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No gang crisis seen in Long Branch (Long Branch, NJ): The city displays none of the telltale signs of a community in the midst of a youth gang crisis, said a state expert on juvenile gangs.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: March 9, 2006

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Gang-related fights break out at Gardena High School (Los Angeles, CA): Officials at Gardena High School hope to quell tension between black and Latino students following two days of fighting.
Source: NBC4 News    Date: March 9, 2006

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Center forges anti-gang link (Springfield, MA): Through a new partnership, Northern Educational Services Inc. has extended its anti-gang and violence initiative to youth at the South End Community Center.
Source: The Republican    Date: March 8, 2006

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Council hires consultant for gang review (Los Angeles, CA): In the first step toward possibly creating a gang czar - a position the Valley's former top cop might want - the City Council voted Tuesday to spend $465,000 to hire a consultant to help organize Los Angeles' anti-gang resources.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: March 8, 2006

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Resurgence of gang activity in PA (Port Arthur, TX): Port Arthur has been seeing a resurgence of gang activity in just the last few months, Port Arthur Police Chief Mark Blanton told city officials Tuesday.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: March 8, 2006

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Goshen council considers new curfew for teenagers (Goshen, IN): City officials hope a proposed curfew will crack down on vandalism and violence - and skirt a federal court ruling that overturned a similar state law.
Source: The News-Sentinel    Date: March 8, 2006

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Police try to stay ahead of gangs (Gastonia, NC): Police from three states gather in Gastonia today for a three-day conference on gangs, a small problem here but one police say they're trying to stay ahead of.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: March 8, 2006

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School ignores offensive graffiti, advocate says (Providence, RI): Inside Nathan Bishop Middle School, on bulletin boards designed to display student work, are dozens of examples of sexually explicit graffiti written in teenage scrawl.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: March 8, 2006

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DEA, St. Paul police arrest 26 in gang sweep (St. Paul, MN): A year-long investigation led by the St. Paul Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration resulted in the arrest of 26 people allegedly associated with the Latin Kings street gang, officials said
Source: The Forum    Date: March 7, 2006

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Fatal shooting linked to gangs (Stockton, CA): Police are investigating the death of Savoeun Sou, who died late Sunday after someone shot him in the face and neck outside the Mekong Harbor restaurant, according to the Stockton Police Department.
Source: The Record    Date: March 7, 2006

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Gang problems increasing in Utah County (Utah County, UT): A young teen is brutally beaten in Provo and police are calling it an act of gang-related violence. How bad is the gang problem in Utah County? Kathryn May went looking for answers.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News    Date: March 7, 2006

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Mayors, police seek help with gang problems (New Jersey): Mayors and law-enforcement officials convened at the Statehouse today to urge legislators to pass a package of bills they say is crucial to combating New Jersey's escalating gang problem.
Source: Courier-Post     Date: March 7, 2006

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Possible gang problem in Putnam (Putnam, CT): The suggestion of a gang inside a high school in Connecticut's quiet corner has raised quite a stir in the small town of Putnam.
Source: WFSB Eyewitness News 3    Date: March 7, 2006

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Police make record gang bust (Nashville, TN): A meeting of a gang called the Crips in East Nashville led to the arrest of nearly a dozen people. Metro Police called it the largest bust involving gang-related crime in the city's history.
Source: WTVF NewsChannel 5    Date: March 7, 2006

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Gang activity a growing problem in the Valley (Palm Springs, CA): Gangs are a growing problem here in the desert and many are from the LA area. Police say gang members are here, recruiting local teenagers to join their groups.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: March 7, 2006

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Three jailed, teen critical in shooting on Alameda (El Paso, TX): Three people were arrested by police on Monday in connection with a gang-related shooting that sent a 17-year-old male to the hospital the night before with a shotgun wound to the abdomen.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: March 7, 2006

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Aiken keeps watch on gangs (Aiken, SC): Spray-painted in great, fancy detail on the side of a now-defunct Kmart is decoration that the building's designers never intended.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: March 6, 2006

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Girl stabbed four times in gang-related attack (Salt Lake City, UT): A 14-year-old girl was listed in serious condition Sunday night after she was stabbed in the back four times in a gang-related attack.
Source: Deseret News    Date: March 6, 2006

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Teenager's fatal shooting believed gang-related (Chicago, IL): A 17-year-old was shot to death on the West Side of Chicago late Saturday night, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 6, 2006

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Teens arrested in 'rampage' involving car break-ins (Kernersville, NC): Seven teenagers were arrested Sunday following a "rampage" involving car-break-ins, according to Kernersville police Chief Neal Stockton.
Source: News & Record    Date: March 6, 2006

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