Posts Tagged Crime

Allenby stands by story, says truth will come out

Robert Allenby, of Australia, talks to the media at a practice round for the Phoenix Open golf tournament, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A defiant and at times angry Robert Allenby stood by his story Tuesday that he was robbed and beaten in Honolulu, basing the account on what he remembered and what he was told by a homeless woman who came to his aid.

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Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper to face rape charges next month

In this Feb. 20, 2014, file photo, former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper looks toward his attorney, Blair Berk, during an appearance in Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge set the new preliminary hearing date for Sharper, on charges that he drugged and raped two women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub. The date has been tentatively set for Feb. 17.  (AP Photo/Mario Anzuoni, Pool, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A preliminary hearing for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped two women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub has been tentatively set for Feb. 17.

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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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