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23 MS-13 gang members arrested (Virginia): Twenty-three Northern Virginia residents were arrested in the past week as part of a nationwide operation targeting suspected gang members.
Source: Times Community Newpapers Date: March 16, 2005
Gang rivalry blamed for United Center fight (Chicago, IL): A brawl between rival gangs at a high school basketball game Monday night at the United Center sent two people to the hospital but resulted in no arrests, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: March 16, 2005
Fourth arrest made in drive-by shooting (Raleigh, NC): Police arrested a fourth teenager Monday in connection with a gang-related drive-by shooting last week, according to a police news release.
Source: The News & Observer Date: March 16, 2005
Student assault probed (Cleveland, OH): Gangs could have been involved in an assault near East 93rd Street and Miles Avenue that left a South High School student without front teeth, police said.
Source: The Plain Dealer Date: March 16, 2005
Greenville police say shooting by cyclist gang-related (Greenville, NC): Two teenagers are charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of a 13-year-old boy who police believe was an innocent bystander in a gang dispute.
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: March 16, 2005
Gang-related issues bring expulsions, suspensions (West Hartford, CT): Fights and other problems related to the "223" gang have led to two expulsions and several suspensions at Sedgwick Middle School, administrators told the town council's public safety committee Tuesday.
Source: The Hartford Courant Date: March 16, 2005
Police arrest two in shooting at vehicle (Wichita, KS): Wichita police have arrested two people and are seeking a third in a gang-related shooting where someone leaned out of a vehicle and fired several shots at a 17-year-old boy in another car.
Source: The Wichita Eagle Date: March 16, 2005
ICE launches Operation Community Shield with the arrest of 103 MS-13 gang members in six U.S. cities (Washington, DC): Michael J. Garcia, Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), today announced the arrest of 103 members of the violent street gang Mara Salvatrucha 13 (MS-13) across the nation as part of a new anti-gang initiative called "Operation Community Shield."
Source: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Date: March 15, 2005
Locked Down: Gangs in the Supermax (Crescent City, CA): Twenty years ago, a new kind of prison was taking America by storm. The supermax prison was designed to incapacitate dangerous criminals by locking them down in stark isolation, sometimes for years on end.
Source: American RadioWorks Date: March 15, 2005
Huge street gang bust (Suffolk County, NY): Federal agents and Suffolk cops nabbed 15 members of a violent Honduran street gang that has steadily increased its influence in suburbia, authorities announced yesterday.
Source: New York Daily News Date: March 15, 2005
Nationwide sweep nets more than 100 gang members (California): In an opening salvo against the violent Central American street gang Mara Salvatrucha, federal, state and local authorities across the nation have arrested more than 100 suspects - including 17 in Los Angeles - on criminal and immigration charges, officials announced Monday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: March 15, 2005
Federal antigang crackdown nabs 100 (Miami, FL): Federal officials announced the arrest of more than 100 members of a Latin gang that has grown a lot recently, including in South Florida.
Source: The Miami Herald Date: March 15, 2005
Nationwide crackdown on vicious gang nets 10 in N.J. (New Jersey): Ten New Jersey residents are among 103 people who have been arrested nationwide in a crackdown on one of the country's largest and most violent street gangs, immigration authorities say.
Source: The Record Date: March 15, 2005
Arrest in Irving tied to national gang (Irving, TX): Immigration officials announced Monday a nationwide roundup of 103 members of a violent Central American gang, Mara Salvatrucha 13.
Source: The Dallas Morning News Date: March 15, 2005
30 arrested on LI in gang sweep (Long Island, NY): René Salmón says his storefront and sense of safety were recently shattered by members of the notorious MS-13 gang.
Source: Newsday Date: March 15, 2005
Madera police seek help to find shooting suspect (Madera, CA): Police asked the public's help Monday in finding a man who detectives said stepped out of a car in a parking lot near a central Madera nightclub and fatally shot a 16-year-old boy.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: March 15, 2005
Two arrested in stabbing outside city school (Lowell, MA): A pair of 15-year-old boys are facing attempted murder charges after allegedly slashing a 17-year-old boy's neck with a knife outside Lowell High School's Clement Gregory McDonough Complex on Paige Street about noon yesterday.
Source: The Lowell Sun Date: March 15, 2005
Three men in Md. among more than 100 suspected gang members arrested (Maryland): More than 100 alleged members of a violent Central American street gang have been arrested in a nationwide sweep, including three men in Maryland, authorities said yesterday.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: March 15, 2005
Alleged gang members fire on LA police in fourth such shooting this year (Los Angeles, CA): Two alleged gang members fired at police officers during a traffic stop over the weekend, the second such attack in less than a week, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: March 15, 2005
Police try new tactic to fight gang recruitment (Sacramento, CA): KCRA 3 has learned that there are over 700 children under the age of 18 currently involved in gangs inside the city limits of Sacramento.
Source: KCRA 3 News Date: March 15, 2005
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