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Police: Key to stopping gangs is to start early (Charleston, SC): North Charleston's burgeoning Hispanic population is ripe for the development of gangs, and Mayor Keith Summey wants the city to try to stay ahead of the problem, he said Wednesday.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: August 17, 2006

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Chief vows to curb killings (Sacramento, CA): As the city homicide rate skyrockets and Sacramento heads for one of its deadliest years in the last two decades, Police Chief Albert Nájera is feeling the heat.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: August 16, 2006

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Bordering cities often bear brunt (San Bernardino, CA): Like a tube of toothpaste, when gang crime is squeezed out of one neighborhood, it often squirts into another - even another city.
Source: The Sun    Date: August 16, 2006

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U.S. officials arrest suspect in top Mexican drug gang (Los Angeles, CA): Federal drug enforcement agents, aided by the United States Coast Guard, arrested a man they said was a top figure in one of Mexico’s most notorious drug gangs on a fishing boat off Baja California on Wednesday.
Source: The New York Times    Date: August 16, 2006

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Man killed outside family get-togethers (Rancho Cucamonga, CA): A flurry of gunfire erupted outside two large family gatherings Monday night, leaving one man dead, another injured and several cars damaged with broken windows and bullet holes.
Source: The Sun    Date: August 16, 2006

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Gang activity present in schools (Dodge City, KS): No one denies there is a gang problem in the USD 443 school system. Gang activity is reported every year.
Source: Dodge City Daily Globe    Date: August 16, 2006

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"Gang" reference opposed by Longview Mayor (Longview, TX): With the recent shooting violence in Longview, many citizens are worried that police and city officials are not paying due attention to what they feel is clearly "gang" violence.
Source: KLTV 7 News    Date: August 16, 2006

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Fight by rival gangs kills man in Lowell (Lowell, MA): Samnang Oth did not plan to stay at the birthday party for long. He promised his family he would be at his friend's Royal Street house for only a couple of hours and then he would return home to Chelsea, his older sister, Sina Oth, said yesterday.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: August 15, 2006

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Authorities: 18 arrested in plot to disrupt high school jamboree (Columbia, SC): Eighteen people who police say were involved in setting up a possible attack at a Friday night high school event have been arrested, according to Richland County authorities.
Source: The Sun News    Date: August 15, 2006

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17-year-old S.F. teen fatally shot near preschool (San Francisco, CA): Police are investigating a shooting Monday that turned fatal for a 17-year-old boy outside a preschool north of San Francisco's Panhandle area.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 15, 2006

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Gang-related graffiti creates a nuisance (Dodge City, KS): You don't have to drive far to see evidence of gang activity in Dodge City, as private homes, businesses, and fences are often sprayed with gang graffiti.
Source: Dodge City Daily Globe    Date: August 15, 2006

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Community calls for gang violence 'ceasefire' (Liberty City, FL): A community that is already up in arms over black on black violence is demanding a response from police and residents themselves to put a stop to the gang warfare that continues to claim lives in their Liberty City neighborhood, a day after another gang shooting took the life of a young man.
Source: CBS 4 News    Date: August 15, 2006

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Summit planned in Tulsa on gang violence (Tulsa, OK): State and federal prosecutors and Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor are planning a "gang summit" next month in an effort to find ways to end gang violence in the city.
Source: KTEN Channel 10 News    Date: August 15, 2006

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Gang prevention spreads to classrooms (Richland County, SC): Many of those arrested in Sunday's bust of what is thought to have been a gang meeting were middle and high school age.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: August 15, 2006

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San Patricio county receives grant; official has questions (San Patricio County, TX): San Patricio County received $133,136 in federal grant money to assist in the investigation of violent and gang-related crimes in San Patricio and Aransas counties.
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times    Date: August 15, 2006

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One left to stand against gangs (Portland, OR): Portland's Youth Gang Outreach Program, born nearly two decades ago when the city was shocked by its first drive-by shooting, is on its deathbed.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: August 14, 2006

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Pocono Gangs: Photo and story correction (Tobyhanna, PA): An Associated Press photo and story on this Aug. 6 story on what police say is gang-related violence in the Poconos showed Robert Ryals and Thaddeus Manzano standing in the doorway of Ryals' house.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 14, 2006

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McDonnell announces anti-gang initiative (Shenandoah Valley, VA) : State leaders take another step in the fight against gang violence here in the Valley. Attorney General Bob McDonnell announces a Shenandoah Valley Anti-Gang Initiative.
Source: WHSV 3 News    Date: August 14, 2006

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Gang sweep brings 14 arrests (Oroville, CA): Late Thursday afternoon and evening, the Butte County Anti-Gang Enforcement Task Force (BCAGE) conducted a sweep of 20 locations within the Oroville area which netted 14 arrests for various violations.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register    Date: August 14, 2006

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County’s parental gang education program lauded (DuPage County, IL): Police often receive the same response from parents when their child is arrested for gang-related violence.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: August 14, 2006

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