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11 January 2001

New York Times

They came for him in the middle of the day with baseball bats and guns on the block where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. used to live. More than half a dozen members of a rival gang known as the New Breeds surrounded Elbert Mahone, who law enforcement officials here say was a leader of the Conservative Vice Lords, a dominant force in the drug trade on the West Side. There was nothing Mr. Mahone could do. He died in an alley, shot execution style, a .380-caliber... (

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