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Md. Senate panel weighs bill to curb gang activity (Annapolis, MD): A Maryland Senate panel may recommend changes to legislation designed to keep gang activity out of schools.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: April 6, 2010
http://www.bostonherald.com/...

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Gang-related graffiti found in Five Points (Atlanta, GA): One or more people went on a damaging spree this weekend, marking cars with gang graffiti near Five Points and other areas that previously hadn't seen gang-related crime, Athens-Clarke police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: April 6, 2010
http://onlineathens.com/...

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House OKs stronger laws against gang members (Annapolis, MD): The House of Delegates passed legislation on Tuesday to make it easier to prosecute gang members and stiffen penalties against them.
Source: WJZ 13 News    Date: April 6, 2010
http://wjz.com/...

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Three Adelanto gang members arrested during bust (Adelanto, CA): Sheriff's deputies seized drugs and a short-barreled shotgun, and arrested three suspected gang members at an Adelanto home Sunday.
Source: The Sun    Date: April 6, 2010
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Raid targets gang activity (Asheville, NC): Gang members, associates and other law violators were arrested over the weekend following a multi-squad raid of an Asheville nightclub and other locations, authorities said.
Source: Times-News    Date: April 6, 2010
http://www.blueridgenow.com/...

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As weather heats up, so does gang activity (Newberry, SC): Newberry police say a rise in violence can be blamed on two gangs. Now they're looking into shootings and armed robberies in one area in the last two weeks.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: April 6, 2010
http://www.wistv.com/...

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Three shot, one beaten in Waycross brawl (Waycross, GA): Waycross police are seeking at least a dozen people they believe were present when three men were shot and fourth was beaten Monday night during a fight at Bailey Street Park.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: April 6, 2010
http://jacksonville.com/...

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Council votes to toughen panhandling law (Yakima, WA): Acknowledging that gang violence is a far worse problem in Yakima, the City Council sidestepped a proposed crackdown on panhandling and opted for a more limited response.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: April 6, 2010
http://www.yakima-herald.com/...

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Gangs of Oak Hill? (Oak Hill, WV): An investigation into the shooting of a police officer in Southern West Virginia is leading investigators into things they'd hoped they'd never see.
Source: MetroNews    Date: April 5, 2010
http://www.wvmetronews.com/...

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NYPD arrests dozens after gang runs amok in Times Square, Herald Square (New York, NY): Fifty-four people were arrested Monday morning after hundreds of young thugs rampaged through Times Square and Herald Square in what cops say has become a new Easter night tradition of Midtown mayhem.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: April 5, 2010
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

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Woman injured in Ogden gang shooting, police say (Ogden, UT): A woman was injured in a shooting early Monday morning in Ogden, and police believe it was gang related.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: April 5, 2010
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Triple stabbing is gang-related (Las Vegas, NV): A trio of juvenile gang members is responsible for three stabbings overnight in a neighborhood near downtown Las Vegas, police said.
Source: KVVU FOX5 News    Date: April 5, 2010
http://www.fox5vegas.com/...

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Gang problems can't be arrested away (Shelby, NC): If you’ve passed the intersection of South Post and Marion streets, you’ve seen the billboard. Nicky Cruz – coming to the Cleveland County Fairgrounds May 1. Cruz cut his teeth as a gang leader in Brooklyn, N.Y. Now he’s trying to teach others not to follow in his footsteps.
Source: The Star    Date: April 5, 2010
http://www.shelbystar.com/...

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Judge grants permanent injunction against Adelanto gang (Adelanto, CA): A judge has granted a permanent gang injunction against the Brown Pride Gang in Adelanto which among more than two dozen terms would make it a crime for members to congregate in public or wear gang attire within the safety zone, authorities said.
Source: Daily Press    Date: April 5, 2010
http://www.vvdailypress.com/...

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An unwelcome Easter custom in Times Square: Violence (New York, NY): In the waning hours of Sunday, what has become something of a violent Easter night ritual began to unfold. Hundreds of people filled Times Square, some pouring out of the subway, howling and unruly.
Source: The New York Times    Date: April 5, 2010
http://www.nytimes.com/...

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Top cops vow aggressive pursuit in fighting back against gangs (New Jersey): New Jersey's top law enforcement officials say they will target "increasingly sophisticated" white-collar crimes in a stepped-up effort to curtail the growth and expanding influence of gangs.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: April 4, 2010
http://www.app.com/...

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Gang solutions are few and far between (New Jersey): It's a Sunday afternoon, Valentine's Day, and Jarrett Lampkin is darting around a rec room filled with boys at the Lakewood Community Center. He's helping them write essays that express gratitude to their mothers.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: April 4, 2010
http://www.app.com/...

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Growing gang violence? (Colorado Springs, CO): A gang related stabbing happened on Saturday night. The victim was stabbed in the 2600 block of East Yampa. According to police, the man was stabbed for wearing the wrong colors.
Source: KRDO NewsChannel 13    Date: April 4, 2010
http://www.krdo.com/...

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Janesville police use home visits to fight gang problem (Janesville, WI): When Janesville police officer Mike Blaser fights gang crime, he often visits gang members and their families at home. He simply walks up to the door, knocks and asks if he can come in.
Source: The Janesville Gazette    Date: April 4, 2010
http://gazettextra.com/...

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Loveland police talk to citizens about local gangs (Loveland, CO): More than 200 residents packed a room inside the Loveland Police Department this week to learn about gang activity in the community and ways to prevent the proliferation of gangs.
Source: Fort Collins Coloradoan    Date: April 3, 2010
http://www.coloradoan.com/...

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