gang violence

Seth Wenig / AP

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Tim Sini wants more federal help in the fight against the violent MS-13 gang on Long Island.

Salvador Melendez / AP

Over the past six weeks, federal authorities have rounded up more than 1,300 gang members across the nation in what they are calling a “gang surge.” This includes members of the violent MS-13 gang on Long Island.

New York Senate Passes Anti-Gang Legislation

May 9, 2017
Hans Pennink / AP

As politicians and elected officials debate how to end the gang violence that’s rattled Long Island, the New York State Senate has passed a bill to fight gang activity with what it calls a “holistic” approach.

AG Sessions Vows To Demolish MS-13 Gang On Long Island

Apr 28, 2017
Jessica Opatich / WSHU

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was on Long Island Friday to discuss the Justice Department’s response to recent murders by the violent MS-13 gang.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is sending the State Police into Suffolk County to combat the MS-13 gang.