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Officials Say Controlling Gang Activity In Tippecanoe County Is A Constant Battle (Tippecanoe County, IN): Most people associate gangs with big cities. But a forum for youth services workers this week brought attention to the problem in Tippecanoe County. Local authorities say while there are gangs in the area they’re nowhere near the level of, say, Waco, Texas where a fight between rival bikers resulted in nine deaths this week.
Source: WBAA News    Date: May 21, 2015

Evansville neighbors want to add security cameras to stop crime & gang activity (Evansville, IN): It's the last straw for neighbors fed up with crime on Evansville's south side. People who live near Line Street and Chandler Avenue say the area is a hot spot for crime and gang activity. It's now to the point where people who have lived there 20 years or more are moving away.
Source: WFIE 14 News    Date: May 20, 2015

Forum held on gang problem, local youths (Lafayette, IN): Photos of local preteens flashing gang signs flashed across a screen, emphasizing juvenile probation officer Aaron Johnson's point Tuesday as he led a free lunchtime forum on gang activity in Tippecanoe County.
Source: Journal & Courier    Date: May 19, 2015

A look at gangs in Tippecanoe County (Tippecanoe County, IN): With about 20 identified gangs in Tippecanoe County, more and more young people are becoming involved. Tippecanoe County Juvenile Probation Officer Aaron Johnson said they often come from other places. Children of gang members sometimes make their own, and they go to school to get more members.
Source: WLFI 18 News    Date: May 19, 2015

Gang member gets 27 years in prison for killing (Hammond, IN): As family members watched tearfully, a gang member was sentenced to more than 27 years in prison Thursday in the U.S. District Court in Hammond for pleading guilty to killing man in a July 2005 drive-by shooting.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: May 14, 2015

Teen gets 6 years for role in South Bend toddler's death (South Bend, IN): A 16-year-old boy will serve up to six years in prison for his role in a South Bend toddler's shooting death, making him the second defendant to be sent to prison for the shooting.
Source: South Bend Tribune     Date: May 7, 2015

Mac 5th graders suspended over gang activity (Bunker Hill, IN): Three fifth graders at Maconaquah Elementary School have been suspended after deputies said they were involved in gang activity at the school that included fighting and branding themselves.
Source: Kokomo Tribune    Date: May 4, 2015

Evansville man rejects deal on drug, gang charges (Evansville, IN): An Evansville man who prosecutors say is still a suspect in an unsolved fatal shooting on Thanksgiving last year rejected a plea agreement on drug and gang charges in a separate case Monday.
Source: Evansville Courier & Press    Date: May 4, 2015

Hammond duo, alleged Two Six gang members, plead not guilty (Hammond, IN): Two reputed members of the Two Six Nation street gang pleaded not guilty Wednesday to attempted murder and firearms charges.
Source: The Times    Date: April 22, 2015

Mother, ex-gang members decry destruction (Munster, IN): A tearful Nora Perez on Tuesday recalled the moment she realized her eldest son had been shot to death. Speaking before a group of mostly law enforcement officials, she remembers seeing her other son and husband at the hospital, and she recalled trying to make sense of what a doctor and priest were telling her.
Source: The Times    Date: April 21, 2015

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

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