Violent crime

This undated photo provided by the Harris County District Attorney's Office shows James Dinkins. Dinkins, an Astros fan is facing an assault charge after being accused by authorities of slapping a New York Yankees fan after the two got into an argument at Houston's Minute Maid Park during the second game of the AL Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 in Houston, Texas. Dinkins was arrested on the misdemeanor charge after police say he slapped the Yankees fan in the back of the head after he cheered for the New York team during the game. (Harris County District Attorney's Office via AP)
October 15, 2019 - 3:44 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — An Astros fan is facing an assault charge after being accused by authorities of slapping a New York Yankees fan after the two got into an argument at Houston's Minute Maid Park during the second game of the American League Championship Series. James Dinkins was arrested on the...
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October 12, 2019 - 9:46 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a felony sexual-assault case against a Michigan State University athletic trainer who separately was among several people at the school implicated in the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal. David Jager was charged with assault with intent to commit sexual...
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October 11, 2019 - 9:35 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Imprisoned former NFL star Darren Sharper is pressing on with his attempts to reduce his 18-year federal sentence in a sexual assault case. An on-again-off-again appeal was revived Friday at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. It follows a U.S. district judge's...
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October 07, 2019 - 12:47 am
MT. JULIET, Tenn. (AP) — A former Buffalo Bills player is accused of pulling a gun on teens who were pranking homes in his Tennessee neighborhood. News outlets report 43-year-old Jimmy Robinson Jr. was arrested last week and charged with aggravated assault. Mt. Juliet police Lt. Tyler Chandler says...
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October 02, 2019 - 5:10 pm
GILROY, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California high school says its varsity football season has been canceled following four players being cited by police for sexual battery after a teammate reported he was assaulted on campus. The Gilroy Unified School District said Wednesday it has learned “that...
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October 02, 2019 - 8:00 am
CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney for a woman convicted of murder in the 2007 shooting death of ex-Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle’s pregnant girlfriend is asking for a new trial or an evidentiary hearing because he contends the woman falsely confessed out of fear that police would charge her teenage son in the...
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PSG Neymar is seen before the French League One soccer match between Bordeaux and PSG at the Matmut stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
September 30, 2019 - 10:19 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian judge says the model who accused soccer superstar Neymar of rape will face trial on charges of fraud. Another judge dropped serious charges that followed a decision to reject her rape complaint for lack of evidence. Attorney Cosme Araujo said Sunday he will appeal the...
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September 26, 2019 - 2:54 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The "Nola No-call" lawsuit is back on, weeks after an attorney and New Orleans Saints fan said he was dropping it. Antonio Le Mon (luh MAHN) sued the NFL over game officials' failure to call an obvious penalty at a crucial point in a January playoff game against the Los Angeles...
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September 26, 2019 - 1:33 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man charged in the shooting death of a former Washburn University football player and the wounding of current New York Giants cornerback Corey Ballentine has pleaded not guilty. The pleas were entered Thursday on behalf of 18-year-old Francisco Mendez, who faces 12 charges...
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This undated photo provided by Westmoreland County Prison shows suspended Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez. Vázquez was arrested last Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, on multiple felony charges, including statutory sexual assault, soliciting a child and pornography, and was placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball. (Westmoreland County Prison via AP)
September 25, 2019 - 1:48 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Felipe Vázquez has been ordered held without bond following his arrest on multiple felony charges including sexual assault of a minor. Vázquez was taken into custody last week by Pennsylvania State Police on an arrest warrant from Florida stemming from...
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