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Number of Shooting Victims Has Increased in 14 NYPD Precincts Over the Last Five Years (New York, NY): It's unfair to judge a police department solely against the crime stats of the previous year. Numbers can fluctuate from one year to the next. What matters is improvement over the long run.
Source: The Village News    Date: August 26, 2014

Two gang members sentenced to life in prison for slaying rival (Brooklyn, NY): They traded in drugs, violence and, ultimately, murder. Two Staten Island street-gang members were sentenced Friday to life in prison for slaying a rival in Mariners Harbor five years ago.
Source: Staten Island Advance    Date: August 22, 2014

Federal charges brought against 20 charged with trafficking drugs in Bronx (Bronx, NY): Federal charges were brought Wednesday against 20 people accused of trafficking drugs in the Bronx. Investigators say 19 of the people indicted are members of the River Park Towers Young Gunnerz, a gang based in that Morris Heights housing complex.
Source: TWC News    Date: August 20, 2014

Two men ran into LI house to escape gang-related shooting (Riverhead, NY): Police say two men fleeing a gang-related shooting ran into a house in Riverhead, scared the woman who lived there and ran out a back window.
Source: CBS New York    Date: August 20, 2014

Cops seek info on 'gang-related' shooting; no injuries reported (Riverhead, NY): Riverhead police are asking for the public’s help regarding a shooting on Segal Avenue this week that they say was retaliation for a previous gang-related shooting.
Source: Riverhead News-Review    Date: August 20, 2014

Teen Donnell Russell killed in alleged gang shooting at Tilden Houses in Brownsville (Brooklyn, NY) : A teenager is dead after an alleged gang-related shooting in Brownsville. According to police, 18-year-old Donnell Russell was killed at the Tilden Houses on Livonia Avenue Monday night, just a few buildings over from where he lived inside the NYCHA complex.
Source: News 12 Brooklyn    Date: August 19, 2014

Child homicides in city a growing problem (Buffalo, NY): A fight between two teenage girls in a playground escalated out of control until a gun was pulled and a 14-year-old boy who had nothing to do with the fight was killed.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: August 13, 2014

'Interrupters' program uses former gang members to combat street violence (New York, NY): A nearly $12.7 million program funded by New York City will parachute reformed gang members onto the streets to quell beefs and into hospitals to implore shooting victims not to retaliate.
Source: Newsday    Date: August 13, 2014

Bronx man gets prison for fatal 'revenge stabbing' (Bronx, NY): Prosecutors say a Bronx man will spend 20 years in prison for a fatal "revenge stabbing." District Attorney Robert Johnson says 34-year-old Santos Santiago was sentenced Monday. The Latin Kings gang member was convicted of manslaughter in June for the 2009 death of 18-year-old Miguel Baret.
Source: Newsday    Date: August 12, 2014

Oswego police arrest trio on felony drug charges (Oswego, NY): On Monday, the Oswego City Police Departments Anti-Crime Team (ACT) conducted an investigation into the illegal possession and sales of heroin within the city of Oswego.
Source: Oswego County Today    Date: August 12, 2014

Sheriff's staff gave away key evidence in drug gang murder case (Rochester, NY): Francisco "Cisco" Santos was a small-time drug dealer facing a big problem. He got on the wrong side of the wrong people – leaders of one of the most violent drug gangs in Western New York.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: August 11, 2014

Five arrested after alleged gang assault in South Buffalo (Buffalo, NY): Five people were arrested on Boone Street in South Buffalo early Sunday after what police described as an alleged gang assault involving brass knuckles and a man being struck with a piece of pipe.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: August 10, 2014

In trial, violent dynamics of Buffalo street gang unfold (Buffalo, NY): For two-and-a-half days last week, Sam Thurmond sat on the witness stand and talked about the three shootings, two murders and his own violent gang life that have him looking at life in prison.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: August 10, 2014

Former Brentwood gang leader pleads guilty in two murders (Central Islip, NY): The former head of the Brentwood chapter of the MS-13 street gang pleaded guilty Wednesday to taking part in two murders in Brentwood, authorities said.
Source: Newsday    Date: August 6, 2014

Federal trial underway for four members of violent 10th Street Gang (Buffalo, NY): Shortly after midnight on Easter Sunday of 2006, in a working class West Side neighborhood, the bloody feud between members of the Seventh and 10th Street gangs spilled over into the world of two innocent bystanders.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: August 1, 2014

Syracuse launches S.N.U.G. to prevent gun violence (Syracuse, NY): A neighborhood picnic at Syracuse's Wilson Park, just south of Downtown, was the setting for the launch of a new gun violence prevention program, as part of Syracuse TRUCE. S.N.U.G. - which spells "guns" backwards - will recruit former gang members and those who've been involved in gun crimes, to become violence interrupters.
Source: WSYR 9 News    Date: August 1, 2014

Last alleged gang member turns himself in (Buffalo, NY): The last alleged member of a gang the FBI says took part in narcotics trafficking on Buffalo's east side has turned himself in. Agents say Andre Wise surrendered to authorities Wednesday morning. The 36-year-old is allegedly a member of the "Schuele Boys Gang," a group which operated in the Schuele Street area. Sixteen others have already been arrested and charged.
Source: WIVB News 4    Date: July 30, 2014

DA: Two sentenced in NY mistaken-for-gang-rival slay (New York, NY): Two men convicted of the Brooklyn stabbing death of a man they mistook as a rival gang member have each been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.
Source: The Wall Street Journal    Date: July 29, 2014

Alleged gang member turns himself in, one on the run (Buffalo, NY): Another alleged gang member turned himself in to authorities in Buffalo on Friday. According to the FBI, 24-year-old Michael Robertson surrendered Friday morning.
Source: WIVB News 4    Date: July 25, 2014

Bronx Trinitarios gang members busted and charged (Bronx, NY): Last night and early this morning, ATF agents and officers from various law enforcement agencies did a coordinated strike in the Fordham and Kingsbridge neighborhoods of the Bronx and arrested another 19 members of the Trinitarios street gang.
Source: Examiner    Date: July 24, 2014

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