Posts Tagged Crime

Prosecutors can’t bring up Florida shooting in ex-NFLer case

Prosecutor William McCauley holds up a piece of clothing during former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez's murder trial at Bristol County Superior Court, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is accused of the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Dominick Reuter, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors in the Massachusetts murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will not be allowed to introduce evidence about the shooting of a Hernandez friend in Florida a few months before the killing, a judge ruled Wednesday.

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Victim’s sister due back on stand in Aaron Hernandez trial

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez looks at the prosecutor during his murder trial at Bristol County Superior Court Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Fall River, Mass.  Hernandez is accused of the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Dominick Reuter)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A state police trooper who specializes in fingerprint analysis testified Tuesday in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez that the fingerprints of the former NFL player and his alleged victim, Odin Lloyd, were found inside a car that was allegedly used to drive Lloyd to his death.

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Victims to relive horror of marathon bombing as trial begins

Boston Police Special Operations officers use a bomb-sniffing dog while searching a vehicle on a street near the federal courthouse, in Boston, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. A panel of 12 jurors and six alternates was seated Tuesday after two months of jury selection for the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

BOSTON (AP) — In the two years since twin bombs tore through crowds at the Boston Marathon finish line, the case against suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has focused on arguments over where his trial should be held, who should sit on the jury and what evidence prosecutors should be allowed to use.

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SAfrica says FIFA ‘inefficient’ on match-fixing claims

LONDON (AP) — The South African sports minister has accused FIFA of being “very inefficient” and not acting decisively on match-fixing investigations.

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Cypriot referee blows whistle on alleged match-fixing

In this Monday, Feb, 16, 2015, Cyprus' soccer referee Marios Panayi speaks to the Associated Press during an interview in capital Nicosia, Cyprus. Marios Panayi outlined a web of corruption allegations that he says has besmirched Cypriot soccer and damaged the credibility of its referees. The full-time referee told The Associated Press that some Cypriot referees are deciding the outcomes of games with incorrect calls ordered up by a senior Cyprus Football Association official who he said manipulates team standings to keep himself in power and to keep negotiating lucrative television rights deals.(AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Football in the sun-drenched Mediterranean island of Cyprus is riddled with match-fixing by referees, an operation designed to line the pockets of soccer officials and politicians, according to a senior Cypriot referee.

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