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Taggers defacing Azusa property at alarming rate (Azusa, CA): The city will ratchet up efforts to catch and convict taggers in response to vandalism of nearly 1,000 sites over the past six months.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: February 28, 2006

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Alleged Latin Kings leader denies ordering beatings (Philadelphia, PA): It was more like a fraternity or sorority than a street gang, and the physical punishments that were meted out were not unlike a fraternity brother taking a paddle to a pledge.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: February 28, 2006

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Watsonville man arrested in alleged gang-related slaying (Watsonville, CA): A 21-year-old man suspected of slaying a rival gang member in Watsonville's first homicide of the year was arrested late last week in a Redwood City home, the Watsonville Police Department reported today.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 27, 2006

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Fighting gang violence requires residents to take action, speak out (Wichita Falls, KS): A Wichita Falls man could stand in his yard and see the crime scene tape and detectives investigating a homicide in the 1900 block of Hines.
Source: Times Record News    Date: February 27, 2006

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Police link shootings to gangs (Tallahassee, FL): Tallahassee police think a series of shootings early Sunday may be linked to a rivalry between gangs.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: February 27, 2006

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Gang activity on the rise in S. Jersey (New Jersey): As New Jersey gangs orchestrate murder and mayhem on the street and in prisons, law enforcement officers are working with elected officials, community groups and others to stop the problem from spiraling out of control in the tri-county area.
Source: Courier-Post     Date: February 26, 2006

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Report of gang-related fight brings one arrest (Winston-Salem, NC): Winston-Salem police arrested one man after a report of a gang-related brawl Friday night.
Source: Winston-Salem Journal    Date: February 26, 2006

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Gang shooting worries residents (Town 'n' Country, FL): A gang-related shooting that killed two former Leto High School students Monday night is high on the list of concerns among residents here, as well as among county officials.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: February 26, 2006

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15 charged in West Side drug dragnet (Chicago, IL): Police on Friday said 15 people had been charged in a West Side drug operation, including a 23-year-old woman, who they said was the ringleader.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: February 26, 2006

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Area cities gang up on violence (Allentown, PA): Facing a mounting gang problem, the mayors and police chiefs of five mid-size cities stretching from Lancaster to Easton met with federal and county prosecutors in Allentown on Friday to prepare a regional strategy for fighting back.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: February 25, 2006

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Reputed 'Bloods' gang member charged in shooting (Bel Air, MD): An alleged member of the "Bloods" gang has been charged with attempted murder after a shooting two weeks ago in Edgewood.
Source: WJZ Channel 13 News    Date: February 25, 2006

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30 battle with clubs in Southwest Side gang fight (Chicago, IL): A gang-related street fight between 30 men on the Southwest Side Friday afternoon resulted in the arrests of four men, charged with reckless conduct.
Source: CBS 2 Chicago    Date: February 25, 2006

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Harassment would be illegal at parks, schools (San Marcos, CA): Bullies beware: You might want to think twice before bothering anyone around city's parks, schools or other public places used for after-school activities.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: February 25, 2006

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Gang arrests made on the First Coast (Jacksonville, FL) : Gang signs seem to be everywhere on fences, dumpsters, transformers and the street. The state of Florida lists eight gang names in Jacksonville but JSO says they don't recognize most of them as current or existing gangs.
Source: First Coast News    Date: February 24, 2006

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Elkhart County looks for solutions to end gang violence (Goshen, IN): On the heels of tragic incident last weekend, Goshen Police, Elkhart County and Elkhart Police are banning together in a fight against gangs.
Source: WNDU Channel 16 News    Date: February 24, 2006

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Sheriff's warn area parents to look out for "gang activity" (Clay and Duval County, FL): Sheriffs in Clay and Duval counties have issued a crime alert to local parents, warning them to be on the lookout for potential gang activity.
Source: WAWS Fox 30 News    Date: February 24, 2006

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Five groups on list for possible federal aid (Oceanside, CA): The City Council has voted 3-2 to put five groups working to divert teens from gangs on a list for possible federal funding.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: February 24, 2006

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Gang rivals declare peace in San Jose (San Jose, CA): It was a rare day at San Jose City Hall's plaza. Former hard-core members of rival gangs - once generals in the Mexican Mafia and Nuestra Familia - took the microphone to publicly renounce the gang life and then hugged their sworn enemies.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 24, 2006

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Triangle of death claiming Hub teens (Boston, MA): A bloody yearlong turf war between rival Boston gangs has left a Bermuda Triangle in the heart of the city where promising young lives are vanishing in a flurry of murderous gunplay.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: February 24, 2006

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Alleged head of Latin Kings gang in jail on drug, probation charges (Broward County, FL): A suspect in a drive-by shooting, who police view as the reigning monarch of the Latin Kings gang in Broward County, has been jailed without bond on an unrelated charge.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: February 24, 2006

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