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22-year-old charged for 2012 Montbello gang murder

Denver prosecutors have charged a 22-year-old man with a gang-related murder in 2012 in the Montbello neighborhood when he was a teen. Read the rest here!

Two men, including Denver gang member, charged in Montbello drive-by shooting

Two men — one of them a purported Denver gang member — have been charged in an August drive-by shooting in the city’s Montbello neighborhood that left two people wounded. Jquan Johnson, 19, and Juelues Judkins, a 23-year-old member of the Crips, are suspected of two counts each of attempted first-degree murder, attempted first-degree assault, second-degree

Denver police lieutenant punished for ignoring warnings about gang violence before deadly shooting

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Ex-gang member’s message to young people: Don’t follow me

“It was hard time served from a wheelchair, the result of a paralyzing gunshot in the back during a violent house party. And while Rudy Salazar, 39, turned his back on the gang lifestyle, the remnants of that tumultuous time — crude tattoos that cover his face and body, aching memories of a wasted life,

Latest Unreported Drive-By Shooting Tied Into Gentrification, Activist Says

This incident hardly made big news. The drive-by went unreported by the local media until this post — and when asked if that surprises him, Reverend Leon Kelly,  the man behind Open Door Youth Gang Alternatives, who’s spent decades fighting gang violence in Cole and other Denver neighborhoods, offers a humorless laugh. He clearly would

Deadly weekend in Denver metro area

DENVER, – It was a violent and deadly weekend in the Denver Metro Area. In 48 hours, five people were killed, four others were shot and one other person was stabbed. “Anytime we have a weekend like this it’s greatly concerning,” said Denver Police spokesperson Sonny Jackson. Click here for the rest of the story,