Brooklyn Native Tekashi 6ix9ine Gets 2 Years In Prison For RacketeeringThe rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for his entanglement with a violent street gang that fueled his rise to fame, but was spared a much harsher possible sentence because of his extraordinary decision to become a star witness for prosecutors.
Brooklyn Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine Turns State's Witness, Says He Used Fame To Buy Guns For Violent Street GangAsked what he got in return, the 23-year-old rapper responded: "My career. I got the street credibility. The videos, the music, the protection - all of the above."
NYPD: 1 Arrested, 9 At Large In 'Brutal And Brazen' Gang Killing Of Brooklyn ManSurveillance video shows the victim, 21-year-old Tyquan Eversley, running for his life as 10 men chase him through East New York.
Exclusive: Gangs On Long Island Preying On Children, Recruiting Younger And Younger MembersThe intense crackdown on gangs continues on Long Island, with growing success, many in law enforcement say.
Officials, Others Work To Stop Gang Recruitment In SchoolsOne way gangs recruit new members is by infiltrating schools. So how can school officials and others help stop it?
‘Credible Messengers’ Connect With Young Gang Members To Turn Their Lives AroundThe NYPD says it has been working to break up gangs for years, but convincing individual members to turn their lives around can be challenging.
NY Lawmakers Take Aim At Gang Violence With New Penalties, Prevention ProgramsThe new measures include seven new felonies and longer sentences for gang activity and recruitment of members.
Police Seek Gunman In Shooting That Killed Bronx Woman; Call It Mistaken IdentityPolice on Thursday said a shooting that left a woman dead on a Bronx sidewalk last week was a tragic case of mistaken identity.
Authorities: 31 Alleged Queens Street Gang Members Rounded Up In Murder, Robbery ConspiracyThe 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.
Demolition Begins On Long-Decaying Bavarian Inn On Lake RonkonkomaDemolition 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?
Report: NFL Teams Consider Using Police Experts To Examine Prospects' TattoosThanks 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.
Surge Of Violence Has Central Islip On EdgeThree gunshot killings in about two days has residents in a normally quiet Central Islip neighborhood worried.
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.
Police Watch For 'Wilding' Incidents In MidtownPolice flooded Times Square Sunday over concerns about violence that has historically occurred following the New York International Auto Show.
Facebook Used To Take Down TBO Gang In BrooklynSome accused violent gang members in Brooklyn now face charges after 'friending' the wrong people.