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Cops detail shootout with gang 'hit men' (Chicago, IL): As Chicago police tailed a carload of gang "hit men" in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Monday afternoon, authorities said they knew they were running out of time to stop the vehicle before the driver reached their intended target, a rival gang member living in the area.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 2, 2006

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Teens arrested in gang fight (Canby, OR): Two teenagers were arrested Thursday after a gang fight in Canby. A 15-year-old male with ties to the Norteno Gang and a 13-year-old male with ties to the Sureno Gang both face charges of disorderly conduct.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: November 2, 2006

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Community leaders propose anti-gang legislastion (Baltimore, MD): Governor Ehrlich and Baltimore State's Attorney Pat Jessamy met behind closed doors with other prosecutors and police to propose some anti-gang legislation.
Source: WJZ Channel 13 News    Date: November 2, 2006

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Gangs plague troubled school (St. Louis, MO): By nearly every yardstick, Roosevelt High School in St. Louis is the problem child in a district that itself is troubled. Gangs are a big part of the problem at the city's only nonmagnet high school south of Highway 40.
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch    Date: November 1, 2006

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Fresno gang foes united (Fresno, CA): Fresno County plans to partner with the city of Fresno in an effort to help people avoid or leave gangs.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 1, 2006

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Santa Cruz police blame gang actitivy on two stabbings last night (Santa Cruz, CA): Santa Cruz authorities are blaming gang activity for two stabbings that sent two people to the hospital during a Halloween celebration.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: November 1, 2006

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Two arrested in Fairfield gang fight Monday (Fairfield, CA) : Fairfield police made two arrests during a gang fight involving a tire iron, baseball bat and pieces of wood on Monday afternoon.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: November 1, 2006

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Salem police say gang members arrested (Salem, MA): Four reputed members of the Bloods street gang from Chelsea were arrested last night at the commuter rail station, before they could reach -- and possibly disrupt -- the city's Halloween celebration, police said.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: November 1, 2006

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Gang fear no excuse for jurors, judge says (Richland County, SC): A judge ruled Monday that attorneys could not dismiss jurors from a murder trial because they might be intimidated by gangs.
Source: The State    Date: October 31, 2006

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Police scramble to combat violence (Seattle, WA): On a weekend when extra police patrols were added to one area of Seattle to curb violent crime, another rash of shootings, stabbings and brawls broke out in several other locations, confounding efforts to halt the rise in violent crime.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: October 31, 2006

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Two arrested after Canal gang fight (Marin County, CA): Two Richmond men were booked into Marin County Jail for their alleged involvement in a gang-related fight Sunday in a Canal area parking lot, San Rafael police said.
Source: Marin Independent Journal    Date: October 31, 2006

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Police charge 17 as gang members (Milwaukee, WI): Seventeen people affiliated with a gang that authorities say has been distributing cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana on Milwaukee's north side for about 15 years have been charged with conspiracy and other drug offenses in federal court in Milwaukee, according to an indictment made public Tuesday.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: October 31, 2006

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Salem police to be on the lookout for gang violence (Salem, MA): Salem police will be monitoring gang members tonight, in addition to ghouls and goblins, during Halloween festivities, after intelligence from police in surrounding towns and cities indicated that rival gangs were planning to use the Witch City's crowds and chaos to fight or confront each other.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: October 31, 2006

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Arrests made in conjunction to gang activity (Dodge City, KS): Eight individuals were arrested on Friday when investigations into the recent rise in gang-related crime and violence led officers of the Dodge City Police Department to 146 17th Ave. with a search warrant, said a press release from the Dodge City Police Department.
Source: Dodge City Daily Globe    Date: October 31, 2006

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Drive-by shooting linked to rival gangs, police say (Canby, OR): Police say an apartment in the 200 block of South Knott Street was the target of a gang-related drive-by shooting early Monday morning.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 31, 2006

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Graffiti cases on track to surpass 2005 pace (Corona, CA): Work orders for graffiti removal in Corona have gone up in the past few years. In 2003, the city processed 5,285 work orders for graffiti removal. That number dipped to 4,971 in 2004 before climbing to 5,330 in 2005, according to city statistics.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: October 31, 2006

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Police: Officers shoot and kill alleged armed gang members (Chicago, IL): Police shot and killed two alleged gang members and wounded a third who the officers believed were on their way to kill a rival gang member Monday, Police Superintendent Philip Cline said.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat    Date: October 31, 2006

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Judge restricts alleged Bayview gang members (San Francisco, CA): The battle over San Francisco's plan to cut gang violence through lawsuits began Monday when a judge issued a temporary restraining order against 22 alleged members of a Bayview-Hunters Point gang, but delayed a ruling on whether to slap them with a 10 p.m. curfew.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: October 31, 2006

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Rosenberg tightens regulation of graffiti (Rosenberg, TX): The city of Rosenberg has toughened its law against graffiti, imposing a fine of up to $500 on property owners who fail to clean up the blight.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: October 31, 2006

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Court prohibits SF gang members from publicly associating (San Francisco, CA): A San Francisco County Superior Court judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday against the Oakdale Mob gang, prohibiting them from publicly associating with one another in the city's Hunter's Point neighborhood.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 30, 2006

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