Assault and battery

September 18, 2018 - 9:43 am
YEADON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man fatally bludgeoned and stabbed his father, then tried to dismember him before leaving his body on a rural road. Robert Coult III is charged with murder, abuse of a corpse and related offenses. The 30-year-old Yeadon man was arrested late Sunday...
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September 18, 2018 - 8:19 am
YORK, Pa. (AP) — A Maryland man is facing a simple assault charge after using a dog leash to lead his wife around a Pennsylvania fair because she has late-stage dementia. West Manchester police say Walter Wolford yanked the 8-inch long red nylon leash, causing his wife's head to jerk back and leave...
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Law enforcement officers gather near the scene where the body of a woman was found near Interstate 35 north of Laredo, Texas on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. A U.S. Border Patrol agent suspected of killing four women was arrested early Saturday after a fifth woman who had been abducted managed to escape from him and notify authorities, law enforcement officials said, describing the agent as a "serial killer." (Danny Zaragoza/The Laredo Morning Times via AP)
September 17, 2018 - 5:14 pm
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Border Patrol accused of killing four women (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A Texas prosecutor says a Border Patrol agent targeted a vulnerable community when he killed four women. Webb County District Attorney Isidro Alaniz spoke Monday about the...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, Bill Cosby, left, arrives with his wife, Camille, for his sexual assault trial, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Cosby's wife wants a Pennsylvania ethics board to investigate the judge set to sentence her husband Sept. 24, on felony sex assault charges. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
September 17, 2018 - 1:22 pm
Days before Bill Cosby's scheduled sentencing on felony sex assault charges, his wife demanded Monday that a Pennsylvania ethics board investigate the judge over what she says is bias. Camille Cosby renewed allegations that trial judge Steven O'Neill had a grudge with a key witness, former...
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September 17, 2018 - 4:17 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian police have shot and injured a man after he attacked one of the officers with a knife in a northern neighborhood of the capital city, Brussels. Brussels police spokeswoman Ilse Van De Keere said Monday that "the man attacked one of our colleagues with a knife." Van De Keere...
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This image provided by the Webb County Sheriff's Office shows Juan David Ortiz, a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor who was jailed Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, on a $2.5 million bond in Texas, accused in the killing of at least four women. Ortiz was nabbed early Saturday after a string of violence against female sex workers in Laredo, Texas, where he is a supervisor with the Border Patrol. (Webb County Sheriff's Office via AP)
September 16, 2018 - 10:24 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor was jailed Sunday on $2.5 million bond in Texas, accused of killing at least four women and injuring a fifth who managed to escape. Juan David Ortiz, 35, was in custody in Laredo on four counts of murder along with charges of aggravated assault with a...
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September 15, 2018 - 2:22 pm
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a lost dog found at a convenience store in northeastern Pennsylvania led to the discovery of the body of the owner who had been stabbed in the back. Wilkes-Barre police said 58-year-old Fred Boote was found dead early Friday after a city police officer went...
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FILE- In this Monday, April 24, 2017 file photo, Evelyn Rodriguez, whose teen-aged daughter was brutally slain by MS-13 gang members in 2016, listens during a news conference by Suffolk County officials in Hauppauge, N.Y. Rodriguez recognized by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union after MS-13 gang members allegedly killed her daughter was struck and killed Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 by a car at the girl's memorial. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)
September 15, 2018 - 3:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A grieving New York mother recognized by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union in his campaign against deadly MS-13 gang violence was struck by an SUV and killed at her slain daughter's memorial site Friday after a heated confrontation with the driver. Evelyn Rodriguez...
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September 15, 2018 - 3:10 am
DALLAS (AP) — An undercover officer who was shot during a gun battle between police and a group of robbery suspects outside of a Fort Worth bar that left one suspect dead has died, authorities said Friday night. The undercover officer, Garrett Hull, died at a hospital, Fort Worth police Chief Joel...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2017 file photo, Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. The prosecutor in Cosby’s sex-assault case is opposing the actor’s demand that the trial judge step down before the sentencing in September 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
September 13, 2018 - 5:01 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The prosecutor in Bill Cosby's sex-assault case is opposing the actor's demand that the trial judge step down before this month's sentencing. Cosby's lawyers say Judge Steven O'Neill has a longstanding grudge with a key pretrial witness and should recuse himself. O'Neill is...
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