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Police say man shot three times in gang-related attack in Southcrest (San Diego, CA): A 44-year-old man was shot in the hand and leg in an apparent gang-related attack in Southcrest early Wednesday, police said.
Source: 10 News    Date: March 13, 2013

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Ron Littlefield's anti-gang school activity measure advances in Tennessee House (Nashville, TN): A House panel today approved an anti-gang measure that beefs up penalties for gang members engaged in criminal activities on or near school grounds.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: March 13, 2013

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Three teens arrested after gang fight outside La Follette High, police say (Madison, WI): Three teens, two with knives, were arrested after a gang fight outside Madison La Follette High School, Madison police reported. Neither knife was displayed during the fight, and no injuries were reported, police said.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: March 12, 2013

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Inmate, reputed prison gang member to be charged with correctional officer's murder (Wayne County, PA): The inmate accused of killing a Corrections Officer at the Federal Prison in Wayne County has been transferred to another federal lockup in our area.
Source: WNEP 16 News    Date: March 12, 2013

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Forest Grove police, who feared increased graffiti would lead to violence, continue gang-related stabbing investigation (Forest Grove, OR): When the Forest Grove Police Department saw a spike in gang-related graffiti during the past months, officers grew concerned that a violent act would follow. Last week, it happened.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 12, 2013

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Sacia and Cabello help introduce gang violence legislation (Chicago, IL): State Representatives Jim Sacia (R-Freeport) and John Cabello (R-Rockford) teamed up with other House Republicans to introduce legislation to fight gang activity.
Source: WREX 13 News    Date: March 12, 2013

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Five arrested in gang-related shooting that left local man dead (Killeen, TX): Five men arrested in connection with a deadly gang-related shooting in July 2012 were in custody Tuesday, charged with engaging in organized criminal activity. The five men were named in sealed indictments handed up by the Bell County Grand Jury.
Source: KWTX 10 News    Date: March 12, 2013

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Appeals court upholds no contest pleas for Green Bay man in gang-related stabbings (Green Bay, WI): A state appeals court has refused to let a Green Bay man withdraw his no-contest pleas to stabbing two men in a gang-related incident 16 years ago.
Source: WTAQ News    Date: March 12, 2013

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Possible gang activity in Buckhead? (Atlanta, GA): Buckhead residents have voiced concerns that an increase of graffiti around Northside Drive could be a sign of gang activity in the area, and the Fulton County District Attorney's Office is launching a gang initiative to determine if gangs are active in the area.
Source: BuckheadPatch    Date: March 12, 2013

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One dead, one injured in gang-related shooting in Sedro-Woolley (Sedro-Wolley, WA): After a double shooting at an apartment complex in Sedro-Woolley, the crime scene spread to a pharmacy and put a hospital on lockdown.
Source: KIRO 7 News    Date: March 12, 2013

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Gang sweep nets drugs, arrests, weapons (Las Vegas, NV): The Clark County Gang Task Force is calling it a victory. Operation Wash Out netted weapons, several pounds of meth and other drugs, as well as 12 suspects. In all, police raided five locations.
Source: KVVU FOX5 News    Date: March 12, 2013

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Police: Slain Chicago infant's dad belongs to gang (Chicago, IL): Authorities said Tuesday that an attack in which a 6-month-old girl was fatally shot and her father was wounded was apparently gang-related, and that they are searching for the gunman and the driver of the getaway van.
Source: Peoria Journal Star    Date: March 12, 2013

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Man injured in alleged gang-related attack in Otay Mesa (San Diego, CA): A 21-year-old man was shot in an apparent gang-related attack in Otay Mesa early Tuesday, police said.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: March 12, 2013

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Six-month-old shot in Chicago dies of wounds (Chicago, IL): An attack in which a six-month-old girl was fatally shot and her father was wounded was apparently gang-related, and authorities said Tuesday that they are searching for the gunman and the driver of the getaway van.
Source: WBEZ 91.5     Date: March 12, 2013

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Police investigate double shooting in Akron (Akron, OH): Two men are recovering in the hospital after a gang-related shooting on the city's north side early Tuesday morning.
Source: WEWS NewsChannel 5    Date: March 12, 2013

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D4's gang problem has an unlikely spokesman (San Diego, CA): Every Thursday, one of San Diego's most notorious gangsters goes to one of the city's most notorious corners to rally for peace. "This is my corner, man," said Stacy Butler, extending his arm wide to point across Euclid and Imperial Avenues in Lincoln Park.
Source: Voice of San Diego    Date: March 11, 2013

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Jurors told gang dispute sparked shooting (Bloomington, IL): A disagreement between two rival gangs was behind a shooting that wounded two teenagers in November, a prosecutor on Monday told a jury that is considering attempted murder charges against one of the alleged shooters.
Source: The Pantagraph    Date: March 11, 2013

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Lines blurring between Denver graffiti tagging crews and gangs (Denver, CO): It used to be easier to spot the differences between a tagging crew and a gang. But as taggers become younger and more violent, the lines have blurred.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: March 11, 2013

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Gang member sentenced for killing Vallejo musician, Santa Rosa man (Santa Rosa, CA): A Sureno gang member was sentenced Monday morning for the highway shooting murder of Vallejo musician Dewey Tucker in 2010 and the slaying of a Santa Rosa man a year later.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: March 11, 2013

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Alleged Trenton gang member charged in weekend shooting (Trenton, NJ): A gang member who shot a 24-year-old man early Sunday was arrested shortly after the incident, police said.
Source: The Times of Trenton    Date: March 11, 2013

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