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Youth violence draws Senate's eye (Washington, DC): The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold an unusual field hearing in Philadelphia on Monday on how to curtail what committee chairman Arlen Specter (R., Pa.) characterized as an epidemic of youth and gang violence in the city and the nation.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: June 9, 2005

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Gang blamed in four house fires (Indianapolis, IN): A May fire that caused more than $150,000 damage to four houses on the Near Southside is being blamed today on members of an Indianapolis gang known as “2-1 Fatal”, police said.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: June 8, 2005

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Injunction sought for 89 in Vista gang (Vista, CA): At first it was a cable TV special. Then came a special fence. Then an outreach program involving churches. Now the effort to control gangs here includes a request for a court order.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 8, 2005

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Gang suspects indicted in drug ring (San Diego, CA): Federal prosecutors laid out the case Tuesday against alleged members of an Encinitas street gang and others arrested during raids early this week at North County homes and elsewhere.
Source: North County Times    Date: June 8, 2005

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Police nab suspected leader of violent gang (Oakland, CA): A man police believe is the leader of a violent city gang was arrested this morning in West Oakland.
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review    Date: June 8, 2005

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Police see gang ties in Rex Road shooting (Pico Rivera, CA): As children played in a nearby yard, a gunman walked up to a 27-year-old man and shot him to death, deputies said Wednesday.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: June 8, 2005

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Man refused to see doctor after shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): A man who was injured in a drive-by shooting but refused to see a doctor was reportedly in good condition Tuesday. The victim's uncle called Salt Lake City police Monday about 2:30 p.m. saying his nephew had been shot.
Source: Deseret News    Date: June 8, 2005

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Gunman on bicycle kills local teenager (Bond Hill, OH): Relatives and friends of a 16-year-old fatally shot on a street here Monday said an ongoing turf dispute between Bond Hill and Avondale teens is to blame for the high school student's death.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer    Date: June 7, 2005

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Fairfax examines anti-gang vigilance (Fairfax County, VA): Several weeks before a vicious machete attack in the Lynbrook neighborhood, a resident filed a complaint about crowding and suspicious activity at a house there.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 7, 2005

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Teen paralyzed in gang-related weekend shooting (Wichita, KS): A teenager shot in a gang-related incident Saturday near 13th and Oliver is paralyzed from the waist down, police said Monday.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: June 7, 2005

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Prosecutors request county's largest gang injunction for Vista (Vista, CA): The district attorney's office has asked a Superior Court judge to issue a court order prohibiting 89 alleged members of a Vista gang from engaging in specified activities within three areas of the City of Vista designated as "safety zones."
Source: North County Times    Date: June 7, 2005

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Phoenix man, 20, sentenced (Brighton, CO): A Phoenix drug dealer and alleged gang member was ordered Monday to spend eight years in prison for last year's slaying of an Aurora man who may have been set up while he was trying to solicit a prostitute.
Source: Rocky Mountain News    Date: June 7, 2005

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Assault charges for Fruits & Veggies gang (Roxbury, MA): Three teens allegedly part of a notorious West Roxbury gang known as the Fruits and Vegetables were squeezed by authorities following an attack Sunday on youths from Dedham, officials said.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: June 7, 2005

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Authorities arrest two Salvadoran gang members near San Antonio (San Antonio, TX): The arrest of two Salvadoran gang suspects in South Texas has raised fears that violent gangs have moved into the area.
Source: KRGV 5 News    Date: June 7, 2005

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Police link rape suspect to violent gang (Cabarrus County, NC): Police say a rape suspect might be in the Cabarrus County area.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: June 7, 2005

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Teen stabbed in possible gang-related altercation (Redwood City, CA): A teen was stabbed late Saturday night then escaped in his friend's Honda as his attacker clung to the car and tried to stab him again through the open sun roof, police said.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: June 7, 2005

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Reforming anti-gang units (Long Beach, CA): Long Beach has no doubt enjoyed some positive return on a 10-year, $3.5-million investment in GIPP, the Gang Intervention and Prevention Program.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: June 6, 2005

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Rise in graffiti puts city police on alert, frustrates residents (Lansing, MI): Ugly and sometimes unintelligible graffiti is increasing in Lansing, defacing downtown draws such as the city's prized River Trail with spray-painted words and symbols.
Source: Lansing State Journal    Date: June 6, 2005

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Gang watch in schools: Who's in, who's not? (Sacramento, CA): Ed Nonog has seen teenagers carve gang insignias in their forearms. He's seen one girl show off photographs of herself throwing gang signs against a backdrop of gang colors.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: June 6, 2005

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Residents fed up with ‘art’ show (Wilkes-Barre, PA): For almost three years, Jerome Campbell has driven past the graffiti-stained walls of the Irem Temple on North River Street and become angry.
Source: The Times Leader    Date: June 5, 2005

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