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Chief: serious gang issues in Easton (Easton, PA): A Brooklyn, N.Y., man died in a possible gang-related shooting Monday night in the Delaware Terrace public housing on South Side Easton, police said, prompting pleas from residents for safer streets after hearing gunshots three other times in the past week.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: May 4, 2005
http://www.mcall.com/...

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Another shooting on area freeways (Southern California): A car-to-car shooting on the Antelope Valley Freeway on Monday - the eighth freeway shooting in the Southland since late March - capped a violent five-week stretch that also included eight gang-related killings in the San Fernando Valley.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: May 3, 2005
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Graffiti could link fire, vandalism spree (Lee County, FL) : At least 11 places were vandalized with possible gang-related graffiti in east Lee County over the weekend while a suspicious fire destroyed a Lehigh Acres carpet business.
Source: The News-Press    Date: May 3, 2005
http://www.news-press.com/...

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Questions delay ruling on injunction (Ventura County, CA): A request from defense attorneys Monday has delayed a Ventura County Superior Court judge's decision whether to make the gang injunction permanent against the Colonia Chiques.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: May 3, 2005
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Ventura is likely to lose grants for gang program (Ventura, CA): A Ventura Police Department gang suppression program, largely credited for sharp reductions in gang crimes and youth gang numbers, will lose more than $300,000 because of state budget cuts, police said Monday.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: May 3, 2005
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Four teens charged in gang assault (Spring Valley, NY): Two Spring Valley teenagers are free on bail while two teens from Nyack remained in jail yesterday after an incident police described as a gang fight over an Orange County girl.
Source: The Journal News    Date: May 3, 2005
http://www.thejournalnews.com/...

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Youngsters' gang-like actions has Trafford eyeing options (Pittsburgh, PA): A disturbing story about children engaging in gang-like behavior prompted Trafford Council to rethink how it can keep youth off the streets and out of trouble.
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review    Date: May 3, 2005
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Ripon Police injured during alleged gang members arrest (Ripon, CA): Ripon Police officer Tim Bailey and sergeant Don Luthey received minor injuries Sunday when they and fellow officers apprehended two alleged gang members for brandishing a firearm.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: May 3, 2005
http://www.mantecabulletin.com/...

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Gang fighting priest (Lathrop, CA): The Rev. Dean McFalls is an avid jogger. But that's not what he was doing Saturday morning when, dressed in his priestly vestments, he was seen running down the streets of Lathrop near Our Lady of Guadalupe Church where he is pastor.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: May 3, 2005
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Two men killed, one hurt in apparently related shootings (Van Nuys, CA): Two men were killed and another was injured Sunday in Van Nuys in a pair of shootings that appeared to be gang-related and connected, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 2, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Police arrest three in home invasion killing (Los Angeles, CA): A multi-agency investigation that crossed state lines has resulted in the arrests of three known gang members wanted in connection with the April carjacking, home invasion robbery and shootings that killed one Redlands resident in his home and left two others wounded.
Source: The Sun    Date: May 2, 2005
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/...

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Police arrest three in home invasion killing (Redlands, CA): A multi-agency investigation that crossed state lines has resulted in the arrests of three known gang members wanted in connection with the April carjacking, home invasion robbery and shootings that killed one Redlands resident in his home and left two others wounded.
Source: The Sun    Date: May 2, 2005
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/...

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Three in car linked to crimes, cops say (Osceola County, FL): Two passengers in a car whose driver was shot and killed by an Orange County deputy sheriff Friday night confessed to a slaying that occurred during a home invasion in Osceola County, a high-ranking sheriff's official said Saturday.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: May 1, 2005
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Deadly violence rattles Clayton (Clayton County, GA): The slight teen in a high school sports jacket outside the Clayton County Courthouse last week wondered aloud about a county gone crazy. "Every day you wake up and think, 'Is it my day to die?' " said Larry Zackery, a Forest Park High School sophomore.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 1, 2005
http://www.ajc.com/...

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High school is scene for a gang assault (Washingtonville, NY): Six people from Rockland County, including a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old, have been arrested and charged with a gang assault on a youth that occurred at the Washingtonville High School, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said yesterday.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: May 1, 2005
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Police apprehend, arrest fugitive with alleged gang ties (New Bern, Nc): New Bern police on Friday arrested a fugitive and known gang member with outstanding warrants in Craven and Pamlico counties at 903 West St. in New Bern.
Source: New Bern Sun Journal    Date: May 1, 2005
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Gang member tied to killing faces 2nd deportation (Imperial Beach, CA): A Los Angeles-based gang member suspected of committing a murder in Mexico will be deported – for a second time – to El Salvador, U.S. authorities said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 30, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Sheriff says vigilance keeps gangs out of area (Hillsborough County, FL): Even though the bulk of the street gangs hang in the southern and eastern parts of Hillsborough County, gang graffiti occasionally blooms on the fences and power poles of the Northwest areas, authorities say.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: April 30, 2005
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He's a killer at 15, cops say (Brooklyn, NY): A teen gang bummed a ride to a Brooklyn building from his father and then gunned down a girl inside - before calmly walking back to the car, his father none the wiser, police said yesterday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: April 30, 2005
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

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Lowell summit targets gangs (Lowell, MA): Law-enforcement leaders pledged yesterday to team up with others in the community to combat the city's gang problem, but were encouraged to learn it's not as serious as many cities in the state.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: April 30, 2005
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

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