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2 Dead in Stabbing Attack at California Church

Homeless people had been brought there to shelter

(Newser) - Two people died and multiple others were injured in a stabbing Sunday night at a church in California where homeless people had been brought to shelter from the cold weather, police said. The stabbing happened at Grace Baptist Church in San Jose, where police said on Twitter that no services... More »

2 Weeks After Terror Attack in France, a New 'Vision of Horror'

3 dead, several injured at Nice church in what mayor says is another terror attack

(Newser) - A knife attack at a church in Nice, France, has left three people dead and several others injured, with the mayor of the city declaring it has all the signs of a terror attack. The Washington Post and Guardian report the attack took place around 9am at and near the... More »

He Told Sisters to Wear Masks. He Was Stabbed 27 Times

Jessica Hill, 21, and Jayla Hill, 18, are accused of attempted murder in Chicago

(Newser) - A security guard for a Chicago store is recovering from dozens of stab wounds after prosecutors say two sisters confronted him over being told they had to wear face masks. Per the Chicago Tribune , Cook County prosecutors said in court Tuesday that 18-year-old Jayla Hill and her sister Jessica, 21,... More »

Woman With Concealed Gun Confronts Meijer Stabbing Suspect

Bystander intervened after elderly man was fatally stabbed in Adrian, Mich.

(Newser) - An 85-year-old man was fatally stabbed at a Meijer in Michigan on Wednesday before a bystander with a concealed weapon intervened. Police had received a report about a man with a knife in the automotive section of the Meijer in Adrian around 12:30pm, per the Daily Telegram . Police Chief... More »

Hotel Pool Fight Escalates Into Brawl With 100

Participants wielded broomsticks, chair legs: Anaheim police

(Newser) - Up to 100 people were involved in a brawl at a California hotel on Wednesday, including two who were stabbed. Responding officers found 60 to 100 people fighting in the lobby and parking lot of the Cambria Hotel in Anaheim shortly after noon—some armed with makeshift weapons including "... More »

American Among the Dead in UK Terror Attack

Joe Ritchie-Bennett, 39, stabbed to death Saturday, had moved to England 15 years ago

(Newser) - An American man was among the three victims stabbed to death in a park in the English town of Reading, in an incident that's being treated as a terror attack, the US ambassador to Britain confirmed Monday. Ambassador Woody Johnson offered his "deepest condolences'' to the families... More »

UK Cops Say Mass Stabbing Being Treated as Terror Attack

3 killed, 3 seriously hurt in park attack

(Newser) - British police said Sunday they are treating a stabbing rampage in a park that killed three people as a terrorist attack. Dean Haydon, the UK’s coordinator of counterterrorism policing, said counterterror detectives were taking over the investigation into the attack in the town of Reading, west of London. Police... More »

Cops: Basketball Legend's Son Stabbed Neighbor

Adam Abdul-Jabbar, son of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, arrested and charged with assault

(Newser) - The 28-year-old son of basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been arrested in Orange County, Calif., after cops there say he stabbed a neighbor earlier this week. Per TMZ Sports , authorities say Adam Abdul-Jabbar was arrested Wednesday and charged with assault with a deadly weapon after officers responded to... More »

'Incel' Terrorism Blamed for Toronto Sword Slaying

Toronto teen is accused of massage-parlor murder

(Newser) - A teenager accused of stabbing a woman to death at a Toronto massage parlor was charged with terrorism Tuesday after police said they uncovered evidence the attack was inspired by an online community of sexually frustrated men. The 17-year-old was originally charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder Feb. 24... More »

3 Female Employees of Truck Stop Stabbed to Death

It happened Tuesday morning outside of Knoxville, Tennessee

(Newser) - There are fewer people on America's roads these days, but one of them proved deadly. Police say a 33-year-old North Carolina man stabbed four women at a Tennessee truck stop on Tuesday morning, killing three. All worked at the Pilot Travel Center off I-40 near Knoxville and have been... More »

Violent Interruption of Morning Shopping Leaves 2 Dead

Suspect carries out knife attack in town near Lyon, France, wounding others

(Newser) - A man wielding a knife attacked residents venturing out to shop in a town under lockdown south of the French city of Lyon Saturday, killing two people and wounding others, prosecutors say. The anti-terrorism prosecutor’s office tells the AP that the attack took place at 11am in a commercial... More »

Cops: 23 Years Later, Killer Returns for Victim's Daughter

Travis Lewis is dead along with his latest victim, say deputies

(Newser) - It was Sept. 10, 1996, when a man entered a home on Arkansas' Horseshoe Lake, fatally shooting two inhabitants, Sally Snowden McKay and her nephew, Lee Baker. More than 23 years later, deputies say the same man returned to kill again. Travis Lewis, paroled in 2018, killed McKay's daughter,... More »

Man Behind Attack That Sickened Japan Gets Death

Satoshi Uematsu murdered 19 people in a 2016 stabbing attack outside of Tokyo

(Newser) - It was an attack that left Japan stunned and sickened in 2016, and the man behind it on Monday was sentenced to death by hanging. In what was at the time the country's biggest mass killing since World War II, then 26-year-old Satoshi Uematsu murdered 19 people at a... More »

2 Died After Trying to Stop His Slurs. Now, a Verdict

Jeremy Christian convicted of murdering 2 men who tried to stop his 2017 tirade on an Ore. train

(Newser) - A man accused of fatally stabbing two people who prosecutors say tried to stop his racist tirade against two young black women on a Portland, Ore., commuter train was convicted of murder Friday after an emotional trial that featured testimony from both women and the sole survivor of the attack... More »

Alabama Boy Kills Family, Hits the Hay: Police

Landon Hudson Durham, 16, is accused of murder

(Newser) - Police say an Alabama teen murdered his mother and twin brothers this week and calmly went to sleep, AL.com reports. Landon Hudson Durham, 16, is accused of fatally stabbing Holli Christina Durham, 36, Branson Durham and Baron Durham, both 13, at 3am Tuesday in Munford. Investigators say the suspect... More »

Stabbing Spree Leaves 8 Injured in Colorado Springs

Suspect reportedly detained by victims

(Newser) - Police in Colorado say eight people were stabbed in a string of apparently random attacks overnight in Colorado Springs. All eight were taken to hospitals, and there's no word yet on the severity of their injuries, reports KDVR . The suspect was being held by victims when officers arrived, police... More »

Family:Things Look 'Dire' for Victim of Anti-Semitic Attack

Relatives of 71-year-old Josef Neumann say he likely won't recover after Hanukkah stabbing

(Newser) - Just one of five Jewish people stabbed at a Hanukkah celebration in upstate New York is still hospitalized, but his family says his condition is "dire" and it doesn't look like he'll recover. "Doctors are not optimistic about his chances to regain consciousness" says a statement... More »

Arrest Made in Stabbings Over 'Unwanted Advancement'

Michael Mosely, 23, was arrested Wednesday

(Newser) - Two men killed, four people of interest, and nearly four days without an arrest—until now. Authorities arrested 23-year-old Michael Mosely on Wednesday in the fatal stabbings of two men outside a Nashville bar, including the brother of San Francisco 49ers quarterback CJ Beathard, the Tennessean reports. An array of... More »

'Unwanted Advancement' Led to Death of 49er QB's Brother

Clayton Beathard, friends reportedly stepped in to help the woman

(Newser) - Police still have no suspects in the early Saturday stabbing that killed two at a Nashville bar, including the brother of San Francisco 49ers quarterback CJ Beathard , but they have named a person of interest. The Tennessean reports police want to question Michael D. Mosley, who they say is one... More »

NFL Player's Brother Killed 'Over a Woman'

Clayton Beathard was just 22 years old

(Newser) - The San Francisco 49ers played with aching hearts Saturday after hearing about quarterback CJ Beathard's brother—who had just been killed in Nashville, USA Today reports. Clayton Beathard, 22, was one of two men fatally stabbed outside a bar in what police say was an argument over a woman.... More »

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