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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

Pathway to Resilience Launches in Cleveland (Cleveland, OH): Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland and Resilience Capital Partners today launched Pathway to Resilience, a groundbreaking skills and training program to provide at-risk teens and young adults with a pathway toward meaningful employment. Launched as a three-year pilot program, Pathway to Resilience will serve at-risk and gang-involved young people aged 17½ and older.
Source: Business Wire    Date: December 7, 2016

Authorities spent 25 years dismantling Short North Posse gang (Columbus, OH): When a jury decides the fate of the last Short North Posse defendant this week, it likely will close the books on a murderous gang that dominated the lives of many for 25 years and left at least 20 people dead.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: December 5, 2016

South Linden carryout closed after police claim drug, gang activity (Columbus, OH): Columbus officials shut down a South Linden carryout because police say it was plagued with drug activity and gang violence. But the emergency closure of Eagle Market is getting mixed reviews from the community.
Source: WBNS 10 News    Date: November 30, 2016

Jury recommends death sentence in Ohio triple slayings (Cleveland, OH): A jury recommended Saturday that a young man be put to death for killing three people and wounding three others last year at a suburban Cleveland barbershop in what authorities described as a gang-related dispute.
Source: WHIO News    Date: November 19, 2016

Five charged, 23 identified in Cleveland smash-and-grab ring linked to street gang (Cleveland, OH): Five men were indicted Thursday and 23 others were identified as being part of a smash-and-grab ring that targeted area businesses to steal ATMs. Some in the group have been linked to area street gangs, including the Wade Park gang.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: November 18, 2016

Cleveland brothers convicted in gang shooting remain defiant during sentencing (Cleveland, OH): Three brothers maintained their innocence Tuesday as a judge sentenced them to prison in two drive-by shootings that prosecutors attributed to retaliatory gang violence.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: November 15, 2016

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