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  Gang-Wars - Be a thug, dealer or pimp!
Become a thug, drug dealer, or pimp, and group with others to battle rival gangs in an effort to become number one.
You can form gangs with other players for protection, pooling of resources, and for coordinated attacks on enemy gangs.
A ranking system that displays your rank among all players, as well as your gang's rank among all gangs playing.
www.gang-wars.com   (211 words)

  Street Gang Dynamics
Gangs as most people think of them probably began to be recognized by the general public around the nation with the birth of the Los Angeles gangs in the early seventies.
If a gang member witnesses a fellow member failing to dis a rival gang through hand signs, graffiti, or a simple "mad dog" or stare-down, they can issue a "violation" to their fellow posse member and he/she can actually be "beaten down" by their own gang as punishment.
Gangs are certainly a community problem, and the community must galvanize to properly respond by dealing with those already involved and offering alternatives to those who accept.
www.gangwar.com /dynamics.htm   (3545 words)

  Gang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some commentators use "gang" to refer to small, informal, and disorganized "street gangs", while "syndicate" or "organized crime" are used to refer to larger, more powerful organizations, such as the Italian-American Mafia, which may control entire legitimate businesses as "fronts" for their illegal operations, bringing in millions of dollars per year.
Gangs often spread by a parent or family moving out of the gang neighborhood, and the children taking the gang culture and lore with them to a new area and recruiting new members for their old gang.
Gang warfare is commonly held over turf boundary disputes, the takeover of an area in order to bring in narcotics to push on the streets, personal rivalries, or simply the fact that the opposing group is different in some way.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gang   (952 words)

 Gang of Four - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Gang of Four (Simplified Chinese: 四人帮; Traditional Chinese: 四人幫; pinyin: Sì rén bāng) was a group of Communist Party of China leaders in the People's Republic of China who were arrested and removed from their positions in 1976, following the death of Mao Zedong, and were blamed for the events of the Cultural Revolution.
The "Gang" had arranged for Deng Xiaoping, Zhou Enlai's protege, to be purged in April 1976, but by early 1978, he was to become the real power of the Party.
All members of the "Gang of four" have since died; Jiang Qing died soon after her release, though some allege she committed suicide, Wang Hongwen died in 1992, Zhang Chunqiao died in April 2005 and Yao Wenyuan died in December 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gang_of_Four   (813 words)

 NYGC | National Youth Gang Center
The proliferation of gang problems in large and small cities, suburbs, and even rural areas over the last two decades led to the development of a comprehensive, coordinated response to America's gang problem by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).
The purpose of the NYGC is to assist policymakers, practitioners, and researchers in their efforts to reduce youth gang involvement and crime by contributing information, resources, practical tools, and expertise towards the development and implementation of effective gang prevention, intervention, and suppression strategies.
To accomplish this mission, the Center conducts assessments of the scope and characteristics of youth gang activity in the United States, develops resources and makes them available to the field, and provides training and technical assistance in support of community-based prevention, intervention, and suppression efforts.
www.iir.com /nygc   (308 words)

 Gang - Search Results - MSN Encarta
gang activity in prisons, gang violence in Los Angeles, gang war in Macao, gang wars in the Prohibition Era, gangs in American West, juvenile...
Gang of Four, clique of radical advocates of Mao Zedong who implemented the most extreme policies of China’s Cultural Revolution during the 1960s...
Thomas Kennerly Wolfe, Jr., was born in Richmond, Virginia, and in 1951 received an undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University, where he...
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=Gang   (159 words)

 ࢧ Gang ࢧ   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The result is a lighter fabric that allows a precise modeling of curves and the feat of changing concepts: GANG pants are so tight, so low and so vulgar, but so vulgar, that they became fashion and are present in the wardrobe of those who dictate fashion.
Scandalously tight, GANG jeans please those who do not have much to show - even slim Adriane Galisteu becomes a “popozuda” - and those who at first sight, have more than what is recommended to fit into the minute dimensions.
Becoming popular at lightning speed at parties in the poor suburbs of Rio de Janeiro (“GANG jeans, every woman’s wish” plus an unmentionable comment about their effect on bums was a memorable chorus of DJ Saddam’s), monthly turn out of 10.000 pants was doubled.
www.gang-rio.com.br /por/cliing2.html   (1111 words)

Gang activity is not just an urban problem; it is a problem that is creeping into many communities right here in the Hudson Valley and in some cases, into the military, said presenter Sgt. Neale Smith of the 2nd Aviation.
Gangs have adopted sportswear symbols and taken them for their own "colors" or "codes." For example, Truncale explained, a Bull’s jacket worn by the gang known as the ‘Bloods’ takes on a different significance that has nothing to do with sports.
Gang wanna-be’s like the attention, excitement and the recognition that gangs can offer and usually can’t wait to become initatiated, even though they can be violent.
www.usma.edu /PublicAffairs/pv/Gang.htm   (809 words)

 Gang Uses Deportation to Its Advantage to Flourish in U.S. - Los Angeles Times
Gang Uses Deportation to Its Advantage to Flourish in U.S. Mara Salvatrucha is rooted locally, but it has become a force in Central America and the Washington area.
A gang that once numbered a few thousand and was involved in street violence and turf battles has morphed into an international network with as many as 50,000 members, the most hard-core engaging in extortion, immigrant smuggling and racketeering.
Gang members have paid guards to smuggle in cellphones, which they use to consult and communicate with members in Guatemala, Honduras and the U.S. "We can't have that," Escalante said.
www.latimes.com /news/local/la-me-gang30oct30,0,7353881,full.story?coll=la-home-headlines   (3252 words)

 SafeYouth.org - Teen Facts - Youth Gangs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A gang is a group of teens and young adults that hang out together and are involved in joint violent, illegal, or criminal activity.  They generally give themselves a common name or symbol, and they often choose to wear a certain type of clothing or to display some other identifying item.
Gang members are responsible for much of the serious violence in the United States.
Since 1996, the overall number of gangs and gang members in the United States has decreased.  However, in cities with a population over 25,000, gang involvement still remains near peak levels.
www.safeyouth.org /scripts/teens/gangs.asp   (1701 words)

 LADA Gang Crimes
Gang crimes – from graffiti and quality of life problems to murder and extortion – devastate a community’s well-being and sense of security.
The Hardcore Gang Division vertically prosecutes cases throughout the county, which means that one deputy district attorney prosecutes each case from beginning to end.
Some of the most senior gang prosecutors in the District Attorney’s Office are assigned to the Unsolved Homicide Team, a team that works with expert law enforcement detectives to investigate and prosecute previously unsolved gang crimes.
da.co.la.ca.us /gangs.htm   (608 words)

 Mara Salvatrucha Gang - MS-13
They quickly became known as one of the most violent gangs in the area because many of their founding members had experience or training in guerilla warfare, thus gaining a level of sophistication that superseded their rivals.
Coupled with the idea of death squads killing gang members would leave the assumption that El Salvadorian law enforcement officers would focus their resources towards the most serious of crimes—the killing of innocent persons, rather than the murders of hardened or speculated gang members.
Despite death squads and increased laws pertaining to gang membership and activity, Central America is still seeing an increase in their gang population and problems.
www.knowgangs.com /gang_resources/profiles/ms13   (1723 words)

 Planet-Bollywood - Film Reviews
Eventually, after the murder of Gangu's mother and Gary's sister, the gang of four go on a bloody crusade as they attempt to avenge the death of their loved ones.
Gang is a film with the same moral presented by Satya, Parinda, and Vaastav, that dealings in the Underworld eventually leads to dispair and tragedy.
Gang is a film that should be taken at face value, a nice, entertaining night out, nothing more, nothing less.
www.planetbollywood.com /Film/gang.html   (463 words)

 Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Feinstein-Hatch Bill to Combat Gang Violence
The Gang Prevention and Effective Deterrence Act is a comprehensive bill to increase gang prosecution and prevention efforts.
Makes recruiting minors to join criminal street gangs a federal crime and requires offenders to pay the costs associated with housing and treating any recruited minor who is prosecuted for their gang activity.
This legislation requires the Attorney General to designate certain locations as high intensity interstate gang activity areas and provides assistance in the form of criminal street gang enforcement teams made up of local, state and federal law enforcement authorities to investigate and prosecute criminal street gangs in each high intensity interstate gang activity area.
www.senate.gov /~feinstein/04Releases/r-gangs4.htm   (1193 words)

 Lake County, IL Juvenile Justice -- Gangs
A gang can be any organized group of people with a recognized leader that remains together with a common cause during times of peace and times of conflict and shows unity in obvious ways.
What distinguishes a gang from other groups is that a gang’s activities are either criminal or threatening to the general public.
To many members of the public, graffiti represents thoughtless vandalism or childish pranks, but to the gang members, graffiti is a clear mark of territorial boundaries and serves as a warning and challenge to rival gangs.
www.19thcircuitcourt.state.il.us /juveniles/gangs.htm   (1480 words)

 Statement of Senator Dianne Feinstein on the House Gang Crime Bill
Every day, we read about a new tragedy – where a gang member has shot a police officer as part of an induction ceremony, used a machete to murder an innocent victim, or tracked down and killed someone who may have witnessed a crime.
In my view, the key to addressing the gang problem is to strike a careful balance – including tough penalties and funding for successful community programs and witness protection.
A “criminal street gang” is defined to mean a formal or informal group, club, organization or association of 3 or more persons who act together to commit gang crimes.
feinstein.senate.gov /05releases/r-gangshouse.htm   (1290 words)

However, he summarily dismissed the girl gang members stating only that there were a half dozen female gangs out of the l,313 in his survey, and that participation in the gang culture for the young women was auxiliary in nature.
Research suggests that children of former gang girls, of cholos and cholas, are inclined to be chips off the old block and soon develop their mother's and father's cholo lifestyles (Moore 1123).
Of course, the gang look is really only a l990's extension of the pachuco look, which while out of date, is a pervasive cholo/gang/drug subculture that tends to be inherited if a brother or sister, father or mother was once a part of it.
www.csun.edu /~hcchs006/18.html   (4308 words)

 Our Gang Encyclopedia Article @ HollywoodBlockbuster.com (Hollywood Blockbuster)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Our Gang, also known as The Little Rascals or Hal Roach's Rascals, was a long-lived series of American comedy short films about a troupe of poor neighborhood children and the adventures they had together.
The series was notable in that the gang included both African-Americans and females in leading parts at a time when discrimination against both groups was commonplace.
The MGM-produced Our Gang shorts were not as well-received as the Roach-produced shorts had been, due to both MGM's inexperience with the brand of slapstick comedy Our Gang was famous for and MGM's insistence on keeping Alfalfa, Spanky, and Buckwheat in the series until they were in their early teens.
www.hollywoodblockbuster.com /encyclopedia/Our_Gang   (6145 words)

 Leonard Gang: ZoomInfo Business People Information
Leonard Gang's summary was automatically generated using 15 references found on the Internet.
Gang is a former District Court Judge having served on the Eighth Judicial District Court, in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada.
Gang presently serves as a Settlement Judge for the Nevada Supreme Court, as an arbitrator and mediator.
www.zoominfo.com /people/gang_leonard_2250698.aspx   (657 words)

 Gang-Wars - Help Files
Each category is ranked; your character, your gang, all pimps, thugs, and drug dealers each have their own ranking system so you can see where you are at in the game and who is at the top.
Gangs should weigh the value of a country and the amount of competition for a given country.
The leader of the gang uses this tab to manage his or her gang and gang members.
www.gang-wars.com /help.php   (8173 words)

 Chain Gang - Encyclopedia Uplandia | UplandLife.com
Each dog is in turn on a three-foot length of chain that allows it some mobility, but still keeps the dogs away from each other.
Most handlers will use the chain gang as a way to let a number of dogs watch other dogs working the field.
This helps the dogs on the chain gang to build enthusiasm, and even do a little learning as they watch.
www.uplandlife.com /encyclopedia/glossary.asp?gid=14   (98 words)

 My First Band - Devoted to amateur garage bands from the 60s.
Along with Ted Nugent's first band The Lourds, (although I was firmly in the Gang camp) they set the standard to which we all aspired...they had the look, they had the chops.
The Gang made their mark with Don doing his Pete Townsend/ Keith Richards style leads, Steve's driving rhythms, vocals and chord solos (Down the Road a Piece), Dave's version of Mick Jagger vocals, stage moves and the famous glare, and Greg's bass runs while looking like Bill Wyman himself.
We (Gang 1) were very popular because we were one of the first bands around.
www.myfirstband.com /FirstBandGang.html   (1995 words)

 ࢧ Gang ࢧ   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Comparing Gang to Forum, another famous Paulista trademark which also works with jeans fabric, our prices is higher.
Suzana Werner, who has 10 Gang pants says that to have nice shape you need to work out a lot and all those theories are sheer folly.
Gang results show that costumers approve such effects, though.Amorim predicts a 20% growth in the yearly profit.
www.gang-rio.com.br /por/cliing3.html   (739 words)

 Ron Gang: ZoomInfo Business People Information
Ron Gang's summary was automatically generated using 2 references found on the Internet.
And indeed, Gang's paintings remind me of a distant childhood, innocent and lost, quiet, and distant from the industrial.
Gang's studio is in a bomb shelter, but he paints "in the field," carrying his equipment the one and one half kilometres to his chosen site, where he reamains as long as the sun is in the right position for the effect he wants to create.
www.zoominfo.com /people/gang_ron_1463481.aspx   (646 words)

 Window Gang - Window Cleaning Company - Franchise Opportunities
Window Gang has been servicing satisfied residential and commercial clients since 1986 and has developed a system that if followed, will give you the freedom of owning your own business while reaping the awards of financial freedom.
When you choose to become part of the Window Gang team, you will be backed by a proven track record of growth and stability and a group of individuals dedicated to helping you succeed.
Window Gang is committed to providing franchisees with the most comprehensive and dependable support system available.
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 Joseph Rodríguez
My aim in photographing gang life in Los Angeles has been to get to the core of violence in America, not just the physical violence against one another, but the quiet violence of letting families fall apart, the violence of segregation and isolation.
It became the main model and influence for outlaw bikers of the 1950s and 1960s, the L.A. punk/rock scene in the 1970s and 1980s, and the Crips and Bloods of the 1980s and 1990s.
There is an aspect of suicide among many of these gang kids (between ten and twenty-one years old) whose options have been cut off-no education, no work, and no opportunities for advancement.
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