Violent crime

October 18, 2019 - 10:07 am
BERLIN (AP) — Austrian police say a 32-year-old social worker has died days after suffering serious stab wounds during an attack at a refugee shelter. Upper Austria police said Friday that a 33-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker is now being investigated on suspicion of two counts of murder. The suspect...
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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg speaks to supporters at Iowa State University during a town hall style meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, in Ames, Iowa. (Bryon Houlgrave/The Des Moines Register via AP)
October 18, 2019 - 9:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is scheduled to attend a Chicago fundraiser that will be co-hosted by a former city attorney who vigorously tried to block the release of a video depicting the shooting of Laquan McDonald , a black teenager whose death at the hands...
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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg speaks to supporters at Iowa State University during a town hall style meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, in Ames, Iowa. (Bryon Houlgrave/The Des Moines Register via AP)
October 18, 2019 - 9:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic White House hopeful Pete Buttigieg is scheduled to attend a Chicago fundraiser co-hosted by a former city attorney who tried to block the release of video depicting the police shooting death of Laquan McDonald . An invitation lists Steve Patton as a co-host of the...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 photo, flowers lie on the sidewalk in front of the house in Fort Worth, Texas, where a white Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson, a black woman, through a back window of her home. Dean resigned before he could be compelled to undergo questioning. After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer’s version of what happened. (AP Photo/David Kent, File)
October 18, 2019 - 4:34 am
After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer's version of what happened. In many states, that so-called cooling off period is carved out in state law or in a police department's contract. That opportunity to take...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 photo, flowers lie on the sidewalk in front of the house in Fort Worth, Texas, where a white Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson, a black woman, through a back window of her home. Dean resigned before he could be compelled to undergo questioning. After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer’s version of what happened. (AP Photo/David Kent, File)
October 18, 2019 - 12:09 am
After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer's version of what happened. In many states, that so-called cooling off period is carved out in state law or in a police department's contract. That opportunity to take...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 photo, flowers lie on the sidewalk in front of the house in Fort Worth, Texas, where a white Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson, a black woman, through a back window of her home. Dean resigned before he could be compelled to undergo questioning. After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer’s version of what happened. (AP Photo/David Kent, File)
October 18, 2019 - 12:07 am
After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer's version of what happened. Many states have this so-called cooling off period carved out in state law or in a police department's contract. That opportunity to take...
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Brian Steven Smith looks out in the courtroom while waiting for his arraignment to start Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, in Anchorage, Alaska. A public defender entered not guilty pleas for Smith, who is accused of documenting the assault and murder of Kathleen Henry in an Anchorage hotel. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
October 17, 2019 - 7:46 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man accused of killing a woman who was seen strangled in videos on a digital memory card was charged Thursday with the death of another woman, authorities in Alaska said. Brian Steven Smith acknowledged to detectives that he was the man in the images and videos recovered...
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FILE--In this March 26, 2019, file photo, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks during a news conference in Chicago. On Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, Johnson said he has asked the department to conduct an internal investigation on himself after he was found lying down in a car. A passerby found Johnson early Thursday, and called 911. Police department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says officers checked on Johnson's well-being and didn't observe any signs of impairment. Johnson drove himself home. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford, File)
October 17, 2019 - 7:25 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson asked the city's police department to conduct an internal investigation on himself Thursday after he was found lying down in a car. A passerby found Johnson early Thursday in a car parked near a stop sign and called 911. Police department...
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October 17, 2019 - 6:08 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man accused in the strangling of an Alaska woman seen on a digital memory card has been charged with another death, authorities said Thursday. Documents filed by the state Department of Law say 48-year-old Brian Steven Smith told detectives he was the man in the images...
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October 17, 2019 - 6:03 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities in Alaska say a man accused in the strangling of an Alaska woman seen on a digital memory card has been charged with another death. Documents filed Thursday by the state Department of Law say 48-year-old Brian Steven Smith told detectives he was the man in the...
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