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Deputies crack down on Fallbrook gang violence (Fallbrook, CA): While a crackdown on gang violence in Fallbrook prompted by a rash of stabbings, shootings and graffiti seems to be working, a court order restricting the activities of local gang members may be considered if the violence resumes, authorities said Friday.
Source: North County Times    Date: June 10, 2005

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Daley touts Chicago's anti-gang efforts to nation's mayors (Chicago, IL): Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and police Superintendent Phil Cline are touting the city's efforts to fight gang crime at a meeting of the U-S Conference of Mayors today.
Source: KWQC Channel 6 News    Date: June 10, 2005

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Seven alleged members of Alabama-to-Chicago gun pipeline busted by feds (Chicago, IL): Seven men were charged by federal investigators Thursday with taking part in an Alabama-to-Chicago pipeline that furnished dozens of guns – including one that was used in a fatal shooting – to street gang members.
Source: Chicago Defender    Date: June 10, 2005

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Gunfire strikes two vehicles on LA freeways (Los Angeles, CA) : Two vehicles, one of them an ambulance, were hit by gunfire in separate freeway shootings that left one man injured, officials said.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: June 10, 2005

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14-year-old is charged in gang-related shooting (Cicero, IL): A 14-year-old Cicero boy has been charged with two counts of attempted murder in connection with a gang-related shooting on June 3.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 10, 2005

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Anchorage police create gang task force (Anchorage, AK): Anchorage officials have created a law enforcement team that will target what they say is a serious street gang problem in the city.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: June 9, 2005

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Graffiti in parks on pace to set record in Chandler (Chandler, AZ): Police and city officials are gearing up for another summer of graffiti and vandalism at public parks. Although they can't say for certain that children are to blame, the numbers don't lie, said Kris Kircher, Chandler park maintenance supervisor.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: June 9, 2005

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S. Oakland gun suspect arrested (Oakland, PA): Allegheny County sheriff's deputies arrested an alleged street gang member, his girlfriend and three others wanted for questioning in a series of crimes in Oakland.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: June 9, 2005

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Youth violence draws Senate's eye (Washington, DC): The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold an unusual field hearing in Philadelphia on Monday on how to curtail what committee chairman Arlen Specter (R., Pa.) characterized as an epidemic of youth and gang violence in the city and the nation.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: June 9, 2005

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Gang blamed in four house fires (Indianapolis, IN): A May fire that caused more than $150,000 damage to four houses on the Near Southside is being blamed today on members of an Indianapolis gang known as “2-1 Fatal”, police said.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: June 8, 2005

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Injunction sought for 89 in Vista gang (Vista, CA): At first it was a cable TV special. Then came a special fence. Then an outreach program involving churches. Now the effort to control gangs here includes a request for a court order.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 8, 2005

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Gang suspects indicted in drug ring (San Diego, CA): Federal prosecutors laid out the case Tuesday against alleged members of an Encinitas street gang and others arrested during raids early this week at North County homes and elsewhere.
Source: North County Times    Date: June 8, 2005

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Police nab suspected leader of violent gang (Oakland, CA): A man police believe is the leader of a violent city gang was arrested this morning in West Oakland.
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review    Date: June 8, 2005

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Police see gang ties in Rex Road shooting (Pico Rivera, CA): As children played in a nearby yard, a gunman walked up to a 27-year-old man and shot him to death, deputies said Wednesday.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: June 8, 2005

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Man refused to see doctor after shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): A man who was injured in a drive-by shooting but refused to see a doctor was reportedly in good condition Tuesday. The victim's uncle called Salt Lake City police Monday about 2:30 p.m. saying his nephew had been shot.
Source: Deseret News    Date: June 8, 2005

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Gunman on bicycle kills local teenager (Bond Hill, OH): Relatives and friends of a 16-year-old fatally shot on a street here Monday said an ongoing turf dispute between Bond Hill and Avondale teens is to blame for the high school student's death.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer    Date: June 7, 2005

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Fairfax examines anti-gang vigilance (Fairfax County, VA): Several weeks before a vicious machete attack in the Lynbrook neighborhood, a resident filed a complaint about crowding and suspicious activity at a house there.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 7, 2005

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Teen paralyzed in gang-related weekend shooting (Wichita, KS): A teenager shot in a gang-related incident Saturday near 13th and Oliver is paralyzed from the waist down, police said Monday.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 7, 2005

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Prosecutors request county's largest gang injunction for Vista (Vista, CA): The district attorney's office has asked a Superior Court judge to issue a court order prohibiting 89 alleged members of a Vista gang from engaging in specified activities within three areas of the City of Vista designated as "safety zones."
Source: North County Times    Date: June 7, 2005

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Phoenix man, 20, sentenced (Brighton, CO): A Phoenix drug dealer and alleged gang member was ordered Monday to spend eight years in prison for last year's slaying of an Aurora man who may have been set up while he was trying to solicit a prostitute.
Source: Rocky Mountain News    Date: June 7, 2005

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