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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
Gang members ambush objector (Cordova, TN): A Cordova High School basketball player who refused to join a gang and seven of his teammates were ambushed by gang members Friday afternoon as they jogged on Chimneyrock Boulevard near the school.
Source: The Commercial Appeal Date: October 23, 2004
Hillside's rescheduled homecoming takes place without incident (Durham, NC): Hillside High School's homecoming football game, which was postponed because of an apparent gang-related fight outside the school Friday, took place Saturday afternoon without serious incident.
Source: The Herald-Sun Date: October 23, 2004
Combatting gang violence (Long Island, NY): A national anti-crime group urged a collaborative approach yesterday against gang violence on Long Island, calling for a "one-two punch" of honed police enforcement and muscular social efforts that force youth to choose alternatives to gangs.
Source: Newsday Date: October 22, 2004
Apparent gang fight delays game (Durham, NC): Hillside High School's Friday homecoming game was postponed until today after an apparent gang-related fight erupted outside the school as students were dismissed Friday afternoon.
Source: The Herald-Sun Date: October 22, 2004
Quarrel heats up, man shot to death (Salt Lake City, UT): Jenny Wood saw it only briefly, but the image stayed with her: a man, his face awash in what seemed to be confusion, staring at another man, who was holding a gun. But several hours passed before she realized she had witnessed a homicide.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: October 22, 2004
Drug trafficking charge is filed (Pascagoula, MS): The FBI has arrested a third person in a case the agency said involves a two-year investigation of drug trafficking by alleged members of the Black Gangster Disciples street gang.
Source: Sun Herald Date: October 22, 2004
Keep away, judge tells 6 (Sacramento County, CA): Six men - cousins and brothers with nicknames "Killa" and "Noonie" and "Double 0" - may no longer linger inside Phoenix Park since Sacramento officials unleashed a rarely used legal tool to combat gang violence in the troubled community.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: October 22, 2004
Arrests made in beating (Glendale, CA): Three Glendale gang members were arrested early Friday on suspicion of murder, accused of beating to death a 17-year-old who was riding his bicycle to his sister's home, police said.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: October 22, 2004
Man in car dies in Seaside shooting (Seaside, CA): Seaside police are looking for a man suspected of fatally shooting a 29-year-old man as he sat in his car on Thursday afternoon near the Salvation Army.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: October 22, 2004
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