Violent crime

Manchester United's Victor Lindelof reacts after a penalty is awarded to Crystal Palace upon VAR review during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Richard Heathcote/Pool via AP)
September 19, 2020 - 5:02 pm
Manchester United began its Premier League campaign with a performance as disjointed as its offseason. Maybe the 3-1 home loss to Crystal Palace on Saturday shouldn’t really have come as a surprise. After all, United only ended a pandemic-prolonged 2019-20 season 33 days ago with a demoralizing...
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September 16, 2020 - 12:34 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A woman who accused former Badgers football player Quintez Cephus of sexual assault in 2018 is suing the University of Wisconsin-Madison over its decision to reverse Cephus’ expulsion and allow him back on the football team. While a university investigation concluded Cephus “...
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This Sept. 11, 2020, photo provided by the North Tonawanda Police Department in North Tonawanda, N.Y., shows University of Buffalo basketball player Malik Zachery. Zachery was charged with assault and weapons possession after stabbing a rival college basketball player during an off-campus pickup scrimmage on Wednesday, Sept. 9, officials said. (North Tonawanda Police Department via AP)
September 11, 2020 - 6:38 pm
NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — A University at Buffalo basketball player was charged Friday with assault and weapons possession after stabbing a rival player during an off-campus pickup scrimmage, officials said. Malik Zachery, a junior, is accused of stabbing a Canisius College player in the leg in...
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September 10, 2020 - 11:50 am
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Marshall University football player charged with strangulation and domestic battery has been acquitted. The verdict for redshirt senior safety Brandon Lamar Drayton, 23, was announced Wednesday in Cabell County Circuit Court, news outlets reported. Marshall suspended...
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September 10, 2020 - 9:15 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana State University football player was arrested and accused of abusing his girlfriend and destroying her personal items, authorities said. Ray Parker, 20, was charged Wednesday with battery of a dating partner and simple criminal damage to property, news outlets...
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September 01, 2020 - 9:12 pm
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reiterated the league’s support for players fighting for racial justice and protesting police violence. Citing a police officer shooting Jacob Blake in the back on Aug. 23 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Goodell said the incident has “brought forth more feelings of anger,...
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August 30, 2020 - 5:29 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State defensive tackle Haskell Garrett was wounded in a weekend shooting in Columbus, police said. Officers responding to a report of a shooting just before 12:30 a.m. Sunday found blood in the street and one shell casing near the blood, police said. They said the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2018, file photo, then-Minnesota Vikings cornerback Mackensie Alexander warms up before an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Minneapolis. Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Mackensie Alexander was jailed Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, charged with misdemeanor battery, after deputies say he beat up a man shortly after Alexander returned to Florida to help search for his missing father. Alexander, 26, and another man, 28-year-old Evins Clement, were arrested by Collier County sheriff's deputies Tuesday night. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, File)
August 27, 2020 - 9:38 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The missing father of Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Mackensie Alexander turned up early Thursday at a ranger station at a Florida state park, sheriff's officials said. Jean Alexandre, 65, was reported to be in good health and will be reunited with this family, the...
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Referees huddle on an empty court at game time of a scheduled game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Orlando Magic for Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo via AP)
August 26, 2020 - 11:08 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Making their strongest statement yet in the fight against racial injustice, players from six NBA teams decided not to play postseason games on Wednesday in a boycott that quickly reverberated across other professional leagues. Also called off: Some games in Major...
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August 26, 2020 - 8:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Five of six Major League Soccer games Wednesday have been postponed in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
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