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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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Reputed 'Bloods' gang member charged in shooting (Bel Air, MD): An alleged member of the "Bloods" gang has been charged with attempted murder after a shooting two weeks ago in Edgewood.
Source: WJZ Channel 13 News    Date: February 25, 2006

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30 battle with clubs in Southwest Side gang fight (Chicago, IL): A gang-related street fight between 30 men on the Southwest Side Friday afternoon resulted in the arrests of four men, charged with reckless conduct.
Source: CBS 2 Chicago    Date: February 25, 2006

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Harassment would be illegal at parks, schools (San Marcos, CA): Bullies beware: You might want to think twice before bothering anyone around city's parks, schools or other public places used for after-school activities.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: February 25, 2006

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Area cities gang up on violence (Allentown, PA): Facing a mounting gang problem, the mayors and police chiefs of five mid-size cities stretching from Lancaster to Easton met with federal and county prosecutors in Allentown on Friday to prepare a regional strategy for fighting back.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: February 25, 2006

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Five groups on list for possible federal aid (Oceanside, CA): The City Council has voted 3-2 to put five groups working to divert teens from gangs on a list for possible federal funding.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: February 24, 2006

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Gang arrests made on the First Coast (Jacksonville, FL) : Gang signs seem to be everywhere on fences, dumpsters, transformers and the street. The state of Florida lists eight gang names in Jacksonville but JSO says they don't recognize most of them as current or existing gangs.
Source: First Coast News    Date: February 24, 2006

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Elkhart County looks for solutions to end gang violence (Goshen, IN): On the heels of tragic incident last weekend, Goshen Police, Elkhart County and Elkhart Police are banning together in a fight against gangs.
Source: WNDU Channel 16 News    Date: February 24, 2006

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Sheriff's warn area parents to look out for "gang activity" (Clay and Duval County, FL): Sheriffs in Clay and Duval counties have issued a crime alert to local parents, warning them to be on the lookout for potential gang activity.
Source: WAWS Fox 30 News    Date: February 24, 2006

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Triangle of death claiming Hub teens (Boston, MA): A bloody yearlong turf war between rival Boston gangs has left a Bermuda Triangle in the heart of the city where promising young lives are vanishing in a flurry of murderous gunplay.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: February 24, 2006

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Gang rivals declare peace in San Jose (San Jose, CA): It was a rare day at San Jose City Hall's plaza. Former hard-core members of rival gangs - once generals in the Mexican Mafia and Nuestra Familia - took the microphone to publicly renounce the gang life and then hugged their sworn enemies.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 24, 2006

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Alleged head of Latin Kings gang in jail on drug, probation charges (Broward County, FL): A suspect in a drive-by shooting, who police view as the reigning monarch of the Latin Kings gang in Broward County, has been jailed without bond on an unrelated charge.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: February 24, 2006

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Four more suspects sought in killings (Banning, CA): Authorities are looking for four more suspects who have been charged with murder in connection with the Feb. 7 gang-related double slaying in Banning, court records show.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: February 24, 2006

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County becoming convenient hideout for fugitives (Elkridge, MD): Howard County, an upscale suburban Maryland community convenient to workers in both Washington and Baltimore, is proving increasingly handy for bad guys on the lam.
Source: WBAL 11 News    Date: February 23, 2006

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Ouch's slaying has seven in custody (Fresno, CA): Fresno police made two more arrests Wednesday in connection with the homicide of a 20-year-old pregnant woman, bringing the number of suspects in custody to seven.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: February 23, 2006

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Officials tells students to ditch gang colors (Humboldt County, CA): No longer is Humboldt County the land that time forgot. Somebody, says Fortuna Police Chief Kris Kitna, "has broken through our protective force field."
Source: The Times-Standard    Date: February 23, 2006

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Senate OKs anti-gang legislation (Idaho): A bill making it illegal to recruit gang members or provide them with weapons won unanimous approval from the Idaho Senate on Wednesday.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: February 23, 2006

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Still no charges filed in shooting during melee (Tampa, FL): Authorities still haven't decided whether to charge the two men who admitted they fired shots in a gang-related standoff that left two others dead Monday night.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: February 23, 2006

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Haverstraw boy cut man across face in village cafe, police say (Haverstraw, NY): A 16-year-old village boy was arrested on a felony assault charge after a man was slashed across the face in a village cafe, town police said yesterday.
Source: The Journal News    Date: February 23, 2006

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Several rounded up in gang shootings (Salt Lake City, UT): Salt Lake City police have made several arrests in connection with a pair of unconnected gang-related shootings, one of which left two people with injuries.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: February 22, 2006

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