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Three men injured in possible gang shooting (Anaheim, CA): Three men remained hospitalized Saturday after what investigators suspect was a gang-related shooting, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 3, 2005

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Street gang violence increases in San Jose (San Jose, CA): A knife fight over red and blue clothing that left one man dead and a 17-year-old boy wounded last week was the latest in an upsurge of street violence between San Jose's Norteno and Sureno gangs after months of apparent calm.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: April 3, 2005

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Deputies see gang fight, shoot man (Palmdale, CA): Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies shot and wounded a 19-year-old man late Friday after they came upon a gun battle between rival gangs and he allegedly pointed a handgun at the officers, a department spokeswoman said Saturday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 3, 2005

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Gang unit takes threat seriously (Omaha, NE): Members of an Omaha gang threatened to retaliate against police for shooting a man who had fled a traffic stop and shot at an officer.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: April 2, 2005

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Ten gang members face drug charges (Chicago, IL): Four members of the Four Corner Hustlers street gang have been charged and six warrants have been issued in connection with a South Side drug operation that sold crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of an elementary school, three churches and two day-care centers, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 2, 2005

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Man shot in face (Salinas, CA): A man in his 20s was shot in the face while he was standing outside of an East Salinas home Friday night, authorities reported.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: April 2, 2005

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Four Presidents seek help in gang battle (Washington, DC): The presidents of four Central American countries issued an international plea Friday for help in their struggle against gangs, saying the criminal groups pose a grave threat to the entire hemisphere.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 2, 2005

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Wichita City Council candidates have a number of ideas on how to deal with a rise in gang violence (Wichita, KS): Candidates running for City Council agree that public safety is a top priority. But they differ slightly in how to stop the increase in gang violence.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: April 2, 2005

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Shaken by shootings, Connecticut police listen to music for clues (Norwalk, CT): Police are puzzled over what unleashed a series of shootings between rival groups that have shaken this city. But they're listening carefully to a CD of rap music for clues and to learn if more violence is on the way.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 1, 2005

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Sweep nets weapons, more (Santa Calrita, CA): Surprise sweeps Thursday of homes of more than 40 vandalism and gang-related probationers netted two arrests, a shotgun, knives, a stolen street sign and other contraband, authorities said.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: April 1, 2005

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Anti-gang effort united (Salinas, CA): Salinas Mayor Anna Caballero made a plea Thursday to gang members to get out of their gangs before it was too late.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: April 1, 2005

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Gainesville police issue warrants for suspect in gang shooting (Gainesville, GA): Gainesville police are searching for information they hope leads to the arrest of a man they say is linked to two shootings Saturday on Aviation Boulevard.
Source: The Gainesville Times    Date: April 1, 2005

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Rampart payouts to reach $70 mil (Los Angeles, CA): Declaring the end to a dark chapter in Los Angeles history, officials on Thursday announced the city would pay an estimated $70 million to settle lawsuits stemming from the Rampart corruption scandal that shook the Police Department.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: March 31, 2005

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Authorities nab alleged gang member (Millville, NJ): A man believed to be a member of the Bloods street gang was arrested on drug and weapons charges Wednesday night at the 7-Eleven store on North High Street.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: March 31, 2005

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Gang clash kills man (Altadena, CA): One night after a community forum on gang awareness, a man was killed in a shooting that apparently was gang-related, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: March 31, 2005

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Car 'hoods' leave cops gearing up (New York, NY): Auto shows in New York and around the country are becoming a magnet for youth gang activity — and authorities are stepping up their surveillance and patrol efforts to match it, The Post has learned.
Source: New York Post    Date: March 31, 2005

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Senate panel approves bill targeting gang-related crime (Columbia, SC): Gang members would face stiffer penalties under a bill that cleared a Senate Judiciary subcommittee Thursday.
Source: The Sun News    Date: March 31, 2005

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Police: Fatal stabbing may be gang-related (San Jose, CA): A 24-year-old man died Wednesday in what authorities believe was a gang-related killing after reports of a knife fight in broad daylight on a busy San Jose street corner.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 31, 2005

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Additional arrests made in gang-related assault (Lexington, SC): Two more men have been charged in connection with a gang-related assault that led to a shooting at Chimney Ridge Apartments in Lexington, Assistant Police Chief Terrence Green said.
Source: The State    Date: March 31, 2005

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Suspected violent-gang member caught near border (Yuma, AZ): Federal authorities arrested a man suspected of being a member of a violent Central American gang with known links to Mexican drug cartels.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: March 31, 2005

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