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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

Two Denver Area Gang Members Receive Prison Sentences for Firearm and Drugs Crimes

The two cases are unrelated – but demonstrate the lengthy prison sentences being handed down to dangerous individuals with weapons DENVER – Two individuals who are self-proclaimed gang members have been sentenced by federal judges to lengthy prison sentences for gun and drug crimes, U.S. Attorney John Walsh and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and

Denver jury finds anti-gang activist Terrance Roberts not guilty

Open Door has been in business for 30+ years and it hasn’t been easy. Not everyone wants to see us helping reduce gang violence and recruitment. It’s not the easiest life to lead when you’re an anti-gang activist and organization. We are truly thankful that Terrance Roberts was acquitted. Click here to check out this

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