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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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Shooting serves as call to action (Los Angeles, CA): Shocked into action by the shooting of a Locke High School student last week, Los Angeles city and school officials on Monday proposed creating gang-free zones around Locke and 19 other schools and said they would hire 30 new police officers to patrol the campuses and surrounding neighborhoods.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 22, 2005

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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