CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 5, 2002 |
An unemployed Port Hueneme construction worker was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on a murder charge for allegedly using a box cutter to slash his wife's throat as she lay in bed. Alberto Solis, 41, is accused of killing his 51-year-old wife inside their Bard Road home April 14. Solis told police after his arrest that he and his wife had been having marital problems. The couple's troubles, according to Solis, involved finances, his struggle with alcohol and their inability to have children.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 13, 2002 |
The ex-boyfriend of a Palmdale woman was arrested on suspicion of assault Tuesday for allegedly stabbing her current boyfriend 50 times with a box cutter, sheriff's officials said. Odean Taylor, 31, of Palmdale was booked on assault charges in the attack, which occurred in the 4100 block of East Avenue R, said Deputy David Miklos of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department in Palmdale. A neighbor called the Sheriff's Department just before 6 a.m.
May 21, 2006 |
South Korean opposition leader Park Geun-hye, perhaps the most prominent woman in the country, was slashed in the face Saturday night at a crowded rally for a Seoul mayoral candidate. Police arrested two men, one who had a box cutter; both were said to be intoxicated. The 54-year-old Park underwent emergency surgery to close a 4-inch-long wound running from her ear to her jawline. She was reported to be in good condition.
March 15, 2013 |
A Florida mother was arrested this month for allegedly stabbing her two sons' bullies in the back with box cutters. News reports stated that after calming down an altercation between her sons and a group of boys, the mother reignited the situation and attacked the boys, sending two to the hospital. Last year, a teenage boy posted something nasty and hurtful in response to a teenage girl's Facebook posting. The girl was distraught, contemplated hurting herself and complained to her mother that she had been bullied.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 13, 2009 |
A man suspected of robbing an Anaheim bank slashed his throat with a box cutter Monday afternoon after being stopped by police in Irvine, authorities said. Police received a call about a man in his 20s robbing the Washington Mutual branch at 555 N. Euclid St. at 12:36 p.m., said Anaheim police Sgt. Rick Martinez. As officers responded, the man left the bank in a white beat-up sports car that was missing a front bumper.
June 12, 2011 |
Here are some significant events and policies in the history of U.S. aviation security: 1955 A United Airlines plane explodes after takeoff in Denver, killing all 44 aboard. Investigators blame Jack Graham for placing a bomb in his mother's luggage, apparently in hopes of cashing in on her life insurance. It is among the first major acts of criminal violence against a U.S. airliner. Graham is later convicted of murder and executed. 1960 A National Airlines plane explodes in midair, killing all 34 aboard.
January 17, 2002 |
Two men arrested with box cutters on an Amtrak train a day after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks pleaded not guilty before federal judges in New York to credit card fraud charges Wednesday. Syed Gul Mohammed Shah, 36, and Mohammed Azmath, 38, were indicted Tuesday. The men left Newark, N.J., for San Antonio by plane on Sept. 11 but were stranded in St. Louis when their flight was grounded.
October 1, 2002 |
Federal charges were filed against a Bulgarian student who allegedly tried to pass through airport security in Atlantic City with a pair of scissors and two box cutters, the FBI said. The man apparently had no ties to terrorism, a U.S. official said. Nikolay Volodiev Dzhonev, 21, was charged with attempting to board an aircraft with a concealed weapon, a felony, the FBI said. He was being held on $100,000 bail, but the FBI said he would probably be released on his own recognizance.
April 24, 2004 |
A college student accused of hiding box cutters aboard airliners to expose security weaknesses pleaded guilty in Baltimore, and as part of a plea bargain made a video that could be used to train federal airport screeners. Nathaniel Heatwole could get as much as six months in jail and $5,000 fine at sentencing June 24. The 20-year-old student at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.