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Teen in custody after bloody gang attack at Gilroy park (Gilroy, CA): A Gilroy teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with a violent attack last month in Las Animas Park in which two people were seriously injured by a group of rival gang members wielding baseball bats and knives.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 14, 2004

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Patchwork of gang violence (Long Island, NY): As she had her hair done at a Hempstead salon Wednesday, 51-year-old Francine Johnson had gangs on her mind. The Freeport resident said that gangs aren't a daily presence in her life, but she is forced to think about them when youths wearing similar bright colors congregate at a McDonald's in her neighborhood.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 14, 2004

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Caldwell residents skeptical that cops can curb gang violence (Caldwell, ID): Police have intensified patrols on Caldwell's northwest side. But residents are skeptical they can rein escalating gang violence. Twenty-year-old Amanda Ortivez has lived in the neighborhood her entire life.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: October 14, 2004

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Man accused of leading a Bloods street gang indicted (Newark, NJ): The jailed leader of a Bloods street gang was indicted Thursday on federal racketeering and other charges that could bring him a life sentence, prosecutors said.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 14, 2004

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Man charged in Caldwell slaying (Caldwell, ID): Police have arrested a 29-year-old Caldwell man on a murder charge and are searching for another man in connection with Monday's shooting death of Sigmund Goode.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: October 13, 2004

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Authorities arrest gang member after standoff from roof (San Diego, CA): Police blocked off a Southcrest neighborhood for several hours yesterday after a robbery suspect fleeing officers broke into an unoccupied South 39th Street house, climbed onto the roof and refused to come down.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 13, 2004

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Harrisonburg, Rockingham communities discuss gang activity (Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, VA): Do you shop at the Big Lots in Harrisonburg? There was a gang-related robbery in the parking lot there just last week. How about the Roses? Gangs have been tagging buildings in the neighborhood around the store with graffiti for some time now.
Source: Augusta Free Press    Date: October 13, 2004

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Enforcing gun laws called key to fighting gang battle (Washington, DC): Those on the front line of combatting the Washington region's gang problems believe better enforcement of gun laws should be the top priority in the fight, officials said Wednesday.
Source: WVEC 13 News    Date: October 13, 2004

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Two beatings blamed on group of youths (York County, SC): A group of youths attacked two people in separate incidents in York County last weekend, and authorities believe members of a high school social club known as the Rebels were responsible.
Source: The Herald    Date: October 13, 2004

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El Salvador enlists U.S. to fight gangs (California): Police in El Salvador are establishing better contacts with their counterparts in California to gain leverage against gangs involved in smuggling, extortion and other crimes in both nations, officials said.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: October 13, 2004

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U.S. Attorney charges 6 men in 2 Long Island gang killings (Long Island, NY): Six men who prosecutors say are leaders of a violent Long Island gang were charged yesterday with the killings of two gang associates last month, said Roslynn R. Mauskopf, the United States attorney for the Eastern District of New York.
Source: The New York Times    Date: October 13, 2004

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$500,000 bail in shooting of girl, 8, through wall (Chicago, IL): An alleged gang member was held on $500,000 bail Monday, charged with firing a shot that went into a house and struck a young girl sitting in her dining room doing homework.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 12, 2004

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LA neighborhood mourns 14-year-old gunned down on bicycle ride (Los Angeles, CA): Friends and neighbors accompanied a grieving mother on a vigil walk in memory of her 14-year-old son, who was shot and wounded by suspected gang members as he rode his bicycle and then killed with many more gunshots as he apparently begged for mercy.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 12, 2004

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Shots fired in gang clash (Union City, CA): Police are investigating a string of gang-related crimes in which shots were fired at a man's car, a teenager was hit with a tree stake, and a boy was struck twice with a hatchet.
Source: The Argus    Date: October 12, 2004

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Authorities suspect gang link in runaway's brutal beating (Aspen, CO): Pitkin County authorities say there may be a gang link to the beating of a 15-year-old runaway girl who was left for dead on Independence Pass on Saturday.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS    Date: October 12, 2004

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Schools no longer seen as 'neutral ground' for gang activity, official says (Nashville, TN): Students who profess gang membership are no longer abiding by unspoken rules that make schools "neutral ground," said Lt. Coleman Beard, the coordinator of the school resource officers in Nashville.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: October 12, 2004

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Homicide increase in state seen tied to gang activity (Trenton, NJ): There was a spike in the number of homicides statewide last year, and authorities said the increase was most likely due to a rise in gang activity. The total number of killings for 2003 was expected to be released Wednesday in the state's annual Uniform Crime Report.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 12, 2004

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Salinas boy, 17, wounded in shooting (Salinas, CA): A 17-year-old boy was in serious condition Monday night after he was shot several times near Oldtown Salinas. The boy told police that he was walking from the Oldtown area toward the 100 block of Villa Street a little after 8 p.m. when a green compact car with tinted windows pulled up beside him.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: October 12, 2004

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Trial set in bank heist (Lancaster, CA): Four reputed Los Angeles-area gang members accused of robbing a Palmdale bank at gunpoint and fleeing after a dye pack exploded were ordered Tuesday to stand trial on robbery charges.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 12, 2004

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Triple murder in Boston amid a grim statistic: Killings on the rise (Boston, MA): It was Boston's first triple homicide in a decade - three young men shot to death as they sat in a parked van near a housing project in the city's Dorchester section.
Source: The New York Times    Date: October 11, 2004

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