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Mop (Ruth Hartnap / Flickr / CC)

Gang Members Attack Janitor for Wearing Blue, Say Police

On Saturday night, a California Save-Mart janitor’s night went from calm to violent minutes before closing when two alleged gang members began attacking the man for his blue shirt, which was allegedly interpreted by the attackers as gang colors, according

Blackface mugshot (Madera County Jail via MaderaMugshots.com)

Man Paints Face Black in Failed Bid to Avoid Police

Jose Espinoza, 23, found a unique–albeit unsuccessful–way to hide from police when they arrived at his house: he spray-painted his face black, paving the way for what may be the worst mugshot in the history of the Central Valley.