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Charges added in Metro Police officer robbery, assault case
... d to set up the meeting with the woman was traced to Kitchen. The five-year police officer is on unpaid leave from his assignment as an undercover gangs and narcotics detective, and is being held without bail at the Clark County jail. He wasn't asked Tuesday to enter a plea. Las Vegas Justice o ...
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Vanderbilt gang-rape defense points to campus culture
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Metro Police detective accused of attempted sexual assault
... rnal Affairs Bureau responded, officials said. The female was treated and released from Desert Springs Hospital, police said. Kitchen, who is a gangs and narcotics detective and has been with Metro since 1999, was also arrested on a count of robbery, police said. He is being housed at the Clark ...
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2 men sought in shooting near downtown Las Vegas
... ng a white shirt and black pants. Anyone with information regarding the identity of these individuals or their location are urged to contact Metro gang detectives at (702) 828-3309 or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555. ...
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Las Vegas street gang leader gets 23 years in federal prison
... gang known as the Las Vegas Playboy Bloods has been sentenced to 23 years in fe ... d drug distribution charges to avoid trial in ... A leader of a street gang known as the Las Vegas Playboy Bloods has been sentenced to 23 years in fe ...
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Louisiana’s Jindal doubling down on ‘no-go zone’ assertion
... e areas are predominantly Muslim, in large part because they were settled by poor families from former colonies with Muslim majorities. While drug gangs and radical imams sometimes vie for influence in these zones, none is subject to the rule of Sharia. Muslims in some European countries can legally ...
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1 shot in east valley; Metro investigating possible gang ties
... gang-related incident Thursday night in the east valle ... sidence ... One person was shot in a possible gang-related incident Thursday night in the east valle ... hospital in unknown condition, she said. Metro gang unit detectives are investigating, Meltzer said. ...
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Probe finds NYC jail guards hired despite arrests, gang ties
... ted he had regularly socialized with gang members. Another had debts of more t ... ted he had regularly socialized with gang members. Another had debts of more t ... ber of hires who had arrest records, gang ties or other red flags that are mar ... nce applicants had been screened for gang affiliation, even though the jails' ...
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Mexico: Warrant for mayor in disappearance of 43 students
... crime and money laundering. The 43 students disappeared in September. Prosecutors allege that police handed them over to the Guerreros Unidos drug gang, which killed them and burned the bodies. ...
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Finding the line
... ng his mother’s death on the black gangs that controlled the streets. The ... were black or even affiliated with a gang. North Las Vegas Police spokeswoman ... Kinch was transferred out of the gang unit and sent back to patrol because ... cknowledged that he believes a black gang killed his mother, despite the lack ...
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Three shot near West Sahara after argument between groups escalates
... , Yatomi said. Police said her injuries are also believed to be nonlife-threatening. Yatomi said there is no evidence to indicate the event was gang motivated, but it is possibly narcotics related. A suspect vehicle, identified only as a black SUV, fled the scene, she said. ...
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Police investigate shooting in southern valley
... near Pyle Avenue and Maryland Parkway, police said in a statement. Metro received a report about 10:30 a.m. of the shooting, and the department's gang crimes unit was notified of the incident, Officer Larry Hadfield said. No one has been taken into custody in connection with the shooting, he said ...
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School Board needs professionals
... lar-a-year business of educating our children. We are the fifth largest school district in the United States, and it seems we keep electing “The gang who couldn’t shoot straight,” but we still have to pay. ...
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Second suspect in L.A. patrol car shooting arrested in Las Vegas
... fire Sunday in a tough area of Los Angeles where gang members were shooting at rivals in another car, p ... d that the patrol car arrived at the scene as two gang members were shooting at a car as it drove away, ... office said in a statement that Taylor, a reputed gang member, was charged with two counts each of assau ...
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Shots fired outside gentlemen’s club, police say
... gang-related incident outside of a Las Vegas gentlemen ... Shots were fired in what police say was a gang-related incident outside a Las Vegas gentlemen's ... ts in custody, but the incident is believed to be gang related, he said. ...
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Man tries to run down police; they shoot, kill him
... pect was later arrested, and the other was on the loose. Police haven't determined a motive for the shooting in South Los Angeles, an area plagued by gang violence, but said there were no indications it was linked to other attacks on police. ...
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Canada police: Man kills 8 people before taking own life
... told a news conference late Tuesday night that there was no suggestion of gang involvement and said the motive for the "senseless mass murder" appears to ... told a news conference late Tuesday night that there was no suggestion of gang involvement and said the motive for the "senseless mass murder" appears to ...
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Canada police: 9 dead in 3 crime scenes
... anger. "It is a tragic day for Edmonton," he said. "This series of events are not believed to be random acts. ... These events do not appear to be gang-related, but rather tragic incidents of domestic violence." A man matching the description of the suicidal male was found dead in a restaurant in ...
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Shots fired on Los Angeles police car; no one hurt
... hat one man was under arrest and a second suspect was being sought in the Sunday night shooting in South Los Angeles, an area of the city ridden with gangs and crime and heavily patrolled by police. The two officers were responding to a radio call and driving slowly in the neighborhood around 9:30 p. ...
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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014
... a pop culture institution. April 29. Walter R. Walsh, 106. He captured gangsters as an FBI agent in the 1930s and went on to train Marine Corps sniper ... Big Bank Hank, 57. Member of the pioneering hip-hop group the Sugarhill Gang responsible for one of the most popular rap songs of all time, "Rapper's D ...
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Widespread problems on Rikers Island tough to fix
... address change. He'd previously been convicted on gun possession and assault charges. It is also a world where violence reigns and both guards and gangs rule — and change of any sort comes at a glacial pace, if at all. Just this month, federal authorities probing guards' use of force against tee ...
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Lesson in race relations, mercy from shooter and his victim
... was 13, he had 16 arrests. He desperately needed help, but instead, the authorities kept returning him to a dysfunctional home. Then, as part of a gang initiation, he was handed a gun and he joined a couple other teenagers July 27, 1990. They confronted Debbie Baigrie, a stay-at-home mom who had gone ...
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Instant Analysis: UNLV couldn’t buy a bucket against Utah, still a work in progress
... to poor shooting and too much individual play, which is expected with most of UNLV’s key contributors 10 games into their college careers. The gang that couldn’t shoot straight: It was an awful shooting night for the Rebels, including 10 of 23 from the free-throw line. From the field, UNLV mad ...
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Reno man, 18, killed in gang-related shooting
... gang-related shooting. Police say Juan Jose Rameriz died from injuries he suffe ... ... RENO — An 18-year-old Reno man has died in what police say was a gang-related shooting. Police say Juan Jose Rameriz died from injuries he su ...
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Officer on leave after tweets threaten protesters
... e Mercury News in October wrote about the 20-year veteran's success with a gang prevention education program for schoolchildren. The paper reported that t ... described him as a "positive role model" for the children enrolled in the gang prevention program. ...
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Camille Cosby defends husband as ‘kind, generous’
... Camille Cosby said haven't been properly vetted by the media. She likened the media's handling of the accusations to a Rolling Stone article about a gang rape at the University of Virginia that later proved to be untrue, saying her husband's accusers have been "given a pass" by the media. "The (Roll ...
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Friends say they pushed UVA ‘Jackie’ to call cops
... ee friends of an alleged victim of a gang rape at a University of Virginia fra ... ee friends of an alleged victim of a gang rape at a University of Virginia fra ... ain focus of the piece is an alleged gang rape that Jackie said happened on Se ... ad happened that night: that she was gang raped at a frat house. "My first ...
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Farmworker children uprooted by California rules
... e labor camp, Claudia knew just about everybody. "I can walk around with my eyes closed." In Tulare, her family shares one room of a mobile home in a gang-ridden neighborhood. Claudia does not go out at night, but she likes it there. She has her own bed near the television where they watch her beloved t ...
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Police: Man arrested after Portland shooting has gang ties
... lternative high school has ties to a gang. PORTLAND, Ore. — A 22-y ... igh school in Portland had ties to a gang, as did two of the victims, police s ... n says two male victims have ties to gangs. The victims are students or in aff ... . "The nexus of it had to do with gang activity," Simpson told reporters ou ...
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$1M bond set for man accused in Phoenix ax killing
... Paul Mason was arrested Thursday on suspicion of premeditated first-degree murder ... PHOENIX — Bond has been set at $1 million for an alleged gang member who police say killed a man with an ax in Phoenix, nearly decapitating him. Phoenix police say 31-year-old Christopher Paul Mason was arres ...
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Shooting outside Portland high school sends 3 to hospital
... high school Friday in what may be a gang-related attack, Portland police said ... hospital in what is believed to be a gang-related attack, Portland police said ... information suggests the shooter has gang ties, Simpson said. The Police Burea ... s, Simpson said. The Police Bureau's gang unit was deployed in the investigati ...
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Piff the Magic Dragon fires up Rose. Rabbit. Lie.; Brian Wilson without pier at Venetian
... on Jan. 28 and who also is starting a 15-piece strings/rock/pop project at Rock Lounge at Red Rock Resort on Jan. 10. Otherwise, nearly the whole gang will be at the Tots festival: Vocalist Naomi Mauro; BBR’s Anne Martinez and Savannah Smith; Lorena Peril of “Vegas! The Show” (singing “God B ...
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Adult club fined $25,000 by state gaming regulators
... g regulators for violations involving catering to gang members, shootings inside and outside the busines ... g regulators for violations involving catering to gang members, shootings inside and outside the busines ... within the business by individuals identified as gang members. One female dancer had an outstanding ...
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Metro to graduate 15th Hispanic Citizens Academy class
... r, was created in 2007 by now-retired Lt. George Castro. Three-hour academy classes are held Wednesday evenings and cover a range of topics including gangs, drugs and domestic violence. Metro officers also offer free child care for kids 5 to 12 years old. The academy is for those ages 18 and older. ...
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Family of Sarah Guillot-Guyard ‘has been taken care of’ as Final Battle Scene returns to ‘Ka’
... s not really a battle. Not in the Cirque world. Everyone onstage is working together, on the same side, to make sure the act looks like a high-flying gang fight. They stab at one another with spears, but behind every movement is a great measure of teamwork. This sort of communal caring for Cirque art ...
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Sarah Guillot-Guyard’s family ‘has been taken care of’ as Final Battle Scene returns to ‘Ka’
... s not really a battle. Not in the Cirque world. Everyone onstage is working together, on the same side, to make sure the act looks like a high-flying gang fight. They stab at one another with spears, but behind every movement is a great measure of teamwork. This sort of communal caring for Cirque art ...
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New Delhi bans Uber after alleged rape by driver
... he court also ordered Yadav's cellphone confiscated, according to Press Trust of India. The case, almost two years after a young woman was fatally gang raped on a bus in the capital, has renewed national anger over sexual violence in India and demands for more effort to ensure women's safety. The ...
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Rolling Stone clarifies its apology on UVA story
... at had reported a female student was gang-raped at a University of Virginia fr ... at had reported a female student was gang-raped at a University of Virginia fr ... , the woman who claimed to have been gang-raped at a Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, ... llegedly lured her into a room to be gang-raped by seven men, identified as "D ...
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Rolling Stone casts doubt on U.Va. rape story
... ed of a young woman who says she was gang-raped at a fraternity party at the U ... ed of a young woman who says she was gang-raped at a fraternity party at the U ... e police to investigate the reported gang rape at the Phi Kappa Psi house. The ... her date, who then orchestrated her gang-rape by seven men. The woman said he ...
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Cosby, Virginia and rape
... hat facilitate violence by creating a protective blanket of silence and impunity. In that sense, we are all enablers. The revelation of an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity by Rolling Stone underscores how thin our veneer of civilization sometimes is. The article, whose account ...

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