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Prevention key to gang-free GHS (Gilroy, CA): The recent gang violence on the campus of Gilroy High School is disturbing, mostly because there doesn’t seem to be any action from the administration to prevent such incidents.
Source: The Gilroy Dispatch Date: May 25, 2005
Three gang members arrested (Long Beach, CA): A car to car shooting following a funeral led gang detectives to three known gang members and the seizure of two guns Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Source: Press-Telegram Date: May 25, 2005
Arrest made in slaying (Salinas, CA): A Salinas teenager was arrested Tuesday in connection with the slaying of a man the night before, police reported.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: May 25, 2005
Subculture of gangs discussed in Palatine (Palatine, IL): Amid its affluent downtown district and bustling Rand/Dundee retail corridor lies another side of Palatine that few see.
Source: Daily Herald Date: May 25, 2005
Drive-by shooting injures three occupants of van in Providence (Providence, RI): Former La Salle Academy star athlete Herlin Perry and two other men were wounded in a drive-by shooting on Weybosset Street downtown early yesterday morning.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: May 24, 2005
Alleged gang members turn elderly woman's apartment into drug den (San Francisco, CA): Six alleged gang members operated a full-scale drug den out of the apartment of an elderly woman who suffered from dementia, even eating her free senior meals, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: May 24, 2005
Chicago Heights sting nets charges against 121 (Chicago Heights, IL): A six-month undercover operation targeting open-air drug markets in Chicago Heights netted charges against 121 people, including dozens of dealers and scores of would-be buyers, Cook County Sheriff Michael Sheahan announced Sunday.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: May 23, 2005
Three suspected gang members held after cop shot (Chicago, IL): A Chicago Police officer who was shot on the West Side early Sunday was treated and released from Cook County's Stroger Hospital, police said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: May 23, 2005
Gang member leads NHP troopers on high-speed chase (Reno, NV): A Nebraska man was arrested early Monday morning after he allegedly led police on a high-speed pursuit in a stolen car.
Source: KRNV News 4 Date: May 23, 2005
Montana gets taste of gang life (Deer Lodge, MT): When the inmate arrived at Montana State Prison in 2002, officials routinely catalogued his tattoos and noted one that simply read "13."
Source: Billings Gazette Date: May 22, 2005
13 linked to gangs held in drug sweep (Chicago, IL): Chicago police rounded up more than a dozen suspected drug dealers last week, finishing their 22nd undercover investigation of an open-air drug market this year.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: May 22, 2005
Going after gangs (Knightdale, NC): Deep into the evening of a long workday pouring concrete, Lerrell Marshmon was getting ready for bed when he heard loud talk and raucous laughter and smelled marijuana smoke rising up from his front yard.
Source: The News & Observer Date: May 22, 2005
At least four people stabbed in Holland gang fight (Holland, MI): One man is in custody after a gang fight in Holland that left at least four people with stab wounds.
Source: WOOD 8 News Date: May 22, 2005
South Bay gang member convicted last week on murder charges (San Jose, CA): A Santa Clara County jury last week found Benny Espinoza guilty of first-degree murder for killing a teenager in San Jose, a deputy district attorney said today.
Source: CBS 5 News Date: May 22, 2005
Stray bullet shatters car window (Palo Alto, CA): A 5-year-old boy was covered in shards of glass after a stray bullet from a gang fight shattered the window of his mother's car as she was getting gas Saturday at a Shell station in East Palo Alto.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: May 22, 2005
Court officials look to toughen sentences for some gang crimes (New London, CT): An increase in gang activity is prompting court officials in Connecticut to take new steps ensuring gang members convicted of weapons and drug crimes get the maximum jail sentence.
Source: Newsday Date: May 21, 2005
Meeting to tackle gang issues (Scottsdale, AZ): Two gang-related fights in south Scottsdale earlier this week provoked a neighborhood response from police, social service workers and residents.
Source: East Valley Tribune Date: May 21, 2005
Young man shot in possible gang-related incident (San Antonio, TX): A 16-year-old male was shot in the back late Friday night on the 100 block of Colby Street in what may be a gang-related incident.
Source: San Antonio Express-News Date: May 21, 2005
Two gang members shot, hospitalized (Lomita, CA): Two gang members were shot and wounded by other gang members late Thursday, authorities said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: May 21, 2005
Shootings prompt call for residents to unite (San Diego, CA): The sound of gunfire is a sad reality in southeastern San Diego, where children are afraid to walk home from school and the concentration of gang members is higher than in any other area of the city.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: May 21, 2005
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