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Police looking for gang members suspected in shooting (Wichita, KS): Wichita police have released the name and photograph of one of the three gang members they believe instigated a lunch-hour shooting Tuesday.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: February 1, 2006

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Gang member held, another sought (Miami Township, OH): Police are searching for a member of a California street gang after arresting a fellow member Monday.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: February 1, 2006

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Gang hide-outs increase scrutiny (Miami, FL): Police will increase patrols around abandoned warehouses believed to have been used as meeting places for street gang members just yards from the runway at the Homestead Air Reserve Base, though officials said the gang activity never threatened base security.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: February 1, 2006

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Judiciary committee endorses two gang-violence bills (Santa Fe, NM): The House Judiciary Committee endorsed two bills Monday designed to crack down on gang violence, despite a warning from defense attorneys that they may not be constitutional.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News    Date: January 31, 2006

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Police call gunshots in Old Town an anomaly (Wichita, KS): Wichita police on Monday stressed that Old Town remains a safe place to visit even after an incident this weekend in which officers fired nearly two dozen shots at a suspect in an alley.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: January 31, 2006

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Citywide effort needed to curb gang violence (San Francisco, CA): In order to curb youth violence, the city of San Francisco has teamed up with UCSF to develop a violence prevention strategy.
Source: Beyond Chron    Date: January 31, 2006

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Police say graffiti gang-related (Bullhead City, AZ): Six separate - and possibly related - graffiti incidents were reported to Bullhead City police Sunday. They are gang related, according to Carrie Conner, police spokeswoman.
Source: Mohave Valley News    Date: January 31, 2006

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Gang knew he was blue (Bronx, NY): The gang caught on video viciously beating a Bronx off-duty officer before he was wounded by friendly fire suspected he was a cop, police sources said yesterday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: January 31, 2006

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Weekend drive-by shooting injures two (Anchorage, AK): A 24-year-old Anchorage man who is the brother of a gang member killed in a May shootout was injured this weekend in a drive-by shooting, police said Monday.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: January 31, 2006

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Gangs had sex-and-guns hangout in S. Miami-Dade (Miami, FL): Authorities believe members of nationally recognized street gangs turned two largely abandoned warehouses in South Miami-Dade into a sprawling meeting place that included rooms designated for sex, beatings, interrogations and even gun target practice.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: January 30, 2006

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Police link three shootings to gangs (Omaha, NE): Omaha police think three holiday season shootings, including a New Year's Eve homicide at a strip mall, are linked through the victims' affiliations with the 29th Street gang.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: January 30, 2006

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Concern grows on street gangs (New Jersey): County and state authorities have lately been sending out two clear messages about gangs. One: they are growing at dangerous levels. Two: your neighborhood - and your child - could be next.
Source: Herald News    Date: January 30, 2006

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Boys & Girls Clubs of America expands National Gang Prevention Program with launch of new 'Valuing Differences' curriculum (Atlanta, GA): Boys & Girls Clubs of America is expanding its arsenal of resources available to its Clubs nationwide in the fight against gangs with the launch of Valuing Differences, a new program module that integrates acceptance of cultural diversity into gang prevention efforts.
Source: PR Newswire     Date: January 30, 2006

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Three people shot in Trenton (Trenton, NJ): Three people were wounded in separate shootings here Monday, in what police believe was a dispute between street gangs.
Source: Newsday    Date: January 30, 2006

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Program to aid teens has new life (Lancaster, CA): A much-lauded program that provided intensive counseling and mentoring to troubled teens but fell victim to budget cuts will return to the Antelope Valley after a three-year absence.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 29, 2006

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Probation officers head into schools to erase gang allure (San Bernardino County, CA): County probation officers usually meet young people after they have gone through the justice system. Now, the San Bernardino County Probation Department wants to catch them before the system does.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: January 29, 2006

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Families, officials look for solutions to curbing gang violence, membership (Kinston, NC): Tynishia Cotton, 14, of Kinston knows people who are involved in gangs. She knows what gangs are and that gangs are becoming a problem for Kinston.
Source: Kinston Free Press    Date: January 29, 2006

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Gang plots border attack (Washington, DC): Members of a violent international gang working for drug cartels in Central and South America are planning coordinated attacks along the U.S. border with Mexico, according to a Department of Homeland Security document obtained by the Daily Bulletin.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: January 29, 2006

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Anti-gang group takes 2006 to task (Long Beach, CA): A mobile library strategy that takes books to youths from the city's east to west side. More than 20 at-risk teenagers with internships at local businesses. A weeklong cable television campaign addressing gangs and their impact on the community.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: January 29, 2006

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Teen killed in apparent gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot on the porch of a South Los Angeles home Friday night, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 29, 2006

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