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Deputies catch four suspected in Chino Hills burglaries (Chino Hills, CA): Four Long Beach gang members suspected in several local burglaries were arrested after breaking into a woman's home Monday morning, sheriff's officials said.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: August 30, 2006

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Agents arrest suspected MS-13 gang member (Brownsville, TX): Border Patrol agents aided by National Guard members arrested a 22-year-old suspected member of the violent Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, gang on Wednesday as he tried to re-enter the United States, Customs and Border Protection said.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: August 30, 2006

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Man killed, one injured in shooting (Dallas, TX) : One man was killed and another was in serious condition Tuesday after both were shot several times in what Dallas police detectives believe was a gang-related drive-by shooting in West Dallas.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: August 30, 2006

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Gang Expert: "Crips Are In Lynnhaven" (Lynnhaven, VA): Right now, people in the Lynnhaven section of Virginia Beach are on high alert after gang symbols were discovered there earlier this week.
Source: WTKR NewsChannel 3    Date: August 30, 2006

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New initiative targets lower East Side gangs (Buffalo, NY): Buffalo is working on a strategy to weed out the gangs and drugs on the lower East Side. U.S. Attorney Terrance P. Flynn joined Mayor Byron W. Brown on Monday at the Col. Matt Urban Center on Broadway to announce an initiative for a new "Weed and Seed" program, targeting the Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood, one of the city's most violent.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: August 30, 2006

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Teen staff attracts youths to centers (Fairfax County, VA): At a Fairfax County youth center in Culmore, lots of boys passed the time one recent evening playing billiards. But the girls there seemed adrift, until staff member Ana Espinoza arrived with bags of tiny pompoms, hundreds of sparkly beads and boxes of pizza.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 29, 2006

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No gang problem at Fort Lewis, says post’s top cop (Fort Lewis, WA): There is little gang activity among soldiers at Fort Lewis, and no recent evidence of extremist hate groups working among the ranks, the Army post’s top law enforcement officer said Monday.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: August 29, 2006

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Graffiti making mark on county (Calaveras County, CA): Gang signs and phrases plastered in bright red all over a San Andreas store are just another sign that criminal street gang activity has arrived in Calaveras County, authorities say.
Source: The Union Democrat    Date: August 29, 2006

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Agencies report gang arrests (Orange County, FL): Twenty-five people - including members of a gang with a nationwide reach - were arrested in a two-day multiple-agency sweep in the Apopka area, law-enforcement officials announced Monday.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: August 29, 2006

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Witnesses to shooting reluctant to talk (Pacoima, CA): A day after gang members gunned down a 17-year-old rival in front of shocked apartment complex residents, detectives said those who saw what happened are reluctant to talk.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: August 28, 2006

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Teen stabbed, beaten outside theater (Vallejo, CA): A teenager was stabbed outside a Vallejo movie theater late Saturday night in what police suspect was a gang-related attack.
Source: Times-Herald    Date: August 28, 2006

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Men involved in fatal SF shooting called top level gang members (San Francisco, CA): Two men involved in a shoot out with San Francisco police officers last night are being described as gang members with long criminal histories. One of them was killed by police after he allegedly had just shot two other people execution style.
Source: KCBS News    Date: August 28, 2006

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Police blame drugs, street gang for uptick in slayings (Buffalo, NY): The number of homicides in Buffalo this year has risen due to the combination of drug warfare and the resurgence of a notorious street gang.
Source: WCAX 3 News    Date: August 28, 2006

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Total of 16 convicted in California-to-Oklahoma gang-related narcotics trafficking enterprise (Oklahoma City, OK): John C. Richter, United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma, announced that ERICK OROZCO (a/k/a/ "Trips"), 31, of Bell Garden, California, was sentenced by United States District Judge David Russell to serve 240 months in prison for conspiracy to launder money based on his receipt of drug proceeds wire transferred to California from Oklahoma.
Source: North Texas e-News    Date: August 28, 2006

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Cornyn ties gangs to potential terrorism (Houston, TX): Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, said local and state law enforcement agencies need to tap federal resources to readily identify potential terrorist threats.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: August 28, 2006

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Does Springfield have a gang problem? (Springfield, MO): Please click on the below link for Spring News-Leader's special report on gangs.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: August 28, 2006

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Gang worries grow in area (Olympia, WA): Gang activity is escalating statewide, a new study this year by the Washington Attorney General's Office shows.
Source: The Olympian    Date: August 27, 2006

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Drive-by bullets flying freely as rival gangs feud across county (Boynton Beach, FL): The recent wave of gang shootings and drive-bys around Boynton Beach isn't over drugs, money or turf. It's over a girl, investigators said.
Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel    Date: August 27, 2006

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Local community prepares for gang war (Charlotte, NC): Graffiti in one Charlotte community may be more than an eyesore. Police say it could be a sign of more trouble to come.
Source: News 14 Charlotte    Date: August 27, 2006

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Police: Gang may be holding woman (Newport News, VA): Newport News Police say a Hispanic woman might have been abducted late Friday by gang members in the 500 block of Randolph Road.
Source: Daily Press    Date: August 27, 2006

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