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Teen arrested in Belvidere stabbing (Belvidere, IL): Police arrested a 17-year-old Belvidere teen in connection with a confrontation with a 16-year-old, who was taken to the hospital after being stabbed.
Source: Rockford Register Star    Date: September 19, 2006

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Early successes, more to do for Tacoma police gang unit (Tacoma, WA): Nearly two months old, the Tacoma Police Department’s full-time gang unit has made some headway in tempering the gang violence that flared across the city earlier this summer.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: September 18, 2006

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Gang link likely in shooting death (Tucson, AZ): Police believe gang activity is behind the shooting death of a 37-year-old Tucson man whose body was found early Sunday morning outside a strip club on East Speedway.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: September 18, 2006

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Mtn. View police take aim at growing gang problem (Mountain View, CA): In the wake of escalating gang activity in Mountain View, officials over the weekend launched the Police Activities League at Castro Elementary School to build relations between police and area youth.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 18, 2006

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Battling youth gangs at the source (Anchorage, AK): Anchorage is furious about escalating youth violence and gang crimes and wants something done about it.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: September 18, 2006

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80 arrested in gang-related drug busts in Rockaway (Rockway, NY): Police in Rockaway swept through three housing complexes last week, arresting more than 80 people connected to a gang-related drug ring after an eight-month investigation, the Queens District Attorney said.
Source: TimesLedger    Date: September 18, 2006

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24 gang members charged after melee at diner (Fair Lawn, NJ): Two dozen gang members from Paterson were charged with rioting and other offenses Sunday after fighting broke out at a River Road diner, police said.
Source: The Record    Date: September 18, 2006

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Police urge parents to help stop gangs (Boynton Beach, FL): One of the Haitian gangs' most vital tools is their stealth - especially with their parents. Unlike other gangs that are proud to be a part of their outlaw family, the San Castle Soldiers and B-Town Boys don't admit to the dirty deeds they do, Sheriff's Office Lt. Michael Wallace said.
Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel    Date: September 17, 2006

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Anti-gang dress code considered (Placer County, CA): Lincoln school officials are considering new measures to keep potential gang influences off campus, including prohibiting students from wearing gang-type clothing.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 17, 2006

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Effort to end gang violence (Santa Monica, CA): Elected officials Sunday joined with the faith-based community in launching a regional effort to address gang violence.
Source: Santa Monica Daily Press    Date: September 17, 2006

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Graffiti troubles Knightdale (Knightdale, NC): Someone used spray paint to scrawl what police describe as gang-related graffiti on street signs and a dozen buildings in Knightdale overnight Thursday.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: September 16, 2006

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Conway given anti-gang grant (Conway, SC): Conway's police department is one of 11 in the state named to receive grant money to combat gang activity in the state, officials announced Friday.
Source: The Sun News    Date: September 16, 2006

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Los Angeles gang crime down (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles gang membership is down and so are gang-related crimes, but this may just be temporary as gangs adapt to new police strategy, officials say.
Source: United Press International    Date: September 16, 2006

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L.A. gang members are fewer but resilient (Los Angeles, CA): In 2000, federal authorities indicted two dozen leaders of Los Angeles' notorious 18th Street gang in a move prosecutors said would "cut off the head" of the group.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 16, 2006

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Saginaw-area basketball rivalry ends because of gang concerns (Saginaw, MI): A 27-year basketball rivalry between Saginaw and Buena Vista high schools has ended because of concerns about gang violence.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: September 16, 2006

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Law enforcement agencies unite to fight crime (Ives Grove, WI): An increasing number of homicides, gang activity and drug trafficking and a rise in violence faced by already over-extended law enforcement resources has led area departments to work together, along with the FBI and the U.S. attorney's office.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: September 16, 2006

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Gang-related crime creeps into Sullivan County (Monticello, NY): If you live far enough in the country to have occasional bear problems, you don't expect to deal with gang problems, too.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: September 16, 2006

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Warrants served, seven arrested in two robberies (East Palo Alto, CA): Young adults looking to make a quick buck on the street found that it doesn't pay to attack innocent people after police searched three houses Thursday.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: September 16, 2006

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Detective takes on graffiti cancer (Tempe, AZ): Detective Mike Carleton has been with Tempe police for 7 1/2 years and is a detective in Tempe's gang unit, where he deals with the city's graffiti daily.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: September 16, 2006

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Meeting spotlights how gangs ruin lives (Columbia, SC): Hubert Williams of Irmo was a 10-year-old in Durham, N.C., when he turned to gang members after being picked on at school.
Source: The State    Date: September 15, 2006

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