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Illegal and in gang? Prepare to go home (Minnesota): A nationwide crackdown on illegal immigrants who are members or associates of street gangs has led to the arrest of 44 people in Minnesota, 30 of whom have been deported.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: November 3, 2005
http://www.startribune.com/...

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Teen shot leaving Halloween party (Palmdale, CA): Halloween night turned tragic when a 14-year-old boy leaving a church get-together with his girlfriend was accosted by two young men and shot in what may have been a case of mistaken identity.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: November 2, 2005
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Fight gangs harder, nabe urges cops (Elmhurst, NY): The recent gang-related stabbing of two high school students has heightened fears among Elmhurst locals who say police must do more to protect their youth.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: November 2, 2005
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

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Curbing the gangs (Long Island, NY): With hearings that included the beats of rapper 50 Cent, slideshows of alleyway murders and tears from a young woman caught in gang crossfire, an influential state commission that exposed police abuse in the 1980s and upstate methamphetamine labs last year turned its spotlight on Long Island gangs yesterday.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 2, 2005
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Significance of slaying at school unclear (Fresno, CA): A gang assassination at a Fresno school last week has left the city nervous, and it's uncertain whether the slaying signals a new era of violence.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 2, 2005
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Gang reports made public (East Hartford, CT): Confidential police documents show that the town has more of a problem with gangs than the police chief has indicated publicly, a town council member said Tuesday.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: November 2, 2005
http://www.courant.com/...

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Four teen gang suspects face trial in woman's fatal mugging (Cleveland, OH): Four boys police say are members of the Goonies gang were charged Tuesday with murder and aggravated murder in the death of a 76-year-old woman.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: November 2, 2005
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Halloween bash turns ugly: Downtown fights erupt involving gang members (Chapel Hill, NC): The Halloween festivities in downtown Chapel Hill on Monday night took a dark turn late as police officers had to break up numerous fights, including some that involved gang members from Durham.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: November 1, 2005
http://www.herald-sun.com/...

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Seven stabbed in downtown Santa Cruz on Halloween (Santa Cruz, CA): Police on Tuesday continued to investigate a series of alleged gang-related attacks that sent seven people to hospitals during downtown Halloween festivities.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 1, 2005
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Judge issues injunction against 104 gang members (San Diego County, CA): A judge issued a preliminary injunction yesterday against 104 documented members of the oldest street gang in San Diego County.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 1, 2005
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Gang members who terrorized neighborhood indicted (San Francisco, CA): A federal grand jury on Monday indicted a dozen alleged gang members in San Francisco who authorities said terrorized a 10-block section of a poor city neighborhood.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 31, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Gang killings prompt nine raids (Fresno, CA): Hours after two more gang-related homicides, Fresno police early Sunday raided nine suspected gang houses and held two men who might be connected to a third killing.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: October 31, 2005
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Gang fight at hotel leaves one juvenile stabbed (Salt Lake City, UT): Authorities were called to a hotel early Sunday morning after a young man was stabbed at a party.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News    Date: October 30, 2005
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Gang uses deportation to its advantage to flourish in U.S. (Los Angeles, CA): On a sweltering afternoon, an unmarked white jetliner taxies to a remote terminal at the international airport here and disgorges dozens of criminal deportees from the United States.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 30, 2005
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Actress slain in gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): Teen actress Tara Correa-McMullen, who portrayed a former gang member in the TV show "Judging Amy," was shot to death amid gang violence, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 29, 2005
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Officials: Drug ring busted (Detroit, MI): A federal grand jury in Detroit indicted 25 people in what officials say is one of the region's largest drug and money laundering conspiracies.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: October 29, 2005
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Hate crime arrests in East County spur action (El Cajon, CA): The Grossmont high school district will step up its efforts to address problems with gangs following the arrests of six Santee residents – including three students – on hate crime charges, superintendent Terry Ryan said yesterday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 29, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Killings investigated for ties to DVD (Fresno, CA): Two men shot to death roughly 14 hours apart Thursday were members of rival street gangs, and both homicides could have some connection to the now-infamous "Fresno Uncensored" DVD.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: October 29, 2005
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Violent loss unites West Hill teens (Albany, NY): As groups of teens gathered Friday around a memorial to remember their friend Dominique Young, gunned down the night before, police stepped up patrols, fearing gang violence.
Source: Times Union    Date: October 29, 2005
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Senate approves anti-gang initiative (Massachussetts): The Massachusetts Senate last week unanimously approved a sweeping anti-gang initiative that includes a statewide witness protection program and $11 million grant program to fund collaborative regional anti-gang efforts that focus both on increased law enforcement activities as well as youth violence prevention programs.
Source: Stoughton Journal    Date: October 28, 2005
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