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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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Arrests made in conjunction to gang activity (Dodge City, KS): Eight individuals were arrested on Friday when investigations into the recent rise in gang-related crime and violence led officers of the Dodge City Police Department to 146 17th Ave. with a search warrant, said a press release from the Dodge City Police Department.
Source: Dodge City Daily Globe    Date: October 31, 2006

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Drive-by shooting linked to rival gangs, police say (Canby, OR): Police say an apartment in the 200 block of South Knott Street was the target of a gang-related drive-by shooting early Monday morning.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 31, 2006

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Graffiti cases on track to surpass 2005 pace (Corona, CA): Work orders for graffiti removal in Corona have gone up in the past few years. In 2003, the city processed 5,285 work orders for graffiti removal. That number dipped to 4,971 in 2004 before climbing to 5,330 in 2005, according to city statistics.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: October 31, 2006

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Police: Officers shoot and kill alleged armed gang members (Chicago, IL): Police shot and killed two alleged gang members and wounded a third who the officers believed were on their way to kill a rival gang member Monday, Police Superintendent Philip Cline said.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat    Date: October 31, 2006

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Judge restricts alleged Bayview gang members (San Francisco, CA): The battle over San Francisco's plan to cut gang violence through lawsuits began Monday when a judge issued a temporary restraining order against 22 alleged members of a Bayview-Hunters Point gang, but delayed a ruling on whether to slap them with a 10 p.m. curfew.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: October 31, 2006

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Rosenberg tightens regulation of graffiti (Rosenberg, TX): The city of Rosenberg has toughened its law against graffiti, imposing a fine of up to $500 on property owners who fail to clean up the blight.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: October 31, 2006

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Court prohibits SF gang members from publicly associating (San Francisco, CA): A San Francisco County Superior Court judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday against the Oakdale Mob gang, prohibiting them from publicly associating with one another in the city's Hunter's Point neighborhood.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 30, 2006

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MS-13 gang seen as growing threat (Pharr, TX): Shortly after midnight in late September, a Texas National Guard soldier with night-vision equipment spied four figures slipping through the brush and alerted Border Patrol agents.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: October 29, 2006

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Gangs in the 'burbs (Columbus, OH): Just a block from their suburban high school, two teenagers were walking to school when a white Chevrolet Cavalier drove up one winter morning.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: October 29, 2006

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Gang eradication begins with prevention (Victorville, CA): It is widely accepted that the best way to attack gangs is to keep young adults from joining them in the first place.
Source: Desert Dispatch    Date: October 29, 2006

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Md. corrections officials developing gang management strategy (Baltimore, MD): With gang violence on the rise and prison safety persistently hard to maintain, Maryland corrections officials are searching for better ways of managing incarcerated gang members, including confining members of the same gang together in a separate prison unit.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: October 29, 2006

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Undercover gang sting nets more than 45 arrests in Morris County (Morristown, NJ): More than 45 people have been arrested in Morris County following an undercover operation targeting gang activity, law enforcement authorities announced Sunday.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 29, 2006

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Teen shot after gang scuffle (Whittier, CA): A confrontation between taggers and gang members on an abandoned graffiti-covered rail bridge spanning a freeway ended in a shooting that left a teen in critical condition, authorities said Friday.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: October 27, 2006

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Graffiti surge spells increase in gang activity, Fort Pierce residents fear (Fort Pierce, FL): The graffiti in a quiet central Fort Pierce neighborhood started small and inconspicuous. Residents between Edwards Road and Virginia Avenue just east of U.S. 1 saw miscellaneous markings appear on a few street signs and telephone poles in recent years.
Source: Fort Pierce Tribune    Date: October 26, 2006

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Police plead for parents' help (Mission Hills, CA): Los Angeles police and a coalition against gangs called on Thursday for community support to help quell a recent surge in gang violence.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 26, 2006

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Prison gangs haphazardly tracked (Ohio): Thirteen years after a gang-led riot at the Lucasville prison, Ohio still lacks a uniform system of monitoring gangs in its prisons.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: October 26, 2006

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