Behind the violence: An interview with an Omaha gang member

February 16th, 2012

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Gang activity runs rampant in some Nebraska neighborhoods. The attraction of what can seem like an easy road to easy money, for many, turns out to be a life of violence, crime, jail time or worse.

Read More

Gang Fight: Nebraska

November 16th, 2011

By Mike Tobias

Omaha, NE – “Gang Fight: Nebraska” examines the current landscape of gang activity in Nebraska, and efforts to fight back.

Read More

Youth violence hurts communities

September 9th, 2011

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE РThe University of Nebraska Medical Center hosted its weekly Science Caf̩, with a discussion on youth violence in Omaha this week. A mother, who lost her son in a gang-related shooting, shared her personal story with KVNO News after the event.

Read More

Voices in Poverty: Gangs & Guns

August 20th, 2010

By Angel Martin

First Place Winner, Series, Northwest Broadcast News Association

Omaha, NE – As part of the series, Voices in Poverty, Angel Martin takes a closer look at gangs and guns in the city, and the so-called “hood life.”

Read More
©2023 KVNO News