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Singing out for peace (Sacramento, CA): Can hard-core hip-hop music get Sacramento's gangbangers to put down their guns? Michael Colen thinks so. He's calling for a six-month truce between local gangs through a gangsta rap album, the kind of streetwise hip-hop that focuses on tales of gangbanging.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: July 16, 2005
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Authorities rounding up Mailbox Meth Gang members (Atlanta, GA): Federal, state and local authorities in north Georgia are tracking down a group of thieves who have been using identities stolen from mailboxes to obtain money for methamphetamine.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com    Date: July 16, 2005
http://www.accessnorthga.com/...

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Officials weigh a second Oxnard gang injunction (Oxnard, CA): Oxnard police and Ventura County prosecutors are considering seeking a second gang injunction in the city, citing a strong drop in violent crime after they brought a similar legal action last year.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: July 16, 2005
http://www1.venturacountystar.com/...

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Policy bars gang-tinged activities on school grounds (Person County, NC): After several months of debate, the Person County Board of Education this week adopted a policy regarding gangs and gang-related activity on school grounds.
Source: Roxboro Courier Times    Date: July 16, 2005
http://www.roxboro-courier.com/...

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Feds: Two more MS-13 gang members arrested in Houston (Houston, TX): Two more MS-13 gang members are in custody, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Houston.
Source: KHOU 11 News    Date: July 15, 2005
http://www.khou.com/...

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Is West Michigan gang activity on the rise? (Grand Rapids, MI): Gangs are shaking up neighborhoods all across West Michigan. But how bad is the problem? Are gangs responsible for recent violence? And is it getting worse?
Source: WOOD 8 News    Date: July 15, 2005
http://www.woodtv.com/...

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Border agents increasingly see violent gang activity (Harlingen, TX): When Border Patrol agents stopped a Honduran man near Falfurrias in February, he turned out to be a reputed leader of one of the most violent gangs in the United States.
Source: Harlingen Valley Morning Star    Date: July 15, 2005
http://www.valleystar.com/...

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Ten charged in park attack (Greenburgh, NY): Ten young people were arrested on riot and gang-assault charges overnight after police said they attacked students from a Rockland County residential treatment center at a Greenburgh park.
Source: The Journal News    Date: July 15, 2005
http://www.thejournalnews.com/...

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Young gangsters coming of age (Bergen County, NJ): They ride Huffy bicycles and some aren't old enough to drive. Still, they're suspects in a two-county crime spree, one that targeted unsuspecting cabbies and fast-food deliverymen.
Source: Herald News    Date: July 15, 2005
http://www.northjersey.com/...

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Shooting victims had no gang ties (Memphis, TN): A young man and teenage girl shot down on a Raleigh street early Thursday were innocent victims of gang violence, Memphis police said.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: July 15, 2005
http://www.commercialappeal.com/...

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Burbank official arrested in gang probe (San Fernando Valley, CA): A Burbank city councilwoman known for her work with nonprofit groups was arrested along with her boyfriend on suspicion of narcotics and firearms violations after police searched their homes as part of a larger investigation into a San Fernando Valley street gang.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 15, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Judge weighs DVD issues (Fresno County, CA): Prosecutor Greg Anderson will explain today in Fresno County Superior Court why the actions of six defendants in a DVD called "Fresno Uncensored" should be a felony.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: July 15, 2005
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Dyer rallies against gangs (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer announced Thursday a major crackdown on gangs and called for citizens to help take back their community. The call came after a recent surge in gang-related violence, including two slayings.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: July 15, 2005
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Police: Charged gang leader recorded song (Garfield, NJ): The leader of a gang of teens charged with robbing taxi drivers recorded a song boasting about the attacks, authorities said.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: July 14, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Gang problem on rise in North Georgia (Georgia): Rising gang activity in some North Georgia cities is a result of the rapid growth of small towns said David Nahmias, U.S. attorney for Northern Georgia.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: July 14, 2005
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Gang DVD suspects' hearing under way (Fresno County, CA): A preliminary hearing will resume today in Fresno County Superior Court for six defendants charged with taking part in alleged criminal street gang activity captured on a DVD called "Fresno Uncensored."
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: July 14, 2005
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Two shooting victims tied to Asian street gangs (Fresno, CA): Two men with ties to known Asian street gangs were shot and wounded early Wednesday in Fresno, a day after a Fresno teenager linked to an Asian gang was shot and killed, Fresno police reported.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: July 14, 2005
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Four arrested in gang shooting death (Redwood City, CA): A man and four boys have been arrested in connection with what appears to be a gang-related slaying of a 21-year-old Redwood City man outside his home Tuesday afternoon.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 14, 2005
http://sfgate.com/...

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Granville men slain, wounded (Oxford, NC): An Oxford man was killed and another wounded early Thursday in what appears to be a drug- and gang-related shooting that marks Oxford's first murder in two years. It was Granville County's second this year.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: July 14, 2005
http://www.heraldsun.com/...

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Cops: Gang members charged in Buena riot (Buena, NJ): Four alleged members of the Surenos 13 street gang, including two borough men arrested in May for gang-related vandalism here, were caught during a weekend riot on Auburn Street, police said Tuesday.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: July 13, 2005
http://www.thedailyjournal.com/...

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