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Detroit teen shot after school event dies (Detroit, MI): Sources confirm 19-year-old Darryl Smith has died after being shot by four black men with a gang affiliation. A burgundy or red Impala or Grand AM with the four suspects inside was seen circling the area of the parking lot of East English Village Preparatory Academy before yelling a gang affiliation and firing shots into a crowd of around 100 people.
Source: WDIV News    Date: April 12, 2014

Judge tired of gang-related violence sends Bemis Boy to prison for shooting rival's mother (Grand Rapids, MI): The 18-year-old whose lousy aim led him to accidentally shoot a rival gang member's mother was sentenced to 14 to 27 years in prison by a judge weary of gang-related violence.
Source: MLive    Date: April 1, 2014

Kids in Pontiac's first State Police-led gang resistance education program graduate (Pontiac, MI): Pupils who participated in a Michigan State Police-led educational program on gang avoidance graduated Thursday, the most recent in several avenues taken by state and local officials to thwart gang-related crime in local communities.
Source: Daily Tribune    Date: March 27, 2014

Pontiac program teaches children how to steer away from gangs, build life skills (Detroit, MI): The Michigan State Police Community Service Troopers are set to celebrate the first group of Pontiac schools students graduating from the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) program.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: March 25, 2014

Bounty Hunter Bloods gang members indicted for murders, other crimes (Detroit, MI): On the first anniversary of a collaboration of law enforcement agencies and the community, U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade announced the indictment of nine leaders of a violent street gang allegedly responsible for murders, drive-by shootings, and armed robberies — which they sometimes bragged about on social media websites.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: March 21, 2014

Holland Latin Kings: Gang loyalty breaks down in racketeering case (Grand Rapids, MI): At 16, Arturo DeLeon joined the Holland Latin Kings and developed a strong sense of loyalty to his gang brothers. They vowed to put their lives on the line for him. On the street, rivals feared the powerful young man who would eventually become a Mixed Martial Arts fighter.
Source: MLive    Date: March 13, 2014

Alleged East Side Gang member headed to federal prison for felony gun possession (Saginaw, MI): A man authorities allege is an East Side Gang member is headed to a federal prison for felony gun possession.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: March 5, 2014

Detroit police chief warns gang member who issued death threat: 'We will find you' (Detroit, MI): The death threat against Detroit Police Chief James Craig was made through social media by a gang member who is likely part of a criminal narcotic network, Craig said Sunday.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: February 23, 2014

Flint man gets federal prison time in south side gang shooting (Flint, MI): A Flint man was sentenced to more than 10 years in federal prison after prosecutors claimed he was involved in a gang-related shooting on the city's south side.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: February 18, 2014

Flint gang member headed to federal prison after Clio Road shootout that injured 10 (Flint, MI): A Flint gang member was sentenced to seven years in federal prison after he admitted to being involved in a 2007 shootout that left 10 people wounded on the city's north side.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: February 12, 2014

Prison ordered for 16-year-old charged in Saginaw shooting in which 14-year-old also charged (Saginaw, MI): A 16-year-old is headed to prison for what police have called a gang-related June shooting on Saginaw's West Side.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: January 16, 2014

Insane Clown Posse defends fans, with F.B.I. lawsuit (Detroit, MI): The Michigan rap group Insane Clown Posse filed suit on Wednesday against the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, saying that the United States government had made the "unwarranted and unlawful decision" to classify fans of the band as criminal gang members, leading to their harassment by law enforcement and causing them "significant harm."
Source: The New York Times    Date: January 8, 2014

Too few men leads to youth violence, University of Michigan study finds (Flint, MI): Youth violence shoots up when males are missing from the neighborhood, concluded researchers at the University of Michigan in a new study released last week.
Source: Deseret News    Date: December 29, 2013

Four alleged East Side Gang members charged with murder in 2012 homicide of DaVarion Galvin (Saginaw, MI): Prosecutors have charged four alleged East Side Gang members in connection with the November 2012 homicide of 16-year-old DaVarion Galvin.
Source: The Saginaw News    Date: December 23, 2013

One dead, one injured in rival gang shooting at laundromat (Detroit, MI): Police say an argument between rival gangs has left one person dead and another with multiple gun wounds.
Source: CBS Detroit    Date: December 14, 2013

Gang-related crime drops following Holland Latin Kings bust (Holland, MI): It has been about eight months since federal authorities swept through the Holland Latin Kings organization, arresting 31 alleged key members of the group.
Source: FOX 17 News    Date: November 26, 2013

Gang members escape street life with Holland boxing program (Holland, MI): The issue of gang activity has been a problem in parts of the lakeshore since the ’90s, but a Christian-based program is helping families and former gang members to escape that lifestyle.
Source: FOX 17 News    Date: November 26, 2013

Flint Howard Boys gang member pleads guilty to racketeering conspiracy (Flint, MI): A Flint man has pleaded guilty to participating in a racketeering conspiracy as part of the federal investigation into the Howard Boys street gang.
Source: The Flint Journal    Date: November 21, 2013

Tattoo shop helps former gang members cover past (Holland, MI): From shootings to fire bombings, Holland's ongoing fight against gang activity has received a lot of publicity. However, WZZM 13 is learning of the private struggles for former gang members and the unusual place they're going for help
Source: WZZM 13 News    Date: November 13, 2013

Gangs of Detroit: Examining youth violence (Detroit, MI): As anyone who's tuned in the news lately knows, crime reduction is a primary goal of Detroit mayoral candidates Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon. Both have crime fighting credentials: Duggan was a Wayne County Prosecutor while Benny Napoleon served as Wayne County Sheriff.
Source: CBS Detroit    Date: October 31, 2013

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