Violence

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) practices with teammates at NFL football practice in Frisco, Texas, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. (Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
December 20, 2017 - 7:45 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott's Dallas teammates alluded to the happy-go-lucky locker room personality they missed — along with the football skills — during the star running back's six-game suspension. Elliott wasn't interested in sharing that side of himself, or much of anything else in a...
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December 20, 2017 - 5:55 pm
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Five defendants linked to the MS-13 gang have pleaded not guilty to an attempt to kidnap and murder a 16-year-old boy on Long Island. Suffolk County prosecutors say the three known gang members and two MS-13 associates pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to conspiracy and...
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December 20, 2017 - 3:56 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's major sports franchises are teaming up to tackle violence in the city. Baseball's White Sox and Cubs, the NFL's Bears, NBA's Bulls and NHL's Blackhawks announced Wednesday they are forming the Chicago Sports Alliance and donating a total of $1 million in one-time grants to...
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December 20, 2017 - 11:59 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A human rights group says Congo's security forces and an allied militia carried out attacks that killed hundreds in the central Kasai region in an effort to destroy populations associated with those opposing President Joseph Kabila's government. The International Federation...
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December 18, 2017 - 6:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A teenager who says he was bullied before a fatal stabbing in a New York City classroom says he tried to walk away from his tormentors but he snapped when they continued to throw stuff at him. Eighteen-year-old Abel Cedeno (seh-DAYN'-yoh) is out on bail after being charged with...
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FILE-- In this Sept. 3, 2008 file photo, Track Palin, son of Republican vice presidential candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is seen during the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn. Police arrested the oldest son of Sarah Palin on charges related to domestic violence for the second time in as many years. Palin was arraigned Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, on three counts of felony burglary, misdemeanor reckless assault and misdemeanor criminal mischief. Each of the charges was related to domestic violence, according to court documents.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
December 18, 2017 - 3:16 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police arrested the oldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on charges related to domestic violence for the second time in as many years. Track Palin was arraigned Sunday on charges of felony burglary and misdemeanor reckless assault, both related to domestic violence...
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December 18, 2017 - 2:05 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will propose $11.5 million for afterschool programs, job training and other educational efforts in a bid to stem gang violence. Cuomo will outline the proposals in his State of the State address next month. Much of the spending will be targeted in...
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FILE-- In this Sept. 3, 2008 file photo, Track Palin, son of Republican vice presidential candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is seen during the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn. Police arrested the oldest son of Sarah Palin on charges related to domestic violence for the second time in as many years. Palin was arraigned Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, on three counts of felony burglary, misdemeanor reckless assault and misdemeanor criminal mischief. Each of the charges was related to domestic violence, according to court documents.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
December 18, 2017 - 12:42 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police arrested the oldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on charges related to domestic violence for the second time in as many years. Track Palin was arraigned Sunday on three counts of felony burglary, misdemeanor reckless assault and misdemeanor criminal mischief...
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District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller holds a news conference regarding a grand jury's report in the wake of a fraternity pledge's drinking death on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 at the Courthouse Annex in Bellefonte, Pa. Twenty-six people face criminal charges related to the Feb. 4 death of 19-year-old Tim Piazza, after he consumed a dangerous amount of alcohol during a pledge bid night. (Phoebe Sheehan/Centre Daily Times via AP)
December 15, 2017 - 3:11 pm
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A grand jury's report in the wake of a fraternity pledge's drinking death said Friday that Penn State officials displayed "a shocking apathy" to dangers from excessive drinking and that its inaction allowed criminal acts to occur. Penn State strongly objected to that...
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President Donald Trump speaks during the FBI National Academy graduation ceremony, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, in Quantico, Va. “The President of the United States has your back 100 percent,” Trump told graduates, saying law enforcement officers need to be supported. “I will fight for you and I will never, ever, let you down.” (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 15, 2017 - 2:17 pm
QUANTICO, Va. (AP) — Taking aim at the credibility of the FBI, President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on the bureau's leadership even as he praised state and local police officers as a bulwark against rising violence and crime. Trump denounced the bureau for its handling of the...
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