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Countywide Task Force targets gang violence and related crime (San Mateo County, CA): The Pacifica Police Department is doing its part to fight gang violence and related crime in San Mateo County.
Source: Pacifica Tribune Date: November 9, 2005
Gang members sought after fight at restaurant (Orem, UT): Police are searching for a handful of teenagers who were involved in a gang fight at a Mexican restaurant in Orem early Saturday.
Source: Deseret News Date: November 8, 2005
Police say man shot at Orton Keyes died Monday (Rockford, IL): A man shot in the back of the head Sunday afternoon while sitting in the back seat of a moving car died Monday at SwedishAmerican Hospital.
Source: Rockford Register Star Date: November 8, 2005
Gangs in Newport News (Newport News, VA): It may begin with menacing stares, but often escalates into pushing and threats. The instigators are always seen together and may wear the same kind of clothing.
Source: Daily Press Date: November 7, 2005
Anti-gang unit's impact significant, says Ramos (San Bernardino County, CA): District Attorney Michael A. Ramos said Monday Nov. 7 that the money and personnel devoted to ridding county neighborhoods of gangs are having a significant impact.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Date: November 7, 2005
Four in custody, six still at large after gang rape (Apple Valley, CA): Police believe the rape of an Apple Valley woman by 10 men including her date that night may have been an act of gang retaliation.
Source: The Sun Date: November 7, 2005
Meth's new market (Reservation, WY): Natasha Washakie has lived the depths of addiction to methamphetamine and come back up. She's seen friends trade sex for meth. She's seen one get her own children hooked on the drug, which among its side effects suppresses the appetite.
Source: The Denver Post Date: November 6, 2005
Federal SWAT team kills two men in anti-gang initiative (Houston, TX): Two gunmen suspected of being gang members were killed and two others wounded Thursday night after a shootout during an anti-gang police raid on a house in northeast Houston, authorities said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: November 5, 2005
Suspected gang members' gun battle with FBI kills two (Houston, TX): Two suspected gang members died and two others were injured during a gun battle with FBI agents in northeast Houston, KPRC Local 2 reported Friday.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston Date: November 4, 2005
Snowman shirt's secret blows away critics (New York, NY): One of the hottest-selling T-shirts around the country shows a simply drawn snowman with a menacing expression.
Source: MSNBC Date: November 4, 2005
Heights concerned about youth gang activity (Elmira Heights, IL): Youth gangs from Elmira are starting to show up in Elmira Heights, say village officials who are concerned about how to handle the problem.
Source: Star-Gazette Date: November 4, 2005
Gang-related threats cancel football game (Mojave, CA): Mojave High School's football game tonight against Frazier Mountain High School was canceled because of gang-related threats of violence, officials said Thursday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: November 4, 2005
Pink duds banned for boys at a few schools (El Paso, TX): Pink is prohibited for boys at some high schools in El Paso because administrators say the color is linked to gangs.
Source: El Paso Times Date: November 4, 2005
Police outraged by gang shootings (Trenton, NJ): A 25-year-old city man who was shot once in the head in the parking lot of a Passaic Street nightclub Tuesday night was in grave condition yesterday at a city hospital, police said.
Source: The Times Date: November 3, 2005
Illegal and in gang? Prepare to go home (Minnesota): A nationwide crackdown on illegal immigrants who are members or associates of street gangs has led to the arrest of 44 people in Minnesota, 30 of whom have been deported.
Source: Star Tribune Date: November 3, 2005
Significance of slaying at school unclear (Fresno, CA): A gang assassination at a Fresno school last week has left the city nervous, and it's uncertain whether the slaying signals a new era of violence.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: November 2, 2005
Gang reports made public (East Hartford, CT): Confidential police documents show that the town has more of a problem with gangs than the police chief has indicated publicly, a town council member said Tuesday.
Source: The Hartford Courant Date: November 2, 2005
Four teen gang suspects face trial in woman's fatal mugging (Cleveland, OH): Four boys police say are members of the Goonies gang were charged Tuesday with murder and aggravated murder in the death of a 76-year-old woman.
Source: The Plain Dealer Date: November 2, 2005
Fight gangs harder, nabe urges cops (Elmhurst, NY): The recent gang-related stabbing of two high school students has heightened fears among Elmhurst locals who say police must do more to protect their youth.
Source: New York Daily News Date: November 2, 2005
Curbing the gangs (Long Island, NY): With hearings that included the beats of rapper 50 Cent, slideshows of alleyway murders and tears from a young woman caught in gang crossfire, an influential state commission that exposed police abuse in the 1980s and upstate methamphetamine labs last year turned its spotlight on Long Island gangs yesterday.
Source: Newsday Date: November 2, 2005
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