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Verdict in shooting resonates on streets (Albany, NY): The Albany County Judicial Center was locked down and some nearby streets were closed Thursday afternoon when a jury convicted 15-year-old Ishmyel Payne in the shotgun murder of a rival gang member.
Source: Times Union    Date: May 26, 2006

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Shooters still on the loose (Lowell, MA): Police last night were still looking for the shooters who wounded two people on opposite sides of the city in unrelated attacks Wednesday.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: May 26, 2006

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Mother of reputed gang shooting suspect found shot to death (New Bedford, MA): Sheriff deputies will work alongside city police this weekend to try to prevent further violence after the mother of a reputed gang member was found shot to death in her bedroom days after investigators say her son killed a rival.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: May 26, 2006

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State grant to combat youth gang violence (Catawba County, NC): Recently, the Catawba County Board of Commissioners formally accepted a state grant that will be used to meet a growing threat to our school children, noted by school officials and others.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: May 26, 2006

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Officials conduct gang survey (Town 'N Country, FL): Social workers this week moved closer toward completing a sweeping survey of Town 'N Country teens to answer the question of why some gravitate toward gangs.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: May 25, 2006

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20-year-old shot, killed in gang-related incident (Las Vegas, NV): A 20-year-old man alleged to be a gang member was shot and killed by fellow gang members on Tuesday night in the 800 block of Held Road, near Bonanza Road and Bruce Street, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal    Date: May 25, 2006

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Rival gangs stay under radar after police patrols increase (Monroe, LA): Maj. Don Bartley, chief investigator with Monroe police, said the department has not had any major problems with two rival gangs since patrol has been beefed up following two drive-by shootings earlier this month.
Source: The News-Star    Date: May 25, 2006

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Police chief to step up anti-gang patrols (Pueblo, CO): Fair warning to all Pueblo gangs: The cops are coming for you this summer.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: May 25, 2006

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Juveniles charged with gang assault for attacking man (Esopus, NY): Six juveniles ranging in age from 13 to 15 have been arrested by Ulster County Sheriff’s officers for gang assault in the second degree.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: May 25, 2006

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13-year-old bystander killed by gang gunfire (Fort Worth, TX): One person is in custody in connection with the shooting death of a 13-year old boy who was killed Wednesday night.
Source: CBS 11 News    Date: May 25, 2006

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City authorities form team to fight gangs (Oklahoma City, OK): Oklahoma City authorities are going with a team approach to eradicate street gangs.
Source: The Daily Oklahoman    Date: May 24, 2006

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Logan police focus on gangs and juvenile crime (Logan, UT): Logan police plan to focus efforts this summer on gang-related and juvenile crime. The department has shifted 12 employees to a new Special Operations division, with the group's major focus being the handling and prevention of crime among youth and, more specifically, gang members.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News    Date: May 24, 2006

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Anti-gang strategy taking shape at Justice Department (Washington, DC): U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales Tuesday announced a new national strategy to crack down on violent street gangs. The government now believes there are more than 21,500 gangs in the U.S., and more than 700,000 gang members.
Source: Cybercast News Service    Date: May 24, 2006

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Chesapeake's leaders gang up on gang activity (Chesapeake, VA): Police and elected officials say gangs are a growing concern in Chesapeake. That's why Mayor Dalton Edge recently created an 18-member task force to make residents aware of a problem that has been developing for about a year.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: May 24, 2006

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Six arrested in fatal Placentia shooting (Placentia, CA): Agents arrested six people in the last week connected to a gang-related homicide of an 18-year-old man, police reported Monday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: May 23, 2006

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14 alleged gang members face deportation (Aurora, IL): Authorities have arrested 14 Mexican nationals who will be deported after an interagency investigation discovered they were illegal immigrants and members of a suburban street gang, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement official said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 23, 2006

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School bans Sesame Street Gang t-shirts (Brockton, MA): Brockton High School has banned T-shirts with Sesame Street characters. But these are no regular pictures of Bert and Ernies.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: May 23, 2006

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Boy killed, three wounded in San Bernardino shooting (San Bernardino, CA): A boy of 13 or 14 was killed and a toddler barely escaped a gangbanger's bullets in a drive-by shooting here Monday night.
Source: The Sun    Date: May 23, 2006

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Police say knife fight could be gang-related (Wyoming, MI): Police say at least three people were treated for stab wounds after a knife fight Wednesday in the 1300 block of Burton SW and that the violence appears to be gang-related.
Source: WOOD 8 News    Date: May 22, 2006

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Atty Gen promotes anti-gang initiative (Allentown, PA) : Growing gang violence in our area is getting federal attention. It's a problem serious enough to bring the U-S Attorney General from his post in Washington to the Lehigh Valley.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: May 22, 2006

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