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  • Attacker allegedly asks victims if they're Muslim before stabbing them

    Attacker allegedly asks victims if they're Muslim before stabbing them
    A man was charged with attempted murder Tuesday, accused of stabbing two people at a Detroit-area bus stop after asking if they were Muslim, police told the Los Angeles Times. The attack happened around 10:30 p.m. Saturday at a bus stop in Southfield,...
  • Source: Gunman in Copenhagen attacks just got out of jail

    The Danish gunman who attacked a free-speech seminar and a synagogue in Copenhagen was released about two weeks ago from a jail where he may have been radicalized while serving time for a vicious stabbing. As Denmark mourned the two victims, these and...
  • Denmark gunman didn't appear to have terrorist ties, premier says

    Denmark gunman didn't appear to have terrorist ties, premier says
    The gunman who carried out two fatal attacks in Copenhagen over the weekend did not appear to have had any ties to a terrorist cell, Denmark’s prime minister said Monday. As flags on government buildings flew at half-staff in honor of the victims,...
  • Superintendent, fiance's troubled past includes alleged assault in Orlando hotel room

    Superintendent, fiance's troubled past includes alleged assault in Orlando hotel room
    BISMARCK, N.D. — A man who authorities said was assaulted in his home by North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler was accused of assaulting her in an Orlando hotel room last summer. Todd Tschosik was arrested in Orlando on...
  • Man angry over Internet service accused of threatening Aurora police

    Man angry over Internet service accused of threatening Aurora police
    An Aurora man pulled a knife on officers and threatened to kill a paramedic after he flew into a rage over his poor Internet service, police said Monday. According to Aurora police reports, officers were called to a home in the 200 block of North Ohio...
  • Inmate killed in Cook County Jail shouldn't have been locked up there

    Inmate killed in Cook County Jail shouldn't have been locked up there
    Tony Purnell, who survived Chicago's tough Henry Horner Homes to serve in the Army and earn a college degree, had struggled for years with mental illness by the time he wound up in Cook County Jail early last year on a minor charge, unable to post the...
  • Man charged in hammer attack of West Valley City man

    A 19-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder in the attack of a 68-year-old West Valley City man with a hammer and a knife. Gerardo Perez also was charged Friday in 3rd District Court with aggravated burglary, aggravated assault and...
  • Police determining if anti-Muslim bias played role in attack

    Police in a Detroit suburb say they are investigating an assault at a supermarket that involved an Arab-Muslim family. Dearborn police said in a news release Friday that the probe into the Thursday assault seeks to determine whether it was criminal and...
  • Copenhagen gunman had criminal past, gang ties, police say

    Copenhagen gunman had criminal past, gang ties, police say
    The slain gunman suspected in the deadly Copenhagen attacks was a 22-year-old with a history of violence and may have been inspired by Islamic terrorists — and possibly the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris, Danish authorities said Sunday. Prime...
  • Copenhagen gunman probably inspired by Paris attacks, Danish police say

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark The gunman who killed two people in attacks at an event promoting free speech and on a Copenhagen synagogue was probably "inspired" by last month's massacre at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, Danish police said Sunday. The...
  • Panic button may make Uber feel better, but riders should expect more

    Panic button may make Uber feel better, but riders should expect more
    You may scoff that a company valued at $40 billion can do no more to protect those who use its service than offer a so-called panic button to alert authorities when under attack. But if that's truly the best Uber can do — and imagine for a...