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4 US College Instructors Stabbed in China
4 Americans Stabbed in China

4 Americans Stabbed in China

Suspect in custody in assault on visiting college instructors

(Newser) - Four US college instructors were stabbed Monday while visiting a public park in China. The educators from Cornell College, a private liberal arts college in Iowa, were participating in a partnership program with Beihua University in the northern city of Jilin, CNN reports. Footage after the attack showed a woman...

US Actor Accused of Stabbing Ex Arrested at Mexico Border

Nick Pasqual charged with attempted murder after arrest at border checkpoint

(Newser) - A Hollywood actor accused of brutally stabbing his ex-girlfriend in Los Angeles has been arrested at a border checkpoint in Texas. Nick Pasqual, whose credits include a 2011 episode of How I Met Your Mother, is to be extradited to California to face charges including attempted murder and residential burglary,...

As She Lay Dying, Woman Told Her Dad, 'Ty Did This'

Manhattan woman was fatally stabbed as she left for work Monday morning

(Newser) - Shirley Rodriguez had just been attacked outside the Manhattan apartment building where she lived with her dad. In her final moments, she pressed the building's intercom button to call for her dad, and when he came down, she managed to say, "Ty did this." The 29-year-old was...

New Hire Charged in Stabbings Aboard Cruise Ship

Norwegian Encore was sailing from Seattle to Alaska

(Newser) - A cruise ship worker from South Africa was arrested Tuesday in Alaska's capital city, accused of attacking a woman and two security guards with scissors on board the vessel, according to authorities. The US attorney's office says the 35-year-old man is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon...

Teen Charged With Terrorism in Sydney Church Stabbing

Injured bishop says he forgives attacker

(Newser) - A 16-year-old boy accused of stabbing two Christian clerics during a Sydney church service has been charged by police with terrorism offenses. Authorities said the stabbing was declared a terrorist act because of the teenager's suspected religious motivation and because the boy traveled up to 90 minutes from his...

6 Stabbed to Death in Sydney Shopping Center
6 Killed in Sydney
Stabbing Rampage

6 Killed in Sydney Stabbing Rampage

Suspect in shopping mall attack is then fatally shot

(Newser) - A man stabbed six people to death at a busy Sydney shopping center Saturday before he was fatally shot, police said. Eight people, including a 9-month-old, were injured in the attack, reports the AP . The 40-year-old suspect began stabbing people at the Westfield Shopping Centre in Bondi Junction, which is...

Minnesota Man Guilty of River Tubing Stabbing

Nicolae Miu killed teen, injured 4 other people

(Newser) - A 54-year-old Minnesota man was convicted Thursday in the slaying of a high school student and stabbing of four other people who were tubing on a western Wisconsin river. A Wisconsin circuit court jury found Nicolae Miu guilty of first-degree reckless homicide, four counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, and...

4 Killed in Illinois Mass Stabbing
4 Killed in Illinois
Mass Stabbing

4 Killed in Illinois Mass Stabbing

Rockford's police chief says motive for 'heinous crime' is unknown

(Newser) - Four people were killed and five were hurt in stabbings in northern Illinois on Wednesday, authorities said. A suspect is in police custody and was being questioned Wednesday afternoon, according to Rockford Police Chief Carla Redd. She said: "We have four individuals who are deceased. We have one that'...

Brothers, 12 and 7, Accused of Stabbing Texas Woman

The older boy has been charged with aggravated assault

(Newser) - A 12-year-old boy in Texas has been charged with aggravated assault over the stabbing of a 59-year-old woman, a crime that police say also involved the boy's 7-year-old brother. The Harris County woman is in critical condition, USA Today reports. Investigators say the woman, who has a mental illness,...

They Were Stabbed and Left to Die. 50 Years Later, a Suspect

Indianapolis cops say Thomas Edward Williams, attacked 2 sisters, friend in 1975; he has since died

(Newser) - A nearly 50-year-old cold case surrounding three young girls stabbed and left to die in an Indiana cornfield has finally reached a conclusion, although it's one that will end without justice. In a Thursday presser , the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department announced that DNA evidence was able to help identify...

Stabbed S. Korea Opposition Leader 'Recovering Smoothly'

Surgeon says attack damaged Lee Jae-myung's jugular vein

(Newser) - South Korea's main opposition leader is recovering well from surgery after being stabbed in the neck earlier this week, his doctor said Thursday, as police seek a formal arrest warrant to extend the suspect's custody. Lee Jae-myung, head of the liberal Democratic Party, South Korea's biggest political...

Cops: Stranger Stabbed Teen Sisters at Grand Central

Police say Steven Hutcherson used anti-white slur before attack

(Newser) - A New York City man who allegedly stabbed teenage sisters from Paraguay at Grand Central Terminal on Christmas Day has been charged with attempted murder and assault as hate crimes. Police say Steven Hutcherson, 36, used an anti-white term before he attacked the girls as they were dining with their...

Nebraska Priest Fatally Stabbed in Church Rectory
Man Charged With
Killing Nebraska Priest

Man Charged With Killing Nebraska Priest

The Rev. Stephen Gutgsell was stabbed in Sunday attack at Catholic church

(Newser) - Nebraska prosecutors have charged Kierre L. Williams, 43, with first-degree murder, burglary, and two weapons counts in the stabbing of the Rev. Stephen Gutgsell, a priest at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Fort Calhoun. Moments after the 65-year-old priest called 911 on Sunday to report that a man...

Riots Erupt After Children Stabbed in Dublin

Police blame 'complete lunatic hooligan faction'

(Newser) - Violent clashes broke out in central Dublin on Thursday evening, with vehicles torched and riot police attacked, after a 5-year-old girl was seriously injured in a knife attack earlier in the day that also saw a woman and two other young children hospitalized. Irish police said the girl was receiving...

5 Injured in Dublin Mass Stabbing
5 Injured in Dublin
Mass Stabbing

5 Injured in Dublin Mass Stabbing

3 children among the victims of attack outside school

(Newser) - At least five people, including three children, were injured in a stabbing attack in central Dublin on Thursday, authorities in the Irish capital say. Police say a 5-year-old girl was seriously injured, as was a woman in her 30s and a man in his 50s, the Irish Times reports. A...

Boy, 5, Fatally Stabs Twin Brother With Kitchen Knife

No one will be charged in California tragedy

(Newser) - Five-year-old twin brothers in northern California were fighting "as siblings sometimes do," authorities said in a statement, when one of the boys grabbed a small kitchen knife and stabbed the other. In spite of the life-saving efforts of first responders including deputies from the Santa Cruz County Sheriff'...

4 Injured in 'Random Act of Violence' at Louisiana Tech
One of 4 Women Stabbed
at Louisiana Tech Dies

One of 4 Women Stabbed at Louisiana Tech Dies

One other victim is in serious condition, 2 are recovering

(Newser) - One of the four women stabbed on the campus of Louisiana Tech University Monday died of her injuries Tuesday night. The university's president expressed condolences to the husband and family of Annie Richardson, who was stabbed in the throat and had been in critical condition since the attack. Of...

Renowned Iranian Filmmaker Is Stabbed to Death

Dariush Mehrjui and his wife, Vahideh Mohammadifar, were killed in their home

(Newser) - A filmmaker hailed as "one of the pioneers of Iranian cinema" has been stabbed to death along with his wife in their home near Tehran, reports AFP . Dariush Mehrjui was killed Saturday night along with wife Vahideh Mohammadifar, a screenwriter. Authorities say Mehrjui texted his daughter about 9pm to...

Teacher Killed in Suspected Terror Attack in France

2 others were wounded in high school attack

(Newser) - A man armed with a knife killed a teacher and wounded two others on Friday at a high school in northern France, an attack being investigated as potential terrorism. Antiterror prosecutors said they were leading the investigation into the attack at the Gambetta high school in the city of Arras,...

'Someone Is Dead Over a Dispute Over Sauce'

Police say 16-year-old girl was stabbed in fight over McDonald's sweet-and-sour sauce

(Newser) - "At the end of the day, someone is dead over a dispute over sauce," DC Superior Court Judge Sherri Beatty-Arthur said Monday at a hearing for a 16-year-old girl accused of killing another 16-year-old in a fight outside a McDonald's in the early hours of Sunday. Police...

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