Trials

FILE - In this May 31, 2014 file photo, Phil Mickelson tees off on the second hole during the third round of the Memorial golf tournament in Dublin, Ohio. Former Dean Foods chairman Thomas Davis who admitted feeding inside information to an influential Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson has been sentenced in New York to two years in prison, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. The judge acknowledged Davis was a pivotal cooperator who testified at trial against gambler William “Billy” Walters. Mickelson had to repay $1 million in stock profits after receiving a tip from Walters but wasn’t charged.(AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
October 19, 2017 - 5:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former food company executive who admitted feeding inside information to an influential Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson was sentenced on Thursday to two years in prison by a judge who said he was motivated by a desire to seem powerful rather than by greed. "This...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2015, file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives for an appeal hearing at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky lost a bid Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, for a new trial and a second chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual abuse charges that landed him in state prison to serve a lengthy sentence. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
October 18, 2017 - 4:29 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky lost a bid Wednesday for a new trial and a second chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual abuse charges that landed him in state prison to serve a lengthy sentence. Judge John Foradora denied Sandusky's requests for a new trial or for...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2015, file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives for an appeal hearing at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky lost a bid Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, for a new trial and a second chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual abuse charges that landed him in state prison to serve a lengthy sentence. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
October 18, 2017 - 4:21 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Jerry Sandusky losing an appeal in which he sought a new trial (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Jerry Sandusky's lawyer says he'll appeal a judge's decision that the former Penn State assistant football coach shouldn't get a new trial or have charges dismissed...
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October 18, 2017 - 12:14 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Judge won't grant ex-Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky a new trial on child sex abuse charges.
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October 16, 2017 - 12:45 pm
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge said Monday he will announce later this week whether to grant former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky a new trial or throw out child sexual abuse convictions against him. Judge John Foradora posted an announcement online Monday that said...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, sports agent Bartolo Hernandez leaves federal court in Miami. Hernandez and baseball trainer Julio Estrada are seeking lenient prison sentences after their convictions in Miami of smuggling Cuban players to the U.S. Sentencing is set for Nov. 2. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
October 12, 2017 - 3:42 am
MIAMI (AP) — A sports agent and a baseball trainer are seeking lenient prison sentences after their convictions in Miami of smuggling Cuban players to the U.S. Court records filed this week show agent Bartolo Hernandez is asking for a three-year prison term and trainer Julio Estrada wants no more...
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October 05, 2017 - 4:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards power forward Markieff Morris had a busy month. "I'm in a great position. I just had a beautiful young daughter. I just had successful surgery, and of course we beat the case," Morris said Thursday in his return to the team for the first time since his wild ride...
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October 02, 2017 - 9:57 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jury selection began Monday in the trial of the man accused of fatally shooting a 32-year-old woman on a San Francisco pier, which touched off a national immigration debate. Court records show that lawyers began summoning the first of 1,000 potential jurors Monday to the San...
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Marcus Morris, left, and Markieff Morris attend closing arguments Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix. The Morris brothers are accused of helping three other people beat Erik Hood two years ago. (Mark Henle/The Arizona Republic via AP)
October 02, 2017 - 8:59 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the assault trial of NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris (all times local): 3 p.m. The jury has begun deliberations in the aggravated assault trial of NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris. Prosecutor Thomas Bailey told the jury the defendants "acted like high...
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Marcus Morris, left, Markieff Morris, center, and Gerald Bowman, right, attend during closing arguments Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix. The Morris brothers are accused of helping three other people beat Erik Hood two years ago. (Mark Henle/The Arizona Republic via AP)
October 02, 2017 - 8:56 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Defense attorneys told a jury Monday that the aggravated assault case involving NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris in the 2015 beating of a former acquaintance is inexcusably and unforgivably tainted. Prosecutor Thomas Bailey argued the Morris brothers had a motive to attack the...
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