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Cops: Teens Watched, Took Video as Boy Was Murdered

'Kids stood here and didn’t help Khaseen'

(Newser) - As a 16-year-old boy was murdered in front of a strip mall in Long Island, dozens of other teens were recording video on their phones instead of trying to help him, police say. A group of teens had "pre-arranged" a fight after school in Oceanside, around 30 miles east... More »

4 'Heroes,' Milk Crate Take Down Stabbing Suspect

1 dead, 1 injured following Tuesday's chaotic scene in Sydney

(Newser) - Two women were stabbed—one fatally—in Sydney, Australia, on Tuesday, before a male suspect was tackled by "the highest order of heroes." Police Commissioner Mick Fuller said four men chased a man seen with a butcher knife in the city center around 2pm local time before apprehending... More »

Cops: He Walked Out of a 7-Eleven, Covered in Blood

Zachary Castaneda allegedly killed 4, injured 2

(Newser) - The suspect in a Southern California stabbing rampage that left four people dead and two injured pleaded not guilty Friday to murder, attempted murder, and other counts. Zachary Castaneda was arraigned in his jail cell instead of court after refusing to leave his jail cell, Orange County District Attorney Todd... More »

'Robbery, Hate, Homicide': 4 Killed in Calif. Stabbings

'This guy was full of anger,' police say

(Newser) - A man killed four people and wounded two in a string of robberies and stabbings in California's Orange County before he was arrested, police said Wednesday. The 33-year-old Garden Grove man was taken into custody after he came out of a 7-Eleven store and dropped a knife and a... More »

They Said He Died Naturally. The Funeral Home Said Otherwise

Georgia man was actually stabbed to death

(Newser) - "It was too much blood." That was the initial assessment of Michelle Smalls, the sister of Ray Neal, a 61-year-old Georgia man found dead over the weekend. A Gwinnett County medical examiner's investigator determined he died of natural causes. But it turns out the suspicions of Smalls... More »

Deemed Too Old, He Was Released. Then He Killed Again

Albert Flick convicted of murdering woman as her twin children watched

(Newser) - A man who served decades in prison for fatally stabbing his wife 14 times in front of her daughter was convicted Wednesday in a nearly identical crime—stabbing a woman at least 11 times while her twin children watched. Albert Flick, 77, who was previously deemed too old to be... More »

He Played Rap Music in His Car. A Man Nearby Felt 'Unsafe'

Cops: Michael Paul Adams says he fatally stabbed 17-year-old whose music scared him

(Newser) - By Michael Paul Adams' own words, cops say, 17-year-old Elijah Al-Amin didn't say or do anything threatening to the 27-year-old man in a Peoria, Ariz., convenience store on July 4: It was simply the rap music Elijah was listening to in the parking lot that prompted Adams to suddenly... More »

Stabbing Causes Stampede at Chicago Fireworks

Police say 16 people were injured

(Newser) - Chicago police say a fight at the annual fireworks show at Navy Pier caused panic that injured more than a dozen people. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says three people were stabbed during a fight that followed the Fourth of July display, which draws thousands of people to the Lake... More »

In Japan, Trump Responds to Horrific Attack There

'All Americans stand with the people of Japan,' he says after children are stabbed

(Newser) - The final morning of President Trump's visit to Japan was overshadowed by a horrific attack on schoolchildren near Tokyo . The president offered his condolences during a Tuesday morning appearance with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the AP reports. "I want to take a moment to send our prayers and... More »

No One Would Testify Against Appalachian Trail Suspect

Sheriff said hikers didn't want to leave the trail to go to court

(Newser) - Ronald Sanchez suffered from PTSD and major depression after years of military service, including three deployments in Iraq, but the 43-year-old Army veteran took to the outdoors to deal with the stress. It was during one of those outdoor activities when the Oklahoma man's life came to a tragic... More »

Cops: Actor Stabs 2 While Filming School Project

Attempted murder charges follow attack at U of Hartford

(Newser) - A University of Hartford drama student told police he was too "into his character" when he allegedly stabbed two people while re-creating a scene from The Butterfly Effect. "My emotions got the best of me" was actually Jake Wascher's second explainer, per a police report. It describes... More »

Priest Stabbed as Mass Was Being Live-Streamed

Incident happened at Canada's largest church, and Father Claude Grou is OK

(Newser) - Those watching the livestream of morning mass at Canada's largest church on Friday saw a jarring scene: Police say an assailant went to the altar of Saint Joseph's Oratory in Montreal and stabbed the 77-year-old Catholic priest, Father Claude Grou, reports NBC News . Churchgoers then interrupted the assault,... More »

Grisly Cold-Case Killing Comes Back to Life

A jury convicts Howard Pilmar's wife and brother-in-law in horrific stabbing

(Newser) - Manhattan businessman Howard Pilmar was found stabbed to death in 1996, but the crime went unpunished—until now. On Friday, a New York jury found Pilmar's wife and brother-in-law guilty of luring him to his office to stab him dozens of times. "They planned it as a trap,... More »

Husband Who Joked About Hiding Knives Is Fatally Stabbed

Wife charged in murder of former Memphis Grizzlies exec Michael Redlick

(Newser) - Michael Redlick, a University of Central Florida executive formerly with the Memphis Grizzles, reportedly told a friend his wife was "crazy, but as long as I hide the steak knives everything will be fine." Police now say she fatally stabbed him. The Washington Post reports officers were suspicious... More »

Attacker Rushes Stage, Stabs Mayor in Heart

Pawel Adamowicz, mayor of Gdansk, Poland, has died

(Newser) - A convicted criminal with a knife rushed onstage during the finale of a charity event Sunday night and fatally stabbed a Polish mayor in the heart and abdomen before shouting that he did it for political revenge. Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz grabbed his belly and collapsed in front of the... More »

Dozens Arrested After London Stabbing

This has been city's deadliest year for a decade

(Newser) - An unusually large number of people were arrested in London early Monday after a man was stabbed in the street. Police say a total of 39 people were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man in his 30s was found with life-threatening injuries, Sky News reports. Police say... More »

She Warned Her Daughter to 'Get Out.' Now, a 'Terrible Day'

Sarah Papenheim, 21, studying in the Netherlands, is stabbed to death

(Newser) - It's a "terrible day" in Palo Cedro, Calif., as the town mourns a young blues drummer known as "Happy Pap." That's where Sarah Papenheim grew up, per the Redding Record Searchlight , and those who knew her there (and in the Twin Cities, Minn., area where... More »

Terror Suspect Dead After Melbourne Stabbing Spree

Friday attack on 3 being treated as terrorism

(Newser) - A knife-wielding man stabbed three people, one fatally, in Australia's second-largest city on Friday in an attack police linked to terrorism. The attack during the afternoon rush hour brought central Melbourne to a standstill, reports the AP . Hundreds of people watched from behind barricades as police tried to apprehend... More »

A Vegan's Mom Made Meat Sauce. It Didn't Go Over Well

Daughter accused of threatening to stab mother over meaty meal

(Newser) - Kids sometimes don't like the food their parents make, but a) this woman's picky-eater daughter is 48 years old, and b) most kids don't threaten to knife their parents over what's cooking. The New York Post reports on a story out of Italy, where local media... More »

Stabbing Attack Leaves Dozen-Plus Kindergartners Injured

Woman arrested in China for rampage with kitchen knife

(Newser) - More than a dozen Chinese kindergartners were injured Friday morning after a woman with a kitchen knife attacked them at a school in Chongqing, the AP and BBC report. The suspect, identified only as a 39-year-old with the last name Liu, wandered onto school grounds at the Xinshiji Kindergarten as... More »

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