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Man faces charges in drive-by (Bradenton, FL): Sheriff's detectives arrested a Bradenton man Tuesday on charges in connection with a drive-by shooting outside a convenience store last month.
Source: The Herald-Tribune    Date: August 11, 2005

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Police search woman's home, locker (Milwaukee, WI): Police searched the home of a woman believed to be the girlfriend of a Metcalfe Park-area gang kingpin as part of an ongoing criminal investigation of the gang, Milwaukee County Circuit Court records show.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: August 11, 2005

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Caldwell teen killed in gang-related shooting in downtown Boise (Boise, ID): An 18-year-old man was shot and killed in downtown Boise Wednesday night and police say they've taken three suspects into custody.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: August 11, 2005

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Remark may have incited stabbings at school (Montgomery County, MD): A remark about a girl appears to have triggered an argument between rival gangs that later escalated into violence at Springbrook High School last week, a senior law enforcement official said yesterday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 11, 2005

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LAPD seeking to relax rules on informants (Los Angeles, CA): Stressing the need to fight gang crime, Los Angeles police want to ease a post-Rampart scandal restriction on the use of confidential informants.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: August 10, 2005

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Shower of bullets claims life (Anchorage, AK)): A 20-year-old man being sought on federal drug charges was gunned down early Tuesday in a spray of bullets that peppered a South Anchorage home. Police say they suspect the episode is gang-related.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: August 10, 2005

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Montgomery Council may reconsider gang prevention funding (Montgomery County, MD): The Montgomery County Council may reconsider its funding of gang prevention programs in light of stabbings at a Silver Spring high school and a Wheaton shopping center that left two teens hospitalized and resulted in charges being filed against eight adults and three juveniles.
Source: The Washington Examiner    Date: August 10, 2005

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Officers keep tabs on criminal gang activity (Sturgis, SD): It's Tuesday afternoon, and Sturgis is a blur of people and motorcycles. Downtown, Sturgis police officers patrol on foot and motorcycle, their gray shirts visible on nearly every block.
Source: The Rapid City Journal    Date: August 10, 2005

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Feds, local officers go after gangs (Charleston, WV): Law enforcement officials expect a new task force to give police and prosecutors new tools to fight gang violence and drug activity in Southern West Virginia.
Source: The Charleston Gazette    Date: August 10, 2005

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Montgomery police charge five more in stabbings (Montgomery County, MD): Five more suspects - three teenagers and two adults - have been charged in the gang-related knife attacks last week at a Colesville area high school and a Target store in a Wheaton shopping center.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 10, 2005

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Police: Gunfire incidents unrelated (Hemet, CA): Detectives on Monday determined that two separate shootings in a three-day time span last week are not related.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: August 9, 2005

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Federal sweep nabs 70 in metro Atlanta gang (Atlanta, GA): More than 70 members of a violent Hispanic gang have been arrested or deported in an effort to dismantle the leadership of the group in metro Atlanta, federal officials said Monday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: August 9, 2005

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Burke knifing blamed on gangs (Fairfax County, MD): A teenage boy was stabbed yesterday afternoon during a confrontation apparently between two rival Latino gangs behind a Fairfax County shopping center, and one suspect had been arrested by early evening, police said.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 9, 2005

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Combined crackdown leads to gang arrests (Gwinnett County, GA): Gwinnett police worked with federal authorities over the weekend to arrest two members of a violent Hispanic street gang, officials said Monday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: August 9, 2005

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Reports of gang activity cancel Wheaton concert (Wheaton, IL): Concerns about possible gang-related violence bounced a hip-hop concert scheduled for Saturday in Wheaton to a later date after local police tipped off the venue.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: August 9, 2005

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Gang-linked incidents keep police on the run (Salt Lake City, UT): Salt Lake City gang police had a busy weekend, with four incidents involving gang members or possible gang members.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 9, 2005

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Ignored shooting victim: neighbors (Tulare, CA): Neighborhoods that experience shootings — especially multiple ones — need help as much as the victims and their families, Tulare Community Relations Commission members say.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: August 9, 2005

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Paroled gangsters find they can't return home (Chicago, IL): Shawn Betts apparently didn't realize it, but a police surveillance team had a video camera pointed at him the moment he stepped out of a state prison here last October.
Source: USA Today    Date: August 9, 2005

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Suspects denied bail in Md. stabbings (Montgomery County, MD): A Montgomery County judge denied bail yesterday to six defendants charged with attempted murder after Friday's gang-related knife attacks in the Colesville area and Wheaton, and police said they expect to make three to six additional arrests in the coming days.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 9, 2005

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Bullets fly again downtown (Portland, OR): Gunfire rang out early Monday in downtown Portland, spraying more than 40 bullets across four blocks, killing a 28-year-old man and wounding a teenager in what police say was gang-related violence.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: August 9, 2005

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