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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
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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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
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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
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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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Police alert parents, community to signs of gang activity (Noblesville, TN): While gangs are not a serious problem in Noblesville, no town is immune, say police. The Noblesville Police Department held a gang awareness meeting Thursday night at the Noblesville Library to let parents know what warning signs to look for.
Source: The Noblesville Daily Times    Date: October 28, 2005
http://www.thenoblesvilletimes.com/...

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Lanphier fights blamed on gangs (Lanphier, IL): A recent series of fights at Lanphier High School stems from wannabe gangsters bringing neighborhood disputes to school, Springfield police say.
Source: The State Journal-Register     Date: October 28, 2005
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Two teenagers shot in Gilroy parking lot (Gilroy, CA): Two teenage boys were shot, possibly with a shotgun, in a Gilroy shopping center parking lot today, the Gilroy Police Department reported.
Source: KPIX CBS 5 News    Date: October 28, 2005
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Shelton attack raises worries of school gangs (Shelton, CT): A Shelton High School student was stabbed early Thursday by a fellow student during a confrontation that may have been sparked by gang rivalries.
Source: Connecticut Post    Date: October 28, 2005
http://www.connpost.com/...

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Shooting at Fresno venue kills man (Fresno, CA): A shooting early Thursday during the filming of a music video at a popular Fresno nightclub resulted in the death of an unidentified man.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: October 28, 2005
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Rival gang members, school officials call for truce (Dallas, TX): Former and current rival gang members stood together outside a South Dallas community center on Wednesday as part of a commitment to end gang violence in Dallas.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: October 27, 2005
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Gangs under scrutiny in Spring Branch (Houston, TX): Spring Branch civic association members, police and government officials agreed last week to join forces to discourage the spread of gang membership and graffiti.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: October 27, 2005
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