Posts Tagged Crime

Lions’ Nick Fairley gets probation, fine for DUI

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley won’t spend time in jail after being convicted of drunken driving and reckless driving in his hometown of Mobile, Alabama.

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CIA director reverses himself on Senate spying

This March 11, 2014 file photo shows CIA Director John O. Brennan speaking in Washington. The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed July 31 with the release of a stark report by the agency's internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist behavior by CIA officers. Those internal conclusions prompted Brennan to abandon months of defiance and defense of the agency and apologize to Senate intelligence committee leaders. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — For months, CIA Director John Brennan stood firm in his insistence that the CIA had little to be ashamed of after searching the computers of the Senate Intelligence Committee. His defiant posture quickly collapsed after a devastating report by his own inspector general sided against the CIA on each key point of the dispute with the Senate.

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Pitcher arraigned on sexual assault charges

Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Evan Reed addresses the media, Thursday, July 31, 2014 in Detroit. Reed, 28, was charged with sexually assaulting a woman at a downtown hotel last spring after they met at a bar in the suburbs. Reed plays for the Triple-A-Toledo Mud Hens but was with the Tigers when the alleged assault occurred on March 30, the eve of Opening Day. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Minor league pitcher Evan Reed says he passed a polygraph test earlier this year after he was accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a downtown Detroit hotel.

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State senator pleads not guilty to racketeering

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California state senator previously charged with bribery has pleaded not guilty to a new charge of racketeering.

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Aussie weightlifter arrested for alleged assault

In this photo taken Friday July 27 2014, Francois Etoundi of Australia lifts during the men's 77kg weightlifting competition in the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 in Glasgow Scotland.   Etoundi,  was stripped of his games accreditation Thursday July 31, 2014  after being arrested over an alleged assault during an altercation in the athletes' village in Glasgow.   (AP Photo/Dominic Lipinski, PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — An Australian medal-winning weightlifter was convicted Thursday of head-butting another competitor in the athletes’ village and Australia’s track and field coach was sent home for criticizing his top star — just as the country’s 20-year domination of the competition appeared to be coming to an end.

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