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Man wounded during reported gang activity (Nashville, TN): A Nashville police officer has wounded a man in what authorities say was their attempt to intervene in gang activity.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: March 30, 2010

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911 tape released in dragging death of woman (Westminster, CA): A member of an Orange County street gang and a female accomplice have been charged with murdering a woman by dragging her several blocks with her body hanging outside their car.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: March 30, 2010

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Anonymous tip helps gang crackdown after six-year-old killed (Salinas, CA): Salinas police said they arrested more gang members and seized more firearms Tuesday as part of intensified efforts to take down criminal street gangs.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 30, 2010

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Monrovia/Duarte a testing ground for county anti-gang strategy (Monrovia, CA): A county report advocates a regional approach to curbing gang violence in the Monrovia/Duarte area, following a pilot program that used the two cities as testing grounds for new anti-gang strategies.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: March 30, 2010

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Salinas police: guns seized from gang members (Salinas, CA): Salinas police said they seized a number of firearms this morning while serving search warrants at the homes of gang members just outside the city.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 30, 2010

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Hilltop Crips suspect pleads guilty (Tacoma, WA): Another man suspected of being a member of the Hilltop Crips has pleaded guilty to criminal conspiracy and other charges related to a law enforcement crackdown on the Tacoma street gang.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: March 30, 2010

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New unit teams up on gangs (Barrow County, GA): Barrow County has not seen a lot of bloodshed or even a lot of drug activity directly related to gangs, but Barrow County sheriff's deputies have investigated enough isolated gang-related assaults, petty crimes and graffiti to make them take notice.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: March 29, 2010

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Gunman kills dad-to-be who was cutting gang ties (Chicago, IL): A gang member killed in an early-Sunday shooting on the Southwest Side was soon to become a father.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: March 29, 2010

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Some local police report declining gang activity (New Jersey): Millville has fewer gangs than neighboring cities, but the ones that are here keep police plenty busy. Sgt. Jody Farabella, who runs the Police Department's narcotics unit, says the Bloods, Crips and Latin Kings are the most active gangs.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: March 29, 2010

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According to law enforcement, gangs hold specific functions throughout the community (New Jersey): The Asbury Park Press interviewed scores of law enforcement officers, gang members and community organizers, and reviewed state and federal gang reports.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: March 29, 2010

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Gangs at the Jersey Shore (New Jersey): A look at the growing business of murder, crime and fear at the hands of New Jersey gangs.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: March 29, 2010

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Gang incidents increase 40 percent, but overall crime declines last year in Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): Gang crime rose more than 40 percent in Watsonville, but overall crime is down to its lowest level since 2000, according to 2009 crime statistics released Monday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 29, 2010

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Union County Prosecutor's Office gang database helps investigations (Union County, NJ): The Union County Prosecutor's Office started looking more closely at local gangs about seven years ago because, in the words of Prosecutor Theodore Romankow, "we realized (local police) departments were using intelligence printed on three-by-five index cards.'
Source: Home News Tribune    Date: March 29, 2010

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Gangs thriving in S.J. prisons (Camden, NJ): When authorities smashed a street gang that dealt drugs and violence in Camden, they swept dangerous figures off street corners along Broadway.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: March 29, 2010

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Gang raid just one step in city's revitalization push (Desert Hot Springs, CA): Tired of reviewing the paperwork left behind by the city's nine previous police chiefs in nearly as many years, Desert Hot Springs police Chief Patrick Williams opted this week to go on his first patrol shift in more than eight months.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: March 27, 2010

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Police tie fatal shooting in Portland to gang violence (Portland, OR): A man killed in what police are calling another in a spate of gang-related shootings once belonged to a gang but was trying to set a new course in life with his two young children, a family member said Saturday.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 27, 2010

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Some Oakland students face life-or-death decisions as early as elementary school (Oakland, CA): Josue Lopez-Gil was only one year out of elementary school when he was shot and killed after dark on Memorial Day, a few blocks from his home. Police say the suspect is a 13-year-old classmate affiliated with a street gang, and that the shooting appeared to be gang-related.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: March 26, 2010

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Killing of boy, six, other bloodshed prompt gang crackdown in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Increased violence over the past few weeks, including Tuesday's shooting death of a 6-year-old boy, has prompted state and local law enforcement agencies to crack down on gang members in Salinas.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 26, 2010

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Gang members attempt assault on officer (Dayton, OH): Two known gang members are facing charges of felonious assault of an officer, police said.
Source: WHIO-TV    Date: March 26, 2010

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Three teenagers arrested in Fairfax gang slaying (Fairfax, VA): Three teenagers have been arrested this week in the beating death of 16-year-old Christian Perez in Fairfax County last week, and police said the homicide appeared to be gang-related.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: March 26, 2010

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