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El Reno chief concerned about gangs (El Reno, OK): Concerned about a possible resurgence of gangs, Police Chief Fred Savage has planned two town hall meetings to show the U.S. Department of Justice's program "Preventing Gangs in our Communities."
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: May 18, 2006

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Drug raid leads to nine arrests (Spencer, MA): A drug raid at two Main Street apartments after a three-month investigation has led to the arrest of nine people, one of the largest apprehensions that Chief David B. Darrin can recall during his eight-year tenure.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: May 18, 2006

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Lumberton teen charged in gang-rite knifing at school (Lumberton, NJ): A 15-year-old Lumberton Middle School student was charged with aggravated assault after cutting a younger student's neck with a buck knife during an apparent gang initiation at recess Friday, township police said yesterday.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: May 17, 2006

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Drug bust nets gang members (Williamsport, PA): Police are still searching for more suspects involved in a drug ring. Authorities say they rounded up 38 of 42 suspected drug dealers in the bust that started Tuesday, including some believed to be gang members from New York City.
Source: WNEP 16 News    Date: May 17, 2006

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Gang hotline up and running (Tulare County, CA): A new, confidential hotline to report gang activity in Tulare County is up and running as incidents of gang violence continue to mount.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: May 16, 2006

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Two gang members arrested for beating juvenile (Gainesville, GA): Two Gainesville men have been arrested for allegedly being involved in the beating of a juvenile with a baseball bat.
Source:    Date: May 16, 2006

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City gangs claiming national affiliation (Baltimore, MD): Law enforcement authorities in Baltimore said yesterday that the face of gang activity has been evolving this year in the city, with more cases involving criminals who identify themselves as belonging to gangs with a national reputation.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: May 16, 2006

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Man, 22, slain after argument (Salinas, CA): A 22-year-old man was shot and killed outside a Salinas convenience store early Monday morning.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: May 16, 2006

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Police say slain Easton man was in the Bloods (Easton, PA): An Easton man fatally shot Sunday outside Larry Holmes' Ringside Restaurant and Lounge in the city belonged to the Bloods street gang and might have been the target of gang violence over drugs, officials said Monday.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: May 16, 2006

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Four hurt, one arrested in apparent gang fight (Santa Cruz, CA): Santa Cruz police arrested a 19-year-old woman in connection with an alleged gang fight in which two men and two boys were hurt, with injuries ranging from a stab wound to a gunshot to a beating on the head.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 16, 2006

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SLC police arrest known gang member (Salt Lake City, UT): A hunt for a known gang member has ended this morning after Salt Lake City police make a big arrest overnight.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News    Date: May 16, 2006

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Tempe police believe slaying is gang-related (Tempe, AZ): A 23-year-old Tempe man was shot and killed Sunday in what police believe was a gang-related incident.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: May 16, 2006

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Incident could be second gang-related shooting in three days (Tucson, AZ): A Tucson house party turned deadly when someone shot and killed a 19-year-old man. Wyatt Hoskins died Sunday at University Medical Center several hours after officers found him wounded.
Source: KVOA 4 News    Date: May 15, 2006

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Task force takes aim at gangs (Madison and Dane County, WI): Local officials are ganging up on gangs in Madison and Dane County. County Executive Kathleen Falk and Mayor Dave Cieslewicz were scheduled to announce the formation of the Enhanced Dane County Youth Gang Prevention Task Force today at the Neighborhood Intervention Program site.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: May 15, 2006

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Gang peacemakers get more money from state (Springfield, IL): A program devoted to curbing gang violence will score over a million dollars more in funding next year despite concerns from lawmakers about how CeaseFire spends its money.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: May 15, 2006

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Santa Cruz woman arrested in connection with fight that injured four (Santa Cruz, CA): Santa Cruz police arrested a 19-year-old woman in connection with an alleged gang fight, in which two men and two boys were hurt with injuries ranging from a stab wound to a gun shot to a beating on the head, and they're looking for more suspects who are on the loose.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 15, 2006

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Suspect held in shooting at prom (Santa Fe Springs, CA): Whittier police arrested one suspect hours after a dispute at a post-prom party left one 17-year-old dead and another with a gunshot wound early Sunday, police said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: May 15, 2006

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Weekend shooting was gang-related (Wichita, KS): The weekend shooting that seriously injured a 33-year-old Wichita man was gang-related and in retaliation for a shooting earlier this month, Wichita police said.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: May 15, 2006

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Drug-treatment sites deal with gang problems (Albany, NY): With gangs moving into the drug trade and then needing treatment for their own addictions, gang members are causing problems at some state-financed drug-treatment facilities, the state agency that oversees the facilities confirmed.
Source: Utica Observer-Dispatch    Date: May 14, 2006

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Two peace officers hurt (Banning, CA): Two members of a gang task force were injured during a scuffle with a parolee who they believed resembled a suspect in a gang-related shooting, police said Friday.
Source: The Sun    Date: May 13, 2006

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