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Gang threat addressed at town hall meeting (Topeka, KS): Thirty-five people took a crash course in "Gangs 101" on Thursday night during a town hall meeting at First Church of the Nazarene, 1001 S.W. Buchanan.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal    Date: December 8, 2006

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Police beefing up enforcement after increased gang activity (Chandler, AZ): Police will beef up enforcement this weekend in response to increased gang activity and a recent drive-by shooting that left a 19-year-old woman dead and five people wounded.
Source: KVOA 4 News    Date: December 8, 2006

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Gang survey of all middle schoolers eyed (Durham, NC): Consultants working on a $60,000 gang study commissioned by the city and county governments say they want to survey all middle school students in the Durham school system to see how gangs are gaining influence among youth.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: December 8, 2006

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Gang-related shooting kills 1, hurts 2 in Burlington City (Burlington City, PA): A shooting that killed one man and wounded two teens in Burlington City on Wednesday was gang-related, the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office said yesterday.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: December 8, 2006

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Prosecutors nab 5 in drug, gun exchanges (New Castle, PA): State prosecutors say that was the bargain two Lawrence County drug addicts made with four members of a Buffalo, N.Y., street gang that shipped drugs into Western Pennsylvania in exchange for hard-to-get guns.
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review    Date: December 8, 2006

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School gang policy spurs 19 arrests (Chicago, IL): A crackdown on gang confrontations at Mundelein High School this week has resulted in the arrests of 19 students, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 7, 2006

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Chino pulls ... against pull of gangs (Chino, CA): Chino's gang activity is dominated by the Chino Sinners, who have been around since the 1950s, officials said. Lt. Michael Dimmitt, gang investigator at California Institution for Men in Chino, said the city probably has a couple of smaller cliques or tagging crews.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: December 7, 2006

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Gang crackdown working (San Bernardino County, CA): After one year with beefed up gang units and tracking gang statistics, the San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office has released the latest figures in comparison to the same time last year.
Source: Highland Community News    Date: December 7, 2006

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Authorities bust gang selling drugs in Allentown, Easton (Allentown, PA): Federal prosecutors said they've taken down a major drug gang operating in several suburban counties. Federal, state and local law enforcement officers announced the busts in Allentown.
Source: NBC 10 news    Date: December 7, 2006

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Police: Crack addicts purchased guns for N.Y. street gang (Lawrence County, PA): Police said two Lawrence County crack addicts are among six people charged in connection with an allegedly illegal gun purchase ring that provided local firearms to a Buffalo, N.Y., street gang.
Source: WTAE Channel 4 News    Date: December 7, 2006

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Authorities: Valley's largest cocaine ring busted (Lehigh Valley, PA): Nine people have been arrested and about $1 million in cash has been confiscated, "shutting down" what authorities believe to be the Lehigh Valley's largest cocaine trafficking organization, U.S. Attorney Patrick Meehan announced today.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: December 7, 2006

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Gang study raises questions (Durham, NC): The early returns of a controversial gang study suggest that Durham's crime problems aren't really any worse than those of other cities in the state and the country, one of the consultants leading the effort said Thursday.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: December 7, 2006

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20 alleged Chicago gang members arrested (Chicago, IL): Twenty accused street gang members were arrested on charges of running a sophisticated drug trafficking operation as part of a three-year undercover investigation, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: ABC News    Date: December 6, 2006

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Money refuels drive to stop gangs (Portland, OR): John Canda, who historically has been the one pleading for money for gang outreach programs, now finds himself in the hot seat with $400,000 to allot to anti-gang violence programs over the next 18 months.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: December 6, 2006

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New effort to rub out gang wars (New Jersey): For State Police Lt. Col. Frank E. Rodgers, terrorism hits close to home almost every day. To Rodgers, gang members who wreak havoc on the peace of neighborhoods across the state are domestic terrorists.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: December 6, 2006

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Got gangs? Yes, we do (Tallahassee, FL): City and county leaders shared some frightening statistics Monday morning: More than a dozen gang-related shootings have occurred in the area in the past 20 months; there is a surging interest in Tallahassee from national gangs; and more than 100 local youths are believed to be involved in gangs.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: December 5, 2006

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Resident dress code targets gangs (New Brighton, MN): Fed up with crime, one New Brighton apartment complex has taken a controversial approach to ban baggy pants, bandanas and sideways baseball caps in public areas.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: December 5, 2006

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Man suspected in another killing before shooting deputy (Seatac, WA): In the final hours of his life, Raymond O. Porter left a bloody trail that stretched from a slaying in SeaTac to a house party in White Center, where he fatally shot Deputy Steve Cox, the King County Sheriff's Office said Monday.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: December 5, 2006

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Eight S.F. gang members plead guilty in federal case (San Francisco, CA): Eight members of San Francisco's Down Below Gang will spend years in prison after pleading guilty to federal racketeering and drug-dealing charges Monday, according to the U.S. attorney's office.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: December 5, 2006

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Pine Ridge beating tied to gang rite (Pine Ridge, FL): Three students at Pine Ridge High beat up a 16-year-old-freshman on campus Monday as part of an initiation into the notorious Crips street gang, officials said.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: December 5, 2006

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