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Lee sheriff probes whether clothing line, gangs linked (Lee County, FL): The head of the Lee County Sheriff's Office gang unit says deputies are still investigating whether a line of clothing has been adopted by gangs.
Source: The News-Press    Date: November 16, 2005

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Three suspects in violent gangs are in custody (South Florida): Three men accused of belonging to dangerous street gangs have been picked up by federal agents in South Florida, including one sought on murder charges in the Fort Myers area, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Tuesday.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: November 16, 2005

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Teenager bloodied, traumatized in gang-related attack (Petaluma, CA): A Petaluma teenager hit by a blunt object was bloodied and suffered severe trauma over most of his body in a gang-related incident on Saturday, said Sgt. Ken Savano of the Petaluma Police Department.
Source: Petaluma Argus-Courier     Date: November 16, 2005

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Gang activity in state doubles (Vineland, NJ): "We really do need the help of all of you to control our gang problem," Prosecutor Ron Casella said to the packed room at Cumberland County College. "It's all around us."
Source: Bridgeton News    Date: November 16, 2005

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Phoenix calls for crackdown on graffiti (Phoenix, AZ): To combat a dramatic increase in graffiti over the past year, Phoenix will recommend that the state impose stiffer penalties on offenders, Mayor Phil Gordon announced Monday morning.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: November 15, 2005

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Random gunfire hurts two (Jackson Township, PA): An 18-year-old and two 16-year-olds from Ocean County were charged with attempted murder yesterday after a random drive-by shooting wounded two people in Jackson Township early Sunday, authorities said.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: November 15, 2005

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Gang task force reports encouraging numbers (Monterey County, CA) : The Monterey County Board of Supervisors will get a report Tuesday night on the progress of the Monterey County Gang Task Force. Since April, the task forces has accounted for nearly 400 arrests, more than 1,300 traffic stops and a dozen guns taken off the street.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: November 15, 2005

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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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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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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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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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