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.   

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.

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.

Gang Violence Shakes Long Island Community

Apr 18, 2017
Claudia Torrens / AP

A Long Island community is on edge as it mourns the death of four teenage boys in what is a suspected MS-13 gang-related killing.

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.

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