Trials

FILE - This Nov. 17, 2017, file photo, shows Jose Maria Marin leaving federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Marin, the former president of Brazil's soccer federation, was sentenced sentenced to four years in prison on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, for his conviction on corruption charges in the sprawling FIFA bribery scandal.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 22, 2018 - 4:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former South American soccer official convicted on corruption charges in the sprawling FIFA bribery scandal was sentenced in federal court to four years in prison on Wednesday. Jose Maria Marin, a former president of Brazil's soccer federation, also was ordered to forfeit $3.3...
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August 22, 2018 - 11:46 am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A judge in Tennessee has ordered a mental evaluation for the jailed ex-wife of slain former NBA player Lorenzen Wright. Criminal Court Judge Lee Coffee said Wednesday that he's signed an order for doctors to evaluate Sherra Wright's ability to stand trial on charges of first-...
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Former police chief Sir Norman Bettison speaks to the media outside Preston Crown Court, in Preston, England, Tuesday Aug. 21, 2018. Bettison who was charged with lying about his involvement in the aftermath of the Hillsborough Stadium tragedy in 1989 will no longer face trial. Bettison, who was chief inspector of the region where Britain's worst sports disaster took place, had been charged with four counts of misconduct while in public office.(Peter Powell/PA via AP)
August 21, 2018 - 11:43 am
PRESTON, England (AP) — A former police chief who was charged with lying about his involvement in the aftermath of the Hillsborough Stadium tragedy in 1989 will no longer face trial, prosecutors said Tuesday. Norman Bettison, who was chief inspector of the region where Britain's worst sports...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2018 file photo, Ingham County Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina appears in court, in Lansing, Mich. A Michigan chief judge says a colleague who sentenced former sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison for molesting women and girls will remain on the case. Ingham County Circuit Judge Richard Garcia ruled Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in defense of Judge Aquilina's status on Nassar's case. Nassar's appellate lawyers accuse her of bias during a seven-day hearing in January when roughly 150 victims spoke and say he deserves another hearing.(Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP, File)
August 14, 2018 - 12:56 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan chief judge says a colleague who sentenced former sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison for molesting women and girls will remain on the case. Ingham County Circuit Judge Richard Garcia ruled Tuesday in defense of Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's status on Nassar's case...
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August 14, 2018 - 12:42 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas prosecutors have dropped domestic violence charges against former middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor after his accuser halted contact with authorities. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports Taylor was scheduled to stand trial on a felony terroristic...
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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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