Former Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías faces misdemeanor charges after domestic violence arrest

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías has been charged with five misdemeanors stemming from his his arrest last September on suspicion of domestic violence, authorities said Tuesday. Urias, 27, faces charges including one count of spousal battery, two counts of domestic battery involving a dating relationship, one count of false … Read more

Actor Jonathan Majors avoids jail time for assaulting his ex-girlfriend

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Actor Jonathan Majors has been ordered to complete a yearlong counseling program but avoided jail time Monday for assaulting his ex-girlfriend in a high-profile case that derailed the once-promising star’s career. The 34-year-old star of “Creed III” and other films had faced up to a year behind bars after he was … Read more

Lawsuit naming Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs as co-defendant alleges his son sexually assaulted woman on yacht

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — A lawsuit that names Sean “Diddy” Combs as a co-defendant alleges that his son Christian “King” Combs sexually assaulted a woman working on a yacht chartered by his father. The suit filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court says that Sean Combs created the circumstances that led to the assault, and … Read more

UK counterterrorism police investigate an attack on an Iranian TV presenter outside his London home

[ad_1] LONDON — British counterterrorism police are investigating the stabbing of an Iranian television presenter outside his home in London as concern grow over threats to a Farsi-language satellite news channel long critical of Iran’s theocratic government. Pouria Zeraati, a presenter at London-based Iran International, was stabbed in the leg Friday afternoon and is in … Read more

Ex-girlfriend of actor Jonathan Majors files civil suit accusing him of escalating abuse, defamation

[ad_1] Jonathan Majors’ former girlfriend sued him Tuesday on civil allegations including assault, battery, defamation and infliction of emotional distress, three months after the actor was convicted in a criminal trial of assaulting her in New York City. Grace Jabbari, a 31-year-old British dancer, filed the action in federal court in Manhattan, claiming Majors subjected … Read more

Trabzonspor fans invade pitch, attack Fenerbahce players in Turkey. Police have detained 12 people

[ad_1] ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish police have detained 12 people after fans of top tier soccer club Trabzonspor invaded the pitch following a home loss against Fenerbahce, touching off violent scuffles between the fans and visiting players. The Trabzonspor fans charged onto the pitch as Fenerbahce players celebrated their 3-2 win following the final whistle … Read more

Photographer accuses Taylor Swift’s dad of punching him in the face on Sydney waterfront

[ad_1] MELBOURNE, Australia — A photographer told police he was punched in the face by Taylor Swift’s father on the Sydney waterfront on Tuesday, hours after the pop star’s Australian tour ended. Ben McDonald said he provided police with a statement alleging that Scott Swift assaulted him at the Neutral Bay Wharf, where the father … Read more

A man accused of stabbing another passenger on a Seattle to Las Vegas flight charged with assault

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — A man who witnesses say stabbed another passenger on an airline flight and told authorities he intended to kill the victim has been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon. The man made an improvised weapon by wrapping rubber bands around several pens. A grand jury handed down a one-count indictment … Read more

LA ethics panel rejects proposed fine for ex-CBS exec Les Moonves over police probe interference

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Ethics Commission unanimously rejected a proposed settlement between the city and Les Moonves on Wednesday, saying a tougher penalty is warranted for the former CBS chief executive accused of interfering with a police investigation into sexual assault allegations against him. Moonves had agreed to pay an $11,250 … Read more

LA ethics panel rejects proposed fine for ex-CBS exec Les Moonves over police probe interference

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Ethics Commission unanimously rejected a proposed settlement between the city and Les Moonves on Wednesday, saying a tougher penalty is warranted for the former CBS chief executive accused of interfering with a police investigation into sexual assault allegations against him. Moonves had agreed to pay an $11,250 … Read more