Violent crime

Former gymnast Sarah Klein, former Michigan State softball player Tiffany Thomas Lopez and gymnast Aly Raisman, from left in front, and others who suffered sexual abuse accept the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP)
July 19, 2018 - 6:48 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University joined hands on stage to be honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPYs. The women who spoke out against the abuse by Larry Nassar stood together...
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This undated photo provided by the Hawaii County Police Department shows Officer Bronson Kaliloa. A manhunt is underway for a suspect wanted for fatally shooting Kaliloa during a traffic stop on Hawaii's Big Island, officials said Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (Hawaii County Police Department via AP)
July 18, 2018 - 10:50 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's entire Big Island police force was on alert Wednesday for a suspect wanted in the killing of an officer during a traffic stop, including off-duty officers and some who returned to work from vacation and days off to join in the search. Officer Bronson K. Kaliloa, a 10-year...
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July 18, 2018 - 9:05 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ridesharing company Lyft said Wednesday that it's beefing up its background checks after a driver arrested for rape was found to be in the United States illegally. The company's "enhanced detection processes" will apply to new applicants and existing drivers, Lyft spokeswoman...
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July 18, 2018 - 8:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ridesharing company Lyft says it is beefing up its background checks after a driver arrested for rape was found to be an undocumented worker. Lyft spokeswoman Kate Margolis said Tuesday that the company's "enhanced detection processes" will apply to new applicants and existing...
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July 18, 2018 - 2:13 pm
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey woman facing a retrial on charges she killed her ailing husband by smothering him with a plastic bag and tried to kill her daughter the same way and her bail has been set at $1 million. Jenny Tran was convicted of aggravated manslaughter and received a 50-year...
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This undated photo provided by the Hawaii Police Department shows Justin Waiki. A police officer on Hawaii's Big Island died after a shooting during a traffic stop Tuesday, July 17, 2018, and a manhunt is underway for suspect Waiki. (Hawaii Police Department via AP)
July 18, 2018 - 2:09 pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Hawaii (AP) — A police officer on Hawaii's Big Island died after a shooting during a traffic stop Tuesday night and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, officials said. Hawaii County Police say the shooting happened near Mountain View, a community about 15 miles (24 kilometers)...
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FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss. A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop “rampant sexual misconduct” by the now-dead team doctor despite being repeatedly informed about his behavior. In the federal lawsuit filed Monday, July 16, 2018, four Ohio men listed as John Does say Strauss sexually assaulted or harassed them in the late 1980s or 1990s. The wrestlers’ lawsuit seeks unspecified monetary damages. Messages seeking comment were left Tuesday with the university.(Ohio State University via AP, File)
July 18, 2018 - 12:26 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio State University wrestling coach and current U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan was interviewed by the law firm investigating allegations that a now-dead team doctor sexually abused male athletes there decades ago, his spokesman confirmed Wednesday. The Ohio Republican spoke...
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FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Robert Van Hook, convicted of fatally strangling and stabbing David Self in 1985 after meeting him in a Cincinnati bar. Van Hook's execution is scheduled Wednesday, July 18, 2018, and the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction planned to transport Van Hook on Tuesday, July 17, from death row in Chillicothe to the state death house at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville. (Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP, File)
July 18, 2018 - 12:22 pm
LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio inmate was executed Wednesday for choking and stabbing to death a man he met in a bar in 1985. The execution of Robert Van Hook by lethal injection was carried out at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility. Prison warden Ron Erdos announced the time of death as 10:...
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July 18, 2018 - 12:09 pm
YORKVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York man has been charged in the stabbing death of his older brother. State police say 37-year-old John Ferguson is pleading not guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 42-year-old Daryl Ferguson early Tuesday morning. Ferguson spoke quietly in answering...
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FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Robert Van Hook, convicted of fatally strangling and stabbing David Self in 1985 after meeting him in a Cincinnati bar. Van Hook's execution is scheduled Wednesday, July 18, 2018, and the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction planned to transport Van Hook on Tuesday, July 17, from death row in Chillicothe to the state death house at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville. (Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP, File)
July 18, 2018 - 9:17 am
LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is set to put a condemned killer to death on Wednesday for a more than three-decade-old fatal stabbing in what would be the state's first execution in several months. Robert Van Hook was sentenced to die for fatally strangling and stabbing David Self after picking him...
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