Trials

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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Former Michigan State University dean William Strampel watches the court proceedings at his preliminary exam in East Lansing, Mich., Tuesday, June 5, 2018. The former dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine is charged with failing to properly supervise former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who sexually assaulted women and girls while working at Michigan State. (Dale G. Yong /Detroit News via AP)
June 05, 2018 - 5:26 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former medical school dean at Michigan State University was ordered to trial Tuesday on criminal charges that grew from the investigation of disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. Two women, including a current medical student, told a judge about sexual harassment by...
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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. A Pennsylvania appeals court says many of the documents sealed in the criminal case against former Penn State administrators for their handling of child sex abuse complaints about football coach Jerry Sandusky should be made public. A three-judge Superior Court panel on Monday, June 4, 2018, sided with The Associated Press and ordered the release from the more than 200 records sealed in the case against Schultz, Curley and Spanier. (AP Photos/File)
June 04, 2018 - 11:29 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania appeals court on Monday ordered the release of documents sealed in the criminal case against former Penn State administrators over their handling of child sex abuse complaints about former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. The three-judge Superior Court...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2017 file photo, Nikki Yovino is arraigned in Superior Court, in Bridgeport, Conn. Jury selection in the case of Yovino is scheduled to begin Tuesday, June 5, 2018 in Bridgeport Superior Court in Connecticut. Yovino is accused of making up rape allegations against two college football players to gain the sympathy of another student she wanted to date. (Ned Gerard/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, Pool)
June 03, 2018 - 11:54 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A young woman accused of making up rape allegations against two college football players to gain the sympathy of another student she wanted to date is going on trial this week, and claims that she was pressured into confessing are expected to play a key role. Jury selection...
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