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(The Journal News) YONKERS - Street gangs in the city's southwest have posted audio slide shows of their members on the Internet flashing handguns and other weapons.

The videos of Hispanic gangsters calling themselves Vatos Locos de Yonkers Barrio St. Andrews and Downing St 203 Raza Loca de Yonkers were posted on the Web site YouTube.com in the past month - in the same period that some southwest Yonkers residents have complained of rising crime due to budget-induced reductions in police staffing.

The gangs take their names from where they are active, St. Andrew's Place and Downing Street, both of which are in the Police Department's 3rd Precinct. Police confirmed that some people in the videos are known to them as gang members.

The videos, which are actually collections of photographs assembled as a slid

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Added: Aug-30-2009 
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Tags: gangs, flaunt, guns, youtube, vatos, locos, yonkers, gang, downing, st, smitten_kitten
Location: Yonkers, New York, United States (load item map)
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