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Court prohibits SF gang members from publicly associating (San Francisco, CA): A San Francisco County Superior Court judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday against the Oakdale Mob gang, prohibiting them from publicly associating with one another in the city's Hunter's Point neighborhood.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 30, 2006

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Md. corrections officials developing gang management strategy (Baltimore, MD): With gang violence on the rise and prison safety persistently hard to maintain, Maryland corrections officials are searching for better ways of managing incarcerated gang members, including confining members of the same gang together in a separate prison unit.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: October 29, 2006

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MS-13 gang seen as growing threat (Pharr, TX): Shortly after midnight in late September, a Texas National Guard soldier with night-vision equipment spied four figures slipping through the brush and alerted Border Patrol agents.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: October 29, 2006

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Gangs in the 'burbs (Columbus, OH): Just a block from their suburban high school, two teenagers were walking to school when a white Chevrolet Cavalier drove up one winter morning.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: October 29, 2006

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Gang eradication begins with prevention (Victorville, CA): It is widely accepted that the best way to attack gangs is to keep young adults from joining them in the first place.
Source: Desert Dispatch    Date: October 29, 2006

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Undercover gang sting nets more than 45 arrests in Morris County (Morristown, NJ): More than 45 people have been arrested in Morris County following an undercover operation targeting gang activity, law enforcement authorities announced Sunday.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 29, 2006

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Teen shot after gang scuffle (Whittier, CA): A confrontation between taggers and gang members on an abandoned graffiti-covered rail bridge spanning a freeway ended in a shooting that left a teen in critical condition, authorities said Friday.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: October 27, 2006

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In Dodge City, Old West gunfights give way to gangs with rifles and baseball bats (Dodge City, KS): Dodge City has a rich history as an Old West frontier town, where cowboys and gunslingers could take a break from the trail and get their fill of saloons and brothels.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: October 26, 2006

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Prison gangs haphazardly tracked (Ohio): Thirteen years after a gang-led riot at the Lucasville prison, Ohio still lacks a uniform system of monitoring gangs in its prisons.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: October 26, 2006

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Alleged Chicago gangster busted in Columbus (Columbus, GA): After more than two years on the run, an alleged drug dealer and gangster from Illinois was nabbed in Columbus early Tuesday, authorities said.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: October 26, 2006

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Police investigate shooting outside restaurant (Salt Lake City, UT): What started out as a verbal confrontation quickly turned into a gunfight behind the Denny's restaurant in downtown Salt Lake. Now police are looking for the gunmen.
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: October 26, 2006

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Graffiti surge spells increase in gang activity, Fort Pierce residents fear (Fort Pierce, FL): The graffiti in a quiet central Fort Pierce neighborhood started small and inconspicuous. Residents between Edwards Road and Virginia Avenue just east of U.S. 1 saw miscellaneous markings appear on a few street signs and telephone poles in recent years.
Source: Fort Pierce Tribune    Date: October 26, 2006

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Police plead for parents' help (Mission Hills, CA): Los Angeles police and a coalition against gangs called on Thursday for community support to help quell a recent surge in gang violence.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 26, 2006

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15 arrests as violent gang is hit again (North Richmond, CA): In a second such raid this year, 200 federal and local law-enforcement officers targeting one of Northern California's most violent street gangs swooped down on North Richmond on Wednesday, arresting 15 people on drug charges.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: October 26, 2006

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Neighborhood gangs lead to patrols at Everett-area high school (Everett, WA): A Snohomish County sheriff's deputy has been assigned to Mariner High School because of gangs - not at the school, but in the neighborhood.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: October 25, 2006

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Sweep targets Sacramento street gangs (Sacramento, CA): About 420 officers from 17 federal, state and local law enforcement agencies fanned out across Sacramento County on Wednesday, searching for more than 330 suspected street gang members in what officials called their largest such coordinated sweep ever in the region.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 25, 2006

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State using new software to track growing gang activity (Wilmington, NC): The state is cracking down on gangs. It involves a new piece of software that tracks individuals thought to be part of gangs.
Source: WWAY NewsChannel 3    Date: October 25, 2006

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Tagging takes deadly detour as graffiti crews become gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Once armed with spray-paint cans and etching tools, San Fernando Valley taggers are now toting guns and other weapons as violence among their crews is becoming as prevalent as their graffiti.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 25, 2006

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Santa Rita inmates charged after attack (Dublin, CA): Five Santa Rita jail inmates are facing assault charges for allegedly attacking another prisoner with a hand-fashioned blade.
Source: Tri-Valley Herald    Date: October 24, 2006

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Officials, lawyers debate proposed gang injunction (San Francisco, CA): The American Civil Liberties Union stated Monday that it would challenge a civil injunction sought by The City to prevent members of a Bayview street gang from congregating and conducting gang activity in a specified area.
Source: The Examiner    Date: October 24, 2006

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