Posts Tagged Crime

Attorneys make arguments in FAMU hazing trial

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida A&M band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as “Crossing Bus C” that killed a drum major was convicted Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing.

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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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Hearing set for soccer player in referee’s slaying

FILE- In this July 10, 2014 file photo, Bassel Abdul Saad, left, sits with his attorney Ali Hammoud, during his arraignment before Judge Kathleen McCann in the 16th District Court in Livonia, Mich.  Saad is accused of killing John Bieniewicz, a referee, with a punch to the neck.  A hearing for Saad is scheduled in Wayne County Circuit Court on Friday, Oct. 31. (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates)  MANDATORY CREDIT

DETROIT (AP) — A hearing for a Detroit-area soccer player charged in the one-punch slaying of a referee has been postponed.

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2 faces charges in high school football brawl

CAMDEN, S.C. (AP) — Police in Camden have charged two teens with assault because of a brawl that followed a high school football game.

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