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USM awarded grant to help combat gangs (Hattiesburg, MS): Hattiesburg's efforts to battle its growing gang problem got a boost Friday when the University of Southern Mississippi received a $750,000 grant.
Source: The Hattiesburg American    Date: October 14, 2006

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Yonkers cops face public questions (Yonkers, NY): The city of Yonkers Violence and Gang Prevention Coalition met yesterday to discuss youth violence, but recent public complaints about aggressive policing dominated the discussion.
Source: The Journal News    Date: October 13, 2006

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Assemblyman: Help kids escape gangs (Bergen County, NJ): Assemblyman Gordon Johnson wants to create a state version of the federal witness protection program to help young gang members escape the threat of violence.
Source: The Record    Date: October 13, 2006

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Gang leader could get life for running drug conspiracy (Chicago, IL): A gang leader who authorities say controlled the flow of narcotics on dozens of city street corners is facing the possibility of life in prison following his conviction on drug conspiracy charges.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat    Date: October 13, 2006

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30 accused of drug dealing in Albany gang case (Albany, NY): Federal prosecutors charged 30 people with distributing crack cocaine and marijuana, most as members of an Albany street gang called Jungle Junkies.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 13, 2006

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Police note gang-related street robberies (Carlsbad, CA): Police are investigating a cluster of street robberies at Carlsbad's beaches and downtown areas that they believe to be gang-related, police Lt. Bill Rowland said.
Source: North County Times    Date: October 13, 2006

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Church party turns into riot (North Bergen, NJ): North Bergen police are searching for two Hispanic males, possibly from a West New York street gang, who allegedly stabbed as many as six young men during a party Saturday at a North Bergen church where underage drinking was apparently taking place.
Source: The Hudson Reporter    Date: October 13, 2006

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Rockland drug gang bust nets 53 arrests (Hillcrest, NY): Police said they arrested 53 suspected drug dealers in Rockland County, and confiscated more than $100,000 worth of crack and cocaine, and seized five guns.
Source: WNBC Channel 4 News    Date: October 13, 2006

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Gang spill-over worrying officials (Creedmoor, NC): Mayor Darryl Moss is concerned that gang activity is spilling over from Durham into his southern Granville County town.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: October 13, 2006

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Gang graffiti give officials plenty to worry about (Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN): Art taggers are only part of the graffiti problem, in the eyes of Twin Cities officials. For some, gang graffiti are a greater concern.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: October 13, 2006

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Rockland drug gang busted (Hillcrest, NY): Police say they arrested 53 suspected drug dealers in Rockland County and confiscated more than $100,000 worth of crack and cocaine, and seized five guns.
Source: 1010 Wins    Date: October 13, 2006

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Official: Parents key in shielding kids from gangs (Long Branch, NJ): Parents need to take more responsibility for keeping children safe from the influence of gangs, which remain a real threat throughout Monmouth County and the state, Prosecutor Luis A. Valentin said.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: October 13, 2006

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City wants talk with graffiti vigilante (Portland, OR): City Hall wants to find a man considered a vigilante for his campaign to discourage graffiti. The man, who goes by the names "Pete" and "Nascar Dad" on an Internet blog, covers up the work of graffiti "taggers," then posts before and after photographs on his Web site.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 12, 2006

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Police sweep nets 43 drug suspects in Lake Worth (Lake Worth, FL): Even people police say are gang members cry when they're arrested. On Wednesday, that's what happened with Jose Garcia, alleged by police to be a Top 6 gang member and one of 43 suspects involved in cocaine sales in the city during a two-day sting.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: October 12, 2006

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Grade school gang issue addressed (Chicago, IL): Suburban schools used to have to worry about gang members and wannabes starting in middle school. Now the battle to deter gang recruitment and drug selling on campus starts in elementary school.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: October 12, 2006

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L.A. toddler's killing a new low for gang violence (Los Angeles, CA): Investigators are searching for a motive in the point-blank shooting of a toddler by an alleged gang member, a killing that was a new low in the city's decades-long history of bloody street wars.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 11, 2006

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Suffolk seeks to inform residents on spread of youth violence (Suffolk, VA) : Taya Champigny shuttles her children to church, Boy Scouts and athletic activities to keep them out of trouble. But what she can't control is whether her boys will sit next to a gang member at school.
Source: Daily Press    Date: October 11, 2006

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Gang incidents rise as overall crime falls, Vallone panel told (Queens, NY) : The City Council Public Safety Committee, headed by Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., heard testimony last week from police officials that although gang activities throughout New York City are under sharp scrutiny and police disrupt gang activities, gangs still remain a threat in certain communities.
Source: The Queens Gazette    Date: October 11, 2006

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23 charged in gang, drug sweep in JP (Jamaica Plain, MA): A six-month crackdown by Boston Police and the FBI on gang violence and drug dealing at a Jamaica Plain housing project culminated today in charges against 23 people, including a reputed gang member who was shot by police during a confrontation last weekend, according to US Attorney Michael J. Sullivan's office.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: October 11, 2006

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Gang may have vandalized used car dealership (Athens, GA): A street gang may have retaliated against a Clarke County used car lot that repossessed a member's car, wreaking havoc and leaving thousands of dollars in damage.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: October 11, 2006

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