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Police target street crime (Clayton County, GA): Hitting areas around school districts, Clayton County police picked up 15 teenagers in an ongoing project aimed at reducing street crime and gang activity.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: April 7, 2005
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Police chief, councilwoman differ on need for gang unit (Cincinnati, OH): Cincinnati's vice mayor renewed her call Wednesday for a police gang unit to fight retaliatory and turf-related shootings, but the police chief insisted again that he doesn't need or want such a centralized approach.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer    Date: April 7, 2005
http://news.enquirer.com/...

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Cops bust Harlem drug gang (Harlem, NY): Investigators have shut down another major uptown drug gang — but for Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau, this case was personal.
Source: New York Post    Date: April 7, 2005
http://www.nypost.com/...

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Gang Education 101: Education, Eradication (Herndon, VA): Concerned parents and community members gathered at Herndon High School March 31 to speak with local law enforcement officials about gangs and what is being done to identify and reduce gang involvement in the area.
Source: Herndon Connection    Date: April 7, 2005
http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/...

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Crime units mesh to target gang members (Palm Beach County, FL): The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office organized a group this week to put gang members in jail. The sheriff's office hasn't gone after gang members like this for many years.
Source: WPBF 25 News    Date: April 7, 2005
http://www.wpbfnews.com/...

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Teens challenge county on gang efforts (Annandale, VA): Seventeen-year-old Kevin Sanchez told county supervisors Tuesday night that one of his friends was stabbed nine times and dragged through the streets of his Lincolnia neighborhood.
Source: Times Community Newpapers    Date: April 7, 2005
http://www.timescommunity.com/...

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Woman held in bold gang slaying (Sacramento, CA): A 22-year-old woman who worked in the gift shop of Sacramento's Il Fornaio restaurant was arrested Wednesday in connection with a bold, midday gang slaying on Florin Road in February that highlighted a raging Asian gang war in Sacramento.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 7, 2005
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Two more men accused of plot to kill rival gang members (Vista, CA): Two Oceanside men who prosecutors say are members of a violent North County gang have been charged in a case in which six of their colleagues also are accused of plotting to kill one or more of their rivals.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 6, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Pasadena neighborhood locked down during gang hunt (Pasadena, CA): Two undercover police officers following a car full of suspected gang members became involved in a shootout Tuesday night, and at least six suspects were taken into custody.
Source: NBC 4 News    Date: April 6, 2005
http://www.nbc4.tv/...

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Congressmen stake separate turfs for gang bill (Washington, DC): A legislative battle over how to stop gang violence triggered a public clash Tuesday between two Hampton Roads congressmen.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: April 6, 2005
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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Gunmen sought in shooting of five (Salt Lake City, UT): The Salt Lake City Police Department said Tuesday it was looking for two men in connection with the weekend shootings of five outside a restaurant.
Source: Deseret News    Date: April 6, 2005
http://deseretnews.com/...

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Kid stabbed in 'gang war' (Brooklyn, NY): A 14-year-old student was stabbed with an ice pick in what fellow students called a gang-related melee yesterday morning.
Source: New York Post    Date: April 6, 2005
http://www.nypost.com/...

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Gang member from NY captured in Providence (Providence, RI): After a chase in which a detective was injured, the police arrested an alleged parole violator from New York on gun and drug charges.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: April 6, 2005
http://www.projo.com/...

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Tension high after shooting (Cleveland, OH): Fear of retaliation after Monday’s shooting death of an 11-year-old boy led police and community activists to stand watch Tuesday as students left schools on the near East Side.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: April 6, 2005
http://www.cleveland.com/...

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Gang link suspected in Pr. William attack (Prince William, VA): A 14-year-old boy was beaten with baseball bats and stabbed over the weekend outside Manassas Mall, and two men have been charged in what police say was the gang-related attack, Prince William County officials said yesterday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: April 6, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Shooting outside restaurant is gang-related (Salt Lake CIty, UT): Police say a shooting outside a Salt Lake City Denny's restaurant over the weekend was gang-related.
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: April 5, 2005
http://tv.ksl.com/...

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Anti-gang plan goes to council (San Jose, CA): To the li'l' homeboys, gangster "wannabes"' and new recruits: San Jose is watching you - and wants to help. That's the message behind "Reclaiming Our Youth," the Mayor's Gang Prevention Task Force Strategic Work Plan designed to combat gang violence in America's safest big city.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 5, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Fifteen suspected gang members arrested (Viriginia): Federal immigration agents have arrested 15 members of the MS-13 street gang this week, most of them in northern Virginia, as part of a nationwide effort to crack down on the gang, the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Tuesday.
Source: WVEC 13 News    Date: April 5, 2005
http://www.wvec.com/...

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Fifteen suspected gang members arrested (Washington, DC): Federal immigration agents have arrested 15 members of the MS-13 street gang this week, most of them in northern Virginia, as part of a nationwide effort to crack down on the gang, the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Tuesday.
Source: WVEC 13 News    Date: April 5, 2005
http://www.wvec.com/...

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House panel addresses gang activity (Washington, DC): The House Subcommittee on Crime will take up a bill intended to curb gang activity on Tuesday afternoon, but some juvenile justice groups call the law misguided.
Source: Cybercast News Service    Date: April 5, 2005
http://www.cnsnews.com/...

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