Violence

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 - 2:12 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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May 27, 2017 - 6:08 pm
DANVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a 16-year-old girl who was filmed urinating in a bathroom stall say officials at a California high school aren't doing enough to punish the perpetrator who received a three-day suspension after she admitted to posting the video on social media. The 17-year-old...
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This booking photo provided by Multnomah County Sheriff's Office shows Jeremy Joseph Christian. Authorities on Saturday, May 27, 2017 identified Christian as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of two people on a Portland light-rail train in Oregon. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office via AP)
May 27, 2017 - 2:42 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man who police say fatally stabbed two people who tried to stop him from yelling anti-Islamic slurs on a Portland light-rail train spent time in prison for robbery and kidnapping charges years ago, according to court records and a defense attorney. Jeremy Joseph Christian,...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2011 file photo, correctional officers keep watch on inmates in the recreation yard at Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City, Calif. Officials say several California prison guards and inmates were taken to hospitals after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
May 25, 2017 - 6:16 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Four inmates remained hospitalized with gunshot wounds Thursday, a day after California correctional officers opened fire to quell a rare mass attack on eight prison guards by more than 100 inmates, officials said. One Pelican Bay State Prison inmate will need surgery...
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May 24, 2017 - 4:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An afterschool fight between two high schoolers on a street near Manhattan's Theater District escalated to a violent stabbing Wednesday that left four boys slashed. The suspect, a 16-year-old in a red hat, fled the scene and police were searching for him, said Chief of Detectives...
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May 24, 2017 - 4:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An afterschool fight between two high schoolers on a street near Manhattan's Theater District escalated to a violent stabbing Wednesday that left four boys slashed. The suspect, a 16-year-old in a red hat, fled the scene and police were searching for him, said Chief of Detectives...
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People gather for a candlelight vigil at a bus shelter at the University of Maryland in College Park, Md, Sunday, May 21, 2017, where visiting student was fatally stabbed. A University of Maryland student was charged Sunday with fatally stabbing a visiting student on campus in what police have described as an unprovoked attack that rattled the school over graduation weekend. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 22, 2017 - 3:10 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A white University of Maryland student accused of stabbing a black man on campus in a possible hate crime will remain behind bars after a judge denied his request for house arrest on Monday. The FBI is investigating the unprovoked stabbing of Richard Collins III as a...
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This photo released by the University of Maryland Police Department shows Sean Urbanski. Urbanski was charged Sunday, May 21, 2017, with fatally stabbing a visiting student on campus in what police have described as an unprovoked attack that rattled the school over graduation weekend. Urbanski of Severna Park, M.D., faces charges of first- and second-degree murder as well as first-degree assault for the alleged attack that took place early Saturday, May, 20, 2017, police said. (University of Maryland Police Department via AP)
May 22, 2017 - 3:26 am
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The FBI is investigating the stabbing of a visiting black student by a white University of Maryland student as a possible hate crime, authorities say. Sean Christopher Urbanski has been charged with first- and second-degree murder as well as first-degree assault in the...
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May 19, 2017 - 9:16 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bombing killed 11 people in eastern Afghanistan on Friday as they were traveling to a wedding in the country's east, a local official said. Also Friday, five Afghan policemen were killed in fighting with the Taliban in eastern Kapisa province. Earlier, a...
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May 19, 2017 - 9:15 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bombing killed 11 people in eastern Afghanistan on Friday as they were traveling to a wedding in the country's east, a local official said. Also Friday, five Afghan policemen were killed in fighting with the Taliban in eastern Kapisa province. Earlier, a...
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