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Car 'hoods' leave cops gearing up (New York, NY): Auto shows in New York and around the country are becoming a magnet for youth gang activity — and authorities are stepping up their surveillance and patrol efforts to match it, The Post has learned.
Source: New York Post    Date: March 31, 2005
http://www.nypost.com/...

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Senate panel approves bill targeting gang-related crime (Columbia, SC): Gang members would face stiffer penalties under a bill that cleared a Senate Judiciary subcommittee Thursday.
Source: The Sun News    Date: March 31, 2005
http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/...

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Police: Fatal stabbing may be gang-related (San Jose, CA): A 24-year-old man died Wednesday in what authorities believe was a gang-related killing after reports of a knife fight in broad daylight on a busy San Jose street corner.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 31, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Additional arrests made in gang-related assault (Lexington, SC): Two more men have been charged in connection with a gang-related assault that led to a shooting at Chimney Ridge Apartments in Lexington, Assistant Police Chief Terrence Green said.
Source: The State    Date: March 31, 2005
http://www.thestate.com/...

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Suspected violent-gang member caught near border (Yuma, AZ): Federal authorities arrested a man suspected of being a member of a violent Central American gang with known links to Mexican drug cartels.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: March 31, 2005
http://www.azcentral.com/...

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Learning to read nonverbal clues (South Plainfield, NJ): Misplacing a school project has nothing to do with the Bloods or the Latin Kings. But educators and police hope that Freddy Almanzar and Sam Ringhai's body-language charades acted out in front of their seventh-grade class yesterday at South Plainfield Middle School will help steer pupils away from violent street gangs.
Source: Home News Tribune    Date: March 30, 2005
http://www.thnt.com/...

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The gang signs are out there, detective says (Hillsborough County, FL): Don't have enough to worry about? How about your 13- or 14- year-old getting recruited into a gang while he's at his locker in middle school. Not likely, you say?
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: March 30, 2005
http://www.tampatribune.com/...

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Law enforcement agencies team up again (Oceanside, CA): More than 100 police officers, sheriff's deputies and federal agents arrested 38 people before dawn yesterday in a sweep designed to imprison or deport gang members and their associates.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 30, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Police tell how to spot gangs (Wichita, KS): From colored bandanas to graffiti, residents are taught the warning signs of gang activity and are urged to report it.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 30, 2005
http://www.kansas.com/...

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Ken Rodriguez: Gang injunction takes a big bite out of crime on the West Side (San Antonio, TX): Patrolman Humberto Gallegos is parked in front of a crack house on the city's West Side. From inside his squad car, Gallegos opens a notebook to show me the names of more than 100 prostitutes — some of whom once slept in this wooden shack on Rivas Street.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: March 30, 2005
http://www.mysanantonio.com/...

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Police tie shooting of woman to gangs (Columbia, SC): Police say a woman was shot early Tuesday by a gang member who they believe was targeting her son — a member of a rival gang — in retaliation for an earlier assault.
Source: The State    Date: March 30, 2005
http://www.thestate.com/...

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San Jose stores asked to end gang-attire sales (San Jose, CA): The latest plan to attack gang influences in San Jose has arrived in the form of a letter. And the recipients, at least for now, appear to be heeding the letter's advice.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 30, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Cushing prison lockdown continues (Cushing, OK): The lockdown at Cimarron Correctional Facility moves into its second week today as the investigation continues into last week's gang-related brawl that left one inmate dead and 15 injured.
Source: KFOR 4 News    Date: March 30, 2005
http://www.kfor.com/...

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Black Disciples kingpin admits to role in drug scheme (Chicago, IL): The reputed king of the Black Disciples pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring with other members of the street gang to distribute cocaine and heroin.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 30, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Police say claim of gang initiation false (Topeka, KS): Topeka police say false information about gang activity has been circulated to law enforcement and local media in an e-mail.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal    Date: March 30, 2005
http://www.cjonline.com/...

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Grant will allow club to expand gang program (Ventura, CA): The Boys & Girls Club of Ventura has received a $95,000 grant from the Weingart Foundation for a two-year project in gang prevention.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: March 30, 2005
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Two OK prison inmates injured in gang-related incidents (McAlester, OK) : State prison officials say they're investigating two gang-related fights between black and white inmates at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary.
Source: KTEN Channel 10 News    Date: March 29, 2005
http://www.kten.com/...

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Mayor vows to pursue a citywide gang injunction (Los Angeles, CA): Mayor James K. Hahn said Monday that he would pursue a far-reaching injunction to prevent street gang members from gathering and causing trouble throughout the city of Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 29, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Police seek suspect in shooting (Gwinnett County, GA): A teen who was fatally shot outside a Lilburn pool hall by a rival gang member is Gwinnett's second gang-related shooting victim in 11 days.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 29, 2005
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Gangs (Virginia): Please click on the link below for The Washington Post's special report section on "gangs."
Source: The Washington Post    Date: March 29, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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