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Pleading for Peace in Chicago Amid Fears of a Bloody Summer

CHICAGO — During Memorial Day weekend, this city reopens its Lake Michigan beaches, regular fireworks displays start at Navy Pier, and the downtown streets and spruced-up Riverwalk are crowded with tourists. But the holiday weekend is often seen here as the start of heightened violence as well. That has been particularly worrying this year to

Homicides in Denver hit 9-year high

Homicides in Denver hit 9-year high with 50 people killed in 2015 Denver Police Chief Robert White: “It’s not a number to me. … We realize the impact it has on a family’s life.” Click here for the rest of the article.

3 Denver gang members arrested for selling stolen guns

DENVER – Three men with known ties to Denver-area gangs were arrested late Monday night for illegally selling firearms – many of which were stolen during residential burglaries. Click here to read the rest of the story!

Denver Shooting: Shootout At Colorado Motorcycle Expo Leaves One Dead, Multiple People Wounded

Motorcycle clubs blamed for violence Saturday at Colorado Motorcycle Expo at National Western Complex. Click here to read the rest of the article!

In Denver, duo forms unlikely alliance to counter gang violence

Haroun Cowans and Trey Staples planned a sports tournament for people with gang ties. There was basketball, barbecue – and some unexpected challenges. Click here to read the rest of the article! Here is a link to the Impact Empowerment Group’s Facebook page for more information!

Police: Gang members thought boy, 9, was warning rivals and killed him

When we read an article like this, we have to wonder how skewed someone’s moral compass is that they thought it alright to gun down and kill a 9-year child. Although this happened in Chicago, the issue is real and can happen here in Denver, if we don’t continue to work against this kind of