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Cops battle new hybrid gangs (Washington, DC) : Law enforcement officers from communities unaffected by gangs until the 1980s or early 1990s often find themselves scrambling to obtain training relevant to what are called hybrid youth gangs in the 21st century.
Source: American Daily Review    Date: March 22, 2009
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Game Over force makes 223 arrests (Brevard County, FL): During its first year, a multi-agency task force led by the Brevard County Sheriff's Office made 223 arrests, which officials say put a dent into local gangs such as the Black Flag Mafia, the Gangsta Disciples, the E.G. Boyz and the Cold Side Posse.
Source: Florida Today    Date: March 22, 2009
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San Pablo program dramatically cuts graffiti (San Pablo, CA): Squirrels chatter from sun-dappled pines above Wildcat Creek, adding color and motion to the shady spots below on a quiet weekday morning in Davis Park.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: March 21, 2009
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Police try to track gang members' changing styles (Los Angeles, CA): As the city of Los Angeles continues to ratchet up its fight against gangs, some gang members are trying to escape the attention of patrolling police officers.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: March 21, 2009
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/...

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Violent MS-13 gang has spread itself across U.S. (New York, NY): MS-13, or La Mara Salvatrucha, is a violent street gang that originated among Salvadoran immigrants in Los Angeles in the 1980s.
Source: Newsday    Date: March 20, 2009
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Bloods gang to be target of injunction (El Paso, TX): A court injunction targeting a street gang in Northeast El Paso by prohibiting members from gathering, throwing gang signs and using cell phones will be requested Friday, officials said.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: March 20, 2009
http://www.elpasotimes.com/...

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North Bay woman stabbed in girl gang fight (Santa Rosa, CA): Santa Rosa police today are investigating the stabbing of a 19-year-old local girl that occurred Thursday afternoon following a fight between four teenage girls at a park in the city.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: March 20, 2009
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Young man dies in gang shooting in Othello (Othello, WA): A young man has been shot to death in a fight between two gangs at a park in Othello.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: March 20, 2009
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Gang team’s job never done (Gresham, OR): Gang violence has plagued Gresham and East Multnomah County for more than 10 years, giving state lawmakers the motivation to fund the area’s gang enforcement team.
Source: The Gresham Outlook    Date: March 20, 2009
http://www.theoutlookonline.com/...

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Gang member pulls gun on Manteca detective (Manteca, CA): A semi-automatic hand gun was pulled out of a 19-year-old gang member’s waist band as detective Armando Garcia rounded a dumpster enclosure – with the Manteca Police officer’s gun already out of its holster – in the 200 block of Northwoods Avenue Wednesday afternoon.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: March 19, 2009
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Suspect charged in gang-related shooting (Providence, RI): A young man who saw a friend murdered at a girl’s birthday party has been accused in the retaliatory shooting of a teenage boy associated with a rival gang.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: March 19, 2009
http://www.projo.com/...

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Violent local gang taken down (Newport News, VA): The arrest of Rickey Rice came Wednesday morning, and represented the apprehension of the only remaining indicted member of the notorious Dump Gang still at-large. The other ten members were arrested last Friday.
Source: Examiner    Date: March 19, 2009
http://www.examiner.com/...

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Young man shot, wounded in south Palo Alto; police see gang ties (Palo Alto, CA): In what appears to have been a gang-related incident, a young man was shot and wounded Wednesday afternoon outside an apartment complex on Arastradero Road in Palo Alto.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: March 19, 2009
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Feds charge two in gang-related murder (New York, NY): Authorities say two members of the MS-13 street gang are facing federal murder charges in the May 2007 drive-by shooting of a Queens man.
Source: Newsday    Date: March 19, 2009
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Local police step up gang activity arrests (Fort Pierce, FL): Treasure Coast law enforcement is coming down hard on gang violence, and they said this is just the beginning.
Source: WPBF 25 News    Date: March 19, 2009
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County, schools fighting ‘online generation' of gang activity (Fort Wayne, IN): Gang activity is moving from the streets to the World Wide Web, as younger members create rivalries through posted messages and photos on social networking sites.
Source: The News-Sentinel    Date: March 19, 2009
http://www.news-sentinel.com/...

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Deputy tangles with gang member (Sutter County, CA): A Sutter County deputy struggled with an armed gang member in the town of Sutter, a law enforcement official said Tuesday.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: March 18, 2009
http://www.appeal-democrat.com/...

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Police sweep Southdale, Mall of America, in crackdown on gang activity at Metro malls (Bloomington, MN): Police are sending a message to gang members: they're not welcome at malls in the Twin Cities. Over the weekend, officers from the Metro Gang Strike Force and various other agencies swept the Southdale Mall in Edina and the Mall of America in Bloomington.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: March 18, 2009
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People yelled gang comments before Hilltop shooting, police report (Tacoma, WA): Tacoma police released more information Tuesday about a drive-by shooting that seriously wounded one man Monday night.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: March 18, 2009
http://www.thenewstribune.com/...

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Shooting victim is 29th Chicago student to be killed this school year (Chicago, IL): Chicago police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy who died Monday evening after he was shot near his Woodlawn home earlier in the day.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 18, 2009
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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