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Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announces the arrest of 31 alleged gang members on Sept. 17, 2014. (credit: Queens District Attorney's Office)

Authorities: 31 Alleged Queens Street Gang Members Rounded Up In Murder, Robbery Conspiracy

The three affiliated gangs are known as SNOW, Loyalty Over Everything and Young Bosses. They operated primarily in the Rosedale, Laurelton and Rochdale Village neighborhoods of Queens.

09/17/2014

Bavarian Inn Demolition

Demolition Begins On Long-Decaying Bavarian Inn On Lake Ronkonkoma

Demolition has begun for an eyesore on Long Island that had become a haven for gangs and the homeless, but what comes next for the former Bavarian Inn?

09/23/2013

Aaron Hernandez (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: NFL Teams Consider Using Police Experts To Examine Prospects’ Tattoos

Thanks to an influx of inked-up stars, tattoos are becoming commonplace in the NFL. But teams may want to take a closer look at what exactly is branded on their prospects’ bodies.

07/23/2013

Clayton Street in Central Islip, N.Y. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Surge Of Violence Has Central Islip On Edge

Three gunshot killings in about two days has residents in a normally quiet Central Islip neighborhood worried.

05/29/2013

Authorities seized 25 guns in connection with a crackdown against three violent East Harlem gangs on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

DA: 63 Members Of Rival Street Gangs Indicted In East Harlem Crackdown

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly say the crimes date back to at least 2009. They include three murders and more than 30 shootings as well as assaults and gun trafficking.

04/04/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Police Watch For ‘Wilding’ Incidents In Midtown

Police flooded Times Square Sunday over concerns about violence that has historically occurred following the New York International Auto Show.

03/31/2013

Facebook Logo (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook Used To Take Down TBO Gang In Brooklyn

Some accused violent gang members in Brooklyn now face charges after ‘friending’ the wrong people.

12/12/2012

Jersey City robbery

EXCLUSIVE: Jersey City Man Says He Was The Victim In Gang Training Seminar

The man said he was robbed of everything — by a trio of teenagers. Flyers described the youngest as being around 12 and the oldest around 17.

08/28/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

NJ Gang Bust

Prosecutors In NJ Announce Major Gang Bust

Prosecutors from multiple counties in New Jersey have announced the conclusion of a seven-month gang investigation.

06/02/2012

2011 Brooklyn Murder Victims (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

NYPD Credits Clergy With Drop In Brooklyn Murder Rate

2011 was the first time since 1963 that murders in Brooklyn dropped below 200.

02/03/2012

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

Officials announced a crackdown on gang activity in Long Island (Credit:MonaRivera)

Authorities Announce Aggressive New Anti-Gang Campaign In Long Island

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced his plan to combat gang violence today. The first step is dismantling a gang task force located at police headquarters.

01/24/2012

(credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk County Officials File Papers To Create Anti-Gang Zone In Wyandanch

Suffolk County officials are seeking a preliminary injunction to restrain 37 self-admitted gang members from associating within a two-square-mile “Safety Zone” in Wyandanch.

08/16/2011

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Dozens Arrested In Yonkers Drug Crackdown

Sixty-five defendants, charged with a series of crimes — including murders, are expected to appear in federal court in White Plains later today.

08/09/2011

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