Alleged gang members charged in string of murders on LI

? Federal prosecutors have charged 11 alleged gang members with a string of murders on Long Island. The 50-count indictment was unsealed today. It included

BRENTWOOD - ? Federal prosecutors have charged 11 alleged gang members with a string of murders on Long Island. The 50-count indictment was unsealed today. It included charges for a murder at a Brentwood bodega in 2009. Miguel Peralta, 57, was killed during a robbery at Los Hermanos Grocery on Timberline Drive. Federal investigators say the MS 13 gang members were responsible for that murder and several other acts of violence over the last three years. Cops say 10 of 11 people charged in the indictment are in custody.

If convicted, all could face life in prison.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

Nearly a dozen people reportedly made their way 1 11 JFK travelers reportedly go through security unchecked
Dozens of people gathered in East Setauket Monday 2 'Not My Presidents Day' rally draws dozens in East Setauket
Nassau Police say they arrested a 23-year-old man 3 Police: Uber driver beaten unconscious by passenger
Supervisor Larry Cantwell says that's not a role 4 Easthampton declines to join immigration crackdown
The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, found 5 Study: Most parents don't properly store prescription pills

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE