Latest Assault and battery News

Nurse assaulted at Los Angeles bus stop dies of injuries

Jan. 16, 2022 18:28 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A nurse who was badly injured after being attacked at a Los Angeles transit bus stop has died of her injuries, her employer announced Sunday. “We are deeply saddened by this news,” officials with LA County-USC Medical Center said in a statement. “Sandra...

Restaurant security guard stabbed, fatally shoots assailant

Jan. 16, 2022 15:05 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A restaurant employee was stabbed before fatally shooting his attacker early Sunday morning in downtown Detroit, police said. Detroit police said there was an altercation between the employee at Prime and Proper restaurant and the person who ultimately stabbed him...

Kalispell man convicted of homicide in death of wife in 2020

Jan. 16, 2022 14:01 PM EST

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A Kalispell man has been convicted of deliberate homicide in the December 2020 death of his wife. A Flathead County jury deliberated for five hours on Friday before finding Bradley Jay Hillious, 35, guilty in the death of Amanda Hillious, 33, the Flathead...

University of Kansas won't share hazing report with police

Jan. 16, 2022 13:29 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas suspended two fraternities for hazing earlier this month, but officials don't plan to share their investigation with police. Phi Gamma Delta and Phi Delta Theta were both suspended from campus for five years because of the incidents...

Ex-NJ police chief granted delay on reporting to prison

Jan. 16, 2022 12:53 PM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A judge has granted a request by a former New Jersey police chief to delay reporting to federal prison to serve a 28-month sentence on a conviction of lying to the FBI during a hate crime investigation. U.S. District Judge Robert Kugler agreed last week that...

Man who pled guilty to setting fatal fire dies at hospital

Jan. 16, 2022 12:13 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 68-year-old man died at an Omaha hospital Friday just over a week after he pled guilty to starting the fire that led to his wife's death. Douglas County jail officials said Carl Bohm of Omaha had been hospitalized since Jan. 6 — one day after he was found...

Ex-Alabama QB Jay Barker charged with domestic violence

Jan. 16, 2022 01:12 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Alabama quarterback Jay Barker, who is married to country music singer Sara Evans, was arrested Saturday on a felony domestic violence charge, Tennessee authorities said. Barker, 49, was booked into a Nashville county jail early Saturday morning,...

Hostages safe after Texas synagogue standoff; captor dead

Jan. 16, 2022 00:19 AM EST

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man held hostages for more than 10 hours Saturday at a Texas synagogue where he could be heard ranting in a livestream and demanding the release of a Pakistani neuroscientist who was convicted of trying to kill U.S. Army officers in Afghanistan. One of...

Phoenix police: Teen worker shot through drive-thru window

Jan. 15, 2022 16:54 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A 16-year-old working a fast-food restaurant's drive-thru window was shot and seriously wounded by a customer following an argument about an order, Phoenix police said Saturday. The customer walked up to the window, pulled out a handgun and shot the employee, a...

Man sentenced to life in prison in fatal 2019 shooting

Jan. 15, 2022 14:04 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man accused of opening fire on a group of people, killing one, has been sentenced to life in prison. The Argus Leader reports Ramon Deron Smith was sentenced Thursday in connection to the 2019 killing of Larry Carr Jr. Smith was convicted...