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  • Kentucky fans riot after Final Four win

    04/02/2012 10:01:21 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 19 replies
    AP ^ | April 1, 2012 | AP via ABC local
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A day after raucous celebrations led to more than two dozen arrests, police said Sunday that they are ready to control crowds near the University of Kentucky's campus when the Wildcats play Kansas for the national championship. Lexington city police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts told The Associated Press on Sunday that several hundred officers will be out in force on Monday to help keep order. "We're prepared," she said. "We expect a majority of people to obey the law." Police plan a few adjustments from Saturday, when thousands of fans spilled onto streets after Kentucky defeated cross-state rival...
  • More than two dozen arrested in Kentucky's Final Four celebration

    04/01/2012 4:03:23 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 4/01/12 | Ellen Wulfhorst
    More than two dozen arrested in Kentucky's Final Four celebrationBy Ellen Wulfhorst | Reuters – 1 hr 49 mins ago (Reuters) - More than two dozen people faced criminal charges on Sunday after violence broke out as fans celebrated the University of Kentucky's win over arch rival Louisville in their NCAA Final Four match-up, officials said. Thousands of fans filled the streets of Lexington downtown and near the campus Saturday night following Kentucky's defeat of Louisville 69-61 in New Orleans, but the party was marred by violence, authorities said. Revelers set fires, torching couches, chairs and other furniture, according to...