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Members of the San Jose Police Department investigate a homicide scene at Grace Baptist Church on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, in San Jose, Calif. Two people died and multiple others were injured in a stabbing Sunday night at the church, where homeless people had been brought to shelter from the cold weather, police said. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group via AP)

Police: Suspect in church stabbings has criminal history

Nov. 25, 2020 6:58 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man suspected in the fatal stabbings of two people and the wounding of three others at a San Francisco Bay Area homeless shelter has a history of domestic violence and had been deported at least three times, officials said Wednesday. Fernando Jesus Lopez, 32, was on probation in San...

LSU, law firm, begin review of domestic, sex assault cases

Nov. 25, 2020 1:28 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La (AP) — LSU officials have begun meeting with experts from a law firm investigating the university’s handling of reported sexual and domestic assault cases. In a published letter to members of the LSU community, Interim LSU president Thomas C. Galligan Jr. and Athletic Director Scott...

Police maintain a perimeter outside a crime scene, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in the Queens borough of New York. Two New York City police officers were wounded Tuesday afternoon by a man who opened fire as they arrived for a wellness check at a home with a history of domestic violence, a law enforcement official said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

2 New York City officers shot, suspected shooter killed

Nov. 24, 2020 6:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York City police officers shot and killed an off-duty college security officer on Tuesday after he opened fire and wounded them as they responded to a domestic violence call at his home, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said. Rondell Goppy, 41, walked into his Queens home and started...

FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, July 28, 2020, US Actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London during his case against News Group Newspapers over a story published about his former wife Amber Heard, which branded him a 'wife beater'.  A British judge is set to deliver his judgement in writing on Monday Nov. 2, 2020, deciding whether a tabloid newspaper defamed Depp by calling him a “wife beater.

Johnny Depp loses UK libel case over 'wife-beater' claims

Nov. 2, 2020 3:27 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Johnny Depp lost his high-stakes libel case Monday against The Sun tabloid newspaper for labeling him a “wife beater,” as a British judge said he believed the actor had abused ex-wife Amber Heard to such an extent that she frequently feared for her life. In a decision widely...

Raptors' Davis charged with assaulting girlfriend in NYC

Oct. 28, 2020 5:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Raptors rookie Terence Davis was arrested in New York on charges including assault after police say he hit his girlfriend in the face. The incident occurred Tuesday night at a luxury high-rise in midtown Manhattan, where a 20-year-old woman told police she went to visit her...

Sharif Proctor lifts his hands up in front of the police line during a protest in response to the police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr., Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, in Philadelphia. Police officers fatally shot the 27-year-old Black man during a confrontation Monday afternoon in West Philadelphia that quickly raised tensions in the neighborhood. (Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

Philadelphia police shooting of Black man sparks unrest

Oct. 27, 2020 7:19 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police shot and killed a 27-year-old Black man on a Philadelphia street after yelling at him to drop his knife, sparking violent protests that police said injured 30 officers and led to dozens of arrests. The shooting occurred before 4 p.m. Monday as officers responded to a report of a...

Missouri wide receiver arrested, dismissed from team

Oct. 26, 2020 12:32 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri wide receiver Maurice Massey has been dismissed from the team after being arrested, school officials said Monday. Massey, 20, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of third-degree domestic assault, fourth-degree assault and first-degree property damage, according to the Boone...

Ex-NASCAR driver McClure gets probation in long-delayed case

Oct. 22, 2020 2:41 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former NASCAR driver Eric McClure pleaded no contest this week to a misdemeanor domestic violence charge and was sentenced to probation, according to a Virginia prosecutor, in a court hearing that was long delayed by McClure's state lawmaker attorney. The Associated Press has...

In this Oct. 12, 2020 booking photo provided by the Appanoose County Sherrif's Office, in Centerville, Iowa, shows Ryan James McCord. McCord, a former criminal prosecutor in Des Moines County, is charged with harassment for allegedly threatening to pursue meritless criminal charges against his ex-fiancee, a doctor from Iran, that he warned could lead to her deportation. (Appanoose County Sherrif's Office via AP)

Iowa prosecutor charged over deportation threats to doctor

Oct. 14, 2020 1:54 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa prosecutor has been charged with harassment for allegedly threatening to pursue meritless criminal charges against his ex-fiancee, a doctor from Iran, that he warned could cause her deportation. Ryan McCord, 40, was an assistant Des Moines County attorney in Burlington when...

This booking photo provided by the Cleveland, Tenn. Police Department shows Albert Haynesworth. Former Tennessee Titans All-Pro defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth was arrested Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, by Cleveland, Tenn. police after he was accused of threatening and yelling at his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend. (Cleveland Police Department via AP)

Former Titan Haynesworth charged with domestic assault

Sep. 29, 2020 5:44 PM EDT

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee Titans All-Pro defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth was arrested Monday after he was accused of threatening and yelling at his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend. Cleveland, Tennessee, police officers responded at 4:34 p.m. to a report that Haynesworth was yelling...