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Welcome to the Gang-Related News Articles page. This page provides a list of articles pertaining to gangs and gang-related activities from various U.S. and Canadian news sources. A link to the source of each article is provided. The list of articles can be refined and filtered by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory.

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Feds press murder and other charges against 31 Poughkeepsie gangs members (White Plains, NY): Federal authorities have charged 31 members and associates of two rival street gangs in the City of Poughkeepsie with murder, narcotics and firearms offenses.
Source:    Date: August 17, 2017

Alleged MS-13 gang members charged in murder of teen found in Massapequa nature preserve (Long Island, NY): Two reputed members of the MS-13 gang are under arrest on Long Island on Wednesday for the murder of a teenager earlier this year.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News    Date: August 16, 2017

Authorities: MS-13 members killed man in bid to gain stature (Nassau County, NY): A group of MS-13 members lured a Long Island man into a car with the promise of marijuana and sex and took him to a secluded nature preserve where they fatally attacked him with knives and machetes to boost their stature within the ruthless gang, police said Wednesday.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: August 16, 2017

New charges in crackdown on violent Long Island gangs (Central Islip, NY): Federal authorities have unsealed a new indictment in the continuing crackdown against violent gangs on Long Island.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: August 15, 2017

Members of Roosevelt’s Bloods street gang charged, Feds say (Long Island, NY): Three members of the Roosevelt chapter of the Bloods street gang have been arrested by the FBI, according to officials.
Source: Newsday    Date: August 14, 2017

Nassau Gang Members Arrested, Charged With Multiple Crimes: Feds (Roosevelt, NY): Seven members of the Bloods street gang based in Roosevelt were indicted in federal court Monday on charges of racketeering, conspiracy to murder rival gang members, conspiracy to sell drugs, attempted murder and robbery and related firearms crimes.
Source: Merrick Patch    Date: August 14, 2017

Salvadoran Cardinal To Bring Anti-Gang Message To Long Island (Long Island, NY): Cardinal Jose Gregorio Rosa Chavez of El Salvador will visit Long Island next weekend as part of an anti-gang effort in the Catholic community. Cardinal Chavez is the first cardinal to be appointed to El Salvador, the homeland of many Long Island immigrants as well as the MS-13 gang.
Source: WSHU News    Date: August 10, 2017

Gang member sentenced to over 30 years in prison for murder, racketeering (White Plains, NY): A 22-year-old Yonkers man was sentenced in federal court in White Plains on Wednesday to 30 years and one day for crimes committed as part of a Yonkers-based street gang, “Cruddy 650.”
Source:    Date: August 9, 2017

Yonkers gang member sentenced for murder and racketeering (Yonkers, NY): A member of the Yonkers gang Cruddy 650 was sentenced to 30 years and one day in prison for murder and several gang-related crimes. Kevin Wiltshire, 22, pleaded guilty in April to federal charges of participating in the Cruddy 650 racketeering conspiracy, to using and carrying firearms, and killing Andre Folsom on May 26, 2014.
Source: The Journal News    Date: August 9, 2017

MS-13 gang member pleads not guilty in Central Islip killings (Central Islip, NY): A reputed member of MS-13, accused of taking part in the brutal April killings of four young men in a Central Islip park, pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Central Islip federal court.
Source: Newsday    Date: August 8, 2017

Southampton Town Police Chief Worries About Growing Presence Of MS-13 Gang (Southampton, NY): As authorities continue to crack down on gang strongholds in western Suffolk County, Southampton Town Police Chief Steven Skrynecki has voiced worries that those ongoing raids will push the gangs, and the violence that comes with them, eastward—and into his jurisdiction.
Source: The Southampton Press    Date: August 8, 2017

City tries new tactics to cut gun violence, encourage witnesses (Buffalo, NY): More than two dozen people watched as two men stopped their fistfight and picked up shotguns just over a week ago. When the dispute on Carl Street ended, one of them was dead and four others were wounded.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: August 7, 2017

CARIBBEAT: J’Ouvert International group set to enlighten public and youth at symposium and concert (Brooklyn, NY): The organizers of Brooklyn’s J’Ouvert celebration — who recently announced a time change to increase safety at the annual procession — are following up that effort with special events to teach the history of the Caribbean tradition and help combat gang violence.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: August 6, 2017

High-Ranking “Ygz” Gang Member Sentenced To 41 Years In Prison For Stomping Murder Of 16-Year-Old And Other Crimes (Bronx, NY): Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that WENDELL BELLE, a/k/a “Delly Dell,” was sentenced this afternoon to a term of 384 months of imprisonment in federal custody, which must run consecutively to a prior sentence of 108 months of imprisonment in state custody, for his crimes as a high-ranking member of the “Young Gunnaz” or “YGz” gang.
Source: United States Department of Justice    Date: August 3, 2017

'Operation Bricktown' defendant out on bail charged for Destiny USA stabbing (Syracuse, NY): A man out on bail from charges he conspired to kill rival gang members has been charged with stabbing a person multiple times at Destiny USA, according to court papers.
Source:    Date: August 2, 2017

Man sentenced to 21 years for rape of teen in Southampton (Riverhead, NY): A man accused of raping a teen in her Southampton bedroom has been sentenced to 21 years in prison.
Source:    Date: August 2, 2017

Civil rights groups seek details on immigrant students’ suspensions (Long Island, NY): Two civil rights advocacy groups filed wide-ranging information requests Tuesday with the Suffolk County Police Department and the South Country school district regarding enforcement actions against and the suspensions of Bellport High School students accused of engaging in gang-related behavior.
Source: Newsday    Date: August 1, 2017

Authorities Raid Long Island Bars Suspected Of MS-13 Gang Activity (Huntington, NY): Authorities cracked down on gang activity on Long Island overnight just one day after President Donald Trump visited the area, promising tougher policing.
Source: CBS New York    Date: July 29, 2017

2 reputed MS-13 gang members arrested in Queens slaying, NYPD says (Queens, NY): Two MS-13 gang members were arrested Thursday in Hempstead and charged in the May murder of a man found shot to death outside a bodega in Queens, an NYPD spokesman said.
Source: amNewYork    Date: July 28, 2017

President Donald Trump in Brentwood today to address anti-gang fight (Brentwood, NY): President Donald Trump will come to the doorstep of Suffolk communities hard-hit by gang violence Friday to address the administration’s fight against the MS-13 gang.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 28, 2017

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