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Gang-related violence down (Sioux City, IA): Police officers, social workers and after-school programs can do only so much in curbing gang activity. The first line of defense in keeping teenagers out of gangs starts at home, a gang expert said.
Source: Sioux City Journal    Date: February 15, 2006

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Fremont man, 29, stabbed, beaten with bat in gang fight (Fremont, CA): Four men are expected to be arraigned today on felony charges of assault with a deadly weapon following a Monday night gang fight in which a man was stabbed twice, police said.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register    Date: February 15, 2006

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Gang graffiti written on teen center's wall (Chapel Hill, NC): When a police officer went to the Street Scene Teen Center in downtown Chapel Hill to investigate an assault, he was surprised at what he found.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: February 15, 2006

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Drug trafficking probe leads to arrest of nine tied to gang (San Diego, CA) : Nine people linked to a notorious street gang have been arrested after a six-month undercover probe into a suspected drug trafficking operation in San Diego, authorities have announced.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: February 15, 2006

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Charlotte gang tally tops 1,200 (Charlotte, NC): Gang members now number more than 1,200, living and traveling all over Charlotte, police said Monday. Some are in their 40s, but as many as a third of them are still young enough to be in school.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: February 14, 2006

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Six arrests tied to E. African gang (Seattle, WA): The arrest of key members has dealt a blow to a gang of African immigrants who allegedly terrorized University of Washington students and others in the University District.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: February 14, 2006

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Police make large drug bust and gang arrests (Bakersfield, CA): Beginning in October of 2005, the Bakersfield Police Department's Narcotics Unit and the Special Enforcement Unit, along with special assistance from the Kern County District Attorney's Office, began a covert sting operation aimed at impacting "street level" drug dealing in neighborhoods where drugs and other illicit activities are controlled by violent criminal street gangs.
Source: One Bakersfield    Date: February 14, 2006

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Gang rivalry fuels weekend attacks (San Mateo, CA): Members of the Norteo street gang were arrested in connection with two violent attacks on Saturday night in different areas of the county, authorities said.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: February 14, 2006

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Possible gang related shooting seriously injures teen (Reno, NV): Reno police are looking for the suspects involved in the shooting of a teen at a Reno park Sunday afternoon.
Source: KRNV News 4    Date: February 13, 2006

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Palm Springs Police investigating gang fight at local Motel 6 (Palm Springs, CA): Palm Springs Police are investigating after a gang fight overnight. It broke out at the Motel 6 on South Palm Canyon at just after midnight.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: February 13, 2006

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Gang unit's job grows (San Bernardino County, CA): Gang members who commit crimes in San Bernardino County may find themselves spending more time behind bars.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: February 13, 2006

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Banning police warn residents of gang revenge (Banning, CA): Fearing gang-related retaliation in the wake of last week's double homicide, Banning Police Chief John Horton left the congregation at the First Missionary Baptist Church with a message: "Get the colors off the street."
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: February 13, 2006

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US help sought to fight gangs (Banning, CA): City officials may seek federal funds for a program to curb gang violence in the wake of a gang-related double homicide last week that police fear could lead to retaliation.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: February 13, 2006

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'MS-13' is one of nation's most dangerous gangs (Washington, DC): Some of the most notorious and dangerous criminals in the United States are part of one gang. It's not the Bloods, it's not the Crips, but a gang called MS-13.
Source: MSNBC    Date: February 13, 2006

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Loudoun fighting to keep gangs out (Loudon County, VA): U.S. Rep. Frank R. Wolf (R-Va.) and Loudoun County law enforcement officials told parents Wednesday night that they are preparing for a gang problem they say is moving beyond Fairfax County and Alexandria into other parts of the state, including Loudoun County.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: February 12, 2006

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Police take aim at gang activity (Jackson, MI): Bloods. Crips. Latin Kings. Gangster Disciples. They are a few of the street gangs that police believe control a majority of the crack cocaine, powder cocaine, Ecstasy and heroin trafficking circles in Jackson and are responsible for shootings, robberies and murders.
Source: Jackson Citizen Patriot    Date: February 12, 2006

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Officers: Handcuff gangs in Kansas (Topeka, KS): A crackdown on gang activity wouldn't just help the state's urban areas, several law enforcement officials said last week.
Source: The Hutchinson News    Date: February 12, 2006

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Claim: Two coasts, one gang (Long Island, NY): From the witness stand of a federal murder trial in Central Islip this week, the sophistication of the Bloods gang on Long Island has been unveiled in the baritone testimony of two gang leaders.
Source: Newsday    Date: February 11, 2006

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In rural Thornton, the spectre of gang violence raises its ugly head (Lodi, CA): Feelings of anger, sorrow and disbelief fuse together whenever Judy Garcia passes people she thinks are gang members on the streets of this small rural town.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: February 11, 2006

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Panel: Let nonprofit devise anti-gang plan (Los Angeles, CA): A nonprofit agency run by prominent civil-rights lawyer Connie Rice should receive a $465,000 city contract to develop a comprehensive anti-gang strategy, a council panel said Friday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: February 11, 2006

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