By - 12/1/06 - 2:16 pm

David Bernstein argues that all the attention being given Jahmol Norfleet (killed earlier this week) detracts from the struggles of Roxbury, Dorchester and JP residents who have to put up with gang violence all the time - and who never belonged to a gang:

By - 11/30/06 - 10:26 am

John Daley, one of our boys in blue, wonders whether the local media (and he's looking at you, Boston Herald) is helping to fan gang violence, with cavalier headlines and re-identifying kids who now fear for their lives.

By - 8/14/06 - 2:18 pm

Bryan Clark also heard the gunfire at Morgan Park and discovers Cambridge has gangs, but that Mayor Kenneth Reeves can laugh them off because he thinks Cambridge gangbangers are wusses who don't stack up to the gangs of his Detroit youth. Clark writes:

By - 7/6/05 - 4:27 pm

Eileen discusses the Fruits and Vegetables gang (members allegedly worked in Produce at local supermarkets) that is charged with beating up people in West Roxbury:

By - 5/12/05 - 8:16 pm

For the second week in a row, the West Roxbury Transcript leads with the shocking story of the local gangbangers:

It's not a gang
Mom defends Fruits and Veggies son

By - 5/5/05 - 1:31 pm

The Roslindale Bulletin reports that police in normally bucolic West Roxbury are on the lookout for a group of former produce guys from the West Roxbury Roche Bros. and Shaw's who are beating people up at Billings Field. They call themselves the Fruits and Vegetables Gang.