Jeff Sessions

Carolyn Kaster / AP

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has appointed 17 new interim federal prosecutors across the country, including two who will oversee the New York City and Long Island districts.

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.

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.   

Alex Brandon / AP

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions specifically cited gang violence on Long Island as he called for enhanced border security and immigration reform.