Gangs

In this Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018 photo, two women cry outside the Stroger Hospital in Chicago, after they were asked to leave due to overwhelming crowds of family and friends of shooting victims. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson plans to discuss the weekend violence during a Monday news conference. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP)
August 06, 2018 - 5:32 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — At least 11 people were shot to death and about 70 wounded in a weekend burst of violence in Chicago that instantly became a political issue when President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, blamed the carnage on longtime Democratic rule in the city. Police on Monday attributed...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh smiles during a meeting with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kavanaugh says he recognizes that gun, drug and gang violence "has plagued all of us." Still, he believes the Constitution limits how far government can go to restrict gun use to prevent violent crime (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 28, 2018 - 5:45 pm
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he recognizes that gun, drug and gang violence "has plagued all of us." Still, he believes the Constitution limits how far government can go to restrict gun use to prevent crime. As a federal appeals court judge, Kavanaugh made it...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
January 11, 2018 - 3:04 pm
Wichita police have made two arrests after at least four gang-related drive-by shootings in the city since Tuesday. Those drive-bys took place near 14th & Piatt; 23rd & Minnesota; east of 23rd & Grove; and on S. Mission near Lincoln & Woodlawn. Investigators identied two suspects in...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
June 29, 2017 - 3:59 pm
The Wichita police department has started a new pro-active approach, reaching out to the parents and guardians of juvenile gang-members. On Tuesday this week, the Wichita police department sent out 74 letters to parents or guardians of gang-members in Wichita who are under the age of 18. The hope...
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