Tag: MS-13

Sessions Cites Central Islip Quadruple Murder in Touting MS-13 Crackdown

U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Sessions cited last week’s quadruple murder on Long Island while touting a renewed federal crackdown on the violent street gang investigators suspect was responsible: MS-13.

4 Males Found Slain in Central Islip Likely MS-13 Victims, Cops...

The bodies of four male homicide victims were discovered in a wooded area of a Central Islip park, Suffolk County police said.

Team Trump Ousts Top Federal Prosecutor Leading Mangano, Venditto Probes In...

U.S. Attorney Robert Capers was reportedly among 46 Obama-appointed federal prosecutors ousted by the Trump administration.

MS-13 Gang Arrests: 3 Brentwood Teens Murdered In Acts Of Vengeance

Law enforcement officials on Thursday announced a sweeping indictment charging 13 members of the notorious MS-13 gang with seven murders.

13 MS-13 Gang Members Charged In Brentwood Teens’ Murders & Other...

Thirteen MS-13 gang members were charged Thursday for more than a half dozen murders, including the 2016 slayings of three Brentwood teenagers, authorities said. The brutal murders of 15-year-old Nisa Mickens and 16-year-old Kayla Cuevas last September sent shockwaves across the community and prompted pledges from law enforcement that the killers would be brought to justice. Five months later, they were, authorities said.

Top 10 Long Island News Stories of 2016

Whether it was the presidential election results or death of beloved icons such as Prince, David Bowie, Muhammed Ali or Leonard Cohen, few are sad to bid farewell to 2016.

Suffolk Police To Deploy License Plate Readers Amid Recent Gang Slayings...

Suffolk County police will deploy license plate readers in Brentwood amid recent gang slayings in the community. The short-term goal is to use the devices to solve open cases, officials said. But ultimately authorities hope to “decimate the gangs that have committed these crimes,” Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said outside the department’s third precinct in Bay Shore Monday morning.

6th Brentwood Gang Violence Victim Found Dead in 5 Weeks

A teenager whose remains were discovered Monday is the sixth person believed to be killed by gang violence found dead in Brentwood in the past five weeks, Suffolk County police said.

Man With Head Wounds Found Dead in Brentwood, Cops Say

A man with head injuries was found dead late Thursday night on a street in Brentwood, the community where four murdered teenagers have been found since last month, Suffolk County police said.

Silent No Longer: Brentwood Residents Detail MS-13’s “Control Through Fear”

The issue of gang violence in Suffolk returned to the spotlight in the past two weeks when police discovered the remains of four teenagers, all of whom authorities suspect may have been victims of gang violence linked to MS-13, sources say.