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Law and order: East Chicago gang member sentenced (East Chicago, IN): A street gang member will spend the next 23 years in federal prison, according to court documents released Tuesday.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: February 1, 2017

Street gang member gets 23 years for murder (Hammond, IN): A federal judge has sentenced a member of the Imperial Gangsters street gang in East Chicago to 23 years in prison for murder and racketeering.
Source: The Times    Date: January 27, 2017

UPDATE: Dozen charged in Latin King gang case (Hammond, IN): Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday federal racketeering charges against 12 alleged Latin King gang members or associates as part of an ongoing investigation into the gang’s operations throughout Northwest Indiana.
Source: The Times    Date: January 24, 2017

Mayor, police make strides to increase city's public safety (Fort Wayne, IN): Mayor Tom Henry and Fort Wayne Police Chief Steve Reed want Fort Wayne to be the safest city by addressing an increase in violence, guns, gang activity and drug trade that has rocked this city the last few years.
Source: The News-Sentinel    Date: January 17, 2017

A close to city's deadliest year (Fort Wayne, IN): Their bodies were found in streets, parking lots and alleys. At least seven died in cars. Nearly all died from gunshots. In Allen County, 2016 will be memorable for the wrong reason. A record 48 homicides were committed in 41 separate incidents. In addition, a determination on the deaths of two additional women has yet to be made. The previous homicide record was 45 in 2013.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: January 1, 2017

Trial begins for Diego Ramos of Goshen who faces two murder charges (Goshen, IN): A Goshen man is on trial after a double murder earlier this year. 22-year-old Diego Ramos is faced with two charges of murder after Jose Nava and Marco Carmona-Gonzalez were killed in their home back in March.
Source: WNDU Channel 16 News    Date: December 19, 2016

Police: Gang member says he killed the wrong man (Fort Wayne, IN): Police have arrested two people in connection with the September 20, 2016 killing of a Fort Wayne man. Police believe the victim was not the intended target based on an interview with the murder suspect.
Source: WANE News Channel 15    Date: December 15, 2016

Two charged in September homicide of 55-year-old man (Fort Wayne, IN): Two men face preliminary murder charges relating to the Sept. 20 homicide of a 55-year-old man, who was allegedly mistaken for a rival gang member.
Source: The News-Sentinel    Date: December 15, 2016

Drugs, guns, money seized; 8 arrested in gang home raid (Fort Wayne, IN): Surveillance of a gang house late Saturday led to the arrests of eight people, including six male juveniles, and the recovery of guns, drugs and $3,800 in cash, Fort Wayne police said.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: November 28, 2016

Reputed Latin King gang member admits homicide at Hammond bar (Hammond, IN): Another reputed member of the Latin Kings on Monday admitted to his role in a homicide at Estrella’s Bar in 2014 and agreed to help federal authorities investigating the street gang.
Source: The Times    Date: November 1, 2016

South Bend officials see decrease in gang-related shootings (South Bend, IN): Officials say shootings involving gang members have decreased this year, as the city continues a gun-violence strategy aimed at connecting at-risk men with jobs and education while punishing those who carry out shootings.
Source: South Bend Tribune     Date: October 28, 2016

Latin King member cooperating with feds (Hammond, IN): A reputed member of the Latin Kings has agreed to cooperate with federal authorities seeking to dismantle the violent street gang.
Source: The Times    Date: October 8, 2016

'Mama Darkside' sentenced in Two Six street gang case (Hammond, IN): A Gary woman was sentenced Tuesday to a year in prison for helping to run drugs for her son, who was a reputed high-ranking member of the Two Six Nation street gang, federal court records show.
Source: The Times    Date: September 22, 2016

Portage man admits gang affiliation (Hammond, IN): A Portage man has admitted his role in a conspiracy to deal illicit drugs to enrich members of the East Chicago-based street gang Dark Side Two Six Nation.
Source: The Times    Date: September 3, 2016

Police believe gang violence prompted deadly northeast side shooting (Indianapolis, IN): Homicide detectives are investigating after a man was shot and killed while riding a motorcycle in a residential area on the northeast side Saturday afternoon.
Source: WTTV CBS 4 News    Date: September 3, 2016

Ex-gang members to walk for peace (Indianapolis, IN): A group of former gang members will join pastors and others Monday night in a new volunteer effort they hope will reduce violence in some of the city's highest crime east-side neighborhoods.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: August 22, 2016

Group inspires youth to stand up against violence (South Bend, IN): Tanya Anderson and other members of Mamas Against Violence know what it feels like to lose a son. Anderson, who lost her 31-year-old son, Michael, in 2012, was among members of the South Bend organization who helped put on its fifth anti-violence youth conference on Saturday at Success Academy.
Source: South Bend Tribune     Date: August 7, 2016

Separate trial ordered for Portage man in Two Six gang case (Hammond, IN): A Portage man accused of conspiring with several alleged members of the Two Six Nation street gang won a bid Monday to be tried separately from several co-defendants.
Source: The Times    Date: August 2, 2016

Judge refuses to grant new trial for E.C. gang member (Hammond, IN): A member of the Imperial Gangsters street gang in East Chicago has lost his bid to overturn his convictions for murder and racketeering.
Source: The Times    Date: August 2, 2016

Lake Village man charged by feds for gang activity (Lake Village, IN): A Lake Village man was one of several alleged gang members (Latin Kings) that were indicted on federal charges last week.
Source: Newton County Enterprise    Date: August 2, 2016

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