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Gang members say shooting motive was jealousy (Pueblo, CO): A 22 year old man is gunned down in what Pueblo Police call a gang style shooting. It happened around 9:00pm Friday night. The victim survived gunshot wounds to the shoulder and chest, according to some other gang members.
Source: KOAA News First 5/30    Date: May 21, 2007

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Police arrest 27 suspected gang members (Savannah, GA): Police say they have dismantled local Savannah gangs connected to a string of violent crime and drug activity.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: May 21, 2007

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Police pare list of 10 worst gang fugitives (Los Angeles, CA): Three months after the Los Angeles Police Department announced a list of the 10 most-wanted gang members, officials said Saturday that half are in jail or dead.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 20, 2007

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Activity rises with growth (Tampa, FL): As the population of the Tampa Bay area continues to swell, so does urbanization and the crime that goes with it.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: May 20, 2007

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Tactics to combat gang activity aired at FAU talk (Boca Raton, FL): Fighting gangs isn't only about throwing people in jail, it requires a layered approach, Palm Beach County police chiefs told mayors, legislators and prosecutors during a summit Friday.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: May 19, 2007

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Teen killed had moved to escape gang activity (Anthony, NM): A 17-year-old man trying to straighten out his life was killed early Friday morning in a possible gang-related shooting outside his home.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: May 19, 2007

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Students are out of survey on gangs (Durham, NC): Middle school students won't be answering a survey about gang influences in their lives, but Durham Public Schools officials are offering other ways to assist a local gang study.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: May 18, 2007

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Gang graffiti plagues Northwest Side (Grand Rapids, MI): As she drove past the Sixth Street Hall, Lydia Murphy -- who has lived on the Northwest Side for six years -- couldn't ignore gang graffiti that covered a wall.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: May 18, 2007

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$1 million donated for tips in gang killings (Santa Ana, CA): The Santa Ana Police Department has created a monetary reward program to help crack down on gang-related killings after a recent spate of shootings.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: May 18, 2007

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Is there gang activity in Accomack County? (Hallwood, VA): It wasn’t a typical Wednesday-night meeting at the Hallwood Baptist Church — scenes of graphic violence, bloody murder victims and tattooed gang members throwing hand signs flashed on a screen one after another as law enforcement officers gave the congregation some straight talk about criminal gang activity and how to recognize it.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: May 18, 2007

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A sounding alarm (Augusta, GA): In the belief system of a hardened gang member, people dwell in one of three parallel worlds.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: May 15, 2007

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Suspect in bus shooting was on gang rivals' hit list (Chicago, IL): Julian High student Blair Holt was killed in a war zone -- 103rd and Halsted. That's where Blair, riding home from school on a CTA bus, got caught in a long-running battle between two factions of the Gangster Disciples -- gang-bangers who call themselves the "10-4s" and the "Goonies."
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: May 15, 2007

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Officers learn new techniques to fight gang (North Carolina): Law enforcement officials are working to learn new techniques to battle a growing gang threat in North Carolina.
Source: WCNC 6 News    Date: May 15, 2007

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School board contemplates banning gang activity (Williamsburg, VA): Williamsburg-James City County school administrators want to make it clear that gang colors and school colors don't mix.
Source: Daily Press    Date: May 15, 2007

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Sunnyside council taking aim at gangs (Sunnyside, WA): The Sunnyside City Council wants to make it against the law to be a member of a gang.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: May 15, 2007

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Youth, gang crimes increasing (Washington, DC): Increasing violence among teenagers and other youths appears to have contributed to a nationwide crime spike, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: May 15, 2007

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Latin Kings roundup (New Bedford, MA): Federal, state and local law enforcement officials swept through the city Monday morning and arrested 30 members and associates of the Latin Kings, a street gang the FBI says is responsible for a "disproportionate share" of the drug trafficking and firearm violence in the city.
Source: The Standard-Times    Date: May 15, 2007

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LA's gang violence claims life of LAPD detective's son (Los Angeles, CA): There is a new sense of urgency in the city's amped-up war on gangs as police investigate the fatal shooting of one of their own sons.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: May 14, 2007

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A dangerous crossing (Augusta, GA): Looking back, Shantez Herrington says he was only a poser - a wannabe gang member who wasn't, it turned out, a gonnabe.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: May 14, 2007

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Asian gang believed responsible for slaying at theater (Covina, CA): A fatal shooting at a Covina movie theater highlighted a recent spate in violent group attacks involving suspected Asian gang members over the past few weeks, authorities said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: May 14, 2007

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