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December 27, 2010
Christmas weekend violence kills 38 in Nigeria
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Dozens of armed men attacked the church, dragging the pastor out of his home and shooting him to death. Two young men from the choir rehearsing for a late-night carol service also were slain. The group of about 30 attackers armed with guns and knives even...
December 27, 2010 - 12:03am
October 14, 2010
Serbia grapples with surge in far-right violence
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) -- Thousands of black-clad young men rampage through downtown Belgrade, hurling Molotov cocktails and stun grenades at police trying to protect a gay-rights march. Soccer fans throw flares and fireworks onto the pitch during a championship qualifier match, forcing...
Nation and World/News
October 14, 2010 - 4:25pm
September 7, 2010
Gunmen burst into factory in Honduras, kill 15
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) -- Men armed with assault rifles burst into a shoe factory and opened fire Tuesday, killing at least 15 workers and wounding eight, Honduran authorities said. National police spokesman Leonel Sauceda called the attack in the northern city of San Pedro...
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September 7, 2010 - 9:06pm
April 16, 2010
Woodbury, Minn., police officer shot, one man dead overnight in domestic call
WOODBURY, Minn. - A police officer here was shot during a domestic call late Thursday night that left one man dead. Police officers arrived at a home in the Twin Cities suburb just before 11:30 p.m. in what they described as a domestic incident involving a gun, according to officials. Police...
April 16, 2010 - 10:34am
April 15, 2010
Sexual assault, domestic violence conference set
Victims of sexual assault or domestic violence may hide the fact for years, carrying the baggage around and letting it affect their life constantly, said Deb Fischer, Sexual Assault Response Team coordinator and R.N. at Central Valley Health. April is National Sexual Assault Awareness...
April 15, 2010 - 6:53am
March 5, 2010
Make violence against women history
March is Women's History Month, recognizing women's central role in society. Unfortunately, violence against women is epidemic in the United States and around the world. Domestic violence is on the minds of many now, as reports published by The New York Times implicate New York Gov....
March 5, 2010 - 7:36am
February 22, 2010
Advocacy group says N.D. gun laws are weak
BISMARCK (AP) -- An organization that advocates for the prevention of gun violence says gun laws in North Dakota rank among the weakest in the nation. The Washington, D.C.-based, nonpartisan Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence said only seven states have less stringent gun laws...
February 22, 2010 - 7:04am
November 20, 2009
Letter to the editor: There is help available to victims of sexual attacks
While many people think the solution to violence occurs in police stations, courtrooms and prisons, there is a dedicated group of nurses here in Jamestown who are also a part of this solution. During the week of Nov. 9-13, the International Association of Forensic Nurses celebrated...
November 20, 2009 - 8:26am
October 17, 2009
Remembering victims of domestic violence
October 17, 2009 - 6:52am
October 15, 2009
Family violence concerns all of us
The recent publicity surrounding celebrities involved in domestic violence incidents has once again brought the issue to the public consciousness. There has been much debate about what domestic violence is and why we, as the public, should care. October is National Domestic Violence...
October 15, 2009 - 7:05am
July 28, 2009
Funds released to help combat domestic abuse in N.D.
U.S. Sens. Byron Dorgan and Kent Conrad and Rep. Earl Pomeroy, all D-N.D., announced today that the Department of Justice has released $156,250 to the North Dakota Council on Abused Women's Services to help combat domestic abuse and raise awareness of violence against women. The...
July 28, 2009 - 11:42am
April 21, 2009
Session notes: Some disagree with House majority leader Rep. Carlson
BISMARCK -- The House's minority leader said Monday that it's wrong for House Majority Leader Rep. Al Carlson, R-Fargo, to minimize the recent guilty plea of a Bismarck Republican lawmaker's conviction for domestic violence. Rep. Dave Weiler, R-Bismarck, pleaded guilty in Bismarck...
April 21, 2009 - 7:27am
December 1, 2008
UND students discuss India terrorism
GRAND FORKS (AP) -- University of North Dakota students from India say the terror rampage in that country's financial capital of Mumbai has them angry and frustrated. "When I see this, I want to do something for my nation," said Rajanikanth Katte, a graduate student in chemical engineering....
December 1, 2008 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
Politically incorrect domestic violence
The words "domestic violence" typically invite images of bruised women and children -- and male perpetrators. But the real picture of domestic violence isn't so clear-cut. And the solution to family violence is far more complex than our current criminal justice approach can handle. For...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am