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Decade after gangland killing, man sentenced to 22 years (New York, NY): A judge has sentenced a member of the Bloods street gang to 22 years in prison for fatally shooting a member of a competing gang faction during a drug feud in Paterson a decade ago, authorities announced Thursday.
Source: NJ.com    Date: March 24, 2017

Syracuse Police Department gets new technology to combat gang activity (Syracuse, NY): The Syracuse Police Department is updating the way they keep track of gangs and gang violence in Syracuse. At the city’s common council meeting this week, the council approved the department’s request to purchase a new software system called Gangscope.
Source: WRVO News    Date: March 23, 2017

MS-13 gang member deported 4 times sexually abused 2-year-old girl, police say (Hempstead, NY): A MS-13 street gang member who had been deported from the U.S. four times stabbed two women and sexually assaulted a 2-year-old girl in a New York City suburb, police said Thursday.
Source: CBS News    Date: March 23, 2017

Gang member sentenced for his role in shootings (Buffalo, NY): Acting U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced Wednesday that 26-year-old Derrick Ramos, known as Little D, was sentenced to 72 months in prison for his role in two shootings in the city of Buffalo.
Source: WGRZ 2 News    Date: March 22, 2017

Former MS-13 gang leader sentenced for role in Hempstead killing (Long Island, NY): The former leader of a clique of the MS-13 street gang was sentenced to 20 years in prison Wednesday for his role in the 2012 murder of a Hempstead man who was selling drugs on what the gang considered to be its turf, officials said.
Source: Newsday    Date: March 22, 2017

Residents Learn About Gang Violence Prevention (Westbury, NY): The Hispanic United Association of Westbury held an educational forum last week to inform community members on how they could help keep their kids from getting involved with gangs and violence.
Source: The Westbury Times    Date: March 18, 2017

NYPD retakes Travers Park from alleged drug gang (Jackson Heights, NY): The NYPD has smashed a notorious street gang that has terrorized a Jackson Heights park for years following a long-term investigation. Last week Queens District Attorney Richard Brown and Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced a Queens County grand jury had indicted six purported members of the Always Bangin’ Kings gang for allegedly plotting to kill two rival gang members in December 2016 and that 11 individuals affiliated with the gang had been indicted or summarily arrested on charges of selling drugs in Elmhurst and Maspeth.
Source: TimesLedger    Date: March 17, 2017

Suffolk police: Violent crime down in 1st quarter of 2017 (Suffolk County, NY): Crime in Suffolk County, already at historic lows in 2016, is down 7.2 percent so far this year, Police Commissioner Timothy Sini said Wednesday. Violent crime — categorized as murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault — dropped by nearly 25 percent through March 11 compared to the same period last year, Sini said during a news conference at Suffolk police headquarters in Yaphank.
Source: Newsday    Date: March 15, 2017

About 40 suspected gang members arrested in Bronx drug raids (Bronx, NY): About 40 suspected gang members were arrested for allegedly dealing drugs in the Bronx during raids coordinated by the NYPD and Homeland Security Investigations Wednesday morning.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News    Date: March 15, 2017

Police use new "GangScope" software to track gang members (Syracuse, NY): There is a good chance that when detectives arrive at a shooting gang members are involved. Police said more than half of the shootings in Syracuse are gang related. To curb violent crime, police are enlisting the help of a new database software to help track the gang members firing the shots.
Source: CNY Central    Date: March 13, 2017

Cops bust up drug gang linked to wave of stabbings in Queens park (Jackson Heights, NY): A wave of stabbings linked to a drug gang that ruled over a Queens park led to an NYPD crackdown that netted 14 arrests Thursday, official said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: March 9, 2017

Alleged Bronx Crack-Dealing Gang Members Accused Of Racketeering, Shootings (Bronx, NY): Eight alleged members of a crack-dealing Bronx street gang were hit with federal charges Thursday that are linked to various crimes, including two attempted murders.
Source: CBS New York    Date: March 9, 2017

10 MS-13 Gang Members in NY Indicted For Murder Are Illegal Aliens (Central Islip, NY): Thirteen members of the notorious gang MS-13 were charged on March 2 by the U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York, with 41 crimes, including racketeering, seven murders, attempted murders, assaults, arson, and other illegal acts and, according to prosecutors, 10 of the 13 suspects are illegal aliens.
Source: CNSnews.com    Date: March 8, 2017

Suffolk County cracks down on gangs (Suffolk County, NY): In less than six months, the Suffolk County Police Department was able to solve the brutal murders of Brentwood teens Kayla Cuevas and Nisa Mickens. In a joint effort, last week they arrested four MS-13 gang members here illegally from El Salvador and Honduras.
Source: WNYW FOX 5 News    Date: March 8, 2017

Buffalo police believe recent string of shootings is gang-related (Buffalo, NY): Buffalo police are investigating four separate shootings in the Queen City. The incidents occurred within 72 hours; seven people were shot, two of them killed.
Source: WIVB News 4    Date: March 7, 2017

Battling Buffalo's Gang Mentality (Buffalo, NY): The City of Buffalo is seeing a surge in gun violence with two people killed over the weekend and five people shot on Monday. Buffalo Police tell 7 Eyewitness News they are "very confident" that the shootings are gang related.
Source: WKBW 7 News    Date: March 7, 2017

Alleged Brooklyn gang member, 23, federally indicted for 'cold-blooded execution' of rival (Brooklyn, NY): A reputed Brooklyn gang member is facing federal charges for gunning down a rival at point-blank range. Brooklyn federal prosecutors said Tyvon "Turtle" Bannister carried out the "cold-blooded execution" in July 2014 as part of an East New York turf war. Bannister, 23, was allegedly a member of the Cypress Gangsta Crips, and his 26-year-old victim, Rayvon Henriques, was a Bloods-affiliated rival.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: March 7, 2017

Reformed gang member talks about spike in violence (Buffalo, NY): A bullet lodged in 23-year-old Todd Timmons body is a constant reminder of the dangers of getting involved on the wrong side of the law.
Source: WKBW 7 News    Date: March 6, 2017

MS-13 gang members indicted in brutal deaths of high school students (Long Island, NY): More than a dozen members of the MS-13 gang were indicted Thursday on seven killings on Long Island spanning three years, including the deaths of several high school students last year.
Source: CNN    Date: March 3, 2017

Buffalo's Street Gang Population: 700 (Buffalo, NY): With law enforcement in Buffalo struggling to solve gang-related homicides, we are now learning that the city's gang population is higher than previously disclosed.
Source: WGRZ 2 News    Date: March 2, 2017

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