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Police see gang ties in Rex Road shooting (Pico Rivera, CA): As children played in a nearby yard, a gunman walked up to a 27-year-old man and shot him to death, deputies said Wednesday.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: June 8, 2005

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Man refused to see doctor after shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): A man who was injured in a drive-by shooting but refused to see a doctor was reportedly in good condition Tuesday. The victim's uncle called Salt Lake City police Monday about 2:30 p.m. saying his nephew had been shot.
Source: Deseret News    Date: June 8, 2005

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Gunman on bicycle kills local teenager (Bond Hill, OH): Relatives and friends of a 16-year-old fatally shot on a street here Monday said an ongoing turf dispute between Bond Hill and Avondale teens is to blame for the high school student's death.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer    Date: June 7, 2005

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Fairfax examines anti-gang vigilance (Fairfax County, VA): Several weeks before a vicious machete attack in the Lynbrook neighborhood, a resident filed a complaint about crowding and suspicious activity at a house there.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 7, 2005

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Teen paralyzed in gang-related weekend shooting (Wichita, KS): A teenager shot in a gang-related incident Saturday near 13th and Oliver is paralyzed from the waist down, police said Monday.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 7, 2005

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Prosecutors request county's largest gang injunction for Vista (Vista, CA): The district attorney's office has asked a Superior Court judge to issue a court order prohibiting 89 alleged members of a Vista gang from engaging in specified activities within three areas of the City of Vista designated as "safety zones."
Source: North County Times    Date: June 7, 2005

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Phoenix man, 20, sentenced (Brighton, CO): A Phoenix drug dealer and alleged gang member was ordered Monday to spend eight years in prison for last year's slaying of an Aurora man who may have been set up while he was trying to solicit a prostitute.
Source: Rocky Mountain News    Date: June 7, 2005

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Assault charges for Fruits & Veggies gang (Roxbury, MA): Three teens allegedly part of a notorious West Roxbury gang known as the Fruits and Vegetables were squeezed by authorities following an attack Sunday on youths from Dedham, officials said.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: June 7, 2005

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Authorities arrest two Salvadoran gang members near San Antonio (San Antonio, TX): The arrest of two Salvadoran gang suspects in South Texas has raised fears that violent gangs have moved into the area.
Source: KRGV 5 News    Date: June 7, 2005

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Police link rape suspect to violent gang (Cabarrus County, NC): Police say a rape suspect might be in the Cabarrus County area.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: June 7, 2005

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Teen stabbed in possible gang-related altercation (Redwood City, CA): A teen was stabbed late Saturday night then escaped in his friend's Honda as his attacker clung to the car and tried to stab him again through the open sun roof, police said.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: June 7, 2005

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Reforming anti-gang units (Long Beach, CA): Long Beach has no doubt enjoyed some positive return on a 10-year, $3.5-million investment in GIPP, the Gang Intervention and Prevention Program.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: June 6, 2005

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Rise in graffiti puts city police on alert, frustrates residents (Lansing, MI): Ugly and sometimes unintelligible graffiti is increasing in Lansing, defacing downtown draws such as the city's prized River Trail with spray-painted words and symbols.
Source: Lansing State Journal    Date: June 6, 2005

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Gang watch in schools: Who's in, who's not? (Sacramento, CA): Ed Nonog has seen teenagers carve gang insignias in their forearms. He's seen one girl show off photographs of herself throwing gang signs against a backdrop of gang colors.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: June 6, 2005

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Residents fed up with ‘art’ show (Wilkes-Barre, PA): For almost three years, Jerome Campbell has driven past the graffiti-stained walls of the Irem Temple on North River Street and become angry.
Source: The Times Leader    Date: June 5, 2005

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Gang member arrested for robbing taco stand, police say (Salinas, CA): Salinas police arrested a 22-year-old gang member Saturday who robbed a taco stand attendant at gunpoint and tried to flee the scene on a bike, the Police Department reported today.
Source: CBS 5 News    Date: June 5, 2005

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Programs fight rise in young gang members (Fort Worth, TX): Alejandro Victorio had just turned 14, and his name hadn't yet shown up on the Police Department's list of gang members.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 5, 2005

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Gangs' presence grows in San Jose (San Jose, CA): The shy 13-year-old boy was playing outside the Alma Youth Center in San Jose on a March afternoon when he was approached by a group of older boys, some dressed in red.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 5, 2005

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Trio nabbed in 'random' L. I. slay (Long Island, NY): A Nassau County police have arrested three men in connection with the vicious gang-related murder of an innocent man in Glen Cove in May.
Source: New York Post    Date: June 4, 2005

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"Gangstas" tunes call for killing to stop (San Bernardino, CA): In Christopher Shaw's world, the lines between good and evil fade somewhere in the gray cloud that has followed this Pomona gangster his whole life.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: June 4, 2005

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