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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...

Boy, 3, Killed in Random Stabbing Outside Grocery Store

Cleveland woman was arrested near the scene

(Newser) - A 3-year-old Ohio boy was fatally stabbed by a woman as he sat in a grocery cart in a supermarket parking lot. Investigators said Tuesday that they believe it was a random attack, the AP reports. The boy's mother was also stabbed, but her injuries were not life-threatening, said...

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,...

4 Girls Stabbed in Apparently Random Movie Theater Attack

None have life-threatening injuries in Massachusetts; suspect linked to second attack

(Newser) - Police in Massachusetts have a suspect in custody in two separate stabbing attacks on Saturday, though much remains unclear about the apparently random incidents. A total of six people were stabbed, and none have life-threatening injuries:
  • Four girls: Police in Braintree say a man entered an AMC movie theater about

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...

Australian Police Fatally Shoot Teen After Stabbing Attack

Authorities see no ties to alleged extremist network in Sydney

(Newser) - A 16-year-old boy armed with a knife was shot dead by police after he stabbed a man in the Australian west coast city of Perth, officials said Sunday. The incident occurred in the parking lot of a hardware store in suburban Willetton on Saturday night, the AP reports. The teen,...

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...

PM: 'Bollard Man' Hero Can Stay in Australia Indefinitely

French construction worker confronted knifeman

(Newser) - One of the heroes in Saturday's stabbing spree at a mall in Sydney, Australia has been told he is welcome to stay in the country for as long as he wants. French citizen Damien Guerot became known as "Bollard Man" after he was seen on video confronting attacker...

In Sydney, a Second High-Profile Stabbing Attack
15-Year-Old Arrested
in New Sydney Stabbing

15-Year-Old Arrested in New Sydney Stabbing

Suspect allegedly wounded a bishop, at least three other churchgoers in live-streamed service

(Newser) - The alleged assailant arrested in Monday's church stabbing in Sydney, Australia, is 15 years old, reports the BBC . Police say the teen stabbed a bishop and at least three other people during a live-streamed service, but none of the injuries are life-threatening. Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel, ordained by the...

Dying Mother Gave Her Baby to Bystanders During Attack

Family thanks men at Sydney mall who cared for infant 'when Ashlee could not'

(Newser) - The nine-month-old girl who was among the stabbing victims at a shopping mall in Sydney is recovering after surgery, family members said. The child's mother, Ashlee Good, was one of the six people killed in the attack on Saturday, the BBC reports. Witnesses said Ashlee Good, 38, passed her...

Sydney Cops Identify Suspect in Mall Stabbing Spree

Investigators say 40-year-old has a history of mental illness

(Newser) - Police in Australia on Sunday identified the assailant who fatally stabbed six people at a busy Sydney shopping center before a police officer fatally shot him. New South Wales Police said that Joel Cauchi, 40, was responsible for the Saturday afternoon attack at the Westfield Shopping Centre in Bondi Junction,...

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...

How the Illinois Mass Stabbing Unfolded

Police say Christian Soto killed 4 people, including letter carrier, 15-year-old girl

(Newser) - A 22-year-old man has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder in a frenzied stabbing and beating rampage that left four people dead in a matter of minutes in a northern Illinois city, authorities said Thursday. Christian Soto is also charged with seven counts of attempted murder and home...

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'...

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...

Man Killed 4 Family Members, Wounded Officers, Police Say

Two children died in New York City home attack before the suspect was shot by officers

(Newser) - A man killed four relatives, including two children, in a knife attack at their New York City home early Sunday, then set the building on fire and stabbed two police officers before one of them fatally shot him, officials said. The rampage took place before dawn at a house in...

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...

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...

14 Injured in South Korea Stabbing Rampage

Attacker drove car onto sidewalk in Seoul suburb before stabbing shoppers

(Newser) - A man rammed a car onto a sidewalk Thursday in South Korea, then stepped out of the vehicle and began stabbing people at a shopping mall. Authorities said at least 14 people were wounded in the country's second mass stabbing in less than a month, the AP reports. At...

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