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Colorado Springs Gazette (Newspaper) - May 25, 2015, Colorado Springs, Colorado Nash wife killed famed mathematician John Nash the inspiration behind the Oscar winning 2001 film Quot a Beautiful mind was killed in a taxicab crash saturday along with his wife. The couple were returning from Norway where he accepted the 2015 Abel prize. A15 Hunters howler a 2-month-old Black howler Monkey named Gael by the zoo staff is nursed in the Rescue Center at a National zoo of Managua Nicaragua on sunday. The Monkey was rescued by Hunters before being brought to the nation 6 rescued from roller coaster Anderson township. Ohio a six people including three children had to be rescued from a roller coaster in Ohio after a Power outage left them stuck. The riders were on the Pepsi Python coaster at in Anderson townships Coney Island amusement Park on sunday when the Power went out around 6 30 . Firefighters used ladders to Rescue the riders and the amusement Park closed Early due to the arrested after protest Oakland. Calif. A authorities acting under a new get Tough policy for monitoring Street protests arrested or cited dozens of demonstrators for ignoring police orders to end a demonstration in Oakland. The Oakland police said the protesters were detained saturday night after about too demonstrators confronted a line of officers. After a Brief standoff the police ordered the protesters to disband. Dozens of protesters who sat in the Middle of the Street were detained along with several others who tried to protester leaves Shell ship Seattle a one of two protesters who affixed themselves to an Arctic Oil drilling support ship parked North of Seattle left the vessel sunday but the other remained suspended from its Anchor Chain in an Effort to draw attention to climate change and the risks an Oil spill could pose in the Remote Waters off Northwestern Alaska. Protester Matt Fuller requested help getting Down from the Arctic challenger in Bellingham Bay about 4 30 . Sunday and the coast guard said it causes court evacuation Everett Wash. A officials say a Man who prompted the evacuation of a Washington state courthouse has been arrested without incident about a mile away from the building. The Snohomish county sheriffs office says the Man was seen armed with a knife and a crowbar sunday morning inside the county courthouse in Everett about 30 Miles North of Seattle. Sheriffs spokeswoman Shari Ireton says that while the courthouse is closed on weekends personnel from various departments remain on site around the clock. Its unclear How Many people were in the spends Sim on teen s health Chicago a authorities at Cook county jail say the Case of 17-year-old Lamont Cathey a on whom the jail has spent More than $1 million in medical care a highlights the hazards of institutionalizing impressionable youths some of whom have mental health issues. Cathey a talented teenage basketball player has been in the jail for 16 months following his arrest for allegedly stealing Money from a pizzeria Safe after he Post a $5,000 Cash Bond. When a plea Deal that was supposed to let him attend a Boot Camp fell through last year that he began swallowing objects. They included a thumbtack strips of leather and even parts of a medical device he had new sub s new Jersey Jersey City. . A a submarine will be the third . Navy vessel named the new Jersey. Navy Secretary Hay Mabus announced sunday that a submarine being built now will get that name when its completed and commissioned in about five years. . Sen. Robert Menendez had been pushing for a ship to be named after his vet to receive his diploma Springfield Ohio a a 92-year-old world War ii Veteran is slated to receive an honorary diploma from his Ohio High school after he left Early More than seven decades ago to fight in the War. Charles Benning plans to Wear a Cap and gown thursday to accept his diploma from yellow Springs High school. He will join More than 50 teenage graduates at the ceremony. Benning served in a unit of Black soldiers in the army. He was a platoon sergeant in an ambulance company that ferried wounded americans French and germans from the battlefields of Normandy and beyond. News services Section a ride for Freedom Rolls thousands Salute military veterans at annual rolling Thunder rally the associated press Washington a the Roar of motorcycle engines filled the air in the nations capital on sunday As thousands of bikers saluted military veterans with the rolling Thunder a ride for Hie bikers and spectators thronged to the Washington d.c., area As they do each memorial Day weekend for the annual ride. The event got its Start in 1988, and it honors military veterans and members of the military missing in action. Bikers rallied at the Pentagon All morning sunday then crossed the memorial Bridge at midday before cruising around the National mall. Some of the bikers Rode with Large american flags trailing behind them. Marines in uniform and White gloves saluted As the bikers roared passed monuments such As the Lincoln memorial. With so Many motorcyclists on the Mads All weekend Drivers around tile nations capital were advised to watch for Road closures associated with sundays rally. Bikers also gathered elsewhere around the country. In new Mexico tacos county sheriff Jerry Hogrefe said an event in the red River area prompted a sizable contingency of new Mexico state police officers along with extra . Forest service patrols. He said that rally would have around 50 officers a Day from different agencies patrolling the area to the Colorado Border until memorial Day adding officers were a extra vigilant to spot potential problems. Many arrested in Waco May go free difficult task ahead for Texas prosecutors by Naomi Martin the Dallas morning news Waco Texas a after a gunfight Between rival motorcycle gangs outside a crowded restaurant left nine dead police rounded up everyone on the scene wearing biker vests. Now As 174 people sit in jail on organized crime charges Legal experts say prosecutors a difficult Challenge and that Many of those arrested could end up going free. A they have bitten off More than they can Chew a said Robert Draskovich a Las vegas criminal defense lawyer who represents bikers. A prosecutors often overreach and charge too Many people but in be never seen it to this to prove the current charges which have capital murder As the underlying crime prosecutors must show each defendant took part in the shootout. Although the Law allows for Broad interpretation of participation experts say the Case is muddled by Texas Strong self defense and gun rights As Well As issues with witness cooperation and credibility. Suspect groups predicted the Mclennan county District attorneys office wont say How its 26 prosecutors plan to tackle the Case which could involve seeking the death penalty. But experts predicted they will Divide the defendants into groups offer plea deals to the less culpable suspects and try Only the ones against whom they have the Best evidence. A when these things happen you just have to Rise to the occasion a said Jack Choate training director for the Texas District and county attorneys association and a former county prosecutor. A a it a definitely doable but its just going to take up a lot of court time and a lot of extra Over and above Mclennan county District after officers acquittal 2 More cases loom Cleveland emerges unscathed from protests the associate pros Cleveland a Cleveland emerged unscathed and intact after a Day of protests following the acquittal of a White patrolman who had been on trial in the shooting deaths of two unarmed Black suspects killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire. Officers arrested 71 people the night after the verdict though there was nothing close to the violence other cities have experienced Over the treatment of Black suspects. But Cleveland is not yet done dealing with deadly police encounters. Tvo other High profile police involved deaths still hang Over the City a boy holding a Pellet gun fatally shot by a Rookie patrolman and a mentally ill woman in distress who died after officers took her to the ground and handcuffed her. The deaths of 12-year-old Tamir Rice and 37-year-old tan Isha Anderson occurred eight Days apart last november. An investigation by the Cuya hoga county sheriffs department into Tamiris death is nearly finished and ready to be Given to county prosecutors to decide whether to pursue criminal charges against the patrolman. The status of the i Vestiga pcs Cleveland a Page 12 the associated press authorities investigate a shooting in the parking lot of the twin peaks restaurant May 17 in Waco Texas. Because of biker gangs history of relatively Low level violence Texas authorities in recent years have placed them on the a Aback Burner Quot and focused More on Border Security and cartels. Attorney Abel Reyna also can enlist the help of prosecutors and investigators from the state attorney general a office other counties and the Federal government Choate said. Reyna May have to just to keep Pace. At least 75 of the suspects have requested a Public defender but there Are Only 29 lawyers in Mclennan county approved to defend first degree felonies for the indigent according to the Waco Tribune Herald. State District judge Matt Johnson told the newspaper that for the first time in his career he has asked for help from Public defenders in nearby counties. Bandidos versus cossacks gunfire erupted around noon May 17 outside twin peaks a Hooters style restaurant in a bustling outdoor shopping Center off interstate 35. It was a turning Point in the Long simmering feud Over turf respect and Power Between two notorious Texas gangs the bandidos and the cossacks. Motorcycle gang experts say the cossacks the smaller group refused to pay a dues Quot to the bandidos who Are considered the dominant gang in Texas. The cossacks recently started wearing vests with patches that read a a Texas across the Bottom which the bandidos consider a threat to their statewide control. With tensions already running High police say the shooting May have begun in the parking lot with a dispute Over a space or someone a foot being run Over or both. It quickly escalated into stabbings beatings with chains and shots being fired by gang members and police. When the shooting stopped nine people a All gang members police say a Lay dead and 18 More were hospitalized with gunshot and Stab wounds. Its unclear How Many if any were shot by police. Officials set bail for 174 taken into custody at $1 million each. A this is probably the no. I most violent incident that a happened in the history of outlaw motorcycle gangs in the United states Quot said Richard Hundley a Mexia police detective who has investigated biker gangs for 17 years. A this is gangs on Back Burner because of biker gangs history of relatively Low level violence Texas authorities in recent years have placed them on the a Aback burners and focused More on Border Security and cartels Hundley said. A it takes a lot of resources if you re really going to investigate these Guys financially wiretaps undercover Quot he said. The last mass biker arrest in the . Occurred in 2002 in Las vegas after a Brawl broke out Between the Hells Angels and the mongols at Harrah a Casino. Three people were killed and about a dozen others were wounded. Authorities rounded up 120 people. Only six of 44 Hells Angels indicted Iii Federal court were convicted six mongols members were convicted in state court

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