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Northern Arapaho

article Northern Arapaho: Tribal Member Fatally Shot at Riverton Walmart (9/22/2019)
(Wyoming) -- A member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe was shot and killed by a police officer at the Riverton Walmart store Saturday, the tribe announced on its Facebook...
article Police shoot and kill Northern Arapaho citizen on Saturday, tribe says (9/21/2019)
(Wyoming) -- Northern Arapaho tribal leaders said police killed a tribal citizen Saturday in an “officer-involved shooting.” The statement did not identify...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pine Ridge

article South Dakota man gets nearly 32 years for ax slaying, arson (9/22/2019)
(South Dakota) -- A federal judge has sentenced a South Dakota man to nearly 32 years in prison for randomly killing a man with an ax and setting fire to the mobile home...
article Child sex abuse trial of former Pine Ridge Dr. begins next week (9/17/2019)
(South Dakota) -- After years of rumors and accusations on the Pine Ridge Reservation and more than 2½ years after the government first indicted him on child...
article Brooklyn, NY man sentenced for stealing personal data from tribal citizens and filing it to collect millions (8/13/2019)
(South Dakota) -- A federal judge has sentenced Manaen Dean Matthews to prison for six and a half years for his role in a widespread data-theft scheme that included...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Comanche Nation

article Comanche Nation Police are gearing up for the arrival of Senator Bernie Sanders (9/20/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- With Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders making an appearance at the Comanche Nation Powwow on Sunday, the Comanche Nation Police...
1 Article on this Issue

First Nations

article Leader of organization behind fake status cards facing sex charges involving minor (9/20/2019)
(Canada) -- The leader of a self-described Indigenous organization that distributed fake Indian status cards is facing three sex-related charges involving a minor, court...
article Most non-European B.C. residents have faced ethnic discrimination, poll finds (9/12/2019)
(British Columbia) -- While immigration is not currently one of the three most important issues facing Canada for most would-be voters in this year’s federal election,...
article Man facing 50 charges after fleeing into oncoming traffic: RCMP (9/5/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- A joyride has turned into a list of 50 charges after a 26-year-old Sweetgrass First Nation man was arrested on Friday in northwest Saskatchewan, police...
article Cree police sign collective agreement with the Cree Nation Government (9/3/2019)
(Quebec) -- The Cree Nation Government has recently signed its first collective agreement with the unionization of the Eeyou Eenou Police Force, the regional police...
article Probe underway into fatal police-involved shooting on Saskatchewan First Nation (8/28/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- A man is dead after a police-involved shooting on a Saskatchewan First Nation. Two officers from the Wadena RCMP detachment were called Tuesday...
article Trial of aboriginal youth in the shooting of a German tourist continues (8/28/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- One year ago, Horst Stewin and his family were touring Canada to celebrate the man’s 60th birthday. They were touring Alberta as the man liked...
article RCMP-led Indigenous youth camp hopes to improve First Nation and Métis representation within the force (8/10/2019)
(Canada) -- The RCMP doesn't reflect all of the communities it serves — yet, according to Alberta-based officers. But Sgt. Kim Mueller is trying to change that...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Philippines Gaming

article Police chief of Cebu POGO raid punished, detainees released (9/19/2019)
(Philippines) -- A recent raid on a Cebu area Philippine Offshore Gambling Operator (POGO) brought big headlines, and protests from the operations lawyer, who said the...
article Philippines arrests 277 Chinese accused of investment scam (9/13/2019)
(Philippines) -- Philippine immigration agents have arrested 277 Chinese in a raid against an online investment scam syndicate that defrauded hundreds of people,...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

British Columbia Gaming

article Casino money launderers to be returned $2 million in assets (9/18/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Sometimes, getting lucky at a casino doesn’t have to involve the slots or the tables. A couple who had, been arrested in British Columbia (BC...
1 Article on this Issue

China Gaming

article Chinese Craze for Gambling Sparks Crackdowns in Thailand and a Boom in Philippines (9/16/2019)
(Philippines) -- The ban on gambling in Thailand goes back to 1935 and has more than 40 different laws and gambling regulations banning virtually all forms of wagering...
1 Article on this Issue

MMIW

article In Indian Country, A ‘Maze Of Injustice’ Persists For Women (9/15/2019)
(California) -- In December 2010, Judge Claudette White from the tribal court of the Quechan Tribe in Southern California was trying to file a protection order for a...
article NMSP Issues Missing Endangered Juvenile Advisory For Eight Year Old Girl Last Seen At State Fai (9/15/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The following is information for the distribution of a Missing Endangered Juvenile Advisory from the New Mexico State Police. For information on the...
article Inquest into Tanya Day’s death in custody (9/13/2019)
(Australia) -- On a chilly Saturday evening in the midst of the six-week inquest into the death in custody of Aunty Tanya Day, I made the last-minute decision to drive...
article Tanya Day's family call for criminal investigation on final day of coronial inquest (9/13/2019)
(Australia) -- Family members of an Aboriginal woman who died after suffering catastrophic brain injuries while locked in a Victorian police cell are adamant she will be...
article One woman’s 25-year fight to find the person who killed her sister (8/26/2019)
(Ontario) -- For 25 years, Meggie Cywink has done everything in her power to find the person who killed her sister, Sonya Nadine Mae. In the process, she’s become...
article US non-profit sues FBI for not reporting native American homicides, cites brutal murder of pregnant Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind (8/20/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- There is a 31-year-old Congressional mandate that homicides and other major crimes must be reported to the Uniform Crime Report, the US's...
article Signs for Missing, Murdered Native Women Go up in Wyoming (8/14/2019)
(Wyoming) -- Billboards drawing attention to the thousands of murdered and missing American Indian women are being placed in Wyoming. The Casper Star-Tribune reports one...
article Missing indigenous person panel considers adding federal, local law enforcement (8/11/2019)
(Montana) -- Members of a state task force looking at murdered and missing indigenous people are suggesting more groups be added to the panel to include federal and...
article ‘We cannot be invisible any longer’ (8/11/2019)
(Washington) -- On a sunny Saturday in November, dozens of relatives and friends of Rosenda Strong dressed in red and marched through the streets of Wapato in Yakima...
9 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Excaliber security guard faces charges of sexually assaulting guests (9/5/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- An Excalibur security guard faces felony sexual assault charges after being accused of groping two women while at work in August, according to an arrest...
article Former Vegas casino security guard acquitted in rape case (8/13/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A jury has acquitted a former Las Vegas Strip security guard after trial in a rape case.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Mashpee Wampanoag

article Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Treasurers Subpoenaed by Federal Grand Jury (9/5/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The current and former chief financial officers of Massachusetts’ Mashpee Wampanoag tribe have been subpoenaed for reasons that are currently unclear...
1 Article on this Issue

Mauna Kea

article Mauna Kea Protectors warned of National Guard raid in next 30 days (9/5/2019)
(Hawaii) -- A letter noting the arrival of the National Guard to Mauna Kea.
1 Article on this Issue

Tohono O’odham

article Tohono O’odham Invaded By Border Patrol & Israeli Surveillance Tech (9/4/2019)
(Arizona) -- The Tohono O'odham nation sits on the US-Mexico border. Tribal member, activist, and scholar Nellie Jo David describes the threats to the Native...
1 Article on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

article BEHIND THE BADGE: It takes a special kind of person to be a Cherokee Nation marshal, according to Director Shannon Buhl (9/3/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Boasting more than 370,000 citizens across the country, with at least 141,000 living within the tribe's 14-county jurisdiction in northeastern Oklahoma...
1 Article on this Issue

Laguna Pueblo

article Federal authorities seize $4 million in drugs in New Mexico (8/31/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Federal officials say officers seized 85 pounds of drugs on a road that runs through a reservation in New Mexico. Interior Department officials said...
1 Article on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article Alleged Underground New Jersey Casino Network Busted, Authorities Say Defendants At Large (8/28/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Alleged illegal New Jersey casino clubs have been operating in downtown Newark and across the state. That’s according to the Essex County...
1 Article on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Klamath sheriff not monitoring pipeline activists' social media accounts (8/27/2019)
(Oregon) -- Klamath County Sheriff Chris Kaber says his office is not involved in monitoring social media accounts of anti-Jordan Cove Energy Project activists,...
article Revealed: FBI and police monitoring Oregon anti-pipeline activists (8/12/2019)
(Oregon) -- Law enforcement groups, including the FBI, have been monitoring opponents of a natural gas infrastructure project in Oregon and circulated intelligence to an...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article CCSD, Navajo Nation partner to place police officers in schools (8/26/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The Central Consolidated School District and the Navajo Nation signed its first agreement to have Navajo police officers assigned to schools in Shiprock...
article On a vast reservation, female Navajo officers patrol with bulletproof vests and protective amulets (8/14/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Officer Lojann Dennison was just ending her shift when she took the 10 p.m. assault call. She was tired as she headed out into the profound darkness of...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

DOI

article Park Police chief MacLean promoted to top Interior Dept. law enforcement post (8/23/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Park Police Chief Robert D. MacLean, who has led the uniformed force since 2013, is being promoted to head the Interior Department’s...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Las Vegas police fired 6 shots to end standoff at Laughlin casino (8/22/2019)
(Nevada) -- Michael Todd Lopez approached a cashier’s cage in a Laughlin casino at 1:23 a.m. Monday, carrying a tabloid magazine. Tucked inside the glossy pages...
1 Article on this Issue

Chemehuevi Tribe

article Tribe Can’t Sue for Members Who Claim Racial Profiling in Traffic Tickets (8/19/2019)
(California) -- Individual members of a Southern California tribe – not the tribe itself – can sue San Bernardino County over traffic tickets handed on the...
1 Article on this Issue

Coeur d’Alene Tribe

article Tribes may enforce judgments, court rules (8/18/2019)
(Idaho) -- The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe this month, affirming that tribal courts can ask federal courts to...
1 Article on this Issue

Russia Gaming

article Police exposed underground online casinos, which servers were located in Russia (8/18/2019)
(Russia) -- National Police officers exposed a network of underground online casinos and the organizers of this gambling business. "It was found that in order to...
1 Article on this Issue

Shinnecock Tribe

article Police Ask for Help in Shinnecock Reservation Homicide (8/17/2019)
(New York) -- Police are offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in connection with a homicide on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation on Friday, and police...
1 Article on this Issue

Crow Tribe

article Crow Creek Tribe, Highway Patrol working cooperatively for Pow Wow (8/14/2019)
(South Dakota) -- South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers and the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe will work together to ensure safety at this weekend’s Crow Creek Dakota...
1 Article on this Issue

Detroit Gaming

article Man arrested at Motor City Casino in connection with Warren, Oak Park bank robberies (8/14/2019)
(Michigan) -- A man was arrested Tuesday at Motor City Casino after using notes to rob banks in Warren and Oak Park, police said.
1 Article on this Issue

eSports

article Fake report sends SWAT to Fortnite World Champion Bugha's house (8/13/2019)
(USA) -- Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf is a US teenager who very recently became an entity known around the world. He won the solo segment of the Fortnite World Cup...
1 Article on this Issue

Texas Gaming

article 100 8-liners confiscated in Southwest Side raid, police say (8/12/2019)
(Texas) -- A hundred eight-liners were confiscated and more than two dozen suspected gamblers were issued citations Saturday night after police raided a building on the...
1 Article on this Issue

Wynn Boston Harbor

article Rough morning for Encore Boston Harbor after multiple disturbances, arrests at casino (8/12/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- They won’t want an encore of this rowdy behavior. Four people were taken into custody early Monday at the Encore Boston Harbor casino following...
article Within 60-minute window overnight, 3 arrested at Encore Boston Harbor by Massachusetts State Police (8/12/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- A series of fights and disturbances inside Encore Boston Harbor in Everett Monday ended with two people under arrest and a third person in protective...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article Judge: Alaska’s justice system is failing in the case of slain Mountain Village woman (9/21/2019)
(Alaska) -- In an unusual order, an Alaska judge has declared a crisis in the state’s courts, saying that turnover among public defenders is delaying criminal...
article Women leave Montana town over Border Patrol backlash (9/20/2019)
(Montana) -- A woman who is suing the U.S. Customs and Border Protection after an agent questioned her and a friend for speaking Spanish in a convenience store said...
article Head of self-described Indigenous group faces sex charges involving minor (9/20/2019)
(Canada) -- Gatineau police have confirmed that the head of a self-described Indigenous group has been charged with three sex-related offences involving a minor.
article More than 320 Chinese arrested in Philippines (9/20/2019)
(Philippines) -- The Philippine immigration bureau says its agents, backed by troops, have arrested 324 Chinese accused of involvement in illegal online gambling and...
article Multiple Escambia County businesses served search warrants for illegal gambling (9/20/2019)
(Florida) -- Authorities raided three Escambia County businesses in what they are calling an investigation into illegal gambling Thursday. Several dozen gambling...
article Father, Daughter Accused Of Running Illegal Gambling Operation At OKC Bar (9/19/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- An illegal gambling operation was found inside a bar in South Oklahoma City. A raid by police and the ABLE Commission uncovered illegal slot machines and...
article No more fun in the sun: illegal gambling ring in Hawaii busted (9/18/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Catching monster waves and awesome sunsets just got a lot more difficult for more than a dozen people in Hawaii. They are all part of an illegal gambling...
article Feds crack down on illegal gambling rooms (9/17/2019)
(Hawaii) -- A federal crackdown on illegal gambling rooms on Oahu. Law enforcement agencies, including Homeland Security and HPD raided two homes, leading to charges...
article Class action alleging discrimination by RCMP in North growing, says lawyer (9/16/2019)
(Alberta) -- There is steady interest in joining a $600-million class action lawsuit claiming RCMP discrimination against Indigenous people in the North, according to...
article In small Alaska city, Native women say police ignored rapes (9/15/2019)
(Alaska) -- Alaska Native women say the Nome Police Department has a history of failing to conduct full investigations on rape complaints. Nome police data show that...
article In small Alaska city, Native women say police ignored rapes (9/13/2019)
(Alaska) -- There’s not much that scares Susie. As an Alaska Native woman, she thrives amid sub-zero winters in her village near the Arctic Circle, and camps with...
article The $24 billion online casino boom China is struggling to halt (9/13/2019)
(China) -- It’s 6:30 on a Monday morning in China, and the Guangdong Club online gambling platform is humming as a stream of wagers placed in Chinese yuan flows through...
article Former officers call on RCMP top brass to do more to recruit, retain Inuit members (9/12/2019)
(Nunavut) -- Former Inuit RCMP members are calling on top brass of the national police force to invest time and resources into recruiting and retaining Inuit officers.
article Native man shot in neck by police officer hit with maximum sentence (9/11/2019)
(Nebraska) -- A judge in Nebraska sentenced a 20-year-old Santee Sioux man to 30-50 years for assaulting an officer during an encounter in March 2018 that ended with the...
article New Stoney Nakoda RCMP station 'needed' (9/11/2019)
(Alberta) -- Stoney Nakoda Elder Una Wesley almost didn't have the will to live after her grandson was murdered. Kori Wesley was 21-years-old when he was stabbed...
article 'Stop jailing 10-year-olds': Indigenous boy addresses UN on Australia's youth detention laws (9/11/2019)
(Australia) -- Twelve-year-old Indigenous boy Dujuan Hoosan has appealed to members of the United Nations Human Rights Council to help bring to an end the jailing of 10-...
article Authorities find missing baby in Northern California; Napa woman arrested (9/9/2019)
(California) -- On Thursday, at about 5:25 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a possible stolen vehicle and child abduction at the Coyote Valley Casino in Redwood Valley...
article Fake gaming official who was chased off by Texas dogs sentenced to 22 years in prison (9/9/2019)
(Texas) -- One of two people who posed as Nevada gaming officials last year in an attempted Fort Worth home invasion has been sentenced to 22 years in prison. The ambush...
article Police bust illegal gambling operation, find 20 people playing eight-liner machines (9/6/2019)
(Texas) -- San Antonio police busted an illegal gambling operation early Friday morning after responding to a shooting.
article Stoney Nakoda RCMP station 'needed' (9/4/2019)
(Calgary) -- Elder Una Wesley almost didn't have the will to live after her grandson was murdered. Kori Wesley was 21-years-old when he was stabbed more than 20...

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