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Police ID shooting victim as Sun Valley man (Sun Valley, NV): The victim of a shooting Saturday morning in the area of Probasco Way and I Street has been identified as a 19-year-old Sun Valley man.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal     Date: June 20, 2005

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O.C. mob suspect seen as a pioneer (Orange County, CA): Peter "Sana" Ojeda, the reputed Mexican Mafia godfather of Orange County, who was arrested last week, helped pioneer the gang's transformation over a generation by showing it the way out of the prisons and onto the streets, authorities say.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 20, 2005

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Gang member shot multiple times (Kingston, NY): Police in Ulster County are investigating the shooting of a suspected gang member who was shot by a rival gang-banger yesterday in Kingston.
Source: WSTM NBC 3 News     Date: June 19, 2005

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Gang injunction takes unexpected turn (Lompoc, CA): Lompoc's effort to control street gangs took an unexpected turn in court Friday when a public defender raised questions about due process rights for his client, one of numerous alleged gang members recently served injunction papers.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: June 19, 2005

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Suspect sought in deadly SF bar shooting (San Francisco, CA): One person is dead and another is in stable condition following a shooting at a San Francisco bar Saturday night, the San Francisco Police Department reports.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: June 19, 2005

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Higher sentences for gang-motivated crimes debated (San Bernardino County, CA): When it comes to the county's "war" on gangs, local courtrooms may play host to some of the hardest-fought battles.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: June 19, 2005

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Officials nab suspects in multi-county sweep (Central California): Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies from four counties made a sweep of the Central Coast this weekend, serving warrants and arresting a number of fugitives and crime suspects, seizing illegal drugs and recovering stolen vehicles and other property.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: June 19, 2005

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Police probe more gunfire (Riverside, CA): Suspected gang members were at it again this week, firing dozens of rounds into a crowded parking lot and two Eastside Riverside homes, police said.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: June 18, 2005

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Two wounded, 1 seriously, in shooting at Vista restaurant (Vista, CA): Gunfire outside a Popeyes Famous Chicken restaurant at lunchtime yesterday startled everybody nearby and sent many scrambling for cover.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 18, 2005

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Nations address gang violence (Washington, DC): Increasingly aware that tougher law enforcement alone can't solve problems caused by international street gangs, officials from across the hemisphere met here Friday to discuss causes of gang violence and ways to prevent it.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 18, 2005

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Youth turn to gangs when needs are not being met otherwise, Durham officer advises (Person County, NC): The coordinator for the Durham Police Department’s Safe Neighborhoods program told a Person County Forum on Gangs and Gang Violence here Tuesday that many of the signs that point to potential youth involvement in gangs are not too much unlike those associated with the average teenager.
Source: The Roxboro Courier Times    Date: June 18, 2005

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Gang-related shooting death in Sparks under investigation (Sparks, NV): The gang-related shooting death of a man in Sparks is under investigation as a homicide, officers said.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: June 18, 2005

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MS-13 gang suspect arrested in Harris County (Harris County, TX): U.S. immigration authorities arrested two members of a Central America-based gang in Texas this week as part of a nationwide crackdown.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 17, 2005

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Cops arrest six in alleged gang shootings (Hempstead, NY): A gang war between the Crips and the Bloods took the lives of two young men in Hempstead during the past several weeks, but Nassau police said Thursday they hope that six "major arrests" made this week - through quick thinking by alert officers - have helped curbed the violence.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 17, 2005

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Person gang activity addressed at forum (Roxboro, NC): Person County District Attorney Joel Brewer held a forum on gangs this week in an effort to educate the community and get ideas on how to curb the activity.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: June 17, 2005

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Four on council call for a state of emergency (Richmond, CA): Four Richmond City Council members said Thursday they want to declare "a state of emergency" in several neighborhoods in order to raise funds to fight crime.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: June 17, 2005

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Three gang members arrested, face deportation (Lake Worth, FL): Three members of the violent Central American-based MS-13 gang were arrested Wednesday in pre-dawn raids in the Lake Worth area and are now awaiting deportation.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: June 16, 2005

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Magallon, Berrios fight the gang, graffiti war in Lompoc (Lompoc, CA): When a Lompoc teen-ager was shot while walking along North F Street in April, police quickly labeled the incident as gang-related.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: June 16, 2005

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N.J. raid nets over a dozen suspected MS-13 members (New Jersey): More than a dozen suspected members of the violent street gang Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, were arrested yesterday in New Jersey by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents and local law-enforcement authorities in a pre-dawn raid.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: June 16, 2005

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Police to have gang squad (St. Paul, MN): Some St. Paul police officers will be reassigned by month's end to a newly created unit to combat gangs, Chief John Harrington said Wednesday.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: June 16, 2005

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