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Gang member in murder, racketeering case sentenced in Ohio (Columbus, OH): Federal prosecutors who pursued cases against 20 members of a central Ohio gang have wrapped up that work with the remaining defendant’s sentencing.
Source: WDTN 2 News    Date: March 28, 2017

Shooting of teen outside Cleveland school gang-related, police reports say (Cleveland, OH): The grandparent of a 13-year-old boy shot Wednesday outside a Cleveland school told police that his grandson was in a gang, according to police report.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: March 24, 2017

Kettering "gang" arrested for felony crime spree (Kettering, OH): After a six-month undercover operation, Kettering police busted a felony gang. All six are part of a group called the "Glo Gang."
Source: WKEF ABC 22 News    Date: March 15, 2017

Kettering police call out Miles Heizer and GLO gang for recent violence (Kettering, OH): Kettering Police Chief Christopher Protsman held a press conference this afternoon, to ensure the media and public know that "Kettering is as safe now as it was 10 years ago," despite recent criminal activity.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: March 15, 2017

Cleveland rapper, former basketball standout sentenced in Cleveland Heights gang shooting (Cleveland, OH): A Cleveland-based hip hop artist and a former high school basketball standout were among three members of a street gang sentenced Monday for a gang-related gunfight last year in Cleveland Heights.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: March 14, 2017

Calls to end violence, help kids after teen killed east Columbus shooting (Columbus, OH): A 'Sweet 16' party in east Columbus had an ending no birthday celebration should. Two teens were found with gunshot wounds, a third died from his injuries.
Source: WSYX 6 News    Date: March 13, 2017

FBI: Gang members arrested in phone thefts from 9 states (Cleveland, OH): Members of a violent Ohio street gang have been charged in federal court for their involvement in the thefts of $500,000 worth of cellphones and electronic devices from stores and shopping malls in nine states outside of Ohio, an FBI spokeswoman said Thursday.
Source: Detroit Free Press    Date: February 16, 2017

Heartless Felon gang member pistol-whipped, shot Cleveland teen at close range, police say (Cleveland, OH): A suspected Heartless Felons gang member is accused of being part of a group that attacked a 15-year-old boy for two hours, then shot him four times at close range.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: February 13, 2017

New charges against convicted gang leader behind bars (Canton, OH): A young man brought from prison to the Stark County Jail to await trial on allegations that he continued to run a criminal street gang from behind bars, Lamuel "Lambino" Flowers was arrested in the jail on additional felony charges.
Source: Canton Repository    Date: February 11, 2017

Suspected Cleveland gang member Jesus Bey indicted on slew of charges in fatal gunfight outside bar (Cleveland, OH): An accused member of a Cleveland street gang has been indicted on a host of charges in the Jan. 25 gunfight outside a Cleveland bar that left two men dead.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: February 8, 2017

Police: Imprisoned Canton gang leader still running Shorb Blocc (Canton, OH): Federal agents and city police believe an imprisoned street gang leader continued to conduct business from behind bars, coaching his younger brother through shooting into a crowd of rival gang members.
Source: Canton Repository    Date: February 3, 2017

Two Canton men get prison time in home invasion (Canton, OH): A city man will serve 35 years in prison for his role in a home invasion that ended with the victim crawling to police for help after gunshots were fired.
Source: Canton Repository    Date: January 27, 2017

Short North Posse member connected to four murders gets 38 years (Columbus, OH): Short North Posse defendant Robert L. Wilson III had pleaded guilty to a lone racketeering charge. But standing before a judge Thursday, four murders came back to haunt him.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: January 26, 2017

Man indicted for murdering 2 people in Lorain was an active gang member (Lorain, OH): A man has been indicted for murdering two people in January of 2016. Police said Jocquez Ross shot and killed Michael and Fannie Lewis in their vehicle in the parking lot of the Floridian Apartments at the 100 block of Fox Hill Lane in Lorain on Jan. 31. Ross could face the death penalty if convicted.
Source: WOIO 19 News    Date: January 20, 2017

Cleveland pipe-bombing investigation centers on loan shark debt, gang ties (Cleveland, OH): Cleveland detectives are investigating whether a pipe bomb explosion at an East Side home is connected to a series of gang shootings over the summer or whether the home became a target because a former resident had an outstanding debt to a loan shark, according to police reports.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: January 19, 2017

Police: 3 charged in 2 Middletown murders part of gang (Middletown, OH): Police believe the three men charged in the murders of two Middletown residents are part of a gang called Cincinnati White Boys.
Source: Journal-News    Date: December 29, 2016

Ohio Triple Slaying Suspect Gets Life in Prison, No Parole (Cleveland, OH): A judge in Cleveland citing prolonged physical and psychological abuse as a child, mental health problems and years of incarceration, sentenced a 21-year-old man to life in prison with no chance for parole on Monday instead of accepting a jury's recommendation for the death penalty.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: December 19, 2016

Cleveland's gang unit touts 2016 success: 5 takeaways (Cleveland, OH): Cleveland police's specialized gang unit will expand in 2016 and will include a new unit aimed at creating better relationships between the police and residents who live in neighborhoods plagued by gang violence, officials said Tuesday.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: December 13, 2016

Columbus gang member facing life sentence after conviction (Columbus, OH): The final member of a ruthless Columbus street gang charged in a federal racketeering case has been convicted on all counts and will be sentenced to serve life in prison.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: December 9, 2016

5 arrested after raid at Canton motel; drugs, guns seized (Canton, OH): A weeks-long investigation into gang activity led police and federal agents to arrest five people. They said they found three men and a woman in a Canton motel room with a loaded gun and crack cocaine, and another man - who had cocaine, heroin and packaging materials - in another motel room.
Source:    Date: December 9, 2016

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