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17-year-old S.F. teen fatally shot near preschool (San Francisco, CA): Police are investigating a shooting Monday that turned fatal for a 17-year-old boy outside a preschool north of San Francisco's Panhandle area.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 15, 2006

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Gang-related graffiti creates a nuisance (Dodge City, KS): You don't have to drive far to see evidence of gang activity in Dodge City, as private homes, businesses, and fences are often sprayed with gang graffiti.
Source: Dodge City Daily Globe    Date: August 15, 2006

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Community calls for gang violence 'ceasefire' (Liberty City, FL): A community that is already up in arms over black on black violence is demanding a response from police and residents themselves to put a stop to the gang warfare that continues to claim lives in their Liberty City neighborhood, a day after another gang shooting took the life of a young man.
Source: CBS 4 News    Date: August 15, 2006

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Summit planned in Tulsa on gang violence (Tulsa, OK): State and federal prosecutors and Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor are planning a "gang summit" next month in an effort to find ways to end gang violence in the city.
Source: KTEN Channel 10 News    Date: August 15, 2006

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Gang prevention spreads to classrooms (Richland County, SC): Many of those arrested in Sunday's bust of what is thought to have been a gang meeting were middle and high school age.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: August 15, 2006

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One left to stand against gangs (Portland, OR): Portland's Youth Gang Outreach Program, born nearly two decades ago when the city was shocked by its first drive-by shooting, is on its deathbed.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: August 14, 2006

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Pocono Gangs: Photo and story correction (Tobyhanna, PA): An Associated Press photo and story on this Aug. 6 story on what police say is gang-related violence in the Poconos showed Robert Ryals and Thaddeus Manzano standing in the doorway of Ryals' house.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 14, 2006

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McDonnell announces anti-gang initiative (Shenandoah Valley, VA) : State leaders take another step in the fight against gang violence here in the Valley. Attorney General Bob McDonnell announces a Shenandoah Valley Anti-Gang Initiative.
Source: WHSV 3 News    Date: August 14, 2006

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Gang sweep brings 14 arrests (Oroville, CA): Late Thursday afternoon and evening, the Butte County Anti-Gang Enforcement Task Force (BCAGE) conducted a sweep of 20 locations within the Oroville area which netted 14 arrests for various violations.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register    Date: August 14, 2006

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County’s parental gang education program lauded (DuPage County, IL): Police often receive the same response from parents when their child is arrested for gang-related violence.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: August 14, 2006

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Boy, 15, killed in drive-by shooting (Chollas View, CA): A teenager was killed last night and another was injured in a shooting on G Street near Market Street, San Diego police said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 13, 2006

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Wicomico takes on gangs (Salisbury, MD): Several crime prevention, intervention and suppression organizations are rallying together to take Wicomico County communities back from gangs.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: August 13, 2006

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Six Gainsville gang members sent to prison (Gainesville, GA): Six members of northeast Georgia gang have been sentenced to prison in a case that authorities say dismantled the organization.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: August 13, 2006

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Vineland Boys about to face judgment days (San Fernando Valley, CA): They had gone by boyish names like Sneaky, Big Barney, Little Joe and Yuck. But federal charges filed against 49 defendants linked to the notorious Vineland Boys street gang involve anything but kid stuff: Cop killing. Witness slaying. Racketeering. Conspiracy.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: August 13, 2006

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Police ask for help to fight gang violence (Springfield, MO): Returning to a strategy that proved successful more than a decade ago, Springfield Police Chief Lynn Rowe on Friday asked for the community's help in confronting rising crime and gang-related violence.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: August 12, 2006

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Neighborhood in fear of gunfire (Paterson, NJ): Less than an hour after gunfire rang out along Crosby and Sheridan avenues, shells and blood still dotted the ground and terror hung in the air.
Source: The Record    Date: August 12, 2006

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County fears influx of gangs (Lebanon, PA): Local law and government officials, concerned that Lebanon County is ripe for an invasion of violent gangs, are reaching out to federal law-enforcement authorities for help.
Source: Lebanon Daily News    Date: August 12, 2006

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Racism a factor in L.A. gang violence (Los Angeles, CA): Alejandro "Bird" Martinez and a crew of fellow gangbangers were joyriding in a stolen van when they came upon a black man parking his car and decided to kill him.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 12, 2006

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Officials say neighborhoods must check gang activity (Bessemer, CO): Coming soon to a neighborhood near you: Graffiti, burglary, the gun and drug trades. That was the message public officials sent Friday during a meeting focusing on gangs in Bessemer.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: August 12, 2006

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Schools weigh how to keep out gangs (Chapel Hill, NC): So far, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro school system has only the shadow of a gang problem. Proposed rules for handling gang-related students aim to keep it from growing.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: August 11, 2006

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