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Three arrested in attack on pregnant woman (Fredericksburg, VA): A pregnant woman was kicked in the stomach outside a Wal-Mart on Thursday in what Fredericksburg police believe might have been a gang-related attack.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: October 21, 2006

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Anti-gang partners renew their ties tips on identifying gangs (Tacoma, WA): Gang colors aren’t restricted to Blood red and Crip blue. Orange or black is the color of choice for some gangs, be it the shade of a shoelace or a bandanna neatly threaded through belt loops.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: October 21, 2006

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Police warn parents of their children's gang ties (Oceanside, CA): In an effort to let parents know that their child may be facing trouble, detectives are sending a warning letter to the parent or guardian of a juvenile who is associating with a criminal gang and is on the verge of being documented by police.
Source: North County Times    Date: October 20, 2006

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Police break up gang-related fight at Petaluma high school (Petaluma, CA) : Gang-related conflicts between students at a Petaluma high school over the past two days have ended in several arrests, police reported Thursday night.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: October 19, 2006

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14 held in gang sweep (San Gabriel, CA): More than 100 law enforcement officers descended on 30 locations Thursday and arrested 14 people, seized seven firearms and a small amount of drugs.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: October 19, 2006

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Valley gang violence soars (San Fernando Valley, CA): Gang-related violence has soared in the San Fernando Valley, with 36 killings in the past 10 months and gang crime in some neighborhoods up 50 percent over last year, the Daily News has learned.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 19, 2006

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Cops raid 'vicious' Mount Vernon drug gang (Mount Vernon, NY): A task force of nearly 100 Mount Vernon, Westchester County and state police swarmed throughout the city during the predawn hours today arresting numerous people in the culmination of a major drug gang investigation, police said.
Source: The Journal News    Date: October 19, 2006

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Non-traditional gang rivals involved in Tuesday shootout (Nashville, TN): An outbreak of violence between teenage members of Kurdish and black gangs Tuesday night caught the Metro Police Department’s specialized gang unit by surprise.
Source: The City Paper    Date: October 19, 2006

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Local police department receives gang prevention grant (Temple, TX): The Temple Police Department has been awarded a $14,489 US Justice Department grant to expand its Gang Resistance Education and Training program to all sixth grade students at a new middle school campus, Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, announced Wednesday.
Source: KWTX 10 News    Date: October 19, 2006

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Police trade guns for brushes (Washington, DC): The spray paint scrawled on the wall of the bowling alley was telling a story, and to Maj. Kevin Davis, it was a particularly ominous one.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: October 19, 2006

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Gang members describe life inside MS-13 (Washington, DC): There wasn't a lot of discussion when members of the MS-13 street gang ran into Noel B. Gudiel on a Langley Park street more than three years ago.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: October 18, 2006

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US presses gang case (Albany, NY): While several reputed members of an Arbor Hill street gang gathered in mid-August to mark the birthday of a slain friend, Albany detectives covertly snapped photographs from a distance.
Source: Times Union    Date: October 18, 2006

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Gang activity worrying law enforcement officers (Lee County, FL): Law enforcement officials around Southwest Florida are dealing with the gang problem on a daily basis. They say that graffiti is the tell-tale giveaway that gangs are nearby.
Source: WBBH NBC2 News    Date: October 18, 2006

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Two arrested following gang fight in Nashville (Nashville, TN): Three people were shot and two others were injured in an apparent gang fight Tuesday in south Nashville, Metro police said Wednesday.
Source: Ashland City Times    Date: October 18, 2006

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The mayor's new steps to fight gang-related crime (Anchorage, AK): The mayor's new steps to fight gang-related crime has a lot of people talking. And his proposals are getting the attention of lawmakers and homemakers alike. Mayor Begich couldn't have picked a better time to take aim at youth and gang violence.
Source: KTVA 11 News    Date: October 18, 2006

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Shooting victims called innocent (Turlock, CA): A man and a teenage boy gunned down early Sunday outside a home appear to be victims of friendly fire, two people who witnessed the shootings said Tuesday.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: October 18, 2006

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Arrests made in Bealeton vandalism case (Bealeton, VA): Two Fauquier County youths have been arrested in connection with several acts of vandalism in Bealeton, police said.
Source: Times Community Papers    Date: October 17, 2006

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Nyack High bans gang icons (Nyack, NY): Nyack High School administrators have banned bandannas and certain types of beads after a possibly gang-related screaming match among three boys caused a lockdown at the school.
Source: The Journal News    Date: October 17, 2006

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Police: Gangs in recruit mode (Sarasota County, FL): The news release paints a frightening picture: "Sarasota County gangs are recruiting 8-year-olds," it says.
Source: The Herald-Tribune    Date: October 17, 2006

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25 alleged gang members arrested over weekend (Hattiesburg, MS): Twenty-five alleged gang members were taken to jail over the weekend on a variety of charges, Hattiesburg Police Department spokeswoman LaShana Sorrell reported.
Source: The Hattiesburg American    Date: October 16, 2006

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