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Buffalo Police say 3 of 4 murders this week were likely gang-related (Buffalo, NY): Four murders were committed in four days on the city’s East Side this week, most of them gang-related and possibly fueled in part by retaliation, police officials say.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: December 18, 2014
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NYPD task force busts violent Brooklyn gang, police say (Brooklyn, NY): An NYPD investigation busted 15 drug trafficking gang members, dismantling the gun-toting operation that brought "havoc" to Brooklyn neighborhoods where an innocent bystander was shot this summer.
Source: Newsday    Date: December 18, 2014
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Shmurda was driving force behind murderous drug gang: indictment (Brooklyn, NY): Rising rapper Bobby Shmurda was a “driving force” behind a gang accused of murder, violence and the sale of narcotics from Brooklyn to South Beach, according to an indictment unsealed Thursday.
Source: New York Post    Date: December 18, 2014
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No Sentencing Yet for NY Gang Suspects (New York, NY): Friends and family of 35 alleged gang members from the Grant and Manhattanville housing projects in west Harlem filled the courthouse today to watch the legal conclusion of what the Manhattan District Attorney called in June the largest gang raid in the city’s history.
Source: The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange    Date: December 17, 2014
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Reward offered for 'dangerous' reputed gang member (Yonkers, NY): City police are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspected gang member considered to be dangerous. Christopher Ryan Grebinger, aka "Brisco," was charged Dec. 9 with federal crimes related to his alleged involvement in the the "GMF" gang, a violent, criminal street gang accused of drug trafficking, assault, shootings, stabbings and murder.
Source: The Journal News    Date: December 17, 2014
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Cuse Cares shares progress and struggles with violence prevention (Syracuse, NY): Millions of dollars has been spent in recent years, trying to reduce violence on the streets of Syracuse through outreach efforts. Monday night, representatives from the anti-gang initiative Syracuse TRUCE, SOY (Save our Youth), SNUG (guns spelled backward), Trauma Response Team (TRT), and Operation GIVE (Gun Involved Violence Elimination) offered a progress report to common councilors on the public safety committee.
Source: WSYR 9 News    Date: December 16, 2014
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Sentencing of NY Gang Members Unlikely to Be Last Chapter in Harlem (New York, NY): Residents of the Grant and Manhattanville housing projects in west Harlem have been subjected to a deadly gang rivalry spanning generations. This past June, the New York Police Department unleashed a squad of more than 500 police officers to raid the housing complexes and make arrests.
Source: The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange    Date: December 16, 2014
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Bloods gang member ‘sucker-punches cop’ during anti-police protest (New York, NY): A violent Bloods gang member and career criminal assaulted a seasoned NYPD inspector during an anti-police protest in Harlem, cops said.
Source: New York Post    Date: December 12, 2014
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Bloods gang member ‘sucker-punches cop’ during anti-police protest (New York, NY): Nearly a week after firebrand Brooklyn Councilman Jumaane Williams tweeted his support for members of the Bloods to join anti-cop protests, a member of the violent gang took him up on the offer — and sucker-punched an NYPD ­officer at a Harlem rally.
Source: New York Post    Date: December 12, 2014
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Police, elected officials, educators talk solutions to Southold gang concerns (Southold, NY): After a brutal gang attack in Southold in October, local law enforcement, elected officials and school administrators came together to talk solutions at a public meeting held at the the Southold Town recreation center on Peconic Lane Thursday night.
Source: SoutholdLOCAL    Date: December 12, 2014
http://southoldlocal.com/...

Shooting Victim in the Bronx Was Mistaken for Gang Member, Police Say (Bronx, NY): Dune Janelle Jacobs left her apartment in the north Bronx on a cold night last week in search of a quick bite to eat. But Ms. Jacobs, the police said, unwittingly stepped into a gang war and the cross hairs of a gunman who believed he had spotted his target.
Source: The New York Times    Date: December 11, 2014
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Southold cops, schools detail new programs at anti-gang forum (Southhold, NY): More cops, more outreach, more communication and more school programs to target at-risk youth.
Source: The Suffolk Times    Date: December 11, 2014
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FBI raid targets Yonkers gang (Yonkers, NY): Members of a violent gang accused of drug trafficking, assault, shootings, stabbings and murder were taken into custody in a series of raids in Yonkers and Port Chester early Wednesday, authorities said.
Source: The Journal News    Date: December 11, 2014
http://www.lohud.com/...

Southold cops, schools detail new programs at anti-gang forum (Southhold, NY): More cops, more outreach, more communication and more school programs to target at-risk youth.
Source: The Suffolk Times    Date: December 11, 2014
http://suffolktimes.timesreview.com/...

Riverhead supervisor says Southold officials have ‘heads in the sand’ over gangs, welcomes Guardian Angels; Russell fires back (Riverhead, NY): Unlike in Southold, where the presence of the Guardian Angels has been met with a less than enthusiastic presence by elected officials, Riverhead is prepared to welcome the group to help fight gang activity with open arms, Supervisor Sean Walter told RiverheadLOCAL yesterday.
Source: Riverhead Local    Date: December 11, 2014
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13 Gang Members Indicted on Racketeering, Murder Charges: Officials (New York, NY): Federal agents and Yonkers police made a series of arrests early Wednesday in connection with the takedown of a violent Yonkers-based street gang commonly known as GMF, law enforcement officials tell NBC New York.
Source: NBC New York    Date: December 10, 2014
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Bratton: Report That Maryland Prison Gang Is Targeting Cops Is ‘Overblown’ (New York, NY): NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Sunday downplayed reports that a gang with historical ties to the Black Panther movement may be planning to gun down an on-duty police officer.
Source: CBS New York    Date: December 7, 2014
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/...

Gang leader admits selling cocaine (Kingston, NY): A self-proclaimed gang leader pleaded guilty in Ulster County Court Thursday to selling cocaine, the Ulster County District Attorney’s office said.
Source: Oneida Daily Dispatch    Date: December 5, 2014
http://www.oneidadispatch.com/...

Suspected Bloods gang member sentenced on illegal gun possession charges (Monticello, NY): A 38-year-old Monticello man was sentenced in Sullivan County Court on Wednesday to 13 years in state prison plus five years of parole for the illegal possession of a loaded 9 mm handgun.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: December 3, 2014
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Prosecutors: After capture, fifth gang shooting suspect confessed (Suffolk, NY): A Bay Shore man accused of being the fifth suspect in a gang-related shooting in Southold last month gave investigators two written confessions after he was apprehended, a Suffolk County prosecutor said during the man’s arraignment Wednesday.
Source: The Suffolk Times    Date: November 26, 2014
http://suffolktimes.timesreview.com/...

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