Violence

FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott walks off the field after losing to the Green Bay Packers in an NFL divisional playoff football game in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys return from their bye with Elliott suspended and on orders from the NFL to be away from the team. In New York, his legal team is trying again to get an injunction that would stop his six-game suspension. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
October 17, 2017 - 9:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was granted another legal reprieve Tuesday night in the running back's fight to avoid a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations. A New York federal judge issued a temporary restraining order blocking the league's suspension,...
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This combination of photos provided by the U.S. Army and the University of Maryland Police Department shows Richard Collins III, right, and Sean Urbanski. On Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, Urbanski was indicted on a hate crime charge for allegedly stabbing Collins to death “because of his race,” a Maryland prosecutor said. (U.S. Army, University of Maryland Police Department via AP)
October 17, 2017 - 8:09 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A white man was indicted Tuesday on a hate crime charge for allegedly stabbing a black college student to death "because of his race," a Maryland prosecutor said. Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks announced the grand jury indictment against Sean...
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In this image made from Oct. 16, 2017, video released by UNHCR, thousands of Rohingya refugees arrive in Anjuman Para, Bangladesh, from Myanmar. Over 500,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees have fled violence in Myanmar and arrived in Bangladesh over the past seven weeks. (Roger Arnold/UNHCR via AP)
October 17, 2017 - 9:06 am
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Thousands more Rohingya Muslims are fleeing large-scale violence and persecution in Myanmar and crossing into Bangladesh, where more than half a million others are already living in squalid and overcrowded camps, according to witnesses and a drone video shot by the U...
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October 17, 2017 - 12:12 am
Attorneys for Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott are set for an emergency hearing in federal court in New York as they try again to stop the running back's six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Monday...
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October 14, 2017 - 9:48 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Gunmen shot dead seven people, including six students, in a raid on a high school early Saturday that appeared to be a revenge attack by a student who had been suspended for fighting, a Kenya police official said. The shooting occurred at dawn at Lokichogio Mixed Secondary...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott stands on the sideline in the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Arlington, Texas. A federal appeals court on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, has lifted an injunction that blocked a six-game suspension for Elliott, clearing the way for the NFL’s punishment over domestic violence allegations and likely leading to the running back’s legal team seeking further relief.(AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
October 12, 2017 - 6:18 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court cleared the way Thursday for the NFL to impose a six-game suspension on Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott over domestic violence allegations, siding with the league in the latest high-profile fight over its ability to punish players for off-field...
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This Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 photo provided by the Lubbock County jail shows Hollis Daniels, who was charged with capital murder of a peace officer in the shooting of a campus officer at the school’s police headquarters on Monday. Campus police took Daniels to the police station late Monday after finding evidence of drugs and drug paraphernalia in a room. (Lubbock County jail via AP)
October 12, 2017 - 1:27 pm
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Texas Tech police officer (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Lubbock police say they were on Texas Tech University's campus within five minutes of receiving a call about the shooting of a campus police officer. It took about 35 minutes from the...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Robert Pruett, who is facing lethal injection Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, for the death of a corrections officer at a South Texas prison in December 1999 . Pruett was there serving a 99-year sentence for another slaying. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP, File)
October 12, 2017 - 8:07 am
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for an inmate convicted in a prison guard's death are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his Thursday evening execution. Robert Pruett's lawyers want justices to review whether lower courts properly denied a federal civil rights lawsuit that sought additional...
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October 12, 2017 - 5:14 am
BETHEL PARK, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district is closing Thursday after new threats emerged against schools on social media. Bethel Park had instituted a strict security policy allowing only necessary bags in schools after threatening messages were found last week that mentioned Oct. 12...
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2016 file photo, Jeffrey Pike, the national president of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club, is escorted from the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse in Houston. Law enforcement did nothing on the day to stop a meeting in Waco in 2015 that erupted into the deadliest shootout between biker gangs in U.S. history, even though they had detailed advance intelligence that the encounter between the Cossacks and Bandidos was likely to turn violent. That finding came from a review by The Associated Press of a trove of evidence compiled by prosecutors for use in state trials of 154 bikers, with the first trial slated to begin this week of Oct. 11, 2017. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
October 11, 2017 - 2:45 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Law enforcement officers prepared for war in Waco, Texas, on May 17, 2015. In parking lots surrounding the Twin Peaks restaurant just off Interstate 35, 16 police officers, including a SWAT team of 11, were poised with assault rifles in five police cars and two unmarked...
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