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DA sets focus on Fresno gang (Fresno, CA): Fresno County authorities are seeking another civil injunction against a local gang but this time have targeted a predominantly black gang from southwest Fresno.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: December 8, 2005

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Police consider gang role in Santiago High shooting (Garden Grove, CA): The fatal shooting of a Santiago High student during an after-school brawl Tuesday may have been linked to escalating tension between gang members, investigators believe.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: December 8, 2005

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15 are arrested in Aurora drug sting (Aurora, IL): They were alleged to be operators, buyers, distributors and lookouts, making deals in parking lots, apartments, hardware stores, restaurants, an Aurora public school and a nursing home.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: December 8, 2005

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Police: More must be done against gangs (Charlotte, NC): A Mount Holly cop shot during a traffic stop. A deadly shootout on Independence Boulevard, another on North Tryon. A woman raped. Dozens of people robbed or assaulted.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: December 8, 2005

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Gang injunctions give communities short-term relief, study shows (Southern California): In the first study examining how civil gang injunctions affect community members, researchers at the University of Southern California and UC Irvine have found that injunctions provide short-term benefits, such as reducing residents' fear of run-ins with gang members.
Source: USC News    Date: December 8, 2005

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Kids fear as gunfire again hits a school (Detroit, MI): In the second shooting in as many days at Detroit schools, an 18-year-old former student was shot Tuesday at Central High School after a student opened a locked door and unwittingly let in a group of attackers.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: December 7, 2005

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Police say woman stabbed teen in gang feud (Lake Worth, FL): Lake Worth police are looking for a woman who stabbed a teen in the back during a gang feud. Authorities say 16-year-old Gregorio Martinez was attacked by 19-year-old Veronica Alonzo who is part of a rival gang.
Source: WFTV 9 News    Date: December 7, 2005

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Clarke County trial is its first under anti-gang statute (Athens, GA): Street gangs may have formed in Athens more for social status and companionship than for committing crimes, but that doesn't make them any less dangerous, a prosecutor told jurors at the start of the trial of the first person prosecuted in Clarke County under the state's anti-gang law.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: December 7, 2005

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Gang death has residents afraid (Charlotte, NC): As many as 10 times in the past four months, police say, members of the Hidden Valley Kings have shot at one another in their own neighborhood.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: December 7, 2005

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Inland anti-gang unit in the works (Riverside County, CA): Riverside County Dist. Atty. Grover Trask and Sheriff Bob Doyle unveiled plans Monday for a new anti-gang task force that they said would apply a "full-court press" to the region's escalating gang crime and violence.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 6, 2005

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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