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Is West Michigan gang activity on the rise? (Grand Rapids, MI): Gangs are shaking up neighborhoods all across West Michigan. But how bad is the problem? Are gangs responsible for recent violence? And is it getting worse?
Source: WOOD 8 News    Date: July 15, 2005

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Border agents increasingly see violent gang activity (Harlingen, TX): When Border Patrol agents stopped a Honduran man near Falfurrias in February, he turned out to be a reputed leader of one of the most violent gangs in the United States.
Source: Harlingen Valley Morning Star    Date: July 15, 2005

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Ten charged in park attack (Greenburgh, NY): Ten young people were arrested on riot and gang-assault charges overnight after police said they attacked students from a Rockland County residential treatment center at a Greenburgh park.
Source: The Journal News    Date: July 15, 2005

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Young gangsters coming of age (Bergen County, NJ): They ride Huffy bicycles and some aren't old enough to drive. Still, they're suspects in a two-county crime spree, one that targeted unsuspecting cabbies and fast-food deliverymen.
Source: Herald News    Date: July 15, 2005

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Shooting victims had no gang ties (Memphis, TN): A young man and teenage girl shot down on a Raleigh street early Thursday were innocent victims of gang violence, Memphis police said.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: July 15, 2005

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Burbank official arrested in gang probe (San Fernando Valley, CA): A Burbank city councilwoman known for her work with nonprofit groups was arrested along with her boyfriend on suspicion of narcotics and firearms violations after police searched their homes as part of a larger investigation into a San Fernando Valley street gang.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 15, 2005

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Judge weighs DVD issues (Fresno County, CA): Prosecutor Greg Anderson will explain today in Fresno County Superior Court why the actions of six defendants in a DVD called "Fresno Uncensored" should be a felony.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: July 15, 2005

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Dyer rallies against gangs (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer announced Thursday a major crackdown on gangs and called for citizens to help take back their community. The call came after a recent surge in gang-related violence, including two slayings.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: July 15, 2005

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Police: Charged gang leader recorded song (Garfield, NJ): The leader of a gang of teens charged with robbing taxi drivers recorded a song boasting about the attacks, authorities said.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: July 14, 2005

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Gang problem on rise in North Georgia (Georgia): Rising gang activity in some North Georgia cities is a result of the rapid growth of small towns said David Nahmias, U.S. attorney for Northern Georgia.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: July 14, 2005

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Gang DVD suspects' hearing under way (Fresno County, CA): A preliminary hearing will resume today in Fresno County Superior Court for six defendants charged with taking part in alleged criminal street gang activity captured on a DVD called "Fresno Uncensored."
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: July 14, 2005

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Two shooting victims tied to Asian street gangs (Fresno, CA): Two men with ties to known Asian street gangs were shot and wounded early Wednesday in Fresno, a day after a Fresno teenager linked to an Asian gang was shot and killed, Fresno police reported.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: July 14, 2005

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Four arrested in gang shooting death (Redwood City, CA): A man and four boys have been arrested in connection with what appears to be a gang-related slaying of a 21-year-old Redwood City man outside his home Tuesday afternoon.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 14, 2005

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Granville men slain, wounded (Oxford, NC): An Oxford man was killed and another wounded early Thursday in what appears to be a drug- and gang-related shooting that marks Oxford's first murder in two years. It was Granville County's second this year.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: July 14, 2005

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Cops: Gang members charged in Buena riot (Buena, NJ): Four alleged members of the Surenos 13 street gang, including two borough men arrested in May for gang-related vandalism here, were caught during a weekend riot on Auburn Street, police said Tuesday.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: July 13, 2005

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Teen hurt, another jailed in shooting (El Paso, TX): An 18-year-old man allegedly shot a 14-year-old boy who was in a group bashing windows early Tuesday morning at an East Side home, El Paso police said.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: July 13, 2005

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Shots fired in park hit three (Arcadia, CA): Arcadia police detectives had no suspects Wednesday in an incident in which a hail of gunfire in a park left three people wounded, authorities said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: July 13, 2005

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U.S. attorney: Illegal immigration spurs north Georgia gangs (Atlanta, GA): Illegal immigration is contributing to a growth in gang activity in north Georgia, U.S. Attorney David Nahmias said Wednesday after a law enforcement summit addressing the problem.
Source:    Date: July 13, 2005

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Annandale is hit with gang graffiti (Annandale, VA): Annandale residents awoke yesterday to find their Fairfax County community blanketed with gang graffiti, and police said they will increase patrols, post "No Trespassing" signs and help organize a Neighborhood Watch program to attack the recurring problem.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: July 13, 2005

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Police arrest MS-13 gang member in Monticello (Monticello, IN): Police arrested a member of the Latin American street gang MS-13, and the government will deported him to El Salvador, homeland security officials said Tuesday.
Source: The Times    Date: July 12, 2005

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