Latest Assault and battery News

Police: Florida teen fatally stabs boyfriend during argument

Nov. 27, 2021 14:27 PM EST

AUBURNDALE, Fla. (AP) — A 14-year-old central Florida boy is accused of fatally stabbing his 18-year-old boyfriend, police said. Police officers were called to the scene late Friday and found the older teen in the road, bleeding from two stab wounds, according to an...

Conn. police: NY man runs onto highway, fights with troopers

Nov. 27, 2021 11:42 AM EST

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A New York City man is facing criminal charges after scuffling with Connecticut state troopers who tried to corral him on a highway, the state police said. Troopers said they found the 27-year-old from Brooklyn crouching by a concrete barrier on a...

Manhunt underway for escaped inmate in Louisiana

Nov. 26, 2021 17:47 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Authorities searched Friday for an inmate who escaped from a south Louisiana prison. The state Department of Public Safety and Corrections said a manhunt is underway for 23-year-old Shwilliam Cheevis, who is serving 15 years for sentences out of...

School worker charged with indecent assault on student

Nov. 26, 2021 16:18 PM EST

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — The former athletic director at a Roman Catholic school in Massachusetts has been charged with assault and battery on a child under 14, prosecutors said. James Parker, 24, who was hired at St. Michael School in Lowell in September, was released on...

Appellate court upholds ex-pastor's rape, battery conviction

Nov. 26, 2021 12:54 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Court of Appeals has upheld the 2020 conviction of a former pastor on statutory rape and sexual battery involving two 14-year-old girls. The Rev. Troy Anthony Piccaluga, 52, was convicted March 5, 2020, on the charges and sentenced...

Prosecutor: Man charged in slaying of father's ex-girlfriend

Nov. 26, 2021 11:10 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A 19-year-old Detroit-area man has been arrested in the slaying of his father’s former girlfriend. Jarren Cox of Wixom was arraigned Thursday on first-degree murder, witness intimidation and gun charges, the Wayne County prosecutor’s office said. ...

Oakland County judge charged with assaulting man

Nov. 26, 2021 10:08 AM EST

WIXOM, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit judge was arrested on a domestic assault charge, authorities said. The alleged incident Wednesday involved Oakland County Judge Kathleen Ryan and a man who had a relationship with her, Wixom police said. “The...

Police seek 2 men in fatal stabbing outside Penn Station

Nov. 26, 2021 08:12 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A 36-year-old man was fatally stabbed near New York's Penn Station, police said Friday. The man was stabbed in the chest outside the busy transit hub at 6 p.m. Thursday, police said. He was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he died of his injuries. ...

Three injured in stabbing at Omaha apartment complex

Nov. 26, 2021 07:50 AM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An investigation continues after three people suffered knife wounds at an apartment complex in Omaha. The altercation happened around 3:30 a.m. Thursday at a complex near 90th and Blondo streets. Police say the victims were stabbed multiple times, but...

Pakistan woman journalist targeted in eastern city of Lahore

Nov. 25, 2021 13:31 PM EST

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — An assailant targeted a female Pakistani journalist in the eastern city of Lahore while she was driving with her daughter and sister late at night, the police said Thursday. The attacker used an iron bar to smash the car’s front windshield in...