Tag: Violent crime

Suit: Brown failed to protect women from sexual misconduct

Brown University has systematically and repeatedly failed to protect women from rape and other sexual misconduct, according to a federal class action lawsuit filed recently...

Indiana woman guilty of murder in stepdaughter’s slaying

A jury has convicted a northern Indiana woman of the strangulation death of her 10-year-old stepdaughter ByThe Associated Press August 7, 2021, 8:56 PM •...

Man arrested after injuring 10 with knife on Tokyo train

Japanese police have arrested a man who injured 10 passengers with a knife on a commuter train in Tokyo By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press August...

Teacher at US Army base in Germany charged with sexual abuse

An educator who taught children of U.S. military personnel at an Army base in Germany is accused of sexually assaulting two young students By JEFF...

Passenger charged with groping, punching flight attendants

Officials say an Ohio man was arrested in Florida over the weekend after being accused of groping two female flight attendants and punching a male...

1 dead, 6 injured in shooting near food trucks in Portland

Police said one person died and at least six people were injured in an early morning shooting on Saturday in Portland, Oregon By GILLIAN FLACCUS...

Judge denies adding rape charges in Kristin Smart case

A judge has denied a prosecutor’s bid to file rape charges against the man accused of killing California college student Kristin Smart, who went missing...

Victims of California synagogue shooting can sue gunmaker

A California judge has decided victims of the 2019 synagogue shooting near San Diego that killed one worshiper can sue the manufacturer of the semiautomatic...

1 dead, 13 wounded in two shootings in Chicago

Two separate shootings have left one person dead and at least 13 others injured Sunday night in Chicago ByThe Associated Press June 28, 2021, 8:06...

Police arrest man on murder charge in Austin mass shooting

Prosecutors say authorities in Texas have arrested a 19-year-old man on a murder warrant for the killing of a tourist during a mass shooting in...

Claims of murder plot against GOP candidate in Florida court

Claims by one Republican congressional candidate that another GOP hopeful plotted to kill her have landed in a Florida courtroom By CURT ANDERSON AP Legal...

St. Louis shooting kills 3 people, leaves 4 others wounded

Authorities say a shooting in St. Louis has left three people dead and four others wounded ByThe Associated Press June 22, 2021, 12:32 PM •...

Hawaii soldier pleads not guilty to murder in wife’s death

A Hawaii-based soldier is pleading not guilty in military court to first-degree premeditated murder in the January beating and stabbing death of his wife ByThe...

Coroner: Black man in SC jail likely died of cardiac event

A coroner says that a mentally ill Black man who died after an encounter with deputies in a South Carolina jail earlier this year likely...

Police: Car plows into protesters in Minnesota, killing 1

The Minneapolis Police Department says a woman was killed and two others were injured after being struck by a car during a protest in the...

Evidence in Mexico serial killer’s house suggests 17 victims

Investigators digging under the house of a suspected serial killer on the outskirts of Mexico City have found 3,787 bone fragments so far ByThe Associated...

Missouri governor: Pardon of 4-decade inmate not a priority

Republican Missouri Gov. Mike Parson says addressing the clemency petition for Kevin Strickland isn’t a “priority,” even though prosecutors say Strickland didn’t commit the triple...

Crews work again to reopen George Floyd Square to traffic

Crews returned to a Minneapolis intersection where a memorial to George Floyd was assembled after his death last year and worked to reopen it to...

Canadian police say Muslim family targeted by deadly attack

TORONTO — A driver plowed a pickup truck into a family of five, killing four of them and seriously injuring the other in a deliberate...

Vegas police: Slain boy was from California, mother sought

Authorities in Las Vegas say a 7-year-old boy from San Jose, California, was the child whose body was found near a highway outside the city...

No mass protests after Honolulu police shoot, kill Black man

HONOLULU — Lindsay Myeni and her South African husband moved to Hawaii, where she grew up, believing it would be safer to raise their two...

Protest erupts again over man killed by Minnesota deputies

Protesters faced off with officers in Minneapolis early Saturday over the shooting death of a Black man by members of a U.S. Marshals task force...

UK magnate’s daughter-in-law charged in killing in Belize

The daughter-in-law of a politically influential British magnate has been charged in Belize with manslaughter by negligence in the shooting death of a police superintendent...

Police: 1 killed, at least a dozen others shot at concert

Authorities say more than a dozen people were shot during a concert in South Carolina, including a 14-year-old girl who was killed ByThe Associated Press...

Illinois officer, suspect dead after exchange of gunfire

A central Illinois police chief says an officer has died after being shot by a suspect in a domestic disturbance who also was killed in...