Violent crime

Emma Ann Miller, 15, speaks Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, during the fifth day of victim impact statements against Larry Nassar in Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Mich. Nassar will be sentenced on sexual assault charges this week. Next to her is her mother Leslie. Nassar has admitted molesting athletes during treatment when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians. He will be sentenced on sexual assault charges this week. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 6:36 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The judge overseeing the sentencing of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar said Monday that more than 120 girls and women who had given statements so far at the five-day hearing were "sister survivor warriors." "I want you to know that your face and the face of all of...
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In this photo from video by KDFW Fox4, law enforcement personnel gather outside the high school in Italy, Texas, following an active shooter incident at the school Monday morning, Jan. 22, 2018. Sheriff's officials said a boy who is a student at the school was taken into custody. (KDFW Fox4 via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 6:30 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A 16-year-old boy accused of shooting a classmate at a Texas high school on Monday had a history of aggressive actions at school, a fellow student said. The injured student, a 15-year-old girl, was airlifted to a hospital in Dallas following the shooting inside the cafeteria at Italy...
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January 22, 2018 - 6:13 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Authorities in Texas say they're investigating the Karolyi Ranch that was a training site for U.S. Olympic gymnasts until a sexual abuse case against a doctor cast a shadow over the facility. Walker County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Marlene Wells would not say what the...
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January 22, 2018 - 5:20 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — An Ohio man accused of ramming a dump truck through the security gate of the FBI's Pittsburgh field office has been released after pleading guilty to reduced charges. Forty-nine-year-old Thomas Ross was originally charged with threatening to use a weapon of mass destruction and...
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A tear falls from Larry Nassar's eye Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, as he is confronted in Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's courtroom during the fourth day of victim impact statements regarding former sports medicine doctor Larry Nassar, who pled guilty to seven counts of sexual assault in Ingham County, and three in Eaton County. (Matthew Dae Smith /Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 5:07 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of former sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 2 p.m. A 15-year-old girl says Michigan State University is still billing her for medical appointments during which she says a sports doctor sexually assaulted her. Emma Ann Miller made the...
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January 22, 2018 - 5:04 pm
ITALY, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Texas high school (all times local): 4 p.m. A fellow student says the suspect in a shooting at a central Texas high school has been violent at school in the past. Cassie Shook tells The Associated Press that she was just arriving at Italy High...
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Pope Francis touches his forehead as he talks with journalists during his flight from Lima, Peru, to Rome, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
January 22, 2018 - 5:00 pm
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis apologized for insisting that victims of pedophile priests show "proof" to be believed, saying he realized it was a "slap in the face" to victims that he never intended. But he doubled down on defending a Chilean bishop accused by victims of covering up...
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January 22, 2018 - 4:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has returned to the Capitol following surgery this month as he recovers from injuries suffered during a shooting rampage at a baseball practice last June. The Louisiana Republican told reporters Monday he was "feeling great" after the Jan. 10...
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January 22, 2018 - 12:34 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A prolific director of German television dramas has resigned as head of a theater festival following allegations of sexual misconduct. Dieter Wedel has denied claims by several women that he pressured them for sex. The allegations, first published by respected weekly Die Zeit, mostly...
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January 22, 2018 - 12:28 pm
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A prosecutor says the man accused of killing a Maine teenager in 1980 knew details and confessed to the crime, but acknowledged there's a lack of physical evidence. Testimony got underway Monday in the trial of Philip Scott Fournier, who's charged in the brutal killing 16-year-...
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