| May 12, 2015
| 10:09 AM
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...
| May 12, 2015
| 10:59 AM
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...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 5:09 PM
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.
| Apr 15, 2015
| 10:06 AM
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 7, 2015
| 6:28 PM
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...
| May 5, 2015
| 11:09 AM
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...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 12:52 PM
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,...
| May 2, 2015
| 8:00 AM
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...
| May 1, 2015
| 11:43 AM
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...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 5:02 PM
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...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 4:14 PM
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,...