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MS-13 recruiting newly arrived migrant kids on Long Island, police say (Long Island, NY): They fled their homes in Central America by the thousands last summer to escape gang violence and poverty. Settling in places as wide-ranging as Texas and Long Island, these children sought refuge from the brutal gang life that awaited many of them if they remained in El Salvador, Guatemala or Honduras.
Source: FOX News Latino    Date: July 28, 2015

Boys, 13 and 14, injured in Bronx gang related shooting, cops say (Bronx, NY): A standoff between two rival gangs in the Bronx Friday night spilled into bloodshed, leaving a 13- and 14-year-old wounded, police sources said. And according to witnesses, the shooter looked about 16.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: July 25, 2015

Yonkers Gang Leader Sentenced To Life For Murder, Other Charges (Yonkers, NY): Steven Knowles, 27, a member of the Elm Street Wolves Gang, was sentenced to life in prison plus 35 consecutive years for a litany of charges involving murder, narcotics conspiracy and firearms, according to Preet Bahara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
Source: Yonkers Daily Voice    Date: July 23, 2015

Police arrest final 'Blood Hounds' gang member (Bronx, NY): Authorities say they have arrested the final "Blood Hounds" gang member. According to police, Kipsom Brown, 19, is facing attempted murder and conspiracy charges stemming from his involvement in the gang. Brown is one of 13 members of the gang suspected of buying and selling guns and conspiring against rival gang members.
Source: News 12 The Bronx    Date: July 23, 2015

Taking action, together, against drug and gang violence in Broome County (Binghamton, NY): WBNG met with Broome County Sheriff's Office and a Youth Crime Specialist, on Tuesday to discuss what can be done to solve the problem of drug and gang violence in Broome County. On Monday Steve Nawojczyk, an expert on drug and gang violence came to Broome County to talk to the public after elected officials admitted there is a serious problem in the county.
Source: WBNG 12 Action News    Date: July 22, 2015

13 Gang Members Arrested in Massive Bronx Takedown, DA Says (Bronx, NY): Thirteen Bloods gang members have been indicted following a lengthy investigation into shootings and drug sales that have terrorized the Bedford Park neighborhood for two years, the Bronx District Attorney’s Office said.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: July 22, 2015

Sweep of Far Rockaway street gang shows extent of wiretapping in borough (Queens, NY) : The recent arrests of 13 reputed members of a Far Rockaway street gang, who were indicted on charges of conspiring to commit murders and assaults, followed a long-term investigation by the NYPD and the Queens District Attorney’s Narcotics Investigation Bureau.
Source: TimesLedger    Date: July 21, 2015

As Shootings Rise in New York, Police Focus on a Small Number of Young Men (Brooklyn, NY): Trouble began early in the life of Alexander Williams, the son of a city correction officer from Brownsville, Brooklyn. His first arrest came at age 11. When he was 14, a close cousin was stabbed to death with a barbecue fork outside the Williams family home.
Source: The New York Times    Date: July 21, 2015

Alleged gang member charged in death of Bronx man shot with baby in his arms (New York, NY): A gang rival accused of fatally shooting a Bronx dad as he clutched his baby girl in his arms has been arrested, authorities said Tuesday. James Capers, 22, was arrested Wednesday and charged with opening fire on Allen McQueen in Parkchester.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: July 21, 2015

Stopping drug and gang violence in Broome County (Binghamton, NY): Gang and drug related crimes are on the rise in Broome County, according to County Executive Debbie Preston. For the next two days, an expert on gangs is visiting Greater Binghamton to help educate lawmakers, law enforcement, and the public on what they can do to stop it.
Source: WBNG 12 Action News    Date: July 20, 2015

Spike in New York City homicides, shootings despite summer anti-crime push, NYPD data show (New York, NY): A week after Mayor Bill de Blasio trumpeted the success of the NYPD's summer anti-crime initiative, new police data released Monday showed that a burst of shootings and homicides has reversed weeks of improvements.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 20, 2015

More than 20 Alleged Crips Arrested in Brooklyn: Police (Brooklyn, NY): More than 20 alleged members of the Crips street gang were arrested in a raid in Brooklyn early Thursday, police tell NBC 4 New York. NYPD officers and federal agents rounded up the suspects in East Flatbush on a bevy of charges related to shootings, violent robberies and drug dealing in the neighborhood, police say.
Source: NBC 4 New York    Date: July 16, 2015

Yonkers gang member sentenced to life in prison (Yonkers, NY): The leader of a Yonkers gang was sentenced to life in prison after a violent run with the Elm Street Wolves, officials said.
Source: The Journal News    Date: July 16, 2015

Alleged Schuele Boys Gang supplier arrested near Mexico (Buffalo, NY): A man accused of trafficking drugs to supply a Buffalo gang which is being dismantled by police has been arrested in Texas.
Source: WIVB News 4    Date: July 16, 2015

Gang member career criminal sentenced to prison on drug charges (Kingston, NY): A Kingston man, who is a member of part of the Bloods street gang, has been sentenced to 12 years in state prison on his conviction in Ulster County Court to felony drug possession of a controlled substance and false personation, a misdemeanor.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: July 15, 2015

12 Alleged Gang Members Charged in Fake Money Order Scheme (Brooklyn, NY): Twelve alleged gang members face fraud, aggravated identity theft and other charges in connection with a federal indictment accusing them in a money order scheme at banks in the New York area and along the East Coast, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: NBC New York    Date: July 14, 2015

Downtown businesses on edge after increase in violence (Syracuse, NY): In the heart of downtown Syracuse is where we saw the latest act of violence. Overnight, a 23-year-old woman was stabbed and left bleeding on the sidewalk. In light of this recent attack, it's left some feeling unsafe.
Source: CNY Central    Date: July 10, 2015

Mt. Vernon, Yonkers step up enforcement after shootings (Mount Vernon, NY): A "weird dynamic" is at play in a recent string of shootings in Mount Vernon, officials said at a press conference at City Hall Thursday afternoon as they outlined measures they are taking to try to stem the violence.
Source: The Journal News    Date: July 9, 2015

Police: Bullet from gun fired by Syracuse gang member hit home (Syracuse, NY): A known Syracuse gang member fired a gun on a residential street last month, attempting to shoot an unknown person, police said. But instead of striking his intended victim, one of the man's bullets hit a home.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: July 9, 2015

Syracuse Organizations try to curb gang violence with social services (Syracuse, NY): While police crack down on Syracuse gangs, a few local organizations are providing another approach to curb gang violence: social programs aimed at pulling people out of gang life. Under the Cuse Cares umbrella programs like Truce, SNUG and Syracuse Save Our Youth (SOY) are working with law enforcement in a two-pronged approach.
Source: CNY Central    Date: July 9, 2015

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