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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Two teens accused of gang activity (Richmond County, GA): Richmond County sheriff's deputies have arrested one teenager for gang-related shootings early Thursday and are looking for another teen.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: July 29, 2005

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Gang members arrested in drug, weapons crackdown in Union County (Scotch Plains, NJ): Authorities arrested 11 people in Union County on Friday in a crackdown on street-level cocaine peddling. Eight others remained at large. Those arrested included the alleged leader and members of a street gang.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 29, 2005

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Cops say 44 arrested in bust of drug ring (Chicago, IL): After six months of surveillance and undercover drug buys, Chicago police accused 63 members of the Gangster Disciples gang Thursday of running a large drug operation at the Ida B. Wells housing complex.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 29, 2005

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Inland man shot dead as he slept (Lake Elsinore, CA): Two men gunned down a Lake Elsinore man in his bedroom Wednesday night in what investigators suspect is a gang-related slaying.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: July 29, 2005

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Victims of shootings not talking (Corpus Christi, TX): Police said they are making little progress in the investigation of a Tuesday night gang shooting because the shooting victims aren't saying much.
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times    Date: July 28, 2005

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Gang resistance plan for students approved (Brooksville, FL): Hernando County commissioners Tuesday approved a Sheriff's Office plan to provide gang resistance education to middle school-aged students.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: July 28, 2005

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