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Alleged gang member slain (Chicago, IL): A 17-year-old reputed gang member was fatally shot early today after quarreling with another boy on the street near his South Side home, Chicago police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 23, 2007

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Gang warfare at root of most violent crime in city (Savannah, GA): Police say they have started an aggressive attack on a circle of violence in Savannah that has claimed at least six lives and has injured another 20 people.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: May 23, 2007

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Nine-year-old boy killed by stray bullet in Bradenton (Bradenton, FL): Three teens were arrested Tuesday in the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a stray bullet in a drive-by shooting, authorities said.
Source: The Gainesville Sun    Date: May 22, 2007

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Success against gangs hailed (Fresno County, CA): Four months after its issuance, a Superior Court injunction banning two Orange Cove gangs has yielded 25 arrests and 14 jail terms in the southeast Fresno County town.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: May 22, 2007

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Surge in gang violence in Cochran (Cochran, GA): The Cochran Police Department is trying to tackle the recent surge in gang violence. In just the last two months, police estimate that they have responded to between 10 and 15 incidents ranging from shootings to fights.
Source: WMGT 41 NBC News    Date: May 22, 2007

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Bentonville schools eye gang policy language (Bentonville, AR): Handshakes are not the issue. Bentonville schools intend to ban any act that reflects participation in a gang or gang-related activity as defined in a proposed anti-gang policy the Bentonville Policy Committee approved Tuesday.
Source: The Morning News    Date: May 22, 2007

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Officials: Gang fight tumbles into jail (Crown Point, IN): A street gang feud that police said led to the death of a 7-year-old East Chicago boy continued in the halls of the Lake County Jail, with the boy's father attacking the alleged killer, jail officials said.
Source: The Times    Date: May 22, 2007

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Cops: Gang crimes may be on rise in Lilburn (Lilburn, GA): A map in Sgt. Tyler Thomas' office at Lilburn's police headquarters has a dozen purple circles on it, each representing an armed robbery this year.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 21, 2007

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L.A. gang members go union (Los Angeles, CA): Shortly after his release from prison four years ago, Julio Silva entered the apprenticeship program in the Ironworkers Union Local 433 in La Palma.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 21, 2007

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County seeks guardians for Latino youth (Manatee County, FL): Spanish-speakers and Latinos are being sought by the county's Guardian Ad Litem program to help improve one life of the roughly 78 Latino foster children they watch over.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: May 21, 2007

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Gang members say shooting motive was jealousy (Pueblo, CO): A 22 year old man is gunned down in what Pueblo Police call a gang style shooting. It happened around 9:00pm Friday night. The victim survived gunshot wounds to the shoulder and chest, according to some other gang members.
Source: KOAA News First 5/30    Date: May 21, 2007

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Police arrest 27 suspected gang members (Savannah, GA): Police say they have dismantled local Savannah gangs connected to a string of violent crime and drug activity.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: May 21, 2007

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Police pare list of 10 worst gang fugitives (Los Angeles, CA): Three months after the Los Angeles Police Department announced a list of the 10 most-wanted gang members, officials said Saturday that half are in jail or dead.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 20, 2007

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Activity rises with growth (Tampa, FL): As the population of the Tampa Bay area continues to swell, so does urbanization and the crime that goes with it.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: May 20, 2007

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Tactics to combat gang activity aired at FAU talk (Boca Raton, FL): Fighting gangs isn't only about throwing people in jail, it requires a layered approach, Palm Beach County police chiefs told mayors, legislators and prosecutors during a summit Friday.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: May 19, 2007

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Teen killed had moved to escape gang activity (Anthony, NM): A 17-year-old man trying to straighten out his life was killed early Friday morning in a possible gang-related shooting outside his home.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: May 19, 2007

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Students are out of survey on gangs (Durham, NC): Middle school students won't be answering a survey about gang influences in their lives, but Durham Public Schools officials are offering other ways to assist a local gang study.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: May 18, 2007

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Gang graffiti plagues Northwest Side (Grand Rapids, MI): As she drove past the Sixth Street Hall, Lydia Murphy -- who has lived on the Northwest Side for six years -- couldn't ignore gang graffiti that covered a wall.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: May 18, 2007

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$1 million donated for tips in gang killings (Santa Ana, CA): The Santa Ana Police Department has created a monetary reward program to help crack down on gang-related killings after a recent spate of shootings.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: May 18, 2007

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Is there gang activity in Accomack County? (Hallwood, VA): It wasn’t a typical Wednesday-night meeting at the Hallwood Baptist Church — scenes of graphic violence, bloody murder victims and tattooed gang members throwing hand signs flashed on a screen one after another as law enforcement officers gave the congregation some straight talk about criminal gang activity and how to recognize it.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: May 18, 2007

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