Violent crime

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2013, file photo, Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers wait for a BART train to depart the Fruitvale station in Oakland, Calif. A California transit chief said a man was stabbed to death Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, during a fight between two men on a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
November 20, 2019 - 1:01 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who was stabbed to death aboard a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train Tuesday may have been trying to stop the theft of another rider’s shoes, authorities said. The man was stabbed around 1 p.m. aboard a BART train pulling into a Hayward station. Police were looking...
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FILE - This Aug. 13, 2019, file photo, shows the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York. Two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself at the Metropolitan Correctional Center have been charged with falsifying prison records. A grand jury indictment made public Tuesday, Nov. 19 accused guards Toval Noel and Michael Thomas of failing to perform checks on Epstein every half hour, as required, and of fabricating log entries to show they had. Epstein was found dead in his cell in August at the correctional center, where he had been awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
November 19, 2019 - 8:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on charges against two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself (all times local): 4 p.m. Two jail guards charged with falsifying prison records the night Jeffrey Epstein killed himself have pleaded not guilty. A grand...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2013, file photo, Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers wait for a BART train to depart the Fruitvale station in Oakland, Calif. A California transit chief said a man was stabbed to death Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, during a fight between two men on a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
November 19, 2019 - 8:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man was stabbed to death Tuesday during a fight between two men on a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train, an official said. Authorities began receiving 911 calls around 1 p.m. about the fight, Interim BART Police Chief Ed Alvarez told reporters at a news conference. Transit...
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In this photo taken Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, the wife and young daughter of shooting victim Kou Xiong stand among the crowd during the candle light vigil in his honor outside their home in Fresno, Calif. A close-knit Hmong community was in shock after gunmen burst into a California backyard gathering and shot 10 men, killing four. "We are right now just trying to figure out what to do, what are the next steps. How do we heal, how do we know what's going on," said Bobby Bliatout, a community leader. (Larry Valenzuela/The Fresno Bee via AP)
November 19, 2019 - 8:20 pm
Fresno has been the heart of California’s Hmong community for decades, drawing refugees from war-torn Southeast Asia who built a tight-knit population in the farm town. Now, they’re reeling from the shooting deaths of four Hmong American men at a weekend party. The central California city has the...
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November 19, 2019 - 7:27 pm
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — A California transit chief said a man was stabbed to death Tuesday during a fight between two men on a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train. Interim BART Police Chief Ed Alvarez told reporters at a news conference that officials began receiving 911 calls in the afternoon...
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In this photo taken Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, the wife and young daughter of shooting victim Kou Xiong stand among the crowd during the candle light vigil in his honor outside their home in Fresno, Calif. A close-knit Hmong community was in shock after gunmen burst into a California backyard gathering and shot 10 men, killing four. "We are right now just trying to figure out what to do, what are the next steps. How do we heal, how do we know what's going on," said Bobby Bliatout, a community leader. (Larry Valenzuela/The Fresno Bee via AP)
November 19, 2019 - 7:08 pm
Fresno has been the heart of California’s Hmong community for decades, drawing refugees from war-torn Southeast Asia who built a tight-knit population in the farm town. Now, they’re reeling from the shooting deaths of four Hmong American men at a weekend party. The central California city has the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2019 file photo, People carry the coffin of Ágatha Sales Felix, who was hit by a a stray bullet, at a cemetery in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Police announced on Tuesday, Nov. 19, that it was an officer that fired the shot that killed the 8-year-old girl. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)
November 19, 2019 - 6:14 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A police officer fired the shot that killed an 8-year-old girl in Rio de Janeiro this year, authorities said Tuesday, a finding that bolstered complaints by activists that the collateral damage of a crackdown on crime is too high. Ágatha Sales Félix was inside a van Sept. 20...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2019 file photo, People carry the coffin of Ágatha Sales Felix, who was hit by a a stray bullet, at a cemetery in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Police announced on Tuesday, Nov. 19, that it was an officer that fired the shot that killed the 8-year-old girl. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)
November 19, 2019 - 5:36 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A police officer fired the shot that killed an 8-year-old girl in Rio de Janeiro this year, authorities said Tuesday, a finding that bolstered complaints by activists that the collateral damage of a crackdown on crime is too high. Ágatha Sales Félix was inside a van Sept. 20...
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FILE - In a Tuesday, January 8, 2019 file photo, defendant Brittany Pilkington, center, listens during an evidentiery hearing at the Logan County Courthouse in Bellefontaine, Ohio. Pilkington pleaded guilty in the boys’ deaths on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 and has been sentenced to 37 years in prison. (Joshua A. Bickel/The Columbus Dispatch via AP, File)
November 19, 2019 - 5:18 pm
BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman accused of suffocating her three sons out of jealousy at the attention given them by her husband — who was once her mother’s boyfriend — pleaded guilty Tuesday in the boys’ deaths and was sentenced to 37 years in prison. Defendant Brittany Pilkington had...
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November 19, 2019 - 5:06 pm
BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman accused of suffocating her three sons out of jealousy at the attention given them by her husband — who was once her mother’s boyfriend — pleaded guilty Tuesday in the boys’ deaths and was sentenced to 37 years in prison. Defendant Brittany Pilkington had...
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