Tag archive for ‘violence’
By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Republican lawmaker alters UW free speech proposal

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A Republican lawmaker is refining his bill that would punish students who disrupt speakers after critics said it was too vague. Rep. Jesse Kremer amended his bill Friday to limit punishable More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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ISIS calls for ‘all-out war’ as Ramadan begins

ISIS is calling for an “all-out war” on the West, as the Islamic holy month of Ramadan gets underway Friday evening, according to reports. The call for violence comes days after the terrorist network claimed More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Turkish foreign ministry rejects U.S. resolution condemning D.C. violence

The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Thursday rejected the approval of a U.S. congressional resolution condemning the violent fighting that took place outside the Turkish Ambassador's residence in Washington D.C. last More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Lawmaker: Louisiana domestic abuse laws risk nullification

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Louisiana lawmaker fears women and children could lose crucial domestic violence protections if his colleagues refuse to join 48 states that have widened the safeguards to include same-sex More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Residents in Akron want more done about problems at park

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Residents in Akron want city leaders to do more to address violence at a park where gunshots scattered children earlier this month. The Akron Beacon Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2qQEbb4 ) that More...

By admin On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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The Latest: Gov: 7-year-old’s shooting death ‘unacceptable’

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Latest on the shooting death of a 7-year-old Kentucky boy (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Kentucky's governor says the death of a 7-year-old Louisville boy from stray gunfire is unacceptable, More...

By admin On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Shootings by man who was freed early prompt changes at court

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio court says lapses in protocol and judgment led to a domestic violence suspect being released early from jail weeks before he killed his alleged assault victim, a police chief and a third More...

By admin On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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New initiative aims to reduce youth violence

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A three-year project aimed at reducing youth violence in Louisville is kicking off with a block party. A statement from the University of Louisville's Youth Violence Prevention Research Center More...

By admin On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Lawmakers demand swift action for Turkish Embassy violence

WASHINGTON (AP) - Top congressional Republicans are demanding the Trump administration take swift and severe action against the Turkish government in response to violence involving members of President Recep Tayyip More...

By admin On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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‘All over again’: Father loses second son to fatal shooting

Three years after burying a 25-year-old son who was shot during Mardi Gras, Dwayne Hitchens Sr. has to live that nightmare “all over again” as he lays to rest another son lost to gun violence. “It happened More...