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Gang members brawl at amusement park (Houston, TX): A huge brawl involving rival gang members at a Texas amusement park was videotaped by surveillance cameras.
Source: NBC 5 News    Date: July 6, 2005

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Man admits leading a Bloods street gang and ordering assaults (Newark, NJ): The admitted leader of a Bloods street gang pleaded guilty Wednesday to three federal charges, admitting he ordered the shooting of a man he believed was informing on the gang.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 6, 2005

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Crime-district board OKs anti-gang funds (Fort Worth, TX): Nonprofit anti-gang programs will receive as much as $100,000 in funding from the Crime Control and Prevention District, minus one element of the original proposal, the district's board decided Tuesday night.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: July 6, 2005

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Police say arrests thwarted robbery (Manchester, CT): Officers working a surveillance detail over the weekend thwarted a robbery by arresting three men, police said.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: July 6, 2005

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Gang violence claims another life in Nampa (Nampa, ID): One man was fatally shot, another was wounded and a third was beaten in what Nampa police are calling the latest gang-related violence to hit southwestern Idaho this year.
Source: The Spokesman-Review    Date: July 6, 2005

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Cops: Bullet ricochets, hits Lowell man in head (Lowell, MA): The Fourth of July started out with a bang for an alleged Lowell gang member who walked into a local hospital Monday morning with a bullet stuck in the middle of his forehead.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: July 6, 2005

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Teen held in killing of boy at fireworks (Chicago Heights, IL): A Cook County judge Tuesday set bail at $750,000 for a Chicago Heights teenager accused of shooting to death another youth that he is alleged to have mistaken for a rival street gang member during a weekend fireworks show.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 6, 2005

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Inmate allegedly attacks deputy (Monterey County, CA): An inmate awaiting trial for assaulting a prison guard allegedly attacked and injured a Monterey County sheriff's deputy Monday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: July 6, 2005

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Trivial dispute ruins lives - a typical gang crime, police say (Wichita, KS): An argument over street slang landed three people in jail and put another in a wheelchair, frustrating relatives and police alike over how something so trivial could turn into something so damaging.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: July 5, 2005

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Gang busters in Hampton Roads, Part 2 (Hampton Roads, VA): The lights of Interstate 64 flickered off the blue Honda Civic, illuminating the five teenagers inside. Bottles of stolen beer tilted to thirsty lips – Coronas just smuggled out of a Food Lion in the pockets of baggy pants.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: July 4, 2005

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Gang busters in Hampton Roads (Hampton Roads, VA): A warning has come from the feds. An FBI informant says MS-13, a notorious street gang with ties to El Salvador, recently issued an order for its members to kill someone - anyone - wearing a badge in Hampton Roads.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: July 3, 2005

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Tag! Graffiti's no game for county (Palm Beach County, FL): To some it's art, an expression of defiance, pride and unity. But to Mike Atkins, it's a headache, more trouble than it's worth.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: July 3, 2005

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Anti-gang funding debated in Raleigh (Raleigh, NC): N.C. legislators from urban areas are pushing to get $3 million in the state budget to help keep children from joining gangs.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: July 3, 2005

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Use of gang-busting tool spreads (Vista, CA): Outside a courtroom, a Vista man targeted in the largest gang injunction in county history clutched court documents bearing his name and appeared somewhat bewildered.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: July 3, 2005

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Judge OK's injunction on gang's activities (Vista, CA): A judge granted an injunction yesterday prohibiting 79 members of the only gang in Vista from drinking, fighting and intimidating people in three parts of the city.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: July 2, 2005

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Killings rise in Sheriff's jurisdiction (Los Angeles County, CA): Killings in communities served by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department rose 11% in the first six months of this year, even as homicides within the city of Los Angeles fell.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 2, 2005

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Gang drug sales focus of Cleveland police plan (Cleveland, OH): Mayor Jane Campbell wants to hit gangs where it hurts by striking their prime money-making activity: drug trafficking.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: July 2, 2005

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Gang sign is carved into chest (Spring Hill, FL): In January, a self-described Folk Nation gang member seared 3-inch crosses into the flesh of three 13-year-olds as part of an initiation rite.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: July 2, 2005

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Gang plunges tribe into turmoil (Hayward, WI): It is an unlikely venue for a gangland killing. There are no damp alleys topped with garbage, there is no scream of siren or chugging hum of city life.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: July 2, 2005

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Violence-prone group could be gang forerunner (Lafayette, LA): Law enforcement officials are investigating what is described as a loosely organized group of about two-dozen young men who are believed to have been attacking people at random in the Acadiana area.
Source: The Daily Advertiser    Date: July 2, 2005

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