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Two nabbed in Halloween shooting of costumed LA boy (Los Angeles, CA): Two reputed gang members were arrested in the Halloween killing of a 5-year-old boy who was shot in the head as he showed off his Spider-Man costume in his backyard, police said Friday.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: November 6, 2010

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Sweep yields 44 arrests, $2,100 worth of drugs (Toldeo, OH): A nine-hour sweep by city, state, and federal law enforcement officers meant to address crime and gang activity in Toledo netted 44 arrests and $2,100 worth of illegal drugs, authorities said.
Source: The Blade    Date: November 6, 2010

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Duhre gang making inroads into northern B.C.: RCMP (Abbotsford, BC): A Lower Mainland gang that Abbotsford police have identified as their No. 1 target has now made inroads into the drug trade in northern B.C.
Source: The Vancouver Sun    Date: November 6, 2010

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Defense opens its case to halt West Sacramento anti-gang injunction (Sacramento, CA): After months of prosecution evidence, defense lawyers opened their case Thursday in a trial to determine if a permanent anti-gang injunction is needed in West Sacramento to fight the alleged street gang known as the Broderick Boys.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: November 5, 2010

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Man injured in gang-related shooting (Salinas, CA): A 19-year-old man was shot at 6:56 p.m. Thursday, according to the Salinas Police Department. The victim was sitting in a car at Stratford Court and Emerald when an unknown person shot at him several times, police said.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: November 5, 2010

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Gangs are real threat to public safety on reservations (Pine Ridge, SD): Christopher Grant, a national Native American gang specialist based in Rapid City, was driving through a neighborhood in Pine Ridge one day when he saw an 8-year-old boy out in his front yard wearing gang colors.
Source: Argus Leader    Date: November 5, 2010

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Santa Cruz police arrest two in drug bust, seize gang paraphernalia (Santa Cruz, CA): The Santa Cruz Police Department's Street Crime Unit arrested two Santa Cruz men Wednesday after serving a search warrant on their Live Oak home and seizing $3,700 in drugs for sale, guns and gang paraphernalia, police reported Friday evening.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 5, 2010

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Members of Putnam street gang arrested (St. Augustine, FL): After nearly two years of trying to tap into an illegal drug distribution ring in Palatka, multiple agencies came together to arrest three top-ranking members of a criminal street gang allegedly behind the drug trade, according to a police report.
Source: The St. Augustine Record    Date: November 4, 2010

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74 members of two gangs in Pontiac face drug charges (Pontiac, MI): Dozens of gang suspects, many in their teens and early twenties, were arrested Thursday when more than 30 search warrants were executed in Pontiac, Auburn Hills, Waterford and Clarkston.
Source: WJBK FOX 2 News    Date: November 4, 2010

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N.J. grand jury indicts 19 in Blood Street gang set on murder, racketeering charges (Trenton, NJ): The alleged leader and 18 members and associates of a set of the Bloods street gang were indicted today, authorities said.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: November 4, 2010

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South Monterey County's new approach to stymie gangs (Soledad, CA): It's an hour before midnight, and the homes along Metz Road are quiet and dark. The residents of the southeast Soledad neighborhood appear to have turned in for the night — except for a half-dozen men standing outside a well-lit garage.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: November 3, 2010

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Two dead and four wounded in apparent gang-related shooting in Cathedral City (Cathedral City, CA): Authorities today were investigating a gang- related drive-by shooting in which a 16-year-old girl and a 20-year-old man were killed and four other people -- including the girl's baby -- were wounded in Cathedral City.
Source: The Valley News    Date: November 3, 2010

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Man slain in Uptown dies of multiple gunshot wounds (Chicago, IL): A man killed in a gang-related shooting in the Uptown neighborhood Sunday evening died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: November 3, 2010

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Local gang activity on the rise (Harrisburg, PA): There's an interesting trend with gangs and crime that police say has changed. According to a recent count done by federal and local law enforcement, gang membership is up, but violent crimes are down.
Source: WHP 21 News    Date: November 3, 2010

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Gangland killings grow (Winnipeg, MB): Winnipeg has seen numerous deadly gang-related hits over the past decade and beyond, as well as disputes between gang members that have escalated to murder attempts or murder.
Source: Winnipeg Sun    Date: November 3, 2010

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Gangster ‘shot in the head’ (Winnipeg, MB): Police are asking for information from the public to help find a suspect in the killing of a gang-connected man in Point Douglas — Winnipeg’s 22nd homicide of the year.
Source: Winnipeg Sun    Date: November 3, 2010

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Seven arrested in Salinas-area sweeps targeting gangs, sex offenders (Salinas, CA): Monterey County law enforcement agencies had a busy Halloween weekend with two separate crime sweeps — the first targeting gang members, the second sex offenders.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: November 2, 2010

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Wife of murder suspect says he could order killing from cell (Waterbury, CT): Victor "Moggie" Santiago, a 35-year-old felon and former president of the city's Latin Kings street gang, can have people killed, whether he's inside prison or free on the streets.
Source: Republican-American    Date: November 2, 2010

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Five-year-old boy fatally wounded in gang shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A 5-year-old boy died late Monday after being shot in the head by suspected gang members while in the backyard of a South Los Angeles home as he prepared for Halloween, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 2, 2010

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School board adopts gang policy (Hernando, MS): The DeSoto County School Board voted unanimously to adopt a new gang policy Monday night. The policy is not much different from the way gangs are treated in the district's code of conduct but it now stands alone as its own policy.
Source: Desoto Times Tribune    Date: November 2, 2010

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