Violence

January 04, 2018 - 4:28 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — A divided federal appeals court panel on Thursday upheld the U.S. ban on guns for people convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence, even decades after the offense. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges voted 2-1 to affirm a lower court's dismissal of the challenge to by an...
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This undated photo released by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office shows Matthew Riehl. The 37-year-old man was shot to death Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, after shooting at the deputies, killing one. Authorities in suburban Denver are investigating what led Riehl to fire more than 100 rounds in his apartment on sheriff's deputies. (Douglas County Sheriff via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 9:59 pm
DENVER (AP) — He was once a standout student in law school and an Army medic who deployed to Iraq. By last weekend, he lay dead in a Colorado apartment building, killed by a SWAT team after he gunned down a 29-year-old deputy. Matthew Riehl's six-year descent from a budding attorney to a gunman who...
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January 02, 2018 - 8:43 pm
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Westchester County Executive George Latimer has signed an executive order banning gun shows on county-owned property. The newly-installed Democrat signed the order on Tuesday, fulfilling a campaign promise on his second day in office. Latimer says the county should not be...
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In this photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, anti-riot Iranian police prevent university students to join other protesters over Iran weak economy, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. A wave of spontaneous protests over Iran's weak economy swept into Tehran on Saturday, with college students and others chanting against the government just hours after hard-liners held their own rally in support of the Islamic Republic's clerical establishment. (AP Photo)
January 02, 2018 - 2:57 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on the protests in Iran (all times local): 11:25 p.m. The White House is expressing support for protesters demonstrating against the Iranian government, but is stopping short of calling for regime change. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday called the...
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In this photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, university students attend a protest inside Tehran University while a smoke grenade is thrown by anti-riot Iranian police, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. A wave of spontaneous protests over Iran's weak economy swept into Tehran on Saturday, with college students and others chanting against the government just hours after hard-liners held their own rally in support of the Islamic Republic's clerical establishment. (AP Photo)
January 01, 2018 - 10:48 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Protests across Iran saw their most violent night as "armed protesters" tried to overrun military bases and police stations before security forces repelled them, killing 10 people, Iranian state television said Monday. The demonstrations, the largest to strike Iran since its...
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In this photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, university students attend a protest inside Tehran University while a smoke grenade is thrown by anti-riot Iranian police, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. A wave of spontaneous protests over Iran's weak economy swept into Tehran on Saturday, with college students and others chanting against the government just hours after hard-liners held their own rally in support of the Islamic Republic's clerical establishment. (AP Photo)
January 01, 2018 - 6:36 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Protests across Iran saw their most violent night as "armed protesters" tried to overrun military bases and police stations before security forces repelled them, killing 10 people, Iranian state television said Monday. The demonstrations, the largest to strike Iran since its...
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First placed Mikaela Shiffrin of USA, centre, flanked by second placed Wendy Holdener of Switzerland, left, and third placed Melanie Meillard of Switzerland, right, jubilate on the podium after FIS Alpine World Cup women's parallel slalom competition in Oslo, Monday Jan. 1, 2018. (Vidar Ruud, NTB scanpix via AP)
January 01, 2018 - 2:27 pm
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin won a parallel slalom city event on Monday to match her childhood idol, Marlies Schild, with her 37th World Cup victory. Shiffrin pumped her fist violently after edging Swiss rival Wendy Holdener in the final of a night race made complicated by fog and mist. "...
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January 01, 2018 - 12:11 pm
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin won a parallel slalom city event on Monday to match her childhood idol, Marlies Schild, with her 37th World Cup victory. Shiffrin pumped her fist violently after edging Swiss rival Wendy Holdener in the final of a race made complicated by fog and mist. Shiffrin...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, file photo, police lift crime scene tape after two people were shot and transported to Stroger Hospital in Chicago. Chicago ended 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before but raging gang wars in the city's most violent neighborhoods drove the total beyond the 600 mark for just the second time in well over a decade. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP, File)
January 01, 2018 - 11:52 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago ended 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before, but gang violence in the city's most dangerous neighborhoods kept the total number of killings above the 600 mark for only the second time in more than a decade. The Chicago Police Department released statistics Monday...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, file photo, police lift crime scene tape after two people were shot and transported to Stroger Hospital in Chicago. Chicago ended 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before but raging gang wars in the city's most violent neighborhoods drove the total beyond the 600 mark for just the second time in well over a decade. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP, File)
January 01, 2018 - 11:49 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago ended 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before, but gang violence in the city's most dangerous neighborhoods kept the total number of killings above the 600 mark for only the second time in more than a decade. The Chicago Police Department released statistics Monday...
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