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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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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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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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Eight reputed gang members arrested in Yonkers, face deportation (Yonkers, NY):
Source: The Journal News    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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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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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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Gang violence has not gone away since murders (Tehama County, CA): Since two Tehama County gang murders in late 2005 and February 2006, there have not been many violent gang crimes in the public spotlight.
Source: Red Bluff Daily News    Date: March 29, 2007

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Homeless man found lying on sidewalk with stab wound in Laguna Beach (Laguna Beach, CA): A Mission Viejo resident who claims membership in a Los Angeles gang was behind bars for allegedly stabbing a homeless man outside a bus depot in Laguna Beach.
Source: KNX 1070 News    Date: March 29, 2007

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Police crack down on Bloods street gang (Monticello, NY): Police from several agencies Thursday morning executed search warrants at 73 Liberty Street and at 26 Evergreen Drive, both in the Village of Monticello, and arrested five people on felony drug charges.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: March 29, 2007

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Gang graffiti may be sign of things to come (Athens, GA): Leon Leathers feels like he's in a war zone. The first time a gang vandalized his Newton Bridge Road business, the graffiti included a coded message that someone would be shot.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: March 29, 2007

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Teaneck cops seize handguns, arrest seven (Teaneck, NJ): Seven suspected gang members were arrested on gun charges Tuesday after a fight in which a township teenager was beaten, police said.
Source: The Record    Date: March 29, 2007

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Street gang leader pleads guilty (Albany, NY): The ringleader of what authorities call the most violent gang in Albany pleaded guilty this afternoon in federal court to charges that could land him at least 10 years in prison.
Source: Times Union    Date: March 29, 2007

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Stockton anti-gang program rejuvenated (San Joaquin County, CA): Police, social service agencies and schools in San Joaquin County are pledging their support to a rejuvenated "Operation Peacekeeper."
Source: KXTV News 10    Date: March 29, 2007

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Governor holds gang summit (Sacramento, CA): Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger convened a summit meeting Thursday at the Capitol with about 30 mayors and police chiefs from cities plagued by gang violence throughout the state, including Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and L.A. Police Chief William Bratton.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: March 29, 2007

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