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DuPree: City done tolerating gang violence (Hattiesburg, MS): Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree delivered a strong message Monday to gang members: Enough is enough. The city won’t tolerate any more of the criminal misconduct that has resulted in several drive-by shootings in the past week, including one that injured a 12-year-old girl.
Source: The Hattiesburg American    Date: October 9, 2006
http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/...

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Woman in legal trouble over alleged gang house (Gwinnett County, GA): It's easy to miss the gang graffiti spray-painted on the stone front of Maria Ortiz's house, if you're not looking for it. But the five bullet holes in the second-floor window stand out.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: October 9, 2006
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Schools, police team up to fight gangs (Austin, TX): Christopher Briseño lost his life doing something that was an ordinary part of his day: walking home from school.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: October 8, 2006
http://www.statesman.com/...

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Gang law too broad, opponents say (Cleveland, OH): Gregory Barnes danced and stomped on a hat dropped by a rival who was on Barnes' street taunting him. The quick step was a sign of disrespect to his neighborhood nemesis.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: October 8, 2006
http://www.cleveland.com/...

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Gang activity on rise in county (Snohomish County, WA): Law enforcement officials are seeing an increase in gang-related activity, a trend across the nation in rural and suburban areas.
Source: The Herald    Date: October 8, 2006
http://www.heraldnet.com/...

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Gang members, leader indicted (New Britain, CT): The head of a Latino street gang in New Britain and several of his associates suspected of trafficking cocaine throughout the city were indicted last month on drug and firearm charges, according to court documents unsealed Friday.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: October 7, 2006
http://www.courant.com/...

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Arrests made in parole, probation sweep (Glenn County, CA): Two teams of officers fanned out in Glenn County on Thursday to check on several people suspected of being in violation of their parole or probation terms.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: October 7, 2006
http://www.chicoer.com/...

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Isle grapples with youth violence (Galveston, TX): A sudden surge of gang violence among students from a middle school has cost one boy partial sight in an eye and left one girl with a cut lip, black eye and badly bruised head in recent weeks, police said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: October 7, 2006
http://www.chron.com/...

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Second suspect arrested in El Paisano shooting (Manatee County, FL): The second man suspected of shooting a rival gang member at a local nightclub in August has been arrested, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: October 7, 2006
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Law enforcement wants plan to squelch N.H. gang activity (Bedford, NH): Gang activity in New Hampshire is small but growing, and law enforcement officials say they want a plan to squelch it before it gets any bigger.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: October 6, 2006
http://www.boston.com/...

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Detectives take on gangs of Seattle (Seattle, WA): Saturday night and two Seattle gang detectives cruise along Rainier Avenue in an unmarked Crown Victoria they both know fools no one, with its dual spotlights and array of antennas.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: October 6, 2006
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/...

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Rash of brawls at West High (Tracy, CA): Investigations continued Thursday into a group of gang-related lunch-time brawls at Merrill F. West High School that resulted in at least 13 suspensions.
Source: The Record    Date: October 6, 2006
http://www.recordnet.com/...

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Schools fight back against gangs (Tulsa, OK): Hoping to send a 'strong message,' administrators are watching students' dress and behavior, among other things. Tulsa's increase in gang activity and violence is not evident just in the record-setting pace of homicides over the past few years.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: October 6, 2006
http://www.tulsaworld.com/...

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Police suspect Oak Park shootings are gang-related (Oak Park, CA): A woman attending a memorial for a 16-year-old Oak Park shooting victim on Thursday was shot in the back. That makes two shootings, in two days, breaking months of calm in a neighborhood plagued by crime.
Source: CBS 13 Sacramento    Date: October 6, 2006
http://cbs13.com/...

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Police say they've dismantled leadership of big gang (San Diego, CA): A yearlong crackdown on gang violence in San Diego has led to arrests of top-level members of one of the largest black gangs in the region, authorities said Friday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 6, 2006
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Police: Report gang activity (Manitowoc, WI): Craig Stasiek says he isn't about to give in to the gangs in his south side Manitowoc neighborhood. Stasiek, 35, walks the streets in his neighborhood near Pulaski Park with his Doberman, making himself known to his neighbors
Source: Herald Times Reporter    Date: October 6, 2006
http://www.htrnews.com/...

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Anti-gang program new this year in Valley Stream (Valley Stream, NY): An anti-gang program designed to help students make important life decisions has begun this year in Valley Stream schools. Districts 13, 24, and 30 will be participating in the Gang Resitance, Education, and Training (GREAT) program, which was formed to combat gang violence in communities.
Source: Valley Stream Herald    Date: October 5, 2006
http://www.zwire.com/...

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ATF arrests three Chicago gang members on federal gun dealing and drug trafficking charges in undercover sting (Chicago, IL): Three Chicago gang members were to appear before U.S. District Court Magistrate Nan R. Nolan today after being arrested on federal firearms and narcotics violations by special agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).
Source: PR Newswire    Date: October 5, 2006
http://www.prnewswire.com/...

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85-count indictment charges 21 gang members and associates with conspiracy, drug, gun charges (Oklahoma City, OK): An indictment was unsealed today charging 21 gang members and associates with 85 counts involving conspiracy, gun and drug related charges, announced U.S. Attorney John C. Richter of the Western District of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Gang Task Force.
Source: US Newswire    Date: October 5, 2006
http://releases.usnewswire.com/...

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St. Paul police raid 16 houses in gang bust (St. Paul, MN): During the past nine months, St. Paul police investigators say they've seen a spike in gang-related crimes.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: October 4, 2006
http://www.startribune.com/...

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