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shopping malls, shopping brawls, mall security guards.

Massive brawls and food-court fights played out at more than a dozen malls across the country in what proved to be a chaotic day after Christmas. Some of the mayhem was captured on social media. The chaos prevented some shoppers from grabbing clothes off clearance racks and returning gifts.The mall incidents, which ranged from minor melees to mass evacuations, occurred from Colorado to Tennessee and Texas to New Jersey.

Malls across US beef up security after brawls

Fox News – ‎6 hours ago‎
Police were beefing up patrols and mall security guards were out in force after melees involving mostly young people erupted around malls in Elizabeth, N.J.; Fayetteville, N.C.; East Garden City, N.Y.; Aurora, Colo.; and Tempe, Ariz., among others.

More Security In Wake Of Mall Brawls

PYMNTS.com – ‎12 hours ago‎
‘Tis the season to riot. A string of major disturbances at malls nationwide on the day after Christmas has led police to increase patrols and malls to ramp up security guard presence — in case consumers needed another reason to avoid physical stores.

8 juveniles charged after massive fight at Fox Valley Mall in Aurora

WLS-TV – ‎Dec 27, 2016‎
“The safety and security of our guests, employees, and tenants at Fox Valley Mall is always our top priority. We are thankful to APD for taking swift and immediate measures after the disturbance last night. While we are not able to speak about specific

8 teens charged in Fox Valley Mall brawl; 75 cops responded

Chicago Daily Herald – ‎Dec 27, 2016‎
When officers arrived at the mall, they joined security guards in asking the teens to disperse. A short time later, police said, a large fight broke out followed by several smaller skirmishes. Some of the fights were captured on video and posted to

8 juveniles face charges after large Fox Valley Mall fight

Fox 32 Chicago – ‎Dec 27, 2016‎
While trying to break up the fight, the sergeant and a mall security officer were battered, police said. The disturbance escalated as the crowd refused to obey police and security personnel orders, and some of the teens threw drinks and other items

8 charged in Fox Valley Mall brawl, cops probing national link

Chicago Sun-Times – ‎Dec 27, 2016‎
Officer Eric Swaback, of the Skokie Police Department, said Old Orchard Mall hires off-duty Skokie police officers every year between Thanksgiving and New Years to provide extra security. “That’s not a reaction to the fights,” said Swaback, who added

8 Arrested After Brawl Shuts Down Fox Valley Mall

CBS Local – ‎Dec 27, 2016‎
CHICAGO (CBS) — The day after Christmas turned chaotic at Fox Valley Mall in Aurora, where Boxing Day was taken quite literally when a series of brawls broke out on Monday. Fox Valley Mall was extremely busy on Monday, with many shoppers taking …

Two Fights Break out at Wauwatosa Mall on the Day After Christmas

WDJT – ‎Dec 27, 2016‎
It’s well known that black Friday shopping can be chaotic, but another busy shopping day may have taken over that title as unexpected brawls broke out across malls across the country Monday. Cell phone video shows security guards scramble to get …

Aurora mall reopens Tuesday morning; 4 teen…

The Denver Post – ‎Dec 27, 2016‎
Calming music could be heard wafting throughout the mall while a security officer did his rounds, checking in with individual shopkeepers. Things seemed safe enough that Megan O’Malley, of Denver, decided to try again on Tuesday to buy some shoes from …

Brawls Break Out in Malls Across the Country

41 NBC News – ‎9 hours ago‎
Meanwhile in Fayetteville, N.C., a mall was evacuated after a fight on Monday afternoon, though no injuries were reported, according to the Associated Press, and in East Garden City, N.Y., a security officer at Roosevelt Field Mall told NBC News on

Fights among teens force closing of Fox Valley Mall

Chicago Tribune – ‎Dec 26, 2016‎
The Fox Valley Mall in Aurora was evacuated and closed for about an hour Monday night after “unusually large crowds” of teens congregated in the mall and fights broke among pockets of the teens and some threw bottles of water and Gatorade from upper

Fights break out at malls across United States

OurQuadCities – ‎Dec 26, 2016‎
When off-duty police officers working as security guards tried to break up a fight, people circled the officers, who called for backup, Amsler said. As police officers on duty arrived, fights broke out throughout the mall, at a movie theater and at a

Epidemic of mall brawls spreads across country on day after Christmas

News & Observer – ‎Dec 26, 2016‎
Mall security contacted local police for help with an unruly crowd; and before long, a fight broke out in a food court. There were about … Fire officials say a man and a police officer were exposed to the pepper spray and received medical treatment

Mall fights across the US send post-holiday shoppers scrambling for exits

WBTW – Myrtle Beach and Florence SC – ‎Dec 27, 2016‎
One male juvenile was arrested for allegedly trying to hit an officer during the incident, which police said appeared to have been “loosely organized on social media.” … Videos posted on Twitter showed mall security trying to get the situation under

Mayhem continues as 200 teens crash Philadelphia mall for Snapchat-planned brawl, officials say

Richmond Register – ‎8 hours ago‎
The mayhem that has rippled through malls in more than a dozen states continued Tuesday evening, when about 200 rowdy teenagers showed up en masse at a Philadelphia mall in a gathering planned on Snapchat, officials said. Philadelphia Police Chief

Mall fights send post-holiday shoppers scrambling for exits

SFGate – ‎Dec 26, 2016‎
Aurora police spokesman Sgt. Chris Amsler said that as the suspect was being taking into custody, the crowd, which mushroomed in size to about 500 people, advanced on the officer and fights broke out. Five juveniles were arrested. No one was hurt. In

The Latest: Unruly crowd prompts evacuation of Colorado mall

Dothan Eagle – ‎Dec 26, 2016‎
Amsler says as the suspect was being taking into custody, the crowd advanced on the officer and fights broke out. Meanwhile, he says that … A man who answered the mall security line told The Associated Press that the mall is on lockdown until further

Story image for security guard from WLS-TV

Son, 5, of slain security guard sworn in as honorary Harvey cop

WLS-TV21 minutes ago
26 while he was on duty as a Canadian National Railroad security guard in south suburban Harvey. Rashad Williams, 24, of East Hazel Crest, …

Story image for security guard from CBS 8 San Diego

City Attorney to review Chargers security guard masturbating case

CBS 8 San Diego46 minutes ago
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8/ CNS) – The case of a security guard accused of a sideline sex act during a game between the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland …

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Queen Latifah’s Mercedes is stolen from her security guard

New York Daily News9 hours ago
Queen Latifah should look into a new security detail. The security guard to hip-hop’s first lady allowed her pricey 2015 Mercedes S63 to be …


Security guard wheelchair-bound after shooting, family struggling

FOX 5 AtlantaDec 27, 2016
Police said on September 1, William Hudson, 46, was shot at 14 times while working as a security guard at the Norcross Extended Stay Motel.

Uber Of X: Bannerman, Uber of Security Guards

PYMNTS.com8 hours ago
Safety may come first, but the security guard industry hasn’t really been updated in decades. And, as a result, some argue the world is not as …


Security Guard’s Home Reportedly Searched In Missing MetLife …

Huffington PostDec 27, 2016
According to Detroit’s WXYZ 7 Action News, the security guard “works, or worked” at MetLife, Danielle Stislicki’s employer when she …


Trial ordered for man in attack on Taylor Swift’s security guard

fox5sandiego.com5 hours ago
SAN DIEGO — A man accused of jumping on stage at a Taylor Swift concert at Petco Park last year and seriously injuring a member of her …


LOOK: Fan at Broncos-Chiefs game gets destroyed by security guard

CBSSports.comDec 26, 2016
At worst, you get absolutely destroyed by a security guard who hits like Von Miller, and that’s exactly what happened to the fan in Kansas City.

Brother argues with sister, scuffles with security guards, police say

WFMZ Allentown14 hours ago
ALLENTOWN, Pa. – A Whitehall Township man is facing criminal charges for allegedly scuffling with security guards who stepped in to break up …

Chiefs security guard makes a diving tackle on Broncos fan

New York Daily NewsDec 26, 2016
When a fan ran onto the field during Sunday night’s game, a security guard showed more intens
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