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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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Gang involvement debated in death of UNC's Carson (Chapel Hill, NC): Was the man who used Eve Carson's ATM card a Blood, a Gangster Disciple or just a Houston Astros fan? Police have called a series of bank security photos their biggest break in the murder of the UNC-Chapel Hill student body president.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 11, 2008

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One adult shot and injured across street from Long Beach school (Long Beach, CA): A 19-year-old man was injured in an apparent gang-related shooting near an elementary school Tuesday, authorities said.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: March 11, 2008

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Teenage girls fight with baseball bat (Winton, CA): A 16-year-old girl, a Norteno criminal street gang member, was arrested Monday afternoon at Santa Fe Drive and Center Street in Winton on charges of assault with a deadly weapon.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: March 11, 2008

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Gang activity suspected in brawl (East Hartford, CT): A weekend melee during which two people were stabbed may have been gang-related, police said.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: March 11, 2008

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Police chief: Drug suspect gang member (St. Albans City, VT): One of three people arrested during a major crack cocaine bust here Monday is a New York gang member, and Police Chief Gary Taylor believes the suspects were “major contributors to the crack cocaine problem in the city.”
Source: The St. Albans Messenger    Date: March 11, 2008

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Dalton Police arrest avowed gang member (Dalton, GA): Dalton Police detectives have arrested an avowed gang member wanted for numerous acts of graffiti.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: March 11, 2008

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Gang violence, political fights (Los Angeles, CA): As a wave of high-profile gang shootings continues to rattle parts of Los Angeles, city leaders are locked in a turf battle of their own over who should control gang-prevention programs and the millions of dollars to pay for them.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 10, 2008

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Eight arrested in Eureka area gang sweep (Eureka, CA): Eight people were arrested on various drug charges in a gang sweep over the weekend in Eureka and Humboldt Hill areas.
Source: Times-Standard    Date: March 10, 2008

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Police arrest three men with ties to East Palo Alto gang (East Palo Alto, CA): Three known East Palo Alto gang members were arrested Saturday after an early morning gun battle and a high-speed chase across the Dumbarton Bridge, police said.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: March 10, 2008

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Man suspected in Manassas gang activity turns himself in (Manassas, VA): A man wanted in connection with a boy's alleged plan to recruit gang members to kill his father turned himself in to police on Monday.
Source: NBC 4 news    Date: March 10, 2008

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Police: One woman dead, One wounded in LA-area gang-related shooting (Compton, CA): Authorities say one woman is dead and another wounded in what appears to be another gang-related shooting.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: March 10, 2008

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YouTube posting leads to arrests in an assault (Ossining, NY) : The Ossining police relied on a vital piece of evidence in their decision late last month to charge four high school students with first-degree gang assault: video images of the crime that were posted on YouTube by one of the teenagers after he used the camera on his cellphone to record the attack, the police said.
Source: The New York Times    Date: March 9, 2008

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Tulare County to double size of anti-gang unit (Visalia, CA): Sheriff's officials say doubling the size of the county's anti-gang unit will help a force already stretched thin by geography and a growing gang problem.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: March 9, 2008

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Police say teen plotted with gang to kill father (Manassas, VA): Manassas police said they cannot say why a 16-year-old Osbourn High School student wanted to kill his father, only that they know he conspired with fellow gang members over the past month to do it.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: March 9, 2008

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Violence crosses city boundaries (North County, CA): Law enforcement agencies across North County are turning up the heat on gang members in a new collaborative effort to curb gang-related robberies, assaults and homicides that frequently cross city lines.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 9, 2008

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New task force ganging up on gangs (Hudson County, NJ): The new anti-gang task force operated by the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office was activated starting last week. What it means is there is now another weapon in the fight against gangs, according to Hudson County Prosecutor Edward DeFazio.
Source: The Hudson Reporter    Date: March 9, 2008

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Community torn by gang violence (Gadsden County, FL): The recent indictment of seven Gadsden County men on drug and racketeering charges brought some measure of relief to the Sawdust community in Gadsden County.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: March 9, 2008

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