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Video surveillance cuts graffiti by 60% (Los Angeles, CA): A video surveillance camera installed at Lake Street Park as part of an aggressive neighborhood graffiti abatement program has been so successful that Los Angeles police and city officials said Monday they want to expand it citywide.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 16, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Teen defending disabled friend fatally shot by LA gang members (Los Angeles, CA): A 15-year-old attempting to defend his disabled friend was fatally shot by gang members, police said Monday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 16, 2005
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Gang, drug counteract program continues (Manchester, NH): As a 41-year-old man was recovering Tuesday from a baseball-bat beating by teens, New Hampshire officials held a news conference to discuss the success of an anti-drug and gang program in Nashua and Manchester.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: August 16, 2005
http://www.boston.com/...

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Court bars gang from Eastside area (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles City Atty. Rocky Delgadillo has obtained a court injunction against a street gang accused of terrorizing an Eastside housing project for decades.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 16, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Teen in van killed in drive-by shooting (Chicago, IL): A 14-year-old boy died Sunday after a drive-by shooting at 49th Place and Paulina Street.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 16, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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How did dance turn to brawl? (Richmond, VA): Nobody got shot. That's one way to describe how the Back to School Dance at the Greater Richmond Convention Center ended Saturday night in gang-related street brawls and pepper spray.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: August 16, 2005
http://www.timesdispatch.com/...

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Police say San Mateo stabbing likely gang-related (San Mateo County, CA): Investigators believe a double stabbing that occurred early Sunday morning in San Mateo County may have been gang-related, according to a sheriff's report.
Source: CBS 5 News    Date: August 15, 2005
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Two girls injured by stray bullets in gang shooting (Compton, CA): Two girls attending a family party were wounded in a drive-by shooting between gang members, and two suspects were arrested, authorities said Sunday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 15, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Inmate dies after beating (Richland County, SC): A Richland County jail inmate with a previously unknown heart condition died Saturday after he was beaten by another inmate during a possible gang initiation, county Coroner Gary Watts said.
Source: The State    Date: August 15, 2005
http://www.thestate.com/...

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Man's hand is partially severed in attack (Prince George's County, MD): A man was slashed and severely wounded late last night in the Langley Park area of Prince George's County in an attack that was the third of its kind there in less than a week and raised the possibility of gang involvement.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 15, 2005
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Anti-gang strategies lack unity (Virginia): Six months after he served more than a year in jail for disposing of a body in a gang-related killing in Montgomery County, Nelson Bernal was back on the streets, lying in wait outside a county high school - preparing, police say, to attack members of a rival Latino gang.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 14, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Rival gangs shoot it out (Manatee County, FL): Authorities are piecing together the relationship among nearly two dozen drive-by shootings reported in the area since April.
Source: The Herald-Tribune    Date: August 13, 2005
http://www.heraldtribune.com/...

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Big-city gang gets a toehold in rural West Virginia (Bloomery, WV): It seems an unlikely setting for a meeting of big-city gang members--a secluded spot along the Shenandoah River where the loudest noises come from tires crunching gravel and water rushing over the dam.
Source: Daily Press    Date: August 13, 2005
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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Will County teen dies in gang action (Will County, IL): A 14-year-old boy from Will County was killed and another man injured in a shooting Thursday night on Chicago's Southwest Side that police described as gang-related.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 13, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Gang-related' fight breaks out in Corning (Corning, CA): In what Corning police are calling a gang-related fight, three men were injured and three others booked into the Tehama County Jail this week on attempted homicide charges.
Source: Red Bluff Daily News    Date: August 13, 2005
http://www.redbluffdailynews.com/...

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Manchester man seriously hurt in attack (Manchester, NH): A man who confronted kids who were shooting a BB gun at a car was hospitalized with serious head injuries after a group of men beat him with a baseball bat, according to neighbors.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: August 13, 2005
http://www.theunionleader.com/...

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Community concerns echo downtown (Portland, OR): Frustrated Northeast neighborhood leaders say recent downtown shootings only reinforce what they've said for years - that gang violence remains a serious problem in Portland, even though it faded from the public radar long ago.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: August 13, 2005
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Two more charged in shooting (Durham, NC): Durham police have charged two more people in connection with an Aug. 5 shooting at the MetroSport Athletic Club on Douglas Street.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: August 12, 2005
http://www.herald-sun.com/...

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Machete gang stabs Bx. teen (Bronx, NY): A 16-year-old Bronx boy was in critical condition last night after a mob of suspected gang thugs attacked him with a machete as he and a younger pal walked to a McDonald's.
Source: New York Post    Date: August 12, 2005
http://www.nypost.com/...

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136 arrested in prostitution sweep at A.C. casinos (Atlantic City, NJ): A two-week sweep of Atlantic City casinos resulted in the arrests of 136 people on prostitution-related charges last month, state police announced yesterday.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: August 12, 2005
http://www.philly.com/...

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