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Romney signs $11 million in aid to reduce gang violence (Boston, MA): Gov. Mitt Romney signed a $53 million supplemental appropriation Thursday that includes $11 million to combat gang violence in Massachusetts cities and towns.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: December 22, 2005

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Gang connection probed in car-to-car shooting (Lemon Grove, CA): Sheriff's deputies are looking for gunmen who shot into a passing car Wednesday night, causing the vehicle to crash.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: December 22, 2005

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Roundup nabs 13 alleged gang members (Tucson, AZ): Thirteen gang members in the country illegally were arrested in Tucson over the past week as part of a national roundup that resulted in 66 arrests, federal officers said.
Source: Tucson Citizen    Date: December 22, 2005

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Homicide rate down despite latest surge (Fresno, CA): Homicides in Fresno dropped dramatically in the first half of 2005 compared with the same period in 2004, but a rash of gang violence in October caused them to spike in the second half of this year.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: December 22, 2005

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Feds arrest gang member for illegal entry (McAllen, TX): Federal agents have arrested a Mexican member of the "Texas Syndicate" on immigration charges, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Wednesday.
Source: KRIS 6 News    Date: December 21, 2005

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28 charged in drug market raids (Chicago, IL): Raids on open-air drug markets on the city's Northwest and Southwest Side resulted in charges against 28 people, Chicago police said Tuesday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 21, 2005

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Feds charge 66 alleged gang members (Washington, DC): Federal authorities announced arrests Wednesday of 66 alleged violent gang members in seven states and the nation's capital who were charged over the last week with various crimes and immigration violations.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: December 21, 2005

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Police trying to hunt down violent gang members (Houston, TX): Ten murders and eleven suspects. Some of them are still on the loose, but it's a much bigger problem than that. Houston police and residents are telling us about one violent gang doing an awful lot of damage.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: December 21, 2005

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Increase in gang activity in Chester keeps police on alert (Chester, SC): Police have seen an increase in local gang activity, particularly in graffiti, in a recent four- to five-week span, the chief said Friday. But officials have not identified any more than the nine gangs they reported one year ago.
Source: The Herald    Date: December 20, 2005

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Three teens arrested in Mountain View robbery linked to another (Mountain View, AK): A man walking in Mountain View on Monday morning was robbed at gunpoint by a group of teenagers who police say were gang members responsible for another robbery a week ago at a nearby department store.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: December 20, 2005

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Suspect in P.G. robbery on gang's hit list (Pacific Grove, CA): A man arrested in connection with the armed robbery of a Pacific Grove grocery shopper Friday is a former Nuestra Familia gang member who has been a target of slaying attempts by the gang since 1997.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: December 20, 2005

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Injunctions take aim at gangs (San Bernardino, CA): At least the robberies have stopped in the street outside Oscar Godoy's watch-repair shop. George Hnizdo is glad to say that late-night gunfire only rarely jolts him awake.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: December 19, 2005

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Newport News police see growing gang crime (Newport News, VA): Newport News police are alarmed by recent juvenile crime trends they fear will contribute to more robberies, violent crime and the growth of gangs.
Source: Daily Press    Date: December 19, 2005

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County gang force logs nearly 200 arrests (San Mateo County, CA): Since its inception in late September, the San Mateo County Gang Task Force has arrested nearly 200 people and impressed upon gang members that they can’t move around the county to avoid law enforcement, police officials said Friday.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: December 18, 2005

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Gang is swept up in drug crackdown (Auburn Gresham, IL): Eight gang members were arrested and seven others have been charged in connection with a drug-peddling operation in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, police said Friday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 18, 2005

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One dies in Pico Rivera gang-related gun battle (Pico Rivera, CA): A man was found fatally shot following a gang-related gun battle in Pico Rivera, sheriff's deputies said Sunday.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: December 18, 2005

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Attorneys continue to gather evidence for city's gang injunction (Lompoc, CA): Attorneys were back in court in Lompoc Friday for a status conference about the city's injunction that prohibits gang members from certain behavior and activities in various sections of town.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: December 18, 2005

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Fresno judge bans 21 gang members to stop associating with each other (Fresno, CA): In an effort to breakup a Fresno street gang, a judge has banned the 21 members of the "Modoc Boys" to associate with one another in public.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: December 18, 2005

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Southridge gang shooting doesn't stop shoppers (Milwaukee, WI): Shoppers were out in full force at Southridge Mall on Saturday, despite gunfire in the parking lot Friday night. According to police, shots were fired in a dispute between two rival gangs during one of the busiest shopping weekends of year.
Source: WISN 12 News    Date: December 18, 2005

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District looks at dress code (Newark, NJ): This month Lincoln Middle School sent out a parent reminder that students should come to school appropriately dressed - which excluded anything that "promotes drugs, alcohol or sexuality and gang activities."
Source: The Newark Advocate    Date: December 18, 2005

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