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Fighting gang violence (Memphis, TN): Some say more guidance and structure could help fight teen crimes, but many teens are now shut out of safe places to go.
Source: WPTY ABC24 News    Date: March 13, 2006
http://www.myeyewitnessnews.com/...

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Five held in suspected gang shooting (Lodi, CA): Two men and three boys were arrested after a shooting around 11 p.m. Saturday, according to the Lodi Police Department.
Source: The Record    Date: March 13, 2006
http://www.recordnet.com/...

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Three inmates stabbed at Cook County Jail (Cook County, IL): Three Cook County Jail inmates were stabbed in two separate incidents in maximum security divisions Sunday, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: March 13, 2006
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Norfolk takes lead fighting gangs (Norfolk, VA): The guy pointed a gun at Herman Bijeaux's face. It looked like a 9 mm, black, with a good-size barrel. "I said, 'Oh Lord,'" Bijeaux remembered. "'Nothing good is going to happen.'"
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: March 13, 2006
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Fitchburg police chief eyeing big anti-gang grant (Fitchburg, MA): Police Chief Edward Cronin is seeking a substantial new grant from the state to help fight gang-related crime in North Central Massachusetts.
Source: Sentinel & Enterprise     Date: March 13, 2006
http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/...

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Alleged Jamaican gang members iced (Rochester, NY): Five members Jamaican nationals, allegedly of the Hanna Street Posse, a gang based in Rochester, were last week nabbed by special agents from the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Buffalo office and the Rochester Police Department.
Source: Hard Beat News    Date: March 13, 2006
http://www.hardbeatnews.com/...

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Contesting gang identification (Santa Cruz County, CA): In Santa Cruz County, the mother of a special-education student took the Pajaro Valley Unified School District and the Sheriff's Office to court after they identified her son as a gang member.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: March 13, 2006
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Behavior examples (Salinas, CA): Students are asked to sign a contract if school officials believe their behavior and/or associations are indicative of gang membership.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: March 12, 2006
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Immigrant gang sweep brings 15 local arrests (Atlanta, GA): Federal immigration agents marked the first anniversary of Community Shield, an initiative targeting violent street gangs, with a two-week sting operation that ended Friday with 375 arrests nationwide, 15 of them in the Atlanta area.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 11, 2006
http://www.ajc.com/...

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28-year term for Fairfax gang attack (Fairfax County, VA): A 19-year-old Latino gang member, convicted of chopping off another man's fingers with a machete outside a Fairfax County movie theater last year, was sentenced yesterday to 28 years in prison.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: March 11, 2006
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Dallas leads way in gang sweep (Dallas, TX): Dallas led the nation in arrests during a two-week crackdown on violent street gangs with Central American ties, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Friday.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: March 11, 2006
http://www.dallasnews.com/...

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International gangs spread (Denver, CO): International gangs operating on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border are spreading to cities nationwide, including Denver, officials say.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: March 11, 2006
http://www.denverpost.com/...

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South Florida gang members rounded up in national sweep (South Florida): Reputed gang members have been disappearing from the streets of South Florida. Four members of the Latin Kings in Broward, gone. The leader of a Mara Salvatrucha-13 crew in Lake Worth, nowhere to be seen.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: March 11, 2006
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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20 gang suspects rounded up in area (San Antonio, TX): Federal agents conducting a nationwide sweep of gang suspects in the United States illegally said Friday that they arrested 20 in San Antonio and South Texas.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: March 11, 2006
http://www.mysanantonio.com/...

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Grant from faith-based program would go to fight gang violence (Jackson County, MI): Reducing gang violence in Jackson is a goal of the Rev. Ira Combs Jr., who plans to work on getting a federal grant to address the issue.
Source: Jackson Citizen Patriot    Date: March 11, 2006
http://www.mlive.com/...

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Anti-gang sweep nets three arrests (Redding, CA): The Shasta Anti-Gang Enforcement unit conducted an operation in and around the City of Shasta Lake before 5 and 10 p.m. Wednesday, the Shasta County Sheriff's Department said.
Source: Red Bluff Daily News    Date: March 10, 2006
http://www.redbluffdailynews.com/...

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City targets gangs, youth crime (Toledo, OH): Parents whose juvenile children repeatedly commit crimes could face misdemeanor charges for lack of supervision if Toledo City Council adopts legislation sought by Police Chief Jack Smith.
Source: The Blade    Date: March 10, 2006
http://toledoblade.com/...

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Federal sweep results in arrests of 375 gang members (Washington, DC): A coordinated gang-enforcement operation has resulted in the arrest of 375 gang members in 23 states. The arrested gang members include many from the notoriously violent MS-13 gang, which has become a top concern of the FBI and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Source: ABC News    Date: March 10, 2006
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Livermore fights gangs with education (Livermore, CA): A new five-member gang task force has been formed by Livermore police. Already operating for a month, the temporary task force is working to quell gang activity before it becomes a problem in the city.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: March 9, 2006
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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Teen arrested in shooting (Lancaster, CA): A 22-year-old man is in a hospital and a 14-year-old boy is behind bars after a shooting during what deputies believe was a gang confrontation in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart store in east Lancaster.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: March 9, 2006
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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