Trials

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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September 18, 2017 - 7:10 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris went on trial Monday on felony assault charges stemming from a 2015 beating that prosecutors labeled as an "orchestrated attack" and defense lawyers dismissed as a ploy to get money out of the athletes. Opening statements began with prosecutors...
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September 18, 2017 - 3:29 am
PHOENIX (AP) — NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris go on trial Monday on felony assault charges stemming from a beating outside a Phoenix recreation center more than two years ago. The twin brothers could face a maximum of nearly four years in prison if they are found guilty. A conviction would...
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September 13, 2017 - 10:21 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Jury selection in the aggravated assault trial of NBA twin brothers Marcus and Markieff Morris concluded Wednesday after the eight-member panel was chosen. Opening statements will be delivered Monday for what is expected to be a 10-day trial. The Morris brothers were indicted by an...
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September 13, 2017 - 7:53 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the start of a Phoenix trial for two NBA players accused of assaulting a man (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Jury selection is underway in the assault trial of NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris. Attorneys have narrowed down the initial jury pool of 110 people to 49...
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September 11, 2017 - 6:55 pm
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A 21-year-old man has been found incompetent to stand trial in the slaying of a Western Michigan University student during a robbery. MLive.com reports a Kalamazoo County judge on Monday agreed to accept the findings by the Michigan Center for Forensic Psychiatry for Jordan...
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August 16, 2017 - 4:44 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina guard Rakym Felder has been suspended indefinitely and won't attend classes this fall, another blow to a thinning Gamecock backcourt that reached the Final Four this past April. Felder's status was announced by coach Frank Martin on Wednesday. Felder had been...
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Journalists wait outside a court on the outskirts of Madrid, Monday, July 31, 2017. Real's soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo appeared at a Spanish court to answer questions as part of an investigation to determine whether he committed tax fraud. Ronaldo arrived and left through a side door at Pozuelo de Alarcon Court No. 1 in Madrid on Monday. The session with the investigating judge is closed to the public. (AP Photo/Paul White)
July 31, 2017 - 10:08 am
MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo told a Spanish judge Monday that he has "never tried to avoid taxes." The Real Madrid forward, who is from Portugal, was questioned to determine whether he committed tax fraud worth almost 15 million euros ($17.5 million). Ronaldo spent more than 90 minutes answering...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar listens to testimony of a witness during a preliminary hearing, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar, a former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics sports doctor, is taking a step toward resolving one of four criminal cases against him in Michigan. Nassar is due in federal court Tuesday, July 11, to plead guilty to child pornography charges. It’s separate from sexual assault charges involving women and girls who said they were molested when they sought treatment for gymnastics injuries. (Robert Killips/Lansing State Journal via AP, File)
July 11, 2017 - 1:26 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor pleaded guilty Tuesday to possessing child pornography, admitting he tried to get rid of the evidence last fall while police were investigating allegations that he had sexually assaulted young female athletes...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar listens to testimony of a witness during a preliminary hearing, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar, a former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics sports doctor, is taking a step toward resolving one of four criminal cases against him in Michigan. Nassar is due in federal court Tuesday, July 11, to plead guilty to child pornography charges. It’s separate from sexual assault charges involving women and girls who said they were molested when they sought treatment for gymnastics injuries. (Robert Killips/Lansing State Journal via AP, File)
July 11, 2017 - 1:20 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on a Michigan sports doctor pleading guilty to child pornography, one of four criminal cases against Larry Nassar (all times local): ___ 12:50 p.m. A lawyer for a Michigan sports doctor who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges says he will proceed to...
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