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Six teens accused of gang-related beatings in Norfolk (Norfolk, VA): Six juveniles were charged Thursday and Friday with gang-related crimes in connection with the beatings of a 14-year-old boy, police said.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: September 24, 2005
http://home.hamptonroads.com/...

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Gang signs wiped out, one spray paint can at a time (Volusia County, FL): There's a lot to like about graffiti. It's an irreverent genre with a history that stretches from prehistoric caves through the Roman Forum and into today's shopping malls.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal     Date: September 24, 2005
http://www.news-journalonline.com/...

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Ex-gang member says problem has infiltrated Anderson (Anderson, SC): Gangs in Anderson? No question, Ace says. Are curfews a solution? Just one answer to the problem, he adds.
Source: Anderson Independent Mail    Date: September 24, 2005
http://www.independentmail.com/...

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Summit to counter youth gang growth (Bridgeport, CT): Motives for joining gangs are similar to the reasons youngsters become part of any other group, according to experts.
Source: Connecticut Post    Date: September 24, 2005
http://www.connpost.com/...

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Village seeking to stop gang activity before it can start (Carpentersville, IL): It took 12 years for Carpentersville Trustee Linda Ramirez Sliwinski to stand up to the worst kind of gang member: her own son.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: September 23, 2005
http://www.dailyherald.com/...

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Sheriff unveils beefed up gang patrol (Sacramento County, CA): The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department's new motorcycle unit rolled onto the streets of south Sacramento on Thursday evening aiming to put a dent in the gang activity and violent crime that has made the area one of the county's most dangerous.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 23, 2005
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Gang blamed for violence upsurge (Richmond, VA): A notorious Richmond street gang known as "the 20s" is to blame for a rash of violence in the city that dates back to April, police said Thursday as they intensified their search for a key suspect in recent crimes.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 23, 2005
http://sfgate.com/...

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New gang game plan brews (San Mateo County, CA): Faced with a mounting gang problem throughout San Mateo County, officials plan to spend more than $1 million fighting back with an entirely new investigative unit including increased law enforcement, a dedicated prosecutor and a more strategic effort to quell street violence.
Source: San Mateo Daily Journal    Date: September 23, 2005
http://www.smdailyjournal.com/...

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Police arrest driver of car suspected in gang-related activity (Reno, NV): Police arrested a Reno man who was driving a car they believe was involved in three gang-related incidents last week.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: September 23, 2005
http://news.rgj.com/...

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New anti-gang and drug effort to start in Aurora (Aurora, IL): A new effort to battle drug and gang activity in Aurora will begin in October.
Source: The Beacon-News    Date: September 23, 2005
http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/...

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Durham takes issue with report on gangs (Durham, NC): City officials launched a pre-emptive public relations strike Thursday to blunt potential damage from a nationally televised documentary that featured the city's struggles with street gangs.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: September 23, 2005
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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Gang blamed for violence upsurge (Richmond, CA): A notorious Richmond street gang known as "the 20s" is to blame for a rash of violence in the city that dates back to April, police said Thursday as they intensified their search for a key suspect in recent crimes.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 23, 2005
http://sfgate.com/...

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Second MS-13 member convicted in Herndon slaying (Alexandria, VA): A member of the Mara Salvatrucha street gang yesterday became the second person convicted in a regionwide effort to target the violent gang using broad federal racketeering laws.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: September 23, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Schools seek ways to control gangs (Madison, WI) : A decade ago, Madison school officials traveled to Chicago for gang education. Now, a group of community members is calling for the development of a task force to examine the increasing local gang activity.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: September 22, 2005
http://www.madison.com/...

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Two arrested in gang-related robberies (York County, VA): York-Poquoson deputies arrested two men Tuesday in a string of gang-related armed robberies.
Source: Daily Press    Date: September 22, 2005
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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Bus drivers take hits in violent acts (Dayton, OH): Maybe it was some sort of initiation rite for a wannabe gang. Maybe it was just a group of teenagers with a bizarre idea of how to spend a Saturday night.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: September 22, 2005
http://www.daytondailynews.com/...

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School fight flares in Durham (Durhma, NC): Eight students were hauled away by sheriff's deputies after a gang-fueled fight broke out in the halls of Southern High School early Wednesday.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: September 22, 2005
http://newsobserver.com/...

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Proposed youth center gets grant (Takoma Park, MD): A Takoma Park youth center designed to combat gang violence and the social ills that ignite it moved a step closer to fruition recently when officials announced it would receive a $365,000 federal grant.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: September 22, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Teenager shot dead while riding motorcycle (Richmond, CA): An 18-year-old man was shot and killed in Richmond on Wednesday as he rode a small motorcycle on a neighborhood street, and police said the slaying is related to a series of violent crimes, including this week's killing of a man in a car stereo store near police headquarters.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: September 22, 2005
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Shooting rumors empty school (Henderson, TN): It was a typical warm September school day at Chester County High School Wednesday. Nothing remarkable - except the check-out clipboard in the school office.
Source: The Jackson Sun    Date: September 22, 2005
http://www.jacksonsun.com/...

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