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Organized Gangs / Drugs #158679

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 08, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Mobile, Alabama: Erin Hayes) The national expansion of the Chicago gang known as the Gangster Disciples featured; scenes shown from Mobile, Alabama, where the gangs have organized primarily to sell drugs. [Mobile police sergeant Bruce YUNKER - shows the gang's Satan's pitchfork graffiti sign.] [Disguised gang MEMBER, juvenile court Judge John BUTLER, Mobile police chief Harold JOHNSON - comment on the gang and the drug activities.] FBI map shown of cities targeted by the Gangster Disciples. [Springfield, Missouri, police chief Lynn ROWE, JOHNSON, gang recruiter "CHIEF" - explain how the gangs analyze the cities for expansion.] Efforts by Baptist minister Reverend Charles Harris to counter gang life detailed. [HARRIS - says the gangs will exploit the kids.]

Hayes, Erin;
Jennings, Peter

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