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Resurgence of gang activity in PA (Port Arthur, TX): Port Arthur has been seeing a resurgence of gang activity in just the last few months, Port Arthur Police Chief Mark Blanton told city officials Tuesday.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: March 8, 2006

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Fatal shooting linked to gangs (Stockton, CA): Police are investigating the death of Savoeun Sou, who died late Sunday after someone shot him in the face and neck outside the Mekong Harbor restaurant, according to the Stockton Police Department.
Source: The Record    Date: March 7, 2006

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DEA, St. Paul police arrest 26 in gang sweep (St. Paul, MN): A year-long investigation led by the St. Paul Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration resulted in the arrest of 26 people allegedly associated with the Latin Kings street gang, officials said
Source: The Forum    Date: March 7, 2006

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Gang problems increasing in Utah County (Utah County, UT): A young teen is brutally beaten in Provo and police are calling it an act of gang-related violence. How bad is the gang problem in Utah County? Kathryn May went looking for answers.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News    Date: March 7, 2006

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Mayors, police seek help with gang problems (New Jersey): Mayors and law-enforcement officials convened at the Statehouse today to urge legislators to pass a package of bills they say is crucial to combating New Jersey's escalating gang problem.
Source: Courier-Post     Date: March 7, 2006

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Possible gang problem in Putnam (Putnam, CT): The suggestion of a gang inside a high school in Connecticut's quiet corner has raised quite a stir in the small town of Putnam.
Source: WFSB Eyewitness News 3    Date: March 7, 2006

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Police make record gang bust (Nashville, TN): A meeting of a gang called the Crips in East Nashville led to the arrest of nearly a dozen people. Metro Police called it the largest bust involving gang-related crime in the city's history.
Source: WTVF NewsChannel 5    Date: March 7, 2006

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Gang activity a growing problem in the Valley (Palm Springs, CA): Gangs are a growing problem here in the desert and many are from the LA area. Police say gang members are here, recruiting local teenagers to join their groups.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: March 7, 2006

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Three jailed, teen critical in shooting on Alameda (El Paso, TX): Three people were arrested by police on Monday in connection with a gang-related shooting that sent a 17-year-old male to the hospital the night before with a shotgun wound to the abdomen.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: March 7, 2006

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Girl stabbed four times in gang-related attack (Salt Lake City, UT): A 14-year-old girl was listed in serious condition Sunday night after she was stabbed in the back four times in a gang-related attack.
Source: Deseret News    Date: March 6, 2006

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Teenager's fatal shooting believed gang-related (Chicago, IL): A 17-year-old was shot to death on the West Side of Chicago late Saturday night, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 6, 2006

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Aiken keeps watch on gangs (Aiken, SC): Spray-painted in great, fancy detail on the side of a now-defunct Kmart is decoration that the building's designers never intended.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: March 6, 2006

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Teens arrested in 'rampage' involving car break-ins (Kernersville, NC): Seven teenagers were arrested Sunday following a "rampage" involving car-break-ins, according to Kernersville police Chief Neal Stockton.
Source: News & Record    Date: March 6, 2006

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Crime: 'Netbangers,' Beware (Washington, DC): With a seasoned cop's knowing eye, Lake Worth, Fla., police agent Brian Hermanson cruised recently through some known gang hangouts.
Source: Newsweek    Date: March 4, 2006

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Shooting rattles carnival revelers (Las Cruces, NM): Bystanders, including parents and their children, stood behind the police line as officers from the Las Cruces Police Department searched for information on the shooting of a Hispanic man who was shot in the parking lot of the carnival on the corner of North Solano Drive and East Hadley Avenue on Friday night.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News    Date: March 4, 2006

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Curfew looms for Waynesboro teens (Waynesboro, VA): The long arm of the law just got a little longer in Waynesboro, at least if you happen to be younger than 17. A new curfew takes effect March 10 after City Council unanimously adopted an ordinance Monday night that imposes restrictions on juveniles during the early morning hours.
Source: The Daily News Leader     Date: March 4, 2006

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Assembly weighing an array of measures on gangs (Richmond, VA): The General Assembly is considering legislation that proponents say would help authorities to crack down on gang activity in Northern Virginia.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: March 2, 2006

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ATF: Gang fugitive arrested (Akron, OH): An Akron man believed to be a member of the notorious "Hilltop Crips" street gang was arrested today when he arrived for a scheduled county court date by the ATF and the Akron Police following his federal indictment for alleged gun and drug crimes.
Source: Press Release    Date: March 2, 2006

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Landmark Middle School has program to curb gang activity (Jacksonville, FL): Community leaders say they don't care if police classify them as "wanna-be's" or the real thing, the bottom line is gangs are in Jacksonville, they're dangerous, and they could be in close contact with your kids.
Source: WAWS Fox 30 News    Date: March 2, 2006

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Man wounded in early morning shooting (Pueblo, CO): Police are investigating an early morning shooting that injured one man on the South Side. James Wambolt, 21, was hit twice by bullets that traveled through a wall and a stuffed chair as he sat in it at about 3:25 a.m.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: March 2, 2006

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