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Hammond man plans guilty plea in gang-related shooting (Hammond, IN): A Hammond man intends to plead guilty to firing a gun during a drug deal in August 2015 when he was an alleged member of the Latin Kings street gang, according to federal court records.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: July 20, 2016

3 arrested, face charges for gang activity (Lafayette, IN): A possible armed robbery over the weekend in Lafayette has led to charges of gang activity against three people.
Source: WLFI 18 News    Date: July 18, 2016

Police say gang violence factor in South Bend cold case murder (South Bend, IN): New developments in a 3-year-old South Bend cold case. Court documents say the shooting was over a dispute between members of rival gangs.
Source: WSBT 22 News    Date: July 13, 2016

Alleged Latin King to plead guilty to racketeering conspiracy (Hammond, IN): An alleged gang member accused of conspiring with the Latin Kings to participate in racketeering activity faces up to 20 years in prison under a proposed plea agreement filed Friday in U.S. District court.
Source: The Times    Date: July 9, 2016

Reputed gang member facing weapons counts (Gary, IN): An alleged member of the Get Fresh Boys street gang is facing criminal charges after officers found an assault rifle and handgun in a car, according to court records.
Source: The Times    Date: July 7, 2016

Court leaders address youth gang violence (Fort Wayne, IN): Allen County court leaders are saying they’re saddened and disturbed by the recent youth gang violence in Fort Wayne. They’re searching for a solution. Allen County Juvenile Center (ACJC) judge Daniel Heath, Allen County Juvenile Probation leader Nate Mendill and Allen County Prosecutor Karen Richards all agreed on one idea: there’s not a single solution to this problem. They believe It’s going to take the entire community to stop the violence.
Source: WANE News Channel 15    Date: July 1, 2016

FWPD Gang Unit concerned about young gang members (Fort Wayne, IN): With the recent string of gang-related shootings, many people in the Fort Wayne community are scared and confused. NewsChannel 15 met with the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Gang and Violent Crimes Unit to find out more about gang activity in the city.
Source: WANE News Channel 15    Date: June 30, 2016

Crime-fighting concerns hit too close to home for former gang member — again (Fort Wayne, IN): When Roderick Parker called last week, the former gang banger-turned-Urban League executive wanted me to know how fed up he was with the city's usual feel-good but ultimately worthless responses to urban violence — and how determined he was to do something more meaningful than organize another community gabfest or the latest stop-the-madness march.
Source: The News-Sentinel    Date: June 30, 2016

Gang member pleads guilty in Hammond shootings (Crown Point, IN): An alleged member of the Latin Counts street gang is expected to be sentenced to 37 years in prison after admitting to being involved in three shootings.
Source: The Times    Date: June 28, 2016

Hanover School Board adopts gang policy (Cedar Lake, IN): The Hanover Community School Corp. board has formally adopted a new criminal gangs and criminal gang activity policy.
Source: The Times    Date: June 26, 2016

Alleged Two Six gang members to plead guilty (Hammond, IN): Two alleged members of the Two Six Nation street gang in East Chicago are scheduled to plead guilty this week to federal charges, court records show.
Source: The Times    Date: June 23, 2016

'Mama Darkside' admits helping son distribute drugs (Hammond, IN): The mother of a high-ranking Two Six street gang leader admitted in federal court Thursday to making multiple trips to pick up drugs and money under the direction of her son.
Source: The Times    Date: June 23, 2016

Officer tells group caring is best weapon against gangs (East Chicago, IN): A former Gary detective told a crowd gathered Tuesday that years later he still can't shake the cries and screams of mothers who arrived at crime scenes to find their slain son or daughter.
Source: The Times    Date: June 22, 2016

Gang unit takes one person into custody (Fort Wayne, IN): The Fort Wayne Police Department Gang Unit took one person into custody and recovered a gun during a suspicious person investigation Wednesday afternoon.
Source: WANE News Channel 15    Date: June 22, 2016

Community leaders weigh in on youth violence (Fort Wayne, IN): Teenage boys are at the center of the recent string of violence in Fort Wayne and authorities suspect gang activity is the root of the problem.
Source: WANE News Channel 15    Date: June 21, 2016

Officer shoots armed teenager during gang investigation (Fort Wayne, IN): A Fort Wayne police officer shot an armed suspect midday Tuesday on the city’s near-southeast side.
Source: WANE News Channel 15    Date: June 21, 2016

Gang Violence in Vigo County Schools (Terre Haute, IN): At that same school board meeting, concerns about gang related violence was brought up for discussion. The Criminal Gangs and Criminal Gang Activity in Schools Policy was brought before the board. They refined the policy to meet the needs in Vigo County schools. It's a statewide preemptive strike to provide programs, and counseling. So that students do not drift into gang related activities over summer break, and during the school year.
Source: WTWO News    Date: June 20, 2016

Homicides edge up in Lake County; overall crime down (Lake County, IN): A loving mother and friend, a local radio host and her daughter, a father, a son, two teenage boys. The Region has mourned for more than 30 people killed so far this year in shootings, stabbings and strangulation cases, including four double homicides. For many, it seems the violence in Northwest Indiana is on the rise. Just over the state line, Chicago is grappling with a rising homicide rate.
Source: The Times    Date: June 19, 2016

G.R.E.A.T program steers kids away from joining gangs (Indianapolis, IN): A program to help young kids stay away from the influence of gangs is set to start their summer programming Tuesday. The G.R.E.A.T program stands for Gang Resistance Education and Training. According to research, it’s a proven method to help reduce the chances a child joins a gang. The G.R.E.A.T. program is built around school-based, law enforcement officer-instructed classroom curricula. IMPD has been using it for a few years.
Source: WISH-TV Channel 8    Date: June 14, 2016

Alleged Two Six gang member to plead guilty to 2003 murder (Hammond, IN): An alleged member of the Two Six Nation street gang plans to plead guilty today to federal racketeering and murder charges. Adron Herschel Tancil, of East Chicago, faces up to 30 years in prison if Chief Judge Philip P. Simon accepts his plea deal, according to federal court documents filed Thursday.
Source: The Times    Date: May 27, 2016

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