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Waynesboro police: Gang activity limited but confirmed (Waynesboro, VA): Local gang activity is nowhere near the same criminal level as that seen in cities such as Los Angeles and New York, Waynesboro police said Thursday afternoon.
Source: The News Leader    Date: March 25, 2005

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Area police hear lowdown on MS-13 gang (Martinsburg, WV): MS-13, one of the most violent street gangs in the county, is showing up in the area, police said Thursday.
Source: Hagerstown Morning Herald    Date: March 25, 2005

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Graffiti cleanup uses grant money to help fight gangs (Clackamas County, OR): Clackamas County's juvenile department is stepping up efforts to wipe out gang-related graffiti, and it's depending on gang-connected teens to do the work.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 25, 2005

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Police think drug suspect may be linked to string of homicides (Memphis, TN): Authorities are trying to determine if up to seven homicides can be linked to a suspected drug dealer who has been on the run for more than three years.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: March 25, 2005

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11 indicted in alleged drug conspiracy (Madison, WI): Eleven alleged members of the Latin Kings street gang have been indicted on charges of conspiring to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine on and around the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation near Hayward.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: March 25, 2005

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N.C. House panel backs longer sentences for gang members (Raleigh, NC): Gang-related felonies and gang members could face longer sentences in a bill approved Thursday by a House judiciary committee.
Source: The Sun News    Date: March 24, 2005

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Eleven indicted in alleged reservation drug conspiracy (Madison, WI): Eleven alleged members of the Latin Kings street gang have been indicted on charges of conspiring to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine on and around the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation near Hayward.
Source: Duluth News Tribune    Date: March 24, 2005

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Port Police participate in nationwide gang roundup (Port Washington, NY) : The Port Washington Police Department played a significant role in a sweeping federal government initiative to root out and deport illegal aliens who have engaged in serious criminal activity.
Source: Port Washington News    Date: March 24, 2005

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Paramount to share gang success (Paramount, CA): For years, the success of the city's most innovative anti-gang program, Gang Resistance is Paramount, or GRIP, has stayed mainly within the town's borders. But next month, GRIP will be shared with a national law enforcement audience.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: March 24, 2005

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MS-13 gang member deported by ICE after finishing Hagerstown prison sentence (Baltimore, MD): US Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention and removal officers deported an MS-13 gang member to El Salvador Saturday who had just completed a prison sentence at the Maryland Correctional Institution in Hagerstown, Md.
Source: US Immigration and Customs Enforcement     Date: March 24, 2005

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Police initiate anti-gang offensive (Witchita, KS): The number of Wichita drive-by shootings this year has nearly tripled compared to a year ago, a police official said Wednesday.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 24, 2005

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Firearms suspect in gang, police say (Miami, FL): Miami police have identified a 23-year-old man who was arrested this week and accused of pushing a shopping cart loaded with two rifles and a shotgun through a Miami-Dade neighborhood as a member of MS-13, the much-feared Central American gang authorities say is rapidly spreading into South Florida.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: March 24, 2005

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Three car lots linked to gangs shut down by authorities (Chicago, IL): Authorities shut down three used-car lots in Chicago Tuesday and arrested their owners on charges they laundered millions of dollars in drug profits for many of the city's largest street gangs by selling them hundreds of luxury cars for cash.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 23, 2005

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Police say city gangs growing 'like weeds' (Wichita, KS): After several years of relative tranquillity, Wichita is experiencing a "spike" in gang activity, Wichita police said Tuesday night.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 23, 2005

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Suspect in LA school shooting charged with attempted murder (Los Angeles, CA): An 18-year-old suspected gang member has been charged with attempted murder in a school shooting that left a 15-year-old girl clinging to life.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 23, 2005

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Inmate dies in riot at Okla. prison gym (Cushing, OK): A gang-related melee broke out Tuesday in the gymnasium of a privately run prison, with inmates flailing away with softball bats and other weapons, authorities said.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: March 23, 2005

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Hampton has 'proactive' gang officer (Hampton, VA): Hampton police say the city doesn't have a gang problem - at least not right now. And they want to keep it that way.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: March 23, 2005

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Anti-gang strategy is called a success (Sacramento, CA): Since authorities obtained a court order targeting a 350-member West Sacramento street gang known as the Broderick Boys, city police have arrested 10 members on a variety of charges and say the crackdown is working.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: March 23, 2005

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Police reports show gang killings on the rise (Washington, DC): Street gang killings are on the rise again in America. The number of homicides committed by gang members declined in the late 1990s only to surge recently to more than 900 deaths a year, according to FBI records.
Source: Scripps Howard News Service    Date: March 23, 2005

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Corning stabbing could be gang-related incident (Corning, CA): A 16-year-old Corning teen was the item of an apparent gang attack Monday evening. Robert Lee Bills was confronted walking north of Solano Street on Toomes Avenue by three unknown Hispanic males, which he said were in their late teens, a Corning Police Department press release said.
Source: Red Bluff Daily News    Date: March 23, 2005

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