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Suburbs gang sweep nets 66 arrests (Brandon, FL): Shootouts in subdivisions, drug sales in local parks, gang members shoplifting at convenience stores. Not your idea of suburban tranquility?
Source: St. Petersburg Times     Date: April 13, 2005
http://www.sptimes.com/...

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Oxnard man shot in head (Oxnard, CA): An Oxnard man was shot in the head during an apparent gang-related incident but not seriously injured, police said Tuesday. Two suspects were arrested.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: April 13, 2005
http://www1.venturacountystar.com/...

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Boise police say Sunday shooting death could be gang-related (Boise, ID): A fight and shooting that left a 26-year-old man dead in a Fairview Avenue parking lot Sunday night could be gang-related, Boise police say.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: April 12, 2005
http://www.idahostatesman.com/...

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ACLU calls "Gang Bill" a misguided criminal justice reform attempt (Washington, DC): As a key House panel today considered legislation dealing with gang violence, the American Civil Liberties Union renewed its opposition to the direction this measure is taking, citing concerns over the bill’s expansion of federal death penalty provisions and the detrimental impact it would have on young people.
Source: American Civil Liberties Union    Date: April 12, 2005
http://www.aclu.org/...

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Gang arrests made (Goshen, IN): Six suspected gang members have been arrested as part of the investigation into the weekend death of 16-year-old Jose Martinez, who died after he was shot near the fairgrounds.
Source: The Truth    Date: April 12, 2005
http://www.etruth.com/...

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Yolo defender challenges limits on Broderick Boys (Sacramento, CA): The effort to crack down on West Sacramento street violence by banning gang members from talking in public with each other, among other things, has sparked a court fight with the Yolo County Public Defender's Office leading the charge.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 12, 2005
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Two sought after officer wounded (Charlotte, NC): Police were searching late Monday for two men they said are members of an Asian gang in Charlotte in connection with the early morning shooting of a Mount Holly police officer.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: April 12, 2005
http://www.charlotte.com/...

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One teenager dead and two others injured after apparent dispute over a girl (New York, NY): A Bronx high school student was stabbed to death and two other students were wounded after an apparent dispute over a girl broke out on a subway platform in the Bronx on Tuesday, police said.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 12, 2005
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Suspect arrested in one of two shootings (Fort Worth, TX): One man is in custody in the killing of a teen who died of a gunshot wound Saturday afternoon, and police are looking for suspects in a case in which a toddler was struck by a stray bullet Saturday.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: April 11, 2005
http://www.dfw.com/...

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Valley violent crime down 35 percent (Los Angeles, CA): Despite a significant drop in violent crime this year, LAPD Chief William Bratton said Monday the eight homicides over the weekend show that the city is far from safe.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: April 11, 2005
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Groups pledge to take action to curb gang violence (Santa Monica, CA): Nearly a dozen State, County and local agencies and groups pledged Saturday to take concrete steps over the next two years to curb the gang violence that has simmered in Santa Monica for nearly two decades.
Source: The Lookout News    Date: April 11, 2005
http://www.surfsantamonica.com/...

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Gunman guilty of deputy's shooting (St. Paul, MN): A California gang member pleaded guilty Friday to shooting a Ramsey County sheriff's deputy who was searching St. Paul's East Side for another gangster who had escaped from a juvenile corrections facility.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: April 11, 2005
http://www.twincities.com/...

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Man is shot to death in SUV (Los Angeles, CA): A 30-year-old man who lived across the street from Los Angeles City Council President Alex Padilla was shot and killed two blocks from his home in Pacoima early Sunday morning, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 11, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Local gangs trade away future to defend home turf (Cleveland, OH): Feverish efforts to build a truce came in the days after the January murder of a teenager from the Garden Valley housing project, but it was a matter of weeks before a new rap CD drowned out all talk of peace.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: April 11, 2005
http://www.cleveland.com/...

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Two charged with murder in Joliet firebombing (Joliet, IL): Two Joliet men were charged today with first-degree murder following the firebombing deaths over the weekend of a mother and her 4-year-old daughter in what police in the Joliet called a gang-related attack.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: April 11, 2005
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Teen fatally shot at party in Aurora (Aurora,IL): A 17-year-old Earlville, Ill., man was killed early Sunday in an apparent gang-related shooting at a party, Aurora police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 11, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Salinas bingo parlor robbed at gunpoint (Salinas, CA): A Salinas bingo parlor was robbed at gunpoint Friday after the holdup man put an assault weapon to a security guard's head, handed him a bag and ordered him to tell the cashier to fill it with money.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: April 10, 2005
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Authorities launch anti-gang efforts (Alexandria, VA): It took a violent machete attack and a brazen daylight shooting for the Mara Salvatrucha street gang to command the kind of attention police believe it deserved as it grew in Northern Virginia for more than a decade.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: April 10, 2005
http://www.timesdispatch.com/...

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Valley's gang task force funding cut (Palm Springs, CA): The Coachella Valley Violent Crime and Gang Task Force has lost federal funding due to cutbacks in the upcoming fiscal year, which could mean one less body on the team.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: April 10, 2005
http://www.thedesertsun.com/...

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Police ward off groups, gangs or not (Roanoke, VA): When Roanoke Police Chief Joe Gaskins told the city council last week about the ganglike activity of a Roanoke group, it was the first time in his seven years as chief that he has made such a comparison.
Source: Roanoke Times & World News     Date: April 10, 2005
http://www.roanoke.com/...

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