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Man, boy stabbed by suspected gang members in mall parking lot (Arcadia, CA): An 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy were hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday after being stabbed by a group of suspected gang members in the parking lot of an Arcadia shopping center, police said.
Source: NBC 4 News    Date: January 17, 2006

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Four shootings in Nampa already this year (Nampa, ID): Nampa Police are investigating four drive-by shootings just this month.
Source: KBCI 2 News    Date: January 17, 2006

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Trenton homicides surge to record high as gang violence escalates (Trenton, NJ): Kathy McBride's phone rang one night last October, and she could hear her 20-year-old daughter crying out: "Help me, Mommy, I'm on the ground."
Source: Newsday    Date: January 16, 2006

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Former gang members try to prevent next generation from making the same mistakes (Los Angeles, CA): Inside the locked gates of a county juvenile detention facility in Sylmar, north of Los Angeles, all eyes are on Ernesto "Satan" Deras.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: January 15, 2006

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Increased gang activity part of problem (Houston, TX): The crudely scrawled letters "LTC" appear, ghostlike, beneath a thin layer of brown paint on the apartment building where Eduardo Hernandez was killed Dec. 6.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: January 15, 2006

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17-year-old stabbed in gang fight (Tobyhanna, PA): A stabbing early Saturday morning involving rival gang members left a teenager critically injured and the alleged assailant in jail.
Source: Pocono Record    Date: January 15, 2006

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Triangle leaders hold gang talk (Raleigh, NC): Dr. Martin Luther King preached the need for civic responsibility, and in his memory Saturday several community leaders tried to start a Trianglewide conversation about how to apply that principle to gang prevention.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: January 15, 2006

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Violence hits home (Houston, TX): Her parents keep a watchful eye on 1-year-old Alexes Lloyd as she plays on a patch of grass outside their southwest Houston apartment that, come nightfall, will be the territory of the gang that controls the complex.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: January 15, 2006

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Durham may get 'gang czar' (Durham, NC): When members of the Durham Police Department's gang unit showed up at Riverside High School recently, the county Sheriff's Office, which has a resource officer stationed there, was as surprised as anyone.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: January 14, 2006

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Former Douglas man shot by gang member (Tucson, AZ): A former Douglas man was shot and killed in Tucson Tuesday shortly after he separated his son and a gang member in an argument.
Source: Douglas Daily Dispatch    Date: January 14, 2006

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Boys assaulted by possible gang members in Mountain View (Mountain View, CA): Two teenage boys were assaulted and one was stabbed by possible teenage gang members Tuesday evening in Mountain View, the Mountain View Police Department reported Thursday.
Source: CBS 5 News    Date: January 14, 2006

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Grant to help fund gang enforcement (Palmdale, CA): A $500,000 state grant will pay for expanding anti-gang law-enforcement efforts and mentoring programs aimed at keeping youngsters out of gangs in the Antelope Valley.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 14, 2006

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Teen stabbed to death in Union City gang fight (Union City, CA): A teenager was stabbed to death and an older man was severely beaten Friday evening in a gang-related fight in the Downtown Estates neighborhood of Union City, the most recent incident during an exceptionally violent start to the new year in the Tri-City area.
Source: The Argus    Date: January 13, 2006

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Robbery probed as gang initiation (Elmwood Park, NJ): Police were probing whether four men who burst into a Route 46 Dunkin' Donuts on Wednesday night robbed the store as part of a gang initiation.
Source: The Record    Date: January 13, 2006

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City needs a plan to curb gangs (Albany, NY): The dots Albany County District Attorney David Soares connected this week were nothing new, but the picture that emerged was startling.
Source: Times Union    Date: January 13, 2006

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Grandmother brings in drive-by shooting suspects (Oklahoma City, OK): Two Oklahoma City gang members went from being the city's most-wanted fugitives Wednesday to being surrendered to police by one of the men's grandmothers - all in a matter of hours.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: January 12, 2006

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TASK uses computers for gang prevention (Ontario, CA): The Internet has been used for many things. Now, gang prevention can be added to that ever-growing list, thanks to Mike Garcia and the Taking a Stand Teen Klub (TASK).
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: January 12, 2006

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School board favors uniforms districtwide (Pittsburg, CA): Pittsburg school board officials Wednesday heartily endorsed school uniforms for grades K-8, a move aimed at reducing gang activity on school campuses and enhancing the educational environment.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: January 12, 2006

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Notorious gang graffiti discovered (Rock Hill, SC): "BLOODZ." That name, representing one of the most notorious gangs in the country and the rival gang of California's Crips, was found spray-painted in red on the storage trailer of a Cherry Road business this week.
Source: The Herald    Date: January 12, 2006

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Riverside boy, 17, shot to death (Riverside, CA): A 17-year-old Riverside boy was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon after exchanging words with three men in a car, officials said.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: January 12, 2006

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