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Liberty City commuters have been dealt a hard blow today when transport workers across the city took industrial action in sympathy for beleaguered ferry workers whose livelihoods are threatened by the construction of the new Porter Road Tunnel. Neither side in this battle seems keen to give any ground. Union chief Jane Hopper, said yesterday, that she will bring the mayor to his knees before she's late. More later, on LCN.
Blow Up 'Dolls'
Gang warfare erupted last night in Liberty City with the destruction of The Dolls House, a gaming establishment owned by the Mafia linked Sindacco Family. A member of the similarly linked Leone Family is thought to be responsible. However, the head of the Leone Family, Salvatore Leone, has denied any knowledge of the event. More on LCN later.
Street crime is on the retreat from today with the establishment of an Avenging Angels chapter in our crime ravaged city. The Avenging Angels program takes ex-street punks, reformed gang bangers, or anyone with a grudge and turns them into respectable crime fighters. Head of the chapter, Jesus Max Sentenz, said they were not vigilantes, but publicly spirited individuals taking the law to the streets. Stay tuned for more later on LCN.
A Walk in the Park
Tonight Liberty City mourns the passing of its premiere son. Mayor R. C. Hole assassinated while jogging in Belleville Park. LCN would like to take this opportunity to extend its most humble and sincere condolences to his family and loved ones. And later on LCN, don't miss our student fashion spot. It's too cool for school.
Election fever grips the city, but so far only one candidate has stepped forward to replace Mayor R. C. Hole. Businessman Miles O' Donovan has pledged that should he win, his first act will be to bring a swift end to the industrial action that plagues the city. Tune in for more, later, on LCN.
Earlier today, an authoritative report was linked to us disclosing a drug scandal amongst some of the nation's leading athletes. The President has confirmed heads will roll. Tune in later for an exclusive report from our award winning reporter, Ned Burner.
Passion of the Heist
Thieves involved in the Liberty diamond heist were all killed earlier today when they became embroiled at a shootout at the Rockford Ferry Station. Police have been left with egg on their faces as the whereabouts of the stolen diamonds is still unknown. For an exclusive report tune in later. Our award winning reporter, Ned Burner has all the facts.
Firetruck frenzy overcame a Liberty City fireman today when he brought mayhem to the streets of Staunton Island. Fire chief O' Riley says none of his men are guilty but eyewitnesses say an LCFD firetruck was definitely to blame. You be the judge when Ned Burner, our award winning reporter brings you the exclusive later on LCN.
The premiere of the movie Fubar was marred today when its three stars: Faith W, Black Lightman, and DB P were slain dramatically on the streets of Liberty City. TV moguls were swift to declare the actors really were dead and this wasn't just a cheap publicity stunt for the upcoming TV show Celebrity: Liberty City Survivor. Our award winning report, Ned Burner knows different. Tune in later for his exclusive report.
Night of the Livid Dreads
The city continues to be rocked by gang warfare as the power struggle between the Sindacco and Forelli Mafia families continues unabated. Both have been reported to have lost ground recently to emerging gangs keen to take advantage of this Mafia feud. The FBI is laying the blame for current troubles firmly at the feet of a mysterious Mr. Big with whom they are eager to talk. More later, only on LCN.
Love on the Rocks
There'll be much celebrating tonight as the industrial action that brought Liberty City to standstill has finally come to close. Normal service has been resumed on all subway and ferry routes. Even the elevator bridge linking Staunton Island to Shoreside Vale has reopened for business. Militant strikers have finally dropped their placards and taken up their usually posts of employment after the freshly inaugurated Mayor O' Donavon made them this promise at a local rally: As your mayor I can guarantee there will always be a Ferry service in Liberty City. But some may find his promise has a somewhat hollow ring as work on the new Porter Road Tunnel continues unabated.
Alleged Mafia Don Salvatore Leone has been arrested by federal agents today after an extensive city-wide manhunt. The FBI claimed Mr. Leone is the head of a crime syndicate spanning several states and is also the mysterious Mr. Big behind every organized crime here in our own fair city. More on this and other stories later on LCN.
Liberty City's long running Mafia feud is finally over after the brutal slaying today of Paulie Sindacco, head of the Sindacco Family. However, crime analysts predict greater trouble lies ahead as this war leaves both Mafia families in full retreat to emerging gangs, in particular, the Yakuza, who are now vying for overall control of organized crime in the city. Stay tuned for more, here, on LCN.
Love on the Run
It's now been confirmed that the wide scale destruction of Fort Staunton was caused by a series of underground explosions. Rumors suggest that the Mafia linked Forelli Family were using the derelict subway running beneath the area to stockpile an arsenal of munitions for their gang wars. It's not known at this time whether this terrible tragedy was caused by the weapons cache accidentally being ignited or if foul play was involved. Tune in later for more details on LCN.