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NYPD’s Operation Crew Cut Leads To 10 More Arrests Of Suspected Gang Members

Including the final phase of Operation Crew Cut, a total of 50 members or leaders of four violent gangs have been charged with murder, assault, narcotics possession and on gun-related crimes, according to authorities.

03/03/2014

One man was killed and another critically injured in a shooting outside the Nite Owl Lounge in Deer Park, N.Y. (credit: Google Street View)

Police Investigating Possible Gang-Related Fatal Shooting In Deer Park

According to police, two people standing in a group outside the bar opened fire when the white Cadillac pulled into the parking lot. The driver was pronounced dead at the hospital. A passenger was struck in the chest and a third person in the car was not injured, police said.

01/16/2014

Antiq Hennis Shooting Suspects

Brownsville Residents Rally Against Violence In Wake Of Toddler’s Slaying

As police held two suspects in the shooting that killed a toddler in Brownsville, Brooklyn, a crowd rallied in the neighborhood to stop the violence Sunday.

09/08/2013

Ebbets Field Houses - Brooklyn, NY (file / credit: Wikipedia)

U.S. Attorney Announces Gang Indictments For Murder, Racketeering In Brooklyn

They have street names like “Tiger,” “Gunner,” “Dancer,” “Swerve,” and “Bones.” Federal prosecutors charge they are as reckless as they are ruthless in their turf wars.

01/31/2012

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Rival Plainfield Gangs Call Truce In Summit At IHOP Ending A Violent 18-Month Feud

Five members from two rival Plainfield gangs got together to end an 18-month feud that has claimed 15 lives.

05/20/2011

NYPD Times Square

Police Keeping Close Eye On ‘Gang Initiation Day’

Police are the lookout this Easter Sunday for any suspicious activity related to what has become known as “Gang Initiation Day.”

04/24/2011

(R to L) Espalliat, Linares, Rodriguez, City Councilman Robert Jackson (Photo/Sonia Rincon)

Officials Speak Out Against Washington Heights Violence

A spike in gang recruitment and violence, including the murders of two young men this month, in Washington Heights had Upper Manhattan officials demanding action.

01/23/2011

Rudy Vargas-Perez (credit: CBS 2)

Police Search For Final Bronx Beating Suspect

The NYPD says the first seven gang members charged in a sadistic spree of violence against two teens and a man all because they were gay have shown no remorse.

10/10/2010

Alleged "Latin King Goonies" gang members

NYC Officials Outraged Over Anti-Gay Gang Torture

Police are hunting down the last suspect in a heinous hate crime in the Bronx amid cries for the suspect to surrender to police.

10/09/2010

Jack Abrams Intermediate School, in Hungtington Station, was shut down in July over fears of violence. Photo/Mona Rivera

Suffolk County Official Suggests Creating Gang Registry

As Suffolk lawmakers agree to establish a police substation in gang-plagued Huntington Station, there’s a call from the county executive to create a gang registry.

09/09/2010