Crime Beat

A Criminal Drop in Crime

Central City Gazette                                              Police Beat Thursday, July 1st, 1993 Leslie Lawless The Central City Police Department provided the city’s residents with some good news to celebrate the holiday weekend. According to departmental statistics for the last five months, arrests for violent crime have hit a thirteen year low. Corresponding statistics show that the district attorney’s office […]

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Midtown Stabbing

Central City Gazette                                              Sports Beat Sunday, July 25th, 1993 Leslie Lawless The Central City Police Department confirmed an arrest was made in the fatal stabbing of a Midtown man early Saturday morning. “The victim was pronounced dead at the scene,” an officer with the ever-eloquent CCPD stated. “He was sliced up pretty good.” The reason for

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Chow Down’s Special Ingredients

Central City Gazette                                               Crime Beat Saturday, May 29th, 1993 Leslie Lawless Chow Down served The Fourth and Ten until January of this year. The Fourth and Ten, a sandwich named after a career defining play by Central City’s own Mayor Parnell Holmes, consisted of roast beef, turkey, pepperoni, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, banana peppers, mayo, Dijon

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Unhappy Ending

Central City Gazette                                               Crime Beat Friday, September 4th, 1992 Leslie Lawless Police responded to a report of a dead body at The Spanish Fly on the 2500 block of 34th Avenue. For those unfamiliar with the establishment, this reporter has it on excellent authority that The Spanish Fly is a massage parlor that works the kinks out

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