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Stories with subject: Violence
  • Connecticut man charged in Yale hoax threat 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 3:01 pm
  • NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A Connecticut man has been charged with making a call during the November Thanksgiving holidays in which he falsely claimed an armed man was on the way to shoot up Yale University, police said Wednesday.

  • Conn. public information law changes uncertain 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 2:19 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - It's questionable whether lawmakers will pass any legislation this year that would place additional restrictions on the public release of information from homicides as part of an effort to protect victims' privacy following the Newtown school massacre.

  • Gun carry rights expanded in Ga. under new law 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 1:37 pm
  • ELLIJAY, Georgia - Under a law just signed by Georgia's governor, people with a license can carry a gun into bars, some government buildings and places of worship if religious leaders say it's OK.

  • Man loses eye in violence before key Cyprus match 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 1:23 pm
  • NICOSIA, Cyprus - Police say a 27-year-old man has lost an eye after fans of Cyprus' top two teams threw rocks at each other before a key championship match.

  • Andy Lopez protest leads to school campus lockdown 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 12:17 pm
  • SANTA ROSA, California - A protest over the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a Northern California sheriff's deputy briefly led school officials to lockdown a high school campus.

  • Washington school bus driver accused of bullying 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 10:40 am
  • OLYMPIA, Washington - A school bus driver has been placed on leave while the Olympia School District investigates accusations that he bullied a developmentally disabled 14-year-old girl.

  • Student found guilty of terrorizing in Jamestown 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 9:53 am
  • JAMESTOWN, North Dakota - A jury in North Dakota has convicted a 19-year-old California man of felony terrorizing for threats he made at the University of Jamestown that led to a campus lockdown.

  • Auburn offers $10K reward after 2 campus threats 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 8:29 am
  • AUBURN, Alabama - Auburn University and police are offering a $10,000 reward following a pair of threats of campus violence.

  • 'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 11:19 pm
  • NAIROBI, Kenya - The townsfolk believed the mosque was safe. They crammed inside as rebel forces in South Sudan took control of the town from government troops. But it wasn't safe. Robbers grabbed their cash and mobile phones. Then gunmen came and opened fire on everyone, young and old.

  • Jury ponders ex-pitcher's police brutality suit 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 10:43 pm
  • HOUSTON - A jury has begun deliberating a former Houston Astros pitcher's multimillion-dollar brutality lawsuit against Galveston police officers who beat him in 2008.

  • Oklahoma Senate passes domestic violence measure 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 8:01 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Senate has approved legislation designed to address Oklahoma's escalating domestic violence issues.

  • Ga. to launch juvenile offender re-entry unit 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 7:38 pm
  • ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is launching a new five-person re-entry unit to help cut recidivism and help young offenders find jobs.

  • Police: Man killed wife outside NW Indiana school 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 4:52 pm
  • GRIFFITH, Indiana - A man fatally shot his estranged wife in the parking lot of a parochial school in northwestern Indiana and later killed himself at his home after a police officer confronted him, police said.

  • Car fleeing shooting hits Indianapolis school bus 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 4:50 pm
  • INDIANAPOLIS - A car has struck a school bus in Indianapolis, injuring about a half-dozen children.

  • Correction: URI Police-Guns story 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 3:31 pm
  • SOUTH KINGSTOWN, Rhode Island - In a story April 20 about the University of Rhode Island's plan to arm campus police, The Associated Press, relying on information from a faculty union leader, reported erroneously on the date of a meeting of the executive committee of the URI chapter of the American Association of University Professors. The chapter's executive director, Frank Annunziato, said the committee met Tuesday, not Monday.

  • Auburn classes resume after bomb threat cleared 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 3:09 pm
  • AUBURN, Alabama - One of Auburn University's largest buildings has reopened after a police investigation into a bomb threat.

  • School district evacuated after bomb threat 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 10:32 am
  • LEECHBURG, Pennsylvania - A western Pennsylvania school district has evacuated nearly 1,000 students after a bomb threat.

  • 2 teens charged in Danbury school threat 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 8:31 am
  • DANBURY, Connecticut - Two teenagers have been arrested after police say they threatened to harm a student and everyone else at Danbury High School.

  • Trial date set for Madison man accused of threats 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 8:22 am
  • MADISON, Nebraska - A June trial has been set for a 23-year-old man accused of threatening three students at Northeast Community College in Norfolk.

  • Professor may have been beaten over grade 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 7:16 am
  • MIAMI - Police are investigating the beating of a Miami Dade College music professor to see whether it was ordered by a student angry over a bad grade.

  • Certificate: Del. inmate's death ruled a homicide 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 6:47 am
  • SMYRNA, Delaware - A death certificate states the death of a Delaware inmate has been ruled a homicide.

  • Brewers' Gomez has no plans to apologize 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 10:21 pm
  • MILWAUKEE - Carlos Gomez has no plans to apologize for his behavior that set off another brawl.

  • US prosecutor's office in Chicago restructures 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 7:43 pm
  • CHICAGO - One of the country's busiest U.S. attorney's offices has received a makeover under its new chief, including the creation of a violent crimes section that will focus on street-level violence in Chicago, though no new resources are being committed to any of the units, the office said Monday.

  • Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 5:09 pm
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune, April 18

  • After Miss. prison fight, monitors call for change 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 11:19 am
  • JACKSON, Mississippi - Violence is out of control, drugs are being smuggled in and guards are not adequately trained at the privately run Walnut Grove Correctional Facility, a prison with a history of troubles, according to court documents.