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Racial tension cited in fatal brawl (Chicago, IL): A basketball game at a city park turned tragic late Monday afternoon after verbal sparring on the court spilled onto the street, leaving a 15-year-old boy dead.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: February 23, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Six arrested in area gang sweep (Humboldt County, CA): The Humboldt County Gang Task Force spent Friday searching the homes of known gang members, arresting six on a variety of probation, drug and weapons charges.
Source: Lake County Record-Bee    Date: February 23, 2005
http://www.record-bee.com/...

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Gang retaliation turns deadly (Hackensack, NJ): Several gang members are under arrest in New Jersey this afternoon, accused of killing a Lodi teenager - the result of a bizarre series of events.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News    Date: February 23, 2005
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Expert: City a breeding ground for gang activity (Trenton, NJ): Five years ago Trenton was a virgin territory for high-powered gangs like the Bloods, Crips, and Latin Kings.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: February 23, 2005
http://www.zwire.com/...

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Fort Smith: Gang-feud shooting explains death of man left at hospital, police think (Fort Smith, AR): Fort Smith police believe that a long-running feud between two gangs led to violence early Tuesday when a Fort Smith man was fatally shot.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette    Date: February 23, 2005
http://www.nwanews.com/...

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Alief can rub out gangs, graffiti, city officials say (Alief, TX): At a recent community meeting, Alief residents got the low-down from top city, police and community authorities on gangs and graffiti "taggers" operating in the area - and what the community can do to minimize the impact of their signs and crimes.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: February 23, 2005
http://www.chron.com/...

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U.S. steps up battle against Salvadoran gang MS-13 : A street gang based in El Salvador has rapidly spread in the USA and raised enough concern for the Justice Department to create a new task force to battle it.
Source: USA Today    Date: February 23, 2005
http://www.usatoday.com/...

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Honduran gang chief seized in Texas after massacre (Falfurrias, TX): U.S. police have captured the head of a notorious Honduran youth gang who is wanted at home for the killing of 28 people in a bus attack last December that shocked Central America.
Source: Reuters    Date: February 23, 2005
http://www.reuters.com/...

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Spring Branch unites efforts to fight gangs (Spring Branch, TX): Spring Branch school officials and community leaders say gang activity in Spring Branch needs to be driven out in order to create a safer environment for students and residents in the Spring Woods area.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: February 23, 2005
http://www.chron.com/...

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Roosevelt closes campus to stem violence (Portland, OR): Roosevelt High School's principal has banned hats and headphones and closed the campus in reaction to violence at the school and around North Portland.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 23, 2005
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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The rise and fall of a gang (Buffalo, NY): Eleven months ago, parolee James Jackson came to Buffalo from Utica to take over the Gangster Killer Bloods - a vicious local gang known for storming into marijuana houses and robbing rival drug dealers at gunpoint.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: February 22, 2005
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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Authorities see rise in Hispanic gang activity in Wake County (Wake County, NC): Raleigh and Wake County authorities are seeing an increase in gang violence and in the number of Hispanic gangs.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: February 22, 2005
http://www.wral.com/...

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Youth gang tied to brawl (West Hartford, CT): A budding youth gang helped incite a weekend brawl on Prospect Avenue that led police to arrest nine people and confiscate two BB guns, a steak knife, a martial arts-style knife and a large grilling fork.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: February 22, 2005
http://www.courant.com/...

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Gunfire wounds two at Skate Depot rink (Cerritos, CA): Authorities are investigating whether the gunman in a weekend shooting at a skating rink that left a man seriously injured and a teen with superficial wounds knew the two victims.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: February 22, 2005
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/...

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Socorro incidents spark worries of increased gang activity (Socorro, TX): A recent flare-up in gang-related violence in Socorro has police concerned even as they search for a suspected gang member who allegedly broke the back of a man he deliberately ran over with a car last week.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: February 22, 2005
http://www.borderlandnews.com/...

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Gang warfare may be to blame (North Philadelphia, PA): There's new information tonight about a triple murder in North Philadelphia that happened on Friday. Police say they may have found a motive behind the deaths of two young men, and a grandmother.
Source: WPVI 6 News    Date: February 21, 2005
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Man, 22, charged in bus slaying (Milwaukee, WS): A 22-year-old man was charged Monday with first-degree reckless homicide in connection with the fatal shooting of an innocent passenger on a Milwaukee County Transit System bus last week.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: February 21, 2005
http://www.jsonline.com/...

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Lecture confronts female gang myths (Columbus, OH): A researcher with extensive insight into the female gang culture gave a presentation Thursday in the Multicultural Center that aimed to debunk common myths about gangs.
Source: The Lantern    Date: February 21, 2005
http://www.thelantern.com/...

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Anti-gang crackdown spurs plan for wider efforts (San Bernardino County, CA): An anti-gang crackdown in the High Desert has triggered more than 141 criminal prosecutions during the past 4½ months and is the template for an impending San Bernardino County battle against gang violence, officials say.
Source: The Press-Enterprise     Date: February 21, 2005
http://www.pe.com/...

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Motorist slain at stoplight (Sacramento, CA): A 23-year-old Marysville man was gunned down in broad daylight while sitting in his car at a busy south Sacramento intersection Sunday in what a sheriff's spokesman called an "execution."
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: February 21, 2005
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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