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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

2 charged in 1996 killing of gang trial witness (Denver, CO): Nearly 20 years after a Denver gang member was killed after testifying at a murder trial, two men are being prosecuted in his death.
Source: KJCT 8 News    Date: October 30, 2014

Last person sought following raids on street gang turns himself in (Denver, CO): An alleged member of the Rollin' 60s street gang wanted by law enforcement authorities turned himself in to Aurora police on Thursday night.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: October 23, 2014

Joint efforts lead to raid, arrest of 24 alleged gang members (Denver, CO): Two dozen alleged gang members were arrested Wednesday in a series of raids, authorities said, capping a two-year investigation. The alleged members of the Rollin' 60s street gang were arrested in the early morning in a joint effort by the Aurora and Denver police departments, the FBI and the Arapahoe County sheriff, the 18th Judicial District attorney's office said.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: October 22, 2014

Greeley gang member sentenced in ’12 slaying to 40 years in prison (Greeley, CO): A collective gasp was followed by the sound of weeping family members Wednesday as Weld District Court Judge Marcelo Kopkow sentenced Corey Moreno to 40 years behind bars in the Colorado Department of Corrections.
Source: The Tribune    Date: October 15, 2014

Aurora's gang reduction program to expand with new funding (Aurora, CO): Marissa Vinson was 9 years old when her teenage brother was murdered by a local gang in Aurora. "It encouraged me to get into gangs," said Vinson, 17. "I wanted to be just like him. I thought, 'somebody took him from me and I'm going to live his life.' " Vinson joined up with a local gang when she was 10 years old.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: October 9, 2014

Police: Teen shooting gang-related (Fort Collins, CO): The shooting of a teen in the back of the head during a September street party in Fort Collins may be connected to rival gangs, and the Denver mayor's son was in the vehicle when the near-fatal round was fired, court documents released Monday show.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: October 7, 2014

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