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Drive-by shootings gang-related (Oregon, WI): Last week's drive-by shooting in Oregon was a pre-emptive strike by the Crips street gang because they thought their rivals, the Bloods, were about to retaliate against them for a theft, according to court records.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: August 20, 2005

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Gun deaths tied to turf battles (Rubidoux, CA): A rash of fatal shootings in Rubidoux and Sunnyslope - including two in the past week - is part of a deadly escalation of gang violence in the Riverside area between black and Latino gangs, law enforcement and community leaders said Thursday.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: August 19, 2005

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Slaying spotlights warring Asian gangs (Philadelphia, PA): The Bullet casings are gone and so is the yellow tape. South 16th Street looks normal again. It's been almost two weeks since a band of gunmen wearing bandana masks stormed the quiet tree-lined street blasting almost 30 bullets at a brick rowhouse, gunning for their rivals.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: August 19, 2005

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18-year-old shot in head over gang territory at trailer park (San Antonio, TX): A clash of colors has left an 18-year-old man critically injured with a gunshot wound to the head and a 19-year-old man in jail accused of attempted murder.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: August 19, 2005

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Kilgore visits murder site to tout anti-gang initiatives (Mount Jackson, VA): Republican candidate for governor Jerry Kilgore visited the site of one of Virginia's most brutal gang murders Friday to tout his anti-gang proposals, including legislation to make it easier to execute gang leaders who order their followers to murder.
Source: WVEC 13 News    Date: August 19, 2005

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Police say attack may be gang-related (Wheat Ridge, CO): The son of a Lakewood City Council candidate, who for years has tried to rid her neighborhood of gangs, was severely injured last weekend in a baseball bat attack that police say may be gang-related.
Source: Rocky Mountain News    Date: August 19, 2005

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Gang wars cut wider swath (Portland, OR): Portland police believe the recent downtown shootings are links in a larger chain of African-American gang violence in the Rose City, not the random eruptions they appeared to be.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: August 19, 2005

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Police: "Carnival Fight is Gang-Related" (Scranton, PA): Thirteen people have been taken into custody after a late-night fight at the Lackawanna Little League Carnival in West Scranton. Five of the teenagers arrested say they`re in a gang.
Source: WYOU News    Date: August 18, 2005

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7th suspect held in Oregon drive-by (Oregon, WI): Dane County and Madison police Wednesday arrested a seventh person in the drive-by shooting that wounded three men in Oregon last week.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: August 18, 2005

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Spate of stabbings seen as 'statement crimes' (Prince George's and Montgomery County, MD): Law-enforcement and youth services officials say that "statement crimes" committed by Hispanic gangs to establish their presence have inspired brazen attacks, including a recent spate of stabbings and slashings in Prince George's and Montgomery counties.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: August 18, 2005

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U.S. is urged to stop rise of gangs before it starts (Maryland): The principals and police officers meeting at a Greenbelt high school in hopes of heading off a spike in local gang violence as the school year begins weren't the only authorities talking yesterday about the problem of Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 18, 2005

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Another Suffolk shooting leaves 52-year-old injured (Suffolk, VA): When Akeyda Hinton heard shots ring out in her downtown Suffolk neighborhood late Tuesday night, she immediately launched into her routine. "Get on the floor," Hinton said she screamed to her three children.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: August 18, 2005

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Police training focuses on dealing with gangs (Cincinnati, OH): Cincinnati police officers got a refresher course Wednesday on gangs and how to try to break them up. The department's new gang investigations policy went into effect two weeks ago after months of talk at City Hall about whether the city had a gang problem and what to do about it.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer    Date: August 18, 2005

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Conference, conviction part of regional response to gangs (Maryland): The experts had blunt and practical advice for school security personnel and other public officials from across Maryland and the District. First, they said, call a gang a gang - not, as some educators have, a "criminally oriented youth group."
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 18, 2005

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Warrant put out for Fresno DVD maker (Fresno, CA): A Fresno County judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for one of the producers of the controversial DVD "Fresno Uncensored," which police say glorifies gangs, drugs and violence.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 17, 2005

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Gangs 101 - in 4th grade (Wichita, KS): The audience Wichita police want to reach with their gang prevention message isn't old enough to drive.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: August 17, 2005

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Terror probe targets prison in Folsom (Folsom, CA): Counterterrorism officials investigating an alleged plot to attack National Guard recruitment centers, synagogues and other sites in Southern California said Tuesday they are investigating the possibility that the plot was hatched by Islamic extremists and gang members at a state prison in Folsom.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 17, 2005

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Get-together looks at gang woes of Asians and Pacific Islanders (Sacramento, CA): The reasons kids join gangs are the same across ethnic lines - to gain a sense of family, protection or fast cash. But the way to get them out varies with each culture.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 17, 2005

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Shooting likely gang-related, victim reports (Oregon, WI): The drive-by shooting that wounded three men in Oregon last week probably stemmed from a personal dispute, not a gang feud, the Dane County sheriff said today.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: August 17, 2005

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Experts target area gang problem (Charlottesville, VA): Keith Applewhite hates it when newspapers run pictures of teenagers flashing their gang symbols.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: August 17, 2005

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