Gang

Under new GOP law, nuns could be considered gang members and deported

If you’re an immigrant and in a gang, you should be deported, some Republicans say. On Thursday the Republican-led House passed a new bill to remove immigrants from the U.S., just for associating with “the wrong people.” “It’s time we stand up for our children...

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 9:33pm

MS-13 street gang suspected in killing of 4 young men in Long Island: Police

Suffolk County Police have issued an “all hands on deck” into the suspected gang-related killing of four young men this week. Authorities believe the violent Central American street gang known as MS-13 is responsible for the killing of a 16-year-old boy, two 18-year-olds and a 20-year-...

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:20pm

Authorities seize 200 weapons in biggest gun trafficking bust in Brooklyn history

Two dozen alleged gunrunners have been arrested with a massive haul of assault weapons and semiautomatic handguns in what the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office and the NYPDare calling an unprecedented firearms trafficking bust.More than 200 weapons recovered.“In this unique case, we charged more...

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:25am

Boston Police identify body of teenager found fatally stabbed

The body of a teenager found fatally stabbed near Logan Airport has been identified, but authorities are still trying to determine whether the killing may be gang-related.The victim, 18-year-old Luis Fernando Orellano Ruano, is from Central America, Boston Police told The Associated Press.Ruano's...

Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 7:11am

Dozens arrested in takedown of Mozart Street Gang drug dealers: DA

Police arrested 41 people, seized 10 firearms, $80,000 in cash and more than five kilos of heroin and fentanyl Thursday as the result of a yearlong investigation into the Mozart Street Gang.The arrests, which focused on high-level drug dealers pushing kilos of the addictive opioids, will put a...

Friday, December 16, 2016 - 4:03am

35 alleged Brooklyn gang members indicted on multiple charges: DA

A yearlong investigation into gang activity in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn has led to the arrest of 35 alleged gang members, acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced Tuesday.Among the charges are distributing narcotics, financial crimes, burglaries and weapons possession.“...

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 10:17pm

Brooklyn gang member convicted of check fraud has bank logo tattoo: Report

A Crips gang member convicted of bank fraud has a lasting reminder of one of his victims: a tattoo of its logo, the New York Daily News reported.Sentencing papers for Gabriel Patterson, 21, included a photo of his tattooed-covered upper body, and the only in-color ink was Bank of America’s logo of...

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 7:14pm

Alleged ‘Boys from Ardmore’ gang members charged with string of violent incidents

Prosecutors have charged three alleged members of the gang “Boys from Ardmore” with a spree of violence over six months.Michael Allen, 24, Quron Brokenborough, 23, and Shaquille Allen, 22, are charged with aggravated assault and robbery for the various incidents, which occurred between November...

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 1:49am

Three alleged gang members indicted for murder of Cuomo aide Carey Gabay

Authorities have charged three men for the murder of Carey Gabay, an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who was shot last year as he walked down a Brooklyn street after attending a celebration.Gabay, 43, was shot in the head on Sept. 7, 2015 in front of the Ebbets Field Houses in Crown Heights while...

Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 12:46am

120 busted in largest gang takedown in New York City history

NYPD officers joined with other law enforcement agencies to arrest 120 alleged gang members and associates in what officials are calling the largest takedown of its kind in city history.A large-scale overnight Bronx raid led to the arrest of 78 individuals, as part of the years-long investigation...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 5:32pm

Gang rivalries suspected in two Philadelphia homicides

Officials are investigating two deadly Sunday shootings that could be gang-related.The first shooting, which happened around 3:30 p.m. on the 1400 block of Vernon Road in Cedarbrook, took place after the victim had just spoken with a political candidate canvassing the neighborhood, NBC10 reported....

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 7:26pm

Gang member sentenced to 30 years to life in prison for killing bystander outside Brooklyn barbershop

A Brooklyn man will spend a minimum of the next three decades behind bars for killing an innocent bystander when he attempted to shoot members of a rival gang, according to authorities.Breeze King, 22, was sentenced to 30 years to life in prison on Feb. 26 after being convicted on Jan. 28 on...

Monday, February 29, 2016 - 1:48am

Watch the gang-taunting video from a tough Louisiana police captain

A Louisiana police captain’s gang-taunting video has gone viral as area law enforcement aims to arrest seven at-large individuals.St. Landry Parish Capt. Clay Higgins turns his attention to seven “armed and dangerous” alleged members of the Gremlin Gang in an online video that is getting attention...

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 12:33am

Alleged Queens gang members charged with fishing checks out of mailboxes

A total of 11 reputed members and associates of a Queens gang are facing a slew of charges after fishing out checks from USPS mailboxes, removing payee names and amounts, and cashing them with new amounts and names, according to prosecutors.The group of men and women are allegedly affiliated with...

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 3:26am

East Boston a focus of MS-13 raids on Friday

The city's East Boston neighborhood was among sites of police raids that netted dozens of suspected members of the notorious and violent MS-13 gang late last week.In all, 56 alleged members of the El Salvador-based outfit “La Mara Salvatrucha” have beenindicted, according to an announcement on...

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 3:15am

Latino gang 20G remembered as neighborhood protectors

Weekends in the Philadelphia neighborhood where Gilberto Gonzalez grew up meant waking in the morning and going to sleep at night to music. In a nearby park, the men in the 20G gang would beat drums and sing songs from their Puerto Rican homeland. It was almost as if the gang wanted to let...

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 11:44pm

Three alleged gang members indicted for shooting in Red Hook

Three men were indicted for a shooting earlier this month in Red Hook that left five people wounded, including a pregnant woman who miscarried.Marquise Frederick, Quamari McAllister and Elijah Wells, all 19, from Brooklyn were named in a 20 count indictment that includes second-degree attempted...

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 1:17am

While you were sleeping...

Good morningAs you slept, Texas bikers were told to keep off the streets, while the State Department planned to keep Hillary's emails until January.U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin left Beijing after a row, as Gloria Steinem arrived there for a peace march. The British public is being invited to suggest...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 3:43pm

Harley store shut as 170 charged over Waco biker gang shootout

Reuters –Police warned of revenge attacks from motorcycle gangs after 170 people were charged on Monday in connection with the shootout among rival bikers on Sunday that left nine dead and 18 wounded and turned a Texas restaurant into a blood-soaked crime scene.Bikers from five rival gangs attacked...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 2:17pm

Nine dead in Texas biker gang shooting at Twin Peaks bar, Waco

Reuters –Nine people were killed and 18 were injured on Sunday when a simmering feud among rival biker gangs boiled over at a sports bar in Waco, Texas, leading to a gun battle in the parking lot, police said.The clash took place outside the Twin Peaks Sports Bar and Grill at a shopping mall in the...

Monday, May 18, 2015 - 2:35pm