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Boy confronted 15 gang kids, pulled gun during brawl and fired, cops say (Jersey City, NJ): Jersey City police arrested a 16-year-old North Carolina boy and charged him with shooting two Lincoln High School students during a brawl near the school last week that police are calling gang-related, officials said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: January 10, 2006

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First lady backs efforts for at-risk youth (Washington, DC): With drugs, gangs and other negative influences, young people face many more dangers than earlier generations did and often have fewer people to help them, Laura Bush said Tuesday.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: January 10, 2006

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House approves bill to protect witnesses of gang violence (Boston, MA): Police and prosecutors would have greater ability to protect witnesses of gang-related violence from reprisals if a bill overwhelmingly approved by House lawmakers Tuesday becomes law.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: January 10, 2006

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Smugglers planning to kill U.S. border agents, federal memo warns (Los Angeles, CA): Federal officials have warned U.S. Border Patrol agents that they could be the targets of assassins hired by immigrant smugglers, according to a confidential memo obtained by the San Bernardino County Sun newspaper.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: January 10, 2006

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Suspected gang member held in slaying of police officer (Palo Alto, CA) : A 14-hour manhunt ended Sunday where it began: in a gritty two-block section of East Palo Alto where a suspect shot a police officer, ran off, and then returned and fired at the downed officer to make sure he was dead, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: January 9, 2006

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House set to debate anti-gang, witness protection bill (Boston, MA): As the state's largest city grapples with a spike in homicides and what neighborhood activists call an increasing atmosphere of fear and intimidation, lawmakers plan to debate a bill Tuesday that would protect witnesses who testify against alleged gang members.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: January 9, 2006

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City tackles bus violence (Durham, NC): As a teenager remained hospitalized with life-threatening injuries suffered in a shooting on a Durham city bus, top city administrators said Sunday they would look for more action to try to stop violence on its bus line.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: January 9, 2006

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Teen arrested in gang-related murder (Raleigh, NC): Raleigh police say a shooting overnight was gang-related. Police say Victor Herrera, 18, was shot multiple times in the parking lot of Brass Tap and Billiards on Capital Boulevard.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: January 9, 2006

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Proposed anti-gang czar gets new life (Los Angeles, CA): With Los Angeles taxpayers spending $26 million a year to keep young people out of gangs, officials propose creating a single agency to oversee the dozens of programs designed to stem the city's No. 1 crime problem.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 9, 2006

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Gang policy at schools questioned (Charlottesville, VA): Deedee Gilmore said her son's T-shirt was a symbol of his musical talent. Administrators at Charlottesville High School believed it was inappropriate and possibly gang-related.
Source: The Daily Progress     Date: January 9, 2006

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Two shot in drive-by attack (Sacramento County, CA): A drive-by shooting Thursday night near 37th Avenue left an 11-year-old boy with a life-threatening head injury and his 17-year-old cousin with a wound in the back, authorities said.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: January 9, 2006

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Council member targets graffiti (Arlington, TX): The city needs to remove or paint over graffiti in neighborhoods immediately to discourage criminal activity and improve residents' and business owners' perceptions of safety, Councilman Robert Rivera said.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: January 9, 2006

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Man shot dead outside Lynwood restaurant (Lynwood, CA): A man was shot dead Saturday outside a Jack in the Box restaurant in Lynwood in an apparent gang-related incident, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 8, 2006

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Shot injures one on Durham bus (Durham, NC): A teenager was shot and seriously wounded Saturday while riding a city bus through downtown. Authorities released a potential suspect they had questioned and made no arrests.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: January 8, 2006

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Gang activity may be on the rise again (Bryan, TX): Gang activity in Bryan peaked in the early 1990s with nearly 30 documented groups, 500 members and the shooting death of a 19-year-old in Castle Heights Park.
Source: The Bryan College Station Eagle     Date: January 8, 2006

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Man stabbed in back while running from gang members (San Diego, CA): A 20-year-old man stabbed in the back as he ran from gang members in Linda Vista will survive, San Diego police said today.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: January 7, 2006

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Teen shot in apparent gang action (Anaheim, CA): A 15-year-old Anaheim boy critically wounded in an apparent gang-related shooting was expected to survive, a police spokesperson said Saturday.
Source: North County Times    Date: January 7, 2006

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Bicyclist shot to death in Tacoma, gang activity suspected (Tacoma, WA): A teenage bicycle rider was shot repeatedly and died in an early morning attack that might have been related to gang activity, police said.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: January 6, 2006

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Graffiti believed to be gang-related (Lee County, FL): Police believe gang members caused about $1,000 in damage overnight Thursday when they tagged Taylor Rental's building on Old U.S. 41 with blue and black spray paint.
Source: The News-Press    Date: January 6, 2006

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State lawmakers asked to work on airfare, gangs (Topeka, KS): South-central Kansas legislators found plenty of issues to unite behind in Topeka after listening to some of their major constituents present them with wish lists on Thursday.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: January 6, 2006

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