The mayor admits the spike needs to be addressed, and said the NYPD will soon be announcing new strategies to fight gang on gang crime.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Five members from two rival Plainfield gangs got together to end an 18-month feud that has claimed 15 lives.
Police are the lookout this Easter Sunday for any suspicious activity related to what has become known as “Gang Initiation Day.”
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.
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.
Police are hunting down the last suspect in a heinous hate crime in the Bronx amid cries for the suspect to surrender to police.
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.