Violent crime

Demonstrators holding a placard reading "Generation Adama-Climate, we want to breathe" take part of a march to mark the fourth anniversary of the death of Adama Traore, a Black man in police custody, whose case has mobilized broad anger against police brutality and racial injustice, in Beaumont Sur Oise, north suburb of Paris, Saturday, July 18, 2020. The demonstration in Beaumont sur Oise is honoring Adama Traore, who died on his 24th birthday in July 2016 after an arrest in circumstances that remain unclear. But it's also about broader anti-government grievances, and climate activists are co-organizing this year's protest. (AP Photo/Rafael Yaghobzadeh)
July 18, 2020 - 11:00 am
BEAUMONT-SUR-OISE, France (AP) — Singing “No justice, no peace!” thousands of protesters marched through a Paris suburb Saturday to mark the fourth anniversary of the death of a Black man in police custody whose case has mobilized broad anger against police brutality and racial injustice in France...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2011, file photo, President Barack Obama presents a 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom to U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, died Friday, July 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
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July 18, 2020 - 7:07 am
ATLANTA (AP) — John Lewis, a lion of the civil rights movement whose bloody beating by Alabama state troopers in 1965 helped galvanize opposition to racial segregation, and who went on to a long and celebrated career in Congress, has died. He was 80. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi confirmed Lewis’...
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FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2004 file photo, Dustin Honken is led by federal marshals to a waiting car after the second day of jury selection in federal court in Sioux City, Iowa. A federal judge has denied the Iowa drug kingpin's requests to delay his execution, which is scheduled for Friday, July 17, 2020. U.S. District Judge Leonard Strand wrote Tuesday, July 14 that he would not intervene to delay Honken's execution date due to the coronavirus pandemic. He said the Bureau of Prisons was in the best position to weigh the health risks against the benefits of carrying out the execution. (Tim Hynds/Sioux City Journal via AP, File)
July 17, 2020 - 8:03 pm
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday put to death an Iowa chemistry student-turned-meth kingpin convicted of killing five people, capping a week in which the Trump administration restored federal executions after a 17-year hiatus. Dustin Honken, 52, who prosecutors said killed key...
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This undated photo, provided by Gokada, shows company founder and CEO Fahim Saleh. A personal assistant arrested Friday, July 17, 2020, in the slaying of thge 33-year-old tech entrepreneur who was found dismembered inside his luxury Manhattan condo was believed to have owed his boss a “significant amount of money,” police said. Tyrese Haspil, 21,2 faces a murder charge in the death of Saleh. (Ademola Odusami/Gokada via AP)
July 17, 2020 - 5:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A personal assistant arrested Friday in the death and dismemberment of a 33-year-old tech entrepreneur was believed to have owed his boss a “significant amount of money,” New York City police said. Tyrese Haspil faces a murder charge in the death of Fahim Saleh, whose beheaded,...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2020, file photo, Vauhxx Booker speaks at a news conference for him in Bloomington, Ind. Two men are facing charges afterBooker said a group of white men assaulted him in Indiana and threatened to "get a noose" after claiming that he and his friends had trespassed on private property. Monroe County prosecutors on Friday, July 17, 2020, charged Sean Purdy with felonies of criminal confinement, battery resulting in moderate bodily injury and intimidation. Jerry Cox II has been charged with felony criminal confinement and battery resulting in moderate bodily injury, as well as two misdemeanors. (Rich Janzaruk/The Herald-Times via AP File)
July 17, 2020 - 5:39 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two men were charged Friday in an assault on a Black man during which he says someone threatened to “get a noose” after claiming that he and his friends were trespassing when they gathered at a southern Indiana lake over the July Fourth weekend. Monroe County prosecutors charged...
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A memorial for Bothell Police Officer Jonathan Shoop, killed in the line of duty on Monday evening, grows on top of and around a Bothell Police Car parked at Bothell City Hall on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Bothell, Wash. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times via AP)
July 17, 2020 - 5:33 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Charging documents filed Friday in the fatal shooting of a suburban Seattle police officer say it was the officer’s partner, not the suspect, who fired the deadly shot. Prosecutors charged Henry Eugene Washington with aggravated first-degree murder in the death of rookie Bothell...
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FILE - This booking photo provided by the Glynn County Sheriff's Office shows William "Roddie" Bryan Jr., who was jailed Thursday, May 21, 2020, in Brunswick, Ga., on charges of felony murder and attempted false imprisonment. A judge has denied bond to Bryanm one of three white men charged with murder in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery while the Black man was running in a neighborhood near Georgia’s coast. (Glynn County Sheriff's Office via AP)
July 17, 2020 - 4:37 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — One of the white men charged with murder in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery while he was running in a neighborhood near Georgia's coast struck the Black man with his vehicle and had messages on his phone that were “replete" with racist remarks, a prosecutor said in court Friday. Cobb...
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In this March 4, 2020, file photo, E. Jean Carroll arrives at court in New York. Carrolls's attorney believes that when the Supreme Court decided that the presidency isn't a shield against a New York prosecutor's criminal investigation, the same principle would apply to civil matters. He contends that Carroll's defamation case against the president should be able to move forward. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
July 17, 2020 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When the U.S. Supreme Court decided this month that the presidency isn’t a shield against a New York prosecutor’s criminal investigation, the justices didn’t say whether the same goes for civil suits against the president in state courts. That has quickly become a question in two...
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FILE - in this July 16, 2020 file photo, JoAnn Cunningham, cries and wipes her nose during her sentencing hearing in Woodstock, Ill. On Friday, June 17, 2020 Cunningham was sentenced to 35 years in prison for beating her five-year-old son to death in April of 2019. (John Starks/Daily Herald via AP Pool File)
July 17, 2020 - 3:21 pm
WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois woman who subjected her young son to years of physical and emotional abuse culminating in his beating death last year was on Friday sentenced to 35 years in prison. JoAnn Cunningham pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in December in the killing her son,...
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July 17, 2020 - 3:10 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The largest manufacturer of bump stocks, the firearm attachments used by the Las Vegas gunman in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, has filed a claim against the deceased gunman's estate that could divert money expected to go to victims' families. Slide Fire Solutions...
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