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Reputed gang member charged in Elmhurst murder: DA (Elmhurst, NY): A reputed member of the Sureño 13 street gang has been charged with murder, gang assault and weapons possession for the fatal shooting of a 38-year-old Elmhurst man following a verbal argument earlier this month, the Queens district attorney said.
Source: TimesLedger    Date: May 21, 2015

Associate Of Schuele Boys Gang Pleads Guilty To Weapons Possession (Buffalo, NY): An associate of the Schuele Boys Gang now faces up to a decade in prison after pleading guilty
Source: TWC News    Date: May 20, 2015

3 MS-13 Gang Members Charged With Murders (Long Island, NY): Three reputed MS-13 street gang members were charged with allegedly killing three men on Long Island less than a month apart four years ago and trying to kill four others, authorities said.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: May 20, 2015

Police make arrest in beating of teen on subway train in Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY): Police have made an arrest after a 15-year old boy was beaten and robbed in an apparent gang assault in Brooklyn. 15-year old Brandon Parchment of Queens was arrested on robbery charges. The teen was jumped after getting on a Canarsie-bound L train in East New York Friday afternoon.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News    Date: May 18, 2015

Sheriff's office denies North Fork gang advisory (Utica, NY): The Licking County Sheriff's Office said there is no evidence that gangs were involved in a stabbing outside a party in Newton Township last weekend despite information in an advisory North Fork Local Schools issued Friday.
Source: The Newark Advocate    Date: May 15, 2015

Gang-led Heroin, Dog-fighting Ring Busted, Officials Say (Nassau County, NY): Fifteen reputed Bloods street gang members were arrested for allegedly running a dog-fighting ring and dealing heroin containing the same additive that investigators linked to eight fatal overdoses, Nassau County authorities said.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: May 14, 2015

NYPD Arrests Member of Gang Wanted for 3-Borough Crime Spree (Manhattan, NY): Police have arrested a Brooklyn man suspected of being part of a violent group of armed gunmen involved in as many as a dozen robberies of pharmacies, liquor stores and cellphone shops in Manhattan, Brooklyn and The Bronx, DNAinfo New York has learned.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: May 14, 2015

2nd Circuit Tosses Gang Accessory Conviction (White Plains, NY): The 2nd Circuit on Monday reversed the conviction of a woman who drove the getaway car from the scene of a gang slaying in New York, finding there was no evidence she knew the victim was dead or dying.
Source: Courthouse News Service    Date: May 13, 2015

Riverhead Police: Youth caught painting MS-13 gang graffiti on the walls of an Elton Street business (Riverhead, NY): Riverhead Town Police have arrested a youth who they caught painting MS-13 gang graffiti on the walls of an Elton Street business late last night.
Source: Riverhead Local    Date: May 10, 2015

MAP: Gang activity in Buffalo (Buffalo, NY): Twelve members and associates of a gang in Buffalo have been charged with possession and distributing crack cocaine. The LRPG gang operates in the area of Lombard, Rother, Playter and Gibson Streets in the city.
Source: WKBW 7 News    Date: May 8, 2015

Authorities: Bloods members indicted in gunrunning ring (New York, NY): Ten reputed members of the Bloods street gang have been indicted in a gunrunning ring that smuggled weapons to New York City for resale. Authorities unsealed the 367-count indictment Wednesday.
Source:    Date: May 7, 2015

Another 10th Street gang member gets federal prison term (Buffalo, NY): Derrick Yancey, 27, of Buffalo, a member of the now-defunct 10th Street Gang, was ordered by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara to serve a 168-month federal prison term for his conspiracy conviction under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: May 7, 2015

Gunrunning Bloods gang used Metro-North: AG (New York, NY): Bloods street gang members engaged in a gunrunning scheme that included using Metro-North trains to bring weapons bought in Port Chester and Stamford, Conn., into New York City for resale, a 367-count indictment unsealed Wednesday charges.
Source: The Journal News    Date: May 6, 2015

Three women arrested on gang assault charges for a Seventh Street incident (Buffalo, NY): Three Buffalo women were arrested on felony gang assault charges late Tuesday and two other women were being sought by police in connection with the alleged attack on a 7th Street woman late Monday afternoon.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: May 6, 2015

Gang Used Metro-North To Bring Guns From Port Chester To NYC, AG says (West Chester County, NY): Nine alleged members and associates of the violent Bloods street gang were indicted on charges of operating a high-volume gun trafficking ring, state Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton announced Wednesday .
Source: The Daily Voice    Date: May 6, 2015

Man Killed in Apparent Gang-Related Jackson Heights Shooting, Police Say (Jackson Heights, NY): Two gunmen shot and killed a man in what appears to be a gang-related attack, sparking investigators to shut down part of the neighborhood in a search for the suspects, officials said.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: May 5, 2015

Guardian Angels fight back against gang graffiti in Greenport (Greenport, NY): The Guardian Angels, who have been diligently patrolling Greenport every week for months, have uncovered what they believe is gang graffitti near the railroad tracks. According to Benjamin Garcia, patrol leader for the Guardian Angels in Greenport, the graffiti was found on a trailer, and read “666”.
Source: SoutholdLOCAL    Date: May 5, 2015

Is the word 'gang' too prejudicial for Syracuse homicide trial? (Syracuse, NY): Jerry Benton is going on trial later this month in the stabbing death of another man outside a Milton Avenue bar last year. But can Senior Assistant District Attorney Melinda McGunnigle bring up his alleged gang affiliation to the jury? Benton's lawyer says no, arguing that it's "highly prejudicial."
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: May 4, 2015

NYC anti-violence program probed by DA for allegedly employing gang members (Harlem, NY): Shawanna Vaughn is a New York newcomer, but the mother of two has been around crime all her life. She grew up in California where her father was a police officer. It’s also where her brother was gunned down in a gang initiation when she was 9-years-old.
Source: PIX11 News    Date: April 29, 2015

Cash Money Brothers Gang Members Guilty of Racketeering Charges (Brooklyn, NY): Notorious gang members Damion "World" Hardy and Aaron "E-Bay" Granton on Wednesday were found guilty of racketeering charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office has confirmed.
Source: Newsweek    Date: April 29, 2015

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