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Md. secures federal funds to fight gangs (Montgomery and Prince George's County, MD): Maryland lawmakers announced $750,000 in federal funding yesterday to help combat what they called a growing gang problem in Montgomery and Prince George's counties.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: January 24, 2006

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Md. launches anti-gang initiative (Baltimore, MD): Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) Monday announced that the U.S. Attorney's office in Maryland will receive a $2 million federal grant for creation of a statewide anti-gang initiative.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: January 23, 2006

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Authorities: Gang shooting leaves man brain-dead, other injured (Oakland, CA): A gang-related shooting over the weekend in Oakland left a driver brain-dead, and wounded his two passengers and a bystander.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: January 23, 2006

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Paying the price (San Bernardino, CA): A gang member who fires bullets randomly and kills someone, even unintentionally, should be eligible for the harshest possible punishment, local leaders are saying.
Source: The Sun    Date: January 23, 2006

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Proposal: Punish gang members for recruiting (Wichita, KS): Kansas has no gangs - at least on the law books. But two state senators from Wichita are planning to change the law with help from local police.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: January 23, 2006

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El Paso gang troubles rise (El Paso, TX): Four-foot-tall spray-painted graffiti mark gang turf a block from the Dyer Street center where Daniel Lugo strives to keep teens out of trouble.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: January 22, 2006

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Latino homicides on sharp increase (Oakland and San Francisco, CA): Changing demographics and rising gang violence have brought a dramatic increase in the number of homicides among Latinos in Oakland and San Francisco, even as the number of African American victims has fallen, police and community leaders say.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: January 22, 2006

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Long Branch looks to fend off gangs (Long Branch, NJ): Youth gangs are gaining a foothold in the city, and officials need to join together with concerned parents to stop their spread before the problem gets worse, an expert on the issue said.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: January 22, 2006

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New breed of street gang spreads through Texas, U.S. (Abilene, TX): It was almost half his life ago, when he was just 12 or 13, but Daniel Teran Flores remembers the beating well. A group of youths in his neighborhood, in a working-class slum of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, surrounded him one day and kicked and slapped and punched him until he consented to join a neighborhood clique.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: January 22, 2006

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Students attacked near school (Jamaica, NY): Three students were attacked outside a Jamaica high school Friday morning in what appears to be an initiation ritual by the Latin Kings gang, police said.
Source: Newsday    Date: January 21, 2006

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Wild gang stabbings (Queens, NY): A wild melee between rival street gangs armed with bats and knives erupted near a Queens high school yesterday - sending four students to the hospital and elementary school pupils scurrying for cover.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: January 21, 2006

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Four teens face charges in graffiti case (Rock Hill, SC): Police have charged four Rock Hill teenagers in connection with gang-related graffiti found spray-painted on a Cherry Road building earlier this month.
Source: The Herald    Date: January 21, 2006

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Teen shot in northeast Visalia (Visalia, CA): Police arrested a suspected gang member Friday morning for allegedly shooting a 13-year-old boy walking in a northeast Visalia neighborhood.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: January 21, 2006

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Abduction fits pattern of gang, Beach police say (Virginia Beach, VA): A woman who police believe was sexually assaulted and kidnapped from her Virginia Beach home, then forced to drive with her captors to Florida, was the live-in girlfriend of one of the men accused of the crime.
Source: Virginian Pilot    Date: January 21, 2006

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Two are arrested in theft, forgery case (San Diego, CA): A police SWAT team, gang detectives and other officers surrounded a 44th Street residence Thursday and arrested two men in connection with an identity theft and forgery ring.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: January 21, 2006

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Police are reporting a gang-related incident (Anchorage, AK): Anchorage police are reporting a gang-related incident tonight. They say it began early this morning when a man was shot in the back.
Source: KTVA 11 News    Date: January 20, 2006

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Cops keep probing assault on teen (Clifton, NJ): Police continued to search Thursday for additional suspects in the brutal gang attack on a 16-year-old boy near a fast-food restaurant on Main Avenue on early Saturday morning.
Source: Herald News    Date: January 20, 2006

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Asian gangs pose new problems for police (Fort Worth, TX): It wasn't hard for police to sort out a recent drive-by shooting in northwest Fort Worth's "Laotian Village." It happened within view of a federal agent and police officers.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: January 20, 2006

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Third suspect arrested in nightclub shooting (Manatee County, FL): Detectives arrested a third suspect in a shooting at a nightclub last fall. Grant Y. Gass, 21, who was arrested Tuesday, is charged with attempted second-degree murder in connection to a Sept. 25
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: January 19, 2006

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Police arrest teen in fatal car shooting (Richmond, CA): A 16-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday in a drive-by shooting that killed a 30-year-old man and wounded a teenage girl in North Richmond, authorities said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: January 19, 2006

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