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Before Stabbing Spree, 2 Threatening Calls Made

Documents: Caller told 2 teen boys he would 'f--- them up'

(Newser) - Before the stabbings at a Pittsburgh-area high school last week, two students at the school received threatening phone calls and messages, according to newly released court documents. Stabbing suspect Alex Hribal is believed to have been behind the calls , the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. One teen boy who received the messages... More »

Officials: Male Sophomore Went on Stabbing Spree

He's in custody, 20 injured

(Newser) - A male sophomore is in custody after 20 were injured in "multiple stabbings" at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pa., this morning, WPXI reports. Nineteen students and a security guard were hurt, according to KDKA , which reports that the suspect had two knives on him. Of those injured,... More »

3 People Stabbed After Denver Broncos Game

And police think 4th victim is out there somewhere

(Newser) - Several people were stabbed in the parking lot outside Sports Authority Field in Denver, Colorado, last night following a Broncos game. One man is in critical condition after what Denver police are calling a "quadruple stabbing" following the team's 27-20 loss to the San Diego Chargers. Two other... More »

Woman Stabs Roommate ... for Listening to the Eagles

Not surprisingly, alcohol was involved

(Newser) - A South Carolina woman has been arrested for allegedly assaulting her roommate … after he refused to stop listening to the Eagles. Vernett Bader is facing domestic violence charges for allegedly stabbing her roommate with a 14-inch serrated bread knife when he wouldn’t turn off the famous rock band.... More »

Stabbing of Calif. Girl, 8, Looks Intentional: Sheriff

Authorities say Leila Fowler wasn't killed in course of botched robbery

(Newser) - Authorities are still looking for the man who murdered 8-year-old Leila Fowler in her California home Saturday afternoon, and the county sheriff says the stabbing appears to have been intentional—and not part of a botched robbery or other crime. The sheriff didn't elaborate, USA Today reports. Valley Springs,... More »

Cops: Texas Suspect Fantasized About Stabbing Spree

Students describe how they stopped rampage

(Newser) - The Texas student accused of stabbing 14 classmates had planned the rampage for a long time and fantasized about stabbing people for years, police say. The suspect— identified as 20-year-old Dylan Quick —has been charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and more charges may... More »

Stabbing Spree Suspect Is 20-Year-Old Student

Fellow student says Dylan Quick's spree foiled by broken blade

(Newser) - The man who slashed at least 14 classmates at a community college in suburban Houston today has been identified by local media—including the Houston Chronicle and ABC 13 —as 20-year-old Dylan Quick. Police haven't offered any clues about a motive. Quick is a student at the Cy-Fair... More »

Mass Stabbing Hits Texas College

Suspect in custody, 15 hurt

(Newser) - More than a dozen people were wounded in a mass stabbing at Lone Star College in Cypress, Texas, today. Police have one suspect in custody and don't believe any others are at large, the Houston Chronicle reports. Fifteen people were injured in the attack, including four in critical condition... More »

Hero Firefighters Stop Guy Attacking Wife With Cleaver

NYC firefighters drag man off wife in Chinatown

(Newser) - Two New York firefighters were going about their work yesterday morning when they heard screams—and looked over to see a man dragging his wife down the street. "Once I got closer, the man starts hacking at the woman" with a cleaver, FDNY veteran José Ortiz recalls. "He... More »

Mass Stabbing in Guam Leaves 2 Tourists Dead

Chad Ryan DeSoto, 21, arrested

(Newser) - Two tourists are dead after a bizarre late-night attack in Guam. Chad Ryan DeSoto, 21, is accused of driving his car up onto a sidewalk and crashing into seven tourists in an upscale resort shopping district; police say he then drove into the wall of a store, left the car,... More »

22 Kids Injured in Knife Attack at Chinese School

Incident echoes string of similar knife attacks

(Newser) - A knife-wielding man injured 22 children and one adult outside a primary school in central China as students were arriving for classes today, police said, the latest in a series of periodic rampage attacks at Chinese schools and kindergartens. The attack in the Henan province village of Chengping happened shortly... More »

Nanny in Stabbing Case Awake, Talking

But Yoselyn Ortega not talking about the murders

(Newser) - The nanny who allegedly murdered two of the children in her care is awake and talking, the New York Post reports. Yoselyn Ortega already has a lawyer and won’t answer investigators’ questions about the deaths of Lucia Krim, 6, and brother Leo, 2, one source says. But she did... More »

Sad Details Emerge in Nanny Stabbing Case

Dad was CNBC exec, Mom kept detailed blog about happy life with kids

(Newser) - The father of the two children found stabbed to death , allegedly by their nanny, in a luxury NYC apartment is Kevin Krim, CNBC's general manager of digital content, reports Reuters . Their mother, Marina Krim, kept a detailed blog about her happy family life, and wrote a heartbreaking post about... More »

Knife-Wielding Man Tries to Attack Finnish PM

Police restrain him before he can harm Jyrki Katainen

(Newser) - Security guards stopped a knife-wielding man from stabbing Finland's prime minister while he was campaigning for municipal elections, a government spokesman said today. The man was stopped before he was able to reach Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen. The attempted attack occurred in the southwestern city of Turku, where Katainen... More »

Chinese Teen Kills 8 After Fight With Girlfriend

Stabs 2 of her family members, 6 others to death

(Newser) - A teenager killed eight people with a knife in northeast China last night and wounded five more after a falling out with his girlfriend. The 17-year-old killed two of her family members and six more people before fleeing, the state-run Legal Daily newspaper said today. It reported he was caught... More »

Suspect Detained in LA Homeless Stabbings

No charges filed yet after 3 assaults

(Newser) - Los Angeles police have detained a "person of interest" in the attacks on three homeless men , who were stabbed in the back while they slept, reports the LA Times . Courtney Anthony Robinson is the real name of "David Ben Keyes," the name signed to the "death... More »

Cops Close to Cracking Butt-Slasher Case

Johnny Guillen Pimentel slashed 9 women in Virginia: Police

(Newser) - The Virginia butt slasher , a heavy-set man who has stabbed nine women in malls around Virginia this year, has been identified, reports the New York Daily News . Police say the culprit is 40-year-old Johnny Guillen Pimentel, and police are hunting for him now. "Detectives still aren't clear what... More »

Sign Language Triggers Gang Attack

Four deaf friends stabbed in Florida bar

(Newser) - A group of deaf friends partying in a Florida bar were stabbed by three gangsters who mistook sign language for gang signs, reports the New York Daily News . A female customer thought the group's signs were actually gang signals, so she flashed gang signs back at them. After the... More »

Duke Lacrosse Accuser Tried to Kill Boyfriend— Again

Crystal Mangum arrested for allegedly stabbing boyfriend

(Newser) - Crystal Mangum, the woman who falsely accused members of the Duke University lacrosse team of sexually assaulting her in 2006, is back in the news. Mangum, 32, was charged with stabbing her 46-year-old boyfriend early yesterday in North Carolina, the News & Observer reports. Officers responding to the stabbing call... More »

Man Stabs Wife With Wedding Cake Knife

Just in time for Valentine's Day, too!

(Newser) - Here’s a nice Valentine’s Day story for you: A couple is spending Feb. 14 recovering after the husband allegedly stabbed his wife, then himself, with their wedding cake knife, the Hartford Courant reports. Louis DeJesus, 22, and wife Crystal were arguing Saturday night when DeJesus stabbed his wife... More »

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