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Sheriff uses federal funds to prevent gangs (Fort Bend County, TX): A task force created by the Fort Bend sheriff's office is teaming up with a police unit jointly formed by several cities and a school district in an attempt to prevent potential gang activities.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 23, 2006

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Gang investigators seize weapons, computers, card (Tampa, FL): Detectives investigating the Latin Kings gang sold members drugs and guns and may have turned up plans of insurance scams and a weapons training camp, newly released documents show.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: September 22, 2006

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Rulings limit police as witnesses in gang cases (Minnesota): Minnesota Supreme Court rulings have limited expert witness testimony in certain gang cases, making them more difficult to prosecute, say local prosecutors.
Source: Thisweek Newspapers    Date: September 22, 2006

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FBI arrests gang leader, four others (Houston, TX): The FBI gang task force about noon today arrested a gang leader who fled after a confrontation in southeast Houston that left an agent with a gunshot wound, an FBI spokeswoman said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 22, 2006

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Prison officials discuss violence (Maryland): A growing prison population of tough, young gang members and the lack of enough educational and rehabilitation programs for other inmates is fueling much of the violence in Maryland's prisons, corrections officials told a legislative panel yesterday.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: September 22, 2006

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Producer of DVD showing gang members ordered to trial (Fresno, CA): A producer of a video portraying gang life was ordered to stand trial on two felony weapons charges.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 22, 2006

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Man stabbed in Decoto gang incident (Union City, CA): An man was stabbed three times Wednesday night by a pair of young men after he denied being a gang member, police said.
Source: The Argus    Date: September 22, 2006

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School district targeting gangs (Camden, SC): Camden police officials told school officials Tuesday they are doing a good job of curbing gang activity.
Source: The State    Date: September 21, 2006

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Two boys stabbed at high school (Fremont, CA): One boy was stabbed in the abdomen and another slashed on the arm Wednesday morning in a gang-related knife attack that forced the Kennedy High School campus to be locked down for several hours.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: September 21, 2006

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Community leaders learn the latest on gang activity in the city (Simi Valley, CA): Officials from the city of Simi Valley, the Simi Valley Unified School District and the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District held a tri-agency meeting this week to discuss the issue of gangs.
Source: Simi Valley Acorn    Date: September 21, 2006

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Police arrest four in a gang sweep (Verona, VA): Local authorities have finished a sweep of four suspected gang members accused of wading through a field party in August and assaulting three men, including one who had a pistol pointed at his chest and the trigger pulled.
Source: The Daily News Leader    Date: September 21, 2006

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City sees rise in drive-by shootings (Oklahoma City, OK): Margie Diaz's old neighborhood is the playing field for a deadly sport. "It's just a game to them (gang members) ... shooting things," said Diaz, 43. "They don't care what they do, or what happens to people and families."
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: September 20, 2006

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Speaker: Central American gangs a threat (Washington, DC): Gang violence in Central America poses threats to the United States, a State Department official said last night.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: September 20, 2006

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Center joins fights against terror, gangs (Raleigh, NC): State officials opened a new center Tuesday that they hope will help law enforcement agencies combat terrorism and gangs.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: September 20, 2006

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Suspected MS-13 gang member arrested near Pharr (Progresso, TX): A 23-year-old Salvadoran with suspected Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang ties and a conviction for assaulting a New York police officer was arrested today trying to re-enter the country, Customs and Border Protection officials said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 20, 2006

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Seven illegal immigrant gang members arrested (Aurora, IL): Seven illegal immigrant gang members were arrested Tuesday night in Aurora as part of a joint operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and Aurora police, according to a release. All face criminal charges and/or deportation.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: September 20, 2006

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Gang graffiti hits W. Manchester (West Manchester, NY): The neighborhood sits between West Market Street and a stone quarry, a community of 1950s-era ranch houses with several rowhome complexes plunked next to the former suburban escape.
Source: York Daily Record    Date: September 20, 2006

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Judge OKs Oxnard's 2nd gang injunction (Oxnard, CA): Police will begin notifying members of a south Oxnard gang that they can no longer hang out in public, wear certain clothing or drink alcohol under the terms of a second gang injunction approved this week.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 20, 2006

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Man in hospital after gang stabbing (Fall River, NJ): A city man is fighting for his life at an area hospital after he was allegedly attacked and stabbed several times by a trio of Asian Boyz street gang members.
Source: The Herald News    Date: September 19, 2006

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NLC initiates new California city gang prevention network (Washington, DC): The National League of Cities (NLC) announced today that it has established a network of major California cities to help them combat gang violence and victimization.
Source: U.S. Newswire    Date: September 19, 2006

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