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Gang measures come with price (North Carolina): State lawmakers on a special gang prevention committee recommended Wednesday a package of stiff penalties and prevention grants to tackle the growing problem. But the proposals carry a heavy price tag.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: January 20, 2005
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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Chief: Gang activity negligible (Elk Grove, CA): Elk Grove, the site of a recent drive-by shooting, is avoiding the volume of gang activity that plagues other areas of the county, Police Chief Bob Simmons said Monday.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: January 20, 2005
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Gang turf spreads to Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa, CA): A shrine of flowers and candles in the gritty Roseland neighborhood of Santa Rosa marks the site where 16-year-old Rogelio Bautista was shot to death in a gang rumble on New Year's Eve.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: January 20, 2005
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Gang sweep nets 42 arrests (Dover, FL): Forty-two people, most of them alleged members of rival gangs in eastern Hillsborough, have been arrested on illegal drugs and firearms trafficking charges as part of a crackdown on illegal gangs, the Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: January 20, 2005
http://www.sptimes.com/...

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Tennis shoes tied to gang activity (Durham, NC): Duke Power and the police department will meet today to talk about removing gang symbols from Durham's streets - tennis shoes looped over power lines.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: January 20, 2005
http://www.herald-sun.com/...

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Five teens are arrested in gang-related attack (Ventura, CA): Five teenage boys were arrested Wednesday in connection with a gang-related assault reported in Ventura last week, authorities said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: January 20, 2005
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Gun-trafficking suspect turns himself in at hearing (Knoxville, TN): A second man accused in a federal conspiracy case of being a gunrunner for a notorious Chicago street gang surrendered Tuesday to authorities.
Source: Knoxville News Sentinel     Date: January 19, 2005
http://www.knoxnews.com/...

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Gang member's defense: Courts let him go too often (Onondaga County, NY): If Onondaga County prosecutors had been tougher on Karo Brown over the years, he might not be facing up to life in prison in federal court, his lawyer claims.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: January 19, 2005
http://www.syracuse.com/...

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N.C. gang prevention committee approves recommendations (North Carolina): Gang members could face longer sentences under legislation recommended Wednesday to the General Assembly by a panel that also wants $20 million for gang prevention.
Source: The Wilmington Star    Date: January 19, 2005
http://www.wilmingtonstar.com/...

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Elgin trio charged in gang slaying (Elgin, IL): Two young men and a boy from Elgin have been arrested in the weekend gang killing of a teen in Chicago, police said Tuesday.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: January 19, 2005
http://www.dailyherald.com/...

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Community activists promote education on Eastside (Los Angeles, CA): In the slightly cramped rainbow-hued storefront on busy Whittier Boulevard in Boyle Heights, the student leaders of InnerCity Struggle talked about their victories: How they won key changes in the tardy policy at Garfield High School in East Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 19, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Police: Asian gang targeted officer: An off-duty Somerville police officer was probably targeted by four Asian gang members and beaten in a city bar Saturday night, police said yesterday. The officer, whose name was not released, is recovering at home.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: January 18, 2005
http://news.bostonherald.com/...

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Lawyer: Ex-Charlotte principal who claimed attack now gang target (York County, SC): A former high school principal - charged with falsely claiming he was assaulted on campus - now fears he's the target of a gang after someone set fire to his yard, his lawyer said.
Source: Star-News    Date: January 18, 2005
http://www.wilmingtonstar.com/...

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Lawmaker calls for task force on prison gangs (South Jersey, NJ): Prompted by a brawl between Bayside State Prison guards and members of the Bloods street gang, several South Jersey legislators have called for hearings and one plans to introduce a bill to create a gang-violence task force.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: January 18, 2005
http://www.philly.com/...

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Knoxville man accused of supplying guns to gang (Knoxville, TN): A Knoxville man is being arraigned in a 66-count indictment alleging that he supplied guns to the Chicago-based Gangster Disciples, one of the most notorious street gangs in the country.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: January 18, 2005
http://www.tennessean.com/...

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Teens in stabbing have gang ties, police say (Santa Cruz, CA): Two teens arrested in a stabbing Saturday night in downtown Santa Cruz have gang ties and argued with a group of young people from the Central Valley area before the fight broke out, police said.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: January 18, 2005
http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/...

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Double shooting may be gang hit (Chula Vista, CA): Chula Vista police said two shootings near an elementary school may be a result of gang rivalry. Officers were sent to the neighborhood near Feaster Elementary School at 11:18 p.m. Sunday to investigate reports of gunfire.
Source: NBC 7/39 News    Date: January 17, 2005
http://www.nbcsandiego.com/...

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Suspicion of gang activity sparks concern (Haverstraw, NY): Suspicion of gang activity at the Fieldstone Secondary School has prompted the Haverstraw town Police Department to seek funding for a school resource officer.
Source: The Journal News    Date: January 17, 2005
http://www.thejournalnews.com/...

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A good record needs protecting (San Jose, CA): For more than a decade, San Jose has held street gangs in check, doing as good a job, or better, as any big city in the nation. The city's relatively low rates of homicides and youth crimes attest to that.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: January 17, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Council member's house again targeted by gunfire (Fort Worth, TX): The home of a City Council member who supports police anti-gang efforts and other crime prevention was targeted by gunfire for the second time in six months.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: January 17, 2005
http://www.chron.com/...

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