Dating gang members
When a member manages to get out of a gang with dignity, he definitely loses the gang's protection but does not lose his former enemies.Why: The excitement of gang activity, which often involves violence, danger, and outward expressions of cultural biases, coupled with the acceptance given by fellow gang members, provide the social support and community involvement that are often lacking in the lives of young male gang members.The image sent the dead man's mother rushing out of the courtroom, crying. Rivera also told the jury how one goes about becoming a gangbanger. There are two ways - one painless, the other painful, she said. Rivera, who turned and shot a look to Judge Carmen Minora, asking if she had to answer.
Fernandez was gunned down and minutes later driven over by a girl in Jeep on a joy ride with her girlfriend on a rainy night. Two robbers wearing masks and hooded sweatshirts walked in to the Turkey Hill on 8th Avenue at abou (read more) SCRANTON — Neil Regan woke up hours before sunrise to screeching tires, a series of bangs and then quiet.In the dark below his funeral home in the 1900 block of Pittston Avenue, a 20-year-old man lay dying on the blacktop. Rivera was pressed on the identities of the ringleaders. What: young men form gangs to acquire companionship, gain peer respect, act out biases and express cultural identity.
Young people join gangs to receive the attention, affirmation, and protection they may feel they are lacking at home. Many youngsters do not have a positive adult role model.