Trials

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 - 1:14 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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July 10, 2017 - 5:34 am
MIAMI (AP) — A September sentencing date has been set for a sports agent and a baseball trainer convicted in Miami of smuggling Cuban baseball players into the U.S. Court records show a federal judge has set Sept. 29 for the sentencing of agent Bartolo Hernandez and trainer Julio Estrada, convicted...
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July 06, 2017 - 7:22 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A developer has been convicted of defrauding taxpayers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in a failed effort to build a professional soccer stadium. James Duckett Jr. was found guilty on Thursday on 12 of the 13 charges against him, including multiple counts of wire...
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July 03, 2017 - 7:32 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — It was a banner homecoming for Kato Kaelin. Famous for being a witness in O.J. Simpson's murder trial in the 1990s, Kaelin, two relatives and a friend won the Milwaukee Brewers 50/50 raffle on Monday, splitting $12,411 before taxes. Kaelin, who is a Milwaukee native and has...
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June 30, 2017 - 6:37 pm
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — A former doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics has been ordered to stand trial in Michigan in another sexual assault case. An Eaton County judge made the ruling Friday after three alleged victims testified against Dr. Larry Nassar. The 53-year-old Nassar is...
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June 30, 2017 - 2:36 pm
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — A former doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics has been ordered to stand trial in Michigan in another sexual assault case. An Eaton County district judge made the ruling Friday after testimony against Dr. Larry Nassar from three alleged victims. The 53-year-...
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June 30, 2017 - 12:28 am
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The complexity of a federal fraud case against former employees of a truck stop chain owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam could cause the trial to take up to six weeks, attorneys told the judge Thursday. Those indicted...
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June 29, 2017 - 5:22 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A U.S. wrestler who spent years in prison for a sexual assault he denies testified Thursday that he was pressured by his college coach and his lawyers to waive his right to a jury trial — a decision the prosecutor called ridiculous. Jordan Holm, 35, is seeking to overturn his...
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June 29, 2017 - 3:12 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The federal trial of eight ex-employees of the truck stop chain owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam could take up to six weeks. Senior U.S. District Judge Curtis L. Collier on Thursday approved moving the trial to...
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FILE- In this July 25, 2010, file photo, Lance Armstrong, of the United States, looks back on the podium after the 20th and last stage of the Tour de France cycling race in Paris. Armstrong’s $100 million civil fraud trial is months away, yet his fight with the government and former teammate-turned-rival Floyd Landis is heating up. The trial is scheduled for November in federal court in Washington D.C., and lawyers for both sides recently filed a series of motions asking U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper to exclude some key evidence. (AP Photo/Bas Czerwinski, File)
June 24, 2017 - 4:00 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong's $100 million fraud trial is months away, yet his fight with the government and former teammate-turned-rival Floyd Landis is heating up. Armstrong wants to bar potential testimony and evidence from some of his most dogged critics, including the blistering U.S...
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