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Gang member stabs man in Newburgh (Newburgh, NY): A man who claims to be a member of the LaEME street gang in the City of Newburgh was arrested Monday after he allegedly stabbed a man on a Newburgh city street that afternoon.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: February 22, 2006

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Two hurt, two arrested in gang incident (Salt Lake City, UT): A gang-related shooting in the parking lot of a Salt Lake City store left two men injured and two others in police custody.
Source: Deseret News    Date: February 22, 2006

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Phillipsburg wants state to get tough on gangs (Phillipsburg, PA): Phillipsburg Town Council reacted Tuesday against what one council member deemed a violently active gang scene by passing a resolution urging state legislators to deem all gang activity illegal.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: February 22, 2006

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Gang activity alleged in Willingboro killing (Willingboro, NJ): The Bloods street gang was behind the fatal shooting of a Willingboro man and the attempted murder of his brother and another man last Wednesday, the Burlington County prosecutor said yesterday.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: February 22, 2006

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Police say Hawthorn mall beating was gang-related (Vernon Hills, IL): Three people attacked two victims with baseball bats in what Vernon Hills police say was a gang-related beating in the Westfield Shoppingtown Hawthorn parking lot.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: February 21, 2006

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Ex-Easton officer to fight gangs (Easton, PA): Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli on Monday appointed former Easton police Lt. Barry Golazeski to a new county detective position created to crack down on gangs.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: February 21, 2006

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Four slayings highlight community's woes (North Hills, CA): The tempest that is the east side of North Hills and the west side of Panorama City - a neighborhood where more than 10 percent of the gang-related crime in the San Fernando Valley occurs - remained quiet for two months.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: February 20, 2006

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Teen's shooting death has gang ties, police say (Harvey, IL): The shooting death of a 16-year-old Harvey boy is likely gang-related, a spokeswoman for the Police Department said Sunday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: February 20, 2006

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City police: Shooting death gang-related (Lowell, MA): It has been more than a year since the city's last gang-related murder, but that changed abruptly early yesterday morning when a 19-year-old Lowell man was found shot to death on Ware Street.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: February 20, 2006

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Fourteen-year-old shot to death after dispute at teen dance club (Goshen, IN): Prosecutors say a dispute at a Goshen teen dance club early Sunday morning led to the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old.
Source: WAVE 3 News    Date: February 20, 2006

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City police form unit to tackle youth crime (Sacramento, CA): The Sacramento Police Department has launched a youth unit to combat gang activity and violence, citing a county report that shows a long-term increase in the number of juveniles arrested for violent crimes and a burgeoning population of at-risk youth.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: February 19, 2006

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Do we have a gang problem? (Springfield, MO): Springfield has 10 gangs with more than 200 members, but police say that alone doesn't put it in the same league as cities plagued by violent street gangs.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: February 19, 2006

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Gang crackdown takes manpower (San Mateo County, CA): San Mateo County probation officers are being inundated with gang cases as a result of crackdowns on such activity by the countywide gang task force that launched over the summer, a probation department manager said.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: February 19, 2006

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Police struggle with rising gang violence (Chandler, AZ): At first glance, the dark streets seem serene in this central Chandler neighborhood, where long-established families have raised their children in the older, modest homes.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: February 19, 2006

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Shots fired after teens confronted about graffiti, police report (Reno, NV): Two teens spraying gang-related graffiti were arrested after police say one of them shot at Reno firefighters who confronted them about their actions.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: February 19, 2006

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School suspension suit planned (Durham County, NC): The fliers placed at M&M Mini Mart No. 4 on Mangum Street seeking parents who think their children were wrongly suspended from Durham Public Schools were grabbed up in one day.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: February 18, 2006

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$26 million a year fails to keep L.A.'s kids out of gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles spends $26 million a year to keep kids out of gangs or get them to renounce their affiliation, but the program is such a failure that not a single youth has ever been released from a court-imposed gang injunction, officials said Friday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: February 18, 2006

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Oceanside could endorse five groups (Oceanside, CA): Thwarted in efforts to promote a proposed new collaborative to fight gangs, the City Council will consider a different approach Wednesday: supporting several separate groups.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: February 18, 2006

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FBI calls for teamwork as thugs seek foothold (New Orleans, LA): The winds of Hurricane Katrina might have blown New Orleans' violent yet unsophisticated street gangs out of town.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: February 17, 2006

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11 arrested in Fairfax probe of street gangs (Fairfax County, VA): An ongoing investigation into Latino street gangs in Fairfax County has resulted in the arrests of 11 people, mostly teenagers, on charges including attempted robbery, assault by mob and gang recruitment, police said yesterday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: February 17, 2006

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