Gangs

June 28, 2017 - 2:26 pm
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer who skipped out on his trial on charges he helped gang members in investigations has been arrested in North Carolina. Monmouth County prosecutors say 49-year-old Asbury Park patrolman Keith German was arrested Wednesday by the U.S. Marshals Service...
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The casket of Justin Llivicura is removed from a hearse under the eye of Bishop John Barres of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, prior to Llivicura's funeral Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at St. Joseph the Worker Church in East Patchogue, N.Y. Llivicura, 16, was one of four young men found slain in a suspected MS-13 gang killing in a park in Central Islip, N.Y., on April 12. Police have made no arrests in the recent killings, one of 11 suspected gang killings that have occurred on eastern Long Island since September 2016. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman)
April 19, 2017 - 11:55 am
EAST PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — A funeral has been held for one of four young men found brutally slain in a Long Island park in what police suspect was the work of the MS-13 street gang. About 200 mourners, many of them young, attended the Mass on Wednesday in East Patchogue (PACH'-awg) for 16-year-old...
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April 18, 2017 - 10:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the Justice Department will crack down on violent gangs. Sessions on Tuesday singled out one organization in particular, the MS-13 street gang. Its members are suspected in the killings of four people last week in Long Island. Sessions says in...
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March 23, 2017 - 2:05 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The state House has agreed to a partial rewrite of North Carolina's criminal gang law that supporters say will make it easier to prosecute gang members and those who are directing violence. The House voted overwhelmingly Thursday for the measure, which adjusts gang-related...
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