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Police arrest alleged Richmond gang war gunman (Richmond, CA) : A man who is the alleged gunman behind a rash of gang-related shootings on the streets of Richmond has been taken into custody, police announced Sunday evening.
Source: KRXI Fox 11 News    Date: October 2, 2005

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Gang gear set off fatal school fight (New York, NY): An after-school fight turned deadly, killing a 15-year-old boy, when one attacker - a known gang member - mistook another brawler for a member of a rival gang, a fellow student said yesterday.
Source: New York Post    Date: October 2, 2005

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Police arrest four alleged gang members for fatal school stabbing (Manhattan, NY): Four alleged gang members have been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing Friday at a Manhattan high school.
Source: NY1 News    Date: October 2, 2005

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Gang suspects arrested in robberies (Buffalo, NY): Five suspected members of the Newburgh Crew, an East Side street gang, face various charges including robbery, weapons and drug possession after Buffalo police converged on a Newburgh Street garage late Friday afternoon.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: October 2, 2005

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84 with gang ties barred by judge (Vista, CA): A judge made a gang injunction against 84 people permanent yesterday but allowed them six months to challenge it.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 1, 2005

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Gang member held in St. Paul bat attack (St. Paul, MN): A St. Paul teen with ties to the Surenos 13 street gang is being held as a suspect in the baseball bat beating that left a 13-year-old boy critically injured, police said Friday.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: October 1, 2005

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Gang detectives investigate shooting (Lemon Grove, CA): Sheriff's gang detectives were investigating a shooting Wednesday night between two groups of men near Alton and Sherwood drives.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 30, 2005

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Henrico cracks down on gangs (Henrico County, VA): For the second time in recent weeks, Henrico County authorities have made an arrest in a violent gang-related crime.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: September 30, 2005

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Gang crime's up and prayer's down (Bakersfield, CA): Gang activity is up according to the Bakersfield Police and local church leaders say, that's because prayer is down.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: September 30, 2005

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Nashua police say gangs prefer bats (Nashua, NH): Police say gang members are swinging baseball bats more frequently these days when they commit assaults and other violent crimes in the city.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: September 29, 2005

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Suspects in custody after shootings in Addison (Addison, IL): Two young men faced felony charges Wednesday after police said one of them shot at a rival in another car in a high-speed chase from Addison to Wood Dale that ended in a crash with another motorist.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: September 29, 2005

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Gang detectives investigate Encanto shooting (San Diego, CA): A confrontation between two carloads of men outside an Encanto liquor store Wednesday evening led to a burst of rifle fire that struck one of the vehicles several times, police said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 29, 2005

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Men in two cities hurt in gang-related attacks (Oxnard and Fillmore, CA): Two gang-related incidents, one in Oxnard and one in Fillmore, left two men hospitalized Wednesday, one in critical condition, authorities said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: September 29, 2005

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Vista gang injunction results in eight arrests (Vista, CA): Sheriff's deputies have arrested eight men under suspicion of violating a gang injunction granted July 1, and officials say the court order is curbing gang activity in Vista as hoped.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 29, 2005

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Aurora drug gang dismantled, feds say (Chicago, IL): An 11-year investigation of a Chicago area street gang resulted in the arrest Wednesday of one of its top members and the dismantling of its violent Aurora faction, federal authorities said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: September 29, 2005

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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