crime

Father Of MS-13 Victim Running For School Board

Apr 24, 2017
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Most of the victims of the suspected MS-13 gang murders in Brentwood and Central Islip have been high school students. Now, a father of one of the victims hopes to make a change by running for a position on the school board.

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Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini says he’s seeking grants to fund the ShotSpotter program, a gunfire detection system in which sensors triangulate the exact location of gunfire and officers are immediately dispatched to that site.

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Although cases of murder and manslaughter rose by more than 30 percent in Connecticut last year, the state experienced an overall decrease in violent crime.

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A makeshift memorial with balloons, candles and flowers marks the spot where the body of 15-year-old Nisa Mickens was found Tuesday night in Brentwood, Long Island. Less than 24 hours later, the body of her friend, 16-year-old Kayla Cuevas, was found in nearby woods. Both girls were brutally beaten.

Suffolk Launches Campaign To Prevent Car Break-Ins

Sep 6, 2016
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Suffolk County police want residents to lock their car doors after parking. Police Commissioner Timothy Sini says the department's new “Lock It” campaign aims to prevent the hundreds of car break-ins that happen every month.

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