Crime

In this courtroom drawing, Clare Bronfman, right, is arraigned at federal court in New York, Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Bronfman, a daughter of the late billionaire philanthropist and former Seagram chairman Edgar Bronfman Sr., and three other people associated with the NXIVM organization were taken into custody and charged with racketeering conspiracy, the U.S. attorney's office in the Brooklyn borough of New York announced. From left is Judge Nicholas Garaufis, Assistant US Attorney Moira Penza, defense attorney Cassidy Necheles and Bronfman. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams)
July 24, 2018 - 7:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An heiress to the Seagram's liquor fortune and three other people were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the investigation of a self-improvement organization accused of branding some of its female followers and forcing them into unwanted sex. Clare Bronfman, 39, a daughter of...
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July 24, 2018 - 2:12 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State University diving club coach began pressuring a female diver for sex within weeks after meeting her when she was 16, the former diver said Tuesday in an interview. Former diver Estee Pryor said she had no experience with men when the 27-year-old coach...
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FILe - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Bill Cosby, center, leaves the the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. A representative from the Sexual Offenders Assessment Board has issued an assessment recommending that Bill Cosby be classified as a sexually violent predator. Cosby, 81, was convicted April 26 on sexual assault charges related to accusations he had drugged and assaulted Andrea Constand in his home in 2004. He is scheduled for sentencing on Sept. 24. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
July 24, 2018 - 1:44 pm
Bill Cosby should be classified as a sexually violent predator, according to an evaluation by Pennsylvania's Sexual Offenders Assessment Board. The district attorney's office that prosecuted Cosby asked a judge in a filing Tuesday to schedule a hearing on whether to accept the recommendation. No...
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July 24, 2018 - 1:43 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The family of a Florida man who was fatally shot by another man he had pushed to the ground is demanding that prosecutors file charges against the gunman. But some legal experts say the case is a classic example of Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law, which allows...
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July 24, 2018 - 1:00 pm
EXETER, R.I. (AP) — A dispute between Rhode Island landowners over a load of chicken manure that ruined a wedding has been settled. An attorney for Gerald Zarrella told WJAR-TV on Monday a settlement was being finalized, avoiding a trial that had been set to begin Tuesday. Zarrella filed a lawsuit...
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July 24, 2018 - 1:00 pm
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A judge has continued the cases of three Connecticut school administrators charged with failing to report an alleged student "fight club" to August. The Norwich Bulletin reports Montville Superintendent Brian Levesque, Montville High School Principal Jeffrey Theodoss and...
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Desirae Shapiro, 19, right, and her mother, Gina Shapiro, friends of 18-year-old Danforth shooting victim Reese Fallon, mourn after visiting a makeshift memorial, Monday, July 23, 2018, in Toronto, remembering the victims of the shooting on Sunday. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 24, 2018 - 12:28 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian investigators were digging Tuesday into the life of the 29-year-old man who opened fire on restaurants and cafes in a popular Toronto neighborhood, seeking to explain what prompted the rampage that killed a 10-year-old girl and a young woman and wounded 13 others. The...
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July 24, 2018 - 9:49 am
LONDON (AP) — British police have arrested a fifth man in a suspected acid attack on a three-year-old boy. West Mercia Police said Tuesday that a 41-year-old has been detained over alleged conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm. The young boy was attacked at a shopping center in Worcester in...
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FILE-In this June 15, 2018 file photo police officers and a firefighter stand on a balcony of a house in Cologne. German authorities say they’ve arrested the wife of a Tunisian man detained last month over a plot to use the toxin ricin to carry out a deadly attack in Germany, accusing her of being an accomplice. (Henning Kaiser/dpa via AP, file)
July 24, 2018 - 9:47 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities on Tuesday arrested the wife of a Tunisian man detained last month over a plot to use the toxin ricin to carry out an attack in Germany, alleging that she was an accomplice. Federal prosecutors said the 42-year-old German, named only as Yasmin H. in line with local...
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Student Delany Tarr from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, completes the planting of a tree at Halswell Quarry Park Conservation Area on the outskirts of Christchurch, New Zealand, Tuesday, July 24, 2018. The 28 students who survived the Feb. 14, 2018, mass-shooting at the Florida school are visiting New Zealand to learn more about sustaining youth movements. After planting the native totara trees on Tuesday, they recounted memories of their former classmates and teachers in a ceremony that brought many to tears. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
July 24, 2018 - 9:46 am
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Delaney Tarr says Valentine's Day was supposed to be a time to celebrate beauty and love but instead turned into a day of fear when a gunman attacked her Florida school. But now she's finding inspiration among others who overcame heartbreak half a world away. The 18...
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