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One of the Schuele Boys surrenders, while another pleads guilty (Buffalo, NY): Willie Griffin, 25, one of the last of the Schuele Boy suspects still at large after a federal grand jury handed up an indictment against another seven of the notorious street gang, surrendered Thursday at the Buffalo office of the FBI and Thursday was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshall Service, federal officials said.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: March 26, 2015

Gang member sentenced in double murder (Buffalo, NY): A West Side gang member found guilty of taking part in the murder of two innocent bystanders nine years ago was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: March 25, 2015

Trying to interrupt crime before it happens (Syracuse, NY): By using people with firsthand knowledge of guns and gangs, a program is trying to interrupt violence on Syracuse’s streets. The national Cure Violence program was created by a former public health doctor and so it’s modeled off of treating infectious disease: you have to treat the cause of the illness, not just the symptoms.
Source: WRVO News    Date: March 24, 2015

SNUG Program to arrive in Soundview (Bronx, NY): A violence prevention program based out of Jacobi Medical Center is seeking to cure violence plaguing the Soundview neighborhood, but they needed help. To do this, Stand Up to Violence reached out to Senator Jeff Klein for additional funding. The senator has allocated $300,000 toward this program’s expansion as part of last year’s budget.
Source: Bronx Times    Date: March 24, 2015

6 allegedly took part in gang initiation ritual (Buffalo, NY): Six men have pleaded guilty to five armed robberies that prosecutors say they took part in as part of a gang initiation. Antoine Sanders, who prosecutors say is the self-proscribed leader of the “Rollin 60’s Crypts,” faces up to 50 years in prison when he is sentenced in April.
Source: WKBW 7 News    Date: March 23, 2015

NYPD throws pizza parties for gangbangers (New York, NY): NYPD bosses have been throwing pizza parties for some of the city’s most hardened gang members — telling them they are loved and respected, in an effort to steer them from violence.
Source: New York Post    Date: March 23, 2015

Gang leader admits providing gun used in N. Buffalo holdups (Buffalo, NY): Antoine “Deuce” Sanders, self-proclaimed leader of the Rollin’ 60s Crypts, ordered teenagers to commit crimes in North Buffalo as part of a gang initiation, prosecutors say.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: March 23, 2015

Corrections System Sees Record Violence and Gang Activity (Albany, NY) : A new ad by the New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association (NYSCOPBA) may soon come across your car radio, now that NYSCOPBA has launched an ad campaign focused on the record figures for violence and gang activity in New York State’s jails and prisons, and the corrections system’s need for public support.
Source: Genesee Sun    Date: March 23, 2015

Another 10th Street Gang member gets long prison term (Buffalo, NY): Desmond Ford, 33, a member of the violent 10th Street Gang on Buffalo’s West Side, was sentenced to a federal prison term of almost 17 years Friday by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: March 20, 2015

10th Street Gang member sentenced in drug case (Buffalo, NY): A 10th Street Gang member was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara to 65 months in prison.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: March 19, 2015

Brooklyn gang leader, two members convicted on three counts of murder (Brooklyn, NY): A Brooklyn federal jury found three members of a violent street gang, the Folk Nation Gang, guilty of committing three murders in furtherance of gang activity, racketeering and other related charges.
Source: Brooklyn Daily Eagle    Date: March 19, 2015

10th Street gang member sent to prison for conspiracy (Buffalo, NY): Nourooz Ali, 21, a member of the notorious 10th Street Gang was ordered Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara to serve an 11 year Federal prison term on his conspiracy conviction for his work with the gang that used to terrorize Buffalo’s West Side.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: March 18, 2015

Troy teens focus of anti-gang program (Troy, NY): Chris and Markus were preteens who got bored after school one day and decided to hang out with a street gang headed by Tony, an older boy. Tony hinted the boys could earn some street "cred" by doing something to scare off an elderly woman. Chris decided to try. Markus opted not to let his friend go it alone and lobbed a bottle, breaking her car window.
Source: Times Union    Date: March 16, 2015

SCDA: After Three Month Bench Trial, ‘Crips’ Street Gang Member, Reginald Ross, Convicted of Two Murders (Suffolk County, NY): State Supreme Court Justice William Condon has found street gang member Reginald Ross of Yaphank guilty of committing two murders in Suffolk County in 2010, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said yesterday, March 13, 2015.
Source: Long Island Exchange    Date: March 14, 2015

10th Street Gang Member Sentenced (Buffalo, NY): Another member of the 10th Street Gang was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 33-year-old Matthew Deynes will spend the next 125 months in prison after being convicted of a RICO conspiracy.
Source: TWC News    Date: March 13, 2015

Accused cop shooter was gang member who survived drive-by shooting last year, prosecutors say (Huntington Station, NY): The man accused of shooting a Suffolk police officer in Huntington Station after a traffic stop Wednesday night survived a drive-by shooting last year and is a member of a local "vicious" gang, prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: Newsday    Date: March 12, 2015

APNewsBreak: 5 inmates stabbed, slashed after jail lockdown (New York, NY): In the week since New York City jail officials took the rare step of locking down four of Rikers Island's largest facilities for 34 hours to stop gang violence, four inmates have been slashed and a fifth stabbed, according to jail statistics obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: March 11, 2015

3 busted in killing of Bronx woman mistaken for rival gang member (Bronx, NY): Three down, one to go. Cops have named Brendrick (Diddy) Brown, 23, as the triggerman in the mistaken-identity murder of a Bronx woman and are hunting for him, officials said Tuesday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: March 10, 2015

Task force identifies 30 gangs in Buffalo (Buffalo, NY): A local police-FBI joint task force identified 30 street gangs in Buffalo. According to the Safe Streets task force, a group of people on a street corner is not considered a gang, and there is a series of qualifications that must be met to be classified as a gang.
Source: WGRZ 2 News    Date: March 10, 2015

Suspect, victim in shooting both face charges after nurse finds drugs in wounded man's underwear, police say (Staten Island, NY): Police have arrested both the victim and suspect in a gang-related shooting in West Brighton, after a nurse found a stash of drugs inside the wounded man's underwear, authorities say.
Source: Staten Island Advance    Date: March 9, 2015

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