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Drive-by leaves two juveniles injured (Bradenton, FL): A gang-related drive-by shooting sent two juveniles to the hospital just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday. One was wounded in the leg, the other was wounded in his ankle - both non-life threatening injuries, according to Bradenton Police Department officials.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: July 3, 2006

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AG police arrest 2 after knife fight (San Luis Obispo, CA): Two men were arrested early Sunday in what Arroyo Grande Police are calling a gang-related fight at a fast food restaurant.
Source: The Tribune    Date: July 3, 2006

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Survey shows gang violence increasing in the south (Chattanooga, TN): A national survey shows gang activity is increasing in the south and Tennessee law enforcement officials as well as their colleagues in other states are taking steps to curtail it.
Source: WVLT 8 News    Date: July 3, 2006

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Provo police arrest man with large knife at fight (Provo, UT): A suspected gang member is in custody after officers found him with a large, curved knife at a gang fight in Provo, police said.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 3, 2006

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Community groups can play a role in gang awareness, fighting crime (Pennsylvania): Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, local prosecutors and the police came together to announce new, joint initiatives against gang violence.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: July 3, 2006

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Grants for gang awareness programs (New City, NY): Rockland County will finance nonprofit agencies that help prevent young people from joining gangs. The Rockland Youth Bureau will accept grant applications. The bureau has been working with the county's gang prevention task force to identify youth gangs.
Source: The Journal News    Date: July 2, 2006

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MS-13 blamed in three Pr. George's slayings (Prince George's County, MD): Prince George's County police today identified the three young men fatally shot yesterday by assailants thought to belong to a Latino street gang.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: July 2, 2006

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Kids' anti-gang help a call away (San Bernardino, CA): Growing up around gangs and drugs in the 1980s, Lonnie Castruita often wished he had someone he could really talk to.
Source: The Sun    Date: July 2, 2006

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Young gang attacks latest incidents in violent summer (Louisville, KY): Police in Louisville are blaming a roving gang of teenagers for several attacks on western Louisville residents.
Source: WKTY 27 News    Date: July 2, 2006

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Call goes out for anti-gang proposals (Cleveland, OH): U.S. Attorney Greg White has $1.5 million to spend in select Cleveland neighborhoods to keep people from joining gangs and he is looking for ideas on how to use it.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: July 1, 2006

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Newark cops form anti-gang team (Newark, CA): On a sunny afternoon, children shoot hoops, make friendship bracelets and just sit watching the day go by at the Jerry Raber Ash Street Park. They are part of a city summer recreation program designed to keep young people busy and out of trouble.
Source: The Argus    Date: July 1, 2006

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14 face charges of gang crimes (West Valley City, UT): An indictment unsealed Friday accuses 14 alleged members and associates of a Salt Lake County street gang of conducting a decadelong reign of terror - including a murder, carjackings, home invasion robberies and the attempted killings of rival gang members.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 1, 2006

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Burlco adds to anti-gang task force (Brulington County, NJ): Burlington County officials are taking steps to bolster a new task force to combat juvenile gangs in light of recent gang violence in three municipalities.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: July 1, 2006

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Groups say education crucial to curbing gangs (Northampton County, PA): Community groups that signed onto Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli's anti-gang initiative agreed Wednesday that early intervention and education are key in their fight.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: June 29, 2006

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Task force to take on Tulsa's street gangs (Tulsa, OK): Law enforcement officials announced Wednesday that they are striking back against street gangs in the Tulsa area.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: June 29, 2006

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Grant to fund study of gangs (Baltimore, MD): The Baltimore City Criminal Justice Coordinating Council will receive a $15,000 grant to assess local gang activity.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: June 29, 2006

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Gang issues (Toledo, OH): A former gang member turned Toledo youth leader says he's very concerned about the issue and wrote this manual to help the effort.
Source: WTVG ABC 13 News    Date: June 29, 2006

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Perry might hire full-time gang investigator (Perry, GA): Public Safety Director George Potter wants to hire a full-time gang investigator. The price tag would be about $52,400, according to a budget request for the position.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: June 28, 2006

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Slain man had been suspect in shooting (Manatee County, FL): A 20-year-old man who was shot to death early Sunday was at one time a suspect in a fatal gang-related shooting, according to Bradenton Police Department officials.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: June 28, 2006

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Suspected gang member may have killed gardener (Anaheim, CA): Police Wednesday asked for the public's help in finding a suspected gang member who gunned down a gardener who was trying to protect a 14-year-old boy, Anaheim police said.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: June 28, 2006

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