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13 gang members indicted in sale of PCP (Los Angeles, CA): Federal prosecutors Wednesday announced two grand jury indictments against 13 members of the Grape Street Crips, a street gang suspected of manufacturing and distributing large quantities of the drug PCP throughout Southern California.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 27, 2008

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Anti-gang force sees progress (Acadiana, LA): A multi-agency task force is making strides in preventing gang activity from becoming a major problem in Acadiana.
Source: The Daily Advertiser    Date: March 27, 2008

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Two shootings of kids, gang violence worry students at Global Visions Academy (Chicago, IL): Classmates of a 15-year-old student shot and wounded Tuesday night on the Southeast Side said they are scared to be out in their neighborhood, where many of the buildings are adorned with gang symbols and where gang violence seems commonplace.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 27, 2008

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Warning issued on street gang (Buffalo, NY): Buffalo police are concerned that a violent street gang with Central American roots could be planning an initiation rite targeting motorists and police.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: March 27, 2008

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Police find possible gang-related graffiti on local street (McDuffie County, GA): Ike Williams predicted the signs of gang activity were coming to McDuffie County. A recent discovery by Sheriff Logan Marshall and Major Ronnie Williamson proved Mr. Williams right.
Source: The McDuffie Mirror    Date: March 27, 2008

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Two sides disagree on symbols being work of wannabes or real gangs (Summerville, SC): It's rare that "the writing on the wall" is, literally, writing on the wall. Summerville's David Followell believes it's plain to see that nationally and even internationally active gangs are leaving their marks — in the form of graffiti — all over town.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: March 27, 2008

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Gangs go from streets to Internet with recruitment, activities (Hillsborough County, FL): Gangs are building up their ranks in eastern Hillsborough County and using the Internet to recruit members, a school and sheriff's officials told parents Tuesday.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: March 26, 2008

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Gang violence heating up in area, Sharon police say (Sharon, PA): As the weather warms up, so does gang violence in the area, according to Sharon police, who said five self-proclaimed gang members have been placed in separate juvenile detention facilities in the last two days.
Source: The Herald    Date: March 26, 2008

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Police see dip in gang crime (Mountain View, CA): Despite two murders in February involving gang members, police say gang-related crime in Mountain View has actually been on a slow and steady decrease since 2005, likely thanks to the efforts of a special unit within the department.
Source: Mountain View Voice    Date: March 26, 2008

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Springfield details anti-violence effort (Springfield, MA): A $1.4 million state grant, announced in the fall, has solidified the fight against gang violence by steering youth toward alternative programs provided by community-based organizations, officials said yesterday.
Source: The Republican    Date: March 26, 2008

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Neighbors mourn slain boy, are mad at cops (Oakland, CA): Residents of the East Oakland neighborhood where police shot and killed a 15-year-old boy who allegedly aimed a rifle at them last week are mourning the youth while trying to reconcile their distrust of the police with their desire for them to end the street violence.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: March 26, 2008

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14-year-old killed in likely gang shooting (Stockton, CA): A 14-year-old boy was killed and a 22-year-old man injured in a shooting in south Stockton on Tuesday afternoon, the Stockton Police Department reported.
Source: The Record    Date: March 26, 2008

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Druid Hills residents worried that neighborhood has been tagged with graffiti (Birmingham, AL): Druid Hills residents were alarmed when they woke up on a recent Saturday and discovered a major neighborhood gateway covered in a flood of graffiti connected to a violent Hispanic gang from Southern California.
Source: The Birmingham News    Date: March 26, 2008

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Police: Mt. Eden brawl may be gang-related (Hayward, CA): Last week's lunchtime brawl that saw eight Mt. Eden High School students arrested may have been sparked by gangs, according to a police statement released Tuesday.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: March 26, 2008

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Yolo prosecutor back in court to curb Broderick Boys (Sacramento, CA): A hearing opened Monday in the latest effort by Yolo County prosecutors to secure an anti-gang injunction against the Broderick Boys of West Sacramento.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: March 25, 2008

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Gang crackdown progress seen (Milwaukee, WI): Crime has decreased in a north-side neighborhood since a crackdown last month on a violent gang that operated in the area, Milwaukee police officials said Tuesday.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: March 25, 2008

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Cheektowaga police believe gang fight led to gunfire at bowling alley (Buffalo, NY): Cheektowaga police say they now believe gang tensions, apparently between youths from the Fruit Belt and Central Park areas of Buffalo, triggered the fight and spray of gunfire that sent at least five people to the hospital late Sunday night.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: March 25, 2008

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S.F. gives ex-gang members way to get off list (San Francisco, CA): Alleged San Francisco gang members who've been served with injunctions by the city attorney's office have a formal way to prove they were unfairly named to the court-ordered enforcement list, under an agreement announced Monday between City Attorney Dennis Herrera and two civil rights groups.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: March 25, 2008

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Grant could help Austin police with gangs (Austin, TX): Austin and Austin Independent School District police are celebrating a new $180,000 federal grant that will let them talk to one another more easily.
Source: KVUE News    Date: March 24, 2008

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Panel seeks to stem youth violence (Arlington, TX): A new police advisory panel is working to increase communication among agencies that work with Arlington youths to try to stem youth violence.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: March 24, 2008

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