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Lawrence police investigating fatal stabbing

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lawrence police are investigating a fatal stabbing.

Lawrence police Sgt. Trent McKinley said in a news release that the stabbing was reported early Monday. 23 more words


South Carolina Beach Biker Rally Much Quieter Than Last Year's Deadly Event

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (CBS News/CBS Atlanta/AP) — Authorities say this year’s Atlantic Beach Bikefest has been much quieter than last year’s violence-marred event.

Horry County officials reported that the event was winding down Monday, with heavy traffic heading away from the beach. 158 more words


Man arrested for assaulting pregnant woman in West Haven

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– A man wanted by West Haven police since last week, for allegedly assaulting a pregnant woman is now in custody.

Police say last Thursday 20-year-old Steven Gary, of Hamden, dragged the pregnant woman down a flight of steps by her hair and then restrained and struck her in the face several times. 55 more words


Police officer tasers man having a stroke

This video appears to show the shocking moment that a police officer pepper-sprayed a man while he was suffering from a stroke.

In the video, officer Shaun Jurgens can be seen walking up to David Washington, after he drove the wrong way on a street in Fredricksburg, Virginia. 210 more words


Connecticut moves to address problem of rape in prison

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The number of substantiated cases of sexual abuse inside Connecticut’s prisons and halfway houses rose from two in 2013 to 14 last year — and state officials and victims’ advocates say that’s actually a good thing. 646 more words


Teenage girl abducted by gang murdered after parents pay £84,000 ransom

A teenage girl who was abducted by a gang was murdered even though her parents paid the £84,000 ransom demand.

Isarve Cano Vargas, 19, was abducted shortly after meeting Angel de Jesus Carrasco Lopez, 21, and his friends in Tehuacan, Mexico, police believe. 187 more words


New Britain man arrested in connection to Avon bank robbery

AVON, Conn. (WTNH) — A New Britain man is in police custody in connection to a bank robbery that happened in Avon.

On Sunday, May 17 the TD Bank on West Main Street in Avon was robbed by a man who showed a handgun. 63 more words