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Feds: Two Six gang activity brings attempted murder, firearms charges (Hammond, IN): Region federal agents arrested an alleged gang member Friday on charges of attempted murder and using a firearm during a crime of violence, Hammond federal court records show. Charles Garcia-Berrios was indicted on the charges earlier this week. The criminal counts stem from his activity in the Two Six Nation street gang, known to operate in Lake County, the indictment states.
Source: The Times    Date: April 17, 2015

Recent gun violence likely related to gang activity (Anderson, IN): It's unusual for police to have to referee a traditional rivalry like that between high schools in Anderson and Muncie. But even before violence outside a basketball game last year, police in those cities were doing just that.
Source: WTHR 13 News    Date: April 17, 2015

All-day anti-gang workshop invites NWI residents (Munster, IN): The Reclaim Our Kids workshop -- for parents, churches, law enforcement, business leaders, government officials and schools -- is aimed at "saving kids from gangs and collaborating to reduce violence" in Northwest Indiana. Continental breakfast and lunch will be served.
Source: The Times    Date: April 15, 2015

Man arrested in connection with gang-related killing (Hammond, IN): A detention hearing is scheduled Tuesday for a man facing charges in connection with a 1999 gang-related shooting. Rodney King, 32, of East Chicago, faces federal charges of murder resulting from the use and carrying of a firearm during and in relation to a federal drug trafficking crime or federal crime of violence and aiding and abetting.
Source: The Times    Date: April 6, 2015

Latin Kings gang member charged with attempted murder (South Bend, IN): A northern Indiana man who is a member of the Latin Kings gang has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting a man who was taking out his trash.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: March 29, 2015

Ft. Wayne Police Chief Looks For Way To Stop Rash Of Violence (Fort Wayne, IN): Fort Wayne's chief of police turns to members of a pair of special crime-fighting units to try and put a stop to a rash of shootings this week. The violence since Sunday night brings back painful memories from a couple years ago.
Source: NBC33 News    Date: March 26, 2015

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

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