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See 21 of the accused Syracuse gang members charged in anti-violence push (Syracuse, NY): Littering. Drug possession. Murder. Those were among the wide range of charges the Syracuse Police Department recently lodged against 27 accused members of the 110 Gang. The arrests were made recently during the department's latest TRUCE initiative -- a program aimed at curbing gang and gun violence.
Source: The Post-Standard    Date: February 5, 2016

Murders perpetrated by 110 Gang members sparked latest police takedown of its members (Syracuse, NY): Twenty-seven 110 gang members were arrested in the Syracuse Police Department's latest gang takedown initiative after two of its members were arrested for murder last year.
Source: CNY Central    Date: February 4, 2016

18 members of ‘No Love City’ gang indicted in New York (Brooklyn, NY): New York officials issued indictments for a black gang known as “No Love City,” an offshoot of the “Folks” gang. The vicious street gang was responsible for terrorizing the Black community through murder, gun violence and drug activity.
Source: Rolling Out    Date: February 4, 2016

18 members of No Love City gang indicted, facing multiple charges for massive wave of violence in Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY): For 2 1/2 years, a cold-blooded Brooklyn gang bent on wiping out its rivals left bodies scattered across borough streets: 10 wounded, one paralyzed, one dead.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: February 3, 2016

Gang ‘fished’ checks out of mailboxes to tune of $33K (Queens, NY): Members of a Queens gang “fished” checks out of postal boxes by lowering blocks wrapped in adhesive duct tape and reeling in their catch, officials said Wednesday.
Source: New York Post    Date: February 3, 2016

Tensions high as reputed 110 gang member arraigned for murder, 2 other shootings (Syracuse, NY): A Syracuse man accused of three shootings last fall, including a murder, was arraigned this morning in a brief court appearance.
Source:    Date: February 3, 2016

2 admit to roles in gang-related attack and stabbing (Staten Island, NY): Two young North Shore residents have admitted to their roles in connection with the gang-related beating and stabbing of a man on a Stapleton street last fall.
Source:    Date: February 2, 2016

Teen shooter found guilty for killing innocent man on bus (Brooklyn, NY): A teenaged Brooklyn gang-banger was found guilty Monday in the shooting death of an innocent bystander on a Brooklyn bus in 2014.
Source: New York Post    Date: February 1, 2016

Brooklyn gang member found guilty of elderly bystander’s murder (Brooklyn, NY): A Brooklyn gang member was convicted Thursday of killing an innocent elderly man during a shootout with rivals.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: January 29, 2016

Teen gang banger ‘smiled’ after shooting innocent man on Brooklyn bus (Brooklyn, NY): A young teenage gang member who’d just gunned down an innocent man on a Brooklyn bus had a smile on his face as he fled, a police officer testified Tuesday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: January 27, 2016

Man Linked to 2 Violent Attacks Near Union Square Arrested, NYPD (Manhattan, NY): A Bronx man stabbed another in the neck in what officials described as a gang-related attack in November, less than a week after he bludgeoned another man with a brick, according to a police report and law enforcement sources.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: January 26, 2016

Gang intervention initiative in Buffalo (Buffalo, NY): Buffalo’s Peacemakers are actively working with 40 gang members in Buffalo, helping them to remove barriers and get out of the gangs they belong to, for good. Pastor James Giles says he finds teens as young as 14 years old join gangs to belong to a family for stability,shelter, and in some cases protection.
Source: WGRZ 2 News    Date: January 23, 2016

Reputed Queens street gang members convicted of conspiring to commit murder (Queens, NY): Four alleged members of a violent southeast Queens street gang were found guilty of conspiring to murder two purported rival gang members and now could face up to 25 years in prison.
Source: Metro    Date: January 21, 2016

Bloods Gang Leader Indicted in Fatal Shooting of Ex Girlfriend: Sources (Manhattan, NY): A grand jury has indicted a leader of the Bloods gang on murder charges more than six months after he fatally shot the mother of his two children in a Harlem apartment building where she had dropped off their 2-year-old daughter, officials and sources said Wednesday.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: January 21, 2016

Gang members, dealers feared 3 defendants in drug trafficking trial (Buffalo, NY): To hear prosecutors talk, even gang members and drug dealers crossed the street when they saw Thamud Eldridge and company coming. It was Eldridge and his crew, they say, who killed, robbed and kidnapped rival drug dealers and along the way terrorized neighborhoods on the city’s East Side.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: January 18, 2016

RPD aims to curb spike in violence (Rochester, NY): "He disrespected my cousin." "She called me a name." "He said my shoes were ugly." Rochester police say these are some of the reasons suspects have offered to explain why they shot someone. And Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli said these types of minor disputes were largely responsible for a spike in violent crime in the city in 2015.
Source: Democrat & Chronicle    Date: January 17, 2016

Ruben ‘Chulo’ Pizzaro, alleged Bronx gang member, faces federal murder charge in shooting death (Manhattan, NY): Bronx gang member Ruben (Chulo) Pizzaro appeared in U.S. Southern District Court in Manhattan on Wednesday, where he faced federal murder charges in the shooting death of a rival gang member in November.
Source: Newsday    Date: January 13, 2016

City announces sweeping new plan to curb gun violence (New York, NY): Authorities announced a sweeping plan Tuesday to combat city gun violence by creating a new NYPD division dedicated solely to illegal weapons and gang violence, as well as special courts to only handle gun cases.
Source: New York Post    Date: January 12, 2016

GANG: Gun charge added against accused trafficker (Binghamton, NY): A Binghamton man hid his .22-caliber handgun in his backyard or at a nearby park, but then took it with him while selling drugs as part of the Eddie Block Gang, according to federal prosecutors.
Source: Press & Sun-Bulletin    Date: January 11, 2016

Two years in prison for Watervliet ex-cop tied to drug ring (Troy, NY): A former Watervliet police officer was led off in handcuffs after he pleaded guilty and was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for buying cocaine while in his patrol car from a violent Troy drug gang.
Source: Times Union    Date: January 11, 2016

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