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  • Man sentenced to year in jail in Detroit mob beating of motorist

    (Reuters) - A man who pleaded guilty to being part of a mob assault on a motorist who accidentally struck a child in Detroit was sentenced on Thursday to one year in jail. James Davis, 24, was sentenced in Wayne County Circuit Court to five years...
  • Teens charged with malicious assault in incident in Virginia Beach

    Teens charged with malicious assault  in incident in Virginia Beach
    A 28-year-old Virginia Beach man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, and two teenage boys have been charged with malicious assault following an incident over the weekend, Virginia Beach Police said. Officers were called to the 900 block...
  • Dodgers, not McCourt, found liable in Bryan Stow beating case

    Dodgers, not McCourt, found liable in Bryan Stow beating case
    Bryan Stow may never fully comprehend the nearly $18 million awarded him Wednesday by a Los Angeles jury. Over the last six weeks, the brain-injured 45-year-old often forgot why his parents were absent from their Capitola, Calif., home and asked when...
  • Boko Haram shows no mercy in Nigeria, wrecking churches, homes, lives

    Boko Haram shows no mercy in Nigeria, wrecking churches, homes, lives
    When Boko Haram invaded her village last year, the Islamist extremists burned the churches, destroyed Bibles and photographs and forced Hamatu Juwanda to renounce Christianity. "They said we should never go back to church because they had brought a...
  • Newark, N.J., prepared to accept federal police monitor

    Newark, N.J., prepared to accept federal police monitor
    Mayor Ras Baraka said Wednesday that he would not oppose appointment of a federal monitor to oversee reforms in New Jersey's largest police department, one of the fixes the Justice Department is likely to mandate following a years-long inquiry into...
  • Woman Accused Of Drone Attack Gets Probation

    NEW HAVEN — A woman accused of attacking a teen who flew a camera-equipped drone over her head at the beach was granted a special form of probation Wednesday. Andrea Mears, 23, of Westbrook was granted accelerated rehabilitation, a program...
  • Easton man charged with assaulting police officer

    A 31-year-old Easton man was charged with resisting arrest and assaulting a Freemansburg police officer during a traffic stop about 4:30 a.m. Saturday on Freemansburg Avenue. Ian O. Murphy allegedly became unruly with police while he was a passenger in a...
  • Man arrested in assault on National Book Award winner Colum McCann

    Man arrested in assault on National Book Award winner Colum McCann
    Police in New Haven, Conn., have arrested Michael Mott, the man wanted on suspicion of assaulting Colum McCann, a winner of the National Book Award. There had been a warrant out for Mott's arrest; he turned himself in Monday night and confessed, New Haven...
  • Somali presidential compound attacked, president safe

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Islamist militants attacked Somalia's presidential compound on Tuesday with a car bomb and gunmen broke through a perimeter wall but were repulsed by security forces, and the president was not there at the time, the interior ministry...
  • P.J. Hairston apologizes to Hornets, fans

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. P.J. Hairston faces a summons for misdemeanor assault and battery following an incident in a Sunday pickup basketball game at a Durham YMCA, according to the Durham District Attorney's office. His court date is Aug. 8. Hairston is in...
  • Hornets' Hairston faces assault charges

    The Sports Xchange Hornets' Hairston faces assault charges Charlotte Hornets guard P.J. Hairston, a first-round draft pick last month, must appear in Durham County (N.C.) Court on misdemeanor charges of assault and battery following an altercation...