Trials

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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October 02, 2017 - 8:39 am
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The case of a man serving life in prison for killing the 2-year-old son of NFL running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota is going before the state Supreme Court. Joseph Patterson was convicted in September 2015 of second-degree murder in the October 2013 death of Tyrese...
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FILE in this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, NBA players Markieff, left, and Marcus Morris arrive at Superior Court for the second day of their aggravated assault trial in Phoenix. Jurors are expected to hear closing arguments Thursday, Sept. 28, for the assault trial of the NBA players. The Morris brothers are accused of helping three other people beat Erik Hood on Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
September 29, 2017 - 4:31 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Twin brothers Marcus and Markieff Morris are absent from their respective NBA training camps because the starters are being tried on felony assault charges in Phoenix. The Morris brothers are accused of helping three other people beat Erik Hood two years ago. Prosecutors urged jurors...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2015, file photo, James Blake arrives at New York's City Hall. The internal disciplinary trial of Officer James Frascatore, the police officer who tackled the retired pro tennis player outside a New York Hotel in 2015, concluded Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. Officer disciplinary records are secret under state law, city officials say, so the public, and even Blake, might never learn the details of any punishment. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
September 26, 2017 - 9:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The internal disciplinary trial of a police officer who tackled retired pro tennis player James Blake and slammed him to the ground in a mistaken arrest concluded Tuesday, but the public and even Blake aren't entitled to the details of any possible punishment. Officers' disciplinary...
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September 19, 2017 - 6:10 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The aggravated assault trial of NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris has resumed with the testimony from the man the brothers are accused of beating. Erik Hood testified Tuesday that his relationship with the brothers became strained because of a misinterpreted text message. Hood...
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