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Woodlawn residents see decline in gang activity (Woodlawn, IL): Woodlawn community members attribute the drop in gang activity over the past several months to the continued collaboration between the University Police Department (UCPD) and the Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) 3rd District.
Source: Chicago Maroon Date: October 27, 2004
Cops protecting new gang, victims say (Roslindale, MA): Three victims of a new Parkway gang say the young thugs who beat them have not been arrested because many of the members are the sons of police officers.
Source: West Roxbury & Roslindale Transcript Date: October 27, 2004
S.F. crews trying to keep pace with graffiti artists (Santa Fe, NM) : Every weekday, two Santa Fe Parks and Recreation crews wake up before dawn to paint over and clean up graffiti wherever it's found in the city.
Source: Albuquerque Journal Date: October 27, 2004
After-school fight prompts fear of gangs (Philadelphia, PA): The shooting of a Germantown High School student amid an after-school melee involving about 100 students on Monday is raising concerns about the possible reemergence of street gangs in the city's Germantown section.
Source: The Inquirer Date: October 27, 2004
Police say they broke up gaming ring (Lowell, MA): Police said they broke up a gambling ring with ties to street gangs in the Lower Highlands on Friday night. Three people were arrested when police served a search warrant looking for drugs at the second-floor apartment at 81 Queen St.
Source: The Lowell Sun Date: October 27, 2004
NYC mob family kicked out by Albanian gang (New York City, NY): A violent Albanian gang has taken over the Astoria area of New York City from the Luchese mafia family, federal prosecutors said.
Source: The Washington Times Date: October 27, 2004
A new front in the graffiti fight (Canby, OR): City officials, concerned by the spread of gang-related graffiti, are considering an ordinance that would require property owners to promptly restore vandalized property. Canby prohibits graffiti and the possession of materials used to create graffiti but has no way to compel anyone to erase it.
Source: The Oregonian Date: October 27, 2004
Gang assault victim in stable condition (Fairfield, CA): A man critically injured early Sunday in a gang-related assault in Fairfield remains in the care of St. Joseph's Hospital in Stockton, authorities said Monday. His condition has apparently stabilized.
Source: The Reporter Date: October 26, 2004
Gang member arrested in Fillmore to be arraigned (Fillmore, CA): A known Fillmore gang member is to be arraigned in court today on various charges stemming from an arrest in Fillmore, sheriff's officials said Monday.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: October 26, 2004
Police seek information on street fight (Storm Lake, IA): Storm Lake police are seeking more information about a street fight over the weekend that led to a dozen arrests. Three people, including a police officer, suffered minor injuries in the brawl, which police said was gang-related.
Source: The Des Moines Register Date: October 26, 2004
Boy, 13, suspected in two Tulare killings (Tulare, CA): Tulare police arrested a 13-year-old on suspicion of playing a part in the killing of two men during a two-week span. The teenager's name is being withheld because of his age.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: October 26, 2004
Youth, 15, shot as kids fight (Philadelphia, PA): Clique rivalry at an average high school doesn't usually escalate past the exchange of dirty looks or the spreading of salacious rumors. But at Germantown High, student animosity for one another progressed from a series of fistfights last week to a shooting yesterday after school.
Source: Philadelphia Daily News Date: October 26, 2004
158 arrested in Long Island gang crackdown (Hauppauge, NY): Some 158 people have been arrested, 66 of them for alleged gang activity in Huntington Station. The Suffolk District Attorney's office said the area was earmarked after 58 shootings happened over the last 9 months, including one shooting outside the Huntington Station Intermediate School.
Source: WNBC 4 News Date: October 25, 2004
Three arrested in gang assault case (Fairfield, CA): An unidentified man was in critical condition Sunday night following a gang-related assault with a baseball bat in Fairfield earlier that day, authorities said. Three Fairfield residents - two 16 year-old boys and a 26-year-old man - were subsequently arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
Source: The Reporter Date: October 25, 2004
Three suspects nabbed in Union City attack (Union City, CA): Police were continuing Sunday to investigate a suspected gang-related incident in which four people were beaten and stabbed on the 4000 block of Victoria Avenue, leading to the arrest of three men.
Source: The Argus Date: October 25, 2004
Alleged gangster pleads not guilty to slaying of 14-year-old L.A. boy (Los Angeles, CA): An alleged gang member pleaded not guilty Monday after being charged in the brutal daylight slaying of a 14-year-old boy in the South Central area.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: October 25, 2004
More security at football game in case of gang presence (Sayreville, NJ): More Sayreville police than usual will be on the sidelines Monday for a rescheduled football game that was postponed Friday because of a threat of gang violence.
Source: Newsday Date: October 24, 2004
Standoff doesn't lead to charges (Lakeland, FL): Police cars surrounded an Ariana Street duplex, one half of it known for gang and drug activity, after a man reported at 10:30 p.m. Friday that people in the house shot at him and hurled beer bottles at his truck.
Source: The Ledger Date: October 24, 2004
Taking a bite out of city crime (Lancaster County, PA): Murderers and attackers. Gang members and carjackers. Purse snatchers and drug dealers. The Almighty Latin Kings. The Bicycle Bandit. Club Oz. They are the targets of Kent Switzer, Jarrad Berkihiser, George Bonilla, Bill Breault, John Burkhart, and Mike Winters.
Source: Lancaster New Era Date: October 23, 2004
Drug agents seize PCP in major bust in Cleveland (Cleveland, OH): Federal drug agents have seized more than $1 million in the hallucinogen PCP that a Los Angeles gang member delivered to Cleveland in a water-sealant jug, authorities said. The seizure is the largest in Cleveland in at least 10 years, according to authorities.
Source: The Plain Dealer Date: October 23, 2004
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