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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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Hauck after loss to end UNLV tenure: ‘I love my guys. I’m going to miss them’
... e. Before leaving the field for the final time as UNLV’s coach, Hauck shook hands and hugged countless people, from his police escorts to the chain gang and the rest of the game day staff that has seen UNLV sputter to a 15-49 record over the last five years. “Hopefully we had some positive impact ...
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Killings surge in Mexico state at tip of Baja
... rug violence it had previously been spared. Many of the cases have been gangland style killings, victims bound, shot, strangled or burned inside a car. ... lifornia Sur. But the cartel long battled the once-powerful Arellano Felix gang for control of drug routes on the Baja peninsula into the U.S. and is larg ...
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Ira Hansen, Nevada’s incoming Assembly speaker, under fire for racist comments
... and the deliberate ignoring of white history in relation to eliminating slavery is a disgrace that Negro leaders should own up to.” “Locally, gangs and their associated criminal activity are obviously dominated by immigrants, especially Hispanic immigrants. You cannot read a story about criminal ...
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How the Mirage remade Las Vegas
... eight months from changing its name from MGM Mirage to MGM Resorts, so emphasis on this property was not of great interest. Likewise, Murren and the gang still seem reticent to celebrate the historic gem they own, planning no public events or marketing pushes. That could be because nobody in Vegas like ...
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Police: Miss Honduras, sister apparently killed
... on this week. A pageant representative said Honduras would not compete in the contest this year, given the tragedy. Honduras, overrun with streets gangs and drug trafficking, has the highest murder rate in the world for a country not in war, with an estimated 90 to 95 killings per 100,000 people. It ...
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4 injured in North Las Vegas shooting
... custody, he said. The 2100 block of Englestad is closed to traffic, Patty said. Patty said it is unknown at this time whether the incident was gang related. ...
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Man granted parole in 1998 teenage slaying
... tion department that Dixon had been a member of a gang and that he had not achieved the educational stan ... on told the board he had never been a member of a gang and had taken community college classes in Las Ve ... nsulting the boys and a small-time east Las Vegas gang called "White Street" they may have been associat ...
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Report: 51 killed in Congo police sweep vs. gangs
... n a three-month crackdown against organized crime gangs. The rights group says "Operation Likofi" lau ... psurge in armed robbery and other crimes by small gangs known as kuluna. In the report released Tuesd ... inal — and at times, politically affiliated — gang violence. During the sweep against the kuluna, ...
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It’s party time at the office
... Las Vegas Valley, employees and their spouses from out-of-state offices in Tulsa, Okla., Los Angeles and Phoenix are being flown in to meet the local gang. About 300 people are expected to attend the event, on the panoramic-view-terrific 19th floor of the Eastside Cannery. The out-of-towners will have r ...
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Jane Byrne, Chicago’s 1st female mayor, dies at age 81
... so helped draw national attention to the infamous Cabrini-Green public housing complex when she and her husband moved into an apartment there after a gang war killed 11 residents in three months in 1981. They stayed for three weeks. "How could I put Cabrini on a bigger map?" she wrote in her book. "S ...
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GOP has twisted success into failure
... aign since Hitler’s success in Nazi Germany in the 1930s. Hitler believed if you tell a big lie often enough it becomes the truth. Fox News and the gang led by Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Ann Coulter, Glenn Beck, etc., managed to put a negative spin on every success President Barack Obama and the Dem ...
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Strip Scribbles: Opportunity Village honors Penn Jillette; Soul Train Awards
... eakout dance craze the Nae Nae. Kool & The Gang were honored with the Legend Award for their cont ... and Da Brat reunited for the 1996 Kool & the Gang hit “Ladies Night.” ITALIAN TRAVELS: Celeb ... rt “Kool” Bell, lead singer of Kool & The Gang, was at Ghostbar in the Palms celebrating the mus ...
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Spokeswoman: Mayor not flashing gang sign
... ayor of Minneapolis isn't flashing a gang sign in a photo quickly gaining trac ... ayor of Minneapolis isn't flashing a gang sign in a photo quickly gaining trac ... sed, shows the pair flashing a known gang sign. The report was swiftly crit ... ecially given the recent increase in gang violence." A police spokesman sai ...
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Celebrity preview: Kris Jenner, Bret Michaels, Roseanne Barr, Soul Train Awards, Burlesque Weekend
... Year, and Lil Wayne and Tyga pair for Song of the Year. Kool & The Gang entertain with two shows Sunday after Bill Bellamy’s all-star comedy sho ... Show is at South Point through Monday. SUNDAY, NOV. 9 Kool & The Gang is at Orleans Showroom. OF SPECIAL NOTE Joey Scinta and Frankie ...
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Strip Scribbles: Steve Wynn, Burlesque Festival, Soul Train Awards, Roseanne, Penn
... iday’s awards, there’s an all-star comedy show hosted by Bill Bellamy on Saturday and a Soul Train Revue featuring two events with Kool & The Gang on Sunday. DIVING INTO MARRIAGE: It’s a limited run starting today and ending Sunday, but the award-winning “The Last Five Years” is going t ...
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El Salvador’s street gangs target women and girls
... abuse committed by members of street gangs who take girlfriends, discard them ... vador — In a country terrorized by gangsters, it is left to the dead to brea ... abuse committed by members of street gangs who take girlfriends, discard them ... Los Angeles. "It's the evolution of gang warfare, what's going on in Honduras ...
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Man shot, killed following altercation with police
... volved in the incident and reported the officer was a member of the All Threats All Crimes multi-agency unit, which investigates drug traffickers and gangs. The officer involved has been placed on paid administrative leave as is standard operating procedure, Broadway said. Virginia Street was clos ...
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Mexican mayor, wife detained in case of 43 missing
... r in the cartel, an offshoot of the Beltran Leyva gang, Murillo Karam said. Two of her brothers were on ... d police to leave the students alone. Detained gang leader Sidronio Casarrubias told authorities one ... old him the students were sympathizers of a rival gang, the attorney general said. The search for the ...
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Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans
... th a drug cartel. Fifty-six people are under arrest, including dozens of police officers. In a separate case in June, soldiers killed 22 suspected gang members in Mexico state, then altered the scene and intimidated witnesses to hide the fact that most of the dead were executed after they surrendered ...
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Documentary questions arrest of Mexican drug lord
... the administration of new President Enrique Peña Nieto, and will live comfortably in jail while teaming up with the government to combat rival drug gang Los Zetas. Others have questioned whether it was actually El Chapo who was taken away by the Mexican authorities. “As soon as I heard about t ...
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Police intervention replacing traditional discipline in schools
... teachers, now billed as disorderly conduct. Of course we want teachers and students protected. We want orderly classes and halls. We don’t want gang rule or guns or drugs. And police presence makes sense in a lot of situations, such as a rowdy football game. But what is happening on school camp ...
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Parents of Mexico missing meet with president
... nesday for the first time since they disappeared over a month ago, when investigators say police detained the students and handed them over to a drug gang. The mothers and fathers of the missing have grown increasingly frustrated at the pace of the investigation of the Sept. 26 police attack in the c ...
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Man guilty of murder in attack on Chinese students
... ay to his apartment despite being hit in the head with the bat. A roommate discovered him dead hours later. USC's urban campus is within a mile of gang-plagued neighborhoods with historically high crime rates. Since the 2012 killings of Qu and Wu, USC has added 60 security cameras, including some ...

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