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Assault kills 220 region youths in 12 years, eclipsing state, national trends (East Chicago, IN): It's a region social disease that has claimed at least 220 youth lives within 12 years, a Times review of federal mortality data shows. But this illness spreads through Northwest Indiana communities via bullets and beatings rather than contagions and genetic mutations.
Source: The Times    Date: December 16, 2014

Bond revoked for Hammond man charged in gang-linked shootings (Crown Point, IN): A Hammond man accused of being involved in two separate gang-related shootings is being held without bail in the Lake County Jail.
Source: The Times    Date: December 1, 2014

East Chicago gang member sentenced to 11-year term (Hammond, IN): A federally convicted member of the Imperial Gangsters street gang was sentenced this week in U.S. District Court to 11 years in prison.
Source: The Times    Date: November 21, 2014

Trio suspected of gang activity, counterfeiting (Lafayette, IN): Police say four stores were duped last week by a trio of suspected gang members passing counterfeit $100 bills in Lafayette.
Source: Journal and Courier    Date: November 6, 2014

13 Investigates: Tippecanoe County's use of tax dollars to fight gang activity (Lafayette, IN): Tippecanoe County officials report at least 46 gangs have moved into the Lafayette area, bringing an increase in vandalism and crime. They've received thousands of dollars from the federal government to fight the problem.
Source: WTHR 13 News    Date: October 27, 2014

SWAT Team Plays Role In Arrest Of Shooting Suspect (Fort Wayne, IN): Pulling out all the stops to nab a shooting suspect. Extra efforts were taken Friday by Fort Wayne police and SWAT team members, who served a warrant on a man being tracked by the city's gang unit.
Source: NBC33 News    Date: October 24, 2014

IU Northwest, East Chicago and Gary collaborate to reduce gun violence (East Chicago, IN): As part of its Project Safe Neighborhoods initiative, the U.S. Department of Justice has awarded $300,000 jointly to Indiana University Northwest and the police departments of Gary, East Chicago and South Bend.
Source: The Times    Date: October 15, 2014

Candid conversation about youth violence in South Bend (South Bend, IN): Jeff Sanford, a man who is running to be St. Joseph County's next prosecutor held a press conference Tuesday to lay out his plan of action against gang violence. We wanted to know what members of the community say is the key to combating violence.
Source: WBND 57 News    Date: October 14, 2014

Last appeal complete in sweeping Latin Kings case (Hammond, IN): A member of the Latin Kings street gang whose case was remanded by a federal appeals court for a sentencing correction likely won't serve any less time in prison.
Source: The Times    Date: October 5, 2014

18 years for gang shooting in bar (Fort Wayne, IN): He shot the man he labeled a “snitch” but failed to kill him. Now, a 24-year-old gang member who opened fire in a crowded bar this year, will be serving prison time.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: September 29, 2014

Lawyers argue over juror anonymity in gang trial (Hammond, IN): A federal judge is expected to decide in the next week or two on whether the identities of jurors in the upcoming trial of an alleged leader in a notorious street gang should be kept secret.
Source: The Times    Date: September 26, 2014

Racketeering, murder conviction upheld for EC gang member (East Chicago, IN): A federal judge upheld an East Chicago gang member’s conviction on racketeering and murder charges and denied the defendant the right to question jurors about a possible connection to a rival gang.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: September 25, 2014

E.C. gang member seeks sentencing delay; newly discovered evidence cited (Hammond, IN): Attorneys cited the discovery of new evidence in support of their request Wednesday to delay sentencing for an Imperial Gangster convicted in January of murder, conspiracy to deal drugs and racketeering.
Source: The Times    Date: September 24, 2014

Neighbors Learn How To Detect Local Gang Activity (Evansville, IN): Members of the Lorraine Park Neighborhood Association meet Tuesday evening to learn how to detect gang activity. Delores Mason, the neighborhood association president, says although her neighborhood isn't nose deep in known gang activity, it never hurts to be proactive. The presentation gave neighbors a chance to learn how and why gangs form, potential signs of gang activity, and how to document and report graffiti.
Source:     Date: September 23, 2014

Juror anonimity crucial in reputed E.C. gang member trial, prosecutors say (Hammond, IN): Federal prosecutors are pressing for a fully anonymous jury during the upcoming trial of a reputed Imperial Gangsters member facing the death penalty.
Source: The Times    Date: September 21, 2014

Alleged gang members in racketeering indictment had criminal history in Lake County (Hammond, IN) : A search through Lake County Criminal Court records would not reveal that a 61-year-old woman was part of a violent street gang named in a recent federal racketeering indictment.
Source: The Times    Date: September 20, 2014

Reputed gang member fights motion to keep jurors' identities secret (Hammond, IN): Attorneys for a reputed Imperial Gangsters member facing the death penalty say there is insufficient evidence to support the government's request that jurors' identities be kept from their client.
Source: The Times    Date: September 18, 2014

Police seek help from community to fight gangs (Valparaiso, IN): Chicago has replaced Los Angeles as the gang capital of America, and Porter County is seeing an increase in gang activity, a local law enforcement official said Tuesday. “Think how close we are to Chicago. There is going to be some spillover,” Porter County Sheriff's Sgt. Jeremy Chavez said.
Source: The Times    Date: September 9, 2014

Gunman admits shooting 'snitch' as gang member (Fort Wayne, IN): He’s been shot. He’s been convicted of gun charges and armed robbery. Now Adonis Robinson, of the 6400 block of Hessen Cassel Road, is an admitted gang member who shot a man he labeled a “snitch” inside a Fort Wayne bar.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: September 5, 2014

Man admits to gang involvement, aggravated battery (Fort Wayne, IN): A 24-year-old man admitted to being a gang member and pleaded guilty to aggravated battery Thursday morning in Allen Superior Court. Adonis Robinson, of the 6400 block of Hessen Cassel Road, also pleaded guilty to criminal gang activity.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: September 4, 2014

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