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Four-county bust nets drugs (Jackson County, MO): Authorities executed 21 search warrants in four counties early Thursday, arrested 16 people and seized significant amounts of drugs, cash and firearms.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal    Date: April 15, 2005

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Five held in gang-related shootings (Albuquerque, NM): Federal and local authorities have arrested five suspects and are looking for three others in connection with six gang-related shootings on Albuquerque's southeast side.
Source: Albuquerque Journal    Date: April 15, 2005

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Chief calls shooting a 'wake-up call' on guns, gang (Fall River, RI): The police have arrested the man they've accused of shooting four suspected rival crack cocaine dealers at a Morgan Street bar Tuesday night.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: April 15, 2005

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21-year-old shot, killed during gang confrontation (Houston, TX): A man was killed during a confrontation outside a trailer home in northwest Houston late Thursday, police said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: April 15, 2005

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Man at bus stop is injured by stray gunfire (Los Angeles, CA): A man waiting for a bus in Southwest Los Angeles was critically injured Thursday when a carload of suspected gang members fired on a group of rivals at a McDonald's restaurant, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 15, 2005

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FBI teams with Mexico to probe international gang (Washington, DC): In an intensifying international effort to combat the Mara Salvatrucha street gang, FBI officials and Mexican authorities met Thursday in Washington to launch an initiative to share intelligence on the group, particularly in the key southern state of Chiapas.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 15, 2005

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Anti-gang program ramped up (Boston, MA): Boston police and Mayor Thomas M. Menino have stepped up two initiatives aimed at gang violence to prevent the type of bloodshed that has claimed the lives of five teens this year, city officials said yesterday.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: April 14, 2005

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Another teen held in girl's shooting (Raleigh, NC): Police arrested a fifth teenager Wednesday in connection with a gang-related drive-by shooting last month in West Raleigh.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: April 14, 2005

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Two charged in gang slaying sparked by baseball cap (San Jose, CA): San Jose's sixth gang-related homicide of the year started over a Chicago White Sox cap and ended in gunfire outside a Santee neighborhood home, where two bystanders were caught in escalating gang violence, according to court documents.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 14, 2005

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U.S. Marshals ''Operation FALCON'' breaks all records for fugitive arrests (Washington, DC): Today, United States Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez announced the U.S. Marshals Service successfully completed the largest fugitive apprehension operation in American history. Operation FALCON ("Federal And Local Cops Organized Nationally"), which took place from April 4th through April 10th, was an unprecedented cooperative effort among federal, state, and local law enforcement authorities.
Source: Business Wire    Date: April 14, 2005

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Boy shot several times is expected to survive (Oxnard, CA): A 16-year-old boy shot several times in the torso is expected to survive, Oxnard police said Wednesday.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: April 14, 2005

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Person schools delay gang policy (Roxboro, NC): The Person County School Board delayed action on a gang policy Thursday night, sending it back to the superintendent for additional revisions and review.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: April 14, 2005

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Leaders hope to start club to help Smithfield youths (Smithfield, VA): More than a year ago, an 8-year-old boy died in his bed after he was struck by a stray bullet from what police suspect was a gang battle outside an apartment complex in this small town.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: April 14, 2005

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Seven juveniles, two adults held in attack that started on Metro bus (Minneapolis, MN): Nine people have been arrested in an attack on a 15-year-old boy who was dragged from a Metro Transit bus, beaten and robbed before he was able to flee and get help.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: April 13, 2005

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Writing's on the wall (Gwinnett County, GA): For much of Gwinnett, seeing spray-painted symbols and curvy letters pop up on a neighborhood fence would be cause for panic.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: April 13, 2005

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14 arrested in Fontana drug gang probe (Fontana, CA): More than a dozen alleged top members of a family-run Fontana drug trafficking gang have been arrested and guns, drugs, cars and cash seized after a six-month investigation, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 13, 2005

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Slayings spike gang tension: Alleged links to Crips cited (Boston, MA): Two teenagers murdered in the past month had alleged ties to the notorious Crips gang, leading community leaders to fear a bloody gang war is about to erupt, the Herald has learned.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: April 13, 2005

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Two arrested after gang-related brawl (San Jose, CA): Two San Jose residents have been arrested in connection with a deadly brawl last week, which police say was gang-related.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: April 13, 2005

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Police gang unit takes over 'SHOW' investigation (Woodland, CA): Information obtained from three juveniles allegedly involved in the tagging of Maxwell Elementary School over the weekend will be forwarded to the Woodland Police Department's Gang and Violence Suppression Unit.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: April 13, 2005

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Gang, murder charges to be filed (Goshen, IN): A magistrate agreed Tuesday to hold six teens on preliminary gang charges and one of those teens on a murder charge in connection with the shooting of a Goshen teen.
Source: The Truth    Date: April 13, 2005

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