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County's $500K gang initiative passes in U.S. Senate (Yakima, WA): The Yakima County Gang Initiative legislation worth $500,000 has passed the U.S. Senate as part of the 2010 Commerce, Justice and Science appropriations bill.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: November 5, 2009

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Newport News police operation nets 37 on drug, gang charges (Newport News, VA): Police arrested 37 people in the past two weeks on charges related to gang activity and drugs.
Source: Daily News    Date: November 4, 2009

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Gwinnett police arrest six for street gang activity (Gwinnett County, GA): Gwinnett County police have charged two men and four juveniles with 150 felony offenses linked to suspected gang activity.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: November 4, 2009

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Salvadoran gangs targeted NYC agent (New York, NY): Salvadoran MS-13 gang members hatched a brazen plot to assassinate the U.S. immigration official in charge of a New York crackdown, documents indicate.
Source: United Press International    Date: November 4, 2009

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Marion police ID street gang (Marion, SC): Police in Marion say they've identified a street gang that's been involved in recent assaults.
Source: WPDE NewsChannel 15    Date: November 4, 2009

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53 indicted on drug charges in sweep of two Bronx housing projects (Bronx, NY): Less than a mile from Yankee Stadium, two gangs had the run of adjacent public housing projects in the Bronx, openly running heroin and crack cocaine trafficking rings, the authorities said.
Source: The New York Times    Date: November 4, 2009

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Man wounded in Yakima gang shooting (Yakima, WA): A thick sweat shirt may have offered some protection to the victim of a gang shooting in Yakima.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: November 4, 2009

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Party ejection led to murder of DePaul University student (Chicago, IL): A gang member shot up a weekend Halloween party — killing a respected 21-year-old DePaul University student — because several of the gang member’s pals were kicked out of the party earlier, Chicago Police said Wednesday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: November 4, 2009

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Teens in Salinas murder case will face trial as adults (Salinas, CA): Two Salinas teens were arraigned as adults Monday in connection with the brazen gangland slayings of two 14-year-olds in October.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: November 3, 2009

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Gang beating investigated in Marion (Marion, SC): Police in Marion say members of a criminal street gang are behind two assault incidents in the city.
Source: WPDE NewsChannel 15    Date: November 3, 2009

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San Jose police arrest three suspects in Halloween attack on trick-or-treaters (San Jose, CA): San Jose police today said they have arrested three teenagers following a Halloween night stabbing and shooting of two young boys out trick-or-treating in East San Jose.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: November 3, 2009

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Gang ringleader gets 32 years in prison (Denver, CO): The ringleader of a gang which specialized in home invasions and car thefts has been sentenced to 32 years in prison, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: November 3, 2009

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Gang suspect slain on street by gunmen wearing 'Scream' masks (Brooklyn, NY): Two gunmen wearing masks like the killer in the horror movie "Scream" shot and killed a suspected gang member in broad daylight on a Brooklyn street Sunday, police said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: November 2, 2009

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Frederick County sheriff worried about MontCo gangs (Montgomery County, MD): Montgomery County's relatively welcoming stance on illegal immigration may be attracting gangs that are causing problems for its stricter neighbor, said Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins.
Source: The Examiner    Date: November 2, 2009

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Pregnant woman shot trick-or-treating (Chicago, IL): A pregnant Chicago woman was shot as she took her daughter and other relatives trick-or-treating in the Avondale neighborhood Saturday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: November 2, 2009

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Halloween marred by violence in Ventura (Ventura, CA): Ventura had six violent incidents Halloween night, one of them gang-related and one police suspect was gang-related. Two took place at or near large Halloween parties.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: November 2, 2009

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Tri-Cities police chiefs talk gangs, education, drug courts (Tacoma, WA): The Tri-Cities' three police chiefs focused on gangs, education and the impending loss of drug courts while speaking at the Columbia Basin Badger Club's Friday luncheon.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: November 2, 2009

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Survey will check attitude of York County students (York County, PA): York County students are being surveyed through Nov. 13 to gather data about their behavior, their attitudes and their knowledge about alcohol, tobacco, drugs and violence.
Source: The York Dispatch    Date: November 2, 2009

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Suspected street gang member arrested in Mesa (Mesa, AZ): A Chicago man was arrested on suspicion of threatening his ex-girlfriend with a knife at her apartment near Ninth and Date streets Saturday morning, Mesa police said.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: November 2, 2009

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Four teens stabbed in Wheeling gang fight (Wheeling, IL): Four teenage males were hospitalized with stab wounds following a gang-related fight early Sunday morning in Wheeling, police said.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: November 2, 2009

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