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Police: Elderly woman killed by gang fire (Los Angeles, CA): A 63-year-old grandmother died after getting caught in the crossfire during a suspected gang-related shooting, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 20, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Witnesses' fear helping gangs in court (San Bernardino County, CA): The bloodbath in a family's Mentone home ended quickly: A 2-day-old boy survived with bullet wounds in both feet, but his father and the father's step-dad died in the hail of gunfire.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: July 20, 2005
http://www.pe.com/...

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Aurora man slain in his bedroom (Aurora, IL): Aurora police are seeking the killers of a man who was shot in his bedroom early Monday in what investigators suggested was a gang-related incident.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 19, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Davis officers seeking public help after shooting (Fruit Heights, UT): The Davis County Sheriff's Office would like the public's help with information about a shooting Saturday night in Fruit Heights.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 19, 2005
http://deseretnews.com/...

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Driver in car robs man in East Salinas (Salinas, CA): A 42-year-old man was robbed while he was walking in East Salinas on Monday, authorities reported. Police said the man was on the 700 block of Holly Street around 7:30 p.m. when a man driving a red car stepped out from the passenger side and demanded cash from the 42-year-old.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: July 19, 2005
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Slaying suspect treated as adult (San Mateo County, CA): A 14-year-old boy arrested in last week's gang-related slaying of a Redwood City man will be charged as an adult, because evidence suggests he was the gunman who fired the deadly shot, officials said Monday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 19, 2005
http://sfgate.com/...

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Wis. police blame killings on gang members (Racine, WI): Police on Tuesday blamed a weekend triple homicide on infighting by gang members, possibly stemming from a game of dice a week earlier.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: July 19, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Police: Midway shooting by gang (Fort Wayne, IN): Eddie Carlisle, one of two 17-year-olds shot near the Three Rivers Festival Midway at the Memorial Coliseum on July 10, was the target of a gang, an Allen County Police investigator said Monday.
Source: Fort Wayne News Sentinel    Date: July 19, 2005
http://www.fortwayne.com/...

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Two Newark cops are shot, one fatally (Newark, NJ): A school police officer responding to an argument between two groups of girls Monday was killed and a colleague injured in a shootout, police said.
Source: The Record    Date: July 19, 2005
http://www.bergen.com/...

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Oregon House increases prison sentences for gang members (Salem, OR): The House today approved legislation authored by Speaker Karen Minnis (R- Wood Village) that increases prison sentences for gang members, making communities safer.
Source: Medford News    Date: July 19, 2005
http://www.medfordnews.com/...

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Suspect sought in apparent gang-related shooting (Portland, OR) : Police are searching for the suspect in what they believe was a gang-related shooting. The incident happened outside Cocktails and Dreams, a Portland strip club.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: July 18, 2005
http://www.koin.com/...

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Police shoot teen fleeing South Side gunfight (Chicago, IL): Chicago police shot and wounded a 16-year-old boy who allegedly pointed a pistol at officers as they chased him from the scene of a gun battle early Sunday on the South Side.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 18, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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One man killed, five wounded in three Saturday shootings (Chicago, IL): A man was killed, another man was seriously hurt and four male teenagers were wounded in three separate shootings Saturday night in Chicago.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 18, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Roots of gang violence feed off '60s (Minneapolis, MN): Gang violence is on the rise in Minneapolis again. Homicides in 2005 are up about 45 percent vs. this time last year. Criminals are increasingly young and brazen.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: July 18, 2005
http://www.startribune.com/...

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Shots fired at teens playing basketball (North Miami Beach, FL): Two men shot at a group of teenagers playing basketball in a North Beach park in an apparently gang-related act, police said.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: July 17, 2005
http://www.miami.com/...

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Fourth suspect in May killing charged (Long Island, NY): A fourth suspect in the killing of a Glen Cove man shot in a parking lot was charged yesterday with first-degree gang assault.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 17, 2005
http://www.newsday.com/...

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A 'tool' vs. gangs? (Colton, CA): Colton authorities may turn to court orders in their fight against gangs, a move that would make the city only the second in the county to put such measures on the books.
Source: The Sun    Date: July 17, 2005
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Ex-gangsters try to break cycle by working with youth (Victorville, CA): Former gang members are working with "at-risk" youth to educate them about the dangers of gang life and what alternatives are available through a program called Gang Reduction Intervention Team.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: July 17, 2005
http://www.vvdailypress.com/...

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Two men killed in separate shootings (Milwaukee, WI): A late-night shooting on the north side Saturday and a gang-related shootout on the near south side early Sunday left two men dead, the tenth homicide in eight days in the city.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: July 17, 2005
http://www.jsonline.com/...

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Gang bill takes cue from organized crime legislation (Washington, DC): Key Senate Democrats and Republicans are backing a bill to crack down on gang violence, using provisions similar to those used to combat organized crime to criminalize membership and make it easier for authorities to try juveniles as adults.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: July 17, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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