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Gang uses deportation to its advantage to flourish in U.S. (Los Angeles, CA): On a sweltering afternoon, an unmarked white jetliner taxies to a remote terminal at the international airport here and disgorges dozens of criminal deportees from the United States.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 30, 2005

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Actress slain in gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): Teen actress Tara Correa-McMullen, who portrayed a former gang member in the TV show "Judging Amy," was shot to death amid gang violence, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 29, 2005

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Officials: Drug ring busted (Detroit, MI): A federal grand jury in Detroit indicted 25 people in what officials say is one of the region's largest drug and money laundering conspiracies.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: October 29, 2005

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Hate crime arrests in East County spur action (El Cajon, CA): The Grossmont high school district will step up its efforts to address problems with gangs following the arrests of six Santee residents – including three students – on hate crime charges, superintendent Terry Ryan said yesterday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 29, 2005

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Killings investigated for ties to DVD (Fresno, CA): Two men shot to death roughly 14 hours apart Thursday were members of rival street gangs, and both homicides could have some connection to the now-infamous "Fresno Uncensored" DVD.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: October 29, 2005

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Violent loss unites West Hill teens (Albany, NY): As groups of teens gathered Friday around a memorial to remember their friend Dominique Young, gunned down the night before, police stepped up patrols, fearing gang violence.
Source: Times Union    Date: October 29, 2005

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Senate approves anti-gang initiative (Massachussetts): The Massachusetts Senate last week unanimously approved a sweeping anti-gang initiative that includes a statewide witness protection program and $11 million grant program to fund collaborative regional anti-gang efforts that focus both on increased law enforcement activities as well as youth violence prevention programs.
Source: Stoughton Journal    Date: October 28, 2005

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Police alert parents, community to signs of gang activity (Noblesville, TN): While gangs are not a serious problem in Noblesville, no town is immune, say police. The Noblesville Police Department held a gang awareness meeting Thursday night at the Noblesville Library to let parents know what warning signs to look for.
Source: The Noblesville Daily Times    Date: October 28, 2005

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Lanphier fights blamed on gangs (Lanphier, IL): A recent series of fights at Lanphier High School stems from wannabe gangsters bringing neighborhood disputes to school, Springfield police say.
Source: The State Journal-Register     Date: October 28, 2005

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Two teenagers shot in Gilroy parking lot (Gilroy, CA): Two teenage boys were shot, possibly with a shotgun, in a Gilroy shopping center parking lot today, the Gilroy Police Department reported.
Source: KPIX CBS 5 News    Date: October 28, 2005

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Shelton attack raises worries of school gangs (Shelton, CT): A Shelton High School student was stabbed early Thursday by a fellow student during a confrontation that may have been sparked by gang rivalries.
Source: Connecticut Post    Date: October 28, 2005

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Shooting at Fresno venue kills man (Fresno, CA): A shooting early Thursday during the filming of a music video at a popular Fresno nightclub resulted in the death of an unidentified man.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: October 28, 2005

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Rival gang members, school officials call for truce (Dallas, TX): Former and current rival gang members stood together outside a South Dallas community center on Wednesday as part of a commitment to end gang violence in Dallas.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: October 27, 2005

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Gangs under scrutiny in Spring Branch (Houston, TX): Spring Branch civic association members, police and government officials agreed last week to join forces to discourage the spread of gang membership and graffiti.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: October 27, 2005

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Two arrests made in attack at school (Canyon Country, CA): Two people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in an after-school attack Tuesday at Canyon High School that authorities believe was gang-related.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 27, 2005

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Fresno cracking down on gang violence (Fresno, CA): Police have made a number of arrests in the first day of a new Fresno gang crackdown. Yesterday, there were 57 arrests. Of those arrest, 22 were felonies, seven are parolees and 14 are gang members.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: October 27, 2005

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Violence beyond state lines: Seven with gang ties charged in deadly drive-by in Bristol (Bristol Township, PA): Seven, some high-ranking, members or associates of the Trenton Bloods gang were arrested in connection with the drive-by shooting of an innocent bystander two months ago, authorities said yesterday.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: October 27, 2005

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City acknowledges its gang problem (Rochester, NY): Whether you call them gangs or groups, Rochester has a problem that is contributing to violence and other criminal activities in the area, according to local government and law enforcement officials.
Source: Democrat and Chronicle    Date: October 26, 2005

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Chief: No gangs were at party (East Hartford, CT): There are no organized gangs in town, Police Chief Mark J. Sirois told the town council Tuesday as his officers continued to investigate the brawl that ended a 1-year-old's birthday party over the weekend.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: October 26, 2005

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Gang activity evident in local schools (Greensboro, NC): "Blood for life" spray-painted on a Peeler Elementary wall. Gang symbols on a bathroom stall at Grimsley High School. An Aycock Middle student with the number "13" - symbolizing a Latino gang - on his tennis shoes.
Source: News & Record    Date: October 26, 2005

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