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Police claim victory over downtown Los Angeles drug gang (Los Angeles, CA): Police say a 10-month investigation has dismantled a sophisticated street gang considered the main source of heroin in downtown.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: March 15, 2007

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Teen stabbed to death in downtown Santa Barbara gang melee (Santa Barbara, CA): Gang confrontations on a main thoroughfare running through downtown Santa Barbara escalated into a violent melee involving baseball bat- and broken bottle-wielding teens that left a high school student dead.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 15, 2007

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115th Pct. gang crimes spike: Cops (Queens, NY): The 115th Precinct has seen a sharp rise over the past month in crime, including Latino gang-related attacks, according to Police Department figures, leading Patrol Borough Queens North to take action.
Source: TimesLedger    Date: March 15, 2007

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Allentown agencies get access to grants to combat gangs (Allentown, PA): A federally sponsored anti-gang initiative targeted at cities in the Route 222 corridor is now making about $200,000 in grant money available for programs to deter Allentown youth from gang involvement.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: March 15, 2007

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Police: Street fight part of gang activity (Oshkosh, WI): A clash between members of two rival gangs caused a large street fight Tuesday night, police officials say. Officers from the Oshkosh Police Department responded to the 500 block of Otter Avenue after neighbors reported between 20 and 30 people were involved in a fight with baseball bats and knives
Source: The Northwestern    Date: March 15, 2007

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Arrests made in fatal stabbing (Pomona, CA): Police have arrested four people suspected of the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old boy and the attempted murder of a 16-year-old youth.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: March 15, 2007

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Local gang member in FBI's top 10 (Los Angeles, CA): Southern California's street-gang problem drew national attention Wednesday when the FBI announced that a South Whittier gang member sought in a brutal attack on two sheriff's deputies would be placed on its 10 most wanted list.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 15, 2007

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One killed in gang-related shooting (Chicago, IL): A 26-year-old man was shot to death and his companion critically wounded in an apparent gang-related shooting on the city's Far South Side, Chicago police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 14, 2007

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Intense hunt for female fugitive heats up (Kansas City, MO): A woman who police say may be involved in five homicides and recent gang violence has escaped arrest in part because people who know her are afraid of her.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 14, 2007

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Teenage girl shot in Lowell gang dispute (Lowell, MA): A 16-year-old girl was shot in the leg on a Lowell street on Tuesday, apparently caught in the crossfire of a gang dispute, police said.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: March 14, 2007

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Ontario Police says graffiti outbreak may signal gang activity (Ontario, OR): Police say a weekend surge of graffiti could be the work of gangs and may reflect an increase in gang activity in this town on the Idaho border.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: March 14, 2007

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Police: Fugitive gang member arrested (Vancouver, WA): Vancouver police arrested a man they described as an armed and dangerous gang member. Aaron Lagers, 21, was wanted on several charges, including auto theft, resisting arrest, reckless driving and felon in possession of a firearm.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: March 14, 2007

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State tackles youth joining violent gangs (Oklahoma): Lawmakers joined with state and local leaders Tuesday to address a growing gang violence problem in Oklahoma. Legislation passed by the House Tuesday would create a task force for lawmakers to look at the programs in Oklahoma already tackling the issue to help determine what more can be done to reduce gang activity.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: March 14, 2007

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Lawmakers want tighter leash on gangs (St. Paul, MN): Two rival gangs in St. Paul can't seem to stop shooting at each other. As the Selby Siders and East Side Boys fight over turf, girlfriends and drugs, one gang member has been killed and more than a dozen have been shot in the past 18 months, police said.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: March 13, 2007

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Two teens arrested for gang-related killing (Los Angeles, CA): Two teenage boys were in custody Tuesday in the apparent gang-related shooting death of a 15-year-old boy who was killed while playing basketball in the southwest area of Los Angeles, police said.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: March 13, 2007

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Police seek teen in Monday night's gang shooting (Yakima, WA): Yakima police are seeking the arrest of a teenager in connection with a drive-by shooting Monday night that injured a rival gang member.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: March 13, 2007

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Fighting back against gangs focus of Specter's visit (York City, PA): U. S. Sen. Arlen Specter met with law enforcement officials in York City yesterday to discuss problems with gang and youth violence in the area.
Source: The York Dispatch    Date: March 13, 2007

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Growing gang violence focus of legislation (Oklahoma City, OK): Lawmakers passed legislation today to address gang violence in the state. The bill would create a task force to implement gang intervention and prevention programs through the state Office of Juvenile Affairs.
Source: KSWO 7 News    Date: March 13, 2007

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Gang injunction permanent for four people (Wichita Falls, TX): Today marked an important day for the city of Wichita Falls and the future of the VC gang injunction. Last Thursday, the city filed a default judgment in the 89th district court.
Source: KAUZ NewsChannel 6    Date: March 12, 2007

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Officials discussing joint gang task force (Chattanooga, TN): Three men involved in a gang shooting last week are set to appear in court Tuesday morning. Two are charged with murder ... a third, accessory after the fact.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: March 12, 2007

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