Man arrested in San Francisco for stabbing 95-year-old Asian woman

San Francisco police arrested a man hours after he allegedly stabbed a 94-year-old Asian woman Wednesday in an unprovoked attack, officials said.Officers responded to a report about a stabbing and found the woman with several stab wounds and rendered medical aid while medics arrived at the scene.

One person killed in a spate of stabbings in Amsterdam

Dutch police are investigating a spate of stabbings in Amsterdam in which one person was killed and four others were injured. The attacks happened on Friday night in an area with bars and restaurants near the capital’s museum quarter. On Saturday, police said they were not treati

3 dead, 2 wounded in shooting at Wisconsin tavern

A shooting at a tavern in Wisconsin killed three people and seriously injured two others, police said. The shooting happened early Sunday at Somers House Tavern in the Village of Somers, Kenosha County Sgt. David Wright said.   The suspected shooter was not immediately captured. Wright sai

One person dead after shooting outside hospital in Paris

  Two people have been shot, including one fatally, outside a hospital in Paris. The incident happened at the Henry Dunant private hospital, owned by the Red Cross, in the upmarket 16th arrondissement at 1.45pm local time. French police said the attacker fled the scene on a motorcycle,

Greek crime journalist shot dead outside his home: police

A veteran Greek crime journalist was shot dead outside his home in Athens on Friday, a police source said, in a rare crime targeting a member of the media.Giorgos Karaivaz, who worked for private TV station Star and also ran news blog, was shot several times, the police source told AFP.Re

3 dead, 4 injured in overnight shooting in North Carolina

At least three people are dead and four are injured following an overnight shooting in Wilmington, North Carolina, ABC News reported Saturday.  The network said the conditions of the injured were not immediately available.   

Vancouver stabbing attack: one confirmed dead, child among five wounded

A knifeman stabbed and killed a woman and wounded five others at a library in Vancouver on Saturday, police said. Police arrested a lone suspect but the motive for the attack was not immediately known, said Sergeant Frank Chang of the Vancouver police. Police said the suspect was thought to have

Boulder, Atlanta mass killings were among 7 so far this year. Here are the others you might have missed.

The Boulder shooting rampage that left 10 people dead this week was the nation's seventh mass killing this year and came six days after the last one, the fatal shooting of eight at Georgia massage spas.   A sobering database compiled by USA TODAY, the Associated Press a

Police: 10 people killed at Colorado supermarket

A shooting at a Colorado supermarket killed 10 people Monday, including a police officer, and a suspect was in custody, authorities said.Boulder police Chief Maris Herold announced the death toll at a news conference Monday night, fighting back tears.The suspect was getting medical treatment and t

A Connecticut mother is facing murder charges in the death of her 4-year-old son

A Connecticut woman is facing murder charges in the death of her 4-year-old son after he was found dead in their apartment Sunday morning, according to police. Tiffany Farrauto, 33, of New London, was arrested after police officers responded to a call about a woman striking a vehicle with a

Syrian charged with deadly stabbing in Germany

German prosecutors on Thursday said they charged a Syrian with killing one man and seriously injuring another in a knife attack they believe was motivated by extremism. Identified as Abdullah A H H, the suspect is accused of murder, attempted murder and dangerous bodily harm motivated by "radical

Woman shot at US Capitol has died — police

WASHINGTON: A woman has died after being shot on Wednesday during the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump, a spokeswoman for the Washington police department said.No other details were available, the spokeswoman said. It remained unclear who shot the woman.Hundreds o

Policeman killed in Chechnya knife attack

Two assailants armed with knives killed one policeman and injured another on Monday in the capital of Russia’s southern Chechnya region, the local leader said. The poor and mainly Muslim region has seen previous attacks on security officials and an insurgency since Moscow fought two wars wi

12 and a half years in prison for a Russian historian who killed his student and dismembered her body

Russian historian Oleg Sokolov has been sentenced to 12 and a half years in prison in St. Petersburg for the murder and dismemberment of his student, in a case that reopened the debate about domestic violence in Russia. Judge Yulia Maximenko said upon pronouncing the verdict that Sokolov "was ful

Three police shot dead, fourth wounded in central France

LYON: Three police officers were killed and a fourth wounded in central France on Wednesday by a gunman they confronted in response to a domestic violence call, officials said.The suspect, a 48-year-old man known to authorities for child custody disputes, was “discovered dead” several

Gunman shot dead by New York police after Christmas concert

A man was shot dead by police after he opened fire near crowds who had gathered to watch a carol concert outside a New York church on Sunday. Witnesses said the gunman, who has not been identified, shouted "kill me" as he fired. New York Police Department commissioner Dermot Shea

Egypt: 9 policemen jailed for torturing fish seller to death

Nine Egyptian policemen have been jailed for torturing a fish seller to death. Magdy Makin, a 50-year-old Coptic fish seller, was arrested and detained in El-Amiria Police Station in November 2016 where he died. When his family went to collect his body, they saw signs of torture on him. An auto

African arrested for beating up girlfriend and robbing her of Dhs6,000 in Dubai

A 35-year-old African man was jailed and referred to criminal court for beating his girlfriend and mugging her of Dhs6,000 in Dubai. The incident dates back to last October, when the victim and her two friends were enjoying with drinks and music. After some time the defendant, who is also