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Sept. 8, 2008

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N.Y. task force takes aim at Latin Kings

From left; Latin Kings gang members Terrence Boyd, Giovanni Lara, and George Sepulveda are escorted in shackles from the Federal courthouse in Providence, R.I. The men were convicted on 25 of 38 counts including murder, conspiracy to murder, extortion, and drug-sales. (AP Photo)
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