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Shooting rattles carnival revelers (Las Cruces, NM): Bystanders, including parents and their children, stood behind the police line as officers from the Las Cruces Police Department searched for information on the shooting of a Hispanic man who was shot in the parking lot of the carnival on the corner of North Solano Drive and East Hadley Avenue on Friday night.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News    Date: March 4, 2006

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Curfew looms for Waynesboro teens (Waynesboro, VA): The long arm of the law just got a little longer in Waynesboro, at least if you happen to be younger than 17. A new curfew takes effect March 10 after City Council unanimously adopted an ordinance Monday night that imposes restrictions on juveniles during the early morning hours.
Source: The Daily News Leader     Date: March 4, 2006

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Assembly weighing an array of measures on gangs (Richmond, VA): The General Assembly is considering legislation that proponents say would help authorities to crack down on gang activity in Northern Virginia.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: March 2, 2006

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ATF: Gang fugitive arrested (Akron, OH): An Akron man believed to be a member of the notorious "Hilltop Crips" street gang was arrested today when he arrived for a scheduled county court date by the ATF and the Akron Police following his federal indictment for alleged gun and drug crimes.
Source: Press Release    Date: March 2, 2006

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Landmark Middle School has program to curb gang activity (Jacksonville, FL): Community leaders say they don't care if police classify them as "wanna-be's" or the real thing, the bottom line is gangs are in Jacksonville, they're dangerous, and they could be in close contact with your kids.
Source: WAWS Fox 30 News    Date: March 2, 2006

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Man wounded in early morning shooting (Pueblo, CO): Police are investigating an early morning shooting that injured one man on the South Side. James Wambolt, 21, was hit twice by bullets that traveled through a wall and a stuffed chair as he sat in it at about 3:25 a.m.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: March 2, 2006

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Decatur suspect sought here (Decatur, IL): Authorities late Tuesday called off their search of the Springfield area for a 32-year-old man suspected of shooting up a Decatur bar early Monday, hitting a bystander in the leg.
Source: The State Journal-Register    Date: March 1, 2006

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Kids report gang, possible gun incident near school (Aurora, IL): Aurora police are adding patrols near a west side middle school after four students told police two males in a car flashed gang signs and possibly a handgun at them Tuesday morning.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 1, 2006

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Sheriff's deputy struck by BB pellet (Tampa, FL): One week after a gang-related shooting that left two dead in the Town 'N Country area, a Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputy was shot by a BB gun while tending to a traffic violation on Waters Avenue.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: March 1, 2006

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Suspected gang members, illegal aliens detained (Orangeburg, SC): Seven suspected gang members are in custody and face deportation after they were arrested in Orangeburg this week.
Source: WLTX 19 News    Date: February 28, 2006

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Bluffs chief says graffiti isn't a sign of a growing gang problem (Council Bluffs, IA): The Bluffs police chief said the city continues to deal with gangs, but his department doesn't consider it a growing problem.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: February 28, 2006

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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 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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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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