Trials

November 03, 2017 - 6:18 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A judge has refused to move the trial of a former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor who is charged with molesting girls at his home and campus clinic. Lawyers for Dr. Larry Nassar say it will be hard to pick a jury in Ingham County after more than a year of...
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November 02, 2017 - 11:57 am
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The federal judge presiding over the fraud trial of four former executives at the truck stop chain controlled by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has denied a company attorney's request for real-time transcripts of court...
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October 31, 2017 - 9:50 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A man charged in the fatal shooting of a Norfolk State University football player told authorities that the victim tried to rob him. Twenty-two-year-old Jaquan Anderson, a former member of Norfolk State's football team, is charged with second-degree murder in the Friday shooting...
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FILE - In this April 17, 2017, file photo, Florida running back Jordan Scarlett (25) takes the handoff from quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) during an spring NCAA college football game in Gainesville, Fla. Seven suspended Florida players, including Callaway, are entering a pretrial intervention program that could result in the dismissal of felony credit card fraud charges. (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun via AP, File)
October 26, 2017 - 3:15 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Seven suspended Florida players, including standout receiver Antonio Callaway, are entering a pretrial intervention program that could result in the dismissal of felony credit card fraud charges. State Attorney Bill Cervone filed paperwork with the Alachua County court...
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October 25, 2017 - 2:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The upcoming sentencing of a former Guatemalan judge in a federal court in New York City is the latest chapter in the sprawling corruption scandal that's engulfed FIFA, soccer's global governing body. Here's what you need to know: ___ HOW IT BEGAN FIFA had been scarred by scandals...
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October 20, 2017 - 3:18 pm
GRETNA, La. (AP) — Trial for the suspect in last year's shooting death of former NFL player Joe McKnight has been scheduled for Jan. 16. Fifty-five-year-old Ronald Gasser faces a second-degree murder charge in McKnight's death on Dec. 1, 2016. Authorities have said McKnight and Gasser drove...
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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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