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Monticello man in hospital after 'gang related' shooting (Monticello, NY): A "gang-related" shooting Wednesday night in the village left a Monticello man in the hospital overnight, police say.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: March 22, 2012

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FBI gives award to Charlotte based anti-gang program (Charlotte, NC): A Charlotte-based anti-gang program received a national award from the Federal Bureau of Investigations. In two years, the Gang Alternatives Principles, or GAP, program has helped to educate 200 young men about the dangers of gang life. The nine week course also teaches these youth other like skills like financial management.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: March 22, 2012

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Gang Task Force members seek help from local leaders (Hamilton County, TN): Chattanooga Gang Task Force members say they are making progress on the organized effort to stop current gang activity. They are taking their message to everyone in the community, not just those who are more directly impacted.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: March 22, 2012

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Teen charged in alleged gang shooting that wounded woman (Rocky Mount, NC): A Braswell Alternative School student is behind bars for allegedly shooting at a rival gang member, but hitting the rival’s aunt instead.
Source: Rocky Mount Telegram    Date: March 22, 2012

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Horry County addresses gangs and crime (Conway, SC): Horry County leaders continue to examine ways to address crime in Horry County. Three months into 2012, police have already investigated seven deaths.
Source: Florence Morning News    Date: March 22, 2012

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Teen clings to life after Norwalk shooting (Norwalk, CA): A teenage boy was clinging to life today after being wounded in Norwalk in what authorities called a possible gang-related shooting.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: March 22, 2012

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Police hunt assailants in Manassas (Manassas, VA): Police are looking for two men who they said assaulted a 19-­year-old on Saturday. According to police, the assault was gang-related.
Source: News & Messenger    Date: March 22, 2012

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Gang brought down in undercover op (Jacksonville, TX): Jacksonville Police and the Tyler FBI branch are bringing down a Jacksonville gang after working seven months in an undercover sting operation, but one alleged member is still on the loose. CBS 19's Amanda Roberson has more on the bust.
Source: KYTX 19 News    Date: March 22, 2012

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Gang member turned to Craigslist to hire smugglers (Brownsville, TX): An illegal immigrant and Texas prison gang member has been charged with using Craigslist to recruit drivers to transport illegal immigrants within the Rio Grande Valley, by his accounts for the Gulf Cartel.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: March 22, 2012

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Alleged gang boss ordered man's killing, witness says (Vancouver, BC): The alleged leader of the Greeks gang ordered the killing of a man believed to have informed on a former drug runner for them, a jury was told Wednesday.
Source: The Province    Date: March 22, 2012

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Anti-gang book to be distributed at Tulare Co Schools (Visalia, CA): The fight against gangs has intensified in the South Valley. The Tulare County Office of Education is distributing a new, bulked up, version of its street gangs resources booklet.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: March 22, 2012

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Community unites to end gang violence (Syracuse, NY): In the wake of brutal shootings in the city of Syracuse, comes a promise to counter gang recruitment with education, encouragement and new efforts. A community campaign to stop gang violence met Wednesday night at the Salvation Army in Syracuse.
Source: WSYR 9 News    Date: March 21, 2012

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Gang member caught with sawed-off shotgun (Avenal, CA): A parolee and known gang member was arrested when officers searched his home and found a loaded sawed-off shotgun hidden under his bed.
Source: Hanford Sentinel    Date: March 21, 2012

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Female Newark gang member indicted in fatal shooting of East Orange woman (Elizabeth, NJ): A woman with known gang connections was indicted this morning in the shooting death of a 19-year-old East Orange woman.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: March 21, 2012

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Gangs 'expert' Mark Totten comes under fire from judges (Toronto, ON): A so-called Canadian gangs expert, whose testimony in a Toronto courtroom last year was used to help secure a first-degree murder conviction, has come under strong criticism by an Ontario Superior Court judge for a second time.
Source: Toronto Star    Date: March 21, 2012

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Two gang members arrested in weekend killing (Anaheim, CA): Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a fight that left another man dead from a gunshot wound, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 21, 2012

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Madera gang member convicted of murder (Madera, CA): Madera police are sending a message to gangs with a new murder conviction. 21-year-old Juan Amezcua was found guilty of second degree murder for a shooting in 2008. The victim was 28-year-old Victor Raqueno.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News    Date: March 21, 2012

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Man charged with shooting Chicago Police officer in chest (Chicago, IL): On his Facebook profile, Paris Sadler posed for photos throwing the hand sign of a gang with a chilling name: The Every Body Killers.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: March 21, 2012

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Fighting gang activity inside jails walls (Binghamton, NY): Gang affiliation within jail walls is a growing problem across the state, but corrections officers say it's hard to keep track of.
Source: WBNG 12 Action News    Date: March 21, 2012

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Jury seated for trial of gang member accused of murdering woman (Temecula, CA): A jury was seated Wednesday for the murder trial of a Temecula gang member accused of gunning down an associate's girlfriend for reasons still unexplained.
Source: North County Times    Date: March 21, 2012

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