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Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales announces six sites for comprehensive anti-gang initiative (Los Angeles, CA): Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales today announced six locations for a new $15 million Comprehensive Anti-Gang Initiative that will devote extensive resources to defeating some of the most violent and pervasive gangs in the country.
Source: U.S. Newswire    Date: March 31, 2006
http://releases.usnewswire.com/...

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Undercover cops nab 38 linked to two gangs (Chicago, IL): An 11-month undercover investigation has wiped out a group of Latin Kings who dealt drugs and are believed to have caused most of the violence, along with rival members of the Two-Six gang, in the Little Village neighborhood, police said Thursday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 31, 2006
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Police arrest two in killing of bystanders (San Bernardino, CA): Police have arrested two men on suspicion of killing two bystanders Monday in a gang-related shooting.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: March 30, 2006
http://www.pe.com/...

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City eyes antigang offensive (Chelsea, MA): When members of the street gang, Latin Kings, attempted to infiltrate and recruit in Chelsea more than a decade ago, city officials fought back by giving parents a youth activity guide, urging them to enroll their children in community programs to keep them away from the streets.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: March 30, 2006
http://www.boston.com/...

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New Jersey gang threat rampant (Vineland, NJ): Nationally affiliated gangs are present in Cumberland County and U.S. Attorney Christopher J. Christie said the problem is reaching epidemic proportions across the state.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: March 30, 2006
http://www.thedailyjournal.com/...

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Utah gang violence, graffiti spike (Salt Lake County, UT): Salt Lake County sheriff's detective Lex Bell, a member of the gang unit for more than two years, knows that violence and graffiti have spiked in recent months.
Source: Deseret News    Date: March 30, 2006
http://deseretnews.com/...

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Police: Gilroy stabbing appears to be gang-related (Gilroy, CA): A stabbing in Gilroy that left two men in jail and a third in the hospital Wednesday appears to be gang-related, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 30, 2006
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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No more sugar and spice: Girl gangs on rise in DC (Washington, DC): Princess Galloway's days as a D.C. gang member began innocently enough: She and her childhood friends had birthday parties, talked about clothes and held sleepovers at one another's houses.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: March 30, 2006
http://washingtontimes.com/...

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Pomona police sweep targets street gang (Pomona, CA): The restraining orders police handed out shortly after Wednesday's drizzly dawn had nothing to do with domestic violence or stalking.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: March 30, 2006
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Gang ties in homicide spur striking realizations (DeKalb, IL): Everyone at some point in their lives experiences an "aha" moment. It could be positive or negative, but it teaches us a life lesson that will undoubtedly have a profound effect on our lives for years to come.
Source: Northern Star    Date: March 30, 2006
http://www.star.niu.edu/...

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Romney signs anti-gang bill (Boston, MA): Phyllis Lopes, whose grandson's 2004 death prompted a push for new anti-gang and witness intimidation bills, recalled his memory Thursday as Gov. Mitt Romney signed the legislation into law.
Source: WCVB 5 News    Date: March 30, 2006
http://www.thebostonchannel.com/...

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Two men killed in gang shooting (San Bernardino, CA): Two bystanders were killed in a gang-related shooting Monday night in downtown San Bernardino, a city so overwhelmed by violent crime that the murder rate was the top campaign issue in the recent mayoral election.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 29, 2006
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Teen shot in alleged gang squabble (San Antonio, TX): A teen suspected of being a gang member was shot in the leg after apparently arguing with rival gang members who also attend his high school, authorities said.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: March 29, 2006
http://www.mysanantonio.com/...

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McDonnell, club to tackle gang problem (Charlottesville, VA): Delinquents, at-risk youth, gang members - whatever the name, the Charlottesville community wants to help them.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: March 29, 2006
http://www.dailyprogress.com/...

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Gang rules to change (Salinas, CA): Wearing baggy pants in school should not be a crime, Salinas Union High School District board members said Tuesday, before calling for a subcommittee to rewrite the district's policy on dealing with students who engage in gang-related behavior.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 29, 2006
http://www.californianonline.com/...

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11 suspected gang members arrested in Springs (Colorado Springs, CO): El Paso County authorities said they'll aggressively prosecute nearly a dozen gang members arrested after a year-long investigation in Colorado Springs.
Source: CBS 4 Denver    Date: March 28, 2006
http://cbs4denver.com/...

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Fighting declines, gang ties persist at juvenile centers (Santa Clara County, CA): Confrontations between staff and youths in the Santa Clara County juvenile hall and camps have dropped, but gang membership among boys and girls in the system persists in significant numbers, according to an annual status report.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 28, 2006
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Man wounded in suspected gang shooting near LA high school (Los Angeles, CA): A 46-year-old man was wounded in a suspected gang shooting near a high school Tuesday as thousands of students ditched classes to protest a proposed immigration crackdown for a second day, authorities said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 28, 2006
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Cops say fatal shooting gang-related (Chicago, IL): A Chicago man was charged Monday with murder in a weekend shooting on the West Side that police say was gang-related.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 28, 2006
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Police arrest 5 suspects in Southside Park slaying (Sacramento, CA): Police announced Monday that five people were arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a man early Saturday morning near Southside Park.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: March 28, 2006
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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