63 indicted in NYC gangs crackdown

63 indicted in NYC gangs crackdown

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NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say 63 people have been indicted in a crackdown against three violent Manhattan street gangs.

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly say the crimes date back to at least 2009.

They include three murders and more than 30 shootings, as well as assaults and gun trafficking.

The rival street gangs were battling for control over a section of East Harlem.

They're known as Air It Out, True Money Gang and True Money Bosses.

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