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Alleged gang members arrested (Henrico County, VA): Henrico County police have arrested three alleged members of a neighborhood gang and are seeking several more accused of attacking two teens in recent weeks, beating one boy into a coma.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: September 3, 2005

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Community gang solution put into action (Hollister, CA): After months of talking about ways to curb Hollister’s burgeoning gang problem, city officials put that talk into action this week with a Web site devoted to the city’s gang problem.
Source: Hollister Free Lance    Date: September 3, 2005

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Effort targets gangs, drugs (Hemet, CA): The Hemet Police Department's narcotics and gang squad has teamed up with state parole officials to take gang members and drug dealers off the streets.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: September 3, 2005

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Oregon's gang problem: Call in the feds (Portland, OR): The drive-by shootings in downtown Portland last month make it abundantly clear: Oregon has a serious gang problem.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 2, 2005

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14-year-old boy becomes Compton's latest murder victim (Compton, CA): A 14-year-old boy has become the latest homicide victim in the city, where officials are struggling to rein in a wave of violence blamed on street gangs.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 2, 2005

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Two charged in shooting at Applebee's restaurant (Greenville, SC): Two people were arrested Thursday and three other suspects are being sought in connection with the shooting at the Anderson Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar over the weekend, police said.
Source: The Greenville News    Date: September 2, 2005

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98 arrests tie police case, drugs (Memphis, TN): The Memphis police property room scandal - in which employees looted the place of mass quantities of drugs and cash - has spawned nearly 100 more arrests.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: September 2, 2005

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MS-13 member pleads guilty to murder (McLean, VA): A member of the MS-13 street gang pleaded guilty to murder in aid of racketeering Thursday in connection with a 2004 shooting of a rival gang member.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: September 2, 2005

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City presses campaign against gang violence (Palo Alto, CA): After a triple-homicide pushed East Palo Alto's murder count to 13 for this year - nearly twice 2004's total - city officials vowed Thursday to aggressively suppress the gang violence suspected of causing the surge in killings.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 2, 2005

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Cops fight gang crime with new battle plan (Sacramento, CA): Nearly a dozen Vietnamese family members sat stone-faced in their spacious south Sacramento home as police officers upstairs searched a 17-year-old's bedroom.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 2, 2005

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Police reach out to area Hmong to stem violence (Sacramento, CA): Sacramento law enforcement agencies began a first-of-its-kind outreach program to immigrants' groups Thursday night with a session aimed at building a partnership with the Hmong community.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 2, 2005

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Teen killed in drive-by shooting (Santa Ana, CA): A 17-year-old Santa Ana boy died Thursday after being hit in what police believe was a gang-related shooting.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 2, 2005

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In Easton, bullets fly more frequently (Easton, PA): Shootings have spiked in Easton with more than twice as many through eight months this year than in all of 2004.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: September 1, 2005

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Grants target youth violence (Syracuse, NY): Efforts to make the streets of Syracuse safer received a boost from the federal government Wednesday as grants totaling nearly $640,000 for programs to combat youth violence were announced.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: September 1, 2005

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Hero's end draws tips for police (North Hollywood, CA): For a few months, Samuel Salas, Enrique Diaz and Job Popolo lived close to each other, but led very different lives. Salas, a 15-year-old who had moved from Texas early in the summer, was trying to make new friends, including a 21-year-old disabled man, and adjusting to a new school.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: September 1, 2005

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East L.A. residents protest gang injunction (Los Angeles, CA): Activists and residents in an East Los Angeles area placed under a "Gang Injunction" just over a week ago held a press conference earlier this week to complain that, like the other 25 orders in the city, this gang intervention tool will only cause more police abuse of area residents and spread crime as gang members are dispersed to other communities.
Source: New California Media    Date: September 1, 2005

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Latin Kings gang leader, lieutenants nabbed in Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY): Eleven members of the dangerous and brutal Latin Kings Gang were nabbed by cops and charged with drug trafficking, robbery conspiracy, and credit card fraud.
Source: The American Daily    Date: September 1, 2005

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City to issue emergency funds for gang combat (Redwood City, CA): Gang violence is so severe in Redwood City that the City Council is preparing to release emergency funding to the Police Department to help combat the recent surge of bloodshed, Mayor Jeff Ira announced in a community meeting called for last night.
Source: San Mateo Daily Journal    Date: September 1, 2005

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Anti-gang efforts in Fort Pierce called a success (Fort Pierce, FL): City police and St. Lucie County sheriff's officials on Tuesday touted their combined effort this summer to target gangs and street crime in northwestern Fort Pierce and the surrounding neighborhoods as a success with officers and deputies making hundreds of arrests and collecting an unprecedented amount of information about the gangs in the area.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: August 31, 2005

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Cops seek suspects in drive-by shooting (Chicago Heights, IL): Police were searching Tuesday for whoever fired shots from a moving vehicle Monday night, slightly injuring three men sitting outside a home in Chicago Heights.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 31, 2005

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