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Los Angeles, California
Nov. 25 – On Black Friday, a Southern California woman pepper-sprayed fellow shoppers at a Wal-Mart in order to secure a half-price Xbox. There were 20 or so alleged victims in the incident. Though the woman who committed the crime has turned herself in to the Los Angeles police authorities, the investigation is ongoing.
Syracuse, New York
Nov. 27 – Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine was fired in response to allegations of sexual abuse. Two former Syracuse ball boys alleged on ESPN's "Outside the Lines" that Fine had molested them. Fine is now under investigation and could be charged for his crimes in the near future. This story comes mere weeks after Penn State football assistant Jerry Sandusky was fired and put under investigation for child molestation.
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