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Muncie teens held in Anderson shooting (Muncie, IN): Muncie and Anderson police will meet to discuss what appears to be escalating tension between youth gangs in the two cities.
Source: The Star Press    Date: March 25, 2015

EPD: Gang members are getting younger (Evansville, IN): Evansville Police are reporting gang members in the city are getting younger and younger. And they've seen a rise in shootings related to gang violence and teenage recruits.
Source: WFIE 14 News    Date: March 25, 2015

Indy man shares story to keep youth out of gangs (Indianapolis, IN): An Indianapolis man is turning his personal struggles and disability into a lesson for thousands of young teens in the Circle City.
Source: WRTV 6 News    Date: March 20, 2015

Alleged gang members charged as adults (Anderson, IN): Two Muncie teenagers arrested in connection to a shooting last week have been charged as adults on suspicion of attempted murder and alleged gang activities.
Source: The Herald Bulletin    Date: March 19, 2015

Gary woman pleads guilty to federal drug charges (Hammond, IN): A federal judge on Monday accepted a Gary woman's guilty plea to conspiring with reputed members of the Two Six Nation street gang and their associates to distribute illegal drugs, court records show.
Source: The Times    Date: March 17, 2015

Leader Of Imperial Gangsters Convicted in Five Murders, One Attempted Murder and Other Gang-Related Crimes (Indianapolis, IN): A leader of the Imperial Gangsters street gang was convicted by a federal jury in the Northern District of Indiana of five counts of murder in aid of racketeering, one count of attempted murder in aid of racketeering, one firearms count related to the attempted murder, one count of engaging in a RICO conspiracy, one count of engaging in a conspiracy to distribute narcotics, and related offenses.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: March 7, 2015

Police warn parents about gang threats in Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN): Indianapolis Metro Police warned parents on Saturday about the threat of gangs in Indianapolis during a community meeting. Police want to spark a broader discussion about drugs and bad influences.
Source: WXIN FOX 59 News    Date: March 7, 2015

Imperial Gangster avoids death penalty? (Hammond, IN): A jury decided Friday night to recommend Juan "Tito" Briseno be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of release following his conviction last week of killing five men in gang-related violence.
Source: The Times    Date: March 6, 2015

Guilty verdicts in death penalty case against reputed gang member (Hammond, IN): Alleged high-ranking Imperial Gangster Juan "Tito" Briseno was found guilty Friday night of killing five men while participating in racketeering activity.
Source: The Times    Date: February 28, 2015

Jury begins deliberating in death penalty case against reputed gang member (Hammond, IN): A jury is expected to continue deliberations Friday to determine the fate of alleged high-ranking Imperial Gangster Juan "Tito" Briseno.
Source: The Times    Date: February 26, 2015

Feds argue for guilty verdict in gang racketeering case (East Chicago, IN): Federal attorneys urged jurors during their closing arguments Thursday to convict Juan Briseno of murdering six people as part of his criminal work with the East Chicago Imperial Gangsters, saying they had more than enough evidence.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: February 26, 2015

'I lied; don't remember,' say witnesses in gang murder trial (Hammond, IN): Defense witnesses called Tuesday in the trial of Juan Briseno seemed to bolster the prosecution’s case against the member of the East Chicago-based Imperial Gangsters street gang.
Source: The Times    Date: February 24, 2015

Witnesses point to alleged gang leader involvement in shootings (Hammond, IN): Patricia Wunderlich said she didn't want to believe the young man she saw acting suspiciously the night of a killing down the street from her home in October 2008 was the same one she grown so fond of since moving to her home in Bering Avenue in East Chicago.
Source: The Times    Date: February 17, 2015

Teen sentenced to 17 years for 2013 gang-related shooting near Mary Beck Elementary (Elkhart, IN): A 15-year-old boy was sentenced to 17 years in prison Thursday, Feb. 12, after he pleaded guilty in connection to a 2013 gang-related shooting near Mary Beck Elementary School in Elkhart.
Source: The Elkhart Truth    Date: February 13, 2015

Admitted gang member sentenced for Evansville shooting (Evansville, IN): An Evansville man was sentenced to prison Thursday after he admitted that he was a gang member and fired a gun during a Downtown shooting last year in which a man was wounded.
Source: Evansville Courier & Press    Date: February 12, 2015

Former gang leader says defendant bragged about killings (East Chicago, IN): A former leader of the East Chicago Imperial Gangsters testified before a federal jury Wednesday about how former fellow gang member Juan Briseno talked about killing five of the six people he's charged with murdering.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: February 11, 2015

Indianapolis group partners with Boy Scouts to combat youth crime and violence (Indianapolis, IN): Leading kids on a path to a successful future and not a life of crime. That is the mission behind an effort to develop more Boy Scout groups in the urban cores in Marion County.
Source: WXIN FOX 59 News    Date: February 7, 2015

Three Clark County inmates face additional gang-related charges (Clark County, IN): David Carter, Phillip Hutt and Ryan Hardin are charged with criminal gang activity and battery. Investigators said they are members of the Gaylord gang. They are accused of assaulting an inmate and fellow gang member over drugs.
Source: WLKY News    Date: January 27, 2015

Vanderburgh Co. Sheriff wants to introduce new measures to deal with gang violence (Vanderburgh County, IN): Vanderburgh County jail workers are taking extra precautions with the arrests of dozens of suspected gang members over the past few months. Sheriff Dave Wedding would like to introduce new measures to deal with the rise in gang violence.
Source: WFIE 14 News    Date: January 21, 2015

Former gang member talks about Indy crime (Indianapolis, IN): In the first 20 days of 2015, Indianapolis has experienced several deadly shootings related to gang violence. Indianapolis doesn't have the deeply entrenched and violently territorial gangs seen in larger cities including Chicago or Detroit, but the Circle City has gang members that have been arrested and prosecuted for misdemeanors, murders and everything in between.
Source: WRTV 6 News    Date: January 20, 2015

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