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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

Scores in Old South End march for slain peacemaker’s cause (Toledo, OH): For 90 minutes, Abriel Ruiz appealed to a room full of young people, most gang involved, most from the Old South End and East Toledo. Instead of fighting, he told the warring Locz and Choloz gangs, they could work together for a greater purpose and to improve their community.
Source: The Blade    Date: October 13, 2014

8 members of UC-area '2 Guns Gang' arrested (Cincinnati, OH): The Cincinnati Police Department announced the arrests of eight individuals Thursday associated with a string of robberies and violence in the Clifton area.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer    Date: October 10, 2014

Mahoning juvy court gets 1 of 4 US grants to keep kids in school, deter gangs (Boardman, OH): Mahoning County Juvenile Court secured a three-year, $600,000 federal grant to keep students in school by identifying those at risk for joining gangs and intervening before that happens.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: October 9, 2014

Man convicted in 3 killings gets life sentence (Columbus, OH): A man who denied participating in two armed robberies in which three people were killed was sentenced yesterday to three consecutive terms of life in prison with no chance of parole.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: October 7, 2014

Weinland Park Rebuilds After Decades of Gang Violence (Columbus, OH): When she was a little girl, every school day Joyce Hughes would walk four blocks west from her childhood home, through a nearby playground and across North Fourth Street to Weinland Park Elementary School, where she was a member of its first graduating class.
Source: Columbus Monthly    Date: October 6, 2014

Toledo, national gangs shy away from color displays (Toledo, OH): There was a time when gangs had an easily identifiable color — or specific dress code — red for Bloods, blue for Crips, or black for Folks. But gangs in Toledo and elsewhere are less likely than they once were to publicly identify themselves with head-to-toe colors associated with any particular organization.
Source: The Blade    Date: September 17, 2014

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