Violent crime

Attorney Ben Crump discusses the results of a forensic examination on Emantic "EJ" Bradford Jr., who was fatally shot by police in a shopping mall on Thanksgiving day, during a news conference in Birmingham, Ala., on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. Crump, who represents Bradford's family, says a report shows the 21-year-old black man suffered three gunshot wounds to the back side of his body. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
December 03, 2018 - 7:56 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A forensic examination shows a black man was shot three times in the back side of his body when an Alabama police officer mistook him for the shooter after gunfire erupted at a crowded shopping mall, the man's family said Monday. The results of a report commissioned by the...
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FILE - This file photo combination of images provided by the U.S. Navy shows former sailors Eric Wilson, left photo, Danial Williams, second from left, Joe Dick, second from right, and Derek Tice, in undated file photos. The city of Norfolk, Va., has agreed to pay $4.9 million to the four former sailors who were wrongly convicted of rape and murder based on intimidating police interrogations. A copy of the settlement agreement for the "Norfolk Four" was obtained by The Associated Press. The state has also agreed to pay $3.5 million. (U.S. Navy via AP, File)
December 03, 2018 - 4:52 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The city of Norfolk has agreed to pay $4.9 million to four former sailors who were wrongly convicted of a woman's rape and murder based on intimidating police interrogations. A copy of the settlement agreement for the "Norfolk Four" was obtained by The Associated Press. The...
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Emergency personnel work at the scene where a charter bus that was carrying a youth football team from Tennessee crashed early Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, near Benton, Ark. Arkansas State Police said the bus overturned along Interstate 30 while carrying the team from Texas to Memphis, Tenn. (Josh Snyder/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP)
December 03, 2018 - 2:01 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A third grader was killed and at least 45 people were injured when a charter bus carrying youth football players from Tennessee rolled off an interstate and overturned before sunrise Monday in central Arkansas, authorities said. Arkansas State Police said the bus crashed...
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December 03, 2018 - 12:08 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A possible gunman was reported Monday at William Peace University's downtown Raleigh campus, prompting the school to tell people shelter in place. In a tweet, the school said a gunman was reportedly on his way to the campus. Raleigh police were on the scene to investigate,...
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December 03, 2018 - 6:07 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The man with ties to the Swedish Academy that awards the Nobel Prize in literature lost his appeal Monday to have his rape conviction and a two-year prison sentence reversed and has been convicted of a second rape, an appeals court ruled. The Svea Court of Appeal on Monday gave...
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This recent but undated photo released by the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office shows Nehemiah Griego. The New Mexico man who killed five family members in Albuquerque, N.M., as a 15-year-old is set to return to court Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, for a weeklong hearing to determine whether he has been rehabilitated while in the state's juvenile detention system. (Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office via AP)
December 01, 2018 - 9:10 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man who killed five family members as a teen is set to return to court Monday for a weeklong hearing to determine whether he has been rehabilitated while in state custody. It is the second such hearing for 21-year-old Nehemiah Griego, who three years ago...
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FILE - In this Saturday, June 3, 2017 file photo, a South Sudanese refugee and 32-year-old mother, who said she was raped for several days by a group of soldiers before she was allowed to leave, stands by a window at a women's center focusing on gender-based violence, run by the aid group International Rescue Committee, in Bidi Bidi, Uganda. The aid group Doctors Without Borders said Saturday Dec. 1, 2018, that one hundred and twenty-five women and girls were raped, whipped and clubbed over 10 days between Nov. 19 and 29, 2018, in Bentiu, South Sudan, in attacks so shocking that some aid workers say they are left speechless. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
December 01, 2018 - 5:46 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — One hundred and twenty-five women and girls have been raped, whipped and clubbed in attacks so shocking that some aid workers in South Sudan say they are left speechless. Doctors Without Borders on Saturday said the "dramatic increase" in sexual violence occurred over 10...
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This photo provided by the Mesquite Police Department shows Amber Guyger, taken Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Former Dallas police officer Guyger was indicted on murder charges Friday, nearly three months after she fatally shot an unarmed black neighbor whose apartment she said she entered by mistake, believing it to be her own. (Mesquite Police Department via AP)
November 30, 2018 - 7:52 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A white former Dallas police officer was indicted on a murder charge Friday, nearly three months after she fatally shot an unarmed black neighbor whose apartment she said she entered by mistake, believing it to be her own. Amber Guyger told fellow officers that she opened fire when...
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This undated photo provided by the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office shows Chelsea Watrous Cook. Police say Cook, a Utah high school teacher, shot and killed her ex-husband's girlfriend while the former couple's children looked on. (Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office via AP)
November 30, 2018 - 7:15 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a woman who authorities say was killed by her boyfriend's ex-wife while decorating a Christmas tree is sounding a warning about the devastating impact of domestic violence that goes beyond two people. Lisa Vilate Williams, 26, was making homemade ornaments with...
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A woman from El Salvador waits to see whether the majority of migrants decide to move, as Central Americans debate individually whether to accept the city's plan to move them to a new shelter from the Benito Juarez sports complex, in Tijuana, Mexico, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Authorities in the Mexican city of Tijuana have begun moving some of more than 6,000 Central American migrants from an overcrowded shelter on the border to an events hall further away.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
November 30, 2018 - 6:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials vowed Friday to address some of issues that forced them to decide against criminally prosecuting any of the 42 members of a Central American migrant caravan arrested last weekend who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally during a chaotic clash...
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