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Street gang members served an injunction (Visalia, CA): Visalia police served members of several street gangs with a court injunction Friday that bars them from congregating and imposes other limitations within a "safe zone" on the city's north side.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: March 21, 2008
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Saginaw police tell citizen's group the push against gang activity is working (Saginaw, MI): Saginaw police say they're putting the heat on the city's gangs -- and the effort is working.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: March 21, 2008
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Gangs' role is ignored, minister says (Lexington, NE): Days after a Lexington man was stabbed to death in a fight, Frances Peterson, a youth minister at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Lexington, said she is worried the town's gang problem may be ignored.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: March 21, 2008
http://www.omaha.com/...

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Seven-agency task force targets gangs (Brevard County, FL): The latest Brevard County law enforcement initiative -- this one aimed at stopping gang violence -- was dreamed up over a barbecue lunch.
Source: Florida Today    Date: March 21, 2008
http://www.floridatoday.com/...

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Gang fight in Gwinnett school captured on YouTube (Gwinnett County, GA): Six Mill Creek High students have been suspended for involvement in an on-campus fight that was captured with a cell phone camera and posted on YouTube.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 20, 2008
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Hands-on program quashes N.Va. gangs (Alexandria, VA): For more than 10 years, the Alexandria police worked to combat gang violence by fostering ties, gathering intelligence, tracking activity and aggressively cleaning gang-related graffiti within 48 hours.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: March 20, 2008
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Four members of 'Lula Boys' street gang arrested (Gainesville, GA): Gainesville-Hall County Gang Task Force officers, along with the Hall County Sheriff's Office, arrested four members of the criminal street gang "Lula Boys" Wednesday night.
Source: WDUN News    Date: March 20, 2008
http://www.accessnorthga.com/...

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Crime bills target gangs, drugs (Harrisburg, PA): Street gang members and drug dealers are targets of a package of anti-crime bills unveiled Wednesday by two Luzerne County lawmakers.
Source: The Times-Tribune    Date: March 20, 2008
http://www.thetimes-tribune.com/...

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City tries new gang approach (Salinas, CA): Funded by a $400,000 state grant, the city of Salinas has joined much of the nation in turning to academia for answers to its entrenched gang problems.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: March 20, 2008
http://origin.montereyherald.com/...

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Small businesses offer alternatives to gang life (Los Angeles, CA) : In Los Angeles, a corporation that runs several small businesses is demonstrating that the training and discipline of working in a small company can make a big contribution to changing the lives of former gang members.
Source: The New York Times    Date: March 20, 2008
http://www.nytimes.com/...

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Feds say raids break cocaine-crack ring (Seattle, WA): The owners of a Seattle auto detail shop were among more than a dozen people swept up in a cocaine distribution ring Thursday, federal authorities said Thursday.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: March 20, 2008
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/...

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Tallahassee uses Web site to educate about area gang violence (Tallahassee, FL): An interactive Web site launched Wednesday aims to educate parents, teachers, community members and young people in Tallahassee about the city's growing gang problem.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: March 20, 2008
http://tallahassee.com/...

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In war against gangs, it's one kid at a time (Alexandria, VA): For more than 10 years, the Alexandria police worked to combat gang violence by fostering ties, gathering intelligence, tracking activity and aggressively cleaning gang-related graffiti within 48 hours.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: March 20, 2008
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Swastika on door linked to gang, not hate (Wheaton, IL): A swastika painted on the door of a suburban Chicago home was a gang symbol and is not being viewed as a hate crime, authorities said.
Source: United Press International    Date: March 19, 2008
http://www.upi.com/...

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32 alleged gang members nabbed in Phoenix raids (Phoenix, AZ): Stand on the corner of 13th Avenue and Pima Street and it's not hard to see the impact of gang violence in this south Phoenix neighborhood.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: March 19, 2008
http://www.azcentral.com/...

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Provo graffiti cases rising steadily (Provo, UT): The number of graffiti cases reported has steadily risen in recent years, a police officer said Tuesday night.
Source: Deseret News    Date: March 19, 2008
http://www.deseretnews.com/...

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Fruitvale sees drop in gang violence (Oakland, CA): With no gang-related shootings or homicides in the last three months, Fruitvale is safer now, said City Council President Igancio De La Fuente.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: March 19, 2008
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Bill would make gang members' failure to register a felony (Bakersfield, CA): Assemblywoman Jean Fuller has introduced a bill that would make it a felony if a previously convicted gang member required to register with law enforcement fails to register.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: March 19, 2008
http://www.bakersfield.com/...

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Border Patrol intercepts deported Salvadoran street gang member (San Diego, CA): A member of a notorious Salvadoran street gang who was deported from the United States six years ago has been intercepted by U.S. Border Patrol agents while trying to slip back into the country.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 19, 2008
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Feds, police continue crackdown, bust Syracuse gang members (Syracuse, NY): Charges have been brought against 11 gang members for various weapons and drug crimes in an ongoing initiative to rid this upstate New York city of gang violence, federal authorities announced Tuesday.
Source: Newsday    Date: March 18, 2008
http://www.newsday.com/...

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