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David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped

Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....

David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped

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David Ortiz shooting: What we know Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot at close range in a club in the Dominican Republic. A previous version of this video misidentified Ortiz.       ...
19:13 2019-06-10

Six detained in David Ortiz shooting Six suspects, including the alleged gunman, have been detained in the shooting of Ortiz, the Dominican Republic's chief prosecutor said. Authorities have declined to give a motive for the shooting at a popular Santo Domingo bar Sunday night. (Jun 12)        ...
08:00 2019-06-13

David Ortiz flown to Boston after being shot in a bar David Ortiz left the Dominican Republic aboard an air ambulance bound for Boston after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native country       ...
02:26 2019-06-11

David Ortiz Is Celebrated, and Now Wounded, in His Homeland Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
15:39 2019-06-11

David Ortiz may have been targeted by hired killers Authorities in the Dominican Republic believe David Ortiz was targeted for a hit carried out by two local police officers, according to a report. Law enforcement sources have confirmed the planned assassination to the Daily Mail. The person behind the hit attempt has not been identified. Police have...
02:13 2019-06-11

Obama tweets ‘get well soon’ to David Ortiz after shooting Former President Obama joined the throng of well-wishers sending love to shot baseball legend David Ortiz on Monday. “Get well soon, Papi,” Obama tweeted alongside a photo of him getting a personalized Red Sox shirt from the slugger when the Boston team visited the White House in 2014. &...
00:39 2019-06-11

David Ortiz to Be Transferred to Boston After Shooting Ortiz, who was shot in the back by a gunman in his native Dominican Republic Sunday night, had serious injuries but was stable enough to be transported, the Red Sox said....
23:26 2019-06-10

Red Sox send their best wishes to ex-slugger David Ortiz BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox are sending their best wishes to former teammate David Ortiz, who was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday night. Red Sox officials say they are doing everything they can to support the slugger. He was expected to take a medical flight to Boston some time on Monday. Red...
23:13 2019-06-10

Before David Ortiz was shot, the Red Sox were struggling. Now, they’re coping. Defending World Series champions have hardly looked like their dominant 108-win selves from last season -- and that was before one of their most storied players was shot in his native Dominican Republic....
02:13 2019-06-15

Second suspect arrested in David Ortiz shooting A second suspect has been arrested in the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic, authorities confirmed. The suspect, who has not yet been named, was in custody by Tuesday night, according to Julieta Tejeda, a spokeswoman for the national prosecutor’s office on the ...
16:26 2019-06-12

Red Sox send best wishes, aircraft to David Ortiz The Boston Red Sox have sent their best wishes, and an aircraft, to ex-slugger David Ortiz after he was shot in the Dominican Republic. Red Sox President Sam Kennedy says the team is flying Ortiz back to Boston. (June 10)        ...
13:13 2019-06-11

Mom of suspect in David Ortiz attack says he’s a fan of the Red Sox icon The man in custody for the shooting of David Ortiz couldn’t have been involved in the attack — because he’s a fan of the baseball legend, the suspect’s mom said Tuesday. “My son is a calm, hardworking boy,’’ Justina Garcia told local media in the Dominican Republic, where Ortiz was badly wounded Sun...
00:39 2019-06-12

David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Reports indicated Leo Ortiz, David Ortiz’s father, said his son was resting following surgery and that no organs were damaged in the shooting. Doctors expect a full recovery, he said....
10:00 2019-06-10

Man charged as accomplice in David Ortiz shooting A man has been charged in relation to the shooting of retired Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz. It's believed Féliz Garcia was driving the motorcycle carrying the gunman who shot Ortiz in a bar in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Sunday night. (June 12)       &...
09:13 2019-06-12

David Ortiz arrives to Boston in serious condition after shooting Retired Red Sox player David Ortiz landed in Boston in an air ambulance Monday night after a targeted shooting at a bar in Santo Domingo forced doctors in his home nation of the Dominican Republic to remove his gallbladder and part of his intestine.   ...
05:52 2019-06-11

Red Sox say plane carrying David Ortiz has landed in Boston. BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox say plane carrying David Ortiz has landed in Boston. The post Red Sox say plane carrying David Ortiz has landed in Boston. appeared first on LEX18.com....
06:52 2019-06-11

Suspects in David Ortiz shooting also being sought for crimes in PA, NJ One of the suspects wanted in the shooting of David Ortiz is also being sought for a 2018 attempted murder in Pennsylvania — while the baseball slugger’s admitted triggerman may be connected to two New Jersey robberies, according to reports. Luis Alfredo Rivas Clase, 31, one of the four ...
10:13 2019-06-13

6 Suspects Have Been Arrested in the Shooting of Former Red Sox Player David Ortiz (SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic) — An alleged gunman and five accomplices have been detained in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz, Dominican officials said Wednesday, while providing no information about why a group of young men would try to kill their country’s mos...
13:26 2019-06-13

David Ortiz takes his first steps after multiple surgeries Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz took his first steps Tuesday after undergoing a second surgery to address injuries from his shooting over the weekend in the Dominican Republic, a spokesman said....
23:52 2019-06-11

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz transported to Boston after shooting David Ortiz was flown to Boston for treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital – with assistance from the Red Sox.       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

David Ortiz to be flown to Boston for treatment following shooting Wounded former Red Sox star David Ortiz will be flown from the Dominican Republic to a hospital in Boston as soon as possible aboard a team jet, a report said Monday. ESPN reporter Enrique Rojas tweeted that the Red Sox plane was about to land on the island in the afternoon and that Ortiz’s do...
20:00 2019-06-10

Dominican authorities bust three more in David Ortiz shooting Authorities in the Dominican Republic now have nine suspects connected to the shooting of Red Sox slugger David Ortiz in custody, including a woman, it was revealed Thursday. Among the suspects were six who were arrested on Wednesday — including the suspected gunman, Rolfi Ferreira Cruz — and three ...
17:39 2019-06-14

Jon Lester angrily reacts to David Ortiz’s shooting: ‘That was a hit’ Jon Lester reacted with anger and love to David Ortiz’s shooting. Lester also offered his opinion on what he believes happened to his former Red Sox teammate, likely based on the surveillance video of the shooting. “Utter shock. That was no robbery, that was a hit, and they better get to...
19:26 2019-06-10

David Ortiz ‘Resting Comfortably’ After 2nd Surgery in Boston Ortiz’s wife, Tiffany, said he was expected to remain at the hospital for several days while investigators in the Dominican Republic continued investigating the shooting....
00:39 2019-06-12

David Ortiz shot in ambush at Dominican Republic bar Authorities say Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back at close range in his native Dominican Republic       ...
09:52 2019-06-10

David Ortiz up and walking after being shot in Dominican Republic “Big Papi’’ has taken his first steps since being seriously wounded over the weekend. A rep for David Ortiz said the former Red Sox superstar walked a short distance, with help, while recovering from his second surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital on Tuesday, according to CNN. Still, “He’ll be ...
23:13 2019-06-11

Pedro Martinez breaks down during interview about David Ortiz Hall of Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez broke down in tears Monday as he paid tribute to former Red Sox teammate David Ortiz, who is recovering from wounds suffered in a drive-by shooting in the Dominican Republic. “I don’t have enough words to describe who David is, what David means to base...
15:00 2019-06-11

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz being transported to Boston after shooting Once stabilized and able to travel, David Ortiz will be flown to Boston for treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital – with assistance from the Red Sox.       ...
02:26 2019-06-11

Second arrest made in connection to David Ortiz shooting A spokeswoman for the national prosecutor's office in the Dominican Republic said a second person has been arrested in the investigation into the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz. There is no public indication the man is the suspected shooter. Spokeswoman Julieta Tejeda reported the arres...
09:13 2019-06-12

The Latest: 2nd arrest made in shooting of David Ortiz A spokeswoman for the national prosecutor’s office in the Dominican Republic says a second person has been arrested in the investigation into the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz...
06:00 2019-06-12

Footage indicates sophisticated attack on former Red Sox hero David Ortiz Video indicates new level of sophistication in attack on OrtizEx-Red Sox slugger was shot on Sunday in Dominican RepublicDominican prosecutors say witnesses and security camera footage show that the attempt to kill former Red Sox star David Ortiz was carried out by two men on a motorcycle and two ot...
23:13 2019-06-12

David Ortiz shooting scares Yankees: ‘Why my mom’ won’t let me go back Zack Britton’s mother is from the Dominican Republic and he still has family there, but the Yankees left-hander said Monday he hadn’t returned to the country “in an extremely long time” and the shooting of David Ortiz there on Sunday night is an example of why that’s the case. “It’s the reason why m...
01:13 2019-06-11

David Ortiz Shooting: Six Suspects Detained, Authorities Say A man suspected of shooting Ortiz was among the six detained, and the authorities said the coordinator of the attack had been offered about $7,800 to carry it out....
02:13 2019-06-13

David Ortiz undergoes more surgery in Boston after shooting Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is recovering from exploratory surgery in Boston as investigators in his native Dominican Republic try to figure out who shot him and why       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

David Ortiz gets police escort to Massachusetts hospital David Ortiz aka “Big Papi” was transferred from his native Dominican Republic to a Massachusetts hospital late Monday. The ex-Boston Red Sox slugger — who was wounded in an ambush-style shooting attack in Santo Domingo on Sunday — was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital v...
07:52 2019-06-11

Suspects offered $8,000 to kill baseball's David Ortiz The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a Dominican Republic bar, authorities said on Wednesday....
07:26 2019-06-13

Woman known as ‘The Venezuelan’ among those busted in David Ortiz shooting Dominican authorities have busted four more people in the botched hit job on former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz — including a woman and two inmates, according to police and local media. Lanny Estefanny Pérez Reyes — a woman also known as “The Venezuelan” — was taken into custody late Thursday alongs...
04:13 2019-06-15

Dominican prosecutors reportedly ID man who funded David Ortiz hit Prosecutors have identified the man who provided the financial backing for the David Ortiz hit, according to reports. It’s unclear if Alberto Miguel Rodríguez Mota — who is still at large — simply funded the June 9 assassination attempt or ordered it as well, but court documents ob...
04:13 2019-06-18

David Ortiz has successful second surgery in Boston after shooting Former Red Sox great David Ortiz underwent a second surgery in Boston overnight — and later “flashed a smile’’ when talking with his family, a report said Tuesday. Ortiz — a k a “Big Papi,” who was shot at a bar in his native Dominican Republic on Sunday night — had “exploratory’’ surgery as s...
22:00 2019-06-11

David Ortiz doing ‘fine’ after surgery for gunshot wound Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was in stable condition and doing “fine” Monday after a gunman ambushed him in the Dominican Republic, according to a report citing his family. “He is out of surgery and stable; he is resting,” Ortiz’s dad Leo Ortiz told ESPN. “Big Papi wil...
15:00 2019-06-10

David Ortiz reportedly told doctors: ‘Please don’t let me die, I am a good man’ The David Ortiz shooting was reportedly caught on surveillance video — with the suspected gunman hopping off a motorcycle and pumping a single bullet into the baseball star’s back and through his stomach, according to officials. “Please don’t let me die, I am a good man,̶...
08:52 2019-06-10

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox great David Ortiz is in stable condition following surgery after suffering a gunshot wound Sunday.       ...
16:00 2019-06-10

Wife: David Ortiz’s condition upgraded to ‘good’ BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has been upgraded from “guarded” to “good” condition by his doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital as he recovers from gunshot wounds. The Red Sox issued a statement Tuesday on behalf of his wife, Tiffany Ortiz. She says...
21:00 2019-06-18

David Ortiz's condition upgraded to 'good,' his wife says David Ortiz's condition has been upgraded to "good" by doctors more than a week after the former Boston Red Sox star was shot in the Dominican Republic, his wife said Tuesday....
00:26 2019-06-19

Another suspect arrested in connection to David Ortiz shooting An 11th suspect in the shooting of Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was apprehended by authorities in the Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Franklin Junior Meran was busted for allegedly renting one of the cars used in the June 9 shooting at a bar in Santo Domingo, authorities said. Ten other suspects, incl...
09:26 2019-06-19

David Ortiz reportedly shot in Dominican Republic “They called to tell me that David is injured and that they took him to a medical center, but they did not tell me how he is or exactly where he was transferred,” Leo Ortiz, David Ortiz’s father, told ESPN....
06:00 2019-06-10

Reports: David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic The father of David Ortiz says the former Boston Red Sox slugger has been shot and wounded in his native Dominican Republic       ...
06:13 2019-06-10

David Ortiz: Former Boston Red Sox star recovering from surgery after shooting Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz is "able to sit up" and "take some steps" as he continues his recovery from surgery after being shot in the back....
09:00 2019-06-13

Man who paid for hit on David Ortiz reportedly identified by Dominican authorities The man was said in court documents to be a fugitive who used a go-between to pay approximately $7,800 for the shooting of Ortiz, who was injured in the attack....
09:26 2019-06-18

Judge: 1 year of prison for suspect in David Ortiz shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they are closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of Red Sox baseball great David Ortiz as he recovers in a hospital in Boston. A judge on Monday ordered a man nicknamed “Bone” to one ye...
05:00 2019-06-18

David Ortiz 'resting comfortably' after undergoing second surgery, wife says Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz underwent a second surgery at a Massachusetts hospital and is stable and resting following being wounded in a shooting in the Dominican Republic....
02:39 2019-06-12

David Ortiz’s children post heartfelt Father’s Day messages David Ortiz’s children and wife posted heartfelt Father’s Day messages on Instagram to the retired Boston Red Sox slugger, who was shot and wounded at a club in the Dominican Republic last week. “A late Happy Father’s Day to my day one,” Alexandra Ortiz, 18, wrote in a post on the social media site ...
01:26 2019-06-18

Police: David Ortiz shot in ambush at Santo Domingo bar Authorities say Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back at close range in his native Dominican Republic       ...
08:39 2019-06-10

Five people detained in David Ortiz shooting in Dominican Republic Five people have been detained in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, the country's Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez Sánchez said at a news conference on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-13

Video captures David Ortiz shooting in Dominican Republic bar Chilling video shows the moment David Ortiz is shot at a Dominican Republic bar, leaving the baseball star slumped on the ground as other patrons flee in terror. The former Boston Red Sox slugger can be seen at an outside table with another man on Sunday when a gunman runs up behind him — a......
16:39 2019-06-10

Fans pray for David Ortiz at Fenway Park ceremony Fans prayed for MLB great David Ortiz at Fenway Park on Monday, as the former Red Sox slugger known as “Big Papi” recovers from an ambush-style shooting attack in the Dominican Republic. The team led the moment of reflection before their game against the Texas Rangers, videos posted on...
03:13 2019-06-11

Suspect in custody in shooting of retired Red Sox slugger David Ortiz Police in the Dominican Republic were investigating why a man shot and wounded former Boston Red Sox slugger David "Big Papi" Ortiz as he sat in a nightclub late on Sunday, police and the team said....
05:52 2019-06-11

Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to Felix Durán Mejia, a spokesman for the Dominican National Police....
07:52 2019-06-10

Reports: Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox great hospitalized but in stable condition after suffering a gunshot wound Sunday, according to media reports.       ...
06:13 2019-06-10

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz back in Boston after being shot in Dominican bar Ortiz had been in stable condition in intensive care at a Santo Domingo hospital after doctors removed his gallbladder and part of his intestine, according to his spokesman, Leo López....
08:13 2019-06-11

Baseball's David Ortiz walks after surgery; second man arrested in shooting David Ortiz, a retired Red Sox star, took a few steps on Tuesday in his Boston hospital room after surgery for a gunshot wound he suffered in the Dominican Republic, media reported....
11:00 2019-06-12

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shot in back: Dominican police Ortiz's father, Enrique (Leo) Ortiz, told ESPN's Enrique Rojas that "David is injured and that they took him to a medical center, but they did not tell me how he is or exactly where he was transferred."...
07:26 2019-06-10

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz reportedly shot in Dominican Republic Former Major League Baseball star David Ortiz was shot and wounded Sunday at an amusement center in the Dominican Republic, ESPN reported. The retired Boston Red Sox slugger was taken to a local hospital in Santo Domingo. His condition is unclear. “They called to tell me that David is injured...
04:52 2019-06-10

Video shows sophisticated attack on ex-slugger David Ortiz SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican prosecutors say witnesses and security camera footage indicate that the attempt to kill former Red Sox star David Ortíz was carried out by two men on a motorcycle and two other groups of people in cars that staked out Ortíz as he chatted at a bar on...
18:26 2019-06-12

Suspected gunman among 6 detained in David Ortiz shooting investigation Six suspects have been arrested in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, including the alleged gunman, authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
06:39 2019-06-13

Suspect in David Ortiz Shooting Was Wanted in New Jersey, Police Say Prosecutors in New Jersey said Rolfi Ferreira-Cruz, who is suspected of being the gunman in the Ortiz shooting, had been indicted in connection with two armed robberies....
06:13 2019-06-15

David Ortiz was rushed to hospital in friend’s Rolls-Royce David “Big Papi” Ortiz was rushed to the hospital in a black Rolls-Royce owned by a wealthy friend, who said he first thought the gunfire was fireworks. “It did not sound like a shot,” said Eliezer Salvador, according to the Dominican Republic newspaper Diario Libre. Salvador, also known as El...
23:52 2019-06-10

David Ortiz shooting: What we know about the incident, and former Red Sox star's condition Retired Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Here's what we know about the incident, and Ortiz's condition.       ...
16:00 2019-06-10

Ex-Boston slugger David Ortiz shot at Dominican Republic bar SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities say former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is hospitalized following surgery for a gunshot wound after being ambushed by a man in a bar in his native Dominican Republic, authorities said. Dominican police officials said Ortiz was at the Dial Ba...
10:39 2019-06-10

David Ortiz had complained about lack of security in the Dominican Republic Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz complained about the lack of security in his native Dominican Republic in 2015 — four years before he was badly wounded in a shooting there. “I like to go to my country, and I know that people love you and take care of you,’’ Ortiz, a k a “Big......
20:00 2019-06-10

Baseball stars react to David Ortiz shooting news Former Red Sox David Ortiz was shot and wounded Sunday at a club in the Dominican Republic, according to reports. The news caused an outpouring of love, support and prayers across social media for the three-time World Series champion and 10-time All-Star....
08:52 2019-06-10

David Ortiz’s wife thanks his friend for ‘quick thinking’ after shooting David Ortiz’s wife on Thursday praised the “quick thinking” of a friend who rushed the former Red Sox star to the hospital in a Rolls-Royce after he was shot in a botched hit job at a Dominican Republic bar. “I want to take this opportunity to offer our heartfelt thanks and gratitu...
21:26 2019-06-13

Suspects offered $8K for hit on David Ortiz, alleged shooter in custody A group of crooks were offered $8,000 USD to kill former Red Sox star David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic — and the alleged gunman is now in custody, local authorities announced Wednesday. Police said they’ve now detained six people allegedly involved in the attempted slaying at a Santo Domi...
06:00 2019-06-13

Dominican authorities to reveal mastermind in David Ortiz shooting Dominican authorities say they’ll announce this week who wanted “Big Papi” dead — and why. In a new statement about the botched shooting of revered former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, the Dominican Republic’s Attorney General’s office promised release a “full narrative of how the case happened,” ABC...
17:52 2019-06-16

Former MLB star David Ortiz shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic Retired MLB star David Ortiz was shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic. Ortiz is in stable condition.        ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz expected to be transported to Boston after shooting Once stabilized and able to travel, David Ortiz will be flown to Boston for treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital – with assistance from the Red Sox.       ...
21:52 2019-06-10

Fugitive wanted in David Ortiz shooting plot still at-large Authorities say they're still searching for another suspect in the assassination plot of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz -- a man known as "The Surgeon."...
15:52 2019-06-14

First photo emerges of David Ortiz after Dominican Republic shooting This is one of the first photos of David Ortiz aka “Big Papi” following his ambush-style shooting attack in the Dominican Republic, according to reports. The former Red Sox slugger appears to be unconscious — with a medical tube up his nose and doctors by his side — as he recovers at a l...
00:39 2019-06-11

Look: Ex-teammates show support for David Ortiz after former MLB star's shooting The Major League Baseball community is showing support for former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, who was shot in the back in the Dominican Republic on Sunday night....
19:52 2019-06-10

David Ortiz receives tons of support as he recovers from gunshot wound Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is receiving tons of support from former teammates, current Major League Baseball players and more as he recovers from a gunshot wound....
21:39 2019-06-10

New York man hounded on social media says he didn’t order hit on David Ortiz A Dominican man in New York says he’s being wrongly accused on social media of ordering the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz — and now he fears for his own life, according to new reports. Joel Galván’s photo has been circulating online, accusing him of hiring the peop...
20:39 2019-06-12

Police identify man they claim paid hit men to shoot Red Sox star David Ortiz World Series champion was attacked in Dominican RepublicDR authorities say they are closing on motive Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try to kill David Ortiz. They added that they were closing in on the motive behind the shooting of the three-time Worl...
16:26 2019-06-18

Pedro Martinez breaks down in tears while talking about David Ortiz shooting Pedro Martinez broke down in tears Monday night while talking about the shooting of his friend and former Boston Red Sox teammate, David Ortiz.       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

Dominican Republic Officials Identify Man Who Allegedly Paid For Hit On David Ortiz Prosecutors in the Dominican Republic identified several new suspects yesterday in the David Ortiz shooting case, including the man they say planned to pay the hitmen who shot Ortiz at the Dial Bar and Lounge on June 9. Court documents obtained by the Boston Globe claim Alberto Miguel Rodríguez Mota...
20:52 2019-06-18

Watch: Pedro Martinez brought to tears while describing David Ortiz Pedro Martinez was brought to tears while talking about his former teammate and friend David Ortiz, who is recovering after being shot in the Dominican Republic....
23:26 2019-06-11

Man linked to David Ortiz shooting to be charged with accomplice to attempted murder The first arrests in the Sunday night shooting of Red Sox legend David Ortiz on the streets of Santo Domingo have been made, according to reports. Motorcyclist, Eddy Vladimir Féliz Garcia, who had a 2017 arrest for drug possession, was one of several people in custody as of Tuesday afternoon, as The...
03:26 2019-06-12

Mariano Rivera opens up about David Ortiz shooting: ‘He has a great heart’ Former Yankee great Mariano Rivera opened up to The Post on Tuesday about the shooting of David Ortiz, saying, “It’s hard to see that happen to a guy like him. “He has a great heart, a giving heart,” Rivera said of the retired Red Sox baseball legend, who was badly wounded in a shooting in......
22:00 2019-06-11

Cops grill inmate suspected of planning David Ortiz shooting A prison inmate in the Dominican Republic may have helped plan the assassination attempt on baseball legend David Ortiz, according to a new report. Authorities are questioning José Eduardo Ciprian Lebrón about Sunday’s attack on Ortiz — in which a gunman ambushed the former Red Sox slugger in ...
06:13 2019-06-14

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz back in Boston after shooting in Dominican Republic Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz suffered serious internal injuries after he was shot in the back while at a bar in his native Dominican Republic, according to authorities. Ortiz, 43, was at the Dial Bar and Lounge in the eastern part of Santo Domingo on Sunday night when a gunman fired once at c...
21:52 2019-06-11

David Ortiz Expected to Make a Full Recovery From Gun Shot Wound USA TODAY Sports' Bob Nightengale explains the reactions of the baseball community after David Ortiz was shot.       ...
22:52 2019-06-10

Alleged shooter arrested in $8,000 plot to kill baseball's David Ortiz The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a Dominican Republic bar, authorities said on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-13

David Ortiz shooting: Five detained, gun recovered, but motive remains unknown The suspected gunman and the accomplices were paid less than $8,000 by unnamed criminals to carry out the coordinated attack, authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
05:26 2019-06-13

How Dominican cops rounded up ‘crew’ suspected of David Ortiz shooting Red Sox great David Ortiz was the victim of a botched hit job carried out by a crew of would-be assassins paid about $8,000 to gun him down, authorities in the Dominican Republic revealed Wednesday Police said they’ve now detained six people in the attempted slaying at a Santo Domingo bar Sunday, in...
06:00 2019-06-13

Former baseball star David Ortiz wounded in Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger was at an entertainment centre when the shooting took placeFormer Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has been shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic.His father Leo Ortiz told ESPN that he was shot while at an entertainment centre in Santo Domingo on Sunday. Continue ...
07:52 2019-06-10

David Ortiz shooting: Five detained, gun recovered but motive remains unknown The suspected gunman and the accomplices were paid less than $8,000 by unnamed criminals to carry out the coordinated attack, authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
01:26 2019-06-13

Cops making ‘important progress’ in David Ortiz shooting probe Red Sox legend David Ortiz underwent a second surgery in Boston, then took his first steps soon after on Tuesday — as Dominican Republic cops said they have made “important progress’’ probing his shooting. “Big Papi’’ had an “exploratory’’ operation at Massachusetts General Hospital right after bein...
04:00 2019-06-12

Dominican prosecutors identify man accused of paying for attempted hit on David Ortiz Police are searching for the man accused of paying for the attempted hit on former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, identified as Alberto Miguel Rodriguez Mota....
11:39 2019-06-18

Dominican Republic police arrest gunman in David Ortiz shooting Police in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday arrested six men -- including the suspected gunman -- in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox All-Star David Ortiz....
03:00 2019-06-13

Dominican Republic prosecutors identify alleged man who paid for hit on David Ortiz Dominican authorities identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the motive.       ...
14:13 2019-06-18

Man who allegedly paid for hit on David Ortiz reportedly identified by Dominican authorities The man was said in court documents to be a fugitive who used a go-between to pay approximately $7,800 for the shooting of Ortiz, who was injured in the attack....
14:26 2019-06-18

Dominican Republic officials believe they have identified man who paid David Ortiz hitmen Dominican Republic authorities identified the man they believed paid hitmen to try and kill David Ortiz and that the mastermind was still at large and police were closing in on a motive behind the shooting....
15:00 2019-06-18

Dominican Republic police arrest 2nd suspect in David Ortiz shooting Dominican Republic police arrested a second suspect in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox All-Star David Ortiz, a national police spokeswoman said Wednesday....
22:52 2019-06-12

David Ortiz’s legacy and ‘aura’ through the eyes of one shaken Hall of Famer Hall of Famer John Smoltz, who knows from auras, sat in a Yankee Stadium broadcast booth Monday afternoon and thought back to the first time he witnessed Big Papi in full splendor, down in the Dominican Republic. “Just the whole David Ortiz aura is unbelievable,” Smoltz said, before preparing to cal...
15:00 2019-06-11

Baseball star David Ortiz awake in Boston after surgery for Dominican shooting David Ortiz, the retired baseball star who played for the Boston Red Sox, was awake and stable after undergoing surgery in Boston on Monday night for wounds suffered when he was shot in the Dominican Republic, his wife said on Tuesday....
20:26 2019-06-11

David Ortiz shooting: Baseball legend needed parts of organs removed Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz had to have parts of his intestines and colon, as well as his gallbladder, removed after being shot in his native Dominican Republic, according to reports. The 43-year-old also suffered liver damage when a gunman fired at him from near point-blank range duri...
16:39 2019-06-10

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital for Boston after bar shooting David Ortiz is on his way to Boston Monday after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as “Big Papi” was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in the Dominican Republic, investigators said....
05:52 2019-06-11

For the Dominican Republic, six U.S. tourist deaths, the shooting of David Ortiz and an image problem In a country of azure waters and white sand beaches — which attracts more American visitors than France — cancellations are up, hotel officials say, and the government has launched a public-relations campaign....
17:52 2019-06-12

Dominican police arrest second suspect in shooting of baseball star David Ortiz Dominican police arrested a second suspect on Tuesday evening in the shooting of David Ortiz, the retired Boston Red Sox baseball star, the Boston Globe reported....
14:39 2019-06-12

Man who drove David Ortiz to the hospital describes holding his hand as they sped from the scene The man who drove former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to the hospital after he was shot in the Dominican Republic described holding his hand in the car as they sped away from the scene in his SUV....
10:13 2019-06-12

Dominican Republic police: Suspects were hired to shoot David Ortiz; six detained The director of the Dominican Republic police revealed that the suspects charged 400,000 pesos to shoot the former MLB star.       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

David Ortiz shot for $8G bounty, police reveal, as investigators try to piece together motive for hit Police in the Dominican Republic announced Wednesday a half-dozen men, including the gunman, were arrested in the plot to kill one of the nation’s biggest sports heroes David Ortiz....
21:13 2019-06-13

Drug lord may have hired David Ortiz shooter over alleged affair with his wife Authorities in the Dominican Republic believe David Ortiz was shot by two police officers hired by a drug lord who thought the former Red Sox slugger was having an affair with his wife, according to a report. Three law enforcement sources have confirmed the motive to the Daily Mail. The local drug l...
23:52 2019-06-10

Footage shows moments leading up to David Ortiz’s point-blank shooting Newly released surveillance video in the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shows a meeting between suspects in two cars and the accused motorcycle driver, according to a report. The video provided by Dominican Republic authorities shows the brief meeting before Eddy Vladimir Feliz Garcí...
20:26 2019-06-13

David Ortiz shooting suspect wanted in 2017 New Jersey armed robberies Rolfi Ferreira Cruz, who police said admitted to shooting David Ortiz, is connected to two 2017 armed robberies in Clifton, New Jersey.       ...
04:39 2019-06-15

Accused David Ortiz gunman claims slugger wasn’t intended target The man accused of shooting David Ortiz in a botched $8,000 hit job claimed from jail Thursday that the baseball legend wasn’t his intended target — but he got confused by the retired slugger’s clothes. “It wasn’t David, it wasn’t for David … Was confused,” Rolfi Ferreira Cruz shouted to journ...
06:13 2019-06-14

David Ortiz shooting shakes Yankees pitcher: 'It's the reason why my mom doesn't want me to go back' A shooting in the Dominican Republic that left former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz wounded on Sunday resonated with many players across baseball and left a permanent mark on one pitcher....
02:39 2019-06-12

Dominican baseball players 'embarrassed' over David Ortiz shooting: 'It's an international shame' Major League Baseball players from the Dominican Republic feel “embarrassed” by the shooting that wounded David Ortiz at a Santo Domingo bar over the weekend, Eduardo Nunez said Wednesday....
23:52 2019-06-14

Reports: David Ortiz Hospitalized After Being Shot In Dominican Republic Robbery Attempt [Updating] According to multiple reports, retired Red Sox slugger and former World Series MVP David Ortiz was hospitalized with a gunshot wound in the Dominican Republic Sunday evening. Enrique Rojas of ESPN reportedly heard directly from Ortiz’s father that Ortiz was shot “in an amusement center” in Santo Dom...
08:26 2019-06-10

David Ortiz's accused shooter, suspected cohorts led into court in helmets, bulletproof vests Newly released photos show the nine suspects in the botched hit on the life Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz being escorted into a Santo Domingo courtroom wearing police helmets and bulletproof vests....
00:26 2019-06-16

David Ortiz's wife, Tiffany, thanks friend for 'heroism' after husband shot at Dominican Republic bar David Ortiz’s wife, Tiffany Ortiz, thanked a friend Thursday who helped save her husband’s life after he was shot and wounded at a Dominican Republic bar over the weekend....
23:52 2019-06-14

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz flying from Dominican Republic to Boston following surgery on wounds from bar shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz flying from Dominican Republic to Boston following surgery on wounds from bar shooting. The post Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz flying from Dominican Republic to Boston following surgery on wounds from bar shooting appeared firs...
00:39 2019-06-11

Eddy Feliz Garcia, suspect in David Ortiz shooting, charged with ‘attempted homicide’ A suspect in the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was charged with “attempted homicide” and “criminal association” in connection to the violence in the Dominican Republic, a report said. Eddy Feliz Garcia confessed to having a role in Sunday’s shooting but...
07:39 2019-06-12

Dominican Republic faces tourist backlash after David Ortiz shooting, multiple deaths The Dominican Republic has been in the news for all the wrong reasons ⁠— and it's concerning potential tourists.       ...
00:26 2019-06-11

Police Describe Some Pretty Unexpected Details In Ongoing Investigation Of David Ortiz's Shooting David Ortiz was flown from Santo Domingo to Boston Monday, where he received further medical attention following emergency surgery in the Dominican Republic after he was shot there Sunday night. The good news is, Ortiz is reportedly up and moving around and speaking with family, and is mostly out of...
08:26 2019-06-13

Video Shows Sophisticated Attack on David Ortiz, as Ex-Slugger Remains in Intensive Care (SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic) — Dominican prosecutors say witnesses and security camera footage show that the attempt to kill former Red Sox star David Ortiz was carried out by two men on a motorcycle and two other groups of people in cars, indicating a new level of sophistication in the...
19:52 2019-06-12

11th suspect arrested in David Ortiz's shooting as details emerge on who allegedly paid for attempted hit Dominican Republic authorities arrested an 11th suspect in the murder-for-hire plot against former Rex Sox player David Ortiz as details emerge on who allegedly paid for the attempted hit....
07:52 2019-06-19

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital heading for flight to Boston after bar shooting Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital heading for flight to Boston after bar shooting       ...
00:39 2019-06-11

Pedro Martinez sends David Ortiz emotional message after shooting: 'Can’t wait to hear your voice' Pedro Martinez broke down in tears Monday night when asked about his longtime friend and former Boston Red Sox teammate David Ortiz, who was seriously wounded in a shooting in his home nation of the Dominican Republic over the weekend.  ...
02:39 2019-06-12

David Ortiz shooting highlights crime plaguing Dominican Republic, slugger had called on police chief to 'take care of' it David Ortiz hoped the Dominican Republic would have increased security prior to Sunday night shooting that left him with a gunshot wound in the torso at near point-blank range....
20:26 2019-06-12

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz 'stable, awake' after second surgery in Boston David Ortiz underwent a second surgery after being transported to a Boston hospital on Monday night from the Dominican Republic.       ...
06:26 2019-06-12

Boston Red Sox Legend David ‘Big Papi’ Ortiz Said to Be Resting After 2nd Surgery in Boston Legendary Boston Red Sox slugger David “Big Papi” Ortiz was “resting comfortably” Tuesday after undergoing a second surgery in Boston to repair wounds he received after being shot in the back in his native Dominican Republic Sunday night....
03:00 2019-06-12

David Ortiz 'making good progress,' including taking a few steps, wife says Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has been able to sit up and take a few steps over the past 24 hours, according to his wife, Tiffany.       ...
21:39 2019-06-12

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz 'stable, awake' after second surgery in Boston, police make arrests David Ortiz underwent a second surgery after being transported to a Boston hospital on Monday night from the Dominican Republic.       ...
09:39 2019-06-12

Opinion: From Big Papi to 'big brother,' David Ortiz's baseball impact a true love affair David Ortiz was shot through the back in Dominican Republic and is in stable condition after surgery. Here is why no player may be as loved.       ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Doctors upgrade David Ortiz's condition to 'good' after shooting David Ortiz's condition has been upgraded to ‘good’ by his doctors, his wife Tiffany said in a statement as he recovers in a Massachusetts hospital.       ...
19:13 2019-06-18

KSP Search For Inmate Who Escaped Transport Van LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police are looking for an inmate they say escaped from a transport van in Lee County. It happened Thursday afternoon. Troopers say 39-year-old Jamie Vires, of Jackson, was able to get out of the van on Highway 11 south near Beattyville. Vires is 6’...
13:52 2019-06-07

Nxivm leader hid from me when I escaped his captivity: witness Accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere is such a coward that he hid from a woman he’d ordered held captive in a room for two years, after she finally escaped the psychological torture chamber to confront him, she testified Wednesday. “I remember Keith running to hide, dodging through other people,” t...
06:52 2019-05-30

Police Search For Escaped Campbell County Inmate CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are searching for a man who escaped from the Campbell County Detention Center. 57-year-old Jerry Iles escaped May 23. He was serving a 7-year sentence for second-degree burglary from Kenton County. According to the Newport Police Department, Iles’ ...
12:01 2019-05-31

Guard trampled to death by elephant while on look out for escaped lions A guard on the lookout for a pride of 14 lions that were thought to have escaped from the Kruger National Park has been trampled to death by an elephant....
04:26 2019-06-11

Advanced Linux backdoor found in the wild escaped AV detection Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) Researchers say they’ve discovered an advanced piece of Linux malware that has escaped detection by antivirus products and appears to be actively used in targeted attacks. HiddenWasp, as the malware has been dubbed, is a fully developed suite of malware tha...
01:00 2019-05-31

Backpacker escaped horrific kidnapping by posting cries for help on Facebook A backpacker has revealed she managed to escape by sending Facebook messages after being kidnapped by a farmer and raped in a pigsty. Davine Arckens, 24, was chained and assaulted over two days after being abducted by twisted hobby farmer Gene Charles Bristow in South Australia. And the ingenious yo...
18:52 2019-06-17

These North Korean defectors were sold into China as cybersex slaves. Then they escaped Wearing big black headphones and sitting on a blue floral bedspread, North Korean defector Lee Yumi was video chatting with yet another stranger online, dark rings shading the pale skin under her eyes....
04:13 2019-06-10

Indiana Jones of climate science: the professor who escaped a 70ft crevasse After filming himself as he clambered out with a pickax, John All has resumed his Himalayan missionOne spring morning in 2014, before breakfast or even coffee, John All, 49, a Mount Everest climber and then a professor at Western Kentucky University, was walking near his tent on a remote Himalayan p...
05:39 2019-05-22

She was kidnapped by her stepfather as a child in Oklahoma, held captive 19 years. Then she escaped. _____ An Oklahoma man kidnapped his stepdaughter as a child, repeatedly raped and abused her, fathered her nine children and threatened her with violence during the almost 20 years he held her captive, authorities said. Henri Michelle Piette, 63, was found guilty last Thursday by a federal jury of k...
17:52 2019-06-15

Master of disguise: Police release 6 different sketch renderings of escaped murderer Police released multiple sketch renderings of an escaped murderer that’s also a ‘master of disguise’.        ...
21:13 2019-06-13

7 Animals I Just Thought Up Right Now, Off The Top Of My Head It’s not hard to think up animals, not hard at all. In fact, here are seven I just thought up right this second, just off the top of my head....
03:52 2019-06-12

'I thought my career was over after pregnancy' - Azarenka "Former world number one Victoria Azarenka was afraid becoming pregnant in 2016 would end her tennis career, but says she returned to the game stronger after the birth of her son."...
16:13 2019-05-21

Why I believe humans were in Australia much earlier than we thought Newly discovered shells and blackened stones are compelling evidence that humans lived in Australia 60,000 years earlier than we thought, says James Bowler...
17:39 2019-05-21

Suarez thought his 'career was over' after Chiellini bite "Luis Suarez has revealed that he thought his career was over after his bite on Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup landed him a four-month ban."...
22:39 2019-06-15

Did we split from Neanderthals 400,000 years earlier than we thought? An analysis of fossil teeth suggests that the shared ancestor of modern humans and our Neanderthal cousins may have lived more than 800,000 years ago...
17:39 2019-05-21

Cazorla: I thought about quitting, but you have to follow your dream "Santi Cazorla said he was close to quitting football as a result of his serious injuries - but is now revelling in his return to the Spanish national side."...
10:52 2019-06-06

UK costs to cut greenhouse emissions 40% higher than thought: FT Britain's government has estimated that the cost of eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 could be 40% higher than one given by official climate advisers, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing a finance ministry letter....
15:26 2019-06-06

Ice sheets in Patagonia are more massive than scientists thought The slabs of ice that stretch across vast portions of Argentina and Chile are bigger and thicker than scientists thought, according to a seven-year survey of Patagonia's ice....
23:00 2019-06-04

Tool-use became widespread 10,000 years earlier than we thought The discovery of an ancient collection of tools suggests that our ancient ancestors began using stone tools on a regular basis about 2.6 million years ago...
22:13 2019-06-03

Extraterrestrial life could be scarcer than first thought: study The search for extraterrestrial life has fascinated humanity for generations, with all sorts of theories about where it could exist, if it exists at all. For all those hoping to see an abundance of E.T., a new study puts a bit of a damper on its whereabouts. A study entitled “A Limited Habitab...
23:52 2019-06-11

World's biggest cave is even bigger than we thought Thanks to discoveries made during a recent expedition in Vietnam, it appears the world's largest cave, Son Doong, is even bigger than previously thought....
13:26 2019-05-27

Ron Goldman’s sister: I thought about ‘taking out’ O.J. Simpson Kim Goldman said Wednesday that when she saw O.J. Simpson a few years after his acquittal in the murders of her brother and Nicole Brown Simpson 25 years ago, she briefly thought about running him down. “I was by myself in my car. I saw that gait … that I had been following for so......
20:39 2019-06-12

Off-duty Philly cop shoots panhandler he thought had a gun An off-duty Philadelphia cop shot a panhandler who approached his car because he thought the man was carrying a gun, according to reports. The detective, who was driving an unmarked car and wearing civilian clothes, was stopped in traffic soon before 9 p.m. in the Kensington neighborhood when the ma...
09:00 2019-05-23

Bernadette Peters: 'Every role I've played, I've thought – that's me!' The Broadway powerhouse talks about trusting Sondheim, hearing others sing her songs and waiting to be taken seriouslyCafe Luxembourg, the closet-sized New York bistro Bernadette Peters chooses for our lunch, opened in 1983 and seems almost unchanged. That also goes for Peters, although she has been...
08:00 2019-05-30

Thought It Was A Dog, Says Singer Arrested For Keeping Bear As Pet Zarith Sofia Yasin, a Malaysian singer, was arrested for keeping a wild bear in her home. However, she insists she thought the animal was a dog, not a sun bear....
20:13 2019-06-13

Extraterrestrial life could be scarcer than first thought, study says The search for extraterrestrial life has fascinated humanity for generations, with all sorts of theories about where it could exist, if it exists at all. For all those hoping to see an abundance of E.T., a new study puts a bit of a damper on their whereabouts....
15:39 2019-06-11

Chrissy Teigen Says She Never Thought of Herself "as a Real Model" Chrissy Teigen has come a long way from relying on free burritos. Today, fans know the 33-year-old star as a standout voice on social media, a host, a model, a cookbook author, John......
22:13 2019-05-24

Malaysian singer arrested after rescuing bear she thought was a dog A singer in Malaysia was reportedly arrested after she rescued a “dog” from the side of the road — that she later realized was a sun bear. Zarith Sofia Yasin, 27, told local media she came across the apparently ambiguous creature at night in recent weeks and decided to take it in, ...
22:13 2019-06-13

She thought she had a customer service job but soon discovered she was working for cybercriminals Arnica Valka was one of the world's most notorious cybercrime villages. In this excerpt from Kate Fazzini's "Kingdom of Lies," one former hacker from the town explains how she got drawn in....
15:13 2019-06-11

Woman suffers from rare ‘sex headaches’: ‘I thought I was dying’ Mind-blowing sex may sound like your ideal night, but for some, the phrase has more painful connotations. These blinding headaches, caused by orgasms or sexual excitement, are absolutely excruciatingly – and have many fearing the worst. Sammi Rabbats, 35, from East Sussex, is one of the unluck...
19:52 2019-06-11

Maybe we are alone after all: Planets that could sustain alien life much rarer than thought So, maybe we are alone after all. The number of planets in the universe that could sustain life is much smaller than had been thought, scientists said.        ...
03:01 2019-06-12

One of Detective Pikachu's Grossest Moments Is Even Weirder Than You Thought Detective Pikachu’s trailers were full of wonderfully cute (and occasionally freaky) Pokémon—but one of the biggest reactions came with the debut of Lickitung. Or rather, Licktung’s ginormous, gross tongue as it slathers Tim Goodman’s face with saliva. It turns out there’s actually a much creepier f...
19:01 2019-05-28

Huge T. rex fossil suggests many dinosaurs were bigger than we thought The discovery of a T. rex that was 400 kilograms heavier than any other found so far suggests we may have underestimated the size of this and other dinosaurs...
18:00 2019-05-21

She Thought She’d Married a Rich Chinese Farmer. She Hadn’t. Pakistan has charged dozens of people with trafficking women to China as wives. Rabia Kanwal was one bride who says she was lied to. In China, her husband has a different story....
10:26 2019-05-27

Louis van Gaal: ‘I thought Manchester United could buy every player’ United’s former manager on Rooney, tactics, why the club is too commercial and being ‘very surprised’ at Solskjær’s appointmentThe Guardian sat down with Louis van Gaal at Noordwijk’s Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, three years since his dismissal by Manchester United.Jamie Jackson: Did you feel betrayed...
11:26 2019-06-03

The first Americans had pet dogs 1000 years earlier than thought There were domestic dogs in North America 10,200 years ago, according to a re-examination of an ancient dog skeleton that looks like a small English setter...
15:00 2019-05-21

Teacher, Now Fired, Thought Tweets to Trump About Immigrants Were Private Georgia Clark, a teacher in the Fort Worth Independent School District, had implored the president in public Twitter posts to rid her school of undocumented immigrants....
13:00 2019-06-05

Marvel insider says a movie we thought was coming in MCU Phase 4 isn’t happening at all An exciting rumor earlier this week said that Marvel is already working on rebooting Fantastic Four now that it owns the property, with Ant-Man director Peyton Reed eager to direct the franchise. According to the leak, Reed’s initial pitch to Kevin Feige and Co. has the Fantastic Four doing th...
18:52 2019-06-07

Trump's Replacement to Obama's Clean Power Plan Is Just as Bad as We Thought It'd Be It’s official: The Clean Power Plan is out. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Wednesday the agency’s final replacement for the Obama-era rule, which aimed to reduce carbon emissions from the energy sector to combat climate change....
22:52 2019-06-19

Life may have begun on Earth 100 million years earlier than we thought A new timeline of early evolution suggests life on Earth began 100 million years earlier than we thought, while meteorites were still pummelling the planet...
15:00 2019-05-21

Artificial Scottish islands are thousands of years older than thought Ancient inhabitants of Scotland built islands in the country’s lochs, with most thought to be about 2800 years old – but several actually date back 5600 years...
16:39 2019-06-12

Tiger Woods: I've always thought reaching Nicklaus' major record was possible "Tiger Woods was speaking to GOLFTV in his role as an exclusive content partner for the new digital destination for golf fans all over the globe. Visit GOLF.TV and follow @GOLFTV to learn more about live PGA TOUR programming and exclusive content from Tiger Woods and Francesco Molinari."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Adwoa Aboah: ‘I thought I was hideous. I wanted to jump out of my skin’ The supermodel turned mental-health activist on how battling dyslexia, drugs and depression helped her find her voiceAdwoa Aboah’s clothes are causing a stir, and not – as you might expect from one of the world’s most recognisable models – in a fashion sense. Her team are worried that her black hood...
11:39 2019-06-15

Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much earlier...
18:00 2019-05-21

NASA research shows alien life is far less likely than previously thought Scientists just threw a monkey wrench in the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life by redefining what a “habitable planet” is. A team of researchers led by NASA astrobiologist Edward Schwieterman recently published a study indicating that the habitable zone (HZ) for life includes far fewer pl...
20:39 2019-06-12

Doctor thought to be 1st Jewish person voted mayor in Greece THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A 65-year-old doctor is believed to be the first Jewish person elected mayor in Greece. Independent candidate Moses Elisaf won 50.3 percent of the vote in the municipal election in the city of Ioannina. Elisaf received 17,789 votes, 235 more than his runoff opponent. He t...
20:39 2019-06-03

A virus we thought was harmless to humans may worsen cystic fibrosis Bacteriophage viruses target microbes and not human cells – but paradoxically, they make it harder to treat bacterial infections in people with cystic fibrosis...
15:52 2019-05-21

Russians (not North Koreans) thought to be behind $530M Coincheck hack The $530 million hack that blighted Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck in January 2018 may have been carried out by Russian hackers. A virus thought to be used in the hack has been found on employee computers and is linked to Russian hacker groups, the Asahi Shimbun reports. The hackers alle...
21:26 2019-06-17

Doctors thought this woman had a brain tumor but it was actually a tapeworm festering in her skull A New York woman who was prepared for a long battle against brain cancer got some shocking news when doctors finally opened up her skull. 42-year-old Rachel Palma had been experiencing some bizarre symptoms that prompted doctors to perform a scan of her brain, and when the images came back they appe...
22:52 2019-06-03

Neanderthals split from modern humans much earlier than thought, study suggests A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives the Neanderthals may have split at least 800,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of years earlier than had been thought.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Arturo Castro Thought There Weren’t Enough Latino Characters on TV. So He Decided to Play Them All Himself On Narcos he was a cruel druglord; on Broad City he was a doting and beloved best friend. On Alternatino, Arturo Castro gets to play both archetypes—and many more. Though Castro toiled in shorts and indie films and bit TV parts for years, his career took off over the past five years in both th...
00:52 2019-06-12

Sigourney Weaver marks 'Alien' anniversary: 'I thought it was a small movie' Sigourney Weaver was an unknown 28-year-old stage actress when she landed the role of Ripley in director Ridley Scott's now classic sci-fi horror movie "Alien."...
02:00 2019-05-24

'Purged' North Korea Official, Thought To Be In Labour Camp, Re-Appears A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official......
05:52 2019-06-03

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
16:13 2019-05-24

Major Misfire: This Kid Clearly Thought ‘MasterChef Junior’ Was Some Sort Of Bodybuilding Contest One of the main appeals of reality TV is its unpredictability, but one of the most popular reality shows on television just went off the rails in a way that, quite frankly, wasn’t fun for anyone to watch: MasterChef Junior just introduced a new kid contestant who clearly thought the show was some ki...
19:52 2019-05-24

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. The research, published in Science Advances, analyzed dental evolutionary rates across different hominin species, focusin...
14:39 2019-05-21

Mom claims weeklong brain bleed was dismissed as food poisoning: 'Thought I was dying' A mother who claims she was allegedly diagnosed with food poisoning on vacation in Majorca after she began experiencing painful headaches and vomiting said her extreme agony caused her to fly home, where she learned her suffering was actually caused by bleeding in her brain.  ...
19:52 2019-06-12

Divers discover world's biggest cave is even bigger than previously thought A team of divers has discovered that the largest cave in the world is even bigger than anybody previously thought.        ...
20:26 2019-05-21

George Clooney thought he broke his neck in 2018 motor vehicle crash “Split my helmet in half. It knocked me out of my shoes," George Clooney said giving details of the crash that happened in Italy.        ...
18:53 2019-05-23

When This Little Boy Was Being Bullied, His Parents Transferred Him To Another School Where They Apparently Thought Kids Would Magically Be Nicer For Some Reason While there’s nothing inherently wrong with indulging in a little wishful thinking, there’s a fine line between being optimistic and being delusional, and people often fail to realize when they’ve crossed that line. Point in case: When this little boy was being bullied, his parents transferred him t...
21:52 2019-06-18

Senior North Korea official thought imprisoned by Kim Jong Un pictured at concert with dictator A senior North Korean official who was involved in denuclearization talks with President Trump enjoyed a concert with dictator Kim Jong Un, state media reported....
08:39 2019-06-03

Reflections on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Public Statement. First Thought: Damn, He Looks Like the Night King Maybe it’s because none of us has never really seen special counsel Robert Mueller—or maybe it’s because I just never gave a shit. But during his first public speaking appearance since he dropped his long-awaited debut album, Strictly for My Russian Niggaz, the exposé into how Russia straight finess...
21:52 2019-05-29

Huawei says it's a 'victim of bullying by the US' To no one's surprise, Huawei isn't reacting calmly to losing key suppliers in the wake of the US' trade restrictions. Representative Abraham Liu said the company was the "victim of the bullying by the US administration," and that this was an attack......
00:39 2019-05-22

GoFundMe Set Up For Drowning Victim’s Family HENRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A friend has organized a GoFundMe page for the family of a Henry County boy who drowned in a pond over the weekend. Walker Henry Weeks, 8, went missing on Friday night and was found after several hours of searching. According to a post on the fundraiser, Walker was ...
20:26 2019-05-27

9/11 victim’s remains identified nearly 18 years later NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities have identified the remains of a 9/11 victim found at the World Trade Center. The New York City medical examiners’ office on Monday said the man is the 1,643rd person to be identified nearly 18 years after hijackers crashed airplanes into the trade center’s tw...
00:39 2019-06-11

How to avoid becoming the victim of a ‘sextortion’ scheme Sexual extortion is thriving in the digital age. Electronic blackmail complaints spiked 242 percent last year, with 51,146 incidents — most of them sexual, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaints Center reported. “The majority of complaints received in 2018 were part of a sextortion campaign...
21:13 2019-06-18

NYPD cop hit by car while rescuing kidnapping victim An NYPD officer was hit by a car in Brooklyn early Saturday while helping to rescue a man who had been kidnapped from the Bronx, police said. The victim, 32, was taken against his will from an unspecified spot in the southwest Bronx just after midnight by two men who demanded a ransom of cash......
01:13 2019-05-26

Victim of fatal hit-and-run remembered by longtime employer TUCSON – Monday evening was supposed to be a typical work shift for tow-truck driver Richard “Rick” Struble, as he assisted a customer at a local tire shop. But tragedy struck around 10 p.m. when a hit-and-run driver crashed into the parking lot. Struble and the customer, Ramon Murillo III, we...
09:26 2019-06-13

Neymar accuser in 1st comments: ‘I was the victim of rape’ BRASILIA, Brazil — A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel went on television in an interview aired Wednesday to reaffirm her allegation against him in her first public comments on the case. Talking to Brazilian station SBT, the woman described herself as ...
08:52 2019-06-06

Officer says he inflated charge against chokehold victim After Eric Garner died during a confrontation with New York City police in 2014, one officer involved in the struggle says he wrote up paperwork exaggerating the seriousness of the dead man's suspected crime....
20:52 2019-05-21

Would-be 'hit-plot' victim: Feds had me pretend to be dead The estranged husband of a New York City police officer accused of trying to have him killed says he found out about the alleged plot from federal authorities who told him to fake his own death....
18:26 2019-05-22

Victim Identified In Fatal Versailles Crash WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Woodford County. It happened just after midnight Friday on Tyrone Pike in Versailles. Police say the vehicle crashed into a tree alongside the road. We’re told the driver, 20-year-old Michael Bromagen, was ...
19:26 2019-05-24

Kim Kardashian bringing up memories of son’s murder, says victim’s mom The mother of a boy killed by a convicted murderer whose innocence Kim Kardashian is trying to prove said the reality show star has rekindled the pain and grief from her son’s death in 1983....
14:39 2019-06-03

College wrestlers accused of penetrating victim with ‘object’ A top wrestler at the University of Minnesota and his teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct, police said. Gable Steveson, a 19-year-old heavyweight phenom with a 35-2 record as a freshman, and Dylan Martinez, a 21-year-old sophomore from California, were arrested Saturd...
01:26 2019-06-18

Bob Higgins victim: 'I looked him in the eyes and took back the power' Former footballer believes the convicted abuser colluded with Kit Carson at PeterboroughA former youth footballer who says he was abused by two football coaches in the 1990s has spoken of his struggle with anxiety and depression, and strongly criticised the police and footballing authorities for not...
17:52 2019-05-24

Dutch rape victim, 17, uses legal euthanasia to end life A 17-year-old girl who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being molested and raped has been euthanized in the Netherlands, where she lived and assisted-suicide is legal....
23:01 2019-06-04

Victim of Dallas crane collapse remembered for her ‘big heart’ The fatal victim of a crane collapse in Dallas was identified on Monday as her grieving sister remembered the woman’s “unbelievably big heart.” Kiersten Symone Smith, 29, was killed when a crane fell on an apartment building in the city on Sunday amid severe thunderstorms that upro...
03:13 2019-06-11

First 9/11 victim identified in over a year: Medical Examiner’s office The city Medical Examiner’s office used DNA testing to identify the man, who is the 1,643rd victim to be identified from the attack that left 2,753 people missing. Officials are withholding his name....
03:13 2019-06-11

Man nearly severs his own finger while stabbing victim in back repeatedly Shocking video shows a man lunging at another guy with a knife during a fight in the Bronx Tuesday, stabbing him repeatedly in the back — and nearly severing his own finger, police said. The suspect and the 35-year-old man were arguing shortly before 1:15 a.m. in front of Keenan’s Bar an...
05:52 2019-06-19

Family of Virginia Beach shooting victim wants investigation VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The family of a victim of last week’s shooting in Virginia Beach wants the city to release all records about the suspect and start an external investigation. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports that attorney Kevin Martingayle emailed a letter to city officials and...
23:01 2019-06-07

N.C. teen shark attack victim upbeat about future 17-year-old Paige Winter was attacked by a shark off the North Carolina coast earlier this month, losing a leg and part of her hand. Winter says she's going to be the "same old Paigy." (June 14)        ...
01:52 2019-06-15

The Latest: Lawyer says Costco victim mentally ill, off meds LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fatal police-involved shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Corona (all times local): 2 p.m. A lawyer for the family of a man fatally shot by an off-duty police officer in a Southern California Costco says the man was mentally ill and recently went off ...
23:52 2019-06-18

London Bus Attack Victim Speaks Out in Op-Ed : ‘Do You Get Outraged About All Homophobia?’ A woman whose photo went viral after she was allegedly beaten in a homophobic attack in London this month has spoken up in a Guardian op-ed about the experience of her face being used as what she calls “cheap clickbait.” The woman, whose name is published as “Chris,” was phot...
16:39 2019-06-15

Clint Frazier is first victim of Yankees’ roster reshuffle Clint Frazier’s roller-coaster ride of a season will bring him back to northeastern Pennsylvania. The Yankees sent their 24-year-old outfielder down to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in order to make room for the recently acquired Edwin Encarnacion, manager Aaron Boone announced after Sunday&#...
03:52 2019-06-17

Trump launches re-election campaign, presents himself as outsider and victim President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday by presenting himself as the same political insurgent who shook up the Washington establishment four years ago and who is now a victim of an attempted ouster by Democrats....
05:26 2019-06-19

Body of suspected MS-13 victim discovered in Long Island park The decomposing corpse of what cops believe is a victim of MS-13 has been discovered in a Long Island park, law enforcement sources said Saturday. The remains were found in the Massapequa Preserve, just 100 to 150 feet from where another victim of the brutal gang, 19-year-old Julio Espantzay, was fo...
16:13 2019-05-26

Dad of Sandy Hook victim wins suit against conspiracy theorists The dad of a Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim won a defamation lawsuit this week against conspiracy theorists who wrote a book claiming the 2012 shooting — in which 26 people, including 20 kids, lost their lives — never happened. The book, “Nobody Died at Sandy Hook,” was pulled as the p...
21:39 2019-06-18

Rajai Davis is Mets victim of Michael Conforto’s return Michael Conforto was activated from the injured list and played for the first time since suffering a concussion on May 16. The outfielder went 0-for-3 with a walk in Sunday’s 4-3 win over the Tigers at Citi Field. To make room for Conforto, the Mets designated Rajai Davis for assignment, “with...
02:52 2019-05-27

Body of gunshot victim found near trash bags in Brooklyn A man was shot dead in Brooklyn early Saturday — and his body was discovered alongside piles of trash bags, cops said. Police responded around 4:45 a.m. to a call of an unconscious person on Chauncey Street near Thomas S. Boyland Street in Ocean Hill, authorities said. When they arrived, they found ...
01:01 2019-06-02

Simpson case launched victim’s sister on fight for justice LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Goldman turned the agony of her brother Ron’s murder into a career helping troubled teens and aiding victims’ rights groups. She also has continued to make the case publicly that it was O.J. Simpson who killed her brother and Simpson’s ex-wife on the night of...
07:26 2019-06-10

Cadet’s rape conviction reversal panned by victim advocates The reversal of a West Point cadet’s rape conviction has outraged sexual assault victim advocates who say the decision is filled with victim-blaming and antiquated notions about rape. But defense attorney William Cassara says the decision demonstrates the need for checks and balances on court ...
16:13 2019-06-08

Rick Scott becomes latest senator to support 9/11 victim fund WASHINGTON — Sen. Rick Scott, the former Florida governor, is the latest lawmaker to co-sponsor the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill, The Post has learned. Scott will become the Senate bill’s 10th Republican to sign on and 43rd sponsor overall, getting the legislation within two votes of a veto-pr...
21:39 2019-06-18

Victim’s mom testifies in 1990-cold-case murder trial Before she allegedly gunned down her cheating boyfriend in a Harlem lobby three decades ago, Zunilda Rosario was a screaming, scratching harpy who once held a gun to his head, the victim’s mother testified Thursday — as Manhattan prosecutors began laying out their evidence in the explosive, 1990 col...
01:26 2019-06-07

Brock Turner’s rape victim writing memoir about her assault The woman sexually assaulted by a former Stanford University swimmer is writing a memoir about her harrowing experience. The nonfiction book “will reclaim the story of her sexual assault, expose the arduous nature of the legal system, and emerge as a bold, unifying voice,” according to V...
21:39 2019-06-06

UPDATE: Victim ID’d In Fatal Jessamine County House Fire JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The county coroner’s office confirmed Sunday morning that one person has been declared dead in a Jessamine County home fire. The Jessamine County Coroner said 48-year-old Ronnie Hall died of smoke inhalation and burns. Family members said Hall used oxygen...
13:39 2019-06-09

Was dead militant war casualty or Navy SEAL’s murder victim? SAN DIEGO (AP) — Photos displayed at a military court martial show a decorated Navy SEAL holding up the head of a dead Islamic State fighter by the hair while clenching a knife in his other hand. A jury hearing testimony Wednesday will have to decide if it was a snapshot in poor taste of an enemy wh...
08:26 2019-06-19

4 seek victim status to review Carnival pollution settlement MIAMI (AP) — Four people who say they were harmed by pollution from Carnival Corp. cruise ships are seeking status as victims with rights to review a recent settlement. Three Alaskans and one Bahamian have asked the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to grant them status under the federal Crime Vict...
20:26 2019-06-17

Family of victim of first-degree murder reacts to guilty verdict TUCSON – A Tucson man accused of killing his girlfriend, concealing her body and then going on the run for nearly two months was found guilty of first-degree murder Tuesday. A jury deliberated for nearly three days before finding Mario Jesus Dorame guilty of killing Maria Delores Escobedo back...
09:39 2019-06-12

Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid epidemic during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fueling the crisis....
21:26 2019-05-29

The Commissioner of Tennis - 'Serena's not a diva, she's the victim of a screw-up by the organisers' "John McEnroe discusses the Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem press-conference spat at the 2019 French Open in his latest episode of The Commissioner of Tennis... and he has some very strong opinions about the story has been mis-reported and the \u0027fake news\u0027 that has slandered both Serena a...
12:52 2019-06-04

Mom assaulted in Dominican Republic accuses resort of victim blaming The Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort accused hotel honchos of victim-blaming when they questioned parts of her story this week. “[We] feel confident that viewers and the public can see that the hotel’s attempt to blame the victim in this case is thei...
07:39 2019-06-09

Remains of Cyprus serial killer's 7th victim found in lake A Cyprus police official says divers searching the bottom of a lake have discovered the remains of what authorities believe to be the remains of a 6-year-old girl that a serial killer has confessed to killing....
16:00 2019-06-12

Body found in search for six-year-old 'victim of serial killer' Police in Cyprus have discovered a body thought to be the remains of six-year-old Sierra Granze - said to be the final victim of a suspected serial killer on the island....
05:52 2019-06-13

The Latest: Family: Costco shooting victim a ‘gentle giant’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police-involved shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Corona (all times local): 3:35 p.m. A cousin of the man shot and killed by an off-duty police officer at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Corona says he was a “gentle giant” ...
03:26 2019-06-17

Cousin of Parkland victim pushes bill for alarms in schools An upstate teenager whose cousin died in the Parkland, Fla., massacre is pushing a state bill that would force public schools to install silent panic alarms to alert law enforcement when an active shooter is on the loose, she told The Post on Monday. Jadyn Turner, a 15-year-old from Nyack, and her d...
00:26 2019-06-11

Police crash victim's kin: Officers lack training Family members of an 84-year-old woman killed last month when two Chicago Police vehicles slammed into a car she was riding in say a lack of officer training in pursuits led to her death. (June 11)        ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Was dead militant war casualty or Navy SEAL's murder victim? Photos displayed at a military court martial show a decorated Navy SEAL holding up the head of a dead Islamic State fighter by the hair while clenching a knife in his other hand....
15:52 2019-06-19

'We had no idea': overdose victim's dad testifies in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Johnson of fueling the crisis....
20:26 2019-05-29

Dallas crane collapse victim identified as 29-year-old woman Residents in North Texas began to come to grips Monday with the widespread damage left after a sudden thunderstorm bearing near hurricane-strength winds rolled through the area and collapsed a crane onto an apartment complex, killing one person and injuring five others....
09:39 2019-06-11

The Latest: Body of 13th victim recovered from sunken boat BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the sunken tour boat in Hungary’s capital (all times local): 11:05 a.m. Hungarian rescue officials say that another body has been recovered from a sunken tour boat in the Danube River. Officials said the body was found Wednesday by divers in Budapest chec...
13:52 2019-06-05

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
12:26 2019-05-29

Charlottesville victim sues white nationalist groups, leaders An Ohio man says he was struck by the car driven by James Alex Fields Jr. at the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally. Fields, Richard Spencer named in suit.        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Man fired after he’s caught peeing on young cancer victim’s memorial A New Jersey man caught on camera allegedly urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old cancer victim has been fired from his job by his own dad — as he issued an apology for the “big mistake I made,” according to reports. Bruce Bellace said he had no choice but to can his 23-year-old son,......
18:00 2019-05-21

Brewers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress snags scary line drive: 'I literally thought I was gone' The right-hander is certain to make all the highlight shows as he somehow gloves a line drive right back at his face in the fifth inning Monday.        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

Hannah Gadsby calls Louis CK a "joke" who "still honestly thinks he’s the victim” Louis CK’s contemporaries in the stand-up scene have had some harsh words for the disgraced comedian, who returned to the stage last year after admitting to allegations of exposing himself to female employees and other comedians without their consent. Sasheer Zamata and Pete Davidson have taken publ...
19:13 2019-06-12

DNA testing identifies victim of 9/11 attacks at New York's World Trade Center Nearly 18 years after the Set. 11, 2001, attacks in New York City, authorities have identified another person whose remains were found near a Manhattan skyscraper....
20:26 2019-06-11

Family of Virginia Beach shooting victim calls for external investigation The family of one of the victims in the Virginia Beach shooting on May 31 is asking that the city open up an external investigation into the mass shooting that left 12 people dead and several others wounded....
06:13 2019-06-08

Shark attack victim, 17, undergoes 14 hours of hand surgery, doing 'extremely well' A North Carolina high school student reportedly underwent 14 hours of reconstructive hand surgery Friday after being attacked by a shark last Sunday off the Atlantic Coast at Fort Macon State Park. ...
06:13 2019-06-08

Wife of Hawaii shark victim shares anguish: ‘It happened right in front of me’ The heartbroken wife of a California man killed in a shark attack in Hawaii described on Wednesday watching helplessly from their vacation home as her husband struggled to save himself. Gale Smiley said she was on the third floor of the couple’s home in Ka’anapali Shores, Maui, Saturday ...
06:52 2019-05-30

US tourist beaten during Dominican vacation accuses resort of victim blaming A Dominican Republic resort has been accused of attempting to blame the victim by a lawyer for a Delaware woman who says she was brutally attacked there in January, according to reports....
18:13 2019-06-08

Dominican Republic beatdown victim’s hubby says authorities lying about attack The husband of the woman who said she was savagely beaten at a Dominican Republic resort says authorities there bungled the investigation into the attack — and are lying about it now....
12:39 2019-06-02

Father of Sandy Hook massacre victim wins defamation lawsuit Lenny Pozner, whose six-year-old son was killed in the shooting, sued authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happenedThe father of a victim of the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened; the...
01:13 2019-06-19

Brock Turner sex-assault victim plans memoir for September release The woman who was sexually assaulted by then Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner after she passed out outside an on-campus fraternity house party in January 2015 is set to write a memoir scheduled to be released this fall....
12:00 2019-06-06

Police investigate events leading to death shooting victim after rollover on I-19 Tucson- Police are still piecing together a series of events that led to the death of a man on Tucson’s southside Wednesday night. It began with a shooting investigation near Valencia and 12th Avenue and ended in a rollover crash on I-19. Just after 10pm, Tucson police responded to a 911 calle...
13:39 2019-06-13

Priyanka Chopra Defends Meghan Markle and Calls Her a Victim of Racism Feud? What feud? Priyanka Chopra has nothing but nice things to say about her longtime "stunning" friend Meghan Markle, and is one of her biggest defenders. Since her relationship......
04:52 2019-06-03

Woman killed 70-year-old victim, sexually assaulted her with umbrella: cops A New Jersey woman was busted in the sickening murder of a 70-year-old woman — who was sexually assaulted with an umbrella and robbed of a mere $15, according to prosecutors and a new report. Caroline Beckert, 40, of Old Bridge, was charged with first-degree murder, aggravated sexual assault a...
17:00 2019-05-24

'Gun free zone' law disarmed Virginia Beach shooting victim, attorney says The night before Kate Nixon and 11 others were murdered by a disgruntled co-worker, the decade-long Virginia Beach city employee talked with her husband about bringing a gun to work for self-defense -- a decision that was taken out of her hands by the city's ban on employees carrying firearms at wor...
23:00 2019-06-14

Sex assault victim slams delay over putting CCTV cameras on Central line A young woman who was sexually assaulted on the Tube has hit out at delays installing CCTV cameras on the Central line — which police warn is being targeted by predators due to their absence....
12:52 2019-06-17

North Carolina shark attack victim’s father reveals how he saved daughter: 'I hit it with everything I could' The father of a 17-year-old girl who was attacked by a shark earlier this month opened up about the horrifying incident and detailed how he freed the teen from the fish’s jaws....
20:52 2019-06-15

TPD identifies victim of south side shooting incident that ended in rollover crash TUCSON – Tucson Police Department identified the person who was found dead in connection to the investigation of a shooting and rollover crash that occurred Wednesday on the south side. According to officials, TPD received a report of a shooting at an apartment complex located at 252 W. Valenc...
04:52 2019-06-14

West Point cadet's rape conviction reversal outrages victim advocates Panel ordered Jacob Whisenhunt released and reinstated at the academy, but some say the decision is ‘filled with victim-blaming’A military appeals court’s reversal of a West Point cadet’s rape conviction and 21-year prison sentence has outraged sexual assault victim advocates.The cadet’s attorney sa...
17:39 2019-06-08

Polish priest blames 'devil' as he's confronted by alleged victim whose life was ruined "Father, I wanted to look you in the eye ... I wanted to ask you why?" demands Anna Misiewicz as she confronts the parish priest she says abused her when she was just seven and eight years old....
06:39 2019-05-26

Noa Pothoven death: Dutch rape victim, 17, ends her own life through legal euthanasia A 17-year-old girl from the Netherlands who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being raped as a child, chose to end her life with legal euthanasia....
09:39 2019-06-05

Cyprus: Remains of sixth suspected serial killer victim found in lake Cyprus has been stunned by the suspected serial murders that authorities say could have been prevented. The sixth of seven victims is believed to have been found in a suitcase at the bottom of a lake....
03:00 2019-06-05

Notice of Claim: Hacienda rape victim possibly pregnant once before, repeatedly raped PHOENIX (KPNX) – Documents indicate a woman with developmental disabilities who was impregnated at a Phoenix Hacienda HealthCare facility was repeatedly raped before giving birth last December and, according to a doctor who inspected her, could have been pregnant before. In the notice of claim...
11:39 2019-05-23

Champions League final: Voice of Go Compare advert victim of £7,000 ticket scam The singer who features in the Go Compare adverts has revealed he paid thousands of pounds for Champions League final tickets which he never received....
21:39 2019-06-01

Decomposing body of Cyprus serial killer's youngest victim discovered in lake Authorities on the small Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus completed their search for victims of a confessed serial killer when the body of one of his youngest victims was found at the bottom of a lake....
18:13 2019-06-13

Hapur Victim Asked To Move Trial Court For Supplementary Charge Sheet The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the 2018 Hapur lynching victim to bring to the notice of the trial court the statements of two crucial witnesses recorded by a judicial magistrate....
20:01 2019-05-28

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
13:13 2019-06-07

The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival The 100 has, pretty much from the beginning, been a show with a fair amount of weird mythology. There’s been a lot of surprises along the way, a lot of new characters, tribes, villains, and communities; Nightbloods and AI systems and Commanders that live on in “flames.” But this season, perhaps more...
05:26 2019-06-12

Walking For A Hope To End Gun Violence LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The color orange is worn in honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day. A place touched by a deadly shooting five years ago, Duncan Park in Lexington, was the site of Saturday’s peace walk. The victim’s mother carries on the legacy of her son, Antonio Fr...
10:26 2019-06-09

Jon Stewart slams Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victim fund on Stephen Colbert's show Jon Stewart lashed out at Sen. Mitch McConnell, saying that he was using the 9/11 community as a "political pawn."        ...
16:52 2019-06-18

Remains of six-year-old girl found in lake believed to be 7th victim of Cyprus serial killer Divers searching at the bottom of a lake have discovered the remains of what authorities believe to be a six year-old girl - the possible seventh victim of a serial killer in Cyprus....
15:26 2019-06-13

Family of incapacitated rape victim who gave birth files $45M notice of claim against Arizona The 56-page document, filed on behalf of the victim and her parents, says the state of Arizona did an "abysmal job" monitoring Hacienda HealthCare.        ...
03:52 2019-05-24

Pennsylvania woman charged in mother's death after victim found covered in feces, ulcers Police arrested a Pennsylvania woman on Tuesday in connection with the death of her 83-year-old mother, who prosecutors said was found covered in feces and sores a couple of months before her death....
05:13 2019-06-05

Police name victim of fatal hit and run in north west London as they release details of cars involved Police have named the victim of a fatal hit and run collision in north west London as they released details of the cars they are hunting in connection with the incident....
14:39 2019-05-25

North Carolina shark attack victim who had leg amputated says marine life 'are still good people' The North Carolina teenager who had to get her leg amputated after being attacked by a shark over the weekend said Monday that she has a long recovery ahead, but still has respect for marine life....
18:52 2019-06-04

Kansas City Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu victim of alleged $5 million extortion attempt Geourvon Sears, a distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu, was arrested on suspicion of trying to extort $5 million from the defensive back....
22:39 2019-05-22

Remains found in Cyprus lake believed to belong to youngest victim of serial killer Divers discovered the remains of a small child in a Cyprus lake — likely the youngest victim of a serial killer who has targeted seven foreign women and girls in the island country, authorities announced this week. The remains, discovered Wednesday, are believed to belong to 6-year-old Sierra Grace,...
21:26 2019-06-13

Neymar Denies Rape Accusation, Releases Texts And Nude Photos Sent Between Him And Alleged Victim Hours after allegations that Neymar raped a Brazilian woman in Paris came to light, the soccer superstar posted a video on social media in which he denied the accusations and claimed that the woman had tried to extort him....
20:13 2019-06-02

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
20:39 2019-06-18

Friday is National Gun Violence Awareness Day TUCSON – According to Everytown, a group working to end gun violence, 100 Americans are killed with guns every day. Groups across the nation are working to end gun violence and they are wearing orange to raise awareness. The organization that started this awareness day, Wear Orange, says firea...
15:39 2019-06-07

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
05:52 2019-06-04

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
14:26 2019-05-27

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must end....
00:52 2019-06-04

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence Violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after the military killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. The UN Security Council plans to hold a closed door meeting on Tuesday....
00:13 2019-06-04

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
13:26 2019-06-03

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says a record 71 million people have now been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence. That’s an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th largest country ...
08:26 2019-06-19

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
20:39 2019-06-13

Mother of victim says at least 4 suspect to be tried in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Flight 17, trial opening March 2020 Nieuwegein, Netherlands (AP) — Mother of victim says at least 4 suspect to be tried in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Flight 17, trial opening March 2020. The post Mother of victim says at least 4 suspect to be tried in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Flight 17, trial opening March 2020 appeared first on...
13:26 2019-06-19

Police: Victims of mass Virginia Beach shooting found on 3 floors; 1 victim shot in car outside building VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Police: Victims of mass Virginia Beach shooting found on 3 floors; 1 victim shot in car outside building. The post Police: Victims of mass Virginia Beach shooting found on 3 floors; 1 victim shot in car outside building appeared first on LEX18.com....
05:13 2019-06-01

U.S. military risks falling victim to China’s effort to gain technology edge, report warns The former No. 2 official at the Pentagon wrote in a report that China has devised a strategy to exploit the U.S. military’s weaknesses and offset its strengths.  ...
13:13 2019-06-06

Police report shows Hacienda rape suspect’s behavior changed before victim gave birth PHOENIX (KPNX) — Phoenix police have released their report on a rape investigation at a Hacienda Healthcare facility after an incapacitated patient with intellectual disabilities gave birth in December. In May, the victim’s family filed a notice of claim against the state of Arizona, the first...
07:00 2019-06-14

Tennessee murder victim found holding piece of paper with suspect’s license plate on it: report The Tennessee man who was shot and killed outside his Cordova home last week was reportedly found holding a piece of paper that authorities think might be the key to bringing his killer to justice....
20:52 2019-05-21

Ortiz remains in 'guarded' condition in ICU Red Sox legend David Ortiz remained in guarded condition in the surgical intensive care unit at a Boston hospital Thursday morning, his wife, Tiffany, said in a statement released by the team....
20:13 2019-06-13

The Latest: Ortiz’s father: Son is out of danger SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Latest on a shooting that injured former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz (all times local): 1:15 a.m. The father of former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz says his son is out of danger after being wounded in a shooting at a bar in the Dominican Repu...
07:26 2019-06-10

Red Sox legend Ortiz stable after shooting in DR Former Red Sox slugger and Dominican star David Ortiz is expected to make a full recovery after being shot at a club in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, his father told local reporters....
09:52 2019-06-10

DR authorities ID man they say paid Ortiz hitmen Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try to kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of the famous slugger who is recovering at a hospital in Boston....
09:26 2019-06-18

Red Sox, fans rally around Ortiz after shooting Ortiz is recovering after being shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday and is expected to be flown to Boston sometime Monday for further treatment....
03:13 2019-06-11

The Naked Truth: Were Whoopi Goldberg’s Opinions on the Risks of Nude Photos Victim Blaming or Common Sense? Kids, we need to talk. Namely, we need to talk about a modern phenomenon with some very well-documented consequences: sharing nude photos....
22:26 2019-06-19

Police chief: Number of dead in Virginia Beach shooting increases to 12; additional victim died on way to hospital VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Police chief: Number of dead in Virginia Beach shooting increases to 12; additional victim died on way to hospital. The post Police chief: Number of dead in Virginia Beach shooting increases to 12; additional victim died on way to hospital appeared first on LEX18.com....
05:13 2019-06-01

Phillies' Herrera arrested for domestic violence Officers found the 20-year-old girlfriend of Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera with "visible signs of injury to her arms and neck that was sustained after being assaulted by her boyfriend."...
18:52 2019-05-28

Sahuarita man arrested in domestic violence altercation SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A 31-year-old man was arrested in Sahuarita Sunday evening after the person was allegedly involved in a domestic violence altercation. According to Sahuarita Police Department, Augustine Rodriguez allegedly caused the victim to lose her consciousness twice after she physical...
02:52 2019-06-11

Shooting survivor to focus on reducing gun violence CINCINNATI (AP) — A bank executive who survived 12 gunshots says she is going to make reducing gun violence her life’s mission. Whitney Austin says she has ended her time at Fifth Third Bank, where she was a vice president when a gunman opened fire Sept. 6, 2018, in the bank building’s l...
08:26 2019-06-13

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
13:26 2019-06-13

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief....
02:13 2019-05-29

Owensboro man wants to stop town’s growing violence OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An Owensboro man is trying to bring residents together to stop the town’s growing violence. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports , in a year that is not quite half over there have been five homicides within the city and two in the county, all gun-related. That’s...
20:39 2019-06-14

DA: Gay couples shouldn't get domestic violence protection A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls for an investigation after saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections, arguing that such laws are designed to protect the "sanctity of marriage."...
23:26 2019-06-06

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
09:26 2019-06-19

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year        ...
10:52 2019-06-19

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked into a building at 5210 E. Williams Circle, near Rosemont and Broadway boulevards, looking for his ex-girlfriend. According to Tucson Police Department,...
18:00 2019-06-18

Violence Makes Mexico an Unwelcoming Refuge As the Trump administration tries to get Mexico to declare itself a “safe third country” for Central American asylum seekers, some U.S.-bound Mexicans describe a country that isn’t safe....
11:52 2019-06-07

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled. Governor Jean Bamanisa tells The Associated Press that 161 bodies have been found and authorities a...
14:26 2019-06-18

Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence A once-stable country is plagued by extremists pouring over its northern border, restive farmers and herdsmen battling for land, and militias bent on tit-for-tat vengeance....
15:52 2019-05-21

U.N. chief condemns violence against civilians in Sudan U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemns violence and reports of excessive use of force by Sudanese security personnel on civilians, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement on Monday....
19:26 2019-06-03

The Latest: Ortiz’s wife says he ‘continues to heal’ SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Latest on the shooting for former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The wife of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz says he remains in guarded condition at a Boston hospital and “continues to heal and make progress....
23:39 2019-06-13

Red Sox, Big Papi fans rally around Ortiz after shooting The Boston Red Sox and their fans are rallying around David Ortiz, a day after the popular former slugger known as Big       ...
02:26 2019-06-11

Ortiz en route to Boston after leaving hospital A day after he was shot at a club in Santo Domingo, David Ortiz has left the Dominican Republic hospital where he underwent surgery and is en route to Boston on a plane sent by the Red Sox....
03:13 2019-06-11

MLB notebook: Ortiz 'flashed that smile' in recovery Former Red Sox star David Ortiz is in stable condition after a second surgery in Boston, his wife Tiffany Ortiz said in a statement provided by the team....
04:13 2019-06-12

DA: Suspect in Ortiz shooting likely wanted in Pennsylvania One of the suspects being sought in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz is believed to be the same man who's wanted by Pennsylvania authorities on a charge of attempted homicide....
18:13 2019-06-13

Ortiz back in Boston, taken to local hospital David Ortiz was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital on Monday night after being flown to Boston from the Dominican Republic on a plane sent by the Red Sox....
05:00 2019-06-11

Nunez talks with Ortiz, 'embarrassed' by shooting Eduardo Nunez, who is friends with fellow Dominican native David Ortiz, has talked to the former Red Sox star, who was shot in what Nunez calls an "international shame."...
22:26 2019-06-12

Ex-Red Sox star Ortiz shot in back, expected to be OK David Ortiz, a three-time World Series champion during his career with the Boston Red Sox, was shot in the back Sunday in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, national police told CNN....
09:52 2019-06-10

Wilder picks rematch with Ortiz for next bout The rematch means there won't be an undisputed title fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder this year, a match that looms as the biggest in boxing....
11:26 2019-05-29

Ex Red-Sox star Ortiz upgraded to 'good' condition The condition of retired Red Sox star David Ortiz has been upgraded to good by doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, where he remains in the intensive care unit....
21:13 2019-06-18

Red Sox president: team flying Ortiz to Boston The Boston Red Sox management and the team's fans expressed shock and dismay Monday after the news that beloved former player David Ortiz was ambushed and shot in the Dominican Republic. (June 10)        ...
13:13 2019-06-11

The Latest: Red Sox offer all resources to Ortiz family The Boston Red Sox say they've been notified by the family of David Ortiz that the former slugger sustained a gunshot wound to his "lower back/abdominal region" and is recovering after surgery       ...
08:39 2019-06-10

Gun violence in Agua Prieta continues, 4 more deaths reported DOUGLAS, Ariz. – Four more deaths have been reported resulting from the gun violence in the town of Agua Prieta, Sonora. According to the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, initial information indicates that it continues to be cartel violence and four more are reported dead as a result of ...
22:26 2019-06-14

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country’s northwest and the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area...
17:52 2019-06-11

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his arms were red from an allergic reaction after he was...
15:00 2019-06-14

Complaint filed of police violence against Russian reporter A lawyer for a prominent Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint with the country's top investigative body, saying police used violence against him while in custody....
14:52 2019-06-09

Odubel Herrera Arrested For Suspected Domestic Violence Multiple outlets are reporting that Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night after police responded to a report of domestic violence in Atlantic City, New Jersey....
21:26 2019-05-28

Chicago police: 52 shot, 10 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, 10 of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson plans a Monday morning news conference to address the violence and talk about enforcement initiatives. Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-...
16:52 2019-06-03

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, following warnings this might ...
10:13 2019-05-22

Warriors coach Kerr delivers gun violence message Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr delivered a pointed message via a T-shirt on Sunday, urging people to vote for those who will bring change to America's gun laws....
12:52 2019-06-03

The Latest: Chief: 'Signs of homicidal violence' in death The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the North Texas over the weekend....
01:39 2019-06-04

The Latest: Chief: ‘Signs of homicidal violence’ in death DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the North Texas over the weekend. Police Chief U. Ren...
01:52 2019-06-04

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (May 22).        ...
04:13 2019-05-23

Argentines protest violence against women in large marches BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Thousands of Argentines have taken to the streets of the country’s capital to protest violence against women. Monday’s march coincides with the fourth anniversary of the founding of the activist group Ni Una Menos, or Not One Less. The Argentine grassroots ...
01:52 2019-06-04

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
11:39 2019-06-04

38 dead in latest intercommunal violence in central Mali BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A pair of attacks on ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali has left at least 38 people dead in the latest intercommunal violence to destabilize the troubled area near Burkina Faso, authorities said Wednesday. It was the second time this month that Dogon villages have come under a...
17:00 2019-06-19

Candidate Swalwell to hold Las Vegas meeting on gun violence LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate and California Rep. Eric Swalwell plans to meet Wednesday with people affected by gun violence in Las Vegas, the site of the country’s deadliest mass shooting in modern history. Swalwell’s visit Wednesday appears to be the first gun-focu...
09:26 2019-06-12

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th most populous country. The annu...
12:13 2019-06-19

Afghans deported from Germany face violence, other perils Since 2016, Germany has deported about 600 Afghans whose applications for asylum were rejected. When they land, they are given €150 and left to fend for themselves. Observers say this practice is irresponsible....
18:39 2019-05-26

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
08:52 2019-06-06

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
12:13 2019-06-06

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarchy.The decision by the union – which has 54 other member s...
19:52 2019-06-06

"Look To India's Leaders To Condemn Violence Based On Religion": US The Trump administration wants the Indian government to swiftly condemn the acts of violence based on religion and hold the perpetrators accountable, a top official told lawmakers underlining that......
23:39 2019-06-12

The Latest: Barr in Alaska to talk about Native violence ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Alaska (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Tribal representatives told U.S. Attorney General William Barr that rural Alaska Natives suffer from multiple public safety problems, including no law enforcement presence i...
04:00 2019-05-30

German far-right party accused of stoking hatred, violence BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers and extremism experts are accusing the far-right Alternative for Germany party of contributing to a climate of hatred that led to the killing of a pro-migrant politician earlier this month. A neo-Nazi with a history of violence has been arrested on suspicion of the exe...
14:26 2019-06-18

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate, a former attorney general, has fled to the US, citing death threats....
12:52 2019-06-16

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and treatment of patients at risk from Ebola, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday....
13:26 2019-06-18

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years on, he still grapples with the memories....
17:39 2019-05-21

Outbreak Of Gun Violence In Louisville This Weekend: 11 Shot Within 24 hours LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – 11 people were shot within 24 hours in Louisville this weekend. Police say two people were killed and the other 9 are recovering. The outbreak of gun violence started at 6:30 on Saturday morning when a man was found shot to death on the 800 block of Cecil Avenue, acc...
03:26 2019-06-17

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
10:52 2019-06-15

War at home: how Big Little Lies deftly dissects domestic violence In the second season of the HBO drama, a nuanced depiction of surviving a violent marriage artfully evokes a form of PTSDBig Little Lies is a beautiful show about ugly secrets. Based on the novel by Liane Moriarty, the show centers around the lives of five very different women in Monterey, Californi...
17:13 2019-06-17

Violence and graft to test El Salvador's maverick new president El Salvador's maverick new president takes office on Saturday pledging to battle violence, poverty, corruption and mass migration to the United States - but will have to do all that without a congressional majority....
23:26 2019-05-30

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Fury was rising among the relatives of dozens of inmates killed in prison riots as they demanded the release of the bodies for burial, more than two days after prisoners attacked each other in several facilities in the northern Brazilian state of Amazonas....
08:00 2019-05-30

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
21:13 2019-05-31

Ex-Jaguars linebacker arrested on domestic violence charge JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Blair Brown has been arrested on a domestic violence charge. Brown turned himself in Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, and was expected to remain in the Duval County Jail until his first appearance before...
04:00 2019-05-30

Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz make the best of a bad situation Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz II isn't the heavyweight title fight the world wants to see, but it's still a very good one, writes Elliot Worsell The post Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz make the best of a bad situation appeared first on Boxing News....
21:52 2019-05-29

Ortiz in Boston to receive care for gunshot wound David Ortiz was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital on Monday night after being flown to Boston from the Dominican Republic on a plane sent by the Red Sox....
12:52 2019-06-11

Source: Red Sox send plane to bring Ortiz back Doctors have cleared David Ortiz to travel, and the Red Sox have sent the team plane to the Dominican Republic to bring him back to Boston for further medical treatment....
20:26 2019-06-10

MLB notebook: Ortiz is Boston-bound for gunshot recovery The Boston Red Sox have sent a team plane to the Dominican Republic to transport former star David Ortiz to the city for medical treatment, ESPN's Enrique Rojas reported Monday afternoon....
05:52 2019-06-11

The Latest: DR prosecutor vows no impunity in Ortiz shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The latest on the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic (all times local): 5:0 p.m. The chief prosecutor in the Dominican Republic says that no one involved in the shooting of former Red Sox star will remain in impunity,...
00:39 2019-06-13

6 suspects, including gunman, arrested in Ortiz shooting Dominican prosecutors say witnesses and security camera footage indicate a new level of sophistication in the attack on former Red Sox star David Ortiz...
02:13 2019-06-13

Ortiz back in Boston for gunshot wound care Former slugger David Ortiz arrived in Boston on a Red Sox team plane and was taken to a hospital on Monday, a day after he was shot in the back while at a Dominican Republic nightclub....
05:52 2019-06-11

MLB notebook: Ortiz back in Boston for gunshot recovery Former slugger David Ortiz arrived in Boston on a Red Sox team plane and was taken to a hospital on Monday, a day after he was shot in the back while at a Dominican Republic nightclub....
06:26 2019-06-11

Sudan opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown in April....
20:13 2019-06-04

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the opposition said on Wednesday....
07:00 2019-06-05

Political violence against women tracked for first time as attacks soar Analysts to compile database to track spike in cases, with female politicians and campaigners increasingly targetedViolence targeted against female politicians and activists will be tracked for the first time by a global database, amid indications of a recent rise in attacks.Researchers reviewed tho...
16:52 2019-06-10

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people....
19:52 2019-06-15

The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had lived all her life in Myanmar. Two years ago, men in uniform came to her village. They killed the men there, including her husband and three small children...
14:52 2019-05-23

After 75 years, the D-Day landings are fading from memory, but one veteran still grapples with the violence of war REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Allied troops stormed ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944, beginning the long, bloody fight to retake Western Europe. Leon Gautier was one of the first French commandos to hit the beach, and the memories are still with him 75 years later. Visit Business Insider's homepage ...
21:52 2019-06-05

Guns and lies in America: decoding an unlikely gun violence success story Why the Guardian US is launching a major project on the dramatic drop in gun homicides in the Bay AreaThis year-long project investigates what works to reduce the daily toll of gun violence in America, exploring how California’s Bay Area has defied expectations and seen a dramatic decline in gun hom...
16:00 2019-06-04

US briefing: Trump in Britain, Jared Kushner, and violence in Sudan Monday’s top story: Protests expected as US president arrives in London for three-day state visit. Plus, Warriors level NBA finals in Game 2Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
20:13 2019-06-03

Violence rages in Libya as fighters attempt to advance into Tripoli The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almost two months ago but has not breached the city's southern defences....
00:39 2019-05-26

Detroit chief says neo-Nazis sought gay pride event violence DETROIT (AP) — Detroit’s police chief says officers prevented violence by a neo-Nazi group that wanted to spark “Charlottesville No. 2” during a gay pride festival over the weekend. Chief James Craig said Monday that five people among about 15 white supremacists were legally carryi...
23:13 2019-06-10

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
13:00 2019-06-16

Democrats slam McConnell for delay on domestic violence bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Democrats are ramping up their rhetoric as they pressure the Senate’s Republican leader to allow a vote on a bill that helps victims of domestic and sexual violence. At a news conference on Wednesday, Rep. Jackie Speier of California took aim at Senate Majority Lea...
00:39 2019-05-23

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence against women....
14:52 2019-06-04

Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs Palestinian officials said an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel on Monday to end a recent surge of violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel....
19:39 2019-05-22

Sudanese opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since Omar al-Bashir was ousted as president in April....
15:52 2019-06-04

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in the minds of Georgia’s LGBT community: dozens of gay rights demonstrators being beaten in the streets of Tbilisi by black-frocked priests and far-right p...
14:39 2019-06-16

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
00:39 2019-06-13

Off-duty officer dies in domestic violence at Michigan home GARDEN CITY, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty Detroit police officer has died following what was described as domestic violence at a home in a suburban community. Detroit police spokesman Cpl. Dan Donakowski tells The Detroit News that the victim was a female officer, but additional informat...
16:52 2019-06-03

Authorities meet to discuss cartel violence along southern border TUCSON- Local and state authorities are working together to address the increase of deaths on the doorstep of the southern border due to cartel violence. Cartel members are now seeking asylum in Douglas and Naco, Arizona for what they say is a credible threat. In the span of a week, officials say 12...
07:00 2019-06-19

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the U.S. military into new uncertainty just as tensions with Iran are rising....
23:39 2019-06-18

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violence in his family surfaced, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon as tensions with Iran rise....
22:26 2019-06-18

Phillies' Odúbel Herrera faces domestic violence charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera was arrested in Atlantic City on Monday night on a charge of simple assault following an alleged domestic incident....
20:26 2019-05-28

EU: Sudan military responsible for deaths, violence committed against the public The European Union said Monday it holds the ruling Transition Military Council responsible for the deaths of over a hundred people in Sudan since the military cracked down on peaceful protesters earlier this month....
14:39 2019-06-18

"Situation Under Control": Bengal Counters Centre's Advisory On Violence There were only a few "stray post-poll clashes" in West Bengal and the situation in the state was "under control", the Mamata Banerjee government said Sunday in a letter to the centre, which had......
03:26 2019-06-10

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-06-18

1,200 Doctors Of Chandigarh's PGIMER Protest Kolkata Hospital Violence Over 1,200 resident doctors at Chandigarh's Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) held a demonstration to express solidarity with their protesting counterparts in Kolkata....
15:52 2019-06-14

Five Terrorists From Kashmir Shun Path Of Violence, Surrender: Report Five youths from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who had joined terrorist organisations, shunned the path of violence and surrendered, police said on Saturday....
16:01 2019-06-01

Muhlaysia Booker: an advocate against trans violence is mourned in Texas Before her death, Booker spoke about her attack, which was captured on video, to raise awareness about violence faced by transgender womenA week after enduring a sustained beating in front of a jeering crowd, Muhlaysia Booker spoke out about her ordeal in the hope of raising awareness about violence...
18:13 2019-05-21

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
19:01 2019-05-21

Julio Urias of Dodgers Placed on Leave After Domestic Violence Arrest Urias, 22, was arrested on Monday night for “intimate partner battery,” the police in Los Angeles said. The commissioner’s office will investigate the situation....
15:39 2019-05-21

Injured gilets jaunes protest in Paris against police violence ‘March of the mutilated’ calls for ban on use of explosive grenades and rubber bulletsAbout 200 gilets jaunes have staged a “march of the mutilated” through central Paris. Among them were people seriously injured in demonstrations since the movement started last November.Several had lost an eye or l...
21:00 2019-06-02

Japan’s Recluses Already Faced Stigma. Then Came 2 Shocking Acts of Violence. Experts worry that a new wave of fearmongering will leave the recluses known as hikikomori even more vilified and painted falsely as prone to heinous crimes....
15:13 2019-06-06

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It’s based on their own real-life experiences. “Kusisita,” a work that see...
19:13 2019-05-27

Vaping linked to violence, property theft among teens in US: study Puffing could be the gateway to delinquency. Teens who vape are more likely to steal and commit violent crimes, according to a new study out of the University of Texas and San Antonio. The study, published this month in the Journal of Criminal Justice, tracked a national sample of US youths in the 8...
20:39 2019-05-29

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
22:00 2019-06-16

Barr in Alaska to talk Native violence, not Mueller remarks ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr is visiting Alaska to meet with tribal leaders and other officials about disproportionately high rates of violence and sexual assault in Native communities. His visit comes the same day special counsel Robert Mueller gave a clear defense to...
21:13 2019-05-29

Indonesian police arrest at least 20 amid post-election violence Indonesian police have arrested at least 20 people accused of provoking riots in Jakarta following official results showing President Joko Widodo had been re-elected, a police spokesman said on Wednesday....
06:00 2019-05-22

Domestic violence against men – German states move to break taboos For the first time ever, two German states are launching an initiative to help male victims of domestic violence. Officials in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia say they want to break the taboos surrounding the topic....
01:26 2019-06-19

Death toll from violence in Sudan rises to 61: health ministry The official death toll in Sudan from violence that erupted on Monday has risen to 61, the director general of the Health Ministry said on Thursday, up from a previous toll of 46....
13:52 2019-06-06

The Latest: Ortiz leaves hospital bound for flight to Boston David Ortiz has left a hospital in the Dominican Republic aboard an ambulance bound for the airport for a flight to Boston after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was attacked by a gunman at a bar in his native country       ...
00:39 2019-06-11

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak....
18:13 2019-06-18

Backlash after domestic violence victims given blunt knives to prevent stabbings Domestic abuse victims will be given blunt knives by cops in a bizarre bid to stop attacks in the home. The shock move is being piloted by police in Nottinghamshire, England with 100 “no point” blades handed to people who have been threatened or attacked with a knife. They will replace s...
19:00 2019-06-13

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the hands of the brutal military crackdown earlier this month.  ...
22:39 2019-06-19

Union Minister Urges States To Enact Law Protecting Doctors From Violence Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals from any form of violence in the wake of the recent......
13:26 2019-06-15

BJP Delegation Meets Governor Over Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal A BJP delegation Tuesday met Governor KN Tripathi to lodge complaint about post-poll violence in West Bengal and demanded deployment of army in parts of the state to control the situation....
23:26 2019-05-21

Violence Erupts in Indonesia’s Capital in Wake of Presidential Election Results The authorities said they would limit social media access one day after supporters of a defeated presidential candidate took to the streets in protest....
13:13 2019-05-22