Posts Tagged Crime

VCU rolls over cold-shooting Belmont 78-51

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Freshman Justin Tillman scored 16 points and VCU smothered Belmont with a 27-10 first-half run and beat the Bruins 78-51 on Tuesday night.

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Kurt Busch’s ex seeks no-contact order at hearing

In this Oct. 9, 2014, file photo, Kurt Busch looks from the garage after practice for the NASCAR Bank of America Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Busch's ex-girlfriend is delivering emotional testimony in a Delaware courtroom, seeking an order that Busch stay away from her following an alleged assault. Patricia Driscoll testified Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014,  that Busch had choked her and smashed her head into a wall in September at Dover International Speedway. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

DOVER, Del. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch’s breakup with his ex-girlfriend turned into an ugly court battle Tuesday when she described Busch in testimony as unstable and struggling with alcoholism and depression. His attorneys countered, describing her as untrustworthy and “extremely mercenary.”

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Guilty plea set in smuggling of Dodgers’ Puig

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida businessman pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking part in a conspiracy to smuggle Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig out of Cuba in return for a sizable cut of the outfielder’s multimillion-dollar salary.

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Man sentenced for burglary of Bob Stoops’ home

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to burglarizing the home of Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops has been sentenced to nine months in jail and given a 10-year suspended sentence.

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Bills Dareus’ court hearing postponed to Jan. 13

HAMBURG, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus will have to wait until next month in a bid to resolve a misdemeanor reckless endangerment charge after crashing his car during an alleged car race.

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