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Shots fired nightly in gang war (Manteca, CA): Nightly gun fire is escalating the fears of law-abiding families as the Nortenous and Surrenous turf wars heat up in the Southside Park neighborhood.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: July 12, 2005

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Survey: Police aware of more gangs in N.C. (Charlotte, NC): Police across North Carolina are aware of more gangs and members than five years ago and are doing more to combat them, according to a new study by the Governor's Crime Commission.
Source: WTVD 11 News    Date: July 12, 2005

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Schools, businesses reporting gang activity (Indianapolis, IN): From fighting in the hallways to recruiting second-graders to shoplift for them, Latino gangs are making their mark on Indianapolis schools and businesses.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: July 11, 2005

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Police aim to bridge gap (Indianapolis, IN): Indianapolis police drew national attention for their successful effort to curb gangs in the 1990s, but now the department faces a new challenge as Latino gangs take root in the city.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: July 11, 2005

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Fights, gunfire force early end to East Liberty's E-Fest (East Liberty, PA): Escalating gang-related violence that culminated with multiple shots being fired into a crowd of people brought an untimely end to an annual community event in East Liberty yesterday.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: July 11, 2005

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Gang graffiti litters Charlotte neighborhood, police say (Charlotte, NC): Charlotte-Mecklenburg police responded to northeast Charlotte home Sunday after the homeowner returned to find what he believed to be gang graffiti spray painted on the front of his home.
Source: WCNC 6 News    Date: July 11, 2005

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Members take cues from past groups (Indianapolis, IN): Gangs can be traced back to the 18th century, when a flood of European immigrants came to America.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: July 11, 2005

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Two arrested made in 7-11 robbery (Oroville, CA): Two men were arrested Friday in an armed robbery of a 7-11 Store on Thursday morning. Arrested were Gerald Eisenmann, 23, of Antioch and Patrick Fay, 26, of Oroville who were found to have several warrants for their arrest, and a handgun matching the description of one used in the robbery.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register    Date: July 11, 2005

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Shooting injures two (Oklahoma City, OK): Two people were injured Saturday in a shooting in southwest Oklahoma City. Police said they responded to a call at 10 p.m. about shots being fired in the 3400 block of SW 22.
Source: The Daily Oklahoman    Date: July 11, 2005

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Homeboy Industries goes gang-busters (Los Angeles, CA): On the mean streets from East L.A. to South-Central L.A., gang members are leaving the thug life and trying to make it in a 60-person business called Homeboy Industries.
Source: USA Today    Date: July 11, 2005

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Police link teens' deaths to gang feud (West Palm Beach, FL): Investigators here have linked the deaths of three teens this year to a long-running feud between two gangs, a battle that is being blamed for at least seven murders and dozens of nonfatal shootings in the past four years.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: July 10, 2005

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Police hunt highway shooter (Hercules, CA): Police were hunting Saturday for a highway shooter in a white Cadillac who injured two teenage boys on Interstate 80 here. Police believe the attack was gang related.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 10, 2005

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Two teens wounded in possible gang-related stabbing (Roseville, CA): Two teenagers were in serious condition in a hospital this week after being stabbed by five other men in what Roseville police described as a possible gang-related incident.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: July 10, 2005

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Police say shooting is gang-related (Monrovia, CA): A man was shot in the buttocks in what police are calling gang-related incident, authorities said Sunday.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: July 10, 2005

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Jail program offers help to would-be gang dropouts (San Jose, CA): They once circled prison yards, eyeing rival gang members and marking them for mayhem or death, always watching their backs.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: July 10, 2005

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Gangs steadily growing in N.J. (New Jersey): For many people, street gangs - often glorified in movies and song lyrics - evoke images of large groups of gun-wielding, drug-dealing thugs who operate in urban, often poverty-stricken, neighborhoods.
Source: Courier News    Date: July 10, 2005

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Documenting gang members an involved process (Oceanside, CA): In the wake of two apparently gang-related shootings that took the lives of two young men in June, family and friends of one of the victims are questioning how investigators determine that someone is a gang member or an associate.
Source: North County Times    Date: July 9, 2005

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Five injured in shooting at Anaheim nightclub (Anaheim, CA): A gunman opened fire in the crowded parking lot of an Anaheim nightclub early Friday, injuring five young men and scattering about 100 patrons at closing time before driving off into the darkness, Anaheim police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 9, 2005

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Reputed Honduran MS-13 leader to be deported (Houston, TX): A Honduran accused of masterminding the Christmastime massacre of 28 men, women and children will be deported from Houston to his homeland for prosecution after being caught trying to sneak across the U.S. border.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: July 9, 2005

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Law agencies meet to combat international gangs (Jupiter, FL): The Central American-based gang known as MS-13 is a group of murderous, kidnapping violent criminals, said U.S. Rep. Mark Foley on Friday.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: July 9, 2005

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