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Counties seek more funds for gang fight (Montgomery and Prince George's County, MD): Officials from Montgomery and Prince George's counties asked the federal government yesterday for an additional $1.4 million to continue efforts to stop gang violence.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: September 6, 2006

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Graffiti surging in Novato (Novato, CA): Vandals have left a trail of spray paint across Novato in recent months, and it's costing the city and local property owners thousands of dollars.
Source: Novato Advance    Date: September 6, 2006

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Three linked to robberies indicted (Greene County, MO): A group of three men linked with eight robberies in March and a former Parkview basketball standout top the list of those indicted last week by a grand jury investigating gang activity in Greene County.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: September 6, 2006

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Modesto police eye gang grant (Modesto, CA): Modesto police plan to spend more time in schools talking about the dangers of joining gangs as part of a program aimed at deterring kids from lives of crime.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: September 5, 2006

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Three arrested in weekend shooting outside Williams-Brice (Columbia, SC): Columbia police have arrested three people in connection with what is being called a gang-related shooting Saturday night outside Williams-Brice stadium.
Source: The State    Date: September 5, 2006

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Judge's gang idea gets scant attention (Durham, NC): While Durham officials have agreed to pay consultants $60,000 to assess the local gang problem, a cost-free alternative District Judge Marcia Morey suggested six months ago has received scant attention.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: September 4, 2006

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One killed, another injured in gang-related shooting (Chicago, IL): One man was killed and another injured in what appears to be a gang-related shooting on the South Side early Sunday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: September 3, 2006

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City boosts anti-gang effort (Banning, CA): Gangs are rooted in this community, and children are dropping out of schools and committing acts of violence. More than 400 gang members and affiliates belonging to 31 street gangs have been identified in this growing city of 26,000.
Source: The Sun    Date: September 2, 2006

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Subway stabbing (Brooklyn, NY): A 15-year-old boy was stabbed three times in the back yesterday by a wolf pack of teens in a possibly gang-related attack aboard a Brooklyn subway train, police and witnesses said.
Source: New York Post    Date: September 2, 2006

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Panel: Early start prevents gangs (Springdale, AR): Arkansas State Police Capt. Les Braunns hadn’t given much thought to a gang problem in Northwest Arkansas until police identified a gang member as a suspect in the fatal shooting of his brotherin-law.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette    Date: September 2, 2006

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Congressman hosts discussion of gang violence (Springdale, AR): U.S. Rep. John Boozman hosted a summit Friday in Springdale to discuss gang-related violence with a panel of local, state and national experts.
Source: Northwest Arkansas Times    Date: September 2, 2006

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Three Rockford teens accused of gang-related shooting (Rockford, IL): Three teenagers are in custody after a Friday morning shooting in the 900 block of Ogilby Road in southwest Rockford.
Source: Rockford Register Star    Date: September 2, 2006

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21 gang members have injunction against them (Wichita Falls, TX): A developing story concerning an injunction against 21 alleged gang members in Wichita Falls. It would give Wichita Falls Police the authority to become proactive and stop the violence before it happens, rather than reacting after the crime.
Source: KAUZ NewsChannel 6    Date: September 2, 2006

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State senator: More cops needed to fight suburban gangs (Chicago, IL): Additional police are needed to combat the rise in drug and gang activity in the Northwest suburbs, said state Sen. Cheryl Axley.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: September 2, 2006

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Curfew considered for Utica (Utica, NY): Common Council members are discussing whether to establish a youth curfew for residents younger than 17 in an effort to curb street violence.
Source: Utica Observer-Dispatch    Date: September 2, 2006

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Raids target escalating gang feud (Fort Worth, TX): About 100 local and federal agents raided seven houses in north Fort Worth on Wednesday night, an operation one police official said was designed to "send a message" to two feuding gangs.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: September 1, 2006

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Man accused of chasing in-law with a hammer (Provo, UT): Provo police say they arrested a man for chasing his brother-in-law with a hammer in what investigators say was a fight over gang differences.
Source: Deseret News    Date: September 1, 2006

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NLV police units to patrol during high school games (Las Vegas, NV): North Las Vegas police said they are responding to an increase in illegal activity by juveniles on Friday nights during high school football games by assigning a special operations unit to patrol neighborhoods surrounding the schools.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal    Date: September 1, 2006

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Chinese gang member arrested in Carthage (Carthage, IL): A tip from the FBI in New York City has led to the arrest of a Chinese street gang member in Hancock County, Illinois.
Source: KHQA 7 News     Date: September 1, 2006

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Sheriff's gang unit challenged (Alameda County, CA): Alameda County Sheriff's Sgt. Colby Staysa has seen gang violence worsen in the unincorporated flatlands during each of the six years he's worked in gang prevention, especially now that Southern California gangs are taking over Bay Area territory.
Source: The Daily Review    Date: August 31, 2006

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