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South Bend gang leaders invited to meet with police, community organizations (South Bend, IN): For the second time, South Bend police, prosecutors and community activists sat face-to-face with the people they say could either drive or end the violence in the city.
Source: WSJV-TV FOX 28     Date: August 28, 2014

IMPD: Gang graffiti tracking app underused (Indianapolis, IN): It's not hard to find in the alleyways that surround Indianapolis. Gang graffiti with markings like "FSB," "18th Street," or "East Side Gang" along with countless others can be found strewn across garages, fences and even homes.
Source: WISH-TV Channel 8    Date: August 21, 2014

South Bend gun violence down since 'call-in' (South Bend, IN): In the three months since authorities met with some of South Bend's most violent men to pass along a zero-tolerance message about gun violence, police said they were heartened by a sharp reduction in shootings.
Source: South Bend Tribune     Date: August 20, 2014

Charges dropped against Indy gang member accused of murder (Indianapolis, IN): Charges have been dropped against a 21-year-old gang member who was accused of shooting and killing a woman back in 2012. Detectives said Dominique Williams was arrested and formally charged with murder and criminal gang activity on June 6.
Source: WISH-TV Channel 8    Date: August 14, 2014

EPD investigating string of "gang-related" arsons (Evansville, IN): Evansville Police Detectives are investigating a string of arsons that they believe could be gang-related. Fire crews battled two house fires last week and both of those homes belong to the same man. Both are now being investigated as possible arsons.
Source: WFIE 14 News    Date: August 4, 2014

Update on South Bend gang violence intervention program (South Bend, IN): They said we'd see results, so two months and 16 days after South Bend's first call-in, it's time for an update. "Use guns to affect whatever your problems are," said South Bend Police Lt. and Group Violence Intervention Operations Director Dominic Zultanski, "we will come and we will be swift and there will be accountability because of that."
Source: WSJV-TV FOX 28     Date: August 1, 2014

183 years for teen in two Gary murders (Gary, IN): A 17-year-old sat stoically in his red jail suit Friday as Lake Superior Court Judge Salvador Vazquez handed down a 183-year prison sentence for two murders, robbery and conspiracy to commit gang activity.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: August 1, 2014

Alleged bar gunman admits gang ties (Fort Wayne, IN): One of three men accused of participating in a beating and shooting inside a north-side bar admitted to criminal gang activity Tuesday in Allen Superior Court.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: July 30, 2014

Gang member on trial after Hammerheads shooting (Evansville, IN): Jurors heard from an Evansville Police Detective during the attempted murder trial of Tony Ray Johnson Jr. Johnson is charged with the shooting of Timmy Rice outside of Hammerheads Bar in downtown Evansville.
Source: WFIE 14 News    Date: July 29, 2014

E.C. man gets 25 years for gang-related crimes (Hammond, IN): A member of the 149th Street Imperial Gangsters street gang in East Chicago was sentenced Thursday to more than 25 years in prison on federal racketeering charges.
Source: The Times    Date: July 24, 2014

Man arrested in teen's shooting was once accused of leading a gang (Evansville, IN): The 19-year-old man accused of shooting into a group of people and wounding a 16-year-old early Saturday was charged by police in 2011as a leader of a South Side gang.
Source: Evansville Courier & Press    Date: July 21, 2014

15-year-old could be charged as adult in gang-related retaliation murder (Indianapolis, IN): A hearing today could determine whether a 15-year-old boy spends five or 65 years in prison if he is convicted of murder in the Jan. 2 killing of a schoolmate.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: July 17, 2014

Seven Gary teens arrested after posting beating video (Gary, IN): Seven teenage boys, all from Gary and self-proclaimed members of a street gang, were arrested after one of them posted a video on Facebook showing the beating of another teen, police said.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: July 15, 2014

Gang member found guilty in slaying of Gary brothers (Crown Point, IN): After two hours of deliberations, a Lake County jury found an alleged gang member guilty of fatally shooting two Gary brothers last year.
Source: The Times    Date: July 3, 2014

Gary teen convicted in 2013 double murder, faces 218 years (Gary, IN): A Gary teen faces 218 years in prison after being convicted Thursday of two counts of murder, robbery and criminal gang activity in a 2013 double homicide.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: July 3, 2014

Going after gangs, U.S. attorney targeting violent criminals (Hammond, IN): U.S. Attorney David Capp had been sworn in for less than two months in June 2010 when his office announced what would become one of its largest cases in the past decade: the Latin Kings racketeering conspiracy.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: June 21, 2014

Gang member admits guilt in two shootings (Fort Wayne, IN): He's been identified as a member of a street gang and accused of shooting two men with intentions to kill. Now, Trameil Jackson is headed to the same place his brother resides: Prison.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: June 17, 2014

Man convicted in gang-related murder (South Bend, IN): A jury on Wednesday convicted a South Bend man of murder for killing an individual said to be in a rival gang. The state also added a gang enhancement charge that the jury found him guilty of, meaning a judge can double his murder sentence.
Source: South Bend Tribune     Date: June 12, 2014

Gang member arrested in slaying of Indianapolis mother (Indianapolis, IN): A street gang member is facing murder charges in connection with the May 2012 killing of an Indianapolis mother.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: June 6, 2014

Evansville Police arrest five in Safe Street Initiative (Evansville, IN): Evansville Police say five suspects, including several local gang members, were arrested in what's called a 'Safe Street Initiative'. Police tell us three of the people who were arrested are members of the Wag Block gang, which surrounds the 300 block of Wagoner Avenue.
Source: WFIE 14 News    Date: May 29, 2014

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