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Denver jury finds anti-gang activist Terrance Roberts not guilty (Denver, CO): A Denver jury found anti-gang activist Terrance Roberts, a former Bloods gang member, not guilty in the 2013 shooting of Hasan Isaiah Jones.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: October 9, 2015

Anti-gang activist Terrance Roberts takes stand to explain shooting (Denver, CO): Hours before Terrance Roberts shot a young gangster before a peace rally, the two had argued under a gazebo over whether the anti-gang activist was a snitch.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: October 6, 2015

Pueblo police arrest murder suspect in gang graffiti slaying (Pueblo, CO): Pueblo police have arrested a suspect in the slaying of a man this month who authorities say was killed as he confronted a group painting gang graffiti behind his home.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: September 21, 2015

Marchers fed up with violence here let ‘little gangsters’ know (Pueblo, CO): Whether priest or police officer, child or senior, politician or citizen, the message was communal. Enough is enough. More than 150 participants took part in Saturday’s gang- and violence-prevention community march, organized by East Side community liaison Floyd Jaramillo in response to the rash of savage activity that’s besieged the community.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: September 19, 2015

Coroner names victim shot while protecting home (Pueblo, CO): A man was fatally shot in an alley behind his Bessemer home Monday night after he reportedly confronted individuals who were applying gang graffiti to his house.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: September 15, 2015

Gang member accused of killing toddler appears in court (Arapahoe County, CO): The gang member accused of killing a toddler appeared in court in Arapahoe County Monday. No plea was entered and an arraignment date was set for Nov. 2.
Source: 9NEWS    Date: September 14, 2015

Gang prevention program aims to clean up Pueblo (Pueblo, CO): In light of recent crime across Pueblo, a former gang member is hoping to turn the community around. The Hardknox Gang Prevention and Intervention Program is new to Pueblo as of this summer. It's a non-profit organization dedicated to cleaning up our streets and getting gang members the help they might need.
Source: KOAA 5 News    Date: September 9, 2015

​Summer of Peace: A Generational Fight Against Gangs in Denver (Denver, CO): Makia Peevy joined the hundred or so marchers calling for peace. Her father was gunned down in April outside his Denver home, and shots fired at mourners gathering for his funeral weeks later killed one of her cousins. Police linked both deaths to gang violence.
Source: VICE     Date: September 4, 2015

Suspected gang member arrested on drug charges (Colorado Springs, CO): A 17-year-old suspected gang member was arrested on suspicion of drug-related charges, Colorado Springs police said.
Source: The Gazette    Date: August 29, 2015

Evolving gang activity challenges Fort Collins police (Fort Collins, CO): Rival gang members pulled knives and squared off at City Park as families flooded the streets after Fort Collins’ Fourth of July fireworks display. The scrum left three people with stab wounds as Fort Collins police scrambled to set up a perimeter and track down suspects amid the wave of passersby. An investigation is ongoing.
Source: The Coloradoan    Date: August 20, 2015

Source: multi-agency gang crackdown in Pueblo nets dozens of arrests (Pueblo, CO): A multi-agency sweep of gangs in Pueblo over the weekend yielded dozens of arrests, according to a News5 source.
Source: KOAA 5 News    Date: August 18, 2015

Moss Landing man arrested on gang, weapons charges (Watsonville, CA): The Santa Cruz County Anti-crime Team arrested convicted felon Rogelio Castillo on Saturday afternoon on a gang-related arrest warrant.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: August 17, 2015

Pueblo Police's response to high gang-related shooting numbers (Pueblo, CO): Twenty-one shootings reported in the first 7 months of 2015. At this time last year, that number was 12. Pueblo Police Chief Luis Velez says there's a reason for this spike in violence.
Source: KOAA 5 News    Date: August 5, 2015

Gang members attack fellow inmate in Pueblo County Jail (Pueblo, CO): A jailhouse assault, believed to be gang related, in the Pueblo County Detention Center has ten inmates in even bigger trouble. Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office said the inmates conspired to attack another inmate. They said nine of the 10 inmates are in the same gang.
Source: KRDO NewsChannel 13    Date: July 12, 2015

Pueblo police discuss ordinance to ban gangs in public places (Pueblo, CO): Pueblo police are working with the FBI to stop gang violence. More than a dozen gang-related shootings in recent months has the community on edge. News5 has uncovered plans to create an ordinance the police department hopes will curb the trend.
Source: KOAA 5 News    Date: July 7, 2015

Gang members discuss history of violence in Pueblo (Pueblo, CO): A string of gang-related shootings has rocked neighborhoods in Pueblo, leaving many on edge. There have been 13 shootings involving gang members since May, according to police. Most of those shootings happened on Pueblo's east side.
Source: KRDO NewsChannel 13    Date: July 6, 2015

Denver police navigate guns, street names, victims to quell gang war (Denver, CO): The Crip gang member wouldn't tell cops who had tried to kill him in September after a bullet pierced his leg, nor two months later when he was shot in the back during a car chase.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: July 5, 2015

Former gang member wants to work to protect kids from gang activity (Pueblo, CO): A former gang member wants to use his experiences to show Pueblo’s youth that there are alternatives in life to joining gangs. Mark Salazar, a former member of Los Carnales East Side Dukes gang in the ’90s, is working on starting an anti-gang initiative he’s calling the “Hard Knox Gang Prevention and Intervention Program.”
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain    Date: July 5, 2015

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

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