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April 22, 2015

Slain Husband Buried in Manure

A western New York woman was arrested for killing her husband of 30 years after state police found his body buried in a manure pile on his farm, police said. Charlene Mess, 48, was charged with second-degree murder, just hours after authorities unearthed her husband, Douglas Mess, Officer Victor Morales told the Daily News. Douglas Mess' son reported the 52-year-old Wyoming County man missing Sunday night after he did not report to work, state police said. Read more...

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April 14, 2015

Husband Sought in Beating Death

A murder warrant has been issued for the husband of a Dunkin' Donuts worker found beaten to death at a Maryland store. When a customer walked into an empty Dunkin' Donuts/Baskin-Robbins, across from a high-trafficked casino and mall in Hanover, Md., the shop was empty at 10:51 p.m. and the customer called 911. A responding officer found 21-year-old Palak Patel lying dead in the kitchen, Anne Arundel County Police said. Bhadreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel, 24, who is still at large, has been charged with first- and second-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault, and dangerous weapon with intent to injure Read more...

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April 13, 2015

Mom Leaves Quadriplegic Son in Woods

A Philadelphia mom is in custody at a Maryland hospital after she allegedly ditched her disabled son in a wooded area inside a local park before skipping town to visit her boyfriend. A passerby in Cobbs Creek Park discovered the 21-year-old man, a nonverbal quadriplegic who also has cerebral palsy, lying near an empty wheelchair with a Bible on his chest after he was abandoned for five days without any provisions. The mother, 41-year-old Nyia Parler, was arrested overnight in Silver Spring, Md. Read more...


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April 08, 2015

Cops Beat Pregnant Woman

A Texas woman alleges she was punched and beaten, while nine months pregnant, by Hunt County Sheriff's deputies. Deanna Robinson, 38, said she was handcuffed when a deputy repeatedly punched her in the back as he and a colleague shoved her against a countertop, causing extensive pain and bruising, she said. The woman has posted video online showing a portion of the incident from early last month. Watch video...

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April 06, 2015

Suspects Rams 2 Police Cars

A man who allegedly fled the scene after hospitalizing a woman in a domestic violence incident rammed through two police cruisers before the California Highway Patrol captured him. Jose Manuel Jara, 40, left a home in La Palma in northern Orange County before La Palma police officers arrived to investigate the report of domestic abuse at roughly 9:20 p.m. . A female victim had suffered "serious injuries" and authorities transported her to a hospital in the area, police said. Read more...


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March 24, 2015

Delayed Dinner Prompts Machete Attack

A New Jersey man attacked his wife with a machete because she made him wait for dinner while she poured water for the family pet, authorities said. Mercer County prosecutors allege the enraged husband also fired a fish tank figurine at the woman during the drunken tantrum. But Darryl Camp, 52, was only trying to protect himself from a woman who once ran him over with a car, a defense attorney said. Read more...

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March 23, 2015

Gunman Kills House Guest

An Alabama man knew his shooting victim much more than he wanted to admit, police said. Cody Allen Pike, 30, was charged with murder after he allegedly killed Ryan Alexander (Alex) Moore in his Hoover condominium. Pike called 911 and told authorities he killed an "unknown intruder" who was burglarizing his home and had attacked him. But by the afternoon, Hoover cops learned that the two were friends and co-workers and that Moore had often stayed at Pike's home so they could carpool to work. Read more...

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March 12, 2015

Slipknot Guitarist Stabbed in Knife Fight

Slipknot guitarist Mick Thomson was stabbed in the back of his head during an apparent knife fight with his own brother outside the musician's home in Clive, Iowa, local police said. The 41-year-old musician and his brother Andrew, 35, were transported to a local hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening wounds, according to police. Read more...

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March 11, 2015

49ers' Bruce Miller Arrested for Domestic Battery

Bruce Miller, a San Francisco 49ers fullback, was arrested by Santa Clara police on suspicion of domestic battery, authorities said. Miller, 27, was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor battery of a spouse or cohabitant, according to the Santa Clara police log. Santa Clara police Lt. Kurt Clarke confirmed Miller's arrest but said he could not provide details, including the location of the incident and who called police. Read more...

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March 10, 2015

Boy Hired Classmate to Murder Family

A Florida 14-year-old was busted on charges of soliciting murder after the boy "hired" a classmate to murder his entire family and stage it as a burglary gone wrong, police say. The teen is sitting in juvenile detention after his arrest in Port St. Lucie for writing out a contract, signed by a friend, ordering the murders of his dad, stepmom and older stepbrother for $1,200, according to cops. The teen's dad found the disturbing note and a folding knife in his backpack over the weekend, police said in a charging document. Read more...

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February 17, 2015

Father Stabs Gender-Confused Son

Kevin Golec, a 52-year-old eastern Ohio man, has been charged with murder after allegedly being caught in a lie. He is accused of stabbing his son to death. Golec reportedly called 911 Friday night and told dispatchers that he and his 22-year-old son, Brian, were just attacked in their Akron home. But according to Akron police, Kevin Golec was actually the attacker, and he stabbed Brian after the two got into an argument, reports the station. Read more...

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February 05, 2015

Pastor's Son Charged in Family Murders

The son of a Texas Episcopal pastor was arrested and charged with the grisly killings of his dad, his mother and his 5-year-old brother, authorities said. Isaac Tiharihondi,19, was arrested by FBI agents at 2:30 a.m. in a Mississippi motel. He had been sought by police since yesterday, when the bloodied bodies of his father, Israel Ahimbisibwe, his wife, Dorcus, and their young boy Israel Jr., were discovered inside their Houston-area apartment. Authorities said the three had been beaten to death. Read more...

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January 28, 2015

2 Arizona Law Officers Wounded

Two Arizona law enforcement officers are hospitalized after a shootout with a domestic violence suspect in a small town near the New Mexico border. Authorities say the suspect — 29-year-old Chris Ingram — later died of his wounds at a Morenci hospital. They say Greenlee County sheriff's deputy Jon Mennen and Clifton police Sgt. Jason Mingura suffered injuries that were not life-threatening. Read more...

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Man Runs Down Pregnant Lover

A Florida man rammed his pregnant girlfriend with his car, then bolted, leaving her at the scene, authorities said. Crystal Noordhuizen, 32, had just crossed the street and stepped onto a grassy shoulder when a White Dodge Charger vroomed into view, striking the woman before plowing into a post, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The car was driven by Justin Colby, 33, of Pasco County, according to the sheriff's office. Read more...




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January 26, 2015

Wisconsin Man Stabs Four, 2 Dead

A father fatally stabbed two people, including his 5-month-old daughter in her crib, and wounded two other people in an attack at a Milwaukee duplex, the city's police chief said. The baby's 19-year-old mother and her new boyfriend, 22, were rushed to a Milwaukee area hospital where the woman underwent surgery, according to Police Chief Edward Flynn. An older man who was a friend of the family was also killed, police said. Read more...

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January 21, 2015

Boxer Jermain Taylor Arrested

Middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault and other charges after he allegedly threatened to kill a family in Little Rock, Ark., police said. Taylor threatened a family of five at gunpoint during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade. In addition to multiple aggravated assault charges, Taylor faces three counts of endangering the welfare of a minor and one count of drug possession. Read more...

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January 20, 2015

Woman Stabs Ex While He Sleeps

A Tallahassee woman was arrested on a premeditated murder charge in the stabbing death of her ex-husband while he slept in his Crawfordville home. Wakulla County Sheriff's Office spokesman Keith Blackmar said Christy Lee Peacock, 36, admitted to stabbing Billy Yon Peacock Jr., 55, while the couple's 5-year-old daughter slept in the same home. Read more...



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January 14, 2015

Son Stabbed Over Pork Chops

An Ohio mother attacked her teenage son with a knife after an argument about pork chops, cops say. Yolanda Veasley, 57, allegedly became angry when she found that three of four packaged pork chop meals were missing and her son lied about them. The teen told Dayton cops that Veasley had been drinking. He tried to run because "I had knives coming at my face." Read more...




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January 13, 2015

Grandson Charged With Murder

The grandson of a 71-year-old man beaten to death in his home is charged with lying to police about where he was at the time of the murder. The Muskegon County Prosecutor's Office charged Trent Michael Humphreys-McPherson, 25, of Muskegon with a felony of lying to a peace officer. Humphreys-McPherson is also charged as a third-time habitual offender. Read more...

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Daughter Arrested for Mom's Murder

A woman has been charged with killing her own mother in Durham. The Durham County Sheriff's Office said the shooting happened at the JT Tire Shop in the 2200-block of Geer Street. Detectives found 62-year-old 's body inside the building. She died from an apparent gunshot wound. Turner's daughter, 38-year-old Rebekah Maxwell, is charged with first-degree murder. Read more...


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January 12, 2015

George Zimmerman Arrested Again

George Zimmerman has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault by the Seminole County Sheriff's Office in another domestic violence case. He spent the night in jail before being released on $5,000 bond. He was accused of throwing a wine bottle at an unidentified female in his Lake Mary, Florida home. Read More...

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January 08, 2015

Husband Admits Attempted Murder

A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to attempted murder in a baseball attack against his wife in their Greenwich mansion in September 2013. Michael DeMaio, 56, entered his plea in Stamford Superior Court as part of a deal with prosecutors that would allow him to face a maximum of 10 years in jail when he is sentenced in March. DeMaio was facing 40 years in jail if found guilty of attempted murder and first-degree assault. Read more...

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Teen Tries to Stop Murder-Suicide

Investigators say the teenage daughter of the suspect who shot and killed his longtime girlfriend and her cousin tried to wrestle the gun from her father, thinking she was about to become his next victim. Instead, 36-year-old Eduardo Felix Escobar pulled the gun from his daughter's grip and shot himself. He died at a hospital later. Selma police identified those who died as 36-year-old Giovanni Loza Cervantes and 31-year-old Jessica Emmanuel Cervantes, her cousin. Read more...

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January 07, 2015

Sisters Charged in Brother's Death

A 15-year-old girl and her 11-year-old sister have been arrested in Florida and charged with the murder of their 16-year-old brother, authorities said. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office said that Misty "Ariel" Kornegay, 15, grabbed a handgun from her parents' bedroom and fatally shot her brother, 16, sometime before 10 p.m. Monday in the living room of their home, and that Ariel's sister, 11-year-old Nicole Kornegay, helped in the crime. Read more...

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Dad Chops Off Boyfriend's Dreadlocks

A Pennsylvania father is apologizing after police say he pulled his daughter's male friend by the hair and chopped off his dreadlocks with a knife. Reginald Hardy was charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats and other offenses after police say he saw the 19-year-old sneaking around his apartment with his 17-year-old daughter. Read more...

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January 06, 2015

California Woman Set on Fire

Southern California authorities are looking for a man they say poured gasoline on his wife and set her on fire. The Ventura County Sheriff's Office says 31-year-old Juan Soria Hernandez is wanted for investigation of attempted murder. Authorities say a 29-year-old woman call 911 and reported that her husband had attacked her. Deputies found the woman at a home in the Moorpark area. Read more...

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Fred Smoot Acquitted of Domestic Assault

Former Washington Redskins defensive back Fred Smoot has been acquitted of misdemeanor domestic assault following a bench trial in Virginia. Smoot testified in his own defense in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. He denied hitting his former girlfriend, Valerie Jackson, though he admitted kicking down a bathroom door in an effort to retrieve a set of car keys from her. Read more...




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January 05, 2015

Hedge Fund Founder Found Shot

A 70-year-old hedge fund founder has been shot dead in his Manhattan apartment. Police say Thomas Gilbert was shot in the head in his apartment on Beekman Place on the East Side. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Law enforcement officials believe the shooting stemmed from a domestic dispute between Gilbert and his 30-year-old son, Thomas Jr. He is in custody. Read more...

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December 29, 2014

Woman Charged With Stabbing Grandma

The granddaughter of a woman found dying in her front yard has been charged with stabbing her to death, Maryland State Police said. Hestina Harris, 19, of Jefferson was arrested at a relative's home and charged with first-degree murder in the death of her grandmother, Lillie Morris. Troopers found Lillie Morris, 67, after getting a 911 call about someone lying in a front yard in Frederick County. Morris died while being rushed to the hospital. Read more...

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December 23, 2014

Man Attacks Wife With Hatchet

A Hayden man is charged with assault after authorities say he attacked his wife with a hatchet. Blount County 911 received a call, but no one was speaking on the other end. Through the open line, authorities could hear what sounded like a domestic fight, authorities said. Sheriff's deputies traced the call to a home on Levi Green Road. Read more...

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December 22, 2014

Woman Arrested in 5-Year-Old's Death

Authorities have arrested a 19-year-old woman in connection with the death of a 5-year-old boy who police say was falsely reported to have been abducted from a home in upstate New York. Tiffany Van Alstyne is charged in the death of Kenneth White, who authorities say was strangled and also suffered blunt force trauma to the head. The accused is a cousin of the victim. VanAlstyne's parents have been the legal guardians of Kenneth, his twin sister and a 4-year-old sister since September. Read more...

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December 17, 2014

Missing Woman's Ex Arrested

The ex-husband of a Tennessee woman who disappeared nearly three years ago has been charged with trying to kill his girlfriend in Florida. The attempted murder charge filed against Tyler Mook, 34, stems from an October incident in which witnesses said Mook tried to drown his girlfriend following a fight aboard a boat in Florida. Read more...

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December 16, 2014

Husband Arrested, Baby Safe

Authorities say an 11-month-old boy whose mother was found dead in a refrigerator at her Houston apartment has been found safe in Mexico with his father, who was taken into custody as a suspect in the woman's killing. An Amber Alert was cancelled by the Houston Police Department, which says 38-year-old Patrick Lambert and the child, Achilles Lambert, are awaiting return to the United States. Patrick Lambert has not yet been charged in his wife's death. Read more...

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December 11, 2014

'DJ Awesome' Hired Friend to Kill Wife

Police say a popular Atlanta disc jockey hired a hit man to kill his wife. Andre Pugh, aka "DJ Awesome," was has been arrested. The Fulton County medical examiner confirmed that his wife, Tiffany Pugh, was shot to death in her East Point, Ga., home. Police said the victim suffered two gunshot wounds during the Nov. 23 attack. Andre Pugh is accused of hiring his best friend, Adrian Harley, to kill his wife. Read more...

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December 10, 2014

Man Hammers Brother to Death

A Northwoods man was charged with beating his brother to death with a hammer. Keandre Washington, 17, of the 3800 block of Melba Place, was charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action. Police identified the victim as the suspect's brother Bobby Washington, 25, who lived at the same address. Read more...

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December 09, 2014

Missing Mom's Body Found

The body of a 28-year-old Nebraska mother of two, who has been missing since Thanksgiving Day, has been found in a northeast Lincoln storage unit and her husband will be charged with her murder, police said. Kevin "Mike" Miller, 33, will face charges of second-degree murder and illegally disposing of human remains in the death of his wife, Kelsey Danielle Miller, said Lincoln Police Chief Jim Peschong. Read more...

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December 02, 2014

Woman Found With Arrows in Head

A Florida man told police he shot his mother with a gun and a bow-and-arrow and then stabbed her because he claimed she "stole his diamonds and also gave his father cancer," authorities said. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office received a call reporting a man knocking over Christmas decorations and yelling at another person. When deputies arrived, they found 65-year-old Gloria Watkins slumped forward in a chair with arrows protruding from her head. Read more...

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December 01, 2014

San Diego Son Shoots Parents

A San Diego doctor and his wife were fatally shot in their home by their 22-year-old son, who was arrested after he tried to slip past police tape near the scene, police said. David Ellis Haynes, 61, and his wife, Lissa Danielle Haynes, 62, were shot multiple times in their Sunset Cliffs home, but the doctor was able to call 911. When police arrived, the couple was barely alive, and only one was still conscious. Read more...

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November 26, 2014

Boyfriend Charged With Weekend Murder

A Willoughby man has been charged with murder after his live-in girlfriend was found dead in their apartment Sunday morning. Domenic A. Julian, 37, called 911 just before 9 a.m. Sunday to report his girlfriend was not responsive and her hands were freezing cold, police said. Officers and firefighters arrive to discover 24-year-old Nicole Devine dead in the couple's family room. Read more...

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November 13, 2014

'Cursed' Woman Stabs Boyfriend

A woman allegedly stabbed her ex-boyfriend to death because she believed he "put a curse on her." Amanda Lopez, 26, told police investigators that she had thought about killing Larry Lee Fryar for over a year. She told police that Fryar had "done something to her" and that the only way to free herself from the supposed curse was to kill him. Fryar called 911 after being stabbed Sunday. As the 57-year-old man lay bleeding, he told police that Lopez had attacked him. Read more...

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Babysitter Killed, Infant Uninjured

A babysitter was found dead in a Houston apartment and the infant she was babysitting was found unhurt nearby. Police say Ciara Brown, 28, was shot and killed by a man named Anndrae Gilbert, 45, who was charged with murder. Police have not described Gilbert's relationship to the victim. However, neighbors say they have heard the woman having loud arguments with her boyfriend. Read more...


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October 28, 2014

Wife Survives Husband's Arson

A West Texas man has been charged with arson after being accused of setting fire to a home where his wife was inside. The Odessa American reports the woman, who was not identified, suffered non-life threatening burn injuries in the blaze. Odessa police spokesman Cpl. Steve LeSueur said officers detained the woman's husband, 61-year old Mark Wright, not far from the home. Read more...

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October 23, 2014

Two Dead in Shooting at Hospital

Police say a man fatally shot a woman in the pharmacy of a Houston hospital before turning the gun on himself. The alleged murder-suicide happened Ben Taub Hospital's outpatient pharmacy. Police say a pharmacist and pharmacy tech died. Read more...

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October 22, 2014

Man Killed Father With Sledgehammer

A 33-year-old Northern California man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his father, who police say was strangled and hit in the head with a sledgehammer. Santa Rosa police Sgt. Dave Linscomb says officers called to 64-year-old Simran Khalsa's home and found him dead in his bedroom with the sledgehammer nearby. Read more...

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October 21, 2014

Utah Woman Stabs Girlfriend to Death

A Utah woman stabbed her girlfriend to death during an argument while driving home, authorities said. Victoria Ashley Mendoza, 22, and victim Tawnee Maria Baird, 21, were on their way back to Holladay from Ogden when they pulled into a parking lot mid-fight, according to local media. The argument escalated quickly and allegedly led to Baird's death. Read more...

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October 08, 2014

New Groom Kills Wife, Self

Authorities say a Terre Haute, Ind. man married for less than a day fatally shot his bride before killing himself. Vigo County Chief Deputy Sheriff Clark Cottom says deputies responding to a frantic 911 call for help from a woman found 50-year-old Kelly Samson shot several times in the torso and head with a 40-caliber semi-automatic pistol. They found 54-year-old Dr. George "Scott" Samson dead in the basement of a home after he shot himself once in the head with a 45-caliber handgun. Read more...

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October 07, 2014

NFL Cardinals' Dwyer Pleads Not Guilty

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault after being accused of assaulting his wife during two arguments at their Phoenix apartment. Dwyer entered his plea to the felony and eight misdemeanors, including assault, at a brief arraignment in Maricopa County Superior Court. Read more...

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September 19, 2014

Jonathan Dwyer Head-Butted His Wife

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said. The details surfaced in a law enforcement report a day after Dwyer was arrested on aggravated assault charges and deactivated from all team activities. He spent a night in jail and made a brief court appearance before being released. Read more...

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September 18, 2014

Cardinals Cut Dwyer for Violence

An Arizona Cardinals running back became the NFL’s latest embarrassment after his arrest for assaulting his wife and throwing a shoe at their 18-month-old son. Phoenix police nabbed Jonathan Dwyer, 25, a five-year player who came over this season from Pittsburgh, on charges of aggravated assault stemming from separate incidents in July. Both incidents occurred at Dwyer’s home in southeast Phoenix. The 27-year-old wife, Kayla, fled the state with their child, said Sgt. Trent Crump. Read more...




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September 17, 2014

Montana Man Accused of Assaulting 4 Women

A Montana man assaulted four women in five instances over the past six months, causing injuries that required medical care and left one woman hospitalized for six days with a brain injury and a collapsed lung, prosecutors said. Todd Michael Johnson of Billings faces eight felony assault charges. Johnson, 29, was ordered held on $200,000 bond on Sept. 11 after he was charged with four counts of felony domestic assault and three of felony assault with a weapon. Read more...

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September 10, 2014

Man Shot Brother Over $2 Debt

Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting involving two brothers. Sheriff Steve Prator says deputies and Vivian police responded to a call at the Monterey Hills Apartments. Officers found 28-year-old LaMichael Watson suffering from a wound to the abdomen. Det. Andy Scoggins said Watson was allegedly shot by his brother, 24-year-old Cardarrio Watson, after the two fought over a $2 debt. Read more...

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September 05, 2014

Man Charged in Wife, Stepson Deaths

Authorities in Bartlesville, Okla. say a man has been arrested for the deaths of his wife and stepson. Police Capt. Jay Hastings says officers responding to a disturbance call discovered 23-year-old Charles Edward Lee dead in the front yard of a home. Authorities also found 41-year-old Crystal Sue Adair inside the home suffering from apparent stab wounds, while her 15-year-old daughter was injured. Read more...

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September 02, 2014

Marist Grad Charged in Mother's Murder

Murder charges have been filed against a Marist College graduate who allegedly stabbed and beat his mother to death. Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said bail was set at $2 million for 24-year-old Nicholas Piotti of Ho-Ho-Kus, who was taken into custody and was then taken to a hospital. Molinelli told The Record that Piotti had no "physical issues," but further details were not disclosed. Read more...

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September 01, 2014

49ers Star Ray Mcdonald Arrested

Ray McDonald, a star defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers, was booked into jail on domestic violence charges. San Jose Police Sgt. Heather Randol said officers responded to reports of violence around 2:45 a.m., in an upscale neighborhood. Police arrested McDonald after his pregnant fiancee showed them bruising on her neck and arms. Read more...

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August 29, 2014

Deputy Shoots Sword-Wielding Man

A sword-wielding suspect was shot and killed by a Manatee County, Fla. sheriff's deputy. Deputies were called out to a convenience store in Bradenton, Fla., where a woman said she was the victim in a domestic violence incident involving her 31-year-old son, Terry Sellars Jr. Investigators went to the victim's home to arrest Sellars, who allegedly came out of the residence waving a samurai sword. Read more...

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August 28, 2014

Boyfriend Charged in House Fire Deaths

A man suspected of killing his Columbus, Ga. girlfriend and her baby, whose bodies were found last week in the wreckage of a house fire, has turned himself in to police. Brandon Conner, 35, was arrested Tuesday night after police named him a suspect in the death of Rosella Mitchell and her 6-month-old son Dylan Conner. Mitchell, whose death was ruled a homicide, is believed to have had life threatening stab wounds before the fire. Read more...

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August 07, 2014

Police Couple Shoot Daughter's Boyfriend

Two Tulsa police officers who are married have been arrested in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man who was walking with their daughter, authorities said. Jeremy Lake was found shot to death on a street near downtown. Shannon Kepler, 54, was arrested on a complaint of first-degree murder and Gina Kepler, 48, was arrested on a complaint of accessory to murder after the fact. Both were booked Tuesday night in the Tulsa County jail. Read more...

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August 06, 2014

Standoff Ends in Two Deaths

A Colorado man reportedly shot and killed his 14-year-old son before fatally turning the gun on himself following a seven-hour standoff with deputies. The tragic ending inside a Kennesburg home was the summation of months of problems between Shawn D. Kilker, 42, and his estranged wife, Denise, Weld County Sheriff officials said. Read more...




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July 30, 2014

Husband Ambushes, Kills Wife

A spurned husband shot dead his estranged wife and her new beau after he followed her and ambushed the couple on a rural Kentucky road, police say. Shaun Hiles, 35, then turned the gun on himself – but failed in his suicide attempt. Authorities flew him to a Cincinnati hospital, where he underwent surgery and was in critical condition. Read more...

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July 14, 2014

Man Kills Wife, 6-Year-Old

Police have arrested a 24-year-old man after finding the bodies of his wife and her 6-year-old daughter in their shared northern Idaho apartment. A police report states the suspect told a friend he "had to kill" the young girl. Angel Albertico Morales-Larranaga, of Post Falls, was taken into custody and is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Facunda Velenzuelaleon, 24, and Dayana M. Valencia, 6. He is being held on $2 million bail. Read more...

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July 11, 2014

Surviving Teen Saved Lives

The 15-year-old Texas girl who survived the slaughter of her family by playing dead is "our hero" for alerting authorities in time to prevent more killings, her grandfather said. Cassidy Stay and her family were tied up and shot execution-style in their home in Spring, a Houston suburb. Police say the shooter, Ronald Lee Haskell, 33, was the ex-husband of Cassidy's mom, Katie Stay. Read more...

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July 10, 2014

6 Dead in Houston-Area Shooting

Six people, four of them children, were shot dead and and a teenage girl was wounded Wednesday in a suburban Houston home. The suspected shooter surrendered after a three-hour standoff with police. Harris County deputies responding to a report of a shooting at about 6 p.m. found the victims in a home in the Enchanted Oaks subdivision in Spring, north of Houston. Deputies said two adults and three children were dead at the scene. Another child was taken to a hospital but died there, authorities said. A 15-year-old girl who was wounded was able to tell identify the gunman to police. The suspect had fled the scene in a car, authorities said. Read more...

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June 27, 2014

5 Shot at Birthday Party

Police say five people have been treated for gunshot wounds after a conflict at a 21st birthday party in Massachusetts erupted in gunfire. The shootings occurred at the party at a home in Lowell. Capt. Kelly Richardson says three men and two women were hurt. She says their injuries do not appear life-threatening. Read more...

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June 26, 2014

Jim Lambright Arrested for Domestic Violence

Former University of Washington head football coach Jim Lambright was arrested on June 18 in a domestic violence investigation in Snohomish County. Lambright, 74, grabbed his 23-year-old granddaughter and tried to drag her out of his Snohomish house before she slipped away and called 911, according to documents from the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office. Read more...

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June 19, 2014

Grandfather Arrested in Double Murder

A 6-year-old boy's slumber party ended in tragedy after his grandfather allegedly shot dead his mother and another man inside their Ohio home — making the child a reported witness to his mother's murder. Several children were inside the Cincinnati-area home when gunshots rang out, killing 29-year-old Lacey L. Rutherford, police said. The boy's grandfather, Alfred I. Rutherford, 55, was arrested several hours later in a nearby Hamilton park after ditching a shotgun believed to have been used in the double murder, according to Hamilton police. Read more...

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Woman Drags Boyfriend With Car

A Nashville woman was arrested and charged with rolling her boyfriend's arm up in her car window and dragging him. A man reported his girlfriend Stacey M. Stewart, 38, came to his Hadley Drive home on June 7 at 5:57 a.m. He had just returned from a night club and went to her car to talk to her about getting her some "weed," according to her warrant. While talking to her at the passenger window, Stewart allegedly rolled his arm up in the window and began backing out of the driveway with him attached to the vehicle. Read more...

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June 09, 2014

Man Set Girlfriend on Fire

Police said a couple's squabble escalated dramatically when a man set his girlfriend on fire. Detroit Arson Chief Charles Simms said the 59-year-old man just snapped during an argument with his 40-year-old girlfriend. Neither the suspect nor the victim has been identified. Read more...

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May 30, 2014

Girlfriend Beaten Over Fishing Line

An 18-year-old Wilmington, N.C. man is charged with attempted murder after allegedly critically injuring his 17-year-old girlfriend in a fight that began over untangling fishing line. Police responded to a report of a domestic dispute and found 17-year-old Hannah Connaway injured, the New Hanover District Attorney's Office says. Read more...

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May 21, 2014

Man Beats Girlfriend, Mom at Church Event

A 53-year-old East Palo Alto man who allegedly attacked his ex-girlfriend at a church function and knocked his mother to the ground when she tried to intervene pleaded not guilty to assault with a deadly weapon, elder abuse and domestic violence charges. Leonard Dwayne Holt was already on probation for misdemeanor domestic violence and prohibited from contacting his ex-girlfriend when he entered St. Samuel's Church in East Palo Alto, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. Read more...

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May 20, 2014

9-1-1 Dispatcher Blamed for Death

Denver police officials say they were delayed in responding to a woman who was killed 12 minutes into a 911 call due to a dispatcher's failure to relay information to officers about the gravity of the situation. An internal review says officers' response to the woman's home was reasonable and appropriate, given the limited information the dispatcher gave them. The dispatcher had information from the call-taker that should have been given to the responding officers about the possibility of escalating violence. Read more...

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May 16, 2014

Man Stabs Wife After Counseling

A Florida man is accused of repeatedly stabbing his wife after they attended a marriage counseling session. Port Charlotte authorities say that 50-year-old Jeanwell Napolean stabbed his wife multiple times after meeting with their pastor for marriage counseling. Read more...

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May 08, 2014

Poisoned Kool-Aid Kills Wife

A Missouri man twice in two days tried to poison his wife's Kool-Aid, killing her the second time when he spiked the juice with prescription pills, police said. Jason McClurg, 35, tolds a witness he wanted to "get rid of her" when he loaded up the juice Saturday with crushed up motion sickness pills and fed the concoction to Stephanie McClurg, 32. Read more...

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April 25, 2014

Woman Attacks Boyfriend With Ax

A Massachusetts woman has been arrested after she allegedly attacked her boyfriend with an ax before also going after the couple across the street. Rhonda Ravanis, 47, was taken into custody after Donna and Rusty Scott called 911, saying their neighbor was attempting to break into their Lunenburg home with an ax in Worcester County, Mass. Read more...

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Anger Management Fail

A South Carolina man is again behind bars after he slapped his former girlfriend as she picked him up from court-ordered anger management classes stemming from a prior domestic violence conviction, police said. Spartanburg cops pulled up to a Hardee's restaurant around 6:40 p.m. Wednesday to find Johnny Wilkins, 42, and his ex-flame, Eingar Hughes, 40. Read more...

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April 24, 2014

Man Killed Wife Outside School

A man fatally shot his estranged wife in the parking lot of a parochial school in northwestern Indiana and later killed himself at his home after a police officer confronted him, police said. Officers responding to a report of shots fired outside St. Mary's Catholic School found Nina Castro, 42, lying in the parking lot with a gunshot wound, Griffith Police Chief Greg Mance said. Read more...

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April 18, 2014

Mom Drives Her 3 Teens Into River

Three New Jersey teens frantically used their cellphones to call for help from a sinking van after their troubled mother drove them into a river, their father said. Ultimately, a passer-by helped all four escape from the cold Delaware River in Florence Township, N.J., after one sibling kicked out a window. Police said Joann Smith, of Florence, tried to drown the three children, ages 13 to 15. She was charged with attempted murder and child endangerment and was being held on $600,000 bail. Read more...

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February 19, 2014

Man Accused of Running Over Wife

Authorities say a Tucson man suspected of drunken driving is in custody for allegedly running over his wife and killing her. Tucson police said 48-year-old Todd Rounds is being held on $100,000 bond in Pima County Jail on suspicion of second-degree murder. They say 47-year old Donna Rounds was fatally struck by a vehicle Feb. 8. Investigators said the vehicle involved was Rounds' Ford pickup. Read more...

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February 18, 2014

Man Beaten to Death by Cops

Detectives are now investigating a family’s claim that their father was beaten to death by several Moore Police officers. Nair Rodriguez told reporters that incident started after she slapped her daughter Lunahi Rodriguez at the Warren Theater in Moore, Okla. and then stormed away. Her husband, Luis Rodriguez, then chased after her into the theater’s parking lot, where he was confronted by police asking to see his information, the family said. Read more...

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February 04, 2014

Teen Charged With First-Degree Homicide

A 17-year-old Sheboygan boy was charged with first-degree intentional homicide for allegedly killing his 41-year-old father and then hiding the body for nearly a week inside their apartment. According to a criminal complaint, Dorian M. Torres, was arrested after police found the body of his father, Emilio E. Torres, wrapped in a vinyl shower curtain and duct tape and hidden beneath a box spring from a bed inside the apartment they shared. Read more...

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Husband Charged in Wife's Stabbing

A Parkland man is charged with murder without premeditation after he called 911 to say he accidentally stabbed his wife to death, police said. Sheriff's deputies found Dacota Stewart-Dick, 53, on the floor of the couple's home in the upscale, gated Heron Bay development. In the master bedroom were two bloody messages: "Im sorry" and simply "sorry," according an arrest report. Read more...


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January 27, 2014

Josh Brent Gets 180 Days

Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent has been sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years' probation for the crash that killed his teammate Jerry Brown Jr. Brent was found guilty of intoxication manslaughter. He faced up to 20 years in prison. Read more...

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January 20, 2014

Man Shoots Son in Chest

A 67-year-old St. Clair man is charged with allegedly shooting his son in the chest during an argument. Deputies say Charles Crow got in an argument with 39-year-old Nathaniel Crowe after he came over to retrieve a vehicle. Read more...

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December 19, 2013

Man Throws Hot Oil on Wife

A Connecticut man has been arrested after police say he threw hot cooking oil on his estranged wife while she was sleeping, severely burning her. Police say the 41-year-old woman decided to sleep over Mohammad Chaudhry's home in West Haven while visiting their teenage children. Authorities say one of the children called 911 shortly after 4:30 a.m. to report the attack. Read more...

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December 16, 2013

'Teen Mom 2' Star Arrested

One of the stars of MTV's "Teen Mom 2" has been arrested in South Carolina and charged with breaching the peace. Jail records show 21-year-old Jenelle Lauren Evans was booked into the Horry County jail. Police say they were called about a man and a woman yelling outside a North Myrtle Beach home. Evans' boyfriend told police she locked him out of the house. Read more...

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December 10, 2013

Zimmerman Girlfriend Wants Charges Dropped

George Zimmerman girlfriend has apparently decided she doesn't want to press charges in connection with a domestic incident at her Florida apartment. In an affidavit filed in the court by Zimmerman's attorneys, Samantha Scheibe said he doesn't want Zimmerman charged with aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief. She said investigative detectives misunderstood what she said the day of the incident. Read more...

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Tony Rizzo Arrested for Domestic Violence

Cleveland television sports anchor and radio host Tony Rizzo faces domestic violence charges after his wife called police to their Medina home. Rizzo hit his wife, Catherine, in the face, according to a Medina Police incident report. She locked herself in a bathroom on the main floor of their home. Read more...

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November 20, 2013

George Zimmerman Released From Jail

George Zimmerman is once again a free man after an arrest on criminal charges — but his freedom carries conditions. He was released from jail Tuesday pending arraignment on the latest charges against him: aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief. Zimmerman was released on the condition that he wear an electronic monitor, keep his distance from guns, and stay away from the girlfriend who accused him of trying to choke her and then a week later pointing a shotgun at her. His bond was set at $9,000. Read more...

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November 19, 2013

George Zimmerman Arrested

It seems the legal saga of George Zimmerman is far from over. The 30-year-old former Neighborhood Watch volunteer acquitted of the murder of Trayvon Martin has been arrested on charges of threatening his live-in girlfriend with a shotgun. Read more...

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November 07, 2013

Ex's TRO Against Charlie Sheen Denied

A judge denied Brooke Mueller's TRO petition, instead setting a hearing regarding their increasingly heated family drama for Dec. 4 as stories swirl about all sorts of disturbing allegations leveled by Mueller, Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards, who has been helping to care for Sheen and Mueller's 4-year-old twin sons, Bob and Max. Read more...

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October 31, 2013

Man Kills H.I.V. Girlfriend

A Dallas man who police say admitted to killing his mistress after she revealed that she was HIV positive told police, "She killed me, so I killed her." Larry Dunn, who has not yet tested positive for HIV, visited Cicely Lee Bolden's home for unprotected sex one last time in September 2012, and then took a knife from the kitchen and stabbed Bolden in the neck as she laid in bed, according to his video testimony that was played in court at his murder trial. Read more...

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October 24, 2013

Zimmerman Will Face No Charges

No criminal charges will be filed against George Zimmerman in a dispute last month with his estranged wife, a police spokesman said. Investigators have decided the argument didn't rise to a criminal level, Lake Mary, Fla., spokesman Zach Hudson said. The dispute came just days after Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce. The couple separated in August, a month after he was acquitted in the 2012 fatal shooting of unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin. Read more...

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September 30, 2013

Woman Attacks Teen With Frying Pan

A Blue Island woman was ordered held in lieu of $300,000 bail after she allegedly attacked her teenage girlfriend and stole electronics from the teen's home. Autumn N. Leak, 20, was charged with felony armed robbery charges in connection to the incident, according to court records. Read more...

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August 02, 2013

Former NBA Star Craig Ehlo Arrested

Basketball star Craig Ehlo, who played in the NBA and most recently coached at Eastern Washington University, was arrested on a domestic violence charge after firefighters encountered family members holding Ehlo down near a pile of his burning clothes. Spokane County sheriff's deputies arrested Ehlo, 51, on the felony charge of first-degree reckless burning and a seperate charge of domestic violence, according to the Sheriff's Office. He was booked into Spokane county jail. Read more...

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June 06, 2013

Man Throws Mother Off Bridge

Authorities say Martin Montano, a New Mexico man, beat up two people and threw one of the victims from a bridge into the Rio Grande. The station also said that one of the victims was the suspect's mother, according to police. Montano's neighbors called 911 to report the crime when they heard screams and saw a person putting bodies into the trunk of a car. Read more...

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April 24, 2013

Couple Stabbed by Longtime Friend

Jamie Kirk Hahn, 29, was being treated at WakeMed in Raleigh for what authorities say were serious injuries from the Monday evening attack at their Releigh home. Her husband, Nation Richard Hahn, 27, was treated and later released. Police have charged Jonathan Wayne Broyhill, 31, with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He was also at WakeMed Tuesday recovering from injuries. Read more...

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March 28, 2013

Lions Safety Amari Spievey Arrested

Detroit Lions safety Amari Spievey was arrested in Middletown, Conn., Tuesday after a dispute with his girlfriend about child support, police said. Spievey, 24, was charged with third-degree assault, risk of injury to a child and disorderly conduct. His girlfriend, 26-year-old Lisamarie Santos, was also charged with risk of injury and disorderly conduct for her alleged involvement in the domestic dispute. Read more...

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February 27, 2013

Husband Twice Tried to Hire 'Hit Man'

An Arizona millionaire is being held on multiple charges after he allegedly attempted to hire a hit man to murder his wife, then tried it again while he was in custody awaiting trial on the first charge, according to police. Fred Knadler, 75, was indicted on two additional counts of conspiracy to commit murder after he was "actively soliciting people while in custody" to murder his wife and former employee Patrick King, according to Sergeant Steve Martos of Phoenix Police Department. Knadler was first arrested in January, 2012, after he tried to hire King, an employee of his bathroom door company, to murder his wife, Libia Knadler, 66, police allege. Read more...

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February 26, 2013

Man Arrested in Meat Cleaver Attack

A husband hacked his wife with a meat cleaver on a bustling Chinatown street before firefighters tackled him, police said. Ming Guang Huang, 28, was hospitalized for a psychiatric evaluation after being arrested on attempted murder and other charges, police said. The attack unfolded before witnesses and surveillance cameras on Chinatown's main thoroughfare, authorities said. Firefighters getting their trucks ready for their shifts Sunday heard screams across the street from the firehouse and sprang into action to stop the bloody assault, authorities and witnesses said. Read more...

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February 25, 2013

Woman Charged With Stabbing Cousin's Cat

Bond was set at $75,000 for a woman charged with a felony count of animal cruelty after allegedly stabbing her cousin's cat to death after a fight in the South Side home they shared. Tish Coleman was allegedly involved in a domestic disturbance in her home. The incident was a verbal dispute that turned physical, Kubiak said. Read more...

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February 19, 2013

CBS News Anchor Rob Morrison Arrested

CBS 2 News anchor Rob Morrison violently choked his wife during a fight at their suburban Connecticut home, then continued to threaten her after he was arrested, police said. Darien cops said they responded to Morrison's Hollow Tree Ridge Road home after they received a call from his wife's mother reporting a domestic incident there. "Upon arrival, it was ascertained that Morrison had been becoming increasingly belligerent toward his wife during the course of the evening, culminating in his choking her by the neck with both hands," a police press release said. Read more...

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Man Charged With Kidnapping Ex-Girlfriend

A Chicago man was ordered held in lieu of $200,000 after he allegedly robbed, assaulted and kidnapped his former girlfriend on her way to work. The woman was walking past the train station near 49th Street and Western Avenue on Feb. 6 when Hector Hernandez, 22, grabbed her jacket, pulled her to a sidewalk and asked if he could see their child, according to prosecutors. Read more...

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February 16, 2013

Man Assults Girlfriend in Maternity Ward

A man has admitted assaulting his girlfriend in the maternity ward of a suburban Philadelphia hospital during an argument over what to name their newborn baby. Twenty-three-year-old Richard Lavon Davis Jr. of Philadelphia pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of simple assault in connection with the January 2012 incident at Lankenau Hospital in Lower Merion. Montgomery County Judge Joseph Smyth sentenced Davis to eight to 23 months in the county jail and ordered him to complete a domestic violence counseling program. Read more...

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February 14, 2013

2 Wounded in Shooting Outside Courthouse

A man involved in a paternity dispute opened fire Wednesday in front of a South Carolina courthouse, wounding a woman and her stepfather, then led police on a 12-mile chase before he was caught, a sheriff said. Suspect Curtis Gorny and 21-year-old Olivia Weaver were at the Chesterfield County courthouse for a paternity test and at about 12:30 p.m., Weaver was shot in the face and torso, said Sheriff Sam Parker. The child was not with her mother. Her stepfather, Donnie Nolan, was also wounded. The conditions of the victims were not known but Parker was taken to the hospital. Read more...

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January 25, 2013

Man Accused of Setting Wife on Fire

A 59-year-old Davenport man accused of setting his wife on fire was arrested after he was released from a hospital. The Quad-City Times says Tom Kuan is charged with arson, attempted murder and domestic abuse. Court records say firefighters found Kuan lying on the floor of his residence on Dec. 5. His wife, Lyn Kuan, had escaped the house but had suffered severe burns. Read more...

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January 16, 2013

Student Accused of Abusing, Kidnapping Wife

A Pennsylvania college student was arrested after police said he physically and sexually abused his wife for a year and then kidnapped her in an attempt to force her to leave the country. Police said the investigation began after the victim's friend called 911 and claimed Lirim Rufati, 24, of West Chester, had kidnapped his wife and taken her to JFK airport in New York. Read more...

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January 07, 2013

Girlfriend Arrested in Man's Stabbing Death

A Houston woman has been accused in the stabbing death of her boyfriend in southwest Houston. Police arrested Ulessia Procter, 28, a short time after she allegedly stabbed Michael Black Curry, 30, during an argument that turned physical at a friend's apartment. Curry ran out of the apartment holding his neck and collapsed on the sidewalk in front of the apartment. A witness saw Procter run out of the apartment, right behind Curry, and then flee the scene on foot, according to police. Read more...

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December 11, 2012

Gunman Shoots Woman, Himself at Church

A Florida church service ended in tragedy Sunday afternoon when a man shot a woman multiple times, then killed himself outside the building, authorities and witnesses said. Hundreds of congregants were exiting the sanctuary at Faith Center Church in the city of Sunrise just before 1 p.m. ET when the man began opening fire at the woman, possibly his ex-girlfriend, Sunrise police said. Even though the armed assailant shot the woman several times, she managed to drive away. The shooting victim drove around the parking lot, where others found her, police said. Read more...

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November 28, 2012

Teen Shoots Father to Protect Mom

A Florida teen who fatally shot his father in a desperate bid to save his mother from being choked has not been charged, police said. The shooting happened as a group of family and friends were gathered around a bonfire outside a mobile home in Plant City, a rural area northeast of Tampa. Police said the teen's parents went into the mobile home and got into an argument that escalated when the father, identified as Christopher Thorpe, began striking his wife, Jill. Read more...

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October 29, 2012

Man Arrested for Stalking Ex-Girlfriend

Biloxi police say a 28-year-old man has been arrested on charges of aggravated stalking, burglary and felony malicious mischief against his ex-girlfriend. Drake Sermos was taken to Harrison County jail and accused of breaking a no-contact order against him because of prior stalking complaints, according to Sgt. Donnie Dobbs. Police believe Sermos was stalking his ex-girlfriend in an attempt to get back together with her. Read more...

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October 16, 2012

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Raising the awareness of domestic violence issues has resulted in a significant reduction of overall incidents of domestic violence in the United States, but there are still some groups that still at high risk for being abused in their relationships. Also, some of the policies put into place in the past 25 years may have backfired. Read more...

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October 08, 2012

Woman Found With Throat Slashed

Authorities have arrested a 30-year-old Burlington, Wash., man hours after a woman walked out of woods south of Bellingham with her throat cut. Skagit County Undersheriff Tom Molitor says the suspect, who was in a domestic relationship with the victim, was arrested in Eastern Washington. The man will be transferred to Skagit County. The woman was rushed to a hospital in Bellingham where she is expected to recover. Read more...

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September 21, 2012

Woman Convicted in Saw Attack on Husband

A Washington state woman accused of trying to decapitate her sleeping husband with an electric saw was convicted of attempted murder. Jurors needed only about three hours to reach a verdict in the trial of Renee Bishop-McKean of Everett. They also convicted the 44-year-old woman of first-degree assault for hitting the man in the head with a hatchet and mallet. The jury was told the noise of the saw woke the victim last Oct. 14 and he fought his wife off. He was treated for cuts and scrapes. Read more...

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September 03, 2012

Woman Arrested Four Times in 26 Hours

A New Hampshire woman was arrested fours times within 26 hours for refusing to turn down her radio and assaulting her nephew, officials said. Joyce Coffey, 53, is facing several charges for her three arrests over her blaring rock music and another arrest for allegedly throwing a frying pan at her nephew. Read more...

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August 14, 2012

Boy, 13, Attacks Mother With Hammer

Police say a 13-year-old South Texas boy has been accused of using a hammer to beat his mother. Corpus Christi police said that the child has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon-family violence. Senior Officer Julie Garcia says the boy remains in juvenile custody. His name hasn't been released. Garcia says the mother suffered head, arm and facial injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. Read more...

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August 13, 2012

Chad Johnson Arrested for Domestic Violence

Chad Johnson's teammates were taking the field for practice at the Miami Dolphins' training camp just as he walked out of jail. He missed the workout, and it's unclear whether he'll be back. The six-time Pro Bowl receiver, formerly known as Chad Ochocinco, was released on $2,500 bond a day after his wife accused him of head-butting her during an argument in front of their home. Johnson was charged with simple domestic battery, a misdemeanor. Read more...

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July 12, 2012

Man Kept Wife in Chains for Decade

Authorities say a West Virginia man tortured his wife and kept her in chains for a decade, treating her as his slave. A criminal complaint says the 43-year-old victim was burned on her back and breasts with irons and frying pans, and her foot was smashed under farm equipment. She also allegedly delivered a stillborn child while in chains. Another infant survived. Thirty-seven-year-old Peter Lizon of Leroy was in jail on $300,000 bond Wednesday. He was scheduled to appear in court on a malicious wounding charge. Read more...

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July 09, 2012

Ohio St. Linebacker Klein Dismissed From Team

Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer dismissed senior linebacker Storm Klein from the football team following his arrest on domestic violence and assault charges. Klein pleaded not guilty to the charges on after being arrested by Columbus police. Meyer said in a statement that the charges against Klein "violate the core values of the Ohio State Football Program." Read more...

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June 27, 2012

Man Shoots Mother Five Times, Kills Self

A Pittsburgh man called 911 to report that he shot his mother and then killed himself before police arrived on the scene. The 73-year-old woman, who was shot five times, was expected to recover, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. Her 55-year-old son, Henry Sunder, called 911 and confessed to the shooting, police said. He told the dispatcher he would wait at the home they shared for officers to arrive and kill him. The dispatcher then heard a single gunshot. Read more...

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June 23, 2012

'Swamp People' Star Arrested in Florida

One of the stars of the TV reality show "Swamp People" has been arrested in Florida on domestic violence charges. Noces Joseph LaFont Jr. — who is known as "Trapper Joe" on TV — was arrested Wednesday by Orange County Sheriff's deputies. According to an arrest affidavit, LaFont was arguing with his girlfriend while staying at a hotel near Disney World and tried to burn her with a lit cigarette. The report also says he punched the woman with a closed fist. Read more...

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June 12, 2012

Woman Doused in Gas, Set on Fire

A woman was severely burned Monday after being doused in gasoline and lit on fire outside a 7-Eleven store in South Florida in a dispute with the father of her child, police said. The 34-year-old woman was waiting in her silver Mercedes at the store shortly before 3 a.m., Boynton Beach Police spokeswoman Stephanie Slater said. She was meeting her ex to pick up her 4-year-old son for whom they share custody. Read more...

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June 11, 2012

Woman Accused of Burning Roommate Alive

A woman was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder and other felony offenses after allegedly killing her roommate by throwing gasoline on him, then setting him on fire at their apartment in Anchorage, Alaska. Suspect Gina Virgilio, 26, was arraigned on charges of murder, arson, criminal mischief, reckless endangerment and assault, the Anchorage Police Department said. Read more...

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April 30, 2012

Beauty Queen Faces Assault Charges

Police say a former Miss New Hampshire USA faces a simple assault charge stemming from a confrontation with her boyfriend. Police said that 26-year-old Nicole Houde was arrested after the Manchester beauty queen punched, kicked, scratched and bit 33-year-old Scott Nickerson, also of Manchester. Police said the two were arguing and Nickerson took Houde's cellphone, prompting the physical confrontation. Read more...

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April 25, 2012

Teen Charged With Setting Kid on Fire

A Missouri teenager accused of pouring gasoline on a 13-year-old and setting the child on fire has been charged with first-degree assault. Seventeen-year-old Joseph D. Gardner was charged Monday in Andrew County court. The 13-year-old suffered first- and second-degree burns on his face, right arm and in his nose and throat. Read more...

Posted by Webmaster at 06:20 AM

Deion Sanders Cited for Fight With Estranged Wife

Former Dallas Cowboys star Deion Sanders has been charged with misdemeanor simple assault in the wake of an altercation with his estranged wife that got her arrested at their mansion in suburban Dallas. Police issued a statement saying further investigation led to citations against both Sanders and his estranged wife, Pilar, who still live together in a palatial home in Prosper. Read more...

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April 24, 2012

Lane Garrison Arrested for Domestic Violence

Actor Lane Garrison was arrested for felony domestic violence. The incident occurred at the Beverly Hills apartment of Garrison's girlfriend Ashley Mattingly. Mattingly said the problems started when she and Garrison went to the Playboy Mansion and the former "Prison Break" star drank too much and began "hovering over Hef." She said Garrison slept in his car that night and came back to her apartment Saturday. The pair argued and things turned physical, she said. Read more...

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April 16, 2012

Officer Arrested After Assaulting Fiancee

A rookie NYPD cop was arrested in Queens for assaulting his fiancée, officials said. Off-duty Officer Alexandru Baiasu, 27, was arrested at his Rego Park home after attacking his 31-year-old fiancée during an argument, cops said. Baiasu, who was newly assigned to the Police Academy, was charged with assault and harassment, officials said. Read more...

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April 04, 2012

Man Arrested for Trying to Burn Ex-Girlfriend

Cedar Rapids police have arrested a man who they say tried to light his ex-girlfriend on fire. The victim told dispatchers a man had sprayed a flammable liquid on her and tried to light her on fire. Sgt. Joe Clark said that the woman's coat caught fire, but she was able to remove it before suffering any serious injury. Details about her condition were not immediately released. Read more...

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January 28, 2012

Man Gets 26-Year Jail Term for Stalking

In what prosecutors called the longest sentence for stalking in memory, a Seattle-area man was given a 26 1/2-year prison term for waging a 17-year campaign of harassment against a former classmate he met in middle school, and instilling fear in her. Shawn Moul, 31, passively accepted the sentence from King County Superior Court Judge Patrick Oishi on Tuesday, some six months after being convicted on two felony counts of stalking and 19 counts of violating anti-harassment orders. Read more...

Posted by Webmaster at 09:41 AM

Man Gets 200 Years for Setting Girlfriend on Fire

A Georgia man who poured gasoline over his girlfriend and set her on fire was sentenced to more than 200 years in prison. A jury found Orville Brooks, 30, guilty of the attack on Tara Best in the couple's apartment a year ago. He was convicted on eight counts, including false imprisonment and criminal intent to commit murder, before Clayton County Judge Geronda Carter sentenced Brooks to 205 years in jail. Read more...

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