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Assault charges for Fruits & Veggies gang (Roxbury, MA): Three teens allegedly part of a notorious West Roxbury gang known as the Fruits and Vegetables were squeezed by authorities following an attack Sunday on youths from Dedham, officials said.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: June 7, 2005
http://news.bostonherald.com/...

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Authorities arrest two Salvadoran gang members near San Antonio (San Antonio, TX): The arrest of two Salvadoran gang suspects in South Texas has raised fears that violent gangs have moved into the area.
Source: KRGV 5 News    Date: June 7, 2005
http://www.newschannel5.tv/...

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Police link rape suspect to violent gang (Cabarrus County, NC): Police say a rape suspect might be in the Cabarrus County area.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: June 7, 2005
http://www.news14charlotte.com/...

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Teen stabbed in possible gang-related altercation (Redwood City, CA): A teen was stabbed late Saturday night then escaped in his friend's Honda as his attacker clung to the car and tried to stab him again through the open sun roof, police said.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: June 7, 2005
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Reforming anti-gang units (Long Beach, CA): Long Beach has no doubt enjoyed some positive return on a 10-year, $3.5-million investment in GIPP, the Gang Intervention and Prevention Program.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: June 6, 2005
http://www.presstelegram.com/...

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Rise in graffiti puts city police on alert, frustrates residents (Lansing, MI): Ugly and sometimes unintelligible graffiti is increasing in Lansing, defacing downtown draws such as the city's prized River Trail with spray-painted words and symbols.
Source: Lansing State Journal    Date: June 6, 2005
http://www.lsj.com/...

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Gang watch in schools: Who's in, who's not? (Sacramento, CA): Ed Nonog has seen teenagers carve gang insignias in their forearms. He's seen one girl show off photographs of herself throwing gang signs against a backdrop of gang colors.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: June 6, 2005
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Residents fed up with ‘art’ show (Wilkes-Barre, PA): For almost three years, Jerome Campbell has driven past the graffiti-stained walls of the Irem Temple on North River Street and become angry.
Source: The Times Leader    Date: June 5, 2005
http://www.timesleader.com/...

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Gang member arrested for robbing taco stand, police say (Salinas, CA): Salinas police arrested a 22-year-old gang member Saturday who robbed a taco stand attendant at gunpoint and tried to flee the scene on a bike, the Police Department reported today.
Source: CBS 5 News    Date: June 5, 2005
http://cbs5.com/...

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Programs fight rise in young gang members (Fort Worth, TX): Alejandro Victorio had just turned 14, and his name hadn't yet shown up on the Police Department's list of gang members.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 5, 2005
http://www.dfw.com/...

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Gangs' presence grows in San Jose (San Jose, CA): The shy 13-year-old boy was playing outside the Alma Youth Center in San Jose on a March afternoon when he was approached by a group of older boys, some dressed in red.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 5, 2005
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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Trio nabbed in 'random' L. I. slay (Long Island, NY): A Nassau County police have arrested three men in connection with the vicious gang-related murder of an innocent man in Glen Cove in May.
Source: New York Post    Date: June 4, 2005
http://www.nypost.com/...

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"Gangstas" tunes call for killing to stop (San Bernardino, CA): In Christopher Shaw's world, the lines between good and evil fade somewhere in the gray cloud that has followed this Pomona gangster his whole life.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: June 4, 2005
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Black Dragons await sentence (San Gabriel Valley, CA): The Black Dragon gang made money mainly by extorting prostitution houses in the San Gabriel Valley, law enforcement officials say.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: June 4, 2005
http://www.sgvtribune.com/...

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Rapper shot to death in Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV): Las Vegas police are investigating the second rap-related slaying in 10 days, an incident that will likely compound speculation that a war of retaliation is under way involving rappers with possible Vallejo links.
Source: Times-Herald    Date: June 4, 2005
http://www.timesheraldonline.com/...

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$500G to curb gangs (Nassau County, NY): In an effort to curb gang activities in Nassau County, three local nonprofit groups will split $500,000 to provide employment and career development services for current and former gang members.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 3, 2005
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Police target gang members, parole violators in area sweep (Chino Hills, CA): Deputy Martin Landaeta drove his patrol car through the alleys and back streets in some of unincorporated Montclair and Pomona's roughest neighborhoods Friday afternoon.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: June 3, 2005
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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City official calls gang activity 'terrorist acts' (St. Paul, MN): Tyrone Terrill is anything but subtle. St. Paul's human rights director once championed an anti-intolerance campaign featuring billboards that reprinted actual graffiti aimed at gays, Jews and blacks.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: June 3, 2005
http://www.twincities.com/...

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City leaders to renew gang bill efforts (Columbia, SC): Despite efforts by Columbia city officials and community leaders, a bill that would define gangs in South Carolina eluded passage in the Legislature this year.
Source: The State    Date: June 3, 2005
http://www.thestate.com/...

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Police team up to fight gang crime (Seattle, WA): Less than a week after another shooting in South Park left residents shaken and scared, local police and federal agents yesterday announced plans for a renewed push to fight gangs and other violence in the Latino community.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: June 3, 2005
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/...

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