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Amanda Blackburn case: Murder suspects have gang ties (Indianapolis, IN): Back in 2009, they called themselves the FAM Gang. It was a gang comprising at least a dozen teens living on the city's North and Northwest sides. Police noted at the time that one of the ways to enter the gang – the initials stood for Forever After Money, but it also referred to FAMily Untouchable — was to rob someone.
Source: The Indianapolis Star    Date: November 24, 2015

Gang members accused of selling drugs from Gary house (Gary, IN): Two purported members of a street gang are accused of selling cocaine out of a house in Gary, according to a probable cause affidavit. Both Sean "Demon" Yancey and Jose "Sly" Sanchez have been ordered held without bail pending detention hearings set for Monday.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: November 19, 2015

Alleged Latin Kings leader from Hammond faces federal drug, robbery charges (Hammond, IN): An alleged high-ranking member of the Hammond Latin Kings has been charged in federal court with selling large amounts of cocaine and marijuana and robbing other drug dealers.
Source: The Times    Date: November 18, 2015

Alleged Hammond gang leader charged with dealing drugs (Hammond, IN): The alleged leader of a Latin Kings faction in Hammond already charged with beating a rival gang member has admitted to dealing large amounts of drugs and guns, according to a court filing.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 14, 2015

G.R.E.A.T. Program is great at St. Stanislaus School (East Chicago, IN): Fifth-, sixth- and seventh-grade classes at St. Stanislaus School are participating in the Gang Resistance Education And Training program, a six- to 13-week violence prevention program taught by Sgt. Jose Rivera from the East Chicago Police Department.
Source: The Times    Date: November 8, 2015

Alleged gang member to stand trial in attempted murder case (Crown Point, IN): An alleged member of one of Gary's most violent gangs is scheduled to stand trial Monday on an attempted murder charge after requesting a speedy trial. Arnell D. Davis Jr., 20, of Hobart, is accused of shooting a man Feb. 9, 2014, in the area of 25th Avenue and Madison Street in Gary, according to court records.
Source: The Times    Date: November 7, 2015

Pond's Army gang members appear in court (Indianapolis, IN): Nine gang members who police say are responsible for gang and gun activity in Indianapolis appeared before a judge Monday. All of them accepted not-guilty pleas to a long list of charges that include the sale of illegal drugs and the trafficking and possession of stolen guns.
Source: WTHR 13 News    Date: November 2, 2015

Gang workshop aims to keep children out of trouble (Indianapolis, IN): Leaders from the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office, prosecutor’s office and IMPD gathered to give parents tips on how to keep their children out of gangs and out of trouble Saturday at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.
Source: WTTV CBS 4 News    Date: October 31, 2015

Police arrest 13 suspects in Indianapolis heroin ring (Indianapolis, IN): A civilian Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department employee is among 13 people who have been arrested in a gang-related heroin ring on the city's northwest side.
Source: WLKY News    Date: October 29, 2015

Anti-gang task force seeks to offer more positive activities for youth (Indianapolis, IN): Protecting our children, families and our communities against drugs and gang violence is a concern that is receiving new attention. It all comes after recent homicides in the Butler-Tarkington neighborhood were blamed on gang activity.
Source: WTHR 13 News    Date: October 27, 2015

Officer-involved shooting suspect was armed, had past gang activity conviction (Indianapolis, IN): A police officer shot a suspect on the west side of Indianapolis Monday night. Just after 11 p.m., an officer with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department stopped a vehicle near a Speedway gas station at the intersection of 30th Street and Guion Road.
Source: WRTV 6 News    Date: October 26, 2015

Chicago men charged in Hammond bar shooting (Hammond, IN): Two alleged members of the Latin Counts street gang were charged last week in a shooting at Portside Pub that wounded two men, according to court records.
Source: The Times    Date: October 19, 2015

Testimony links embattled E.C. councilman to federal gang trial (Hammond, IN): Before facing recent charges of murder and marijuana dealing, embattled East Chicago Councilman Robert Battle's name emerged during testimony in a sweeping federal street gang case.
Source: The Times    Date: October 15, 2015

Person of interest in E.C. homicide may be City Council member (East Chicago, IN): Officials on Tuesday refused to identify a person of interest being held in connection with the shooting death of an East Chicago man once linked to the Two Six street gang.
Source: The Times    Date: October 14, 2015

Residents: Butler-Tarkington violence caused by a "gang war" (Indianapolis, IN): There is more evidence of a deadly turf war moving through the streets of Indianapolis that's now close to the doorstep of Butler University. People on the streets in the Butler-Tarkington neighborhood say recent violence in that area is basically one group, targeting and taking out guys from another group, after a fight boiled over.
Source: WTHR 13 News    Date: October 14, 2015

LSC examines anti-gang policy, projects for $3M bond (Lafayette, IN): The Lafayette School Corporation will be looking at adding an anti-gangs policy to the district. It’s required as part of a new state statute and must go in effect by next fall.
Source: WLFI 18 News    Date: September 29, 2015

Alleged gang members accused of threatening man in Hammond (Hammond, IN): Alleged members of the Aztec Souls street gang are accused of threatening a Latin King gang member.
Source: The Times    Date: September 28, 2015

Women plead guilty to tampering with witness in Hammond gang case (Hammond, IN): A woman and her daughter pleaded guilty Friday to tampering with a witness in a federal murder and racketeering case against their relative, U.S. District Court records show.
Source: The Times    Date: September 21, 2015

Pastor's 'Dummy in a Casket' Makes 'Shocking' Statement Amid Rising Street Violence (Indianapolis, IN): An Indiana pastor who's overwhelmed by the violence plaguing his city is taking a creative approach to address the escalating murder rate in Indianapolis by showcasing a "dummy in a casket" display to reveal the devastating aftermath families are left with when a child is killed as a casualty of criminal gang violence.
Source: Christian Post    Date: September 14, 2015

Gang prevention classes will return to William Tell Elementary (Tell City, IN): A tradition of helping students learn how to make better decisions – at all stages of their lives – will continue during the new school year at William Tell Elementary. A Gang Resistance Education and Training class that has been offered to sixth-graders there since 2012 will continue under Tell City Detective Derrick Lawalin.
Source: Perry County News    Date: September 14, 2015

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