Trials

England cricketer Ben Stokes walks during a lunch break at Bristol Crown Court where he is on trial accused of affray, in Bristol, England, Monday Aug. 6, 2018. Stokes, the world’s most expensive cricket player, went on trial Monday over a fight outside a nightclub in which he is accused of knocking two men unconscious. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
August 06, 2018 - 1:52 pm
BRISTOL, England (AP) — Ben Stokes, one of the world's most expensive cricket players, knocked two men unconscious in a street brawl after flicking a cigarette end at gay men he mocked outside a nightclub, the prosecution said at the England star's trial on Monday. The alleged assault, which...
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A.J. Johnson, left, and Michael Williams hug after a jury acquitted them of aggravated rape charges Friday, July 27, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. Johnson and Williams were indicted on February 2015 after a woman said both men raped her during a party at Johnson's apartment in the early morning hours of Nov. 16, 2014. Johnson and Williams were suspended from the Tennessee football team less than 48 hours after the party and never played for Tennessee again. (Michael Patrick/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)
July 27, 2018 - 8:53 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two former University of Tennessee football players were acquitted Friday of the aggravated rape charges they had been indicted on nearly 3 ½ years ago. A jury of seven women and five men deliberated for almost 1 ½ hours Friday afternoon before finding A.J. Johnson and...
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July 27, 2018 - 6:11 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of two former University of Tennessee football players facing aggravated rape charges (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Jurors have acquitted two former University of Tennessee football players who were indicted on aggravated rape charges nearly 3 ½ years...
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July 24, 2018 - 8:25 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A judge has ordered four former Oklahoma high school football players accused of sexual assault to go to trial. A trial was ordered Tuesday after a preliminary hearing where Tulsa County Special Judge April Seibert ruled probable cause existed that a crime occurred. The Bixby...
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July 12, 2018 - 7:55 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been charged with raping an unconscious teenager 15 years ago. Authorities say the 17-year-old girl was assaulted in 2003 in San Diego County. Other details haven't been released. Winslow hasn't entered a plea yet. The charge was added...
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FILE - In this May 1, 2010 file photo, Floyd Mayweather Sr., left, is seen in Las Vegas. Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s father has been acquitted in Las Vegas of a misdemeanor battery charge after a trial before a judge. Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s lawyer, Nicholas Wooldridge, said testimony took several hours Tuesday, June 26, 2018, before Justice of the Peace Harmony Letizia reached the not guilty verdict. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
June 26, 2018 - 8:42 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s father has been acquitted in Las Vegas of a misdemeanor battery charge after a trial before a judge. Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s lawyer, Nicholas Wooldridge, said testimony took several hours before Justice of the Peace Harmony Letizia reached the not guilty...
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FILE - In this March, 1, 2017 file photo, former Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu leaves the 10th Court of Appeals following arguments in Waco, Texas. Texas' highest criminal appeals court has reinstated the 2015 sexual assault conviction of Ukwuachu, whose case ignited a scandal that engulfed the nation's largest Baptist school. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals said Wednesday, June 6, 2018, that a lower court erred by overturning the conviction of Ukwuachu based on text messages between the victim and a friend that had not been allowed in trial. (Jerry Larson/Waco Tribune Herald via AP, File)
June 06, 2018 - 4:25 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' highest criminal appeals court on Wednesday reinstated the 2015 sexual assault conviction of a former Baylor University football player whose case ignited a scandal that engulfed the nation's largest Baptist school. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals said a lower court...
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In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018, photo, former NFL running back Reggie Bush leaves the Civil Courts building with his legal team in St. Louis. Bush says dangerous conditions at a St. Louis stadium led to a season-ending injury in a case that could leave the city on the hook for damages, even though the Rams are long gone. Bush was playing for the San Francisco 49ers in November 2015 when he slipped and fell in a game after being pushed out of bounds at the former Edward Jones Dome. (Ryan Michalesko/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
June 06, 2018 - 3:24 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former NFL running back Reggie Bush alleges that dangerous conditions at a St. Louis stadium led to a season-ending injury in a case that could leave the city on the hook for damages, even though the Rams are long gone. Defendants in the civil trial, which began Tuesday, include...
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June 06, 2018 - 12:17 pm
LOUHANS-CHATEAURENAUD, France (AP) — Team Sky won the Criterium du Dauphine's team time trial on Wednesday, bringing Michal Kwiatkowski back in the overall lead at the warmup race for the Tour de France. Sky won the 35-kilometer stage in 36 minutes, 33.46 seconds, 37 seconds ahead of closest rival...
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President of the Judicial Council Darko Kruslin, center, reads the verdict in a courtroom at the County Court in Osijek, Croatia, Wednesday, June 6, 2017. Former Dinamo Zagreb director Zdravko Mamic has been sentenced to six and half years in prison for embezzlement and tax evasion. Mamic is accused together with tree other former officials of embezzling 15 million euros through fictitious deals made during transfers of several former Dinamo players to foreign clubs, including Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric and Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
June 06, 2018 - 10:56 am
OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Former Dinamo Zagreb director Zdravko Mamic was sentenced Wednesday to 6 1/2 years in prison for embezzlement and tax evasion over deals that included the sale of Croatia World Cup stars Luka Modric and Dejan Lovren. Mamic, 58, was not in court in the eastern town of Osijek...
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