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Teen boy, man dead of gunshot wounds (Chicago, IL): A man and a teenage boy died Saturday of gunshot wounds to the head in separate incidents, Chicago police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 28, 2006

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Four men charged in robbery at Waffle House (Raleigh, NC): Four Raleigh men, three of them family members, were in the Wake County jail on armed robbery and firearms charges Saturday in connection with the armed heist of cash and jewelry from three men in a Waffle House parking lot, police said.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: May 28, 2006

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Island sites tagged with gang graffiti (Hilton Head, SC): Two Hilton Head Island park bathrooms and an island car wash were vandalized with gang-related graffiti between May 16 and 18, according to reports filed with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Hilton Head Island Packet    Date: May 28, 2006

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One killed, three wounded in pair of shootings (San Diego, CA): One man was killed and three people were wounded last night in possibly gang-related shootings in Webster and City Heights, San Diego police said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: May 27, 2006

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Hundreds clash in street brawl (Olympia, WA): Two Fort Lewis men were arrested early Friday in what police described as the largest and most volatile street brawl they’ve seen downtown.
Source: The Olympian    Date: May 27, 2006

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Tough on gangs: Detention Center works to hinder gang growth behind bars (Sandoval County, NM): Although gang populations generally explode behind bars, the Sandoval County Detention Center has been able to curb gang expansion.
Source: The Rio Rancho Obeserver    Date: May 27, 2006

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Men wounded in gang-related shooting (San Diego, CA): Two men were wounded in a gang-related shooting in Normal Heights, 10News reported.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: May 27, 2006

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Roanoke Co. finds evidence of gangs (Roanoke County, VA): While Roanoke police have sent mixed signals on whether the city has gangs, the Roanoke County Sheriff's Office has identified suspected members of 16 gangs throughout the Roanoke Valley, including the Bloods and Crips.
Source: The Roanoke Times    Date: May 27, 2006

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High school paper pulled; principal cites gang photo (Little Rock, AR): The principal of Mills High School confiscated copies of the student newspaper’s senior issue Friday, saying that front-page stories and photographs on gangs and drugs could pose a threat to featured students.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette    Date: May 27, 2006

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State grant to combat youth gang violence (Catawba County, NC): Recently, the Catawba County Board of Commissioners formally accepted a state grant that will be used to meet a growing threat to our school children, noted by school officials and others.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: May 26, 2006

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Shooters still on the loose (Lowell, MA): Police last night were still looking for the shooters who wounded two people on opposite sides of the city in unrelated attacks Wednesday.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: May 26, 2006

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Verdict in shooting resonates on streets (Albany, NY): The Albany County Judicial Center was locked down and some nearby streets were closed Thursday afternoon when a jury convicted 15-year-old Ishmyel Payne in the shotgun murder of a rival gang member.
Source: Times Union    Date: May 26, 2006

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Mother of reputed gang shooting suspect found shot to death (New Bedford, MA): Sheriff deputies will work alongside city police this weekend to try to prevent further violence after the mother of a reputed gang member was found shot to death in her bedroom days after investigators say her son killed a rival.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: May 26, 2006

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Four charged in beating of fellow gang member (Madison, WI): Four men were charged Thursday with pummeling a fellow gang member with a bat after a "general" in the gang allegedly ordered the beating as a penalty.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: May 26, 2006

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Former TCU athletes arrested after brawl with gang members (Fort Worth, TX): Fort Worth police say they broke up a huge brawl late Thursday night between former Texas Christian University football players and gang members.
Source: NBC5 News    Date: May 26, 2006

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Police chief to step up anti-gang patrols (Pueblo, CO): Fair warning to all Pueblo gangs: The cops are coming for you this summer.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: May 25, 2006

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Juveniles charged with gang assault for attacking man (Esopus, NY): Six juveniles ranging in age from 13 to 15 have been arrested by Ulster County Sheriff’s officers for gang assault in the second degree.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: May 25, 2006

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13-year-old bystander killed by gang gunfire (Fort Worth, TX): One person is in custody in connection with the shooting death of a 13-year old boy who was killed Wednesday night.
Source: CBS 11 News    Date: May 25, 2006

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Officials conduct gang survey (Town 'N Country, FL): Social workers this week moved closer toward completing a sweeping survey of Town 'N Country teens to answer the question of why some gravitate toward gangs.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: May 25, 2006

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20-year-old shot, killed in gang-related incident (Las Vegas, NV): A 20-year-old man alleged to be a gang member was shot and killed by fellow gang members on Tuesday night in the 800 block of Held Road, near Bonanza Road and Bruce Street, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal    Date: May 25, 2006

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