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Gunman gets prison for "wild west'' shooting downtown (Grand Rapids, MI): A man who opened fire on a rival gang member in downtown Grand Rapids last winter in what a judge described as a daytime "wild west shootout'' will spend at least five years in prison.
Source: WZZM 13 News    Date: December 2, 2014

Bryce Young escapes gang violence of Tennessee to lead Ann Arbor Pioneer football (Ann Arbor, MI): Bryce Young took the field on Sept. 6 in memory of his cousin Jarvis Hines, who was shot and killed earlier that week in Young’s old neighborhood. The transfer running back from Brownsville, Tenn. kept Hines in his heart and mind as he rushed for a season-best 229 yards in Ann Arbor Pioneer’s first win of the season.
Source: MLive    Date: November 26, 2014

Gang-related graffiti becoming problem in Muskegon; police say they're cracking down (Muskegon, MI): A rash of destructive graffiti in Muskegon has police cracking down on violators and letting residents know of their responsibilities in combating it.
Source: MLive    Date: November 21, 2014

Holland Latin Kings helped form other gang chapters: former high-ranking national leader (Holland, MI): A former high-ranking national Latin King said Holland Latin Kings were considered “up to par,” based on the gang's structure, use of violence, large number of members and adherence to the Latin Kings’ manifesto.
Source: MLive    Date: November 19, 2014

Last of Holland Latin Kings sentenced to prison (Grand Rapids, MI): Antonio Rios and David Casillas were sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids. Casillas received a 30-year sentence and Rios was hit with a 25-year sentence. The pair were the only defendants to go to trial; the others entered guilty pleas.
Source: Grand Haven Tribune    Date: November 18, 2014

The death of Holland's Latin Kings: After two decades of 'turf,' neighbors reclaim their streets (Holland, MI): For a lot of years, the Holland Latin Kings considered East 17th Street their own stretch of real estate. Linda Loggins didn’t. She would stand on her front porch, phone in hand to report gang activity.
Source: MLive    Date: November 16, 2014

Former Latin King's family sees heartache behind prison sentence (Holland, MI): After prison visits to see her father, 4-year-old Nyah Cabrera can’t understand why her dad can’t come home. She’ll probably be a teenager when that happens.
Source: MLive    Date: November 16, 2014

21-year-old on bond for gang-related shooting now charged with felony gun possession (Saginaw, MI): A 21-year-old who was out on bond awaiting sentencing for a gang-related shooting was in caught possession of a firearm, prosecutors say.
Source: MLive    Date: October 20, 2014

2nd teen convicted in gang fight death of boy, 13 (Kalamazoo, MI): A second teenager has been found guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of a Kalamazoo middle-schooler during a gang fight.
Source: WZZM 13 News    Date: October 20, 2014

Detroit police: Young child fatally shot, man seriously wounded in gang-related shooting (Detroit, MI): Detroit police say two people are in custody in connection with a shooting in a home that killed a young child, seriously injured a man and hurt two others.
Source: The Republic    Date: October 16, 2014

3 alleged gang members found guilty in 2012 murder of teen (Flint, MI): Three alleged members of Saginaw's East Side Gang have been found guilty in the 2012 murder of 16-year old Davarion Galvin.
Source: WJRT ABC 12 News    Date: October 10, 2014

'Gang violence' at Henry Ford High; 14 detained (Detroit, MI): Fourteen Henry Ford High School students were detained by police Tuesday after fights broke out at the school. Detroit Public Schools police officers arrested four students who were 17 or older and detained 10 others who were juveniles, said Mario Morrow, spokesman for the Education Achievement Authority school district.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: October 1, 2014

21-year-old takes plea deal in shooting on Saginaw's East Side police say was gang related (Saginaw, MI): A 21-year-old likely will avoid prison time for his involvement in a May shooting on Saginaw's East Side. Jomar R. Barnes appeared before Saginaw County Circuit Judge Janet M. Boes on Sept. 15 and pleaded guilty to two felonies.
Source: MLive    Date: September 26, 2014

Violence puts parents on edge in Muskegon Heights (Muskegon Heights, MI): In April, Marquis Gresham and DeQuarius Love were walking with five friends to a sports banquet at Muskegon Heights Academy High School.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: September 25, 2014

Flint man testifies against cousin in alleged gang-related killing (Flint, MI): A Flint man facing charges stemming from a homicide at a south Flint bar testified it was his cousin, an accused Spanish Cobra gang member, who fired the fatal gunshots.
Source: MLive    Date: September 19, 2014

Alleged gang ties, on tether: Muskegon High School student with loaded gun charged with felonies (Muskegon, MI): A hearing in Muskegon's family court Wednesday, Sept. 17, revealed that a 15-year-old student at Muskegon High School was on tether for a previous gun-related incident when he brought a loaded, stolen gun to school on Tuesday.
Source: MLive    Date: September 17, 2014

Main witness wavers in 2012 homicide trial over identification of alleged East Side Gang members (Saginaw, MI): DaVarion Galvin's 19-year-old relative took the witness stand and waffled most of Wednesday, Sept. 17, over his identification of four alleged East Side Gang members charged in Galvin's 2012 shooting death.
Source: MLive    Date: September 17, 2014

Testimony begins against alleged East Side Gang members charged in 2012 homicide of 16-year-old (Saginaw, MI): Testimony began Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the trial for four alleged East Side Gang members charged in the November 2012 homicide of 16-year-old DaVarion Galvin.
Source: MLive    Date: September 16, 2014

Police: Clinton Township gang member opens fire after being 'disrespected' (Roseville, MI): A 21-year-old Clinton Township man is in custody and facing a possible attempted murder charge after Roseville Police said he shot several times at a driver who earlier “disrespected” him.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: September 11, 2014

Trial begins for alleged East Side Gang members charged in 2012 homicide of 16-year-old (Saginaw, MI): A trial has begun for four accused East Side Gang members charged in the November 2012 homicide of 16-year-old DaVarion Galvin.
Source: MLive    Date: September 11, 2014

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