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VFW shooting suspects still loose (Collinsville, IL): The search continues for two St. Louis men wanted for a gang-related shooting outside of the Collinsville Veterans of Foreign Wars building last weekend.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat     Date: December 3, 2005
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Police seeking murder suspects (Charlotte, NC): Police seeking murder suspects 3 wanted for shootout on North Tryon Street that left 1 man dead Melissa Manware.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: December 3, 2005
http://www.charlotte.com/...

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Six arrested in Jurupa gang sweep (Jurupa, CA): A gang sweep by area law enforcement officers netted six arrests Friday. Targeting known gang members in the Jurupa Valley area, deputies arrested people on charges that include suspicion of possession of narcotics, possession of deadly weapons, and probation or parole violations, stated a Riverside County Sheriff's Department news release.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: December 3, 2005
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Shooting victim becomes a suspect (Syracuse, NY): A cycle of violence, where distinctions between victim and suspect often get blurred, is churning on Syracuse streets, police said Thursday.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: December 2, 2005
http://www.syracuse.com/...

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Documentary goes inside Nuestra Familia (California): Armando Frias Jr.'s earliest memory is of visiting his father in prison. Now his father will visit him in prison.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: December 2, 2005
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Gang sweep corrals 50 100 agents from several jurisdictions team up in Colton (Colton, CA): More than 100 officers from agencies around the county saturated the streets here Friday night in a "zero tolerance" gang sweep and made at least 50 arrests.
Source: The Sun    Date: December 2, 2005
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Aurora, Kane target gang (Aurora, IL): In a hail of bullets fired from a car at an intersection in unincorporated Aurora on Halloween night 2004, Duranthony "Randy" Evans was struck four times and died of his wounds.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 1, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Drug gangs' violence is stretching along the border (Del Rio, TX): Val Verde County Sheriff D'Wayne Jernigan has dealt with smugglers and drug gangs for decades, both as sheriff and as a customs agent.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: December 1, 2005
http://www.kansascity.com/...

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Dress code only seems looser (Corona-Norco, CA): At first glance, Corona-Norco school district's revised student dress code seems to be looser, lifting the ban on spaghetti-strap tops and short shorts.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: December 1, 2005
http://www.pe.com/...

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Alleged DC gang member arrested in southwest Virginia (Roanoke, VA): A man who allegedly belonged to a brutal gang in Washington has been arrested on murder and other charges in Radford, where he had been living and working for about two years under an assumed name, the FBI said.
Source: NBC 4 News    Date: December 1, 2005
http://www.nbc4.com/...

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Parents are urged to notice gang signs (Howard County, MD): Officials are warning Howard County parents to keep a lookout for signs their children are involved in the increasing gang activity in the county.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: December 1, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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12-year-old is shot, expected to survive (San Marcos, CA): A 12-year-old boy was shot last night outside an Autumn Drive apartment complex, sheriff's officials said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 1, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Federal court overrules school dress code policy (Atlanta, GA): A federal judge has ruled that a suburban Atlanta school district's policy against gang clothing was unconstitutional because it was too vague.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: November 30, 2005
http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/...

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Program uses football to tackle gang problem (Durham, NC): As Durham leaders struggle to find answers to the city's gang problem, one program is hoping to draw troubled teens from the streets to the gridiron.
Source: NBC 17 News    Date: November 30, 2005
http://www.nbc17.com/...

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Fourth gang shooting (Hollister, CA): A gang related drive-by shooting on Sherwood Drive Monday night sent one Hollister man to the hospital with gunshot wounds to his face and back, and marks the fourth gang-related shooting in more than a month that has police increasingly concerned about the mounting violence.
Source: Hollister Free Lance    Date: November 30, 2005
http://www.freelancenews.com/...

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Three arrested in gang-related graffiti incident in Port St. Lucie (Port St. Lucie, FL): This week police arrested three alleged gang members and a gang associate suspected of causing as much as $80,000 in damage to at least six homes in eastern Port St. Lucie, a detective said Tuesday.
Source: Port St. Lucie News    Date: November 30, 2005
http://www.tcpalm.com/...

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Suspects sought in shooting (Collinsville, IL): Police are still searching for four suspects in a gang-related shooting Saturday night at the Collinsville Veterans of Foreign War Hall that injured one man.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat    Date: November 29, 2005
http://www.belleville.com/...

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Immigration officials arrest, deport gang suspects (Omaha, NE): Omaha-based immigration officials have arrested 47 suspected gang members and associates since the February launching of a national anti-gang effort, authorities said.
Source: Sioux City Journal    Date: November 29, 2005
http://www.siouxcityjournal.com/...

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Man wanted in gang battle is arrested after standoff (Salt Lake City, UT): A man wanted in Sunday's gang battle in which one man was shot to death and two suffered knife wounds has been arrested following a six-hour SWAT standoff.
Source: Jackson Hole Star-Tribune    Date: November 29, 2005
http://www.jacksonholestartrib.com/...

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Police: Mall stabbing gang-related (Springfield, VA): Investigators are confirming that Monday night's stabbing at the Springfield Mall is gang related. Fairfax County police are looking for four men involved in a confrontation with another group of three men in the mall food court around 8:30.
Source: WTOP News    Date: November 29, 2005
http://www.wtopnews.com/...

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