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The Latest: Police say deaths were result of family dispute

Nov. 16, 2019 5:40 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a shooting in San Diego (all times local): 2:35 p.m. San Diego police believe the deaths of three young boys and their parents were the result of a domestic dispute involving a husband and wife who were apparently going through a divorce. Police Chief David Nisleit told a...

Husband of malnourished girl’s legal guardian charged

Nov. 16, 2019 11:07 AM EST

GEORGETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have charged the husband of a malnourished 11-year-old girl’s legal guardian. WXIX-TV reports 61-year-old Charles Breeze is in custody at a Cincinnati hospital. Breeze was indicted Thursday in Brown County on endangering children, felonious assault and kidnapping...

Indonesia police kill 2 suspects in militant crackdown

Nov. 16, 2019 7:49 AM EST

MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's elite counterterrorism squad on Saturday shot and killed two suspected militants who may have had links to a suicide attack at a busy police station in the country’s third-largest city, police said. Three suspected militants refused to surrender and resisted by...

Garrett’s helmet swing is latest violent incident in sports

Nov. 16, 2019 4:05 AM EST

Violence is part of the game in many sports but Myles Garrett crossed a line that attracts the attention of authorities sometimes from within their sport and in other cases from criminal prosecutors. The Cleveland Browns’ star defensive end ripped the helmet off Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and hit...

Former NC State basketball player Grundy dies after stabbing

Nov. 15, 2019 9:52 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former North Carolina State basketball player Anthony Grundy died Thursday from stab wounds suffered as the result of a domestic dispute in Kentucky, authorities said. Louisville officers found Anthony Grundy, 40, injured while they were responding to a residence on Thursday evening...

Florida man gets 8 years for fatal hate-crime attack

Nov. 15, 2019 7:22 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to a lesser charge in the hate-crime beating death of a Guatemalan man. The Palm Beach Post reports that 22-year-old Jesse Harris pleaded guilty Friday to aggravated battery while committing...

3 convicted in East Village explosion that killed 2 men

Nov. 15, 2019 6:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Three people were convicted of manslaughter Friday in the 2015 East Village building explosion that killed two men. They also were found guilty in Manhattan state Supreme Court of assault charges for injuries to 13 people in the massive blast that leveled half a block in a crowded...

Shields and Habazin rescheduled for January in Atlantic City

Nov. 15, 2019 5:47 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Claressa Shields is scheduled to fight in January at the Ocean Casino Resort, resuming a matchup in the ring after the previous attempt was canceled because Ivana Habazin’s trainer was hit and hospitalized. A prosecutor filed an assault charge against Shields’...

Man charged with stabbing ex at Missouri nursing home

Nov. 15, 2019 1:29 PM EST

MOLINE ACRES, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis area man has been charged with repeatedly stabbing his ex-girlfriend at the nursing home where she works, leaving her with serious injuries. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 38-year-old Christopher Wagner was charged Wednesday with first-degree assault and armed...

Teen who stabbed ex-girlfriend to be tried in juvenile court

Nov. 15, 2019 1:19 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge says the trial of a teenager accused of stabbing his former girlfriend and then himself at an Omaha, Nebraska, high school will be moved to juvenile court. Judge Duane Dougherty said in his ruling Wednesday that he relied heavily on the mental health experts who examined the boy...