| Apr 22, 2015
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...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 2:09 PM
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...
| Apr 20, 2015
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...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:53 PM
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...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 6:52 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 11:15 AM
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...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:26 PM
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...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 3:28 PM
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...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 7:33 PM
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...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 7:15 PM
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...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 1:37 PM
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...