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Ohio's youth prisons much-improved, monitor says (Columbus, OH): Some changes to Ohio's youth prison system are a model for the nation, an annual report concludes, while it also highlights continuing issues in the system involving gang violence, education classes and medical care.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: December 25, 2012

Ohio youth prisons improved, but need work (Columbus, OH): A report calls some changes to Ohio's youth prison system a model for the nation while highlighting continuing problems in the system with gang violence, education classes and medical care.
Source: WTRF 7 News    Date: December 24, 2012

Gang crackdown nets 38 arrests in Toledo (Toledo, OH): A recent crackdown on Toledo area gangs netted 38 arrests that included 11 felony charges and thousands of dollars in seized drugs, authorities said today.
Source: The Blade    Date: December 10, 2012

Ohio man gets life in slayings of woman, teen son (Toledo, OH): A 27-year-old gang member from northwest Ohio is going to prison for life for gunning down a woman and her teenage son on their front steps last year.
Source:    Date: December 4, 2012

Man sentenced for lying about LSP gang activity (Akron, OH): A defendant who admitted lying under oath in a Youngstown street gang case has been sentenced to three years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: November 27, 2012

Two plead not guilty to gang-related charges in Trumbull County (Niles, OH): The Niles community is hoping to move forward after a trio is indicted on charges related to possible gang activity.
Source: WFMJ News    Date: November 22, 2012

Police investigation yields 12 indictments on gang-related charges (Cincinnati, OH) : Cincinnati police have announced that several joint investigations have resulted in the indictment of 12 gang members and affiliates from the Madisonville neighborhood.
Source: WCPO 9 News    Date: November 21, 2012

Police identify victim as gang member (Youngstown, OH): Police have identified the city's latest murder victim as a member of the H-Block South Side street gang, but are not yet sure if that gang affiliation led to his murder.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: November 20, 2012

Three gang suspects in Niles are indicted (Warren, OH): Three Niles teens were indicted Friday by a Trumbull County grand jury that alleges they are part of a street gang known as the Savages.
Source: Tribune Chronicle    Date: November 17, 2012

Columbus graffiti sends gang messages with symbols, designs (Columbus, OH): Gang-related vandalism can be found spray painted in various areas of Columbus. Much of it is meant to send a message, according to experts who decode the graffiti.
Source: WBNS 10 News    Date: November 15, 2012

Toledo police issue warrant for man, 18, in gang-related shooting (Toledo, OH): Toledo police issued an arrest warrant today for an 18-year-old man who allegedly shot another man in an apparently gang-related incident.
Source: The Blade    Date: November 6, 2012

Judge sentences gang member Christian Oliver to nine years (Youngstown, OH): A 19-year-old member of a gang that was involved in a violent melee in the parking lot of a city school that was recorded and uploaded to YouTube will spend several years behind bars.
Source: The Vindicator    Date: November 3, 2012

Toledo police looking to double gang task force (Toledo, OH): The Toledo Police Department is placing bids for eight new gang task force officers that would double the size of the unit, said Sgt. Joe Heffernan.
Source: The Press     Date: October 18, 2012

Four Youngstown LSP gang members sentenced for roles in racketeering conspiracy (Youngstown, OH): A federal judge sentenced four LSP street gang members Wednesday for their roles in a racketeering conspiracy that used violence to control their territory and sell drugs.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: October 17, 2012

Gang violence being fought in Toledo (Toledo, OH): The Toledo Police aim to curb the gang violence here in the Glass City. One way is the law that if a gang member commits a crime, the entire gang is responsible.
Source: WNWO News    Date: October 12, 2012

Security to increase at Coshocton County Fair after gang threats (Coshocton, OH) : Social media discussions about potential gang violence at the Coshocton County Fair prompted the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office to heighten security this year, Lt. Dean Hettinger said.
Source: Coshocton Tribune    Date: October 3, 2012

Man pleads guilty to perjury in LSP gang trial (Youngstown, OH): A Youngstown man has pleaded guilty to perjury in connection to his testimony during the LSP street gang trial. The federal grand jury indictment against Marquise J. Wilkins, 23, states that Wilkins gave sworn testimony in the LSP (LaClede, Sherwood, Parkview and Princeton) gang trial that was inconsistent with previous sworn statements he had made before the grand jury.
Source: WYTV 33 News    Date: October 2, 2012

Five men plead not guilty in fight outside Start-Scott game (Toledo, OH): Five men pleaded not guilty today to charges that they were involved in a gang-related fight outside a high school football game.
Source: The Blade    Date: October 1, 2012

Two more Lorain gang members sentenced in Lorain County Common Pleas court (Elyria, OH): Two more gang members were sentenced yesterday in Lorain County Common Pleas court, bringing the count to three awaiting for a sentencing dates and eight more cases pending.
Source: The Morning Journal    Date: September 29, 2012

Five people arrested after gang-related fight breaks out at high school football game (Toledo, OH): At least five people were arrested Friday night after a gang-related fight broke out at a high school football game in Toledo. In documents filed at Toledo Municipal Court, the men were at Start High School on Tremainsville Road for the Start-Scott game when gang members from the Manor Boys and the Folk were kicked out of the game for reportedly causing a disturbance.
Source: The Blade    Date: September 29, 2012

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