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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
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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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
http://www.ktvb.com/...

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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
http://www.casperstartribune.net/...

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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
http://www.newsday.com/...

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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
http://www.kansascity.com/...

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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
http://www.mcall.com/...

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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
http://www.sgvtribune.com/...

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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
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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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
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Lowell police get $200,000 grant to study gang activity (Lowell, MA): The Lowell Police Department, in conjunction with the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, has received a two-year, $200,000 state grant to study gang activity in the city.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: November 9, 2004
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

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Authorities take aim at third Syracuse street gang (Syracuse, NY): Federal and local authorities continued their crackdown on street gangs in Syracuse Tuesday, charging five gang members with trafficking cocaine and crack.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 9, 2004
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Activists denounce gang injunction (Oxnard, Ca): The Oxnard Police Department and Ventura County District Attorney's Office say they sought Oxnard's gang injunction to help instill a measure of peace in the community. But a panel of Oxnard activists on Sunday said it has done the opposite.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: November 8, 2004
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Drive-by had intent, sheriff says (St. Martin , MS): A drive-by shooting Sunday morning targeted "the wrong house" in a case of mistaken identity in gang-related retaliation, said Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: November 8, 2004
http://www.sunherald.com/...

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Boy, 14, hurt in Caldwell shooting (Caldwell, ID): A 14-year-old Caldwell boy was shot in the back Saturday evening, but the injury was not life-threatening, according to police. Investigators are sifting through conflicting stories, and no one reported seeing the shooter, Caldwell police Lt. Frank Wyant said.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: November 7, 2004
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Visit to Indiana trips up gang chief (Chicago, IL): For months, gang intelligence officers at the Chicago Police Department had been anticipating the parole of Shawn "Shaky" Betts with some trepidation.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 7, 2004
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Law aims to deter new gang recruits (Chelsea, MA): Eighteen months after they began a wide-ranging crackdown, Chelsea officials are considering adding to their anti-gang arsenal a law that would up the ante for gangs who try to recruit new members.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: November 7, 2004
http://news.bostonherald.com/...

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