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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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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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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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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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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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31 arrested in Oxnard gang sweep (Oxnard, CA): Targeting gang crime, Oxnard police led a multi-agency task force early Thursday on a citywide sweep, serving numerous search warrants, arresting more than two dozen people and confiscating several weapons and small amounts of drugs.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 11, 2006

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Sweeping crackdown said to gut gang in Md. (Maryland): Maryland police have arrested 53 suspected gang members and seized drugs, guns and money in a wide-ranging effort to dismantle two factions of the Crips that have taken root in Frederick, Washington and Carroll counties, law enforcement officials announced yesterday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 11, 2006

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One killed, three injured during fierce gun battle in Carson (Carson, CA): A suspected gang-related shooting in Carson on Thursday afternoon left one person dead and three others — including a pregnant woman — seriously wounded, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 11, 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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Two arrested for trafficking drugs (Chicago, IL): Authorities arrested two men from Chicago, Ill., in Duluth Thursday afternoon on narcotics trafficking charges.
Source: Duluth News Tribune    Date: August 11, 2006

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Gang violence leads to two shooting deaths (Monrovia, CA): Two people killed in three shooting incidents that began Wednesday night and continued into the morning were casualties of two warring gangs, police said Thursday.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: August 11, 2006

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Police will target three gangs on north side (Minneapolis, MN): Three young and loosely organized gangs that Minneapolis police officials say are responsible for a significant chunk of violent crime on the North Side are the target of an intensive monthlong crackdown to dismantle their operations.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: August 10, 2006

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New dad killed by gang crossfire (Chicago, IL): Raul Zuniga stepped outside the side door of his Calumet City home late Tuesday night to have a cigarette, trying to keep the smoke away from his newborn son, police said Wednesday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 10, 2006

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Police arrest five in gang-related fight at a park in Tualatin (Tualatin, OR): Five males were arrested Tuesday night after a gang-fight broke out amidst soccer games at Atfalati Park in Tualatin.
Source: The Times    Date: August 10, 2006

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Bronx: Twelve face gang-related charges (Bronx, NY): City and federal officials yesterday said 12 people had been charged as members of a Bloods street gang set that operated in the Bronx between 1998 and 2005.
Source: The New York Times    Date: August 9, 2006

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