File photo of a gang member. (credit: JOSE CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials: Gang Members Toning Down Use Of Colors, Removing Tattoos To Avoid Being Easily Identified

Nearly gone are the gang days of the 1980s and ’90s, when the Bloods wore head-to-toe red, the Crips wore blue and Latin Kings wore black and gold.


Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

NFL Teams Consider Having Police Experts Check Prospects’ Tattoos For Gang Ties

In the wake of Aaron Hernandez’s first-degree murder charge, National League Football teams might take a closer look at the tattoos of prospects entering the NFL draft.


File photo of a police car. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Haven Police Meet With Reputed Gang Members At City Hall

Fed up with gun violence, authorities in New Haven decided to try a radically different approach to the traditional crackdown.


Joseph Metteus, Tythrone Ford  (Courtesy New Haven Police)

Suspects Identified In Toddler’s Shooting

New Haven Police have released the names of two men arrested in connection with last week’s drive-by shooting which injured a 16-month old child.


Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.


Riot Leads to 19 Arrests at Manchester High

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) – A fight between two groups of students has led to 19 arrests at Manchester High School. School officials say the fight broke out in a first-floor hallway just after 9 a.m. […]


35 Arrested in Hartford Gang Roundup

Federal authorities  have  arrested 35 people on a variety of  drug and weapons related charges as a result of a more-than-year-long investigation dubbed  “Operation Northern Strike” Street gangs in Hartford’s  North End were targeted.Tom Carson […]