Assault and battery

February 21, 2018 - 10:38 pm
OLYMPICS-RUSSIAN CURLER Shiffrin, Vonn in medal contention at combined PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — U.S. skiers Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn are in good position for another Olympic medal after solid runs in the downhill portion of the Olympic combined. Vonn blazed through the course with...
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February 21, 2018 - 8:05 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 51-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of beating his mentally disabled twin daughters, raping them and chaining them to a bedroom door in a case described as torture. The man was charged this week with several felonies, including first-degree criminal sexual conduct, first-...
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FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows Casey Pigge, charged with the Feb. 1, 2017, strangulation death of fellow inmate David Johnson on a prison transport van, two days after Pigge pleaded guilty to the Feb. 23, 2016, beating death of cellmate Luther Wade. Pigge, a three-time convicted killer, is one of the two inmates suspected in the stabbing of an Ohio prison guard, which happened Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. He was taken from the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility after the attack and transferred to the state's Supermax prison in Youngstown, Joe Hale, a Scioto County assistant prosecutor, said Wednesday. (Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP, File)
February 21, 2018 - 7:49 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of two inmates suspected in the stabbing of an Ohio prison guard is a three-time convicted killer who boasted about strangling a fellow inmate on a prison bus. Prisoner Casey Pigge was taken from the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility after Tuesday's attack and...
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President Donald Trump speaks during the Public Safety Medal of Valor awards ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 20, 2018 - 11:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre. It was a small sign of movement on the gun violence issue that...
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February 20, 2018 - 10:43 am
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A man who admitted using racial slurs and threatening a woman in a road rage incident in Pennsylvania last year has been sentenced to 10 years' probation. Fifty-eight-year-old Roger Chenault (SHEN'-oh) pleaded guilty last week to felony ethnic intimidation, terroristic threats...
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Gold medalists in the ice dance, free dance figure skating Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, of Canada, celebrate during their medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 20, 2018 - 10:36 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:20 a.m. Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir dazzled their way to Olympic gold in ice dancing on Day 11 of the Pyeongchang Games, becoming the most decorated figure skaters in history. Martin Fourcade...
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This photo dated Aug. 22 2010, obtained by The Associated Press shows Ilmars Rimsevics, the head of Latvia’s central bank, second left in blue, and Dmitry Pilshchikov, at 3rd left, who was then the head of the Russian arms company Research Institute of Information Technology. Ilmars Rimsevics, the country’s top banking official and a key member of the European Central Bank was detained Saturday Feb. 17, 2018, amid swirling accusations of bribery and money laundering schemes in Latvia that reach to Russia. (AP Photo) An international complaint filed by a Latvian bank alleges years of attempted extortion and abuse of power by an individual whose identity they left anonymous. (AP Photo)
February 19, 2018 - 1:48 pm
LONDON (AP) — Latvia's top banking official explained the "rules of the game" for successful banking in the small European country. His sidekick sat the owner of Norvik bank down, scribbling the sum on a piece of paper: 100,000 euros ($125,000) a month. An international complaint filed by Latvian...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety shows Devin Patrick Kelley. Records released Friday Feb. 16, 2018 detail a June 2013 investigation of allegations against Kelley, four years before the November 2017 mass shooting at a tiny church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against Kelly who shot and killed 26 people at the Texas church, even though the woman reporting it signed a complaint detailing the alleged attack. (Texas Department of Public Safety via AP, File)
February 16, 2018 - 6:52 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against the gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church, even though the woman reporting it signed a complaint detailing the alleged attack, according to records released Friday. The records also contradict the reason...
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February 16, 2018 - 5:53 pm
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy accused of opening fire inside his Kentucky high school will be tried as an adult on murder charges. Gabriel Ross Parker was indicted on two murder charges and 14 assault charges for the Jan. 23 shootings at Marshall County High School. Two 15-year-old students...
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February 16, 2018 - 6:27 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple has pleaded guilty in a case in which prosecutors say three children were so starved for food they peeled paint off the walls to survive. Joshua and Brandi Weyant pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of aggravated assault, conspiracy, false imprisonment,...
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