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Teens are wounded in two Visalia shootings (Visalia, CA): Visalia police are investigating whether two separate shootings that wounded two minors in a northeastern neighborhood this week are related.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: December 29, 2006

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Jail serves as gauge for gang activity on the street (Virginia Beach, VA): Since a Latin Kings gang member was stabbed and slashed more than 80 times in Chesapeake Beach in 1999, the city jail has seen an influx of self-proclaimed gang members so steady that jail officials are struggling to find enough space to separate them.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: December 28, 2006

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Agencies adapt to gang growth (Melbourne, FL): A West Melbourne beat cop has the name, and only the name, of a suspect in multiple car thefts plaguing a neighborhood.
Source: Florida Today    Date: December 26, 2006

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Suspects sought in deadly gang-related shooting (Tucson, AZ): Police are searching for suspects in what they say is a gang-related shooting Saturday that left two teens dead.
Source: Tucson Citizen    Date: December 25, 2006

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Gang tracking to grow (Charlotte, NC): With the click of a mouse, Detective Joel McNelly can use a simple clue - a car, a tattoo, even a nickname - to match a crime with a Charlotte gang member who committed it.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: December 24, 2006

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Police: Gang-related shooting leaves boy shot in leg (San Diego, CA): A 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg Sunday in the Terlata East neighborhood in what police described as a gang-related shooting.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: December 24, 2006

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Sebastian police battle alleged gang activity (Sebastian, FL): It's not known when a group of friends evolved into a gang they call the "Tulip Street Crew" or the "Tulip Street Clique," among other monikers.
Source: Stuart News    Date: December 24, 2006

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Intra-gang violence cited as two teens die (Tucson, AZ): Two teenagers were killed and a man was critically injured at a South Side apartment complex early Saturday in a shooting involving gang members who shared a loose affiliation and were not from rival gangs, police said.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: December 24, 2006

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Anti-gang programs urged for Oceanside (Oceanside, CA): Frustrated community leaders yesterday called on the City Council to stop its political infighting over gang-prevention programs and take action to prevent another shooting.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 23, 2006

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Increased gang violence prompts action (Manitowoc, WI): An increase in gang violence in Manitowoc this summer prompted police officials to hold a public meeting where they urged residents to report illegal activity.
Source: Herald Times Reporter    Date: December 23, 2006

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After denial of gang problem, Fontana getting upper hand (Fontana, CA): They've deployed various weapons in their arsenal to combat homegrown terrorists. They've lost battles but Fontana police seem to be winning the war against gangs.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: December 22, 2006

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Intervening in gang violence (Santa Ana, CA): City and police officials and community activists expressed their dismay at this week's shootings that left two teenagers dead and three more males injured – the most recent in a long string of suspected gang-related shootings.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: December 22, 2006

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11 alleged gang members charged in drug bust (Chicago, IL): Following an extensive three-and-a-half month undercover investigation in the Englewood neighborhood, eight people were taken into custody Wednesday and arrest warrants were issued for three others.
Source: CBS 2 Chicago    Date: December 22, 2006

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Fresno Co. advised to get gang strategy (Fresno County, CA): Fresno County is home to 1.5% of the nation's gang members — five times the national average — and officials need to develop a five-year strategic plan to attack the problem, a grand jury report states.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: December 21, 2006

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Task force would help fight gang violence, officials say (Utica, NY): City and school district officials pledged to work together to combat youth gangs and violence Wednesday night. Several officials at a meeting expressed interest in forming a task force with city police and the Oneida County District Attorney's Office to address what one expert called an emerging gang problem.
Source: The Observer-Dispatch    Date: December 21, 2006

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Gangs on our turf? Police study signs (North Carolina): Authorities across the Catawba Valley say they are noticing more signs of gang activity in recent months. Patrol officers say they see more graffiti scrawled across exposed walls of local businesses.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: December 21, 2006

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Ventura County launches new effort to track gangs (Ventura County, CA): Prompted by rising gang crime in unincorporated areas, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved creation of a special sheriff's gang patrol.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 20, 2006

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U.S. Attorney's office in Md. announces new anti-gang database (Baltimore, MD): Gang-Net, a new statewide database, will help law enforcement agencies across Maryland share data on gang activities, the U.S. Attorney's office announced Wednesday.
Source: The Baltimore Examiner    Date: December 20, 2006

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Buford Highway corridor focus of gang summit (Lawrenceville, GA): Education, not just law enforcement, is essential to combat the gang problems in Georgia, officials said at a summit in Atlanta Tuesday.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: December 20, 2006

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Federal officials announce anti-gang efforts for Md., $50K for Chas. County (Baltimore, MD): The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced awards of more than $1.5 million to local jurisdictions and organizations in Maryland to combat gangs and gang violence in local neighborhoods, communities and schools, announced U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein.
Source: Southern Maryland Online    Date: December 20, 2006

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