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Mayoral candidate unveils 'hip-hop agenda' (Durham, NC): If mayoral candidate Jackie Wagstaff were a rapper, you might want to call her "J Dub." At least that's the moniker she says her younger supporters are calling her.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: August 25, 2005
http://www.heraldsun.com/...

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Police charge three in graffiti spree (Raleigh, NC): Saliou Dieng is out $200, after someone spray-painted gang-related graffiti on the side of his 1984 Ford Econoline van.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: August 24, 2005
http://newsobserver.com/...

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Feds plan to act on border problems (Washington, DC): Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said Tuesday that his department is drafting a plan to determine how "once and for all" to deal with illegal immigration, migrant smuggling and gang violence in states along the U.S.-Mexican border.
Source: USA Today    Date: August 24, 2005
http://www.usatoday.com/...

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Three charged in fatal firebombing (Chicago, IL): Three men have been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a firebombing that left one man dead and another severely injured, police said Monday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 23, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Three arrested in fight over car rims (Marin, CA): Three San Rafael men have been arrested in connection with a gang-related beating involving baseball bats after a fight over stolen wheel rims, police said yesterday.
Source: Marin Independent Journal    Date: August 23, 2005
http://www.marinij.com/...

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Kilgore faulted for gang remarks (Virginia): Democratic prosecutors in Northern Virginia are accusing the Republican gubernatorial nominee of attempting to "pander to the fears" of voters by suggesting a tie between a deadly Central American street gang and al-Qaida.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: August 23, 2005
http://www.timesdispatch.com/...

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East Side anti-gang boundaries enlarged (East Side, TX): Citing an increase in gang violence and drug dealing uncovered during a seven-month police investigation, the district attorney's office Monday obtained yet another court order prohibiting 15 members of a criminal gang from associating with each other in a cluster of East Side neighborhoods.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: August 23, 2005
http://www.mysanantonio.com/...

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11 facing charges in drive-by (Oregon, WI): A criminal complaint filed Monday charges another batch of people in the Aug. 9 drive-by shooting in Oregon, bringing to 11 the number now facing attempted murder and other charges from the incident.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: August 23, 2005
http://www.madison.com/...

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Redwood City teen shot dead (Redwood City, CA): A Redwood City teenager was shot dead late Monday on the porch of a home on Heller Street in what police said appears to be a gang-related incident.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 23, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Calif. councilwoman faces drug charges (Glendale, CA): Burbank City Councilwoman Stacey Jo Murphy was charged Tuesday with cocaine possession and child endangerment after being linked by authorities to a violent street gang.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 23, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Hunting the hunters: Cops: Members of dreaded gang sect nabbed (Trenton, NJ): Authorities busted a major gang ring that has terrorized city residents with arson, kidnapping, extortion and retaliation killings, police said yesterday.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: August 23, 2005
http://www.zwire.com/...

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N.C. House approves tougher penalties for gang activity (Raleigh, NC): The House agreed Monday night to create more felonies and stiffer penalties for gang members despite the potentially steep court and prison costs in the future.
Source: The Dispatch    Date: August 23, 2005
http://www.the-dispatch.com/...

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Shooting is first homicide of year (Santa Cruz, CA): Santa Cruz police are looking for the gunman in what they say could be the gang-related shooting of two people Sunday night, one of whom became Santa Cruz's first homicide victim of 2005.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 23, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Police think gang members destroyed car (Houston, TX): Police think gang members are responsible for destroying a car in northwest Harris County Sunday night.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: August 22, 2005
http://www.click2houston.com/...

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Police suspect gang connection in stabbing (Tracy, CA): A 20-year-old Tracy man was hospitalized for wounds suffered in what police described as a gang-related stabbing that happened this weekend.
Source: Tracy Press    Date: August 22, 2005
http://www.tracypress.com/...

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One killed, one injured in gang-related shooting (Las Vegas, NV): Las Vegas police are investigating a possible gang-related shooting that left one man dead and another injured.
Source: KRNV News 4    Date: August 22, 2005
http://www.krnv.com/...

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Hope's cookin' at Homegirl Cafe (Los Angeles, CA): Joanna Flores loved being one of the only girls in this city's notorious 18th Street gang. The dark-haired teen still smiles as she recalls the rush of adrenaline, the ready cash and the respect she found on the streets after she began selling crack cocaine for the gang at the age of 13.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: August 22, 2005
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Stabbing take like of Fremont man (Union City, CA): A Fremont man was stabbed to death early Sunday during an apparent gang-related fight and carjacking in Union City, authorities said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 22, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Rosemead slaying may be gang-related (Rosemead, CA): A man was shot to death in Rosemead in what authorities said Monday may have been a gang-related slaying.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: August 22, 2005
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/...

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Branded in a world of gang warfare (Maryland and Virginia): On crowded city buses in her native El Salvador, Flor Alas was well-versed in a key rule of survival: Don't look a gang member in the eyes.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 22, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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