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He helped IMPD put away a killer. Then his death became a warning: Don't talk to police (Indianapolis, IN): People remember 63-year-old Henry Nunn in different ways. His wife remembers him as a Christian man. To police, he was a hero. Others remember Nunn as the guy who paid the ultimate price for testifying in court. Nunn was killed in his home after identifying one of the men who killed his neighbor in 2012. That neighbor, as it turned out, had been a police informant in a drug investigation.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: October 19, 2017

Alleged Indiana gang member accused of shooting man in head from moving vehicle (Hammond, IN): A Hammond man, who is an alleged member of the Latin Dragons street gang, was charged in federal court this week in connection with a Hammond homicide over the weekend, according to court records.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: October 4, 2017

Sentence reduced for man in death of South Bend 2 year old (South Bend, IN): The young man who received the most severe sentence of all those involved in the shooting death of 2-year-old John Swoveland Jr. three years ago is back in St. Joseph County for his sentence to be reduced.
Source: South Bend Tribune     Date: September 18, 2017

Fishers residents concerned about gang activity after graffiti found on 106th St. (Fishers, IN): A large graffiti tag has Fishers residents on edge. The tag was found on a wooden fence near the railroad tracks on E 106th St. Some are concerned it might indicate gang activity in the area.
Source: WRTV 6 News    Date: September 14, 2017

2 Indy men charged as feds bust Ohio branch of MS-13 transnational gang (Indianapolis, IN): Two men with Indianapolis ties were among 10 charged Tuesday in connection with a host of crimes that authorities say were committed by an Ohio branch of a transnational gang with Central American ties.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: August 15, 2017

Charges dropped against 2 alleged members of Grundy Crew (Indianapolis, IN): A judge in Indianapolis on Thursday granted a motion by the state to dismiss charges against two co-defendants accused of conspiracy to commit murder, among other charges.
Source: WISH-TV Channel 8    Date: August 10, 2017

Man pleads guilty to part in September shooting death of man (Fort Wayne, IN): A Fort Wayne man has pleaded guilty to his part in the shooting death of Robert J. Moore last September.
Source: The News-Sentinel    Date: August 4, 2017

Teen faces murder charge after Hammond man killed in gang-related crossfire (Crown Point, IN): A 51-year-old grandfather killed by a stray bullet March 2016 in Hammond may have been caught in the crossfire of a years-long street gang feud, according to court documents.
Source:    Date: August 1, 2017

Alleged gang leader Richard Grundy will avoid jail time in plea agreement (Marion County, IN): Alleged gang leader Richard Grundy III was once charged with five counts of murder. He faced 10 other felonies, including drug dealing and gang charges.
Source:    Date: August 1, 2017

Police, residents confront gang violence (Indianapolis, IN): When news broke last week that three people had been shot during a funeral procession, reactions ranged from sadness and anger to incredulous disbelief. The assault was thought to be a gang-related retaliation, the type of confrontation one expects to see on a cable series, not on the streets of Indianapolis.
Source: Indianapolis Recorder    Date: July 27, 2017

Another alleged 'Grundy Crew' member agrees to probation term (Indianapolis, IN): A week after alleged gang leader Richard Grundy III was shot and injured at a funeral procession, an alleged associate of the gang pleaded guilty to a felony drug charge.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: July 26, 2017

Home associated with gang activity condemned after warrant served (Fort Wayne, IN): Fort Wayne police served a warrant Tuesday morning at what was described in a press release as a “problem house associated with gang activity.”
Source: WANE News Channel 15    Date: July 25, 2017

Gang-Related Shooting During Funeral Procession (Indianapolis, IN): The unidentified gunman or gunmen who ambushed a funeral procession on the northeast side Thursday may have been aiming for members of the Grundy family – specifically Richard Grundy III, who reportedly had a $50,000 bounty on his head, according to multiple sources.
Source: WIBC News    Date: July 21, 2017

Alleged "Ponds Army" Gang Member Sentenced (Indianapolis, IN): An alleged member of the “Ponds Army” gang was sentenced to a year on home detention Friday after pleading guilty to one count of dealing narcotics.
Source: WIBC News    Date: July 18, 2017

Gang membership doesn't color a crime, court says (Indianapolis, IN): While wearing gang colors may be suspicious, it's not enough to justify a stop by police unless criminal activity is involved, the Indiana Supreme Court said this week.
Source: The Herald Bulletin    Date: June 30, 2017

4 men linked to Texas gang arrested in Westfield pharmacy break-in (Indianapolis, IN): Four men with connections to a Texas street gang known for its robberies and burglaries of pharmacies across America were charged with burglary and conspiracy to deal in oxycodone in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis.
Source: WTTV CBS 4 News    Date: June 15, 2017

East Chicago gang member sentenced for 2013 shooting (East Chicago, IN): A reputed member of the Two Six Nation street gang from East Chicago was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for his involvement in an August 2013 shooting of an alleged rival gang member, the U.S. district attorney's office announced.
Source: The Times    Date: June 8, 2017

4 arrested in Evansville suspected of being involved in gang activity (Evansville, IN): Evansville police arrested several people overnight, suspected of being involved in gang activity.
Source: WFIE 14 News    Date: June 7, 2017

This deadly gang recruited children to rob pharmacies, feds say (Indianapolis, IN): On Christmas Day in 2014 — just before pharmacy robberies would surge to record-breaking levels in the new year — an alleged gang member posted on social media: "Don't get killed for giving names." Such threatening posts were typical for the gang, which called itself "The Mob," authorities say.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: May 23, 2017

Jury acquits in East Chicago gang homicide case (Hammond, IN): A U.S. District Court jury has acquitted a New York man of charges he took part in the 1999 gang-related East Chicago killing.
Source: The Times    Date: May 10, 2017

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