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School is out for 11 Falls High students (Niagara Falls, NY): Eleven students who were involved in what were suspected to be gang-related fights Jan. 10 at Niagara Falls High School won't be returning to the school this year.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: March 13, 2005
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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DA vows gang crackdown (San Bernardino County, CA): Gangs continue to flourish in San Bernardino County, sometimes bringing sorrow to people's lives, but often affecting them in simpler, more irritating ways.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: March 13, 2005
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Fights strengthen anti-violence resolve (Buffalo, NY): With the specter of a nationally organized gang like the Bloods looming over Western New York, city police and Niagara Falls High School officials have been taking steps to keep gang influence out of the city and its schools.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: March 13, 2005
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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Shooting begins Woodward school day (Bond Hill, OH): With retaliation the apparent motive for Friday morning's double shooting near Woodward High School, officials issued what has become a common plea in Cincinnati - stay calm and let the police handle it.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer    Date: March 12, 2005
http://news.enquirer.com/...

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Prison gangs keep tight rein on members (Crescent City, CA): Supermax prisons are places of stark isolation, where some of the most dangerous convicts are housed. At Pelican Bay prison in California, the men in the Supermax are locked in windowless cells for 22 or 23 hours a day, with almost no direct contact with other inmates or staff.
Source: NPR News    Date: March 12, 2005
http://www.npr.org/...

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Gang graffiti returns to streets of Athens (Athens, GA): After a noticeable decrease in gang activity, signs have resurfaced with a vengeance, with gang-related graffiti appearing in parts of Clarke County where it had never been seen - even on the front door of a law enforcement agency in west Athens.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: March 12, 2005
http://augustachronicle.com/...

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Bloods slashed in Bx. HS brawl (Bronx, NY): Three students were stabbed during a bloody gang fight yesterday in the hallways of one of the Bronx's toughest high schools, police said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: March 12, 2005
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

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Sheriff policy shrinks LB anti-gang injunction jail time (Long Beach, CA): Using a strengthened anti-gang injunction that his office sought and obtained late last year, LB City Prosecutor Tom Reeves recently won a serious jail sentence against a WLB gang member: 360 days in County jail.
Source: Long Beach Report    Date: March 12, 2005
http://www.lbreport.com/...

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Gang Task Force put on hold for now (Victorville, CA): The Sheriff's High Desert Gang Task Force has been put on hold while the county determines how it can be funded permanently.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: March 12, 2005
http://www.vvdailypress.com/...

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Agents brief local lawmen on gang (McAllen, TX): Local and federal agents from both sides of the border met Thursday to discuss the Mara Salvatrucha, the violent street gang that made headlines last month after the arrest of one of its alleged leaders, who was on the run from a prison sentence in Honduras.
Source: The Monitor    Date: March 11, 2005
http://www.themonitor.com/...

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Suspected gang member arrested in Willow Glen slaying (San Jose, CA): A 16-year-old suspected gang member was arrested Tuesday and booked into Juvenile Hall, suspected of shooting to death a Willow Glen man who police said was trying hard to leave the gang life.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 10, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Police won't call it gang violence (Reidsville, NC): They're not organized street gangs, at least that's what Reidsville police say. But they walk like gangs, talk like gangs and act like gangs.
Source: Greensboro News Record    Date: March 10, 2005
http://www.news-record.com/...

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Gangs, crackdown, on community's mind (Ceres, CA): Residents fearful of a gang presence in Ceres mixed with those questioning aggressive police tactics used to crack down on gang members during a town hall meeting held Wednesday evening
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: March 10, 2005
http://www.mantecabulletin.com/...

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Residents asked to help curb gangs, graffiti (Fondren, TX): A memory flashed in the police officer's mind as the car passed by, a dead-on match of a vehicle reported earlier from a gang shooting.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: March 10, 2005
http://www.chron.com/...

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SoCal teen sentenced to life without parole for murder of CHP officer (Pomona, CA): A 16-year-old boy who admitted shooting to death a California Highway Patrol officer outside a courthouse to impress a street gang was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 10, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Bexar breaks up gangfighters (Bexar County, TX): To administrators in the Bexar County Sheriff's Department, disbanding the gang unit and sending its eight deputies to patrol is necessary to improve response times to an increasingly heavier call load.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: March 10, 2005
http://www.mysanantonio.com/...

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School rules target gangs (Wake County, NC): What Wake County students wear or what hand gestures they make could get them suspended as part of a crackdown on gangs in school.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 9, 2005
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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Gang activity growing (Garland, TX): Street gangs are on the rise in Garland, their rolls climbing from 850 in 2003 to more than 1,400 today, according to police officials.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: March 9, 2005
http://www.dallasnews.com/...

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Vigilance hinders violent gangs (Utah): Not long ago, people in Utah referred to battling bands of youths as "rival groups." The notion of gangs in Utah was just too unthinkable.
Source: Deseret News    Date: March 9, 2005
http://deseretnews.com/...

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Three teens charged in Raleigh drive-by shooting (Raleigh, NC): The Raleigh Police Department's Gang Unit charged three teens in a drive-by shooting that left a 17-year-old girl wounded Tuesday night.
Source: NBC 17 News    Date: March 9, 2005
http://www.nbc17.com/...

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