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Band together to fight gangs, expert says (Memphis, TN): Being drawn into a gang can involve a complex system of issues. So steering the youth away from gang life should be a complex system as well, a specialist in youth violence prevention from the Justice Department told a local group Thursday.
Source: The Commercial Appeal Date: November 5, 2004
Nearby gang activity steadily increasing (Adelphi, MD): A 15-year-old girl walked into the main office of a cemetery in nearby Adelphi last week suffering from a gunshot wound. Moments later, her friend, another teenage girl, was found dead in the graveyard from gunshot wounds.
Source: The Diamonback Date: November 5, 2004
Princeton High 'lockdown' follows report of gang threat (Princeton, NJ): Princeton High School underwent a daylong security "lockdown" by police Monday after authorities were notified of a possible threat of gang-related violence against a student there.
Source: Cranbury Press Date: November 5, 2004
Prosecutor: Attack on men gang-related (Framingham, MA): Six teens accused of attacking three men Sunday with baseball bats, a tire iron and a golf club are members of the Kendall Street gang, prosecutors said yesterday in Framingham District Court.
Source: The MetroWest Daily News Date: November 4, 2004
Ten gang members arrested before planned shooting (Charlotte, NC): Police intervened after hearing that gang members planned a Halloween weekend shooting and arrested ten gang members on minor charges before any gunfire erupted.
Source: WSOC 9 News Date: November 4, 2004
Alleged drive-by shooters head to trial (Caldwell, ID): Two men charged in a gang-related killing in Caldwell last month were bound over for trial Wednesday after a preliminary hearing in 3rd District Court.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune Date: November 4, 2004
Four men sought in S.J. beating (San Jose, CA): San Jose police on Wednesday night were searching for four men who brutally beat four other young men in a gang-related assault in the Berryessa District. At least one victim was in serious condition after he was stabbed, said San Jose Police Sgt. Steve Dixon.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 4, 2004
Caldwell officials apply for federal anti-crime grant (Caldwell, ID): City officials have applied for a U.S. Department of Justice program to help battle gang violence and drug activity in Caldwell's north central neighborhoods.
Source: Idaho Statesman Date: November 4, 2004
Man beaten, stabbed, robbed (Escondido, CA): Police arrested three people, including a 17-year-old boy, after a man was robbed, beaten and stabbed in an attack with gang overtones.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: November 4, 2004
Durham police get a lesson in gang violence (Durham, NC): Durham police officers are getting a lesson in gang violence from the Department of Defense. A training program out of Florida, the Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training, is in the Bull City this week teaching about gangs to more than 200 community leaders.
Source: News 14 Carolina Date: November 3, 2004
Four men charged in drug bust (Hayward, CA): Four men tied to a notorious street gang are set to enter pleas Monday to charges they sold methamphetamine and marijuana from a Hayward house for spending money and to finance gang activities, authorities say.
Source: The Oakland Tribune Date: November 3, 2004
Two shoot it out in 7-Eleven lot (Taylorsville, UT): A gang-related shootout in the parking lot of a Taylorsville 7-Eleven Monday night landed one man in jail and had the Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit looking for at least one other person Tuesday.
Source: Deseret News Date: November 3, 2004
Police: Boy, 12, shot in gang fray (Fort Worth, TX): A William James Middle School student remained in a hospital Tuesday with a gunshot wound to the head after a weekend shooting that police say was gang-related.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: November 3, 2004
Princeton sees gang-related violence surge (Princeton, NJ): A weekend of unusually violent incidents in the borough, including evidence of gang activity and a man being nearly beaten to death in an alleged bias crime, was punctuated yesterday by police locking down the high school over a report of planned gang retribution against a student.
Source: The Times Date: November 2, 2004
Youths charged as adults with killing elderly man in Ontario park (Rancho Cucamonga, CA): Three teenage boys on Tuesday were charged as adults with the murder of an 89-year-old man who was viciously slain at an Ontario park in broad daylight last week.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Date: November 2, 2004
Machine offers low-cost alternative to remove tattoos (Oklahoma City, OK) : People with gang tattoos who meet certain criteria could get the tattoos that declare their gang affiliation removed for free. The Latino Community Development Agency has ordered a $10,200 machine that will use infrared light to remove gang tattoos in an office at an Oklahoma City community center.
Source: NewsOn6.com Date: November 1, 2004
Man dead after brawl (Long Island, NY): A man was found dead in a parking lot after a brawl outside a Coram club early yesterday, Suffolk police said. Police received a call at about 1 a.m. that a large group of men were fighting outside Casa Rica, a nightclub and sports bar in Plaza 99, a strip mall on Middle Country Road.
Source: Newsday Date: November 1, 2004
Group brainstorms ways to help gang members (Oxnard, CA): The tables like big pieces of a puzzle are connected near the far end of the large room at Cafe on A in downtown Oxnard. Dozens of paintings, most reflecting ethnic themes, are all over the purple-colored walls and scattered throughout the room.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: November 1, 2004
One arrested in gang-related murder (Greeley, CO): Imagine looking outside your living room window and witnessing a gunman in plain view killing one man with a shotgun to the head and seriously wounding another with a shot to the chest.
Source: Greeley Tribune Date: November 1, 2004
Police gang unit earns recognition (Durham, NC): The gang unit of the Durham Police Department was honored for outstanding leadership during a recent meeting of the N.C. Gang Investigators Association in Charlotte.
Source: The Herald-Sun Date: November 1, 2004
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