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Anti-gang program ramped up (Boston, MA): Boston police and Mayor Thomas M. Menino have stepped up two initiatives aimed at gang violence to prevent the type of bloodshed that has claimed the lives of five teens this year, city officials said yesterday.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: April 14, 2005

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Another teen held in girl's shooting (Raleigh, NC): Police arrested a fifth teenager Wednesday in connection with a gang-related drive-by shooting last month in West Raleigh.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: April 14, 2005

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Two charged in gang slaying sparked by baseball cap (San Jose, CA): San Jose's sixth gang-related homicide of the year started over a Chicago White Sox cap and ended in gunfire outside a Santee neighborhood home, where two bystanders were caught in escalating gang violence, according to court documents.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 14, 2005

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U.S. Marshals ''Operation FALCON'' breaks all records for fugitive arrests (Washington, DC): Today, United States Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez announced the U.S. Marshals Service successfully completed the largest fugitive apprehension operation in American history. Operation FALCON ("Federal And Local Cops Organized Nationally"), which took place from April 4th through April 10th, was an unprecedented cooperative effort among federal, state, and local law enforcement authorities.
Source: Business Wire    Date: April 14, 2005

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Boy shot several times is expected to survive (Oxnard, CA): A 16-year-old boy shot several times in the torso is expected to survive, Oxnard police said Wednesday.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: April 14, 2005

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Person schools delay gang policy (Roxboro, NC): The Person County School Board delayed action on a gang policy Thursday night, sending it back to the superintendent for additional revisions and review.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: April 14, 2005

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Leaders hope to start club to help Smithfield youths (Smithfield, VA): More than a year ago, an 8-year-old boy died in his bed after he was struck by a stray bullet from what police suspect was a gang battle outside an apartment complex in this small town.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: April 14, 2005

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Seven juveniles, two adults held in attack that started on Metro bus (Minneapolis, MN): Nine people have been arrested in an attack on a 15-year-old boy who was dragged from a Metro Transit bus, beaten and robbed before he was able to flee and get help.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: April 13, 2005

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Writing's on the wall (Gwinnett County, GA): For much of Gwinnett, seeing spray-painted symbols and curvy letters pop up on a neighborhood fence would be cause for panic.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: April 13, 2005

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14 arrested in Fontana drug gang probe (Fontana, CA): More than a dozen alleged top members of a family-run Fontana drug trafficking gang have been arrested and guns, drugs, cars and cash seized after a six-month investigation, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 13, 2005

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Slayings spike gang tension: Alleged links to Crips cited (Boston, MA): Two teenagers murdered in the past month had alleged ties to the notorious Crips gang, leading community leaders to fear a bloody gang war is about to erupt, the Herald has learned.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: April 13, 2005

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Two arrested after gang-related brawl (San Jose, CA): Two San Jose residents have been arrested in connection with a deadly brawl last week, which police say was gang-related.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: April 13, 2005

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Police gang unit takes over 'SHOW' investigation (Woodland, CA): Information obtained from three juveniles allegedly involved in the tagging of Maxwell Elementary School over the weekend will be forwarded to the Woodland Police Department's Gang and Violence Suppression Unit.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: April 13, 2005

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Gang, murder charges to be filed (Goshen, IN): A magistrate agreed Tuesday to hold six teens on preliminary gang charges and one of those teens on a murder charge in connection with the shooting of a Goshen teen.
Source: The Truth    Date: April 13, 2005

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Public forum addresses gang violence (Savannah, GA): Officials are exposing Savannah's growing gang problems, giving parents, teachers, police and anyone else some pretty interesting information.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: April 13, 2005

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City Council is looking for ways to help combat gang activity (Fort Worth, TX): City Council members called Tuesday for more resources to stem gang activity after weekend shootings that killed a teen-ager and severely wounded a toddler.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: April 13, 2005

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County gang problem spreads as members get on the move (Riverside County, CA): Gang members are more mobile than ever before, and communities must take action to stop the spread of gang-related violence throughout Riverside County, Assistant District Attorney Rod Pacheco said.
Source: The Press-Enterprise     Date: April 13, 2005

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Suburbs gang sweep nets 66 arrests (Brandon, FL): Shootouts in subdivisions, drug sales in local parks, gang members shoplifting at convenience stores. Not your idea of suburban tranquility?
Source: St. Petersburg Times     Date: April 13, 2005

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Oxnard man shot in head (Oxnard, CA): An Oxnard man was shot in the head during an apparent gang-related incident but not seriously injured, police said Tuesday. Two suspects were arrested.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: April 13, 2005

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Boise police say Sunday shooting death could be gang-related (Boise, ID): A fight and shooting that left a 26-year-old man dead in a Fairview Avenue parking lot Sunday night could be gang-related, Boise police say.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: April 12, 2005

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