14 Gang Leaders Directed MS-13 ‘Wave of Death,’ U.S. Says

Prosecutors have indicted the men they say make up the “board of directors” of the gang, which has terrorized parts of Long Island.

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Mexico, Outraged at Arrest of Ex-Official, Threatened to Toss U.S. Agents

Mexican officials made the threat after weeks of anger at the surprise arrest of a former defense minister. Their gambit appears to have worked — the charges were dropped.

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U.S. Attorney Moves In on Brooklyn D.A.’s Territory, Citing Crime Surge

Federal prosecutors will take more lower-level gun cases, in an initiative that thrusts the borough into the national debate about law enforcement.

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Why Barr’s Pick for Brooklyn Prosecutor Faces Scrutiny From All Sides

Seth DuCharme returns to Brooklyn as U.S. attorney after serving a Justice Department that faced criticism of increased politicization.

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