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Brooklyn gang member held without bail on drug charges as Instagram photos suggest murder plot (Brooklyn, NY): A reputed Brooklyn gang member was held without bail on drug charges after federal prosecutors produced chilling photos from his Instagram account suggesting he was preparing to avenge the murder of his best friend.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: April 29, 2016

NYCHA Under Civil Investigation Following Bronx Gang Takedown (New York, NY): U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is taking a closer look at the quality of life at New York City Housing Authority residences, following one of the largest gang take downs in city history.
Source: CBS New York    Date: April 28, 2016

Houston man admits supplying coke to East Side gang (Buffalo, NY): A Houston man has admitted he helped supply cocaine to a notorious East Side gang. Earl Brown Sr., 54, pleaded guilty to drug and money laundering charges, conceding he regularly provided multiple kilograms of cocaine – drugs that eventually made their way to Buffalo’s LRGP gang, according to federal authorities.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: April 28, 2016

More NYC gang raids coming, say law enforcement leaders (New York, NY): NYPD Commissioner William Bratton and Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson vowed Thursday to conduct more raids like Wednesday’s dragnet that ensnared gang members and busted up suspected gun and drug-running operations.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 28, 2016

4 more arrests made in massive Bronx gang sweep, as cops continue search for '20 to 30' suspects still at large (Bronx, NY): Four more gang members were arrested across the city Thursday - including an accused murderer already in jail - as authorities kept the pressure on two rival Bronx factions targeted in a massive takedown.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: April 28, 2016

Authorities: 120 Arrested In Bronx Gang Takedown; Largest In NYC History (New York, NY): More than a hundred people have been arrested in the Bronx in what authorities are calling the largest gang takedown in New York City history. Authorities are expected to announce charges Wednesday against 120 alleged members and associates of two rival street gangs.
Source: CBS New York    Date: April 27, 2016

Bloods-linked gang members charged with running $414G identity-theft ring (Manhattan, NY): More than three dozen members of a Bloods-affiliated gang were charged Tuesday with running a $414,000 identity-theft ring focused on making purchases with stolen credit card accounts at Barneys, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: April 27, 2016

A Bronx Neighborhood Dogged by Crime (Bronx, NY): Royston Griffith sat on a bench inside Agnes Haywood Playground in the northern Bronx Wednesday, watching a man push his son in a swing and teenagers play basketball. Just a few hours earlier, gang members were charged for selling narcotics within 1,000 feet of the playground.
Source: The Wall Street Journal    Date: April 27, 2016

Three Kingston men charged with gang assault (Kingston, NY): Three Kingston men have been charged with gang assault in connection with an attack at a bar on lower Broadway earlier this month.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: April 21, 2016

Exclusive: Bust at East Harlem housing projects leads to 30 arrests (Manhattan, NY): Thirty people were arrested in a major gang takedown targeting East Harlem housing projects Tuesday morning. The suspects were arrested as part of a joint NYPD/FBI operation at the East River Houses.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News    Date: April 19, 2016

FBI, NYPD round up rival Manhattan drug gangs (Manhattan, NY): In a show of force which included armored vehicles and police helicopters, hundreds of NYPD officers and federal agents hit two public housing areas in upper Manhattan late Monday and Tuesday to round up nearly three dozen members of rival gangs who plagued the communities with drug trafficking and violence, officials said.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 19, 2016

MS-13 Gang Member Murdered a Young Mother and 2-Year-Old (New York, NY): A MS-13 gang member was sentenced to 45 years in federal prison for his part in murdering a 19-year-old mother and her 2-year-old son. Rene Mendez Mejia, who goes by the name “Zorro,” lured Vanessa Argueta and her son, Diego Torres into a secluded wooded area in Central Islip, New York, on February 5, 2010.
Source: Breitbart    Date: April 18, 2016

Jury convicts Harlem man in gang-related slaying (New York, NY): A Harlem man has been convicted of killing an 18-year-old man and conspiring with his gang to kill members of rival groups.
Source: New Jersey Herald    Date: April 15, 2016

Brooklyn man draws 15 years in prison for Midtown Kingston shooting (Kingston, NY): A Brooklyn man who authorities described as a member of the Sex, Money, Murder street gang was sentenced to 15 years in state prison Friday for firing a handgun at a woman in Midtown Kingston in October 2014.
Source: Daily Freeman    Date: April 15, 2016

Gang member linked to 2006 murders gets 10 years (Buffalo, NY): A West Side gang member involved in a double murder was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: April 14, 2016

7th Street Gang member sent to prison for role in shootings (Buffalo, NY): A West Side street gang member linked to several shootings was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara to 17½ years in prison.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: April 13, 2016

Gang Member Stoked Violence That Led to His Sister’s Murder, Prosecutor Says (Manhattan, NY): A young man accused of killing a rival who mocked his sister’s death in a rap video had stoked the gang war in Harlem that led to her murder, taking part in shootings and posting ugly threats on social media in the months before she was killed, a prosecutor said on Tuesday.
Source: The New York Times    Date: April 12, 2016

America's biggest police department is using Facebook to take down its most dangerous gangs (New York, NY): On November 12, 2014, a man arrived in Canarsie, Brooklyn, expecting to meet a young woman for a date he had arranged online. Instead, he was shot in the face by Tyreek and Shaquille Hayes, two members of a rival gang who had lured him there, a recent indictment alleges.
Source: Business Insider    Date: April 12, 2016

Gun violence continues as Buffalo logs 16 shooting incidents in March (Buffalo, NY): Someone got shot in Buffalo about every other day last month. Three people died by gunfire. Virtually all shootings in the city are gang-related with the victims being targeted by the shooters, said Capt. Joseph A. Gramaglia, who heads up the Buffalo Police Department’s Homicide Squad, And in most cases the victims won’t help police with their investigation.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: April 11, 2016

Roosevelt Crips Gang Leader Convicted of Racketeering (Long Island, NY): A Roosevelt man and leader of a Crips street gang chapter was convicted Monday of federal racketeering charges for his involvement in three murders and other crimes over a decade-long span.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: April 11, 2016

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