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December 4, 1994 | from Associated Press
Party laughs and reggae gave way to screams of terror as hundreds of youths trying to escape a bottle-and chair-throwing brawl squeezed into a nightclub's narrow stairwell. Three young men and a 13-year-old girl were crushed to death early Saturday and about two dozen people were taken to the hospital with sprains and bruises.
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December 4, 1994 | from Associated Press
Party laughs and reggae gave way to screams of terror as hundreds of youths trying to escape a bottle-and chair-throwing brawl squeezed into a nightclub's narrow stairwell. Three young men and a 13-year-old girl were crushed to death early Saturday and about two dozen people were taken to the hospital with sprains and bruises.
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June 10, 1988
About 500 people marched on police headquarters in Perth Amboy, N.J., throwing rocks and setting off firecrackers in a candlelight protest after a Mass for a Latino man killed by a police narcotics officer. About 25 officers in riot gear held a line against the demonstrators, and about 40 police officers were called in from neighboring communities to assist. Mayor George J.
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May 7, 1992 | DAVID TREADWELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If this gritty city in northern New Jersey is any example, South Los Angeles faces a long, painful recovery from the devastation of last week's riots. Twenty-five years after the violent race riots that rocked Newark's predominantly black Central Ward, leaving 26 people dead and more than $10 million in property damage, the wounds left by the death and destruction are still visible in the community and among its residents. "We've earned a Ph.D in rioting," said Mayor Sharpe James.
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May 7, 1992 | DAVID TREADWELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If this gritty city in northern New Jersey is any example, South Los Angeles faces a long, painful recovery from the devastation of last week's riots. Twenty-five years after the violent race riots that rocked Newark's predominantly black Central Ward, leaving 26 people dead and more than $10 million in property damage, the wounds left by the death and destruction are still visible in the community and among its residents. "We've earned a Ph.D in rioting," said Mayor Sharpe James.
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June 10, 1988
About 500 people marched on police headquarters in Perth Amboy, N.J., throwing rocks and setting off firecrackers in a candlelight protest after a Mass for a Latino man killed by a police narcotics officer. About 25 officers in riot gear held a line against the demonstrators, and about 40 police officers were called in from neighboring communities to assist. Mayor George J.
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