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August 9, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Heavy metal rock fans went on a rampage in Montreal after a sold-out concert by Guns N' Roses and Metallica was cut short. Metallica ended its portion of the concert early after lead singer James Hetfield suffered second-degree burns when a stage prop exploded. Then Guns N' Roses shortened its appearance after singer Axl Rose developed a voice problem. Witnesses in the crowd of 53,000 said the riot erupted as concert-goers left the Olympic Stadium.
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April 21, 2001 | JAMES GERSTENZANG and CHRIS KRAUL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Police and protesters battled at the barricades Friday with tear gas, pepper spray and chunks of cement as 34 heads of state from the breadth of the Americas gathered to embark on what President Bush called the building of "a hemisphere of liberty." On the streets of this 400-year-old city, the protesters railed against the potential human costs of political and commercial globalization.
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SPORTS
June 11, 1993 | Associated Press
Looting and vandalism marred the celebration of the Montreal Canadiens' Stanley Cup triumph and resulted in damages police are estimating at millions of dollars. Police said 115 people were arrested and 168 injured, including 49 police officers, none seriously. Also, 47 police cars were damaged, including eight that were destroyed. At the height of the riot, there were 980 officers in the affected downtown area.
SPORTS
June 16, 1994 | From Associated Press
Not a single arrest occurred in New York as fans celebrated the Rangers' victory over the Vancouver Canucks in the Stanley Cup finals. It was a different story in Vancouver, where rioting and looting left an estimated 200 people injured and more than 50 under arrest. Police said at least 21 face criminal charges. The most seriously injured was a 19-year-old who police earmarked as a ringleader of a group that started the trouble. Police fired a plastic bullet at the man, aiming for his chest.
SPORTS
June 10, 1993 | ROBYN NORWOOD
The celebration of Montreal's Stanley Cup victory Wednesday night turned into looting along downtown's main avenue, St. Catherine Street. A reporter for the Montreal Gazette said he witnessed looting in dozens of stores whose windows had been smashed in an area close to the Forum that stretched 10 to 15 blocks. "I saw one man standing in front of his souvenir shop with a shard of glass in one hand and holding his broken nose in the other hand," said Aaron Dersel, a reporter for the Gazette.
SPORTS
June 16, 1994 | From Associated Press
Not a single arrest occurred in New York as fans celebrated the Rangers' victory over the Vancouver Canucks in the Stanley Cup finals. It was a different story in Vancouver, where rioting and looting left an estimated 200 people injured and more than 50 under arrest. Police said at least 21 face criminal charges. The most seriously injured was a 19-year-old who police earmarked as a ringleader of a group that started the trouble. Police fired a plastic bullet at the man, aiming for his chest.
NEWS
April 21, 2001 | JAMES GERSTENZANG and CHRIS KRAUL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Police and protesters battled at the barricades Friday with tear gas, pepper spray and chunks of cement as 34 heads of state from the breadth of the Americas gathered to embark on what President Bush called the building of "a hemisphere of liberty." On the streets of this 400-year-old city, the protesters railed against the potential human costs of political and commercial globalization.
NEWS
May 6, 1992 | From Associated Press
New disturbances and looting broke out Tuesday night in the area of downtown Toronto where a six-hour riot shook the provincial capital the night before. Youths tossed at least two fire bombs and looted a jewelry shop on Yonge Street. Police made 10 arrests, but no injuries were reported. The Eaton Centre, an upscale shopping complex, closed early as hundreds of black and white youths faced off with riot police, some on horseback, on the shopping strip along Toronto's main north-south artery.
SPORTS
June 11, 1993 | Associated Press
Looting and vandalism marred the celebration of the Montreal Canadiens' Stanley Cup triumph and resulted in damages police are estimating at millions of dollars. Police said 115 people were arrested and 168 injured, including 49 police officers, none seriously. Also, 47 police cars were damaged, including eight that were destroyed. At the height of the riot, there were 980 officers in the affected downtown area.
SPORTS
June 10, 1993 | ROBYN NORWOOD
The celebration of Montreal's Stanley Cup victory Wednesday night turned into looting along downtown's main avenue, St. Catherine Street. A reporter for the Montreal Gazette said he witnessed looting in dozens of stores whose windows had been smashed in an area close to the Forum that stretched 10 to 15 blocks. "I saw one man standing in front of his souvenir shop with a shard of glass in one hand and holding his broken nose in the other hand," said Aaron Dersel, a reporter for the Gazette.
NEWS
August 9, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Heavy metal rock fans went on a rampage in Montreal after a sold-out concert by Guns N' Roses and Metallica was cut short. Metallica ended its portion of the concert early after lead singer James Hetfield suffered second-degree burns when a stage prop exploded. Then Guns N' Roses shortened its appearance after singer Axl Rose developed a voice problem. Witnesses in the crowd of 53,000 said the riot erupted as concert-goers left the Olympic Stadium.
NEWS
May 6, 1992 | From Associated Press
New disturbances and looting broke out Tuesday night in the area of downtown Toronto where a six-hour riot shook the provincial capital the night before. Youths tossed at least two fire bombs and looted a jewelry shop on Yonge Street. Police made 10 arrests, but no injuries were reported. The Eaton Centre, an upscale shopping complex, closed early as hundreds of black and white youths faced off with riot police, some on horseback, on the shopping strip along Toronto's main north-south artery.
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