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Welcome to the Gang-Related News Articles page. This page provides a list of articles pertaining to gangs and gang-related activities from various U.S. and Canadian news sources. A link to the source of each article is provided. The list of articles can be refined and filtered by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory.

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Newburgh gang leader convicted, may get life in prison (White Plains, NY): The leader of a violent City of Newburgh drug gang was convicted of racketeering, attempted murder, narcotics conspiracy and witness tampering charges in federal court on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: September 20, 2017

Reputed gang member rejects plea offer in attempted-murder case (Staten Island, NY): A felon and reputed gang member from West Brighton who potentially faces up to 25 years behind bars if convicted of attempted murder, refused a plea offer on Tuesday calling for a seven-year prison sentence.
Source: Staten Island Advance    Date: September 20, 2017

Yonkers gang member sentenced for teen's murder (Yonkers, NY): The man responsible for the murder of 16-year-old Ka'Shawn Phillips in Yonkers more than 12 years ago was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison.
Source: The Journal News    Date: September 20, 2017

Hudson Valley Gang Leader Guilty of Attempted Murder, More (New YOrk, NY): The leader of a local gang, whose name was meant as a warning to others that the gang will murder you, was found guilty on a number of charges.
Source: Hudson Valley Post    Date: September 20, 2017

Bronx DA hits 20 gang members with 41-count indictment related to assaults, robberies (Bronx, NY): Nearly two dozen Bronx gangbangers have been slapped with a laundry list of violent crimes — including the killing of a teenager over $2, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 19, 2017

Deadly Buffalo gang boasted of crimes in rap music videos, prosecutors say (Buffalo, NY): When the FBI began gathering proof that the Schuele Boys were an organized street gang, agents came across some unusual evidence – two rap music videos.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: September 16, 2017

Anti-gang group says $800K in promised funds hasn't arrived (Brentwood, NY): A group that provides counseling and outreach to help kids stay out of gangs says it has not yet received funds it was promised one year ago from Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone and state Assemblyman Phil Ramos.
Source: News 12 Long Island    Date: September 14, 2017

Huntington HS Was Uninformed Of State's Gang Prevention Plan, Superintendent Says (Huntington, NY): Huntington School District Superintendent James Polansky said he was "shocked" to hear that Huntington High School would have state troopers deployed the school as part of the state's MS-13 and gang violence prevention initiative.
Source: Huntington Patch    Date: September 14, 2017

Gov. Cuomo deploys gang prevention officers to 10 high-risk Suffolk County schools (Centrail Islip, NY): New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced the deployment of a new Gang Violence Prevention Unit, consisting of 10 state troopers, to the top 10 high-risk schools in Suffolk County that currently serve as ground zero for gang activity and recruitment.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News    Date: September 13, 2017

Correction officer attacked by four Bloods gang members at Rikers (New York, NY): A city jail officer was kicked and punched in the face by four alleged gang members during a bloody brawl on Rikers Island, according to a jail report.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 13, 2017

Nassau Gang Member Gets Decades In Jail For Murder, Assaults (Nassau County, NY): An MS-13 gang member from Freeport was sentenced to decades in prison on Tuesday for his involvement with two murder conspiracies, two attempted murders and threatened assaults.
Source: New Hyde Park Patch    Date: September 12, 2017

Teen MS-13 suspect to be tried as adult in murder of rival gang member on Long Island (Long Island, NY): A Long Island youth linked to MS-13 and the heinous 2016 carve-up murder of another gang member will be tried as an adult.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 11, 2017

Police probe 'MS-13' graffiti on Long Island homes (Woodbury, NY): Police are investigating a report that graffiti invoking the gang MS-13 was splashed onto homes on a Long Island street, about two weeks after the gang name was painted on a neighboring community's high school.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 9, 2017

Cops probing MS-13 graffiti scrawled on Long Island homes (Long Island, NY): Long Island cops are investigating a menacing graffiti spree promoting the notorious gang MS-13. Several homes on Seward Drive in Woodbury were found marred with the MS-13 insignia and profanities about 6 a.m. Saturday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 9, 2017

Father, son injured after gang members stabbed them while walking home in Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY): Six men jumped a rival gang member Friday in Brooklyn and stabbed him four times and then slashed his father, when he tried to protect his son, police and witnesses said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 8, 2017

New York City murder rate heading toward historic low, stats show (New York, NY): Murders in New York City are on track to hit another historic low, according to NYPD statistics for the first eight months of the year. The city has seen 179 homicides this year as of Sept. 1 — a 22.5% drop compared to the 231 homicides in the same period in 2016, the Daily News has learned.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 4, 2017

Admitted MS-13 Gang Member Charged In Vicious Assault On Ex-Girlfriend (Hempstead, NY): An admitted member of the brutal street gang MS-13 is facing charges for a vicious attack on his ex-girlfriend. Police say Kenny Cruz allegedly punched and kicked the woman, hit her with a stapler, and stabbed her with scissors.
Source: CBS New York    Date: September 4, 2017

Brooklyn teen survives 13 gunshots in gang-related attack during broad daylight (Brooklyn, NY): A Brooklyn teen is clinging to life after 13 bullets ripped through his body during a shooting that stemmed from a gang brawl, police said Thursday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 1, 2017

Gang members target of narcotics raid (Buffalo, NY): The Cheektowaga Police Department’s Narcotics Unit assisted colleagues from the Buffalo Police and sheriff’s narcotics units at a raid on Jefferson Avenue late Tuesday afternoon.
Source: Cheektowaga Chronicle    Date: August 30, 2017

Brooklyn DA Announces Charges Against Nine Alleged Gang Members (Brooklyn, NY): As part of a crackdown on gang violence in Brooklyn, the district attorney has announced charges against suspected gang members accused in several shootings.
Source: CBS New York    Date: August 22, 2017

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