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Welcome to the Gang-Related News Articles page. This page provides a list of articles pertaining to gangs and gang-related activities from various U.S. and Canadian news sources. A link to the source of each article is provided. The list of articles can be refined and filtered by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory.

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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

Two men charged in teenager's gang-related shooting in Hammond (Crown Point, IN): Two men are charged with attempted murder, among other offenses, on allegations they injured a teenager in a gang-related shooting earlier this week in Hammond.
Source: The Times    Date: April 7, 2017

Police credit 'Gary for Life' initiative for reduction in gang-related violent crimes (Gary, IN): While the city of Gary accounted for more than 60 percent — or 46 — of Lake County’s 71 homicides in 2016, local law enforcement are focused on the changes they see within the city’s limits: Gary saw four fewer homicides last year than the year before.
Source: The Times    Date: March 22, 2017

Two men charged in East Chicago gang killing (Crown Point, IN): Two men were arrested Wednesday on allegations they murdered Thaddeus Rodriguez Jr., a 25-year-old Hammond man police claim was in the cross hairs of an East Chicago street gang.
Source: The Times    Date: March 16, 2017

Critics say proposed South Bend school policies would harm black students (Sotuh Bend, IN): South Bend Community School Corp. staff members would be asked to crack down on students with alleged gang ties, and students with multiple suspensions would lose their driving privileges if the school board approves two policies the administration here has proposed.
Source: South Bend Tribune     Date: March 15, 2017

No prison time in plea deal for father of alleged 'Grundy Crew' leader (Indianapolis, IN): Richard Grundy Jr. will receive no time in prison for his alleged role in a multi-state marijuana trafficking ring run by his son, Richard Grundy III.
Source: WRTV 6 News    Date: March 13, 2017

Feds file 18 racketeering counts (Fort Wayne, IN): Four alleged gang members have been indicted on 18 federal racketeering charges alleging they engaged in acts of violence. This is the first time in Fort Wayne federal prosecutors used a racketeering law known as VICAR, or violent crime in aid of racketeering, David Capp, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, said during a news conference Thursday.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: March 3, 2017

Federal indictment targets suspected gang members (Fort Wayne, IN): Four gang members have been indicted on 18 federal racketeering charges, authorities said today. This is the first time in Fort Wayne federal prosecutors have used a racketeering law known as VICAR, or violent crime in aid of racketeering, said David Capp, U.S. attorney for the northern district of Indiana.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: March 2, 2017

4 Men From Fort Wayne, Bloomington Face Gang-Related Charges (Fort Wayne, IN): Two Fort Wayne men and two from Bloomington face federal charges alleging the attempted murders of three people and other crimes.
Source: U.S. News & World Report     Date: March 2, 2017

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

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