Violence

FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, San Diego Padres relief pitcher Jose Torres winds up during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in San Diego. Torres has accepted a suspension without pay for the rest of the year by Major League Baseball after his December arrest on domestic violence charges. Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement Friday, June 8 , 2018. The penalty is retroactive to June 5 and covers 100 games. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez, File)
June 08, 2018 - 4:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — San Diego Padres pitcher Jose Torres has accepted a suspension without pay for the rest of the year by Major League Baseball after his December arrest on domestic violence charges. Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement Friday. The penalty is retroactive to June 5 and covers...
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June 08, 2018 - 4:53 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is replacing several prison transport vans, adding cameras to them and installing individual segregation cells on board for the most violent and dangerous inmates, the state prison system said Friday. The state will also load inmates into vans based on three levels of...
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June 08, 2018 - 4:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — San Diego Padres pitcher Jose Torres has accepted a suspension without pay for the rest of the year by Major League Baseball after his December arrest on domestic violence charges. Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement Friday. The penalty is retroactive to June 5 and covers...
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June 08, 2018 - 4:35 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio says it's replacing several prison transport vans and will be installing cameras and building individual cells inside them for the state's most violent and dangerous inmates. The state prison system also says it will load inmates into vans based on their risk level and...
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Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, center, stands with Burnsville, Minn. Mayor Elizabeth Kautz, left, and Pembroke Pines, Fla. Mayor Frank Ortis during the annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Boston, Friday, June 8, 2018. More than 250 city executives gathered to discuss their concerns including infrastructure, school safety, immigration and the economic future of cities. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
June 08, 2018 - 3:57 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A bipartisan coalition of U.S. mayors called Friday for policies to curb gun violence and pledged to support immigrant communities as it kicked off a four-day gathering in Boston to tackle issues impacting cities. At an opening news conference for the mayors' annual meeting, city...
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FILE - This undated file aerial photo shows the Los Alamos National laboratory in Los Alamos, N.M. The U.S. government has awarded a team of two universities and a research firm with offices around the world a $2.5 billion-a-year contract to manage Los Alamos National Laboratory. (The Albuquerque Journal via AP, File)
June 08, 2018 - 2:25 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Overseeing a top nuclear weapons laboratory that has had security and safety problems will be the responsibility of a new management team that includes two universities and a research firm with offices around the world, the U.S. government announced Friday. The National...
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This image made from a body camera video on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, released by the Mesa Police Department shows police officers approaching a man in Mesa, Ariz. A report from the incident states the man, Robert Johnson, was "verbally defiant and confrontational." Mesa police released the report, along with footage from police-worn cameras, on Wednesday, June 6, after video released by Johnson's attorneys circulated this week, raising criticism over the handling of the incident. (Mesa Police Department via AP)
June 07, 2018 - 10:43 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The attorneys and a pastor for a suburban Phoenix man seen on video being beaten by police while standing against a wall said Thursday that the officer's claim that their client posed a threat "doesn't pass the smell test." Pastor Andre Miller said the Mesa Police Department...
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This image made from a body camera video on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, released by the Mesa Police Department shows police officers approaching a man in Mesa, Ariz. A report from the incident states the man, Robert Johnson, was "verbally defiant and confrontational." Mesa police released the report, along with footage from police-worn cameras, on Wednesday, June 6, after video released by Johnson's attorneys circulated this week, raising criticism over the handling of the incident. (Mesa Police Department via AP)
June 07, 2018 - 8:23 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The attorneys and a pastor for an Arizona man beaten by police while standing against a wall said Thursday that the officer's claim that their client posed a threat "doesn't pass the smell test." Andre Miller, the pastor to 33-year-old Robert Johnson, said the police description of...
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Tony Montalto, right, father of Gina Rose Montalto, who was killed during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, and April Schentrup, left, who's daughter Carmen was killed also, speak to members of the media during a break in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission Meeting, Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. The commission Thursday will discuss diversion programs for students who commit crimes deemed minor. Suspect Nikolas Cruz was referred to a program while in middle school but never completed it. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 07, 2018 - 7:04 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The school district where the Florida high school massacre happened defended its controversial student diversion program Thursday, telling a commission investigating the shooting that the program has reduced on-campus crime and kept children in school — a claim many members...
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June 07, 2018 - 4:04 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Police involved in the beating of an Arizona man who on video doesn't appear to resist or attack officers say his body language was projecting that he was preparing to fight. A report from the May 23 incident in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa states the man, 33-year-old Robert Johnson,...
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