Posts Tagged Crime

Mental evaluation ordered for boxer Jermain Taylor

In this Aug. 27, 2014, file photo, Boxer Jermain Taylor walks from the Pulaski County Jail in Little Rock, Ark. Taylor must undergo a mental evaluation, an Arkansas judge said Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.  Pulaski County Circuit Judge Leon Johnson granted a request from Taylor's attorneys that Taylor be moved to a state hospital for a full evaluation, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Champion middleweight boxer Jermain Taylor, who is facing charges in two gun-related incidents, must undergo a mental evaluation, an Arkansas judge said Tuesday.

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Former college football player sentenced for tax fraud

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A former University of South Dakota football player has been sentenced to 28 months in prison for his role in an identity theft scheme that fraudulently collected hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax refunds.

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Melissa Rivers files lawsuit in mother Joan Rivers’ death

In this May 15, 2014 file photo, Melissa Rivers, left, and Joan Rivers attend the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment 2014 Upfront at the Javits Center in New York. Melissa Rivers filed a malpractice lawsuit Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, against doctors and the clinic where her mother Joan Rivers had a routine medical procedure, stopped breathing, and later died. Rivers said in a statement that filing the suit was one of the most difficult decisions she had to make. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — While Joan Rivers lay sedated in a Manhattan clinic, her doctors performed unauthorized medical procedures, snapped a selfie with the comedian and failed to act as her vital signs deteriorated, according to a malpractice lawsuit filed Monday by her daughter, Melissa.

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Defendant in Vanderbilt rape case takes the stand

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The rape trial of two former Vanderbilt football players began wrapping up Monday with a prosecutor telling jurors that video evidence and photographs taken of the crime would be enough to convict them on most of the charges.

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Kyle Busch annoyed by being mistaken for older brother Kurt

Driver Kyle Busch speaks to the media during the NASCAR Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch said Monday he has not gotten involved in his older brother’s personal issues and is disappointed he has been mistaken for Kurt in coverage of assault allegations against the 2004 NASCAR champion.

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