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Cops link drive-by shootings to a gang (Jackson, NJ): Two teenagers wounded in a drive-by shooting were victims of a gang attack and possibly gang-initiation rites, authorities said Monday.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: November 15, 2005

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Federal grant aids Tulare Co. gang effort (Visalia, CA): Gang-prevention and education programs are expanding in Tulare County schools, targeting elementary students through a federal grant awarded to two law enforcement agencies.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 14, 2005

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Three injured in two morning S.F. shootings (San Francisco, CA): Two shootings, both from a vehicle, left three people injured early this morning in San Francisco, according to police.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 14, 2005

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No arrests yet in shootings that wounded five in Syracuse (Syracuse, NY) : Syracuse police had not made any arrests Sunday as they continued to investigate three shootings Friday and Saturday that left five people wounded.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: November 14, 2005

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Five-hour standoff ends in arrest of alleged gang member (Midvale, UT): A man is in jail after taking a hostage and starting a five-hour standoff with police. It happened Sunday night in a Midvale apartment complex.
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: November 14, 2005

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Tiberi secures $300,000 for South Side anti-gang work (Columbus, OH): A chunk of federal money will help a coalition of law-enforcement, local government and community groups in their effort to combat gang-related problems in a South Side neighborhood.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: November 13, 2005

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Jails try to track gang members as they move through system (Prince George's County, MD): For about a year, Prince George's County jail officials have tried to track gang members through a computerized database. They flag records of inmates who acknowledge belonging to the approximately 20 gangs that operate in the Washington area.
Source: WJLA 7 News    Date: November 13, 2005

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Fresno gang crackdown causes new problems (Fresno, CA): Fresno's gang crackdown may have created some problems in a new arena, even as police and sheriff's deputies clear the streets of violent gang members.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: November 13, 2005

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Police search for masked gunmen (Taylorsville, UT): Police on Friday were still searching for individuals involved in what they believe was a gang-related shootout in a residential neighborhood.
Source: Deseret News    Date: November 12, 2005

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Gang-related issues worry (Roxboro, NC): Person High School officials this week voiced concerns for what they perceive to be increasing levels of gang-related activities in the community that are spilling over into the high school.
Source: Roxboro Courier Times    Date: November 12, 2005

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Gang task force gets $500,000 for its work (Monterey County, CA): The Monterey County Joint Gang Task Force will receive an additional $500,000 to help fight gang violence in Monterey County.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: November 11, 2005

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Anti-gang efforts may get $5 million (Washington, DC): Washington's suburbs are set to receive nearly $5 million more in federal money to combat what lawmakers described yesterday as "an exploding gang problem" that needs aggressive, regional cooperation to solve.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: November 11, 2005

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State due $7.6 million to fight crime (Washington, DC): More than $7.6 million in crime-prevention money would come to Maryland as part of a federal spending bill expected to be approved by Congress by early next week.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: November 11, 2005

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Fox Ridge takes turf from gangs (Charlotte, NC): The freshly painted basketball court at the Fox Ridge apartment complex doesn't look all that impressive until you consider what its residents painted over: graffiti gang symbols.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: November 11, 2005

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Chelan School District backs off rosary bead ban (Chelan, WA): The Lake Chelan School District has rescinded a ban on rosary beads a week after school officials banned them as a symbol of potential gang involvement.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: November 11, 2005

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Agents arrest eight in gang sweep (Los Angeles, CA): The FBI and Los Angeles Police Department on Thursday arrested what authorities described as the leaders of a gang responsible for 28 murders over the last five years in and around a one-square-mile area of southwest Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 11, 2005

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Saginaw struggling with gang violence (Saginaw, MI): Police believe feuding Saginaw gangs are the cause of numerous shootings in and near the city in recent months. Getting people to talk about the shootings - both witnesses and victims - has been difficult.
Source: WJRT ABC 12 News    Date: November 11, 2005

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Man arrested in park gang fight (Simi Valley, CA): Police arrested a Simi Valley man in a gang fight at Rancho Simi Community Park on Sunday. At about 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 6 police received numerous reports of a fight at the park, located at 1765 Royal Avenue.
Source: Simi Valley Acorn    Date: November 11, 2005

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28 Blood cruds busted in Bx. (Bronx, NY): Twenty-eight members of the "Treyside Bloods" - a violent Bronx street gang that earned $1.5 million a year selling cocaine and heroin in a Mott Haven housing project - were indicted yesterday, authorities said.
Source: New York Post    Date: November 11, 2005

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Law enforcement raids target violent LA street gang (Los Angeles, CA): Police and federal agents carried out raids Thursday against alleged members of a notorious street gang accused of conspiracy and drug trafficking, arresting at least 18 people and seizing stashes of crack cocaine.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 10, 2005

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