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Tuesday Oct 14 | via Boca News Now
We're not making this up. Boca Raton detectives are actively investigating the attempted theft of a shark from the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center at 1801 North Ocean Blvd. in Boca Raton. Comment?
Thursday Oct 2 | via Ruidoso News
It had been a very bad night in Raton, New Mexico, on June 26, 1882. Local citizen "Gus the Kid" Mentzer appeared to have taken leave of his senses. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 30 | via Cybercast News Service
A northern New Mexico county and police officers in a small city falsely detained an Albuquerque man diagnosed with schizophrenia for preaching at a Denny's restaurant, then denied him medical treatment in jail, according to a new federal lawsuit. In court papers filed in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque last week, attorneys for Elijah Dominguez said Colfax County and Raton police officers violated his constitutional rights after his May 2013 arrest for disorderly conduct. Comment?
Thursday Sep 25 | via Ruidoso News
Last week, we discussed how Gus Mentzer, aka "Gus the Kid," of Raton, New Mexico, apparently slipped his moorings on the night of June 26, 1882. He had some difficulty with his partner, or possibly employer, no one really knows for sure, and was on a drunken tear. Comment?
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