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Hmong community pleads for help on Asian gang problem (Sacramento, CA): A spike of Asian gang violence has hundreds of Hmong parents - some of whom can't speak English - preparing to speak out at a public forum Friday night.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: March 18, 2005

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Raids mark a gain in war on gangs (Los Angeles, CA): It is a "story at 11" scene likely to repeat itself more and more in coming years - the videotaped "perp walk" of gang members seized, not by local police, but by the recently formed US Department of Homeland Security.
Source: The Christian Science Monitor    Date: March 18, 2005

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Conway police look at gang activity (Conway, SC): Police in this riverfront city hope a state grant will help them deter crimes similar to those they think have been committed by a group of juveniles since January.
Source: The Myrtle Beach Sun-News    Date: March 18, 2005

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Special patrols set to target gangs (Kane County, IL): Law enforcement officials in Kane County this week launched a new initiative to address the recent increase in gang activity around Aurora.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 17, 2005

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Officials seek solutions for youth violence (Hartford, CT): In the aftermath of the recent shootings and stabbings of Hartford teenagers, federal, state and local authorities say they are discussing ways to curb the violence in the city and elsewhere in the state.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: March 17, 2005

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Youth brawls vex neighborhood (Albany, NY): Melba Tolbert sat in her idling SUV, waiting for her 14-year-old daughter as children began to flood out of the Philip Livingston Magnet Academy on Wednesday afternoon.
Source: Times Union    Date: March 17, 2005

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Three members of Dorchester gang convicted of federal racketeering and firearm violations, reports U.S. Attorney (Dorchester, MA): Three members of a violent street gang, the Stonehurst Crew, were convicted Tuesday, March 15, 2005 by a trial jury after four days of deliberations on federal charges of racketeering, murder conspiracy, assault, and firearm violations.
Source: Yahoo! News    Date: March 17, 2005

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Alton van theft suspect linked to international gang (Ossipee, NH): A 24-year-old Brazilian immigrant with alleged connections to a notorious gang is charged with stealing an oil company van.
Source: Foster's Daily Democrat    Date: March 17, 2005

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Forbes proposes anti-gang funds (Washington, DC): Virginia lawmakers vowed to take on violent gangs Wednesday by offering federal legislation that would pump new money into prosecuting gang activity.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: March 17, 2005

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Shooting victim recovering (Hamilton City, CA): While a man wounded by gunfire Tuesday night recovered at Enloe Medical Center, Glenn County sheriff's investigators said evidence had grown that the shooting was possibly gang-related.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: March 17, 2005

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Honduran gang leader indicted (Houston, TX): A Honduran gang leader arrested in South Texas last month has been indicted and charged with entering this country illegally after he'd been deported.
Source: KGBT Action 4 News    Date: March 17, 2005

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Cops make second arrest in drive-by tied to gang war (San Antonio, TX): A man suspected of being the triggerman in an East Side drive-by shooting was arrested Tuesday night and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: March 17, 2005

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S.D. police chief requests 100 new officers (San Diego, CA): San Diego Police Chief William Lansdowne wants to get his department back to full strength by hiring 100 officers and 100 civilian personnel.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 17, 2005

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Police arrest two in shooting at vehicle (Wichita, KS): Wichita police have arrested two people and are seeking a third in a gang-related shooting where someone leaned out of a vehicle and fired several shots at a 17-year-old boy in another car.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 16, 2005

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23 MS-13 gang members arrested (Virginia): Twenty-three Northern Virginia residents were arrested in the past week as part of a nationwide operation targeting suspected gang members.
Source: Times Community Newpapers    Date: March 16, 2005

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Gang rivalry blamed for United Center fight (Chicago, IL): A brawl between rival gangs at a high school basketball game Monday night at the United Center sent two people to the hospital but resulted in no arrests, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 16, 2005

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Fourth arrest made in drive-by shooting (Raleigh, NC): Police arrested a fourth teenager Monday in connection with a gang-related drive-by shooting last week, according to a police news release.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 16, 2005

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Student assault probed (Cleveland, OH): Gangs could have been involved in an assault near East 93rd Street and Miles Avenue that left a South High School student without front teeth, police said.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: March 16, 2005

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Greenville police say shooting by cyclist gang-related (Greenville, NC): Two teenagers are charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of a 13-year-old boy who police believe was an innocent bystander in a gang dispute.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: March 16, 2005

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Gang-related issues bring expulsions, suspensions (West Hartford, CT): Fights and other problems related to the "223" gang have led to two expulsions and several suspensions at Sedgwick Middle School, administrators told the town council's public safety committee Tuesday.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: March 16, 2005

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