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Tougher ordinances fail to stop graffiti in Reno area (Reno, NV): Officials say a major wave of graffiti tagging has hit the Reno area this winter, and they're considering what to do next to stop the problem.
Source: KRNV News 4    Date: February 21, 2005

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Police search for Lodi man in street attack that killed teen (Bergen COunty, NJ): Detectives on Sunday night were searching for a Lodi man - considered armed and dangerous - who was charged with shooting a Hasbrouck Heights teenager to death during an alleged drug deal.
Source: The Record    Date: February 21, 2005

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Two arrested after gang-related fight (Thousand Oaks, CA): A Moorpark man and a juvenile from Newbury Park were arrested last week after allegedly assaulting another juvenile in a gang-related fight, Thousand Oaks police officials said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: February 20, 2005

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Wannabes, not gangs, cause concern for police and schools (Birmingham, AL): Youth gangs in the Birmingham area exist largely in the imaginations of young people, wannabes who bolster their image among peers by claiming allegiance to groups such as the Bloods, Crips or Disciples.
Source: The Birmingham News    Date: February 20, 2005

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Couple beaten by subway gang (New York, NY): A Brooklyn woman was released from the hospital yesterday after she and her boyfriend were randomly jumped by a gang outside the Union Square subway station Friday night, police said.
Source: Newsday    Date: February 20, 2005

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Gang slay of student baffles (Queens, NY): A Santa hat. A pool of blood in a Queens driveway. A gang that has seemingly disappeared.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: February 20, 2005

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Man held as gang suspect (Brooksville, FL): A second man suspected of being a gang member is being held at Hernando County Jail on charges he tried to recruit teens to the Folk Nation alliance and encouraged them to burglarize a Spring Hill home last year.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: February 19, 2005

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Council's anti-gang panel begins work (Los Angeles, CA): A new Los Angeles City Council anti-gang committee met for the first time Friday, hoping to tackle an issue that has bedeviled the city for years.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 19, 2005

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Three Salinas gang members arrested for auto theft (Salinas, CA): The Salinas Police Department reports that three admitted gang members were arrested Thursday morning for allegedly stealing a vehicle from Gonzales.
Source: KPIX Channel 5 News    Date: February 18, 2005

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Kleis: Keep division of gang, drug task forces (St. Cloud, MN): Minnesota's statewide effort to deter illegal gang activity would receive $3 million in the next two years and probably wouldn't merge with another task force, if a bill introduced Thursday by Sen. Dave Kleis, R-St. Cloud, becomes law.
Source: St. Cloud Times    Date: February 18, 2005

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Long Island city drug sting rounds up 37 suspects (Long Island, NY): The drug dealing started every day at 7 a.m., the police said, and was centered in a shopping area known as the Hill, at the heart of the Queensbridge Houses in Long Island City.
Source: The New York Times    Date: February 18, 2005

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S.B. County gets $100,000 for anti-gang program (San Bernardino County, CA): In 1997, Ontario's west side was a tough neighborhood with a bad reputation. Gangs controlled entire areas, and various officials decided to try something different - GRIP, the Gang Risk Intervention Program.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: February 18, 2005

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Alleged gang member charged in threat, assault (Price Township, PA): A Price Township resident who claimed he was a member of the Bloods street gang was arrested Tuesday after he threatened to shoot a New York City corrections officer, police said.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: February 17, 2005

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NM house approves longer sentences for gang crimes (Santa Fe, NM): A proposal to increase prison sentences for gang-related crimes was approved unanimously by the House on Thursday.
Source: The New Mexican    Date: February 17, 2005

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Messing With The Man (Miami-Dade, FL): Miami-Dade's southwest suburbs could belong to Anywhere, U.S.A. Trade the royal palms for dogwoods and the Peruvian bakeries for Vietnamese diners, and you could mistake Kendall and the Hammocks for suburban DC or Chicago or LA.
Source: Miami New Times    Date: February 17, 2005

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Two shot, one dead in gang-related shooting (Houtson, TX): Police believe a fatal shooting Wednesday night might have been gang-related. A man in his late teens was killed and another man was wounded, in the parking lot of the Fairmont Luxury Apartments in the 7300 block of Hillcroft.
Source: KHOU 11 News    Date: February 17, 2005

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Gang suspect charged in shooting (Richmond, CA): A North Richmond gang suspect faces felony charges in connection with a December shooting that terrorized tenants of a San Pablo apartment building.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: February 17, 2005

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Bill to shield kids from gang members might be used in polygamy crackdown (Salt Lake City, UT): Kearns Republican Rep. Eric Hutchings is taking a swipe at street gangs and the crimes they commit.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: February 17, 2005

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Parents critical at keeping kids out of gangs (El Paso, TX): Parental involvement is crucial to keeping children from joining the more than 400 gangs in El Paso, police said Wednesday night during a gang awareness meeting with parents at Irvin High School.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: February 17, 2005

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Sheriff blames crime on youths (Poinciana, FL): The crime rate in Poinciana is getting worse, said Osceola County Sheriff Bob Hansell, and he blamed the increase on juveniles.
Source: The Ledger    Date: February 17, 2005

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