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Latino street gangs a major law issue in US (Washington, DC): Street gangs have existed in the United States since the 1800s. But in the last few years, street gangs have grown more violent, more numerous and more widespread, from the big cities to rural areas.
Source: Voice of America News    Date: July 22, 2005
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LA police say two gang members linked to freeway shooting (Los Angeles, CA): Police have charged one gang member and identified another as a suspect in the fatal March freeway shooting of a 20 year-old college student, officials announced Friday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 22, 2005
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Gang violence caught on tape (Fort Worth, TX): A remarkable surveillance video obtained by News 8 illustrates the ferocity of gang violence in North Texas.
Source: WFAA Channel 8 News    Date: July 22, 2005
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O. C. gang members drop 38%, D. A. says (Orange County, CA): The number of gang members in Orange County has dropped by more than a third since 1995, according to an analysis of gang activity that at least one expert says could be misleading.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 22, 2005
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Carjacking victim shot, dragged along the road (Riverside, CA): An 18-year-old Riverside man was shot for his car and dragged onto the railroad tracks near Nichols Park around 2:50 a.m. Wednesday, police said.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: July 21, 2005
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'Trigger Lock' law helps cut gang-related killings in half (San Francisco, CA): The number of killings in San Francisco attributed to gangs in largely African American neighborhoods has dropped by more than 50 percent so far this year from 2004, thanks in part to intervention by federal law enforcement, police officials said Wednesday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 21, 2005
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22 in gang busted (Suffolk County, NY): A yearlong investigation of a Brentwood-based chapter of the Latin Kings street gang has ended with the arrests of 22 alleged members and associates - including the top three leaders - on drug and weapons charges, Suffolk investigators said yesterday.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 21, 2005
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United against gang violence (Hempstead, NY): Local and state officials pledged yesterday to help the embattled Hempstead schools to fight gang violence but said they can't do it unless the district's fractured board learns how to get along.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 21, 2005
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Authorities detain 30 people in roundup of Hispanics (Birmingham, AL): Federal immigration officers arrested at least 30 Hispanic people in three suburban cities near Birmingham in what authorities said Thursday was a crackdown aimed at fighting gangs.
Source: The Tuscaloosa News    Date: July 21, 2005
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Gang problem at a crossroads (Pica Rivera, CA): When the Rev. Richard Ochoa approached City Council members 15 years ago and suggested the city needed a gang intervention program, he was told Pico Rivera had no gang problem, he said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: July 21, 2005
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One injured in LaPorte drive-by shooting near park (LaPorte, IN): Police say friction between two groups boiled over into a drive-by shooting with shotguns early Tuesday near LaPorte's Koomler Park, an area known for occasional gang activity.
Source: South Bend Tribune    Date: July 20, 2005
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Man stabbed in parking lot of Lincoln bar (Lincoln, NE): A Lincoln man, 18, was stabbed Tuesday just before 6 p.m. in the west parking lot of Risky's Sports Bar & Grill, 4680 Leighton Ave., said police Capt. David Beggs.
Source: Lincoln Journal Star    Date: July 20, 2005
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Clayton County enacts youth curfew, graffiti ban (Clayton County, GA): Clayton County has added two new weapons in its battle against youth violence and gang activity: a curfew and a ban on graffiti.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: July 20, 2005
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Raids target violent valley gang (San Fernando Valley, CA): Touting their effort to crack down on a violent San Fernando Valley street gang linked to the slaying of a Burbank police officer, authorities announced Tuesday the arrests of nearly two dozen people whom they said were "associates" of the Vineland Boyz gang.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 20, 2005
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Alleged gang members ran a prostitution ring, police say (San Diego, CA): Alleged members of a San Diego gang with apparent ties throughout Southern California have been charged with running a prostitution ring in Murrieta, depicting children involved in sexual conduct, and armed robbery, police authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: July 20, 2005
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Drug sting nets 19 arrests (Chicago, IL): A long-running sting on the Four Corner Hustlers street gang resulted in the arrest of 19 people Tuesday, including an alleged gang chief said to have run drug operations on the South Side and a Nigerian man authorities believe is one of the city's main heroin distributors.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 20, 2005
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Authorities arrest 12 alleged members of heroin ring (Cedar Grove, NJ): State and federal authorities on Wednesday announced the arrests of a dozen people they said were involved in a drug distribution network that supplied heroin to several areas of New Jersey.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 20, 2005
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Police: Elderly woman killed by gang fire (Los Angeles, CA): A 63-year-old grandmother died after getting caught in the crossfire during a suspected gang-related shooting, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 20, 2005
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Witnesses' fear helping gangs in court (San Bernardino County, CA): The bloodbath in a family's Mentone home ended quickly: A 2-day-old boy survived with bullet wounds in both feet, but his father and the father's step-dad died in the hail of gunfire.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: July 20, 2005
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Aurora man slain in his bedroom (Aurora, IL): Aurora police are seeking the killers of a man who was shot in his bedroom early Monday in what investigators suggested was a gang-related incident.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 19, 2005
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