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Guns and jeers used by gangs to buy silence (Boston, MA): In Boston, a witness to a shooting by a member of a street gang recently found copies of his grand jury testimony taped to all the doors in the housing project where he lives.
Source: The New York Times    Date: January 16, 2005

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Guns and jeers used by gangs to buy silence (Baltimore, MD): In Baltimore, Rickey Prince, a 17-year-old who witnessed a gang murder and agreed to testify against the killer, was shot in the back of the head a few days after a prosecutor read Mr. Prince's name aloud in a packed courtroom.
Source: The New York Times    Date: January 16, 2005

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Three more wounded in gang shootings (Victorville, CA): A fifth gang-related shooting in the Victor Valley in six days left three people wounded after gunmen walked up and shot them in the garage of their Molina Drive home.
Source: Desert Dispatch    Date: January 16, 2005

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Belvidere stresses gang alternatives (Belvidere, IL): Maira Minuiz longs for a better life for Hispanics moving into Boone County. That's one reason she joined Young Latin Power thru Education, which formed in December at Belvidere High School.
Source: Rockford Register Star    Date: January 16, 2005

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Officials mixed on 'gang tax' (Los Angeles, CA): Saying Los Angeles needs more after-school programs to keep children out of gangs, City Councilman Martin Ludlow on Friday proposed a ballot initiative to raise property taxes by $40 a year.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 15, 2005

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Man killed; gangs blamed (Sacramento, CA): Growing violence between two Sacramento-area Asian gangs led to the shooting death of a 19-year-old man as he left a party Wednesday night, authorities said.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: January 14, 2005

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Judge says gangs are statewide problem that can be solved (Idaho): State Court of Appeals Judge Sergio Gutierrez told lawmakers Thursday that now is the time to get a handle on gang activity in the state and implement solutions.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: January 14, 2005

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Victim says attackers Latin Kings members (Rockford, IL): A 31-year-old Rockford man told police he was jumped by members of the Latin Kings street gang, but he refused to press charges or give police detailed information about the alleged attack.
Source: Rockford Register Star    Date: January 14, 2005

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Gangs not just a city problem (Boise, ID): A juvenile detention center director issued a strong warning to Idaho lawmakers Thursday, saying the state's residents cannot rest on the belief that gang activity only takes place in metropolitan areas.
Source: The Spokesman-Review    Date: January 14, 2005

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22-year-old stabbed by juvenile gang members, police say (Ventura, CA): A 22-year-old man was stabbed Wednesday evening in Ventura by several male juveniles suspected of being gang members, police said Thursday.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: January 14, 2005

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Gang forum an eye-opener for some school officials (Hamilton, NJ): Princeton Regional school board President Anne Burns didn't realize that the man seated to her left was the director of security for Trenton's public schools.
Source: The Times    Date: January 14, 2005

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Arlington slaying may be gang-related (Arlington, VA): A 24-year-old Woodbridge man who was fatally shot Monday night while sitting in a parked Corvette in Arlington County may have been the latest victim in the escalating violence between two of Northern Virginia's most competitive gangs, according to court documents.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: January 14, 2005

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Ludlow seeks tax hike to fund anti-gang projects (Los Angeles, CA): Calling gang violence the No. 1 issue in his district, Los Angeles Councilman Martin Ludlow said he planned to introduce a ballot measure today to raise about $30 million a year for anti-gang programs.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 14, 2005

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Sheriff declares 'war' on gangs (Dover, FL): Dover is home to four rival gangs, including the Dover Locos, one of two east Hillsborough gangs on a state Department of Corrections watch list. The other is Wimauma's Black Angels gang. The most notorious of the Dover gangs may be Sur 13, an offspring of a Southern California gang.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: January 14, 2005

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Harford unveils effort to combat gang activity (Harford County, MD) : Harford County officials unveiled a three-month campaign yesterday to squelch gang activity, a week after a second suspect was arrested in what police believe was the fatal gang-related shooting of an Edgewood taxi driver.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: January 13, 2005

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Flaherty: Eastie gang poses threat to LNGs in harbor (Boston, MA): City Council President Michael Flaherty said he is taking the concerns East Boston residents have about a link between ruthless street gang MS-13 and al-Qaeda terrorists seriously, given the proximity the neighborhood has to passing LNG tankers.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: January 13, 2005

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Police see increase in neighborhood gang activity (Stamford, CT): Gang activity is rising and more high school students may be bringing weapons to school, Assistant Police Chief John Geter said yesterday at a special meeting of the city's Police Commission.
Source: Stamford Advocate    Date: January 13, 2005

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Teen is Durham's first slaying victim of '05 (Durham, NC): An argument between two groups of teenagers led to the shooting death of a Durham teen in the parking lot of a North Roxboro Road business near East Club Boulevard Tuesday night.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: January 12, 2005

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Cops ID victim in Thurston area shooting (Thurston, NY): Rochester police have identified a man shot in broad daylight Tuesday on a city street where the department launched an anti-violence strategy two years ago.
Source: Democrat and Chronicle    Date: January 12, 2005

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Man killed in alleged gang-related shooting (La Puente, CA): A man was killed in an apparent gang-related shooting Wednesday during broad daylight on a main thoroughfare in La Puente, closing down the street in both directions for hours, authorities said.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: January 12, 2005

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