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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

Checking-in after South Bend's second gang call-in (South Bend, IN): "Too soon to know," said South Bend Police Lieutenant Dominic Zultanski about whether or not last night's double shooting was gang-related. But should the police investigation lead back to gangs, he says the department is prepared to uphold its zero-tolerance policy on gang shootings.
Source: WSJV-TV FOX 28     Date: September 3, 2014

Gang member to plead guilty in murder from 11 years ago (East Chicago, IN): An affiliate of the Two Six street gang is admitting his role in an 11-year-old East Chicago murder, the Post-Tribune is reporting.
Source: FOX 32 News    Date: September 1, 2014

Man gets 4 years for involvement in gang shooting, beating (Fort Wayne, IN): A man has been sentenced for his involvement in a March 30 beating and shooting at Peanuts Food and Spirits that left a man in serious condition. Christopher Sewell was sentenced to three years for criminal gang activity and one year for battery.
Source: WANE News Channel 15    Date: August 29, 2014

1 of 3 alleged bar gunmento serve 3-year sentence (Fort Wayne, IN): A 26-year-old man was given a three-year sentence Friday for participating in a fight and shooting at a north-side bar earlier this year.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: August 29, 2014

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

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