Violent crime

A women places flowers at a makeshift memorial near the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, Saturday, March 16, 2019, where one of the mass shootings occurred yesterday. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
March 15, 2019 - 10:03 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Super Rugby match between the Christchurch-based Crusaders and Dunedin-based Highlanders on Saturday has been canceled as a mark of respect to victims of the mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques. New Zealand Rugby said the decision to cancel the Dunedin...
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March 15, 2019 - 10:01 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A former suburban-Atlanta police officer who was fired last year after an internal investigation found he used unnecessary force during the arrest of a former college football player has been charged with simple battery. The Henry County district attorney's office said in an email...
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President of Bangladesh Cricket Board Nazmul Hassan Papon, center, speaks during a press conference on the status of the country's cricket team after Friday's mass shootings in New Zealand, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, March 15, 2019. Dozens of people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers on what the prime minister called "one of New Zealand's darkest days." A cricket match between New Zealand and Bangladesh scheduled to start Saturday was canceled after the Bangladesh cricket team had a narrow escape. (AP Photo/Al-Emrun Garjon)
March 15, 2019 - 8:42 pm
On a regular test match morning Hagley Oval in Christchurch would be a hive of activity. Mowers would be sweeping the broad, green outfield, ground staff making the last, finicky touches to the test match pitch, cricket players going through warmups, pundits huddling and discussing prospects for...
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2018, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt warms up before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, in Los Angeles. The NFL has suspended Browns running back Kareem Hunt for eight games after a video showed him kicking a woman and he was later involved in a fight at a resort. The league on Friday, March 15, 2019, cited a violation of its personal conduct policy "for physical altercations at his residence in Cleveland last February and at a resort in Ohio last June." Hunt will not be paid during the half-season suspension, which he will not appeal. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File)
March 15, 2019 - 1:01 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kareem Hunt promises to change. The NFL will hold him to his word. The league suspended the Cleveland Browns running back for eight games on Friday for two "physical altercations," one in which Hunt shoved and kicked a woman in a hotel hallway while he played for Kansas City. Hunt...
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March 15, 2019 - 12:24 am
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Third cricket test against New Zealand canceled after Bangladesh team narrowly escapes shooting at Christchurch mosque.
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Mixed martial arts fighter Arnold Berdon, right, and his attorney Myles Breiner stand outside a courtroom in Honolulu on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Berdon pleaded no contest to assaulting his wife and fellow fighter, Rachael Ostrovich Berdon, who filed for a temporary restraining order in November 2018, alleging he punched her in the face, fracturing her eye socket. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
March 14, 2019 - 8:22 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii mixed martial arts fighter pleaded no contest Thursday to assaulting his wife, a fellow fighter who said he left her with a fractured eye socket. Arnold Berdon is expected to be sentenced to probation. His wife, Rachael Ostovich Berdon, filed for a temporary restraining...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2012 file photo, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez speaks in the locker room at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Massachusetts' highest court on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, reinstated Hernandez's murder conviction, scrapping a legal principle that had erased it after he killed himself in prison in April 2017. Hernandez had been found guilty in 2015 of killing semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. Two years later, the 27-year-old was found dead in his prison cell days after being acquitted of most charges in a separate double-murder case. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
March 13, 2019 - 5:17 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction was reinstated Wednesday in a sweeping ruling from Massachusetts' highest court that does away with the legal principle that made the former NFL star innocent in the eyes of the law after he killed himself in prison. The Supreme Judicial Court...
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FILE - In the Sept. 12, 2015, file photo, Baylor President Ken Starr waits to run onto the field before an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. Starr told the Waco Tribune-Herald that he hosted a fundraiser at his home for the legal defense fund of Shawn Oakman, a former star defensive end for the Bears who was acquitted of rape last month.. Starr was fired as Baylor's president in 2016, after an outside investigation determined there was a "fundamental failure" in the way the school responded to sexual assault allegations. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
March 13, 2019 - 2:41 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Former Baylor University President Ken Starr said Tuesday that he raised money on behalf of a former Baylor football player who was recently acquitted of sexual assault. Starr told the Waco Tribune-Herald that he hosted a fundraiser at his home for the legal defense fund of Shawn...
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March 13, 2019 - 2:08 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the reinstatement of Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction (all times local): 2 p.m. Attorneys for late NFL star Aaron Hernandez are criticizing the state's highest court decision to reinstate his murder conviction. The Supreme Judicial Court on Wednesday scrapped the...
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March 13, 2019 - 12:15 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The football coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High says he is resigning. Willis May Jr. says he's made the difficult decision to step down after six seasons. May led the Eagles to a 33-26 record, and they went 5-5 under extremely challenging circumstances last season — the...
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