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Two more charged in shooting (Durham, NC): Durham police have charged two more people in connection with an Aug. 5 shooting at the MetroSport Athletic Club on Douglas Street.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: August 12, 2005
http://www.herald-sun.com/...

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Machete gang stabs Bx. teen (Bronx, NY): A 16-year-old Bronx boy was in critical condition last night after a mob of suspected gang thugs attacked him with a machete as he and a younger pal walked to a McDonald's.
Source: New York Post    Date: August 12, 2005
http://www.nypost.com/...

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136 arrested in prostitution sweep at A.C. casinos (Atlantic City, NJ): A two-week sweep of Atlantic City casinos resulted in the arrests of 136 people on prostitution-related charges last month, state police announced yesterday.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: August 12, 2005
http://www.philly.com/...

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Two killed, three hurt in apparent gang shooting (Sacramento, CA): In a gold Honda dotted with Bondo concealing bullet holes, five friends went out late Wednesday knowing that members of a rival gang might strike them again, evidence suggests.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: August 12, 2005
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Borough aims to curb gangs (New Jersey): Lodi Borough Manager Tony Luna is speaking out in the hopes of stopping narcotics trafficking and gang activity, a growing problem, he said, in the community of 23,971.
Source: Herald News    Date: August 12, 2005
http://www.bergen.com/...

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Police chief talks tough on violence (Riverside, CA): Police will get tough and crack down on youth violence on the Eastside, Riverside Police Chief Russ Leach said Thursday night.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: August 12, 2005
http://www.pe.com/...

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Eight arrested in drug, gang sweep (Tulare, CA): Eight arrests were made Thursday in Tulare, as the Tulare Police Department continued its proactive approach against drugs and gangs.
Source: Tulare Advance-Register    Date: August 12, 2005
http://www.tulareadvanceregister.com/...

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Montgomery County Police compile gang info. in database (Rockville, MD) : Faced with growth in gang activity, Montgomery County police have been compiling a database of the pictures and names of suspected gang members, a practice some community leaders say could mistakenly label the innocent.
Source: WTOP Radio    Date: August 12, 2005
http://www.wtopnews.com/...

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Man faces charges in drive-by (Bradenton, FL): Sheriff's detectives arrested a Bradenton man Tuesday on charges in connection with a drive-by shooting outside a convenience store last month.
Source: The Herald-Tribune    Date: August 11, 2005
http://www.heraldtribune.com/...

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Police search woman's home, locker (Milwaukee, WI): Police searched the home of a woman believed to be the girlfriend of a Metcalfe Park-area gang kingpin as part of an ongoing criminal investigation of the gang, Milwaukee County Circuit Court records show.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: August 11, 2005
http://www.jsonline.com/...

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Caldwell teen killed in gang-related shooting in downtown Boise (Boise, ID): An 18-year-old man was shot and killed in downtown Boise Wednesday night and police say they've taken three suspects into custody.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: August 11, 2005
http://www.ktvb.com/...

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Remark may have incited stabbings at school (Montgomery County, MD): A remark about a girl appears to have triggered an argument between rival gangs that later escalated into violence at Springbrook High School last week, a senior law enforcement official said yesterday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 11, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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LAPD seeking to relax rules on informants (Los Angeles, CA): Stressing the need to fight gang crime, Los Angeles police want to ease a post-Rampart scandal restriction on the use of confidential informants.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: August 10, 2005
http://www2.dailynews.com/...

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Shower of bullets claims life (Anchorage, AK)): A 20-year-old man being sought on federal drug charges was gunned down early Tuesday in a spray of bullets that peppered a South Anchorage home. Police say they suspect the episode is gang-related.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: August 10, 2005
http://www.adn.com/...

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Montgomery Council may reconsider gang prevention funding (Montgomery County, MD): The Montgomery County Council may reconsider its funding of gang prevention programs in light of stabbings at a Silver Spring high school and a Wheaton shopping center that left two teens hospitalized and resulted in charges being filed against eight adults and three juveniles.
Source: The Washington Examiner    Date: August 10, 2005
http://www.dcexaminer.com/...

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Officers keep tabs on criminal gang activity (Sturgis, SD): It's Tuesday afternoon, and Sturgis is a blur of people and motorcycles. Downtown, Sturgis police officers patrol on foot and motorcycle, their gray shirts visible on nearly every block.
Source: The Rapid City Journal    Date: August 10, 2005
http://www.rapidcityjournal.com/...

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Feds, local officers go after gangs (Charleston, WV): Law enforcement officials expect a new task force to give police and prosecutors new tools to fight gang violence and drug activity in Southern West Virginia.
Source: The Charleston Gazette    Date: August 10, 2005
http://wvgazette.com/...

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Montgomery police charge five more in stabbings (Montgomery County, MD): Five more suspects - three teenagers and two adults - have been charged in the gang-related knife attacks last week at a Colesville area high school and a Target store in a Wheaton shopping center.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 10, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Police: Gunfire incidents unrelated (Hemet, CA): Detectives on Monday determined that two separate shootings in a three-day time span last week are not related.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: August 9, 2005
http://www.pe.com/...

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Federal sweep nabs 70 in metro Atlanta gang (Atlanta, GA): More than 70 members of a violent Hispanic gang have been arrested or deported in an effort to dismantle the leadership of the group in metro Atlanta, federal officials said Monday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: August 9, 2005
http://www.ajc.com/...

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