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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
http://www.toledoblade.com/...

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
http://www.toledoblade.com/...

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
http://www.northwestohio.com/...

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
http://www.wkyc.com/...

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
http://www.toledoblade.com/...

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
http://www.sanduskyregister.com/...

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
http://www.vindy.com/...

Neighbors to gangs: get out of our neighborhoods (Toledo, OH): Dozens of Toledo residents came together on Sunday with one message. They want gangs out of their neighborhoods and an end to gang violence.
Source: WTVG ABC 13 News    Date: August 25, 2013
http://www.13abc.com/...

Niles gang member sentenced (Warren, OH): The seventh and final member of a Niles gang was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to three charges, including felonious assault and attempted kidnapping.
Source: Tribune Chronicle    Date: August 23, 2013
http://www.tribtoday.com/...

Murder charge dropped against Canton rapper, gang leader (Canton, OH) : A 20-year-old who prosecutors say was a leader of one of the city’s most notorious and violent street gangs was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison.
Source: Canton Repository    Date: August 23, 2013
http://www.cantonrep.com/...

Toledo Police work to stop the violence (Toledo, OH): In the fight to end gang and gun violence, Toledo Police are going straight to the source, using gang members to spread the message. Today more than thirty gang members were rounded up and given advice on how to break away from the gang life.
Source: WTVG ABC 13 News    Date: August 23, 2013
http://www.13abc.com/...

Gang member on trial for 1997 murder (Ashtabula County, OH): A former Youngstown gang member and convicted murderer will stand trial Wednesday for murdering another man in Ashtabula.
Source: WKBN 27 News    Date: August 20, 2013
http://www.wkbn.com/...

Police nab 12th member of gang (Youngstown, OH): Police Wednesday arrested one of two remaining members of an East Side street gang secretly indicted on drug, weapon and gang charges last week.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: August 16, 2013
http://www.vindy.com/...

Gang member indicted for 2010, 2011 murders (Youngstown, OH): A member of a South Side street gang was indicted for two separate unsolved homicides today, including a December 2010 shooting that left two young boys orphans.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: August 15, 2013
http://www.vindy.com/...

East Side gang members indicted (Youngstown, OH): Police Chief Rod Foley said members of an East Side street gang around the Victory Estates housing projects who were secretly indicted last week first came to their attention last year after a series of shootings.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: August 13, 2013
http://www.vindy.com/...

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
http://www.toledoblade.com/...

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
http://www.dispatch.com/...

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
http://www.13abc.com/...

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
http://www.newarkadvocate.com/...

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
http://www.newarkadvocate.com/...

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