FREDDIE GRAY CASE: Jury In Porter Trial Expected To Be Seated Wednesday; Opening Arguments Could Start Soon After | LIVE BLOG | WJZ Will Have Complete Coverage Of Officer Porter's Trial At 5 & 6 p.m.

New Grant To Curb Gang Violence In Montgomery Co.

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Lawmakers in Montgomery County are discussing a federal grant intended to reduce gang violence along the border with Prince George’s County.

The $1.3 million grant would fund the Prince George’s and Montgomery County Gang Initiative.

The initiative is aimed at curbing gang crime and violence, better sharing information and intelligence, and intervention and prevention activities.

The council is holding a series of informal meetings with County Executive Isiah Leggett.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

blog comments powered by Disqus
Track Weather On The Go With Our App!

Listen Live