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67 in Chicago gang face drug charges (Chicago, IL): Authorities began rounding up 67 members of a street gang Tuesday after prosecutors unsealed charges accusing them of conspiring to distribute large amounts of crack and other drugs.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: May 9, 2006

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Hawai'i inmates in lockdown in Miss. (Mississippi): Hawai'i inmates in a Mississippi prison have been in lockdown for the past week after a gang-related fight broke out April 30 in a recreation yard.
Source: The Honolulu Advertiser    Date: May 9, 2006

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Police arrest 16-year-old in Burges student's slaying (El Paso, TX): A 16-year-old boy was arrested late Sunday on a murder charge in the death of a Burges High School student killed in a street-gang fight during the weekend, El Paso police said Monday.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: May 9, 2006

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Potential for gang violence has Thomasville's attention (Thomasville, GA): An increase in gang activity in the south has caused communities like Thomasville to be more aware of the dangers.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: May 8, 2006

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Fort Worth gang unit boosts patrols after shooting (Fort Worth, TX): The Fort Worth gang unit has been extremely busy. Over the last three months gang related crimes have increased. Last night there were three drive-by-shootings and police believe they were all gang related.
Source: CBS 11 News    Date: May 8, 2006

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Exposing the true colors of gangs (South Jersey): The lure is subtle and the manipulators, masterful. That's what Willingboro Patrolman Mario Rodriguez tells kids when he talks to them about gangs.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: May 7, 2006

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Patrols added in Apple Valley (Apple Valley, CA): Following a string of gang-related incidents, including a recent murder, detectives from the Apple Valley sheriff’s station are going proactive with random patrols.
Source: Daily Press    Date: May 7, 2006

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Salinas man shot in apparent gang-related attack (Salinas, CA): A 19-year-old Salinas man was shot multiple times near Closter Park in Salinas Thursday after an apparent gang-related attack, the Salinas Police Department reported.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: May 7, 2006

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Gang link suspected in death of student (Minneapolis, MN): A Harvard College student home on vacation was fatally shot in the chest in Minneapolis this week while spray-painting graffiti on someone's house in a crime police said could be gang-related.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: May 7, 2006

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Anti-gang grants awarded to Ala. agencies (Tuscaloosa, AL): Grants totaling more than $400,000 have been awarded to several nonprofit agencies in Alabama by the Justice Department to combat youth gang activity.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: May 6, 2006

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Man believed to be member of violent gang arrested on DWI charge (Valencia County, NM): State police on Friday captured who they believe is the state’s first known member of an international gang that federal agents often compare to terrorists.
Source: KOB Eyewitness News 4    Date: May 6, 2006

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Rival gang members shoot four at Cinco De Mayo party (Los Angeles, CA): Four men were wounded, one critically, after a shooting outside a Cinco de Mayo party in Mid-City.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: May 6, 2006

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Police interrupt gang assault in Spring Valley (Spring Valley, NY): Extra police were patrolling village streets yesterday on the lookout for suspicious activity the day after eight men with metal bats and knives were arrested in what investigators said was an attempted gang assault.
Source: The Journal News    Date: May 5, 2006

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Workshop spawns anti-gang solutions (East County, CA): More than 40 educators, peace officers, social workers and business leaders rolled up their sleeves yesterday and came up with novel ideas for reducing gang activity in East County.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: May 5, 2006

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Teen getting off bus is shot dead (St. Louis, MO): Several gunmen opened fire at passengers exiting a Metro bus in St. Louis on Friday, killing one teenager and wounding three other people, police reported.
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch    Date: May 5, 2006

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Two arrested in a fight that badly injured boy (Provo, UT): Provo police have arrested two men in connection with a gang fight Wednesday night that severely injured a teenager.
Source: Deseret News    Date: May 5, 2006

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'Huge' drug ring is busted (Salt Lake City, UT): What began as a scheme to sell fraudulent prescriptions for OxyContin eventually blossomed into a giant, organized drug ring with gang ties, investigators claim.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: May 5, 2006

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Gang members indicted in deadly Trenton rampage (Trenton, NJ): Eleven suspected gang members accused of a string of arsons and shootings that killed four people have been indicted, a county prosecutor announced Friday.
Source: Newsday    Date: May 5, 2006

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Two alleged gang members caught with loaded weapons in car (Brentwood, NY): Two young men known to be members of The Blood gang were arrested in Brentwood after five handguns, three of them loaded, were found in their car, Suffolk County police said Friday.
Source: Newsday    Date: May 5, 2006

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Fighting erupts at downtown Los Angeles jail (Los Angeles, CA): Violence involving reputed gang members at the downtown Men's Central Jail injured a dozen inmates and a deputy, authorities said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: May 4, 2006

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