Posts Tagged Crime

Hearing to resume for former prep football star

DETROIT (AP) — A probable-cause hearing is scheduled to resume for a one-time prep football star charged with assaulting a female student after he was released from jail for body-slamming a security officer in his school.

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Rams fans, Ferguson protesters fight; 2 arrested

Protesters fight to regain control of a flag that was taken by a fan, right, leaving the Edward Jones Dome after an NFL football game between the St. Louis Rams and the Seattle Seahawks in St. Louis on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Police say two women have been arrested after dozens of Rams fans and Ferguson protesters clashed. The scuffle broke out when fans argued with the protesters who had been yelling and chanting about the killing of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, by a white police officer. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson)

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — Police say two women have been arrested after dozens of Rams fans and Ferguson protesters clashed outside the Edward Jones Dome.

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Beaten ex-football player Kolstad going home

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota State football player Isaac Kolstad is going home, five months after he was severely beaten in downtown Mankato.

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Man denied bond in fatal accident case

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A Brookhaven man has been denied bond on charges related to a fatal accident in which two high school football players died.

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Pistorius sentencing: Final arguments begin

Oscar Pistorius escorted by police officers leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Following the testimony hearing, Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to announce Pistorius' sentence on Tuesday after she found him guilty last month of culpable homicide for negligently killing Steenkamp, but acquitted him of murder. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius trial urged the judge on Friday to send the Olympic athlete to prison for at least 10 years, calling it the minimum acceptable term and noting the horrific nature of the shooting death of Reeva Steenkamp.

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