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Massachusetts News: Chelsea Man, Brandon Baez Pleads Guilty to RICO Conspiracy Involving Attempted Murder

BOSTON, Ms. – A Chelsea man pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to RICO conspiracy involving attempted murder and drug trafficking. Brandon Baez, aka “Big Baby,” pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to conduct enterprise affairs through a pattern of racketeering activity and one count of conspiracy to distribute cocaine base and … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Chelsea Man, Brandon Baez Pleads Guilty to RICO Conspiracy Involving Attempted Murder

WARSAW, Poland | The Latest: Prognosis uncertain for stabbed Polish mayor

WARSAW, Poland— Jan 14, 2019—The Latest on the stabbing of a Polish mayor (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A Polish doctor says that the prognosis for the mayor of Gdansk remains uncertain after he lost a lot of blood and suffered oxygen deprivation in a knife attack. Mayor Pawel Adamowicz underwent five hours of surgery … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | The Latest: Prognosis uncertain for stabbed Polish mayor

KALAMAZOO, Mich. | Michigan man pleads guilty to 6 murders in 2016

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A man charged with killing six strangers between picking up rides for Uber pleaded guilty to murder on Monday in Michigan. Jason Dalton’s surprise move occurred as lawyers and a judge planned to pick a jury in Kalamazoo County court. There was no deal for Dalton: He pleaded guilty to murder and … Continue reading KALAMAZOO, Mich. | Michigan man pleads guilty to 6 murders in 2016

BERLIN | Defendant, prosecutors appeal verdict in Dortmund bus attack

BERLIN— A German man sentenced to 14 years in prison for attacking the Borussia Dortmund soccer team’s bus last year has appealed the verdict. The dpa news agency reported the Dortmund state court said Friday that prosecutors have also appealed the verdict against the 29-year-old defendant, who has been identified only as Sergej W. in … Continue reading BERLIN | Defendant, prosecutors appeal verdict in Dortmund bus attack

MMA fighter plans to fight after doctor gives OK

HONOLULU— A Hawaii mixed martial arts fighter will fight in a bout next month even after suffering a broken eye socket when her fellow fighter and husband allegedly hit her. Rachael Ostovich Berdon’s manager Brian Butler Au said on Twitter and Instagram on Tuesday that her fight against Paige VanZant scheduled for Jan. 19 is … Continue reading MMA fighter plans to fight after doctor gives OK

BERLIN | Dortmund bus attacker convicted of 28 attempted murders

BERLIN — A German court on Tuesday convicted a man of 28 counts of attempted murder in last year’s attack on the Borussia Dortmund soccer team’s bus and sentenced him to 14 years in prison. The Dortmund state court found the defendant, who has been identified only as Sergej W. in line with German privacy … Continue reading BERLIN | Dortmund bus attacker convicted of 28 attempted murders

HONOLULU | Police arrest MMA fighter for beating UFC fighter wife

HONOLULU— Honolulu police arrested a mixed martial arts fighter on charges of attempted murder after he allegedly punched his wife and fellow fighter in the head, face and ribs, fracturing her eye socket. Honolulu police arrested Arnold Berdon on Tuesday after he turned himself in. His wife, Rachael Ostovich Berdon, filed a request for a … Continue reading HONOLULU | Police arrest MMA fighter for beating UFC fighter wife

BUCHAREST, Romania | Romania probes terror motive for rampage that injured 10

BUCHAREST, Romania — Romanian prosecutors say they are investigating a 20-year-old man who injured 10 people with a knife and car for alleged acts of terrorism. Directorate for the Investigation of Organized Crime and Terrorism spokeswoman Mihaela Porime told The Associated Press on Wednesday about the revised charges prosecutors are considering for Marius Parfenie. Parfenie … Continue reading BUCHAREST, Romania | Romania probes terror motive for rampage that injured 10

HELSINKI | Sweden: 13 arrested after suspected gang violence wounds 8

HELSINKI  — Eight people were wounded when shots were fired outside an entertainment venue in Sweden and the violence is thought to be linked to a feud between rival motorcycle gangs, authorities said Sunday. Police said officers found “several injured people” outside the venue in the small industrial town of Molnlycke that hosted a party … Continue reading HELSINKI | Sweden: 13 arrested after suspected gang violence wounds 8

Ex-NFL player out of prison after 18 years for murder plot

The former NFL wide receiver was released from prison Monday after serving more than 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn child. The Carolina Panthers’ 1997 first-round draft pick was released from Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton, North Carolina, after completing his sentence of 18 to 24 years. Carruth did not … Continue reading Ex-NFL player out of prison after 18 years for murder plot

BERLIN | German couple convicted of murder for abusing, killing women

BERLIN  — A man and his ex-wife were convicted Friday of murder through neglect for luring women to their home in western Germany and abusing two so badly that they died. In a case that has drawn national attention, Angelika W., 49, received 13 years in prison from the Paderborn state court and her ex-husband … Continue reading BERLIN | German couple convicted of murder for abusing, killing women

LOS ANGELES | Texas police questioned man days before California killings

LOS ANGELES  — A man with a history of violence who’d been deported from the United States six times wasn’t flagged for arrest by Houston police and fled to California, where he’s now charged in a series of killings, authorities said. Ramon Escobar, 47, came to the attention of Houston police when his aunt and … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Texas police questioned man days before California killings

LOS ANGELES | Latest: Foul play against suspect’s missing uncle, aunt eyed

LOS ANGELES  — The Latest on a man suspected in beatings of homeless men in Southern California (all times local): 10 p.m. A Houston police spokesman says foul play is now suspected in the disappearance of the aunt and uncle of a suspect in several California homicides. Houston Police Department spokesman Kese (KEEZ) Smith said … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Latest: Foul play against suspect’s missing uncle, aunt eyed

LOS ANGELES | Man with long immigration record is charged with killings

LOS ANGELES — A man with a violent criminal history who was deported six times had no outstanding warrants when questioned last month about the disappearance of his aunt and so he was released, Houston police said Wednesday, when the man was charged in Los Angeles with the beating deaths of three men. Immigration records … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Man with long immigration record is charged with killings

LOS ANGELES | Latest: Arraignment postponed in California murder cases

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on a man suspected in beatings of homeless men in Southern California (all times local): 5 p.m. Arraignment has been postponed for a man suspected in a string of killings and beating targeting sleeping homeless people in Southern California. Forty-seven-year-old Ramon Albert Escobar was charged Wednesday with three counts of … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Latest: Arraignment postponed in California murder cases

LOS ANGELES | Suspect in deadly California attacks was deported 6 times

LOS ANGELES— A Texas man suspected of killing three people and seriously injuring four in a string of attacks on sleeping Southern California men — most of them homeless — had a long criminal history and had been deported from the United States six times, immigration officials said Tuesday night. Ramon Escobar, 47, who was … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Suspect in deadly California attacks was deported 6 times

NANTUCKET, Mass | Fishing crew member charged with murder in attack at sea

NANTUCKET, Mass. — A member of a fishing boat crew attacked his fellow crew members at sea with a knife and a hammer, killing one of them, federal prosecutors said. Franklin Freddy Meave Vazquez, 27, was charged with murder and attempted murder in connection with the attack Sunday on the Virginia-based fishing vessel Captain Billy … Continue reading NANTUCKET, Mass | Fishing crew member charged with murder in attack at sea

NEW YORK | Caregiver charged with attempted murder in newborn stabbings

NEW YORK — A 52-year-old caregiver was charged in the knife attack on five people, including three newborn babies, at a home that was apparently being used as an unlicensed nursery for new mothers and their children. Yufen Wang, of Flushing, Queens, was arraigned Monday on charges of attempted murder and criminal possession of a … Continue reading NEW YORK | Caregiver charged with attempted murder in newborn stabbings

LONDON | Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murder

LONDON— A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain’s Parliament has been charged with attempted murder. Police say 29-year-old Salih Khater was charged Saturday with trying to kill police officers and members of the public. Three people were injured when Khater — a British citizen originally from Sudan — hit a … Continue reading LONDON | Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murder

BERLIN | German charged over alleged combat role in Afghan Taliban

BERLIN — Prosecutors have charged a German citizen who allegedly fought for the Taliban in Afghanistan, accusing him of membership in a terrorist organization, attempted murder and weapons offenses. Federal prosecutors said Friday the indictment against 37-year-old Thomas K., whose full name was withheld because of German privacy rules, was filed at a Duesseldorf court. … Continue reading BERLIN | German charged over alleged combat role in Afghan Taliban

BERLIN | German prosecutors charge bus attacker with attempted murder

BERLIN — German prosecutors are charging a 34-year-old man who attacked passengers on a crowded city bus with a knife in the northern town of Luebeck on Friday with attempted murder. Luebeck prosecutors said in a statement Saturday they’re also charging the German-Iranian dual citizen with serious bodily harm and arson for trying to set … Continue reading BERLIN | German prosecutors charge bus attacker with attempted murder

Virginia News: California Man, Zia Zafar Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder of U.S. Consulate Official

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A California man pleaded guilty today to shooting a U.S. diplomat stationed at the U.S. Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico. “The Vice Consul was targeted and shot because he represented the United States,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. “No one should doubt the resolve of law … Continue reading Virginia News: California Man, Zia Zafar Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder of U.S. Consulate Official

Texas News: EIGHT MS-13 MEMBERS INDICTED IN DALLAS ON CHARGES INCLUDING RACKETEERING, CONSPIRACY, ATTEMPTED MURDER AND ASSAULT WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON

Violent Gang Charged with Using Machetes, a Shotgun, and Other Weapons to Attack 10 Victims DALLAS ,Texas– A federal grand jury has indicted eight MS-13 members, on charges in connection with their MS-13 gang activities, including racketeering conspiracy; attempted murder in aid of racketeering; assault with a dangerous weapon in aid of racketeering; conspiracy to … Continue reading Texas News: EIGHT MS-13 MEMBERS INDICTED IN DALLAS ON CHARGES INCLUDING RACKETEERING, CONSPIRACY, ATTEMPTED MURDER AND ASSAULT WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Sweden truck attacker convicted, given life sentence

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — An Uzbek man who drove a stolen truck into a crowd in Stockholm, killing five people and wounding 14 others, was convicted Thursday of terror-related murder and given a life sentence. Rakmat Akilov had said he wanted to punish Sweden for joining a coalition against the Islamic State group. In January, he … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Sweden truck attacker convicted, given life sentence

Paris attacks suspect refuses to stand at shootout trial

BRUSSELS   /February 5, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The only surviving member of the Islamic State cell that attacked Paris in November 2015 refused to rise for a Belgian court on Monday, or answer questions about his actions, during his first appearance in public since his arrest nearly two years ago. Salah Abdeslam is on trial in … Continue reading Paris attacks suspect refuses to stand at shootout trial