Tag: MS-13

Trump Speech Spotlights Long Island Gang Issue

President Donald Trump twice mentioned Long Island in his first State of the Union address Tuesday while discussing his administration’s war on the violent transnational street gang MS-13 that’s killed dozens locally.

Reputed MS-13 Gangsters Charged With Roosevelt Murder

Seventeen reputed MS-13 street gang members and associates were arrested this week on murder, conspiracy and drug trafficking charges in a round-up spanning Nassau County, New Jersey and Maryland, authorities said.

FBI IDs 2 Found Dead in Freeport Gang Probe

The FBI confirmed the identities of two teenagers who were among three found dead in a nine-day span in Freeport and Roosevelt, authorities said. 

3rd Suspect Nabbed in Gang-related Massapequa Murder

A Maryland woman became the third suspect arrested in what authorities have described as the gang-motivated killing of a teenager found dead in Massapequa Preserve six months ago, Nassau County police said.

17 MS-13 Gang Members Busted Amid Crackdown, Feds Say

Seventeen reputed MS-13 street gang members and associates were arrested recently for their alleged roles a dozen murders, including a quadruple slaying in Central Islip four months ago, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday.

Suffolk Police Commissioner to Testify at U.S. Senate Hearing on MS-13

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini will testify Wednesday at a U.S. Senate hearing on MS-13, the street gang that investigators suspect committed a recent quadruple murder in Central Islip, officials said.

MS-13 Target of Suffolk, State & Federal Crackdown

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.

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.