Tag: gangs

‘Known’ gang member arrested after police siege

‘Known’ gang member arrested after police siege

| June 26, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:10 p.m., June 23, detectives with the Fort Wayne Police Gang and Violent Crimes unit received information that Ku-La Lwin, 21, a known gang member, was inside of a house in the 3200 block of Warsaw Street. Detectives knew that Ku-La had an active warrant, was known to be armed, was on parole, and had […]

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‘Come join our gang’

‘Come join our gang’

| April 1, 2015

Community groups make appeal to end violence, offer alternatives and support to young people FORT WAYNE—There’s a powerful new gang combing the streets of Fort Wayne. But, unlike the classic definition of a gang, this organization is not out to cause mayhem but to stop it. This past Friday, the Fort Wayne/Allen County Branch of […]

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Getting beyond the confines of ‘four square blocks’

Getting beyond the confines of ‘four square blocks’

| September 24, 2013

Diego Morales’ TEDx Macatawa presentation on growing up in Chicago and leaving behind the ghetto of the mind

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New approach deeded to dismantle street gangs

| April 17, 2013

By Harry C. Alford | My brothers and sisters, we have an extreme problem that needs urgent fixing. I would like to see black elected officials become more active about addressing this problem. It is my firm belief that withdrawal programs are not the end solution…

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