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Politics killed anti-gang bill, Yakima lawmaker says (Yakima, WA): Yakima-area lawmakers tried to get tough on gangs at the Legislature this year, but they were turned back at the last minute by powerful Democrats who worried the proposal amounted to racial profiling and would penalize innocent property owners.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: March 9, 2010

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Hollister gets $400K in anti-gang funds (Hollister, CA): Local gang prevention activities will get a significant boost over the next two years with nearly $400,000 in funding targeted at a host of suppression and intervention efforts.
Source: Hollister Free Lance    Date: March 9, 2010

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Shootings gang-related (Omaha, NE): The shooting deaths of three men in two incidents early Sunday were gang related, Omaha police said Monday. Lt. Darci Tierney, a spokeswoman for the Police Department, said investigators have determined the shootings were related to gangs.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: March 8, 2010

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Two stabbed in gang-related incident in Greeley (Greeley, CO): Two people were stabbed early Sunday morning in south Greeley, and police said the injuries were not life-threatening, but they believe the incident is gang-related.
Source: Greeley Tribune    Date: March 8, 2010

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Symposium to examine gang activity (Murfreesboro, TN): When Vice Lord Gang members shot James Earl Grant in November 2007, his brother believed after three days Murfreesboro Police Detective James Abbott didn’t care about solving the case.
Source: The Murfreesboro Post    Date: March 7, 2010

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Gang fight breaks out inside Syn Nightclub (Colorado Springs, CO) : Shortly before closing time at 1:44 am Sunday Morning, there was a large fight inside the Syn Nightclub at 217 E. Pikes Peak Avenue in downtown Colorado Springs.
Source: KKTV 11 News    Date: March 7, 2010

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Passenger in car shot to death in Yakima (Yakima, WA): A 40-year-old Yakima man was shot to death while riding in a car on South 16th Avenue, Yakima police said today. No arrests have been made.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: March 7, 2010

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South Monterey County, Salinas get state grants to fight gangs (Salinas, CA): The state announced Friday that hundreds of thousands of dollars to combat gang violence are headed to south Monterey County — news that some city officials say is most timely.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 6, 2010

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Suspected gang members arrested after clash (Athens, GA): Athens-Clarke police arrested two purported gang members they say threatened rivals and fired a gun during a confrontation Thursday night in a Northern Clarke County neighborhood.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: March 6, 2010

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Man stabbed, child shot in gang-related fight (Watsonville, CA): Two men have been arrested in connection to an incident at an area bowling alley that left one person stabbed and a child shot, Watsonville police said.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: March 6, 2010

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MS-13 reign was public and bloody (Lawrenceville, GA): The street gang MS-13 left a bloody imprint during its decade-long turf war in Gwinnett. Gunmen in the notoriously violent organization manned by Central American nationals halted at no racial, gender or socioeconomic boundaries when it came to killing.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: March 6, 2010

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History Channel to focus on Denver gang life (Denver, CO): Hector "Pelon" Huerta's whole body is a warning sign, intricately etched in prison ink. Clown demons, a menacing skull on top of his head, a prison watchtower and his gang name emblazoned in 3-inch-tall letters across his belly reflect his personality and declare his loyalty.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: March 5, 2010

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Oakland and Richmond receive state grants to fight gang violence (Oakland, CA): The cities of Oakland and Richmond will each receive $382,639 in grant money from the state to help reduce gang violence under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's California Gang Reduction, Intervention and Prevention initiative, CalGRIP, the governor's office announced Friday.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: March 5, 2010

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State awards Duarte nearly $200,000 for gang prevention (Duarte, CA): Duarte became one of only three cities in Los Angeles County to be awarded a competitive state gang prevention grant and will receive nearly $200,000 to help keep kids off the streets, the governor's office announced Friday.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: March 5, 2010

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Gang activity affects education in Asheville schools (Asheville, NC): About 15 years ago, Lisa Sessions had a conversation with a bored group of students plotting what to do over the weekend. "They were going to drive down to Charlotte to fight," Sessions said.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times    Date: March 5, 2010

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Two teens arrested in Arlington gang shoot-out (Arlington, TX): Police made two arrests on Friday in connection with a street gang shoot-out that ended high school soccer and baseball games at nearby Sam Houston High School on Wednesday.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: March 5, 2010

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Porterville gang members suspected of vandalism (Porterville, CA): Porterville police have arrested two suspected Southern Gang members who reportedly caused about $4,600 worth of damages when they vandalized block walls with graffiti and other areas on North Newcomb Street and West Westfield Avenue on Tuesday.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: March 5, 2010

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Watsonville police score anti-gang grant (Watsonville, CA): Watsonville police are getting help from the governor to combat growing gang violence. The city is among 24 recipients statewide to receive an anti-gang grant, announced by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 5, 2010

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Fayetteville man charged in gang-related shooting (Fayetteville, NC): A Fayetteville man was charged Wednesday with trying to shoot a man because he was trying to get out of a street gang.
Source: The Fayetteville Observer    Date: March 4, 2010

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Officials say arrests mark major victory against violent street gang (Atlanta, GA): Nine suspected members of the violent street gang MS-13 are scheduled to be arraigned in an Atlanta federal courtroom Friday, part of what local and federal law enforcement officials believe is a major blow against a group accused of seven slayings in DeKalb and Gwinnett counties since October 2006.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 4, 2010

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