Evelyn Rodriguez, the mother of Kayla Cuevas, a teenager brutally murdered by the MS-13 street gang, died when she was hit by a vehicle while planning a memorial for her daughter in Brentwood on Friday, Suffolk County police said.
President Donald Trump is expected to visit Long Island on Wednesday to discuss the street gang MS-13 — the president’s second visit to LI in less than a year for the same reason.
A reputed MS-13 gang member has been arrested for allegedly killing an Brentwood High School student whose body was found in 2016, federal authorities told the Press.
An admitted MS-13 street gang member from Freeport was sentenced Thursday to 40 years in federal prison for killing two other gang members in a two-week span five years ago.
Local, New York State and federal officials announced plans last week to crack down on MS-13, the violent transnational street gang that authorities suspect committed a recent quadruple murder in Central Islip.