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Gang member convicted in Omaha slaying of teen (Omaha, NE): A man has been convicted in the slaying of a 16-year-old Omaha boy who was wearing red, the color of a rival gang.
Source: KGWN 5 News    Date: November 7, 2013

Gang member pleads guilty to reduced charge in killing of teen dressed in Husker red (Omaha, NE): An Omaha man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in last year's death of a 16-year-old targeted for the color of his clothes.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: November 6, 2013

Anti-gang sweep of north Omaha nets 10th suspect (Omaha, NE): Police on Friday arrested a 10th person in an anti-gang sweep of north Omaha. Clarence "J.R." Dennis was taken into custody near 42nd and Spaulding Streets by the Metro Fugitive Task Force. Authorities had received a tip on his whereabouts.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: November 1, 2013

Ninth person arrested in anti-gang sweep (Omaha, NE): A ninth person has been arrested as part of Operation Wipe it Down, an anti-gang sweep jointly operated by local and federal authorities.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: October 31, 2013

Authorities ID 4 wanted in latest Omaha anti-gang sweep (Omaha, NE): Authorities have released the names of four people sought on local and federal charges as part of an anti-gang sweep.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: October 28, 2013

Eight more arrests in Omaha anti-gang sweep (Omaha, NE): Federal authorities have charged an additional 12 people with crimes in a continuing anti-gang sweep in north Omaha. As of late Friday, eight of the 12 were in custody, police said.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: October 26, 2013

249 arrests made during gang, gun and drug operation (Omaha, NE): The United States Marshal for the District of Nebraska completed a strategic violence reduction enforcement operation that removed over 249 individuals tied to gangs, violence, narcotics, and sex offenses.
Source: KPTM FOX 42 News    Date: September 19, 2013

Gang member gets life for killing Omaha teen dressed in red (Omaha, NE): An Omaha man was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for the shooting death of a teenager who happened to be wearing the wrong color.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: August 29, 2013

Pair sentenced for shooting of innocent victim in gang feud (Omaha, NE): Two men who police say have gang ties were sentenced Friday for their role in an Omaha homicide committed two years ago.
Source: WOWT 6 News    Date: August 16, 2013

Police arrest known gang member (Omaha, NE): Omaha police arrested a known gang member Wednesday on gun and drug charges.
Source: KETV 7 News    Date: August 9, 2013

Omaha police make ninth arrest in crackdown on gang-related crime dubbed Operation Purple Haze (Omaha, NE): Omaha police say a final suspect being sought as part of a crackdown on gang-related crime has been arrested.
Source: The Republic    Date: July 26, 2013

Ninth 'Purple Haze' suspect turns himself in (Omaha, NE): Since last week, police have announced nine arrests stemming from a nine-month-long investigation into gang activity, including drug and gun trafficking.
Source: KETV 7 News    Date: June 6, 2013

Tolbert guilty in gang-related murder (Omaha, NE): A Douglas County jury on Tuesday found Angelo Tolbert guilty of first degree murder in the shooting death of Montrell Wiseman.
Source: WOWT 6 News    Date: June 5, 2013

Fifth purported gang leader arrested by Omaha police (Omaha, NE): A reputed gang member who had been sought on a sealed federal warrant has been arrested, police said Monday.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: June 4, 2013

Sixth arrest made in gang activity operation (Omaha, NE): Omaha police say a sixth person has been arrested as part of a nine-month investigation into gang activity and drug and gun trafficking.
Source: KETV 7 News    Date: June 4, 2013

Omaha police arrest three more in 'Operation Purple Haze' (Omaha, NE): Three more suspected gang leaders were behind bars Tuesday as part of "Operation Purple Haze." Jerell Haynie, 30, turned himself in to the Douglas County Jail Tuesday afternoon. He had been wanted for crack cocaine delivery.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: June 4, 2013

Omaha gang leader's pattern: arrest, jail time, release, repeat (Omaha, NE): Not long after being released from prison for accidentally shooting and killing a teenage friend in a botched car theft, Michael Liggins was back in handcuffs.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: June 1, 2013

Raid on gang leaders could cut violence in Omaha (Omaha, NE): The arrests of leaders from two Omaha street gangs could bring a significant reduction in violent crime over the next few years, a gang expert said. Bruce Ferrell, a former Omaha police officer and the chairman of the Midwest Gang Investigators Association, said the arrests early Thursday of four men will most likely thwart the gangs' gun- and drug-trafficking efforts.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: May 31, 2013

Second brother sentenced in gang-related attack (Columbus, NE): A 16-year-old Columbus boy convicted of wounding a city man with a pellet gun in connection with a gang-related attack at a Ninth Street residence last fall has been sentenced to two to four years behind bars.
Source: Columbus Telegram    Date: May 22, 2013

Omaha man serving life for fatal shooting appeals (Omaha, NE): The Nebraska Supreme Court will hear arguments in the appeal of an Omaha man given life in prison for the gang-related shooting death of a 20-year-old man.
Source: KGWN 5 News    Date: May 9, 2013

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