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Violent gangs get smaller, younger (Minneapolis, MN): Police blame much of the recent surge in shootings and homicides in Minneapolis on typical factors that have plagued the city - gang confrontations, drug dealing and greater access to guns.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: June 25, 2005

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14-year-old gang member barricades friends in home (Sterling, VA): The Loudoun Sheriff’s Office said a barricade situation with a known 14-year-old gang member in Sterling ended without incident June 23.
Source: Leesburg Today    Date: June 24, 2005

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Gang activity disrupts carnival (Glenwood, CO): Two groups of young men stood on opposite corners of the Grand Avenue and 14th Street intersection last Friday evening and flashed gang signs at each other.
Source: Post Independent    Date: June 24, 2005

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Police say gang coalition is big help (Wichita, KS): Police say a new program has decreased gang activity in Wichita over the last several months and could help them solve a shooting late Wednesday night that officers say was gang-related.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 24, 2005

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Two Inland men charged in girl's shooting (San Bernardino County, CA): Two suspected gang members have been charged with a shooting last month outside a Highland residence that wounded a 9-year-old girl.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: June 24, 2005

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Alleged gang members indicted (Tulsa, OK): A federal grand jury has indicted 13 members of the street gang Hoover Crips on racketeering charges. While making the announcement Wednesday, federal officials said it was the first such use of the 1970 federal racketeering act in Oklahoma's 11-county northern federal judicial district.
Source: The Daily Oklahoman    Date: June 23, 2005

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Man's killing leaves family, friends baffled (San Diego, CA): Gregory Albert sat alone on a green electrical transformer box in Chollas View late Saturday, waiting for a ride that came too late.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 23, 2005

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Police believe 3 slayings may be connected (San Antonio, TX): Three separate homicides scattered across the East and Northeast sides earlier this week may be linked and gang-related, police said Wednesday.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: June 23, 2005

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Teen is fatally beaten in attack on South Side (Chicago, IL): Dewone McClendon was going to do what most teenagers would want to do on their 17th birthday - hang out with friends.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 23, 2005

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Reason for mall shooting unclear as victim's boyfriend clings to life (Aurora, CO): Authorities say they may never know exactly what started the argument at Aurora Mall that escalated to gunfire and left a woman dead and her boyfriend clinging to life.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: June 23, 2005

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Reputed gang member held in machete attack (Boston, MA): A reputed member of the MS-13 street gang was busted yesterday for attacking an East Boston motorist with a machete, police sources said.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: June 23, 2005

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Four teens arrested in graffiti spree (Lancaster, CA): Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with a string of graffiti "taggings" over the past two months that did $19,000 damage at Palmdale, Quartz Hill and Lancaster high schools.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: June 23, 2005

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Fighting a determined battle against graffiti (Washington, DC): Bye-bye, BORF. The yellow sidewalk painting signed by the omnipresent graffiti "artist" disappears into a colorful puddle after Bernard Green blasts it with a water jet pressurized to 3,500 pounds per square inch.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 23, 2005

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Sweep targets Vineland Boyz (San Fernando Valley, CA): More than 1,300 federal and local police officers descended on the east San Fernando Valley before sunrise Tuesday, arresting nearly two dozen suspected gang members for allegedly operating a criminal enterprise that authorities blame for the murders of two police officers and a 16-year-old girl.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 22, 2005

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Gang sweep nets Palmdale arrests (Palmdale, CA): Two men were arrested at Palmdale homes before dawn Tuesday as federal and Southern California law enforcement officers targeted a San Fernando Valley street gang.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: June 22, 2005

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Anti-gang strategy: Go where the kids are (Omaha, NE): After attending a national gang conference, Omaha police and youth groups say they need to borrow a page from the gangsters they're working to change.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: June 22, 2005

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Police examine tagging in Redlands (Redlands, CA): At least three homes have been vandalized with graffiti promoting a San Bernardino street gang, leaving police to wonder if the gang is initiating members by having them tag in rival gang territory.
Source: The Sun    Date: June 22, 2005

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Man shot in street: Gang ties suspected (Portland, OR): Police suspect possible gang ties in Tuesday's shooting on a northeast Portland street.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: June 22, 2005

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Officials bone up on Hispanic gangs (Nevada): Hispanics are a rising force in the landscape of criminal gang activity in Southern Nevada. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, their numbers exceed those of black, white and Asian members operating in the valley.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal    Date: June 22, 2005

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Police arrest suspect in gang-related brawl (Soledad, CA): Police arrested a second Soledad man Monday in connection with a gang-related brawl that left one man dead and another wounded.
Source: The Californian    Date: June 22, 2005

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