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