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Milwaukee gang leader is sentenced in killing of rap artist (Milwaukee, WI): A street gang general who oversaw the torture and murder of a Milwaukee rap artist on New Year's Day 2013 — but who later helped authorities solve the crime — was sentenced Thursday to 16 years in prison for his role.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: February 27, 2014

Shooter in 2010 gang homicide pleads guilty (Madison, WI): A man who fired the gun that killed a rival gang member outside an East Side factory in 2010 pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduced homicide charge.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: February 26, 2014

Gangs in Green Bay? Recent incidents have ties, but overall gang activity sporadic (Green Bay, WI): Two violent fights. Three people with serious injuries. Five teenagers facing criminal charges. Each possibly influenced by a gang affiliation.
Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette    Date: February 23, 2014

Recent fights have gang connections, officers say (Green Bay, WI): Law enforcement says the group of teens arrested in a fight in Howard, and a teen charged with fights at Preble High School all have gang connections. While Captain Jeff Sanborn of the Brown County Sheriff's Department mentioned gangs like Gangster Disciples and Latin Kings with the Howard fight, he didn't say if the teens were a member of either.
Source: WLUK FOX 11 News    Date: February 20, 2014

Four Green Bay teens charged in gang-related fight (Green Bay, WI): Charges were filed Wednesday against four Green Bay teenagers in what police called a gang-related attack.
Source: WTAQ News    Date: February 19, 2014

Student speaks on gang tension in Green Bay (Green Bay, WI): Brown County Law Enforcement agencies report gang activity is flaring up in in some areas. Now a student is speaking out about the violence after five teens are charged with attempted homicide.
Source: WGBA NBC26 News    Date: February 18, 2014

Five arrested in possible gang-related fights (Green Bay, WI): Investigators in Brown County say it was a birthday party that ended in a gang fight. On Monday night, at least four teens were still in jail.
Source: WLUK FOX 11 News    Date: February 17, 2014

Homicide defendant tells police he killed as gang initiation (Milwaukee, WI): A 19-year-old man was charged Monday with fatally shooting a man in the back in what the shooter thought was a gang initiation.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: February 10, 2014

'Gang' fight at Preble prompts increased police presence Friday (Green Bay, WI): Police had extra officers at Green Bay Preble High School Friday in the wake of a Thursday fight between what one officer described as rival "gangs."
Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette    Date: February 8, 2014

Lone suspect in Madison gang-related homicide found dead (Madison, WI): The only suspect who was still wanted for a gang-related murder in Madison has been found dead in his home country of Guatemala.
Source: WTAQ News    Date: January 24, 2014

Sheboygan Falls teens under fire for "gang signs" photo (Sheboygan Falls, WI): Three Sheboygan Falls teenagers have caught the attention of their community after being photographed for the local newspaper holding up what some have identified as gang signs.
Source: WITI FOX 6 News    Date: January 16, 2014

Three arrested, two sought in drug operation with Murda Mobb gang ties (Milwaukee, WI): A months-long investigation into a drug trafficking operation affiliated with the notorious Milwaukee street gang Murda Mobb has led to arrest warrants and criminal charges against key players in the network.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: January 8, 2014

Gang infighting helped fuel 16% increase in Milwaukee homicides (Milwaukee, WI): An explosion of violence in August and September — driven in part by gang infighting — led to a 16% increase in Milwaukee homicides during 2013 compared with the prior year.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: January 2, 2014

Northbird attends gang resistance training (La Crosse, WI): Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School Resource Officer Shannon Northbird of the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department, attended the National Gang Resistance Education And Training (GREAT) instructors' training Nov. 4-13 in La Crosse, Wis.
Source: The Pilot-Independent    Date: December 5, 2013

Plea possible from gang member arrested during La Crosse raid (La Crosse, WI): An attorney representing a "high-ranking" member of a Chicago street gang arrested in April in La Crosse told a judge Wednesday he's working toward an agreement with prosecutors, according to court records.
Source: The La Crosse Tribune    Date: November 21, 2013

One of five accused in cop killing plot to be sentenced (Milwaukee, WI): Eliezer Cruz Jr., one of five gang members accused of plotting to kill two Milwaukee police officers, will be sentenced Thursday, November 14th.
Source: WITI FOX 6 News    Date: November 14, 2013

Shots fired following gang feud (Racine, WI): A Geneva Street home was fired upon Friday night, following a fight between rival gang members, according to the Racine Police Department.
Source: The Journal Times    Date: November 5, 2013

Halloween candy is not grounds to overturn conviction (Racine, WI): A Racine gang member's conviction for murdering a 12-year-old boy was upheld this week after he accused his attorney of making two errors — including one involving Halloween candy.
Source: The Journal Times    Date: October 31, 2013

Gang member with long criminal record gets 10 years for drive-by shooting in La Crosse (La Crosse, WI): Michael Vang's case brings together the community's worst fears: gangs, drugs and felons with guns. "It's hard to imagine anything more serious than this," La Crosse County Circuit Judge Dale Pasell said Tuesday.
Source: The La Crosse Tribune    Date: October 23, 2013

First gang member sentenced to life in prison for murder of trans rapper (Milwaukee, WI): Ashanti McAlister, 19, was found guilty of intentional homicide in the killing of 22-year-old Evon Young, a transgender rapper in Milwaukee.
Source: The Advocate    Date: September 16, 2013

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