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Suburbs to share anti-gang efforts (Berwyn, IL): Berwyn is joining forces with other near western suburbs to fight gangs beyond their borders.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 16, 2006

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Juvenile crime on rise again (Washington, DC): For the last 10 years, juvenile crime in the United States has steadily decreased. The last time crime committed by those 18 and under began to climb was in the late 1980s.
Source: Tri-Valley Herald    Date: November 16, 2006

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Federal agents, S.F. police net 24 arrests in drug sting (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco and regional authorities announced this morning the arrests in San Francisco of 24 suspected members of the Chopper City and Knockout Posse criminal street gangs on a variety of drug, firearm and probation violations.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 16, 2006

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Columbia City Council pushes for gang legislation (Columbia, SC): Columbia City Council members told state lawmakers there needs to be statewide gang legislation. "I think we will never be able to law enforce our way out of this," says Columbia Mayor Bob Coble.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: November 16, 2006

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Juvenile crime on an upswing in county (Harris County, TX): Violent crime by juveniles has slowly crept up in Harris County, with rates here in recent years surpassing statewide rates for the first time since 1995, according to data being released today by an Austin-based research group.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: November 16, 2006

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More immigrants seeking asylum cite gang violence (Washington, DC): Increasing numbers of Salvadorans, Hondurans and Guatemalans are entering the United States illegally and applying for asylum on the grounds that their lives are imperiled by gang violence in their home countries, according to immigration lawyers and advocacy groups.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: November 15, 2006

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Two MS-13 members are convicted of racketeering (Greenbelt, MD): In the first major victory for federal prosecutors in a sweeping legal assault on MS-13 in Maryland, a federal jury in Greenbelt yesterday convicted two members of the violent Latino street gang of criminal racketeering.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: November 15, 2006

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Teens' fight may have been gang-related (Warrenton, VA): Two teens were reportedly charged with disorderly conduct and more than 30 were banned from all county parks after an altercation at Rady Park in Warrenton on Monday afternoon.
Source: Fauquier Times-Democrat    Date: November 15, 2006

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Gang Week: Gangs recruiting younger kids (Memphis, TN): Eyewitness News uncovers kids not even old enough to cross the street alone being recruited by Memphis gangs. Gang investigators say it's not uncommon to see 10, 11, and 12 year-olds caught up in gang life.
Source: ABC 24 Eyewitness News    Date: November 15, 2006

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Man sought in shooting at Little Village library (Chicago, IL): A shooting Tuesday at the check-out desk of a Little Village library left one man injured and an already unnerved community reeling, as neighborhood leaders described an uptick in gang activity.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: November 15, 2006

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Local church looks to curb gang violence (Grand Rapids, MI): After a teenager was killed in a gang related incident at a Kentwood roller rink, community members are now looking for a way to stop the violence and get kids off the street.
Source: WOOD 8 News    Date: November 15, 2006

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New gang warning signs (Memphis, TN): Video showing gang members intimadating, threatening and attacking is sending shockwaves through households all over the Midsouth.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3    Date: November 15, 2006

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Raleigh police concerned about rise in gang violence (Raleigh, NC): Quinton McCoy and Shakim Applewhite live in a neighborhood where the color you wear says a lot. "I wear a white flag, because it stands for neutral," McCoy said.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: November 15, 2006

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Gang violence in Lawton (Lawton, OK): Lawton-Police responded to another gang-related gun incident Wednesday afternoon. It happened near a house in the 1100 block of Oak.
Source: KSWO 7 News    Date: November 15, 2006

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Livermore police seek leads in gang shooting (Livermore, CA): Police have no leads in what is being called a gang-related shooting that occurred late last week in a residential neighborhood west of the Lawrence Livermore laboratory.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 15, 2006

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Man arrested in Fun Spot shooting (Grand Rapids, MI): A 19-year-old man has been arrested by Grand Rapids and Kentwood Police for the Sunday night shooting death of a teenager at the Fun Spot Roller Rink. He is expected to be arraigned Thursday.
Source: WOOD 8 News    Date: November 15, 2006

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Legislation sought to fight gangs (South Carolina): South Carolina will never successfully fight gangs if law enforcement agencies can’t agree on what a gang is, USC researchers told a group of residents and police at an anti-gang summit Monday morning.
Source: The State    Date: November 14, 2006

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Suspected gang member arrested for weekend graffiti (Bloomfield, NM): Police were sent to a Bloomfield neighborhood that was bombarded with gang graffiti early Sunday morning, said Bloomfield Police Detective Sgt. Jonathan Martinez.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: November 14, 2006

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Anti-gang summit looks at gangs in eastern PA (Lancaster, PA): Earlier this year, the Route 222 corridor was labeled one of the most gang-infested areas in the country. Now the federal government is dedicating $2.5 million to fight the problem.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: November 14, 2006

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'Our schools ... not out of control' (Memphis, TN): Memphis City and Shelby County school officials Monday decried remarks by an anti-gang consultant that they say unfairly labeled schools as having an uncontrolled gang problem.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: November 14, 2006

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