OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man accused of killing four workers at an Oklahoma marijuana farm had demanded the return of his $300,000 investment in the operation shortly before he started shooting, prosecutors allege in court documents.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Seven Michigan State football players have been charged for their actions during the postgame melee in Michigan Stadium's tunnel last month, according to a statement Wednesday from the Washtenaw County Prosecutor's Office.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Albany men’s basketball coach Dwayne Killings, athletic director Mark Benson, and the university are being sued by a former walk-on regarding a pregame incident a year ago that involved physical contact and what happened in the aftermath.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer has been convicted of raping a 13-year-old boy he met on a dating app.
Lawrence Officer Carlos Vieira, 53, was convicted Tuesday by a Salem Super Court jury of aggravated rape of a child and indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 after about four hours of deliberations, according to the office of Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who released a swarm of bees on sheriff's deputies as they tried to serve an eviction notice is facing multiple assault and battery charges, authorities said.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman is facing multiple assault and battery charges for allegedly releasing a swarm of bees on a group of sheriff's deputies, some of them allergic to bee stings, as they tried to serve an eviction notice, authorities said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — With police officers filling the courtroom gallery, a man accused of killing a veteran patrol officer stood silently before a judge Tuesday in a case that the top prosecutor in Las Vegas has said might bring the death penalty.
NEW YORK (AP) — An emotional Kevin Spacey testified in a New York courtroom Monday that he never made a sexual pass at the actor Anthony Rapp, who has sued for millions of dollars in damages, claiming the Academy Award-winning actor tried to take him to bed when he was 14.
PLYMPTON, Mass. (AP) — Striking truckers used tractor-trailers to block the exits at New England’s largest wholesale food distributor Monday and prevented some employees from leaving, resulting in as many as 20 arrests, police said.
BOSTON (AP) — An arrest has been made in connection with the stabbings of four men in Boston early Sunday.
Officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the area of Stuart and Tremont streets at 2:10 a.m.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The City Council in Vancouver, Washington, has approved a $725,000 settlement in the police shooting of a man who was experiencing a mental health crisis in April 2020.
William Abbe, 50, was shot and killed by three Vancouver police officers.
MCALESTER, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma prison guard has been charged with striking a shackled inmate at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester.
Lt. William Graham, 35, was charged Monday with aggravated assault and battery and providing false evidence, both felonies, and a misdemeanor count of obstruction of justice, according to court records.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Army lieutenant who was pepper-sprayed, struck and handcuffed during a traffic stop in Virginia can present his claims of false imprisonment and assault and battery to a jury, a federal judge has ruled.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man previously convicted of indecently assaulting a child has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for inducing a minor in the Philippines into sharing sexually explicit photos, federal prosecutors said.
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman charged with attacking a mother and daughter for speaking Spanish in 2020 has been found guilty of misdemeanor assault and battery.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A 32-year-old woman was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault as abortion protesters spent about 90 minutes inside the lobby of the South Carolina Statehouse during Tuesday's special session on the state budget, authorities said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have identified a psychiatric patient accused of fatally stabbing one man and wounding another inside a Las Vegas hospital.
Police say 48-year-old Michael Earl was booked Thursday into Clark County jail on charges related to murder and assault and battery with a deadly weapon.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A culinary arts teacher at a Massachusetts high school charged with inappropriately touching a student in 2019 has been scheduled for trial in September.
Robert Vandenbulcke's trial on a charge of indecent assault and battery was scheduled for Sept.
INVERNESS, Fla. (AP) — Two white Florida men have been charged with a federal hate crime for allegedly beating a Black man in a store parking lot while yelling racial slurs.
Roy Lashley, 55, and Robert Lashley, 52, were indicted by a grand jury, the U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Native Americans prosecuted in certain tribal courts can also be prosecuted based on the same incident in federal court, which can result in longer sentences.
GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A driver who authorities say was under the influence of prescription medications when he veered into oncoming traffic on a Massachusetts roadway and crashed into a group of motorcycles, injuring nine people, is being held without bail.
BOSTON (AP) — A 25-year-old woman punched and robbed an 84-year-old man who uses a wheelchair near a Boston bus station after he refused to give her money, transit police said Tuesday.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A state appeals court on Tuesday overturned the conviction of a Virginia mother who was found guilty of assault and battery for striking her 12-year-old twins with a belt to discipline them.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities on Monday announced the arrest of a second man in connection with Saturday's shootout inside a busy shopping mall in South Carolina's capital, one of two mass shootings that rocked the state over the Easter holiday weekend.
NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) — An employee of an after-school program in South Carolina faces a misdemeanor assault and battery charge after police say she grabbed a 4-year-old by the face and pushed him backwards.
LYNN, Mass. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy charged with stabbing another teenager is being held without bail pending a hearing later this week to determine whether he is a danger to society, prosecutors said.
BOSTON (AP) — Two teens have been arrested in connection with a shooting outside a Boston school earlier this month that left a teacher and a 17-year-old student injured, police said.
A 17-year-old suspect was arrested last week in Lynn following a brief foot pursuit, police said in a weekend statement.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco police officer was found not guilty in the 2019 beating of a man with a baton in what’s believed to be the city’s first trial against an officer over excessive force allegations while on duty.
ABBEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for shooting and paralyzing someone who was trying to break up a fight between people watching a football game, a prosecutor said.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by demonstrators who were tear-gassed by Richmond police during a protest in June 2020.
The sentence handed to a Massachusetts woman charged with berating and assaulting a woman and her teenage daughter on a Boston street two years ago because they were speaking Spanish is much too lenient, according to a civil rights group.
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — Two Massachusetts high school students have been charged with assaulting a transgender student from a rival school following a boys basketball game last week.
BOSTON (AP) — An American Airlines employee allegedly stabbed a coworker with a multi-use tool during a fight inside Boston's Logan Airport early Tuesday, state police said.
The altercation broke out on the ramp side of Terminal B at around 1:30 a.m., The Boston Globe reported.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 36-year-old inmate was discovered dead inside his cell at the Oklahoma County Detention Center, jail officials said Monday.
PICKENS, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina agents have arrested a Pickens County deputy who they say shocked someone 17 times with a Taser.
James William Trotter was charged Tuesday with second-degree assault and battery and two counts of misconduct in office, according to warrants from the State Law Enforcement Division.
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — The former South Carolina police officer who apologized after attacking a Black man seemingly without provocation during an arrest last year now wants a jury to acquit him of a misdemeanor charge stemming from the incident.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The leader of the Hells Angels in Rhode Island has been sentenced to five years in prison for felony assault and battery, as well as carrying a gun without a license.
Joseph Lancia pleaded no contest on Friday and was sentenced under a plea agreement in which several more serious charges were dropped.
WRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man charged with beating his former wife to death and setting her home on fire has been denied bail for a second time.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Fitchburg man has pleaded not guilty to 14 charges, including multiple counts of child rape and assault and battery on a child under age 14, according to authorities.
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — The suspect in a fatal shooting on Cape Cod earlier this month has been arrested and arraigned, prosecutors said Friday.
Justin Peckham, 29, was held without bail after pleading not guilty in Barnstable District Court to murder and assault and battery with a firearm, according to a statement from the office of Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — “Home Alone” actor Devin Ratray surrendered to authorities in Oklahoma on Wednesday after he was accused of assaulting his girlfriend, police said.
Ratray, who played older brother Buzz McAllister in the 1990 Christmas movie, was released from jail shortly after his booking on two domestic assault and battery complaints, police said.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff charged with ordering the stun gun shocking of an inmate at his county’s jail was trying to help his officers deal with a combative, out-of-control man who had just beat his father with a baseball bat, the sheriff’s lawyer said at his bond hearing Tuesday.
BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A man who beat another man with a cane has been charged with murder after the victim died more than two months after the attack, police said.
Don Durant Cook was arguing with the victim on Oct.
FRANKLIN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts town is mourning a woman who authorities say was killed in her home by her ex-husband, who also set fire to the house.
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man is in custody after he allegedly attacked his 72-year-old mother.
The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office said Jerry Wood, 45, of Ladson, was arrested for assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, WCSC-TV reported.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff in South Carolina was indicted and suspended from office Tuesday for ordering a deputy to shock an inmate three times, authorities said.
Marlboro County Sheriff Charles Lemon said in a statement immediately after the May 2020 incident that the inmate attacked him while trying to escape from a cell.
CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have identified a woman fatally stabbed in Chelsea over the weekend.
Paula Andrea Ortiz Ramirez, 48, was found dead from multiple stab wounds on Saturday afternoon after police in the city north of Boston responded to a report of a domestic incident, Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins’ office said Monday.
CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) — A man who was asked to leave a college football watch party after making unwanted sexual advances toward several women returned with his pickup truck and rammed it into several people, killing a woman and severely injuring a man, authorities said Monday.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — The former athletic director at a Roman Catholic school in Massachusetts has been charged with assault and battery on a child under 14, prosecutors said.