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Some in Seaside worried about gang graffiti (Seaside, CA): The red scrawls on the sides of several buildings on Broadway Avenue one recent morning were unmistakable: Gang tags. In recent weeks there has been an upsurge in gang-laced graffiti on Seaside streets.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: February 10, 2005
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Injunction targets West Sac street gang (Sacramento, CA): Fed up with three generations of crime by the Broderick Boys in West Sacramento, authorities in Yolo County went to court to launch a rigorous crackdown on the 350-member gang.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: February 10, 2005
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Three men accused of shooting at councilman's home (Fort Worth, TX): Three suspected gang members have been charged in a drive-by shooting at a city councilman's house last summer.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: February 10, 2005
http://www.dfw.com/...

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Another teen arrested, one more sought in Lowell gang-beating (Lowell, MA): Police were waiting yesterday to make a third arrest connected to Tuesday's savage beating of a 21-year-old man on a Highlands street.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: February 10, 2005
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

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Man charged in death of gang member (Buffalo, NY): A 19-year-old Bissell Street man was charged with murder Wednesday in connection with the Jan. 5 shooting death of an out-of-town gang member, Buffalo homicide investigators reported.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: February 10, 2005
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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Signs of trouble (Lynn, MA): With 20 major gangs operating within its borders, Lynn is emerging as the gang capital of the northern suburbs, according to local law enforcement, with police identifying at least 1,600 gang members in the city - up from 1,300 four years ago.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: February 10, 2005
http://www.boston.com/...

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Police: Beating of man gang-related (Lowell, MA): A 21-year-old Lowell man was in critical condition at a Boston hospital last night, after he was taken there by medical helicopter following a beating police said was likely gang-related.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: February 9, 2005
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

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Slain teen's mother blames school district (Pomona, CA): Maria Magdelena Urenda's life changed forever on Jan. 15. She watched helplessly from behind police lines as her 15-year-old son cried out for her.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: February 9, 2005
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Police chief: St. Cloud cannot afford to lose gang strike force (St. Cloud, MN): St. Cloud can't afford to lose it's division of the Minnesota Gang Strike Force. That's the message Police Chief Dennis Ballantine conveyed to City Council members Monday.
Source: St. Cloud Times    Date: February 9, 2005
http://miva.sctimes.com/...

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Chief: Police seeing the payoff in focus on gangs (Fort Worth, TX): Gang arrests tripled and related crimes dropped by nearly half last year after police expanded efforts to fight gangs, Police Chief Ralph Mendoza said Tuesday.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: February 9, 2005
http://www.dfw.com/...

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Evidence of El Salvador gang found in Columbus (Columbus, OH): A gang that is active in El Salvador is now in the United States and in Central Ohio, NBC 4's Mike Bowersock reported.
Source: WLW-C NBC 4    Date: February 8, 2005
http://www.nbc4i.com/...

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Murder suspect accused of repeatedly driving into crowd (Lufkin, TX): A 21-year-old man was charged with murder after police say he repeatedly drove over a group of people in a crowded parking lot outside a bar Sunday night, killing one person.
Source: Cox News Service    Date: February 8, 2005
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Gang graffiti in school carries stiff charges (Pasadena, TX): Pasadena Independent School District police arrested one student and plans to arrest another student for allegedly marking two schools with gang graffiti in separate incidents.
Source: The Pasadena Citizen    Date: February 7, 2005
http://www.zwire.com/...

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West Side man fatally shot while sitting in car (Cicero, IL): A 22-year-old West Side man was killed and another person was injured Saturday in a shooting in Cicero, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: February 7, 2005
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Some concerned by teenage trend of teardrop tattoos (Milwaukee, WS): When David Romo returned to Milwaukee last summer after 16 years in the federal penitentiary, he was surprised by how many young people in the city had teardrop tattoos.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: February 7, 2005
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Feared Latin gang touches region (Miami, FL): Juan Celeya and Dennis Pineda, arrested on murder charges last month in the Allapattah area of Miami, sported something rarely seen in the region: Tattoos snaked around their arms and body with the letters "MS."
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: February 7, 2005
http://www.miami.com/...

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Tibetans grieve shooting deaths (Columbia Heights, MN): Twin Cities Tibetans on Saturday night prayed for a slain 21-year-old in their community, remembered a Cambodian friend also fatally shot and expressed their dismay at gun violence.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: February 6, 2005
http://www.twincities.com/...

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Officials: Rock Hill in denial over gangs (Rock Hill, SC): Think Rock Hill doesn't have a gang problem? Think again, local officials say. "They've been in Rock Hill forever," said Rock Hill Police Officer Michael Marquez.
Source: The Herald    Date: February 6, 2005
http://www.heraldonline.com/...

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Proposed bill set to get tough on gangs (Durham, NC): Assistant District Attorney John Phillips isn't known for mincing words, particularly when it comes to his specialized area of expertise: the fight against gang violence.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: February 6, 2005
http://www.heraldsun.com/...

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Suspected gang member, 13, fatally shot by police (Los Angeles, CA): A 13-year-old suspected gang member driving a stolen Toyota was killed by police early Sunday after a pre-dawn chase in which he rammed an LAPD patrol car, authorities said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 6, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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