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  • 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...
  • Reputed Gang Leader Gets 60 Years In 2007 Slaying

    Reputed Gang Leader Gets 60 Years In 2007 Slaying
    HARTFORD — Reputed gang leader Donald "Amen" Raynor was sentenced Monday to 60 years in prison for the June 2007 murder of rival gang member Delano Gray. Superior Court Judge Hunchu Kwak called Raynor — a two-time convicted felon with a list...
  • Newport News offers youth violence prevention funding

    Newport News offers youth violence prevention funding
    NEWPORT NEWS — The city's proposed budget for next year includes $1.1 million to combat gangs and youth violence, and organizations can apply for city grants to help in that effort. The city has seen 13 homicides so far this year, including the...
  • More than 30 gang members arrested in sweep in Palm Beach County, authorities say

    More than 30 gang members arrested in sweep in Palm Beach County, authorities say
    One of the most dangerous gangs in Palm Beach County has taken a big hit: Twenty-four of its members were among the more than 30 arrested in a series of raids, authorities said Thursday. Of the 36 gang members and associates detained in a multi-agency...
  • New corrections secretary says corruption battle at Baltimore jail continues

    New corrections secretary says corruption battle at Baltimore jail continues
    The courtroom drama from the Black Guerrilla Family's lust- and drug-fueled reign at the Baltimore jail is all but over, now that the last of 40 convictions was secured last week. But Maryland's new corrections secretary says the battle against crime and...
  • 16-year-old charged in Aurora slaying

    16-year-old charged in Aurora slaying
    A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the Friday slaying of a 17-year-old in front of the older boy’s Aurora home, police said Saturday. Gianni Aguirre, of the 100 block of Bluff Street, was shot and killed about 1 p.m. Friday as he...
  • 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...
  • Force alone won't stop Islamic State

     Force alone won't stop Islamic State
    There's a growing desire among Americans to ramp up our military action against the Islamic State. A Pew Research Center poll released this week showed that sending ground troops to fight these terrorists in Iraq and Syria is supported by 47 percent...
  • LAPD deploys extra officers to South L.A. in wake of homicide surge

    LAPD deploys extra officers to South L.A. in wake of homicide surge
    With historic lows in killings as a backdrop, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck on Tuesday ordered dozens of extra officers be deployed to South L.A. neighborhoods that saw surges in shootings and homicides beginning last weekend and spilling into the...
  • Police abuse, black-on-black violence focus of rally in South L.A.

    Police abuse, black-on-black violence focus of rally in South L.A.
    On a cloudy Saturday morning in South Los Angeles, hundreds of marchers took to the streets to call for an end to police abuse and black-on-black violence. When Tritobia Ford and her family arrived, the crowd parted and someone yelled, "Let's show...
  • Joseph Burdine had escaped death once before

    Joseph Burdine had escaped death once before
    Joseph Burdine had been shot before, in 2010, just around the corner from where he was killed Wednesday night. Police say Burdine was wounded in the abdomen by a 16-year-old boy after an argument on the street. The boy was charged and sentenced to 15...