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Las Vegas’ Walter ‘Sausage’ Frank wins ‘Ink Master’ episode amid feud between judge, tattoo artist
... prize. This week, the artists had to execute black-and-gray demon tattoos for guest judge horror filmmaker Rob Zombie. Two of Walter’s competitors ganged up on him to get him eliminated on the most difficult human canvas, but they failed when he won best tattoo. Next week, Walter and his competito ...
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Sun series ‘Grace Through Grief’ wins prestigious national Dart Award
... and families as they confront and cope with the deeply disruptive impact of gun violence. The series, “Harper High School,” offered insight into gang geography, youth culture, the corrosive impacts of trauma and the overwhelming limitations of stemming the tide of violence. Judges called it “prof ...
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After ‘refocusing of the vision of God,’ Peace Palace on track to be finished by year’s end
... Jenkins, Moon envisioned the Peace Palace hosting “marriage seminars, family tourism as well as peace education to bring reconciliation” to youth gangs, the Middle East and beyond. The facility will host programs and workshops to “strengthen marriage and family” and “help build a safer and ...
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Colliding al fresco: It’s patio season, and Downtown is on point
... s peeked over the fence. Collision! While I made a pit stop inside, Feldy and Jo got a wayward “Hey” from what appeared to be a Jewish motorcycle gang named the Get Down Boys. Another “Hey” flew from a car outside Downtown Grand, and from a smiling tourist on the escalator to its new rooftop ...
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Joe Downtown: Liquor battle brewing at Fremont Street Experience
... The number of alcohol retailers, especially liquor stores, downtown is a contributing factor to underage drinking, consumption from open containers, gang activity and vagrancy.” Liquor store owners and employees disputed that Monday. One of them, Albert Gabay, owner of Crazy Ely Western Village, 3 ...
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NC inmate charged in kidnapping of DA’s father
... -ranking member of the Bloods street gang faces a federal kidnapping charge af ... -ranking member of the Bloods street gang faces a federal kidnapping charge af ... -ranking member of the Bloods street gang from New York City who ordered a 19- ... the boss of their subset within the gang. Gressett said he followed Melton's ...
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America is in bad shape nowadays
... no welfare, only working legal citizens. I never heard the word divorce; we only had hardworking two-parent families. We had no illegal drugs, street gangs or prisons that were overflowing. We went to the movies for clean entertainment. I remember crushing cans and collecting all kinds of metal for t ...
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Driver in deadly Fla. day care crash in custody
... answered the phone at a number listed for Corchado hung up. Florida Highway Patrol Maj. Cindy Williams said Corchado was linked with the Latin Kings gang and could have been aided by other members. Ten people remain hospitalized from the crash, including one child who remains in critical condition a ...
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Source: NC kidnapping may have been gang retaliation against prosecutor
... f his daughter's work as a prosecutor on drug and gang cases, a federal law enforcement official said Th ... f his daughter's work as a prosecutor on drug and gang cases, a federal law enforcement official said Th ... that suggested those involved were linked to the gang the Bloods. The official says he had been brie ...
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UNLV legend Greg Anthony on what college basketball was—and what it’s becoming
... This year’s March Madness yielded an unusual number of losers. There were the 67 teams that didn’t win the tournament. There was the hapless gang who set up a bracket so inept that the final game was a contest between 7th seed UConn and 8th seed Kentucky. There was NCAA brass, enduring weeks of ...
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O’Callaghan Middle School fight not to blame for student’s hospitalization, CCSD Police conclude
... r fight was a “very rare occasion” where a student experienced a medical emergency and was transported to the hospital, Young added. To combat gang activity and fights, CCSD Police launched a pilot program earlier this year, placing school police officers at 10 middle schools. O’Callaghan is no ...
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Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93
... t notably with the lead in a series of "Mickey McGuire" kid comedy shorts from the late 1920s to early '30s that were meant to rival Hal Roach's "Our Gang" flicks. After signing with MGM in 1934, Rooney landed his first big role playing Clark Gable's character as a boy in "Manhattan Melodrama." A yea ...
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Pro-Russians storm Ukraine government buildings
... blood," he said. "The Interior Ministry will not shoot at people, at this gang of paid-up provocateurs. Among the protesters, there are many that have be ... aturday, Ukraine's security service said it had detained a 15-strong armed gang planning to seize power in Luhansk province. The Security Service of Uk ...
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More details emerge in wedding reception shooting as case heads to trial
... convicted felon, told police he had become a member of Nevada Trece prison gang while serving in Nevada State Prison. Members of his girlfriend’s family ... ily — who also were at the reception — were from the rival 28th Street Gang, causing bad blood between them, the report said. Andrade’s attorney ...
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He was supposed to take a photo
... se I was beginning to look more like an adult,” Kaliana recalls. “So they started putting me in more dangerous films, things involving torture or gang rape or extreme fetishes.” Yet Kaliana triumphed: She says that in college she escaped her parents’ control, changed her name and began fighti ...
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Justice doesn’t always seem just, even to jury
... 003 of beating a teenager in the face with a crowbar. It was a high-profile case in which it was revealed that Gazlay was a member of the 311 Boyz, a gang of teenagers from middle-class and affluent families. The media seized on the angle that inner-city violence had spilled into the suburbs. With hi ...
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FBI sting shows San Francisco Chinatown underworld
... ng houses, opium dens and occasional gangland-style murders. The federal charg ... ng houses, opium dens and occasional gangland-style murders. The federal ch ... of one of the most powerful Asian gangs in North America. Chow's gang is sa ... Asian gangs in North America. Chow's gang is said to have lured state Sen. Lel ...
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The republic of fear
... aves of physical terror. You may fear job loss or emotional loss, but you probably don’t fear that somebody is going to slash your throat or that a gang will invade your house come dinnertime, carrying away your kin and property. We take a basic level of order for granted. But billions of people li ...
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Strip Scribbles: ‘Modern Family’ films at Mandalay Bay; ‘Ink Master’ results
... w to Las Vegas to co-host a baseball clinic at the hotels for the Las Vegas Junior Giants, a free program for at risk kids ages 5-18 to escape drugs, gangs and crime. Clayton, who also won baseball’s highest humanitarian honor, the Roberto Clemente Award in 2012, will use the money raised to support a ...
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The way to end homelessness is to prevent it in the first place
... iety’s margins, the ready availability of cheap and damaging drugs and our continuing failure to adequately address such issues as racial tensions, gangs and domestic violence. In cities across the nation, groups and individuals have tried to solve homelessness with heroic rescue operations — she ...
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Congress hard(ly) at work
... breadwinner? That’s not an unlikely scenario. A new study has shown that, despite claims that the feds focus on deporting violent criminals, gang members and other individuals who are clearly not a benefit to the country, under Obama they are scooping up all sorts of immigrants. The study by Im ...
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Ex-Hells Angels chief, son sentenced in wedding chapel brawl
... five years for coercion and battery causing substantial bodily harm with a gang enhancement. Thirty-three-year-old Brad Goldsmith got 16 to 48 months b ... Brad Goldsmith got 16 to 48 months battery and attempted coercion, without gang enhancements. Lawyers for both men say they've since quit the Hells Ang ...
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Syrian army ousts rebels from border stronghold
... ng from one victory to another," al-Freij said in comments carried by state news agency SANA. He said the army troops are now "chasing terrorists and gangs, and soon, all their hideouts will be destroyed." Syrian officials routinely refer to rebels as terrorists. The fall of Yabroud immediately embol ...
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Syria: Government forces seize key rebel town
... s were removing booby-traps and bombs and hunting down rebel hold-outs in Yabroud. "Our armed forces are now chasing the remnants of the terrorist gangs in the area," said a uniformed soldier reading a statement on Syrian television. "This new achievement ... cuts supply lines and tightens the noose ...
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Marooned in Mexico: Did the U.S. government deport an American citizen — three times?
... ny of whom have never been to Mexicali, are dropped off on buses in the middle of the night with no food or transportation to their actual hometowns. Gangs prey on the new arrivals, kidnapping and holding them for ransom from family members in the United States. “There is a huge number of people co ...
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By shuffling offices, Metro hopes to save millions
... erson or group’s criminal activity in an area. In today’s criminal landscape, suspects often engage in an array of illegal activities, such as gangs, drugs and robberies, McMahill said. A number of higher-ranking staff members, such as sergeants and lieutenants, would move with the detectives ...
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Death toll in NYC gas explosion climbs to 8
... f Puerto Ricans but now has many Asians and other ethnic groups. The neighborhood is gentrifying but still has a high crime rate, fueled by drugs and gangs. Storefronts range from fast-food shops to botanicas selling folk medicine and religious items. More than 30,000 miles of decades-old, decayin ...
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Report: Satellite images may show debris from missing plane
... n and confusion right now. It is very hard for us to decide whether a given piece of information is accurate," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said in Beijing. "We will not give it up as long as there's still a shred of hope." "We have nothing to hide," said Malaysian Defense Minister His ...
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Last words from missing plane were routine
... n and confusion right now. It is very hard for us to decide whether a given piece of information is accurate," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said in Beijing. "We will not give it up as long as there's still a shred of hope." Two-thirds of the passengers on the flight were Chinese. "W ...
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Flobots classroom project takes off in Denver
... w York Empire State College who researches hip-hop, pointed to pioneers such as Afrika Bambaataa and his Universal Zulu Nation, which worked to fight gang violence in New York in the 1970s. Gupta-Carlson said more recent hip-hop-inspired efforts promote education and the arts from New York to Seattle ...
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‘Fatal Vision’ author Joe McGinniss dies at age 71
... only facts of the case not in dispute. MacDonald, who sustained a punctured lung and minor injuries, had insisted that the house was overrun by a gang of drug-crazed hippies that chanted slogans such as "Acid is groovy" and spelled "PIG" in blood on a bedroom wall, a murderous rampage seemingly insp ...
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Metro investigating gang-related park shooting
... gang-related altercation with a group of people in Mol ... A man was shot and injured Sunday night after a gang-related altercation with a group of people in Mol ... a in critical condition. Detectives in Metro's gang unit are investigating the shooting. ...
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NYC guard-inmate sex scandal triggers jail review
... ferences her having "sexual contact" with another inmate, a convicted drug gang member, in 2011. Despite her reckless behavior, Gonzalez was given the ... death penalty case, was placed there to segregate him from reputed street gang members. In March 2012, Gonzalez and Wilson began having sex in a vacan ...
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A bash for a buddy before he heads off to the big house
... em for a stretch of two to five years — convicted on a host of charges following a 2008 brawl at a downtown wedding chapel between rival motorcycle gangs. Frankie Citro, 69, has also seen the wrong side of the law. In the 1980s, the onetime blood-and-knuckles mob enforcer did two years in a federal ...
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California gold discovery spurs rush of theories
... $10 million in gold coins while walking their dog has set off a Gold Rush of theories over who left behind all that loot. One is that Jesse James' gang deposited it in hopes of someday financing a second Civil War. Another postulates that the gold originally belonged to gentleman robber Black Bart, w ...
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Transgender student recants sexual assault report
... ing and verbal taunts. The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights launched an investigation of the district after a female student was gang-raped outside a homecoming dance at another high school in 2009, the year after another girl at a third high school was raped in a classroom by two c ...
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Rap disrespect of black icons raises concerns
... les which these revolutionaries gave their lives for," Jasiri said. It was not always so. Hip-hop began in the early 1970s as an alternative to gang activity. Before the music was recorded, founding fathers like DJ Afrika Bambaataa — whose slogan was "peace, love, unity and having fun" — would ...
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Democratic legislator Lucy Flores running for lieutenant governor
... s chief tourism officer. She hopes to lure voters with her background: Flores grew up poor in the district she now represents and got involved in gangs before a parole officer persuaded her to get her General Educational Development diploma. She then enrolled in college and earned a law degree from ...
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Hearing set for defendant in strip club slaying
... office needs time to check whether it can be assigned to Mallett's case. Mallett hasn't been asked to enter a plea. Las Vegas police say he's a gang member who had a prior dispute with Logan. Records show that Mallett served time in state prison on a December 2008 theft conviction in Las Vegas. ...
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How drug gangsters copy al-Qaida
... long associated, fairly or not, with gangsters — Chicago. Yes, a city onc ... s, a city once associated with white gangsters like Al Capone and later black ... sters like Al Capone and later black gangsters like Jeff Fort and the El Rukns ... cession is alive and well even among gangsters in the Midwest’s biggest city ...

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