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Gang members face homicide charges (Oakland, CA): They call themselves the "Looney Tunes" gang, young East Oakland men who like cartoons, smoke marijuana and deal drugs, sometimes enforcing their reputation with gunfire, police say. Homicide investigators said Wednesday three suspected members of the gang have been charged with the September 2003 drive-by shooting death of a 24-year-old man they later said was not their actual target.
Source: Alameda Times-Star    Date: June 17, 2004
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Welch believes gang involvement in shooting (Country Club Hills, IL): Country Club Hills Mayor Dwight Welch wants to focus efforts on curbing gang activity following a shooting Monday he said was believed to be gang-related. "I am one of those mayors who says we're going to get out there and get the bad guys," Welch said at Monday's city council meeting.
Source: The Star    Date: June 17, 2004
http://www.starnewspapers.com/...

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S.I. Bloods gang slay (Staten Island, NY): A reputed teenage member of the Bloods gang was fatally stabbed during a free-for-all outside an infamous Staten Island housing project, the site of frequent drug turf wars, residents and police said yesterday.
Source: New York Post    Date: June 17, 2004
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Durham man hurt in shooting in south Raleigh (Raleigh, NC): A 17-year-old Durham man was injured in a drive-by shooting in southwest Raleigh early Wednesday morning. Police arrested one suspect and are searching for at least one more.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: June 17, 2004
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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Victim's identity released (Oklahoma City, OK): Oklahoma City police announced the identity of a man who was injured in a drive-by shooting. Adolfo Deleon, 19, of Oklahoma City was in critical condition Tuesday in a city hospital.
Source: The Daily Oklahoman    Date: June 16, 2004
http://www.newsok.com/...

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US panel restores anti-gang funding (Washington, DC): A US House subcommittee yesterday restored more than $100 million in funds for gang prevention programs nationwide, which the White House had sought to cut, and added $18 million to pay for additional federal agents and to launch a National Gang Intelligence Center.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 16, 2004
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Gang assault In Bellmore, Long Island (Bellmore and Long Island, NY): Nassau County police are investigating a gang assault in Bellmore. Police say three young men assaulted a 25-year-old man and his 21-year-old brother inside the Powerhouse Gym in Bellmore at 8:40 last night.
Source: 1010 Wins     Date: June 16, 2004
http://1010wins.com/...

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Sheriff may get gang officers (Durham, NC): The Durham County Commissioners sparred Tuesday over whether the Sheriff's Office needs gang specialists, but they ultimately found the money for a compromise plan that could fund two new positions.
Source: The Herald-Sun     Date: June 16, 2004
http://www.herald-sun.com/...

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Three gangs involved in melee, police say (Wichita, KS): Three street gangs were entangled in a melee that left two men with gunshot wounds early Saturday, Wichita police said Monday. The 3 a.m. violence at Club Mecca, 3115 E. 25th St. North, began with at least four stabbings inside the club, police Lt. John Speer said.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 15, 2004
http://www.kansas.com/...

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Police gang unit arrests 20 in effort to decrease violence (Milwaukee, WI): Milwaukee police said they arrested 20 members of the Spanish Cobras gang Monday evening, as the department steps up its anti-gang efforts and moves to combat increased violence on the south side.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: June 15, 2004
http://www.jsonline.com/...

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Gang Strike Force to continue for now (St. Paul, MN): The Minnesota Gang Strike Force will continue into next year. The agency faced elimination in July after the Legislature adjourned without approving its budget. Gov. Tim Pawlenty said Tuesday he has found $650,000 in the Department of Public Safety's budget to continue the crime fighting organization.
Source: Duluth News Tribune    Date: June 15, 2004
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Police seize drugs, guns in raid (Buffalo, NY): A cache of loaded high-powered guns, drugs and emaciated pit bull dogs were seized by Buffalo narcotics detectives in a SWAT raid of two East Side houses late Monday afternoon. Three people with suspected ties to gang activity were arrested.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: June 15, 2004
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Gang violence in Fremont spurs increased police action (Fremont, CA): Residents of the Centerville neighborhood in Fremont say they feel better now that they're seeing more patrol cars circling their homes and churches, part of an effort to crack down on gang violence. Since mid-May, there have been five gang-related shootings or stabbings in Centerville, home to longtime, predominantly white Fremont residents, as well as a large number of Afghan, East Indian and Mexican immigrants.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 15, 2004
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Two held in fatal drive-by (Long Beach, CA): Two local men, who police say are known Asian gang members, were arrested within hours of the fatal drive-by shooting of a 20-year-old Long Beach resident. But the investigation is far from over, police said Monday.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: June 14, 2004
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Panel meets after a bloody weekend (Long Beach, CA): Members of a volunteer task force formed to combat youth violence met Monday in the wake of a bloody weekend during which eight young adults were shot at a party and a 20-year-old man was killed in separate attacks believed to be gang-related.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: June 14, 2004
http://www.presstelegram.com/...

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Man dies, four hurt in apparent gang battle (Anaheim, CA): A 26-year-old Anaheim man was stabbed to death and four others were wounded in what appeared to be a gang-related melee, police said Sunday. The name of the dead man was withheld pending notification of relatives.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 14, 2004
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Authorities say shooting gang-related (Carson City, NV): Authorities said Monday they’re not looking for any more suspects in what they believe was a gang-related shooting Friday night in south Carson City. Bail was set Monday at $100,000 for Paul Perez-Sandoval, 19, of Carson City in Carson Justice Court after his arrest early Saturday on suspicion of attempted murder and battery with a deadly weapon.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: June 14, 2004
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One killed, three wounded in weekend gang attack in Catskills (Catskills, NY): Police Monday were searching for a gang that fatally stabbed one man and wounded three others during a masked attack over the weekend in this Catskill town. Badillio Acosta, 24, was killed around 7:40 p.m. Saturday when he and his friends were jumped by four assailants outside the Woodbridge Housing Authority complex in Sullivan County, state police said.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 14, 2004
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Durham County commissioner wants more money to fight gang problems (Durham County, NC): A Durham County Commissioner wants the sheriff to have more money to fight the gang problem. The sheriff says Durham has more than 3000 confirmed gang members. County lawmakers are ready to buy new patrol cruisers and provide raises of nearly 9% for Durham deputies.
Source: WTVD 11 News    Date: June 14, 2004
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Gang Strike Force funding nears end (St. Paul, MN): Time may soon run out for the Minnesota Gang Strike Force, an agency that has staved off extinction in the past by finding piecemeal funding when its original money dried up. But this time, unless a special session of the state Legislature is convened before the end of the month to deal with unfinished business, including funding the Gang Strike Force, the agency will effectively be out of business July 1.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: June 14, 2004
http://www.twincities.com/...

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