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Barricaded suspect arrested by Boulder SWAT following domestic violence report
The suspect in a domestic-violence call was arrested Friday morning after refusing to come out of their residence, prompting the Boulder SWAT team to respond to the scene.
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Pittsburgh police alter policy over calls handled by phone
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh public safety officials have reversed course and will scale back a new policy that had clerks taking some crime reports over the phone rather than dispatching a police officer. Police Chief Cameron McLay last month issued an order prohibiting officers from appearing in person to handle ...
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Brothers planning ‘IS-inspired bomb attack’ arrested by London terrorist police
A suspected Islamic State-inspired bomb attack has reportedly been uncovered by London’s counter-terrorism officers in what has been described as the most “significant” terrorist plot against the capital in two years. Read Full Article at
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U.S., Russia Talks Continue for Syria Cease-Fire Accord
Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are pressing ahead with talks on a nationwide cease-fire agreement in Syria that would include closer military cooperation against terrorist groups.
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Calif. officer shot after responding to domestic disturbance
The unidentified deputy is a 10-year department veteran, according to Sheriff Vern Warnke.
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Universities step up battle on sex assaults
Many Michigan universities have revamped their sexual assault policies and stepped up training and education        
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In America, unequally applied justice: Column
Judges need implicit bias training to fix system that continues to fail women, minorities         
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Doc who hit cop with car brags about court-ordered trash pick-up skills
She’s picking up trash with surgical precision. The cancer doctor accused of clipping an NYPD officer with her car and declaring, “I’m the hero; the cops are not,” is putting her fine motor skills to new use — by cleaning up city parks as part of her community service. Dr. Rachel Wellner told The Post...
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After closed-door meeting, Pittsburgh amends police-response policy
Pittsburgh police will send an officer to every call for simple assault, harassment and terroristic threats, putting a tighter limit on the types of calls that may be handled only by phone, city officials said today.
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Domestic abuse survivors in Ohio can now hide their voter information: Here's how
The Safe at Home Ohio program took effect Thursday, allowing survivors of domestic violence to hide their addresses as part of their voter information. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- As of Thursday, domestic abuse survivors in Ohio can now vote without having their address become public information. The Safe At Home program aims to protect Ohioans whose abusers might seek out their public information. Its launch comes a month before the deadline for voter registration for this year's presidential election. Since the bill passed in late May, a network of advocates across the state have prepared to enroll people quickly. "We're ready to go," said Nancy Neylon, executive director of the Ohio Domestic Violence Network. Neylon spoke in Cleveland Thursday, along with Ohio Secretary of State John Husted, state Rep. Mike Duffey, state Sen. Sandra Williams, and Linda Johanek, CEO of Cleveland's Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center. The secretary of state's office is partnering with 26 domestic violence facilities. By calling the office, a county board of elections or a local domestic abuse shelter, victims will be connected with advocates who can walk them through the program.  When domestic abuse victims leave their partners, the partners can stalk them, ignoring protective orders, Husted said. He said about 66,000 people statewide are in domestic violence shelters.   When voter information is entered into the Statewide Voter Registration Database, it becomes public information which an abuser could use to find their victim. "I believe what we're doing today will save lives," Duffey said, who co-sponsored the bill.  When the person enrolls in the Safe At Home Program, they're given a P.O. box which they can use as their address. The secretary of state's office would then forward the mail to the person's actual residence, according to the program's website. Also new, Duffey said, is that a victim can ask during a court hearing process to have the phone company isolate their number from a particular account to distance themselves from an abuser and keep them connected with friends and family. For more information, click here to visit the program's website, or call (216)391-HELP for the Cleveland Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center domestic violence hotline.
566 points by The Plain Dealer | Child abuse Abuse Psychological abuse Stalking Physical abuse Intimidation Domestic violence Violence
The high-concept 'Westworld' on HBO wants to be more than just a show about rich people having sex with robots
Ask straight questions of the creators and cast of “Westworld” and you may not get straight answers. When does “Westworld” take place? Where in the world — or beyond it — is this weird, adult amusement park where humanoid robots cater to all whims and fantasies of visiting guests, located? Are...
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Katz Boutique to pay $1.75 million in Kush settlement with state
A Houston-area smoke shop and adult novelty store have agreed to pay nearly 2 million dollars to the state after an undercover sting operation showed the business sold synthetic marijuana.
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PTSD and guns: what the Solon shooting tells us about the limits of the law
Attempts to identify mentally-ill people who might become violent and attempts to limit their access to firearms raise complex civil and constitutional rights issues, advocates say.
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With NFL career on hold, Manziel re-enrolls at Texas A&M
DALLAS – Former Cleveland quarterback Johnny Manziel re-enrolled at Texas AandM after his NFL career was derailed by a series of off-field incidents that included a domestic violence charge still pending in court.A school spokesman confirmed Manziel’s enrollment Monday, saying he couldn’t provide...
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Victim in Dundalk stabbing identified
Baltimore County police on Friday identified the man killed in a stabbing Thursday near the Eastpoint Mall in Dundalk. The victim was identified Gerrod Dominick Greenwood, 18, of Dundalk. Police say they went to Eastern Avenue at 54th Street about 7:30 p.m. Thursday and found Greenwood and another...
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Man stabbed in Baltimore County carjacking
A man was stabbed in a carjacking in the Pikesville area Thursday, Baltimore County police say. Police were called to the unit block of Cobblestone Court about 12:30 a.m. Thursday. The 38-year-old victim told officers that two male suspects approached him when he got home. He said they demanded...
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Baltimore woman arrested in triple shooting that killed man, wounded pregnant woman
A 31-year-old Baltimore woman has been arrested in a triple shooting this weekend that left one man dead and injured two women, one of whom was pregnant, Baltimore Police said Tuesday. Marion "Nephew" Daughton, of the 5000 block of Conant Way, allegedly opened fire following an argument with at...
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Man dies 5 weeks after Auburn Gresham stabbing
A 59-year-old man stabbed during a domestic fight earlier this summer in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood died Monday evening.
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32 shootings in Detroit over Labor Day weekend
But Police Chief James Craig pointed out this Labor Day weekend was less deadly than last year’s holiday weekend        
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Driver who fled scene after striking boy, 6, in Brooklyn arrested
Police say they’ve captured the callous hit-and-run driver who struck a 6-year-old boy in a Brooklyn crosswalk last month.
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Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott cleared in domestic violence case
Ezekiel Elliott will begin his Cowboys rookie season without the threat of domestic violence charges hanging over him.
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Jury awards $900,000 verdict to former Morgan football player injured in campus shooting
A Baltimore city jury awarded $900,000 to a former Morgan State University football player who was injured in a shooting on campus in 2012, and later sued the school, contending that it did not provide a safe environment for students.Tyrell K. Okoro, 23, was shot in both legs and the torso outside...
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Attorney argues cops with body cams more susceptible to attacks
Officers strapped with body cameras could be more susceptible to physical attacks while on duty, an attorney representing Boston patrol cops said yesterday as he tried to persuade a judge to halt the controversial pilot program slated to ?launch Monday.
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NYPD cop and boyfriend busted for fighting in their Queens home
Detective Rosalyn Rosahamdja, 35, and Akim Land, 40, of the Rockaways, have leveled domestic violence allegations against each other in the 3:05 a.m. incident.
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Man charged with domestic stabbing in Plainfield
A man was stabbed in a domestic disturbance in southwest suburban Plainfield Wednesday.
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UN rights chief blasts 'demagogues' Trump and Wilders
Zeid Raad al-Hussein says rhetoric of Trump and Wilders, among others, "can descend rapidly into colossal violence".
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'Sometimes, it's ok to throw rocks at girls': N.C. jewelry store slammed for billboard
A North Carolina jewelry store is under fire for a controversial billboard that critics say makes light of violence against women.         
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IUP student now facing homicide charge in fraternity brother's death
A 19-year-old Indiana University of Pennsylvania student has been charged with homicide in the February death of his fraternity brother, Indiana County District Attorney Patrick Dougherty said Thursday.  
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First Look: Chris Brown to Guest Star on ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ (Photo)
Chris Brown will guest star on ABC’s “Black-ish,” and the network has released the first look at the musician in character on the sitcom. Brown, known for both his music talents and highly-publicized controversial behavior, will appear next week on the episode airing Wednesday, March 29. He will play a rapper named Richard Youngsta. The... Read more »
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London attacker was cheerful, joking on eve of rampage
Long before his short stints in jail turned into years behind bars, Khalid Masood was known as Adrian Elms, with a reputation for drinking and an unpredictable temper. At least twice he was convicted of violent crimes, well before he stabbed a police officer to death Wednesday with a motion one...
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'Wife beating is not a matter of 'differences of opinion'': Domestic violence groups blast Oberweis
For a man intelligent enough to amass a fortune in business, state Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) can display a head-shaking lack of common sense and courtesy. You may have heard by now how ice-cream magnate Oberweis compared "wife beating" and "wage theft" to "differences of opinion." It probably...
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Review: ‘American Anarchist’ questions responsibility
The author of ‘The Anarchist’s Cookbook’ is put on trial, of sorts, in Charlie Siskel’s probing documentary        
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British Parliament attacker slipped off UK’s terror radar
The British jihadist behind the London massacre was identified Thursday as a career criminal who once stabbed a man in the face — and spent time on the UK’s security radar over “concerns about violent extremism.” While Khalid Masood, 52, wasn’t the target of any current terror investigations, he had been probed by intelligence services...
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Middle River woman charged with child abuse after video goes viral
A Middle River woman was arrested and charged Tuesday with child abuse and assault after a video that Baltimore County police say appears to show her apparently striking two young children went viral on social media last week.Rachel Marie Pietro, 26, of the first block of Cool Breeze Drive, faces...
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Salisbury man charged with hate crime for seizure-inducing tweet
DALLAS (AP) — A Maryland man has been indicted in Texas on a hate-crime charge after a Twitter message induced a seizure in a Newsweek reporter. A Dallas County grand jury on Tuesday indicted John Rayne Rivello of Salisbury on an aggravated assault charge enhanced as a hate crime. The 29-year-old...
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London terrorist attack comes on 1st anniversary of Brussels bombings
Exact motivations behind the vehicle and knife attack outside Parliament in London remain unclear, but observers have noted that the incident occurred on the anniversary of the multiple Islamist attacks on the Belgian capital on March 22, 2016. Read Full Article at
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‘Stay under cover!’: Police evacuation captured in dramatic footage after Westminster attack (VIDEO)
Powerful footage has emerged of the police evacuation of civilians in the wake of the attack on Westminster which has claimed four lives, including one police officer and the alleged attacker. Read Full Article at
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Theresa May tells Parliament terrorist attacker was UK national known to MI5
Prime Minister Theresa May says the terrorist attacker was a British national who was known to MI5 and had been investigated before as a “peripheral figure.” Read Full Article at
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ISIS claims its ‘soldier’ carried out UK Parliament attack
Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) has claimed responsibility for the attack outside the UK parliament on Wednesday which left four people dead, according to the terror group’s news agency Amaq. Read Full Article at
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London parliament attacker named as 52-year-old Khalid Masood
The London terrorist attacker has been named by police as Khalid Masood. Read Full Article at
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Israeli officer filmed assaulting Palestinian driver, police open probe (VIDEO)
Israeli police have launched an investigation after an officer was filmed assaulting a Palestinian truck driver in East Jerusalem. The police authorities have described the officer’s behaviour as “shameful.” Read Full Article at
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London police: Eight arrests over Westminster attack
Police identify British man as assailant and arrest eight in probe into deadly attack near UK parliament.
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Message from Parliament: Homegrown terror is the biggest threat
One of the least shocking things about the brutal assault on Westminster Bridge and subsequent...
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Public defender, moonlighting as Judiciary chair, holding up bills to help rape victims, veterans
There’s a public defender in charge of Assembly Judiciary, and he’s preventing proposals by Nevada’s Attorney General to help veterans and victims of rape, domestic violence and human trafficking from even getting hearings.
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Police use tear gas during anti-cop violence protest in Paris (VIDEO)
Police have deployed teargas during a protest against police brutality in Paris after the protesters hurled stones at security forces. Read Full Article at
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Lakewood couple indicted in stabbing death of dog
Charles Hobbs and Cassandra Biddulph face charges of having weapons while under disability, receiving stolen property, endangering children, cruelty against companion animal and cruelty to animals. Hobbs also faces a charge of domestic violence. LAKEWOOD, Ohio -- A couple accused of stabbing their dog to death in Lakewood has been indicted on multiple charges in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. Charles Hobbs, 30, and Cassandra Biddulph, 33, both of Lakewood, are charged with cruelty to a companion animal. Hobbs is due in court to answer to the charges on Tuesday. Biddulph's arraignment date is March 2. WEWS News 5 reported the charges stem from an incident that happened just before 10:30 p.m. Feb. 10 on Idlewood Avenue. Police responded to a call that a woman had been shot at, according to the news station's report. Officers learned that a dog had been stabbed to death, and that Hobbs and Biddulph claimed the dog had bitten their daughter, according to the news report. Police found no evidence that the child had been bitten, according to WEWS. In addition to  cruelty against a companion animal, Hobbs is charged with animal cruelty, domestic violence, having weapons while under disability, receiving stolen property and endangering children, according to court records. Biddulph faces the cruelty against a companion animal charge as well as charges of animal cruelty, endangering children, receiving stolen property and having weapons while under disability, according to court records. If you'd like to comment on this story, visit Saturday's crime and courts comments section.
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Police: man fatally stabbed woman in domestic dispute in VA
MANASSAS, Va. (AP) - Police in Virginia say a woman is dead after apparently being stabbed by a man in a domestic dispute. Police say they were called Friday night to a home in Manassas. Police say when they arrived they found an adult male and an adult female suffering ...
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Police spray protesters with tear gas at rally against police abuse in Paris
Paris police sprayed tear gas at bottle-throwing demonstrators on the margins of a rally Saturday meant to support a young black man who was allegedly raped with a police baton and other victims of police abuse. Two police officers were injured and 13 people were arrested in the clashes, which...
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Larry Wilmore tells Milo Yiannopoulos to ‘go f--k' himself
He couldn't take it anymore.
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