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One shot dead, one wounded after spat escalates (Chicago, IL): A quarrel turned violent early Sunday on Chicago's Southwest Side, leaving one man dead and another wounded. Police said David Reyes, 18, of the 2300 block of West 21st Place was fatally shot while sitting in a parked car with three friends about 12:25 a.m.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 28, 2004
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At least 3 injured in 2 S.L. shootings (Salt Lake City, UT): Salt Lake police were investigating two shootings that occurred within 30 minutes early Sunday and left at least three people injured. A mother in her mid-30s, her 13-year-old daughter and possibly a third person, who fled, were shot about 12:30 a.m. at a house near 900 North and 900 West.
Source: Deseret News    Date: June 28, 2004
http://www.deseretnews.com/...

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Authorites: Cocaine ring linked to gang broken up (Radford, VA): Authorities announced Monday they had broken up a drug ring connected to the Bloods street gang that allegedly controlled crack cocaine distribution in the New River Valley. Federal and local law enforcement officers on Monday arrested 12 of the 14 people indicted on 47 counts and executed federal search warrants to seize drugs, firearms and other evidence, said U.S. Attorney John Brownlee.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 28, 2004
http://www.newsday.com/...

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When deportation is a death sentence (Los Angeles, CA): In May, 105 alleged gang members, including an undisclosed number of deportees from Los Angeles, burned to death in a Honduran prison while guards watched through a closed gate and did nothing. Faulty electrical wiring was blamed.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 28, 2004
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Three killed, two hurt in four attacks (San Francisco, CA) : A violent weekend in San Francisco left three people dead and two wounded. On Sunday, police responding to a call at 1:50 a.m. reporting shots fired in the city's Potrero Hill neighborhood found that a man had been shot in the 1800 block of 25th Street.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: June 28, 2004
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Navajo man not charged in "gang" shooting (Navajo, AZ): Authorities have not yet decided whether to file charges against a man involved in what was characterized at the time as a “gang-related” shooting on the Navajo reservation. Jerome Buckinghorse, 21 and a member of the Navajo Tribe, was arrested June 20 after he killed a man who had apparently opened fire on him first in the town of Blue Gap.
Source: Native American Times    Date: June 28, 2004
http://www.nativetimes.com/...

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Beating linked to gang acts (Edwardsville, PA): The brutal beating of a 22-year-old Scranton man outside a bar early Friday morning is believed to be a gang-related retaliation, investigators said Sunday. Police have charged one man in the attack and are searching for a second.
Source: Wilkes Barre Times Leader    Date: June 28, 2004
http://www.timesleader.com/...

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Four-day East Side toll: 3 dead, 10 wounded (Buffalo, NY): Violence erupted on Buffalo's troubled East Side streets over the past four days, with 12 people shot - two of them fatally - and one woman bludgeoned to death. Buffalo police predicted the arrival of hot weather could kick-start rampant gunplay across the city, citing gang reprisals and turf warfare.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: June 28, 2004
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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San Francisco worries over spike in homicide rate (San Francisco, CA): Just as summer travelers are again crowding onto cable cars, San Francisco's leaders are concerned that the city's image as a tourist playground is threatened by the highest murder rate since 1995. Brazen violence in the past week has brought the year's total homicides to 47, not including two fatal shootings by law enforcement officials.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 27, 2004
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Keeping school violence at bay (Baltimore, MD): Five years after the shootings at Columbine High School in Colorado, safety advocates say the nation's public schools are as safe as ever. But a few observers say the war on terrorism is siphoning funding and attention from school safety just as rising gang violence threatens progress made in the 1990s.
Source: USA Today    Date: June 27, 2004
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Keeping school violence at bay (Los Angeles, CA): Five years after the shootings at Columbine High School in Colorado, safety advocates say the nation's public schools are as safe as ever. But a few observers say the war on terrorism is siphoning funding and attention from school safety just as rising gang violence threatens progress made in the 1990s.
Source: USA Today    Date: June 27, 2004
http://www.usatoday.com/...

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Keeping school violence at bay (Philadelphia, PA): Five years after the shootings at Columbine High School in Colorado, safety advocates say the nation's public schools are as safe as ever. But a few observers say the war on terrorism is siphoning funding and attention from school safety just as rising gang violence threatens progress made in the 1990s.
Source: USA Today    Date: June 27, 2004
http://www.usatoday.com/...

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Man slain, another injured in shooting (Chicago, IL): A Southwest Side man was fatally shot and another man seriously wounded early Saturday morning after a gang-related shooting outside a Brighton Park restaurant, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 27, 2004
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Police: Progress made on slay arrest (Loweel, MA): No arrests have been made in the Thursday afternoon killing of a 19-year-old Lowell man, but police say they are making steady progress on finding those responsible. The state medical examiner's office ruled Friday that Ponarith Uong, of 52 New Spaulding St., died of a single gunshot wound to the chest, and ruled the death a homicide, according to Emily LaGrassa, spokesman for District Attorney Martha Coakley.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: June 27, 2004
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Robbery suspect found to be wanted on murder warrant (Miami Beach, FL): Police arrested a convicted murderer and known gang member on suspicion of staging a home-invasion-style robbery last month in a Miami Beach hotel. In a bizarre twist, police also arrested the victim of the robbery after he asked them if he could retrieve a pack of cigarettes from his room safe and officers found a rock of cocaine inside the pack, police said.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: June 27, 2004
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Trying to keep ahead of the gang (Boston, MA): When two female probation officers told Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett that girls as young as 13 and 14 were having kids, some by gang members, he began to develop the germ of an idea. Probation officers try to teach such teens how to develop some measure of self-esteem.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: June 27, 2004
http://www.boston.com/...

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Man shot in foot in gang attack (San Diego, CA): A man was shot in the foot during a gang-related attack in Chollas View, San Diego police said today.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 26, 2004
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Gang injunction nets first arrests (Oxnard, CA): A preliminary injunction against the largest street gang in Oxnard led to three arrests in the past week, marking the Police Department's first attempts to enforce court-ordered restrictions on the Colonia Chiques.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: June 26, 2004
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Grand jury spotlights gang activity (Tulare County, CA): Tulare County has a growing problem with gangs, but it will take more than law enforcement and social services to reverse the trend. It will take the direct intervention of parents, stated the Tulare County grand jury's final report, released Friday.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: June 26, 2004
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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15 arrested in anti-gang sweep (Marysville, CA): The security cameras that parolee Oscar Guillen placed in the trees outside his Gridley home didn't prevent him from being swept up Friday in a three-county anti-gang crackdown. Eighty-five officers from various agencies, including the FBI, joined the Strategic Tactical Operation Program in Butte, Glenn and Sutter counties.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: June 26, 2004
http://www.appeal-democrat.com/...

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