Posts Tagged Crime

Former Tennessee player Sawyers facing felony theft charge

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee defensive lineman Michael Sawyers is facing a felony theft charge, a week after a similar charge against a current Volunteers player was dismissed.

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Police: WNBA players Brittney Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested on suspicion of assault

PHOENIX (AP) — Police: WNBA players Brittney Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested on suspicion of assault.

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Aaron Hernandez moved to new prison after murder conviction

In this Jan. 29, 2015 file photo, former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, center, listens during his murder trial in Fall River, Mass., while an image of Odin Lloyd is displayed on a monitor, right. At left is defense attorney Charles Rankin. Hernandez was convicted on April 15, 2015, of killing Lloyd in June 2013. Lloyd's mother, Ursula Ward, said Wednesday, April 22, 2015, she is is moving forward with a civil lawsuit against Hernandez. Her lawyer said he plans to call Hernandez to testify when the case goes to trial, though that could be years away.  (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool, File)

BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been moved to a new prison a week after he was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life behind bars.

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Bonds’ obstruction conviction thrown out by appeals court

In this April 13, 2011, file photo, former baseball player Barry Bonds leaves federal court in San Francisco, after being found guilty of one count of obstruction of justice. Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction was thrown out Wednesday, April 22, 2015, by a federal court of appeals, which ruled 10-1 that his meandering answer before a grand jury in 2003 was not material to the government's investigation into illegal steroids distribution. (AP Photo/George Nikitin, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Bonds has been cleared legally after 11 1/2 years in court. His reputation remains tainted in the mind of many baseball fans.

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Rape charge dismissed against ex-Tar Heels basketball player

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A prosecutor says his office has dismissed a second-degree rape charge against a former University of North Carolina men’s basketball player.

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