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  • Riots, fires in Ferguson following Brown decision

    November 25, 2014 2:10 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - Fire and looting have overtaken several businesses after Ferguson protests turned violent. Multiple fires burned early Tuesday at local businesses, including at storage facility, auto parts stores and a beauty supply shop. An AP photographer saw firefighters arrive at one scene only to be turned back by... more »
  • Hurricane Isaac looting suspect arrested

    December 11, 2012 11:56 AM

    BELLE CHASSE- A Hurricane Isaac looting suspect has been arrested in Ponchatoula through a Crimestoppers tip. Plaquemines Parish sheriff's detectives tell The Times-Picayune 19-year-old Aaron Landry, of Galliano, was arrested Thursday for 10 residential burglaries that occurred in the Buras area during Isaac. Sheriff Lonnie Greco said detectives determined that... more »
  • Miss. man arrested for looting attempt during Isaac

    August 29, 2012 2:18 PM

    SLIDELL- Slidell police say a Picayune, Miss., man tried to force his way into a woman's home just as Hurricane Isaac made landfall. The Times-Picayune reports 39-year-old Warren Reavis was booked Wednesday with attempted looting and possession of a burglary tool, in this case a screwdriver. Detectives say the victim... more »
  • UK cops may use plastic bullets in riots

    August 9, 2011 12:33 PM

    LONDON - Restaurants and stores are closing early across London again today, amid fears of more violence. Riots and looting have raged across London since Saturday, with rioters setting buildings and vehicles on fire, looting stores and pelting police officers with bottles. Police reinforcements have been called in... more »
  • UK police arrest over 200 as riots continue

    August 8, 2011 1:05 PM

    LONDON - British Home Secretary Theresa May says the number of people arrested in rioting in London has reached 215. May says 27 people have been charged so far in the unrest and looting that has stretched over three days. Police said 35 police officers were injured. ... more »
  • Witness: officer said looters "deserved to be shot"

    November 12, 2010 11:55 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- A former city police officer on trial for gunning down a man outside a strip mall after Hurricane Katrina is accused of telling a fellow NOPD officer that looters are "animals" who "deserved to be shot." David Warren is charged with fatally shooting Henry Glover, 31, before other... more »

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