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Two arrested in child's shooting in Harbor Gateway (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles police arrested two suspects today in connection with the shooting of a 6-year-old boy wounded Tuesday as his family drove through the Harbor Gateway neighborhood on their way to an auto auction.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 5, 2008
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Two boys arrested on suspicion of gang, weapons violations (Salinas, CA): The Violence Suppression Unit of the Salinas Police Department arrested two boys Tuesday morning after serving search and arrest warrants, officers said.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 5, 2008
http://www.californianonline.com/...

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Union City teen arrested in slaying (Union City, CA): A 16-year-old Union City boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with shootings that killed a Hayward man and wounded another outside Kennedy Park on Friday, police said.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: March 5, 2008
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Alleged N.Y. gang members nabbed in local drug busts (Portsmouth, NH): A crack cocaine sting in Somersworth Thursday netted three alleged dealers, with more arrests likely to follow.
Source: Portsmouth Herald     Date: March 5, 2008
http://www.seacoastonline.com/...

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Gang activity spawns prevention effort (Dayton, OH): Miami Valley Hospital said Tuesday, March 4, that it is launching a broad-based violence prevention effort whose participants will include law enforcement, education and social service agencies.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: March 5, 2008
http://www.daytondailynews.com/...

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Judge OKs order restricting members (Los Angeles, CA): A judge Tuesday approved a court order meant to cripple two Harbor Gateway gangs, severely limiting the members from walking, driving or even standing with one another.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: March 5, 2008
http://www.dailybreeze.com/...

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California high school football star gunned down in random gang attack (Los Angeles, CA): A high school football star described as "a Houdini on the football field" was shot dead on Sunday in random gang violence and his mother was returning from her second tour of duty in Iraq.
Source: FOX News    Date: March 4, 2008
http://www.foxnews.com/...

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Suspected LA gang shooting wounds boy (Los Angeles, CA): A 6-year-old boy riding in a car with his family was shot and wounded in the head by a suspected gang member Tuesday in a crime that is drawing condemnations from city officials dealing with back-to-back outbreaks of brazen gang violence.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: March 4, 2008
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Suspected gang member, 16, arrested in Union City slaying (Union City, CA): A 16-year-old boy who is a suspected gang member has been arrested in the shooting death of a man in Union City, police said today.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: March 4, 2008
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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CIRV enforcement takes gang members off street (Cincinatti, OH): A gang investigation leads Cincinnati Police to a cell phone store in Over-the-Rhine. You saw the raid at 14th and Vine Street first on Local 12. Police say the store was the base for the Cotti gang.
Source: WKRC 12 News    Date: March 4, 2008
http://www.local12.com/...

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Gang unit investigating drive-by shooting (Providence, RI): The police gang unit is investigating a drive-by shooting in the West End in which a man wearing a red hat was targeted.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: March 4, 2008
http://www.projo.com/...

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Governor Schwarzenegger announces millions in grants to combat gang violence (Sacramento, CA) : As part of an overall strategy to combat gang violence, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the award of $9.2 million in competitive grants to cities and community-based organizations (CBOs) for gang prevention, intervention and enforcement; and $7.3 million in grants to provide job training and education programs targeting youth at risk of joining gangs or seeking to leave them.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: March 3, 2008
http://www.imperialvalleynews.com/...

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Gang members can't be punished double, court rules in Santa Ana case (Santa Ana, CA): Prosecutors cannot use a single crime as a basis to charge gang members and associates with misdemeanor gang violations and then add gang enhancements based on that same crime, a practice which punishes someone twice for the same offense and can result in dramatically stiffer penalties, a California appeals court ruled Monday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 3, 2008
http://www.ocregister.com/...

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Man police identify as gang member killed (Chicago, IL): A Southwest Side man was shot to death Sunday in what Chicago police said appears to have been gang-related violence.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 3, 2008
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Gang problem is a global concern (Universal City, CA): With street gangs using global networks to carry out extortion, drug trafficking and murder, top federal and local law enforcement officials said Monday they are strengthening ties across borders, sharing information and even officers.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: March 3, 2008
http://www.dailybreeze.com/...

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Sonoma coast killing gang-related, police say (Sonoma County, CA): The slaying of a man whose bullet-riddled body was found in a parking lot on the Sonoma County coast was gang-related, authorities said Monday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: March 3, 2008
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Tackling gang activity (Solano County, CA): It's no secret that gang activity has exploded across the state in recent years, holding impressionable youths in thrall and fearful communities hostage.
Source: The Reporter    Date: March 2, 2008
http://www.thereporter.com/...

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N.Y. gang tipped off about Blair (New York, NY): Members of the Bloods street gang from New York City involved in a cocaine and heroin operation in Blair County began to appear in the Altoona area when a couple "local girls" told them it was a good place to sell drugs, Altoona Sgt. John McTigue said Friday.
Source: The Altoona Mirror    Date: March 2, 2008
http://www.altoonamirror.com/...

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Gang Prevention Study Committee releases report (Columbia, SC): Attorney General Henry McMaster announced today that the Gang Prevention Study Committee, created by the General Assembly in the 2007 Criminal Gang Prevention Act, has completed its Initial Report and Findings.
Source: Lakefront Hartwell    Date: March 1, 2008
http://www.lakefronthartwell.com/...

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Additional gang arrests made in mall shooting (Yuma, AZ): Two more people are in custody in connection with an ongoing police investigation into a shooting at the Yuma Palms Regional Center. They also face other gang-related charges.
Source: The Sun    Date: March 1, 2008
http://www.yumasun.com/...

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