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Gang Members Use 'Community Guns'

New York gangsters grab pistols kept in hiding spots

(Newser) - Radiators, bushes, and wheel wells are popular. Garbage pails, too. All are handy hiding spots for the so-called "community gun" that New York gang members are turning to in times of need. After shooting someone, the New York Times reports, they kindly put it back. Today's economy might... More »

London Mayor Rescues Woman From Tweens

Big Boris rides by at the right time

(Newser) - London Mayor Boris Johnson came to the rescue of a woman beset by a group of “feral” 12-year-old girls. “One of them had an iron bar in her hand,” the woman recalls to the Guardian . “It was as big as her.” Just then, the wild-haired... More »

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