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Gang Summit addresses problem areas (Porterville, CA): Not one dissenting comment broke the harmony between city and county leaders Wednesday as they met at the Porterville Police Department to address what they agree to be a pressing issue in Porterville — gang activity.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: March 19, 2011

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More gang-related shootings in Vacaville (Vacaville, CA): An escalation in gang violence in Vacaville in recent weeks has resulted in the city's fourth shooting -- and two more victims -- Thursday night.
Source: Times-Herald    Date: March 19, 2011

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New program in Ogden helping youth realize gang life is no life (Ogden, UT): A new program is being used by Ogden law enforcement to help young gang members break the cycle of gang mentality and shun gang activity. Community Re-entry Opportunity Social Supression, or CROSS, is the program designed to get kids out of gangs and keep them out so they can start planning their future.
Source: FOX 13 News    Date: March 19, 2011

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Gangs in Crestview? (Crestview, FL): The Gang Reduction Task Force of Okaloosa and Walton counties believes that one way to combat any nascent gang activity in the Crestview area is to be proactive with them.
Source: Crestview News Bulletin    Date: March 19, 2011

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Proactive approach helps keep Dublin gang-free (Dublin, CA): Gang problems are not unique to large cities; the suburbs have their share of problems too. But one East Bay city credits its proactive approach with making it virtually gang-free.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: March 18, 2011

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Gangs a growing concern for law enforcement (Graham, TX): Gangs - the dreaded groups are generally associated with major metropolitan areas — very unlike this small rural community in Young County. But there is gang activity in the Graham area, though law enforcement confirms it is not the traditional youth gangs they are seeing.
Source: The Graham Leader    Date: March 18, 2011

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Eight alleged gang members indicted (Newport News, VA): Eight alleged members of the "Ivy Street Gangstas (ISG)" street gang were indicted by a federal grand jury for running a criminal organization that engaged in acts of violence including murders, robberies, narcotics distribution, and weapons violations.
Source: WAVY-TV 10 News     Date: March 18, 2011

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Three Calif. gang members sent to prison for crimes (Santa Cruz, CA) : Santa Cruz prosecutors say three members of the Surenos street gang in Watsonville are going to prison for their various crimes, including attempted murder.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: March 18, 2011

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Feds charge 23 in street gang sting (Youngstown, OH): Federal authorities brought charges against 23 members and affiliates of a South Side gang they claim have controlled drug trafficking, shot at rival gang members and attempted to kill an informant over the last eight years.
Source: Tribune Chronicle    Date: March 18, 2011

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Vacaville shooting is gang related (Vacaville, CA): Vacaville police are continuing to investigate the city's third gang shooting in less than two weeks after an area teen was shot in the parking lot of an apartment complex Wednesday night.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: March 18, 2011

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Newark's fourth shooting of year sends boy, 14, to hospital (Newark, CA): Newark police say a 14-year-old boy is expected to survive what may have been a gang-related shooting on Cherry Street Thursday. This is Newark’s fourth shooting of 2011.
Source: NewarkPatch    Date: March 17, 2011

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Parents learn how to identify gang activity (Manhattan, NY): Symbols are a staple of the fashions that our children wear. They appear innocently on baseball caps, basketball jerseys, even on beaded necklaces. But sometimes these symbols mean something more when they are worn on the streets of our community.
Source: Manhattan Times     Date: March 17, 2011

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South County police seek gang-prevention grant (Gilroy, CA): Efforts to halt gang activity in South Santa Clara County could soon have a face. Police in Gilroy and Morgan Hill are after $750,000 in federal grant funds that would allow the departments to share two new positions designed to spearhead efforts to remedy gang-related issues in both communities, according to the Gilroy Police Department.
Source: The Gilroy Dispatch    Date: March 17, 2011

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Funding sought to kickstart gang prevention programs (Salisbury, MD): On March 11, the city submitted a federal grant to the Office of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in Washington, D.C. A $750,000, 3-year grant will fund the City of Salisbury Gang Reduction Initiative.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: March 17, 2011

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McFarland police say they nab Myfas gang member (McFarland, CA) : The McFarland Police Department said it arrested a known Myfas gang member Thursday morning. The MPD said that about 7:30 a.m. officers were sent to the 700 block of 5th Street regarding a carjacking suspect that was spotted in the area.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: March 17, 2011

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Three arrested in connection with Oakland shooting that injured three (Oakland, CA): A man and two juveniles suspected of opening fire on an Oakland street Wednesday night -- in a shooting that injured two people -- were arrested and told police they belonged to a street gang, police said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: March 17, 2011

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MS-13 pair convicted in Flushing gang slay (Brooklyn, NY): Two men were convicted Monday of murdering 21-year-old Flushing native Maurice Parker, who was mistaken for a gang member, on the streets in Flushing May 18, 2007.
Source:    Date: March 17, 2011

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Killer accused of punching DuPage deputy (DuPage County, IL): An Aurora gang member awaiting sentencing for a 2007 murder could face additional prison time for punching a sheriff's deputy less than two weeks after his conviction, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: March 17, 2011

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Students taught serious lesson on gangs in Washington Heights workshop (New York, NY): Instead of baggy clothes and bandanas, gang members now use more subtle signs and symbols - with gun-toting members sporting rosary beads or little kids' colorful bracelets and recruiting young teens through Facebook and Twitter.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: March 17, 2011

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Six reputed Bradenton gangsters charged with racketeering (Bradenton, FL): Law enforcement continues to make inroads against local gangs, arresting six reputed members of the Brown Pride Locos on Wednesday. It was the latest RICO move by local law enforcement against gang activity in Bradenton and Manatee County. RICO is an anti-racketeering law.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: March 17, 2011

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