Violent crime

FILE - In this Thursday, March 1, 2018 file image from video, Yoselyn Ortega, a trusted nanny to a well-to-do family, listens to court proceedings during the first day of her trial, in New York. Jurors on Wednesday, April 18 found that Yoselyn Ortega killed 6-year-old Lucia Krim and 2-year-old Leo Krim in October 2012 and understood the consequences of her actions when she did it. They said she was guilty of murder. (WYNY-TV/Pool Photo via AP, File)
April 18, 2018 - 4:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A nanny who stabbed two children to death at their home but argued she was too mentally ill to be held responsible was convicted of murder on Wednesday. Jurors found that Yoselyn Ortega killed 6-year-old Lucia Krim and 2-year-old Leo Krim in October 2012 and understood the...
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April 18, 2018 - 4:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two students who survived the deadly mass shooting this year at a Florida high school have a book deal. Siblings David and Lauren Hogg are working on "#NEVERAGAIN: A New Generation Draws the Line." Random House announced Wednesday that the book would come out June 5 and that the...
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April 18, 2018 - 2:01 pm
BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — Police have released the name of a woman found stabbed to death in the motel where she lived in western New York, in hopes of locating her next of kin. The Genesee County Sheriff's Office in a Wednesday news conference identified the victim as 58-year-old Sherri Colleen Butler...
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April 18, 2018 - 1:59 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A survivor of a mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school in February is calling for a boycott of two of what he says are the biggest investors in gun manufacturers: BlackRock and The Vanguard Group. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior David Hogg used the hashtags #...
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FILE- In this Friday, March 9, 2018, file picture a woman places a sticker on a poster with a photo of slain journalist Jan Kuciak during an anti-government rally in Bratislava, Slovakia. Tens of thousands of Slovaks have taken to the streets again on Sunday, April 15, 2018, in the continuing anti-government protests amid a political crisis triggered by the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee with protesters demanding a thorough and independent investigation into the Feb. 21 shooting deaths and the dismissal of the national police chief, Tibor Gaspar, and Dusan Kovacik, a prosecutor who heads an special office dealing with corruption.(AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File)
April 18, 2018 - 12:06 pm
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's prosecutor general has signed a deal to create an international team to investigate into the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee. A spokeswoman for Jaromir Ciznar says the prosecutor agreed on the deal in The Hague on Wednesday with Italian...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 18, 2018 - 11:15 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Jurors are hearing Bill Cosby's deposition testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex. Cosby made the damaging admission when he testified in 2005 as part of his chief accuser's civil...
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April 18, 2018 - 11:15 am
MIAMI (AP) — A survivor of a mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school in February is calling for a boycott of two of what he says are the biggest investors in gun manufacturers: BlackRock and The Vanguard Group. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior David Hogg used the hashtags #...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 18, 2018 - 10:30 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jurors could soon hear Bill Cosby's explosive testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex — an old admission that's taken on new significance at the comedian's sexual assault retrial after a half-dozen women testified that he drugged and violated them. Prosecutors...
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An honor guard follow the casket out of the Doane Beal and Ames Funeral home in Hyannis, Mass., Tuesday, April 17, 2018, where the body of Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon was transported by motorcade to South Yarmouth for a wake at St. Pius X Church. A vigil and visitation for Yarmouth K-9 Officer Gannon is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, while a funeral Mass is scheduled for Wednesday morning. Both will take place at St. Pius X Roman Catholic church in Yarmouth. The funeral Mass will be followed by a private burial. (Steve Heaslip/The Cape Cod Times via AP)
April 18, 2018 - 10:05 am
BOSTON (AP) — The killing of a Massachusetts police officer has some Republicans calling for the reinstatement of the death penalty for the murder of law enforcement officers. Recent attempts to restore capital punishment in the state have faltered, most recently after the killing of another police...
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April 18, 2018 - 9:16 am
BERLIN (AP) — Two young men wearing Jewish skullcaps were attacked and insulted in an apparent anti-Semitic assault in Berlin by three other men, who whipped one with a belt, Berlin police said Wednesday. The German government expressed shock over Tuesday's attack in the city's trendy Prenzlauer...
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