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Gang silence frosts probe (Pueblo, CO): Michael Vigil was shot and killed on the East Side at the age of 19 in what police suspect was a gang-related homicide, and after over five years now a creed in the gang culture to keep quiet has prevented police from bringing Vigil’s killer to justice.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: April 19, 2015

Soaring gang violence in Denver on track to surpass five-year high (Denver, CO): Denver residents are increasingly frustrated with a rash of gang-related murders and assaults that has the city on track to record its most violent year since 2010.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: April 17, 2015

Longmont man gets seven years in prison for gang-related stabbing (Longmont, CO): A Longmont man was sentenced to 7 years in prison for stabbing two men in what police called a gang-related fight last summer.
Source: Longmont Times-Call    Date: April 17, 2015

Aurora gang member guilty of drug, gun charges in U.S. District Court (Aurora, CO): An Aurora gang member was found guilty of gun and drug charges in U.S. District Court on Thursday, officials announced Friday.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: April 10, 2015

Parents are fearful following deaths linked to Denver gangs (Denver, CO): Parents in neighborhoods with high levels of gang activity are fearful about a recent spike in gang violence. Denver police have linked eight murders since the beginning of the year to gangs.
Source: Colorado Public Radio    Date: April 8, 2015

Trial begins in murder case featuring prison gang leader, former Mexican Mafia boss (Denver, CO): A murder case that took a decade to come to trial is set to begin Monday in U.S. District Court in Denver featuring some of America's most notorious hoodlums.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: April 6, 2015

Loveland sees decrease in gang-affiliated residents, crimes (Loveland, CO): Gang-related activity and crimes have been steadily decreasing in Loveland the last few years, according to police officials. Police report that since 2010 there has been a nearly 56 percent drop in the number of known gang members — who self-identify to police officers — in Loveland.
Source: Loveland Reporter-Herald    Date: March 29, 2015

Amid spike in violence, "From Gangs to Gardens" doc looks at solutions (Denver, CO): The despair some feel amid Denver's sharp rise in gang violence, which in the past three months has been blamed for multiple shootings and homicides in neighborhoods such as Five Points and Park Hill, is palpable.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: March 28, 2015

Greeley gang shooting suspect also was under investigation by Weld Drug Task Force (Greeley, CO): A suspect from the gang-related shooting earlier this month also was under investigation by the Weld County Drug Task Force, according to recently released court records.
Source: Greeley Tribune    Date: March 27, 2015

Community Meeting Over Gang Violence Gets Heated Following Deadly Weekend (Denver, CO): Police and city officials gathered Monday evening with the community to try and figure out how to stop the latest rash of gang violence. Four people in Denver were shot and killed in roughly 24 hours — police say three of them are gang-related. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock says its violence that will not be tolelrated
Source: CBS Denver    Date: March 17, 2015

Activist: Violence rising among young gang members (Denver, CO): When it comes to gangs, Denver is far from places like Los Angeles or Chicago. However, the gang situation in the Mile High City is quickly becoming very serious, according to anti-gang activist reverend Leon Kelly, who has been working with Denver's gang unit.
Source: 9NEWS    Date: March 17, 2015

Denver police: 3 of 4 recent slayings were gang-related; 8 this year (Denver, CO): Four people were killed and one wounded in four Denver shootings over a roughly 24-hour span between early Sunday and Monday morning amid growing tensions between rival gangs.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: March 16, 2015

Neighbors in Pueblo's East Side stand up to gangs through art (Pueblo, CO): Neighbors in Pueblo's East Side are standing up to gang activity in the area through art. Volunteers from two organizations are encouraging local kids to get involved in community activities, and show them that there is a positive way to leave their mark.
Source: KOAA 5 News    Date: March 12, 2015

Denver shifting focus on gang intervention amid spike in violence (Denver, CO): Amid a spike in violence, Denver gang members were invited to a closed-door meeting Wednesday night where cops and prosecutors laid down the law while social workers and other service providers offered options for a better life.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: March 5, 2015

Jeffco DA: 6 indicted on slew of charges relating to Denver-area gang (Jefferson County, CO): A Jefferson County grand jury has indicted six people linked to a Denver-area street gang on charges relating to their alleged activity dating back to 2004, including soliciting murder, attempted murder and witness intimidation.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: March 2, 2015

Denver police: Gang-linked homicides, assaults are soaring this year (Denver, CO): Gang-related violent crimes — including homicides — in Denver over the past two months have increased sharply over the same period last year, city police crime statistics show. And police say those involved are getting younger and younger.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: February 27, 2015

Gang tensions grow "hot" in some Denver neighborhoods as bullets fly (Denver, CO): For the past few weeks in Denver's north Park Hill neighborhood, Jennifer Chelwick's quick trips outside her home for a cigarette or to let the dogs run free have been interrupted by gunfire.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: February 26, 2015

Trial delayed for anti-gang activist accused of attempted member (Denver, CO): The trial of Terrance Roberts, a former gang leader who later preached a message of peace, has been delayed until June.
Source: Colorado Public Radio    Date: January 27, 2015

Denver group helps young people remove gang tattoos, get a fresh start (Centennial, CO): For young people trying to leave a gang, tattoos are often a constant reminder. But a Denver program is helping teens get their ink removed with a new laser that takes half the time.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS    Date: January 9, 2015

Denver gang murder witness shot in fake drug deal (Denver, CO): Darryl “OG” Givens was in a desperate situation. Givens had testified against the leader of a Denver street gang in a murder case. The day he testified, in January 1996, Darryl ran from the Denver courthouse as a Denver Post photographer tried to take his picture.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: December 27, 2014

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