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New Graphic Novel Details How NYC Gangs' Treaty Formed Hip-Hop (Bronx, NY): Last month, when rapper-activist Killer Mike appeared on Real Time With Bill Maher, the host asked, "Mike, what do you say to people who link crime and violence to rap music?" "After I say, 'You're stupid'?" Mike replied. "Rap music – hip-hop as an entity – was started in the late Sixties, early Seventies. Bunch of kids were in a burnt-out gutter called the South Bronx. . ."
Source: Rolling Stone    Date: July 1, 2015

Four men accused in Mohegan gang assault (Lake Mohegan, NY): Four men have been arrested for an alleged gang assault in April that left three people hospitalized, police said. Domenico D'Ippolito of Cortlandt, Ryan Sirico of Lake Mohegan, and Robert Casey and Peter Andolina of Peekskill were taken into custody Tuesday after a two-month investigation, Yorktown police said.
Source: The Journal News    Date: July 1, 2015

Teen Gang Members Arrested for Pistol-Whip Robbery at Douglass Houses (Upper West Side, NY): A teen who was shot multiple times by rival gang members in March was arrested last week along with two others for pistol-whipping and robbing another teen inside the Frederick Douglass Houses, police said.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: June 30, 2015

Former Suffolk gang member gets 30 years in 2004 double murder (Suffolk, NY): A Ronkonkoma man who was a member of the Netas street gang was sentenced Monday to 30 years in prison for killing two rival gang members with shotgun blasts to their heads after abducting them from a house in Brentwood in 2004.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 29, 2015

Leaders of Brownsville-based gang convicted of racketeering, murder (Brooklyn, NY): This past Thursday, following approximately eight weeks of trial, a federal jury in Brooklyn returned guilty verdicts against Paul Rivera and Michael Garrett on charges of racketeering, murder, sex trafficking, narcotics trafficking, money laundering and witness tampering.
Source: Brooklyn Daily Eagle    Date: June 26, 2015

Authorities shut down 3 NYC drug gangs near schools (New York NY): Police and prosecutors on Thursday took down three separate drug gangs operating in the Washington Heights area of Manhattan, including one that sold crack and powder cocaine across the street from two elementary schools, officials said.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 25, 2015

Police bust gang that ran drug market outside elementary schools (New York, NY): Officials have taken down a pair of big drug gangs that operated practically side-by-side in Washington Heights — one running a phone-delivery coke and heroin business and the other an open-air drug market near two public schools.
Source: New York Post    Date: June 25, 2015

'I retaliated and shot back,' teen gang member says of Mariners Harbor drive-by, cops allege (Staten Island, NY): Monday night's drive-by shooting in Mariners Harbor was sparked by a rivalry between two teenage gangs, court documents reveal. Hassan Turay, 18, the alleged shooter in Monday's incident, identifies himself as a member of the Park Hill-based youth crew "Only The Africans," or OTA, as do the three other suspects arrested, according to authorities.
Source: Staten Island Advance    Date: June 24, 2015

Judge releases Quante Wright, former gang member, from jail (Syracuse, NY): Quante Wright, a former Syracuse gang member whose attempts to go straight drew national attention, will become a free man again today thanks to a federal judge.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: June 23, 2015

Judge: Stabbing death latest tragedy in gang war 'going on for generations' (Syracuse, NY): When Syracuse's Bricktown gang couldn't find a rival 110 gang member linked to an earlier shooting, they decided to retaliate against any 110 gang member.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: June 19, 2015

Another Schuele Boys gang member pleads guilty (Buffalo, NY): Fred “Macaroni” Johnson, 22, a member of the Schuele Boys Gang of Buffalo drug dealers, pleaded guilty Wednesday before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara to conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: June 17, 2015

Car dealer fires former gang member after story about his success (Syracuse, NY): On Monday, Quante Wright went to work at Lowery Brothers Chrysler Jeep. He sold a 2015 Jeep Cherokee. Then he was fired. Wright was let go a day after he was featured in a story about the barriers he's faced on his path from prison to college graduation and beyond.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: June 17, 2015

Suspect arrested in Bronx shooting that killed 14-year-old boy (Bronx, NY): Police have arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy in the Bronx last Friday morning. According to police, the murder appears to have stemmed from a gang dispute.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News    Date: June 15, 2015

Troy targets gangs in Old Sixth Ave. area (Troy, NY): City police and code enforcement will flood the Old Sixth Avenue neighborhood in a crackdown on increased gang activity since a man was fatally shot there May 31.
Source: Times Union    Date: June 11, 2015

Separate weekend shootings in Buffalo leave 2 dead, 4 hurt (Buffalo, NY): Authorities say a 20-year-old Ohio man was one of two people killed in separate weekend shootings in Buffalo that also left four others wounded.
Source: WOWK 13 News    Date: June 8, 2015

One man dead, four others shot in gang shooting (Buffalo, NY): One man was killed and four others injured Saturday night in what Buffalo Police are calling a gang-related shooting.
Source: WKBW 7 News    Date: June 7, 2015

DA: 3 teen-age MS-13 gang members charged with rape (Riverhead, NY): Three teenagers who are reputed members of the MS-13 street gang have been ordered held without bail on charges they raped a 16-year-old girl in the wooded area of a Long Island golf course.
Source:    Date: June 5, 2015

Albany, Troy Police team up on latest teen shooting investigation (Albany, NY): Police are concerned about a violent feud between gangs in Albany and Troy. Investigators believe that may be behind the murder of a teenager in Troy over the weekend.
Source: WNYT 13 News    Date: June 4, 2015

Gang Link Suspected in Triple Homicide on Long Island (Long Island, NY): Police are investigating whether gang violence was behind a shooting on a residential street on Long Island that left three people dead and another wounded.
Source: The Wall Street Journal    Date: June 4, 2015

Violence interrupters police work peace after possible gang-related crime (Albany, NY): Days after an 18-year-old was shot dead in a crime police say could be tied to a dual-city gang rivalry the victim's family, friends and community are saying, "No more." A peace rally near the corner of Old 6th Avenue and Hutton Street Thursday night was organized as a way to bring people together as two different groups work to steer the neighborhood away from loss and anger.
Source: WRGB 6 News    Date: June 4, 2015

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