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Neighbors help catch suspect in gang attack (Watsonville, CA): Three gang-related attacks on the same street in less than 24 hours last weekend prompted Jasper Way residents to take back their neighborhood, Watsonville police reported.
Source: WatsonvillePatch    Date: March 17, 2011
http://watsonville.patch.com/...

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Boys & Girls Club targets kids at risk of joining gangs (Visalia, CA): The Boys & Girls Club of Tulare County recently began a new gang prevention initiative after receiving a $35,000 federal grant. The grant, through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, will allow the Boys & Girls Club to help 50 students in Visalia, Ivanhoe and Farmersville who are at risk of joining or becoming involved in gangs.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: March 17, 2011
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Two men shot in East Oakland (Oakland, CA): Two men were shot Wednesday night in East Oakland in what police are saying was a gang-related shooting.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 17, 2011
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Gang members arrested following attack on two women (Wichita, KS) : Four documented gang members have been arrested following the beating and sexual assault of two women in a mobile home in southwest Wichita, police said.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 17, 2011
http://www.kansas.com/...

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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
http://www.turnto23.com/...

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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
http://www.ktvu.com/...

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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: YourNabe.com    Date: March 17, 2011
http://www.yournabe.com/...

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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
http://newark.patch.com/...

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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
http://manhattantimesnews.com/...

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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
http://www.gilroydispatch.com/...

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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
http://www.delmarvanow.com/...

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Oakland gang injunction hearing near end of part one (Oakland, CA) : An Alameda County judge moved closer Tuesday to ending what he called phase one of a hearing on Oakland's request for a preliminary injunction that would restrict the movements of 40 alleged Norteños gang members in the Fruitvale neighborhood.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: March 16, 2011
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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30 Deep gang roams far, wide (Atlanta, GA): At first glance, the baby-faced defendant in the Fulton County courtroom looks like he should be somewhere else, like wandering the high school cafeteria. But Jonathan Redding, slight and sullen with gang tattoos marking his face, has become the picture of something gone terribly amiss.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 16, 2011
http://www.ajc.com/...

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PM renews anti-gang funds (Ottawa, ON): Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Tuesday resuscitated a national fund to help keep kids out of gangs, just weeks before it was set to die out. The Youth Gang Prevention Fund will be renewed with $37.5 million over the next five years, Harper announced in British Columbia.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press    Date: March 16, 2011
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/...

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Group learns about gang activity (Archbald, PA): Community members learned Tuesday night about how they can identify gang activity in their neighborhoods and what they can do to stop it. Robert Maguire, intelligence officer at the Lackawanna County Prison, spoke to the Jessup Neighborhood Crime Watch about gang awareness during a special presentation at Valley View High School.
Source: The Times-Tribune    Date: March 16, 2011
http://thetimes-tribune.com/...

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Grant targets gang prevention effort (Wake County, NC): Law enforcement leaders in this area hope they can follow on the successes enjoyed by the city of Raleigh as they battled to reduce gang activity in the capital city. Raleigh's police department recently completed a three-year program aimed at doing just that.
Source: Eastern Wake News    Date: March 16, 2011
http://www.easternwakenews.com/...

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Two busted in Patterson pot grow shooting (Paterson, CA): Two men have been arrested in connection with a shooting at a Patterson house Monday where investigators say hundreds of marijuana plants were found.
Source: KXTV News 10    Date: March 16, 2011
http://www.news10.net/...

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13 indicted in violence between DC gangs (Washington, DC): Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier says 13 men have been indicted on conspiracy and other charges in murders and other violent crimes in a street gang rivalry.
Source: The Washington Examiner    Date: March 16, 2011
http://washingtonexaminer.com/...

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Man shot in Altadena on Tuesday evening (Altadena, CA): A man was shot in the backside in a gang-related shooting on Tuesday afternoon around 6:30 p.m. according to Lt. Larry Landreth of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Altadena station.
Source: AltadenaPatch    Date: March 16, 2011
http://altadena.patch.com/...

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"General" indicted, charged with directing gang activity (Lubbock County, TX): A Lubbock County grand jury indicts a man investigators say is a regional leader of a criminal syndicate, the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas.
Source: FOX 34 News    Date: March 16, 2011
http://www.myfoxlubbock.com/...

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