Posts Tagged Violent crime

Knoblauch charged with assaulting ex-wife

HOUSTON (AP) — Former baseball star Chuck Knoblauch has been charged with misdemeanor assault after authorities in Houston say he hit and pushed his ex-wife.

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2 Texas football players charged with sex assault

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A University of Texas police spokeswoman says two Longhorns football players have been charged with felony sexual assault and their arrests are pending.

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Prosecutor: Player killed for iPhone, wallet

Assistant Washtenaw County Public Defender Lorne Brown, left, and Ed Thomas, right, listen to an opening statement in Thomas' trial at the Washtenaw County Trial Court in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Thomas is on trial for the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.  (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Patrick Record) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A prosecutor says Eastern Michigan University wide receiver Demarius Reed was killed “for an iPhone and a wallet that were never even used.”

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Compelling characters in Atkins’ ‘The Forsaken’

This book cover image released by Putnam shows "The Forsaken," by Ace Atkins. (AP Photo/Putnam)

“The Forsaken” (Putnam), by Ace Atkins

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TCU’s Fields investigated for alleged assault

File - In this Dec. 13, 2012 file photo, TCU defensive end Devonte Fields poses for a photo at the team's training facility following a practice for the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas. Fort Worth police are investigating whether Fields pointed a gun at his former girlfriend and punched her in the head. Police said Tuesday, July 22, 2014, that no charges have been filed and Fields, the Big 12's preseason defensive player of the year, has not been arrested. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU suspended defensive end Devonte Fields on Tuesday pending the results of a police investigation into whether he punched a former girlfriend in the head and threatened her with a gun while shouting, “I should blast you!”

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