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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
http://www.timesdispatch.com/...

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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
http://www.kget.com/...

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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
http://www.theunionleader.com/...

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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
http://www.dailyherald.com/...

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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
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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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
http://www1.venturacountystar.com/...

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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
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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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
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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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
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/...

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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
http://www.thewbalchannel.com/...

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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
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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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
http://www.startribune.com/...

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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
http://www.connpost.com/...

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Alleged gang members face charges (Chicago, IL): Several high-ranking members of a street gang that has plagued some of Chicago's western suburbs for more than a decade have been indicted on charges they conspired to commit murders and other violent crimes, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: September 28, 2005
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Police memo: New Orleans gang activity possible in Atlanta (Atlanta, GA): Atlanta police are investigating the possibility that New Orleans gangs have moved to the city, according to an internal memo issued to officers.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com    Date: September 28, 2005
http://www.accessnorthga.com/...

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Gang unit police called as clash disrupts trial (Durham, NC): An apparently gang-related clash disrupted a shooting trial in Durham County Superior Court Wednesday, causing two people to be thrown out of the courtroom and Durham police officers to be summoned to help keep order.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: September 28, 2005
http://www.herald-sun.com/...

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Santa Cruz police say weekend shooting sign of growing gang problem (Santa Cruz, CA): Police in Santa Cruz say a double shooting this weekend is a sign of a growing gang problem in the city.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: September 27, 2005
http://www.kesq.com/...

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Serious gang offenses decline (Fort Worth, TX): Gang members opened fire at a party two weekends ago, leaving a teen-age girl wounded by bullet fragments.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: September 27, 2005
http://www.dfw.com/...

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Gangs, drug dealers may re-emerge, authorities say (Baton Rouge, LA): Hurricane Katrina did what authorities couldn't - put a stop to the illegal drug trade and ruthlessly violent gang activity in New Orleans.
Source: KATC 3 News    Date: September 27, 2005
http://www.katc.com/...

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Projects try to stop violence (Syracuse, NY): Syracuse is trying to curb the gun violence through organizations involving residents, police, government and schools.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: September 26, 2005
http://www.syracuse.com/...

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