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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
Teen shot leaving Halloween party (Palmdale, CA): Halloween night turned tragic when a 14-year-old boy leaving a church get-together with his girlfriend was accosted by two young men and shot in what may have been a case of mistaken identity.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: November 2, 2005
Seven stabbed in downtown Santa Cruz on Halloween (Santa Cruz, CA): Police on Tuesday continued to investigate a series of alleged gang-related attacks that sent seven people to hospitals during downtown Halloween festivities.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 1, 2005
Halloween bash turns ugly: Downtown fights erupt involving gang members (Chapel Hill, NC): The Halloween festivities in downtown Chapel Hill on Monday night took a dark turn late as police officers had to break up numerous fights, including some that involved gang members from Durham.
Source: The Herald-Sun Date: November 1, 2005
Judge issues injunction against 104 gang members (San Diego County, CA): A judge issued a preliminary injunction yesterday against 104 documented members of the oldest street gang in San Diego County.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: November 1, 2005
Gang killings prompt nine raids (Fresno, CA): Hours after two more gang-related homicides, Fresno police early Sunday raided nine suspected gang houses and held two men who might be connected to a third killing.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: October 31, 2005
Gang members who terrorized neighborhood indicted (San Francisco, CA): A federal grand jury on Monday indicted a dozen alleged gang members in San Francisco who authorities said terrorized a 10-block section of a poor city neighborhood.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: October 31, 2005
Gang fight at hotel leaves one juvenile stabbed (Salt Lake City, UT): Authorities were called to a hotel early Sunday morning after a young man was stabbed at a party.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News Date: October 30, 2005
Gang uses deportation to its advantage to flourish in U.S. (Los Angeles, CA): On a sweltering afternoon, an unmarked white jetliner taxies to a remote terminal at the international airport here and disgorges dozens of criminal deportees from the United States.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: October 30, 2005
Actress slain in gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): Teen actress Tara Correa-McMullen, who portrayed a former gang member in the TV show "Judging Amy," was shot to death amid gang violence, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: October 29, 2005
Officials: Drug ring busted (Detroit, MI): A federal grand jury in Detroit indicted 25 people in what officials say is one of the region's largest drug and money laundering conspiracies.
Source: Detroit Free Press Date: October 29, 2005
Hate crime arrests in East County spur action (El Cajon, CA): The Grossmont high school district will step up its efforts to address problems with gangs following the arrests of six Santee residents – including three students – on hate crime charges, superintendent Terry Ryan said yesterday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: October 29, 2005
Killings investigated for ties to DVD (Fresno, CA): Two men shot to death roughly 14 hours apart Thursday were members of rival street gangs, and both homicides could have some connection to the now-infamous "Fresno Uncensored" DVD.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: October 29, 2005
Violent loss unites West Hill teens (Albany, NY): As groups of teens gathered Friday around a memorial to remember their friend Dominique Young, gunned down the night before, police stepped up patrols, fearing gang violence.
Source: Times Union Date: October 29, 2005
Senate approves anti-gang initiative (Massachussetts): The Massachusetts Senate last week unanimously approved a sweeping anti-gang initiative that includes a statewide witness protection program and $11 million grant program to fund collaborative regional anti-gang efforts that focus both on increased law enforcement activities as well as youth violence prevention programs.
Source: Stoughton Journal Date: October 28, 2005
Police alert parents, community to signs of gang activity (Noblesville, TN): While gangs are not a serious problem in Noblesville, no town is immune, say police. The Noblesville Police Department held a gang awareness meeting Thursday night at the Noblesville Library to let parents know what warning signs to look for.
Source: The Noblesville Daily Times Date: October 28, 2005
Two teenagers shot in Gilroy parking lot (Gilroy, CA): Two teenage boys were shot, possibly with a shotgun, in a Gilroy shopping center parking lot today, the Gilroy Police Department reported.
Source: KPIX 5 Date: October 28, 2005
Shelton attack raises worries of school gangs (Shelton, CT): A Shelton High School student was stabbed early Thursday by a fellow student during a confrontation that may have been sparked by gang rivalries.
Source: Connecticut Post Date: October 28, 2005
Shooting at Fresno venue kills man (Fresno, CA): A shooting early Thursday during the filming of a music video at a popular Fresno nightclub resulted in the death of an unidentified man.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: October 28, 2005
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