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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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Gang member arrested for robbing taco stand, police say (Salinas, CA): Salinas police arrested a 22-year-old gang member Saturday who robbed a taco stand attendant at gunpoint and tried to flee the scene on a bike, the Police Department reported today.
Source: CBS 5 News    Date: June 5, 2005

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Programs fight rise in young gang members (Fort Worth, TX): Alejandro Victorio had just turned 14, and his name hadn't yet shown up on the Police Department's list of gang members.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 5, 2005

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Gangs' presence grows in San Jose (San Jose, CA): The shy 13-year-old boy was playing outside the Alma Youth Center in San Jose on a March afternoon when he was approached by a group of older boys, some dressed in red.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: June 5, 2005

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Trio nabbed in 'random' L. I. slay (Long Island, NY): A Nassau County police have arrested three men in connection with the vicious gang-related murder of an innocent man in Glen Cove in May.
Source: New York Post    Date: June 4, 2005

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"Gangstas" tunes call for killing to stop (San Bernardino, CA): In Christopher Shaw's world, the lines between good and evil fade somewhere in the gray cloud that has followed this Pomona gangster his whole life.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: June 4, 2005

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Black Dragons await sentence (San Gabriel Valley, CA): The Black Dragon gang made money mainly by extorting prostitution houses in the San Gabriel Valley, law enforcement officials say.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: June 4, 2005

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Rapper shot to death in Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV): Las Vegas police are investigating the second rap-related slaying in 10 days, an incident that will likely compound speculation that a war of retaliation is under way involving rappers with possible Vallejo links.
Source: Times-Herald    Date: June 4, 2005

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$500G to curb gangs (Nassau County, NY): In an effort to curb gang activities in Nassau County, three local nonprofit groups will split $500,000 to provide employment and career development services for current and former gang members.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 3, 2005

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Police target gang members, parole violators in area sweep (Chino Hills, CA): Deputy Martin Landaeta drove his patrol car through the alleys and back streets in some of unincorporated Montclair and Pomona's roughest neighborhoods Friday afternoon.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: June 3, 2005

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City official calls gang activity 'terrorist acts' (St. Paul, MN): Tyrone Terrill is anything but subtle. St. Paul's human rights director once championed an anti-intolerance campaign featuring billboards that reprinted actual graffiti aimed at gays, Jews and blacks.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: June 3, 2005

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