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Three charged in gang-related shooting, robbery (Johnson City, NY): A gang-related incident involving three people led to a shooting, according to Johnson City police.
Source: Press & Sun-Bulletin    Date: March 9, 2008

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Teen held another month in gang case (Georgetown, SC): At least one member of a recognized street gang will be held by the S.C. Department of Juvenile Justice for 30 more days, according to officials with the 15th Circuit Solicitor's Office.
Source: The Sun News    Date: March 8, 2008

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Street shooting claims another child -- this time in Echo Park (Los Angeles, CA): Anthony E. Escobar was fatally gunned down Thursday night by suspected gang members after the 13-year-old crossed his Echo Park street to get lemons from a neighbor's tree.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 8, 2008

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Norteños, Oriental Troops notified of 'safe zones' (Visalia, CA): Visalia police officials said Friday they have served notices against members of the city's Oriental Troops street gang and at least four factions of Norteño gangs.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: March 8, 2008

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Senate backs tougher measures for gang-related crimes (Concord, NH): The New Hampshire Senate adopted a get-tough crime measure yesterday, passing a bill that calls for extra-long prison sentences for gang members.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: March 7, 2008

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Police round up seven gang suspects (Chandler, AZ): Acting on a tip, Chandler police arrested seven suspected gang members from Phoenix on Wednesday night at what police believe was a "stash house."
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: March 7, 2008

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Injunction will try to rein in Ivanhoe gang (Ivanhoe, CA): Tulare County authorities praised a judge's decision Friday to approve the area's first civil gang injunction, but warned that while the new tool will be effective, it won't rid the county of gangs by itself.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: March 7, 2008

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City reacts to violence (Salinas, CA): A spike in Salinas gang violence this week has brought fear to the community and has put city officials to work.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: March 7, 2008

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One student killed in brawl outside high school (Chicago, IL): Each morning and afternoon, a dozen or so Chicago police officers and school officials watch over the crowds of students at Crane Tech High School, hoping their presence might keep the peace.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 7, 2008

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WA gang crackdown bill still alive, with last-minute changes (Olympia, WA): A bill that would bolster the state's efforts to battle gang violence has passed the Senate, but there's been some major changes.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: March 7, 2008

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Five hurt in brazen Salinas drive-by shooting, four arrested (Salinas, CA): Four men are in custody after a brazen afternoon drive-by shooting near two schools that left five people hospitalized.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: March 6, 2008

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Star athlete among victims of surge in L.A. gang violence (Los Angeles, CA): Jamiel Shaw's "18-year plan" for his son was beautifully simple: stay in school, make the grades, stay out of trouble and go off to a college far away from their gang-infested neighborhood.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: March 6, 2008

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Police say Fort Worth shootings are gang-related (Fort Worth, TX): One man has been arrested and two others are still being sought in connection with two overnight shootings that police believe were gang-related.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: March 6, 2008

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Police: Gang war unlikely (Salinas, CA): Since Friday, four drive-by shooting incidents in the violence-plagued city have left two people dead and seven others wounded. Investigators say at least three of the shootings were gang-related.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: March 6, 2008

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Gang activity spawns prevention effort (Dayton, OH): Miami Valley Hospital said Tuesday, March 4, that it is launching a broad-based violence prevention effort whose participants will include law enforcement, education and social service agencies.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: March 5, 2008

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Judge OKs order restricting members (Los Angeles, CA): A judge Tuesday approved a court order meant to cripple two Harbor Gateway gangs, severely limiting the members from walking, driving or even standing with one another.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: March 5, 2008

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Two arrested in child's shooting in Harbor Gateway (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles police arrested two suspects today in connection with the shooting of a 6-year-old boy wounded Tuesday as his family drove through the Harbor Gateway neighborhood on their way to an auto auction.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 5, 2008

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Two boys arrested on suspicion of gang, weapons violations (Salinas, CA): The Violence Suppression Unit of the Salinas Police Department arrested two boys Tuesday morning after serving search and arrest warrants, officers said.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 5, 2008

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Union City teen arrested in slaying (Union City, CA): A 16-year-old Union City boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with shootings that killed a Hayward man and wounded another outside Kennedy Park on Friday, police said.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: March 5, 2008

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Alleged N.Y. gang members nabbed in local drug busts (Portsmouth, NH): A crack cocaine sting in Somersworth Thursday netted three alleged dealers, with more arrests likely to follow.
Source: Portsmouth Herald     Date: March 5, 2008

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