Violence

Texas House Rep. Poncho Nevarez of district 74 speaks about the altercation that he was involved on the house floor during the last day of session at the state Capitol in Austin Monday, May 29, 2017. A raucous end to a divisive Texas legislative session erupted Monday when a large protest over a “sanctuary cities” crackdown provoked a heated scuffle between lawmakers on the House floor. (Ricardo Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
May 30, 2017 - 9:37 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Hispanic Texas lawmaker who a Republican colleague threatened to shoot "in self-defense" after the Democrat pushed him said Tuesday that the altercation was a boiling point in a session where minority members were powerless to stop conservative legislation they say is...
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Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper (34) hits San Francisco Giants' Hunter Strickland in the face after being hit with a pitch in the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, May 29, 2017, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
May 30, 2017 - 9:23 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There is widespread agreement on one topic the day after a bench-clearing brawl that led to a six-game suspension for Giants reliever Hunter Strickland and a four-game ban for Washington slugger Bryce Harper. Whatever beef might exist is about a long-held grudge by Strickland...
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Texas House Rep. Poncho Nevarez of district 74 speaks about the altercation that he was involved on the house floor during the last day of session at the state Capitol in Austin Monday, May 29, 2017. A raucous end to a divisive Texas legislative session erupted Monday when a large protest over a “sanctuary cities” crackdown provoked a heated scuffle between lawmakers on the House floor. (Ricardo Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
May 30, 2017 - 7:57 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Hispanic Texas lawmaker who a Republican colleague threatened to shoot "in self-defense" after the Democrat pushed him said Tuesday that the altercation was a boiling point in a session where minority members were powerless to stop conservative legislation they say is...
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Texas House Rep. Poncho Nevarez of district 74 speaks about the altercation that he was involved on the house floor during the last day of session at the state Capitol in Austin Monday, May 29, 2017. A raucous end to a divisive Texas legislative session erupted Monday when a large protest over a “sanctuary cities” crackdown provoked a heated scuffle between lawmakers on the House floor. (Ricardo Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
May 30, 2017 - 7:54 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas lawmaker who a Republican colleague threatened to shoot "in self-defense" after the Democrat pushed him says that the altercation was a boiling point over treatment toward Hispanics. Emotions remained frayed Tuesday at the end of a divisive legislative session in Texas...
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FILE - This Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, file photo provided by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office shows Jeronimo Yanez. Jury selection begins Tuesday, May 30, 2017, in the manslaughter case against Yanez, a St. Anthony police officer who is accused in the fatal shooting Philando Castile during traffic stop July 6, 2016, in Falcon Heights, Minn. (Ramsey County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
May 30, 2017 - 12:23 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of Minnesota officer accused of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a black motorist (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Jury selection has wrapped up for the day in St. Paul in the trial of a Minnesota police officer charged with manslaughter for fatally...
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Demonstrators march in the Texas Capitol on Monday, May 29, 2017, protesting the state's newly passed anti-sanctuary cities bill in Austin, Texas. Opponents call Texas' anti-sanctuary cities law a "show your papers" law since it empowers police to inquire about peoples' immigration status during routine interactions such as traffic stops. (AP Photo/Meredith Hoffman)
May 30, 2017 - 1:15 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of protesters opposing Texas' tough new anti-"sanctuary cities" law launched a raucous demonstration from the public gallery in the Texas House on Monday, briefly halting work and prompting lawmakers on the floor below to scuffle — and even threaten gun violence — as...
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Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper (34) hits San Francisco Giants' Hunter Strickland in the face after being hit with a pitch in the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, May 29, 2017, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
May 29, 2017 - 9:48 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Drilled in the hip by a heater, Bryce Harper knew where this was headed. In a hurry, too. "You see red," he said. Enraged, the Washington slugger charged the mound, fired his helmet and traded punches to the head with reliever Hunter Strickland, setting off a wild brawl Monday...
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National Hockey League deputy commisioner Bill Daly, left, presents the Prince of Wales Trophy to Pittsburgh Penguins' team captain Sidney Crosby (87) and assistant captains Evgeni Malkin (71) and Chris Kunitz (14) after defeating the Ottawa Senators inGame 7 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals to advance to the Stanley Cup finals, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The Penguins won 3-2 in double overtime. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
May 28, 2017 - 10:07 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The dynasty that once appeared so certain is again in the offing for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Four victories against the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Final would make Pittsburgh the first franchise to win back-to-back championships in nearly 20 years and the first in the...
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National Hockey League deputy commisioner Bill Daly, left, presents the Prince of Wales Trophy to Pittsburgh Penguins' team captain Sidney Crosby (87) and assistant captains Evgeni Malkin (71) and Chris Kunitz (14) after defeating the Ottawa Senators inGame 7 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals to advance to the Stanley Cup finals, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The Penguins won 3-2 in double overtime. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
May 28, 2017 - 7:02 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The dynasty that once appeared so certain is again in the offing for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Four victories against the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Final would make Pittsburgh the first franchise to win back-to-back championships in nearly 20 years and the first in the...
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This photo provided by the Virginia State Police shows special Agent Michael T. Walter. Walter died Saturday, May 27, 2017 after being shot by a man sitting in a car in a Richmond public housing complex, police said. Travis A. Ball is being held without bond on charges that include malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Additional charges are pending. (Virginia State Police via AP)
May 28, 2017 - 2:39 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who founded a youth wrestling club and mentored disadvantaged kids, authorities said. Special Agent Michael T. Walter, 45, died...
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