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City may take action to prevent gang turf taking (Palmdale, CA): City officials are looking to strengthen municipal anti-gang measures with an ordinance aimed at blocking gangs from establishing turf.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 21, 2005
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Two more slain in growing gang war (Sacramento, CA): War between Sacramento-area Asian gangs escalated Wednesday night as one man was killed when more than 30 rounds were fired into a south Sacramento home while adults and children watched television.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: January 21, 2005
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Keeping kids out of gangs takes respect, officer says (Lafayette, IN): Though many parents would rather not believe it, the number of gangs and gang members continues to grow in the Lafayette area, according to Lafayette police. Countywide, they number in the hundreds.
Source: Journal and Courier    Date: January 21, 2005
http://www.lafayettejc.com/...

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East county creates task force to respond to gangs (Multnomah County, OR): East Multnomah County's law enforcement leaders met Thursday and set up the framework for an interagency gang enforcement team that they expect to put on the streets by May 1.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: January 21, 2005
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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22 students arrested in gang brawl (Visalia, CA): Twenty-two students were arrested during a gang fight Wednesday at Charter Alternatives Academy School near Visalia.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: January 21, 2005
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Oceanside seeks to coordinate efforts (Oceanside, CA): The City Council hopes to coordinate all the various efforts to thwart gang activity here so they're more effective.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: January 21, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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House Republicans propose ban on gang-related clothing (Richmond, VA): House Republicans want to give school districts authority to ban gang-related clothing from Virginia’s public schools on a case-by-case basis.
Source: Lynchburg News and Advance     Date: January 21, 2005
http://www.newsadvance.com/...

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Man, 20, shot to death in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): A 20-year-old Santa Ana man was fatally shot Wednesday while walking alone on a street, Sgt. Carlos Rojas said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: January 20, 2005
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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Lawmakers want tougher gang laws (North Carolina): State lawmakers want to make life tougher for gang members. They also hope to help cities and towns keep kids away from street gangs.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: January 20, 2005
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‘04 gang stats released by police agencies (Loudoun County, VA): There were at least 172 crimes committed by gang members in Loudoun County in 2004, according to figures released by the Leesburg Police Department and Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.
Source: Leesburg Today    Date: January 20, 2005
http://www.leesburg2day.com/...

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Gang measures come with price (North Carolina): State lawmakers on a special gang prevention committee recommended Wednesday a package of stiff penalties and prevention grants to tackle the growing problem. But the proposals carry a heavy price tag.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: January 20, 2005
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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Chief: Gang activity negligible (Elk Grove, CA): Elk Grove, the site of a recent drive-by shooting, is avoiding the volume of gang activity that plagues other areas of the county, Police Chief Bob Simmons said Monday.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: January 20, 2005
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Gang turf spreads to Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa, CA): A shrine of flowers and candles in the gritty Roseland neighborhood of Santa Rosa marks the site where 16-year-old Rogelio Bautista was shot to death in a gang rumble on New Year's Eve.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: January 20, 2005
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Gang sweep nets 42 arrests (Dover, FL): Forty-two people, most of them alleged members of rival gangs in eastern Hillsborough, have been arrested on illegal drugs and firearms trafficking charges as part of a crackdown on illegal gangs, the Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: January 20, 2005
http://www.sptimes.com/...

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Tennis shoes tied to gang activity (Durham, NC): Duke Power and the police department will meet today to talk about removing gang symbols from Durham's streets - tennis shoes looped over power lines.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: January 20, 2005
http://www.herald-sun.com/...

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Five teens are arrested in gang-related attack (Ventura, CA): Five teenage boys were arrested Wednesday in connection with a gang-related assault reported in Ventura last week, authorities said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: January 20, 2005
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Gun-trafficking suspect turns himself in at hearing (Knoxville, TN): A second man accused in a federal conspiracy case of being a gunrunner for a notorious Chicago street gang surrendered Tuesday to authorities.
Source: Knoxville News Sentinel     Date: January 19, 2005
http://www.knoxnews.com/...

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Gang member's defense: Courts let him go too often (Onondaga County, NY): If Onondaga County prosecutors had been tougher on Karo Brown over the years, he might not be facing up to life in prison in federal court, his lawyer claims.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: January 19, 2005
http://www.syracuse.com/...

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N.C. gang prevention committee approves recommendations (North Carolina): Gang members could face longer sentences under legislation recommended Wednesday to the General Assembly by a panel that also wants $20 million for gang prevention.
Source: The Wilmington Star    Date: January 19, 2005
http://www.wilmingtonstar.com/...

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Elgin trio charged in gang slaying (Elgin, IL): Two young men and a boy from Elgin have been arrested in the weekend gang killing of a teen in Chicago, police said Tuesday.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: January 19, 2005
http://www.dailyherald.com/...

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