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Drug corridor may also be security threat (Laredo, TX): The growing gang violence along the Texas-Mexico border highlights a security threat posed by the drug-trafficking cartels, a top Texas police official said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: August 6, 2005
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Gang shootout wounds child (Riverside, CA): An 11-year-old Riverside girl was shot in the arm around 9 p.m. Wednesday when a gang shootout erupted on her street near Bobby Bonds Park in the Eastside neighborhood.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: August 5, 2005
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Graffiti problem given the brushoff (Wimauma, FL): The graffiti letters read THUG LIFE. The words covered the sign pointing to the Hillsborough County sheriff's community station in Wimauma.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: August 5, 2005
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Compton to crack down on gangs, officials tell forum (Compton, CA): Compton officials — joined by an array of community activists and religious leaders — announced Thursday that they plan to seek gang injunctions and start offering rewards of $500 or more for information leading to arrests and convictions, measures intended to help stem this year's rapidly rising homicide count.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 5, 2005
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Second drug bust linked to L.A. gang (Zanesville, OH): The four pounds of cocaine seized by the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office on July 29 is a second drug bust connected to the Dodge City Crips gang out of California.
Source: Times Recorder    Date: August 5, 2005
http://www.centralohio.com/...

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U.S. gang membership may be higher than reported (Washington, DC): A recent Justice Department report on the threat posed by gangs underestimated the number of gang members nationwide because thousands of police agencies refused to provide information about their jurisdictions.
Source: USA Today    Date: August 4, 2005
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U.S. street gang census likely low (Washington, DC): A federal report on the number of people involved in U.S. street gangs undercounted gang membership because of a lack of cooperation from local authorities.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: August 4, 2005
http://washingtontimes.com/...

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Revival of anti-gang unit rejected (Cincinnati, OH): For at least the third time in the past year, Cincinnati officials have heeded the police chief's advice and rejected a city councilman's request to revive an anti-gang unit in the Police Department.
Source: The Cincinnati Post    Date: August 4, 2005
http://news.cincypost.com/...

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Man dies in Racine drive-by shooting (Racine, WI): The death of a 26-year-old man who was shot early Thursday outside of a house in the 900 block of Villa St. might have been gang-related, police said.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: August 4, 2005
http://www.jsonline.com/...

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Two arrested in gang probe (Murrieta, CA): Two men suspected of running the Murrieta branch of a regional prostitution ring that lured runaway teenage girls were arrested this week, police said Wednesday.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: August 3, 2005
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East County anti-gang force wins funds (East County, CA): The county yesterday approved nearly $800,000 for a new task force to focus on gang crime in East County.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 3, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Six county men nabbed in gang bust (Chester County, PA) : Six Chester County residents were among the 582 alleged gang members rounded up by federal authorities during the last two weeks.
Source: Chester Daily Local News    Date: August 3, 2005
http://www.dailylocal.com/...

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Prosecutors say suspected gang member shot two because of color of shirt (Pinole, CA): Authorities say a suspected gang member shot and killed two men last weekend in Pinole because one of them was simply wearing the wrong color.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: August 3, 2005
http://www.kesq.com/...

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N.C. legislators pushing anti-gang proposals again (Raleigh, NC): Seven months ago, legislators unveiled an ambitious plan to combat gang violence in North Carolina. But the proposal has gained little traction, in part because of the its steep cost.
Source: Winston-Salem Journal    Date: August 3, 2005
http://www.journalnow.com/...

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Weapons grab a success (Suffolk, NY): In an effort to curb an alarming number of shootings in Wyandanch and North Amityville - 48 since January - Suffolk police launched an initiative in June to confiscate illegal weapons, and lock up the people who use them.
Source: Newsday    Date: August 3, 2005
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Man arrested for Tuesday drive-by shooting (Wichita, KS): A gang member was arrested in connection to a drive-by shooting that occurred about 4 p.m. Tuesday in the 1600 block of Hydraulic, but police do not believe the shooting was gang-related.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: August 3, 2005
http://www.kansas.com/...

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Racine teachers want training on gangs (Racine, WI): After a recent gang-related shooting that claimed the lives of three young men in Racine, the district's teachers union is continuing its call for training about gangs in schools.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: August 2, 2005
http://www.jsonline.com/...

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582 arrested in gang roundup, three in the area (El Paso, TX): Three alleged Barrio Azteca gang members from the El Paso area face deportation to Mexico as part of a national crackdown on street gangs by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, officials said Monday.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: August 2, 2005
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Feds gang up on MS-13, nab 63 alleged members (Boston, MA): A federal takedown aimed at crushing MS-13 – an international Salvadoran gang with strong roots in East Boston – has led to the arrests of 63 alleged gang members in the Boston area, White House officials announced yesterday.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: August 2, 2005
http://news.bostonherald.com/...

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Gang arrests (Alabama) : Federal immigrations officials have announced that Alabama ranks third in the number of arrests in a national two-week sweep of criminal Latino gangs.
Source: WTVY News 4    Date: August 2, 2005
http://www.wtvynews4.com/...

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