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CBC.ca
Toronto officer to be sentenced today in fatal streetcar shooting of Sammy Yatimin July 2013. Police were called after it was reported Yatim had exposed himsel
Toronto officer to be sentenced today in fatal streetcar shooting of Sammy Yatim
CBC.ca / Posted an hour ago
in July 2013. Police were called after it was reported Yatim had exposed himself to women on the streetcar and drew a switchblade, which Forcillo repeatedly asked him to drop. James Forcillo guilty of attempted murder in streetcar shooting of... Read more
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BlackNews.com
All 6 Police Officers Acquitted In The Death Of Freddie Gray -- His Mother Responds, "I Know They Killed My Son!"been dropped against the six police officers that were involved. Gray was arre
All 6 Police Officers Acquitted In The Death Of Freddie Gray -- His Mother Responds, "I Know They Killed My Son!"
BlackNews.com / Posted 12 hours ago
been dropped against the six police officers that were involved. Gray was arrested for allegedly possessing an illegal switchblade. Responding officers also say that he “fled unprovoked upon noticing police presence.” He was then placed... Read more
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Aljazeera
All remaining charges dropped over Freddie Gray deathdifficulties, fell into a coma and died one week later. The 25-year-old had bee
All remaining charges dropped over Freddie Gray death
Aljazeera / Posted 21 hours ago
difficulties, fell into a coma and died one week later. The 25-year-old had been taken into custody for carrying an illegal switchblade. According to an autopsy, Gray suffered a "high-energy injury" that was most likely caused when the police van... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Tourist proposes marriage after being stabbed in Daytona Beachlater identified as John Debow, and then tried to get him away from his daughte
Tourist proposes marriage after being stabbed in Daytona Beach
Local 6 Orlando / Posted yesterday
later identified as John Debow, and then tried to get him away from his daughter. "I pushed the man away, he pulled out a switchblade and proceeded to stab me in the stomach," Worthington said. The men tussled and Debow fell onto his own knife.... Read more
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ESPN
Abhinav Bindra, still pursuing perfectionWe text now and then. We talk politics. I tell him he needs to be less boring i
Abhinav Bindra, still pursuing perfection
ESPN / Posted yesterday
We text now and then. We talk politics. I tell him he needs to be less boring if he wants to get married. He laughs. He's switchblade sharp and too wise for his age. He was the right sportsperson to do a book with -- and any journalist who reads... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Malta man arrested in sex sting sentenced to 6 years in prisonhe thought was a Wisconsin mother and her two underage daughters for sex. He wa
Malta man arrested in sex sting sentenced to 6 years in prison
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
he thought was a Wisconsin mother and her two underage daughters for sex. He was originally charged with possession of a switchblade, first-degree child sex assault, possession of child pornography and possession of narcotics, according to court... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Traffic stop leads to criminal charges after foot pursuitI issued him his citation (and) noticed his pockets contained unknown items," o
Traffic stop leads to criminal charges after foot pursuit
The Alliance Review / Posted 4 days ago
I issued him his citation (and) noticed his pockets contained unknown items," one of which turned out to be a spring-loaded switchblade knife. Baker told Tallman that "(the knife) was legal because Walmart told him it was." After finally getting... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
UnionHerald Crime Briefs for July 22Coon Rapids gas station robbedThree men, one armed with a switchblade knife, ro
UnionHerald Crime Briefs for July 22
ABC Newspapers / Posted 5 days ago
Coon Rapids gas station robbedThree men, one armed with a switchblade knife, robbed the Minnoco gas station, 11580 Hanson Blvd., Coon Rapids, shortly after midnight July 17.According to the Coon Rapids Police report, the 41-year-old employee told... Read more
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Orange County Register
Knicks' Carmelo Anthony organizing forum in Los Angeles to address shootings involving black men and law enforcementfalling into a coma in a police transport van. He was arrested for possessing w
Knicks' Carmelo Anthony organizing forum in Los Angeles to address shootings involving black men and law enforcement
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
falling into a coma in a police transport van. He was arrested for possessing what Baltimore police believe was an illegal switchblade. But on Monday, Baltimore police Lt. Brian Rice was acquitted of all charges related to Gray’s arrest and... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
Carmelo Anthony to host forum in L.A. on Monday about recent shootingsinto a coma as he was taken into a police van. He was arrested for possessing w
Carmelo Anthony to host forum in L.A. on Monday about recent shootings
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 6 days ago
into a coma as he was taken into a police van. He was arrested for possessing what Baltimore police believe was an illegal switchblade. But on Monday, Lt. Brian Rice was acquitted of all charges related to Gray’s arrest and death. During the... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Carmelo Anthony to host forum in L.A. on Monday about recent shootingsinto a coma as he was taken into a police van. He was arrested for possessing w
Carmelo Anthony to host forum in L.A. on Monday about recent shootings
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 6 days ago
into a coma as he was taken into a police van. He was arrested for possessing what Baltimore police believe was an illegal switchblade. But on Monday, Lt. Brian Rice was acquitted of all charges related to Gray’s arrest and death. During the... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Carmelo Anthony to host forum in L.A. on Monday about recent shootingsinto a coma as he was taken into a police van. He was arrested for possessing w
Carmelo Anthony to host forum in L.A. on Monday about recent shootings
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
into a coma as he was taken into a police van. He was arrested for possessing what Baltimore police believe was an illegal switchblade. But on Monday, Lt. Brian Rice was acquitted of all charges related to Gray’s arrest and death. During the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Police make quick arrest in Addison Road Metro stabbingsystem’s subway lines. Metro Transit Police said that Vontrel Laarius McDaniel
Police make quick arrest in Addison Road Metro stabbing
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
system’s subway lines. Metro Transit Police said that Vontrel Laarius McDaniel, 35, was stabbed in the chest with a “switchblade-style knife” about 7:18 p.m. at the subway station in Prince George’s County. He was pronounced dead at the... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Carmelo Anthony to host forum in L.A. on Monday about recent shootingsinto a coma as he was taken into a police van. He was arrested for possessing w
Carmelo Anthony to host forum in L.A. on Monday about recent shootings
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
into a coma as he was taken into a police van. He was arrested for possessing what Baltimore police believe was an illegal switchblade. But on Monday, Lt. Brian Rice was acquitted of all charges related to Gray’s arrest and death. During the... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Carmelo Anthony to host forum in L.A. on Monday about recent shootingsinto a coma as he was taken into a police van. He was arrested for possessing w
Carmelo Anthony to host forum in L.A. on Monday about recent shootings
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
into a coma as he was taken into a police van. He was arrested for possessing what Baltimore police believe was an illegal switchblade. But on Monday, Lt. Brian Rice was acquitted of all charges related to Gray’s arrest and death. During the... Read more
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People Magazine
Highest-Ranking Officer in Freddie Gray Case Acquitted of All Chargesto secure Gray with a seat belt when he was transported in a police van. He was
Highest-Ranking Officer in Freddie Gray Case Acquitted of All Charges
People Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
to secure Gray with a seat belt when he was transported in a police van. He was being arrested for allegedly possessing a switchblade and trying to flee capture. Gray, a 25-year-old black man, died a week after his arrest from a spinal injury... Read more
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News.com.au
The cops charged with Gray’s deathminutes later. WHAT WE KNOW HAPPENED She said that Gray was carrying a legal
The cops charged with Gray’s death
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
minutes later. WHAT WE KNOW HAPPENED She said that Gray was carrying a legal folding knife when caught — not an illegal switchblade, as cops had claimed — and that police had no probable cause to even place him under arrest. “No crime had been... Read more
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News.com.au
Baltimore pays Gray’s familycase as it moves to trial. Prosecutors say it’s legal under a city ordinance,
Baltimore pays Gray’s family
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
case as it moves to trial. Prosecutors say it’s legal under a city ordinance, while defence attorneys argue that it’s a switchblade, and thus illegal under both city and state law. All six officers, including Edward Nero and Garrett Miller, are... Read more
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News.com.au
What’s wrong with the policein hospital from spinal injuries a week after Baltimore police took him into cu
What’s wrong with the police
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
in hospital from spinal injuries a week after Baltimore police took him into custody for allegedly possessing an illegal switchblade. That came a week after Walter Scott was gunned down in South Carolina after being stopped over a broken brake... Read more
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Marshall Independent
A space for birdsused found objects to create the pieces for the exhibit. "Some of the things y
A space for birds
Marshall Independent / Posted 12 days ago
used found objects to create the pieces for the exhibit. "Some of the things you can find in the exhibit include a switchblade knife, typewriter parts, square cut antique nails and a broken ceramic bird," he said. "I like old barn wood.... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Broods back to headline Re-Orientationmusician has been making waves recently with her powerful production and hook l
Broods back to headline Re-Orientation
Otago Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
musician has been making waves recently with her powerful production and hook laden razor-sharp songwriting. Her Switchblade EP is out now on iTunes and Spotify, and is the perfect soundtrack to late nights and early adult... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mother and daughter, both charged in track star's slaying, appear in courtsaid. Before the 13-year-old girl and her friends ran out to confront De'Kayla
Mother and daughter, both charged in track star's slaying, appear in court
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
said. Before the 13-year-old girl and her friends ran out to confront De'Kayla's group, Gayden told her daughter to get a switchblade out of Gayden's purse and use it if there was a fight, prosecutors said. Moments later outside the apartment... Read more
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USA Today
Tale of the tape: Convention limits sharp and sticky things¾” thick and 1/8” in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Any air rifle, a
Tale of the tape: Convention limits sharp and sticky things
USA Today / Posted 13 days ago
¾” thick and 1/8” in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Any air rifle, air pistol, paintball gun, blasting caps, switchblade or automatic knife, knife having a blade two and one-half (2-1/2) inches in length or longer, cestus, billy,... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Tennis balls banned from outside Republican National Convention, guns are notand 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air
Tennis balls banned from outside Republican National Convention, guns are not
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 13 days ago
and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Tennis balls bounced from Cleveland ‘event zone’ for Republican National Convention — but not gunsthick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Tennis balls bounced from Cleveland ‘event zone’ for Republican National Convention — but not guns
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 13 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 13 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'
Local 10 Miami / Posted 13 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 13 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 13 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'
KTXS Abilene / Posted 13 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'
KECI Missoula / Posted 13 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 13 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 14 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'
KTVZ Bend / Posted 14 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 14 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 14 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 14 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 14 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 14 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles
Guns not banned from Republican convention 'event zone'
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 14 days ago
thick and 1/8 of an inch in wall thickness including pipe and tubing Air rifles Air pistols Paintball guns Blasting caps Switchblade knives Automatic knives Knives having a blade 2.5 inches in length or longer Cestuses Billy clubs Blackjacks... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Timeline: The Black Lives Matter movementafter seeing police in Baltimore, Maryland. The 25-year-old is arrested for pos
Timeline: The Black Lives Matter movement
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
after seeing police in Baltimore, Maryland. The 25-year-old is arrested for possessing what they describe as an illegal switchblade. Requests for his inhaler are ignored. He is put into the police vehicle without a restraint, against police... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Too Many Laws: Why Police Encounters Escalateand citizens stopped by the police would have little to worry about in terms of
Too Many Laws: Why Police Encounters Escalate
Zero Hedge / Posted 14 days ago
and citizens stopped by the police would have little to worry about in terms of stiff jail sentences. The possession of a switchblade or a certain type of cigarette would be of little concern to either the police or the suspect. Even if... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Port Hueneme man arrested after handgun foundbeen reported stolen in Oxnard. Lopez was arrested on suspicion of possession
Port Hueneme man arrested after handgun found
Ventura County Star / Posted 14 days ago
been reported stolen in Oxnard. Lopez was arrested on suspicion of possession of stolen property, carrying a loaded and concealed firearm, possession of a switchblade knife, possession of marijuana and being an ex-felon in possession of a fi... Read more
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Daily Mail
No water guns, bike locks, gas masks, or string at the GOP conventionis a long list of weapons that banned. The rules bar 'any air rifle, air pisto
No water guns, bike locks, gas masks, or string at the GOP convention
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
is a long list of weapons that banned. The rules bar 'any air rifle, air pistol, paintball gun, blasting caps, switchblade or automatic knife, knife having a blade two and one-half (2-1/2) inches in length or longer.' The ACLU sued the... Read more
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The Hindu
Black Lives Matter: The next civil rights movementTamir Rice was a 12-year-old boy who was killed because he had a toy gun. Fredd
Black Lives Matter: The next civil rights movement
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
Tamir Rice was a 12-year-old boy who was killed because he had a toy gun. Freddie Gray was arrested because he had a switchblade. Bystanders saw him being dragged to a police van, screaming in pain and being held with so much force that he... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Rock band plays at 80/35 music festival after nationwide tourand a big-time band was born. "To me, that was the biggest thing to happen to
Rock band plays at 80/35 music festival after nationwide tour
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 19 days ago
and a big-time band was born. "To me, that was the biggest thing to happen to us, was to have this lineup," Dean said. "Switchblade" became the band's signature song and set them on their rocket ride. "Brenton took in the EP, and they started... Read more
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SKY News
Heightened Tension After Series Of Killingshe was shot, and the shooting sparked protests and civil unrest. After his arr
Heightened Tension After Series Of Killings
SKY News / Posted 20 days ago
he was shot, and the shooting sparked protests and civil unrest. After his arrest for alleged possession of an illegal switchblade, Freddie Gray fell into a coma while being transported in a police van. His death was put down to injuries to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Minnesota governor decries racism after cop shoots dead black man25-year-old man was arrested by the Baltimore Police Department for possessing
Minnesota governor decries racism after cop shoots dead black man
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
25-year-old man was arrested by the Baltimore Police Department for possessing what the police alleged was an illegal switchblade. Castile is reportedly one of 123 black Americans shot and killed by police in 2016 so far. Alton Sterling was... Read more
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Daily Mail
Girlfriend of man shot by Minnesota police breaks silence25-year-old man was arrested by the Baltimore Police Department for possessing
Girlfriend of man shot by Minnesota police breaks silence
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
25-year-old man was arrested by the Baltimore Police Department for possessing what the police alleged was an illegal switchblade. Castile is reportedly one of 123 black Americans shot and killed by police in 2016 so far. Both of them said... Read more
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