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Suspect identified in Bronx shooting that killed 14-year-old boy (Bronx, NY): Police have identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy in the Bronx last Friday morning. 25-year-old Travis Bloch of The Bronx is wanted by the police. The murder appears to have stemmed from a gang dispute.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News    Date: May 28, 2015

NYPD: Gangs responsible for spike in shootings (New York, NY): Inside what looks like an ordinary storefront is the headquarters for a youth group. Community leaders are hoping it will help stop the rise in gang youth crime.
Source: Fox 5 News    Date: May 28, 2015

Cops Nab Reputed Gang Member In Jackson Heights Murder (Jackson Heights, NY): Police last week arrested a reputed gang member in the shooting death of a 31-year-old Corona man. NYPD officials said police at the 110th Precinct arrested Raul Zamora on May 16 – approximately one week after investigators identified Zamora as the gunman in the May 5, daylight murder of Jorge Manzanarez, 38.
Source: The Queens Gazette    Date: May 27, 2015

De Blasio says crime spikes will be reversed (New York, NY): Mayor Bill de Blasio Tuesday blamed warring gangs for the city's recent increase in shootings and murders but pointed to overall crime rates that remain at historic lows.
Source: Newsday    Date: May 26, 2015

Friends obsessed with photos of teen’s bullet-riddled body (New York, NY): Hours after he was brutally executed in The Bronx, graphic images of Christopher Duran’s bullet-riddled body emerged online — due to neighbors and friends linking to grisly photos taken by some in the crowd that gathered around the slain teen.
Source: New York Post    Date: May 24, 2015

Boy, 14, gunned down walking to school in Bronx in possible gang-related revenge killing connected to older brother (New York, NY): A baby-faced Bronx teenager was executed on the street Friday by a gunman wearing a red bandana who blasted him multiple times at point-blank range — and without any warning.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: May 22, 2015

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

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