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Racketeering, drug trial opens for alleged gang member, dealer (Baltimore, MD): Before he was locked up, Terrence "Squeaky" Richardson dealt drugs, randomly robbed people and killed his enemies as a leader of a "violent and notorious gang in Baltimore City," prosecutors said Monday during opening statements in a federal racketeering and drug conspiracy trial.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: March 16, 2010

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Alleged Crips gang members indicted in killing of 11-year-old (DeKalb County, GA): Three people were indicted on Tuesday in connection with a shooting that killed an 11-year-old DeKalb County boy who was asleep in his bed.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 16, 2010

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State issues report on 2009 Calif prison riot (Los Angeles, CA): A state report issued Tuesday on a gang and racially motivated riot at a California prison last year recommends changes in managing inmate gang members as well as improvements in communication and use of technology to identify inmates during disturbances.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: March 16, 2010

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Family of three wounded in possible gang shooting (Anaheim, CA): Two suspected gang members are in custody for allegedly shooting a man, his wife and their 6 year old daughter outside their Anaheim apartment complex.
Source: KTLA News    Date: March 15, 2010

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Two arrested in Anaheim shooting of family (Anaheim, CA): Police have arrested two suspected gang members for allegedly shooting a father, mother and 6-year-old daughter outside an Anaheim apartment building.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 15, 2010

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Fatal stabbing rattles Oxnard neighborhood (Oxnard, CA): An apparent gang-related weekend stabbing in Oxnard that left a music producer dead and two others injured rattled neighbors, who said the area has been historically safe.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: March 15, 2010

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Suspected gang leader shot to death in Charles Village (Charles Village, MD): Police identified a man who was shot and killed Friday afternoon in Charles Village as Donatello Fenner, a 22-year-old who has long been on law enforcement radar as a leader of a North Baltimore gang.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: March 14, 2010

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Five shot, stabbed in Walla Walla fight (Walla Walla, WA): Police say five people are hospitalized with gunshot and stab wounds after a gang-affiliated birthday party turned ugly.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: March 14, 2010

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Task force keeps eye on gang members at Strawberry Festival (Plant City, FL): A short kid with a baseball cap, blue shorts and a rosary around his neck walked up to the Strawberry Festival on Friday night.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: March 14, 2010

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21-year-old shot to death in Newburgh (Newburgh, NY): A 21-year-old man was shot and killed, likely for revenge, Friday night, capping a 24-hour spate of gang violence that police said was among the bloodiest in Newburgh's history.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: March 14, 2010

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Diary tells of teen's affair with gang leader (Kissimmee, FL): A diary detailing a teenager's affair with an Osceola County gang leader helps explain why Michael Rigby was accused of attempted murder and what preceded his recent escape from the county jail.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: March 14, 2010

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San Jose trying different approach against gangs (San Jose, CA): San Jose officials are hoping the use of a rather unique approach to stemming gang violence will help reduce gang-related troubles in the city.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 14, 2010

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Shooting after 'New Ellenton' gang confronts an 'Aiken' gang (Aiken, SC): An inner County feud is what witnesses say caused Friday nights' shooting in Crosland Park. Aiken Public Safety Investigators say a 'block' party turned into a fight when a crowd from another part of the neighborhood stopped by.
Source: WAGT Augusta 26 News     Date: March 14, 2010

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Gangs spreading outside city limits (Chattanooga, TN): Gangs are not just Chattanooga's problem because communities outside the city limits are seeing a rise in gang-related crimes, police say.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: March 14, 2010

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Monterey County schools face critical need for after-school programs, report finds (Salinas, CA): Low-income schools in Monterey County—especially Salinas middle schools and high schools — are in dire need of after-school programs, a statewide organization of law enforcement and crime victims' leaders announced in a new report.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: March 14, 2010

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Four injured in gang-related shooting (Midvale, UT): Four people were shot in a gunfight early Saturday at a Midvale apartment. Three men in their 30s were leaving a party about midnight at an apartment complex near 7900 S. Main St.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: March 13, 2010

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Gang leader gets 24 years for racketeering (Baltimore, MD): A Baltimore Bloods gang leader with no criminal record was sentenced to 24 years in federal prison Friday after pleading guilty to a racketeering charge - days before two of his 33 federal co-defendants are to go on trial.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: March 13, 2010

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West Sacramento gang injunction upheld in court (Sacramento, CA): The state's Third District Court of Appeal has upheld most of a preliminary gang injunction against the Broderick Boys in West Sacramento, pending a trial against several men accused of belonging to the gang, the Yolo County District Attorney's Office stated Friday.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: March 13, 2010

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Denial worsens gang problem, LAPD veteran says (Tennessee): Tennessee has an emerging gang problem but good public awareness to go along with it, a 30-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department said at a symposium Friday.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: March 13, 2010

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MS-13 gang members charged in Atlanta (Atlanta, GA): Federal prosecutors yesterday charged 26 members of the violent street gang called Mara Salvatrucha (“MS-13”) with federal racketeering and related crimes in metropolitan Atlanta.
Source: Examiner    Date: March 13, 2010

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