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Rival gang members, school officials call for truce (Dallas, TX): Former and current rival gang members stood together outside a South Dallas community center on Wednesday as part of a commitment to end gang violence in Dallas.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: October 27, 2005
http://www.dallasnews.com/...

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Gangs under scrutiny in Spring Branch (Houston, TX): Spring Branch civic association members, police and government officials agreed last week to join forces to discourage the spread of gang membership and graffiti.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: October 27, 2005
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Two arrests made in attack at school (Canyon Country, CA): Two people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in an after-school attack Tuesday at Canyon High School that authorities believe was gang-related.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 27, 2005
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Fresno cracking down on gang violence (Fresno, CA): Police have made a number of arrests in the first day of a new Fresno gang crackdown. Yesterday, there were 57 arrests. Of those arrest, 22 were felonies, seven are parolees and 14 are gang members.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: October 27, 2005
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Violence beyond state lines: Seven with gang ties charged in deadly drive-by in Bristol (Bristol Township, PA): Seven, some high-ranking, members or associates of the Trenton Bloods gang were arrested in connection with the drive-by shooting of an innocent bystander two months ago, authorities said yesterday.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: October 27, 2005
http://www.zwire.com/...

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City acknowledges its gang problem (Rochester, NY): Whether you call them gangs or groups, Rochester has a problem that is contributing to violence and other criminal activities in the area, according to local government and law enforcement officials.
Source: Democrat and Chronicle    Date: October 26, 2005
http://www.democratandchronicle.com/...

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Chief: No gangs were at party (East Hartford, CT): There are no organized gangs in town, Police Chief Mark J. Sirois told the town council Tuesday as his officers continued to investigate the brawl that ended a 1-year-old's birthday party over the weekend.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: October 26, 2005
http://www.courant.com/...

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Gang activity evident in local schools (Greensboro, NC): "Blood for life" spray-painted on a Peeler Elementary wall. Gang symbols on a bathroom stall at Grimsley High School. An Aycock Middle student with the number "13" - symbolizing a Latino gang - on his tennis shoes.
Source: News & Record    Date: October 26, 2005
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Mrs. Bush says gang tattoos hinder job prospects (Washington, DC): First lady Laura Bush said on Tuesday that young people are more likely to get jobs if they avoid tattoos, as well as drugs and alcohol.
Source: Reuters    Date: October 25, 2005
http://today.reuters.com/...

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Judge signs death warrant for Crips gang co-founder (Los Angeles, CA): A judge signed a death warrant Monday for Stanley "Tookie" Williams, a co-founder of the notorious Crips gang who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his children's books.
Source: CNN    Date: October 25, 2005
http://www.cnn.com/...

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Second arrest made in school shooting (San Bernardino, CA): A 17-year-old student has been arrested after the shooting of another teenager last week near San Gorgonio High School in San Bernardino.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: October 25, 2005
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Police: gang rivalry may have set off bloody melee (East Hartford, CT): Local police are investigating whether a violent gang rivalry sparked a bloody brawl at a 1-year-old's birthday party that ended with six people being sent to the hospital and nine people being arrested last weekend.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 25, 2005
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Warrant roundup aims to curb gang violence (Dallas, TX): A multi-agency task force began a warrant roundup on Tuesday designed to halt the increase in gang violence in the Dallas area.
Source: WFAA Channel 8 News    Date: October 25, 2005
http://www.wfaa.com/...

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Gang issues, not football, caused fight, police say (Burlingame, CA): Rival gang members clashed leading to a stabbing Friday night, just as a high school football game was letting out, police said.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: October 25, 2005
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15 gang members slapped with permanent injunction (San Antonio, TX): Citing ongoing criminal activity in an East Side neighborhood, a judge on Monday made permanent an injunction barring 15 gang members from congregating in the area for at least the next two years.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: October 25, 2005
http://www.mysanantonio.com/...

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Banning putting up fight (San Bernardino, CA): Because experts have linked gang activity to crimes such as robberies, assaults, drug sales and vandalism, city officials have created a seven-member gang task force as a remedy.
Source: The Sun    Date: October 25, 2005
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Brooklyn teenager is stabbed to death (New York, NY) : A 16-year-old Brooklyn boy was stabbed to death in a street fight between groups of youths yesterday on a commercial block in East Flatbush, according to the police and people in the neighborhood.
Source: The New York Times    Date: October 24, 2005
http://www.nytimes.com/...

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Gang fight results in death (Fresno, CA): A 22-year-old Fresno gang member was stabbed to death early Sunday at an after-hours nightclub following an altercation with another gang member, Fresno police said.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: October 24, 2005
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Two-wheeled turf battles (New Haven, CT): Bicycles, an innocent image of childhood, have become symbols of youth gang violence in New Haven and neighboring Hamden after a summer of shootings and robberies that have extended into the fall.
Source: The New York Times    Date: October 23, 2005
http://www.nytimes.com/...

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City to bring back curfew (Palo Alto, CA): Starting Nov. 1, East Palo Alto kids will have to cut short their nights out. Police will begin enforcing a decade-old but rarely used curfew intended to keep teens off the streets at night and out of gangs, jails and body bags.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 23, 2005
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