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Cops say fatal shooting of teen was gang-related (Chicago, IL): A shooting that claimed the life of a Southwest Side teenager Friday appears to be gang-related, police said Saturday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 10, 2007

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First community grants to fight gang violence (Portland, OR): Portland Mayor Tom Potter's Office of Youth Violence Prevention has funded its first two grants to provide alternatives to gangs for at-risk youth and their families.
Source: KTVZ NewsChannel 21    Date: June 10, 2007

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Warring gangs in District's Shaw neighborhood declare truce (Washington, DC): Sixth Street NW was the dividing line for two warring gangs in the city's Shaw neighborhood -- the place where bullets flew in a rivalry that's been going on for years.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 9, 2007

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Slaying may be linked to South Florida gang war, police say (Orange County, FL): A growing gang war among Haitian-Americans in South Florida may have spread to Orange County on Friday, authorities said.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: June 9, 2007

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Gang is charged in drug network (New Jersey): A state grand jury yesterday charged 46 members of the deadly 9 Tre Gangsters with running a statewide narcotics trafficking network and relying on murder and gun violence to protect their markets from rival gangs.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: June 9, 2007

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Web, phone are Valley's anti-gang weapons (Easton, PA): A Web site with tips on how to spot gang activity and a hotline for giving police anonymous information were announced Thursday by U.S. Attorney Patrick Meehan in South Side Easton's Delaware Terrace housing development.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: June 8, 2007

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16 Crips arrested in sweep (Victorville, CA): More than a dozen Crip gang members who had relocated from the Los Angeles area to the High Desert to distribute cocaine and weapons were sent to jail Thursday morning, serving as the culmination of a two-month-long investigation.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: June 8, 2007

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Seven arrested in probe of gangs (Morristown, NJ): Seven men were arrested Wednesday in connection with a year-long investigation on gang activity led by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, authorities said Thursday.
Source: The Daily Record    Date: June 8, 2007

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Police seek two more youths in school shooting (Tampa, FL): With two suspects already in jail, Tampa police are still searching for leads on two additional youths suspected of involvement in Wednesday's shooting at Middleton High School.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: June 8, 2007

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More youths taking part in hate crimes (Los Angeles County, CA): Hate crimes in Los Angeles County dipped 6 percent last year, although a growing number of incidents involved youths, organized crime and gang members, officials said Thursday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: June 8, 2007

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Three teen girls first arrested under gang law (Lawrenceville, GA): Three teenage girls recently became the first people arrested and charged with violating Lawrenceville's new street gang terrorism and prevention ordinance.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: June 8, 2007

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32 arrested in Stockton gang sweep (Stockton, CA): As part of a new state crackdown on gangs, hundreds of law enforcement officers raided the homes of ethnic Cambodians here Wednesday, arresting suspected leaders of a drug distribution network that authorities said stretched to several states.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 7, 2007

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Police get first collars under new gang ordinance (Lawrenceville, GA): A suburban street gang ordinance in Lawrenceville has hit its first target with the arrest of three teens with alleged gang ties.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: June 7, 2007

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Feinstein upbeat about federal anti-gang bill (Washington, DC): Sen. Dianne Feinstein expressed optimism Tuesday that anti-gang legislation she has been pushing for a decade could finally pass the Senate this year, but the proposal, which could provide $1 billion to fight gang violence across the nation, still may be blocked by a powerful Democratic senator.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: June 6, 2007

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Boxer lobbies for gang measure (Washington, DC)): The vicious crime wave that has gripped San Bernardino was painted on a national canvas in painful detail Tuesday by Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.
Source: The Sun    Date: June 6, 2007

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Congress focuses on local crime fighting (Washignton, DC): With violent crime on the upswing after more than a decade of decline, Congress is moving to boost federal support for local crime-fighting, which some law enforcement officials say has languished since the 2001 terrorist attacks.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 6, 2007

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Charges point to spread of gang (Maryland): The beating death of a teenager found in Howard County and the armed holdup of a Reisterstown grocer were carried out by members of MS-13, a violent street gang whose leaders gave orders from inside a prison in El Salvador, according to a federal racketeering indictment unveiled yesterday.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: June 6, 2007

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Funds sought to fight gangs (Washington, DC): With gangs spreading across the country, Massachusetts needs urgent help in stemming violence that can erupt with a wrong look between gun-packing rivals, a civic leader told a Senate panel yesterday.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: June 6, 2007

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Residents, clergy unite to fight gang problem (Dalton, GA): The message at the Dalton Community Center on Tuesday night was clear: The city's leaders do not want to blame the Latino community for the death of 16-year-old Andre Johnson.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: June 6, 2007

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Greeley grapples with gang violence (Greeley, CO): They might look like blue jeans and a white T-shirt to anyone else. But for Adolfo "Li’l Grim" Rodriguez, they are an essential part of his daily uniform.
Source: Rocky Mountain News    Date: June 6, 2007

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