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$275K Raised for Chair-Wielding Brawl Participant

Reggie Ray 'in good spirits' as he leaves jail

(Newser) - More than $275,000 has been raised to help a Black man who wielded a folding chair in the Aug. 5 brawl on the riverfront in Montgomery, Alabama. Reggie Ray became something of a viral sensation after footage allegedly showed him hitting a white man and a white woman with...

Huge Brawl After Group of White Men Attack Black Man in Alabama
3 Men Charged With
Assault in Montgomery Brawl

3 Men Charged With Assault in Montgomery Brawl

Black worker was attacked after telling white group to move boat

(Newser) - Three men have been charged in connection with a massive brawl on the Montgomery, Alabama riverfront on Saturday and police say more charges could be on the way. Montgomery Police Chief Darryl Albert said Tuesday that Richard Roberts, 48; Allen Todd, 23; and Zachery Shipman, 25, have been charged with...

O'Hare Airport Brawl Caught on Video

Some people ended up on conveyor belts in fight in baggage reclaim area

(Newser) - Even seasoned viewers of airport altercations might be surprised by the scale of a brawl that erupted in Chicago's O'Hare airport Monday night. Video shows around dozen people fighting in the baggage claim area as others try to break it up. Some people ended up fighting on the...

Five Adults Charged in Fight During Basketball Game

Counts don't involve death of one of the brawl participants

(Newser) - Five adults have been charged with misdemeanor assault in connection with a brawl during a middle school basketball game, Vermont State Police said, but they won't face charges related to the death of a 60-year-old man two hours later. Russell Giroux, who was involved in the fight, had an...

Video of Wild Waffle House Brawl Goes Viral
Video of Wild
Waffle House Brawl
Goes Viral

Video of Wild Waffle House Brawl Goes Viral

Worker plucked thrown metal chair from midair

(Newser) - The branches of the military defending our country include the Army, Navy, Air Force, and "Waffle House Employees," comedian Brad Williams joked after viewing viral video of a Waffle House brawl. The video posted by Twitter user Wallstreet_Ray, who described it as "the craziest Waffle House fight...

Carnival Cruise Ship Brawl Ends in Coast Guard Escort

Up to 60 people were reportedly fighting on ship's dance floor

(Newser) - Up to 60 people were involved in a brawl on a Carnival cruise ship, which ultimately required a Coast Guard escort back to New York on Tuesday. The fight erupted on a dance floor on the Carnival Magic around 5:20am Tuesday just before the ship was scheduled to wrap...

Ex-NFL Player Arrested, United Worker Fired After Bloody Fight

Brendan Langley, employee captured throwing slaps and punches on video

(Newser) - Dustups involving airline workers and passengers are nothing new, but an incident at New Jersey's Newark airport on Thursday morning appears to be a whole other level. NBC News calls it a "bloody brawl" at the United Airlines check-in counter involving a worker and former NFL player Brendan...

Fight Over Steak Leads to Golden Corral Melee

Brawl caught on video took place at restaurant in Bensalem, Pa.

(Newser) - Patrons at a Golden Corral in Bensalem, Pa., were treated to a brawl with their buffet late last week, with police and witnesses pointing to a misunderstanding over steak as the tipping point. Bensalem Director of Public Safety William McVey says the incident took place around 4:30pm on Friday,...

Florida Man Faces Riot Charge After Wild Airport Brawl

Police say it started when suspect confronted Miami Airport worker on transport cart

(Newser) - Frustrated passengers brawled with officers at Miami International Airport after a charter flight was delayed Monday night, police say. According to an arrest report seen by WPLG , the incident began when Air Century passenger Mayfrer Serranopaca confronted an employee on a transport cart and demanded to speak to the airline....

Brawls Follow End of Restrictions in Norway
Restrictions End,
and Brawls Follow

Restrictions End, and Brawls Follow

Unexpected announcement fills streets, clubs with crowds

(Newser) - Police in Norway on Sunday reported dozens of disturbances and violent clashes, including mass brawls in the Nordic country’s big cities, after streets, bars, restaurants, and nightclubs were filled by people celebrating the end of COVID-19 restrictions. Prime Minister Erna Solberg gave just one day's notice that most...

Brawls End NFL Teams' Joint Practice

Several fights erupt during Rams-Raiders workout

(Newser) - The Los Angeles Rams' second joint practice with the Las Vegas Raiders ended early on Thursday when the teams had a prolonged brawl. The fight began during special teams work, and it started and stopped several times before coaches Sean McVay and Jon Gruden decided to scrap the remaining periods...

Brawls Erupt During NYC Trump Rally
Fistfights Break Out
at Bloody Trump Rally

Fistfights Break Out at Bloody Trump Rally

Counter-protesters clash with 'Jews for Trump' convoy in Manhattan

(Newser) - Brawls broke out in the streets of New York City on Sunday as a pro-Trump convoy clashed with counter-protesters and cops scrambled to make arrests, TMZ reports. It began when a long parade of cars and trucks calling itself "Jews for Trump" moved through the city and was hit...

Hotel Pool Fight Escalates Into Brawl With 100

Participants wielded broomsticks, chair legs: Anaheim police

(Newser) - Up to 100 people were involved in a brawl at a California hotel on Wednesday, including two who were stabbed. Responding officers found 60 to 100 people fighting in the lobby and parking lot of the Cambria Hotel in Anaheim shortly after noon—some armed with makeshift weapons including "...

Brawl Breaks Out Between NCAA Rivals: 'This Is Terrible'

It happened in final seconds of game between University of Kansas, Kansas State

(Newser) - "Just no point to it." That was one ESPN announcer's reaction to the end of the NCAA basketball game Tuesday between the University of Kansas' Jayhawks and Kansas State's Wildcats. NBC News reports that, with just seconds left, the Jayhawks' Silvio De Sousa was dribbling out...

Near-Fatal Brawl Began Over a Beach Towel
2 Families Brawl Over
Towel, and It's Nearly Fatal

2 Families Brawl Over Towel, and It's Nearly Fatal

Man in intensive care after police say 2 large families fought at California water park

(Newser) - A 35-year-old man in California nearly died because of a brawl at a family water park—and it began over a beach towel. Cal Expo police say the fight took place between two large families last Sunday afternoon at the Raging Waters park, reports the Sacramento Bee . Apparently, two women...

Buffet Erupts in Brawl Over Crab Legs

2 diners in Alabama were arrested

(Newser) - Two people were arrested after diners at a buffet restaurant in Alabama got extremely crabby. Huntsville police officer Gerald Johnson says he had just gotten his food at the Meteor Buffet when a brawl erupted among diners who had been waiting for crab legs. "There's a woman who'...

Mayor, Councilman Brawl in Parking Lot Video

Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam was in the melee

(Newser) - The mayor of Atlantic City was caught on video brawling outside a casino earlier this month—and now video of the brawl is online, ABC News reports. The Nov. 11 melee involved Mayor Frank Gilliam, a town councilman, and five other people in a parking lot beside the Golden Nugget...

Chaos Greets LeBron's Home Debut as a Laker

Multiplayer brawl breaks out late, 3 ejected as Lakers go on to lose

(Newser) - LeBron James made his home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night, scoring 24 points in an atmosphere he called "electric," but King James' thunder got blown away late by a multiplayer brawl, reports CBS News . With four minutes left to play in a hard-fought game...

Cuomo Slams 'Proud Boys,' GOP After NYC Brawl

'NY has zero tolerance for your bs'

(Newser) - The NYPD wants to speak to at least three people in connection with a violent clash between members of the "Proud Boys" far-right group and counter-protesters Friday night. The brawl happened after Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes spoke at the Metropolitan Republican Club in the Upper East Side, which...

17 Dead After Nightclub Brawl
17 Dead After Nightclub Brawl

17 Dead After Nightclub Brawl

Fight in Caracas club sparked deadly stampede

(Newser) - Venezuela's government says 17 people were killed Saturday after a nightclub brawl in the capital led to a stampede, the AP reports. Interior Minister Nestor Reverol says eight minors were among those killed. Another five people were injured. He says one of those involved in the fight set...

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