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Man arrested in Fun Spot shooting (Grand Rapids, MI): A 19-year-old man has been arrested by Grand Rapids and Kentwood Police for the Sunday night shooting death of a teenager at the Fun Spot Roller Rink. He is expected to be arraigned Thursday.
Source: WOOD 8 News    Date: November 15, 2006
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More immigrants seeking asylum cite gang violence (Washington, DC): Increasing numbers of Salvadorans, Hondurans and Guatemalans are entering the United States illegally and applying for asylum on the grounds that their lives are imperiled by gang violence in their home countries, according to immigration lawyers and advocacy groups.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: November 15, 2006
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Two MS-13 members are convicted of racketeering (Greenbelt, MD): In the first major victory for federal prosecutors in a sweeping legal assault on MS-13 in Maryland, a federal jury in Greenbelt yesterday convicted two members of the violent Latino street gang of criminal racketeering.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: November 15, 2006
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Suspected gang member arrested for weekend graffiti (Bloomfield, NM): Police were sent to a Bloomfield neighborhood that was bombarded with gang graffiti early Sunday morning, said Bloomfield Police Detective Sgt. Jonathan Martinez.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: November 14, 2006
http://www.daily-times.com/...

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Anti-gang summit looks at gangs in eastern PA (Lancaster, PA): Earlier this year, the Route 222 corridor was labeled one of the most gang-infested areas in the country. Now the federal government is dedicating $2.5 million to fight the problem.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: November 14, 2006
http://wfmz.com/...

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Reputed gang members arrested in mortgage fraud probe (Chicago, IL): Chicago and suburban police conduct a series of raids and arrested two people Tuesday, including a reputed street gang member. Police say it is in connection with a mortgage fraud investigation.
Source: WLS 7 News    Date: November 14, 2006
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Legislation sought to fight gangs (South Carolina): South Carolina will never successfully fight gangs if law enforcement agencies can’t agree on what a gang is, USC researchers told a group of residents and police at an anti-gang summit Monday morning.
Source: The State    Date: November 14, 2006
http://www.thestate.com/...

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'Our schools ... not out of control' (Memphis, TN): Memphis City and Shelby County school officials Monday decried remarks by an anti-gang consultant that they say unfairly labeled schools as having an uncontrolled gang problem.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: November 14, 2006
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Expert weighs in on gangs in DeSoto (DeSoto County, TN): A consultant says DeSoto County schools are beginning to see some of the gang activity that he believes is "out of control" in Memphis and Shelby County schools.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: November 13, 2006
http://www.commercialappeal.com/...

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Getting rid of the Bulldog Gang will be a challenge (Fresno, CA): Chief Jerry Dyer says the new push is not a challenge to Bulldog Gang members, instead the challenge of getting rid of the Bulldogs is for members of his own department.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: November 13, 2006
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Fostering an anti-gang city (Ozark, MO): Community Partnership of the Ozarks hopes to engage area residents in an uncomfortable conversation this week.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: November 13, 2006
http://www.news-leader.com/...

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Gangbangers' online videos a lure for kids (Boston, MA): One gang in Boston is using a new way to recruit - YouTube. Luckily, the self-proclaimed Bloods gangbangers from "M.O.B. Charlestown Bricks" look too stupid in their highly rated home movie on the popular Web site to actually attract new members.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: November 13, 2006
http://news.bostonherald.com/...

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Five men shot near Fowler (Fowler, CA): Five men were shot early Saturday in what Fresno County sheriff's deputies said was a gang-related shootout southwest of Fowler.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 12, 2006
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Four arrested in suspected gang brawl (Union City, CA): Union City police responded to a report of a fight near Railroad Avenue and D Street involving a number of people with bats and clubs at 9:20 p.m. Friday.
Source: The Argus    Date: November 12, 2006
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Petaluma police nab gang suspects (Petaluma, CA): The Petaluma Police Department Gang Unit arrested a man Friday on charges of child abuse and gang involvement after he allegedly beat a 15-year-old boy in the parking lot of a Round Table Pizza as a result of a previous fight between rival gangs.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: November 12, 2006
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Salinas' missing kingpin (Salinas, CA): Recent federal and local law enforcement efforts to break up a Nuestra Familia gang regiment in Salinas have been stymied, leaving investigators with an unanswered question: Where's Bubba?
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: November 12, 2006
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Chief: No gang presence in villages (Adrian, MI): No gang-related activity has been detected in Clinton or Addison, said Adrian Police Chief Terry Collins, who mentioned the two villages in a warning to law enforcement and court officials that gang organizations are expanding their presence here.
Source: The Daily Telegram    Date: November 11, 2006
http://www.lenconnect.com/...

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Tagger gangs getting violent (Montebello, CA): Two groups of taggers square off at a popular tagger hangout near a Montebello riverbed. Shouting their tagging monikers, they trade blows and, as the fight intensifies, someone jams a screwdriver through the skull of a 20-year-old man.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: November 11, 2006
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/...

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Police conduct massive gang sweep in Fillmore (Fillmore, CA): Police say gangs in Fillmore are becoming more violent and less fearful of authorities. Because of a recent spike in gang crime, more than one hundred law enforcement officials conducted a gang sweep to get criminals off the streets.
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: November 10, 2006
http://www.keyt.com/...

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Police looking to set up anti-gang unit (Monticello, NY): Just as in other parts of the region, gangs are infiltrating communities in Sullivan County and Sheriff Michael Schiff Thursday told county lawmakers that he wants to establish a counter-gang unit.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: November 10, 2006
http://www.midhudsonnews.com/...

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