Posts Tagged Arrests

South Africa: suspect arrested in soccer killing

Sam Meyiwa, the father of national soccer captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa, bottom left, reacts as he walks past a poster with his son's portrait during a memorial service held for three South African sports figures who died within days of each other at an indoor sports arena in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. South Africa's sport ministry organized a combined memorial service for fans of national soccer captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa, Olympic silver medalist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi and welterweight boxer Phindile Mwelase. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A suspect has been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of Senzo Meyiwa, South Africa’s national soccer team captain, authorities said Friday.

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5 college football players charged in assault

These undated photos provided by the Washington County, Pa. correctional facilty show, from left, Jonathan Barlow, D'Andre Dunkley, Corey Ford, Rodney Gillin Jr. and James Williamson. The five football players from the California University of Pennsylvania, in California, Pa.,  were arrrested and suspended from the school after police say they beat and stomped a man outside an off-campus restaurant, then fled yelling "Football strong!" The victim was in intensive care Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, with severe brain trauma. (AP Photo/Washington County, Pa. Correctional Facility)

CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) — Five football players from a state university in western Pennsylvania were arrested and suspended from the school after police say they beat and stomped a man outside an off-campus restaurant, then fled yelling “Football strong!” The victim was in intensive care Friday with severe brain trauma.

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PA peace activists charged in vicious attack

This undated photo provided by the Washington County, Pa., Jail shows Nikole Ardeno. Ardeno and Emanuel Velez are community organizers with a local Stop the Violence group and have both been charged with severely beating a former roommate with whom they had a property dispute on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Washington County Jail )

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Two “Stop the Violence” organizers allegedly beat one of their colleagues so severely that he vomited blood and was left unconscious in critical condition.

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Ex-Islanders co-owner may try to withdraw plea

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a former part-owner of the New York Islanders says his client may try to withdraw his guilty plea after learning he would be sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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CCSU player charged in fight with girlfriend

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Central Connecticut star guard Kyle Vinales has been arrested after his girlfriend accused him of striking her while the two were fighting.

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