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Denver gang cases jump 13% (Denver, CO): Gang cases investigated by the Denver Police Department were at a five-year high last year, up nearly 13 percent from 2003.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: April 21, 2005

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Anti-gang program at risk (Riverside, CA): Community members came out Wednesday in support of the only city-run, anti-gang program in Riverside and three City Council members responded.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: April 21, 2005

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Gang concerns raised in RHS student survey (Richfield, MN): The percentage of students who reported they believe illegal gang activity is a problem at Richfield High School increased dramatically in a 2004 survey.
Source: Richfield Sun Current    Date: April 21, 2005

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Gang member pleads not guilty in killing (Spring Valley, CA): A 50-year-old man was shot three or four times from behind and killed because he complained about gang activity at a Spring Valley apartment complex, a prosecutor said in Superior Court yesterday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 21, 2005

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Wake school board adopts gang policy (Raleigh, NC): Gangs should soon find it harder to operate in Wake County schools, under a new policy adopted by the school board.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: April 20, 2005

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Police, FBI tie more crimes to one gang (Houston, TX): A notorious Central American gang tied to a Huffman child's shooting death has waged a war of violence across Houston since last year, culminating in a SWAT standoff that netted several arrests, police said Tuesday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: April 20, 2005

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Council committee to explore creating anti-gang agency (Los Angeles, CA): With Los Angeles spending $82 million this year on anti-gang programs and getting unknown results, a City Council committee voted Monday to explore creating an agency to better coordinate such efforts.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 19, 2005

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Another brawl at Jefferson High ends in two arrests, a broken hip (Los Angeles, CA): Two Jefferson High School students were arrested and another broke his hip Monday in the second melee on the campus in less than a week, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 19, 2005

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Gangs and crime in Latin America (Washington, DC): Over the past year, U.S. officials have expressed increasing concern about gang violence in Latin America, and more specifically, its spillover into the United States.
Source: US Newswire    Date: April 19, 2005

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Boy 14, charged with abetting murder (San Jose, CA): A 14-year-old boy today became the youngest and the most recent of four juveniles charged so far in connection with a suspected gang slaying that occurred during a knife fight three weeks ago on San Jose's East Side.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 19, 2005

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Priest visits CSU Chico (Chico, CA): The bullets that whistled past him were as much a part of Leo Ochoa's childhood as the games he and his friends played in the streets of Pico Aliso, a gang-riddled housing project in Los Angeles.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 19, 2005

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Three charged as police crack down on gangs (Lowell, MA): Three teens with long criminal records were to be arraigned in court today for their role in a gang-related assault this weekend, and another Lowell gang member was arrested on a warrant.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: April 19, 2005

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Violent gang puts Houston in spotlight (Houston, TX): A toddler's shooting death, linked to a violent Central American gang that could be linked to as many as nine area killings, is turning the attention of a national task force Houston's way.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: April 19, 2005

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Gang shooting injured man driving family home (Albuquerque, NM): The people responsible for a gang shoot-out on Albuquerque’s streets yesterday have not been caught yet.
Source: KRQE News 13    Date: April 19, 2005

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14-year-old shot in gang fight (Ukiah, CA): Police officers have arrested a 26-year-old Ukiah resident in connection to a shooting early Sunday morning which is believed to be gang-related.
Source: The Ukiah Daily Journal    Date: April 19, 2005

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Man severely hurt in alleged gang shooting (Long Beach, CA): A 23-year-old Long Beach man was critically injured in a shooting Sunday night that appears to be gang-related, police said.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: April 18, 2005

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Gang shooting puts 3 in hospital Albuquerque, NM): Three people remain hospitalized Monday after a gun battle in northwest Albuquerque Sunday evening.
Source: KRQE News 13    Date: April 18, 2005

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Gang activity may spread (Trenton, NJ): A campaign to quash gang violence in Trenton has officials in some other Mercer County municipalities worried that it could trigger an influx of trouble for their communities this Summer.
Source: The Times    Date: April 18, 2005

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Canyon County seeks state grant to curb gang, drug violence (Caldwell, ID): Every cloud has a silver lining. But Canyon County law enforcement officials are hoping to strike gold. Caldwell officials learned last month that they did not receive the Operation Weed and Seed designation that used federal money to renovate a north-central neighborhood where gang violence and drug activity are a problem.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: April 18, 2005

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Alleged gang member arrested in Chula Vista man's death (Spring Valley, CA): A reputed gang member from Spring Valley was in custody Sunday in connection with the fatal shooting of a 50-year-old Chula Vista man, authorities said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 17, 2005

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