gang violence

Father Of MS-13 Victim Running For School Board

Apr 24, 2017
Mike Balsamo / AP

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.

Brutal Gang Murders Devastate Long Island, Draw Federal Attention

Apr 20, 2017
Frank Eltman / AP

A Long Island community is on edge as it mourns the death of four teenage boys. Police found the bodies of Jorge Tigre and Michael Banegas last week near a community park in Central Islip. Police say the brutal manner in which the boys were killed are consistent with the style of MS-13 murders.   

Rep. King To Hold Hearing On Long Island Gang Violence

Apr 19, 2017
J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Congressman Peter King, R-NY2, will hold a congressional hearing on Long Island following last week’s discovery of four bodies at a Central Islip park.

Kathy Willens / AP

After a five-month investigation, more than a dozen MS-13 gang members have been charged with seven murders, including those of three teenagers from Brentwood in Suffolk County. U.S. Attorney Robert Capers announced the charges.

Human Remains Found In Suffolk, MS-13 Gang Suspected

Sep 22, 2016
Charles Lane / WSHU

Suffolk County police are searching a wooded area off the Sagtikos Parkway as part of their investigation into possible gang murders in Brentwood.

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