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Former Douglas man shot by gang member (Tucson, AZ): A former Douglas man was shot and killed in Tucson Tuesday shortly after he separated his son and a gang member in an argument.
Source: Douglas Daily Dispatch    Date: January 14, 2006

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Boys assaulted by possible gang members in Mountain View (Mountain View, CA): Two teenage boys were assaulted and one was stabbed by possible teenage gang members Tuesday evening in Mountain View, the Mountain View Police Department reported Thursday.
Source: CBS 5 News    Date: January 14, 2006

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Grant to help fund gang enforcement (Palmdale, CA): A $500,000 state grant will pay for expanding anti-gang law-enforcement efforts and mentoring programs aimed at keeping youngsters out of gangs in the Antelope Valley.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 14, 2006

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Teen stabbed to death in Union City gang fight (Union City, CA): A teenager was stabbed to death and an older man was severely beaten Friday evening in a gang-related fight in the Downtown Estates neighborhood of Union City, the most recent incident during an exceptionally violent start to the new year in the Tri-City area.
Source: The Argus    Date: January 13, 2006

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Robbery probed as gang initiation (Elmwood Park, NJ): Police were probing whether four men who burst into a Route 46 Dunkin' Donuts on Wednesday night robbed the store as part of a gang initiation.
Source: The Record    Date: January 13, 2006

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City needs a plan to curb gangs (Albany, NY): The dots Albany County District Attorney David Soares connected this week were nothing new, but the picture that emerged was startling.
Source: Times Union    Date: January 13, 2006

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Grandmother brings in drive-by shooting suspects (Oklahoma City, OK): Two Oklahoma City gang members went from being the city's most-wanted fugitives Wednesday to being surrendered to police by one of the men's grandmothers - all in a matter of hours.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: January 12, 2006

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TASK uses computers for gang prevention (Ontario, CA): The Internet has been used for many things. Now, gang prevention can be added to that ever-growing list, thanks to Mike Garcia and the Taking a Stand Teen Klub (TASK).
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: January 12, 2006

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School board favors uniforms districtwide (Pittsburg, CA): Pittsburg school board officials Wednesday heartily endorsed school uniforms for grades K-8, a move aimed at reducing gang activity on school campuses and enhancing the educational environment.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: January 12, 2006

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Notorious gang graffiti discovered (Rock Hill, SC): "BLOODZ." That name, representing one of the most notorious gangs in the country and the rival gang of California's Crips, was found spray-painted in red on the storage trailer of a Cherry Road business this week.
Source: The Herald    Date: January 12, 2006

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Riverside boy, 17, shot to death (Riverside, CA): A 17-year-old Riverside boy was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon after exchanging words with three men in a car, officials said.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: January 12, 2006

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Teen shot after fight at school (St. Paul, MN): A fight that erupted at a St. Paul high school basketball game Tuesday night escalated into gunfire about two blocks away, critically injuring a 17-year-old boy.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: January 12, 2006

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Mass. judge bans 'Stop Snitching' shirts (Boston, MA): A top Massachusetts judge has banned clothing bearing the phrase "Stop Snitching" and outlawed camera phones in the state's courthouses in an effort to counter a rising climate of witness intimidation.
Source: CBS News    Date: January 11, 2006

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Fact-checking Kempthorne's speech (Idaho): Kempthorne said Idaho has no specific laws against gangs and he's right, said Ada County sheriff's Lt. Rajeev Shani, who runs the county gang unit. ***Scroll down to the last paragraph to read the section on gang-related legislation***
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: January 11, 2006

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Teen charged with graffiti in park (Chicago, IL): A teenager has been charged with felony and misdemeanor criminal damage of property for a spray-painting a Chicago Park District fieldhouse and several other buildings last week in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: January 11, 2006

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Task force aims to deter gang activity (Dinwiddie, VA): Dinwiddie County is moving toward a plan to deter gang activity from taking place in the county's back yard.
Source: Petersburg Progress-Index     Date: January 10, 2006

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Second arrest made in gang-related shooting (Raleigh, NC): There has been a second arrest in a shooting that happened in Raleigh on Sunday night.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: January 10, 2006

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Police say gang crackdown is working (Redwood City, CA): After two murders and $200,000 in emergency funding from the Redwood City Council, the police department is claiming victory in the city’s ongoing battle against gangs.
Source: San Mateo Daily Journal    Date: January 10, 2006

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Boy confronted 15 gang kids, pulled gun during brawl and fired, cops say (Jersey City, NJ): Jersey City police arrested a 16-year-old North Carolina boy and charged him with shooting two Lincoln High School students during a brawl near the school last week that police are calling gang-related, officials said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: January 10, 2006

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First lady backs efforts for at-risk youth (Washington, DC): With drugs, gangs and other negative influences, young people face many more dangers than earlier generations did and often have fewer people to help them, Laura Bush said Tuesday.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: January 10, 2006

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