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Princeton Borough fight shows gang overtones (Princeton Borough, NJ): A street fight erupted in broad daylight in normally sedate downtown Princeton yesterday between groups of black and Hispanic teenagers as young as 13, some wielding knives and sticks.
Source: The Times    Date: January 12, 2005
http://www.nj.com/...

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Leaders discuss local gangs at meeting (Chester, SC): There are a dozen youth gangs in Chester - two are female gangs, one gang has more than 20 members, and the youngest gang member is 10, a local police officer told a concerned group of residents Tuesday.
Source: The Herald    Date: January 12, 2005
http://www.heraldonline.com/...

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S.A. homicides increase over 10 percent (San Antonio, TX): San Antonio homicides rose just over 10 percent last year, an increase that authorities attributed to increased organized gang activity. The 2004 total was 95, up from 86 homicides in 2003.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: January 12, 2005
http://www.mysanantonio.com/...

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Rockland DA starts gang unit (Rockland, NY): Organized street gangs that deal drugs and commit violent crimes will be targeted by a new special unit of the Rockland District Attorney's Office.
Source: The Journal News    Date: January 11, 2005
http://www.thejournalnews.com/...

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Cops suspect gang link to teen shooting (San Rafael, CA): The shooting of two teenagers Sunday in San Rafael appears to be a gang-related attack, police said yesterday.
Source: Marin Independent Journal    Date: January 11, 2005
http://www.marinij.com/...

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Official: Judge clears way for Haitian gang leader's removal (Miami, FL): A Haitian street gang leader who helped lead the rebellion that forced Haiti's President Jean-Bertrand Aristide out of power is set to be deported, immigration officials said.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: January 11, 2005
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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Gang-related graffiti identified in borough (Princeton Borough, NJ): Graffiti that recently popped up on fence outside a Witherspoon Street mixed-use building in Princeton Borough has gang connotations. Princeton Borough Police Lt. Dennis McManimon said police officers took photos of the graffiti and sent the images to the New Jersey State Police Street Gang Unit for analysis.
Source: Princeton Packet    Date: January 11, 2005
http://www.zwire.com/...

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Witness describes Saturday's fatal fight possibly between gangs (Rapid City, SD): A weekend murder and assault in North Rapid City leave police searching for several suspects. A witness tells KOTA Territory News the violent fight Saturday night is only one of many gang fights that occur near his apartment complex.
Source: KOTA Territory News    Date: January 11, 2005
http://www.kotatv.com/...

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Stabbing death may not be gang activity (Rapid City, SD): Law enforcement officials have said that the Saturday night stabbing death of Gaylord Catches Jr. had "gang overtones," but two Rapid City police lieutenants emphasize that not all action involving gang members is gang activity.
Source: Rapid City Journal    Date: January 11, 2005
http://www.rapidcityjournal.com/...

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Salinas mall shooting suspect arrested (Salinas, CA): Salinas police announced Monday that they have arrested one suspect in connection with last week's shooting in the Northridge Mall and have identified the trigger man.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: January 10, 2005
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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State prison officer stabbed to death at Chino prison (Chino, CA): A 43-year-old guard at the California Institution for Men was stabbed to death Monday in an inmate attack – the first fatal assault on a state corrections officer since 1996, officials said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: January 10, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Police cite gangs (Albuquerque, NM): Gangs are most likely behind a recent rash of stabbings, police said. Officers were called to four stabbings early Sunday morning.
Source: The Albuquerque Tribune    Date: January 10, 2005
http://www.abqtrib.com/...

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Seven boys arrested in alleged gang incident (Redwood City, CA): Redwood City police arrested seven boys who claimed to be members of the Surenos street gang after they shot a BB gun Sunday evening at four kids they said belonged to the rival Nortenos gang.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: January 10, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Teen dies hours after being shot (Charlotte, NC): A 17-year-old was shot early Sunday and died from his injuries in what may be a gang-related shooting, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. Three others were injured.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: January 10, 2005
http://www.charlotte.com/...

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Teens say earlier curfew would have little effect (Chester, SC): There are no movies, no mall, no fun managed activities for young people in Chester, kids say. And area teens say the lack of those things results in a problem of young people "just hanging out."
Source: The Herald    Date: January 10, 2005
http://www.heraldonline.com/...

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Prison gang built network of violence and intimidation (Denver, CO): The woman had been ripped off on a drug sale she made, but she knew exactly what to do about it. She got hold of her incarcerated son, a member of the 211 Crew prison gang, and told him to have the guy who didn't pay her for the methamphetamine she'd sold him taken care of.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: January 9, 2005
http://www.denverpost.com/...

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E-Board sets aside money for gang enforcement, Measure 37 (Salem, OR): The Legislative Emergency Board has set aside some money for anti-gang programs and for processing claims made under Oregon's new property compensation law.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: January 9, 2005
http://www.kgw.com/...

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Senate bill would fund fight against gangs (Oxnard, CA): Local law enforcement and gang intervention programs might get more financial backing over the next five years thanks to a bill expected to be introduced in the U.S. Senate this month.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: January 9, 2005
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Debate on statute's use (Bronx, NY): Passed in the chaos and shock that followed the Sept. 11 attacks, the state's Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001 has been used 29 times, without a single conviction. Still, Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson is making arguably the boldest attempt to date to use the law - charging 19 alleged Bronx gang members as terrorists.
Source: Newsday    Date: January 9, 2005
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Drug raid nets murder suspect from Massachusetts (Portland, ME): One of the biggest drug busts in the city's history has netted a suspect wanted for two gang-related murders last summer in Boston, police said Friday. Renardo Williams, 27, was arrested early Thursday while delivering more than four pounds of cocaine to a Brackett Street apartment that was raided by drug agents hours earlier, police said.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: January 7, 2005
http://news.bostonherald.com/...

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