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Denver drug arrests: "Black Rhino" dragnet dismantles drug-dealing gangs (Denver, CO): A large-scale drug sweep known as "Black Rhino" started early Thursday morning primarily in the Denver metro area and resulted in dozens of arrests of street gang members on drug trafficking and gun-possession charges.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: June 25, 2015

An Unlikely Group: Rival Gangs, Victims, Pastors & Community Leaders Meet (Denver, CO): Rival gang members on Wednesday sat down face to face at an unusual gathering that included victims of violent crime, clergy members and community leaders. The goal of the meetings are to start a conversation about how to stop gang violence and violence in general. It’s also a commitment to healing.
Source: CBS Denver    Date: June 24, 2015

More officers will be on patrol to prevent gang activity (Pueblo, CO): More officers will be out on the streets to help combat gang activity in Pueblo. Pueblo police presented a plan to council Monday night to help solve the gang violence problem. There have been nine gang-related shooting since the beginning of May.
Source: KRDO NewsChannel 13    Date: June 22, 2015

Life skills basketball camp in Denver helps young people stay away from violence (Denver, CO): “The Holly” is the area around the old Holly Shopping Center in historic Park Hill. The block between the Hiawatha Davis Recreation Center and the post office has long been a magnet for gang violence in Denver.
Source: KDVR 31 News    Date: June 18, 2015

Pueblo police chief discusses recent gang violence (Pueblo, CO): There have been nine gang-related shootings in Pueblo since May 11. The most recent occurred Wednesday around 1:40 a.m. in the 1200 block of Amarillo Street. Police said three or four men forced their way inside a house and shot a 21-year-old man.
Source: KRDO NewsChannel 13    Date: June 17, 2015

Pueblo police seek help from FBI to combat gang activity (Pueblo, CO): Six months into the year, the number of shootings are on the rise in Pueblo. After a man was left in critical condition from a home invasion, police admit there has been more gang- and drug-related crime. The June 17 incident marks the 18th shooting in 2015, the sixth in June alone.
Source: KOAA 5 News    Date: June 17, 2015

Two Denver gang members convicted of federal weapons charges (Denver, CO): Two Denver gang members have been convicted of gun-possession charges that will put them in a federal prison for years, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: June 9, 2015

Gunfire follows disturbance between two gangs next to park on Abriendo Avenue (Pueblo, CO): A man was injured Tuesday night in another shooting that is believed to be gang-related on West Abriendo Avenue just east of Jackson Street right next to Grome Park.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: June 9, 2015

Gang violence slowing in Denver (Denver, CO): Denver police say the gang violence that swelled in the city earlier this year has slowed down. According to the Denver Police Department, the city has seen 12 gang-related or gang-motivated homicides so far this year. That is up from three gang-related or gang-motivated homicides by the same time in 2014. However, police say the upswing in gang violence is slowing down thanks to an initiative that began April 27.
Source: KUSA 9 News    Date: June 8, 2015

Denver police arrest hundreds as part of a crackdown on gangs (Denver, CO): The Denver Police Department's Facebook posts tell stories of cops pulling over cars, arresting the people inside and confiscating guns and drugs. The posts fall under the heading "Zero Tolerance" and sometimes include a drawing of a wolf's snarling face, part of the gang bureau's logo.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: June 7, 2015

Former Denver Gang Member Illustrates Problem’s Complexities (Denver, CO): The young man in the baggy cargo pants and scraggly hipster beard could have been among the dead. Instead, Sir Martin was reading a poem at a high school in a northeast Denver neighborhood that has seen gang shootings and describing his own missteps that led to crime.
Source: CBS Denver    Date: June 7, 2015

Police arrest four in connection with gang-related incidents in Pueblo (Pueblo, CO): The Pueblo Police Department has arrested four people in connection with gang-related incidents in the city.
Source: KXRM Fox 21 News    Date: June 5, 2015

Six drive-by shootings in Pueblo, all appear gang related (Pueblo, CO): Police are investigating six drive-by shootings that happened over the past month that appear to be gang-related. Most of them happened on the city's east side, including the most recent one on June 2.
Source: KRDO NewsChannel 13    Date: June 3, 2015

Denver gang member indicted in federal court on weapons charges (Denver, CO): A Denver man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm and being a felon in possession of ammunition, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: June 2, 2015

Denver students graduate from gang-resistance program (Denver, CO): So many students and parents packed into the auditorium at Denver's Munroe Elementary School on Monday for a gang-resistance graduation program that the ceremony had to be split into two rooms.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: June 1, 2015

Ex-gang member Willie Mosley seeks relief for community at crossroads (Denver, CO): Twenty years ago, Willie Mosley roamed the city streets as a confirmed gangbanger whose misdeeds eventually would include an indirect role in a drive-by shooting that left a 3-year-old boy dead. But late last month, he stood before a community meeting of northeast Denver residents asking for help in addressing a renewed cycle of violence on his home turf.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: May 31, 2015

Police: Accomplice in Pueblo drive-by arrested (Pueblo, CO): A man who is reportedly associated with a gang has been arrested for his alleged role as an accomplice in a drive-by shooting that occurred on the East Side earlier this month. - See more at:
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: May 29, 2015

2 drive-bys appear gang-related (Pueblo, CO): Police are investigating two overnight drive-by shootings they believe to be linked and gang-related, which occurred within an hour of each other on different sides of town.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: May 21, 2015

Denver Police will offer $2,000 reward for tips on gang-related crimes (Denver, CO): People who can help police solve gang-related crimes in Denver may now get a reward of up to $2,000. The goal is to reduce gang violence - and also to get witnesses to come forward.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS    Date: May 13, 2015

Denver police, survivors seek witnesses in gang crimes (Denver, CO): Denver police and relatives of victims pleaded Wednesday for witnesses to come forward as unsolved killings linked to gang rivalries mount.
Source: The Gazette    Date: May 13, 2015

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