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Feds taking new aim at gangs (Connecticut): Local police departments will spend more time this year combating a resurgence of gang activity in city neighborhoods and in schools, and the feds will be picking up part of the tab.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: May 4, 2006

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Alleged gang members shoot 16-year-old Salinas girl (Salinas, CA): Police are searching for two men who shot a 16-year-old girl twice in the back Wednesday while she was playing football with a friend, according to the Salinas Police Department.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 4, 2006

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Gang death threat alerts sheriff (Bernalillo County, NM): The state Corrections Department received information from inmates that a gang associated with an Albuquerque man accused of killing a Bernalillo County sheriff's deputy has put out a "hit" on Sheriff Darren White and other law enforcement officers.
Source: The Albuquerque Tribune    Date: May 4, 2006

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Police arrest suspected gang member (Charlotte, NC): A suspected gang member was arrested Wednesday on the campus of Independence High School after police found an unloaded gun.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: May 4, 2006

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Federal prosecutors in Md. to hold anti-gang summit (Maryland): Federal prosecutors in Maryland will host an anti-gang summit June 1, using part of a $2 million grant received this year to develop and implement programs to combat gangs in conjunction with community leaders.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: May 3, 2006

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Half Moon Bay youth stabbed in alleged gang attack (El Granada, CA): A Half Moon Bay youth is expected to survive multiple stab wounds he suffered during an ambush by three alleged gang members in El Granada on Monday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 3, 2006

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Plant City teen dies in gang-related gunfight, deputies say (Plant City, FL): A 15-year-old Plant City boy died as the result of a gang-related shooting this weekend, Hillsborough sheriff's deputies announced Tuesday.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: May 3, 2006

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U.S. attorney general touts radio ad targeted at members of gangs (Denver, CO): U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales unveiled a new radio ad Tuesday aimed at reminding gang members that their families will suffer if they go to prison.
Source: Rocky Mountain News    Date: May 3, 2006

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More arrests made in city gang attacks (Charlottesville, VA): Charlottesville police on Tuesday arrested a pair of 17-year-olds in connection with the brutal, gang-related beatings of two teenagers, with a promise that more arrests would be made by week’s end.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: May 3, 2006

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Police say gang violence is being seen in the region (Altoona, PA): After a series of violent crimes in our region, police say they say gang members are coming into our region causing tragic problems.
Source: WJAC 6 News    Date: May 2, 2006

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Mother of three among dead in Suffolk shootings (Suffolk, VA): A teenager at a slumber party and a young mother doing a favor for a friend were among the victims of violence in separate incidents in north Suffolk on Friday night.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: May 2, 2006

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NAACP targets teenage violence (Greenville, SC): The Greenville chapter of the NAACP said Monday it will form a community task force within a few weeks to search for the root causes of "gangs, youth disobedience and attitudes of disrespect" within schools and communities.
Source: The Greenville News    Date: May 2, 2006

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Four boys wounded in gang-related drive-by shooting (Pueblo, CO): Four boys were wounded Monday afternoon in a possibly gang-related drive-by shooting on the East Side.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: May 2, 2006

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There are 28 active gangs in town, according to Pueblo police (Pueblo, CO): There are 28 active gangs in town, according to Pueblo police. They range from motorcycle gangs to cult-like followers of the Detroit rap group Insane Clown Posse and groups of graffiti painters.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: May 2, 2006

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Despite graffiti, gang not yet established in area (Beaufort County, SC): A Latino street gang notorious for attacking enemies with machetes is migrating to South Carolina, and while none of its members are known to be living in Beaufort County, Bluffton Police Chief David McAllister says it's only a matter of time
Source: The Island Packet    Date: May 2, 2006

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Man dies in gunfire exchange (Wimauma, FL): A fatal shooting in Wimauma on Sunday night was the result of gunfire exchanged between several men and may have been gang-related, Hillsborough County sheriff's officials said Monday.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: May 2, 2006

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Gangs claim their turf in Iraq (Washington, DC): The Gangster Disciples, Latin Kings and Vice Lords were born decades ago in Chicago's most violent neighborhoods. Now, their gang graffiti is showing up 6,400 miles away in one of the world's most dangerous neighborhoods - Iraq.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: May 1, 2006

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29 people indicted for drug trafficking in Albany (Albany, NY): Twenty-nine people were indicted on narcotics trafficking charges Monday by law enforcement officials who say they broke up a drug ring that operated between New York City and Albany.
Source: Staten Island Advance    Date: May 1, 2006

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Gangs' terror runs deep in Trenton (Trenton, PA): A carload of Bloods gang members cruising a one-way street in Trenton's Wilson-Haverstick public housing complex went unnoticed by children jumping rope and riding bikes.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: May 1, 2006

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Gang-member sweep nets 45 arrests (Fontana, CA): Forty-five people were arrested Friday night in a seven-hour parole sweep targeting suspected gang members, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputy Jason Rosenbaum said.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: May 1, 2006

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