Assault and battery

FILE--In this Monday, July 21, 2014, file photo, bedding, clothing and broken glass litter a homeless encampment in Albuquerque, N. M., where authorities say three teenagers fatally beat two homeless Navajo men in a crime so alarming it led to the creation of a city task force on Native American homelessness. The recent March 2018 killing in Albuquerque of another homeless man who also was from the Navajo Nation is again exposing the heightened dangers many say Native Americans coping with homelessness often face. (AP Photo/Jeri Clausing, file)
April 19, 2018 - 8:26 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The morning a homeless man was shot and killed in Albuquerque, police say surveillance videos showed him running down a street before sunrise, and then gunfire flashed in the dark. Ronnie Ross, a 50-year-old from the Navajo Nation town of Shiprock, had been shot a dozen...
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This undated photo provided by the Henry County Sheriff's Office in Clinton, Mo., shows Tammy Dee Widger. Widger, who is accused of dealing drugs from a home where an ex-convict fatally shot one police officer and wounded two others in early March 2018, is now charged with first-degree murder and, if convicted, she could be sentenced to death or a life in prison. Prosecutors announced Wednesday, April 18, 2018, that the charge against Widger has been upgraded from second-degree murder in the death of Officer Ryan Morton. (Henry County Sheriff's Office via AP)
April 19, 2018 - 1:35 pm
CLINTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman accused of dealing drugs from a home where an ex-convict fatally shot one police officer and wounded two others is now charged with first-degree murder and, if convicted, she could be sentenced to death or a life in prison. Prosecutors announced Wednesday that...
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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 - 8:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A once-trusted nanny who butchered two children in her care while their parents were away was convicted of murder by a jury that didn't believe her claims she was too insane at the time of the crime to be held responsible. Jurors on Wednesday found Yoselyn Ortega knew what she was...
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April 17, 2018 - 11:01 am
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A 71-year-old white woman has been charged with battery after she and her son argued with two black female service members over a parking spot outside a restaurant. A Bibb County Sheriff's report says Judy James Tucker told deputies it all started because she's white and it was a...
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April 16, 2018 - 8:28 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A deadlocked jury led to a second mistrial Monday in the case of a former Navy commander charged with the attempted rape of a junior officer in San Diego. The panel was dismissed after being unable to reach a unanimous decision on three major counts against John M. Neuhart,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2016 file photo, Michael Bever, center, is led from a courtroom following a hearing in Tulsa, Okla. Bever, the younger of two brothers accused of fatally stabbing their parents and three siblings inside a suburban Oklahoma home is scheduled to go on trial Monday, April 16, 2018. Bever is charged in Tulsa district court with five counts of first-degree murder and one count of assault and battery with the intent to kill for his role in the July 2015 stabbings. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
April 16, 2018 - 2:43 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Jury selection began Monday for the younger of two brothers accused of fatally stabbing their parents and three siblings inside their Oklahoma home. Prospective jurors filed into a Tulsa courtroom for the trial of Michael Bever, 19, who is charged with five counts of first-...
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FILE -In this April 12, 2018 photo, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster appears for his arraignment at the Santa Clara County Hall of Justice in San Jose, Calif. Foster won't participate in the offseason program while he tends to legal matters related to his domestic violence charges. The 49ers said in a statement Sunday, April 15, 2018 that his future with the team will be "determined by the information revealed during the legal process." (Dai Sugano/San Jose Mercury News via AP, Pool)
April 15, 2018 - 10:37 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster won't participate in the offseason program while he tends to legal matters related to his domestic violence charges. The 49ers said in a joint statement Sunday from owner Jed York, coach Mike Shanahan and general manager John...
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Bill Cosby smiles as he departs his sexual assault trial, Friday, April 13, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 14, 2018 - 2:08 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's chief accuser sent jurors into the weekend with a stark portrait of the night she says the man she viewed as a friend and mentor tricked her into taking a powerful drug and then humiliated her for his own sexual gratification. Andrea Constand testified Friday...
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Mourners raise their hands to salute struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, after her funeral service at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Madikizela-Mandela died on April 2 at the age of 81. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
April 14, 2018 - 11:11 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Tens of thousands of people sang, cheered and cried as the flag-draped casket of anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was escorted from her official funeral on Saturday, after supporters defended her complex legacy with poetry and anger. Thunder rumbled and it began...
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This undated photo provided by the Oakland County Sheriff's Office in Michigan, shows Jeffery Zeigler. A black, suburban Detroit teen trying to get to school was shot at by Zeigler, a homeowner in Rochester Hills, Mich., after knocking on Zeigler's door to ask directions, said prosecutors who add that home security video backs up the 14-year-old's account of the terrifying encounter. Zeigler, a retired Detroit firefighter, was arraigned Friday, April 13, 2018 on assault with intent to murder and weapons charges.(Oakland County Sheriff's Office via AP)
April 13, 2018 - 6:30 pm
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on a suburban Detroit man charged with shooting at a black teenager who knocked on his door (all times local): 3 p.m. A retired, white Detroit firefighter is charged with assault with intent to murder after a shot was fired at a black teen who police say...
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