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LAPD makes a dent in March, but gangs hold ground in Valley (Los Angeles, CA): Two months after Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa vowed a crackdown on the city's most-wanted street gangs, the Los Angeles Police Department still finds itself struggling to make a dent in San Fernando Valley crime.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: April 3, 2007

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Nine accused of prison gang involvement (McAllen, TX): Nine alleged members of the Texas Syndicate prison gang are charged with racketeering crimes including murder, kidnapping and drug trafficking under a four-count indictment unsealed Tuesday, federal prosecutors said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: April 3, 2007

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North Highline has growing gang woes (King County, WA): The December shooting death of King County Sheriff's Deputy Steve Cox was a reminder of Highline's growing gang problem.
Source: West Seattle Herald    Date: April 3, 2007

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Gang violence continues to rise (Hollister, CA): A house in the 1500 block of Diablo Drive and a car parked out front were hit by gunfire early Saturday in the city's sixth drive-by shooting in seven weeks.
Source: Hollister Free Lance    Date: April 3, 2007

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Gang probe ongoing in Sterling Park (Loudoun County, VA): The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Gang Intelligence Unit served 16 search warrants this past weekend and is investigating eight Park View High School students for three assaults that could be linked to gangs.
Source: Loudoun Times-Mirror    Date: April 3, 2007

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Police take on gang crime (Charlotte, NC): About 100 law enforcement officers swarmed across the city early Friday, arresting suspected members of the Hidden Valley Kings -- the largest crackdown on gang crime in Charlotte in 25 years.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: April 2, 2007

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Two charged in shooting at Temecula Jack in the Box (Temecula, CA): Prosecutors on Monday charged two men with attempted murder and gun-use charges in connection with the last month's shooting outside a Temecula Jack in the Box.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: April 2, 2007

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Police rally to curb gang activity (El Dorado, KS): A fight at Mitchell Manor mobile home park Saturday night was another incident of violent gang activity according to El Dorado police.
Source: The El Dorado Times    Date: April 2, 2007

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FBI, local cops make over 100 arrests of street gang members (Washington, DC): Last Friday, the FBI culminated a targeted, two-week nationwide initiative involving federal, state and local law enforcement to disrupt neighborhood gangs and their criminal activity.
Source: The Conservative Voice    Date: April 2, 2007

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Plans to crack down on gangs get sidelined by legislators (Olympia, WA): Six weeks after proposing tighter laws to clamp down on gang crime, Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna has watched most of his proposals wither away in the Democrat-controlled House and Senate.
Source: The Spokesman-Review    Date: April 2, 2007

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Schools to combat gangs (Baltimore, MD): Responding to a state demand, city schools officials have drafted a schools safety plan filled with initiatives that they say will address an upswing in student gang violence.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: April 1, 2007

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12-year-old shot in foot in apparent gang fight (Greeley, CO): A 12-year-old boy was shot in the foot about midnight Sunday in an apparent gang fight in central Greeley.
Source: Greeley Tribune    Date: April 1, 2007

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Gang focus now on immigrants (Los Angeles, CA): As the LAPD cracks down on the city's most violent street gangs, federal and county officials have launched their own campaigns to apprehend and deport gangsters who are in the county illegally.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: March 31, 2007

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Bust targeted two brothers (Yuba City, CA) : A 2 1/2-year investigation into the alleged gang activities of two Yuba City brothers culminated in more than a dozen arrests, law enforcement officials said Friday.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: March 31, 2007

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Mayor seeks record number of police officers (Los Angeles, CA): Calling in reinforcements for his battle against gangs, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa proposed a budget Thursday that would expand the police force to a record level by the end of next year, and he asked the governor to put up an additional $30 million toward the anti-gang effort.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 30, 2007

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Gang injunction being worked on for Northeast (El Paso, TX): A new civil gang injunction is being worked on targeting gang activity in the Northeast, El Paso County Attorney Jose R. Rodriguez said this morning at a law enforcement gang seminar.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: March 30, 2007

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Dozen suspected gang members arrested in North Charlotte (Charlotte, NC): Authorities arrested 12 out of 20 people early Friday that they believe to be connected to the Hidden Valley Kings street gang after federal arrest warrants were issued against them on drug and gun charges.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: March 30, 2007

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State's attorneys push to amend anti-gang bill (Maryland): Maryland state's attorneys said yesterday that they would no longer support legislation to strengthen gang prosecution approved by the House of Delegates unless the Senate reinstates key provisions of the bill.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: March 30, 2007

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Officials puch for anti-gang funding (Boston, MA): Frustrated by cuts in a popular anti-gang program in Gov. Deval Patrick's proposed budget, local police and social services officials stormed the Statehouse yesterday to seek more help.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: March 30, 2007

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Gangsters use Tallahassee as refuge, authorities say (Tallahassee, FL): Last summer, a prisoner in a Leon County jail asked to speak with an investigator. "He was from Palm Beach County, and at first he said he wanted to talk to me about drugs," said Grady Jordan, Leon County Sheriff's Office gang investigator.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: March 30, 2007

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