- BBC NewsJun 30 04:59 PM
A riot at a prison in Melbourne has been ended by heavily-armed police.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJun 30 10:53 PM
Heavily-armed police quelled a riot involving up to 300 inmates at an Australian jail Wednesday over the introduction of a smoking ban, with a handful of prisoners injured. Melbourne's Metropolitan Remand Centre remains in lockdown after the 15-hour disturbance when doors were smashed, fires lit and some inmates armed themselves with sticks and iron bars from the jail's agricultural sheds. Three...
- Game InformerJul 02 07:01 AM
As the video game industry develops, the opportunity for complementary product relationships expands. Yesterday, League of Legends developer Riot Games made an investment of an unknown amount in Curse. In addition to its Gamepedia service (a home for video game wikis), Curse operates a secure voice over IP service called Curse Voice. The application is currently in beta, and recently expanded ...
- InquirerJul 03 06:33 AM
LEGAZPI CITY -- Two inmates were injured in a riot at the Sorsogon provincial jail in Sorsogon City on Friday afternoon, police said. The two prisoners, identified as Norman Balaguer and Ariel Arana, were rushed to a hospital in Sorsogon City due to injuries caused by Indian arrows, according to Senior Inspector Maria Luisa Calubaquib, spokesperson of the Bicol Philippine National Police (PNP ...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJun 30 05:54 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian authorities on Wednesday ended a 15-hour prison riot involving up to 300 inmates in Melbourne suspected to have been triggered by a ban on smoking.
- AAP via Yahoo! New Zealand NewsJun 30 02:17 PM
A riot involving up to 300 inmates in a Melbourne jail appears to have been brought under control.
- BBC NewsJul 02 04:14 PM
Australia debates cigarettes in jail after riot
- BernamaJul 01 09:22 PM
MELBOURNE, July 2 (Bernama) -- A prison riot in Melbourne which injured eight people is estimated to have caused more than US$7.7 million worth of damage, with taxpayers to foot the bill, China's Xinhua news agency reported.
- BBC NewsJun 30 12:19 AM
Armed police try to contain a huge riot at the Ravenhall maximum security prison in Melbourne, which reports say was sparked by a smoking ban.
- Herald SunJul 02 01:41 AM
PRISON authorities were tipped-off a riot was being planned at its biggest remand centre but failed to act, sources say.
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