Assault and battery

November 22, 2017 - 3:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man has been convicted of stabbing another man to death near a popular Philadelphia park because of a comment about the killer's New Jersey Devils hat. reports Wednesday that 42-year-old Steven Simminger has been convicted of first-degree murder for the 2016 killing...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, Kelley Paul, wife of Republican Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky, watches him speak to supporters during a caucus night rally at the Scottish Rite Consistory in Des Moines, Iowa. Kelley Paul writes in an essay published by CNN on Nov. 22, 2017, that her husband hasn’t taken a single breath without pain since what she calls “a deliberate, blindside attack” by the family’s Kentucky neighbor earlier this month. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
November 22, 2017 - 11:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says her husband hasn't taken a single breath without pain since what she calls "a deliberate, blindside attack" by a Kentucky neighbor earlier this month. Authorities say the Republican was attacked Nov. 3 by Rene Boucher while mowing his lawn...
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FBI Special Agent in Charge of the El Paso field office Emmerson Buie Jr. speaks during a press conference at the FBI field office, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in El Paso, Texas, about the death of a border patrol agent and the severe injuries of a second agent. FBI officials said Tuesday that officers are investigating the incident as a “potential physical assault” on federal officers, but said there are several scenarios that might have led to the agents’ injuries. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 7:13 pm
DALLAS (AP) — An FBI official said Tuesday that the bureau is investigating the death of a border patrol agent and severe injuries to another as "potential assault," but he wouldn't rule out that they could have been hurt in some other way. Special Agent in Charge Emmerson Buie Jr. said during a...
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FILE - In this Dec. 21, 1970 file photo, Charles Manson reacts to photographers as he goes to lunch after an outbreak in court that resulted in his ejection, along with three female co-defendants, in the Sharon Tate murder trial. Authorities say Manson, cult leader and mastermind behind 1969 deaths of Tate and several others, died on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. He was 83. (AP Photo/George Brich, File)
November 20, 2017 - 8:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cult leader Charles Manson, who directed his "family" to carry out a series of shocking murders in 1969 in a bid to start a race war he called "Helter Skelter," died of natural causes at 83. He collected a band of young followers in California before orchestrating the slayings of...
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November 16, 2017 - 5:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say an elderly man found dead in his Philadelphia home died of multiple stab wounds. Officers responded to the home in the Port Richmond section of northeast Philadelphia just after 9 p.m. Wednesday after a relative found the 80-year-old victim on the kitchen floor...
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November 16, 2017 - 10:14 am
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man who escaped from sheriff's deputies and triggered a manhunt that shut down schools in suburban Philadelphia earlier this year has been sentenced to six to 23 months behind bars. The (Doylestown) Intelligencer reports that 26-year-old Daniel Selby pleaded guilty in Bucks...
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Yellow tags mark where bullet casings found at one of the scenes of a shooting spree at Rancho Tehama Reserve, near Corning, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Law enforcement says that five people, including the shooter were killed, and several people including some children were injured during the shooting spree that occurred at multiple locations. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
November 16, 2017 - 12:50 am
RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — Police on Wednesday called the deadly shooting rampage in California a clear case of "a madman on the loose" while defending their decision not to arrest the man for previously violating a court order prohibiting him from having guns. At a tense news conference...
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Wilbert Jones talks to media with his brother Plem Jones, right, after leaving East Baton Rouge Parish Prison in Baton Rouge, La., Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Wilbert Jones, who has spent nearly 50 years in prison was freed after a judge overturned his conviction in the kidnapping and rape of a nurse. State District Court Judge Richard Anderson threw out Jones' conviction on Oct. 31, saying authorities withheld evidence that could have exonerated Jones decades ago. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
November 15, 2017 - 4:50 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 65-year-old man who was arrested at 19 and sentenced to life without parole walked out of prison on Wednesday, saying "God is so good" after his rape conviction was overturned by a judge. Authorities withheld evidence that could have exonerated Wilbert Jones decades ago...
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FILE - In a Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008 file photo, former President George H. W. Bush leaves a news conference at the Houston hospital where his wife Barbara has spent a week after surgery for a perforated ulcer. Another woman has stepped forward to accuse former President George H.W. Bush of inappropriately touching her. Roslyn Corrigan told Time magazine that she was 16 when Bush grabbed her buttocks as she posed for a photo with him in 2003 at a gathering of CIA officers north of Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
November 15, 2017 - 3:42 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Allegations that former President George H.W. Bush inappropriately touched seven women involve potential crimes punishable by fines or jail time, if they had been prosecuted. All but one of the cases is ineligible under state laws that limit when a prosecution can begin after an...
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November 15, 2017 - 2:24 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former police sergeant convicted of violating the civil rights of a drunken teenager in an assault at a high school football game has been sentenced to more than two years in prison. U.S. District Judge Cathy Bissoon imposed the term Wednesday on Stephen Matakovich, saying his...
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