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Gwinnett lawmakers renew push for anti-gang legislation (Gwinnett County, GA): Gwinnett County’s House delegation Thursday launched a new drive to push legislation cracking down on street gangs through the General Assembly, this time under Republican sponsorship.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: February 10, 2006

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More rioting erupts at jails (Los Angeles County, CA): Nearly 500 inmates fought Wednesday in racially charged melees at Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic, marking a fifth day of violence in the Los Angeles County jail system and underscoring officials' inability to stop unrest tied to street conflicts between Latino and black gangs.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 9, 2006

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Ministers launch drive to combat youth crime (Boston, MA): Black ministers in Boston, responding to a surge in youth violence, have launched a drive to recruit, train, and deploy 1,000 volunteers to work with at-risk young people from the city's toughest and poorest neighborhoods.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: February 9, 2006

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Tip helps deputies prevent gang fight (Orlando, FL): A group of kids said they gathered to play football, but officials said a tip to the gang enforcement unit helped them break up a gang fight before it could start.
Source: WESH 2 News    Date: February 9, 2006

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Guns, drugs, gang rounded up by cops (Somerville, MA): Using stun grenades, police forced their way into a Gilman Street home and seized guns, drugs and four suspected gang members - including one who tried to escape out a second-floor window.
Source: Somerville Journal    Date: February 9, 2006

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Stony Point police investigate graffiti on businesses, church (Stony Point, NY): Police detectives yesterday were investigating purple graffiti spray-painted on two local businesses, some cars and a church along Route 9W.
Source: The Journal News    Date: February 9, 2006

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Oceanside mayor makes decision (Oceanside, CA): Mayor Jim Wood has rescinded the City Council's support of the Oceanside Ten-Point Collaborative, a plan to coordinate the efforts of many churches and agencies to prevent gang violence.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: February 8, 2006

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Authorities to create new gang task force (Madison, WI): Concerns about the growth of street gangs in the Madison area are prompting authorities to create a new task force that will target Dane County's top gang leaders and drug dealers, WISC-TV reported.
Source: WISC-TV News    Date: February 8, 2006

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Second man arrested for brazen gang attacks (Petaluma, CA): A 19-year-old Santa Rosa man was arrested Friday for his suspected involvement in two gang attacks in Petaluma in which one person suffered serious head injuries and two others received minor injuries, said Sgt. Matthew Stapleton of the Petaluma Police Department.
Source: Petaluma Argus-Courier    Date: February 8, 2006

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Officials continue investigation after Socorro High stabbing (El Paso, TX): Two students were hospitalized after being stabbed at lunchtime Tuesday at Socorro High School, El Paso County Sheriff's Office officials said.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: February 8, 2006

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Two suspects arrested in Concord attack (Concord, CA): Two men were arrested early Wednesday after a possible gang-related fight that sent a man and a woman to the hospital, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 8, 2006

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Banning Police looking for suspects in possible gang-related homicide (Banning, CA): Banning Police are on the hunt for whoever murdered two people there last night, we now know at least one of those shot and killed was an 18-years-old from the Coachella Valley.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: February 8, 2006

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Chief draws plan to destroy gang (Palo Alto, CA): The Sacramento Street gang has run roughshod over several small streets in East Palo Alto for more than a decade - terrorizing residents, dealing drugs and running from police.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: February 7, 2006

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Pinal reinstates gang task force (Pinal County, AZ): The state backed Pinal County’s efforts to fight gang-related crime by funding the county’s participation in a statewide gang task force.
Source: Newszap    Date: February 7, 2006

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'Gang graffiti' seen in Bealeton (Bealeton, VA): This time, the vandals left a different message. Fauquier County deputies received a report of more graffiti last week.
Source: Fauquier Times-Democrat    Date: February 7, 2006

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Stith seeks pause in gang-to-city-work plan (Durham, NC): A Durham city councilman now says officials should suspend admissions to a program that offers gang members a city job if they go straight, but his proposal isn't getting much support from his colleagues.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: February 7, 2006

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Cops target schools with gang trouble (Chicago, IL): Chicago Police plan to show a higher profile at schools experiencing increased gang activity as part of a new safety program to be unveiled today.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: February 6, 2006

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Wake's new gang task force (Raleigh, NC): Wake County has been recognized nationally as being one of the best places to live in all of America, and gangs apparently have taken note.
Source: WTVD 11 News    Date: February 6, 2006

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Monticello gang rivalry leads to stabbing, shots fired (Monticello, NY): Police in the Village of Monticello are keeping the heat on one neighborhood as suspected gang violence has escalated in recent days. It has all revolved around one particular apartment – number 57 – at Shaker Heights apartments, they said.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: February 6, 2006

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Salinas' night of gunfire (Salinas, CA): Five people were wounded by gunfire, three of them seriously, in a series of shootings that raged across East Salinas over a five-hour period Friday night and early Saturday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: February 5, 2006

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