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  • 2 men in custody after shooting near California university

    2 men in custody after shooting near California university
    Two students were shot and two suspects arrested near the University of California, Santa Barbara, the same community where a stabbing and shooting rampage left six students dead a year ago. One university student was shot once in the stomach, the other...
  • Uprising Dispatches: Who is Meech?

    Uprising Dispatches: Who is Meech?
    On Monday, May 4, it looked like Penn North—and the city as a whole—might erupt into flames again when there were reports that police had shot a fleeing man in the back. It turns out that no one was shot and that a gun went off as the man...
  • Video clears 2 men in killing of Shock Trauma worker

    Video clears 2 men in killing of Shock Trauma worker
    Baltimore prosecutors dropped murder charges Thursday against two men accused of killing a Maryland Shock Trauma Center technician as he waited for a bus downtown in September, saying evidence shows the men were somewhere else at the time. Defense...
  • Man gets 15 years in gang-related Middlesex County shooting

    Man gets 15 years in gang-related Middlesex County shooting
    The man identified as the gunman in a gang-related shooting in Middlesex County last summer that left a Gloucester County man dead and another wounded pleaded guilty to two felony charges Wednesday. Anthony Frazier, 23, of King and Queen County, entered...
  • May 8 Letters: Gun controls, Baltimore mayor

    Too many guns Lately several reasons for increased random shootings in our neighborhoods have been cited as a response to what has become the norm. These reasons include: a lack of parental involvement, lack of a father in the home and gang-related...
  • Can a truce between Baltimore's gangs help make the city safer?

    Can a truce between Baltimore's gangs help make the city safer?
    Flex, a member of the Bloods street gang, is sitting on the hood of a taxi in front of Central Booking at the Baltimore City Detention Center, waiting for his brother, who goes by Tragedy, to get out. Both were arrested inside a home the previous night...
  • The problem with 'thugs'

    The problem with 'thugs'
    At first, the word "thug" was so consistently used by city, state and even national leaders to describe the Baltimore rioters — many of them teen-agers — that it seemed a deliberate, coordinated effort to send a message. Gov. Larry Hogan,...
  • Homicide rates drop as Richmond chief builds bond with community

     Homicide rates drop as Richmond chief builds bond with community
    Residents packed the City Council chambers here in 2005, hoisting signs emblazoned with photos of slain loved ones. Eight men had been shot dead in gang-related violence in a two-week span. Many residents had long had contempt for the Richmond Police...
  • Aurora police give neighborhood group lowdown on gangs

    Aurora police give neighborhood group lowdown on gangs
    A group of crime-conscious citizens on Aurora's West Side left their regular monthly meeting armed with knowledge about Aurora's gangs. The Northwest Territory community group met Thursday at the IBEW offices, along with a group of Aurora police...
  • Ackeem Riley Sentenced In Another Murder, Another Shooting

    Ackeem Riley Sentenced In Another Murder, Another Shooting
    HARTFORD — A 25-year-old Hartford man already serving a long prison term for killing a Bloomfield honor student was convicted Thursday for his role in the murder of a Hartford teen and the shooting of a man that left him paralyzed from the neck...
  • 'Days of Grace' director Everardo Gout shines light on violence in Mexico

    'Days of Grace' director Everardo Gout shines light on violence in Mexico
    The kidnappers were often ghetto boys, some as young as 14, waving big guns in small hands and demanding ransoms ranging from millions of dollars to 2 quarts of milk, a dozen eggs, sugar and a sack of rice. They slipped through alleys like ragged spirits,...