"Bad Barbies" busted in NYC
The Feds busted 40 accused Bronx Trinitarios gang members — including the leader of the all-female "Bad Barbies" faction — charging them with a whopping nine murders and 24 attempted murders.Maria Mejia, 24, was charged in connection with the gunning down of a rival gang member in 2005. The chubby 5-foot-3 defendant wore red knee-high boots and black nail polish to her arraignment Wednesday.She pleaded not guilty and was ordered held without bail."We weren't surprised to learn that the Trinitarios were up to no good in the Bronx," NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said Wednesday. "But the Bad Barbies? Who knew? Maybe it's a sign of the times that gender is no bar when it comes to murder, robbery and other crimes."