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Machete case defendant in court on earlier charge (Fairfax County, VA): An 18-year-old Fairfax County man charged in a gang-related machete attack last month faced another accusation of malicious wounding in court yesterday, stemming from the beating and slashing of a former gang member one month earlier.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 17, 2004
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Lawrence gang kingpin convicted on drug charges (Boston, MA): A leader of a Lawrence gang was convicted Thursday on federal cocaine distribution charges. Juan Conce, 27, known as "King Santos" in the Lawrence Chapter of the Almighty Latin King Nation, was among 20 reputed members of the gang who were indicted in February following a two-year multi-agency investigation into illegal drug trafficking.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: June 17, 2004
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Growing Hispanic gang presence prompts police, church response (Arlington County ,VA): Arlington County currently has more than 35,000 Hispanic residents. According to the Arlington County Police Gang Unit, less than 1 percent of those Hispanics are gang members. "The Hispanic gang members do not represent the Hispanic community at all," Sgt. John Rizik of the gang unit said. "The majority of the Hispanic population are honest, hardworking citizens."
Source: Arlington Catholic Herald    Date: June 17, 2004
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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
http://www.timesstar.com/...

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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
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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
http://www.presstelegram.com/...

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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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