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Parsing Fact From Fiction With Street Gangs Online (Cleveland, OH): The use of YouTube, Twitter and Facebook by street gangs has been recurring area of interest for WCPN this year. One question we’ve been asking ourselves is whether “cyber-banging,” as some have called it, represents truth, fiction or a blend of the two. Ideastream's Tony Ganzer returns to this topic by exploring a recent 299-count indictment targeting a gang on Cleveland's west side.
Source: ideastream    Date: December 17, 2014
http://www.ideastream.org/...

Cleveland Heartless Felons gang issues orders to kill white police officers (Cleveland, OH): The Heartless Felons gang gave its members orders to kill white police officers to avenge black lives taken by white police officers, including the Nov. 21 Tamir Rice shooting, officials said.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: December 17, 2014
http://www.cleveland.com/...

Cleveland police find drugs, 21 cell phones, nearly $55K in home of drug dealer on probation (Cleveland, OH): Cleveland police seized guns, drugs, nearly $55,000 in cash and several "gang rap CDs" from the Shaker Square home of a man on probation for dealing drugs.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: December 16, 2014
http://www.cleveland.com/...

Notorious Club Back and Hamer street gang operated as loose network, police say (Cincinnati, OH): An influx in robberies and shootings, including the killing of a known drug-dealer, renewed Cincinnati police efforts to combat gang networks in Over-the-Rhine this year.
Source: WCPO 9 News    Date: December 8, 2014
http://www.wcpo.com/...

Mahoning County Judge works to keep youth out of gangs (Akron, OH): Original Killers, Sin City Disciples MC, 9 Kings and Akron Larceny Boys, these are not new movie titles. They represent just a few of the dozens of gangs operating in Ohio.
Source: The Akron Legal News    Date: December 4, 2014
http://www.akronlegalnews.com/...

The Triangle: Gang saga grim but gripping (Columbus, OH): Kevin Deutsch, a reporter for the Long Island newspaper Newsday, spent his off hours during 2012 with two gangs in the village of Hempstead in suburban New York. Weekends were devoted to the Crips, and evenings immersed in the world of the Bloods — both gangs that have branches throughout the United States.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: November 30, 2014
http://www.dispatch.com/...

2 Gun Gang: Half-dozen victims testify about being terrorized by juveniles (Cincinnati, OH): A half-dozen victims testified about the terrors four juveniles allegedly committed as members of the 2 Gun Gang went on trial Wednesday. Police arrested eight gang members – including three young adults – in October, saying they had busted the gang that had been threatening students with guns and robbing them near the University of Cincinnati campus.
Source: WCPO 9 News    Date: November 26, 2014
http://www.wcpo.com/...

Jurors return guilty verdict in man's retrial on murder charge (Franklin County, OH): Four months after a Franklin County jury was unable to decide whether Mario M. Harris fatally shot a man outside a Far East Side nightclub, a second jury convicted him of the crime.
Source: Columbus Dispatch    Date: November 25, 2014
http://www.dispatch.com/...

Central-city man gets 2 years on gang charge (Toledo, OH): A central Toledo gang member was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for participating in a criminal gang, but felony charges still are pending against him in Lucas County Common Pleas Court for a separate incident.
Source: The Blade    Date: November 25, 2014
http://www.toledoblade.com/...

Cleveland FBI looking for suspected gang member who escaped major bust which nabbed 38 suspects (Cleveland, OH): The Cleveland FBI is looking for a suspected gang member, who remains on the loose after a large gang roundup.
Source: NewsNet5.com    Date: November 24, 2014
http://www.newsnet5.com/...

CPD: Gang members decreasing (Cincinnati, OH): Gang activity continues to steadily rise throughout the United States, despite law enforcement's attempts to deal with the epidemic. Here in the Tri-state, Cincinnati Police are out in search of suspects connected to gang violence and say the amount of gang-involved individuals is decreasing.
Source: WXIX FOX19 News    Date: November 17, 2014
http://www.fox19.com/...

Suspected gang members face charges in July slaying (Toledo, OH): Two suspected gang members were indicted Friday by a Lucas County grand jury for their alleged roles in the slaying of a Toledo man.
Source: The Blade    Date: November 8, 2014
http://www.toledoblade.com/...

Judge sentences youth to 36 years to life in gang-related slaying (Columbus, OH): A 17-year-old convicted in a gang-related murder was sentenced this morning to 36 years to life in prison. Last month, a jury deliberated two hours before finding that Jesean M. Callender shot and killed a 15-year-old boy from a rival gang near Linden-McKinley STEM Academy in South Linden.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: November 6, 2014
http://www.dispatch.com/...

14 teens charged as adults for gang involvement (Cleveland, OH): Authorities say they have indicted 14 teens on adult charges related to their membership in a street and prison gang and terrorizing fellow inmates and staff members at the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County juvenile detention center in Cleveland.
Source: WTRF 7 News    Date: November 5, 2014
http://www.wtrf.com/...

Suspect in Columbus gang’s killing-squad case turns himself in (Columbus, OH): Another suspect in the Short North Posse killing squad case was arrested on Friday, leaving one suspect at large.
Source: Columbus Dispatch    Date: November 2, 2014
http://www.dispatch.com/...

Combating Gangs In Montgomery County And Local Schools (Dayton, OH): We've confirmed that the Montgomery County Sheriff and Dayton Public Schools are working together to combat gang activity.
Source: WBFF FOX 45 News    Date: October 31, 2014
http://www.fox45now.com/...

Shooting prompts renewed focus at-risk teens (Harrison Township, OH): Wednesday’s gang-related shooting of a 15-year-old Meadowdale High School student has prompted the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to beef-up patrols around the school, according to Sheriff Phil Plummer.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: October 30, 2014
http://www.daytondailynews.com/...

Ohio prosecutors allege Cleveland gang activity (Cleveland, OH): Prosecutors in Cuyahoga County have charged 12 adult and 26 juvenile members of a street gang with racketeering and other crimes.
Source: Akron Beacon Journal    Date: October 29, 2014
http://www.ohio.com/...

Dozens of gang members arrested, accused of ‘brazen,’ ‘violent’ acts in Cleveland (Cleveland, OH): Dozens of members of a street gang known as BBE 900 have been arrested and charged with violent crimes in local communities, according to the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office.
Source: FOX 8 News    Date: October 29, 2014
http://fox8.com/...

Gang member apologizes for participating in armed robberies near University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH): One of the gang members charged with robbing University of Cincinnati students at gunpoint apologized and pleaded guilty Tuesday - and his father apologized, too.
Source: WCPO 9 News    Date: October 29, 2014
http://www.wcpo.com/...

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