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Darlington County officials probe gang link in weekend assaults (Darlington County, SC): Authorities in Darlington County are investigating whether two crimes that happened during the weekend are gang-related.
Source: Florence Morning News    Date: December 6, 2005
http://www.morningnewsonline.com/...

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Student, 16, shot outside Anaheim school building (Anaheim, CA): A verbal altercation Monday turned into a one-sided gunfight between a group of men in a passing car and a 16-year-old student who was shot in the back.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: December 6, 2005
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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SF city attorney announces new plan to pursue gangs in the city (San Francisco, CA): The San Francisco City Attorney's office announced today the creation of a new municipal-federal partnership to pursue civil injunctions against gangs in the city.
Source: CBS 5 News    Date: December 5, 2005
http://www.cbs5.com/...

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'Snitching' T-shirts come off the shelves (Boston, MA): Mayor Thomas M. Menino yesterday said his campaign to take "Stop Snitching" T-shirts off the streets of Boston is progressing and that the decision of two merchants to remove the shirts from store shelves is one step in a long process of ending witness intimidation citywide.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: December 5, 2005
http://www.boston.com/...

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Coordinated police effort nets gang member identifications (Bloomfield, NM): The San Juan County Sheriff's Department is sending a message to gang members: their actions won't be tolerated.
Source: The New Mexican    Date: December 4, 2005
http://www.freenewmexican.com/...

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Gang Task Force arrests 45 on drug, weapons charges (Miami Beach, FL): The street was dark in North Miami Beach, and the skinny teenager in the red T-shirt stood on the sidewalk drinking a Corona. Not a violent crime.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: December 4, 2005
http://www.miami.com/...

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Gang's number growing (Port Arthur, TX): MS-13, a predominantly Hispanic gang, is gaining nationwide notoriety for its crimes and violence. And in Port Arthur - where almost one-fifth of the population is Hispanic - police have taken notice.
Source: Beaumont Enterprise    Date: December 4, 2005
http://www.southeasttexaslive.com/...

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School fight linked to gangs (Durham, NC): Six young men were arrested after a fight at Southern High School on Friday, the second of two large fights at Durham high schools in two days.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: December 4, 2005
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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One injured in suspected gang shooting (San Diego, CA): A suspected gang member fired a shotgun at two rivals spraying graffiti on a Cherokee Point building, wounding one victim with birdshot, but the injured man will survive, San Diego police said Saturday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 3, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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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
http://www.centredaily.com/...

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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
http://www.pe.com/...

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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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