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Stopping the violence (Youngstown, OH): As Warren deals with recent violence, Youngstown is making strides in lowering the city's homicide rate by 40 percent so far this year. The little more than a year old Community Initiative to Reduce Violence (C.I.R.V.) is being credited by the police chief for making a difference.
Source: WFMJ News    Date: November 15, 2013

Convicted Clermont Co. gang leader sentenced 20 years (Clermont County, OH): History was made Friday in Clermont County as it handled its first ever gang-related prosecution. Raeshawn RT Wilson, Jr. was sentenced to 20 years in prison on 34 gang-related charges involving his leadership of the "Get-It-Quick Gang."
Source: WXIX FOX19 News    Date: November 8, 2013

Judge hears motions in gang case (Youngstown, OH): At least four members of an East Side street gang who were indicted on gang related charges in August asked a Mahoning County Common Pleas judge Wednesday to dismiss the charges against them.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: October 31, 2013

Warren mayor pleads with gangs to 'stop the violence' (Warren, OH): Gang violence threatened trick-or-treating in one Northeast Ohio community. Two people have been killed in two weeks, and police believe threats of retaliation could escalate the violence.
Source: FOX 8 News    Date: October 30, 2013

South Side gang members plead guilty (Youngstown, OH): Three members of a South Side-based street gang pleaded guilty Thursday to several charges in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: October 25, 2013

Local, state authorities arrest dozens in Toledo gang sweep (Toledo, OH): A gang sweep aimed at reducing violence on Toledo streets put dozens of people behind bars Thursday.
Source: WNWO 24 News    Date: October 25, 2013

Murder suspect, leader of street gang arrested (Parma, OH): Authorities have arrested who they say was one of northern Ohio's most wanted violent fugitives. Julius Webster, 27, was arrested on Knollwood Drive in Parma Wednesday afternoon, according to a release from the U.S. Marshals Service.
Source: FOX 8 News    Date: October 24, 2013

Major heroin-dealing street gang, Lakeshore Boyz, busted-up during pre-dawn raids (Cleveland, OH) : The Lakeshore Boyz street gang suffered a major blow today after being targeted during a major drug bust and raid this morning. Thirty-two people were indicted many of them are members of the Lakeshore Boyz gang.
Source: WEWS NewsChannel 5    Date: October 23, 2013

Gang member faces 20-plus years in prison for shooting of North Hill woman (Akron, OH): An Akron gang member pleaded guilty Friday to felonious assault, firearms offenses, participating in a criminal gang and other crimes in connection with the January shooting of a woman after she flashed her car headlights as she was passing him on a city street, authorities said.
Source: Akron Beacon Journal    Date: October 18, 2013

Warren joins initiative against gun violence (Warren, OH): Guns like those found in a raid last April and graffiti on the sides of buildings in Warren are a sign of a gang problem in the city. Police say gang related crimes are on the rise in Warren, but a new partnership with the Ohio Attorney General's Office could change all that.
Source: WKBN 27 News    Date: October 18, 2013

30 behind bars after Toledo gang sweep (Toledo, OH): There are 30 fewer gang members on the streets of Toledo after police conducted a gang sweep recently. The mission was to reduce gang and gun violence in the area. Toledo Police, along with Lucas, Wood and Ottawa county sheriff's offices accomplished that.
Source: Toledo News Now    Date: October 11, 2013

Toledoan guilty in drive-by shooting (Toledo, OH): A Toledo gang member who prosecutors said turned a beautiful day at the park into a nightmare was found guilty Wednesday by a jury in Lucas County Common Pleas Court.
Source: The Blade    Date: October 9, 2013

Adults to face gang charges (Sandusky, OH): An Erie County grand jury reaffirmed gang-related charges for six Sandusky men involved in an Aug. 25 brawl on Fox Run Trail.
Source: Sandusky Register    Date: October 9, 2013

TPD gang sweep nets 41 arrests, guns, drugs (Toledo, OH): During a city-wide gang sweep Thursday, law enforcement officials arrested 41 people and took two guns off the streets.
Source: The Blade    Date: September 28, 2013

Toledo teen acquitted of Five counts in shooting case (Toledo, OH): A Lucas County Common Pleas judge acquitted an alleged gang member of four felonious assault charges Wednesday morning, and a jury acquitted her of the fifth one in the afternoon.
Source: The Blade    Date: September 19, 2013

Some residents not happy with gang map (Toledo, OH): Gang activity is a problem seen in certain Glass City neighborhoods, and a map created by the Toledo Blade shows that problem exists in many neighborhoods, including in south Toledo. The map shows a large area in red controlled by the "Southside Folk gang."
Source: WNWO 24 News    Date: September 12, 2013

Man shot in chest, gang activity suspected (Cleveland, OH): Police suspect gang-related activity in a shooting that sent one man to the hospital overnight on Cleveland's east side.
Source: WKYC 3 News    Date: September 6, 2013

Toledoan leaving her home over gang fears for family (Toledo, OH): The boys in the park were loading their guns. There was no telling — not to the young children watching — what those older boys were going to do or who they were after.
Source: The Blade    Date: September 3, 2013

Gang brawl leads to arrests (Sandusky, OH): Not until detectives reviewed the apartment's surveillance footage were they able to determine it stemmed from a turf dispute between Sandusky gang members and "Detroit boys," Sandusky police Sgt. Dana Newell said.
Source: Sandusky Register    Date: August 30, 2013

LSP gang member arrested for drug possession (Youngstown, OH): Police found 128 pills on a man they say served a prison sentence and is a member of the LSP street gang after pulling over his motorcycle about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Market Street and Delason Avenue on the South Side.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: August 29, 2013

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