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Police: Fugitive gang member arrested (Vancouver, WA): Vancouver police arrested a man they described as an armed and dangerous gang member. Aaron Lagers, 21, was wanted on several charges, including auto theft, resisting arrest, reckless driving and felon in possession of a firearm.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: March 14, 2007

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Growing gang violence focus of legislation (Oklahoma City, OK): Lawmakers passed legislation today to address gang violence in the state. The bill would create a task force to implement gang intervention and prevention programs through the state Office of Juvenile Affairs.
Source: KSWO 7 News    Date: March 13, 2007

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Lawmakers want tighter leash on gangs (St. Paul, MN): Two rival gangs in St. Paul can't seem to stop shooting at each other. As the Selby Siders and East Side Boys fight over turf, girlfriends and drugs, one gang member has been killed and more than a dozen have been shot in the past 18 months, police said.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: March 13, 2007

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Two teens arrested for gang-related killing (Los Angeles, CA): Two teenage boys were in custody Tuesday in the apparent gang-related shooting death of a 15-year-old boy who was killed while playing basketball in the southwest area of Los Angeles, police said.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: March 13, 2007

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Police seek teen in Monday night's gang shooting (Yakima, WA): Yakima police are seeking the arrest of a teenager in connection with a drive-by shooting Monday night that injured a rival gang member.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: March 13, 2007

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Fighting back against gangs focus of Specter's visit (York City, PA): U. S. Sen. Arlen Specter met with law enforcement officials in York City yesterday to discuss problems with gang and youth violence in the area.
Source: The York Dispatch    Date: March 13, 2007

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Gang injunction permanent for four people (Wichita Falls, TX): Today marked an important day for the city of Wichita Falls and the future of the VC gang injunction. Last Thursday, the city filed a default judgment in the 89th district court.
Source: KAUZ NewsChannel 6    Date: March 12, 2007

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Officials discussing joint gang task force (Chattanooga, TN): Three men involved in a gang shooting last week are set to appear in court Tuesday morning. Two are charged with murder ... a third, accessory after the fact.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: March 12, 2007

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Sweep leads to arrests (Salinas, CA): As part of an anti-gang violence suppression effort, Salinas police on Sunday night surrounded an apartment building on Williams Road and shut down the thoroughfare for more than 2 hours, beginning about 7:30 p.m.
Source: The Californian    Date: March 12, 2007

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The gangbusters (Pasadena, CA): With two young men left dead after six gang-related shootings in Pasadena last month, anti-gang enforcement efforts remain in full force while city officials seek methods to prevent future violence.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: March 11, 2007

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Gang enforcement yields three weekend arrests (Salinas, CA): Amidst stepped up efforts to curb recent gang violence in Salinas, police announced a third weekend gang-related arrest Saturday night.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: March 11, 2007

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Rival gangs' dispute ends with deadly shooting (Wichita, KS): A long-running feud between two gangs added a violent chapter this week when two teens were shot to death at a southeast Wichita apartment complex -- and police are hoping it does not launch a series of deadly reprisals.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 10, 2007

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Feds track jailed gang members' immigration status (Los Angeles, CA): A recent spot check by federal agents found that 59 street gang members in Southern California jails are illegal immigrants subject to deportation.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 10, 2007

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Prosecutors see positive in gang task force report (Aurora, IL): Local state's attorneys say a report generated by a state gang and drug task force could hold some of the keys to breaking up gang influence in Illinois.
Source: The Beacon-News    Date: March 10, 2007

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L.A.'s Chick wants funds for gang plan (Los Angeles, CA): Amid questions about the effectiveness of Los Angeles' gang prevention and intervention programs, City Controller Laura Chick said Friday that she wants to develop a comprehensive approach to stemming the city's gang problem.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: March 10, 2007

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Eight arrested in ATF-led investigation of Rollin' 30s street gang (Los Angeles, CA) : Eight people were in custody today on firearms, narcotics, probation and parole violations after federal agents and police from Los Angeles, Baldwin Park and Montebello executed a dozen search warrants on members of the Rollin' 30s Harlem Crips gang.
Source: PR Newswire    Date: March 9, 2007

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Master plan to tackle gang violence released (Bakersfield, CA): City and county leaders have outlined their master plan to tackle gang violence in Bakersfield and Kern County.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: March 9, 2007

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Investigation nets 30 immigrants with suspected gang ties (Wilmington, DE): Officials from the U.S. Attorney’s office and ICE announced today the results of a four-month anti-gang effort that has resulted in the arrests of 12 undocumented immigrants in Delaware with suspected gang ties including one who was a professed member of the notorious MS-13 transnational gang.
Source: The News Journal    Date: March 9, 2007

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Governor, lawmakers discuss gang reform (Sacramento, CA): Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger wants a statewide "big meeting" to map out a plan to combat criminal gangs while lawmakers are introducing bills to crack down on their members.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: March 9, 2007

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Four teens charged with murder (Richland County, SC): Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with a gang-related drive-by shooting Tuesday evening in the Newcastle subdivision that left an 18-year-old Columbia man dead.
Source: The State    Date: March 9, 2007

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