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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

Gang Members Possibly Behind Widespread Neighborhood Vandalism (Colorado Springs, CO): Vandals sprayed graffiti all over a Colorado Springs neighborhood sometime between late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. Police believe gang members are behind the mess.
Source: KKTV 11 News    Date: September 26, 2014

Man allegedly shot by Terrance Roberts now charged in May drive-by shooting (Denver, CO): Two men, including the victim in a high-profile shooting allegedly involving an anti-gang activist, have been charged by the Denver district attorney in connection with a May drive-by shooting. Hasan Jones, 23, and Darryl Dickerson, 28, were each charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, attempted first-degree assault and illegal discharge of a firearm.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: August 22, 2014

Police arrest Longmont man suspected in gang-related stabbing (Longmont, CO): A 19-year-old suspected of having a role in Monday night's eastside Longmont stabbing is in custody and faces charges of attempted second-degree murder and first-degree assault, police announced Friday.
Source: Longmont Times-Call    Date: August 22, 2014

Man shot by Denver anti-gang activist arrested in new shooting (Denver, CO): Authorities say a man who was shot and paralyzed by one of Denver’s leading anti-gang activists last year has been arrested in a drive-by shooting.
Source: CBS Denver    Date: August 19, 2014

Colorado Springs gang members to serve prison time, pay $43k in restitution (Colorado Springs, CO): Several members of the Northside Mafia gang, a group authorities connected to more than a dozen burglaries in Colorado Springs and El Paso County last year, will serve time in prison and pay thousands of dollars in restitution, Colorado Springs police announced Friday.
Source: The Gazette    Date: August 15, 2014

Holly Square barricades to come down (Denver, CO): The Holly Square barricades in Park Hill will be removed within the next few weeks after the community voted to move forward with new designs for the area presented at a meeting on Monday.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: August 12, 2014

Denver installs barricades at Holly Square to curb gangs in Park Hill (Denver, CO): Barricades placed in the middle of an intersection known for high gang activity were seen as crime prevention by Denver police but came as a surprise to residents in Park Hill.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: August 8, 2014

Five men indicted in 2011 Arapahoe County shooting that left Sudanese refugee dead (Arapahoe County, CO): An Arapahoe County grand jury last week indicted five men associated with the Crips gang in connection with a 2011 shooting that left a Sudanese war refugee dead, according to the sheriff's office and court papers.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: July 29, 2014

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