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FWCS, board review gang, transfer policies (Fort Wayne, IN): Fort Wayne Community Schools officials and school board members Wednesday tackled updating district policies on gang-related activity, transfer students and bullying.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: May 5, 2016

Trials set for Hammond man charged in gang-linked shootings (Crown Point, IN): An alleged member of the Latin Counts street gang is scheduled to stand trial in three cases stemming from an ongoing feud between two gangs in Hammond.
Source: The Times    Date: May 3, 2016

Hammond man charged in 2014 gang shooting death (Hammond, IN): Federal attorneys have charged a Hammond member of the Latin Kings with killing someone, this time in a shooting death that took place in a Hammond bar in August 2014.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 29, 2016

25-year-old Hammond man indicted in gang case (Hammond, IN): A Hammond man was indicted Monday on a federal charge alleging he used a firearm while working with the Latin Kings street gang, federal court records show.
Source: The Times    Date: April 26, 2016

Gang Policy in Vigo County Schools (Vigo County, IN): The Vigo County School Board heard the first reading on a gang policy for Vigo County Schools Monday night. The Indiana Department of Education issued a model policy to deal with gangs and sent it to every district in the state.
Source: WTWO NBC 2    Date: April 25, 2016

Shootings on decline in South Bend through first quarter of 2016 (South Bend, IN): Shootings in South Bend decreased by about 20 percent through the first quarter this year, and those that involved gang activity dropped by 40 percent, according to the latest police statistics. Through the end of March, 12 people had been injured or killed in shootings, compared with 15 during the first three months of last year. Of the shootings this year, six involved people with gang affiliations, compared with 10 such incidents in 2015.
Source: South Bend Tribune     Date: April 22, 2016

Busted: Gang that 'terrorized' Butler-Tarkington (Indianapolis, IN): Nine suspected gang members and associates who "terrorized" a north-side neighborhood while trafficking drugs and firearms throughout the city were arrested this week, authorities announced Thursday.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: April 21, 2016

'Put the guns down' – SBPD continues to target gang gun violence (South Bend, IN): As the heat rises there's fear more criminals will be packing heat. The South Bend Police Department is working to prevent gun violence before it begins, by specifically targeting gang members.
Source: WSBT 22 News    Date: April 20, 2016

EPD: Photos surface showing known gang members calling for a stop to violence (Evansville, IN): An unprecedented move, calling for an end to gang violence in Evansville, but it's who's leading the march that's baffling authorities. Authorities say they found social media pictures showing prominent gang members, calling for an end to the violence.
Source: WAVE 3 News    Date: April 12, 2016

Does Goshen have a gang issue? (Goshen, IN): Here in this city that has managed to refine and reinvent its image over the past two decades with a thriving downtown arts scene, there remains an undercurrent that is not easy to see and not comfortable to talk about. “I think back in the 1990s (gang activity) seemed more prevalent than it is now,” said Goshen Police Chief Wade Branson during a recent interview with The News.
Source: The Goshen News    Date: April 9, 2016

Teen found guilty of criminal gang enhancement in toddler's death (South Bend, IN): Normally after a verdict, the trial is over. But that wasn't the case with Tyre Bradbury. On Thursday night, a jury convicted the 17-year-old of murder in connection to the 2014 shooting death of 2-year-old John Swoveland Jr.
Source: WNDU Channel 16 News    Date: April 1, 2016

Alleged Aztec Soul accused of shooting at rival gangster (Hammond, IN): An alleged member of the Aztec Soul street gang is accused of firing shots at a rival gang member who was in a car with his pregnant girlfriend, according to court documents.
Source: The Times    Date: March 29, 2016

Frankfort police chief: Increase in graffiti may be gang related (Frankfort, IN): Frankfort has seen an uptick in graffiti on city buildings, and some of it is gang related. The chief of police said there has already been 15 more cases this year compared to last year.
Source: WLFI 18 News    Date: March 29, 2016

Trial to test gang ties and blame in South Bend tot's killing (South Bend, IN): On a sunny afternoon almost two years ago, 15-year-old Tyre Bradbury allegedly brought a gun to Coquillard Park. Bradbury was with a group of young men and teens from South Bend's east side, prosecutors allege, and they expected a fight with some west-side youths.
Source: South Bend Tribune     Date: March 28, 2016

Alleged Latin King to admit to ordering shootings, more (Hammond, IN): A Hammond man plans to plead guilty to charges alleging he shot at people, ordered shootings and sold cocaine while working with the Latin Kings street gang in East Chicago, Hammond and Gary.
Source: The Times    Date: March 22, 2016

Investigators say gang-related violence led to the in the deaths of two men found fatally shot at a mobile home park in northern Indiana (Goshen, IN): Prosecutors Tuesday filed two formal counts of murder against both 22-year-old Diego Ramos of Elkhart and 19-year-old Luis Rivas of Goshen. Police say both men have denied being involved in a gang.
Source: The Republic    Date: March 22, 2016

Police cite gang violence in deaths of 2 Goshen men (Goshen, IN): Investigators say gang-related violence led to the deaths of two men found fatally shot at a mobile home park in northern Indiana.
Source: WHIO News    Date: March 22, 2016

Goshen double homicide likely gang-related, according to authorities (Goshen, IN): On Wednesday, two men were arrested in connection with last weekend’s double homicide in Goshen. Diego Ramos, 22, of Elkhart, and 19-year-old Luis Rivas of Goshen were both booked into the Elkhart County Jail on murder charges.
Source: WNDU Channel 16 News    Date: March 18, 2016

Hermann: Grand jury could be used again to look into gang violence (Evansville, IN): Evansville Police Department officials and others have tried to highlight what they say has been an increase in violent gang activity the last few years. Now, after using a grand jury last week to indict six people, Vanderburgh County Prosecutor Nicholas Hermann said he believes authorities have a tool that can be used to "get into the heart of these gangs."
Source: Evansville Courier & Press    Date: March 15, 2016

Local schools to create gang policy (Muncie, IN): Schools in Delaware County have started putting together a gang policy, following a new state mandate. By June, all districts in Indiana will have a written policy detailing how they will address criminal gangs in schools.
Source: The Star Press    Date: March 15, 2016

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