Violent crime

January 10, 2018 - 7:47 pm
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — A 16-year-old New Rochelle high school student has died after being stabbed in a fight at a local Dunkin Donuts. Police tell The Journal News Valeree Schwab was with another teenage boy when the two got into a fight with a group of at least six teenagers inside the coffee...
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January 10, 2018 - 7:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was seriously wounded during a shooting rampage in Virginia last June, is resting comfortably after follow-up surgery Wednesday. In a statement, MedStar Washington Hospital Center says the surgery went well and Scalise is listed in fair...
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January 10, 2018 - 6:45 pm
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — A New Rochelle high school student has been seriously stabbed in a fight at a local Dunkin Donuts. Police tell The Journal News the victim, a 16-year-old girl, was with a teenage boy when the two got into a fight with another group of teenagers inside the coffee shop...
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Pope Francis is greeted by faithful upon his arrival in the Paul VI hall on the occasion of the weekly general audience at the Vatican, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
January 10, 2018 - 3:43 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Wednesday took over a Peru-based Catholic movement whose founder was accused of sexually, physically and psychologically abusing his members, just days before Pope Francis starts a trip to Chile and Peru where the church's sexual abuse scandal is expected to play...
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January 10, 2018 - 3:34 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The case of a former Connecticut college student accused of lying about being raped by two university football players is headed to trial. The Connecticut Post reports 19-year-old Nikki Yovino rejected a plea deal Wednesday in Bridgeport Superior Court. Prosecutors offered...
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Pope Francis is greeted by faithful upon his arrival in the Paul VI hall on the occasion of the weekly general audience at the Vatican, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
January 10, 2018 - 2:03 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Wednesday took over a Peru-based Catholic movement whose founder was accused of sexual, physical and psychological abuse, just days before Pope Francis starts a trip to Chile and Peru where the church's sexual abuse scandal is expected to play out on the sidelines...
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Pope Francis arrives in the Paul VI hall on the occasion of the weekly general audience at the Vatican, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
January 10, 2018 - 10:04 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Wednesday took over a Peru-based Catholic movement whose founder was accused of sexual and psychological abuse, just days before Pope Francis starts a trip to Chile and Peru where the sexual abuse scandal is expected to play out on the sidelines. A Vatican...
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Pope Francis arrives in the Paul VI hall on the occasion of the weekly general audience at the Vatican, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
January 10, 2018 - 9:03 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Wednesday took over a Peru-based Catholic movement whose founder was accused of sexual and psychological abuse, just days before Pope Francis starts a trip to Chile and Peru where the sexual abuse scandal is expected to play out on the sidelines. A Vatican...
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January 09, 2018 - 10:03 pm
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island have arrested a 23-year-old man who allegedly kidnapping an ex-girlfriend and keeping her locked in his home for three days. Suffolk County police say Michael Villanueva, of Uniondale, was arrested on kidnapping, robbery and other charges and is to be...
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James Kauffman is shown in an undated photo provided by the Atlantic County, NJ, Prosecutor’s office. Prosecutors say Kauffman, the physician husband of April Kauffman, a radio host slain in their New Jersey home in 2012, hired a hit man to kill her because she had threatened to divorce him and expose his illegal drug activity. James Kauffman faces murder and other charges in the shooting death of April Kauffman. (Atlantic County, NJ, Prosecutor’s office via AP)
January 09, 2018 - 9:36 pm
A New Jersey doctor running an illegal prescription opioid drug ring with a motorcycle gang had a member hire someone to kill his wife after she threatened to expose the scheme while trying to force him to agree to a divorce, authorities said Tuesday. James Kauffman and a member of the Pagans...
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