Trials

FILE - In this May 15, 2013, file photo, O.J. Simpson returns to the witness stand to testify after a break during an evidentiary hearing in Clark County District Court in Las Vegas. Simpson has a July 20 parole hearing that could have him released from a Nevada prison on Oct. 1, a state parole official said Tuesday, June 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, Pool, File)
June 20, 2017 - 6:04 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Imprisoned former football star O.J. Simpson has a July 20 parole hearing that could have him released from a Nevada prison on Oct. 1, a state parole official said Tuesday. Simpson, now 70, has served more than eight years of a nine-to-33 year sentence imposed after he was found...
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June 19, 2017 - 11:31 am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian prosecutors have launched an investigation into suspected perjury against Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric for his testimony about his financial deals with a former Dinamo Zagreb director charged with embezzlement and tax fraud. The prosecutors in the eastern town...
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June 16, 2017 - 4:58 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Dallas Cowboys fan accused of assault in a bar fight after an argument about the Philadelphia Eagles filed a federal lawsuit this week targeting New Jersey's new bail system. Brittan Holland's lawsuit, which also includes a bail bonds company, argues that it's unfair that the...
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June 12, 2017 - 1:50 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The man charged in the shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight is scheduled to go on trial in August. A judge in the New Orleans suburb of Gretna on Monday set an Aug. 7 trial date for Ronald Gasser, who has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder. A conviction...
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FILE - In this July 16, 2014, file photo, Chamber of Deputies President Henrique Eduardo Alves talks to China's President Xi Jinping during a session of the Brazilian National Congress in Brasilia, Brazil. Alavez, an ally of embattled President Michel Temer was arrested on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, increasing pressure on Brazil’s top leader hours ahead of an electoral court trial that could push him from power. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres,File)
June 06, 2017 - 5:16 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A former tourist minister and ally of embattled President Michel Temer was arrested Tuesday, increasing pressure on Brazil's top leader hours ahead of an electoral court trial that could push him from power. The high-profile arrest also came just a day after federal police...
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June 06, 2017 - 11:07 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A former minister and ally of embattled President Michel Temer has been taken arrested. The high-profile arrest comes Tuesday just hours before Brazil's top electoral court begins the judgment phase in a trial that could result in Temer's ouster. Former Tourism Minister...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2017, file photo, former New York Knicks player Charles Oakley leaves Manhattan Criminal Court, in New York. Oakley has chosen to go to trial in August on charges he struck a security guard at Madison Square Garden. Oakley appeared briefly before a Manhattan judge on Friday, June 2, 2017. He rejected a conditional dismissal that would have left him with a clean record after six months of good behavior. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 02, 2017 - 1:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Knicks player Charles Oakley has chosen to go to trial in August on charges he struck a security guard at Madison Square Garden. Oakley appeared briefly before a Manhattan judge on Friday. He rejected a conditional dismissal that would have left him with a clean...
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FILE – This file photo combination shows former Penn State vice president Gary Schultz, left, former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley, right, and former Penn State President Graham Spanier, center, in Harrisburg, Pa. Schultz, Curley and Spanier are scheduled to be sentenced for child endangerment Friday, June 2, 2017, in Harrisburg, Pa., for failing to report now-convicted sexual predator Jerry Sandusky to authorities in 2001. (AP Photos, File)
June 02, 2017 - 12:46 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State President Graham Spanier and two other former school administrators are to be sentenced Friday on charges of child endangerment for failing to report a 2001 allegation about Jerry Sandusky to authorities in a child sex abuse scandal that first broke more...
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Bishop Gorman High School head football coach Kenny Sanchez speaks to reporters after being acquitted of domestic battery Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at the Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)
May 30, 2017 - 4:58 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The suspended coach of the nation's top high school football program was acquitted of a misdemeanor domestic battery charge stemming from his estranged girlfriend's claim that he punched her last Christmas. Kenneth "Kenny" Sanchez's former girlfriend testified Tuesday that she...
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May 19, 2017 - 3:28 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle high-profile discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, according to settlements released Friday. Iowa will pay $2.33...
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