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National effort nabs eight more gang members (Washington, DC): A nationwide law-enforcement initiative aimed at disrupting violent international streets gangs in America's urban and rural communities netted eight known gang members this week from San Francisco to Detroit, bringing to 400 the number of suspected gang members taken into custody since March.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: June 29, 2005
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Bill would boot out foreigners in gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Under legislation backed Tuesday by a Ventura County congressman, the Department of Homeland Security would be able to deport immigrants who have not been convicted of committing crimes, if they belong to a group the government has designated as a criminal gang.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: June 29, 2005
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Pair wanted in gang-related shooting (Wichita, KS): Police have asked for the public's help finding two men involved in what they say was a gang-related shooting last week on the 1400 block of North Vassar that injured three people.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 29, 2005
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Authorities arrest member of MS-13 gang (Corpus Christi, TX): Texas A member of a violent gang with roots in El Salvador has been arrested as part of a nationwide crackdown.
Source: KLTV 7 News    Date: June 29, 2005
http://www.kltv.com/...

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Man dies in possible gang-related shooting (Oceanside, CA): An 18-year-old man was killed and another man was wounded during a possible gang-related shooting in the Mesa Margarita area of Oceanside, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: June 29, 2005
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Belvidere's top cop stands by gang work (Belvidere, IL): An increase in gang-related violence has spawned concerns from residents and at least one alderman that police gang enforcement should be stepped up.
Source: Rockford Register Star    Date: June 28, 2005
http://www.rrstar.com/...

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Man hurt in attack by gang members (Gaithersburg, MD): Montgomery County Police are searching for a group of men who claimed to be members of the MS-13 street gang and stabbed a man Sunday night after a soccer game in Gaithersburg.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: June 28, 2005
http://washingtontimes.com/...

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New law would let U.S. deport foreign gang members (Washington, DC): Republicans in the House of Representatives on Tuesday pushed new legislation that would give the Department of Homeland Security new powers to deport immigrants suspected of belonging to a street gang, even if there was no proof they had committed a crime.
Source: Reuters    Date: June 28, 2005
http://www.reuters.com/...

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Gangs' 'new generation' opting for assault rifles (Pittsburgh, PA): Recent shootings have pointed to a possible resurgence in gang violence in Pittsburgh, but police and community groups say the city's gangs have been alive and well for some time.
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review    Date: June 28, 2005
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Police link man hurt in shooting to gang, woman killed in January (Portland, OR): The man injured in a downtown Portland shooting over the weekend was identified Monday by police as a known gang associate and the brother of a woman shot and killed earlier this year.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 28, 2005
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Baca blasts parents in wake of slaying (Los Angeles County, CA): As a community mourned the cold-blooded killing of an anti-gang deputy, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca stepped up his pressure Monday on parents, saying they are failing to take responsibility for their children.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: June 28, 2005
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Two wounded in shooting in downtown Portland (Portland , OR): Two people were wounded in a weekend shooting in a crowded area of downtown Portland in an incident police say may be gang-related.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 27, 2005
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Deputies investigate gang-related shooting (Compton, CA) : Sheriff's deputies today were investigating a suspected gang-related shooting in Compton that killed one man and wounded three other people, a sheriff's sergeant said.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: June 26, 2005
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Police probing gang angle in connection with teen's murder (Racine, WI): Police have not arrested any suspects in the death of Darius Harlan, who was gunned down in front of his grandmother's home early Friday morning.
Source: The Journal Times    Date: June 26, 2005
http://www.journaltimes.com/...

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Federal efforts fail to contain prison gang (Monterey County, CA): Federal efforts to disable the Nuestra Familia prison gang have failed to halt communication between its leaders and may actually have facilitated the gang's criminal activities.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: June 26, 2005
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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L. A. Sheriff condemns killing of deputy (Monterey Park, CA): Los Angeles County's sheriff said Saturday the killing of a deputy during a gang investigation shows that gang violence in southern California is out of control.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 26, 2005
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Authorities arrest two in connection with drive-by shooting of teenager (Taylorsville, UT): The Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit, along with Taylorsville police, arrested two men in connection with the drive-by shooting of a 15-year-old girl.
Source: Deseret News    Date: June 26, 2005
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NN man finds his fence defaced (Newport News, VA): William Craig had toiled for hours last week erecting a stockade face for his backyard. On Friday, Craig returned home from work to learn vandals spray-painted graffiti across one side.
Source: Daily Press    Date: June 25, 2005
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Gang activity target of proposed bill (Boston, MA): A legislative panel on Friday gave its approval to a bill designed to crack down on gang activity in the Bay State.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: June 25, 2005
http://www.berkshireeagle.com/...

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L. A. County deputy slain during investigation (Hawaiian Gardens, CA): A 35-year-old sheriff's deputy working with an anti-gang unit was killed Friday when he knocked on the door of a home and someone shot him in the head, authorities said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: June 25, 2005
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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