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Gangs in Anchorage (Anchorage, AK): The bang sounded like a firecracker. Then 12-year-old Tupou Pea felt the burning on his back and leg. He had been shot.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: June 18, 2006

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Teen shot, wounded at gang member's funeral (Inglewood, CA): A 14-year-old boy was shot and wounded Saturday outside a church where a funeral was being held for a slain gang member, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 18, 2006

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Aryan gang thrives in prisons, but its motto extends to streets via ex-convicts (Texas): In light of the recent arrest of 10 Aryan Brotherhood members and associates in connection with a burglary and murder, police throughout South and Southeast Texas say they are keeping close tabs on members of the gang.
Source: Beaumont Enterprise    Date: June 18, 2006

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Task force seeks grant to curb gang activity (Carroll County, MD): Carroll County officials acknowledge that the county has a gang problem that has involved the Crips, the Bloods, MS-13 and Vatos Locos.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: June 18, 2006

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15-year-old boy hospitalized after alleged gang-related shooting in Canyon Country (Canyon Country, CA): A 15-year-old boy was shot early Saturday at a Canyon Country apartment complex in what appears to be gang-related violence, sheriff's officials said.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: June 18, 2006

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Gang of vandals plague Crofton school, residents (Crofton, MD): Early Tuesday morning, just after midnight, Mark Kalber was on his computer when he heard what he thought was an explosion in his kitchen.
Source: The Capital    Date: June 17, 2006

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Gang sweep (Apple Valley and Hesperia, CA): You may call them the gang unit or "those guys in green," but their official name is the San Bernardino Movement Against Street Hoodlums, or the SMASH team.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: June 17, 2006

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AJ will hire officer to deal with growing gang activity (Apache Junction, AZ): As many as seven gangs are active in Apache Junction, prompting police to create a gang enforcement officer position.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: June 17, 2006

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Gang activity emerges in state (Oklahoma City, OK): Police departments in the northwestern corner of the state are seeking help from the F-B-I after drug cartels and violent street gangs have recently populated the area.
Source: KTEN Channel 10 News    Date: June 17, 2006

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Patrols stepped up in wake of alleged gang shooting (Lowell, MA): After a gang member was gunned down Tuesday night, Police Superintendent Edward Davis is stepping up police patrols to keep a lid on gang violence.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: June 16, 2006

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Mexican Mafia prison gang members indicted for racketeering (San Diego, CA): A probe targeting Hispanic street gangs with ties to the Mexican Mafia prison gang resulted in 36 people being charged in federal indictments that were unsealed Friday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 16, 2006

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Man executed in apparent gang retaliation slaying (Chattanooga, TN): A man was shot in the head early Friday morning at East Lake Courts in what appeared to be gang-related retaliation for a murder a few days ago.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: June 16, 2006

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Two Fort Pierce teens arrested in gang shooting at park (Fort Pierce, FL): St. Lucie County sheriff's deputies have arrested a man and a teenage boy on attempted murder charges and have a warrant for a third in connection with the Memorial Day shooting of two teenagers.
Source: Treasure Coast Palm    Date: June 15, 2006

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Anti-gang pilot program to expand next month (Trenton, NJ): A year-old pilot program aimed at cracking down on gun crimes will be expanded to nine other New Jersey cities next month, the state attorney general's criminal justice director said Thursday.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 15, 2006

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Police: Shooting was gang-related (Fort Worth, TX): Police believe the shooting that wounded three people in north Fort Worth late Wednesday night was gang related, a spokesman said Thursday morning.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 15, 2006

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Bucks gang activity worries authorities (Bucks County, PA): What started as tattoos, graffiti and teens sporting gang colors has escalated to violence in Bucks County, where members of well-established gangs need only cross a bridge from Trenton or the county line from Philadelphia, authorities say.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: June 15, 2006

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Criminals target of latest immigrant sweep (Houston, TX): In a sweeping roundup of illegal immigrant gang members and sexual predators living in the United States, federal officials vowed that Operation Return to Sender is just the beginning.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 15, 2006

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ICE agents arrest 2,179 illegals (Washington, DC): U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents have arrested 2,179 illegal aliens, including gang members and sexual predators, as part of a three-week nationwide interior immigration enforcement operation.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: June 15, 2006

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Bullets fly in multiple gang incidents (West Valley, UT): West Valley police and gang detectives responded to seven shootings in the city between Friday night and Sunday afternoon.
Source: Deseret News    Date: June 15, 2006

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Sterling assault investigated as gang case (Loudoun County, VA): Other than graffiti cases, gang-related crimes in Loudoun County have dropped over the past two years, but law enforcement agencies typically provide little information about such crimes.
Source: Leesburg Today    Date: June 15, 2006

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