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Meth's new market (Reservation, WY): Natasha Washakie has lived the depths of addiction to methamphetamine and come back up. She's seen friends trade sex for meth. She's seen one get her own children hooked on the drug, which among its side effects suppresses the appetite.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: November 6, 2005

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Federal SWAT team kills two men in anti-gang initiative (Houston, TX): Two gunmen suspected of being gang members were killed and two others wounded Thursday night after a shootout during an anti-gang police raid on a house in northeast Houston, authorities said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: November 5, 2005

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Snowman shirt's secret blows away critics (New York, NY): One of the hottest-selling T-shirts around the country shows a simply drawn snowman with a menacing expression.
Source: MSNBC    Date: November 4, 2005

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Heights concerned about youth gang activity (Elmira Heights, IL): Youth gangs from Elmira are starting to show up in Elmira Heights, say village officials who are concerned about how to handle the problem.
Source: Star-Gazette    Date: November 4, 2005

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Gang-related threats cancel football game (Mojave, CA): Mojave High School's football game tonight against Frazier Mountain High School was canceled because of gang-related threats of violence, officials said Thursday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: November 4, 2005

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Pink duds banned for boys at a few schools (El Paso, TX): Pink is prohibited for boys at some high schools in El Paso because administrators say the color is linked to gangs.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: November 4, 2005

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Suspected gang members' gun battle with FBI kills two (Houston, TX): Two suspected gang members died and two others were injured during a gun battle with FBI agents in northeast Houston, KPRC Local 2 reported Friday.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: November 4, 2005

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Police outraged by gang shootings (Trenton, NJ): A 25-year-old city man who was shot once in the head in the parking lot of a Passaic Street nightclub Tuesday night was in grave condition yesterday at a city hospital, police said.
Source: The Times    Date: November 3, 2005

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Illegal and in gang? Prepare to go home (Minnesota): A nationwide crackdown on illegal immigrants who are members or associates of street gangs has led to the arrest of 44 people in Minnesota, 30 of whom have been deported.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: November 3, 2005

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Teen shot leaving Halloween party (Palmdale, CA): Halloween night turned tragic when a 14-year-old boy leaving a church get-together with his girlfriend was accosted by two young men and shot in what may have been a case of mistaken identity.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: November 2, 2005

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Fight gangs harder, nabe urges cops (Elmhurst, NY): The recent gang-related stabbing of two high school students has heightened fears among Elmhurst locals who say police must do more to protect their youth.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: November 2, 2005

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Curbing the gangs (Long Island, NY): With hearings that included the beats of rapper 50 Cent, slideshows of alleyway murders and tears from a young woman caught in gang crossfire, an influential state commission that exposed police abuse in the 1980s and upstate methamphetamine labs last year turned its spotlight on Long Island gangs yesterday.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 2, 2005

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Significance of slaying at school unclear (Fresno, CA): A gang assassination at a Fresno school last week has left the city nervous, and it's uncertain whether the slaying signals a new era of violence.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 2, 2005

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Gang reports made public (East Hartford, CT): Confidential police documents show that the town has more of a problem with gangs than the police chief has indicated publicly, a town council member said Tuesday.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: November 2, 2005

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Four teen gang suspects face trial in woman's fatal mugging (Cleveland, OH): Four boys police say are members of the Goonies gang were charged Tuesday with murder and aggravated murder in the death of a 76-year-old woman.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: November 2, 2005

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Halloween bash turns ugly: Downtown fights erupt involving gang members (Chapel Hill, NC): The Halloween festivities in downtown Chapel Hill on Monday night took a dark turn late as police officers had to break up numerous fights, including some that involved gang members from Durham.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: November 1, 2005

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Seven stabbed in downtown Santa Cruz on Halloween (Santa Cruz, CA): Police on Tuesday continued to investigate a series of alleged gang-related attacks that sent seven people to hospitals during downtown Halloween festivities.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 1, 2005

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Judge issues injunction against 104 gang members (San Diego County, CA): A judge issued a preliminary injunction yesterday against 104 documented members of the oldest street gang in San Diego County.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 1, 2005

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Gang members who terrorized neighborhood indicted (San Francisco, CA): A federal grand jury on Monday indicted a dozen alleged gang members in San Francisco who authorities said terrorized a 10-block section of a poor city neighborhood.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 31, 2005

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Gang killings prompt nine raids (Fresno, CA): Hours after two more gang-related homicides, Fresno police early Sunday raided nine suspected gang houses and held two men who might be connected to a third killing.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: October 31, 2005

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