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New law makes schools, playgrounds gang free zones (Corpus Christi, TX): A new law has given authorities more tools to fight gangs, including increasing the penalties for committing gang-related crimes near places like schools, playgrounds and youth centers.
Source: Caller-Times    Date: November 2, 2009
http://www.caller.com/...

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Gang suspect slain on street by gunmen wearing 'Scream' masks (Brooklyn, NY): Two gunmen wearing masks like the killer in the horror movie "Scream" shot and killed a suspected gang member in broad daylight on a Brooklyn street Sunday, police said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: November 2, 2009
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

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Frederick County sheriff worried about MontCo gangs (Montgomery County, MD): Montgomery County's relatively welcoming stance on illegal immigration may be attracting gangs that are causing problems for its stricter neighbor, said Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins.
Source: The Examiner    Date: November 2, 2009
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/...

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Pregnant woman shot trick-or-treating (Chicago, IL): A pregnant Chicago woman was shot as she took her daughter and other relatives trick-or-treating in the Avondale neighborhood Saturday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: November 2, 2009
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Halloween marred by violence in Ventura (Ventura, CA): Ventura had six violent incidents Halloween night, one of them gang-related and one police suspect was gang-related. Two took place at or near large Halloween parties.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: November 2, 2009
http://www.vcstar.com/...

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Tri-Cities police chiefs talk gangs, education, drug courts (Tacoma, WA): The Tri-Cities' three police chiefs focused on gangs, education and the impending loss of drug courts while speaking at the Columbia Basin Badger Club's Friday luncheon.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: November 2, 2009
http://www.thenewstribune.com/...

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Survey will check attitude of York County students (York County, PA): York County students are being surveyed through Nov. 13 to gather data about their behavior, their attitudes and their knowledge about alcohol, tobacco, drugs and violence.
Source: The York Dispatch    Date: November 2, 2009
http://yorkdispatch.inyork.com/...

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Pico Sheriff's station focuses on graffiti, tagging (Pico Rivera, CA): The baby-faced teenager walking home from school wearing a black backpack looked like any other high school student.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: November 1, 2009
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/...

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Brazen shooting stuns residents (Atlanta, GA): The van waited on a residential street next to Perkerson Park over the course of two days with men inside. Some residents thought it a bit odd, but apparently no one reported it.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: November 1, 2009
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Trafficking suspects face murder charges (West Palm Beach, FL): Federal prosecutors have added murder to the charges against two men allegedly involved in an extensive drug and arms trafficking operation in a quiet neighborhood west of Lantana.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: October 31, 2009
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/...

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Salinas police arrest two in Archer Street gang homicides (Salinas, CA): Extensive detective work, along with witnesses' help, led to the arrest of two Salinas teenagers in the fatal shooting of an Alisal High School sophomore and Salinas Community School student, police announced Friday.
Source: The Californian    Date: October 31, 2009
http://www.thecalifornian.com/...

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Oklahoma City police name suspect in OCU student’s death (Oklahoma City, OK): An Oklahoma City man identified by police as belonging to the Juarito street gang has been accused in a first-degree murder charge of gunning down an Oklahoma City University student in September.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: October 31, 2009
http://newsok.com/...

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Fight between rival gangs of youths avoided but two arrested for weapons (Fairfield, CA): Fairfield police broke up a potential fight between two rival youth groups and arrested two of the participants on weapons charges Thursday afternoon.
Source: CBS 5    Date: October 31, 2009
http://cbs5.com/...

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Shooting near Lloyd Center was gang drive-by (Portland, OR): Just after 11 p.m. Friday night gunshots rang out at the intersection by a Wendy's fast food restaurant and the Courtyard by Marriott at Lloyd Center.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: October 31, 2009
http://www.katu.com/...

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Sting nabs 21 suspected gang members in Santa Cruz county (Santa Cruz, CA): Twenty-one suspected gang members were arrested late Friday in an undercover sting that reached from Santa Cruz to Watsonville.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: October 31, 2009
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Anti-gang legislation inspired by slain cop (Chicago, IL): Inspired by the fatal shooting of a Chicago Police officer, the Illinois General Assembly passed gun legislation targeting gang members Friday.
Source: WBBM-AM 780    Date: October 31, 2009
http://www.wbbm780.com/...

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Lynn student charged in attack (Lynn, MA): A 16-year-old Lynn Classical High School student was charged yesterday with armed assault with intent to murder and other charges in connection with a gang-related stabbing just off school grounds that left four other students injured Thursday, according to authorities.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: October 31, 2009
http://www.boston.com/...

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Newark teen assaulted outside of Oliver Street School (Newark, NJ): David Quinones Jr., 14, was walking away from Oliver Street School in Newark and headed home when he saw another kid looking at him intently.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: October 30, 2009
http://www.nj.com/...

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Man shot and wounded in Whittier (Whittier, CA): A man was shot and wounded late Friday in an apparently gang-related attack, police said. The shooting occurred about 8:30 p.m. at Pioneer and Beverly boulevards, Whittier police Sgt. Tom Reed said.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: October 30, 2009
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/...

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South End gang busted (Albany, NY): In a long-awaited takedown of one of Albany's most notorious street gangs, 25 members and associates of the South End-based Original Gangsta Killas were charged Thursday with a vicious crime spree of drug dealing, robbery and gang violence dating back to 2000.
Source: Times Union    Date: October 30, 2009
http://www.timesunion.com/...

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