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Nassau cops search gang 'gathering spot' in Freeport (Freeport, NY): Police on Tuesday conducted a large-scale search in a vast wooded area in Freeport that investigators believe is a meeting area for gang members, as part of a crackdown after a series of gang-related killings in Brentwood, police said.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 19, 2016

Trial begins for 120 suspected NYC gang members amid protests over 'racialized terror' (New York, NY): A federal trial has begun for 120 young men accused of being members and associates of two rival street gangs in New York City. The youths are charged with racketeering, narcotics and firearms offenses. Their supporters protested outside the court.
Source: RT    Date: October 19, 2016

Brooklyn gang leader may face death penalty for his role in two murders (Brooklyn, NY): The feds have indicted the leader of a Brooklyn gang that couldn’t shoot straight. Nicholas Washington, 32, was charged with the slayings of two bystanders killed by trigger-happy members of his G'z Up cocaine crew in a racketeering indictment unsealed Wednesday in Brooklyn federal court.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: October 19, 2016

Police: Killing in Brentwood Likely Gang-Related (Brentwood, NY): Police on Long Island believe the killing of a man found beaten on a Brentwood street is likely gang-related.
Source: NBC 4 New York    Date: October 14, 2016

Gangs flourish in NY county plagued with distrust between police and Latinos (New York, NY): To say that the Latino community in New York’s Suffolk County mistrusts its police department is an understatement. The sentiment has been brewing for nearly a decade, following the hate-related murder of an Ecuadorian immigrant in 2008 and a perceived indifference to crimes involving Latinos thereafter.
Source: FOX News Latino    Date: October 12, 2016

Buffalo Border Patrol arrests gang member (Buffalo, NY): U.S. Border Patrol Agents in Buffalo stated they arrested a man with involvement in the international crime gang, Mara Salvatrucha, also known as MS-13.
Source: WKBW 7 News    Date: October 5, 2016

Teen Boy Walking Home from School Stabbed in Gang-Related Attack, NYPD Says (Manhattan, NY): A teen boy walking home from school was stabbed by a group of older individuals he didn't know in what police say was a gang-related attack.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: October 4, 2016

Rapper accused of moonlighting in violent gang pleads guilty (New York, NY): Bobby Shmurda, an up-and-coming rapper featured in a viral music video that popularized the "Shmoney dance," pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiring with a drug gang responsible for several shootings.
Source: Regina Leader-Post    Date: October 3, 2016

‘They Keep Finding Bodies’: Gang Violence in Long Island Town Fuels Immigration Debate (Brentwood, NY): Four dead teenagers. Two weeks. One town. And a ruthless gang, the authorities say, was most likely responsible for the toll. Again.
Source: The New York Times    Date: October 2, 2016

Gang fight at Brooklyn federal jail causes lockdown (Brooklyn, NY): The high-security Metropolitan Detention Center was on lockdown Wednesday after a violent brawl between MS-13 and Crips gang members at the federal lockup in Brooklyn.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 28, 2016

Appeal denied for triggerman in gang assassination attempt (Poughkeepsie, NY): The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York denied an appeal by Justin Alfonso, the triggerman in a botched assassination organized by the Latin King's street gang.
Source: Poughkeepsie Journal    Date: September 28, 2016

21-year-old bystander fatally shot during apparent Bronx gang dispute (Bronx, NY): A 21-year-old man was fatally shot in a Bronx playground Tuesday evening, apparently when he became caught in the crossfire of a gang dispute.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News    Date: September 28, 2016

Gang Member Charged with Murder in 9-Year-Old Cold Case, DA Says (Manhattan, NY): A gang member who shot and killed two men in a turf war nine years ago has been charged with murder, according to the Manhattan District Attorney’s office.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: September 27, 2016

Gang Member Charged in 2007 East Harlem 'Bloods' vs. 'Crips' Double Murder: DA (East Harlem, NY): A man is facing charges for a 2007 double murder in East Harlem that involved a deadly dice game between rival gangs the "Bloods" and "Crips."
Source: Harlem Patch    Date: September 26, 2016

17 gang members indicted for dealing crack near schools (New York, NY): More than a dozen dealers affiliated with a notorious drug trafficking gang were indicted for peddling crack cocaine near schools and playgrounds, authorities said Monday in a statement.
Source: New York Post    Date: September 26, 2016

Bronx gang member busted in Oneonta (Oneonta, NY): A gang member wanted in a 2012 Bronx murder case was arrested in Oneonta on Thursday by federal authorities, city police said.
Source: The Daily Star    Date: September 23, 2016

Suffolk Police Announce Increase Patrols, New Initiatives in Brentwood Following Recent Murders (Brentwood, NY): Police have announced at a conference on Wednesday several initiatives they are planning on taking against gangs in the Brentwood area following the recently death of two teenage girls and discovery of two skeletal remains in the area.
Source: West Islip Patch    Date: September 22, 2016

Teen Struck by Stray Bullet During Gang Fight at Douglass Houses, NYPD Says (New York, NY): A teenager was hit by a stray bullet during a gang-related fight at the Frederick Douglass Houses, police said.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: September 22, 2016

Man sentenced to 9 years for gang-related shooting (Corona, NY): An alleged gang member has been sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty last month for attempting to murder a rival gang member in a Corona nightclub, District Attorney Richard Brown announced today.
Source: Jackson Heights Post    Date: September 21, 2016

'MS 13' gang tag defaces cars, fence in Hicksville (Hicksville, NY): "MS 13" gang tags were left on a fence and four cars in Hicksville Friday night. Residents along Violet Avenue say they woke up to find "MS 13" scrawled in spray paint on their property. Nassau police say they have increased patrols in the area.
Source: News 12 Long Island    Date: September 20, 2016

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