Posts Tagged Crime

Defense lawyer says teen shot Australian baseball player

DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) — The defense attorney for a 17-year-old charged in the shooting death of a college baseball player from Australia told a jury that his client fired the fatal shot.

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Prosecutor drops charges against 2 former Asheville players

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A district attorney is dropping rape charges against two former Asheville Tourists minor league baseball players.

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Final juror cuts continue in Colorado theater shooting trial

People enter and leave the Arapahoe County District Court in Centennial, Colo., Monday April 13, 2015. The jury selection process in the trial of Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes entered its final stage Monday when attorneys began questioning prospective jurors as a large group. Holmes is charged with killing 12 people and wounding more than 50 in a crowded Aurora, Colorado movie theater in 2013. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The months-long process of selecting a jury in the Colorado theater shooting case is nearing its end, the judge said as the pool of prospective jurors, once numbering 9,000, was reduced to 93 on Monday.

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MLB to follow Biogenesis model in latest drug investigation

TORONTO (AP) — Commissioner Rob Manfred says Major League Baseball is investigating four recent positive tests for the steroid Stanozolol along “the same model” as its 2013 Biogenesis probe.

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William & Mary removes Darren Sharper from its Hall of Fame

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — William & Mary has removed former Tribe and NFL safety Darren Sharper from the school’s Hall of Fame.

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