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.

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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.

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Youth violence hurts communities

September 9th, 2011

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – The University of Nebraska Medical Center hosted its weekly Science Café, 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.

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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.”

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