gang violence

Seth Wenig / AP

On Long Island, 17 alleged members of the MS-13 street gang have been indicted after a multi-agency, multi-state investigation into the gang’s activities. One of those indicted is the “highest level leader” of the gang in the Northeast.

Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo

On Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y., said he will send state troopers into Suffolk County schools to help stamp out the MS-13 gang.

Frank Eltman / AP

Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas says she supports the deportation of non-citizens convicted of gang violence.  

Frank Franklin II / AP

A congressional hearing will be held Tuesday in Suffolk County to discuss the ongoing gang violence on Long Island.

Jae C. Hong / AP

In one of the biggest single day takedowns of the violent MS-13 gang, 41 alleged gang members were indicted on Long Island in what Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas called a “four-year violence spree.”