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West Side gang member admits role in four murders (Buffalo, NY): In the eyes of police, there are few gang members as notorious as Efrain “Cheko” Hidalgo. One of the recognized leaders of the 7th Street Gang, he was at the center of a turf war with the rival 10th Street Gang that led to murders and shootings and turned the lower West Side into a bloody battleground.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: February 26, 2015
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Two grieving mothers try to end cycle of death (Buffalo, NY): Two mothers, two slain sons apiece, and four children left fatherless. The two killings left more than enough heartbreak to last a lifetime because when the bullets struck, the dead were not the only victims. Parents, siblings and friends also suffered.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: February 21, 2015
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

Bronx Man Sentenced to 50 Years in Killing of Girl, 10, in 2002 Gang Fight (Bronx, NY): It had been more than a decade since Danna Garrido saw her best friend, Malenny Mendez, who was 10 years old, killed by a stray bullet to the head after the two girls attended a christening party at a church in the Bronx.
Source: The New York Times    Date: February 20, 2015
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Cops offer reward for Yonkers gang arrest (Yonkers, NY): Yonkers police are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of alleged gang member Cesar Munguia. The 20-year-old is wanted on federal charges of robbery conspiracy and firearm offenses, police said.
Source: The Journal News    Date: February 20, 2015
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Seventh Street Gang member admits role in murder (Buffalo, NY): Uda Hidalgo, a West Side gang member serving 25 years in prison for the murder of his children’s mother, admitted Thursday to taking part in a second murder.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: February 19, 2015
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Why Does the NYPD Think Dance Teams Are Street Gangs? (New York City, NY): It was below freezing and spitting sleet, but the men gathered in the back room of the community center in Brooklyn's Atlantic Terminal public housing project were sweating bullets. Malcolm Fraser peeled his T-shirt up around his ribs, gripping the hem in his teeth to cool his body. It was early February, and in a few weeks he would be headed to Shanghai to teach Chinese hipsters how to dance like he does, so the moves had to be perfect.
Source: VICE     Date: February 19, 2015
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Brentwood Gang Member Charged With Murder (Brentwood, NY): U.S. Marshals apprehended Thursday a reputed member of the Brentwood chapter of the street gang MS-13 who was wanted for his alleged role in killing a teenager last year, authorities said.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: February 13, 2015
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Prosecutor: Gang leader ordered brutal beating, left almost-naked victim to die (Syracuse, NY): Lewis Swift's actions disgusted his son so much that the 15-year-old boy testified against him at trial. Swift, 35, was sentenced to 25 years in prison today for manslaughter. An Onondaga County jury found him guilty of ordering the brutal beating of Carnell Marshall that resulted in his death in April 2012.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: February 11, 2015
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Brooklyn gang member charged with killing rival curses at judge, gets kicked out of trial (Brooklyn, NY): A thug charged with terrorizing the Ebbets Field Houses in Brooklyn was banished from his racketeering trial Monday after flipping out in court.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: February 10, 2015
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Greenlawn Gang Members Nabbed in $15K Drug Bust, Cops Say (Suffolk County, NY): Eight people, including four alleged gang members, were rounded up Thursday after investigators seized $15,000 worth of drugs, a pair of loaded handguns and drug paraphernalia from a Greenlawn home during the execution of a search warrant, Suffolk County police said.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: February 6, 2015
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Another member of 10th Street Gang sentenced in federal court (Buffalo, NY): Another member or associate of the 10th Street Gang was sentenced this week by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: February 5, 2015
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Taking down gangs in Broome County (Binghamton, NY): Over the past four years, there have been nearly 40 gang-related arrests in Broome County, according to Captain Fred Akshar of the county's sheriff's office.
Source: WBNG 12 Action News    Date: February 4, 2015
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Police identify man suspected of fatally shooting two men, including brother, in Queens apartment building (New York City, NY): The gangbanger who shot two men dead in a building lobby was identified by police as the brother of one of the unintended victims.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: February 3, 2015
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Four Plead Guilty In Mount Vernon Gang Murder (Mount Vernon, NY): Four members of the Mount Vernon Get Money Gangstas street gang pleaded guilty to reduced charges in Westchester County court and now face lengthy prison sentences.
Source: The Daily Voice    Date: January 26, 2015
http://mountvernon.dailyvoice.com/...

Staffers ‘not informed’ after gun attack at NYC high school (Brooklyn, NY): A student used a loaded gun to strike a classmate inside Progress HS for Professional Careers in Brooklyn — just hours before two other students were shot in a gang-related fight, The Post has learned.
Source: New York Post    Date: January 25, 2015
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Teen High-Fived Pals, Said He Hoped Rival Gang Member Died After Shooting (Jackson Heights, NY): A teen high-fived his friends after a rival gang member was shot and later told police he hoped the victim died, police said.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: January 22, 2015
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Street Gang Dispute Sparked Shooting That Wounded 2 Teens, Police Say (East Williamsburg, NY): The shooting outside an East Williamsburg high school that left two teens wounded stemmed from a gang dispute between one of the victims and another teen, police and officials said.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: January 21, 2015
http://www.dnainfo.com/...

Guardian Angels in Greenport report positive results: MS-13 gang members no longer harassing local store employees, customers (Greenport, NY): Just over a month after setting out on their first patrol in Greenport, the Guardian Angels are reporting positive results: According to Benjamin Garcia, who leads the Greenport patrol, MS-13 gang members who’d been preying on women and employees at a convenience store in Greenport, after seeing the organized presence of the Guardian Angels, have hit the road and made themselves scarce.
Source: SoutholdLOCAL    Date: January 18, 2015
http://southoldlocal.com/...

NYPD memo warns cops of 'threats of violence' by Brooklyn street gang (Brooklyn, NY): Cops were warned on Friday that a Brooklyn street gang may be gunning for them soon, according to authorities. Detectives from Brownsville’s 73rd Precinct received information that the gang, known as the Young Gunnerz, have made “threats of violence” against cops, according to the internal memo, acquired by the Daily News on Friday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: January 17, 2015
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

Probe Finds NYC Jail Guards Hired Despite Arrests, Gang Ties (New York, NY): One applicant to be a New York City correction officer had been fired from his last job as a security guard for stealing. Another admitted he had regularly socialized with gang members. Another had debts of more than $400,000.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: January 15, 2015
http://abcnews.go.com/...

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