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Police tie fatal shooting in Portland to gang violence (Portland, OR): A man killed in what police are calling another in a spate of gang-related shootings once belonged to a gang but was trying to set a new course in life with his two young children, a family member said Saturday.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 27, 2010
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Some Oakland students face life-or-death decisions as early as elementary school (Oakland, CA): Josue Lopez-Gil was only one year out of elementary school when he was shot and killed after dark on Memorial Day, a few blocks from his home. Police say the suspect is a 13-year-old classmate affiliated with a street gang, and that the shooting appeared to be gang-related.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: March 26, 2010
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Killing of boy, six, other bloodshed prompt gang crackdown in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Increased violence over the past few weeks, including Tuesday's shooting death of a 6-year-old boy, has prompted state and local law enforcement agencies to crack down on gang members in Salinas.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 26, 2010
http://www.thecalifornian.com/...

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Gang members attempt assault on officer (Dayton, OH): Two known gang members are facing charges of felonious assault of an officer, police said.
Source: WHIO-TV    Date: March 26, 2010
http://www.whiotv.com/...

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Three teenagers arrested in Fairfax gang slaying (Fairfax, VA): Three teenagers have been arrested this week in the beating death of 16-year-old Christian Perez in Fairfax County last week, and police said the homicide appeared to be gang-related.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: March 26, 2010
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/...

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Protect yourself; read gang signs (Greenville, NC): Gang violence is all over eastern Carolina. It plagues big cities and small towns. The state’s seen gang membership rise by 3,000 in just a year.
Source: WNCT 9 News    Date: March 26, 2010
http://www2.wnct.com/...

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Minnesota state senator backs off on gang databases (St. Paul, MN): State Sen. Mee Moua on Friday dropped her bid to eliminate a state-run gang database and proposed restrictions to other ones used by police and sheriff's departments.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: March 26, 2010
http://www.twincities.com/...

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Santa Cruz police, schools introduce new gang prevention effort (Santa Cruz, CA): Beginning in May, gang crime will be combated on a different front in Santa Cruz. A new gang-prevention program will focus on educating and mentoring a small group of at-risk middle school students.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: March 25, 2010
http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/...

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Parents key in gang resistance (Omaha, NE): Parents must be the first line of defense in keeping youths out of gangs, a national official with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America said Wednesday.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: March 25, 2010
http://www.omaha.com/...

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Committee needed to oversee area's anti-gang efforts (Prince George's County, MD): Prince George's County needs an interagency committee to oversee coordination of anti-gang initiatives and target prevention efforts in areas with high gang activity, according to a report from the county's Youth and Gang Violence Taskforce.
Source: The Gazette    Date: March 25, 2010
http://www.gazette.net/...

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Local company’s anti-gang efforts net award (Manatee County, FL): For more than two years, Honeycomb President Daniel Judge Jr. has sought to direct attention away from his company’s program that gave several young adults in Manatee County a chance at leaving a life of gangs and violence behind.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: March 25, 2010
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Brunswick County kids arm to resist gangs (Leland, NC): Brunswick County Deputy Jason Fennell calls five sixth-graders to the front of the small auditorium at Leland Middle School, handing them each a script and assigning each a part to read in a gang-resistance skit.
Source: The Sun News     Date: March 25, 2010
http://www.thesunnews.com/...

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New method counts N.C. gang involvement at 13,700 (Raleigh, NC): North Carolina is getting a fuller picture of gang activity by relying more on hard data from police and prison officials.
Source: News & Record    Date: March 25, 2010
http://www.news-record.com/...

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Shooting at Lloyd Center latest violence in running gang fight (Portland, OR): The shooting this week at Lloyd Center is the latest violent outburst in a running rivalry between two gangs, Portland police say.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 25, 2010
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Police, schools team up to take down local gangs (Rockford, IL): Time is up for street gangs in Rockford, local leaders said today. Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato was joined by police and school officials, including Superintendent LaVonne Sheffield, during a news conference highlighting recent arrests of 10 alleged local gang members.
Source: Rockford Register Star    Date: March 25, 2010
http://www.rrstar.com/...

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Three MS-13 members arrested in Alexandria rape, police say (Alexandria, VA): A 16-year-old girl was raped early Saturday in Alexandria by three members of the MS-13 street gang, Alexandria police alleged in court documents Tuesday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: March 24, 2010
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Neighbors fearful as gang feud takes root (El Paso, TX): A street gang feud that has escalated into a shooting, an attempted arson and a rash of graffiti is spreading fear in a Northeast neighborhood.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: March 24, 2010
http://www.elpasotimes.com/...

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Four admit to charges in Modesto assault case (Modesto, CA): Four followers of the band Insane Clown Posse admitted in court Monday to acting as members of a criminal street gang that police call Juggalos when they assaulted a man strolling with his daughters through Graceada Park a year ago.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: March 24, 2010
http://www.mercedsunstar.com/...

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Two struck by car in Koreatown gang attack (Los Angeles, CA): One man was killed and another injured when they were run over by a car in an apparent gang-related attack in Koreatown, police said Wednesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 24, 2010
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/...

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Salinas boy fatally shot while playing in yard (Salinas, CA): Salinas police say a 6-year-old boy is dead after a stray bullet struck him in the head while he was playing in his backyard.
Source: KBAK Eyewitness News    Date: March 24, 2010
http://www.bakersfieldnow.com/...

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