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Gang crackdown a familiar cycle (Fresno, CA): It is a predictable chain of events in Fresno. First comes a cluster of gang shootings. Then Police Chief Jerry Dyer announces he is pooling a small army of officers to go after gang members who are running the streets.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 20, 2005
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Girl, 15, charged in gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): A 15-year-old girl has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 13-year-old girl during a gang-related dispute.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: November 19, 2005
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Arrest made in student's death (Tampa, FL): An 18-year-old man was arrested early Friday and charged in a shooting in a crowded McDonald's parking lot that left a high school senior dead and three other teens wounded, authorities said.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: November 19, 2005
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Cops: Gang targeted immigrants (Bloomingdale and Butler, NJ): Ten illegal aliens arrested during a series of raids in Bloomingdale and Butler on Thursday morning are suspected members of a Mexican gang known as Sureno 13, authorities said Friday.
Source: The Record    Date: November 19, 2005
http://www.northjersey.com/...

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Gang activity leads to arrests of high-schoolers (Harrisonburg, VA): One gang has drawn the attention of law enforcement in two separate incidents that led to four arrests in the last several weeks.
Source: Daily News-Record    Date: November 19, 2005
http://www.dnronline.com/...

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Suspect held in fatal Shooting near carnival (Los Angeles, CA): A 21-year-old gang member has been arrested on suspicion of shooting to death a teenage boy and wounding another last Sunday night outside a Jefferson Park neighborhood carnival, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 19, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Police blame violence on gangs (Syracuse, NY): A dispute between two Syracuse gangs led to a rash of recent gun violence, but so far nobody has been arrested in the shootings.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: November 18, 2005
http://www.syracuse.com/...

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School leaders examine ways to keep students safe from gangs (Norfolk, VA): An elementary school student said he hides to avoid getting a beating from gang members. At Lafayette-Winona Middle School, students say they stay on campus after the last bell because they feel safer there than in their neighborhoods.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: November 18, 2005
http://home.hamptonroads.com/...

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Cops, man's kin differ over stabbing (Long Island, NY): Four men chased a Hempstead man into a Laundromat and stabbed him to death while customers watched, Nassau police said yesterday.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 18, 2005
http://www.newsday.com/...

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One killed, three wounded in drive-by shooting (Richmond, CA): One man was killed and three others were wounded this morning in a drive-by shooting in the Iron Triangle neighborhood that may have been gang-related, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: November 18, 2005
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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More Latinos are slain in Prince George's (Prince George's County, MD): Prince George's County is home to the Washington area's third-largest Hispanic population, but it has had more Latino homicide victims this year than the rest of the region combined.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: November 18, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Twenty-six charged in alleged drug ring (Seattle, WA): Authorities on Thursday arrested 21 people and seized nearly two dozen weapons in a raid on a local Crips street gang, federal prosecutors said.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: November 18, 2005
http://www.kgw.com/...

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Robbery suspects may be MS-13 members (Wheaton, MD): Four men arrested after Montgomery County Police interrupted a robbery at a Wheaton apartment Tuesday night are suspected members of the Salvadoran street gang MS-13, police and county officials said yesterday.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: November 17, 2005
http://washingtontimes.com/...

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Leads come up short in shooting (San Bernardino, CA): Someone knows who gunned down an 11-year-old girl at dinner, a shooting authorities say is gang related. But no one has turned him in.
Source: The Sun    Date: November 17, 2005
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Task force will target street gangs (Northampton County, PA): Starting next year, Northampton County law enforcement officials will begin prosecuting street gangs under the state's corrupt organization statute, making it illegal simply to belong to a gang.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: November 16, 2005
http://www.mcall.com/...

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Gangs blamed for crime spike in Alaska (Anchorage, AK): Violent crime in Alaska increased last year, continuing a steady upswing that began in the 1990s, according to FBI statistics. Law enforcement officials say the increase is largely due to aggravated assaults involving gangs in Anchorage and have said more gang-fighting initiatives are on the way.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: November 16, 2005
http://www.adn.com/...

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Lee sheriff probes whether clothing line, gangs linked (Lee County, FL): The head of the Lee County Sheriff's Office gang unit says deputies are still investigating whether a line of clothing has been adopted by gangs.
Source: The News-Press    Date: November 16, 2005
http://www.news-press.com/...

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Three suspects in violent gangs are in custody (South Florida): Three men accused of belonging to dangerous street gangs have been picked up by federal agents in South Florida, including one sought on murder charges in the Fort Myers area, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Tuesday.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: November 16, 2005
http://www.miami.com/...

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Teenager bloodied, traumatized in gang-related attack (Petaluma, CA): A Petaluma teenager hit by a blunt object was bloodied and suffered severe trauma over most of his body in a gang-related incident on Saturday, said Sgt. Ken Savano of the Petaluma Police Department.
Source: Petaluma Argus-Courier     Date: November 16, 2005
http://www.arguscourier.com/...

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Gang activity in state doubles (Vineland, NJ): "We really do need the help of all of you to control our gang problem," Prosecutor Ron Casella said to the packed room at Cumberland County College. "It's all around us."
Source: Bridgeton News    Date: November 16, 2005
http://www.nj.com/...

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