Sexual Assault Revelations Turn Canada’s National Game Into the Nation’s Shame

Once a jewel of Hockey Canada’s schedule, the world junior tournament is playing to a largely empty arena as turmoil forces Canadians to rethink what they believe about the sport.

#assaults, #canada, #canadian-hockey-assn, #edmonton-alberta, #graham-james-1982, #hockey-canada, #hockey-ice, #kennedy-sheldon, #national-hockey-league, #ontario-hockey-league, #sex-crimes, #tim-hortons, #tsn-the-sports-network

Man Accused in Jan. 6 Assault on Officer Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charges

George Tanios was initially charged with helping to attack Officer Brian Sicknick with chemical spray, but pleaded guilty to misdemeanors under a deal with prosecutors.

#assaults, #attacks-on-police, #decisions-and-verdicts, #sicknick-brian-d-1978-2021, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #united-states-capitol-police, #united-states-politics-and-government

A Marauding Monkey Was Killed in Japan. Others Will Take Its Place.

As Japan’s macaque population grows, clashes with humans are becoming more frequent. More than 50 people were injured by recent monkey attacks in one western city.

#animals, #assaults, #japan, #monkeys-and-apes

G.O.P. Assails N.Y. Bail Laws After Suspect in Zeldin Attack Is Released

The suspect in the attack against Representative Lee Zeldin, a Republican candidate for governor, was released without bail hours after the incident.

#assaults, #bail, #crime-and-criminals, #jakubonis-david-g, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #republican-party, #zeldin-lee-m

Harvey Weinstein Facing Indecent Assault Charges in Britain

British prosecutors said they authorized criminal charges against Mr. Weinstein for an incident in 1996.

#assaults, #extradition, #great-britain, #movies, #scotland-yard-metropolitan-police-service, #sex-crimes, #weinstein-harvey

After Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle Attacks, Comedy Venues Increase Security

Will Smith slapped Chris Rock onstage at the Oscars. Dave Chappelle was tackled at the Hollywood Bowl. Now some venues are increasing security to protect comedians.

#assaults, #bars-and-nightclubs, #chappelle-dave, #comedy-and-humor, #movies, #rock-chris, #smith-will, #theater

Cities Want to Return to Prepandemic Life. One Obstacle: Transit Crime.

Crime rates on trains and buses are up in some of the nation’s biggest cities, one more barrier for downtowns trying to rebound.

#assaults, #atlanta-ga, #buses, #chicago-ill, #chicago-transit-authority, #commuting, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-return-to-office, #crime-and-criminals, #east-bay-san-francisco-calif, #lightfoot-lori, #los-angeles-calif, #los-angeles-county-metropolitan-transportation-authority, #new-york-city, #philadelphia-pa, #ryan-kevin-k, #san-francisco-bay-area-calif, #solis-hilda-l, #southeastern-pennsylvania-transportation-authority, #subways, #transit-systems, #urban-areas, #washington-metropolitan-area-transit-authority

Jewish Man’s Death Near Paris Fuels Outrage on Election Eve

Newly surfaced video shows the man, who was hit by a tram in February, fleeing an assault. It has fueled suspicions of an antisemitic motive days before France’s presidential vote.

#anti-semitism, #assaults, #france, #halimi-sarah-d-2017, #jews-and-judaism, #le-pen-marine, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #paris-france, #zemmour-eric

Man Sentenced to 650 Years in Prison in Brutal 1980s Sex Crimes

DNA on an envelope helped to seal the fate of Steven Ray Hessler, who prosecutors said violently assaulted seven women, a 16-year-old girl and two men in Shelby County, Ind., from 1982 to 1985.

#assaults, #dna-deoxyribonucleic-acid, #forensic-science, #parabon-nanolabs-inc, #sex-crimes, #shelby-county-ind, #steven-ray-hessler

Oscars Producer Did Not Want Will Smith Physically Removed After Slap

Will Packer, the producer of the telecast, said that Smith had been asked to leave after slapping Chris Rock, and then there were discussions of having him physically removed.

#abc-inc, #academy-awards-oscars, #apologies, #assaults, #comedy-and-humor, #good-morning-america-tv-program, #movies, #packer-will-1974, #police-department-los-angeles-calif, #rock-chris, #smith-will, #television

Suspect in Broadway Singing Coach’s Attack Arrested on Manslaughter Charge

Lauren Pazienza was arrested on a manslaughter charge Tuesday after the police said she pushed Barbara Maier Gustern, 87, to the pavement in Manhattan, causing a fatal injury.

#assaults, #chelsea-manhattan-ny, #gustern-barbara-maier, #music, #theater, #traumatic-brain-injury

Rikers Still ‘Unstable and Unsafe’ Under New Jails Chief, Watchdog Says

A federal monitor overseeing reforms at the troubled New York City jail complex said staffing problems and high rates of violence persist.

#assaults, #molina-louis-a, #new-york-city, #prisons-and-prisoners, #rikers-island-prison-complex

After MoMA Stabbings, Museums Review Their Safety Protocols

Violent acts in museums are rare, experts say, but the seriousness of the recent attack at the Museum of Modern Art has focused attention on protecting visitors and employees.

#accidents-and-safety, #art, #assaults, #cabana-gary, #museum-of-modern-art, #museums, #new-york-city, #organized-labor, #seattle-wash, #seattle-art-museum, #security-and-warning-systems, #wages-and-salaries

Gunman in Yoga Studio Killings Raised Red Flags That Were Missed, U.S. Says

Scott P. Beierle had a history of “misogynistic extremism” before shooting six women in Tallahassee, Fla., in 2018, killing two, according to a Secret Service analysis.

#assaults, #beierle-scott-paul-d-2018, #cheerleaders, #florida, #fraternities-and-sororities, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #secret-service, #sexual-harassment, #stalking-crime, #tallahassee-fla, #women-and-girls, #yoga

Gary Cabana, Suspect in MoMA Stabbing, Arrested in Philadelphia

The New York police had released video that it said showed the suspect, Gary Cabana, attacking workers at the Museum of Modern Art on Saturday.

#assaults, #museum-of-modern-art, #new-york-city, #philadelphia-pa

Man Hit Woman in the Head 125 Times Because She Was Asian, Officials Say

A man has been charged with attempted murder as a hate crime after a vicious assault in Yonkers, N.Y., that was captured by a security camera.

#asian-americans, #assaults, #discrimination, #hate-crimes, #legal-aid-society, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #stop-aapi-hate

Jussie Smollett Is Sentenced to Jail for False Report of a Hate Crime

The actor was sentenced to five months in jail after being convicted last year of filing a false police report that said he had been the victim of a racist and homophobic attack.

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

Asian American Hate Crimes Cannot Go Unchecked

As an American of Korean descent, I feel terrified for my life and the lives of those who look like me.

#asian-americans, #assaults, #bronx-nyc, #brooklyn-nyc, #discrimination, #hate-crimes, #japanese-americans, #korean-americans, #manhattan-nyc, #minorities, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #new-york-city, #queens-nyc, #women-and-girls

Customer’s Racial Slur Drew a Fatal Punch. The Sentence Is House Arrest.

A plea deal in a confrontation at a Dunkin’ shop in Tampa, Fla., “holds the defendant accountable while considering the totality of the circumstances,” the prosecutor said.

#assaults, #black-people, #cook-vonelle-d-2021, #discrimination, #dunkin-donuts, #pujols-corey-1994, #race-and-ethnicity, #tampa-fla

Watchdog Sees Cover-Up in Failure to Report Rikers Island Beatings

Louis Molina, the correction commissioner, responded to a recent New York Times report that found serious injuries to at least two detainees were not reported.

#assaults, #correction-board-nyc, #correction-department-nyc, #deaths-fatalities, #molina-louis-a, #new-york-city, #prison-guards-and-corrections-officers, #prisons-and-prisoners, #rikers-island-prison-complex

Asian Americans Grapple With Tide of Attacks: ‘We Need Our Safety Back’

Younger Asian American leaders want to rely less on traditional policing solutions, while more traditional cultural and business groups favor them.

#asian-americans, #assaults, #chinese-americans, #discrimination, #hate-crimes, #korean-americans, #ma-guiying, #new-york-city, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government

Mother of Children Killed by Their Father Said She Lived in Fear

The woman obtained a restraining order in 2021 after telling a California court, “He has not killed me because he would not know where to go with the children.”

#assaults, #california, #david-mora, #domestic-violence, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #sacramento-calif, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #threats-and-threatening-messages, #university-of-california-los-angeles, #university-of-pennsylvania, #women-and-girls

N.Y.P.D. Questions Man After 7 Asian Women Are Attacked in Two Hours

Seven women were attacked in a two-hour spree of violence in downtown Manhattan on Sunday, the police said. The assailant’s image was captured by surveillance cameras.

#assaults, #hate-crimes, #manhattan-nyc, #police-department-nyc

N.Y.P.D. Sergeant Pleads Guilty to Assault Charges in Violent Arrests

Sgt. Phillip Wong punched one handcuffed man after being spit at and knelt on another who had taunted him with anti-Asian slurs.

#assaults, #bragg-alvin, #new-york-city, #police, #police-department-nyc, #wong-phillip-new-york-ny-police-officer

How Brutal Beatings on Rikers Island Were Hidden From Public View

One man was paralyzed from the neck down. Another landed in a coma. Neither injury was documented properly in the New York City jail system awash in disorder.

#assaults, #correction-department-nyc, #crime-and-criminals, #new-york-city, #paralysis, #prison-guards-and-corrections-officers, #prisons-and-prisoners, #rikers-island-prison-complex

How Brutal Beatings in N.Y.C. Jails Were Hidden From Public View

One man being held on Rikers Island was paralyzed from the neck down. Another landed in a coma. Neither injury was documented properly in a jail system awash in disorder.

#assaults, #correction-department-nyc, #crime-and-criminals, #new-york-city, #paralysis, #prison-guards-and-corrections-officers, #prisons-and-prisoners, #rikers-island-prison-complex

Woman of Asian Descent Is Latest to Die After an Attack in New York City

In November, a man with a large rock assaulted GuiYing Ma in Queens, leaving her with lacerations to the face and head, the police said.

#asian-americans, #assaults, #corona-queens-ny, #guiying-ma, #hate-crimes, #queens-nyc

Rare Retrial Begins in Killing of American in Greece

Bakari Henderson, of Texas, was beaten to death in 2017. The men convicted in his case were found guilty of assault, but prosecutors are trying again with murder charges.

#assaults, #greece, #henderson-bakari-1995-2017, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

NYC Subway Attacks Show Challenge Adams Faces on Crime

The mayor and governor released a safety plan for the subways that focused on homelessness. But few homeless people were involved in the attacks that spanned Friday evening to Monday morning.

#adams-eric-l, #assaults, #homeless-persons, #metropolitan-transportation-authority, #police-department-nyc, #subways, #transit-systems

Kodak Black Is Shot in Los Angeles

The rapper, whose legal name is Bill Kapri, was shot in the leg while assisting another person after an “unprovoked attack,” his lawyer said.

#assaults, #firearms, #los-angeles-calif, #octave-dieuson-kodak-black, #rap-and-hip-hop

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