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Gangs' 'new generation' opting for assault rifles (Pittsburgh, PA): Recent shootings have pointed to a possible resurgence in gang violence in Pittsburgh, but police and community groups say the city's gangs have been alive and well for some time.
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review    Date: June 28, 2005

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Police link man hurt in shooting to gang, woman killed in January (Portland, OR): The man injured in a downtown Portland shooting over the weekend was identified Monday by police as a known gang associate and the brother of a woman shot and killed earlier this year.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 28, 2005

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Baca blasts parents in wake of slaying (Los Angeles County, CA): As a community mourned the cold-blooded killing of an anti-gang deputy, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca stepped up his pressure Monday on parents, saying they are failing to take responsibility for their children.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: June 28, 2005

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Two wounded in shooting in downtown Portland (Portland , OR): Two people were wounded in a weekend shooting in a crowded area of downtown Portland in an incident police say may be gang-related.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 27, 2005

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Deputies investigate gang-related shooting (Compton, CA) : Sheriff's deputies today were investigating a suspected gang-related shooting in Compton that killed one man and wounded three other people, a sheriff's sergeant said.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: June 26, 2005

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Police probing gang angle in connection with teen's murder (Racine, WI): Police have not arrested any suspects in the death of Darius Harlan, who was gunned down in front of his grandmother's home early Friday morning.
Source: The Journal Times    Date: June 26, 2005

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Federal efforts fail to contain prison gang (Monterey County, CA): Federal efforts to disable the Nuestra Familia prison gang have failed to halt communication between its leaders and may actually have facilitated the gang's criminal activities.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: June 26, 2005

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L. A. Sheriff condemns killing of deputy (Monterey Park, CA): Los Angeles County's sheriff said Saturday the killing of a deputy during a gang investigation shows that gang violence in southern California is out of control.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 26, 2005

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Authorities arrest two in connection with drive-by shooting of teenager (Taylorsville, UT): The Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit, along with Taylorsville police, arrested two men in connection with the drive-by shooting of a 15-year-old girl.
Source: Deseret News    Date: June 26, 2005

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NN man finds his fence defaced (Newport News, VA): William Craig had toiled for hours last week erecting a stockade face for his backyard. On Friday, Craig returned home from work to learn vandals spray-painted graffiti across one side.
Source: Daily Press    Date: June 25, 2005

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Gang activity target of proposed bill (Boston, MA): A legislative panel on Friday gave its approval to a bill designed to crack down on gang activity in the Bay State.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: June 25, 2005

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L. A. County deputy slain during investigation (Hawaiian Gardens, CA): A 35-year-old sheriff's deputy working with an anti-gang unit was killed Friday when he knocked on the door of a home and someone shot him in the head, authorities said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: June 25, 2005

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Schools stretch clothing rules over gang concerns (Turlock, CA): Due to rising gang concerns, elementary school students in Turlock may soon be held to the same clothing standards as middle and high school students, according to one school district administrator.
Source: The Turlock Journal    Date: June 25, 2005

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Federal agents uncover major anti-gang operation (Northeast Ohio): Authorities in northeast Ohio say a major anti-gang operation was aided by out-of-town federal agents who worked undercover.
Source: Ohio News Network    Date: June 25, 2005

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Santa Rosa police question gang members about party shooting (Santa Rosa, CA): Santa Rosa police investigators have begun questioning reputed gang members as part of their investigation into an ambush that left six people wounded after a graduation party last weekend.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: June 25, 2005

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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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