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17,170. The Big Family: LGF is a syndicate of five Hispanic street gangs: The Latin Kings, the Brown Side Locos, Maltidos 13, Pachucos 21 and the Riverside Locos. Each group has equal power and shares a common goal. (Gangstas & Atlanta) Gangland: Death in Dixie
17,171. The gangs of metropolitan Atlanta had no precise geographical boundaries. (Gangstas & Atlanta) ibid.
17,172. Drugs, violence and murder. The LGF syndicate financed itself by selling dope. And in Atlanta there was no shortage of dope. (Gangstas & Atlanta) ibid.
17,173. The influx of cash also financed LGF’s battles against their biggest threat - the other Hispanic gangs trying to muscle in on their drug turf like La Raza, North Side [Locos] 14 and the Sureňos. (Gangstas & Atlanta) ibid.
17,174. The bigger the crime, the bigger the kudos. (Gangstas & Atlanta) ibid.
17,175. They’re cyber criminals now. (Gangstas & Atlanta) ibid.
64,277. Coming from a small town it was tough to dream big. When I grew up in a small town in Georgia, my biggest dream was one day to be able to go to Atlanta. Herschel Walker
64,278. For a sprawling city with the nation's ninth-largest metro area, Atlanta is surprisingly lush with trees — magnolias, dogwoods, Southern pines, and magnificent oaks. National Geographic magazine, naming Atlanta a ‘Place of a Lifetime’
96,781. A recent audit discovered that the police in Atlanta were radically underreporting crime since the early 1990s. The practice apparently began when Atlanta was working to land the 1996 Olympics. The city needed to shed its violent image, and fast. Steven J Levitt & Stephen J Dubner, Freakonomics
100,973. ‘Wednesday 31st July 1996: Special agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation are presently executing a federal search warrant.’ (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) Judging Jewell ***** ESPN short 2014, rozzers’ announcement
100,974. ‘Richard Jewell’s mother’s apartment was searched and seized live on national television.’ (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) ibid. commentator
100,975. ‘Was there one bomb? Was there many?’ (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) ibid.
100,976. ‘Richard Jewell saved my life.’ (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) ibid.
100,977. ‘They talked about a security guard … seemed like the real hero in all this.’ (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) ibid.
100,978. ‘Guard’s alertness in park makes him an unexpected hero.’ (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) ibid. newspaper article
100,979. ‘The mood is one of suspicion.’ (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) ibid.
100,980. ‘And then it got ugly.’ (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) ibid.
100,981. Jewell was unable to find employment in law enforcement for over a year. In 1997 he accepted a position with the police department in Luthersville GA, population 793. He was spaid $8 an hour. (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) ibid.
128,494. One of the largest heroin hubs in the US. Gangs are moving in and taking over. Bringing violence and a deadly new opioid to the streets of Atlanta. (Drugs & Heroin & Atlanta) Dope s1e4: Feeling Rather Groovy Like a $2 Movie
128,495. The boom in Atlanta’s drug trade has caused a spike in violent crime. (Drugs & Heroin & Atlanta) ibid.
128,496. There’s one product that’s always more lucrative than any other: heroin. (Drugs & Heroin & Atlanta) ibid.
128,497. Bloods in other cities have started cutting their low-grade product with a deadly opioid – Fentanyl. (Drugs & Heroin & Atlanta & Fentanyl) ibid.
128,498. Fentanyl deaths are up 540% in the last three years. (Drugs & Heroin & Atlanta & Fentanyl) ibid.
128,499. Overdoses are now the leading cause of death among Americans under 50. (Drugs & Heroin & Atlanta) ibid.