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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: IndeOnline.com    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

Multiple indictments stem from 'Money Over Everything' gang crackdown (Elyria, OH): About 50 people have been indicted in connection with a sweeping crackdown on a drug gang police have said calls itself “Money Over Everything.”
Source: The Chronicle-Telegram    Date: November 11, 2016

Men wanted in gang-related killing arrested in Medina (Medina, OH): Men accused of being involved with a gang-related killing were arrested in Medina on Thursday, authorities said.
Source: Cleveland 19 News    Date: November 10, 2016

Suspected Cleveland gang member charged in shooting, AK-47 carjacking (Cleveland, OH): A suspected Cleveland gang member is charged with shooting a man in the leg and carjacking another with an AK-47.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: October 31, 2016

'Brick Squad' street gang fingered for drug and firearms crimes (Cleveland, OH): An indictment targeting members of a street gang based in Cleveland’s Collinwood neighborhood was unsealed Wednesday. The 39-count indictment is the result of a months-long investigation by Cleveland police, the FBI and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives working in collaboration with the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office. It charges four members of the "56 Bricks" or "Brick Squad" gang.
Source: Cleveland 19 News    Date: October 19, 2016

Elyria drug gang investigation nets 17 more arrests — 48 total so far (Elyria, OH): Authorities have arrested 17 more people in connection with the Elyria Police Department’s operation targeting an organized drug gang in Lorain County, according to Capt. Christopher Costantino.
Source: The Morning Journal    Date: October 17, 2016

Documents outline family feud in 2 Hamilton shootings (Hamilton, OH): Feuding families, ties to a street gang and a $5,000 payment were all part of two fatal shootings this summer in Hamilton, according to court documents obtained Thursday by the Journal-News.
Source: Journal-News    Date: October 6, 2016

OTZ gang members under investigation for threatening witnesses (Cleveland, OH): Members of a Cleveland street gang targeted by police and prosecutors in May are now being investigated on suspicion of threatening witnesses, according to police records.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: September 22, 2016

Former gang member throws party to help reduce crime (Columbus, OH): A gang intervention social worker who once worked with a city-of-Columbus program to reduce gang violence is inviting residents and people involved in criminal activity to a party this Friday. The goal of the party is to get young people off the streets.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: August 24, 2016

Man sentenced in fatal gang-related shooting (Columbus, OH): The second of two defendants accused in the fatal shooting of a fellow teen more than three years ago in a South Linden alley was convicted and sentenced to prison on Wednesday.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: August 24, 2016

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