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  • Mall Brawl Prompts Curfew Calls

    07/30/2007 10:07:19 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies · 913+ views
    6abc and Action News ^ | July 30, 2007 | Lauren Wilson
    CHRISTIANA, Del. - July 30, 2007 - A fight at a Delaware mall involving hundreds of young people is prompting new calls for a curfew today. The fight near the food court at the Christiana Mall forced the shopping center to shut down early. It was a mall brawl of epic proportions, and at the height of it police said a thousand kids were going at it in the food court Friday night. Things got so out of hand the Christina Mall closed early and shoppers left in fear. "An extremely large crowd started to gather and get disorderly. Eventually...
  • Smash-mouth politics

    06/11/2007 4:17:19 PM PDT · by ellenbrewster · 198+ views
    Bible Byte ^ | Ellen Brewster
    A lawmaker got punched upside the head the other day. Lest we assume it was just one more mêlée in the parliament of South Korea or Japan, where fist-fights are routine, think again. The Alabama Senate witnessed this blow. Republican Senator Charles Bishop and Democratic Senator Lowell Barron were on opposite sides of a reform bill so a frustrated Bishop registered his opinion with a fist. Is that anyway to run a state? Suit and tied Legislators are supposedly cerebral and dignified, with the intellect and cunning as weapons of choice. Legislatures are hallowed assemblies where Robert’s Rules of Order...
  • Liddle Britain (British youth soccer team gets in a brawl with visiting Chinese team)

    05/11/2007 4:00:52 PM PDT · by onja · 9 replies · 923+ views
    The Spectator ^ | 17 March 2007 | Rod Liddle
    A few weeks ago the Chinese national youth football team arrived in London to play some matches against the capital’s clubs as part of a historic, groundbreaking, goodwill visit ahead of the Olympic Games. A chance for our two nations to foment sporting respect for one another, despite our profound political differences. Sort of like Nixon’s visit to Peking in 1972, except with the top referee Dermot Gallagher in attendance, rather than Henry Kissinger. I dare say you can imagine what happened, in case you haven’t already heard. Seven members of the Chinese team were sent home after a terrific,...
  • Sabres and Senators Square Off in Wild Brawl

    02/23/2007 2:44:44 PM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 50 replies · 1,266+ views
    WIBV.com ^ | 2-23-07 | WIBV tv
    Everyone is talking about a huge Sabres brawl. Many fans say it was the wildest game they ever saw! Here's how it happened Thursday night at HSBC Arena against the Ottawa Senators. It all started in the second period, when Buffalo Sabres captain Chris Drury got injured after taking a brutal hit by Senators forward Chris Neil.
  • Six arrested after brawl at WMS

    01/10/2007 7:19:09 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies · 485+ views
    Woonsocket (RI) Call ^ | January 10, 2007 | JO C. GOODE
    WOONSOCKET -- A brawl at Woonsocket Middle School on Monday led to the arrest of two parents and four students after one mother drove her daughter to campus to fight a rival, police said. The fight involving two 13-year-old girls occurred at 1:54 p.m. as students were dismissed from the school for the day, according to Police Lt. Timothy Paul. A feud between the two students had been brewing for several weeks, he said. One of the girls was on school suspension and planned to go after school to beat up the other student, Paul said. Witnesses told police the...
  • Family Of Murder Victims Attack Accused Killer In Court (video)

    11/16/2006 9:58:55 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 45 replies · 4,460+ views
    NewsNet5 ^ | November 16, 2006
    TRUMBULL COUNTY, Ohio -- What would you do if you came face to face with a man charged with murdering a family member? It was a thought put into action Wednesday in a Trumbull County courtroom as family members attacked a man charged with murdering several of their loved ones, NewsChannel5 reported.
  • 23 girls brawl over handsome boy

    10/27/2006 4:22:17 AM PDT · by MadIvan · 48 replies · 1,140+ views
    Ananova ^ | October 27, 2006 | Staff
    Police were called in Bulgaria after a mass fight broke out between 23 teenage girls over a handsome male student.The girls, aged between 15 and 18, used brass knuckles, chains and beer bottles to fight over the lad whose name was not revealed. The girls, from the Bulgarian capital Sofia, agreed to fight it out and skipped school to meet up in a local playground in the Gorublyane district of the city. Several girls suffered minor injuries and dozens of passers-by reportedly witnessed the incident. But the alarm wasn't raised until after the fight when a father of one of...
  • Miami: Punishments appropriate; 'new standard set'

    10/17/2006 7:57:40 PM PDT · by LA Woman3 · 14 replies · 586+ views
    ESPN.com ^ | 10/17/2006
    CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Shaking her fist for emphasis, Miami president Donna Shalala said Tuesday that sanctions levied against 13 players for their role in a sideline-clearing brawl were fair, justified and strong enough to satisfy the university. All that, though, came with one big caveat: Miami athletes simply can never fight again, she said. "This university will be firm and punish people who do bad things," Shalala said. "But we will not throw any student under the bus for instant restoration of our image or our reputation. I will not hang them in a public square. I will not...
  • Hundreds Of Chechens Forced To Flee Russian Town As Restaurant Brawl Erupts Into Race Riot

    09/04/2006 8:19:56 PM PDT · by blam · 25 replies · 967+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 9-5-2006 | Tom Parfitt
    Hundreds of Chechens forced to flee Russian town as restaurant brawl erupts into race riot · Xenophobic groups use fight to urge ethnic attacks· Minorities targeted in internet campaign Tom Parfitt in Moscow Tuesday September 5, 2006 The Guardian UK Several hundred Chechens and dark-skinned people from the Caucasus have been forced to flee a town in north-west Russia after a brawl in a restaurant prompted a race riot at the weekend. The exodus of minorities from Kondopoga in the Karelia region near the border with Finland follows events on Saturday when a mob rampaged through the town and burned...
  • Director Uwe Boll challenges critics to a brawl(director of "House of the Dead")

    06/30/2006 1:25:52 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 4 replies · 349+ views
    New Kerala ^ | 06/24/06
    Director Uwe Boll challenges critics to a brawl New York: German horror film director Uwe Boll is so angry after receiving bad reviews that he is challenging critics to a filmed fight. According to imdb.com, Boll has made a few movies based on video games and says he wants to fight his critics in a boxing ring. Boll is particularly upset with an online petition, which has 13,327 signatures of people requesting him to stop making movies. Boll has invited director Quentin Tarantino to join the fight and wants to film the fight and show it on the Internet. He...
  • Man With Prosthetic Legs, Deaf Man Brawl

    05/06/2006 8:35:35 AM PDT · by highimpact · 11 replies · 276+ views
    AP ^ | 5/4/06 | Staff
    May 05 4:06 PM US/Eastern Email this story VALPARAISO, Ind. Two men who had driven around several towns for hours after meeting in a bar ended up fighting after one of the men couldn't communicate directions clearly to the driver. Kent Hisey, 52, became frustrated by the difficulty of James Mills, who is deaf, in communicating directions, Valparaiso police said. They had driven from the Playboy Lounge in New Chicago to Portage, then Hobart _ where the 46-year-old Mills lives _ and finally to Valparaiso _ communities spread across two northwest Indiana counties about 30 miles southeast of Chicago. Hisey,...
  • Knicks' Davis ejected for entering stands (NBA Fan/PLayer Confrontation, but justifiable this time)

    01/19/2006 5:19:16 AM PST · by commish · 15 replies · 831+ views
    Fox Sports ^ | Jan 19, 2005 | AP
    CHICAGO (AP) - New York Knicks forward Antonio Davis was ejected Wednesday night after he went up into the stands at the United Center during overtime in a game against the Chicago Bulls. There was no physical confrontation, but several people could be seen pointing and shouting for several moments before security finally arrived and Davis was ejected. During a timeout, Davis jumped over the scorers' table and ascended about ten rows of seats before the confrontation started. A group of people in the area of the confrontation were later escorted from the area by United Center security.
  • Brawl at Chuck E. Cheese's leads to gun, drug charges

    07/28/2005 2:15:26 AM PDT · by csvset · 32 replies · 1,633+ views
    The Post and Courier ^ | JULY 27, 2005 | BY NOAH HAGLUND
    Brawl at Chuck E. Cheese's leads to gun, drug charges BY NOAH HAGLUND Of The Post and Courier Staff While at the Chuck E. Cheese's in North Charleston to break up a fight between unruly patrons, police confiscated two pistols and 25 grams of crack from a car in the parking lot, according to North Charleston police.A manager called police to report that a baby's birthday party had turned into a brawl at about 7:50 p.m. Sunday, a police report states. When officers arrived at the family-oriented chain restaurant on Rivers Avenue, the 18-year-old mother said her ex-boyfriend, a 14-year-old,...
  • Brawl at Kids Game Fatal

    07/07/2005 1:07:31 PM PDT · by RockinRight · 48 replies · 2,552+ views
    Akron Beacon Journal ^ | July 4, 2005 | Jim Carney
    A fight about a $5 parking fee at a youth baseball tournament erupted in an all-out brawl that left an active Springfield Township man dead. Robert Abrams, who would have turned 41 today, died at 1:40 a.m. Saturday at Akron City Hospital, where he was taken after he hit the ground during the fight Friday night by the fields at Springfield High School on Sanitarium Road in Lakemore. Abrams, one of the owners of the Ellet IGA on Darrow Road, suffered severe head injuries and was unresponsive at the hospital, according to a statement released by the Summit County medical...
  • Chuck E. Cheese fight turns bloody

    06/20/2005 12:42:59 AM PDT · by kingattax · 17 replies · 789+ views
    Newsday, Inc. ^ | June 20, 2005 | DARYL KHAN
    <p>A fight between two children Saturday night at Chuck E. Cheese in the Atlantic Terminal Mall in Brooklyn turned into a bloody brawl between parents, police said.</p> <p>About 8:30 p.m., two girls started to argue at the theme restaurant, popular for children's birthday parties.</p>
  • Monks defrocked after street brawl

    05/31/2005 3:36:04 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 42 replies · 1,032+ views
    The Australian ^ | 5-31-05 | correspondents in Bangkok
    FIVE Thai Buddhist monks have been defrocked and fined after a brawl with monks from a nearby temple, police and newspapers said today. The street fight was the culmination of years of antagonism between monks from the two temples who had often exchanged curses, insults and rude gestures as they collected alms on different sides of a road, the Manager newspaper said. "When an ordinary person is given a middle-finger sign, he will be mad. So am I," the paper quoted one of the defrocked monks, Boonlert Boonpan, as saying after the brawl in the north-eastern state of Nong Khai...
  • As many as 40 involved in Friendswood brawl

    05/21/2005 6:11:14 AM PDT · by Archidamus · 16 replies · 683+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | May 21, 2005 | KEVIN MORAN
    FRIENDSWOOD — A fight between two youths escalated into a brawl involving dozens Friday and ended with one of them being flown to Memorial Hermann Hospital with head injuries, Harris County sheriff's officials said. The melee broke out in a park near Clear Brook High School, on FM 2351 in Friendswood, shortly after classes ended, Lt. John Martin said. Anthony Smith, a student at the school, was Life-Flighted to Memorial Hermann Hospital. Hospital officials said the youth's parents had asked that no information about his condition be released. Martin said officers at the scene reported that he appeared to have...
  • The Brawl That May Erupt Over the High Court

    05/01/2005 9:42:49 AM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies · 722+ views
    NY Times ^ | 5/01/05 | JEFFREY ROSEN
    The Brawl That May Erupt Over the High Court By JEFFREY ROSEN Published: May 1, 2005 WASHINGTON — It feels like Armageddon is just around the corner. The Republican threat to eliminate the filibuster rule in judicial confirmations has led both parties to cautiously assess what the political landscape would look like if the so-called nuclear option were used. But for many here, this political brawl is only a dress rehearsal for the coming battle over a replacement for Chief Justice William Rehnquist, whose recent illness has led to the expectation that he will retire before the end of the...
  • Five-minute brawl halts women's rugby match

    04/24/2005 7:42:21 PM PDT · by Pharmboy · 14 replies · 668+ views
    New Zealand Herald ^ | 25.04.05 1.00pm (NZ Time) | Anon. Kiwi
    HASTINGS - A women's rugby match on Saturday came to an abrupt halt after a five-minute brawl that saw a player kicked in the head and two players sent off in a Flaxmere derby in Hastings. Referee Brad Gichard sent MAC lock Tessa Flowers and Western Suburbs No 8 Ngavero Heather for an early shower in the second half of a Tui women's division clash at Ron Giorgi Park. MAC walloped Suburbs 103-0 after leading 71-0 at halftime in a match that started at 11.45am. The free-for-all erupted after Flowers and Heather allegedly traded punches with about 20 minutes of...
  • Man accused of throwing chair during Palace brawl pleads no contest

    03/29/2005 8:39:44 AM PST · by Dan from Michigan · 13 replies · 635+ views
    ap ^ | 3-29-05 | Sarah Karush
    Man accused of throwing chair during Palace brawl pleads no contest 3/29/2005, 10:48 a.m. ET By SARAH KARUSH The Associated Press PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A fan charged with throwing a chair during one of the worst brawls in U.S. sports history pleaded no contest Tuesday to one count of felony assault and one count of misdemeanor assault and battery. Bryant Jackson was the only one of the 13 Indiana Pacers players and Detroit Pistons fans charged with a felony for their alleged role in the Nov. 19 melee at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Oakland County Circuit Judge Rae...