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Gangs 101 - in 4th grade (Wichita, KS): The audience Wichita police want to reach with their gang prevention message isn't old enough to drive.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: August 17, 2005

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Terror probe targets prison in Folsom (Folsom, CA): Counterterrorism officials investigating an alleged plot to attack National Guard recruitment centers, synagogues and other sites in Southern California said Tuesday they are investigating the possibility that the plot was hatched by Islamic extremists and gang members at a state prison in Folsom.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 17, 2005

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Get-together looks at gang woes of Asians and Pacific Islanders (Sacramento, CA): The reasons kids join gangs are the same across ethnic lines - to gain a sense of family, protection or fast cash. But the way to get them out varies with each culture.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 17, 2005

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Shooting likely gang-related, victim reports (Oregon, WI): The drive-by shooting that wounded three men in Oregon last week probably stemmed from a personal dispute, not a gang feud, the Dane County sheriff said today.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: August 17, 2005

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Experts target area gang problem (Charlottesville, VA): Keith Applewhite hates it when newspapers run pictures of teenagers flashing their gang symbols.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: August 17, 2005

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Man shot outside convenience store (El Monte, CA): A man who went to a convenience store with his brother to buy hot dogs early Wednesday was confronted and shot by an alleged gang member.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: August 17, 2005

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Fort Wainwright soldiers held in fatal shooting (Fairbanks, AK): Three Fort Wainwright Army Post soldiers, who police would not identify, are being held in connection with a fatal shooting in South Fairbanks, police said.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: August 17, 2005

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Teenager critical after Santa Cruz stabbing (Santa Cruz, CA): A 17-year-old boy remained in critical condition Wednesday morning after being stabbed multiple times by a gang of youths Saturday night.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 17, 2005

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Police will begin gang awareness training (Cincinnati, OH): Cincinnati police officers chosen as part of an effort to track gang activity will be trained Wednesday on gang tattoos, colors and the department's new policy on handling gang investigations.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer    Date: August 16, 2005

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Anti-crime grants come to the rescue (Minneapolis, MN): Jimmy Stanback and Ferome Brown took a leap of faith and quit their jobs this month so they could work full time getting gang members off the streets in several north Minneapolis neighborhoods.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: August 16, 2005

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Video surveillance cuts graffiti by 60% (Los Angeles, CA): A video surveillance camera installed at Lake Street Park as part of an aggressive neighborhood graffiti abatement program has been so successful that Los Angeles police and city officials said Monday they want to expand it citywide.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 16, 2005

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Teen defending disabled friend fatally shot by LA gang members (Los Angeles, CA): A 15-year-old attempting to defend his disabled friend was fatally shot by gang members, police said Monday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 16, 2005

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Gang, drug counteract program continues (Manchester, NH): As a 41-year-old man was recovering Tuesday from a baseball-bat beating by teens, New Hampshire officials held a news conference to discuss the success of an anti-drug and gang program in Nashua and Manchester.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: August 16, 2005

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Court bars gang from Eastside area (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles City Atty. Rocky Delgadillo has obtained a court injunction against a street gang accused of terrorizing an Eastside housing project for decades.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 16, 2005

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Teen in van killed in drive-by shooting (Chicago, IL): A 14-year-old boy died Sunday after a drive-by shooting at 49th Place and Paulina Street.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 16, 2005

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How did dance turn to brawl? (Richmond, VA): Nobody got shot. That's one way to describe how the Back to School Dance at the Greater Richmond Convention Center ended Saturday night in gang-related street brawls and pepper spray.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: August 16, 2005

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Police say San Mateo stabbing likely gang-related (San Mateo County, CA): Investigators believe a double stabbing that occurred early Sunday morning in San Mateo County may have been gang-related, according to a sheriff's report.
Source: CBS 5 News    Date: August 15, 2005

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Two girls injured by stray bullets in gang shooting (Compton, CA): Two girls attending a family party were wounded in a drive-by shooting between gang members, and two suspects were arrested, authorities said Sunday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 15, 2005

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Inmate dies after beating (Richland County, SC): A Richland County jail inmate with a previously unknown heart condition died Saturday after he was beaten by another inmate during a possible gang initiation, county Coroner Gary Watts said.
Source: The State    Date: August 15, 2005

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Man's hand is partially severed in attack (Prince George's County, MD): A man was slashed and severely wounded late last night in the Langley Park area of Prince George's County in an attack that was the third of its kind there in less than a week and raised the possibility of gang involvement.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 15, 2005

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