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  • FBI shifts Peninsula agents' focus away from fraud, corruption to street gangs, violence

    FBI shifts Peninsula agents' focus away from fraud, corruption to street gangs, violence
    NEWPORT NEWS — Since its inception in the early 1970s, the FBI's Peninsula office has handled white-collar investigations, in addition to many other kinds of federal crimes. No more. The FBI's Norfolk Field Office recently told its Peninsula...
  • James Raynor Pleads Guilty In 2009 Hartford Killing

    James Raynor Pleads Guilty In 2009 Hartford Killing
    HARTFORD — James Raynor, already serving a 37-year prison sentence for shooting a man during the early morning hours of July 25, 2009, pleaded guilty Tuesday to participating in the gang-related murder of another man later that day. Raynor, 31,...
  • Prosecutors: Gang member killed man who pursued charges against his cohort

    Prosecutors: Gang member killed man who pursued charges against his cohort
    A man who had been threatened by a rival gang member’s family outside Cook County court for pressing charges was fatally shot several months later by a member of the rival gang, prosecutors said Wednesday. They charged Victor Chatmon, 24, with...
  • Police ask residents to get involved to help stop shootings

    Police ask residents to get involved to help stop shootings
    If Aurora Police Department Cmdr. Kristen Ziman wants to impress anything upon residents it's to "call, call, call" if they see anything unusual in their neighborhood. Call 911. Report what you see, Ziman said. "We have to make it very difficult for...
  • Big crowd comes out for Aurora forum on shootings

    Big crowd comes out for Aurora forum on shootings
    More than 200 people came out for an Aurora Police Department forum Monday night to talk about the uptick in shootings in the city this year. The big crowd, though, is still smaller than the city's more than 300 active gang members, according to...
  • After Walter Scott, something has to change

    After Walter Scott, something has to change
    With the death of Walter Scott, the 50-year-old black man shot in the back by a white police officer in North Charleston, South Carolina, there are fewer Americans who will argue that we do not have a policing problem in America. Concern about the...
  • Fighting gangs: Passionate teacher offers cultural 'bridge'

    Fighting gangs: Passionate teacher offers cultural 'bridge'
    When over 200 residents turn out for a community forum about the rise in shootings in Aurora and gang violence, there's bound to be some passionate conversations. An array of topics were discussed Monday evening at the second in a series of three...
  • Second Trial Begins For Alleged Hartford Gang Leader Accused Of Murder

    HARTFORD — Lawyers began presenting evidence Wednesday in the second murder trial of a man accused in the 2007 slaying of a 22-year-old who allegedly was a member of a rival gang. Donald Raynor, 27, whom police have called the leader of the...
  • Feds argue for guilty verdict in gang racketeering case

    Feds argue for guilty verdict in gang racketeering case
    Federal attorneys urged jurors during their closing arguments Thursday to convict Juan Briseno of murdering six people as part of his criminal work with the East Chicago Imperial Gangsters, saying they had more than enough evidence. "We have brought you...
  • 'A kid that could be saved' a lesson for all

    The day after a large crowd gathered for the 20th Anniversary Remembrance of Moshe Rogers' murder, gang violence claimed another Aurora teenager. Both victims were only 17 years old. Both left behind families devastated by the violence that took their...
  • Northlake police working to predict gang crime

    In an effort to suppress crime, Northlake police have adjusted their tactics dealing with gangs in the area. The department has had a unit called the Neighborhood Enforcement Team for years that focuses on gangs and drugs. Now, the department aims to get...