Posts Tagged Crime

Appeals court reconsidering Barry Bonds conviction

Dennis Riordan, left, attorney for defendant Barry Bonds, argues before an 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in San Francisco. Nearly 11 years after Barry Bonds testified before a grand jury investigating the illegal distribution of performance-enhancing drugs, a group of judges heard arguments on whether baseball’s career home-run leader should have his obstruction of justice conviction thrown out. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, Pool)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Barry Bonds may yet overturn his obstruction of justice conviction.

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Cardinals coach, players stunned by Dwyer’s arrest

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians, right, talks with linebacker Larry Foote (50) during NFL football practice, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at the teams' training facility in Tempe, Ariz. It was the first day of practice after running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested on aggravated assault charges and deactivated from all team activities. (AP Photo/Matt York)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians says domestic violence is a worldwide problem and should be addressed everywhere, not just in the NFL.

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Cardinals quick to deactivate Dwyer after arrest

Phoenix police officers escort Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer,  to the 4th Avenue Jail following his arrest, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 in Phoenix. Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and an 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.(AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, David Kadlubowski)  MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.

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NFL domestic violence: What’s next

Phoenix police officers escort Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer to the 4th Avenue Jail following his arrest, Wednesday, Sept. 17,  2014 in Phoenix. Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and their 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, David Kadlubowski)  MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES

The legal system doesn’t work on the NFL’s schedule. The players facing child abuse or domestic violence allegations might wait a long time for their cases to play out in the courtroom. A look at what’s next in each case:

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A glance at disputed passages in Three Cups of Tea

Colorado-based author Jon Krakauer gestures during an interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Denver.  Three years ago, "60 Minutes" and  Krakauer alleged that Greg Mortenson, author of "Three Cups of Tea",  fabricated much of the book and mismanaged the charity he co-founded, Central Asia Institute. The Central Asia Institute lost most of its donors, with contributions plummeting from a high of about $22 million in 2010 to $2.7 million last year.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Greg Mortenson’s best-selling book “Three Cups of Tea” came under intense scrutiny after 60 Minutes, author Jon Krakauer and some people in the book said some of the stories were fabricated. Here’s a look at some of those stories, what is being disputed and Mortenson’s response in a recent interview with The Associated Press:

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