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Roosevelt Crips Leader Gets 3 Consecutive Life Sentences (Central Islip, NY): The Roosevelt chapter leader of the Crips street gang was sentenced Friday to three consecutive life sentences plus 145 years in federal prison for violent crimes he was convicted of last year.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: January 13, 2017

Inwood Gang Bust: Politicians Thank Police For Takedown of 32-Member Street Gang (Inwood, NY): Neighborhood elected officials held a press conference Monday on the corner of Vermilyea Avenue and West 204th Street to thank police for taking down a 32-member street gang accused of turning the area into an open-air drug market.
Source: Washington Heights Patch    Date: January 9, 2017

Overall Crime Falls to New Low in Suffolk County (Suffolk County, NY): Overall crime fell to an all-time low in Long Island’s Suffolk County last year, according to statistics county law-enforcement officials released Friday.
Source: The Wall Street Journal    Date: January 7, 2017

S-13 Gang Member Arrested in Brentwood on Federal Charges: Police (Brentwood, NY): Police arrested a MS-13 gang in Brentwood on federal RICO charges on Thursday. According to Suffolk Police, since September, the department has arrested over 80 MS-13 gang members on various state and federal charges as part of an unprecedented strategic crackdown on gangs in the area.
Source: West Islip Patch    Date: January 6, 2017

Feds: NYC-area gang tied to 2009 Greenburgh shooting (New York City, NY): A gang takedown announced Wednesday has ties to Westchester County, and in particular a 2009 shooting in Greenburgh, the U.S. Attorney's office in Manhattan said. An indictment that was unsealed charges 13 members and associates of the Blood Hound Brims gang (or "BHB") with various racketeering, drug and gun offenses, including cocaine and heroin trafficking, and three attempted murders, prosecutors said.
Source: The Journal News    Date: January 4, 2017

Drop in Gang Violence Drove New York City Shootings Below 1,000 in 2016 (New York City, NY): A steep drop in gang violence last year drove shootings in New York City to the lowest number in at least a quarter-century, Police Department data shows, a result of what police officials say has been a focus on gang takedowns and targeted arrests in some of the city’s roughest neighborhoods.
Source: The New York Times    Date: January 3, 2017

Gangbanger busted in Bronx gang takedown now charged in murder of drug dealer (Bronx, NY): A suspected gangbanger busted in a massive takedown earlier this year is now charged with the murder of a Bronx drug dealer.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: December 30, 2016

13 reputed Long Island gang members charged (Hempstead, NY): Law enforcement officials on Long Island say they've dealt a "major blow" to a violent Hempstead street gang, arresting more than a dozen members on a variety of charges.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: December 23, 2016

Eight members of violent West Side heroin gang plead guilty (Buffalo, NY): Oneil Quinones, 31, the alleged leader of The Loiza Boys, a notorious West Side heroin ring, and six other members of that gang, pleaded guilty before Senior U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny Thursday to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute heroin.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: December 23, 2016

Thirteen Members of Nassau Gang Indicted After Months of Violence: District Attorney (Nassau County, NY): Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced on Thursday that 13 alleged members of the Salvadorians with Pride street gang in Hempstead have been indicted by a grand jury for multiple violent acts, including stabbings and shootings, which occurred between between May and November 2016.
Source: Garden City Patch    Date: December 22, 2016

Guilty verdict returned in gang-related daytime shooting (Buffalo, NY): A purported gang member was convicted of murder Thursday in the daylight shooting of an 18-year-old who allegedly encroached onto a rival gang’s territory in October 2015.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: December 22, 2016

East Side gang member sentenced to 10 years (Buffalo, NY): A member of the Bailey Boys gang was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for his role in two shootings five years ago.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: December 22, 2016

New Charge for Man Accused in Gunfight That Injured 11-Year-Old (Buffalo, NY): He was one of two people shot June 29 on Humason Avenue, and now Detavion Magee is facing a first degree assault charge relating to the incident.
Source: TWC News    Date: December 15, 2016

10th Street Gang member gets 24 years for seven shootings (Buffalo, NY): During the gang feud on Buffalo's lower West Side 10 years ago, it was the frequency of the shootings and number of innocent people who got hurt that made it a different type of street rivalry.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: December 14, 2016

Reputed gang member indicted in Albany LGBT bar shooting (Albany, NY): A reputed member of the Bloods street gang has been indicted on charges including second-degree murder for the fatal Thanksgiving morning shooting at a bar popular with Albany’s LGBT community.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: December 13, 2016

Credit card fraudster who bought American Girl dolls swept up in Brooklyn gang bust (Brooklyn, NY): They're the must-have items for the gangbanger on your holiday shopping list — drugs, guns and pricey dolls. A takedown of 35 suspected Brooklyn gang members included one man who used a fraudulent credit card to buy a pair of American Girl dolls, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: December 13, 2016

Trial begins for father of Syracuse child murdered in gang shooting (Syracuse, NY): Jury selection is underway in the murder trial of a Syracuse man whose 20-month-old child was killed in gang-related shooting in 2010.
Source: WSYR 9 News    Date: December 12, 2016

Police: Gang Violence To Blame For Spike In Suffolk Homicides (Hauppauge, NY): Suffolk County police believe gang violence is behind a recent spike in homicides throughout the county.
Source: CBS New York    Date: December 12, 2016

Newsday: Rise in Suffolk homicides due to increase in gang violence (Brentwood, NY): A new report says an increase in gang violence is to blame for the rise of homicides in Suffolk County. Newsday found that the number of killings were up 36 percent compared to last year.
Source: News 12 Long Island    Date: December 11, 2016

NYPD Seeks Cure for Gun Violence With Data-Driven Cases (New York City, NY): Even as homicide rates have climbed in other American cities, New York City is again on pace to have a near-record low number of shootings, and police are partly crediting refined tactics that include collecting more data and forensic evidence than ever before to go after the worst offenders.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: December 10, 2016

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