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Asian gang believed responsible for slaying at theater (Covina, CA): A fatal shooting at a Covina movie theater highlighted a recent spate in violent group attacks involving suspected Asian gang members over the past few weeks, authorities said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: May 14, 2007

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Gang-related crime in Augusta since 2000 (Augusta, GA): The Augusta Chronicle compiled a list of articles and briefs since 2000 on crimes that authorities initially reported as being gang-related or were being investigated for gang ties.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: May 13, 2007

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Slayings point to gang alliances (Pasadena, CA): Recent clues suggest to Pasadena police detectives that area street gangs may have formed new alliances resulting in the deaths of two men during a wave of five attacks within 24 hours last weekend.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: May 13, 2007

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Slayings prompt anti-gang response (Chicago, IL): Suspected street gang violence sent several bodies to the morgue last week, prompting city leaders to wonder if the deadly stint would set a trend for the entire summer.
Source: Munster Times    Date: May 13, 2007

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Residents seek gang solutions (Mountain View, CA): A rise in gang-related crimes in Mountain View over the past five years has some residents calling for action beyond law enforcement: They want city officials to take preemptive measures such as providing a youth center and an array of educational and recreational services for at-risk children.
Source: Palo Alto Daily News    Date: May 13, 2007

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Over 50 gang members nabbed in biggest roundup in Colorado history (Denver, CO): The Department of Justice and the Metro Gang Task Force announced today that a federal grand jury in Denver has returned numerous indictments charging over 50 people with crack cocaine, cocaine distribution, money laundering and firearm related charges.
Source: The Conservative Voice    Date: May 13, 2007

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Task force to combat Latino gangs (Palmetto, FL): The first steps toward eradicating gang violence in Manatee County's Latino community are in motion.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: May 12, 2007

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Cops: Bar hosted teen gang party (Newburgh, NY): An infamous city bar was busted for hosting a teen birthday party – complete with alcohol, pot and crack cocaine – attended by gang members and their friends, one as young as 12 years old. City police, State Liquor Authority agents and state parole and probation officers scoped out the Casbah at 93 William St. Friday night as guests arrived.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: May 12, 2007

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Bill targets summer youth violence (Boston, MA): The governor and legislative leaders agreed yesterday to launch a pre-emptive strike on summer gang and gun violence across the state, fast-tracking $15 million in new funding for more police and for youth intervention, job and recreation funding for cities and towns.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: May 11, 2007

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Assembly OKs gang recruiter bill (Sacramento, CA): Recruiters who lure children into gangs could end up in jail under the terms of a bill that passed the Assembly on Thursday.
Source: The Californian    Date: May 11, 2007

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Shots fired near Orosi elementary (Orosi, CA): Three people were arrested Thursday in connection with a gunfight between suspected rival gang members a block from an Orosi school where more than 800 children were on the playground.
Source: Tulare Advance-Register    Date: May 11, 2007

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Bulldog gang members arrested on gun charges (Fresno, CA): Two validated Bulldog gang members were arrested Wednesday after a 22-count federal grand jury indictment listing multiple weapons charges was unsealed against them.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: May 10, 2007

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Residents, authorities work to stop gang violence (Wilmington, NC): Residents of Creekwood met with Wilmington police and the Wilmington Housing Authority on Wednesday night, in hopes of stopping the gang violence they believe contributed to the death of a teenager this weekend.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: May 10, 2007

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Two students shot in suspected gang clash outside high school (Detroit, MI): Two 17-year-olds were shot in what school officials suspect was a gang clash outside of Henry Ford High on Detroit's northwest side today.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: May 10, 2007

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Summer sees increased gang activity (Rochester, MN): Police say a gang-related fight two days ago is just the beginning of a busy season. Busy because school will soon let out and there's a summer full of potential problems.
Source: KTTC TV News    Date: May 10, 2007

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Community steps up for prevention (Duncan, OK): Last week, said Duncan Police Detective John Byers, a joint effort of the Duncan Police and Oklahoma Narcotics Task Force intercepted a shipment of ecstasy that was targeted to be distributed at Duncan High School.
Source: The Duncan Banner    Date: May 10, 2007

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Last in Santa Ana gang case is convicted (Santa Ana, CA): Federal prosecutors closed their case against a Santa Ana street gang with the conviction Wednesday of a man who could get a life sentence for racketeering, murder and other violent offenses.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 10, 2007

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Decreasing gang activity a goal in new housing plan (Oceanside, CA): The City Council has approved a $22 million plan for housing and community development that includes increased efforts to curtail gang activity in the neighborhood where police Officer Dan Bessant was killed in December.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: May 10, 2007

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Video of school beating gets four Jefferson boys in trouble (Jefferson, OR) : Four Jefferson High School students are facing assault charges after being videotaped while beating another student in one of the school's bathrooms.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 10, 2007

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Gang graffiti reappears in Marshfield (Marshfield, WI): People driving under Veterans Parkway overpass along Peach Avenue last weekend were assaulted by purplish-blue graffiti.
Source: Marshfield News-Herald    Date: May 10, 2007

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