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Redwood City teen shot dead (Redwood City, CA): A Redwood City teenager was shot dead late Monday on the porch of a home on Heller Street in what police said appears to be a gang-related incident.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 23, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Calif. councilwoman faces drug charges (Glendale, CA): Burbank City Councilwoman Stacey Jo Murphy was charged Tuesday with cocaine possession and child endangerment after being linked by authorities to a violent street gang.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 23, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Hunting the hunters: Cops: Members of dreaded gang sect nabbed (Trenton, NJ): Authorities busted a major gang ring that has terrorized city residents with arson, kidnapping, extortion and retaliation killings, police said yesterday.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: August 23, 2005
http://www.zwire.com/...

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N.C. House approves tougher penalties for gang activity (Raleigh, NC): The House agreed Monday night to create more felonies and stiffer penalties for gang members despite the potentially steep court and prison costs in the future.
Source: The Dispatch    Date: August 23, 2005
http://www.the-dispatch.com/...

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Shooting is first homicide of year (Santa Cruz, CA): Santa Cruz police are looking for the gunman in what they say could be the gang-related shooting of two people Sunday night, one of whom became Santa Cruz's first homicide victim of 2005.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 23, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Police think gang members destroyed car (Houston, TX): Police think gang members are responsible for destroying a car in northwest Harris County Sunday night.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: August 22, 2005
http://www.click2houston.com/...

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Police suspect gang connection in stabbing (Tracy, CA): A 20-year-old Tracy man was hospitalized for wounds suffered in what police described as a gang-related stabbing that happened this weekend.
Source: Tracy Press    Date: August 22, 2005
http://www.tracypress.com/...

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One killed, one injured in gang-related shooting (Las Vegas, NV): Las Vegas police are investigating a possible gang-related shooting that left one man dead and another injured.
Source: KRNV News 4    Date: August 22, 2005
http://www.krnv.com/...

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Hope's cookin' at Homegirl Cafe (Los Angeles, CA): Joanna Flores loved being one of the only girls in this city's notorious 18th Street gang. The dark-haired teen still smiles as she recalls the rush of adrenaline, the ready cash and the respect she found on the streets after she began selling crack cocaine for the gang at the age of 13.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: August 22, 2005
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Stabbing take like of Fremont man (Union City, CA): A Fremont man was stabbed to death early Sunday during an apparent gang-related fight and carjacking in Union City, authorities said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 22, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Rosemead slaying may be gang-related (Rosemead, CA): A man was shot to death in Rosemead in what authorities said Monday may have been a gang-related slaying.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: August 22, 2005
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Branded in a world of gang warfare (Maryland and Virginia): On crowded city buses in her native El Salvador, Flor Alas was well-versed in a key rule of survival: Don't look a gang member in the eyes.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 22, 2005
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Branded in a world of gang warfare (Maryland and Virginia): On crowded city buses in her native El Salvador, Flor Alas was well-versed in a key rule of survival: Don't look a gang member in the eyes.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 22, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Police chief says anti-gang team is vital (St. Cloud, MN): St. Cloud must maintain a task force dedicated to controlling gang-related criminal activity, whether it gets state funding next year or not.
Source: St. Cloud Times    Date: August 22, 2005
http://miva.sctimes.com/...

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North Hollywood teen killed by gang violence (North Hollywood, CA): North Hollywood gang violence claimed the life of 15-year-old Samuel Salas last Saturday night as he attempted to defend his friend. Salas and his 21-year-old friend, who is disabled, were on their way to a party at 11:00 p.m. when they were approached by gang members.
Source: LA Canyon News    Date: August 21, 2005
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Suspected gang member holds man hostage (Ontario, CA): A 27-year-old suspected gang member held a man hostage inside his own home Saturday for nearly six hours before surrendering to police.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: August 20, 2005
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Gang appeal denied (Yolo County, CA): Almost four months after Yolo County Superior Court Judge Kathleen White upheld the constitutionality of the West Sacramento Gang Injunction imposed against the Broderick Boys gang, the county's Appellate Department has denied an appeal attacking the injunction's validity.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: August 20, 2005
http://www.dailydemocrat.com/...

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Victorville gang sweep nets 97 arrests (Victorville, CA): When all was said and done, law-enforcement officials arrested 97 people in Thursday's gang sweep, bringing the total number of arrestees in similar operations throughout the area to 899.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: August 20, 2005
http://www.vvdailypress.com/...

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Police to fight gang violence (Verona, VA): Police in the southern Shenandoah Valley have teamed up to form a regional task force to combat gang violence that has recently escalated and become deadly.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: August 20, 2005
http://www.timesdispatch.com/...

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Drive-by shootings gang-related (Oregon, WI): Last week's drive-by shooting in Oregon was a pre-emptive strike by the Crips street gang because they thought their rivals, the Bloods, were about to retaliate against them for a theft, according to court records.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: August 20, 2005
http://www.madison.com/...

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