Assault and battery

January 11, 2019 - 5:55 am
BRIDEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A man who police say placed a 3-foot alligator on top of another man in Connecticut as part of an extortion attempt has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. The Connecticut Post reports 30-year-old Isaias Garcia, of Garland, Texas, entered his plea Thursday to unlawful...
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This photo provided by the Harris County Sheriff's Office in Houston shows Larry D. Woodruffe. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said the 24-year-old Woodruffe was charged Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, with capital murder in the Dec. 30 slaying of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes. (Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP)
January 08, 2019 - 10:37 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas authorities filed a capital murder charge Tuesday against a black man they believe fired the bullet that killed a 7-year-old black girl in a drive-by shooting her family initially believed was racially motivated. Prosecutors believe 24-year-old Larry D. Woodruffe killed Jazmine...
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January 04, 2019 - 10:23 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a woman they say bit a jogger who pepper-sprayed her dog at a San Francisco Bay Area park. Nineteen-year-old Alma Cadwalader of Oakland was arrested Friday by police with the East Bay Regional Park District. Authorities say Cadwalader's dog tried to...
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RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT METHOD TO STABBING NOT SHOOTING - This Jan. 3, 2019 booking photo released by Texas City Police Department shows Junaid Hashim Mehmood. Mehmood, the father of one of three children found stabbed and beaten to death in a Southeast Texas apartment they shared with their mother was charged with capital murder Friday in the attack that left the woman with severe injuries. Texas City Police say 27-year-old Mehmood surrendered to police Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. (Texas City Police Department via AP)
January 04, 2019 - 7:44 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The father of one of three children found stabbed and beaten to death in a Southeast Texas apartment they shared with their mother was charged with capital murder Friday in the attack that left the woman with severe injuries. Texas City police Chief Joe Stanton said Junaid Hashim...
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This undated photo provided by the Indianapolis Police Department shows Peter Van Bawi Lian. Authorities say the 21-year-old soldier who flew from Colorado to Indiana and allegedly killed his wife, then fled to Thailand, is now wanted for military desertion. (Indianapolis Police Department via AP)
January 03, 2019 - 6:25 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 21-year-old U.S. soldier is accused of flying to Indianapolis from Colorado to kill his estranged wife, then dumping her body in a trash bin and fleeing to Thailand. Peter Lian was charged with murder Wednesday in the death of Khuang Par, whose body was discovered in a...
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January 03, 2019 - 7:00 am
BERLIN (AP) — Bavaria's conservative governor is condemning an incident in which young asylum-seekers allegedly assaulted passers-by in a southern German town, but is also denouncing far-right attempts to exploit it. Four apparently intoxicated Afghan and Iranian teenagers were arrested in Amberg...
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UGC issued by PA shows Police restraining a man after he stabbed three people at Victoria Station in Manchester, England, late Monday Dec. 31, 2018. Two commuters - a man and woman in their 50s - were taken to hospital with knife injuries and a British Transport Police (BTP) officer was stabbed in the shoulder. Police said a man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in custody. (Sam Clack/PA via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 1:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — The British police officer stabbed while subduing a suspect on New Year's Eve said Wednesday that "instinct took over" when he heard people screaming at a Manchester train station. British Transport Police Sergeant Lee Valentine and several officers managed to bring down the knife-...
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The Police blocks a road in Bottrop, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. A man has been arrested in Germany after ploughing his car into a crowd of people, injuring at least four, in what appears to have been an intentional attack directed at foreigners, police said Tuesday. (Marcel Kusch/dpa via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 6:54 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German man who repeatedly drove into crowds and injured eight people in apparent intentional attacks against foreigners has been ordered kept in detention pending possible charges, police said Wednesday. The attacks began shortly after midnight on Jan.1, first in Bottrop in western...
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Police at Victoria Station in Manchester, England, late Monday Dec. 31, 2018 after a man had stabbed three people. Two commuters - a man and woman in their 50s - were taken to hospital with knife injuries and a British Transport Police (BTP) officer was stabbed in the shoulder. Police said a man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in custody. (Pat Hurst/PA via AP)
January 01, 2019 - 3:17 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the stabbing of three people in Manchester (all times local): 8: 15 p.m. Police in the English city of Manchester are quizzing a suspect and searching a house for clues about what they call the "terror-related" stabbings of three people at a train station on New Year's...
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UGC issued by PA shows Police restraining a man after he stabbed three people at Victoria Station in Manchester, England, late Monday Dec. 31, 2018. Two commuters - a man and woman in their 50s - were taken to hospital with knife injuries and a British Transport Police (BTP) officer was stabbed in the shoulder. Police said a man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in custody. (Sam Clack/PA via AP)
January 01, 2019 - 8:43 am
LONDON (AP) — Police in the English city of Manchester are questioning a man arrested in the New Year's Eve stabbing of three people at a train station and treating it as a terrorist attack, authorities said Tuesday. Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said a man and a woman suffered "...
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