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Week 408
October 22, 2008
10-8: Life on the Line
Infamous “killer cops” case has lessons for the street today
Many of you were too young to wear a badge and carry a gun when two white cops in Detroit — Larry Nevers and Walter Budzyn — were sent to prison for murdering a black doper named Malice Green. Officially, they’re convicted felons. But looking back, the case reeks of railroading. And it can’t be easily dismissed as an unfortunate relic of a bygone era ... Full Story
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L.A. raid targets Mongols motorcycle gang

An investigator with the West Covina police examines a car at the home of Ruben Cavazos, former national president of the Mongols motorcycle gang. (AP Photo)


LOS ANGELES — More than 1,000 heavily armed federal agents and local police fanned out across Southern California and cities in five other states early this morning, arresting dozens of members of the notorious Mongols motorcycle gang on federal racketeering charges.

In an unusual maneuver, the feds are also seeking to seize control of the Mongols' trademarked name, which is typically accompanied by its cherished insignia ... Full Story

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