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Six scheduled for arraignment after courthouse brawl
NEW YORK -- Six people were scheduled to be arraigned this weekend for a heated courthouse brawl. The courthouse in Hempstead, New York was shut down after a fight. Police said the fight broke out after families and friends of a murder victim and the murder suspect started arguing during the suspect's arraignment. Four people were hurt -- including two court officers. Those arrested face charges for "riot in the first degree" --and contempt of court.