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Another Suffolk shooting leaves 52-year-old injured (Suffolk, VA): When Akeyda Hinton heard shots ring out in her downtown Suffolk neighborhood late Tuesday night, she immediately launched into her routine. "Get on the floor," Hinton said she screamed to her three children.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: August 18, 2005
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Police: "Carnival Fight is Gang-Related" (Scranton, PA): Thirteen people have been taken into custody after a late-night fight at the Lackawanna Little League Carnival in West Scranton. Five of the teenagers arrested say they`re in a gang.
Source: WYOU News    Date: August 18, 2005
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Police training focuses on dealing with gangs (Cincinnati, OH): Cincinnati police officers got a refresher course Wednesday on gangs and how to try to break them up. The department's new gang investigations policy went into effect two weeks ago after months of talk at City Hall about whether the city had a gang problem and what to do about it.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer    Date: August 18, 2005
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U.S. is urged to stop rise of gangs before it starts (Maryland): The principals and police officers meeting at a Greenbelt high school in hopes of heading off a spike in local gang violence as the school year begins weren't the only authorities talking yesterday about the problem of Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 18, 2005
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7th suspect held in Oregon drive-by (Oregon, WI): Dane County and Madison police Wednesday arrested a seventh person in the drive-by shooting that wounded three men in Oregon last week.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: August 18, 2005
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Spate of stabbings seen as 'statement crimes' (Prince George's and Montgomery County, MD): Law-enforcement and youth services officials say that "statement crimes" committed by Hispanic gangs to establish their presence have inspired brazen attacks, including a recent spate of stabbings and slashings in Prince George's and Montgomery counties.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: August 18, 2005
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Conference, conviction part of regional response to gangs (Maryland): The experts had blunt and practical advice for school security personnel and other public officials from across Maryland and the District. First, they said, call a gang a gang - not, as some educators have, a "criminally oriented youth group."
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 18, 2005
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Warrant put out for Fresno DVD maker (Fresno, CA): A Fresno County judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for one of the producers of the controversial DVD "Fresno Uncensored," which police say glorifies gangs, drugs and violence.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 17, 2005
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Gangs 101 - in 4th grade (Wichita, KS): The audience Wichita police want to reach with their gang prevention message isn't old enough to drive.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: August 17, 2005
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Terror probe targets prison in Folsom (Folsom, CA): Counterterrorism officials investigating an alleged plot to attack National Guard recruitment centers, synagogues and other sites in Southern California said Tuesday they are investigating the possibility that the plot was hatched by Islamic extremists and gang members at a state prison in Folsom.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 17, 2005
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Get-together looks at gang woes of Asians and Pacific Islanders (Sacramento, CA): The reasons kids join gangs are the same across ethnic lines - to gain a sense of family, protection or fast cash. But the way to get them out varies with each culture.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 17, 2005
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Shooting likely gang-related, victim reports (Oregon, WI): The drive-by shooting that wounded three men in Oregon last week probably stemmed from a personal dispute, not a gang feud, the Dane County sheriff said today.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: August 17, 2005
http://www.madison.com/...

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Experts target area gang problem (Charlottesville, VA): Keith Applewhite hates it when newspapers run pictures of teenagers flashing their gang symbols.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: August 17, 2005
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Man shot outside convenience store (El Monte, CA): A man who went to a convenience store with his brother to buy hot dogs early Wednesday was confronted and shot by an alleged gang member.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: August 17, 2005
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Fort Wainwright soldiers held in fatal shooting (Fairbanks, AK): Three Fort Wainwright Army Post soldiers, who police would not identify, are being held in connection with a fatal shooting in South Fairbanks, police said.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: August 17, 2005
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Teenager critical after Santa Cruz stabbing (Santa Cruz, CA): A 17-year-old boy remained in critical condition Wednesday morning after being stabbed multiple times by a gang of youths Saturday night.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 17, 2005
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Police will begin gang awareness training (Cincinnati, OH): Cincinnati police officers chosen as part of an effort to track gang activity will be trained Wednesday on gang tattoos, colors and the department's new policy on handling gang investigations.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer    Date: August 16, 2005
http://news.enquirer.com/...

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Anti-crime grants come to the rescue (Minneapolis, MN): Jimmy Stanback and Ferome Brown took a leap of faith and quit their jobs this month so they could work full time getting gang members off the streets in several north Minneapolis neighborhoods.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: August 16, 2005
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Video surveillance cuts graffiti by 60% (Los Angeles, CA): A video surveillance camera installed at Lake Street Park as part of an aggressive neighborhood graffiti abatement program has been so successful that Los Angeles police and city officials said Monday they want to expand it citywide.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 16, 2005
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Teen defending disabled friend fatally shot by LA gang members (Los Angeles, CA): A 15-year-old attempting to defend his disabled friend was fatally shot by gang members, police said Monday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 16, 2005
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