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Cleveland law enforcement tackling increased gang activity (Cleveland, OH): Law enforcement in Cleveland says it is working hard to curb a dramatic increase in gang activity. Officials say the number of documented members has doubled since 2013.
Source: WRCB 3 News    Date: July 1, 2015

Local gang membership includes white supremacists (Cleveland, OH): “We have a gang problem,” said District Attorney Steve Crump while speaking at a Rotary Club meeting earlier this year. And, according to Crump, Bradley County currently has 394 “verified gang members.” 
Source: Cleveland Daily Banner    Date: July 1, 2015

Police: Cleveland police gang unit shot suspect after he displayed weapon (East Cleveland, OH): Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams released more information Tuesday night following a police-involved shooting on Superior Ave. in East Cleveland.
Source: FOX 8 News    Date: June 30, 2015

Numbers show gangs emerging in Cleveland (Cleveland, OH): New statistics provided by the Bradley County Juvenile Court and a research facility reveal a small but steady increase in gang numbers within the Cleveland City limits from 2010 to 2014. Environmental Systems and Research Institute, as well as juvenile court authorities, have made the information available to the Cleveland Daily Banner.
Source: Cleveland Daily Banner    Date: June 30, 2015

Maple Heights man pleads not guilty to gang activity, burglary and robbery (Cleveland, OH): A Maple Heights man accused of being a member of the Heartless Felons gang pleaded not guilty Monday to 27 charges, including participating in a criminal gang, aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery, kidnapping and felonious assault.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: June 29, 2015

Prosecutors link accused robber to Akron street gang (Akron, OH): A man charged in a violent robbery of $4.90 is now accused of doing so as part of a violent Akron street gang. The Kaika Klan Outlaws, or KKO, was the subject of a two investigations since 2003. Other members were linked to the 2013 slaying of Paris Wicks III, a former football star at Youngstown State University and Ellet High School.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: June 25, 2015

3 Cleveland gang members get prison in attempted hit on rival (Cleveland, OH): Three admitted gang members in Cleveland have been sentenced to prison for shooting into a home and wounding a rival.
Source: The News-Herald    Date: June 16, 2015

Toledo man sentenced for 2010 gang-related murder (Toledo, OH): A Toledo man has been sentenced after being convicted of murder, felonious assault and criminal gang participation.
Source: WNWO 24 News    Date: June 16, 2015

3 JPark gang members sentenced for shooting rival gang member (Cleveland, OH): Three members of a Cleveland street gang known as JPark are heading to prison after pleading guilty Friday to charges related to the shooting of a member of a rival gang.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: June 15, 2015

Search for California Gang Member Leads to Kenton Co., Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH): A gang member from California wanted on multiple violent felony charges was arrested in Cincinnati on Friday.
Source: The River City News    Date: June 13, 2015

8 suspected gang members indicted, charged with criminal activity (Hamilton, OH): They're lawless and violent. The Crips are one of the largest street gangs in the country, and prosecutors say members have been doing business in Butler County.
Source: WLWT 5 News    Date: June 10, 2015

Seven indicted for gang-related activity in Butler Co. (Butler County, OH): The Butler County Prosecutor's Office indicted seven people Wednesday for gang-related activity. According to prosecutor Mike Moser, the seven individuals are suspected members of the Crips. The suspects are wanted on various drug trafficking and criminal gang involvement charges.
Source: WXIX FOX19 News    Date: June 10, 2015

Facebook evidence leads to convictions for robbery gang (Cincinnati, OH): For the gang leader who couldn't stop bragging and posing with guns and money online, it all came to an end Wednesday, June 3. The gang was all there on Facebook, and in federal court Wednesday on gun and robbery charges that add up to decades behind bars.
Source: WKRC 12 News    Date: June 5, 2015

Heartless Felon sentenced to life in prison for killing one man, paralyzing another over love interest (Cleveland, OH): A member of the Heartless Felons gang was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the chance of parole plus an additional 17 years for two shootings involving a woman he had been seeing, rather than gang activity.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: June 4, 2015

Alleged gang member pleads guilty in drug trafficking case (Dayton, OH): The last of five defendants from Dayton’s alleged Diamond Cut gang who were federally indicted for selling more than 100 grams of heroin pleaded guilty Monday.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: June 1, 2015

Gas station shootout fueled by turf war between gang members (Cincinnati, OH): New developments have been released in the shootout at a gas station caught on surveillance camera.
Source: WLWT 5 News    Date: May 21, 2015

Police roundup targets wanted gang members (Cincinnati, OH): Cincinnati police and the Cincinnati Initiative To Reduce Violence have arrested more than a dozen wanted suspects Friday.
Source: WLWT 5 News    Date: May 15, 2015

Former gang members keep calm ahead of Brelo verdict (Cleveland, OH): Former gang members working to keep calm after Brelo verdict: issues could come from outside. A group of former gang members headed by former Browns player, Reggie Rucker has been working to keep Cleveland calm following a verdict in the Michael Brelo trial.
Source: WKYC 3 News    Date: May 12, 2015

Gang member sentenced to 4 years for fight (Toledo, OH): Though not convicted in the shooting death of La’Quan Dunbar, a Toledo gang member was found guilty of taking part in a gang-related fight that preceded Mr. Dunbar’s death in 2013.
Source: The Blade    Date: April 23, 2015

Cleveland councilman says double shooting of Cleveland brother and sister was gang-related (Cleveland, OH): The double shooting that left a 19-year-old mother dead and her 17-year-old brother in critical condition Tuesday was gang-related, according to a city councilman.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: April 15, 2015

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