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Suspects in custody after shootings in Addison (Addison, IL): Two young men faced felony charges Wednesday after police said one of them shot at a rival in another car in a high-speed chase from Addison to Wood Dale that ended in a crash with another motorist.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: September 29, 2005

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Gang detectives investigate Encanto shooting (San Diego, CA): A confrontation between two carloads of men outside an Encanto liquor store Wednesday evening led to a burst of rifle fire that struck one of the vehicles several times, police said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 29, 2005

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Men in two cities hurt in gang-related attacks (Oxnard and Fillmore, CA): Two gang-related incidents, one in Oxnard and one in Fillmore, left two men hospitalized Wednesday, one in critical condition, authorities said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: September 29, 2005

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Vista gang injunction results in eight arrests (Vista, CA): Sheriff's deputies have arrested eight men under suspicion of violating a gang injunction granted July 1, and officials say the court order is curbing gang activity in Vista as hoped.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 29, 2005

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Aurora drug gang dismantled, feds say (Chicago, IL): An 11-year investigation of a Chicago area street gang resulted in the arrest Wednesday of one of its top members and the dismantling of its violent Aurora faction, federal authorities said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: September 29, 2005

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Rapid street-gang rise worries east Orange, prompts town meeting (Orange County, FL): Membership in street gangs is on the rise in Orange County, bringing big-city problems even to areas that were rural a decade ago.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: September 29, 2005

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Youth say gang violence has increased in schools (Baltimore, MD): Some of Baltimore's teens want to make police more aware of gang activity - not just in the streets, but in schools.
Source: WBAL 11 News    Date: September 28, 2005

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Police ready to combat recent crime increase (Bridgeport, CT): After several years of decline, the city's crime rate is climbing again, but police say they are ready to battle the increase.
Source: Connecticut Post    Date: September 28, 2005

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Alleged gang members face charges (Chicago, IL): Several high-ranking members of a street gang that has plagued some of Chicago's western suburbs for more than a decade have been indicted on charges they conspired to commit murders and other violent crimes, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: September 28, 2005

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Gang unit police called as clash disrupts trial (Durham, NC): An apparently gang-related clash disrupted a shooting trial in Durham County Superior Court Wednesday, causing two people to be thrown out of the courtroom and Durham police officers to be summoned to help keep order.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: September 28, 2005

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Supes OK countywide gang squad (Redwood City, CA): San Mateo County supervisors agreed Tuesday to spend more than $500,000 on a new countywide investigations unit to go after gang leaders.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: September 28, 2005

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New task force fights gang crime (Minneapolis, MN): When Minneapolis police Lt. Mike Carlson took command of the newly formed Violent Offender Task Force in January, the unofficial mantra - focus on results, not process - seemed like a no-brainer.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: September 28, 2005

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Police memo: New Orleans gang activity possible in Atlanta (Atlanta, GA): Atlanta police are investigating the possibility that New Orleans gangs have moved to the city, according to an internal memo issued to officers.
Source:    Date: September 28, 2005

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Serious gang offenses decline (Fort Worth, TX): Gang members opened fire at a party two weekends ago, leaving a teen-age girl wounded by bullet fragments.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: September 27, 2005

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Santa Cruz police say weekend shooting sign of growing gang problem (Santa Cruz, CA): Police in Santa Cruz say a double shooting this weekend is a sign of a growing gang problem in the city.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3    Date: September 27, 2005

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Gangs, drug dealers may re-emerge, authorities say (Baton Rouge, LA): Hurricane Katrina did what authorities couldn't - put a stop to the illegal drug trade and ruthlessly violent gang activity in New Orleans.
Source: KATC 3 News    Date: September 27, 2005

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Projects try to stop violence (Syracuse, NY): Syracuse is trying to curb the gun violence through organizations involving residents, police, government and schools.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: September 26, 2005

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Successful anti-gang program a victim of budget woes (Portland, OR): A gang rehabilitation program that has succeeded in keeping more than 97 percent of its graduates from sliding back into crime has been cut.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: September 26, 2005

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Anti-gang group gets off ground (Rogers, AR): Manny Sepulveda and Steve Metheney know about street gangs, and they are using that knowledge to help lead a new group dedicated to stopping gang activity before it becomes entrenched in Northwest Arkansas.
Source: Springdale Morning News    Date: September 26, 2005

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Gang life becoming a family heritage (Wichita, KS): The woman was convinced her boyfriend had stolen something, even though he denied it. On the morning of Aug. 15, she called her son, who Wichita police say is a gang member, and led him and a few of his friends to her boyfriend's house, in the 700 block of North Minneapolis, near Murdock and I-135.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: September 26, 2005

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