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Suffolk gets first look at youth violence study (Suffolk, VA): City leaders gave the public its first glimpse Tuesday night at a months-long study aimed at curbing youth violence.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: July 12, 2006

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County looks to adopt policy for speedier removal of graffiti (Belvidere, IL): The Boone County Sheriff’s Department is cracking down on graffiti. Quick cleanup of gang signs, swastikas and other offensive scribing is the goal of a new ordinance that will come tonight before the Boone County Board for a vote.
Source: Rockford Register Star    Date: July 12, 2006

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Gangs a growing suburban scourge (Bergen County, NJ): Violent street gangs have been quietly spreading out from their urban bases in North Jersey over the last five years and finding new ones in the suburbs of Bergen County, authorities say.
Source: The Record    Date: July 11, 2006

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Drive-by shooting seriously wounds girl, 4, playing in her frontyard (Los Angeles, CA): A 4-year-old girl playing in front of her South Los Angeles home was seriously wounded Monday when an SUV pulled up and its occupants sprayed bullets at her and about half a dozen other children, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 11, 2006

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Street gangs using Internet for violent bragging rights (Seattle, WA): The hoodlum in the photo holds a shotgun and claims to be a 17-year-old Tacoma gang member. He's draped in blue and uses "East Side Rebels" as his screen name, referring to a Tacoma street gang.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: July 10, 2006

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Oakland man killed during early morning walk to taco truck (Oakland, CA): A man was killed and two of his roommates, including one who arrived in the United States two weeks ago, were wounded early Sunday when a gunman shot them as they walked to a Fruitvale district taco truck, police said.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register    Date: July 9, 2006

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Bloods member arrested (Fort Lauderdale, FL): Federal and local authorities arrested a reputed member of the Bloods gang in connection with a slaying in Georgia.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: July 9, 2006

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Possible gang involvement in fatal teen shooting (Teaneck, NJ): An altercation between several teenagers at a party ended in tragedy when a 15-year-old Teaneck resident was shot to death early Sunday morning.
Source: WCBS Channel 2 News    Date: July 9, 2006

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Boy, 15, fatally shot in gang-related drive-by (Long Beach, CA): A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot in a drive-by shooting in Long Beach and four people have been detained as possible suspects in the suspected gang-related attack.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: July 9, 2006

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Area teens charged with burglary and gang involvement (Mason City, IA): Four North Iowa teenagers are facing felony charges including involvement in a gang after an incident early Saturday morning in Mason City.
Source: KIMT NewsChannel 3    Date: July 9, 2006

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Fatal shooting tied to gangs, Tacoma police say (Tacoma, WA): A 19-year-old Tacoma man died and a 16-year-old girl was hospitalized early Saturday in what police are calling a rare burst of apparent gang violence downtown.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: July 9, 2006

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Fresno gangs expand vices to prostitution (Fresno, CA): For years, gangs in southwest Fresno have dealt in guns and drugs and street violence, police say. Now at least some of these gangs are branching into prostitution.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: July 8, 2006

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Three dead, three hurt in SW Side shootings (Chicago, IL): Six people were shot, three fatally, in the Washington Heights and Roseland neighborhoods from Thursday night to Friday morning.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: July 8, 2006

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Triple homicide may have gang ties (Hyattsville, MD): Less than 15 feet from the corner where three men were fatally shot and a fourth was wounded Friday night in Hyattsville, a female vendor stands selling snow cones to neighborhood children.
Source: The Diamondback    Date: July 8, 2006

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Gang response team releases recommendations (Anchorage, AK): Members of the city's gang response team have released their ideas to make the city safer for our youth. Friday the members of Anchorage's Community Youth Violence Gang Response Team have submitted their recommendations to help families touched by gang and youth violence.
Source: KTVA 11 News    Date: July 7, 2006

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Sheriff makes pitch for gang unit (Larimer County, CO): Larimer County officials need to act soon if they want to stem gang activity before it gets out of control, law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: July 7, 2006

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Woman feels helpless to her children's gang membership (Omaha, NE): A Project Safe Neighborhoods investigation has broken up a large drug ring in south Omaha, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office, and one parent said she knows the struggles of keeping a child away from the lure of gangs.
Source: KETV 7 News    Date: July 7, 2006

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Grant to help Hickory combat gang activity (Hickory, NC): Police have formed a special unit to focus on gangs and to prevent gang problems as the city grows.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: July 7, 2006

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One dead, one injured in gang-related stabbing (Larimer County, CO): One Fort Collins man was killed and another man is in serious but stable condition after a gang-related stabbing early Thursday morning.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: July 7, 2006

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Officers combating gang violence in Sumter County (Sumter County, SC): Recent violence in Sumter County is raising safety concerns in the community. Authorities say growing gang activity is to blame. They're stepping up efforts to find a solution to the problem.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: July 7, 2006

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