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Forming of East County gang unit OK'd (San Diego, CA): The Board of Supervisors today authorized the formation of a task force to combat an upswing in gang activity in San Diego's East County.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 22, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Gangs breed violent cycle (Albany, NY): Turf wars between rival "baby" gang bangers are nothing new in Albany. Young teenage members of Two New Thugs (TNT) and the Black Gangsters rumbled over uptown and downtown rights four years ago.
Source: Times Union    Date: March 22, 2005
http://timesunion.com/...

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Latina gangs taking hold in Portland area, police say (Portland, OR): Latina gangs are starting to establish their own turf, from Gresham to Beaverton. "It's big time," said John Sena, a member of the Clackamas County Youth Gang Task Force.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 22, 2005
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Student arrested with gun at school (Mount Pleasant, WI): A student at Racine Case High School was arrested Tuesday morning after a police officer caught him carrying an unloaded, 20-gauge sawed-off shotgun in the hallway, police said.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: March 22, 2005
http://www.jsonline.com/...

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Man shot by police set to be served with injunction (Oxnard, CA): A man shot by Oxnard police Friday night is a Colonia Chiques gang member who will soon be served with the city’s anti-gang injunction, authorities said today.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: March 21, 2005
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Police scrambling for tips in slaying (Dallas, TX): Residents at an apartment complex in northwest Dallas got a grim reminder of the city's gang problem when a 19-year-old man playing soccer was executed in front of his friends by a teenager suspected of being a gang member.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: March 21, 2005
http://www.dallasnews.com/...

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Suspect booked into jail after man shot to death outside apartment (Salt Lake County, UT): A Salt Lake County man was gunned down outside an apartment complex Saturday morning during an argument at a small party.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: March 20, 2005
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Drug bust nets guns, cash, cocaine, heroin (Fitchburg, MA): The State Police's Gang Unit arrested four men Friday night on weapons and drug charges after a raid on Mechanic Street.
Source: Sentinel & Enterprise    Date: March 20, 2005
http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/...

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Small backcountry gang tied to Escondido crimes, authorities say (Escondido, CA): The smallest criminal gang in North County is causing problems that go well beyond its rural boundaries, authorities said this month.
Source: North County Times    Date: March 20, 2005
http://www.nctimes.com/...

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Gang-renous growth (Mastic, NY): The three men lay face down and handcuffed in the tiny bodega's parking lot, a swarm of six cops patting them down.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: March 20, 2005
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

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Juvenile crime rate surges (Jackson County, KS): Serious crimes committed by Jackson County children trended downward for a decade — until last year. In 2004, the trend reversed abruptly, leaving court officials wondering what went wrong.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: March 19, 2005
http://www.kansascity.com/...

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Harwood firebombing may relate to gang problem (Baltimore, MD): The man who may have sparked the firebombing of a North Baltimore community activist's home is the reputed leader of a local Bloods gang, according to court papers filed this week.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: March 18, 2005
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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Man jailed in drive-by that killed 13-year-old (San Antonio, TX): One of two men wanted in the drive-by killing of 13-year-old Beatrice Diaz was in Bexar County Jail on Thursday night.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: March 18, 2005
http://www.mysanantonio.com/...

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Six suspected gang members arrested (Fontana, CA): Federal and local authorities arrested six suspected gang members Thursday in the Fontana area as part of an ongoing crackdown on street gangs stockpiling weapons and selling methamphetamine.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 18, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Gang task force aims to lessen gang problems in county (Humboldt County, CA): Last month’s sweep conducted by the Humboldt County Gang Task Force led to the arrest of five gang members. Was it effective in preventing future problems? Time will tell, said Eureka police Capt. Murl Harpham.
Source: The Eureka Reporter    Date: March 18, 2005
http://www.eurekareporter.com/...

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Investigators say gang members from Chico are possible suspects in Hamilton shooting (Hamilton City, CA): Glenn County sheriff's investigators believe two of the suspects involved in the shooting of a Hamilton City man Tuesday night might be gang members from Chico.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: March 18, 2005
http://www.chicoer.com/...

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Shooting at LA school hits, hospitalizes 15-year-old girl (Los Angeles, CA): A 15-year-old girl remained hospitalized in extremely critical condition early Friday after she was shot while leaving school, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 18, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Hmong community pleads for help on Asian gang problem (Sacramento, CA): A spike of Asian gang violence has hundreds of Hmong parents - some of whom can't speak English - preparing to speak out at a public forum Friday night.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: March 18, 2005
http://www.thekcrachannel.com/...

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Raids mark a gain in war on gangs (Los Angeles, CA): It is a "story at 11" scene likely to repeat itself more and more in coming years - the videotaped "perp walk" of gang members seized, not by local police, but by the recently formed US Department of Homeland Security.
Source: The Christian Science Monitor    Date: March 18, 2005
http://www.csmonitor.com/...

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Conway police look at gang activity (Conway, SC): Police in this riverfront city hope a state grant will help them deter crimes similar to those they think have been committed by a group of juveniles since January.
Source: The Myrtle Beach Sun-News    Date: March 18, 2005
http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/...

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