The attack on the author took place at the Chautauqua Institution, which has played host to cultural and Christian leaders for nearly 150 years.
The writer was gravely wounded and on a ventilator. Neither the hospital treating him nor his agent had updates on his condition early Saturday.
Hitoshi Igarashi, who translated “The Satanic Verses,” was fatally stabbed at a university near Tokyo where he taught Islamic culture. The crime remains unsolved.
A number of writers and authors spoke out about the attack, with the author Neil Gaiman writing that he was “shocked and distressed.”
More than 1,400 people have been shot this year in Philadelphia, hundreds of them fatally — a higher toll than in much larger New York or Los Angeles.
The police in Albuquerque revealed details of the evidence against Muhammad Syed, an Afghan immigrant who has been charged in the shooting deaths of two fellow Muslims.
Carolyn Bryant Donham had accused the 14-year-old boy of whistling at her in 1955. His killing helped galvanize the civil rights movement.
Amid a citywide homicide spike, officials believe the recent deaths of four Muslim men are connected, leading to fear in a place where many immigrants and refugees had felt at home.
Travis McMichael was convicted of a federal hate crime following a state murder conviction in 2021. His lawyer tried without success to have part of the sentence served in federal prison.
Despite the grim headlines, 2022 is less violent so far than last year.
A TV documentary upended a murder case and captivated the nation. But its sensational theories might also be distorting justice.
No cease-fire appeared imminent, despite early mediation efforts by international actors, including the United Nations.
The police fatally shot Ms. Taylor during a nighttime raid on her apartment in Louisville, Ky. Officials said two officers had lied in order to get a search warrant for Ms. Taylor’s home.
Libya’s political chaos has left little room for the reconciliation that many residents see as necessary for peace. Few places feel that more than Tarhuna, where a murderous band of brothers reigned for years.
Marceline Harvey is accused of dismembering a woman in Brooklyn. Her life was defined by a tormented relationship with women and herself — and a simmering anger.
The Big Lie about the election is embedded in an even bigger lie.
Three family members were found fatally shot at a campground at Maquoketa Caves State Park, the authorities said, and the suspect, a 23-year-old, was later found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
C. Wesley Morgan once believed that the place he built, which included a 2,000-square-foot bunker, was the safest house in Kentucky.
Lindy Sue Biechler was stabbed 19 times more than four decades ago. The authorities in Pennsylvania said a coffee cup that David Sinopoli, 68, discarded this year provided investigators with crucial evidence.
The man, who was enforcing parking restrictions on a Greenpoint block before filming began on Tuesday, was sitting in a car when he was killed by a lone gunman.
The release of a movie based on the best-selling novel renewed questions about the author, Delia Owens, her time in Zambia and the shooting of a suspected poacher there.
Alvin Bragg, Manhattan’s district attorney, said murder charges against Jose Alba could not be proven. Mr. Alba’s supporters said he acted in self-defense.
As flowers bloom amid the wreckage, the Kyiv suburb synonymous with atrocity feels almost normal again. But the lives of the people there may never be.
The attack unfolded at the Greenwood Park Mall in Greenwood, Ind., on Sunday before another armed individual fatally shot the assailant, the city’s mayor said.
Emmett Till’s accuser said she “always felt like a victim as well as Emmett.” Don’t feel sorry for her.
Rafael Caro Quintero, an accused drug cartel leader, was convicted of killing Enrique Camarena, a Drug Enforcement Administration agent, and was wanted by the F.BI.
The mayor says he has never seen crime at this level, but shootings and murders are down this year. Some see his comments as fear mongering.
The double murder had remained unsolved for more than a year as Mr. Murdaugh was indicted on a series of financial crimes and the police re-examined the deaths of several people associated with the family.
Protesters have gathered regularly in downtown Akron since the death of Jayland Walker. The city has imposed a nightly curfew.
Mr. Murdaugh, who comes from a powerful legal family in rural South Carolina, has already faced a wave of fraud and theft charges since the killings last summer.
One person was killed in the Manhattan attacks, which took place over the past week. The violence echoes a previous spate of deadly assaults on homeless people.
Analysis of the DNA in a single strand of rootless hair from a 1982 crime scene helped lead the authorities to arrest Robert J. Lanoue, a 70-year-old registered sex offender, officials said.
John Edwards was a beloved fixture on his Bronx block and another unintended victim of the gun violence that has put many New Yorkers on edge.
A union leader on the Brooklyn docks disappeared 81 years ago, presumably murdered by the mob.
The tally shows how ubiquitous firearms, many illegal, are in New York, with more legal ones anticipated after a recent Supreme Court ruling.
A deadly confrontation at a Harlem store feeds a broader debate about crime and politics.
We look at where most of America’s gun violence happens.
Would images from mass shootings shock the country out of its morbid malaise and into action to address the public health crisis guns have created?
A jury found Eric R. Holder Jr. guilty of first-degree murder for the 2019 killing of Hussle, an artist who devoted his adult life to championing his South Los Angeles neighborhood.
The suspect was known to mental health services, according to the police. “Our assessment is that these are random victims,” an inspector said.
Mr. Walker’s family urged calm as protests continued in Akron, Ohio.
A lawyer for the family of the victim, Jayland Walker, said he was struck dozens of times. The Ohio city braced for protests as footage of the shooting is expected to be released Sunday.
Azsia Johnson, 20, hoped to be a pediatric nurse and was a doting mother to her two children, her mother said. She was shot at point blank range while walking her 3-month-old daughter.
The document charges the woman whose accusations led to the Black teenager’s murder with his kidnapping. The warrant was never served — and she is still alive.
The settlement was reached months after a former Brooklyn Center police officer was sentenced to two years in prison for the fatal shooting of Mr. Wright during a traffic stop.
A debate on the reality of crime in America with Alex Kingsbury and Rafael Mangual.
Jason Ravnsborg, who killed a man with his car in 2020, was removed from office after the State Senate voted to convict him. He was impeached by the House in April.
The massacre in Oromia, the nation’s largest region, came as the country grappled with a grueling civil war and the worst drought in decades.
Disastrous errors by medical examiners have raised questions about whether they are influenced by prejudgments and a close relationship with the police.
The killing of a Chinese American, David Chin, 40 years ago changed the way people of Asian descent began to see themselves.