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Two arrested in stabbing outside city school (Lowell, MA): A pair of 15-year-old boys are facing attempted murder charges after allegedly slashing a 17-year-old boy's neck with a knife outside Lowell High School's Clement Gregory McDonough Complex on Paige Street about noon yesterday.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: March 15, 2005
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

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Huge street gang bust (Suffolk County, NY): Federal agents and Suffolk cops nabbed 15 members of a violent Honduran street gang that has steadily increased its influence in suburbia, authorities announced yesterday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: March 15, 2005
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

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Nationwide sweep nets more than 100 gang members (California): In an opening salvo against the violent Central American street gang Mara Salvatrucha, federal, state and local authorities across the nation have arrested more than 100 suspects - including 17 in Los Angeles - on criminal and immigration charges, officials announced Monday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: March 15, 2005
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Federal antigang crackdown nabs 100 (Miami, FL): Federal officials announced the arrest of more than 100 members of a Latin gang that has grown a lot recently, including in South Florida.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: March 15, 2005
http://www.miami.com/...

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Nationwide crackdown on vicious gang nets 10 in N.J. (New Jersey): Ten New Jersey residents are among 103 people who have been arrested nationwide in a crackdown on one of the country's largest and most violent street gangs, immigration authorities say.
Source: The Record    Date: March 15, 2005
http://www.northjersey.com/...

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ICE launches Operation Community Shield with the arrest of 103 MS-13 gang members in six U.S. cities (Washington, DC): Michael J. Garcia, Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), today announced the arrest of 103 members of the violent street gang Mara Salvatrucha 13 (MS-13) across the nation as part of a new anti-gang initiative called "Operation Community Shield."
Source: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement     Date: March 15, 2005
http://www.ice.gov/...

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Locked Down: Gangs in the Supermax (Crescent City, CA): Twenty years ago, a new kind of prison was taking America by storm. The supermax prison was designed to incapacitate dangerous criminals by locking them down in stark isolation, sometimes for years on end.
Source: American RadioWorks    Date: March 15, 2005
http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/...

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Two Providence teens arrested following gang-related stabbings (Cranston, RI): Two Providence teenagers have been charged with attempted murder in a pair of stabbings, which the police characterized as gang-related, outside the K-Mart store on Garfield Avenue Sunday afternoon.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: March 15, 2005
http://www.projo.com/...

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Alleged gang members fire on LA police in fourth such shooting this year (Los Angeles, CA): Two alleged gang members fired at police officers during a traffic stop over the weekend, the second such attack in less than a week, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 15, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Police try new tactic to fight gang recruitment (Sacramento, CA): KCRA 3 has learned that there are over 700 children under the age of 18 currently involved in gangs inside the city limits of Sacramento.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: March 15, 2005
http://www.thekcrachannel.com/...

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Arrest in Irving tied to national gang (Irving, TX): Immigration officials announced Monday a nationwide roundup of 103 members of a violent Central American gang, Mara Salvatrucha 13.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: March 15, 2005
http://www.dallasnews.com/...

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30 arrested on LI in gang sweep (Long Island, NY): René Salmón says his storefront and sense of safety were recently shattered by members of the notorious MS-13 gang.
Source: Newsday    Date: March 15, 2005
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Three men in Md. among more than 100 suspected gang members arrested (Maryland): More than 100 alleged members of a violent Central American street gang have been arrested in a nationwide sweep, including three men in Maryland, authorities said yesterday.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: March 15, 2005
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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Group to take closer look at prison gangs (New Jersey): The General Assembly created a task force Monday that will conduct a yearlong, in-depth study of gang violence in New Jersey's prisons.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: March 15, 2005
http://www.thedailyjournal.com/...

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Officials call gang members trouble source at campuses (Humble, TX): Humble High School administrators have identified at least 42 students they say exhibit enough gang-like behavior to warrant suspension or a letter of warning to parents.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: March 15, 2005
http://www.chron.com/...

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Officials target gangs in schools (Camden, NJ): In the wake of rioting between Asian and Hispanic students at Woodrow Wilson High School, district leaders and officials from the city, state and federal government began Monday to map a strategy for quelling gang activity.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: March 15, 2005
http://www.courierpostonline.com/...

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Shooting in parking lot injures two men, one woman (Chicago, IL): Two men and a woman were injured in a drive-by shooting Sunday on Chicago's West Side that police said was likely gang-related.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 14, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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NJ officials battling hard against gang culture, AG says (New Jersey): Law enforcement officials are fighting a tough war against an estimated 12,000 gang members with influence in all corners of the state, New Jersey's attorney general said Monday.
Source: Newsday    Date: March 14, 2005
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Another street-gang suspect sought in drug-peddling bust (Cleveland, OH): The regional law enforcement task force on fugitives has identified another man believed to be part of a street gang that peddled cocaine through Morris Black Housing on Cleveland's East Side.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: March 14, 2005
http://www.cleveland.com/...

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Youths join discussion on Charleston gang violence (Charleston, WV): In the recent debate over youth violence in Charleston, the Rev. Matthew Watts said one group was noticeably absent: young people.
Source: The Charleston Gazette    Date: March 14, 2005
http://wvgazette.com/...

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