PHOENIX (AP) — A northeastern Arizona man has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison in a 2017 domestic violence case.
Federal prosecutors say 33-year-old Shaun Gui Hale of Oak...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island say two people have been stabbed in a Pawtucket home and a third person is under arrest.
Police detective pleads guilty to domestic abuse
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — A police detective in a Maine town has changed his plea to a domestic assault charge to guilty and will avoid a trial that had been scheduled for this...
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis man with a history of domestic violence has been charged in a fatal shooting.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Jamal Rhodes is charged with...
HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) — A 19-year-old man injured in a shooting involving a Vermont state trooper has pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated domestic assault, aggravated assault, reckless...
Police ID man injured in police shooting
HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) — Vermont police say 19-year-man injured in a shooting involving a state trooper is accused of aggravated domestic assault, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and...
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — A man is in custody following a standoff with police in Moorhead that prompted the evacuation of an apartment building.
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say charges have been filed against a man involved in a nine-hour standoff with police at his Moorhead home.
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — A day-long standoff in Moorhead ended when a man holding police at bay surrendered.
Police say the 35-year-old man was arrested for domestic assault Tuesday evening. A...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The director of West Virginia's Division of Natural Resources is no longer charged with assaulting his ex-wife at her Florida home.
Worcester man pleads guilty to fatally stabbing ex’s ex
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing the father of one of his former girlfriend's children.
Teen charged with assault leaps from courthouse balcony
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say a teenager was severely injured when he apparently jumped from a Boston courthouse's interior balcony.
Providence man sentenced for fatal stabbing and assault
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Providence man charged with fatally stabbed a man and assaulting three people has been sentenced.
Attorney General Peter Neronha said Friday that 30-year-old Nathan...
Portland settles invasion of privacy lawsuit for $50K
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland City Council has approved spending $50,000 to settle an invasion of privacy lawsuit brought against the Police Bureau by a former Washington County sheriff's...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A University of Minnesota professor accused of assaulting his girlfriend in their apartment has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man released from jail after a nonprofit group posted his $5,000 bail in a domestic violence case went that same night to his wife's home and killed her, prosecutors...
Police: Armed man shot during domestic violence call
CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say police shot and wounded a man during an early morning domestic violence call in western Pennsylvania.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A prosecutor wants to stop a Missouri judge's domestic abuse court, alleging the judge didn't follow proper procedure to set it up and then appointed his daughter and...
BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — Former Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird is awaiting sentencing after making a plea in a case accusing him of assaulting his ex-girlfriend.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been killed in a domestic assault in Alabama and that a man who had brought her to a hospital has been taken into custody.
Knox County voters elect sheriff in special election
EDINA, Mo. (AP) — Voters in a rural northeast Missouri county have elected a new sheriff, after the previous one resigned after pleading guilty to misdemeanor sexual abuse and domestic assault...
Mission man pleads not guilty to escaping federal custody
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A Mission man has pleaded not guilty to escaping from federal custody.
The U.S. attorney's office says 28-year-old Roger Spider Jr. was in the custody of federal marshals...
Domestic assault activists to detail priorities to lawmakers
BOSTON (AP) — Domestic assault activists are planning to gather at the Massachusetts Statehouse this week to talk to lawmakers about their legislative priorities.
Man accused of firing at police officer arrested in Michigan
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man accused of shooting dozens of times at a Tennessee police officer has been arrested in Detroit.
The Tennessean reports 47-year-old Jamal Jamel Gardner was arrested Friday on charges including attempted first-degree murder and aggravated domestic assault.
Columbia man sentenced to 10 years in attack on grandparents
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A 20-year-old Columbia man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for assaulting his grandparents, who defended themselves with wasp spray.
Brian Kelley was sentenced Monday to 10 years on one domestic assault charge and one year each on two other domestic assault charges, with the sentences to run concurrently.
Woman accused of setting fire to another woman in apartment
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a woman was set on fire by another woman at the apartment they shared in Burlington.
Des Moines County court records say 51-year-old Deborah Powell is charged with domestic assault, willful injury and reckless use of fire. County jail records show Powell remained in custody Tuesday. Her attorney didn't immediately return a call from The Associated Press.
Officer shot and wounded in Duluth released
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Police say the Duluth officer shot and wounded in a fatal domestic assault standoff has been released from the hospital.
Authorities say Officer Aaron Haller was treated at the hospital and released after he was hit by gunfire that killed his K-9 partner, Haas. The man involved in the standoff who fire the gunshots was later found dead in the residence Sunday evening.
Police chief suspended amid domestic assault investigation
PEVELY, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri police chief has been put on paid leave while a domestic assault allegation is investigated.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Pevely Mayor Stephanie Haas announced Monday night that Police Chief Charles "Tony" Moutray is off the job and that an attorney has been hired to investigate.
Kansas City Walmart stabbing suspect: ‘I tried to kill her’
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man has been charged with stabbing his ex-girlfriend in the neck while she was working at a Walmart store.
Twenty-two-year-old Brian Lenoble Jr. is charged with first-degree domestic assault and armed criminal action. No attorney is listed for him in online court records.
Minnesota professor faces domestic assault charge
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A University of Minnesota professor is facing a felony charge for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend in their apartment.
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Friday that 47-year-old Aaron Doering is charged with domestic assault by strangulation.
A criminal complaint says police responded Wednesday to a Minneapolis apartment and heard arguing inside. After announcing their presence, officers entered the apartment and separated Doering and the woman.
Man wanted for assault, standoff remains at large
LITCHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a man wanted for domestic assault and a lengthy law enforcement standoff in Meeker County.
Sheriff's officials say a caller who had fled from a home Harvey Township about noon Thursday said a man armed with a revolver remained in the residence. Tactical officers were called to the scene after the man refused to respond to deputies. Authorities say the standoff continued into the evening when the gunman fled under the cover of darkness.
Missouri sheriff resigns after pleading guilty to 2 crimes
EDINA, Mo. (AP) — A rural northeast Missouri sheriff will resign after pleading guilty to misdemeanor charges of sexual abuse and domestic assault.
Knox County Sheriff Robert Becker was charged, pleaded guilty and sentenced all on Wednesday. He received a suspended sentence and was placed on probation for two years. He also must resign by Dec. 31, surrender his law enforcement license, and enroll in sex offender treatment.
Man gets decades in prison for sexually abusing disabled man
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — A man convicted of assaulting his ex-wife and sexually abusing a mentally disabled man has been sentenced to 36 years in prison.
The Virginian-Pilot reports 59-year-old Robert L. Jones Jr. was sentenced Monday and called the judge racist slurs before being escorted from the courtroom.
Police: News reporter arrested on domestic assault charge
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police say an on-air news reporter has been arrested on a domestic assault charge in Tennessee.
News outlets, including WHBQ-TV , where 42-year-old Scott Madaus is a consumer investigative journalist, cite a Memphis police report as saying he was arrested Saturday and jailed in Shelby County.
Police: Woman found dead reported domestic abuse
ARLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say a 42-year-old woman whose death is considered suspicious told police last month that her boyfriend had threatened to kill her if she reported an alleged assault.
Domestic assault charges filed against Missouri player
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri defensive end Tre Williams was charged Wednesday in a domestic assault case.
Missouri DE Tre Williams arrested on assault charge
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri defensive end Tre Williams has been arrested on suspicion of felony second-degree domestic assault and suspended by the team.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the 21-year-old redshirt sophomore was arrested around 6 a.m. Sunday at his off-campus home. He was released on $4,500 bond a short time later. The Boone County prosecutor's office said Monday that no charges have been filed.
Police: Man stabbed, woman facing charges
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police say a 21-year-old man was seriously injured in a stabbing in Providence.
The victim was stabbed at about 3 a.m. Saturday at a Lisbon Street residence.
The man with two puncture wounds told police that his girlfriend stabbed him during a fight. He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital but his condition was not known.
Tennessee husband charged with strangling wife to death
COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee found a 40-year-old woman strangled to death and have arrested her husband.
Columbia Police say 42-year-old Richard Aaron Ludwig has been charged with first degree murder and aggravated domestic assault resulting in death.
At about 5:20 p.m. Friday, patrol officers responded to a home on Sam Davis Road and found the body of Barbara Irene Ludwig. Detectives determined that her death was the result of strangulation.
Oklahoma inmate walks away from halfway house in Ponca City
PONCA CITY, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says in inmate who walked away from a halfway house in Ponca City remains at large.
The department said in a news release Friday that 45-year-old Paul Hartsell Jr. walked away from Bridgeway Inc. on Sunday and stole a van owned by the halfway house.
The house is described as a community housing center that provides drug and alcohol treatment.
Driver accused of running over woman who was left paralyzed
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont driver has pleaded not guilty to charges that she ran over another woman who was left paralyzed.
The Rutland Herald reports police responded to a report Nov. 16 that a truck struck a woman and dragged her on Route 30 in Pawlet. They found a severely injured 38-year-old woman and took her to a hospital.
Fitchburg woman charged with murder in girlfriend’s stabbing
FITCHBURG, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman charged with stabbing her girlfriend to death has been arraigned on a murder charge.
The Worcester district attorney's office says 33-year-old Wanda Liz Gonzalez, of Fitchburg, was arraigned Wednesday in the death of 34-year-old Jennifer Narvaez-Colon.
Gonzalez had originally been charged with domestic assault and other offenses. Prosecutors added the murder charge after a medical examiner ruled Narvaez-Colon's death a homicide.
Woman pleads guilty to killing live-in boyfriend
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who stabbed her live-in boyfriend 21 times then waited several hours before calling police because she "did not want to get in trouble" has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.
Stephanie Cruz was originally charged with first-degree murder in the June 2015 death of 37-year-old Cedric Taylor, but pleaded guilty to the lesser charge Thursday, making her eligible for parole.
Domestic assault defendant accused of witness tampering
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls man accused of domestic assault is facing additional charges of witness tampering.
Authorities say 34-year-old Nicholas Beesley tried to get the victim, a recovering addict, to relapse so she couldn't testify against him in court because she would be in jail or in treatment.
Convict seeking to again represent himself in trial
BARRE, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont convict who is facing kidnapping and domestic assault charges for the second time is again seeking to represent himself in trial.
The Times Argus reports a hearing on 49-year-old Harley Breer Jr.'s motion to represent himself is scheduled for Friday.
Police: Officer arrested after standoff, firing gun in home
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — A police officer has been arrested in Virginia after authorities say he fired an AR-15 rifle in a home and barricaded himself inside.
Police told the Daily Press they believe Wednesday evening's standoff in James City County outside Williamsburg was sparked by a domestic incident.
Fleeing man is believed to have drowned in river in Missouri
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man who walked into a river while fleeing from Kansas City police is believed to have drowned.
Status of Minnesota RB Brooks ‘evolving’ following arrest
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota running back Shannon Brooks has returned to the team following his weekend arrest on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic assault.
Coach P.J. Fleck said Tuesday that the senior's playing status was "evolving." No charges had been filed as of Tuesday stemming from the alleged incident between Brooks and his male roommate. No injuries were reported. Brooks was jailed Sunday and released Monday.
Gophers running back Brooks accused of domestic assault
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gophers running back Shannon Brooks has been arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic assault.
The Star Tribune reports the 22-year-old senior was arrested at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday in Minneapolis and was booked into the Hennepin County jail about an hour later.