The documentary Fruits of War tells the story of four former members of Mara Salvatrucha 13, who are all now part of the social justice organization Homies Unidos. GRASP, the Gang Rescue and Support Project, is hosting a screening of the documentary at Su Teatro on April 8 to raise funds for its gan ... More >>
Yesterday was the sixth anniversary of the sad day in December 2007 when Sandy Widener, Westword co-founder, was killed in a car crash that also took the life of her husband, John Parr, and their daughter Chase. Only then-seventeen-year-old Katy Parr survived. Every December 22, I find a reminder in ... More >>
The Denver coroner has ID'd the man stabbed to death late Sunday afternoon as Steven Perez, 38. Additionally, a published report says Perez was a member of the North Side Mafia, the venerable Denver street gang at the center of a 2010 episode of the History Channel's Gangland series that caused con ... More >>
Members of the Metro Denver Gang Coalition are at a crossroads, hoping they can keep the peace through the rest of the year.
Frank Lontine thought being in a gang would be cool. Now he's got plenty of time to think about why it isn't.