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Feds charge 66 alleged gang members (Washington, DC): Federal authorities announced arrests Wednesday of 66 alleged violent gang members in seven states and the nation's capital who were charged over the last week with various crimes and immigration violations.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: December 21, 2005
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/...

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Police trying to hunt down violent gang members (Houston, TX): Ten murders and eleven suspects. Some of them are still on the loose, but it's a much bigger problem than that. Houston police and residents are telling us about one violent gang doing an awful lot of damage.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: December 21, 2005
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Increase in gang activity in Chester keeps police on alert (Chester, SC): Police have seen an increase in local gang activity, particularly in graffiti, in a recent four- to five-week span, the chief said Friday. But officials have not identified any more than the nine gangs they reported one year ago.
Source: The Herald    Date: December 20, 2005
http://www.heraldonline.com/...

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Three teens arrested in Mountain View robbery linked to another (Mountain View, AK): A man walking in Mountain View on Monday morning was robbed at gunpoint by a group of teenagers who police say were gang members responsible for another robbery a week ago at a nearby department store.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: December 20, 2005
http://www.adn.com/...

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Suspect in P.G. robbery on gang's hit list (Pacific Grove, CA): A man arrested in connection with the armed robbery of a Pacific Grove grocery shopper Friday is a former Nuestra Familia gang member who has been a target of slaying attempts by the gang since 1997.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: December 20, 2005
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Injunctions take aim at gangs (San Bernardino, CA): At least the robberies have stopped in the street outside Oscar Godoy's watch-repair shop. George Hnizdo is glad to say that late-night gunfire only rarely jolts him awake.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: December 19, 2005
http://www.pe.com/...

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Newport News police see growing gang crime (Newport News, VA): Newport News police are alarmed by recent juvenile crime trends they fear will contribute to more robberies, violent crime and the growth of gangs.
Source: Daily Press    Date: December 19, 2005
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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County gang force logs nearly 200 arrests (San Mateo County, CA): Since its inception in late September, the San Mateo County Gang Task Force has arrested nearly 200 people and impressed upon gang members that they can’t move around the county to avoid law enforcement, police officials said Friday.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: December 18, 2005
http://www.sfexaminer.com/...

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Gang is swept up in drug crackdown (Auburn Gresham, IL): Eight gang members were arrested and seven others have been charged in connection with a drug-peddling operation in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, police said Friday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 18, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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One dies in Pico Rivera gang-related gun battle (Pico Rivera, CA): A man was found fatally shot following a gang-related gun battle in Pico Rivera, sheriff's deputies said Sunday.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: December 18, 2005
http://cbs2.com/...

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Attorneys continue to gather evidence for city's gang injunction (Lompoc, CA): Attorneys were back in court in Lompoc Friday for a status conference about the city's injunction that prohibits gang members from certain behavior and activities in various sections of town.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: December 18, 2005
http://www.lompocrecord.com/...

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Fresno judge bans 21 gang members to stop associating with each other (Fresno, CA): In an effort to breakup a Fresno street gang, a judge has banned the 21 members of the "Modoc Boys" to associate with one another in public.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: December 18, 2005
http://www.kesq.com/...

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Southridge gang shooting doesn't stop shoppers (Milwaukee, WI): Shoppers were out in full force at Southridge Mall on Saturday, despite gunfire in the parking lot Friday night. According to police, shots were fired in a dispute between two rival gangs during one of the busiest shopping weekends of year.
Source: WISN 12 News    Date: December 18, 2005
http://www.themilwaukeechannel.com/...

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District looks at dress code (Newark, NJ): This month Lincoln Middle School sent out a parent reminder that students should come to school appropriately dressed - which excluded anything that "promotes drugs, alcohol or sexuality and gang activities."
Source: The Newark Advocate    Date: December 18, 2005
http://www.newarkadvocate.com/...

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Parolee runs, can't hide from gang unit (Victorville, CA): A known gang member was arrested Friday afternoon after leading deputies on a short-lived but dangerous chase.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: December 17, 2005
http://www.vvdailypress.com/...

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Better security asked at schools (Passaic, NJ): A knife fight in the cafeteria between two Passaic High School students last week, including one who smuggled a machete into the building, has prompted school officials to reassess security measures, such as installing metal detectors and adding more surveillance cameras.
Source: Herald News    Date: December 17, 2005
http://www.bergen.com/...

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Cities may get money to fight gangs (Boston, MA): A rash of urban violence across the state has prompted lawmakers to approve an $11 million grant program to support local anti-gang efforts.
Source: Sentinel & Enterprise    Date: December 17, 2005
http://sentinelandenterprise.com/...

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24 arrested in gang rite (Orlando, FL): Orlando police arrested eight adults and 16 juveniles late Thursday after word leaked out about the location of a gang initiation ceremony.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: December 17, 2005
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/...

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Sheriff cites gangs in pitch for tax hike (Los Angeles County, CA): Citing the results of a Los Angeles County task force created to quell escalating gang violence, Sheriff Lee Baca called Friday for a third chance to convince voters to approve a sales tax hike next year to boost law enforcement funding.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: December 16, 2005
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Police arrest suspected gang members (Orlando, FL): The Orange County Sheriff's Office said it has made a major gang bust. The department's gang investigation unit got a tip that a gang planned to meet at Orlando's Demetree Park Thursday night, WESH 2 News reported.
Source: WESH 2 News    Date: December 16, 2005
http://www.wesh.com/...

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