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House panel addresses gang activity (Washington, DC): The House Subcommittee on Crime will take up a bill intended to curb gang activity on Tuesday afternoon, but some juvenile justice groups call the law misguided.
Source: Cybercast News Service    Date: April 5, 2005

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US street gangs spread across the country (Washington, DC): Gangs of various kinds have existed in the United States for years, traditionally in large metropolitan areas. In recent years, however, gang activities, some of them increasingly violent, have spread to smaller cities as well as rural areas.
Source: Voice of America News    Date: April 5, 2005

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One dead in Tucson Mall stabbing (Tucson, AZ): An hour before closing, Tucson Mall was locked down while police unsuccessfully looked for the suspect in a stabbing death last night.
Source: Tucson Citizen    Date: April 5, 2005

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Graffiti incidents spike throughout Montgomery County (Montgomery County, TX): Several recent incidents of graffiti vandals spray painting local targets have been logged by law enforcement authorities, who say they expect a spike in related crimes with summer looming.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: April 5, 2005

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Gang tie suspected in killing of man at Placentia party (Placentia, CA): A 24-year-old man was shot to death Saturday night at a birthday party at the Placentia Boys and Girls Club in what police are investigating as a gang-related homicide, said Sgt. Gene Stuckenschneider.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: April 4, 2005

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Two held in killing over shoes (Chicago, IL): Two teenagers were charged Sunday with shooting Steven Terrett to death last week for his $110 pair of Air Jordan sneakers, Chicago police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 4, 2005

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Triangle law enforcers gird to loosen MS-13 gang's foothold (Raleigh, NC): Behind the storefronts of Brentwood Square, empty beer bottles rest beside walls spray-painted with gang graffiti announcing the presence of Mara Salvatrucha, better known as MS-13.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: April 4, 2005

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Gang shooting in Logan Heights leaves one man wounded (Logan Heights, CA): An 18-year-old Logan Heights male suffered a gunshot wound to the back in a shooting in Logan Heights, San Diego police report today.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: April 4, 2005

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Hahn's anti-gang plan has its skeptics (Los Angeles, CA): Mayor James K. Hahn's latest crime-fighting proposal is breathtaking in scope: an injunction prohibiting Los Angeles gang members from congregating anywhere within the city's roughly 470 square miles.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 4, 2005

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Pomona resident is killed at Quinceañera (Placentia, CA): A Pomona man was fatally shot Saturday outside a gymnasium that had been rented for a birthday celebration, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 4, 2005

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Three men injured in possible gang shooting (Anaheim, CA): Three men remained hospitalized Saturday after what investigators suspect was a gang-related shooting, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 3, 2005

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Street gang violence increases in San Jose (San Jose, CA): A knife fight over red and blue clothing that left one man dead and a 17-year-old boy wounded last week was the latest in an upsurge of street violence between San Jose's Norteno and Sureno gangs after months of apparent calm.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: April 3, 2005

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Deputies see gang fight, shoot man (Palmdale, CA): Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies shot and wounded a 19-year-old man late Friday after they came upon a gun battle between rival gangs and he allegedly pointed a handgun at the officers, a department spokeswoman said Saturday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 3, 2005

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Gang unit takes threat seriously (Omaha, NE): Members of an Omaha gang threatened to retaliate against police for shooting a man who had fled a traffic stop and shot at an officer.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: April 2, 2005

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Ten gang members face drug charges (Chicago, IL): Four members of the Four Corner Hustlers street gang have been charged and six warrants have been issued in connection with a South Side drug operation that sold crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of an elementary school, three churches and two day-care centers, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 2, 2005

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Man shot in face (Salinas, CA): A man in his 20s was shot in the face while he was standing outside of an East Salinas home Friday night, authorities reported.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: April 2, 2005

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Four Presidents seek help in gang battle (Washington, DC): The presidents of four Central American countries issued an international plea Friday for help in their struggle against gangs, saying the criminal groups pose a grave threat to the entire hemisphere.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 2, 2005

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Wichita City Council candidates have a number of ideas on how to deal with a rise in gang violence (Wichita, KS): Candidates running for City Council agree that public safety is a top priority. But they differ slightly in how to stop the increase in gang violence.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: April 2, 2005

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Shaken by shootings, Connecticut police listen to music for clues (Norwalk, CT): Police are puzzled over what unleashed a series of shootings between rival groups that have shaken this city. But they're listening carefully to a CD of rap music for clues and to learn if more violence is on the way.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 1, 2005

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Sweep nets weapons, more (Santa Calrita, CA): Surprise sweeps Thursday of homes of more than 40 vandalism and gang-related probationers netted two arrests, a shotgun, knives, a stolen street sign and other contraband, authorities said.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: April 1, 2005

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