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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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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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Committee endorses anti-gang bill (Topeka, KS): The Senate Judiciary Committee today endorsed new laws intended to put more gang members behind bars for longer stays.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: February 22, 2006

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Two hurt, two arrested in gang incident (Salt Lake City, UT): A gang-related shooting in the parking lot of a Salt Lake City store left two men injured and two others in police custody.
Source: Deseret News    Date: February 22, 2006

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Phillipsburg wants state to get tough on gangs (Phillipsburg, PA): Phillipsburg Town Council reacted Tuesday against what one council member deemed a violently active gang scene by passing a resolution urging state legislators to deem all gang activity illegal.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: February 22, 2006

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Gang activity alleged in Willingboro killing (Willingboro, NJ): The Bloods street gang was behind the fatal shooting of a Willingboro man and the attempted murder of his brother and another man last Wednesday, the Burlington County prosecutor said yesterday.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: February 22, 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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Ceasefire sought Gang war escalates (Maywood, IL): A four-day spree of violence in Maywood ended with seven people being shot - one fatally. Although no motives have been determined and no one is in custody in connection with the four shootings, they are all believed to be gang-related.
Source: Pioneer Press    Date: February 22, 2006

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Oakland gang member held after cops find 28 guns (Oakland, CA): Police seized an alarming number of guns Tuesday afternoon from a Border Brothers gang member on probation for a previous weapons charge and with strict orders to stay away from guns.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: February 22, 2006

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Gang member stabs man in Newburgh (Newburgh, NY): A man who claims to be a member of the LaEME street gang in the City of Newburgh was arrested Monday after he allegedly stabbed a man on a Newburgh city street that afternoon.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: February 22, 2006

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Ex-Easton officer to fight gangs (Easton, PA): Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli on Monday appointed former Easton police Lt. Barry Golazeski to a new county detective position created to crack down on gangs.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: February 21, 2006

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Police say Hawthorn mall beating was gang-related (Vernon Hills, IL): Three people attacked two victims with baseball bats in what Vernon Hills police say was a gang-related beating in the Westfield Shoppingtown Hawthorn parking lot.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: February 21, 2006

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Fourteen-year-old shot to death after dispute at teen dance club (Goshen, IN): Prosecutors say a dispute at a Goshen teen dance club early Sunday morning led to the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old.
Source: WAVE 3 News    Date: February 20, 2006

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Teen's shooting death has gang ties, police say (Harvey, IL): The shooting death of a 16-year-old Harvey boy is likely gang-related, a spokeswoman for the Police Department said Sunday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: February 20, 2006

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City police: Shooting death gang-related (Lowell, MA): It has been more than a year since the city's last gang-related murder, but that changed abruptly early yesterday morning when a 19-year-old Lowell man was found shot to death on Ware Street.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: February 20, 2006

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Four slayings highlight community's woes (North Hills, CA): The tempest that is the east side of North Hills and the west side of Panorama City - a neighborhood where more than 10 percent of the gang-related crime in the San Fernando Valley occurs - remained quiet for two months.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: February 20, 2006

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City police form unit to tackle youth crime (Sacramento, CA): The Sacramento Police Department has launched a youth unit to combat gang activity and violence, citing a county report that shows a long-term increase in the number of juveniles arrested for violent crimes and a burgeoning population of at-risk youth.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: February 19, 2006

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Do we have a gang problem? (Springfield, MO): Springfield has 10 gangs with more than 200 members, but police say that alone doesn't put it in the same league as cities plagued by violent street gangs.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: February 19, 2006

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