violence

New map shows gang areas
It's been a tough week or so concerning continued gang violence in Yakima, and it's got many of us uneasy and a bit scared. Now a new Google Map plots out the turf of some of Yakima's gangs. I know violence can strike anywhere, but some areas of Yakima might be best avoided if you don't need to go that way.
Is Yakima Synonymous With Violence?
Before I moved to Yakima I heard how violent and nasty it was. Once I moved here I found that it was actually quite pleasant and, with all the rolling hills and trees, more attractive than I had been led to believe. I was also told that the violence has subsided greatly from what it was 15-20 years ago...
Safe Yakima Valley Hosts Community Meeting About Violence [VIDEO]
The weather has taken a turn, not just for the better but for the incredible. Record warm temperatures pulls us all outside including those with evil intent.  In the past couple of week Yakima has seen a number of homicides, Union Gap had a fatal shooting and a couple of drive by shootings were reported in the lower valley...

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