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Boy, Woman Stabbed in 'Unprovoked' Attack at Target

Suspect was shot and killed by security guard in Los Angeles store

(Newser) - A security guard at a Target store in downtown Los Angeles shot and killed a man who allegedly stabbed two people, including a 9-year-old boy, in an "unprovoked" attack Tuesday. Police say the "heinous act" began around 6:40pm when the 40-year-old suspect plucked a 9-inch knife from...

Soccer Pro Among 5 Stabbed in Supermarket

Cashier was killed in Italy attack

(Newser) - A man grabbed a knife from a supermarket shelf Thursday and stabbed five people, killing one and wounding four others, including Spanish soccer player Pablo Mari, Italian authorities said. Police said they arrested a 46-year-old Italian man suspected in the attack at a shopping center in Assago, a suburb of...

Toronto Spa Killer Pleads Guilty, Says He Was 'Born' an Incel

Toronto teen killed woman, injured 2 others in 2020 stabbings

(Newser) - Update: The now-20-year-old who went on a stabbing spree at a Toronto massage parlor when he was 17, killing one woman and injuring another woman and a man, pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of murder and attempted murder. He still faces terror charges not covered by the plea. The killer,...

Canada Stabbing Fugitive Has 59 Earlier Convictions
Canada Stabbing Fugitive
Has 59 Earlier Convictions
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Canada Stabbing Fugitive Has 59 Earlier Convictions

Myles Sanderson remains at large after deaths of 11 in Saskatchewan

(Newser) - Tuesday is day three of the manhunt in Canada for 30-year-old Myles Sanderson, suspected in a brutal stabbing spree in the province of Saskatchewan. Police say Sanderson and his brother Damien killed 10 people and wounded another 18 in and around James Smith Cree Nation and in the nearby town...

Iran Has Something to Say About Rushdie Attack

It denies any culpability, says stabbing was the fault of Rushdie himself and his supporters

(Newser) - As Salman Rushdie appears to be slowly recuperating after last week's stabbing in New York, Iran has its own update, and it's a denial of any culpability. "Regarding the attack on Salman Rushdie, we do not consider anyone other than [Rushdie] and his supporters [worthy] of blame...

Agent on Rushdie: 'The News Is Not Good'

Author will likely lose an eye, suffered severed nerves in arm, damaged liver, says Andrew Wylie

(Newser) - One day after he was stabbed while onstage at New York state's Chautauqua Institution to give a lecture, Salman Rushdie is hooked up to a ventilator and not able to talk, his agent says, per the BBC . "The news is not good," Andrew Wylie told the New ...

'Water Turned a Red Tint in Places' in River Tubing Stabbing

Nicolae Miu, of Prior Lake, Minnesota, was charged on Monday

(Newser) - A 52-year-old Minnesota man was charged Monday with killing a teenager and stabbing four other people in a dispute that allegedly began with a lost cellphone during a weekend tubing excursion on a western Wisconsin river. Investigators said in court documents that Nicolae Miu, of Prior Lake, Minnesota, attacked the...

River Tubing Trip Turns Deadly, With 5 Stabbed

17-year-old dead in Wisconsin, and 52-year-old suspect is in custody

(Newser) - Police in rural Wisconsin are trying to piece together what prompted a deadly stabbing spree Saturday among people tubing on the Apple River. A 17-year-old male from Minnesota was killed and four other young adults wounded in the attack in Somerset, reports KARE11 . Police arrested a 52-year-old Minnesota man following...

Doctor, 2 Nurses Stabbed at LA Hospital

Suspect taken into custody after attack at Encino Hospital Medical Center; victims hospitalized

(Newser) - Chaos unfolded at a Los Angeles hospital Friday after police say a man walked in and stabbed a doctor and two nurses. Deputy Chief Alan Hamilton of the LAPD tells KTLA that the suspect entered Encino Hospital Medical Center shortly before 4pm local time to "seek treatment" after a...

Lawmaker's Death Was an 'Assassination.' Now, a Verdict

ISIS supporter Ali Harbi Ali, 26, found guilty of stabbing UK lawmaker David Amess to death

(Newser) - A jury deliberated for just 18 minutes Monday before finding a fervent Islamic State supporter guilty of stabbing lawmaker David Amess to death, a slaying that shocked the nation and sparked calls for increased police protection for politicians. Ali Harbi Ali, 26, was found guilty by London's Central Criminal...

Cops: Bicycle Rider Randomly Stabbed 11 in Albuquerque

Suspect arrested, and 2 people are in critical condition

(Newser) - Police in Albuquerque arrested a man suspected of stabbing 11 people as he rode a bicycle around the city over the weekend, leaving two victims critically injured, authorities said. He was identified as 42-year-old Tobias Gutierrez and booked into jail overnight on charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon,...

Suspect Arrested in Killing of Woman at LA Furniture Store

Shawn Laval Smith allegedly stabbed 24-year-old woman to death at random

(Newser) - Update: Police say a man suspected of fatally stabbing a young woman in a Los Angeles furniture store last week is now in custody. The LAPD says 31-year-old Shawn Laval Smith was arrested in Pasadena on Wednesday morning, the Los Angeles Times . The arrest follows a manhunt and the offer...

Cops: Gang Member Fatally Stabbed Columbia Student

Davide Giri, 30, died after attack in same park where Tessa Majors was killed; suspect in custody

(Newser) - A graduate student at Columbia University was stabbed to death Thursday night in New York City's Morningside Park, the same park where Barnard College student Tessa Majors was fatally stabbed almost two years ago to the day. The New York Times reports that Davide Giri, 30, was about two...

Basketball Legend's Son Sentenced, and DA Isn't Happy

Adam Abdul-Jabbar, son of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, stabbed a neighbor over trash cans

(Newser) - Update: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's 29-year-old son was on Tuesday sentenced to six months in jail for stabbing his 60-year-old neighbor after being scolded about taking in some trash cans last June. Prosecutors had wanted Adam Abdul-Jabbar to serve seven years and opposed the plea deal offered by the judge, a...

Man Stabs Passengers on Tokyo Train, Sets Fire
Man Dressed as Joker
Stabs Tokyo Train Passengers
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Man Dressed as Joker Stabs Tokyo Train Passengers

Riders jumped through windows to flee fire set by attacker

(Newser) - A man dressed in Batman's Joker costume and brandishing a knife on a Tokyo commuter train stabbed several passengers on Sunday before starting a fire, which sent people scrambling to escape and jumping from windows, police and witnesses said. The Tokyo Fire Department said 17 passengers were injured, including...

British MP Fatally Stabbed at Church
Charges in Murder of UK
Lawmaker Cite Terrorism
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Charges in Murder of UK Lawmaker Cite Terrorism

Ali Harbi Ali accused of fatally stabbing David Amess

(Newser) - Update: A 25-year-old native of Somalia has been charged in last week's slaying of a UK lawmaker, reports the BBC . Ali Harbi Ali was arrested soon after the attack on MP David Amess while the lawmaker was meeting with constituents. "We will submit to the court that this...

Attacker in Slender Man Stabbing Goes Free Monday

Judge says release plan will keep community and victim safe

(Newser) - A Wisconsin woman who admitted helping stab a classmate to please the horror character Slender Man will be freed Monday from a mental health institution, a judge ruled Friday. Anissa Weier, 19, has spent almost four years at the Winnebago Mental Health Institute, the AP reports. She will be subject...

10 Injured in Stabbings on Tokyo Train
Assailant Stabs 10
on Tokyo Train

Assailant Stabs 10 on Tokyo Train

Suspect is arrested; no fatalities are reported

(Newser) - A man with a knife stabbed at least 10 passengers on a commuter train in Tokyo on Friday and was captured by police after fleeing, fire department officials and news reports said. NHK public television said one passenger was seriously injured, per the AP . It said the suspect left his...

New Details Emerge on Pentagon Stabbing

FBI says Austin Lanz shot himself with officer's gun

(Newser) - New details have emerged on the stabbing attack that killed a Pentagon police officer outside the nation's military headquarters Tuesday. The FBI says 27-year-old Georgia resident Austin William Lanz got off a bus at the Pentagon Transit Center and immediately attacked Pentagon Force Protection Agency officer George Gonzalez, without...

Random Stabbing Adds to NYC Subway's Woes
Subway Hero Stops 
Latest Random Attack
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Subway Hero Stops Latest Random Attack

Sean Conaboy pulls assailant with knife off woman in New York City

(Newser) - Without warning, a man with a knife stabbed a stranger standing on a Manhattan subway platform on Wednesday. Reports suggest the victim could've easily died—if not for the heroic actions of a bystander, who immediately sprinted into action. More:
  • Surveillance video from 14th Street-Union Square station shows a
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