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Gang task force gets $500,000 for its work (Monterey County, CA): The Monterey County Joint Gang Task Force will receive an additional $500,000 to help fight gang violence in Monterey County.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: November 11, 2005
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Anti-gang efforts may get $5 million (Washington, DC): Washington's suburbs are set to receive nearly $5 million more in federal money to combat what lawmakers described yesterday as "an exploding gang problem" that needs aggressive, regional cooperation to solve.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: November 11, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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State due $7.6 million to fight crime (Washington, DC): More than $7.6 million in crime-prevention money would come to Maryland as part of a federal spending bill expected to be approved by Congress by early next week.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: November 11, 2005
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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Fox Ridge takes turf from gangs (Charlotte, NC): The freshly painted basketball court at the Fox Ridge apartment complex doesn't look all that impressive until you consider what its residents painted over: graffiti gang symbols.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: November 11, 2005
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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Chelan School District backs off rosary bead ban (Chelan, WA): The Lake Chelan School District has rescinded a ban on rosary beads a week after school officials banned them as a symbol of potential gang involvement.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: November 11, 2005
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/...

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Agents arrest eight in gang sweep (Los Angeles, CA): The FBI and Los Angeles Police Department on Thursday arrested what authorities described as the leaders of a gang responsible for 28 murders over the last five years in and around a one-square-mile area of southwest Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 11, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Saginaw struggling with gang violence (Saginaw, MI): Police believe feuding Saginaw gangs are the cause of numerous shootings in and near the city in recent months. Getting people to talk about the shootings - both witnesses and victims - has been difficult.
Source: WJRT ABC 12 News    Date: November 11, 2005
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Man arrested in park gang fight (Simi Valley, CA): Police arrested a Simi Valley man in a gang fight at Rancho Simi Community Park on Sunday. At about 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 6 police received numerous reports of a fight at the park, located at 1765 Royal Avenue.
Source: Simi Valley Acorn    Date: November 11, 2005
http://www.simivalleyacorn.com/...

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28 Blood cruds busted in Bx. (Bronx, NY): Twenty-eight members of the "Treyside Bloods" - a violent Bronx street gang that earned $1.5 million a year selling cocaine and heroin in a Mott Haven housing project - were indicted yesterday, authorities said.
Source: New York Post    Date: November 11, 2005
http://www.nypost.com/...

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Law enforcement raids target violent LA street gang (Los Angeles, CA): Police and federal agents carried out raids Thursday against alleged members of a notorious street gang accused of conspiracy and drug trafficking, arresting at least 18 people and seizing stashes of crack cocaine.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 10, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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50 drug arrests take down Oviedo Soldiers street gang (Oviedo, FL): A Central Florida street gang has been dismantled by about 50 arrests in three counties as part of a multi-agency effort called Operation Crackdown.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: November 10, 2005
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/...

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Group targets youth brawl (Columbus, GA): A Saturday fight involving an estimated 40 to 50 youths near three east Columbus public schools prompted a meeting today to get to the bottom of the flare-up.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: November 10, 2005
http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/...

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Balto. Co. uses grant to form anti-gang unit (Baltimore County, MD): Baltimore County police say gangs are not a major problem in the county, but a unit is being formed to prevent what they describe as a growing threat.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: November 10, 2005
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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Region to get more federal help stopping gang activity (Washington, DC): Local law enforcement agencies will be getting more help from the federal government in their efforts to fight gang activity in the Washington region.
Source: NBC4 News    Date: November 10, 2005
http://www.nbc4.com/...

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Four arrested after brawl at memorial (Madison, WI): A brawl that police say was gang-related led to the arrest of four teenage boys Wednesday at Memorial High School.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: November 10, 2005
http://www.madison.com/...

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Countywide Task Force targets gang violence and related crime (San Mateo County, CA): The Pacifica Police Department is doing its part to fight gang violence and related crime in San Mateo County.
Source: Pacifica Tribune    Date: November 9, 2005
http://www.pacificatribune.com/...

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Gang members sought after fight at restaurant (Orem, UT): Police are searching for a handful of teenagers who were involved in a gang fight at a Mexican restaurant in Orem early Saturday.
Source: Deseret News    Date: November 8, 2005
http://deseretnews.com/...

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Police say man shot at Orton Keyes died Monday (Rockford, IL): A man shot in the back of the head Sunday afternoon while sitting in the back seat of a moving car died Monday at SwedishAmerican Hospital.
Source: Rockford Register Star    Date: November 8, 2005
http://www.rrstar.com/...

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Gangs in Newport News (Newport News, VA): It may begin with menacing stares, but often escalates into pushing and threats. The instigators are always seen together and may wear the same kind of clothing.
Source: Daily Press    Date: November 7, 2005
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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Anti-gang unit's impact significant, says Ramos (San Bernardino County, CA): District Attorney Michael A. Ramos said Monday Nov. 7 that the money and personnel devoted to ridding county neighborhoods of gangs are having a significant impact.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: November 7, 2005
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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