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District Attorney: Gang suspects plotted to kill victims in attack, fifth suspect sought (Southold, NY): Walking on crutches, a fourth suspect and alleged MS-13 gang member, 17, who was nabbed in relation to what police said was a gang-related shooting on South Harbor Road and State Route 25 in Southold last week, was indicted Tuesday before Judge William Condon at the Arthur J. Cromarty Criminal Court in Riverside.
Source: SoutholdLOCAL    Date: October 21, 2014

NYC gang member convicted in 2002 fatal shooting (New York, NY): A 32-year-old Bronx man has been convicted in a 2002 shooting at a christening party that killed a 10-year-old bystander and paralyzed a rival gang member.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: October 20, 2014

Ellenville Bloods gang member arrested on heroin sales charge (Kingston, NY): The URGENT Task force and Ellenville Police have arrested a local man following an investigation into the sales of heroin.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: October 19, 2014

Fourth shooting suspect, MS-13 member, arrested (Southold, NY): A 16-year-old alleged MS-13 gang member from Southold was arrested Thursday at Southampton Hospital, where he was being treated for a gunshot wound following the Tuesday morning shooting incident on South Harbor Road, town police said.
Source: The Suffolk Times    Date: October 16, 2014

Juan Garcia, MS-13 gang member, pleads guilty to murder of Vanessa Argueta (Long Island, NY): A Long Island member of the MS-13 street gang who had been on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list pleaded guilty Wednesday to murder for the execution-style slaying of his 19-year-old former girlfriend, saying she "disrespected" him and the gang.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 15, 2014

MS-13 members arrested in Southold 'ambush' shooting of rival gang Mara-18, police say (Southold, NY): Three men arrested after a shooting in Southold have been identified as MS-13 street gang members involved in a dispute with a rival known as Mara-18 -- or 18th Street -- police said Wednesday.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 15, 2014

Police say Tuesday’s shooting was gang-related; three arrests made (Greenport, NY): Three members of the MS-13 street gang were arrested in connection with an overnight shooting in Southold on Tuesday, town police said.
Source: The Suffolk Times    Date: October 15, 2014

Forum on East Side crime stresses need for community involvement (Buffalo, NY): A long-planned community forum on crime in Buffalo’s East Side developed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office began about 90 minutes after the fatal shooting of a man in the 100 block of Erb Street on Tuesday afternoon.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: October 14, 2014

2 admit guilt in federal drug case (Binghamton, NY): Two men accused of peddling crack cocaine and heroin into Greater Binghamton recently pleaded guilty to federal drug charges.
Source: Press & Sun-Bulletin    Date: October 9, 2014

District Attorney Cast Too Wide a Net in Harlem Gang Crackdown, Critics Say (Harlem, NY): The day the NYPD came pounding on his door in June, Kenneth Thomas was home from his second year at Jefferson Community College in upstate Watertown, trying to figure out how to get to Pennsylvania where he had lined up a summer job as a youth basketball camp coach.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: October 6, 2014

Central Islip Gang Member Gets Life for Murdering Tot (Central Islip, NY): An MS-13 street gang member was sentenced Thursday to multiple life terms in federal prison plus 35 years for his role in killing a mother and her 2-year-old son in Central Islip.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: October 2, 2014

U.S. AG: No Death Penalty In Suspected Brooklyn Gang Killing (New York, NY): U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says his office will not pursue the death penalty against three suspected gang members accused of a gruesome murder in Brooklyn.
Source: CBS New York    Date: September 27, 2014

Dozens of Alleged Borough Gang Members Indicted (New York, NY): A grand jury this week handed up indictments against more than 30 alleged borough gang members on charges of conspiring to murder two rival gang members and conspiring to commit robberies in order to raise bail money for an alleged gang leader on Rikers Island.
Source: The Forum    Date: September 22, 2014

Indictments for 31 alleged gang members handed down: DA (New York, NY): A total of 31 alleged gang members from southeast Queens were indicted on charges of conspiring to rob people in order to raise money to free a gang leader jailed in Riker’s Island, and to murder two members of a rival gang, said Queens District Attorney Richard Brown.
Source: TimesLedger    Date: September 19, 2014

Auburn man, an alleged MS-13 gang member, may face deportation for having machete (Auburn, NY): Alejandro Meza is headed to prison — but that might not be the only punishment in the alleged gang member's future.
Source: The Citizen    Date: September 17, 2014

Authorities: 31 Alleged Queens Street Gang Members Rounded Up In Murder, Robbery Conspiracy (New York, NY): Thirty one members of three violent Queens street gangs were rounded up as part of an investigation into an alleged murder plot, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: CBS New York    Date: September 17, 2014

School violence raises alarms (Schenectady, NY): A fight-plagued start to the school year at the high school has raised concerns about gang-related violence. Superintendent Larry Spring said Tuesday that some of the teen combatants were involved in clashes last year at Mont Pleasant Middle School.
Source: Times Union    Date: September 16, 2014

NYPD says more officers in high-crime areas helped reduce summer shootings (New York, NY): The pace of shootings in New York City cooled in the usually active summer months, according to the latest NYPD statistics, and police officials are giving partial credit for the drop to a special task force of detectives focused on violent areas of the city.
Source: Newsday    Date: September 15, 2014

Prosecutors cite drop in crime with breakup of 10th Street Gang (Buffalo, NY): Federal prosecutors and law enforcement officials gathered Monday for a news conference at an outdoor basketball court on the Lower West Side to symbolically return the neighborhood to its residents.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: September 8, 2014

The Mac Baller Brims: NYC’s most dangerous gang (New York, NY): They are the new Mafia, a ruthless Bronx-based cabal of drug dealers and gun runners that officials call the most dangerous gang in the city. The Mac Baller Brims, a set of the national Bloods gang, form a terrifying band of crime-happy hoods who own much of New York’s street drug trade and dominate Rikers Island, where they control the contraband and decide who lives and dies, police and jail sources say.
Source: New York Post    Date: September 7, 2014

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