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  • Berks woman cuts man with kitchen knife, police say

    Berks woman cuts man with kitchen knife, police say
    An eastern Berks County woman was charged with assault Monday, a day after she allegedly cut a man with a kitchen knife. Margaret E. Myer, 47, cut Jeffrey S. Schwenk, 46, about 1 p.m. Sunday at a mobile home in the 400 block of Mount Village Circle,...
  • South Whitehall doctor gets early release from jail for crowbar beating

    The South Whitehall Township doctor who bashed his son-in-law in the head with a crowbar in a Cleveland suburb has been released from jail early. Georges J. Bensimhon, 68, of the 1400 block of Shelburne Court, pleaded guilty last year to one count of...
  • Pennsylvania McDonald's bans minors after teens attack owner

    A McDonald's restaurant in central Pennsylvania has stopped serving minors after police say a group of unruly teenagers attacked the owner. Police say Gerald Harrington was assaulted last Thursday after he refused entrance to as many as 40 teenagers...
  • WNBA's Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested after fight

    Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner and her fiancee, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson, were arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct after an argument in the home they recently purchased together became physical. The two 24-year-olds were...
  • The Latest: Courthouse empties after Day 1 of Holmes trial

    5:55 p.m. MDT The Arapahoe County Justice Center in suburban Denver has emptied quickly after opening statements in the Colorado theater shooting trial. Victims and survivors left the same way they entered Monday morning — walking briskly with...
  • In defense of Boston Marathon bomber, lawyers make case against older brother

    In defense of Boston Marathon bomber, lawyers make case against older brother
    Hoping to save Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty, lawyers for the convicted Boston Marathon bomber aggressively portrayed his older brother, Tamerlan, as the brains and muscle behind the 2013 terrorist attack, revealing for the first time that...
  • Brittney Griner, fiancee arrested: 'We couldn't get them pulled apart'

    Brittney Griner, fiancee arrested: 'We couldn't get them pulled apart'
    WNBA star Brittney Griner was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct. The Phoenix Mercury center's fiancee, Glory Johnson, who plays for the WNBA's Tulsa Shock, was arrested on the same allegations following an altercation at...
  • Pompano residents hold man for police after robbery attempts

    Pompano residents hold man for police after robbery attempts
    A 33-year-old New Jersey man was in jail facing home invasion robbery and burglary charges Monday after he allegedly battered and attempted to rob the residents of two apartments. Joey Louis Thompson was arrested by Broward Sheriff's deputies Sunday...
  • Syracuse U. frat hazing investigation leads to discipline

    A Syracuse University fraternity has been told to stop all public activities and a fraternity member faces possible assault charges after an investigation of potential hazing. Tony Callisto of Syracuse University police tells the Post-Standard of...
  • Police Blotter: Four charged in separate domestic battery cases

    The following items were taken from the official reports of the Evanston Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt; only a court of law can make that determination. CRIMINAL DAMAGE Someone damaged...
  • Our say: Month's news for police not all grim

    Our say: Month's news for police not all grim
    As far as area law enforcement officers are concerned, the month of April can't end too soon. Consider the stories: a county police officer shot near Cape St. Claire; Baltimore police facing questions — and streets full of angry protesters —...