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Parents critical at keeping kids out of gangs (El Paso, TX): Parental involvement is crucial to keeping children from joining the more than 400 gangs in El Paso, police said Wednesday night during a gang awareness meeting with parents at Irvin High School.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: February 17, 2005

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Sheriff blames crime on youths (Poinciana, FL): The crime rate in Poinciana is getting worse, said Osceola County Sheriff Bob Hansell, and he blamed the increase on juveniles.
Source: The Ledger    Date: February 17, 2005

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Healey proposes using GPS to protect abuse victims, gang crime witnesses (Boston, MA): Victims of domestic abuse and witnesses to gang crimes could get special protections from satellite technology under new legislation being filed Wednesday by Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: February 16, 2005

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Laura Bush seeks help for young gang members (Washington, DC): First lady Laura Bush yesterday called on educators to help gang members as she began her first national initiative, a three-year, $150 million program aimed at keeping boys out of gangs.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: February 16, 2005

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Orland gang member gets hurt in attack, his second injury in a week (Orland, CA): A self-admitted member of an Orland gang, injured last week when rival groups confronted each other outside a home on Bonnie Lane, was hurt again Monday in an attack at the intersection of East and Tehama streets.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: February 16, 2005

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A new gang in Tulsa (Tulsa, OK): Homicide detectives say they are working a string of recent shootings that they believe were done by a new gang called the G-Unit.
Source: News On 6    Date: February 16, 2005

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14 temporarily barred from East Side streets (San Antonio, TX): Fourteen people suspected of gang activity were slapped with temporary restraining orders Tuesday, barring them from congregating in an East Side neighborhood plagued by drugs and violence.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: February 16, 2005

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Amusement park brawl might have been started by gangs (Riverside, CA): A Valentine's night melee involving about 200 youths at a Riverside amusement park may have been triggered by a clash between gang members, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 16, 2005

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Sleeping child shot, killed in Merced (Merced, CA): A sleeping 6-year-old girl was fatally wounded when gunmen opened fire Sunday night on a Merced house in a shooting that police say was gang-related.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: February 15, 2005

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Clifton robbery may be gang-related (Clifton, NJ): A 44-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint in the latest of a series of possibly gang-related crimes, police said.
Source: The Record    Date: February 15, 2005

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Girl slain in apparent gang attack (Merced, CA): A 6-year-old Merced girl, caught in what police believe was gang-related gunfire in her home Sunday night, died early Monday at a Madera hospital.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: February 15, 2005

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SAPD serves gang members notices (San Antonio, TX): Members of the San Antonio Police Department's Gang Unit hit the streets of the East Side on Tuesday to serve 15 known street gang members with injunction notices.
Source: KSAT Channel 12 News    Date: February 15, 2005

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Gang activity sparks prevention program (Tulsa, OK): As authorities continued to investigate two fatal weekend shootings of teenagers, Tulsa officials said Monday they plan a massive gang intervention program aimed at children as young as 4 years old.
Source: The Daily Oklahoman    Date: February 15, 2005

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Rockwood survey puts gangs at top of crime problems (Gresham, OR): Gresham police set up a task force after seeing the results of a federally funded local agency working on renewal
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 14, 2005

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Death penalty for gang shootings bill likely dormant for year (Virginia): Legislation that would subject street gang members to the death penalty for carrying out gang-ordered shootings will likely await next year's session after a Senate panel deferred action Monday.
Source: WVEC 13 News    Date: February 14, 2005

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Boy, 16, is charged in slaying of high school football player (Bronx, NY): A long-running feud between two 16-year-old Bronx boys - one a high school football star and the other a loner who lived in a troubled housing project - ended late Friday with the shooting death of the football player, the police said.
Source: The New York Times    Date: February 13, 2005

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A chance for a clean start (Yorktown, VA): Dr. Colin Berry's office in Yorktown, Va., offers more than a tattoo removal service. It is where former gang members who are willing to endure a little pain can find redemption.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: February 13, 2005

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Man shot in back on his way into Denny's (Chico, CA): A 26-year-old man is in critical condition at Enloe Medical Center after he was shot outside a local restaurant early Saturday in what appears to be a gang-related shooting.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: February 13, 2005

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Probe links gang to slayings (Raleigh, NC): At least two suspects in a drug-related double homicide last month have ties to Mara Salvatrucha, a street gang with roots in El Salvador that is increasingly regarded as a violent presence in many U.S. cities, police said.
Source: The News & Observer     Date: February 13, 2005

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Murder trial offers rare look at MS-13 (Prince George's County, MD): A murder trial in Prince George's Circuit Court two weeks ago, in which a young Suitland man was convicted of first-degree murder, offered an unusual glimpse into a Latino gang that officials say is responsible for an increasing amount of violence in the Washington area
Source: The Washington Post    Date: February 13, 2005

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