{FD} MS-13 threat has New York state ready to spend $18.5M to protect youth

New York state plans to spend spend $18.5 million to fund programs aimed at keeping young people on Long Island from joining MS-13, a gang linked to brutal murders and violence across the state.

{FD} Backpage.com, CEO plead guilty in California, Texas and Arizona

The company behind Backpage.com, a website investigators have described as an “online brothel,” pleaded guilty to several charges.

{FD} Maryland man who sexually abused girl is named as person of interest in her mother’s disappearance, cops say

A man serving over 100 years in prison for sexually abusing a Maryland girl has become a person of interest in the disappearance and homicide of her mother almost 18 years ago, police said.