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Police rally to curb gang activity (El Dorado, KS): A fight at Mitchell Manor mobile home park Saturday night was another incident of violent gang activity according to El Dorado police.
Source: The El Dorado Times    Date: April 2, 2007

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FBI, local cops make over 100 arrests of street gang members (Washington, DC): Last Friday, the FBI culminated a targeted, two-week nationwide initiative involving federal, state and local law enforcement to disrupt neighborhood gangs and their criminal activity.
Source: The Conservative Voice    Date: April 2, 2007

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Schools to combat gangs (Baltimore, MD): Responding to a state demand, city schools officials have drafted a schools safety plan filled with initiatives that they say will address an upswing in student gang violence.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: April 1, 2007

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12-year-old shot in foot in apparent gang fight (Greeley, CO): A 12-year-old boy was shot in the foot about midnight Sunday in an apparent gang fight in central Greeley.
Source: Greeley Tribune    Date: April 1, 2007

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Gang focus now on immigrants (Los Angeles, CA): As the LAPD cracks down on the city's most violent street gangs, federal and county officials have launched their own campaigns to apprehend and deport gangsters who are in the county illegally.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: March 31, 2007

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Bust targeted two brothers (Yuba City, CA) : A 2 1/2-year investigation into the alleged gang activities of two Yuba City brothers culminated in more than a dozen arrests, law enforcement officials said Friday.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: March 31, 2007

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State's attorneys push to amend anti-gang bill (Maryland): Maryland state's attorneys said yesterday that they would no longer support legislation to strengthen gang prosecution approved by the House of Delegates unless the Senate reinstates key provisions of the bill.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: March 30, 2007

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Officials puch for anti-gang funding (Boston, MA): Frustrated by cuts in a popular anti-gang program in Gov. Deval Patrick's proposed budget, local police and social services officials stormed the Statehouse yesterday to seek more help.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: March 30, 2007

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Gangsters use Tallahassee as refuge, authorities say (Tallahassee, FL): Last summer, a prisoner in a Leon County jail asked to speak with an investigator. "He was from Palm Beach County, and at first he said he wanted to talk to me about drugs," said Grady Jordan, Leon County Sheriff's Office gang investigator.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: March 30, 2007

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Boynton to consider ordinance to crack down on gangs (Boynton Beach, FL): Just days after Lake Worth's gang-related bloodbath claimed three lives, Boynton Beach commissioners today are moving forward with an ordinance that may help their city crack down on gangs.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: March 30, 2007

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Gang injunction being worked on for Northeast (El Paso, TX): A new civil gang injunction is being worked on targeting gang activity in the Northeast, El Paso County Attorney Jose R. Rodriguez said this morning at a law enforcement gang seminar.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: March 30, 2007

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Dozen suspected gang members arrested in North Charlotte (Charlotte, NC): Authorities arrested 12 out of 20 people early Friday that they believe to be connected to the Hidden Valley Kings street gang after federal arrest warrants were issued against them on drug and gun charges.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: March 30, 2007

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Police crack down on gang-related crime (Moreno Valley, CA): More than 200 law enforcement officers hit the streets of Moreno Valley Friday to execute search warrants as part of a countywide crackdown on gang-related crime.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 30, 2007

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Eight reputed gang members arrested in Yonkers, face deportation (Yonkers, NY):
Source: The Journal News    Date: March 30, 2007

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Graffiti may spur boost in Green Bay police patrols, cameras (Green Bay, WI): Gang-related graffiti that's appeared in some city parks recently is prompting officials to look at increasing police patrols and installing surveillance cameras.
Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette    Date: March 30, 2007

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Hellertown's new gangs (Hellertown, PA): Three Allentown men and a Coplay woman charged this week with planning a borough burglary are members of the Latin Kings street gang, Hellertown police Chief Robert Balum said Thursday.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: March 30, 2007

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Director of two Arizona boards arrested gang support charges (Phoenix, AZ): The executive director of two Arizona professional boards is under arrest on charges she supported a prison gang.
Source: KVOA 4 News    Date: March 30, 2007

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E.P. county attorney: 'Gang problem growing' (El Paso, TX): El Paso's county attorney believes the city has a gang problem and it may only be getting worse. County Attorney Rodriguez said there is one gang that is especially growing--the Barrio Azteca gang.
Source: KFOX News    Date: March 30, 2007

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Mayor seeks record number of police officers (Los Angeles, CA): Calling in reinforcements for his battle against gangs, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa proposed a budget Thursday that would expand the police force to a record level by the end of next year, and he asked the governor to put up an additional $30 million toward the anti-gang effort.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 30, 2007

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L.A. gang prosecutions called overzealous (Los Angeles, CA): As the city's war on street gangs continues to unfold, Los Angeles defense attorneys are protesting what they see as overzealous prosecutions that seek enhanced jail time for suspects swept up by police for nonviolent crime.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 29, 2007

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