Passenger Exposed Buttocks and Threw a Can During Flight, Prosecutors Say

Shane McInerney, 29, was charged after his disruptive behavior aboard a flight from Dublin to John F. Kennedy International Airport on Jan. 7.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #assaults, #delta-air-lines-inc, #flight-attendants, #ireland, #masks, #mcinerney-shane-soccer-coach

Three Police Officers Charged in Fatal Shooting of Child Outside Football Game

The officers opened fire after two teenagers began shooting outside a high school stadium in Sharon Hill, Pa., a Philadelphia suburb.

#assaults, #bility-fanta-d-2021, #firearms, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #pennsylvania, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #sharon-hill-pa

Patient in Groundbreaking Pig Heart Transplant Has a Criminal Record

David Bennett Sr. was involved in a serious assault nearly 35 years ago, court records show.

#assaults, #genetic-engineering, #maryland, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #transplants, #university-of-maryland-medical-center, #your-feed-science

Patient in Groundbreaking Heart Transplant Has a Criminal Record

David Bennett Sr. was involved in a serious assault nearly 35 years ago, court records show.

#assaults, #genetic-engineering, #maryland, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #transplants, #university-of-maryland-medical-center, #your-feed-science

A Look Inside Rikers: ‘Fight Night’ and Gang Rule, Captured on Video

Videos obtained by The New York Times reveal scenes of violence as the Department of Correction struggles to restore order in the jail system.

#assaults, #correction-department-nyc, #crips-gang, #de-blasio-bill, #deaths-fatalities, #gangs, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #newbauer-april, #prison-guards-and-corrections-officers, #rikers-island-prison-complex, #trinitarios-gang

Asian Immigrant Attacked in Hate Crime Last Year Dies

Yao Pan Ma was hospitalized in April after he was pushed to the ground and kicked in the head in East Harlem. He died on Dec. 31, the police said.

#asian-americans, #assaults, #east-harlem-manhattan-ny, #hate-crimes, #ma-yao-pan-d-2021, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #new-york-city, #powell-jarrod-april-23-2021-assault

Idaho Sheriff Is Accused of Pointing Gun at Woman Who Delivered a Thank-You Card

Sheriff Craig Rowland of Bingham County, Idaho, threatened to shoot a neighbor in November, according to an affidavit. Local officials are calling on him to resign.

#assaults, #bingham-county-idaho, #blackfoot-idaho, #craig-rowland, #discrimination, #idaho, #native-americans, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #united-states

2 Are Arrested After Brawl With Police at Miami Airport

The skirmish, which was captured on video, happened as the airport was bracing for heavy holiday passenger traffic despite a surge in Covid-19 cases driven by the highly transmissible Omicron variant.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #airports, #assaults, #attacks-on-police, #kissimmee-fla, #miami-fla, #miami-international-airport, #odessa-tex, #serranopaca-mayfrer-gregorio, #suarez-alberto-yanez, #vaccination-and-immunization, #yanezsuarez-alberto

In Fight Against Violence, Asian and Black Activists Struggle to Agree

Calls for unity have ebbed over disagreements on one main issue: policing.

#asian-americans, #assaults, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #discrimination, #hate-crimes, #minorities, #oakland-calif, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #race-and-ethnicity

Jussie Smollett Found Guilty of Reporting a Fake Hate Crime

Mr. Smollett was convicted of filing a false police report in 2019 claiming he had been the victim of a racist and homophobic attack. The jury deliberated for more than nine hours.

#actors-and-actresses, #assaults, #decisions-and-verdicts, #empire-tv-program, #foxx-kim, #hate-crimes, #hoaxes-and-pranks, #osundairo-abimbola, #osundairo-olabinjo, #police-department-chicago-ill, #smollett-jussie-1983, #television, #webb-dan-k

Jury in Jussie Smollett Trial Begins Deliberations

After closing arguments on Wednesday, the panel began considering whether the actor had staged a hate crime against himself, as the two men who attacked him have testified.

#assaults, #chicago-ill, #hate-crimes, #hoaxes-and-pranks, #osundairo-abimbola, #osundairo-olabinjo, #police-department-chicago-ill, #smollett-jussie-1983, #television

Lawyers in Jussie Smollett Case Tangle Over Motive as Testimony Ends

Mr. Smollett was questioned Tuesday by the prosecution about his interactions with his attackers shortly before the 2019 assault.

#assaults, #chicago-ill, #hate-crimes, #hoaxes-and-pranks, #osundairo-abimbola, #osundairo-olabinjo, #smollett-jussie-1983, #television

What Happened in the P.S.G. Attack?

The assault of a top women’s player made headlines, with masked men, a metal bar and a teammate arrested. But weeks later, new details suggest the original story might have been wrong.

#abidal-eric, #assaults, #barcelona-soccer-team, #diallo-aminata-1995, #hamraoui-kheira-1990, #paris-st-germain-fc-soccer-team, #soccer

Jussie Smollett Testifies at Trial on Charges He Staged an Attack on Himself

The actor, who is accused of directing two brothers to mildly attack him, and then reporting it as a hate crime, took the stand at his criminal trial on charges related to the 2019 assault.

#actors-and-actresses, #assaults, #chicago-ill, #empire-tv-program, #fox-broadcasting-co, #hate-crimes, #hoaxes-and-pranks, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #osundairo-abimbola, #osundairo-olabinjo, #police-department-chicago-ill, #smollett-jussie-1983, #television

Jussie Smollett’s Lawyers Dispute Account That Attack Was Staged

Under questioning by Mr. Smollett’s defense team, two brothers who say they participated in a fake attack denied suggestions they had lied to avoid prosecution.

#assaults, #chicago-ill, #empire-tv-program, #hoaxes-and-pranks, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #osundairo-abimbola, #osundairo-olabinjo, #police-department-chicago-ill, #smollett-jussie-1983, #television

One of Jussie Smollett’s Attackers Tells Court It Was All Staged

Abimbola Osundairo, testifying at Mr. Smollett’s trial on charges of filing a false police report, said “he wanted me to fake beat him up.”

#assaults, #chicago-ill, #hate-crimes, #osundairo-abimbola, #osundairo-olabinjo, #police-department-chicago-ill, #smollett-jussie-1983

Investigator Cites Video and Other Evidence Against Jussie Smollett

A detective told jurors at Mr. Smollett’s trial how the actor had gone from victim to suspect as the investigation unfolded. But the actor’s lawyer suggested the police work was not thorough.

#assaults, #chicago-ill, #hate-crimes, #hoaxes-and-pranks, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #osundairo-abimbola, #osundairo-olabinjo, #police-department-chicago-ill, #smollett-jussie-1983

The Woman on the Bridge

Police and prosecutors spent five years chasing a domestic violence case. Would it be enough?

#assaults, #decisions-and-verdicts, #domestic-violence, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #maine, #police, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

After Meeting With Victim, Former Missouri Officer Is Cleared of Assault

The charge was dropped after the former police officer and the woman she shot outside a supermarket in Ladue, Mo., agreed to meet with a mediator over Zoom, prosecutors said.

#assaults, #crews-julia, #criminal-justice, #hall-ashley, #ladue-mo, #missouri, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #suits-and-litigation-civil

Waukesha Death Toll Rises to 6 as Suspect Is Ordered Held on $5 Million Bail

The Waukesha County district attorney said “there are not words to describe the risk” posed by the man accused of driving through a Christmas parade in Wisconsin and striking dozens.

#assaults, #brooks-darrell-e, #deaths-fatalities, #waukesha-wis, #waukesha-wis-holiday-parade-attack-2021, #wisconsin

Black Man Stomped by South Carolina Officer Will Receive $650,000 Settlement

When the man did not lie on the ground quickly, because he has metal rods and pins in his leg and hip, a police officer stomped on the back of his head.

#assaults, #orangeburg-sc, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

Ex-Macron Aide Convicted of Assault and Posing as a Police Officer

The aide, Alexandre Benalla, who was fired in 2018 after videos emerged of him beating a man at a labor protest, was sentenced to serve a year of house arrest with electronic monitoring.

#assaults, #benalla-alexandre, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #france, #le-monde, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #paris-france, #politics-and-government

Attack Left Flight Attendant With Concussion and Facial Injury, Authorities Say

The chief executive of American Airlines called the violent encounter on a California-bound flight from New York last week “one of the worst displays of unruly behavior we’ve ever witnessed.”

#airlines-and-airplanes, #american-airlines, #assaults, #assn-of-professional-flight-attendants, #aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #california, #colorado, #dickson-stephen, #federal-aviation-administration, #flight-attendants, #irvine-calif, #new-york-city, #santa-ana-calif

‘Needle Spiking’ of Women in Britain Stirs Alarm Over New Kind of Assault

Women are reporting being injected with syringes at crowded clubs in a horrifying variation of dropping pill into drinks. “This is a new depth,’’ said a former chief of police.

#assaults, #bars-and-nightclubs, #england, #great-britain, #hypodermic-needles-and-syringes, #nottingham-england, #women-and-girls

New York Bike Delivery Workers Band Together for Safety

Robbers are targeting them in the city, and thefts of their electric bikes have risen. Many are banding together to protect one another.

#assaults, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #city-council-nyc, #delivery-services, #immigration-and-emigration, #labor-and-jobs, #new-york-city, #police-department-nyc, #restaurants, #robberies-and-thefts

After Years of Sexual Abuse Allegations, How Did This Doctor Keep Working?

Hospital staff members looked the other way while Ricardo Cruciani addicted vulnerable women to pain medications and assaulted them, according to a new lawsuit.

#assaults, #colleges-and-universities, #columbia-university, #drexel-university, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #gynecology-and-gynecologists, #hillary-tullin, #hopewell-nj, #hospitals, #manhattan-nyc, #mount-sinai-beth-israel-hospital, #nassar-lawrence-g-1963, #nella-vince, #opioids-and-opiates, #philadelphia-pa, #psychology-and-psychologists, #ricardo-cruciani, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #tanisha-johnson, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-science

Attack on Teacher May Have Been Inspired by TikTok Challenge, Police Say

Larrianna Jackson, 18, a student at Covington High School in Louisiana, is a facing a felony battery charge after she repeatedly punched a teacher, the authorities say.

#abuse-of-the-disabled, #assaults, #covington-la, #education-k-12, #louisiana, #mobile-applications, #school-discipline-students, #social-media, #st-tammany-parish-la, #tiktok-bytedance, #vandalism, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

Jury Selection in Jussie Smollett Case to Start in November

The actor is facing disorderly conduct charges related to accusations of lying to the police about a hate crime they say he staged.

#assaults, #chicago-ill, #foxx-kim, #hoaxes-and-pranks, #jury-system, #police-department-chicago-ill, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #smollett-jussie-1983, #special-prosecutors-independent-counsel, #television

It Is Not Just Gymnasts. We Are Failing Sexual Assault Victims Across the Country.

The Nasser case highlights a nationwide problem.

#assaults, #gymnastics, #nassar-lawrence-g-1963, #sex, #sex-crimes

Long Island Man Targeted Latino Immigrants for Attack, Police Say

The authorities said the 19-year-old man chose victims at gathering places for day laborers.

#assaults, #brookhaven-ny, #day-laborers, #farmingville-ny, #hate-crimes, #immigration-and-emigration, #long-island-ny, #lucero-marcelo, #national-day-laborer-organizing-network, #patchogue-ny, #suffolk-county-ny

Loveland, Colo., to Pay $3 Million to Woman With Dementia Who Was Arrested

The settlement comes more than a year after Karen Garner, then 73, was grabbed by a police officer and flung to the ground for allegedly shoplifting from a Walmart.

#abuse-of-the-disabled, #assaults, #colorado, #compensation-for-damages-law, #dementia, #disabilities, #garner-karen-1948, #hopp-austin, #jalali-daria, #loveland-colo, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-loveland-colo, #suits-and-litigation-civil

New Zealand Supermarket Stabbing Called a ‘Terrorist Attack’

The man was under surveillance when he injured six people at a West Auckland supermarket on Friday, officials said. The prime minister called it a “terrorist attack.”

#assaults, #auckland-new-zealand, #new-zealand, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores, #terrorism

Video Surfaces of Louisiana Trooper Beating a Black Man

The trooper, Jacob Brown, who was charged with assaulting Aaron Larry Bowman in May 2019 and later resigned, defended the attack as “pain compliance.”

#assaults, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #brown-jacob-louisiana-state-police-officer, #cameras, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #deaths-fatalities, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #greene-ronald-d-2019, #louisiana, #louisiana-state-police, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

Man Charged in Hatchet Attack at a Manhattan Bank

A Yonkers man was charged with attempted murder after a seemingly random assault turned a mundane errand into a bloody struggle.

#adams-eric-l, #assaults, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #manhattan-nyc, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-department-nyc, #sliwa-curtis

Why Was Vicha Ratanapakdee Killed?

His death helped awaken the nation to a rise in anti-Asian violence. For his grieving family, the reckoning hasn’t gone far enough.

#asian-americans, #assaults, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #black-people, #boudin-chesa, #discrimination, #hate-crimes, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #race-and-ethnicity, #san-francisco-bay-area-calif

Black Man Who Says He Was Threatened With Noose Now Faces Charges Himself

“There’s nothing more American than charging a Black man in his own attempted lynching,” Vauhxx Booker of Indiana said of the charges against him, which he sees as retaliation from the special prosecutor.

#assaults, #booker-vauhxx, #hate-crimes, #indiana, #lynching, #race-and-ethnicity

Passenger Arrives Taped to His Seat After Assault of 3 Flight Attendants

Maxwell Berry, 22, of Norwalk, Ohio, punched a Frontier Airlines flight attendant and groped two others on a flight from Philadelphia to Miami, the authorities said.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #assaults, #assn-of-flight-attendants, #federal-aviation-administration, #fines-penalties, #flight-attendants, #frontier-airlines-inc, #miami-dade-county-fla, #nelson-sara, #norwalk-ohio, #philadelphia-pa, #sexual-harassment, #travel-warnings

Football Player Who Assaulted a Referee Seeks a New Start

A high school football player in Texas became infamous when he did the unthinkable, leveling a referee. With grace from the ref, the player is seeking a new start.

#assaults, #duron-emmanuel, #education-k-12, #football, #gracia-fred, #interscholastic-athletics, #officiating-sports, #rio-grande-valley-tex

Privacy Is Still a Victim When Rape Cases Hit the Justice System

Britain is struggling to end its dependence on the traumatizing seizure of data from victims’ phones. Pervasive rape culture is making it difficult.

#metoo-movement, #assaults, #cosby-bill, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #great-britain, #jury-system, #search-and-seizure, #sex-crimes, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #university-of-glasgow, #women-and-girls

How Did Allison Highwolf Die? Distrust Fuels a Mystery in Indian Country.

When a Northern Cheyenne family questioned their daughter’s untimely death, official indifference deepened their pain — and their suspicions.

#assaults, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #big-horn-county-mont, #bureau-of-indian-affairs, #domestic-violence, #haaland-deb, #indigenous-people, #montana, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #nagle-mary-kathryn, #native-americans, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

Woman Who Tackled Black Teen at Soho Hotel Is Charged with Hate Crime

The charges against the woman, Miya Ponsetto, stem from an episode at a New York City hotel where she tackled a teenager who she wrongly said had taken her phone.

#assaults, #black-people, #harrold-keyon-musician, #new-york-city, #ponsetto-miya

T.S.A. to Resume Self-Defense Classes for Flight Crews

The classes, which will resume in July, come as crew members struggle with a surge in cases of unruly passengers.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #airport-security, #assaults, #association-of-flight-attendants-cwa, #darby-lajoye, #flight-attendants, #self-defense, #transportation-security-administration, #travel-and-vacations

Priest Is Held in an Acid Attack in Greece

The assault, during a hearing about defrocking the priest, injured 11 people, including seven bishops.

#acids, #assaults, #athens-greece, #greece, #greek-orthodox-church, #priests

A Young Cheyenne Leader Was Beaten Bloody. The Response Brought More Pain.

Since Silver Little Eagle was robbed last month, she said she had been bullied and harassed, and failed by the very tribal systems she had campaigned to change.

#assaults, #billings-mont, #bullies, #content-type-personal-profile, #little-eagle-silver, #local-government, #montana, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #native-americans, #northern-cheyenne-indian-reservation-mont, #women-and-girls

Iowa Man Is Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison After Mask Fight

A 42-year-old Des Moines man was convicted of assault over a fight with a man who confronted him over the way he was wearing a mask.

#assaults, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #des-moines-iowa, #dinning-mark, #masks, #michael-shane-wayne, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Off-Duty Flight Attendant Is Detained After an In-Flight Struggle, Delta Says

Video from the flight showed a violent confrontation involving several people wrestling a man to the floor as someone said: “Get him down. Keep him down.”

#airlines-and-airplanes, #assaults, #aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #benjamin-curlee, #delta-air-lines-inc, #federal-aviation-administration, #flight-attendants, #oklahoma-city-okla

The Complex Case Emerging of the Attack of an Asian Woman in San Francisco

Thursday: Eric McBurney of the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office says his client is mentally ill, not hateful.

#asian-americans, #assaults, #california

$14 Million Settlement for Water Polo Players Who Accused Coach of Abuse

In their lawsuit, the plaintiffs said that USA Water Polo did not do enough to protect them from their coach, Bahram Hojreh. He also faces criminal charges.

#anaheim-calif, #assaults, #california, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #irvine-calif, #sex-crimes, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #united-states, #water-polo

N.B.A. Fans Wanted a Show. They’re Also Getting a Reckoning.

The entertainment of the playoffs has been coupled with a pressing message from players that fans have disrespected them for too long.

#assaults, #basketball, #black-people, #boston-celtics, #brooklyn-nets, #discrimination, #durant-kevin, #fans-persons, #indecency-obscenity-and-profanity, #irving-kyrie, #national-basketball-assn, #playoff-games, #stadiums-and-arenas, #thomas-isaiah-1989

2 Airlines Will Postpone Serving Alcohol Amid Surge of In-Flight Violence

American and Southwest announced the policies after the latest assault was captured on a widely watched video that showed a woman punching a flight attendant in the face.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #alcoholic-beverages, #american-airlines, #assaults, #aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #federal-aviation-administration, #flight-attendants, #quinonez-vyvianna, #sacramento-calif, #southwest-airlines-company