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Police aiming to cool violent trend (Rochester, NY): Shootings in Rochester have been on the rise for more than a year and peaked last month at 47, the highest monthly tally in recent years and three times higher than the six-year average for May.
Source: Democrat and Chronicle    Date: June 11, 2006

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Possible gang shooting in Oceanside (Oceanside, CA): Two men were shot on Saturday near the Camp Pendleton back gate area in Oceanside in an attack authorities said may have been gang-related.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: June 11, 2006

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Two gang members arrested; drugs seized (Belvidere, IL): Police arrested two known gang members on multiple drug charges Friday, ending a monthlong criminal investigation.
Source: Rockford Register Star    Date: June 11, 2006

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Father disputes gang label in Elk Grove shooting (Elk Grove, CA): A 17-year-old boy is recovering at U.C. Davis Medical Center after being wounded in what police are calling a gang-related shooting.
Source: KXTV News 10    Date: June 11, 2006

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Gang shooting attack leaves one dead, one critical (Santa Ana, CA): An 18-year-old man was fatally shot and another critically wounded in a shooting attack in Santa Ana that police suspect may be gang-related.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: June 11, 2006

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Residents near park wary of gangs (Haltom City, TX): With its swingsets, softball diamond and open green space, Little Fossil Park is enticing. But after two bursts of gunfire in the park this spring, some residents are staying away.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 11, 2006

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Progress on gangs, yet more to do (Lawrence, MA): Despite recent crackdowns, a number of gang members still roam the streets of Lawrence. There is still an occasional shooting, and drug-related violence is a problem in some areas where gangs have maintained a presence.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: June 11, 2006

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Countering gang recruitment (Desert Hot Springs, CA): Two Desert Hot Springs officials are seeking $20,000 from Riverside County to help create a full-time delinquency-outreach coordinator.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: June 10, 2006

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Toledoan sought in shooting of man (Toledo, OH): A Toledo man was charged yesterday with shooting another man in the head Monday during what police said was a gang-related incident in the 1400 block of Lincoln Avenue.
Source: The Blade    Date: June 10, 2006

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Street gang culture spreads in suburbs (Valhalla, NY): The culture of street gangs, and the associated violence that tears at the civility of communities, has infiltrated Westchester to such an extent that experts say members can be found in every neighborhood in the county.
Source: The Journal News    Date: June 10, 2006

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Law enforcement sweep targets gang members (Pasadena, CA): After seizing several rounds of ammunition from one parolee's home as part of a pre-dawn gang sweep Friday, Pasadena police are more concerned with what they didn't find.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: June 10, 2006

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Kaine launches anti-gang initiative (Richmond, VA): Gov. Timothy M. Kaine on Friday launched a prevention-based anti-gang initiative that will provide communities with grants to help fund positive opportunities for at-risk youth.
Source: Daily Press    Date: June 9, 2006

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Another Houston teen's death possibly gang-related (Houston, TX): A 16-year-old boy was killed in a "possibly gang-related" shooting Thursday afternoon after he and two friends argued with four other teens near the boy's southeast Houston home.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 9, 2006

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Clothes a possible drive-by motive (Raleigh, NC): The parents of a 19-year-old killed in a drive-by shooting in a Southeast Raleigh neighborhood Saturday night said he might have been gunned down for wearing the wrong colored shirt.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: June 9, 2006

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Southside gang-related incidents (El Paso, NM): Police say it was gang related, it's the fourth gang related incident in the past several weeks.
Source: KTSM NewsChannel 9    Date: June 9, 2006

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Police arrest alleged gang member (Farmington, NM): San Juan County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a man believed to be a member of one of the "most violent and fastest growing gangs in America," Wednesday night, said Sgt. Tyler Truby of the San Juan County Sheriff's Office.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: June 9, 2006

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Police arrest two men suspected of dealing crack (St. Louis County, MN): Two Chicago men are being held in the St. Louis County Jail accused of being involved in the distribution of crack and powder cocaine in the Twin Ports area.
Source: Duluth News Tribune    Date: June 9, 2006

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Police: Drive-by, club shooting likely related (Wichita, KS): A drive-by shooting shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday was likely the result of gang members retaliating for a shooting incident at a nightclub last weekend, Wichita police said.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 9, 2006

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Experts say publicity will keep gang away (Bucks County, PA): Violent street gang members aren’t afraid of much. But one thing does intimidate them: attention. Media attention. Police attention. Public attention.
Source: Bucks County Courier Times     Date: June 8, 2006

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Somalis, police on alert for increasing gang activity (Minneapolis, MN): Mike Martin remembers the birth of gang culture among Southeast Asians in the late 1980s and 1990s. Now the gang expert with the Minneapolis police department sees the cycle repeating itself in the Somali refugee community.
Source: Grand Forks Herald    Date: June 8, 2006

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