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Gangs in Green Bay (Green Bay, WI): The number of gang members in the Green Bay area may be double what it was just six years ago. But police say they’re not focused on the numbers. They're focused on the crimes associated with gangs.
Source: WLUK FOX 11 News    Date: April 10, 2014

Taking the gang 'fight' to the community (Green Bay, WI): Green Bay police tell Action 2 News an incident on the city's east side Wednesday night that resulted in six arrests -- and charges against 3 -- was gang-related.
Source: WBAY Channel 2 News    Date: April 3, 2014

Gangs in Northeast Wisconsin (Green Bay, WI): For the first time, law enforcement in Brown County acknowledge there is a gang problem in Northeast Wisconsin. In the last several months, authorities have investigated a fight at Green Bay Preble High School and a shooting at a home in Howard -- saying they were gang-related but isolated events.
Source: WBAY Channel 2 News    Date: April 2, 2014

Alleged co-founder of Milwaukee street gang sentenced to prison (Milwaukee, WI): The man described by Milwaukee police as the co-founder of a violent street gang was sentenced to 31/2 years in prison Tuesday for having a gun illegally and fleeing from police.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: April 1, 2014

Gang member arrested in La Crosse reaches plea in federal drug case (La Crosse, WI): A high-ranking member of a Chicago street gang arrested in April in La Crosse will plead guilty in a federal case in May, according to court records.
Source: The La Crosse Tribune    Date: March 21, 2014

Asst. Chief Abraham appointed G.R.E.A.T. National Policy Board chair (La Crosse, WI): Assistant La Crosse Police Chief Robert Abraham was appointed as the chair of the G.R.E.A.T. National Policy Board. The Board oversees the entire Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) program, which gives officers the resources to teach elementary and middle school students why they should stay away from gangs and make good life choices.
Source: WKBT News8000     Date: March 3, 2014

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

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