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Police, schools team up to take down local gangs (Rockford, IL): Time is up for street gangs in Rockford, local leaders said today. Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato was joined by police and school officials, including Superintendent LaVonne Sheffield, during a news conference highlighting recent arrests of 10 alleged local gang members.
Source: Rockford Register Star    Date: March 25, 2010

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Three MS-13 members arrested in Alexandria rape, police say (Alexandria, VA): A 16-year-old girl was raped early Saturday in Alexandria by three members of the MS-13 street gang, Alexandria police alleged in court documents Tuesday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: March 24, 2010

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Neighbors fearful as gang feud takes root (El Paso, TX): A street gang feud that has escalated into a shooting, an attempted arson and a rash of graffiti is spreading fear in a Northeast neighborhood.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: March 24, 2010

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Four admit to charges in Modesto assault case (Modesto, CA): Four followers of the band Insane Clown Posse admitted in court Monday to acting as members of a criminal street gang that police call Juggalos when they assaulted a man strolling with his daughters through Graceada Park a year ago.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: March 24, 2010

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Two struck by car in Koreatown gang attack (Los Angeles, CA): One man was killed and another injured when they were run over by a car in an apparent gang-related attack in Koreatown, police said Wednesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 24, 2010

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Salinas boy fatally shot while playing in yard (Salinas, CA): Salinas police say a 6-year-old boy is dead after a stray bullet struck him in the head while he was playing in his backyard.
Source: KBAK Eyewitness News    Date: March 24, 2010

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Chicago police seize $17.5 million worth of cocaine, largest find this year (Chicago, IL): Chicago police say they have seized cocaine with a street value of $17.5 million — the largest find by the department so far this year.
Source: WQAD 8 News    Date: March 24, 2010

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Four gangsters arrested for armed robbery of smoke shop (Victorville, CA): Authorities worked for almost two days and arrested four gang members after the armed robbery of a Victorville smoke shop, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Victorville station officials said.
Source: Daily Press    Date: March 24, 2010

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Three gang members arrested (Salinas, CA): Three gang members were arrested Sunday at 10:40 p.m. in the 300 block of Elwood after Officers with the Violence Suppression Unit conducted a vehicle check on a suspicious car with several gang members inside.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: March 22, 2010

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Gang-related violence once was commonplace (Kankakee County, IL): Maria O'Connor's death March 2 in gang crossfire has sparked memories for some residents of a particularly deadly period in Kankakee's history in the early 1990s. But police say the current situation isn't nearly as bad.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: March 22, 2010

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Deputies target gang members, 19 arrests made (Spartanburg, SC): A weekend operation targeting known members of street gangs yielded 19 arrests, and more are anticipated.
Source: Spartanburg Herald-Journal    Date: March 22, 2010

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2nd sweep nets 25, most with suspected gang ties (El Paso, TX): El Paso police and Texas state troopers have waged a second assault against suspected members of the Barrio Azteca border gang, arresting 25 people in a second phase of "Operation Knock Down," city and state police said Monday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: March 22, 2010

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'Gangs' series investigates Central Jersey's criminal organizations (New Jersey): Murder. Fear. Intimidation. Gangs, like the Bloods and MS-13, are terrorizing New Jersey.
Source: Courier News    Date: March 21, 2010

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Suspect arrested in connection with murder of young couple (Los Angeles, CA): A 24-year-old suspect in the brutal killings of a young New Jersey couple has been arrested in Paramount, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 21, 2010

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Anti-gang police squad is target of booby traps (Hemet, CA): Police officers in this retirement town in rural Riverside County have been on edge in recent weeks. Someone is trying to kill them.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: March 21, 2010

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Oxnard man accused of threatening victim in front of officers (Oxnard, CA): A gang member was booked into the Ventura County Jail on suspicion of robbery and making criminal threats after he allegedly threatened his victim in front of witnesses — two Oxnard Police Department officers.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: March 21, 2010

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Alleged gang members arrested (Yuma, AZ): Four alleged gang members are in the Yuma County Adult Detention Center after a handgun reportedly was found in the vehicle they were traveling in Friday afternoon.
Source: The Yuma Sun    Date: March 20, 2010

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Gang shooting outside club near Seattle Center (Seattle, WA): A 16-year-old boy was arrested by members of the Gang Unit Friday night after a shooting outside a club near the Seattle Center.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: March 20, 2010

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Former gang members show how art changed their lives in new Whittier art gallery exhibit (Whittier, CA): Two decades ago, a group of former Whittier-area and San Gabriel Valley gang members put down their weapons and picked up paint brushes and pencils.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: March 20, 2010

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Community gathers for anti-gang forum (Yakima, WA): The fight against gangs is picking up steam. Hundreds came together Saturday to speak out against the violence. Families from all across the Yakima Valley met to map out a plan to help curb gang activity.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News     Date: March 20, 2010

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