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MS-13 suspected in attack (Springfield, VA): A group believed to be members of a violent street gang, at least two of them wielding machetes, chased and then slashed an 18-year-old Springfield man Sunday night, an attack that Fairfax County police did not disclose until it was revealed in court documents yesterday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 3, 2005

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Anti-gang injunction made permanent (Ventura County, CA): An injunction against the largest gang in Ventura County was made permanent one year after a preliminary decision was implemented.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: June 2, 2005

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DMV office scene of bloody gang fight (Fremont, CA): The Fremont Police Department arrested two suspected gang members Wednesday afternoon after a bloody melee inside the Fremont office of the state Department of Motor Vehicles.
Source: KRON Channel 4 News    Date: June 2, 2005

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Laura Bush praises Chicago gang program (Chicago, IL): First Lady Laura Bush said it's clear that an anti-violence program in Chicago is working, and she congratulated organizers on their success Thursday during a visit to the city.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 2, 2005

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Young teens cut down on violent crime (Durham, NC): Violent crime involving teens 15 and under appears to be decreasing in Durham. But disturbing news tempers the encouraging: Youths here are roughly 10 times more likely to be involved in a gang than their peers across the state, state figures show.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: June 2, 2005

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Female gangs take hold in Crittenden (Memphis, TN): A 15-year-old West Memphis girl joined a gang last summer because a friend did it. But when Cara E. Brown decided to leave, the girls she once called friends called her their enemy.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: June 1, 2005

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Man arrested in death of kidnapped S. A. teen (San Antonio, TX): The 16-year-old San Antonio boy was kidnapped, beaten, tortured, stabbed and dumped across the state line.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: June 1, 2005

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Sen. Nelson unveils bill to curb growth of violent street gangs (Fort Lauderdale, FL): U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson announced legislation Wednesday intended to curb the growth of violent street gangs such as MS-13, a gang with Central American origins that police said could be prevented from taking root in South Florida with focused action.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: June 1, 2005

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City targets landlords for gangs, drug houses (Chicago, IL): Mayor Richard Daley wanted to use a former drug house on the West Side as the backdrop Tuesday when he announced a new crackdown on bad landlords.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 1, 2005

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Graffiti discovered at Whiting Lane School (West Hartford, CT): A maintenance shed at Whiting Lane School was sprayed with profane, racist and gang-related graffiti over Memorial Day weekend, police said.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: June 1, 2005

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Gang of One organizes to prevent gang violence (Charlotte, NC): Religious leaders are putting aside their differences in an effort to fight the growing problem of gang violence in Charlotte.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: June 1, 2005

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Police probe gang in stabbing (Pleasanton, CA): Police have arrested a second suspect, a 16-year-old Livermore resident, in connection with last weeks downtown stabbing that left nearby Amador Valley High School on lockdown.
Source: Tri-Valley Herald    Date: June 1, 2005

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Gang members suspected in Reno stabbing (Reno, NV): Reno police are looking for suspected gang members in a stabbing at the Reno Sparks Convention Center Monday morning.
Source: KRNV News 4    Date: June 1, 2005

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Anti-gang group seeks help of Vista community (Vista, CA): An Oceanside-based program targeting at-risk youth may help curb gang activity on Vista's streets, but first, the group needs the community's help.
Source: North County Times    Date: May 31, 2005

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Man stabbed in fight with gang members (San Diego, CA): A 32-year-old man was stabbed Monday night in the alley behind his 42nd Street house after getting into a fight with three to four young suspected gang members.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: May 31, 2005

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County focuses gang prevention (Washington County, OR): The number of kids coming through Washington County's juvenile department has been dropping the last few years. And since gang activity is on the rise, the juvenile department is focusing some of its attention on gang prevention.
Source: Hillsboro Argus    Date: May 31, 2005

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Teen paid no heed to pal's warning (Charlotte, NC): Before Corey Antwan Stowe went for the last drive of his life, one of his friends warned him not to go.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: May 31, 2005

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Reno police classify Straight Edge as a gang (Reno, NV): A small group of young men in high school or recently out rejects alcohol, tobacco, drugs, and promiscuous sex.
Source: Las Vegas Sun    Date: May 31, 2005

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Five arrested in Lake San Antonio brawl (Monterey County, CA): Five people were arrested Sunday evening and 60 others evicted from their Lake San Antonio campground after a massive brawl broke out between some 50 rival gang members, sheriff's deputies reported.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: May 31, 2005

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Accused firebomber extradited back to Joliet from Colorado (Joliet, IL): Police say a third man accused of taking part in an firebomb attack that killed a Joliet woman and her young daughter has been extradited back to Illinois.
Source: KWQC Channel 6 News    Date: May 30, 2005

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