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Louisiana Gaming

article Louisiana Casino Security Guard Recovers From Injuries During Violent Robbery (12/7/2019)
(Louisiana) -- Two of the robbers hurt the security guard at the gaming venue during the heist. They grabbed his gun and fled the area. A third suspect — armed...
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Swinomish Tribe

article Young man killed in shooting at Burlington mini mart; gunman at large (12/7/2019)
(Washington) -- A young man is dead after he was shot multiple times outside of a convenience store gas station in Burlington Friday. The gunman fled and remains at...
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Hard Rock

article Texas man arrested for robbery at Sioux City Hard Rock Casino parking lot (12/6/2019)
(Iowa) -- A man was arrested on Thursday night for robbery at the Hard Rock Casino parking lot in downtown Sioux City. Sioux City Police Department (SCPD) says that...
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MMIW

article Native American women more likely to experience sexual violence on campus, across country (12/5/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Twenty percent of women will be sexually assaulted at some point in their lives — but that number jumps to 45 percent when applied to Native...
article RCMP to provide update on investigation into death of Cassidy Bernard (12/3/2019)
(Nova Scotia) -- RCMP are planning to make an announcement Tuesday in relation to the case of Cassidy Bernard, who was found dead in her home on We'koqma'q First...
article 'We Can Do This Together': Navajo Lawmaker Says Families Of Missing, Murdered People Need Help Now (11/29/2019)
(New Mexico) -- When Tyrannus White, 41, went missing here in March, his parents ran into a dizzying maze as they sought help from law enforcement to find their son....
article Vicki Eagleman’s story: Forgotten on the reservation (11/29/2019)
(South Dakota) -- Who killed Vicki Eagleman? That's a question that's been left unanswered on the Lower Brule Lakota Indian Reservation for more than 13 years....
article Barr Announces Plan to Address Crisis of Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women (11/26/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Attorney General William Barr announced a nationwide plan to address the crisis of missing and murdered Native American women on Friday, during a...
article Minnesota Part of New Effort Aimed at Missing Native Americans (11/26/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Minnesota has one of the highest number of missing and murdered Native Americans in the country and a new effort has been announced that supporters hope...
article New Town community reacts to FBI’s latest details on Olivia Lone Bear (11/21/2019)
(North Dakota) -- New details have been released from the FBI about the death of Olivia Lone Bear from New Town. Lone Bear was reported missing in October of 2017. Her...
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Agua Caliente

article Palm Springs police, fire departments request $25 million to cope with new downtown arena (12/4/2019)
(California) -- Palm Springs' fire and police departments say they will need nearly $20 million for new equipment and facilities and $3.6 million annually to bolster...
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Missouri Gaming

article New lawsuit targets ‘rogue’ video gambling company operating in Missouri (12/4/2019)
(Missouri) -- After watching the unchecked spread of potentially illegal video gambling terminals eat into his bottom line, the owner of a Missouri coin-operated game...
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Navajo Nation

article County commission OKs lease agreement to tribe for police substation (12/4/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The San Juan County Commission approved leasing a police substation in Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle to the Navajo Nation. San Juan County Sheriff Shane Ferrari...
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Macau Gaming

article Stanley Ho Nephew Gets Eight Years for Organizing Prostitution Ring at Hotel Lisboa, Macau (12/3/2019)
(Macau) -- A nephew of Macau casino mogul Stanley Ho has been sentenced to up to eight years in prison for fronting a racket that organized prostitution at the Hotel...
article Stanley Ho’s nephew re-sentenced to eight years for prostitution (12/3/2019)
(Macau) -- The nephew of Macau casino icon Stanley Ho has been sentenced to eight years behind bars for his role in a prostitution ring at the Hotel Lisboa.
article Authorities meet with Macau’s casino operators to review casino security measures (11/12/2019)
(Macau) -- Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau has revealed it met with representatives of the city’s six casino concessionaires earlier this...
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Northern Arapaho

article County attorney says no charges in police shooting (12/2/2019)
(Wyoming) -- Citing citizens' legal rights to defend their own lives and the lives of others from "immediate peril," the Fremont County Attorney's...
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Keystone XL Pipeline

article Police discussed stopping Keystone XL protesters ‘by any means’ (11/29/2019)
(USA) -- U.S. law enforcement officials preparing for fresh Keystone XL pipeline protests have privately discussed tactics to stop activists “by any means”...
article Keystone XL: police discussed stopping anti-pipeline activists 'by any means' (11/25/2019)
(USA) -- US law enforcement officials preparing for fresh Keystone XL pipeline protests have privately discussed tactics to stop activists “by any means” and...
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Wounded Knee

article Mass Shootings Are Connected to America’s Legacy of Anti-Indigenous Violence (11/29/2019)
(Indian Country) -- There have so far been more mass shootings in the U.S. in 2019 than days of the year. According to the Gun Violence Archive (GVA), there were 381...
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Card Clubs

article Washington State casino handed massive bill over investigation (11/26/2019)
(Washington) -- Macau Casino LLC in Washington State has agreed, most likely very reluctantly, to cover the cost of an investigation conducted by state authorities into...
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Crow Tribe

article Crow leaders call for more police on reservation struggling with crime (11/26/2019)
(Montana) -- Crow tribal leaders said Monday they will no longer accept "lip service" when it comes to public safety concerns, and they want something done...
article Crow leaders call for more police on reservation struggling with crime (11/25/2019)
(Montana) -- Crow tribal leaders said Monday they will no longer accept "lip service" when it comes to public safety concerns, and they want something done...
article Troubleshooting Tribal Law Enforcement (11/25/2019)
(Montana) -- Crime rates on native land is no new issue. A discussion was held Monday in the Cultural Center at Little Big Horn College, a discussion Crow Chairman A.J....
article Crow Tribe takes steps to form tribal police force (11/22/2019)
(Montana) -- The Crow Tribe has begun paperwork to form its own police department, after declaring a state of emergency over lack of Bureau of Indian Affairs law...
article Lack of law enforcement enrages community members on Crow Reservation (11/21/2019)
(Montana) -- Crime on the Crow Indian Reservaton is not a new issue, but now, community members feel like they can't ask for help because they don't believe...
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White Earth

article White Earth Police Department helps arrest Naytahwaush man suspected in overdose death (11/26/2019)
(Minnesota) -- A Naytahwaush man has been arrested in connection to an Oct. 24 overdose death in Naytahwaush. Robert G. Snider, 52, of Naytahwaush was arrested in...
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Enbridge Pipeline

article Law Enforcement Crushing Pipeline Dissent in Minnesota at Water Protectors' Blockade of Enbridge Terminal (11/25/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Police in Clearbrook, Minnesota were accused of putting the "profits of oil companies before human life" after activists said law enforcement on...
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Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

article Senate VAWA bill ‘undercuts tribal sovereignty’ (11/25/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Republican version of the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization bill threatens the protection of Native people, undermines tribal courts,...
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BIA

article Woman raped, impregnated by on-duty BIA officer seeks up to $15M in damages (11/24/2019)
(Montana) -- Attorneys for a woman raped and impregnated by an on-duty police officer told a judge during a damages hearing Wednesday that his ruling “will send a...
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Wind River

article Officials examine allowing reservation police to arrest non-tribal members (11/23/2019)
(Wyoming) -- Wind River Police Department agents might not have to wait for a law to let them cite or arrest non-native offenders on the Wind River Indian Reservation...
article Wyoming legislators at odds over expanding reservation police powers (11/23/2019)
(Wyoming) -- Granting increased powers of arrest to Wind River Police Department[WRPD] agents is a topic of debate among state lawmakers. Laramie Boomerang reports...
article Officials examine allowing reservation police to arrest non-tribal members (11/21/2019)
(Wyoming) -- Wind River Police Department agents might not have to wait for a law to let them cite or arrest non-native offenders on the Wind River Indian Reservation...
article Wyoming State Trooper Honored for Lifesaving CPR (11/15/2019)
(Wyoming) -- A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper helped save a woman's life over the summer, and was honored for those actions during a ceremony Tuesday in Lander.
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Toy guns, swords banned from Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas (11/21/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas City Council voted Wednesday to ban toy and replica guns from the Fremont Street pedestrian mall in downtown Las Vegas. Council members...
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First Nations

article SIU probing death of man in Lac Seul First Nation from fatal gunshot wound (11/20/2019)
(Ontario) -- Ontario's Special Investigations Unit is probing the death of a 38-year-old man in Lac Seul First Nation, who is believed to have died from a self-...
article 'They're kids': Expert on human trafficking speaks about victims, prevention in Thunder Bay (11/19/2019)
(Ontario) -- A Canadian expert on human trafficking wants people in Thunder Bay, and across northwestern Ontario, to understand that any child anywhere could be lured...
article 2010 coroner's investigation raised questions over Thunder Bay hospital's discharge practices (11/18/2019)
(Ontario) -- A coroner's investigation raised questions about the Thunder Bay hospital's discharge practices for vulnerable patients almost 10 years before a 19-...
article Inmates 'deserve to be safe': Death of Cornell Henry exposes security failings at Saskatoon jail (11/7/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- The father of a Saskatoon Correctional Centre inmate who was attacked after his personal file fell into the hands of another prisoner is threatening...
article Shooting death of young Indigenous man forces rural community to confront racism (11/6/2019)
(Alberta) -- In many ways, Kristian Ayoungman was seen as an example of reconciliation in action. He lived on the Siksika First Nation, but growing up, he went to school...
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Opioid Crisis

article Man sentenced in MN heroin conspiracy (11/20/2019)
(Minnesota) -- A man involved in a Minnesota heroin distribution conspiracy has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison.
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Mandalay Bay Shooting

article Arizona man who sold ammo to Las Vegas shooter pleads guilty (11/19/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Arizona man accused of selling illegally manufactured ammunition to the Route 91 Harvest festival gunman pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court,...
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Blackfeet Nation

article Blackfeet Law Enforcement: Officer dead (11/18/2019)
(Montana) -- An officer with Blackfeet Law Enforcement Services has died, according to the tribal police agency's social media. Even without a caption, the Blackfeet...
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Standing Rock Sioux

article Standing Rock seeks hearing to deny DAPL bid to double oil flow (11/18/2019)
(North Dakota) -- In submissions for a hearing November 13, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe asked the North Dakota Public Service Commission to deny Dakota Access Pipeline...
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Bad River Band

article Wisconsin Tribe Asks Evers to Veto Felony Protest Bill (11/14/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- A bill passed four years ago made it a felony in Wisconsin to trespass on land owned by energy providers, like oil and gas companies. But a bill passed...
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Maryland Gaming

article Baltimore Police release body worn camera footage from fatal shooting outside Rite Aid pharmacy last month (11/12/2019)
(Maryland) -- Baltimore police on Tuesday released officers’ body-worn camera and surveillance video footage from a fatal shooting last month outside a Rite Aid...
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Pine Ridge

article Public officials quiet on details surrounding fatal car crash between OST officer and van (11/12/2019)
(South Dakota) -- Two weeks after a double-fatal car crash between an Oglala Sioux Tribe police officer and civilians near Wanblee, public officials are refusing to...
article Public officials quiet on details surrounding fatal car crash between OST officer and van (11/9/2019)
(South Dakota) -- Two weeks after a double-fatal car crash between an Oglala Sioux Tribe police officer and civilians near Wanblee, public officials are refusing to...
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Illinois Gaming

article Man Found Guilty of Making Bomb Threat at Hollywood Casino in Aurora (11/9/2019)
(Illinois) -- A man was convicted Friday of making a false bomb threat at the Hollywood Casino in west suburban Aurora. A Kane County judge found Mustadin Muadinov, 30,...
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Rhode Island Gaming

article Rhode Island officer arrested after allegedly walking off with casino patron’s wallet (11/9/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- As it turns out, the adage “finders, keepers” does not always apply. A Rhode Island Capitol Police officer was arrested after he allegedly...
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Other News

article Witness tells what he saw when man shot by Riverton police officer (12/6/2019)
(Wyoming) -- Resistance from the county’s top prosecutor and, possibly, law enforcement entities to the public inquest into the Sept. 21 shooting death of Anderson...
article Sheriff seeks help finding stolen Native American items (12/6/2019)
(Kansas) -- The Saline County Sheriff’s Office has released photos of items stolen earlier this year in case someone has seen the items recently.The items are...
article Sheriff's Office seeks tips about stolen Native American items (12/6/2019)
(Kansas) -- On May 16, 2019, the Sheriff’s Office took a report of a residential burglary in the 2000 block of South Woodward Road, which is located a couple miles...
article Appeals court tosses lawsuit from artist over dog poop flap (12/5/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A New Mexico appeals court has upheld a decision to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Native American artist who was cleaning up dog poop but mistaken for a...
article Grants Available for Tribal Crime Prevention (12/5/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The U.S. Department of Justice today announced the opening of the grant solicitation period for comprehensive funding to tribal communities to support...
article BPD bust illegal gaming casino in Central Bakersfield (12/5/2019)
(California) -- The Bakersfield Police Department issued a warrant search on an illegal casino Wednesday night in Central Bakersfield. Officers searched the casino off...
article BPD busts illegal casino, arrests seven people (12/5/2019)
(California) -- Police served a search warrant at an illegal gaming casino where they seized $2,500 in cash, a gun, an ounce of methamphetamine and made 7 arrests.
article Police detain 64, arrest 11, in raid on suspected illegal gambling business in North Long Beach (12/4/2019)
(California) -- SWAT officers and vice detectives swarmed a business in North Long Beach before dawn Tuesday as part of a crackdown on illegal gambling in the city,...
article ‘From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock’ (12/3/2019)
(Indian Country) -- From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock is not quite Kevin McKiernan’s Moby Dick. It’s more like his personal creation myth as a lifelong...
article Gambler's elaborate scheme snares $8m to fund lavish life (12/3/2019)
(Australia) -- A failed gambler stole identities and forged passports to gain control of Chinese expatriates' homes so he could secure loans to repay millions of...
article AMBER Alert System upgrade caters to Native Americans (12/1/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Native American communities now have access to resources to help better protect their children through an upgrade in the AMBER Alert System. Through a...
article Winnipeg Bear Clan moving to bigger den in new year (12/1/2019)
(Winnipeg) -- The original Bear Clan will be moving to a bigger, better den as the safety patrol group prepares to open a second location in Winnipeg this winter, its...
article Washington State Patrol welcomes full-time tribal liaison (11/27/2019)
(Washington) -- The Washington State Patrol Government and Media Relations team this week welcomed Patti Gosch, the first full-time tribal liaison in department history...
article ICYMI: Why remote Alaska communities that need cops aren’t getting them (11/24/2019)
(Alaska) -- In his first seven months as a village public safety officer in the Prince William Sound village of Chenega, Andrew Jonda has enjoyed world-class fishing and...
article Officials examine allowing reservation police to arrest non-tribal members (11/21/2019)
(Wyoming) -- Wind River Police Department agents might not have to wait for a law to let them cite or arrest non-native offenders on the Wind River Indian Reservation....
article More than one-third of people shot to death over a decade by RCMP officers were Indigenous (11/20/2019)
(Canada) -- More than one-third of the people shot to death by RCMP officers over a 10-year period were Indigenous, according to a document from the police force...
article Lawmakers searching to solve indigenous cold cases (11/19/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Fiercely proud of her Choctaw heritage, Emily Morgan dreamed of being a voice for Oklahoma’s indigenous communities and environment. But rather than...
article Tribal Police Catch Kipnuk Post Office Burglar During Break-In (11/19/2019)
(Alaska) -- Alaska State Troopers said that they were informed of the arrest of a burglar taken into custody during a burglary at the Kipnuk Post Office by tribal police...
article Holy Cross looks to tribal courts for public safety solutions (11/18/2019)
(Alaska) -- The community of Holy Cross is looking for tribal solutions to their public safety issues. While the community is still trying to fill a tribal police...
article 2 months of casino raids: Does the drive lose stream? (11/18/2019)
(Bangladesh) -- The establishments appear so lavish that people are beginning to wonder if police officials were letting the casinos operate with kickbacks in...

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