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'Boro police 'aggressively' fighting increase in gangs (Murfreesboro, TN): Murfreesboro Police Chief Glenn Chrisman said Tuesday that law enforcement is moving “aggressively” after gang activity that has crept into Rutherford County.
Source: The Daily News Journal    Date: March 3, 2010
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Mayor makes ‘criminal’ street activity ‘a’ misdemeanor (New York, NY): Those who engage in “criminal street gang initiation activity” can be charged with a class A misdemeanor, after Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a bill this week causing the legislative change.
Source: Brooklyn Daily Eagle    Date: March 3, 2010
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Officials want stronger laws against gangs (Annapolis, MD): Maryland prosecutors say more must be done to battle crime committed by gangs.
Source: WJZ 13 News    Date: March 2, 2010
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Ten alleged Bayview gang members indicted for three murders and more (San Francisco, CA): Ten members or associates of Broke Niggas Thievin’ (BNT), a street gang in the Bayview district around Third Street and Newcomb, were indicted by a San Francisco grand jury on Feb. 25, 2010, so they now face charges related to three separate murders, it was announced by the San Francisco District Attorney's office on Monday.
Source: Examiner    Date: March 2, 2010
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Gang member charged in fatal Little Village stabbing (Chicago, IL): A 20-year-old gang member was arrested and charged in the fatal Monday night stabbing of a 19-year-old rival in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said today.
Source: Chicago Breaking News    Date: March 2, 2010
http://www.chicagobreakingnews.com/...

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Fighting gangs takes community effort (Tennessee): Henry Smith's basketball court is more than just a place where players perfect their jump shots. It's the bait Smith uses to connect with young people trapped in the gang culture.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: March 2, 2010
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Legislators want to strengthen anti-gang laws (Tennessee): Tougher state laws targeting gangs and gun crime are required to stem a growing problem across the state, lawmakers say.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: March 2, 2010
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Newark Bloods gang member gets life in prison for fatal turf shooting (Irvington, NJ): A member of the Bloods street gang was sentenced Monday to life in prison, plus another 30 years, for an Irvington turf war shooting that left one member of the rival Crips gang dead and another wounded.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: March 2, 2010
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Homes of gang members riddled with bullets (Joliet, IL): The homes of current and former Vice Lords were riddled with bullets overnight Saturday.
Source: The Herald-News    Date: March 1, 2010
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Gang gave girl a choice: sex or a beating (Tennessee): Glencliff High School Principal Tony Majors listened to a student explain how her need for respect drove her to join a gang.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: March 1, 2010
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Gangs rattle schools (Tennessee): He has a gun. Those words sent confusion and fear through the hallways of John Overton High School. Students ran to get away from a classroom where a teacher stared down the barrel of a .38-revolver. The self-proclaimed Kurdish Pride Gang member wanted his teacher dead.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: March 1, 2010
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'Is gang resistance training enough?' principal wonders (Tennessee): Another class of eighth-graders will graduate this spring from Principal Robert Blankenship's middle school, but a gnawing anxiety tugs at the 25-year education veteran.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: March 1, 2010
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Gangs inundate juvenile court (Davidson County, TN): Gangs are not new to the Davidson County Juvenile Court system, but the problem has grown worse and young gang members more brazen over the past decade, according to officials in the system.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: March 1, 2010
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Council looks to curb graffiti (Salisbury, MD): Legislation geared at addressing graffiti vandalism in Wicomico County is expected to be introduced Tuesday to the County Council.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: March 1, 2010
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Crips have been powerful criminal force for 20 years (Tacoma, WA): The Hilltop Crips have a long history. Tacoma police investigators say that over the past 20 years, the gang has been "a powerful criminal force on the streets of Tacoma."
Source: The News Tribune    Date: March 1, 2010
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Gangs sprang up when L.A. groups saw untapped drug market here (Tacoma, WA): In the mid-1980s, crack-dealing gangsters in Los Angeles decided to branch out. Members of two rival gangs – the Crips and the Bloods – traveled to Tacoma in 1987 and found an uncharted – and highly profitable – market on the Hilltop for selling crack cocaine.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: February 28, 2010
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Building a case against Tacoma's oldest gang (Tacoma, WA): It began with the whisperings of confidential informants. The Hilltop Crips were making a play to exert their force on the city again, sources told members of the South Sound Gang Task Force last year.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: February 28, 2010
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Several task forces have tackled Tacoma's violent crime problem (Tacoma, WA): Over the past six years, the name and mission of a local crime-fighting task force of police detectives and federal agents has changed.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: February 28, 2010
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Shopping the shootings and gangs (Jersey City, NJ): After growing up in Jersey City, Rhonda Moore, 38, worked on Wall Street and as an entertainment planner, but still couldn’t shake her roots.
Source: Hudson Reporter    Date: February 28, 2010
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Columbia steps up its fight (Columbia, TN): The Lost Boyz gang is on the loose here, and Sgt. Korey Cooper plans to find them. A homegrown, white street gang, the group is suspected in as many as 300 car break-ins and home burglaries across Maury County and surrounding communities.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: February 28, 2010
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