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City of Toledo seeks to drop appeal against The Blade over gang map (Toledo, OH): The Bell administration today sent a motion to dismiss its appeal against The Blade's successful lawsuit filed last year in an attempt to inspect the city's police gang map.
Source: The Blade    Date: August 13, 2013

Rift in anti-gang effort charged (Columbus, OH): The boy they called "Mont Blood" was laid out last month on a South Side sidewalk, a .22-caliber bullet lodged in his head behind his left eye.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: August 11, 2013

City/Newspaper in legal battle over gang map (Toledo, OH): Should Toledo residents see a map outlining gang activity in their neighborhoods? The 3-justice panel of the 6th District Court of Appeals in Toledo ruled the Bell administration must release a gang map prepared by the city's police department. But Tuesday, the administration advised city council Toledo was appealing the case to the Ohio Supreme Court.
Source: WTVG ABC 13 News    Date: July 31, 2013

Five Newark men indicted for gang activity; press conference soon (Newark, OH): It likely started with shooting BB guns at windows. Over a period of several months, it escalated to robberies, beating a homeless man nearly to death and assaulting two men sitting in a car. It ended Thursday with indictments being filed against five adults for activity related to a Newark-specific gang.
Source: The Newark Advocate    Date: July 26, 2013

Local officials say gang arrests send message (Newark, OH): Mayor Jeff Hall and Newark City Council members said they were thankful for the efforts of Newark police to capture members of the Ohio Boyz gang, which they said had been escalating criminal activity in the city.
Source: The Newark Advocate    Date: July 26, 2013

Akron gang member sentenced for killing immigrant; emotions overcome family (Akron, OH): Bishnu Tamang spent 18 years in a Bhutanese refugee camp. No electricity. No heat. Little to eat. While there she married her husband, Karma.
Source: Akron Beacon Journal    Date: July 24, 2013

Powell: Store worker claims gang membership (Lewis Center, OH): Extra patrol was requested from the Delaware County Sheriff's Office earlier this month in response to possible gang activity at the Walmart Supercenter on Columbus Pike in Lewis Center.
Source: Olentangy Valley News    Date: July 23, 2013

Fighting off gang violence (Toledo, OH): Paul Parker once swore by the blue worn by the gang he ran with. He spent 10 years with X Blocc, a Crips gang on the outskirts of the Old West End.
Source: The Blade    Date: July 19, 2013

Court orders release of gang map (Toledo, OH): A state appeals court has ruled in The Blade's favor and ordered the City of Toledo to release a police department gang-turf map, but a top Bell administration official promised an appeal.
Source: The Blade    Date: July 18, 2013

Gang member is suspected in two homicides (Youngstown, OH): Prosecutors today tried to have a guilty plea revoked by a South Side man for his role in being a member of a gang, after evidence has surfaced that he is a suspect in at least two homicides.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: July 12, 2013

Gang member gets three years for role in Moody Manor fatal shooting (Toledo, OH): A Manor Boyz gang member who testified in the trial of two fellow gang members convicted in the shooting death of a 1-year-old girl pleaded guilty today to involuntary manslaughter.
Source: The Blade    Date: July 11, 2013

Convicted Youngstown street gang leader sentenced (Youngstown, OH): A convicted leader of a Youngstown street gang has been sentenced to ten years in prison.
Source: WFMJ News    Date: July 8, 2013

Jury: Two men guilty in toddler's death (Toledo, OH): Relatives of two little girls who became victims of Toledo's gang violence held hands and thanked God as guilty verdicts were returned Friday against two gang members who shot the toddlers while they slept.
Source: Norwalk Reflector    Date: July 6, 2013

Lakewood police: Victim shot in gang dispute (Lakewood, OH): A dispute over gang membership ended June 28 with police arresting one man after they said he shot his neighbor in the leg with a 9mm handgun.
Source: Sun News    Date: July 2, 2013

Gangs using Net to set up attacks (Columbus, OH): While girls and boys gulped cold lemonade and navigated their bicycles through the crowd gathered at Franklin Park, police said, a teenage gunman waited to carry out a brazen attack as officers stood nearby.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: June 30, 2013

Sheriff's office investigating drug, gang activity in Piccadilly (Batavia, OH): The Clermont County Sheriff's Office, along with the Union Township Police Department and the Clermont County Narcotics Unit, is investigating the Piccadilly area of Union Township related to drug and gang activity.
Source: The Clermont Sun    Date: June 27, 2013

'Boobie' Hill Gang members plead guilty to dealing heroin (Dayton, OH): Three main figures in a group local law enforcement officials called the Robert “Boobie” Hill street gang have pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to distributing heroin in a four-county area.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: June 19, 2013

Gang member decides to plead (Youngstown, OH): A leader of a South Side street gang tried to fire his lawyer Wednesday but changed his mind when he was told he would not be granted a continuance of his trial date, which is three weeks away.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: June 19, 2013

Prison chapter of NAACP raises money for Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland (Cleveland, OH): A group of men behind prison walls are hoping to help stop gang violence by paying the way for children to become members of the Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland.
Source: WEWS NewsChannel 5    Date: June 10, 2013

Meeting looks at ways to quell urban violence (Cleveland, OH): Former gang members will be among the community and anti-violence activists from across the country meeting at a university in Cleveland this weekend to talk about solutions to violence in urban neighborhoods.
Source: Bucyrus Telegraph Forum    Date: May 31, 2013

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