Gang-related organised crime in the United Kingdom is concentrated around the cities of London , Manchester and Liverpool and regionally across the West Midlands region , south coast and northern England, according to the Serious Organised Crime Agency. In the early part of the 20th century, the cities of Leeds , Bristol , Bradford including Keighley and Nottingham all commanded headlines pertaining to street gangs and suffered their share of high-profile firearms murders. Sheffield , which has a long history of gangs traced back to the s in the book "The Sheffield Gang Wars",  along with Leicester  is one of numerous urban centres seen to have an emerging or re-emerging gang problem. On 28 November , a major offensive against gun crime by gangs in Birmingham, Liverpool, London and Manchester led to arrests. More than 1, police officers were involved in the raids.
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At a. Among the diners were several leading members of the Chinatown underworld. Louie and two friends were seated in a booth in the upper, mezzanine level, with other gang members dining nearby. A third man, holding a semiautomatic rifle, looked in the window. Hot Dog Louie leaped across the aisle and ducked down as the three gunmen burst through the two sets of glass doors. The gunmen, wearing stocking masks, fanned out through the restaurant. The one with the rifle went to the main dining area.
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As a small ethnic community, with an estimated 5, Filipinos working mostly at canneries and military bases at the time, Danguilan recalls that most Alaskans were largely unfamiliar with Filipinos. Awash with negative stories about the Filipino community, Danguilan says it was a turning point for him and fellow Filipinos to get rid of the stigma and show Filipino talents and their contributions to Alaska. Soon, his show became a regular television program, highlighting weekly stories about Filipinos in Alaska and around the world. A few years later, the show was extended to an hour-long segment aired on four other local television channels across the state.
The goal? The feds and city gang squad officers convinced the White Tigers that it was in their best interest to steer clear of the fight. So the Green Dragons met up instead with cops on November 19, , at the corner of Ithaca and Whitney Avenues in Elmhurst, Queens, where 16 gang members were arrested on racketeering and murder charges. In the mid-to-late s they extorted money from dozens of restaurants, kidnapped rivals, committed murders and terrorized the community as they waged war with the ruling neighborhood gang.