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Five fatal shootings in just 12 hours (Chicago, IL): In a little more than 12 hours from Wednesday evening to Thursday morning, five people - including a 14-year-old boy walking with his father - were killed in incidents across the city.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 5, 2004
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Caldwell officials apply for federal anti-crime grant (Caldwell, ID): City officials have applied for a U.S. Department of Justice program to help battle gang violence and drug activity in Caldwell's north central neighborhoods.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: November 4, 2004
http://www.idahostatesman.com/...

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Alleged drive-by shooters head to trial (Caldwell, ID): Two men charged in a gang-related killing in Caldwell last month were bound over for trial Wednesday after a preliminary hearing in 3rd District Court.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: November 4, 2004
http://www.idahopress.com/...

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Four men sought in S.J. beating (San Jose, CA): San Jose police on Wednesday night were searching for four men who brutally beat four other young men in a gang-related assault in the Berryessa District. At least one victim was in serious condition after he was stabbed, said San Jose Police Sgt. Steve Dixon.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 4, 2004
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Man beaten, stabbed, robbed (Escondido, CA): Police arrested three people, including a 17-year-old boy, after a man was robbed, beaten and stabbed in an attack with gang overtones.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 4, 2004
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Prosecutor: Attack on men gang-related (Framingham, MA): Six teens accused of attacking three men Sunday with baseball bats, a tire iron and a golf club are members of the Kendall Street gang, prosecutors said yesterday in Framingham District Court.
Source: The MetroWest Daily News    Date: November 4, 2004
http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/...

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Ten gang members arrested before planned shooting (Charlotte, NC): Police intervened after hearing that gang members planned a Halloween weekend shooting and arrested ten gang members on minor charges before any gunfire erupted.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: November 4, 2004
http://www.wsoctv.com/...

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Police: Boy, 12, shot in gang fray (Fort Worth, TX): A William James Middle School student remained in a hospital Tuesday with a gunshot wound to the head after a weekend shooting that police say was gang-related.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: November 3, 2004
http://www.dfw.com/...

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Durham police get a lesson in gang violence (Durham, NC): Durham police officers are getting a lesson in gang violence from the Department of Defense. A training program out of Florida, the Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training, is in the Bull City this week teaching about gangs to more than 200 community leaders.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: November 3, 2004
http://rdu.news14.com/...

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Four men charged in drug bust (Hayward, CA): Four men tied to a notorious street gang are set to enter pleas Monday to charges they sold methamphetamine and marijuana from a Hayward house for spending money and to finance gang activities, authorities say.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: November 3, 2004
http://www.oaklandtribune.com/...

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Two shoot it out in 7-Eleven lot (Taylorsville, UT): A gang-related shootout in the parking lot of a Taylorsville 7-Eleven Monday night landed one man in jail and had the Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit looking for at least one other person Tuesday.
Source: Deseret News    Date: November 3, 2004
http://deseretnews.com/...

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Youths charged as adults with killing elderly man in Ontario park (Rancho Cucamonga, CA): Three teenage boys on Tuesday were charged as adults with the murder of an 89-year-old man who was viciously slain at an Ontario park in broad daylight last week.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: November 2, 2004
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Princeton sees gang-related violence surge (Princeton, NJ): A weekend of unusually violent incidents in the borough, including evidence of gang activity and a man being nearly beaten to death in an alleged bias crime, was punctuated yesterday by police locking down the high school over a report of planned gang retribution against a student.
Source: The Times    Date: November 2, 2004
http://www.nj.com/...

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Group brainstorms ways to help gang members (Oxnard, CA): The tables like big pieces of a puzzle are connected near the far end of the large room at Cafe on A in downtown Oxnard. Dozens of paintings, most reflecting ethnic themes, are all over the purple-colored walls and scattered throughout the room.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: November 1, 2004
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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One arrested in gang-related murder (Greeley, CO): Imagine looking outside your living room window and witnessing a gunman in plain view killing one man with a shotgun to the head and seriously wounding another with a shot to the chest.
Source: Greeley Tribune    Date: November 1, 2004
http://www.greeleytrib.com/...

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Police gang unit earns recognition (Durham, NC): The gang unit of the Durham Police Department was honored for outstanding leadership during a recent meeting of the N.C. Gang Investigators Association in Charlotte.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: November 1, 2004
http://www.herald-sun.com/...

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Man dead after brawl (Long Island, NY): A man was found dead in a parking lot after a brawl outside a Coram club early yesterday, Suffolk police said. Police received a call at about 1 a.m. that a large group of men were fighting outside Casa Rica, a nightclub and sports bar in Plaza 99, a strip mall on Middle Country Road.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 1, 2004
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Machine offers low-cost alternative to remove tattoos (Oklahoma City, OK) : People with gang tattoos who meet certain criteria could get the tattoos that declare their gang affiliation removed for free. The Latino Community Development Agency has ordered a $10,200 machine that will use infrared light to remove gang tattoos in an office at an Oklahoma City community center.
Source: News On 6    Date: November 1, 2004
http://www.kotv.com/...

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Safety in Salinas (Salinas, CA): More law enforcement officers on Salinas streets and a California Highway Patrol helicopter patrolling the skies since September point to a more aggressive approach in stemming the tide of violent crime that has plagued the city in recent years.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: October 31, 2004
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Taking anti-gang effort to community (Arlington, VA): Jose E. Hoyos, pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church in Dale City, was shopping at a Giant grocery store in Arlington about six months ago when a face from the past surfaced in the checkout line. "Remember me, Father?" the man asked. "Nope," Hoyos replied.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: October 31, 2004
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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