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South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- A South Bend police officer investigating robberies was scouring social media sites for connections among suspects back in 2011. A name new to law enforcement at the time emerged from her research: the Cash Out Boyz. Almost simultaneously,...
Tags: Criminal Laws, Theft, Law Enforcement, Punishment, FBI
WSBT-TVGOSHEN – 5 teenagers are behind bars for a drive-by shooting this past weekend in Goshen, a shooting police say was gang-related. Around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, officers were called to the corner of School and Middlebury Streets after four people were...
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Northwestern Indiana police say the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old in his home appears to be a case of mistaken identity. Merrillville detectives say in a probable cause affidavit that one of the three men arrested in...
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana lawmakers are considering a bill that aims to keep gangs and gang activity out of the state's public schools. State Sen. Brandt Hershman is sponsoring the measure, which was passed unanimously last week by the full...
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SOUTH BEND — St. Joseph County prosecutors have filed murder charges in a 2010 homicide in which a South Bend man was shot to death at a party in what investigators say was a gang-related shooting. Javon Thomas, 20, of South Bend, is charged with...
Tags: Shootings, Murder, Prosecution
WSBT-TV ReporterA nationwide drug ring allegedly run by two Indiana prison inmates has major local connections. A federal indictment unsealed by the U.S. Attorney's office after FBI raids across the state Wednesday named 40 people purportedly involved in the scheme....
Tags: Shootings, Prisons, FBI, Criminals, Drug Trafficking
WSBT-TV ReporterPolice say 21 local gang members are off the streets and crime is down because of it. St. Joseph County Prosecutor Mike Dvorak credited several area police agencies Wednesday and awarded six South Bend Police officers for their efforts. The specific...
Tags: FBI, Lawyers, Justice System, Judges, Theft
INDIANAPOLIS — More than 200 federal and local law enforcement officers raided Indianapolis and Fort Wayne sites today that are tied to the Outlaws motorcycle gang and rounded up members to face charges that remained sealed. The U.S. attorney's...
Tags: FBI, Judges, Justice System, Crime, Law and Justice, Punishment
WSBT-TV ReporterA 16-year-old Concord High School student is now in jail facing harassment and criminal gang recruitment charges. Police arrested Markell Rugg Thursday afternoon. The investigation started when a threatening note was found in a boy's bathroom. Concord'...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago gang leader who prosecutors say used murder and other violence to protect his drug-selling operation — even while behind bars — has been sentenced to 60 years in prison. Fifty-one-year-old Augustin Zambrano's...
South Bend Police say it is gang violence. Neighbors say they are tired of it. People who live along Olive Street in South Bend are fed up with the shootings and drug crimes. Tonight, they'll gather at a community meeting to talk about the issue. -...
Tags: Crimes, Christianity, Drug Trafficking, Anglicanism
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One of the premiere black events in the nation is getting under way in Indianapolis with the city's clergy pressuring street gang leaders to keep the event peaceful. Indiana Black Expo's annual Summer Celebration was set to...
Tags: Social Issues, Indianapolis, Crimes, Elections, Politics
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