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Rapid street-gang rise worries east Orange, prompts town meeting (Orange County, FL): Membership in street gangs is on the rise in Orange County, bringing big-city problems even to areas that were rural a decade ago.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: September 29, 2005
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/...

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Youth say gang violence has increased in schools (Baltimore, MD): Some of Baltimore's teens want to make police more aware of gang activity - not just in the streets, but in schools.
Source: WBAL Channel 11 News    Date: September 28, 2005
http://www.thewbalchannel.com/...

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Supes OK countywide gang squad (Redwood City, CA): San Mateo County supervisors agreed Tuesday to spend more than $500,000 on a new countywide investigations unit to go after gang leaders.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: September 28, 2005
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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New task force fights gang crime (Minneapolis, MN): When Minneapolis police Lt. Mike Carlson took command of the newly formed Violent Offender Task Force in January, the unofficial mantra - focus on results, not process - seemed like a no-brainer.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: September 28, 2005
http://www.startribune.com/...

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Police ready to combat recent crime increase (Bridgeport, CT): After several years of decline, the city's crime rate is climbing again, but police say they are ready to battle the increase.
Source: Connecticut Post    Date: September 28, 2005
http://www.connpost.com/...

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Alleged gang members face charges (Chicago, IL): Several high-ranking members of a street gang that has plagued some of Chicago's western suburbs for more than a decade have been indicted on charges they conspired to commit murders and other violent crimes, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: September 28, 2005
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Police memo: New Orleans gang activity possible in Atlanta (Atlanta, GA): Atlanta police are investigating the possibility that New Orleans gangs have moved to the city, according to an internal memo issued to officers.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com    Date: September 28, 2005
http://www.accessnorthga.com/...

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Gang unit police called as clash disrupts trial (Durham, NC): An apparently gang-related clash disrupted a shooting trial in Durham County Superior Court Wednesday, causing two people to be thrown out of the courtroom and Durham police officers to be summoned to help keep order.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: September 28, 2005
http://www.herald-sun.com/...

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Santa Cruz police say weekend shooting sign of growing gang problem (Santa Cruz, CA): Police in Santa Cruz say a double shooting this weekend is a sign of a growing gang problem in the city.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: September 27, 2005
http://www.kesq.com/...

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Serious gang offenses decline (Fort Worth, TX): Gang members opened fire at a party two weekends ago, leaving a teen-age girl wounded by bullet fragments.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: September 27, 2005
http://www.dfw.com/...

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Gangs, drug dealers may re-emerge, authorities say (Baton Rouge, LA): Hurricane Katrina did what authorities couldn't - put a stop to the illegal drug trade and ruthlessly violent gang activity in New Orleans.
Source: KATC 3 News    Date: September 27, 2005
http://www.katc.com/...

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Projects try to stop violence (Syracuse, NY): Syracuse is trying to curb the gun violence through organizations involving residents, police, government and schools.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: September 26, 2005
http://www.syracuse.com/...

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FdL police can get informationon gangs through new database (Fond du Lac, WI): The Fond du Lac Police Department is plugging into a new database of all known gang members and their associates throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Source: The Reporter    Date: September 26, 2005
http://www.wisinfo.com/...

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Suspect charged in Sumter shooting (Sumter County, SC): The Sumter County Sheriff’s Department has arrested and charged one suspect in the second early-morning nightclub shooting in Sumter in two weeks.
Source: The State    Date: September 26, 2005
http://www.thestate.com/...

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Study: Gang injunctions provide short-term relief to communities (Irvine, CA): Gang injunctions provide short-term benefits, including calming residents' fear of confrontations with gang members, according to a study released Monday by researchers from the University of California, Irvine, and University of Southern California.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 26, 2005
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Marietta to fine property owners for letting graffiti linger (Marietta, GA): Marietta is getting tough on graffiti by fining property owners $1,000 or even imposing jail time if they let the vandalism linger.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com    Date: September 26, 2005
http://www.accessnorthga.com/...

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Successful anti-gang program a victim of budget woes (Portland, OR): A gang rehabilitation program that has succeeded in keeping more than 97 percent of its graduates from sliding back into crime has been cut.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: September 26, 2005
http://www.katu.com/...

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Anti-gang group gets off ground (Rogers, AR): Manny Sepulveda and Steve Metheney know about street gangs, and they are using that knowledge to help lead a new group dedicated to stopping gang activity before it becomes entrenched in Northwest Arkansas.
Source: Springdale Morning News    Date: September 26, 2005
http://www.nwaonline.net/...

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Gang life becoming a family heritage (Wichita, KS): The woman was convinced her boyfriend had stolen something, even though he denied it. On the morning of Aug. 15, she called her son, who Wichita police say is a gang member, and led him and a few of his friends to her boyfriend's house, in the 700 block of North Minneapolis, near Murdock and I-135.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: September 26, 2005
http://www.kansas.com/...

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Gang activity makes its way into Nashua (Nashua, NH): This is Nashua, not Los Angeles. Here, drive-by shootings typically involve BB guns and the windshields of parked cars.
Source: The Nashua Telegraph    Date: September 25, 2005
http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/...

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