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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

For city's gangs, songs a deadly battle cry (Toledo, OH): He never saw it coming. By the time paramedics arrived, La'Quan Dunbar was dead. A single gunshot wound in the back of the head. Another casualty of the streets.
Source: The Blade    Date: May 26, 2013

Ohio Department of Corrections says violent rules infractions for inmates have decreased (Columbus, OH): An initiative to combat violence in Ohio's 28 prisons has helped to reduce gang violence and improve worker safety, prison officials say.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: May 26, 2013

Alleged gang member sentenced for assault in holding cell (Dayton, OH): Richard Benton III, whom law enforcement officials say is a member of the Robert "Booby" Hill gang they say ran a local heroin distribution ring, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 90 days in prison on Wednesday for assaulting another individual.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: May 8, 2013

Toddlers again caught in Toledo crossfire at Greenbelt Place Apartments (Toledo, OH): Deborah Green does not want to go home. "You got ignorant people living over there who want to shoot, gang bang, claim Crips or Bloods," said the 23-year-old mother of two.
Source: The Blade    Date: May 6, 2013

Toledo's gangs not very different from others (Toledo, OH): Enough was enough. A feud between two rival gangs — the Black Point Mafia and Hancock Kings — led to “a ton of shootings” about two years ago in Sandusky, police Chief John Orzech said.
Source: The Blade    Date: May 1, 2013

Leaders agree to address gangs, youth delinquency (Toledo, OH): A coalition of Toledo area religious leaders, educators, and criminal justice experts vowed Tuesday to work together to address gang violence and other issues of juvenile delinquency.
Source: The Blade    Date: May 1, 2013

Refuting mayor, Diggs states it's 'ludicrous' to deny gangs in Toledo (Toledo, OH): A day after Toledo Mayor Mike Bell told The Blade that Toledo doesn't have a gang problem, the city's police chief, Derrick Diggs, said in a radio interview that it would be "ludicrous" to say there is no gang problem in the city.
Source: The Blade    Date: May 1, 2013

Police investigate recent surge in gun violence (Hamilton, OH): Seven shootings in the past three months — including three last week — are largely being driven by drug and gang activity, according to Hamilton police.
Source: Journal-News    Date: May 1, 2013

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