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Graffiti bill would punish parents, too (Arizona): Parents of children caught tagging bus stops, billboards and other property could soon be punished along with their kids under an anti-graffiti proposal cruising through the state Legislature.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: April 1, 2008

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Youths to state: Give us work (Boston, MA): Young advocates from Worcester joined peers from around the state yesterday in urging support for budget proposals from Gov. Deval L. Patrick to more than double funding for summer job programs and local efforts to curb youth gang activity and violence.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette    Date: April 1, 2008

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Weekend gang sweep nets 26 across Tulare County (Tulare County, CA): A weekend gang sweep netted 26 suspected gang members in communities throughout Tulare County and took at least one loaded handgun out of circulation.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: March 31, 2008

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Gangland: KPD works hard to keep activity to a minimum (Kinston, NC): "A group of individuals consisting of a minimum of three people who commit crimes for the gang, in the name of the gang and to benefit the gang." According to the Kinston Department of Public Safety, what's mentioned above defines a gang.
Source: The Free Press    Date: March 31, 2008

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ROGERS : Gangs under scrutiny (Rogers, AR): The graffiti behind Price Cutter and at a nearby abandoned house are similar, and both sites are within walking distance of Oakdale Junior High School.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette    Date: March 31, 2008

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Three gang suspects arrested on drug charges (Fresno, CA): Three suspected Bulldog gang associates were arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop Sunday at Caesar and Orleans avenues in southeast Fresno, police said this morning.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: March 31, 2008

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NW Arkansas police say gang presence clear, action needed (Springdale, AR): Northwest Arkansas police want the community to rise and meet the challenge of street gangs, who they say are enticing children to criminal activity.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette    Date: March 30, 2008

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Provo gangs up on graffiti problem (Provo, UT): When most people think of this Utah County city, they usually conjure up images of the Osmonds, Brigham Young University and hard-core Republican politics.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: March 30, 2008

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Gang activity a problem in Broward County (Broward County, FL): A 17-year-old teen with a stab wound to his back confessed to police in January that he was injured during a gang brawl in Sunrise.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: March 30, 2008

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Stockton man arrested in shooting death of 14-year-old (Stockton, CA): An 18-year-old Stockton man has been arrested in connection with the gang-related shooting death last week of 14-year-old Roberto Ramirez, the Stockton Police Department reported.
Source: The Record    Date: March 30, 2008

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The anti-gang war: State and local officials work to head off problems before they start (Dover, NH): State and local officials say they're taking steps to ward off gang violence, though no major gang-related incidents have occurred.
Source: Foster's Daily Democrat    Date: March 30, 2008

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Patrick, pols urge $27M to combat youth violence, gangs, add jobs (Boston, MA): Gov. Deval Patrick and top law enforcement officals are set to launch an uphill battle for an infusion of nearly $27 million to keep youth off the streets, out of gangs and employed in the face of a dismal state budget crunch.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: March 30, 2008

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Dalton Hispanics confront gang problem (Dalton, GA): As a 21-year-old Dalton man serves a 20-year prison term for the Memorial Day slaying of a Dalton High School football player, the community still grapples with the gang violence that a prosecutor said led to that tragedy.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press    Date: March 30, 2008

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Reputed gang member fatally shot in Cicero, rival members retaliate outside hospital (Cicero, IL): A 25-year-old reputed gang member was fatally shot while walking in an alleyway in southwest suburban Cicero Friday evening.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: March 29, 2008

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Arizona gang crackdown nets 483 arrests (Phoenix, AZ): A coalition of Arizona law enforcement agencies announced the arrests Friday of 483 suspected gang members linked to various crimes statewide.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: March 29, 2008

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Law enforcement reports detail gang activities (Visalia, CA): Law-enforcement reports detail a wide array of crimes and nuisance activities committed by members of the Norteño and Oriental Troop street gangs in north Visalia, as well as the South Side Kings in Ivanhoe.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: March 29, 2008

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'Hybrid gangs' a growing concern for Twin Cities (Bloomington, IL): They have their own colors, symbols, nicknames and graffiti. They have no affiliation with gangs in Chicago or St. Louis.
Source: The Pantagraph    Date: March 29, 2008

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Criminal gangs influence locals (Benton County, AR): Case 1: On a damp, chilly Friday night, a black teenager met two pretty blonde sisters outside a nightclub. The girls invited him to a party given by their neighbors, young El Salvadorian men.
Source: The Morning News    Date: March 29, 2008

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Courts back anti-gang forces (Tulare County, CA): For members of the Visalia Police Department's gang-suppression unit, a 3-inch-tall stack of reports and photographs represents the toughest effort to save and improve lives in Tulare County.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: March 29, 2008

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Teens ticketed in gang incident (Janesville, WI): Five teenage boys were ticketed on charges of disorderly conduct, and one of them was ticketed for carrying a concealed weapon, after police responded to a disturbance Tuesday evening in the 500 and 600 blocks of Cornelia Street.
Source: The Janesville Gazette    Date: March 28, 2008

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