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Three battered in separate attacks (Porterville, CA): Local communities continue to be bogged down by gang violence as three assaults reported in and near Porterville Monday and Tuesday evenings are suspected to be gang related.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: November 30, 2006

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Gang violence in a Virginia Beach community (Virginia Beach, VA): New developments in a drive-by shooting in Virginia Beach. Police arrest two teens in connection with the violence - and one of the teens claims they're associated with a national gang.
Source: WTKR NewsChannel 3    Date: November 30, 2006

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Safety major concern at gang-related trial (Riverside, CA): Safety is a top priority as Riverside County prosecutors undertake the monumental task of showing a judge why 15 defendants should be held to answer charges in what they say is a gang-related, double homicide in Banning.
Source: The Sun    Date: November 30, 2006

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Police say Snoop Dogg is part of LA street gang (Los Angeles, CA): According to police, Snoop Dogg is still a member of a notorious Los Angeles street gang. The gangster rapper - real name Calvin Broadus - was arrested for possession of drugs and a firearm on Tuesday outside Los Angeles' NBC studios where he had been filming a performance for "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."
Source: All Headline News    Date: November 30, 2006

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North Jersey law enforcement warned of gang retaliation threat (Newark, NJ): The Essex County Prosecutor's Office on Tuesday warned law enforcement in the region to be especially cautious after its gang unit reported hearing that street gangs might target law enforcement officers in retaliation for the police shooting of an unarmed man in Queens, N.Y., over the weekend.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 29, 2006

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Six O.C. gang members charged with violating new court order (Orange County, CA): Six members of an Anaheim street gang have been charged with violating a 2-week-old court order that prohibits them from a variety of activities in the neighborhood authorities say they have terrorized.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 29, 2006

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Livermore police report increase in gang violence (Livermore, CA): Three times this fall, residents in Livermore neighborhoods were witnesses to altercations between rival gangs.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 29, 2006

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Two Juarez students shot going to school (Chicago, IL): Dressed in school uniforms and just steps from their homes, two teenagers heading to Benito Juarez Community Academy were shot Tuesday morning, drawing scores of residents who rushed to their aid and decried a seemingly endless cycle of gang violence.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 29, 2006

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MS-13 gang member nailed by Feds (Houston, TX): Federal agents on Monday arrested an alleged Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) street gang member at his residence in Alvin, Texas.
Source: The Conservative Voice    Date: November 29, 2006

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Gang leader's slaying endangers truce (Boston, MA): A 20-year-old gang leader from Roxbury was shot to death last night near his home on Holworthy Street, the first breach of a landmark four-month truce between two of the city's most violent gangs that have been linked to a rash of shootings in recent years, police and local ministers said.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: November 29, 2006

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County cracks down on gang-related crimes (Orlando, FL): Central Florida, including Orlando, is in the midst of a record-setting crime wave. Officers are cracking down, and police said to stop crime, they have to get to the criminals when they're young.
Source: WESH 2 News    Date: November 29, 2006

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SF judge finalizes injunction against street gangs (San Francisco, CA): A San Francisco Superior Court judge finalized the details of an injunction granted last week that keeps members of the notorious street gang Oakdale Mob from congregating in a four-block area of the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: November 29, 2006

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New gang emerges as a threat (Houston, TX): Southwest Cholos is still the largest gang in the Houston area, but a new prison gang called Houstone Tango Blast is causing concern among law enforcement agencies, Houston Police Department officer David DeTorres told those attending the Braeburn Civic Positive Interaction Program Nov. 21 at HPD's Braeburn storefront, 10101 Fondren, Suite 100.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: November 29, 2006

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Bethlehem initiative teaches about the 'real world' of gangs (Bethlehem, PA): Margie Reyes knows raising two teenage boys in a city of any size is hard. There's too much temptation, too much glorified violence and too many negative feelings toward police officers.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: November 28, 2006

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Two held in slaying in the Mission (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco police have arrested two alleged members of a street gang in connection with the killing of a Mission District man over the weekend, a slaying that police believe was a case of mistaken identity, authorities said Monday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: November 28, 2006

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Gang problem called typical (Louisville, KY): Gangs exist in Louisville, but the problem is no bigger than that of cities of similar size, an assistant police chief told members of a Louisville Metro Council committee yesterday.
Source: The Courier-Journal    Date: November 28, 2006

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Police arrest shooting suspect (Waynesboro, VA): Acting on a tip, several police officers surrounded a home on 10th Street on Monday afternoon, arresting a suspect in connection with a gang-related shooting Saturday night that left two teenagers wounded, one of them critically.
Source: The News Leader    Date: November 28, 2006

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Man shot dead, three others hurt while sitting in car (Chicago, IL): A 21-year-old man was fatally shot early Sunday in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood as he sat in a car with three other people, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 27, 2006

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Police: Gang activity on par with other cities (Louisville, KY): Gangs do exist in Louisville, Lt. Col. Philip Turner told members of a Metro Council subcommittee on Monday. Turner said he doesn’t believe, however, that Louisville is seeing any more gang activity than cities of similar size.
Source: The Courier-Journal    Date: November 27, 2006

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Police say shootings gang related (Waynesboro, VA): Waynesboro police are still searching for two suspects in what was described as a gang-related shooting that occurred at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday evening.
Source: The News Leader    Date: November 27, 2006

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