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Feds strike at second Syracuse street gang (Syracuse, NY): Following their successful prosecution two years ago of one of Syracuse's most notorious street gangs, federal authorities on Tuesday brought racketeering charges against a rival street gang.
Source: Newsday    Date: August 2, 2005
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Gonzales says America is threatened by street gangs (Washington, DC): In a speech to police officers, U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said street gangs are a growing threat in the United States as they become more sophisticated and more heavily involved with organized crime.
Source: Dateline Alabama    Date: August 1, 2005
http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/...

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Two killed in Pinole shooting (Pinole, CA): An early evening stroll in the park with some friends ended in death for two young West Contra Costa men after a gunman opened fire on them Saturday.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: August 1, 2005
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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Feds make more than 500 gang arrests (Washington, DC): Federal authorities arrested 582 alleged gang members over a two-week period, officials said Monday, targeting an estimated 80 violent groups they say have spawned street crimes across the country.
Source: The Frankfort Times    Date: August 1, 2005
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Shooting incidents result in 3 injuries (Salt Lake County, UT): Three people were injured and three people arrested following two shooting incidents in Salt Lake County early Sunday that may be connected.
Source: Deseret News    Date: August 1, 2005
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Teen dies days after shooting (Chicago, IL): A Southwest Side teenager died Saturday after being shot Wednesday in the Gage Park neighborhood.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 1, 2005
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ICE agents arrest 14 alleged gang members (San Antonio, TX): More than a dozen alleged members of violent gangs have been arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in San Antonio in the past two weeks as part of a national crackdown called Operation Community Shield.
Source: Denton Record-Chronicle    Date: August 1, 2005
http://www.dentonrc.com/...

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Valley tries to stop gang problem (Weyers Cave, VA): Signs of violent gang presence have appeared in high school students' attire in Winchester, graffiti in Harrisonburg and a recent shooting death in Staunton, investigators say.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: August 1, 2005
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Gang roundup includes Houston, South Texas (Texas): Federal agents working with police departments across the country rounded up 582 immigrant street gang members in the last two weeks of July, including eight from Houston and South Texas.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: August 1, 2005
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W. Sac reports crime decline (Sacramento, CA): Felony crime has dropped sharply on the north side of West Sacramento in the 5 1/2 months since a crackdown on the Broderick Boys street gang began, according to statistics released Saturday.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: July 31, 2005
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Gang growth in northwest Georgia spurs new task force (Dalton, GA): It may seem like a problem more suited for the mean streets of a big city, but 15 gangs are vying for respect and territory in this tiny northwest Georgia town.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: July 31, 2005
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Montgomery fighting gangs on several fronts (Montgomery County, MD): As several players socialized after a soccer game behind Gaithersburg Middle School last month, they were approached by a group of young men wearing bandanas over their faces and wielding knives and baseball bats.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: July 30, 2005
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Deputies arrest two teens in man's death (Pierce County, WA) : Pierce County sheriff’s deputies have now arrested three people in connection with what authorities say was a gang killing in Spanaway last week.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: July 30, 2005
http://www.thenewstribune.com/...

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Shot from street hits boy, 8, in family home (Lynn, MA): Snuggled on a couch with his relatives while watching a movie Thursday night, 8-year-old Melvin Harrison Jr. heard gunfire outside, but didn't realize that he had been shot until he ran into the kitchen and showed his mangled left hand to his father.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: July 30, 2005
http://www.boston.com/...

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Gunman sought in brothers' deaths (Los Angeles, CA): Authorities were searching Friday for a gunman who allegedly shot two teenage brothers while they shopped at a minimarket in East Los Angeles - an attack that sheriff's officials said was gang-related.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 30, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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62 gang-related arrests made in sweep (Ontario, CA): Ontario Police arrested 62 people for gang-related offenses during a large-scale gang enforcement sweep Friday.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: July 30, 2005
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Police believe slaying may be gang-related (San Francisco, CA): A 26-year-old San Francisco man was shot and killed early Friday in what may be retaliation for violence earlier this week in the Western Addition, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 30, 2005
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SMASH targets Ontario gang members (Ontario, CA): The San Bernardino County gang unit continued its war on parole violators, known gang members and their associates Friday afternoon as more than 100 officers dispersed through the streets of Ontario.
Source: The Sun    Date: July 29, 2005
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Police: Anti-gang law 'needs teeth' (Athens, GA): Law enforcement officials are saying that the state's anti-gang law needs to be updated with harsher penalties as gang violence continues to be a growing problem in Georgia.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: July 29, 2005
http://onlineathens.com/...

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Two teens killed in gang shooting at East L.A. store (Los Angeles, CA): Two East Los Angeles teenagers were shot to death inside a market Thursday evening, the victims of an apparent gang killing authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 29, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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