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US charges 51 with Chinatown smuggling (New York, NY): Two violent Chinese gangs started with a string of local gambling parlors and, in a few quick years, turned the network into a thriving international smuggling conglomerate, federal authorities said yesterday as they announced arrests to break up the gangs.
Source: The New York Times    Date: November 13, 2004

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Nail Asian gang bosses (Flushing and Chinatown, NY): Leaders of two powerful Asian street gangs were charged yesterday with trying to snuff out competitors who tried to muscle in on their lucrative illegal gambling dens in Chinatown and Flushing.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: November 13, 2004

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Slaying on street blamed on gang (Cicero, IL): The killing of a Berwyn man on a residential Cicero street Thursday was gang-related, police said Friday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 13, 2004

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Hispanic gang plots to ambush Maryland cops (Prince George's and Montgomery County, MD): Police officials in Prince George's and Montgomery counties are warning officers that a Salvadoran street gang is plotting to ambush and kill them when they respond to service calls.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: November 13, 2004

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Schools troubled over gang activity (Cape Coral, FL): An increase in gang-related activities prompted Cape Coral High School officials to meet with other high school and city officials this week to discuss prevention strategies. One Cape High student had photos of others showing off gang signs, and about 20 students have scrawled gang signs on their notebooks or on their arms this year, Principal Charles Dailey said.
Source: The News-Press    Date: November 13, 2004

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OHS gets a lesson on gangs (Oceanside, CA): About 120 teachers at Oceanside High School got a lesson on gangs Friday when two Oceanside Police officers gave them an hour-long presentation on what to look out for in the cafeteria, in the hallways and inside student notebooks.
Source: North County Times    Date: November 12, 2004

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Gang unit cuts desert crime (Victorville, CA): Nearing its one-month mark, the High Desert Gang Task Force has gotten numerous criminals off the streets, which is starting to reduce violent crime in the Victor Valley, sheriff's officials said.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: November 12, 2004

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Three arrested in Salinas High shooting (Salinas, CA): Three suspects - two 17-year-olds and an 18-year-old - have been arrested in connection with Wednesday's shooting of a North Salinas High School student.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: November 12, 2004

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Prosecutor moves ahead with formation of Public Safety League (Caldwell, ID): Prosecutor Dave Young says he's assembling members of the Canyon County's new Public Safety League, which will combat gang violence. Young hasn't identified members of the steering committee yet.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: November 12, 2004

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Pols urge new push on anti-gang bill (Mineola, NY): State elected officials called Thursday for a fresh push of 4-year-old anti-gang legislation that critics say could lead to unduly harsh penalties against juveniles and permanently stigmatize people who have left gang life.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 12, 2004

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Arrest made in weekend drive-by (Caldwell, ID): A 16-year-old was arrested in a weekend drive-by shooting that left a younger boy wounded in escalating gun violence that has gripped the city. "It is gang-related," Police Lt. Frank Wyant said.
Source: Casper Star-Tribune    Date: November 11, 2004

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'Strange bedfellows' charged in OxyContin ring (Newark, NJ): Pharmacists, street gang members, mobsters and college students joined forces to flood the Boston area with the powerful painkiller OxyContin, prosecutors charged Thursday.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 11, 2004

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Major drug ring in RI reportedly busted (Providence, RI): A major drug trafficking operation run by Providence's largest street gang has been broken up, law enforcement authorities said Wednesday. Officials said 21 members of the Almighty Latin Kings Nation or their associates were arrested last week.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: November 11, 2004

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Easton police want to infiltrate drug gangs (Easton, PA): Easton Police Chief Stephen A. Mazzeo is pushing to upgrade the vice squad with four additional detectives and a supervisor to separate it from the criminal investigation unit and concentrate on infiltrating drug-dealing street gangs.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: November 10, 2004

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Police check 3 homes in gang sweep (El Monte, CA): Animosity between rival gangs is about to boil over and police Wednesday looked to diffuse tensions before violence breaks out. El Monte officers swept three homes where Evergreen gang members are known to stay in an effort to pick them up on warrants or parole violations.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: November 10, 2004

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70 arrested in ID crackdown (Los Angeles, CA): In its continuing crackdown on phony IDs, Los Angeles officials announced Tuesday they have arrested 70 people and confiscated more than 31,000 blank cards that could be used to generate false documents.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: November 10, 2004

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Combatting gang violence in Canyon County (Canyon County, ID): There may not be gang shootings where you live, but if you live in the Treasure Valley you are affected by gang violence.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: November 10, 2004

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Crime fighters gang up on gangs (Saginaw, MI): The police reinforcements patrolling Saginaw are not there to respond to barking dog complaints or fender-benders. For these state troopers, it's all bad guys, all the time. Fixed in their cross hairs are the gangs of Saginaw - and not all the criminals they're targeting operate on the East Side.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: November 10, 2004

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Youth looks like innocent victim in gang slaying (San Francisco, CA): A 17-year-old youth who recently moved to San Francisco to live with his girlfriend appears to be an innocent victim of gang violence in last Friday's shooting in the Bayview, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: November 9, 2004

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45 arrested, face deportation in North County gang sweep (North County, CA): Immigration officials said yesterday they have arrested 45 foreign-born North County gang members over the last five weeks and plan to expel them from the country.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 9, 2004

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