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Residents voice fears at forum on gang growth (Loudon County, VA): Residents expressed concern at a forum Thursday night that the tide of people moving into Loudoun County was also bringing gangs and gang-related crime.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: January 30, 2005
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Man held in death of Maywood teen (Maywood, IL): A Bellwood man was charged Saturday in the shooting death of a Maywood teenager.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: January 30, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Pacific Islanders get tips on avoiding gangs (Salt Lake City, UT): Brandon Fiame is a 14-year-old from Salt Lake City. He could have gone to a basketball game Saturday, but he spent his morning and afternoon at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center learning how to avoid joining a gang.
Source: Deseret News    Date: January 30, 2005
http://www.deseretnews.com/...

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Gangs' deadly reach growing younger (Fairfax County, VA): Johnny and Luzmila Campos fled their Arlington apartment five years ago after their eldest son was recruited by a violent Latino gang. They had high hopes for a quiet life in Fairfax County when they moved into a tiny rambler on Sheldon Drive.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: January 30, 2005
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Graffiti busting uphill task (Santa Clarita, CA): An increase in graffiti in the last couple of months, particularly in Canyon Country and Newhall neighborhoods, is keeping volunteer removal teams busy and sheriff's gang units on alert, authorities said.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 30, 2005
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Public help sought in finding fugitive (San Diego, CA): The FBI is asking the public for help in finding a fugitive wanted in connection with drug sales after he eluded a law-enforcement roundup of suspected members of the Mexican Mafia.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: January 29, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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County to seek graffiti advice (Tampa, FL): The day after the sheriff's office announced a crackdown on youth gangs, Hillsborough County commissioners took aim at gang graffiti.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: January 29, 2005
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Feds charge alleged members of violent street gang (Philadelphia, PA): FBI agents fanned out across Philadelphia on Friday arresting alleged members of a street gang that prosecutors said used kidnapping and murder to expand its drug trafficking territory in eastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey.
Source: Newsday    Date: January 28, 2005
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Prison guard among 37 arrested after 2-year probe (San Diego, CA): A prison guard was among 37 people who have been arrested after a two-year undercover investigation of the Mexican Mafia prison gang and its street-gang associates in San Diego, the FBI said yesterday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: January 28, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Teenager slain in apparent gang-related shooting (Houston, TX): A teenager was slain in an apparent gang-related drive-by shooting in southwest Houston Wednesday night, police said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: January 27, 2005
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Series of gang-related shootings sparks crashes, injuries (Roswell, NM): A series of gang-related shootings in Roswell Wednesday afternoon resulted in a police chase, a pair of traffic crashes and the shooting of bystander.
Source: KOAT 7 News     Date: January 27, 2005
http://www.thenewmexicochannel.com/...

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Gang graffiti on rise here (Madison, WI): A significant spike in gang graffiti on the north and east sides of Madison has caught the attention of police officials and is under investigation.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: January 27, 2005
http://www.madison.com/...

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Man shot, killed by errant bullet in Hayward (Hayward, CA): An apparent innocent bystander became Hayward's first homicide victim of the year Wednesday night when he was shot by at least one stray bullet as he came outside to check out a loud disturbance on the street between rival gang members, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: January 27, 2005
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Mission residents air fears of escalating crime (San Francisco, CA): Residents of San Francisco's Mission neighborhood pleaded to the city's Police Commission Wednesday night for more officers to combat growing quality-of-life problems along with violence like a double homicide this weekend.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: January 27, 2005
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Arrests made in Modesto school gang graffiti case (Modesto, CA): With the help of students, Modesto police received a major break Thursday in a widespread gang graffiti case at a Modesto high school.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: January 27, 2005
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Sales-tax proposal for cops gains (Los Angeles, CA): In a tenuous victory for Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton's plan to hire 1,200 officers, a divided City Council moved forward Wednesday with plans to place a one-half percent citywide sales-tax increase on the May 17 mayoral runoff ballot.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 27, 2005
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Turf war frustrates Visalians Police crack down on graffiti vandals (Visalia, CA): Walls and fences — along housing developments, parks and businesses — are more colorful these days in Visalia. But the bursts of color aren't exactly seen as a good thing, residents and police say.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: January 27, 2005
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Gang symposium addresses issues of drugs, denial (Mercer County, NJ): Gang violence in New Jersey, and Mercer County specifically, was addressed at a youth gang symposium on Friday, January 21, at Mercer County Community College, which was hosted by the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission.
Source: Town Topics    Date: January 26, 2005
http://www.towntopics.com/...

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Teens not targeted in N. Va. shooting (Alexandria, VA): The three teenagers who were shot Friday night in an Alexandria area apartment complex, including one who was killed, were probably victims of mistaken identity and not the intended targets of their assailants, sources close to the investigation said yesterday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: January 26, 2005
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Three S.J. men arrested in fatal stabbing (San Jose, CA): Three San Jose men have been arrested in connection with the slaying of the city's first homicide victim of 2005, but authorities are releasing little information about the case.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: January 25, 2005
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