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Border Patrol intercepts deported Salvadoran street gang member (San Diego, CA): A member of a notorious Salvadoran street gang who was deported from the United States six years ago has been intercepted by U.S. Border Patrol agents while trying to slip back into the country.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 19, 2008

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Feds, police continue crackdown, bust Syracuse gang members (Syracuse, NY): Charges have been brought against 11 gang members for various weapons and drug crimes in an ongoing initiative to rid this upstate New York city of gang violence, federal authorities announced Tuesday.
Source: Newsday    Date: March 18, 2008

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Teen shot outside Anaheim junior high in suspected gang conflict (Anaheim, CA): Police say a boy in his mid teens was shot in the upper torso outside a junior high shortly after school let out.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: March 18, 2008

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Officers deport four non-U.S. gang members (Selma, CA): In less than 24 hours, four validated Selma gang members who were living in the United States illegally were apprehended and deported to their homeland.
Source: The Selma Enterprise    Date: March 18, 2008

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Lexington teen is arrested in weekend stabbing death (Lexington, NE): A Hastings Community College student was killed in what police say was a gang-related fight Sunday morning.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: March 18, 2008

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Hempfield to hold forum on gangs (Hempfield, PA): Hempfield schools Superintendent Brenda Becker doesn't believe the district has a problem with gangs, and she'd like to keep it that way.
Source: Intelligencer Journal    Date: March 17, 2008

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Boy, 11, shot to death (Long Beach, CA): An 11-year-old boy was killed and a 20-year-old man was wounded in a possible gang-related shooting while the two were walking to get doughnuts late Sunday, authorities said.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: March 17, 2008

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Suspected gang members arrested in Hillsborough County (Hillsborough County, FL): Deputies say they arrested four members of the King Con Surenos gang in a graffiti bust.
Source: WFTS ABC Action News     Date: March 17, 2008

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Officials vow to fight northeast L.A. gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Northeast Los Angeles residents concerned about losing their streets to gangs quietly filed into a Glassell Park middle school Saturday where frightened students were locked in for hours after a widely publicized midday shooting last month.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 16, 2008

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Police say rosaries are newest gang symbol (Albany, OR): Never did Jaime Salazar imagine that wearing a rosarylike crucifix to school would provoke a national stir.
Source: USA Today    Date: March 16, 2008

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Police strike gang violence in Fresno (Fresno, CA): Fresno police are cracking down on two warring street gangs after an escalation in violence that included two homicides earlier this month.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: March 16, 2008

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Task force gives cops muscle to hit gangs (Portland, OR): Diangelo Dupre Harris asked the woman caller what size shoe she wore. The woman paused, then said she usually wore "about a size 10."
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 16, 2008

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Judge sees urgent need for state anti-gang laws (Durham, NC): Durham District Court Judge Craig B. Brown used Laurence Alvin Lovette's first court appearance on murder and other charges to call on state leaders to fight against gangs.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 15, 2008

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Gang-busting drug unit arrests seven (Manchester, NH): U.S. marshals have arrested seven people on federal drug charges, the work of a gang-busting task force.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: March 15, 2008

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Gang member arrested on drug charges (Chicago, IL): A Madison man wanted on felony drug charges and other warrants was arrested Thursday in Chicago, the U.S. Marshal's Service said Friday.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: March 15, 2008

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Anti-gang unit made 76 arrests recently (North County, CA): Authorities have made 76 arrests and issued nine citations over the past few months as part of a multi-agency gang suppression program in North County, Undersheriff William Gore said at a news conference in San Marcos yesterday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 15, 2008

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Ruthless Asian gangs blaze trail of violence (Santa Rosa, CA): Vutha and Terry Au seemed like ordinary young men, working on their cars, helping neighbors with chores or mowing the lawn outside their family's spacious west Santa Rosa home.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: March 15, 2008

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Gang members notified of safety zones (Visalia, CA): Visalia police officers knocked on doors across Visalia Friday looking for suspected members of four street gangs.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: March 15, 2008

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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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