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El Cajon shooting believed to be gang related (El Cajon, CA): A group of heavily armed intruders in search of a gang rival – one of them toting a machine gun – shot up an East County home today, but no injuries were reported, officials said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: May 4, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Task force sees decline in gang members but more violence (Las Vegas, NV): Roughly 7,000 juveniles and young adults received specialized gang prevention or intervention training last year, an effort the Southern Nevada Community Gang Task Force hopes will curb gang membership in the valley.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal    Date: May 4, 2005
http://www.reviewjournal.com/...

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'Eviction notice' aimed at gangs (San Bernardino County, CA): San Bernardino County officials said they were issuing an "eviction notice" to the county's gangs Tuesday with a $5.5-million initiative that will restore the sheriff's gang unit and add prosecutors to crack down on street thugs.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 4, 2005
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Clayton anti-gang task force arrests 14 (Clayton County, GA): Members of Clayton County's newest anti-gang task force made 14 arrests and recovered drugs and guns during its first nights on the streets this week.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 4, 2005
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Shotgun blast injures man in gang attack (Salinas, CA): A 29-year-old man suffered serious injuries Tuesday after he was shot once at close range by a man with a shotgun in Salinas, authorities reported.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: May 4, 2005
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Chief: serious gang issues in Easton (Easton, PA): A Brooklyn, N.Y., man died in a possible gang-related shooting Monday night in the Delaware Terrace public housing on South Side Easton, police said, prompting pleas from residents for safer streets after hearing gunshots three other times in the past week.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: May 4, 2005
http://www.mcall.com/...

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Another shooting on area freeways (Southern California): A car-to-car shooting on the Antelope Valley Freeway on Monday - the eighth freeway shooting in the Southland since late March - capped a violent five-week stretch that also included eight gang-related killings in the San Fernando Valley.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: May 3, 2005
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Graffiti could link fire, vandalism spree (Lee County, FL) : At least 11 places were vandalized with possible gang-related graffiti in east Lee County over the weekend while a suspicious fire destroyed a Lehigh Acres carpet business.
Source: The News-Press    Date: May 3, 2005
http://www.news-press.com/...

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Questions delay ruling on injunction (Ventura County, CA): A request from defense attorneys Monday has delayed a Ventura County Superior Court judge's decision whether to make the gang injunction permanent against the Colonia Chiques.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: May 3, 2005
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Ventura is likely to lose grants for gang program (Ventura, CA): A Ventura Police Department gang suppression program, largely credited for sharp reductions in gang crimes and youth gang numbers, will lose more than $300,000 because of state budget cuts, police said Monday.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: May 3, 2005
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Four teens charged in gang assault (Spring Valley, NY): Two Spring Valley teenagers are free on bail while two teens from Nyack remained in jail yesterday after an incident police described as a gang fight over an Orange County girl.
Source: The Journal News    Date: May 3, 2005
http://www.thejournalnews.com/...

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Youngsters' gang-like actions has Trafford eyeing options (Pittsburgh, PA): A disturbing story about children engaging in gang-like behavior prompted Trafford Council to rethink how it can keep youth off the streets and out of trouble.
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review    Date: May 3, 2005
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Ripon Police injured during alleged gang members arrest (Ripon, CA): Ripon Police officer Tim Bailey and sergeant Don Luthey received minor injuries Sunday when they and fellow officers apprehended two alleged gang members for brandishing a firearm.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: May 3, 2005
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Gang fighting priest (Lathrop, CA): The Rev. Dean McFalls is an avid jogger. But that's not what he was doing Saturday morning when, dressed in his priestly vestments, he was seen running down the streets of Lathrop near Our Lady of Guadalupe Church where he is pastor.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: May 3, 2005
http://www.mantecabulletin.com/...

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Two men killed, one hurt in apparently related shootings (Van Nuys, CA): Two men were killed and another was injured Sunday in Van Nuys in a pair of shootings that appeared to be gang-related and connected, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 2, 2005
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Police arrest three in home invasion killing (Los Angeles, CA): A multi-agency investigation that crossed state lines has resulted in the arrests of three known gang members wanted in connection with the April carjacking, home invasion robbery and shootings that killed one Redlands resident in his home and left two others wounded.
Source: The Sun    Date: May 2, 2005
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/...

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Police arrest three in home invasion killing (Redlands, CA): A multi-agency investigation that crossed state lines has resulted in the arrests of three known gang members wanted in connection with the April carjacking, home invasion robbery and shootings that killed one Redlands resident in his home and left two others wounded.
Source: The Sun    Date: May 2, 2005
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/...

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Three in car linked to crimes, cops say (Osceola County, FL): Two passengers in a car whose driver was shot and killed by an Orange County deputy sheriff Friday night confessed to a slaying that occurred during a home invasion in Osceola County, a high-ranking sheriff's official said Saturday.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: May 1, 2005
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Deadly violence rattles Clayton (Clayton County, GA): The slight teen in a high school sports jacket outside the Clayton County Courthouse last week wondered aloud about a county gone crazy. "Every day you wake up and think, 'Is it my day to die?' " said Larry Zackery, a Forest Park High School sophomore.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 1, 2005
http://www.ajc.com/...

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High school is scene for a gang assault (Washingtonville, NY): Six people from Rockland County, including a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old, have been arrested and charged with a gang assault on a youth that occurred at the Washingtonville High School, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said yesterday.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: May 1, 2005
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