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Investigation

Oglala Sioux

article Oglala Sioux Tribe President To Keep Office (9/18/2020)
(South Dakota) -- The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council held an impeachment hearing of President Julian Bear Runner. A teenager accuses Bear Runner of sexual abuse and told...
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Yankton Sioux Tribe

article FBI investigating fatal stabbing on Yankton reservation (9/17/2020)
(South Dakota) -- The FBI said Thursday it's investigating a stabbing death on the Yankton Sioux Indian Reservation. A suspect has been arrested in Tuesday evening...
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Buffalo & Bison

article FOIA documents reveal Interior's 2018 push to manage Yellowstone bison like cattle (9/14/2020)
(Montana) -- In May 2018, Yellowstone National Park’s superintendent was ordered by then-Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to manage the park’s bison “more actively...
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Coeur d’Alene Tribe

article Unknown Object Shot at Bus Carrying Plummer-Worley Students After Football Game (9/14/2020)
(Idaho) -- A bus carrying Lakeside High School football players was shot at on Friday night while leaving the North Idaho town of Clark Fork, Plummer-Worley...
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Navajo Nation

article Navajo Nation joins call for public accounting of Fort Hood deaths (9/7/2020)
(Texas) -- The Navajo Nation has joined calls for a public accounting of the soldier deaths at Fort Hood after one of its members became the 28th soldier from the...
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Mashpee Wampanoag

article Grand jury subpoenas more documents from Mashpee tribe (9/1/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council voted in an emergency meeting Aug. 28 night not to remove Chairman Cedric Cromwell. The vote came after the tribe...
article Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe served with federal subpoena for financial records (7/15/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- The U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston served a federal grand jury subpoena to the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe last monthfor a hefty number of documents...
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MMIW

article NAC: Hope for closing cold cases? (8/28/2020)
(Indian Country) -- The U.S. Department of Justice opened six offices around the country dedicated to solving Native missing and murdered cold cases. There are...
article “Pervasive failure to investigate:” Report finds lack of scrutiny in cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women (8/4/2020)
(California) -- For generations, order and cleanliness had been Christina Lastra’s family’s way of fighting off poverty. But the day in July 1991 when her...
article “Pervasive failure to investigate:” Report finds lack of scrutiny in cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women (8/3/2020)
(California) -- For generations, order and cleanliness had been Christina Lastra’s family’s way of fighting off poverty. But the day in July 1991 when her...
article Navajo criminal investigator to head DOJ 'missing and murdered' initiative (7/28/2020)
(New Mexico) -- United States Attorney John C. Anderson appointed a Navajo criminal investigator to a new position Monday (July 27) that will assist New Mexico's 22...
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White Earth

article Authorities investigating woman's death on the White Earth Indian Reservation (8/26/2020)
(Minnesota) -- The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in partnership with the White Earth Tribal Police Department is investigating a woman's death after her...
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First Nations

article FSIN calls upon SHA for investigation after woman suffers alleged negligence (8/20/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) is asking the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) to conduct a thorough investigation after a...
article Mi'kmaw nurse calls for inquiry, talks racism in health care (7/15/2020)
(New Brunswick) -- A Mi'kmaw nurse is calling on the province to hold an inquiry into systemic racism in New Brunswick. Cheyenne Joseph joins a growing chorus of...
article Independent investigator's report to determine range, extent of anti-Indigenous racism in health-care system (7/9/2020)
(British Columbia) -- Independent investigator Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond said Thursday that her investigation into B.C.'s health-care system will be multi-phased,...
article First Nations day school students want new investigation of abuse claims, say RCMP probe marred by 'bias' (7/2/2020)
(British Columbia) -- The B.C. RCMP investigation into First Nations day school abuse allegations against John Furlong, the former 2010 Vancouver Olympics CEO, was...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

CSKT

article CSKT seeking info following series of "suspicious" wildfires (8/18/2020)
(Montana) -- The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe Division of Fire is seeking any information on a person or persons who have been starting fires in the Ronan and...
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Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation

article FBI investigating death on Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (8/17/2020)
(South Dakota) -- The FBI is investigating the death of a person who was shot in Twin Buttes on Friday, Aug. 14. The FBI is gathering information about the incident and...
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Northern Cheyenne

article Northern Cheyenne request Congressional investigation into BIA law enforcement (8/17/2020)
(Montana) -- Last month, Native Sun News Today printed a story “Lawlessness and Violence at Northern Cheyenne Blamed on Inadequate B.I.A. Law Enforcement”...
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Sheldon Adelson

press release FBI Asked to Review President Donald Trump Call with Sheldon Adelson (8/13/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald Trump and Las Vegas casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson spoke on the phone last week. Now, two Democratic members of Congress want the...
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Law Enforcement Incidents

article Complaints filed against Edmundston police over fatal shooting of Chantel Moore (8/12/2020)
(New Brunswick) -- Complaints have been filed with the New Brunswick Police Commission about the conduct of Edmundston Police Force officers related to the fatal...
article Wolastoqey Leaders Continue Push For Public Inquiry (8/11/2020)
(New Brunswick) -- Wolastoqey Nation chiefs say they’re disappointed the premier is ignoring calls from within his cabinet to establish a public inquiry into the...
article Sask. Crown prosecutors to review fatal RCMP shooting of Lucien Silverquill (7/8/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- The RCMP's fatal shooting of an Indigenous Saskatchewan man last summer will now be reviewed by provincial Crown prosecutors. Lucien Silverquill, a...
article Saskatoon officer used excessive force in arrest of Indigenous man after car crash: complaints investigator (6/25/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- Saskatchewan's Public Complaints Commission says a Saskatoon police officer used excessive force during the arrest of Jordan Lafond, an Indigenous man...
article Upcoming inquiry into racism in B.C. health care to include whistleblower protection: health minister (6/23/2020)
(British Columbia) -- B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix has provided more details about an upcoming investigation into racism in the health-care system, prompted by...
article Northern Indigenous leader ‘appalled’ by recent police-involved fatalities (6/18/2020)
(Ontario) -- The Anishinabek Grand Council Chief is “appalled” by recent police-involved fatalities of Indigenous people across Canada. Chief Glen Hare...
article Australian cop caught punching Aboriginal man officers had pinned to ground (6/16/2020)
(Australia) -- This is the shocking moment an Australian police officer is filmed appearing to punch an Aboriginal man on the ground. Witnesses were heard yelling...
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Poker

article Jeffrey Bernard Morris: Convicted Sex Offender Charged in Susie Zhao’s Death (8/12/2020)
(Michigan) -- Jeffrey Bernard Morris, a convicted sex offender, has been charged in the gruesome death of professional poker player Susie Zhao. The details of her death...
article The body of professional poker player Susie 'Q' Zhao has been found charred in a Michigan park (7/24/2020)
(Michigan) -- The charred body of professional poker player Susie Zhao, known as "Susie Q," has been found in a Michigan park, according to the Casino.org news...
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Card Clubs

article Attorney General Becerra Announces Criminal Charges in Alleged Livermore Gambling Scheme (8/10/2020)
(California) -- California Attorney General Xavier Becerra recently announced the arraignment and charges against Eric Nguyen and Khan “Tina” Tran, who were...
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Wynn Resorts

article Wynn Resorts discloses 2 anti-money laundering subpoenas (8/7/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd. has received two grand jury subpoenas regarding its compliance with anti-money laundering policies and procedures. The company said the...
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Sports Betting

article Another FanDuel Sportsbook Palp Leads To NJ, IN Investigations (8/4/2020)
(USA) -- A pricing error and subsequent withheld payout on a Major League Soccer game last month led to multiple state investigations for FanDuel Sportsbook. Multiple...
article Soccer bets, unpaid, under review in New Jersey, Indiana (8/4/2020)
(USA) -- Gaming regulators in multiple states have been examining dozens of soccer bets that sportsbook FanDuel has withheld payment on for weeks, leaving bettors...
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Trump Adminstration

article E.P.A. Inspector General to Investigate Trump’s Biggest Climate Rollback (8/1/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog said Monday it had opened an investigation into the agency’s weakening of Obama-...
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Donald Trump

article Tax Crime Investigator Believes Donald Trump Is Laundering Money Through Mar-A-Lago (7/24/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Donald Trump and his campaign may be using his Mar-A-Lago resort as a money-laundering machine, warns a retired tax crimes investigator. He’s...
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Cherokee Nation

article Consultant picks Cherokees' casino bid as best for Pope County site (7/23/2020)
(Arkansas) -- An Arizona gambling consultant issued a report this week naming a Cherokee Nation proposal for a casino in Pope County as the best pick for the state's...
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Puyallup Tribe

article Emerald Queen Casino investigated over COVID-19 safety concerns (7/23/2020)
(Washington) -- The Puyallup Tribe is investigating the Emerald Queen Casino over complaints of employees working while sick, and not enforcing mask-wearing mandates or...
article Emerald Queen Casino investigated over COVID-19 safety concerns (7/22/2020)
(Washington) -- The Emerald Queen Casino is being investigated by the Puyallup Tribe after complaints were filed of employees working while sick, and not enforcing mask-...
article Crowded areas, sick workers among details in OSHA complaint against Emerald Queen Casino (7/21/2020)
(Washington) -- Emerald Queen Casino’s operators are investigating allegations received by a federal agency that it is operating with sick workers, overcrowded...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

International Game Technology

article IGT and Twin River Lottery Deal Gets Vetted By Key Committees (7/15/2020)
(Rhode Island) -- A year ago, IGT and Twin River, two of Rhode Island’s largest employers and gaming powerhouses, were the worst of enemies. Now, a year later the...
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Hard Rock

article Lawsuit by developer stalls Edwardsville Hard Rock Hotel project (7/9/2020)
(Kansas) -- The Hard Rock Hotel project in Edwardsville, a development worth more than $70 million for which leaders of this western Wyandotte County town had high hopes...
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Illinois Gaming

article Video gambling kingpin Rick Heidner ‘not a target’ of federal investigation (7/9/2020)
(Illinois) -- Federal investigators might have been interested in Rick Heidner’s ties to a crooked ex-state senator, but the video gambling kingpin is not in the...
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Redskins

article Philanthropy as PR Stunt: The Demise of the Original Americans Foundation (7/9/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Earlier this week, NPQ ran a story about the decision by the Washington, DC football team—under pressure from some of its leading corporate...
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South Dakota Gaming

article Police looking at surveillance video following reported robbery at casino (7/7/2020)
(South Dakota) -- Sioux Falls police are investigating a robbery early Tuesday morning at the Easy Dough Casino. Police say around 7:20 a.m., two men went into the...
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Menominee Tribe

article Tribal Police believe someone gave missing woman a ride before disappearance (7/2/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- Menominee Tribal Police believe someone gave a missing woman a ride to Shawano on prior to her disappearance, and they’re asking that person to come...
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Arkansas Gaming

article Potentially Inappropriate Text Messages Add Fuel to Arkansas Casino License Fire (6/30/2020)
(Arkansas) -- The Arkansas casino license legal drama added another plot twist over the weekend. That’s after potentially inappropriate text messages were made...
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Crow Tribe

article FBI investigating homicide in Crow Agency (6/29/2020)
(Montana) -- The FBI confirmed Monday morning it is investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday in Crow Agency. The Bureau of Indian Affairs is also involved in the...
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Missouri Gaming

article Controversial gambling company sends $90,000 to PAC linked to Parson ally (6/29/2020)
(Missouri) -- Courtroom headaches, including felony charges of illegal gambling, haven’t stopped a Wildwood-based slot machine company from spending its money to...
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Pala Tribe

article Katelyn Schwindt: Public's help sought in finding woman missing after trip to Pala Casino (6/26/2020)
(California) -- San Diego County sheriff’s officials are asking for the public’s help in finding a woman who disappeared after a trip to Pala Casino....
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Hoopa Tribe

article Tribal Chair: 'Huge Discrepancy' in Hoopa Election Results Being Referred to U.S. Attorney, Sheriff's Office for Investigation (6/25/2020)
(California) -- Hoopa Valley Tribal Chair Byron Nelson Jr. said in a statement today that a recount of election results “indicated a huge discrepancy in the number...
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Other News

article 5 years after son's drowning, Tyendinaga family says unanswered questions should trigger new investigation (9/18/2020)
(Ontario) -- Robin Maracle watches cormorants skim the Bay of Quinte waters where his 21-year-old son was found drowned five years ago in circumstances shrouded by...
article Friends, family seek public’s help finding road rage shooter (9/18/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Friends and family of a woman fatally shot on Interstate 15 early Wednesday are asking for the public’s help in finding her killer. Kamiah Bird, 37...
article Longtime lawmaker Terry Link, who wore wire on colleague, pleads guilty in tax case (9/16/2020)
(Illinois) -- Longtime Illinois lawmaker Terry Link pleaded guilty during a virtual court hearing Wednesday morning, capping a lengthy legislative career with an...
article RCMP investigating after Wet'suwet'en hereditary chief's cabin destroyed in weekend fire (8/18/2020)
(British Columbia) -- Wet'suwet'en hereditary chief Gisday'wa came upon the scene of his burned cabin on Saturday morning by chance. He was driving through...
article Former Indian Trevor Crowe charged with lying on his taxes involving gambling business (7/3/2020)
(Arizona) -- Former Indians outfielder Trevor Crowe was charged Thursday with failing to report income gained from an illegal gambling business. Crowe was accused in U.S...
article Police continue to look for B.C. man 15 years after he disappeared in Halifax (6/26/2020)
(Nova Scotia) -- Halifax Regional Police continue to look for tips in the disappearance of a British Columbia man 15 years ago. Shen Chiu "Andy" Tsou of Richmond, B.C....
article Councilman Jose Huizar Arrested by FBI on Federal Racketeering Charges (6/23/2020)
(California) -- Special agents with the FBI this morning arrested Jose Huizar, an elected member of the Los Angeles City Council, on a federal racketeering charge that...
article Corrupted insurance funds laundered at overseas casinos – prosecutor (6/12/2020)
(Indonesia) -- Indonesian businessman Heru Hidayat, who is linked to the corruption scandal surrounding state-owned insurer PT Jiwasraya, allegedly gambled the money in...
article Advocates say youth shelter in Truro would protect teens from human trafficking (6/11/2020)
(Nova Scotia) -- The recent case of a man who was unlawfully at large in the Truro, N.S., area and allegedly committed dozens of sex and drug trafficking crimes against...
article WorkSafeBC told to investigate allegation of 'culturally unsafe' workplace at City of Vancouver (6/11/2020)
(British Columbia) -- WorkSafeBC, which oversees workers' health and safety in the province, has been ordered to investigate an Indigenous woman's claim that she...
article RCMP identify remains found near North Sask. River in 2018 as missing Edmonton woman (6/5/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- The RCMP says partial human remains found near Maymont, Sask., two years ago have been identified as a missing Edmonton woman who hadn't been seen...
article Marina Bay Sands facing AML probe by US Department of Justice (6/5/2020)
(Singapore) -- Marina Bay Sands, the Singapore resort owned and operated by US casino giant Las Vegas Sands, is reportedly under investigation by the US Department of...
article Australia joins protests against Floyd’s death, demand investigations on police brutality against Aboriginals (6/2/2020)
(Australia) -- Hundreds of Australians marched in solidarity through downtown Sydney on Tuesday protesting the death of George Floyd and demanding the country look at...
article Australia Probes US Police Assault On Its Journalists (6/2/2020)
(Australia) -- Australia is investigating a US police attack on two Australian television journalists outside the White House, the foreign minister said Tuesday,...
article No lawyer appointed yet for Kevin Mantla murder appeal (5/21/2020)
(North Canada) -- A Gameti man serving time for murder and attempted murder says he has no hope of appealing his conviction himself because he can barely read and has no...
article BLOG: Illegal gambling could be behind your trip to Paraguay (4/30/2020)
(Paraguay) -- Almost two months after the ex’s Barcelona was arrested in Paraguay for carrying a “adulterated document”, many continue to wonder what...
article Minority bloc asks House Gaming chair to subpoena IPI (4/21/2020)
(Saipan) -- The House of Representatives’ minority bloc has asked House Gaming Committee chair Ralph Yumul (R-Saipan) to subpoena Imperial Pacific International (...
article Baeza: I Never Indicated Evidence Was Planted In Dutrow Case (2/26/2020)
(New York) -- A little more than a week after a letter alleging evidence was planted in the case of long-suspended trainer Rick Dutrow came to light, New York officials...
article California State Lottery slated for education funding shortfall (2/26/2020)
(California) -- In California and the state auditor has reportedly criticized local lottery officials for underfunding public education programs to the tune of $36...
article Facing federal indictment in gambling case, Casey Urlacher resigns from Illinois Civil Service Commission (2/24/2020)
(Illinois) -- Casey Urlacher, the mayor of suburban Mettawa and brother of Chicago Bears’ Hall of Famer Brian Urlacher, has resigned from the Illinois Civil...

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