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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...

Larry Nassar Reportedly Stabbed in Prison

Disgraced sports doctor sexually abused young gymnasts

(Newser) - Disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar , who was convicted of sexually abusing female gymnasts, was stabbed multiple times during an altercation with another incarcerated person at a federal prison in Florida, reports the AP . Two people familiar with the matter said the attack happened Sunday at United States Penitentiary Coleman in...

Yet Another School Attack in China Leaves 6 Dead

Stabbing in Lianjiang is latest of its kind, renewing talk of school safety in gun-shy China

(Newser) - Six people are dead and one injured after a stabbing attack at a kindergarten in southeastern China. The rampage took place Monday morning, starting at around 7:40am, in the city of Lianjiang in Guangdong province, and a 25-year-old man was arrested afterward, according to local police and media. A...

Cops: Attack on Gender Studies Class a 'Senseless Act of Hate'

Former student charged in University of Waterloo stabbing attack

(Newser) - Police in Canada say an attack on a gender studies class at the University of Waterloo on Wednesday "was a hate-motivated incident related to gender expression and gender identity." Mark Crowell, chief of the Waterloo Regional Police Service, said Thursday that the attack was "planned and targeted"...

Woman Who Stabbed Lover's Wife Hears Her Fate

Clare Bailey of UK, who hid knife in flower bouquet, sentenced to more than 22 years in prison

(Newser) - A woman who failed to accept that her affair with a married man was over showed up in disguise at the home of his wife, then proceeded to stab her with a carving knife she'd hidden in a bouquet of flowers. Clare Bailey of the UK, who pleaded guilty...

Suspect in Park Stabbings Charged With Attempted Murder

French officials say man, a Syrian refugee living in Sweden, had been rejected by France for asylum

(Newser) - The case against a man accused of stabbing four children and two adults in a French park earlier this week has moved to the next phase. On Saturday, French judges hit the 31-year-old suspect, said to be a Syrian refugee with permanent Swedish residency, with preliminary charges of attempted murder...

Police: Attacker Killed 3 People, Injured 9 in 'Random Violence'

Suspect in custody in California rampage

(Newser) - A 31-year-old California man is in custody after three people were killed and nine injured in what police described as "random acts of violence." The victims were stabbed or hit with a vehicle in San Jose and neighboring Milpitas, NBC News reports, before Kevin Parkourana surrendered Thursday evening...

Police: 'Multiple' Victims After Stabbing Near College Campus

Authorities are seeking a suspect in attack near University of Iowa

(Newser) - Authorities are searching for a suspect after they say "multiple" people were stabbed early Saturday near the University of Iowa campus. Per ABC News , it's not clear what the victims' conditions are. A spokesperson for the Iowa City Police Department wasn't able to verify the victims were...

3 Stabbings in 5 Days Shake California College Town
Suspect in Custody in
College Town Stabbings

Suspect in Custody in College Town Stabbings

Two people were killed and one injured, California police say

(Newser) - Police in California have a suspect in custody in connection with three recent stabbings in the college town of Davis. Carlos Domingues, 21, faces two counts of homicide and one of attempted murder, CBS News reports. Police said physical evidence ties Domingues, who was a student at UC Davis until...

Stabbing Suspect Drives Into High School Students

Police believe deadly Thousand Oaks, California, crash was not an accident

(Newser) - A student at Westlake High School in Thousand Oaks, California, was killed Tuesday and three others were injured in a crash that authorities believe was not an accident. Investigators say Austin Allen Eis, 24, appears to have intentionally plowed into a group of students on a sidewalk near his former...

French High School Teacher Stabbed to Death During Class

16-year-old student is in custody

(Newser) - France's education minister says every school in the country will hold a minute of silence Thursday in memory of a high school teacher who was fatally stabbed in front of students Wednesday morning. Authorities say the Spanish language teacher, a woman in her 50s, was stabbed in the chest...

3 Mainland US Tourists Stabbed in Puerto Rico
3 Tourists Stabbed
in Puerto Rico

3 Tourists Stabbed in Puerto Rico

Police say visitors from mainland US had been told to stop filming in San Juan neighborhood

(Newser) - Three tourists from the US mainland were stabbed in Puerto Rico early Monday after someone told them to stop filming in a renowned seaside community known as La Perla that is popular with visitors, police said. The confrontation began when one of the tourists, who lives in South Carolina, began...

Court Acquits Man Who Stabbed Wife 'Involuntarily'

Canada's Jean-Luc Charles Perignon was ruled to be 'effectively asleep'

(Newser) - A Canadian man who definitely stabbed his wife has been found not guilty of the crime. In a stunning case of "automatism," British Columbia's Supreme Court found Jean-Luc Charles Perignon was "effectively asleep" when he stabbed his then-wife, Debra, in the back with a kitchen knife...

Teen Who Killed Rival Cheerleader Sentenced

15-year-old could be out in 3 years

(Newser) - A 15-year-old girl who killed a rival cheerleader last year apologized for her "bad choices" Tuesday before she was sentenced. The girl, whose name isn't being disclosed due to her age, pleaded guilty last month to manslaughter in the April death of 16-year-old Kayla Green after an event...

College Student Was About to Exit the Bus. Then, an Attack

Indiana U: 56-year-old Bille Davis of Bloomington attacked student due to anti-Asian hate

(Newser) - A 56-year-old woman has been charged after an 18-year-old Indiana University student repeatedly was stabbed in the head on a public bus in an attack the school says was because the victim is Asian. The victim told investigators she was standing and waiting for the exit doors to open on...

8 Teen Girls Swarmed, Killed a Stranger: Cops
Cops Name Man Who
8 Girls Allegedly Swarmed

Cops Name Man Who 8 Girls Allegedly Swarmed

Toronto residents charged with second-degree murder of man outside homeless shelter

(Newser) - The man who was stabbed to death in December in what police have called a "swarming" attack was on Tuesday identified as Ken Lee; he had previously been described as a 59-year-old who was residing in Toronto's homeless shelters. The Guardian reports Lee was attacked near the main...

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...

RCMP: Canada Mass Stabbing Suspect Acted Alone

Investigators say Myles Sanderson killed 11 people, including his brother

(Newser) - The Mounties now believe the stabbing spree that horrified Canada last month was carried out by a single person—Myles Sanderson, who died soon after he was taken into custody . Rhonda Blackmore, commanding officer of the Saskatchewan RCMP, said Thursday that investigators believe Sanderson killed all 10 victims found dead...

He Tried to Take Pic With Vegas Showgirls, Started Killing: Witness

2 dead, 6 others hurt in Las Vegas Strip stabbing spree

(Newser) - This story has been updated with the victims' identities. An attacker with a large kitchen knife killed two people and wounded six others in stabbings along the Las Vegas Strip before he was arrested Thursday, police said. Three people were hospitalized in critical condition and another three were in stable...

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