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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Prosecutor: 299 charges filed against BBE 900 gang (Cleveland, OH): On Wednesday, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office announced charges to stop gang violence in Cuyahoga County and to tackle head-on a gang responsible for much of the wanton violence. It announced a series of arrests, indictments and juvenile complaints aimed at dismantling a very violent street gang known as BBE 900.
Source: WKYC 3 News    Date: October 29, 2014

Police: Student shot in gang-related confrontation (Trotwood, OH): Police and sheriff’s deputies are investigating a shooting in Trotwood involving high school students. A Meadowdale High School student was shot around 3:15 p.m. in the 4,000 block of Wolf Road.
Source: WDTN 2 News    Date: October 29, 2014

More charges in gang brawl at fast food spot (Sandusky, OH): Sandusky police arrested two more people allegedly involved in an Oct. 18 gang-related fight at McDonald's on River Avenue.
Source: Sandusky Register    Date: October 28, 2014

New charges added in central Ohio investigation of gang-related drug, gun crimes (Columbus, OH): A homicide and nine attempted murders are among new charges that state and federal authorities announced Tuesday as part of an investigation into gang-related violence in central Ohio dating back a decade.
Source: Daily Journal    Date: October 28, 2014

Teenager convicted in gang killing (Columbus, OH): A Near East Side youth repeatedly shook his head no at each guilty verdict he heard yesterday in his trial for a gang-related murder last year.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: October 25, 2014

Fourth man arrested in shooting at Walther's (Canton, OH): A fourth man involved in a gang-related shooting Oct. 11 was arrested Friday, according to Stark County Jail records.
Source: Canton Repository    Date: October 24, 2014

Youngstown gang member gets 50 months in prison (Youngstown, OH): A 23-year-old Youngstown street gang member, whose jury conviction for racketeering was vacated by a federal appeals court, has been re-sentenced to four years and two months in prison after he pleaded guilty to that charge last month.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: October 23, 2014

Third suspect arrested in Walther's shooting; 1 still at large (Canton, OH): Agents with the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force have arrested the third of four men wanted in connection with a gang-related shooting that injured three men.
Source: Canton Repository    Date: October 22, 2014

Man pleads no contest to gang participation (Toledo, OH): A Toledo gang member who used his hand to pretend to shoot a Toledo police officer at the county jail pleaded no contest Wednesday to participating in a criminal gang.
Source: The Blade    Date: October 17, 2014

Criminal gang charges lodged in Walther’s shooting investigation (Canton, OH): Police have lodged new gang-related charges against two men — and continued to search for two others — after a weekend shooting investigation that involved the arrests of nearly a dozen young adults.
Source: Canton Repository    Date: October 15, 2014

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