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Keep it real: Just say no to gangs (Hallandale Beach, FL): Students at Hallandale High School said that on any given day, members of the "80 Babies" gang stand near the hallways and cafeteria of the school, dressed in black, ready to bully, intimidate and pick fights with others.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: November 5, 2006
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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Gangs swell, police respond (St. Paul, MN): Police arrested nine students this week at St. Paul's Harding High School after the latest skirmish in an apparent ongoing feud between two rival gangs.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: November 4, 2006
http://www.twincities.com/...

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Feds vow to fight gangs (Hamilton, NJ): Calling gang members the mobsters of the 21st century, U.S. Attorney Christopher J. Christie on Friday pledged federal firepower to help local officials break up New Jersey's fast-growing street crews.
Source: The Record    Date: November 4, 2006
http://www.northjersey.com/...

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Yonkers shooting suspect nabbed in nationwide sweep (Yonkers, NY): A reputed gang member accused of shooting three people at a Yonkers christening party was among more than 10,700 fugitives arrested by deputy U.S. marshals in a nationwide sweep.
Source: The Journal News    Date: November 3, 2006
http://www.thejournalnews.com/...

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Signs of gangs are identified (Columbia County, GA): The photo of five teens wearing similar colors and bandannas looks like it could have come from Los Angeles or New York.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: November 3, 2006
http://chronicle.augusta.com/...

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Gunfire aimed at deputies kills girl bystander in LA area (Los Angeles, CA): Rifle fire aimed at sheriff's deputies killed a 12-year-old girl and grazed a teenage girl, authorities said. The shooter remained at large Friday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 3, 2006
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Machete attack was gang-related (San Francisco, CA): Police now believe a vicious attack on two men Saturday morning in the parking lot of a United Parcel Service building was gang-related, police Corporal Doug Smith said.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: November 3, 2006
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Fresno targets Bulldog gang (Fresno, CA): Jerry Dyer wants the Bulldogs out of business. The Fresno police chief announced Thursday the creation of a new task force that will have a single objective: to wipe out Fresno's largest and most disruptive gang.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 3, 2006
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Feud hampers anti-gang strategy (Baltimore, MD): The feud between the Baltimore state's attorney and Mayor Martin O'Malley has led to an early hurdle in the effort by public officials to develop a unified anti-gang strategy for the city.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: November 3, 2006
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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Police nab cunning gang leader (Chicago, IL): Chicago police have arrested a man they believe is a key player in a 10-month drug war between two rival street gangs that has resulted in at least 19 deaths.
Source: Political Gateway    Date: November 3, 2006
http://politicalgateway.com/...

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Inmate cut with blade in jail fight (Burke County, NC): A man who was sliced repeatedly with a razor blade Monday in what authorities called a gang-related jail fight returned to a Salisbury prison Tuesday.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: November 3, 2006
http://www.charlotte.com/...

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Georgia gets federal help with gang woes (Savannah, GA): The U.S. Attorney's Office in Savannah began an anti-gang initiative Wednesday that included federal agents showing dozens of local law enforcement officers how to infiltrate gangs, halt drug shipments and conduct long-term investigations.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: November 2, 2006
http://chronicle.augusta.com/...

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Six gang suspects held, charged in cocaine ring (Chicago, IL): Six suspected members of the Latin Kings street gang were arrested and charged Wednesday in Aurora and Carpentersville in connection with a federal investigation of cocaine distribution in the western suburbs.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 2, 2006
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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San Diego mayor calls on public to report gang crimes (San Diego, CA): Mayor Jerry Sanders addressed San Diego's gang problem for the second straight day yesterday by asking the public to help in solving old cases and to stay involved by reporting crimes swiftly.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 2, 2006
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Shooting and machete attack gang-related (San Francisco, CA): Police now believe a vicious attack on two men Saturday morning in the parking lot of a United Parcel Service building was gang-related, police Corporal Doug Smith said.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: November 2, 2006
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Gang-related brawl leads to weapons seizure (Rio Rancho, CA): Police confiscated an assault rifle and gang paraphernalia Sunday night while following up on a gang-related brawl that occurred in northern Rio Rancho last week.
Source: The Observer    Date: November 2, 2006
http://www.observer-online.com/...

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Drug bust leads to alleged gang tie (Cape May County, NJ): That search resulted in the seizure of approximately one-eighth ounce of rock cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and documentation pertaining to the Nine-trey set of the Bloods street gang.
Source: Cape May County News    Date: November 2, 2006
http://www.capemaycountyherald.com/...

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Cops arrest fifth in Morristown sweep of gangs (Morristown, NJ): The remaining alleged gang member who had not been arrested in a large-scale sweep by Morris County authorities on the weekend is in police custody, along with four more people wanted on drug charges.
Source: Daily Record    Date: November 2, 2006
http://www.dailyrecord.com/...

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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
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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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
http://www.koin.com/...

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