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Thursday, February 9, 2006

Racially Motivated Brawls Erupt in LA County Jail

From Los Angeles (AP)- Four different fights involving more than 450 black and Hispanic inmates erupted yesterday at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic, about 40 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles.  Nineteen inmates were injured in the what officials are calling "racially motivated brawls."  Deadly rioting broke out at the county jail just last weekend. Story. . . [Mark Godsey]

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