Violent crime

FILE - This Feb. 10, 2019 file photo shows then President and CEO of The Recording Academy Neil Portnow at the 61st annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Portnow says a rape allegation against him aired in a complaint against the Recording Academy by his successor is “false and outrageous.” Portnow released a statement saying the academy during his tenure had conducted a thorough and independent investigation and he was “completely exonerated.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 22, 2020 - 3:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Grammys CEO Neil Portnow said Wednesday that a rape allegation against him aired by his successor in a complaint against the Recording Academy is “false and outrageous.” Portnow released a statement saying that the academy conducted a thorough and independent investigation...
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January 22, 2020 - 3:17 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Illegal armed groups operate with virtual impunity along the border between Colombia and Venezuela, and civilians are suffering as a result, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday. Researchers said in a report that they found credible allegations that Venezuelan security forces...
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FILE - This Feb. 10, 2019 file photo shows then President and CEO of The Recording Academy Neil Portnow at the 61st annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Portnow says a rape allegation against him aired in a complaint against the Recording Academy by his successor is “false and outrageous.” Portnow released a statement saying the academy during his tenure had conducted a thorough and independent investigation and he was “completely exonerated.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 22, 2020 - 2:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Grammys CEO Neil Portnow said Wednesday that a rape allegation against him aired in a complaint against the Recording Academy by his successor is “false and outrageous.” Portnow released a statement saying that the academy during his tenure had conducted a thorough and...
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January 22, 2020 - 1:58 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The number of homicides in Rio de Janeiro plunged to a record low in 2019, while police killings surged to a previously unseen level in the same year, according to official figures. There were 3,995 homicides in 2019, down 19% compared to the prior year, said the security...
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Harvey Weinstein leaves court during his rape trial, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 22, 2020 - 11:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein faced a jury Wednesday in a landmark moment for the #MeToo movement, with prosecutors painting him as a sexual predator who used his movie-magnate stature to abuse women. “He was not just a titan in Hollywood. He was a rapist,” prosecutor Meghan Hast told seven male...
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January 22, 2020 - 11:50 am
BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin court on Wednesday convicted two German men of murder in the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old Polish woman. German news agency dpa reported that the court concluded that the defendants had “wanted to see what it's like when somebody dies.” Berlin's regional court sentenced the...
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This Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 booking photo released by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, shows Rachel Henry, 22, who has been arrested on suspicion of killing her three children. They were found dead inside the family's home after firefighters got a call about a drowning authorities said Tuesday. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP)
January 22, 2020 - 11:48 am
PHOENIX (AP) — A woman arrested on suspicion of killing her three young children told investigators that she suffocated her son and two daughters with her hands, police said in court records. Investigators say Rachel Henry told them that she thwarted an attempt by her 3-year-old son to protect his...
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Harvey Weinstein leaves court during his rape trial, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 22, 2020 - 11:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein arrived at court Wednesday to face the biggest trial of the # MeToo era, with opening statements starting in the rape case seen as a symbol of a global reckoning with sexual misconduct by powerful men. Weinstein, 67, walked past a phalanx of cameras and reporters as...
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Harvey Weinstein leaves court during his rape trial, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 22, 2020 - 10:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein arrived at court Wednesday to face the biggest trial of the # MeToo era, with opening statements soon to start in the rape case seen as a symbol of a global reckoning with sexual misconduct by powerful men. Weinstein, 67, walked past a phalanx of cameras and...
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Aina Haina resident Kai Ohashi, right, and Waikiki resident Lucy Taylor observe billowing smoke from a house fire after a shooting and domestic incident at a residence on Hibiscus Road near Diamond Head on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Honolulu. Witnesses say at least two Honolulu police officers were shot and two civilians were injured. Moments after the shooting, the house was set on fire, possibly by the suspect. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
January 22, 2020 - 9:52 am
HONOLULU (AP) — A next-door neighbor of a man accused of fatally shooting two Hawaii police officers, killing his landlord and stabbing a woman said he was assaulted by the suspect years ago and wanted him evicted from their upscale neighborhood near Waikiki Beach. Warren Daniel, who lived next to...
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