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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

IMPD: Gang recruiting ends in torture (Indianapolis, IN): A failed attempt to entice a man into a street gang ended in torture, according to court documents. The victim, a 20-year-old man, was held at gunpoint May 13 inside an Eastside home and handcuffed, beaten, burned with cigarettes and forced to play Russian roulette, police said.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: May 21, 2014

Anti-violence meeting draws sparse turnout (South Bend, IN): At a public Anti-Violence Commission meeting Tuesday night, Bobbie Woods had one question: Where is the community?
Source: South Bend Tribune     Date: May 20, 2014

Men who skipped gang-violence meeting face penalties (South Bend, IN): Seven gang-affiliated men who failed to attend a meeting with police and community leaders last week about South Bend’s plan to curb gun violence could face an array of penalties, officials said Monday.
Source: South Bend Tribune     Date: May 19, 2014

Man pleads guilty in fatal shooting of two brothers (Crown Point, IN): An 18-year-old man pleaded guilty Thursday to fatally shooting one of two Gary brothers less than a mile from their home in 2013, according to court records.
Source: The Times    Date: May 15, 2014

South Bend Police unveil new strategy to tackle gun violence (South Bend, IN): The South Bend Police Department is implementing a new crime fighting strategy. It's called Group Violence Intervention. Thursday night, for the first time, police held a call-in. Parole and probation officers ordered 28 people known to have influence on the streets to a meeting held behind closed-door session.
Source: WSJV-TV FOX 28     Date: May 15, 2014

Teen arrested in connection with shooting last week in Evansville (Evansville, IN): An affidavit filed in the arrest of a shooting suspect suggests the incident last week in Evansville was gang-related, even though the victim reportedly denied being part of such a group moments before he was shot.
Source: Evansville Courier & Press    Date: May 13, 2014

Gang member to plead to 2002 slaying (Hammond, IN): A Gary member of the Two Six street gang has agreed to plead guilty to killing a fellow gang member more than a decade ago in exchange for getting a sentence of no more than 30 years in prison.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: May 6, 2014

Social Work faculty member to help Caribbean countries with youth, gang violence (Indianapolis, IN): Carolyn Gentle-Genitty, interim director of the Indiana University School of Social Work Bachelor of Social Work Program, will travel to five Caribbean countries to help develop new strategies to deal with youth and gang-related violence that have terrorized certain communities in those countries for years.
Source: IUPUI Newsroom    Date: May 5, 2014

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