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Revenge of the Green Dragons

Adriana Aristizábal | Posted 12.06.2014 | New York
Adriana Aristizábal

The film "Revenge of the Green Dragons," directed by Andrew Lau & Andrew Loo and presented by Martin Scorsese, is based on the true story of a now-extinct, brutally bloody Chinese gang that worked in Manhattan's Queens and Chinatown in the '80s and early '90s.

BUSTED! 49 Gang Members Get Busted Thanks To Facebook

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.14.2012 | Technology

“Rockstarz are up 3-0." This post, spotted on Facebook by police, isn't a sports score. It's believed to be a body count. Members of the Rock...

New York's New Gang Problem

Tom Allon | Posted 10.30.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

Mayor Bloomberg, Commissioner Kelly: Gun control is extremely important. But gang control and jobs for minority youths are a much faster route to saving our neighborhoods and keeping our citizens safe.

WATCH: 8-Year-Old Shot In Bronx Bodega By Passing Bicyclist

Posted 02.23.2012 | New York

An 8-year-old boy was shot while shopping with his mother at a Bronx bodega Tuesday night, CBS New York reports. A man rode his bicycle past Papa ...

NYPD, FBI In Hunt Of Dangerous 'Folk Nation' Gangsters

AP | Posted 02.01.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- It's one of the more colorful street gang names around: Six Tre Outlaw Gangsta Disciples Folk Nation – or Folk Nation, for short. F...

Foster Teen: 'I Want Out Of My Gang Family'

| Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Represent Magazine, a platform for and by young people in foster care. Some details from this young...

Rivaling Brownsville Gangs To Schedule Peace Talk To Stop Violence

Posted 01.08.2012 | New York

Following years of increasing violence and last month's horrific murder of Zurana Horton, the mother of 12 children who bravely shielded students from...

The Gangs of East New York

Nushin Rashidian | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nushin Rashidian

For some seniors, and many of the East New York schools and students, it's impossible to separate street life from school life.

Long Island Gangs Cut Short Young Lives

New York Times | SARAH GARLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Youth gangs are a troubling problem on Long Island...