Legal proceedings

December 11, 2019 - 7:35 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A bathing suit decency rule that disqualified an Alaska high school swimmer from a race has been eliminated. KTVA reports the board of directors of the Alaska School Activities Association voted to remove penalties for swim uniforms that officials deemed “not of decent...
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December 09, 2019 - 12:51 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A lawsuit filed by a Dartmouth College student against the school who was seriously injured during baseball practice has been settled, the college said Monday. Last year, Colton French said in federal court documents that he was pitching to a batter in a narrow indoor area...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2014, file photo, Washington Wizards guard Glen Rice Jr. holds the ball in the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Washington. Former Washington Wizards shooting guard Glen Rice Jnr. has been sacked by his New Zealand club for breaching bail conditions imposed after his arrest on as assault charge. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
December 09, 2019 - 12:46 am
Former Washington Wizards shooting guard Glen Rice Jr. has been dismissed by his New Zealand club for breaching bail conditions imposed after his arrest on as assault charge. The son of NBA All Star Glen Rice was arrested in Auckland on Nov. 14 and charged with injuring with intent to injure after...
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Students from Yale and Harvard University along with members of the Greater New Haven community charged with disorderly conduct after a protest interrupted the annual Yale Harvard football game, wait in Superior Court in New Haven, Connecticut, for their arraignments on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. (Arnold Gold/New Haven Register via AP, Pool)
December 06, 2019 - 2:27 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Students from Harvard and Yale universities, along with others who staged a climate change protest on the field during last month's football game between the Ivy League schools, were sentenced Friday to perform community service. Judge Philip Scarpellino of New Haven...
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December 05, 2019 - 6:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former sportscaster Kelli Tennant is seeking dismissal of her sexual assault lawsuit against Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton, a court document shows. The request for dismissal of the civil case was filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The dismissal form did not...
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2017 photo, five Kennesaw State University cheerleaders take a knee during the national anthem prior to a college football game against North Greenville, in Kennesaw, Ga. Kennesaw State University's decision to remove its cheerleaders from the field after they protested police brutality during the national anthem has cost Georgia taxpayers $145,000 in a legal settlement. Former cheerleader Tommia Dean will get $93,000 of the award, with the rest going to her attorneys. The Marietta Daily Journal obtained a copy of the settlement Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, through an Open Records Act request. (Cory Hancock/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, FIle)
December 05, 2019 - 1:40 pm
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Kennesaw State University's decision to remove its cheerleaders from the field after they protested police brutality during the national anthem has cost Georgia taxpayers $145,000 in a legal settlement. Former KSU cheerleader Tommia Dean settled her lawsuit and will get $93,000...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2019, file photo, Wisconsin's Quintez Cephus kneels before an NCAA college football game against Iowa, in Madison, Wis. Faith and family mean everything to Quintez Cephus. The junior wide receiver is enjoying the most productive season of his career at Wisconsin. But less than four months ago, football was gone, and all Cephus had was his faith and his family. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash, File)
December 04, 2019 - 5:15 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Faith and family mean everything to Quintez Cephus, and for 16 months, the Wisconsin wide receiver needed every bit of his faith and every member of his family more than ever. Cephus and 10th-ranked Wisconsin (10-2, 7-2 Big Ten, No. 8 College Football Playoff) are one win away...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 file photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back LeSean McCoy (25) fends off Oakland Raiders cornerback Trayvon Mullen (27) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas City Chiefs running back LeSean McCoy and his former girlfriend have reached a settlement in a lawsuit she filed against him, court records show, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Delicia Cordon filed the lawsuit last year accusing McCoy of failing to protect her from a violent July 2018 home invasion at a home he owns in Milton, just outside Atlanta. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann, File)
December 04, 2019 - 4:35 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs running back LeSean McCoy and his former girlfriend have reached a settlement in a lawsuit she filed against him, court records show. Delicia Cordon filed the lawsuit last year accusing McCoy of failing to protect her from a violent July 2018 home invasion at a...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2008, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Lorenzen Wright poses at the team's NBA basketball media day in Independence, Ohio. Billy Turner, a convicted felon charged with conspiring with Lorenzen Wright's ex-wife to kill the retired NBA player, is scheduled to face a judge Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Memphis, at which time a trial date could be set. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)
December 04, 2019 - 12:22 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A judge set a new hearing date Wednesday in the Lorenzen Wright murder case to give lawyers time to prepare expert witness schedules for a trial or even reach a plea deal in the former NBA player's slaying nine years ago in Memphis, Tennessee. A trial date could be scheduled...
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December 02, 2019 - 11:55 am
VIENNA (AP) — Two-time Olympic judo champion Peter Seisenbacher was sentenced to five years in prison on Monday for sexually assaulting two young girls he was coaching in the early 2000s. An Austrian regional criminal court found Seisenbacher guilty of the abuse, which took place in Vienna between...
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