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1 dead, 1 hurt in Junction City stabbings; suspect arrested

Aug. 06, 2022 12:36 PM EDT

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing incident early Saturday in Junction City that left one woman dead and one man injured. Authorities responded to a call about 2:30 a.m. and discovered a man suffering from a stab wound. He was...

Cardinals RBs coach facing domestic battery charges

Aug. 05, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running backs coach James Saxon has been charged in Indianapolis with two counts of domestic battery stemming from an alleged incident in May. One of the counts is a felony that includes domestic battery committed in the presence of a child...

Rapper Mystikal again accused of rape; held without bond

Aug. 04, 2022 03:22 AM EDT

Rapper Mystikal was jailed in Louisiana on Monday, accused of rape more than a year after prosecutors dropped charges that had kept him jailed for 18 months in another part of the state. Michael “Mystikal” Tyler was arrested on charges including rape and domestic abuse battery,...

2 killed as fleeing car hits tents at LA homeless encampment

Aug. 04, 2022 00:49 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A driver who was fleeing police crashed into a homeless encampment in South Los Angeles, killing a man and a woman, authorities said. A man suspected of domestic violence drove off at around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. Police didn't chase the man but found his car a...

Chinese court executes man who set ex-wife on fire

Jul. 23, 2022 05:17 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Chinese man convicted of killing his former wife by setting her on fire was executed in southwestern Sichuan province on Saturday in a domestic violence case that had drawn national outrage. Tang Lu set his ex-wife on fire in September 2020 while she was...

Hornets' Bridges pleads not guilty to domestic violence

Jul. 20, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony domestic violence charges filed by Los Angeles County prosecutors after he was accused of assaulting his girlfriend in front of their two children. District Attorney George Gascón...

Hornets forward Bridges facing 3 domestic violence charges

Jul. 19, 2022 23:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges is facing three felony domestic violence charges after being accused of assaulting his girlfriend in front of their two children last month, the Los Angeles County district attorney said Tuesday. District Attorney George...

3rd person dies in family attack after man gets out on bond

Jul. 19, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

HARPER WOODS, Mich. (AP) — A third person has died, days after a Detroit-area man released on bond in a domestic violence case was accused of attacking his girlfriend and family, authorities said. Flossie Bray, who was repeatedly stabbed on June 10, died over the weekend, family...

Officer critically wounded during domestic call improving

Jul. 14, 2022 16:22 PM EDT

CLEARCREEK, Ohio (AP) — A police officer who was shot and critically wounded this week during a domestic violence call appears to be making progress but has "some hard work ahead of him” as he recovers, authorities said Thursday. Speaking at a news conference, Clearcreek Police...

Police officer critically wounded, man killed in shooting

Jul. 13, 2022 14:18 PM EDT

CLEARCREEK, Ohio (AP) — A police officer who responded to a domestic violence call at a southwestern Ohio home was shot and critically wounded by a man who was then shot and killed by another officer, authorities said. The shooting occurred Tuesday night in Clearcreek Township. ...