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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Community leaders propose anti-gang legislastion (Baltimore, MD): Governor Ehrlich and Baltimore State's Attorney Pat Jessamy met behind closed doors with other prosecutors and police to propose some anti-gang legislation.
Source: WJZ Channel 13 News    Date: November 2, 2006

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Gangs plague troubled school (St. Louis, MO): By nearly every yardstick, Roosevelt High School in St. Louis is the problem child in a district that itself is troubled. Gangs are a big part of the problem at the city's only nonmagnet high school south of Highway 40.
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch    Date: November 1, 2006

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Fresno gang foes united (Fresno, CA): Fresno County plans to partner with the city of Fresno in an effort to help people avoid or leave gangs.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 1, 2006

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Santa Cruz police blame gang actitivy on two stabbings last night (Santa Cruz, CA): Santa Cruz authorities are blaming gang activity for two stabbings that sent two people to the hospital during a Halloween celebration.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: November 1, 2006

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Two arrested in Fairfield gang fight Monday (Fairfield, CA) : Fairfield police made two arrests during a gang fight involving a tire iron, baseball bat and pieces of wood on Monday afternoon.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: November 1, 2006

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Salem police say gang members arrested (Salem, MA): Four reputed members of the Bloods street gang from Chelsea were arrested last night at the commuter rail station, before they could reach -- and possibly disrupt -- the city's Halloween celebration, police said.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: November 1, 2006

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Gang fear no excuse for jurors, judge says (Richland County, SC): A judge ruled Monday that attorneys could not dismiss jurors from a murder trial because they might be intimidated by gangs.
Source: The State    Date: October 31, 2006

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Police scramble to combat violence (Seattle, WA): On a weekend when extra police patrols were added to one area of Seattle to curb violent crime, another rash of shootings, stabbings and brawls broke out in several other locations, confounding efforts to halt the rise in violent crime.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: October 31, 2006

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Two arrested after Canal gang fight (Marin County, CA): Two Richmond men were booked into Marin County Jail for their alleged involvement in a gang-related fight Sunday in a Canal area parking lot, San Rafael police said.
Source: Marin Independent Journal    Date: October 31, 2006

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Police charge 17 as gang members (Milwaukee, WI): Seventeen people affiliated with a gang that authorities say has been distributing cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana on Milwaukee's north side for about 15 years have been charged with conspiracy and other drug offenses in federal court in Milwaukee, according to an indictment made public Tuesday.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: October 31, 2006

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Salem police to be on the lookout for gang violence (Salem, MA): Salem police will be monitoring gang members tonight, in addition to ghouls and goblins, during Halloween festivities, after intelligence from police in surrounding towns and cities indicated that rival gangs were planning to use the Witch City's crowds and chaos to fight or confront each other.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: October 31, 2006

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