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Photos: Rival Gang Members March For Peace In The Bronxgallery

Photos: Rival Gang Members March For Peace In The Bronx

Inspired by the senseless murder of Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle, hundreds of current and former gang members joined anti-violence activists in the South Bronx on Sunday to march for peace. "This right here is a...

Relatives Of Carey Gabay Give Heartbreaking Statements At Gang Members' Sentencing

Relatives Of Carey Gabay Give Heartbreaking Statements At Gang Members' Sentencing

Carey Gabay's younger brother Aaron McNaughton delivers a victim's impact statement in Brooklyn court yesterday. (Christina Carrega / Gothamist) A Brooklyn judge sentenced three gang members to prison on Wednesday for causing the tragic shooting death...

Police: Exploding Package That Critically Injured Landlord Was Meant For Gang Member

Police: Exploding Package That Critically Injured Landlord Was Meant For Gang Member

222nd Street, between 145th Avenue and 14th Road, the Queens block where the explosion occurred. (Google Maps) An explosive package that critically injured a Queens landlord on Friday was intended for a gang member believed to...

Trump Tells LI Cops He'll Liberate Their 'Bloodstained Killing Fields'video

Trump Tells LI Cops He'll Liberate Their 'Bloodstained Killing Fields'

(Getty) President Donald Trump was on Long Island today to address the escalation of the MS-13 gang in Suffolk County. The President advocated for police violence, promoted harsher policies against undocumented immigrants, brought up the border...

4 LI Teens Found Butchered In Park, MS-13 Gang Suspected

4 LI Teens Found Butchered In Park, MS-13 Gang Suspected

(Getty) The mutilated bodies of four teenaged boys were found in a Long Island park this week, and police suspect they were murdered by members of the MS-13 gang. Police say the bodies of the victims,...

Crown Heights Councilwoman: The Only Way To 'Cancel' J'Ouvert Is Martial Law

Crown Heights Councilwoman: The Only Way To 'Cancel' J'Ouvert Is Martial Law

Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo (William Alatriste/City Council) Update below Faced with calls to severely restrict or even outlaw the predawn J'Ouvert celebrations that take place across Central Brooklyn every year on Labor Day in the wake of...

13-Year-Old Arrested In Harlem For Pulling Gun On Alleged Teen Gang Member

13-Year-Old Arrested In Harlem For Pulling Gun On Alleged Teen Gang Member

The alleged weapon, courtesy NYPD A 13-year-old boy was arrested at a Harlem housing project on Thursday, and cops say he shot a gun at a fellow teenager. Officers allege that Elmo Williams, 13, was spotted...

Almost Fifty Facebook-Loving Brooklyn Gangbangers Busted

Almost Fifty Facebook-Loving Brooklyn Gangbangers Busted

(WPIX) Yesterday the NYPD and the Brooklyn DA announced the indictments of 49 people believed to be involved in two feuding East New York gangs who used Facebook to taunt and torment each other. (Murderous thugs—they're...

Max Sentence For Killer In Tragic LES Mistaken Identity Murder

Max Sentence For Killer In Tragic LES Mistaken Identity Murder

Glenn Wright Yesterday a Manhattan judge threw the book at Joel Herrera, a 20-year-old Latin Kings gangster convicted of killing Glenn Wright in the Baruch Houses on the Lower East Side almost three years ago. Herrera...

City Council Member Has Brush With 9mm Bullet

City Council Member Has Brush With 9mm Bullet

9mm shell casings, via Shutterstock City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito was driving her mother to the airport at 10:30 p.m. last month when the two heard a "thud" against their Volkswagon Golf as they traveled down Third...

Al Sharpton Eulogizes Mother Killed In Brownsville Gunfire

Al Sharpton Eulogizes Mother Killed In Brownsville Gunfire

Zurana Horton Yesterday over 250 mourners turned out for the funeral for Zurana Horton, the Brownsville woman who was killed in a blaze of gang-related gunfire while picking up her children from school earlier this month....

Father Of Alleged Brownsville Shooter Insists Son Is

Father Of Alleged Brownsville Shooter Insists Son Is "No Monster"

(Andrew Lopez) Two teenage brothers and their 22-year-old half-brother have been arraigned in connection with the murder of Zuranna Horton, the mother of 13 who was fatally shot while picking up her kids from an elementary...

Brooklyn Lawmaker Compares Violence In Brownsville To Libya, Afghanistan, Iran

Brooklyn Lawmaker Compares Violence In Brownsville To Libya, Afghanistan, Iran

Zuranna Horton at left, victim Cheanne McKnight at right, via CBS 2 Brownsville residents, community leaders, and politicians continued to express outrage yesterday in the wake of the death of Zuranna Horton, who was killed while...

NYPD Prepares For Possible Easter Night Gang Violence

NYPD Prepares For Possible Easter Night Gang Violence

The scene last year (WABC 7) Tomorrow is Easter, which means the NYPD is getting ready for a different kind of tradition: The so-called gang initiation rites. Last year, there were multiple brawls, shootings and arrests...

Box Cutter Bus Brawl Sends Three To Hospital

Box Cutter Bus Brawl Sends Three To Hospital

Not one of the box cutters used. Gang violence broke out on Staten Island Wednesday night, sending two victims (and one assailant) to the hospital while terrifying a packed bus of witnesses. Around 8:30 p.m. seven...

Charter School Combats Gangs With

Charter School Combats Gangs With "Safety Knights"

Actual "safety knight" not pictured Territorial gang warfare in Harlem has seemed to have gotten worse over the past year, and younger and younger teens are being recruited and initiated into groups such as 2MF, 40...

Harlem Street Gang Members Get Hauled Into Court

Harlem Street Gang Members Get Hauled Into Court

Manhattan DA Cy Vance wants you to know he is tough on crime. So tough, in fact, that today he personally went before a judge to read the charges his office is bringing forth against 14...

Authorities Take Down Bloods, Latin Kings In Newburgh

Authorities Take Down Bloods, Latin Kings In Newburgh

Hundreds of officers and agents from local, state, and federal agencies, led by the FBI, conducted early morning raids in Newburgh, NY today, in an attempt to address the outsized violence in the small city. The...

Teen Needs 100 Stitches After Hell's Kitchen Gang Brawl

Teen Needs 100 Stitches After Hell's Kitchen Gang Brawl

15-year-old Leo Perez, a student at Graphics High School in midtown, was in the wrong place at the wrong time Tuesday afternoon when a gang fight broke out on at Eighth Ave. and 49th Street, conveniently...

NYPD's Bermuda Trip Denied!

NYPD's Bermuda Trip Denied!

This Bermuda cop won't be getting any help from the NYPD. There are probably some very pissed off cops in NYC today. The NYPD denies it, but it looks like a number of officers in the...

Bronx Mom Killed In Afternoon Shootout

Bronx Mom Killed In Afternoon Shootout

Yesterday afternoon at around 3:30 p.m., a woman—who was trying to shield her 9-year-old child at the time— was fatally shot in violent crossfire on East 146th Street in the Bronx's Mott Haven neighborhood. According to...

Major Bloods Arrests Remind Us: NYC Still Terrifying

Major Bloods Arrests Remind Us: NYC Still Terrifying

The NYPD made a major gang bust in the Bronx yesterday, rounding up twenty-one Bloods on a slew of charges in connection with a pattern of gang related violence in and around the Edenwald Houses—54 indictments...

More Details About Times Square Stabbings

More Details About Times Square Stabbings

The Daily News has more information about the multiple stabbings in Times Square on Friday night. Apparently the opening of Saw V at the AMC Empire 25 on 42nd Street had something to do with it: "Tension...

3 Arrested in Queens Shooting That Hit 5-Year-Old

3 Arrested in Queens Shooting That Hit 5-Year-Old

The NYPD announced a 19-year-old and two 16-year-olds were arrested in the shooting of two people, including a 5-year-old girl who had been walking with her parents, on Monday night. The incident took place on a residential...

Authorities Arrested 16 in Asian Organized Crime

Authorities Arrested 16 in Asian Organized Crime

WNBC reports that 16 people with ties to "Asian organized crime were arrested overnight by a task force of FBI, NYPD, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) investigators for allegedly extorting bus companies." Fifteen of the suspects...

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