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Salinas tries new anti-gang approach (Salinas, CA): It has happened in the past: A spate of violence shakes up Salinas and city leaders call for public meetings -- complete with hand-wringing and soul-searching.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: March 26, 2007

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Center offers alternatives for young Filipinos (Daly City, CA): Life in general can be a challenge for many Filipino youths, who often turn to drugs, alcohol and gangs for comfort, said Ahmed Animo, 18, of Daly City.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: March 26, 2007

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Bradenton shooting kills one (Bradenton, FL): Neighbors and police alike braced for the possibility of more violence after gunmen shot two men in broad daylight Sunday, killing one and sending another to the hospital.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: March 26, 2007

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Gang round up (Wichita Falls, TX): It started just before 10 Saturday night when officers responded to 1513 22nd Street on a "shots fired" call. The house and vehicle was hit by several bullets, but luckily, no one was injured.
Source: KAUZ NewsChannel 6    Date: March 26, 2007

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Anti-gang legislation filed (Washington, DC): Legislation two New Jersey lawmakers introduced today would give communities more resources to fight gang violence.
Source: Courier News    Date: March 26, 2007

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101 arrested during four-day crime assault (Lancaster, CA): Law enforcement officials are calling a four-day saturation patrol of central Lancaster that concluded Friday the opening salvo of an effort to eradicate the Antelope Valley's streets of criminal street gangs.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: March 26, 2007

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Gang member shoots at two undercover cops (Los Angeles, CA): A reported gang member allegedly shot at two undercover police officers as the pair drove past the suspect, prompting one officer to return fire, but no one was wounded, police said Sunday.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: March 25, 2007

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Declaring war on N.J. street gangs (New Jersey): Criminal gangs are growing in numbers and increasingly moving out of cities into North Jersey's suburbs. Sen. Bob Menendez wants to make a federal case out of it.
Source: The Record    Date: March 25, 2007

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Ives pushes gang combat plan (Tracy, CA): There are times when, despite the best efforts of prevention and intervention programs to keep youths from becoming involved in gang activity, police suppression becomes necessary.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: March 25, 2007

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Watch for gang activity (Oshkosh, WI): No charges have been filed in connection to a clash involving members of two rival gangs earlier this month.
Source: The Northwestern    Date: March 25, 2007

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Police say youth gangs on the rise (Santa Fe, NM): On Wednesday, Santa Fe Public Schools administrators studied images of graffiti, tattoos and hand signs, and listened as two Santa Fe Police detectives led them on a virtual tour of Santa Fe gangs.
Source: The Santa Fe New Mexican    Date: March 25, 2007

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Effects of gang initiative mixed (Los Angeles, CA): Two months into Los Angeles' much-touted gang crackdown, authorities appears to be making solid strides in South L.A. while struggling in the San Fernando Valley, according to an analysis of crime reports and arrest numbers.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 24, 2007

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Homicide victim a father of six on way to buy diapers, cops say (Modesto, CA): The man gunned down Thursday night on a south Modesto street was a father of six children walking to a nearby market to buy diapers, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department reported Friday.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: March 24, 2007

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Cops watching new gang spot online (Newburgh, NY): One photo shows a dozen Latino teens in black shirts. They stand in front of a graffiti-marred wall near Washington's Headquarters here, their fingers flexed into Vs and Ls: a group photo of the Newburgh chapter of the Vatos Locos street gang — the crazy guys.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: March 24, 2007

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Stiffer gang penalties pushed (Shelby County, TN): The gang-wary Shelby County Board of Education is looking to create harsh penalties for students caught promoting thug life on campus.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: March 23, 2007

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Schools push to halt gangs (New York, NY): Declaring gang activity in public schools rampant and on the rise, state and city officials yesterday pushed legislation that would stiffen penalties for members who recruit or conduct business in and around schools.
Source: New York Post    Date: March 23, 2007

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Traffic stop leads to arrest of gang member (Oroville, CA): A traffic stop on Montgomery Street on Wednesday night led to the arrest of a 26-year-old man on drug charges and for actively participating in a criminal street gang, according to police reports.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register    Date: March 23, 2007

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Residents declare ‘not in our street' (Nipomo, CA): A Nipomo neighborhood gathered Wednesday night to discuss gang violence, particularly a recent drive-by shooting, which officials believe is a sign of conflict between local and outside gangs on both sides of the Santa Maria River.
Source: Santa Maria Times    Date: March 23, 2007

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Gang Team searching for Big Dipper drive-by suspects (Spokane, WA): People have been punching each other out inside Spokane bars since this area was a territory, however there is an increase these days in people who reach for their guns to settle the score when they lose a fight.
Source: KXLY News    Date: March 23, 2007

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Anti-gang rules go too far, students say (Kentwood, MI): Recent gang-related violence in the city has prompted school officials to issue a new list of anti-gang rules.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: March 23, 2007

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