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Teen held on gun, theft charges (Bridgeport, CT): A teenager, described by police as a member of Bridgeport's "East Side Mob" street gang, was arrested on gun charges after he was seen in his city with a male who fired a gun in the air Monday afternoon.
Source: Connecticut Post    Date: September 7, 2005

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Crimes linked to gang activity (Tampa, FL): The four teens accused of a two-county, daylong crime spree that included rape and robbery belonged to the Dover-based Norte 14 gang, authorities said Tuesday. Some victims of the rampage were rival gang members and their associates.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: September 7, 2005

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New prosecutor will focus on gang crimes (Maryland): Justice Department officials have approved funding of a new federal prosecutor to exclusively handle gang-related prosecutions inside Maryland's U.S. attorney's office.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: September 6, 2005

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Drug arrests nab gang members (Trenton, NJ): State, county and city law enforcement officials are expected to announce the recent smashing of a highly-lucrative drug ring and "numerous" arrests of Bloods gang members at a press conference scheduled for 12:30 p.m. today at the Hughes Justice Complex.
Source: The Times    Date: September 6, 2005

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Navy man killed, fetus shot in foot by alleged gang members (Los Angeles, CA): A suspected gang member is at large after fatally shooting a Navy man and wounding his brother and pregnant wife, whose premature baby was delivered with a foot wound.
Source: NBC 4 News    Date: September 5, 2005

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Teen charged in slaying thought to be gang-linked (Chicago, IL): A judge denied bail Sunday to a Chicago teen accused of killing a man in what is believed to be a gang-related shooting.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 5, 2005

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Planning nearly complete on proposed street gang task force (Trenton, NJ): State and federal law enforcement officials are completing details for a full-time task force targeting street gang problems.
Source: Newsday    Date: September 4, 2005

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Group combats gang warfare with mother's love (Virginia Beach, VA): Like all too many residents in neighborhoods across the nation, Jacqueline McDonald is fed up with thug culture, street violence and the speedy deaths both promote.
Source: Daily Press    Date: September 4, 2005

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Morganelli set to announce strategy for gang violence (Lehigh Valley, PA): A law once intended to destroy the Mafia could be used to combat escalating gang violence in the Lehigh Valley.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: September 4, 2005

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Community acts to curb rash of gang violence (Redwood City, CA): Residents divided by rising gang violence say jail time and police patrols aren't the only solutions. Three gang-related crimes in Redwood City during the last two months have left residents nervous.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: September 4, 2005

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Effort targets gangs, drugs (Hemet, CA): The Hemet Police Department's narcotics and gang squad has teamed up with state parole officials to take gang members and drug dealers off the streets.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: September 3, 2005

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Alleged gang member arrested in shooting death (Elwood Park, NJ): Robert Villalta, who is suspected of shooting a man to death near the Garden State Parkway early Monday morning, has been arrested and charged with murder.
Source: The Herald News    Date: September 3, 2005

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Alleged gang members arrested (Henrico County, VA): Henrico County police have arrested three alleged members of a neighborhood gang and are seeking several more accused of attacking two teens in recent weeks, beating one boy into a coma.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: September 3, 2005

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Community gang solution put into action (Hollister, CA): After months of talking about ways to curb Hollister’s burgeoning gang problem, city officials put that talk into action this week with a Web site devoted to the city’s gang problem.
Source: Hollister Free Lance    Date: September 3, 2005

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Oregon's gang problem: Call in the feds (Portland, OR): The drive-by shootings in downtown Portland last month make it abundantly clear: Oregon has a serious gang problem.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 2, 2005

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Teen killed in drive-by shooting (Santa Ana, CA): A 17-year-old Santa Ana boy died Thursday after being hit in what police believe was a gang-related shooting.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 2, 2005

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MS-13 member pleads guilty to murder (McLean, VA): A member of the MS-13 street gang pleaded guilty to murder in aid of racketeering Thursday in connection with a 2004 shooting of a rival gang member.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: September 2, 2005

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City presses campaign against gang violence (Palo Alto, CA): After a triple-homicide pushed East Palo Alto's murder count to 13 for this year - nearly twice 2004's total - city officials vowed Thursday to aggressively suppress the gang violence suspected of causing the surge in killings.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 2, 2005

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Cops fight gang crime with new battle plan (Sacramento, CA): Nearly a dozen Vietnamese family members sat stone-faced in their spacious south Sacramento home as police officers upstairs searched a 17-year-old's bedroom.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 2, 2005

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Police reach out to area Hmong to stem violence (Sacramento, CA): Sacramento law enforcement agencies began a first-of-its-kind outreach program to immigrants' groups Thursday night with a session aimed at building a partnership with the Hmong community.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 2, 2005

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