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Grant to help fight Stark gang activity (Canton, OH): Criminal street gang activity will replace gun crime as a special focus of the Stark County prosecutor's office.
Source: The Beacon Journal    Date: November 22, 2006

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Police ponder handling of gangs (Wasilla, AK): Wasilla Police Chief John Glass and police investigator Doug Sonerholm spent one day last week in Anchorage gathering information to address a gang problem Wasilla doesn't really have - yet.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: November 22, 2006

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Delmarva works to pool gang efforts (Salisbury, MD): Freely sharing information between police, prosecutors and the correctional system is the only effective way to quell gang activity on the Delmarva Peninsula, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: November 22, 2006

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Boys and Girls Club gets funds for gang prevention (Merced, CA): A new program to lure kids away from street gangs got a $135,000 shot in the arm at Monday night's City Council meeting.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: November 21, 2006

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Police suspect gang activity in triple shooting (West Valley City, UT): A triple shooting at a West Valley City bowling alley was likely triggered by two gangs that stumbled upon each other unexpectedly, police say.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: November 21, 2006

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Man accused of gang recruiting (Williston, ND): A man here is accused of recruiting minors for gang-related activity. Benjamin Orf, 20, has been charged with encouraging minors to participate in criminal street gangs, hazing and possession of marijuana
Source: The Forum    Date: November 21, 2006

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Treasure Valley implements new method for prosecuting gang crimes (Boise, ID): The way gang related crimes are prosecuted is going to change dramatically in the Treasure Valley thanks to a new partnership signed by the governor Tuesday.
Source: KTRV Fox 12 News    Date: November 21, 2006

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SF city attorney to argue for Oakdale Mob injunction (San Francisco, CA): Three weeks after a San Francisco deputy city attorney successfully obtained the city's first temporary restraining order against a criminal street gang, the controversial case is set to go back to court.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: November 21, 2006

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Special Reports: Investigating Springfield's Gangs (Springfield, MO): Springfield has 10 gangs with more than 200 members, but police say that alone doesn't put it in the same league as cities plagued by violent street gangs. Yet. The News-Leader investigates the state of Springfield's gang population.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: November 20, 2006

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Lawmakers put spotlight on gangs (New Jersey): While property tax reform continues to top the agenda, New Jersey lawmakers today will try to tackle another problem that has plagued New Jersey communities - street gangs.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: November 20, 2006

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Property tax reform, anti-gang ideas top agenda (Trenton, NJ): While property tax reform continues to top the agenda, New Jersey lawmakers Monday will try to tackle another problem that has plagued New Jersey communities - street gangs.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 19, 2006

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Gang activity sparks concern (Miami-Dade, FL): When a reputed gang member peppered cops with bullets from an assault rifle last week, he illustrated what authorities say is a troubling spike in gang activity.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: November 19, 2006

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Police call anti-gang effort GREAT (Neptune, NJ): Kellie Harris, 12, said Neptune Police Officer Robert Bald-win Jr. is teaching students they should not join gangs because gangs are violent.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: November 19, 2006

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Man shot, officer injured during gang surveillance (Dallas, TX): A man was shot and killed and a police officer injured during gang-related shooting Saturday night.
Source: CBS 11 News    Date: November 19, 2006

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Judge signs injunction against Anaheim gang members (Anaheim, CA): A violent Anaheim street gang was targeted Friday with an injunction prohibiting about 90 members of the group from assembling or taking part in a variety of activities in a neighborhood they have terrorized.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 18, 2006

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Students accused of gang assault (Buffalo, NY): Several students are charged with gang assault, accused of barging into a Buffalo high school classroom yesterday and assaulting a student as well as a teacher who tried to protect him.
Source: WCAX 3 News    Date: November 18, 2006

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Police launch gang suppression initiative in Northern Virginia (Fairfax County, VA): Police in Northern Virginia are cracking down on gangs and taking an active approach to solving the problem gang activity.
Source: NBC 4 News    Date: November 18, 2006

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SWAT raids target Merced gang triangle (Merced, CA): Seven alleged gang members, including two murder suspects, were arrested Friday in an early-morning coordinated SWAT sting that involved more than 100 officers from several law enforcement agencies, authorities said.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: November 18, 2006

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ICE agents arrest 17 in effort to rid area of street gangs (Collier County, FL): The arrest of 17 gang members and criminal aliens this week is just the beginning of an ongoing effort by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents to rid Southwest Florida of foreign national criminals who pose a threat to residents, authorities said Friday.
Source: Naples Daily News    Date: November 18, 2006

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Entrepreneur is accused of laundering gang money (Atlantic City, NJ): A partner in an Atlantic City recording studio launched by well-known rapper The Game was charged yesterday with laundering more than $100,000 for the 9 Tre Gangsters, the state's bloodiest street gang, authorities said.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: November 18, 2006

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