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Two men wounded in NMB shooting (Miami Beach, FL): A gang-related shooting wounded two men Wednesday outside a North Miami Beach home, the same site where a teenage girl was fatally gunned down in December, police said.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: April 11, 2007

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Ten charged in crack ring (Westbury, NY): Federal officials charged 10 men Wednesday in connection with a crack cocaine manufacturing and sales ring run by the Bloods gang in Westbury.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 11, 2007

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Florida House moves forward anti-gang measures (Tallahassee, FL): Responding to a surge in gang violence, especially in gang-plagued Palm Beach County, the Legislature took a major step Tuesday to enacting a tougher, broader approach to addressing the problem.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: April 11, 2007

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Gang menace in schools addressed by Peralta Bill (Queens, NY) : Legislation to curb gang activities and recruitment in the community and in schools has been introduced by Assemblymember Jose Peralta.
Source: The Queens Gazette    Date: April 11, 2007

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Gang leader talks about recent violence in Lake Worth (Lake Worth, FL): A South Florida man said recent gang violence being attributed to his rap group may lead others to retaliate against him.
Source: WPBF 25 News    Date: April 11, 2007

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Crips claim classifies Flagler fair stabbing as gang-related (Flagler County, FL): At first, Sahmi Green, 19, didn't even realize he had been stabbed. His fight with another youth at the Flagler County Fair last weekend escalated swiftly from the trash talk of teenagers to blows.
Source: News-Journal    Date: April 11, 2007

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Senate votes to let prosecutors to sue gang members (St. Paul, MN): The Minnesota Senate gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a bill that would define criminal gangs as a public nuisance and let prosecutors sue gang members.
Source: West Central Tribune    Date: April 10, 2007

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Suspected gang member arrested (Johnston County, NC): A traffic stop in Johnston County led police to a Dunn teenager allegedly in possession of narcotics. According to authorities, the boy admitted to being involved with the Bloods street gang.
Source: The Daily Record    Date: April 10, 2007

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Teen shot in eye after flashing gang sign, police say (Phoenix, AZ): A teenager was shot in the eye after flashing a gang sign from a vehicle Monday afternoon near Van Buren Street and 35th Avenue, Phoenix police said.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: April 10, 2007

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High court upholds juror secrecy in gang case (Massachusetts): The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Thursday that a judge could properly bar the release of jurors' names in a gang-related murder trial out of concern for jurors' safety.
Source: Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press    Date: April 10, 2007

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New wave of gang violence worries cities (Washington, DC): In cities as small as Moline, Ill., and as large as Kansas City, the memories of gang violence in the early 1990s linger. Police can’t forget the neighborhood gang wars, drive-by shootings and fears of letting children play outside.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: April 10, 2007

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Teen killed in apparent gang shooting in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): A 16-year-old boy was killed in an apparent gang-related shooting early Sunday morning and another youth was wounded, Santa Ana police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 10, 2007

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Lawmakers confront gang violence (Sacramento, CA): Mayra Nunez's mission is to keep troubled youngsters out of jail. Steve Ipsen's job is to put them there.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 9, 2007

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Anti-gang efforts endorsed (Boston, MA): The police commissioner in Springfield and mayors in Chicopee and Holyoke are joining an effort to persuade legislators to renew anti-gang grants.
Source: The Republican    Date: April 9, 2007

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Rural gangs seen growing in Florida (Mount Pleasant, FL): Drive down a country lane here, with horses grazing and tomato plants blossoming just off the blacktop, and a rural mailbox appears on the side of the road. It is spray-painted, in blue, with the number "13."
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: April 9, 2007

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Group seeks ideas on how to help youth (Wichita, KS): A group of 10 organizations working together to empower young people and improve central-northeast Wichita is looking for insights from community experts.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: April 9, 2007

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Gang shooting on Coquina Beach (Coquina Beach, FL) : A beautiful holiday day on Coquina Beach turned ugly on Sunday, around 4:30 p.m. Sgt. Charles Sloan of the Bradenton Beach Police Department says two rival gangs got into a fight, "We had intelligence that there was going to be a gang related fight or shooting or stabbing or something to that nature, a confrontation."
Source: Tampa Bay's 10 News    Date: April 9, 2007

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Three shot at local beach: Dozens of police officers on hand as gunfire erupts on Coquina (Bradenton Beach, FL): A brazen gang shooting less than 100 yards from dozens of law enforcement officers set off a violent Easter Sunday that cleared out a popular Manatee Beach.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: April 9, 2007

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Video links Salinas man to gang shootings (Salinas, CA): A Salinas man was arrested Saturday after video evidence and witnesses linked him to a shooting earlier in the day, according to police.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: April 8, 2007

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Gang graffiti returns to Takoma Park (Takoma Park, MD): Residents in Takoma Park took matters into their own hands last weekend, cleaning up gang graffiti in their neighborhood. One week later, the graffiti's back and police are afraid that violence may soon follow!
Source: Fox 5 News    Date: April 8, 2007

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