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Deadly violence rattles Clayton (Clayton County, GA): The slight teen in a high school sports jacket outside the Clayton County Courthouse last week wondered aloud about a county gone crazy. "Every day you wake up and think, 'Is it my day to die?' " said Larry Zackery, a Forest Park High School sophomore.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 1, 2005
http://www.ajc.com/...

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High school is scene for a gang assault (Washingtonville, NY): Six people from Rockland County, including a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old, have been arrested and charged with a gang assault on a youth that occurred at the Washingtonville High School, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said yesterday.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: May 1, 2005
http://www.recordonline.com/...

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Police apprehend, arrest fugitive with alleged gang ties (New Bern, Nc): New Bern police on Friday arrested a fugitive and known gang member with outstanding warrants in Craven and Pamlico counties at 903 West St. in New Bern.
Source: New Bern Sun Journal    Date: May 1, 2005
http://www.newbernsj.com/...

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Gang member tied to killing faces 2nd deportation (Imperial Beach, CA): A Los Angeles-based gang member suspected of committing a murder in Mexico will be deported – for a second time – to El Salvador, U.S. authorities said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 30, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Sheriff says vigilance keeps gangs out of area (Hillsborough County, FL): Even though the bulk of the street gangs hang in the southern and eastern parts of Hillsborough County, gang graffiti occasionally blooms on the fences and power poles of the Northwest areas, authorities say.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: April 30, 2005
http://tampatrib.com/...

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He's a killer at 15, cops say (Brooklyn, NY): A teen gang bummed a ride to a Brooklyn building from his father and then gunned down a girl inside - before calmly walking back to the car, his father none the wiser, police said yesterday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: April 30, 2005
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

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Lowell summit targets gangs (Lowell, MA): Law-enforcement leaders pledged yesterday to team up with others in the community to combat the city's gang problem, but were encouraged to learn it's not as serious as many cities in the state.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: April 30, 2005
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

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Fugitives arrested in Huntington (Huntington, WV): City police officers and a representative of the U.S. Marshal’s Office in Macon arrested three Macon, Ga., men on felony fugitive of justice charges in Huntington Thursday afternoon.
Source: The Herald-Dispatch    Date: April 30, 2005
http://www.herald-dispatch.com/...

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Vest saves stabbed officer (Hedwig Village, TX): A Hedwig Village police officer stabbed three times Thursday morning by a suspect whose tattoo identified him as an MS-13 member was saved by his bullet-resistant vest, said Hedwig Village Police Chief Dave Barber.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: April 29, 2005
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Shots fired at SUV kill one, wound one (Emerald Hills, CA): One person was killed and another was wounded when shots were fired into a sport utility vehicle from another vehicle on Euclid Avenue near Guymon Street yesterday, police said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 29, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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New dress code aims to defuse gang tensions (Hemet, CA): Hoping to protect schools from violence, school officials are banning clothing and colors they believe are gang-related or promote prejudice.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: April 29, 2005
http://www.pe.com/...

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Gang of youths believed behind string of attacks (Ypsilanti Township, MI): Police believe a gang of youths has randomly attacked several people near an Ypsilanti Township intersection this week - robbing one woman, severely beating a delivery driver and throwing objects at a person and a car.
Source: Ann Arbor News    Date: April 29, 2005
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Houston grapples with gang resurgence (Houston, TX): While other cities were reporting daily on drive-by shootings and gang violence in the late 1990s, Houston's headlines were relatively free of those stories.
Source: The Christian Science Monitor    Date: April 29, 2005
http://www.csmonitor.com/...

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Board vote may help fight gangs (San Bernardino County, CA): The county is poised to spend more than $4 million on an all-out offensive on the county's 287 gangs and thousands of gang members.
Source: The Sun    Date: April 28, 2005
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Officials: Gang woes rising (Redlands, CA): Gang influences and activity in the county are on the rise, authorities said Wednesday as two people remained hospitalized with bullet wounds they received in a home invasion robbery by reputed gang members that left one person dead.
Source: The Sun    Date: April 27, 2005
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Anti-gang sweep yields arrests, guns (Aurora, IL): An Aurora anti-gang operation begun in mid-March has netted nine felony arrests, two gun seizures, two misdemeanor arrests, 16 traffic stops and 10 citations, according to police figures released Tuesday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 27, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Dozens arrested in six-month long drug investigation (Minneapolis, MN): Arrest warrants were issued for 38 people after a six-month long investigation of drug dealers in north Minneapolis.
Source: Duluth News Tribune    Date: April 27, 2005
http://www.duluthsuperior.com/...

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Authorities addressing gang issue (Clayton County, GA): A Clayton County Board of Education member is forming a task force to deal with gang violence while the county's sheriff says he wants to expand his own task force.
Source: News-Daily    Date: April 27, 2005
http://www.news-daily.com/...

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Chicago mayor: IRS should track gang money (Washington, DC): Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley said Wednesday the IRS should help crack down on gang networks, which law enforcement officials call "the new organized crime."
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: April 27, 2005
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/...

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Yolo judge upholds gang injunction (Woodland, CA): New rules in West Sacramento to cut gang crime will stand. Jeff Reisig, Yolo County Deputy D.A., told FOX40 News on Tuesday "This is a victory for public safety and it’s a victory for the citizens of West Sacramento."
Source: The Sacramento Union    Date: April 27, 2005
http://www.sacunion.com/...

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