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Sixth gang suspect arrested (Nashville, TN): The last of six members of the MS-13 street gang charged with killing two people they believed to be informants has been arrested outside Nashville, Tenn., according to officials.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 21, 2004

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An effort to bridge a day-care gap (Fairfax County, VA): Amid rising concern about gangs, drug and alcohol use, and even obesity, Fairfax education officials have launched an effort to reach out to the county's 27,000 middle schoolers by offering them more after-school programs.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: October 21, 2004

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More than a dozen apparent gang members arrested in Spokane area (Spokane, WA): More than a dozen people believed to be gang members and their associates from California have been arrested by a regional drug task force, and more arrests are planned, authorities said.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: October 21, 2004

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Turlock's anti-gang plan adds parents (Turlock, CA): The first step forward in this city's fight against gangs was the decision to organize a parent awareness night. Members of the gang task force Monday night decided it was essential to educate parents about gang wardrobe and behaviors.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: October 21, 2004

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More shots ring out in Canyon County (Canyon County, ID): Nampa police are investigating more incidents of potentially gang-related gunfire. Investigators don't have any suspects in the latest shootings earlier this week at a house near Northwest Nazarene University.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: October 21, 2004

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Lockyer vows help to fight L.A. gangs (Glendale, CA): California Attorney General Bill Lockyer on Wednesday told a group of about 100 community leaders and residents that his office is working closely with local police agencies to fight gang activity in Los Angeles.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 21, 2004

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Elgin teen boy is charged with shooting near school (Elgin, IL): A 14-year-old Elgin boy was charged Wednesday in a gang-related shooting across the street from an Elgin middle school last week, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 21, 2004

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Two recent drive-by shootings uncommon for El Paso (El Paso, TX): Two drive-by shootings earlier this month were uncharacteristic for El Paso, which in the past decade has seen a drop in gang violence.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: October 20, 2004

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Supervisors back anti-gang program (Oceanside, CA): Hoping to curb a growing gang problem in Oceanside, the Board of Supervisors yesterday approved spending $50,000 on a new faith-based program.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 20, 2004

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Gang attack probed in New Brunswick (New Brunswick, NJ): A 19-year-old city man remained in critical condition last night after a gang-related assault in a Drift Street parking lot Monday night.
Source: New Brunswick Home News Tribune     Date: October 20, 2004

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Drive-by shooting of boy has gang ties, police say (Palatine, IL): A 13-year-old Palatine boy was shot in the leg Monday night in a gang-related drive-by shooting, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 20, 2004

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Roanoke program aims to avert gangs (Roanoke, VA): The Roanoke Sheriff's Office and Boys and Girls Club of the Roanoke Valley on Tuesday announced a $25,000 initiative to prevent Roanoke area youth from becoming gang members.
Source: Roanoke Times & World News     Date: October 20, 2004

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Northfield hopes mentors will matter (Northfield, MN): Some of Northfield's most at-risk fourth- and fifth-graders will soon find a new friend. The school district plans to match adult mentors with children who struggle academically and are most vulnerable to criminal or gang activity - or already involved in it.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: October 20, 2004

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Gang indictment nets 11 (Hall County, GA): Eleven men suspected of leading a violent, drug-dealing Hall County street gang that has tried to murder nine people in the past six years have been arrested, federal officials announced Wednesday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: October 20, 2004

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Man shot, hospitalized in gang-related incident (Cranston, RI): A Providence man was hospitalized with a leg wound Sunday night after what the police described as a gang-related shooting outside a Niantic Avenue bowling alley.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: October 19, 2004

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19 charged with roles in murderous street gang (Newark, NJ): The "Double II" unit of the Bloods street gang is responsible for five murders and 14 attempted murders and operated a heroin ring in northern New Jersey, federal prosecutors charged Tuesday.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 19, 2004

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Police will teach teachers how to spot gang behavior (Nashville, TN): Metro police will help school administrators and teachers learn to identify gang members among their students in the wake of recent fights at Hillwood High School, Chief Ronal Serpas said yesterday.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: October 19, 2004

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Safety league formed to combat gang violence (Nampa, ID): Canyon County authorities are asking for the public’s help to bring a growing violence problem to a stop. "Law enforcement is doing what they can, but without the eyes and ears out there giving us the evidence, there's not much else we can do," said Canyon County Prosecutor Dave Young.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: October 19, 2004

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New computer center aims to curb gang violence (Riverside, CA): A group of motivated Riverside residents celebrated the opening of a computer center targeting at-risk youth Monday, but it was only the start of their larger plan to reduce gang-related violence.
Source: The Press-Enterprise     Date: October 19, 2004

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Violent weekend kills one, injures 13 in shootings (Milwaukee, WI): Thirteen people were injured and one was killed in 12 different shootings over the weekend in Milwaukee, highlighted by a bloody span of six hours and 15 minutes when 10 were hit by bullets, police said. Victims ranged from bystanders to what police called gang members.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: October 18, 2004

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