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Police strike gang violence in Fresno (Fresno, CA): Fresno police are cracking down on two warring street gangs after an escalation in violence that included two homicides earlier this month.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: March 16, 2008
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Police say rosaries are newest gang symbol (Albany, OR): Never did Jaime Salazar imagine that wearing a rosarylike crucifix to school would provoke a national stir.
Source: USA Today    Date: March 16, 2008
http://www.usatoday.com/...

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Officials vow to fight northeast L.A. gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Northeast Los Angeles residents concerned about losing their streets to gangs quietly filed into a Glassell Park middle school Saturday where frightened students were locked in for hours after a widely publicized midday shooting last month.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 16, 2008
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Task force gives cops muscle to hit gangs (Portland, OR): Diangelo Dupre Harris asked the woman caller what size shoe she wore. The woman paused, then said she usually wore "about a size 10."
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 16, 2008
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Portland gang violence spikes (Portland, OR): An 18-year-old man confronted a 15-year-old boy at a Northeast Portland apartment complex Jan. 15, demanded to know if he was a member of a rival gang and then stabbed him several times with a knife, police say.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 15, 2008
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Judge sees urgent need for state anti-gang laws (Durham, NC): Durham District Court Judge Craig B. Brown used Laurence Alvin Lovette's first court appearance on murder and other charges to call on state leaders to fight against gangs.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 15, 2008
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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Gang-busting drug unit arrests seven (Manchester, NH): U.S. marshals have arrested seven people on federal drug charges, the work of a gang-busting task force.
Source: The Union Leader    Date: March 15, 2008
http://www.unionleader.com/...

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Gang member arrested on drug charges (Chicago, IL): A Madison man wanted on felony drug charges and other warrants was arrested Thursday in Chicago, the U.S. Marshal's Service said Friday.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: March 15, 2008
http://www.madison.com/...

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Anti-gang unit made 76 arrests recently (North County, CA): Authorities have made 76 arrests and issued nine citations over the past few months as part of a multi-agency gang suppression program in North County, Undersheriff William Gore said at a news conference in San Marcos yesterday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 15, 2008
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Ruthless Asian gangs blaze trail of violence (Santa Rosa, CA): Vutha and Terry Au seemed like ordinary young men, working on their cars, helping neighbors with chores or mowing the lawn outside their family's spacious west Santa Rosa home.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: March 15, 2008
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/...

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Gang members notified of safety zones (Visalia, CA): Visalia police officers knocked on doors across Visalia Friday looking for suspected members of four street gangs.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: March 15, 2008
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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FPD conducts 'gang sweep' in Southeast district (Fresno, CA): The Southeast district has seen an increase in gang-related violence involving the Asian Boyz gang, Tiny Rascal Gang and Bulldog gang members.
Source: KSEE 24 News    Date: March 14, 2008
http://www.ksee24.com/...

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18 arrested in SoCal gang, drug crackdown (Los Angeles, CA): The reputed overseer of drug dealing for a suburban gang was among 18 people arrested in a crackdown aimed at disrupting methamphetamine sales, authorities said.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: March 14, 2008
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Gang terrorism law sees first conviction (Albany, GA): A suspected gang member accused of shooting a man in the foot in 2006 was convicted Wednesday of three of the four counts against him, court officials said.
Source: The Albany Herald    Date: March 14, 2008
http://www.albanyherald.com/...

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Two students hospitalized after brawl (Merced, CA): Two Golden Valley High School students with criminal street gang ties were seriously injured in a fight on a campus parking lot and all four combatants are facing charges.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: March 14, 2008
http://www.mercedsunstar.com/...

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Southside determined to tackle gangs (Greenville County, SC): The fear of gang activity expressed by residents of Rep. Karl Allen's Southside District 25 was matched Thursday night by the determination to quell the problem.
Source: The Greenville News    Date: March 14, 2008
http://greenvilleonline.com/...

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Easton cocaine gang smashed (Easton, PA): About a year ago, vice officers began piecing together information that an Easton man was making weekly trips to New York City, buying $20,000 worth of cocaine and reselling it to street dealers in Easton, including members of the Bloods gang.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: March 14, 2008
http://www.mcall.com/...

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Visalia deals blow to gangs (Visalia, CA): A preliminary court injunction issued Friday will allow police to crack down on Hispanic Norteño and Asian gang members in a large swath of north Visalia.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: March 14, 2008
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Gangs spill into state's prisons (North Carolina): Street gangs in North Carolina communities have boiled over into the state's prison system, resulting in more gang assaults behind bars.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 14, 2008
http://www.newsobserver.com/...

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Series of Monmouth raids lead to roundup of alleged Bloods (Monmouth County, NJ): Monmouth County authorities rounded up 40 alleged members and associates of the Bloods street gang in a series of raids that brought them to suburban Manalapan and Howell, as well as the county's cities.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: March 14, 2008
http://www.nj.com/...

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