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Re-cycling offers alternative to gangs (Sunnyside, WA): Don’t give George Villalobos a hacksaw. The 13-year-old bike mechanic-in-training might try to use it to remove a crusty tire from the rim of a road bike.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: November 10, 2009
http://www.yakima-herald.com/...

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Three gang members arrested in NE Fresno (Fresno, CA): Officers arrested three men, one armed with a handgun, late Sunday while searching for rival gang members who were in northeast Fresno after the Jay-Z concert at Save Mart Center, a Fresno police sergeant said.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 9, 2009
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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TX officials say 11 students arrested for riot (Pharr, TX): Eleven students including six juveniles are accused of participating in a gang-related riot at a Pharr alternative high school.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: November 9, 2009
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His mission: Get the word out on Modesto's gangs (Modesto, CA): A mother of three stood in the Tuolumne Elementary School cafeteria with her arms crossed, her bottom lip almost quivering and her voice filled with desperation.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: November 8, 2009
http://www.modbee.com/...

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Police relieve two gang members of firearms (Santa Rosa, CA): Within an hour's time, two guns were taken out of the hands of alleged Norteño gang members by Santa Rosa police officers patrolling the streets of northwest Santa Rosa Friday night, officials said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: November 7, 2009
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/...

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JMB fight part of gang war, police say (Salisbury, MD): When school bus No. 70 drove away from James M. Bennett High School at 3:05 p.m. Thursday, the 45 students on board didn't know the yellow and black bus would serve as a moving target.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: November 7, 2009
http://www.delmarvanow.com/...

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One Vision One Life strives to save youths from gang life (Pittsburgh, PA): Six years ago, a former gang member brought together two dozen people like himself to intervene in street disputes and reach out to troubled kids in Allegheny County's worst neighborhoods.
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review    Date: November 7, 2009
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/...

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D.A. offers gang help to schools (Palm Desert, CA): Riverside County District Attorney Rod Pacheco called school administrators from across the Coachella Valley together Thursday for a first-of-its-kind anti-gang summit.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: November 6, 2009
http://www.mydesert.com/...

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Case involving problematic gang law postponed to January (Baltimore, MD): Dajuan A. Marshall does not deny being a member of the Spyder gang, a Bloods sect, according to his defense attorney.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: November 6, 2009
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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Two convicted for W. Sac gang activity (Woodland, CA): Two men have been convicted for participating in activities as part of the Norteno street gang, the Yolo County District Attorney's office said Friday.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: November 6, 2009
http://www.kcra.com/...

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Four men indicted on drug charges (Chicago, IL): Three family members and a fourth man were indicted Thursday in a crack-cocaine sting operation involving the Black P-Stone Nation street gang's drug-selling in Chicago's South Shore neighborhood, prosecutors and police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 6, 2009
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Gang members arrested in casino kidnapping (Placerville, CA): Several people were arrested Friday after an alleged kidnapping and dispute about gang affiliations took place last month at Red Hawk Casino.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: November 6, 2009
http://www.kcra.com/...

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Gang unit raid nets drugs, suspects (Modesto, CA): The Modesto police Street Gang Unit arrested three men, confiscated various drugs packaged for sale, and recovered a handgun and some cash in a raid Thursday morning.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: November 5, 2009
http://www.modbee.com/...

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Gang member stabbed by rivals at Cook County Jail (Cook County, IL): The same day a Chicago Sun-Times story hit the streets saying Cook County Jail doors don’t work, inmates broke free from their cells and stabbed a rival gang member, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: November 5, 2009
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Four alleged gang members indicted on crack charges (Chicago, IL): Prosecutors say four alleged members of Chicago's Black P Stone Nation street gang have been indicted on federal drug charges for allegedly selling crack cocaine on the city's South Side.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 5, 2009
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Four reputed gang members held in Santa Monica slaying (Santa Monica, CA): Four reputed gang members were booked on suspicion of murder today in connection with a shooting at a Santa Monica park that left one man dead and prompted police to beef up patrols in the area, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 5, 2009
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County's $500K gang initiative passes in U.S. Senate (Yakima, WA): The Yakima County Gang Initiative legislation worth $500,000 has passed the U.S. Senate as part of the 2010 Commerce, Justice and Science appropriations bill.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: November 5, 2009
http://www.yakima-herald.com/...

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Alleged member of street gang, 31 Flavors, arrested in Texas (Collin County, TX): One of the two remaining suspected members of the "31 Flavors" street gang was arrested Wednesday in Texas.
Source: The News-Star    Date: November 5, 2009
http://www.thenewsstar.com/...

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Gang leader faces 110 years (Albany, GA): Pleading guilty to nine criminal counts, including three of violent street gang terrorism, could land gangleader Michael Williams in prison for 110 years, a judge says.
Source: The Albany Herald    Date: November 5, 2009
http://albanyherald.com/...

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53 indicted on drug charges in sweep of two Bronx housing projects (Bronx, NY): Less than a mile from Yankee Stadium, two gangs had the run of adjacent public housing projects in the Bronx, openly running heroin and crack cocaine trafficking rings, the authorities said.
Source: The New York Times    Date: November 4, 2009
http://www.nytimes.com/...

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