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August 27, 1989
A street fight in Golden Hill escalated into a shooting Saturday night, and a man was rushed into surgery after being shot in the back, police said. San Diego Police Sgt. Tim Smith said an argument between two men began about 7:45 p.m. at 25th Street and Broadway and that one of them was shot once in the back. The victim ran about a block to C Street before he collapsed, Smith said.
April 1, 2014 | By Los Angeles Times staff
Two Marines who were stabbed while trying to break up a street fight in downtown Huntington Beach Sunday night suffered serious injuries that required surgery, police said. The incident occurred as the bars near Main and Walnut streets let out for the night about 1:45 a.m. Sunday. A fight between a woman wearing an Angels jersey and two people talking about the Dodgers broke out, but when three Marines tried to intervene, more people joined the conflict. Two of the three Marines, who were on leave from Camp Pendleton, suffered serious stab wounds from a broken bottle.
October 17, 1992
A teen-ager was found shot to death when police responded to a street fight in Oceanside, police said. Domingo Nunez, 16, of Oceanside was found dead at Holly and Marquette streets at 8:43 p.m. Thursday, said Sgt. Tom Bussey. He had been shot in the head, police said. Nunez, a student at Oceanside High School, may have threatened his suspected attacker with a loaded rifle during a disagreement earlier in the day, police said.
September 11, 2013 | By Adolfo Flores
A 27-year-old Santa Ana man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the death of another man whose body was dumped in a neighborhood after a street fight, police said. Jose Avalos was arrested in the slaying of Gustavo Salazar, 24, police said. Salazar sustained visible injuries to his upper torso and was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics in the 1000 block of Walnut Street late Tuesday. Detectives believe Salazar had been in a fight near West Edinger Avenue and South Flower Street with Avalos before he died, Cpl. Anthony Bertagna said.
August 14, 1998 | HOLLY J. WOLCOTT
Two men suffered stab wounds Thursday night during a street fight in Oxnard, officials said. The men--an uncle and his nephew--were injured about 8:30 p.m. in the 4500 block of Anchorage Street just west of Oxnard College, according to the Oxnard Police Department. The nephew, believed to be in his 20s, was found lying in the street with at least four stab wounds to his hand, arm, abdomen and back, ambulance personnel said.
August 24, 1988
Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson suffered a hairline fracture in his right hand early Tuesday in a street fight in New York with former boxer Mitch Green, who once lost a 10-round decision to Tyson. Tyson, who spoke at a news conference Tuesday evening with his arm in a cast extending to the elbow, said he was shopping with San Antonio Spurs forward Walter Berry and Berry's cousin, Tom Smalls, at an all-night clothing boutique in Harlem called Dapper Dan's at about 4:30 a.m.
Police followed a trail of blood late Friday in the Hollywood area searching for suspects in a "good old street fight" in which one man was killed and at least four others were wounded. Three of the men were shot, one was stabbed and a fifth man--possibly a suspect--was also wounded. Police believe a fifth man was involved because they saw a trail of blood leading away from the scene. Police followed the trail but were unable to find him. Police say the incident began about 9:45 p.m.
December 2, 2003 | John Daniszewski, Times Staff Writer
It was the biggest urban street fight in Iraq since the fall of Baghdad. One hundred U.S. soldiers in Abrams tanks, Bradley fighting vehicles and armored Humvees had the job of protecting a convoy of Fijians delivering millions of new Iraqi dinars to two state-owned banks in this tense Sunni Triangle city. Awaiting them were a like number of insurgents -- their Kalashnikovs, mortars, roadside bombs and rocket-propelled grenades at the ready.
July 13, 1995 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Authorities were investigating the stabbing death of a 19-year-old fan during a clash among about three dozen rival Argentine supporters after their country's 4-0 victory over Chile in the America Cup soccer tournament. An interior ministry report said Daniel Hernan Garcia died of knife wounds during a street fight between two " barras bravas ," the notorious Argentine supporters' clubs, after the match on Tuesday in Paysandu, a Uruguayan town on the border with Argentina.
An unidentified man died Monday after he was doused with a flammable liquid and set on fire during a street fight in an area crowded with transients and that is the focus of an effort to redevelop historic downtown Los Angeles. No suspects were in custody and details of the crime were few after investigators spent much of the day working the scene outside the Popular Center office building at Spring and 4th streets.
June 12, 2013 | Bill Plaschke
In the wake of Tuesday night's street fight at Chavez Ravine, longtime fan Janet Ochoa sent the Dodgers an email. "You should be ashamed of yourself for your bench-clearing brawls," it read. "Thanks for ruining what used to be fun family time. " Her message was given a prompt response from Brett A. Searson, Dodgers coordinator of fan services. "While we wish what had transpired on the field last night had not occurred, it has always been a part of the game," he wrote. That answer is not good enough anymore.
December 15, 2012 | By Lance Pugmire
Since his last fight, Amir Khan has fired his famed trainer Freddie Roach and altered his fighting mind-set — he vows it's all for the better. The crowd Saturday night at the Los Angeles Sports Arena will see if Khan is right. "It's in my blood to get into wars, but I can make it so much easier on myself by just sticking to the boxing, to the game plan," said Khan (26-3, 18 knockouts) this week. A year and a half ago Khan's aggressive style established him as one of boxing's new stars.
October 4, 2012 | By Meredith Blake
When Mitt Romney vowed to cut government funding for the Public Broadcasting Service during Wednesday night's presidential debate, network chief Paula Kerger says she “just about fell off the sofa” out of shock. Romney's remarks - and in particular his decision to single out the beloved Big Bird -- sparked an immediate uproar on social media . And on Thursday, PBS issued an unusually strongly worded statement in response to the attack. “Governor Romney does not understand the value the American people place on public broadcasting and the outstanding return on investment the system delivers to our nation,” it read.
June 19, 2012 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Ryan Gosling doing Patrick Swayze's "Dirty Dancing" move? So last year. But Ryan Gosling dancing his butt off in MC Hammer pants, at age 11? Now this is something new. Video has surfaced of Gosling performing with his sister Mandi in 1991, rocking out at a talent show to C+C Music Factory's "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)," which was a No. 1 hit the previous year.  Warning: He's also wearing MC Hammer pants, setting a baseline for his destined-to-evolve fashion sense.
June 22, 2011 | By Garrett Therolf, Los Angeles Times
Four years ago, Los Angeles County supervisors embarked on an ambitious effort to streamline management of the nation's largest local government, choosing an experienced public sector executive, William T Fujioka, to become the region's most powerful behind-the-scenes bureaucrat. Now, that bold experiment in improving government accountability has devolved into an ugly retreat and recriminations, with a majority of the county's elected supervisors in effect kneecapping their top manager and stripping him of major responsibilities.
December 22, 2010 | Chris Erskine
My dog is dumb as a stick, but that doesn't necessarily make him a bad person. He's just gifted in other areas ? such as chewing himself raw or hurling himself across the dinner table in pursuit of scraps. Trust me, the guy would Fosbury Flop across the Panama Canal to acquire the dead end of a stale French fry. I love him still, in that way you love things that need you a little more than you need them ? bosses, hamsters, street mimes. Michael Vick, former resident of the federal penal system and now a contributing member of the Philadelphia Eagles, one of those win-at-all-costs football organizations that Nietzsche could have coached, knows the value of a dog as well.
May 22, 1988 | DOUG BROWN, Times Staff Writer
A 15-year-old Anaheim boy was seriously injured when hit by a single shot fired from a moving car during a street fight in the 100 block of South Kroeger Street in Anaheim early Saturday, police said. The car then ran over the youth's 19-year-old friend, seriously injuring him. The fight was between rival groups, but police said they did not know if it was gang-related. Police said the fight began about 1:30 a.m.
April 16, 2009 | Carol J. Williams
A 15-year-old girl died of stab wounds inflicted Wednesday by a woman in a wheelchair after the two became involved in a raucous street fight over a man, a Los Angeles Police Department officer reported. The older woman, said to be about 30, was in police custody, but neither her identity nor potential charges were being released yet, said Officer Karen Rayner. "It was apparently two females fighting over a guy. From the comments of callers, it sounds like it was a donnybrook -- a lot of people fighting," Rayner said of the multiple reports phoned in to police about the incident on Buckingham Road in southwest Los Angeles about 4:30 p.m. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead, Rayner said.
September 18, 2010 | By Lance Pugmire
Shane Mosley and Sergio Mora staged a dull bout Saturday packed with holding, hugging and inside fighting where it appeared there were more missed punches than those landed. The deserved winner was neither. A draw was declared, with judge Lou Moret scoring the bout 114-114 after his peers Kermit Bayless scored it 115-113 for Mora and David Denkin had it 116-112 for Mosley. The bout featured no knockdowns, minimal blood (only a slight cut from a head butt near Mora's right eyebrow)
May 26, 2010 | By Nathaniel Popper and Tom Petruno, Los Angeles Times
Worries about Europe's debt troubles sent stocks diving again Tuesday — until some investors decided that enough was enough, and the market staged a stunning reversal. The Dow Jones industrials plunged as low as 9,774 — down 293 points, or 2.9%, from Monday's close — in the first minutes of trading. But the blue-chip index quickly pulled up from that low and then rallied strongly in the last two hours of the session to finish down just 22.82 points, or 0.2%, at 10,043.
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