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'Our schools ... not out of control' (Memphis, TN): Memphis City and Shelby County school officials Monday decried remarks by an anti-gang consultant that they say unfairly labeled schools as having an uncontrolled gang problem.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: November 14, 2006

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Reputed gang members arrested in mortgage fraud probe (Chicago, IL): Chicago and suburban police conduct a series of raids and arrested two people Tuesday, including a reputed street gang member. Police say it is in connection with a mortgage fraud investigation.
Source: WLS 7 News    Date: November 14, 2006

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Fostering an anti-gang city (Ozark, MO): Community Partnership of the Ozarks hopes to engage area residents in an uncomfortable conversation this week.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: November 13, 2006

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Gangbangers' online videos a lure for kids (Boston, MA): One gang in Boston is using a new way to recruit - YouTube. Luckily, the self-proclaimed Bloods gangbangers from "M.O.B. Charlestown Bricks" look too stupid in their highly rated home movie on the popular Web site to actually attract new members.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: November 13, 2006

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Expert weighs in on gangs in DeSoto (DeSoto County, TN): A consultant says DeSoto County schools are beginning to see some of the gang activity that he believes is "out of control" in Memphis and Shelby County schools.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: November 13, 2006

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Getting rid of the Bulldog Gang will be a challenge (Fresno, CA): Chief Jerry Dyer says the new push is not a challenge to Bulldog Gang members, instead the challenge of getting rid of the Bulldogs is for members of his own department.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: November 13, 2006

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Four arrested in suspected gang brawl (Union City, CA): Union City police responded to a report of a fight near Railroad Avenue and D Street involving a number of people with bats and clubs at 9:20 p.m. Friday.
Source: The Argus    Date: November 12, 2006

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Petaluma police nab gang suspects (Petaluma, CA): The Petaluma Police Department Gang Unit arrested a man Friday on charges of child abuse and gang involvement after he allegedly beat a 15-year-old boy in the parking lot of a Round Table Pizza as a result of a previous fight between rival gangs.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: November 12, 2006

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Five men shot near Fowler (Fowler, CA): Five men were shot early Saturday in what Fresno County sheriff's deputies said was a gang-related shootout southwest of Fowler.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 12, 2006

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Salinas' missing kingpin (Salinas, CA): Recent federal and local law enforcement efforts to break up a Nuestra Familia gang regiment in Salinas have been stymied, leaving investigators with an unanswered question: Where's Bubba?
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: November 12, 2006

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Tagger gangs getting violent (Montebello, CA): Two groups of taggers square off at a popular tagger hangout near a Montebello riverbed. Shouting their tagging monikers, they trade blows and, as the fight intensifies, someone jams a screwdriver through the skull of a 20-year-old man.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: November 11, 2006

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Chief: No gang presence in villages (Adrian, MI): No gang-related activity has been detected in Clinton or Addison, said Adrian Police Chief Terry Collins, who mentioned the two villages in a warning to law enforcement and court officials that gang organizations are expanding their presence here.
Source: The Daily Telegram    Date: November 11, 2006

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Police conduct massive gang sweep in Fillmore (Fillmore, CA): Police say gangs in Fillmore are becoming more violent and less fearful of authorities. Because of a recent spike in gang crime, more than one hundred law enforcement officials conducted a gang sweep to get criminals off the streets.
Source: KEYT 3 News    Date: November 10, 2006

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Police looking to set up anti-gang unit (Monticello, NY): Just as in other parts of the region, gangs are infiltrating communities in Sullivan County and Sheriff Michael Schiff Thursday told county lawmakers that he wants to establish a counter-gang unit.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: November 10, 2006

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Police launch drug sweep, nab gang members (Memphis, TN): Police have arrested 37 more people on criminal warrants, including several gang members, during an ongoing program called Operation Blue Crush.
Source: WTVF NewsChannel 5    Date: November 10, 2006

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Assailants slice gang member's face (Bethlehem, PA): A group reportedly sliced a 16-year-old gang member in the face with a razorblade and threatened him with a knife Sunday night at a gas station, police said.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: November 10, 2006

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17 charged in crackdown on gang (Chicago, IL): In what the FBI and Chicago police call a focused strike against the Satan Disciples street gang, authorities have filed drug and conspiracy charges against 17 members and associates of the gang.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 9, 2006

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Anti-gang sweep snares 19 on drug, weapons charges (Columbus, OH): Nineteen suspected gang members from across Columbus were arrested yesterday, as police conducted a methodical sweep as part of the mayor's anti-gang initiative, officials announced.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: November 9, 2006

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Chief: Gang, drug activity on the rise (Adrian, MI): Organized gang activity involving drug trafficking is emerging as a serious problem across Lenawee County, Adrian Police Chief Terry Collins warned Wednesday at a meeting of the Lenawee County Community Corrections Advisory Committee.
Source: The Daily Telegram    Date: November 9, 2006

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Boys, 14 and 15, held in drive-by (North Hills, CA): In a sign that the San Fernando Valley's surge in gang violence could be drawing in younger members, police said they arrested a 15-year-old triggerman and his 14-year-old accomplice Wednesday after a drive-by shooting that seriously injured a 12-year-old and two of his teenage friends.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: November 8, 2006

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