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Nampa, Caldwell chiefs blast prosecutor over handling of gang cases (Nampa, ID): Nampa and Caldwell police are criticizing Canyon County's prosecuting attorney over his handling of gang cases, underlining tensions in a county rocked by nearly 200 reports of gunfire since July.
Source: Times-News    Date: December 6, 2004

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Working against violence (Philadelphia, PA): When gunfire rings out and children in Philadelphia become victims of violence, they answer the call, rushing to the scenes of youth homicides, consoling grieving relatives, standing guard on school corners. Most of all, they try to prevent it from happening again.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: December 5, 2004

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Law agencies aim to fight gang shootings (Nampa and Caldwell, ID): Law enforcement agencies agree that cooperation is crucial in the fight against gang crime. While officials in the Caldwell and Nampa police departments and the Canyon County Sheriff's Office say they work well together, closer ties may result as agencies work to combat the ongoing spate of gang violence.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: December 5, 2004

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Cobb unit combats growing gang trend (Cobb County, GA): The bandannas, tattoos and cryptic symbols spray-painted on buildings are subtle signs of gang activity easily missed by residents of Cobb County's manicured neighborhoods.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: December 5, 2004

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Priest strives to reclaim gang members (Los Angeles, CA): At first they thought the priest riding his bike through the night and chatting it up with the homeboys was crazy. They figured he would go away, like most who tried to stop gang violence in the neighborhood.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: December 5, 2004

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A new anti-gang approach (Long Island, NY): With a backdrop much different from a recent news conference where he lauded his funding for a police crackdown against gangs in Huntington Station, Rep. Steve Israel announced a $300,000 grant Friday for the Urban League of Long Island's "at-risk" youth program.
Source: Newsday    Date: December 4, 2004

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Female suspect held in teen gang killing (Pittsburg, CA): A 19-year-old woman was arrested Friday on suspicion of shooting a high school student who police said had recently switched his gang affiliation.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: December 4, 2004

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Police shoot, kill suspected gang member after chase (Chicago, IL): Chicago Police shot two men - one fatally - in separate incidents Friday. In the first shooting, a West Side man was shot dead after he allegedly led police on an early-morning chase on the Dan Ryan Expy. before firing a machine pistol at them, police spokesman Pat Camden said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: December 4, 2004

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Sweep nabs alleged gang members/12-4 (Hamilton, OH): Police officials and community members are pleased about a Thursday gang sweep that resulted in the arrest of nine individuals allegedly affiliated with the gang, "D-Block Killas."
Source: Hamilton Journal-News    Date: December 4, 2004

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Bucks keeping gang activity at bay (Bucks County, PA): Commuters whizzing through a busy intersection near the Neshaminy Mall glance at the spray-painted messages and see only gibberish. Police, however, see words of war.
Source: Bucks County Courier Times    Date: December 4, 2004

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'John Doe gang' leader may face death (Miami, FL): Corey Smith, the infamous leader of Liberty City's bloody John Doe drug gang, was convicted Friday of five murders along with conspiracy to traffic drugs and racketeer. He could face the death penalty.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: December 4, 2004

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Gang activity targeted (San Bernardino, CA): A judge issued a court order Thursday barring 10 people police say are members of a street gang from congregating or causing specific nuisances in a westside San Bernardino neighborhood.
Source: The Press-Enterprise     Date: December 3, 2004

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P.B. County police chiefs urge cooperation on violence (Palm Beach County, FL): Police chiefs urged county political leaders Thursday to find ways to deal with spiraling violence on city streets without taking "potshots" at local law enforcement efforts.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: December 3, 2004

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Gang rivalry blamed in man's death (Pittsburg, CA): Antioch gang members shot and killed a high school senior who had left their ranks for a rival gang, police said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: December 3, 2004

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Schools beef up patrols after fights (Los Angeles, CA): A series of violent confrontations over the last two weeks between black and Latino students at three South Los Angeles high schools has taken authorities by surprise, raising fears of widening clashes.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 3, 2004

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Boot Camp gang member charged in death (Syracuse, NY): A Boot Camp gang member who confessed to a 2001 homicide while he was preparing to testify in a recent federal street gang trial was formally charged Thursday with the death.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: December 3, 2004

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Feds launch crackdown on major gang (Chicago, IL): The hierarchy of a major street gang was dismantled Wednesday when 150 federal agents and Chicago cops swooped into the Humboldt Park neighborhood and other parts of the city to arrest members of the Maniac Latin Disciples.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: December 2, 2004

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City seeks court order (San Bernardino, CA): As a new police commander, Steve Klettenberg helped pioneer the use of court orders to prevent gang members from congregating in specific San Bernardino neighborhoods.
Source: The Press-Enterprise     Date: December 2, 2004

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Grossmont district reacts to spread of gang violence (East County, CA): With gang violence on the rise in East County, the Grossmont Union High School District is spearheading an effort to address the problem near its schools. The district-led East San Diego County Gang Task Force, composed of educators, lawmakers and law enforcement officials, was conceived shortly after two gang-related fatal shootings in August.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 2, 2004

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Police arrest 35 in connection to Milwaukee drug gang (Milwaukee, WI): Law enforcement officers arrested 35 people as part of an investigation into a violent gang accused of selling drugs in Wisconsin, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Duluth News Tribune    Date: December 2, 2004

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