Posts Tagged Crime

Oscar Pistorius arrives for sentencing

Oscar Pistorius, center, is led out of court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.  Pistorius received a five-year prison sentence for culpable homicide by judge Thokozile Masipais for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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Correction: Hit-and-Run-Senser story

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In a story Oct. 20 about Amy Senser completing work release for her conviction in a hit-and-run accident, The Associated Press reported erroneously that her husband, Joe Senser, is a Minnesota Vikings player. Joe Senser is a former player for the NFL team.

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LSU sprinter accused of forcible rape

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An All-American sprinter on LSU’s track team has been arrested after a woman told investigators he allegedly raped her at an off-campus party.

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Central Michigan star back Rawls to be sentenced

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — One of college football’s top running backs faces sentencing in a Michigan theft case.

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Bond lowered for Cardinals player in assault case

In this July 26, 2014, file photo, Arizona Cardinals' Jonathan Dwyer runs on the field during the first day of NFL football training camp in Glendale, Ariz. A Phoenix court has lowered the bond used to release Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer from jail after he was arrested on charges that he assaulted his wife during arguments at their apartment. Maricopa County Superior Court Commissioner Jeffrey Rueter on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014,  reduced Dwyer's bond from $25,000 to $10,000 and removed a requirement that he wear an ankle monitoring bracelet.  (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix court has lowered the bond used to release Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer from jail after he was arrested on charges that he assaulted his wife during arguments at their apartment.

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