Assault and battery

This undated photo provided by the Gwinnett County Police Department on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 shows Officer Antwan Toney. On Saturday, Toney was killed after being shot while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school. (Gwinnett County Police Department via AP)
October 21, 2018 - 12:41 am
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Authorities say two suspects, including one still being sought by police, have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer. Gwinnett County Police said...
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October 20, 2018 - 7:04 am
PARIS (AP) — Three people have been charged in France over an Islamic extremist's shooting rampage and supermarket hostage-taking earlier this year. French regional media reported that the three are suspected of providing help to assailant Redouane Lakdim before his March attack in Carcassonne and...
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October 19, 2018 - 6:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors in Bill Cosby's sex assault case called his bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing "meritless," and asked the judge to deny him a post-trial hearing. Cosby, 81, has asked for a do-over in the Pennsylvania sex assault case that ended with him being sent to prison...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2017, file photo, Louisville tight end Kemari Averett (11) runs down the sideline with the ball during the first half of the TaxSlayer Bowl NCAA college football game against Mississippi State, in Jacksonville, Fla. Kemari Averett has been arrested and charged, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, with putting a gun to his girlfriend's head and threatening to kill her. The tight end has been suspended from the team. University of louisville police charged him with first-degree wanton endangerment and fourth-degree assault. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)
October 16, 2018 - 8:58 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville football player Kemari Averett was charged Tuesday with putting a gun to his girlfriend's head and threatening to kill her. The tight end was suspended from the team. The 20-year-old sophomore remains in Louisville Metro jail on $10,000 bond after pleading not...
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Toys, a discarded high chair and police evidence tape are part of the trash outside a home on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, where a 20-month-old girl was found dead inside an oven on Monday evening at the residence, in Shaw, Miss. (Shelby Sansone/WHBQ-Fox 13 via AP)
October 16, 2018 - 7:59 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The death of a 20-month-old girl found stabbed and burned inside an oven of a Mississippi Delta home led to a murder charge Tuesday against the child's grandmother, authorities said. Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams Sr. said 48-year-old Carolyn Jones was charged with...
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FILE - This arrest photo made available by the Richland County, S.C., Jail, shows Frederick Hopkins. Authorities say nearly 130 guns were found inside the South Carolina home of Hopkins, who was charged with killing a police officer and wounding six others earlier this month. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, that it appeared only three of the guns were fired at the officers on Oct. 3 — a pistol and two military assault rifles. Lott says Hopkins shot at officers coming to question his son about a child sex assault case. (Richland County Jail via AP, File)
October 16, 2018 - 4:35 pm
Authorities found approximately 130 guns inside the South Carolina home of a man who set up his house in an upscale neighborhood to ambush police officers coming to question his son about a possible child sex assault, the sheriff investigating the case said Tuesday. Frederick Hopkins only fired...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2018, file photo, Nashville Predators left wing Austin Watson waits for play to resume during the team's NHL hockey playoff game against the Colorado Avalanche in Nashville, Tenn.Watson's 27-game suspension for domestic abuse has been reduced to 18 games by an arbitrator. The NHL and the NHL Players' Association announced arbitrator Shyam Das' decision Thursday, Oct. 11. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
October 12, 2018 - 9:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL is criticizing an arbitrator's decision to reduce the suspension of Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson, who pleaded no contest in July to a domestic assault charge. Watson received a 27-game suspension from NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman last month. The NHL and NHL...
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October 12, 2018 - 5:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby is switching up his legal team as he looks to appeal his conviction and three- to 10-year sentence in his Pennsylvania sex assault case. A court filing Friday says the 81-year-old Cosby is replacing the suburban Philadelphia lawyer who handled his sentencing with a...
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A child holds next to a portrait of slain television reporter Viktoria Marinova during a vigil at the Liberty Monument in Ruse, Bulgaria, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Bulgarian police are investigating the rape, beating and slaying of a female television reporter whose body was dumped near the Danube River after she reported on the possible misuse of European Union funds in Bulgaria. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
October 08, 2018 - 2:43 pm
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on the rape and slaying of a Bulgarian journalist (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Bulgarians have turned out for a vigil to honor a television journalist who was raped and killed in the Danube River town of Ruse after reporting on corruption in Bulgaria Hundreds of...
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October 08, 2018 - 11:30 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Bulgarian police are investigating the rape, beating and slaying of a female television reporter whose body was dumped near the Danube River after she reported on the possible misuse of European Union funds in Bulgaria. Authorities discovered the body of 30-year-old...
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