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Two dozen suspected gang members arrested in Orange County (Orange County, CA): Federal authorities arrested two dozen men Wednesday in raids targeting violent Hispanic street and prison gangs in Orange County.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 15, 2005
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Alleged gang member who crashed party pleads innocent to murder charge (San Diego, CA): A 19-year-old alleged gang member accused of fatally shooting a young man and wounding two other people at a Mira Mesa party pleaded innocent today to a murder charge.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 15, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Chelsea attack raises fears of gang warfare (Chelsea, MA): In what may be an escalating North Shore gang war, two alleged gang members were stabbed, one fatally, in Chelsea yesterday in what residents said was possible retaliation for another killing.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: June 15, 2005
http://news.bostonherald.com/...

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Slain teenager ID'd in possible gang shooting (Palmdale, CA): A Palmdale teen shot to death as he and a friend were driving on a busy street was identified Wednesday as 18-year-old Juan Guadalupe Espino.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: June 15, 2005
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Authorities arrest alleged gang members in major sweep (Springfield, MA): Federal and state authorities indicted 32 alleged members and associates of a street gang Wednesday, arresting more than two dozen during early morning raids in the western part of the state.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: June 15, 2005
http://www.telegram.com/...

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Teens clean up their acts (Wichita, KS): He may be only 13, but he has a special signature. He uses KOD, or "Kids of Destruction," the name of a gang that started in Oakland, Calif.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 15, 2005
http://www.kansas.com/...

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Gang sweep, arrests called prelude to summer (San Diego, CA): Nearly 300 gang members in San Diego were arrested during recent sweeps. "We expect to keep the pressure up," said Police Chief William Lansdowne.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 15, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Des Moines Police admit to gang problem (Des Moines, IA): For the first time this decade, Des Moines police admit there is a growing gang problem in the city. A number of recent gang-related incidents are sparking new concern among law enforcement.
Source: WHO-TV Channel 13 News    Date: June 14, 2005
http://www.whotv.com/...

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Fighting gangs with intelligence (Bergen County, NJ): Two law enforcement agencies are teaming up to combat gangs in Bergen County. The offices of county prosecutor and sheriff announced Monday the formation of the Bergen County Multi-Agency Gang Task Force, which will gather gang intelligence and share it through a database with local police departments.
Source: The Record    Date: June 14, 2005
http://www.bergen.com/...

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Four theft suspects arrested (Banning, CA): Four men involved in a gang-related burglary ring were arrested Saturday in Banning, authorities said.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: June 14, 2005
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Gangs not as much of a problem in county's regional jail (Cascade County, MT): While gangs are a growing security concern at Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge, gang-related activity has not been a big problem at the Cascade County regional jail, officials say.
Source: Great Falls Tribune    Date: June 13, 2005
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/...

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DVD gang footage leads to nine arrests (Fresno, CA): Nine people have been arrested after a DVD depicting gangs and crime in the city's southwest and southeast neighborhoods showed up for sale at local stores, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 13, 2005
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Dissecting the danger: State police attacking gang epidemic (Trenton, NJ): Trooper "Rick" Fuentes once headed the squad that tracks gangs for the New Jersey State Police. Today, as superintendent of the force, Col. Joseph R. Fuentes is putting his experience to work to keep gangs in check.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: June 13, 2005
http://www.zwire.com/...

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East Boston man stabbed to death (Boston, MA): An East Boston man was stabbed to death early yesterday morning, police said, and neighbors and a relative said they believe he was the innocent victim of gang-related violence.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: June 12, 2005
http://www.boston.com/...

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Police arrest teenager suspected in L.A. murder (Miami-Dade County, FL): Miami-Dade's gang unit on Thursday arrested a murder suspect wanted for a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles that left one man dead and another injured.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: June 11, 2005
http://www.miami.com/...

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Police tie shootings to gangs (Riverside, CA): When four shootings occurred in 48 hours last weekend, even the police were surprised. The shootings were not connected, but they may all be gang-related, said Riverside police Sgt. Frank Assumma.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: June 11, 2005
http://www.pe.com/...

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Gangs love the suburbs, cops say (Paramus, NJ): Suburban North Jersey, with its expensive homes, sleek cars and ready cash, is attractive territory for gangs, Col. Joseph Fuentes, superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, said Friday.
Source: The Record    Date: June 11, 2005
http://www.northjersey.com/...

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Gang tensions draw attention (Corona, CA): The slaying of a Corona teen that authorities believe included gang and racial overtones is driving groups throughout the Inland area to prevent similar events.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: June 11, 2005
http://www.pe.com/...

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Law enforcers go after gangs (Rochester, NY): If you're a member of a gang that engages in violence, you can expect that every available law enforcement agency will be trying to get you. That's the message city, county, state and federal law enforcers delivered Thursday.
Source: Democrat and Chronicle    Date: June 10, 2005
http://www.democratandchronicle.com/...

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Would new spray-paint laws solve gang-based graffiti problems in D.M.? (Des Moines, IA): A sharp upturn in graffiti has prompted a Des Moines city councilman to push for controls on spray paint sales that are similar to limits on cold medicines used to make methamphetamine.
Source: The Des Moines Register    Date: June 10, 2005
http://desmoinesregister.com/...

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