlier this week.
Source: WTKR NewsChannel 3    Date: August 30, 2006

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Schools, law enforcement agencies join to prevent local gang activity (Hampton Roads, VA): Schools and law enforcement agencies are teaming up across Hampton Roads to prevent gangs from gaining a foothold here and to curb the rise of youth violence.
Source: Daily Press    Date: August 30, 2006

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New initiative targets lower East Side gangs (Buffalo, NY): Buffalo is working on a strategy to weed out the gangs and drugs on the lower East Side. U.S. Attorney Terrance P. Flynn joined Mayor Byron W. Brown on Monday at the Col. Matt Urban Center on Broadway to announce an initiative for a new "Weed and Seed" program, targeting the Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood, one of the city's most violent.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: August 30, 2006

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Upsurge in gang activity in Teaneck is focus of seminar (Teaneck, NJ): More than 200 students, parents and town officials packed into the high school auditorium Tuesday night to learn about gang activities in the aftermath of the shooting death last month of a 15-year-old boy.
Source: The Record    Date: August 30, 2006

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Deputies catch four suspected in Chino Hills burglaries (Chino Hills, CA): Four Long Beach gang members suspected in several local burglaries were arrested after breaking into a woman's home Monday morning, sheriff's officials said.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: August 30, 2006

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Agents arrest suspected MS-13 gang member (Brownsville, TX): Border Patrol agents aided by National Guard members arrested a 22-year-old suspected member of the violent Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, gang on Wednesday as he tried to re-enter the United States, Customs and Border Protection said.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: August 30, 2006

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