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Legislators tackle gang threat (Arizona): State legislators are preparing to fight Arizona's gang problem with tougher penalties, increased funding for law enforcement and better tracking of gang members.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: April 3, 2007
http://www.azcentral.com/...

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13-year-old slay suspect tied to gang (Queens, NY): The Queens teen charged with killing a classmate at a playground is a gang member with a discipline problem, a lawyer for the city charged in Family Court yesterday.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 3, 2007
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Nine accused of prison gang involvement (McAllen, TX): Nine alleged members of the Texas Syndicate prison gang are charged with racketeering crimes including murder, kidnapping and drug trafficking under a four-count indictment unsealed Tuesday, federal prosecutors said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: April 3, 2007
http://www.chron.com/...

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North Highline has growing gang woes (King County, WA): The December shooting death of King County Sheriff's Deputy Steve Cox was a reminder of Highline's growing gang problem.
Source: West Seattle Herald    Date: April 3, 2007
http://www.westseattleherald.com/...

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Gang violence continues to rise (Hollister, CA): A house in the 1500 block of Diablo Drive and a car parked out front were hit by gunfire early Saturday in the city's sixth drive-by shooting in seven weeks.
Source: Hollister Free Lance    Date: April 3, 2007
http://www.freelancenews.com/...

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Gang probe ongoing in Sterling Park (Loudoun County, VA): The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Gang Intelligence Unit served 16 search warrants this past weekend and is investigating eight Park View High School students for three assaults that could be linked to gangs.
Source: Loudoun Times-Mirror    Date: April 3, 2007
http://www.timescommunity.com/...

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LAPD makes a dent in March, but gangs hold ground in Valley (Los Angeles, CA): Two months after Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa vowed a crackdown on the city's most-wanted street gangs, the Los Angeles Police Department still finds itself struggling to make a dent in San Fernando Valley crime.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: April 3, 2007
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Police take on gang crime (Charlotte, NC): About 100 law enforcement officers swarmed across the city early Friday, arresting suspected members of the Hidden Valley Kings -- the largest crackdown on gang crime in Charlotte in 25 years.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: April 2, 2007
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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Two charged in shooting at Temecula Jack in the Box (Temecula, CA): Prosecutors on Monday charged two men with attempted murder and gun-use charges in connection with the last month's shooting outside a Temecula Jack in the Box.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: April 2, 2007
http://www.pe.com/...

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Plans to crack down on gangs get sidelined by legislators (Olympia, WA): Six weeks after proposing tighter laws to clamp down on gang crime, Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna has watched most of his proposals wither away in the Democrat-controlled House and Senate.
Source: The Spokesman-Review    Date: April 2, 2007
http://www.spokesmanreview.com/...

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Police rally to curb gang activity (El Dorado, KS): A fight at Mitchell Manor mobile home park Saturday night was another incident of violent gang activity according to El Dorado police.
Source: The El Dorado Times    Date: April 2, 2007
http://www.eldoradotimes.com/...

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FBI, local cops make over 100 arrests of street gang members (Washington, DC): Last Friday, the FBI culminated a targeted, two-week nationwide initiative involving federal, state and local law enforcement to disrupt neighborhood gangs and their criminal activity.
Source: The Conservative Voice    Date: April 2, 2007
http://www.theconservativevoice.com/...

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Schools to combat gangs (Baltimore, MD): Responding to a state demand, city schools officials have drafted a schools safety plan filled with initiatives that they say will address an upswing in student gang violence.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: April 1, 2007
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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12-year-old shot in foot in apparent gang fight (Greeley, CO): A 12-year-old boy was shot in the foot about midnight Sunday in an apparent gang fight in central Greeley.
Source: Greeley Tribune    Date: April 1, 2007
http://www.greeleytrib.com/...

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Gang focus now on immigrants (Los Angeles, CA): As the LAPD cracks down on the city's most violent street gangs, federal and county officials have launched their own campaigns to apprehend and deport gangsters who are in the county illegally.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: March 31, 2007
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Bust targeted two brothers (Yuba City, CA) : A 2 1/2-year investigation into the alleged gang activities of two Yuba City brothers culminated in more than a dozen arrests, law enforcement officials said Friday.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: March 31, 2007
http://www.appeal-democrat.com/...

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State's attorneys push to amend anti-gang bill (Maryland): Maryland state's attorneys said yesterday that they would no longer support legislation to strengthen gang prosecution approved by the House of Delegates unless the Senate reinstates key provisions of the bill.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: March 30, 2007
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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Officials puch for anti-gang funding (Boston, MA): Frustrated by cuts in a popular anti-gang program in Gov. Deval Patrick's proposed budget, local police and social services officials stormed the Statehouse yesterday to seek more help.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: March 30, 2007
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

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Gangsters use Tallahassee as refuge, authorities say (Tallahassee, FL): Last summer, a prisoner in a Leon County jail asked to speak with an investigator. "He was from Palm Beach County, and at first he said he wanted to talk to me about drugs," said Grady Jordan, Leon County Sheriff's Office gang investigator.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: March 30, 2007
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/...

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Boynton to consider ordinance to crack down on gangs (Boynton Beach, FL): Just days after Lake Worth's gang-related bloodbath claimed three lives, Boynton Beach commissioners today are moving forward with an ordinance that may help their city crack down on gangs.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: March 30, 2007
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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