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Gang Violence

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    ICE, Loveland Police arrest eleven in operation targeting "foreign-born gang members"

    Courtesy US Immigration and Customs EnforcementICE men in action.​Amid the uproar stirred by the new Arizona immigration law -- travel bans by Denver Public Schools and the City of Boulder, plus student walkouts and weekend rallies -- US Immigration Customs and Enforcement, known as ICE, conti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Darrent Williams murder: Willie Clark's sentencing (live post)

    Darrent Williams, left, and Willie Clark, the man convicted of killing him.​Editor's note: Melanie Asmar covered today's sentencing of Willie Clark, who was convicted of murdering former Bronco Darrent Williams. To follow the event in chronological order, read from the bottom up, and click her ... More >>

  • News

    March 25, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Darrent Williams murder trial: A preview of the trial of accused killer Willie Clark

    Tomorrow, a jury of eighteen Denver County residents will begin to hear evidence that Willie Clark killed Denver Broncos cornerback Darrent Williams on New Year's Day 2007. They'll also hear evidence that he didn't, in a trial that's expected to take two weeks and include testimony from convicted ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    How big are the fish netted by Project Big Freeze?

    Vicente Solorzano joined the Project Big Freeze club.​On Friday, we told you about the nineteen locals caught up in Project Big Freeze, a nationwide sweep by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, aka ICE, that targeted "transnational gangs with ties to drug-trafficking organizations" in 83 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Denver Post gives J.R. Smith a "C"

    J.R. Smith.​As June ended, Nuggets prodigy J.R. Smith was sentenced to thirty days in a New Jersey jail and 500 hours of community service in regard to a 2007 crash that killed his friend, Andre Bell. But shortly after doing his time, he headed to Las Vegas -- not exactly a location that bespe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    Q&A with The Game

    Much has been written about the Game's dysfunctional past. He grew up in a Santana Blocc Crip neighborhood in Compton, and his mother was affiliated with the Crips. After his sister accused his father of sexually molesting her, the family was split up, and Game spent time in foster homes. After he r ... More >>

  • Music

    May 22, 2008

    Pogue Mahone’s

    Get your Irish on at this Parker pub.

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2008
  • News

    October 11, 2007

    Metro Denver Gang Coalition: Beyond Darrent Williams

    Members of the Metro Denver Gang Coalition are at a crossroads, hoping they can keep the peace through the rest of the year.

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2007
  • Blogs

    June 29, 2007
  • News

    February 22, 2007

    Crusade

    A sports columnist is risking the ire of readers by writing about gangs -- and criticizing local media for not adequately covering the topic.

  • Home Entertainment

    October 5, 2006

    Copycat Killer

    Saints Row shamelessly apes Grand Theft Auto.

  • News

    March 16, 2006

    Follow That Story

    A Man Out of Time

  • News

    February 9, 2006

    A Vicious Cycle

    His parents had high hopes for Contrell Townsend. But the seventeen-year-old wound up stabbed to death -- like both of his grandfathers.

  • Home Entertainment

    November 10, 2005

    Street Fighters

    The Warriors nicely complements the bloody cult classic that inspired it.

  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Last Chance

    Before Brad Braxton goes to a gangster's final destination, he has a choice to make.

  • News

    December 23, 2004

    Maxed Out

    Shipping inmates to private prisons is Colorado's cheap solution to overcrowding and violence. But so far, it's cost plenty.

  • News

    June 3, 2004

    The Gangs All Here

    What's in a name?

  • News

    June 3, 2004

    Street Wise

    Robert Duran got jacked up. Then he grew up.

  • Sports & Recreation

    March 27, 2003

    Best Badass Brother/Sister Boxers

    Terri Cruz and Arturo Cruz Jr.

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Riding Shotgun

    The ATF is gunning for Rocky's Autos co-owner John Rothrock.

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    This Thug's Life

    Frank Lontine thought being in a gang would be cool. Now he's got plenty of time to think about why it isn't.

  • News

    March 23, 2000

    This Boy's Life

    Joshua Beckius was only sixteen when he accepted a plea bargain for a crime he now says he didn't commit. Will the court let him take his case to trial?

  • News

    January 13, 2000

    Blood In, Blood Out

    Danny Ray Lopez couldn’t outrun his gang life or the police. Will his brother follow in his footsteps?

  • News

    June 3, 1999

    Judgment Day

    As judges ponder the fates of Brandy DuVall's murderers, they must measure different shades of black.

  • News

    May 27, 1999

    The Final Judgment

    Two years ago this week, Brandy DuVall was killed by members of the Deuce-Seven gang. For the past month, the courts have been deciding whether her murderers live or die.

  • News

    March 25, 1999
  • News

    March 11, 1999

    Dealing with the Devil

    The Deuce-Seven Bloods spin out of control, ripping families apart--including their own.

  • News

    March 4, 1999

    Dealing With the Devil

    When the Deuce-Seven Bloods went hunting for a snitch, they shot Venus Montoya instead.

  • News

    February 25, 1999

    Dealing With the Devil

    Brandy DuVall went through hell before she died. She left no angels as witnesses.

  • News

    December 10, 1998
  • News

    November 5, 1998

    The Buddy System

    They met because they wanted to fight gangs. Ten years later, Leon Kelly and Lloyd Lewan are a gang of two.

  • News

    November 27, 1997

    Gangster's Rap

    While Salvino Martinez's ex-pals do the time, he's droppin' the rhyme.

  • News

    October 9, 1997

    Gangster Rap

    Adams County deputies hit the road to spread the word to landlords about suspicious characters.

  • News

    August 21, 1997

    The Education of Lonnie Lynn

    When you're in the game for good, you learn to do it right.

  • News

    July 17, 1997

    The Gang's All Here

    Her grandmother will never forget the day Venus Montoya died. And she will never forgive her killers.

  • News

    March 27, 1997

    Do Tell

    Notorious Denver informant Mark Tibbs has finked his way through a lot of cases. But can he talk his way out of this one?

  • Film

    October 17, 1996
  • News

    August 15, 1996

    Sanctuary

    For a century this inner-city church has served as a refuge. But its most important mission has always been outside the walls.

  • News

    August 1, 1996

    Her So-Called Life

    Nina Bonifacio's tattoos finally got under her skin.

  • News

    July 18, 1996

    The Sins of Youth

    Colorado gambles millions on a second last chance for violent teens

  • News

    November 22, 1995

    NATURAL BORED KILLERS

    WHEN SUBURBAN GANGSTER WANNABE CHERYL ARMSTRONG WANTED HER BOYFRIEND DEAD, SHE DIDN'T HAVE TO LOOK FAR FOR HELP.GIRL TALK INSIDE THE CHILLING DIARY OF CONVICTED TEENAGE MURDERER CHERYL ARMSTRONG.

  • News

    June 7, 1995
  • News

    March 22, 1995

    LOST WEEKEND

    WHY DID SEAN COX KILL BOBBY YARBROUGH? DON'T ASK HIM.NO REMORSE ANOTHER PARTY. ANOTHER GUN. ANOTHER KILLER WITHOUT A CLUE.

  • News

    February 1, 1995

    DON'T LOOK NOW

    HE WATCHED A CRIME FROM HIS OFFICE WINDOW. NOW THEY'RE WATCHING HIM.SHOOT TO CHILL WILL WITNESS INTIMIDATION TURN THIS ASSAULT ON THE 16TH STREET MALL INTO AN OPEN-AND-SHUT CASE?

  • News

    January 4, 1995

    THE ORIGINAL GANGSTER RAP

    THE DEFENDANT IN ONE OF DENVER'S EARLIEST MURDERS SEEKS A NEW TRIAL.

  • News

    June 22, 1994

    THE FARM TEAM

    THE DENVER GANGS WANTED TONY BROWN'S BOYS. SO HE TOOK HIS FAMILY AND HEADED FOR THE HILLS.HOME ON THE RANGE MEET THE MUSLIM COWBOYS OF MOSCA, COLORADO.

  • News

    January 26, 1994
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