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'Gang signs' prompt suspensions at Springs (Miami, FL): Three Miami Springs baseball players were suspended this week for allegedly showing gang-related gestures in a picture in the school's baseball yearbook.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: May 26, 2005
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Gang raid yields new cases (Fontana, CA): An anti-gang dragnet in Fontana has triggered criminal charges against 15 people accused of crimes ranging from misdemeanor drug possession to felony robbery and gun violations, the area's top-ranking prosecutor said Wednesday.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: May 26, 2005
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San Jose sees surge in gang violence (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: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 26, 2005
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Man caught in gang shooting crossfire dies (Grand Rapids, MI): A Grand Rapids man caught in the crossfire of an apparent gang shooting has died.
Source: WWMT Channel 3 News    Date: May 26, 2005
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Possible drug role in killing (Salinas, CA): Drugs may have been a contributing factor in the death of a 38-year-old man who was shot in Salinas on Monday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: May 26, 2005
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Subculture of gangs discussed in Palatine (Palatine, IL): Amid its affluent downtown district and bustling Rand/Dundee retail corridor lies another side of Palatine that few see.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: May 25, 2005
http://www.dailyherald.com/...

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Three gang members arrested (Long Beach, CA): A car to car shooting following a funeral led gang detectives to three known gang members and the seizure of two guns Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: May 25, 2005
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Arrest made in slaying (Salinas, CA): A Salinas teenager was arrested Tuesday in connection with the slaying of a man the night before, police reported.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: May 25, 2005
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Parents warn summer prime time for gangs (Columbia, SC): Some parents in the Columbia area who have been affected by gang violence have formed a new group to warn other people about the danger of gangs, especially now that school is out for the summer.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: May 25, 2005
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Madera County plans to wage war on gangs (Madera County, CA): A war against gangs can't wait until money can be found, so start now, the Board of Supervisors told Madera County law-enforcement officials Tuesday.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: May 25, 2005
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Wounded teen likely not target (Reidsville, NC): Since the shootings began in January, Reidsville police feared it would happen. They knew that eventually a bystander would get hurt while the gang-like groups were trying to shoot each other on the city's streets.
Source: News & Record    Date: May 25, 2005
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Gang activity suspected in South Oakland shootings (South Oakland, PA): Pittsburgh police are investigating whether a gang in South Oakland might be involved in a trio of incidents in which shots were fired Monday into houses, grazing a pregnant woman in the arm.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: May 25, 2005
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Arrest made in slaying (Salinas, CA): A Salinas teenager was arrested Tuesday in connection with the slaying of a man the night before, police reported.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: May 25, 2005
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Thirty-four alleged gang members charged in drug distribution conspiracy (Chicago, IL): Thirty-four alleged gang members, associates and suppliers who made $50,000 a day by selling cocaine, heroin and marijuana on the city's West Side have been charged in a crackdown on drug dealing, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat    Date: May 25, 2005
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Alleged gang member charged in car thefts (Stafford County, VA): An apparent gang member has been arrested in connection with a rash of vehicle thefts and break-ins in Stafford County.
Source: The Free Lance-Star    Date: May 25, 2005
http://fredericksburg.com/...

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Seven gang members held in beating of two men (Compton, CA): Seven known black gang members have been arrested on suspicion of beating and shouting racial slurs at two white men who had left the Compton courthouse, sheriff's officials said Tuesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 25, 2005
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Prevention key to gang-free GHS (Gilroy, CA): The recent gang violence on the campus of Gilroy High School is disturbing, mostly because there doesn’t seem to be any action from the administration to prevent such incidents.
Source: The Gilroy Dispatch    Date: May 25, 2005
http://www.gilroydispatch.com/...

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Alleged gang members turn elderly woman's apartment into drug den (San Francisco, CA): Six alleged gang members operated a full-scale drug den out of the apartment of an elderly woman who suffered from dementia, even eating her free senior meals, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 24, 2005
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Drive-by shooting injures three occupants of van in Providence (Providence, RI): Former La Salle Academy star athlete Herlin Perry and two other men were wounded in a drive-by shooting on Weybosset Street downtown early yesterday morning.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: May 24, 2005
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Chicago Heights sting nets charges against 121 (Chicago Heights, IL): A six-month undercover operation targeting open-air drug markets in Chicago Heights netted charges against 121 people, including dozens of dealers and scores of would-be buyers, Cook County Sheriff Michael Sheahan announced Sunday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: May 23, 2005
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