Trials

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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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2017, file photo, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster (56) stands on the sideline during an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Santa Clara, Calif. A Santa Clara County judge has ruled that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after the accuser recanted her allegations at a preliminary hearing, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
May 23, 2018 - 8:05 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Santa Clara County judge ruled Wednesday that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after determining there was no evidence that Foster ever hit his ex-girlfriend. Judge Nona Klippen said prosecutors didn't...
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May 06, 2018 - 11:28 am
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A lawsuit alleging Eli Manning and the New York Giants sold bogus memorabilia to collectors is headed to trial this month in New Jersey. Memorabilia dealer Eric Inselberg filed the suit in 2014 claiming Manning's backup helmet from the 2012 Super Bowl he bought and another...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2004, file pool photo, overall leader Lance Armstrong, right, of Austin, Texas, follows compatriot and teammate Floyd Landis, left, in the ascent of the La Croix Fry pass during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Bourg-d'Oisans and Le Grand Bornand, French Alps. Armstrong, on Thursday, April 19, 2018, has reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his career. (Bernard Papon/Pool Photo via AP, File)
April 19, 2018 - 5:47 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing...
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April 13, 2018 - 1:30 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's chief accuser took the witness stand Friday at his sexual assault retrial, declaring for a second jury that he knocked her out her with three blue bills and then sexually assaulted her at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. "I was weak. I was limp, and I just...
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April 13, 2018 - 12:23 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday sentenced 21 people — including former top military officers — to life terms in prison over the ouster of an Islamic-oriented government in 1997. Another 68 defendants were acquitted in the trial against scores of people who were accused of taking...
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April 04, 2018 - 1:25 pm
PARIS (AP) — A French court has set a date in early 2019 for the criminal trial of a French cardinal and a high-ranking Vatican prelate suspected of covering up a child sex abuse scandal in the eastern diocese of Lyon. Victims of a priest who has confessed to preying on them have summoned Cardinal...
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April 03, 2018 - 8:59 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A U.S. jury on Tuesday found a former president of Bolivia and his defense minister responsible for killings by security forces during 2003 unrest in the South American nation, awarding $10 million in damages in a lawsuit filed by Bolivians whose relatives were among the slain. The...
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