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First lady promotes youth initiative in Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA): First lady Laura Bush visited an inner-city youth program Thursday to promote a White House plan to steer at-risk youth away from sex, drugs and violence.
Source: Centre Daily Times    Date: February 3, 2005
http://www.centredaily.com/...

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Students complete anti-gang program (Pomona, CA): Virginia Frias, video camera in hand, patiently waited for her daughter Nancy's name to be called out in the cafeteria of Emerson Middle School.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: February 3, 2005
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Report: Mass. needs more help to repel gangs (Boston, MA): The state should invest millions more and give police and prosecutors new tools so cities throughout Massachusetts can deal with growing gang violence, according to a legislative report released yesterday.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: February 2, 2005
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

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Shooting likely gang-related (Chico, CA): A man and woman recovering from gunshot wounds at Enloe Medical Center have been little help to police searching for up to three suspects who allegedly attacked them Monday night.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: February 2, 2005
http://www.chicoer.com/...

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Gang graffiti sting nets military rifles (Carson City, NV): An undercover crackdown over the weekend on gang graffiti took three guns — including two military-style semi-automatic rifles — off Carson City streets, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: February 2, 2005
http://www.rgj.com/...

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Shooting victim ends up in jail (Durham, NC): For the second time in less than a year, the victim in a gang-related shooting had to be arrested and jailed this week to ensure he would testify against his alleged assailant.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: February 2, 2005
http://www.herald-sun.com/...

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Gang members admit smuggling illegal guns into city (Chicago, IL): Two gang members charged with running guns from Indianapolis to Chicago pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal weapons charges, federal prosecutors said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: February 2, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Shooting of teen boy is labeled gang-related (Elgin, IL): A shooting in Elgin over the weekend that wounded an Arlington Heights boy was gang-related, police said Monday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: February 1, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Judge bars three gangs around South L.A. park (Los Angeles, CA): Seeking to restrict the activities of three South Los Angeles gangs, city officials Monday announced the establishment of a 7 1/2-square-mile "safety zone" that bars gang members from assembling within its boundaries.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 1, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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N.Y. using terrorism law to prosecute street gang (Bronx, NY): The newest face of an alleged terrorist wears a goatee, stands about five feet tall, dresses in baggy clothes and resides in the Bronx.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: February 1, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Man accused of recruiting for gang, child abuse (Hernando County, FL): A 21-year-old man was being held at the Hernando County Jail on Monday after he was accused of using a knife to initiate teenage members into a reputed street gang.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: February 1, 2005
http://www.sptimes.com/...

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Panel aims to bolster laws on gang violence (Boston, MA): The Legislature's Public Safety Committee will call today for a strengthened campaign to combat gang violence, which is blamed in part for last year's dramatic rise in homicides in Boston, and which officials fear will lead to a surge in crime across the state.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: February 1, 2005
http://www.boston.com/...

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Glouco launches anti-gang program (Glassboro, NJ): New Jersey Attorney General Peter C. Harvey and Gloucester County Prosecutor Sean Dalton helped launch a pilot anti-gang, after-school program Monday.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: February 1, 2005
http://www.courierpostonline.com/...

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Gangs vs. guards: Violence is a right of passage (Cumberland County, NJ): Behind the razor wire and electric fences of Cumberland County's prisons inmates and corrections officers maintain a delicate, potentially dangerous balance.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: January 31, 2005
http://www.thedailyjournal.com/...

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County schools tackle gangs (Shelby County, TN): In the cafeteria of Schilling Farms Middle School in Collierville, rows of fresh-faced, polite kids listen intently as Dist. Atty. Gen. Bill Gibbons spells it out: If you join a gang and commit violent crime, you'll be prosecuted as an adult.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: January 31, 2005
http://www.commercialappeal.com/...

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16-year-old boy avoids life-threatening (Salt Lake City, UT): A 16-year-old boy was stabbed seven times in the chest Sunday morning but authorities said he didn't suffer any life-threatening injuries.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: January 31, 2005
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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88 arrests made In Stanislaus gang crackdown (Stanislaus County, CA) : A joint task force in Stanislaus County has wrapped up a massive crackdown on gangs. Officials said Sunday that during the past eight days, the task force made 88 felony and misdemeanor arrests.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: January 31, 2005
http://www.thekcrachannel.com/...

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City gets funds to help combat gang activity (Bristol, VA): Bristol hasn't had a gang problem for years, and the police want to keep it that way. Bristol will get $15,000 this spring for gang prevention.
Source: Bristol Herald Courier    Date: January 31, 2005
http://www.tricities.com/...

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Nampa man killed in shooting (Nampa, ID): Police are looking for three men in connection with the killing of a 25-year-old Nampa man Sunday afternoon in a region of southwestern Idaho that's been wracked by gang violence for months.
Source: Casper Star-Tribune    Date: January 31, 2005
http://www.casperstartribune.net/...

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Police arrest gang member (Waterville, ME): Police say they arrested a high-ranking member of a New York City street gang who is among the most wanted in New York's Queens County.
Source: Portland Press Herald    Date: January 30, 2005
http://pressherald.mainetoday.com/...

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