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Portland gang violence spikes (Portland, OR): An 18-year-old man confronted a 15-year-old boy at a Northeast Portland apartment complex Jan. 15, demanded to know if he was a member of a rival gang and then stabbed him several times with a knife, police say.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 15, 2008

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Gangs spill into state's prisons (North Carolina): Street gangs in North Carolina communities have boiled over into the state's prison system, resulting in more gang assaults behind bars.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 14, 2008

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Series of Monmouth raids lead to roundup of alleged Bloods (Monmouth County, NJ): Monmouth County authorities rounded up 40 alleged members and associates of the Bloods street gang in a series of raids that brought them to suburban Manalapan and Howell, as well as the county's cities.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: March 14, 2008

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Visalia deals blow to gangs (Visalia, CA): A preliminary court injunction issued Friday will allow police to crack down on Hispanic Norteño and Asian gang members in a large swath of north Visalia.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: March 14, 2008

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Easton cocaine gang smashed (Easton, PA): About a year ago, vice officers began piecing together information that an Easton man was making weekly trips to New York City, buying $20,000 worth of cocaine and reselling it to street dealers in Easton, including members of the Bloods gang.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: March 14, 2008

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Two students hospitalized after brawl (Merced, CA): Two Golden Valley High School students with criminal street gang ties were seriously injured in a fight on a campus parking lot and all four combatants are facing charges.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: March 14, 2008

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18 arrested in SoCal gang, drug crackdown (Los Angeles, CA): The reputed overseer of drug dealing for a suburban gang was among 18 people arrested in a crackdown aimed at disrupting methamphetamine sales, authorities said.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: March 14, 2008

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Gang terrorism law sees first conviction (Albany, GA): A suspected gang member accused of shooting a man in the foot in 2006 was convicted Wednesday of three of the four counts against him, court officials said.
Source: The Albany Herald    Date: March 14, 2008

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FPD conducts 'gang sweep' in Southeast district (Fresno, CA): The Southeast district has seen an increase in gang-related violence involving the Asian Boyz gang, Tiny Rascal Gang and Bulldog gang members.
Source: KSEE 24 News    Date: March 14, 2008

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Southside determined to tackle gangs (Greenville County, SC): The fear of gang activity expressed by residents of Rep. Karl Allen's Southside District 25 was matched Thursday night by the determination to quell the problem.
Source: The Greenville News    Date: March 14, 2008

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Anti-gang bill: Penalty over prevention (Seattle, WA): A much-anticipated law aimed at addressing Washington's growing gang-violence problem is on its way to Gov. Chris Gregoire, but nearly everyone involved with conceiving it says the prevention-oriented heart of the bill has been gutted.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: March 13, 2008

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Suspected gang members arrested after chase (Hayward, CA): Police arrested two suspected gang members Tuesday evening after a chase in which an officer on foot was rammed by a stolen vehicle, police said.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: March 13, 2008

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Pressure on gangs getting results (Greensboro, NC): Community and police pressure on gangs may be helping to reduce gang-related crime in the city.
Source: News & Record    Date: March 13, 2008

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Shooting suspects tied to gang, police say (Visalia, CA): A 19-year-old man whom police say was shot to death early Wednesday morning in northeast Visalia by a group of suspected gang members was not involved in gang activity.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: March 13, 2008

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FBI helps local law enforcement fight gang violence (Tucson, AZ): There is a definite gang presence in Tucson. Authorities say there are over 50 verified gangs and possibly more.
Source: KVOA 4 News    Date: March 13, 2008

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Chick's anti-gang proposal gets conflicting legal views (Los Angeles, CA): Differing legal opinions have been provided by the City Attorney's Office on the power of Controller Laura Chick to audit anti-gang programs if they are placed in the offices of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: March 13, 2008

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Alleged gang member arrested in football star's death (Los Angeles, CA): A young convict and alleged gang member had been released from jail a little more than a day before he shot and killed Los Angeles High School football star Jamiel Shaw Jr., LAPD Chief William J. Bratton said Tuesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 12, 2008

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Convicted gang members face tougher penalties under bill (Tallahassee, FL): Gang kingpins could face life in prison and gang members would face stricter penalties than other criminals under an anti-gang proposal the House policy and budget committee approved Tuesday.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: March 12, 2008

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Youth charged in drive-by shooting on Fond du Lac Reservation (Cloquet, MN): A 17-year-old from the Twin Cities area was charged Tuesday with aiding and abetting a drive-by shooting on the Fond du Lac Reservation late Sunday night that police say could be gang-related.
Source: Duluth News Tribune    Date: March 12, 2008

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School takes action on gang-related clothes (Middletown, CT): There are no gangs at Woodrow Wilson Middle School, school officials say, but there are a few kids who have a fascination with the thug lifestyle.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: March 12, 2008

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