Violent crime

October 02, 2020 - 8:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Black man shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies was wounded 16 times in the front and back, according to an autopsy that doesn't shed any light on whether he was on the ground when he was shot. Dijon Kizzee, 29, had four “rapidly life-threatening wounds" to...
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FILE - In this July 9, 2018 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives to court in New York. Prosecutors say Weinstein has been charged with the rape of two more women in Los Angeles County. The district attorney's office said Friday that Weinstein faces three new counts of rape and three new counts of forcible oral copulation involving two women. The incidents span from 2004 to 2010 and all took place at a hotel in Beverly Hills. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
October 02, 2020 - 7:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was charged Friday with the rapes of two more women and now faces 11 sexual assault counts involving five women in California as the former movie mogul serves prison time in New York, prosecutors said. Weinstein was charged with three new counts of rape and three...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2020, file photo, University of Georgia students lead a Black Lives Matter protest in downtown in memory of Breonna Taylor in Athens, Ga. Hours of material in the grand jury proceedings for Taylor’s fatal shooting by police have been made public on Friday, Oct. 2. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP, File)
October 02, 2020 - 7:20 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police said they knocked and announced themselves for a minute or more before bursting into Breonna Taylor’s apartment, but her boyfriend said he did not hear officers identify themselves, according to Kentucky grand jury recordings released Friday. In the hail of gunfire...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2020, file photo, Black Lives Matter protesters march in Louisville. Hours of material in the grand jury proceedings for Taylor’s fatal shooting by police have been made public on Friday, Oct. 2. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
October 02, 2020 - 4:21 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the release of grand jury proceedings in the Breonna Taylor case (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Body camera footage captures a police officer saying that after he and others heard that Breonna Taylor had been shot and killed, “we weren’t rushing in there to check...
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FILE - In this May 1994 file photo, actor Rick Moranis is shown at an unknown location. A law enforcement official tells the Associated Press that Moranis was sucker punched by an unknown assailant while walking Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, on a sidewalk near New York’s Central Park. Moranis took himself to the hospital and later went to a police station to report the incident, according to the official, who was not authorized to speak publicly about the incident and did so on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/File)
October 02, 2020 - 12:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Rick Moranis was sucker punched by an unknown assailant while walking Thursday on a sidewalk near New York's Central Park, a law enforcement official told the Associated Press. Surveillance video shows a man wearing a black “I (heart) NY” sweatshirt and a backpack hitting the...
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Chandrashekhar Azad, leader of the Bhim Army, a political party of Dalits who represent the Hinduism's lowest caste, speaks during a protest against the gang rape and killing of a woman in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh, in New Delhi, India, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. Hundreds of protesters on Friday demanded the dismissal of a Hindu nationalist government in a northern Indian state where a 19-year-old woman from India’s lowest caste was allegedly gang raped and brutally attacked last month and later died in a hospital. Dalits — formerly known as “untouchables” — are victims of thousands of attacks each year. According to human rights organizations, Dalit women are particularly vulnerable to caste-based discrimination and sexual violence. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
October 02, 2020 - 12:01 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of protesters on Friday demanded the dismissal of the government of a northern Indian state where a 19-year-old woman from the country's lowest caste was allegedly gang raped and later died in a hospital. The demonstrators shouted “Hang the rapists” and ”First raped by...
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October 02, 2020 - 10:20 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A white suburban police officer who fatally shot a Black security guard outside of the suburban Chicago bar where he was working will not be charged, prosecutors announced Friday. The Cook County state attorney's office said in a news release that it “concluded that the totality of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2019, file photo, Shia LaBeouf arrives at the 23rd annual Hollywood Film Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. LaBeouf has been charged on Sept. 24, 2020, with misdemeanor battery and petty theft. Prosecutors allege that the 34-year-old actor fought with a man named Tyler Murphy and took his hat on June 12, according to a criminal complaint obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, Oct. 1, from the Los Angeles city attorney. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
October 01, 2020 - 7:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shia LaBeouf has been charged with misdemeanor battery and petty theft. Prosecutors allege that the 34-year-old actor fought with a man named Tyler Murphy and took his hat, according to a criminal complaint obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday from the Los Angeles city...
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"I'm the master of assassination," Lorenza Marrujo, 67, says when asked about her martial arts skills at her Fontana, Calif., apartment home Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. Marrujo, who likes to be called “Lady Ninja” and has a black belt in ju jitsu, said she was in her third-floor apartment Monday when she heard screams coming from a neighbor's apartment and went to investigate. There, she said, she found another neighbor attacking her 87-year-old friend, Elizabeth McCray. Marrujo came to her rescue. (Cindy Yamanaka/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP)
October 01, 2020 - 5:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Her martial arts skills may not be quite what they once were, but still, you don't mess with Lady Ninja. Authorities say that's a lesson a California man learned painfully after he began shoving around an 82-year-old woman at a Fontana apartment building. The woman's 67-year-old...
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A man walks by the offices of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, in Rockville Centre, N.Y. The diocese filed for bankruptcy on Thursday because of financial pressure from lawsuits over past sexual abuse by clergy members. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
October 01, 2020 - 5:39 pm
A Roman Catholic diocese in New York City's suburbs Thursday became the largest in the U.S. to declare bankruptcy, seeking relief from a torrent of lawsuits filed after the state suspended the statute of limitations for suing over sexual abuse by priests. The Diocese of Rockville Centre, which...
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