Assault and battery

A man rides an electric scooter in Paris, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. The French government is meeting with people who've been injured by electric scooters as it readies restrictions on vehicles that are transforming the Paris cityscape. The Transport Ministry says Monday's closed-door meeting is part of consultations aimed at limiting scooter speeds and where users can ride and park them. (AP Photo/Lewis Joly)
August 13, 2019 - 4:46 am
PARIS (AP) — Ban them outright. Issue speeding tickets. Make users take a driving test. From Paris to Berlin, European cities are searching for solutions to the two-wheeled phenomenon that's fast transforming cityscapes worldwide: Electric scooters. Proponents call them a leap into the future, an...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2013, file photo, comedian Andy Dick arrives at the Comedy Central Roast of James Franco at The Culver Studios in Culver City, Calif. Dick says he was assaulted outside a New Orleans nightclub after performing in the French Quarter. He tells The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate he was unconscious for 15 minutes after someone knocked him to the ground with a punch early Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)
August 13, 2019 - 3:21 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Comedian Andy Dick says he was assaulted outside a New Orleans nightclub after performing in the French Quarter. Dick tells The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate he was unconscious for 15 minutes after someone knocked him to the ground with a punch early Saturday. The...
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Garden Grove police leave the scene of a stabbing in Garden Grove, Calif., Thursday., Aug. 8, 2019. A man killed four people and wounded two in a string of robberies and stabbings in California's Orange County before he was arrested, police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)
August 09, 2019 - 6:57 pm
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — The suspect in a Southern California stabbing rampage that left four people dead and two injured pleaded not guilty Friday to murder, attempted murder and other counts. Zachary Castaneda was arrested Wednesday by police responding to two hours of slashing and stabbing...
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August 09, 2019 - 11:55 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina police officer has pleaded guilty to beating a black pedestrian in a case that sparked outrage after graphic video of the encounter surfaced. Christopher Hickman pleaded guilty Friday in Asheville to assault by strangulation, assault inflicting serious...
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August 09, 2019 - 7:43 am
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested a Georgia man accused of killing a woman and assaulting three police officers. Citing a DeKalb County Sheriff's Office statement, WGCL-TV reports 27-year-old Otis D. Walker Jr. was arrested Thursday night in Lithonia by U.S. marshals and county...
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August 09, 2019 - 4:42 am
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested a Georgia man accused of killing a woman and assaulting three police officers. Citing a the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office statement, WGCL-TV reports 27-year-old Otis D. Walker Jr. was arrested Thursday night in Lithonia by U.S. marshals and...
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Garden Grove police leave the scene of a stabbing in Garden Grove, Calif., Thursday., Aug. 8, 2019. A man killed four people and wounded two in a string of robberies and stabbings in California's Orange County before he was arrested, police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)
August 08, 2019 - 2:57 pm
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — Investigators believe a man who stabbed four people to death and wounded two others targeted his victims at random during a bloody rampage across two Southern California cities, authorities said. The 33-year-old man from the city of Garden Grove was "full of anger" when...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Montana Department of Corrections shows Curt James Brockway. Montana authorities have charged Brockway with assault on a minor after a witness said he threw a 13-year-old boy to the ground because the boy didn't remove his hat during the national anthem at a rodeo. Brockway's attorney says his client believes he was acting on an order from President Donald Trump. (Montana Department of Corrections via AP, File)
August 08, 2019 - 12:57 pm
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man charged with assaulting a 13-year-old boy who refused to remove his hat during the national anthem believed he was doing what President Donald Trump wanted him to do, his attorney said. Attorney Lance Jasper told the Missoulian he will seek a mental health...
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Garden Grove police stand watch at the scene of a stabbing in Garden Grove, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. A man killed multiple people and wounded others in a string of robberies and stabbings in California's Orange County before he was arrested, police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
August 08, 2019 - 2:40 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who was "full of anger" stabbed, slashed and robbed his way across two Southern California cities in a bloody rampage that killed four people and wounded two others who were apparently targeted at random, authorities said. The 33-year-old man from Garden Grove robbed more...
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Garden Grove police stand watch at the scene of a stabbing in Garden Grove, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. A man killed multiple people and wounded others in a string of robberies and stabbings in California's Orange County before he was arrested, police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
August 08, 2019 - 2:22 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who was "full of anger" went on a two-hour stabbing and robbery rampage in Southern California, killing four people and wounding two others, authorities said Wednesday. The 33-year-old Garden Grove man was taken into custody after he came out of a 7-Eleven in Santa Ana,...
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